Adam C. King

Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
Rickel Academic Wing 172T

a.king@tcu.edu | 817-257-6869

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Education

Ph.D., Kinesiology (Motor Control), The Pennsylvania State University (2013)
MS, Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University (2010)
BA, Exercise Science and Fitness Management, Concordia University - Chicago, River Forest IL, (2002)

Courses Taught

KINE 30403 – Motor Behavior
KINE 30623 – Biomechanics
KINE 40793 - Senior Research
KINE 60213 – Advanced Biomechanics
KINE 60423 – Advanced Motor Behavior
KINE 60203 - Advanced Motor Development
KINE 70970 - Special Problems
KINE 70980 - Thesis I
KINE 70990 - Thesis II

Areas of Focus

Motor learning and control
Behavioral biodynamics
Movement Rehabilitation
Skill Acquisition & Practice Variability

King, A. C.(2018) The effect of movement and load on the dynamic coupling of abdominal electromyography. Neuroscience Letters.675:64-67.

King, A. C., & Wang, Z (2017) Asymmetrical stabilization and mobilization exploited during static single leg stance and goal directed kicking. Human Movement Science.54:182-190.

Stark, L., Pickett, K., Bird, M., & King, A.C., (2016) Influence of Knee-to-Feet Jump Training on Vertical Jump and Hang Clean Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.30(11): 3084-3089.

King, A.C.,& Newell, K.M. (2015) Selective visual scaling of time scale processes facilitates broadband learning of isometric force tracking. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.77:2507-2518. 

Studenka, B. E., King, A.C.,& Newell, K.M. (2014) Differential time scales of change to learning frequency structures of isometric force tracking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Performance and Perception.40:16-29

Lindley, H. N., Goto, S., Hannan, J., Garrison, C., Bothwell, J. M., & King, A. C. (2018, August). Biomechanical Variability Among Individuals Following ACL Reconstruction and Rehabilitation. American Society of Biomechanics. Rochester, MN.
Kelci, H. B., J, M. D., Oliver, J. M., J, B. M., & King, A. C. (2018, June). Lower Extremity Coordination Patterns Between Traditional and Cluster Training During Back Squat. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. Denver, CO.
Stone, J. D., Arndts, D. J., Askow, A. T., King, A. C., Goto, S., Hannon, J., … Oliver, J. M. (2018). VELOCITY-BASED VISUAL BIOFEEDBACK ENHANCES BACK SQUAT PERFORMANCE AT DIFFERENT LEVELS OF FATIGUE. International National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference (NSCA). Madrid, Spain.
Arndts, D. J., Stone, J. D., Askow, A. T., King, A. C., Goto, S., Hannon, J., … Oliver, J. M. (2018). ANALYZING THE EFFECT OF VELOCITY-BASED BIOFEEDBACK ON LOWER LIMB JOINT ANGLES DURING THE BACK SQUAT. International National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference (NSCA). Madrid, Spain.
Hannan, K. B., Stone, J., Ardnts, D., Anzalone, A., Oliver, J. M., Bothwell, J. M., & King, A. C. (2018, August). Segment Coordination Variability Changes During Back Squats with Biofeedback. American Society of Biomechanics. Rochester, MN.
Stone, J. D., King, A. C., Mata, J. D., Goto, S., Hannon, J., Garrison, J. C., … Oliver, J. M. (2018). A JOINT-LEVEL ANALYSIS OF THE BACK SQUAT DURING TRADITIONAL AND CLUSTER STRENGTH SET CONFIGURATIONS IN TRAINED MEN. National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference (NSCA). Indianapolis, IN.
King, A. C., Besand, K. B., Bothwell, J. M., Garrison, J. G., Hannon, J. P., & Goto, S. (2017). Effect of Different Sports on Hip and Knee Biomechanics in Adolescent Females during a Jump-Landing. American Society of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM). Denver, CO.
King, A. C., Besand, K. B., Bothwell, J. M., Garrison, J. G., Goto, S., & Hannon, J. P. (2017). Lower Extremity Segment Coordination Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Society for Biomechanics (ASB). Boulder, CO.
King, A. C., Stone, J. D., Arndts, D. J., Anzalone, A. J., Goto, S., Hannon, J., … Oliver, J. M. (2017). The Effects of Velocity-Based Bioefeedback on Performance During Fatiguing Sets of Back Squat: A Preliminary Investigation. National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference (NSCA). Las Vegas, NV.
King, A. C. (2017). Asymmetrical Intra-Limb Coordination at Return to Sport following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS). Salt Lake City, UT.
King, A. C., Mata, J. D., Stone, J. D., Hannon, J., Garrison, J. C., Bothwell, J., … King, A. C. (2017). The Effect of Cluster Sets on Hip and Knee Joint Angles During the Back Squat Exercise. National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference (NSCA). Las Vegas, NV.
King, A. C., Wittmeyer, S., McWilliams, A., & Bird, M. (2016). Drop-Landing Kinematic, Kinetic, and Strength Correlates for Women. American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). Raleigh, North Carolina.
King, A. C., Meyer, R., Sextro, A., & Bird, M. (2016). Dynamic Curve Analysis of Surface EMG Patterns of Abdominal Muscle as a Function of Exercise and Load. International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) Congress. Chicago, Illinois.
King, A. C., Wittmeyer, S., McWilliams, A., & Bird, M. (2016). Drop-Landing Kinematic, Kinetic, and Strength Correlates for Women. American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). Raleigh, NC

North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

American Society of Biomechanics

Committee Work 

Harris College Leadership Development Committee

Harris College Strategic Planning Committee

NASPSPA – Motor Control & Learning Program planning committee

Reviewer

Acta Psychologica

Experimental Brain Research

Gait & Posture

Human Movement Science

International Journal of Ankle & Foot

Scientific Reports