The College of Life Sciences

Ridge, Sarah

Exercise Sciences

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116B  RB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-1365

Assistant Professor

 Education
  • PhD, Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware, 2010
  • MS, Biomechanics, University of Delaware, 2003
  • BS, Exercise Science, Skidmore College, 1998
 Courses Taught

Spring 2014
  • EXSC 362: Kinesiology & Biomechanics Section 001
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 003
Winter 2014
  • EXSC 362: Kinesiology & Biomechanics Section 004, 005
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 006
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 008
Fall 2013
  • EXSC 362: Kinesiology & Biomechanics Section 004, 005
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 021
Summer 2013
  • EXSC 497R: Undergrad Research & Study Section 003

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>

Abstract

Johnson AW, Mitchell UH, Ridge SE, Hunter I. Intrarater and interrater reliability using the varifit accu-Pin scanner in assessing foot arches. Journal of Orthopedic and Sport Physical Therapy. 2013 Jan;43(1):A104. <website>

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.

Books

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

Presentations

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

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.

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.