The College of Life Sciences

Hunter, Iain

Exercise Sciences

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Website: http://biomechanics.byu.edu

120D  RB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-1434

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Interests
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
 Research Interests
Biomechanics of distance running related to performance and injury
 Memberships
  • American Society of Biomechanics, 2003-Present
 Honors and Awards
  • USA Track and Field : USA Track and Field Sports Medicine and Science
  • College of Health and Human Performance : College Teaching Excellence
 Courses Taught

Summer 2014
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 019
Spring 2014
  • EXSC 662: Mech Analysis of Activities Section 001
Winter 2014
  • EXSC 362: Kinesiology & Biomechanics Section 001, 002
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 011
  • EXSC 693R: Readings Seminar in Scient Section 001
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 009
Fall 2013
  • EXSC 362: Kinesiology & Biomechanics Section 001, 002
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 011

Selected Publications
Journal Articles

Ridge SE, Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Hunter I, Robinson E, Rich BS, Brown SD. Foot Bone Marrow Edema after 10-week Transition to Minimalist Running Shoes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2013 Jul;45(7):1363-8. <website>

Draper DO, Maloy L, Johnson AW, Eggett DL, Rigby JH, Hopkins JT, Eggett DL, Hunter I. Single use electrodes are as effective as multiple use elextrodes for producing sensory, motor threshold amplitudes and force production. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 2013 May;5(3):123-128. <website>

Fellingham GW, Hinkle LJ, Hunter I. Importance of Attack Speed in Volleyball. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 2013 Mar;9(1):87-96.

Cunningham R, Hunter I, Seeley MK, Feland JB. Running Mechanics of Female Sprinters, Middle-Distance, and Distance Runners. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2013 Jan;6(1):43-51. <website>

Chan-Roper M, Hunter I, Myrer JW, Eggett DL, Seeley MK. Kinematic changes during a marathon for fast and slow runners. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2012 Nov;11:77-82.

Hopkins JT, Moss W, Feland JB, Hunter I. Static Stretching Does Not Alter Pre and Post-landing Muscle Activation. Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology. 2011 Jul;3:1-6.

Seeley MK, Hunter I, Bateman TD, Roggia AM, Larson BJ, Draper DO. A kinematic comparison of spring-loaded and traditional crutches. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2011 May;20:198-206.

Logan S, Hunter I, Hopkins JT, Feland JB. Ground Reaction force differences between running shoes, racing flats and distance spikes in runners. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2010 Sep;9:147-153.

Feland JB, Hawks MM, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Johnson AW, Eggett DL. Whole-body-vibration as an adjunct to static stretching. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2010 Jun;31(8):584-589.

Rife R, Myrer JW, Vehrs PR, Hunter I, Feland JB, Fellingham GW. Water Treadmill Parameters Needed to Obtain Land Treadmill Intensities in Runners. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2010 Apr;42(4):733-738.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Eggett DL. Whole-body vibration compared to traditional physical therapy in individuals with total knee arthroplasty. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2010 Apr;26(4):215-225.

MIller K, Mack GW, Knight KL, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Fields PJ, Hunter I. Three percent hypohydration does not affect the threshold frequency of electrically-induced cramps. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2010;42:2056-2063.

Miller K, Mack GW, Knight KL, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Fields P, Hunter I. Reflex inhibition of electrically-induced muscle cramps in hypohydrated humans. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2009 Dec;2009 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print]. <website>

Roberts B, Hunter I, Hopkins JT, Feland JB. The short-term effect of whole body vibration training on sprint start in collegiate athletes. International journal of exercise science. 2009 Oct;2:264-268.

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms' lack of contribution to the success of PNF stretches. Journal of Sports Rehabilitation. 2009 Aug;18:343-357.

Hopkins JT, Fredericks D, Guyon PW, Parker S, Gage M, Feland JB, Hunter I. Whole body vibration does not potentiate the stretch reflex. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2009 Feb;30:124-129.

Judge L, Hunter I, Gilreath E. Using Sport Science to Improve Coaching: A Case Study of the American Record Holder in the Women's Hammer Throw. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 2008 Dec;3:473-484.

