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Tuesday, January 27

Due to winter storm conditions, the University is closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for tomorrow will be posted this evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled today.

current as of 9:40 a.m., Jan. 27, 2015

Adam Goodworth

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • PhD, Oregon Health & Science University
  • MS, Colorado School of Mines
  • BS, Colorado School of Mines 

860.768.5571
goodworth@hartford.edu
Dana Hall 410B

Adam Goodworth

Teaching Focus

Assistant Professor Adam Goodworth, PhD, has expertise in motor control, biomechanics, and balance control as it pertains to rehabilitation sciences. His background in biomedical engineering and neuroscience contributes to a multi-disciplinary perspective in the class and laboratory settings.  The courses he primarily teaches include Motor Control, Kinesiology Lab, and Scientific Inquiry series (research based courses).  Goodworth also regularly mentors engineering students in research and Senior Capstone projects.

Professional Interests

Goodworth is primarily interested in the scholarship of discovery in the area of human balance control.  His overall approach is to use engineering based methods and perspectives to identify factors that compromise balance and to identify mechanisms (especially related sensory feedback) used to maintain balance.  He investigates balance in various populations, including neurological disorders, elderly, and amputees.  His scholarship is multi-disciplinary in nature, drawing upon engineering and neuroscience / rehabilitation sciences.  His research training in this field was primarily at Oregon Health & Science University under Robert Peterka and Fay Horak.