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Richard Hinrichs, PhD
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Education
  • PhD - Pennsylvania State University, 1982
  • MA - University of Iowa, 1978
  • BA - Oberlin College, 1975
Recent Publications
  • Afifi, M. & Hinrichs, R.N. (2012). A mechanics comparison between landing from a countermovement jump and landing from stepping off a box. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 28, 1-9.
  • De Witt, J.K. & Hinrichs, R.N. (2012). Relationship between joint velocities and ball velocity during an instep soccer kick. Sports Biomechanics, 11, 382-90.
  • Curzon, A.M., Cooper, E.R., & Hinrichs, R.N. (2010). Effect of seat belt anchor placement on occupant protection in rollover with consideration given to frontal impact. Technical Paper 2010-01-0524, Society of Automotive Engineers.
  • Colloca, C.J., Cunliffe, C., Pinnock, M.H., Kim, Y.-K., & Hinrichs, R.N. (2009). Force-time profile characterization of the McTimoney toggle-torque-recoil technique. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 32, 372-378.
  • Kim, Y.-K., Hinrichs, R.N., & Dounskaia, N. (2009).The problem of kinematic redundancy is eliminated by inter-segmental dynamics during horizontal arm swing.Journal of Neurophysiology, 102, 2889-2899.
Research Interests

Sports biomechanics, particularly in the areas of swimming, jumping/landing, and locomotion. Ergonomics/human factors with special emphasis on upper extremity repetitive movement disorders including carpal tunnel sydrome.

Research Interests

Sports biomechanics, particularly in the areas of swimming, jumping/landing, and locomotion. Ergonomics/human factors with special emphasis on upper extremity repetitive movement disorders including carpal tunnel sydrome.

Publications
  • Colloca, C.J., Cunliffe, C., Pinnock, M.H., Kim, Y.-K., & Hinrichs, R.N. Force-time profile characterization of the McTimoney toggle-torque-recoil technique. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (2009).
  • Kim, Y.-K., Hinrichs, R.N., & Dounskaia, N. The problem of kinematic redundancy is eliminated by inter-segmental dynamics during horizontal arm swing. Journal of Neurophysiology (2009).
  • Welcher, R, Hinrichs, R, George, T. An analysis of velocity and temporal characteristics of three starts in competitive swimming. Sports Biomechanics (2008).
  • Cheetham, P.J., Rose, G.A., Hinrichs, R.N., Neal, R.J., Mottram, R.E., Hurrion, P.D., & Vint, P.V. Comparison of kinematic sequence parameters between amateur and professional golfers. In D. Crews and R. Lutz (Eds.) Science and Golf V: Proceedings of the Fifth World Scientific Congress of Golf. Mesa, AZ: Energy in Motion (2008).
  • B Sucher, Richard Hinrichs, R Welcher, L Quiroz, B St Laurent, B Morrison. Manipulative treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Biomechanical and osteopathic intervention to increase the length of the transverse carpal ligament-Part II: Effect of gender and manipulative "priming.". Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (2005).
  • C Colloca, Richard Hinrichs. The biomechanical and clinical significance of the lumbar erector spinae flexion-relaxation phenomenon: a review of the literature. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (2005).
  • J Yan, Richard Hinrichs, V Payne, J Thomas. Normalized jerk: A measure to capture developmental characteristics of young girls' overarm throwing. Journal of Applied Biomechanics (2000).
  • Richard Hinrichs, B Morrison. Analysis: New "long john" swimming suits worn at the 2000 Olympics. ACSM Fit Society Page (2000).
  • S McLean, M Holthe, P Vint, K Beckett, Richard Hinrichs. Addition of an approach to a relay swimming start. Journal of Applied Biomechanics (2000).
  • S McLean, Richard Hinrichs. Buoyancy, gender, and swimming performance. Journal of Applied Biomechanics (2000).
  • S McLean, Richard Hinrichs. Influence of arm position and lung volume on the center of buoyancy of competitive swimmers. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (2000).
Research Activity
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. Measuring Forces During Swimming Starts With and Without a Rear Foot Wedge. US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE(9/4/2007 - 6/30/2010).