Hunter I, Lindsay BK, Andersen KR. GENDER DIFFERENCES AND BIOMECHANICS IN THE 3000M STEEPLECHASE WATER JUMP. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2008 Jun;7:218-222. <website>

Tegeder A, Hunter I, Mack GW, Hilton SC. Long-Distance Interval Training Following Pre-Cooling with an Ice Vest. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 2008 Jun;3:269-275.

Hopkins JT, Pak JO, Robertshaw AE, Feland JB, Hunter I, Gage M. Whole Body Vibration and Dynamic Restraint. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Apr;29:424-428.

Hunter I, Henson P. Reading Fully Automatic Timing Images. Track Coach. 2008 Jan;182:5823-5826.

Hopkins JT, Pak J, Robertshaw A, Feland JB, Gage M, Hunter I. Whole body vibration and dynamic restraint. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Jan;29:424-428.

Midgley W, Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Merrill RG, Hunter I. The effects of ankle bracing on dynamic restraint characteristics of the ankle in volleyball players. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2007 Oct;17:343-348.

Bushnell TD, Hunter I. Technique differences between sprinters and distance runners at equal and maximal velocities. Sports Biomechanics. 2007 Sep;6:261-268.

Midgley W, Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Kaiser DA, Merrill RG, Hunter I. The effects of external ankle support on dynamic restraint characteristics of the ankle in volleyball players. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2007 Sep;17:343-348.

Hunter I, Smith GA. Preferred and Optimal Stride Frequency, Stiffness and Economy:. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2007 Jun;100:653-662.

Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB. A comparison of voluntary and involuntary measures of electromechanical delay. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2007 May;107:597-604.

Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Hunter I. A comparison of voluntary and involuntary measures of electromechanical delay. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2007 May;117:597-604.

Hunter I, Hopkins JT, Casa DJ. Warming up with an ice vest: Core body temperature before and after cross-country racing. Journal of Athletic Training. 2006 Dec;41:371-374. <website>

Hopkins JT, Hunter I, McLoda TA. Effects of ankle joint cooling on peroneal latency and activation. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2006 Jun;5:333-339.

Hunter I, Bushnell TD. Steeplechase barriers affect women less than men. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2006 Jun;5:318-322. <website>

Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB. A comparison of voluntary and involuntary measures of electromechanical delay. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2006 May;107:597-604.

Hunter I. The effect of venue and wind on the distance of a hammer throw. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 2005 Sep;76:347-351.

Abstract

Standifird T, Johnson AW, Hunter I, Ridge SE. Lower extremity joint moments during the active peak vertical ground reaction force in three different running conditions. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. 2012 Aug.

Hager RL, Stites A, Parcell AC, Hunter I, Allsen PE, George JD. Comparison Of The Effects of High-resistance Cycle Training and Leg Press on Wingate Anaerobic Test, Strength, and Time-trial Performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2011 May;43(5):798.

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms do not contribute to the success of PNF stretches (PO-144-RR-TH). Physical Therapy. 2009 Dec. <website>

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. Neurophysiological reflex mechanisms do not contribute to the success of pnf stretches. Physical Therapy. 2009 Jul.

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Johnson AW. Hamstring stretching using a whole body vibration platform. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Oct;42:519.

Hopkins JT, Pak JO, Robertshaw AE, Feland JB, Hunter I, Gage M. Whole body vibration does not alter dynamic restraint characteristics of the peroneus longus. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Oct;42:523.

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Johnson AW. Hamstring stretching using a whole body vibration platform. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Jul;42:519.

Moss WR, Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Hunter I. The effects of static stretching on muscle activation during a drop landing. Journal of Athletic Training. 2008 Jul;43:S-75.

Hopkins JT, Pak J, Robertshaw A, Feland JB, Gage M, Hunter I. Whole body vibration does not alter dynamic restraint characteristics of the peroneus longus. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Jul;42:523.

Moss WR, Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Hunter I. The effects of static stretching on muscle activation during a drop landing. Journal of Athletic Training. 2008 Jun;43:S-75.

Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Draper DO, Eggett DL. Whole-body vibration compared to traditional physical therapy in individuals with total knee arthroplasty. Physical Therapy PT 2008: The Annual Conference and Exposition of the APTA, June 11-14, 2008 (PO-RR-70-TH), Physical Therapy (www.ptjournal.org/misc/annualcon.dtl). 2008 Jun. <website>

Hunter I, Dallon J. Applications of the peronnet-thibault model of running performance. American Society of Biomechanics. 2006 Sep. <website>

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I. Effect of Acute Exposure to Whole-Body-Vibration on Vertical Jump in Senior Athlete Volleyball Players. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2006 Jun;37:S240.

Ricard MD, Ugrinowitsch C, Hilton SC, Parcell AC, Hunter I, Knight KL, Tricoli V. Effects of the Rate of Force Development on Fatigue Onset and Location. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2006 Jun;37:S443-S444.

Mitchell UH, Myrer JW, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hilton SC. Reciprocal inhibition, successive inhibition, autogenic inhibition, or stretch perception alteration: why do PNF stretches work?. Proceedings of the American College of Sports Medicine 53rd Annual Meeting. 2006 May.

Hunter I, Bushnell TD. Analysis of steeplechase hurdling strides. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2004 May;36:S169.

Hager RL, Bertagna T, Prusak KA, Hunter I. The effects of multi-view video modeling and skill acquisition on learning the tennis serve. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2004 May;36:S203.

Trowbridge CA, Winder RP, Hunter I, Ricard MD. Gender differences in knee torques and angles during different cutting tasks. Journal of Athletic Training. 2004 Apr;39.

Books

Hunter I, Seeley MK, Ridge SE. BYU Biomechanics. Provo, UT: Self; 2010. <website>

Conference Proceedings

Ingebretsen S, Hunter I, Cunningham R, Willis J. Barrier clearance in the 3000m steeplechase. State College, PA: Online at www.asbweb.org; 2009. <website>

Tukuafu JT, Hunter I, Cunningham R, Willis J. Biomechanical parameters and mile performance. State College, PA: Online at www.asbweb.org; 2009. <website>

Willis J, Hunter I. Ground contact time in steeplechase hurdling. State College, PA: Online at www.asbweb.org; 2009. <website>

Hunter I, Robinson C, Clyde T. Maximizing velocity in the hammer throw. State College, PA: Online at www.asbweb.org; 2009. <website>

Bollschweiler L, Hunter I, Feland JB, Hopkins JT. TECHNIQUE DIFFERENCES AMONG MALE AND FEMALE INTERMEDIATE HURDLERS AND STEEPLECHASERS. Ann-Arbor, MI: Online abstract; 2008 Aug. <website>

Hunter I, Tegeder A, Martini E. Core Body Temperature During Cross Country Racing with the Nike Ice-Vest. 5th ed. Denver, CO: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 2006 Jun.

Tegeder A, Hunter I, Martini E. Utilizing the Nike Ice Vest in Distance Running Training. 5th ed. Denver, CO: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; 2006 Jun.

Hopkins JT, Feland JB, Hunter I. A comparison of voluntary and involuntary measures of eletromechanical delay. 5th ed. Denver, CO: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; 2006 May.

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I. Effect of acute exposure to whole-body-vibration on vertical jump in senior athlete volleyball players. 5th ed. Denver, CO: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; 2006 May.

Bushnell TD, Hunter I. A Biomechanical Analysis Of Sprinting Versus Distance Running At Equal And Maximal Speeds. 5th ed. Nashville, TN: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 2005 May.

Hunter I, Hopkins JT. A Comparison Of Four Methods Of Calculating Vertical Stiffness In Distance Running. 5th ed. Nashville, TN: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 2005 May.

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I. Acute Changes In Hamstring Flexibility Using A Wholebody-vibration Platform With Static Stretch. 5th ed. Nashville, TN: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 2005 May.

Andersen KR, Hunter I, Koberlein SJ. Gender Differences In The 3000 Meter Steeplechase Water Jump. 5th ed. Nashville, TN: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 2005 May.

