Sam Leitkam

Sam Leitkam received a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 2007, M.S. in engineering mechanics in 2010, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 2014 from Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan. Dr. Leitkam is a Biomedical Research Engineer at Ohio University and his primary research focus is modeling human kinematics and kinetics for the purposes of understanding motor control and improving musculoskeletal function.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Effects of Real-World Versus Virtual Environments on Joint Excursions in Full-Body Reaching Tasks
Abstract Objective: Starting from an upright standing posture and reaching for a target that requires some forward bending of the trunk can involve many different configurations of the trunk and limb segments. We sought to determine if configurations of the limb... Read more