  • Amazeen,Polemnia*, Hinrichs,Richard N. Dynamics of Motor-Respiratory Coupling. NSF-SBE(6/1/2005 - 5/31/2009).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. Asymmetrical Force Production During Swimming Starts. USA SWIM(1/1/2005 - 12/31/2006).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. A COMPARISON OF BODY DENSITY AND CENTER OF BUOYANCY IN COMPETITIVE SWIMMERS WEARING CONVENTIONAL AND FULL-BODY SWIMSUITS. USA SWIM(4/1/2001 - 3/31/2002).
  • Wiezel,Avi*, Hinrichs,Richard N, Jackson,Naomi, Weber,Sandra Lee. SKILL-DRIVE OPTIMIZATION OF CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS. NSF-ENG(8/15/2000 - 6/30/2003).
  • Vint,Peter Francis*, Hinrichs,Richard N. IDENTIFICATION OF FACTORS RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF BALL SPEED & ONE-LEGGED LANDINGS IN THE VOLLEYBALL ATTACK. US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE(7/15/1999 - 12/31/2000).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. NON-SURGICAL RELEASE OF THE TRANSVERSE CARPAL LIGAMENT-A CADAVER STUDY USING EXTERNAL DEVICES AND OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATION. AMER OSTEOPATHIC ASSN(8/16/1998 - 6/30/2000).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES IN UTILITY INDUSTRY FIELD. SRP-SALT RIVER PROJECT(9/1/1992 - 12/31/1992).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. GENDER DIFF IN THE CNTR FOR BUOYANCY LOCATION OF COMPETE. NATL COLL ATHLETIC ASSO (NCAA)(7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. KINEMATIC ELETROMYOGRAPHIC & OSTEOPATHIC INVES. OF RS SYND. DEROY TESTAMENTARY FDN(7/1/1991 - 12/31/1992).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. UPPER EXTREMITY FUNCTION IN RACE WALKING. ATHLETICS CONGRESS(1/1/1989 - 5/1/1991).
  • Hinrichs,Richard N*. UPPER EXTREMITY FUNCTION IN SPRINT RUNNING. US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE(1/1/1988 - 9/30/1990).
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 412Biomechanics/Skeletal System
KIN 413Qualitative Analy/Sport Biomec
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 493Honors Thesis
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
KIN 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 412Biomechanics/Skeletal System
KIN 413Qualitative Analy/Sport Biomec
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
KIN 512Biomechanics/the Skeletal Syst
KIN 598Special Topics
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 412Biomechanics/Skeletal System
KIN 413Qualitative Analy/Sport Biomec
KIN 493Honors Thesis
KIN 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 334Functional Anatomy/Kinesiology
KIN 412Biomechanics/Skeletal System
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 512Biomechanics/the Skeletal Syst
KIN 795Continuing Registration
KIN 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 412Biomechanics/Skeletal System
KIN 493Honors Thesis
KIN 512Biomechanics/the Skeletal Syst
KIN 792Research
KIN 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Vint, P.F., Hinrichs, R.N., Riewald, S.A., Mason, R.K., & McLean, S.P. Effects of handle and block configuration on swim start performance. XXVII International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, Limerick, Ireland (Aug 2009).
  • Afifi, M. & Hinrichs, R.N. The effects of different fatiguing protocols on landing mechanics and knee kinesthetic sense. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, State College, PA (Aug 2009).
  • Hinrichs, R.N., Vint, P.F., McLean, S.P., Riewald, S.A., & Mason, R.K. Comparison of swim starts using side handle and front handle grip techniques. 56th annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, WA, (May 2009).
  • Afifi, M., Heinrichs, K., & Hinrichs, R. Developing a field test to predict knee valgus during landing form a jump. World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport VIII, Magdeburg, Germany (Sep 2008).
  • Afifi, M., Heinrichs, K., & Hinrichs, R. The relationship between knee valgus when squating and during vertical jump takeoff and landing. 4th North American Congress on Biomechanics, Ann Arbor, MI (Aug 2008).
  • Kim, Y.-K. & Hinrichs, R.N. Kinematic analysis on influence of an extra weight in horizontal arm swing. 4th North American Congress on Biomechanics, Ann Arbor, MI (Aug 2008).
