faculty

Adam Goodworth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
(805) 565-6824

Office Location

Murchison Complex Office

Office Available

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. & by appointment

Specialization(s)

Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering

Biography/Details

Dr. Goodworth applies engineering approaches to investigate human movement and balance control. His most recent projects 1) characterize neural control mechanisms in children with severe cerebral palsy and 2) evaluate reactive balance in trans femoral amputees.  Dr. Goodworth received BS and MS degrees in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines before completing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Oregon Health & Science University.  He has postdoctoral training in pathological gait, a certificate in prosthetics from the Newington Certificate Program, and worked 9 years in a Clinical Physical Therapy (DPT) program prior to joining Westmont in 2019.