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Faculty Directory » Timothy Hilliard

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Tuesdays 11:00 - 12:30
Thursdays 11:00 - 12:30
and by appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise & Sports Science Bldg, 155 North Street, Rm #108
Phone: 978-665-3671

Courses Taught:

  • Internship (EXSS #4950)
  • Biomechanics & Motor Control of Human Movement (EXSS #4005)
  • Motor Learning & Control of Human Movement (EXSS #4025)
  • Scientific Foundations of Strength Training & Conditioning (EXSS #3120)
  • Biomechanics of Sport (EXSS #3020)
  • Functional Anatomy (EXSS #2050)
  • Introduction to Exercise Science (EXSS #1011)
  • Introduction to Research in Exercise Science (EXSS #2065)
  • Health & Fitness (EXSS #1000)


Ph.D. Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 1995
B.A. Journalism, Keene State College, 1984

Research Interests:

  • Age & Gender Effects on Motor Control of Movement

Representative Publications:

Wilmarth, MA and Hilliard TS. Measuring Head Posture via the
Craniovertebral Angle. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice. 14:1;
13-15. 2002.

Judith D. Schaechter, Eduard Kraft, Timothy S. Hilliard, Thomas Benner,
Seth Finklestein, Bruce R. Rosen, Steven C. Cramer. Motor Recovery and Cortical Reorganization after Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Stroke Patients: a Preliminary Study. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 16:4; 326-338. 2002.

Wilmarth, MA and TS Hilliard. Craniovertebral Angle Following Backpack Loading. The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 32:1; A-40, January, 2002.

Garber, M, Aaron, R, Hilliard, T. Localized Impedance of Muscle: Effects of Resistance Training. Physical Therapy. 81:5; A49. May, 2001.

T.S. Hilliard and J.D. Schaechter. Improved Motor Function and Muscle Activation Following Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy. 33:5; Supplement; May, 2001 Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Timothy S. Hilliard, Andrew M. Weiner, Jennifer L. Cann and Vincent P.
Simmarano. Age & Gender Differences in Lower Extremity Control Descending Stairs. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport. 72:1 Supplement; March, 2001.

Professional Affiliations:

American College of Sports Medicine
Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association
North American Society for the Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity
National Strength & Conditioning Association
USA Cycling
USA Track & Field