  • Cheetham, P.J., Rose, G.A., Hinrichs, R.N., Neal, R.J., Mottram, R.E., Hurrion, P.D., & Vint, P.V. Comparison of kinematic sequence parameters between amateur and professional golfers. World Scientific Congress of Golf V, Phoenix, AZ, March 2008 (Mar 2008).
  • Afifi, M, Hinrichs, Richard. A GRF comparison between landing from a countermovemnt jump and landing from stepping off a box. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2006).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Welcher, R, Conci, S, McLean, S, Vint, P. Asymmetrical force distribution in swimming starts. American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) World Clinic (Sep 2006).
  • Kim, Y-K, Hinrichs, Richard. Biomechanical classification of taekwondo kicks. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2006).
  • Kim, Y, Hinrichs, Richard. Does warming up with a weighted bat help or hurt bat speed in baseball?. Paper presented at the combined 20th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and the 2 (Aug 2005).
  • Morrison, B, Hinrichs, Richard, Larsen, B. The effect of aging on stroke parameters in swimming. Paper presented at the combined 20th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and the 2 (Aug 2005).
  • Novotny, S, Hinrichs, Richard. The effects of quantitative feedback on the reduction of landing force. Paper presented at the combined 20th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and the 2 (Aug 2005).
  • Sultvedt, S, Hinrichs, Richard. The effect of a hurdle preflight approach on takeoff velocities in springboard diving. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Jun 2005).
  • Larsen, B, Hinrichs, Richard. Transition from the glide phase to free swimming following a freestyle flip turn: which arm pulls first?. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Jun 2005).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Musculoskeletal Problems in Industry: What's the Solution?. Guest lecturer in IEE 437/547 at ASU (Rebecca Boren, instructor) (Nov 2004).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Stretching the transverse carpal ligament as an alternative to surgery in the treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Dr. Gladys T. McGarey Research Foundation's Physician Discussion Group, monthly meeting (Nov 2004).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Biomechanics of Swimming. Dobson High School Swim Team (Oct 2004).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Morrison, B, Vint, P, DeWitt, J, Mitchell, J, McLean, S. Predicting out-of-plane point locations using the 2D-DLT. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2004).
  • Kim, Y, Yamaguchi, G, Hinrichs, Richard. 3D computer simulation of roundhouse kick in Taekwondo. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2004).
  • Novotny, S, Hinrichs, Richard. Factors in producing a "soft" landing in terms of both force and sound. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2004).
  • Gaines, A, Hinrichs, Richard, Martin, P. Muscle function in the generation of propulsive and braking forces during running. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2004).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Healthy bodies, healthy selves: Hands, wrists, and arms after 50. OASIS (Older Adult Service and Information Systems) (Nov 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Sucher, B. Carpal tunnel syndrome & osteopathic manipulative medicine. 2003 American Osteopathic Association Convention and Scientific Seminar (Oct 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Wilson, B, Dapena, J, Kippenhan, B. A perfectionist looks at sports techniques: a tribute to Jim Hay. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Morrison, B, McLean, S. A comparison of buoyant forces and center of buoyancy in competitive swimmers wearing conventional and full body swimsuits. 2003 American Swimming Coaches Association World Clinic (Sep 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Morrison, B, McLean, S. Do bodysuits from different manufacturers aid a swimmer's buoyancy?. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Accuracy of using multiple zones for the DLT in swimming. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Sep 2003).
  • Morrison, B, Hinrichs, Richard. Sink or swim: Should swimmers wear the new full-body swimsuits?. Life, Earth, and Social Sciences Graduate Research Symposium, Arizona State University (Feb 2003).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. On the mechanisms of propulsion in swimming: Is it lift, drag, or something else?. Southwest District AAHPERD Scholar Lecture (Apr 2002).
  • Sucher, B, Hinrichs, Richard, Morrison, B, Quiroz, L, Welcher, R. Effect of gender and method of stretching the transverse carpal ligament in cadavers: application to carpal tunnel syndrome. Annual Meeting of the American Osteopathic Association (Oct 2001).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Biomechanics I, II" and "Biomechanics of Bone and Articular Cartilage. Phoenix Orthopedic Residents Program (Oct 2001).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Carpal Tunnel in court reporting. Annual convention of the Arizona Court Reporters Association (Sep 2001).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other musculoskeletal problems in court reporting: What's the solution?. 2001 Student Seminar of the Arizona Court Reporters Association (Jun 2001).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other Repetitive Strain Injuries: What's the Solution?. (Apr 2001).
