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Bhupinder Singh, PhD, PT

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

Ph.D. Physical Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Iowa, 2013
B.S. Physical Therapy, Khalsa College, Guru Nanak Dev University, 2007

Honors and Awards (recent)

August 2016: Faculty Exceptional Service Program, California State University, Fresno

May 2016: Outstanding Advisor Award, California State University, Fresno

May 2016: Promising New Faculty Award, California State University, Fresno

May 2015: Chancellor's Office Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Award, California State University, Fresno

August 2014- May 2015: Chancellor's Office Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Award, California State University, Fresno

Jan 2014 - May 2014: Research Infrastructure in Minority Institution Grant, College of Science and Mathematics, California State University, Fresno

Jan 2014 - May 2014: Professional Development Provost Research Grant Office of Provost, California State University, Fresno

August 2014 - December 2014: Chancellor's Office Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Award, California State University, Fresno

Courses Taught (entry-level DPT)

  • PhTh 533: Functional Kinesiology for Physical Therapists
  • PhTh 534: Gait and Movement
  • PhTh 535: Exercise Physiology for Physical Therapists
  • PhTh 598: Doctoral Project

Scholarly Activities

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

"Changes in Gait Over a 30 Minute Walking Session in Obese Females"
September 2016, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Bhupinder Singh, Huy Vo, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

"Do Fitness and Fatigue Affect Gait Biomechanics in Overweight and Obese Children?" September 2016, Gait and Posture,
Bhupinder Singh, Megan G. Negatu, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

"Non-Communicable Diseases in Urban India: The challenges and opportunity for the physiotherapist" May 2016, International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research, Nalin Kumar, Bhupinder Singh

"Biomechanical Loads Increase During Common Rehabilitation Exercises In Obese Individuals" April 2015, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Bhupinder Singh, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

"Intensive Gait Training for Older Adults with Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis" March 2015, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NA Segal, Bhupinder Singh, NA Glass, P Teran- Yengle, H John Yack

"Abdomen- Thigh Contact During Forward Reaching Tasks in Obese Individuals"October 2013, Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
Bhupinder Singh, Thomas D. Brown, John J. Callaghan, H. John Yack

"Total Hip Instability in the Morbidly Obese Patient: A Finite Element Investigation."August 2012, Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.
Jacob M. Elkins, Matej Daniel, Douglas R. Pedersen, Bhupinder Singh, H. John Yack, John J. Callaghan, Thomas D. Brown

"Real-Time Feedback for Modifying Frontal Plane Kinetics in Elderly Patients with Knee OA"Journal of Biomechanics (In review)
H. John Yack, P Teran-Yengle, Bhupinder Singh, JC Torner, NA Segal

Recent Abstracts

Peer Reviewed Presentations (podium/poster) at Professional Meetings

Effect of cardiorespiratory fitness, fatigue and adiposity on walking and jogging biomechanics in children
August 2016: American Society of Biomechanics, Raleigh, North Carolina
Bhupinder Singh, Megan G. Negatu, Melissa A. Miller, H. John Yack

Role of Dynamic Swiss Ball Exercises in the Chronic Low Back Pain Recovery. Findings of a Meta- Analysis
July 2016: International Quality of Life Conference, Seoul, South Korea
Nalin Kumar, Sura Choi, Bhupinder Singh

Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Adiposity Or Muscular Strength- The Best Predictor For Gait Biomechanics In Obese Children'
May 2016: American College of Sports Medicine, Annual National Meeting, Boston, MA
Bhupinder Singh, Megan G. Negatu, Shelby L. Francis, Amber J. Hammons, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Biomechanical Considerations during Common Rehabilitation Exercises in Obese Females
Feburary 2016: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Anaheim, California
Bhupinder Singh, Ashley Van Artsdalen, H. John Yack

Electromyographic Analysis on the Specific Exercise and Angle of Activation of the Lower Trapezius Muscle in the Female College-Aged Population
Feburary 2016: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Anaheim, California
Jenna Sawdon-Bea, Kelvin Lam, Stephanie Moore- Reed, Bhupinder Singh

Influence of Fitness and Fatigue on Hip and Knee Stresses in Obese Children
Feburary 2016: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Anaheim, California
Megan Negatu, H. John Yack, Bhupinder Singh

Biomechanics of Sit to Stand After Total Hip Replacement Surgery in Obese Patients
November 2015: International Conference on Pain and Mobility, New Delhi, India
Bhupinder Singh, H. John Yack

Balance Control During Common Rehabilitation Exercises In Obese Individuals
August 2015: American Society of Biomechanics, Columbus, Ohio
Bhupinder Singh, Ashley Van Artsdalen, Derek Camilleri, H. John Yack

Electromyographic analysis of core muscle activation during lumbar stabilization exercises: implications for rehabilitation and training
August 2015: American Society of Biomechanics, Columbus, Ohio
Harshavardhan Deoghare, Barbara Chan, Bhupinder Singh

