Megan Smidebush Stewart

Megan Smidebush Stewart
Concordia University- Chicago · Health and Human Performance

Doctor of Philosophy

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August 2019 - present
American Sports Medicine Institute
American Sports Medicine Institute
Position
  • Biomechanist
March 2019 - August 2019
American Sports Medicine Institute
American Sports Medicine Institute
Position
  • PhD Student
August 2018 - present
Mississippi State University
Position
  • Researcher

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In order to successfully hit a baseball, hitters must utilize a series of preparatory movements (swing phases) which include shifting their body weight, stepping, landing, and swinging. The purpose of this study was to examine the differences between start times for swing phases (shifting, stepping, landing, and swinging)for currently active baseba...
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Baseball research on muscle activity (upper and lower extremity) during the throwing motion is important to understanding pitching mechanics for the future. Therefore, it is the purpose of this research study to compare the lower extremity muscle and upper extremity muscle activation patterns associated with the curveball pitch and the fastball pit...
Thesis
Introduction: Baseball pitching is considered one of the most intense aspects within the game of baseball, as well as the most complicated dynamic throwing task in all of sports. The biomechanics of pitching have been heavily investigated in an attempt to identify optimal pitching mechanics in terms of pitching performance. Previous quantified uppe...

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