Feland JB, Hopkins JT, Hunter I. Acute changes in hamstring flexibility using whole body vibration platform with static stretch. 2005.

Lindsay BK, Hunter I. Predictors Of Success In The 3000M Steeplechase Water Jump. 2005.

Magazine Article

Hunter I. Which Running Surface is Best. 5th ed. Aaron Lovell, editor. 2011 Oct. <website>

Hunter I. Forces & Injury. 4th ed. 2011 Aug. <website>

Hunter I. Shoes or no shoes, that is the question. 5th ed. Matt Galland, editor. Provo, UT: Rocky Mountain Running LLC; 2010 Sep. <website>

Hunter I. What did Isaac Newton know about running. 2nd ed. Matt Galland, editor. Provo, UT: Rocky Mountain Running LLC; 2010 Mar. <website>

Presentations

Hunter I. Biomechanics of Endurance Events. 2014 IAAF Endurance Academy. Chula Vista, CA. 2013 Dec.

Hunter I. Practical Analysis of Steeplechase Techniques and Running Mechanics. 2014 IAAF Endurance Academy. Chula Vista, CA. 2013 Dec.

Mitchell UH, Ridge SE, Johnson AW, Hunter I. Light, Lighter, Barefoot; Symposium. SWACSM Annual Conference. Newport Beach, CA. 2013 Oct.

Hunter I, Robinson E. Economization Of Stride Length In Level And Uphill Running. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE. 2013 Sep.

Denning WM, Woodland S, Hunter I, Hopkins JT, Seeley MK. The effects of experimental knee pain on co-contraction and spatiotemporal characteristics during a 30-minute run. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. Omaha, NE, USA. 2013 Sep.

Myrer JW, Neves KA, Johnson AW, Hunter I, Neves C, Bridges J. A 4-mile run decreases Achilles tendon thickness and cross-sectional area in collegiate female cross-country runners. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Las Vegas NV. 2013 Jun.

Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Ridge SE, Hunter I, Myrer JW. Abductor hallucis cross-sectional area increased after a 10-week transition period of running in Vibram five-fingers running shoes. Physical Therapy 2013: American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City. 2013 Jun.

Mitchell UH, Johnson AW, Ridge SE, Hunter I. Intra- and Inter-tester Reliability of the Varifit Foot Assessment Device. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. 2013 Jan.

Standifird T, Johnson AW, Hunter I, Ridge SE. Lower extremity joint moments during the active peak vertical ground reaction force in three different running conditions. 2012 American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting. Gainesville, FL. 2012 Aug.

Gage M, Hopkins JT, Seeley MK, Draper DO, Hunter I, Feland JB, Myrer JW, Sudweeks RR. The effect of an eight-week abdominal training program on muscle activation in healthy and chronic ankle instability subjects. NATA National Meeting. St. Louis, MO. 2012 Jun.

May M, Ridge SE, Johnson AW, Hunter I, Mitchell UH, Benson B. Effect of Training in Vibram FiveFiners on Running Economy: Preliminary Results. SW ACSM. Reno, NV. 2011 Oct.

Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Ridge SE, Hunter I, Asay J, Petersen J, Olson T. Inter-tester reliability of the varifit foot assessment device. SW ACSM. Reno. 2011 Oct.

Johnson AW, Olson T, Ridge SE, Mitchell UH, Hunter I, Assay J, Petersen J. Intra-rater reliability of foot intrinsic muscle size measured by ultrasound. SW ACSM. Reno. 2011 Oct.

Hunter I, Fellingham GW, Hinkle LJ. It’s About Timing: How the Speed of a Volleyball Set Affects Offensive Efficiency. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. Weber State University. 2011 Feb.

Hunter I, Cunningham R, Ingebretsen S, Butler D. Ground Contact Time and Running Speed in Elite Championship Distance Races. American Society of Biomechanics. Providence, RI. 2010 Aug.

Hunter I, Cunningham R, Seeley MK, Feland JB. Variations in Running Form Among Female Sprinters, Middle, and Distance Runners. American Society of Biomechanics. Providence, RI. 2010 Aug.