Joint biomechanics and balance issues during common rehabilitation exercises in obese females?
July 2015: International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, Scotland.
Bhupinder Singh, Ashley Van Artsdalen, H. John Yack

Obesity conference Knowledge is Power in the Fight Against Obesity
May 2015: Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, California.
Amber Hammons, Bhupinder Singh, Tim Curley, Brandi Muro

2014 Parent survey regarding childhood weight: Equipping community partners for success.
May 2015: Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, California.
Amber Hammons, Bhupinder Singh, Tim Curley, Brandi Muro

Do Current Walking Recommendations Cause Increased Joint Stress In Obese Females?
May 2015: American College of Sports Medicine, Annual National Meeting, San Diego, California
Bhupinder Singh, Huy Vo, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Effect of Fitness And Fatigue on Walking and Jogging Biomechanics In Obese Children
March 2015: Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Portand, Oregon.
Bhupinder Singh, Erica Garcia, Jenna Sawdon-Bea, H. John Yack

Biomechanical Gait Changes in Obese and Normal Weight Females After a 30 Minute Walking Session
Feburary 2015: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana
Bhupinder Singh, H. John Yack

Electromyographic analysis of core muscle activation during lumbar stabilization exercises
Feburary 2015: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana
Harshavardhan Deoghare, Barbara Chan, Bhupinder Singh

Effect of Fitness and Fatigue on Gait Biomechanics In Obese Children
July 2014: World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, Massachusetts
Bhupinder Singh, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Effect of Fitness and Fatigue on Gait Biomechanics In Overweight And Obese Children
May 2014: American College of Sports Medicine, Annual National Meeting, Orlando, FL
Bhupinder Singh, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Effect of Fitness and Fatigue on Gait Biomechanics In Overweight And Obese Children
February 2014: APTA Combined Society Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada
Bhupinder Singh, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Do Biomechanical Loads Increase During Common Rehabilitation Exercises In Obese Individuals?
September 2013: American Society of Biomechanics, Omaha, Nebraska.
Bhupinder Singh, Shelby L. Francis, Kathleen F. Janz, H. John Yack

Professional Interests/Activities 

Research

"Long-term effects on gait and muscle force production in female recreational runners with chronic anterior knee pain?"
Spring 2016- current
Bhupinder Singh, Melissa Lai, Alex Bachtelle

  • "Proximal Hip Musculature Strengthening in Unilateral Lower Extremity Amputee's" 
    Spring 2016- current
    Jennifer Roos, Melissa Miller, Jason Scott, Bhupinder Singh
  • "The Effects of Cold Water Immersion and Hydration on Neuromuscular Control in Hyperthermic, Dehydrated, and Fatigued Females"
    Fall 2015- current
    Luke Pryor, Raina Pryor, Lindsay J DiStefano, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Developmental Delays in Crawling babies"
    Spring 2015- current
    Monica Rivera, Megan Machado, Courtney Williams, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Tremor Suppression and Rehabilitation for Human Upper Extremities"
    Fall 2014- current
    The Nguyen, Marcia Thompson, Michelle Mitchell, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Volleyball spike: A look at infraspinatus fatigue and the effects on accuracy"
    Fall 2014- current
    Katelyn Shea, Kayla Brass, Stephanie Moore-Reed, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Childhood Weight Management- In Person Education Program for Patients and their Parents'"
    Fall 2014- current
    Amber Hammons, Tim Curley, Renne Kinmann, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Three-Dimensional Real Time Analysis of Common Rehabilitation Exercises in Children and Adults"
    Fall 2014- current
    Bhupinder Singh, Derek Camilleri
  • "Electromyographic Analysis on the Specific Exercise and Angle of Activation of the Lower Trapezius Muscle in the Female College-Aged Population"
    Fall 2014- current
    Jenna Sawdon-Bea, Stephanie Moore-Reed, Kelvin Lam, Bhupinder Singh
  • "Electromyographic Analysis of Core Muscle Activation during Lumbar Stabilization Exercises"
    Fall 2013- current
    Barbara Chan, Bhupinder Singh, Harsha Deoghare
  • "Do Fitness And Fatigue Affect Balance And Gait Biomechanics in Overweight and Obese Children?
    Fall 2013- current
    Bhupinder Singh, H John Yack

Services (Recent)

  • University: Member, Academic Senate
  • University: University Service Committee
  • College: Member, Research and Technology University Sub-Committee
  • College: Member, Grants and Research Advisory Board
  • Department: Chair, Search Committee
  • Department: Chair, Institutional Review Board Committee
  • Department: Member, Policy Committee
  • Department: Member, Student Affairs and Alumni
  • Department: Member, Curriculum Committee
  • Department: Member, Mentoring Committee

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