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Faculty Directory » Timothy Hilliard

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am - 12:30pm
(Or by appointment)

Office Information:

Room Number: EXSS 108
Phone: (978) 665-3671

Courses Taught:

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


Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Exercise Science), 1995
B.A., Keene State College (Journalism), 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:

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