  • Hinrichs, Richard. Ergonomics and Repetitive Strain Injuries: What's the Connection?. (Nov 2000).
  • Hinrichs, Richard, Morrison, B. An analysis of the new "high tech" swimming suits worn at the 2000 Olympic games. Nevada AHPERD Convention (Nov 2000).
  • McLean, S, Vint, P, Beckett, K, Hinrichs, Richard, Holthe, M. Kinematics of step-through swimming starts. 47th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Jun 2000).
  • Sucher, B, Hinrichs, Richard, Welcher, R, Quiroz, L. Manipulative treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Biomechanical and osteopathic intervention to increase the length of the transverse carpal ligament-Part II. American Osteopathic College of Rehabilitation Medicine Mid-Year Meeting (May 2000).
Service
  • Health Advisory Committee, Committee member (2008 - Present)
  • Health Advisory Committee, Committee member (2008 - Present)
  • Arts, Media, and Engineering, Affiliated Faculty (2007 - Present)
  • Arts, Media, and Engineering, Affiliated Faculty (2007 - Present)
  • USA Swimming, Inc, Member of Sports Medicine and Science Network (2004 - Present)
  • USA Swimming, Inc, Member of Sports Medicine and Science Network (2004 - Present)
  • Journal of Biomechanics, Editorial Board Member (2003 - Present)
  • Journal of Biomechanics, Editorial Board Member (2003 - Present)
  • ASU Faculty Staff Basketball Association (FSBA), President (2009 - 2010)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Guest reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • American Society of Biomechanics, Session Chair (2009 - 2009)
  • UofA/ASU Medical School Phoenix, Guest Instructor (2009 - 2009)
  • Personnel Committee, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, Member (2003 - 2009)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Guest reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Research Methods for Performance Analysis in Sport, Guest reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • AfriComp09, Guest reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Guest reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Guest reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, Member of Board of Directors (2004 - 2006)
  • International Society of Biomechanics, Member of Student Grants Review Committee (2005 - 2006)
  • International Society of Biomechanics, Grant Reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Journal of Biomechanics, Guest reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • ASU faculty, Ergonomics Consultant (2005 - 2005)
  • Search committee for a Ph.D. Lecturer position in biomechanics, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Guest reviewer (2004)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Guest reviewer (2004)
  • Dobson High School Swim Team, Mesa, AZ, Scientific Advisor/Consultant (2004 - 2004)
  • University of California at Davis, Tenure and Promotion External Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Promotion to Full Professor of colleague at University of California at Davis, External reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Exercise Science, Director (2002 - 2004)
  • Committee of Review, Member (2003)
  • Dobson High School Swim Team, Mesa, AZ, Scientific Advisor/Consultant (2003)
  • Faculty Search Committee, Member (2003)
  • International Society of Biomechanics, Reviewer of Student Grant Proposals (2003)
  • Journal of Biomechanics, Guest reviewer (2003)
  • Older Adult Service and Information Systems (OASIS) in Phoenix, AZ, Guest lecturer (2003)
  • Committee of Review, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education (changed to Kinesiology July 2002), Arizona State University, Member (2001 - 2003)
  • Search committee for a faculty position in pedagogy, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, Member (2002 - 2003)
  • Human Subjects Institutional Review Board, Arizona State University, Chair (2000 - 2002)
  • Research Safety Oversight Committee, Arizona State University, Member (2000 - 2002)
  • Human Subjects Institutional Review Board, Arizona State University, Member (1994 - 2002)
  • Tenure and promotion to Assoc. Prof. of colleague at Iowa State University, External reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • tenure and promotion to Assoc. Prof. of colleague at Willamette University, External reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • American Society of Biomechanics, Member of the Nominating Committee (2001 - 2002)
  • ASU Triathlon Club, Arizona State University, Faculty Advisor (1996 - 2002)
  • Search committee for two faculty positions in pedagogy, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • search committee for a faculty position in pedagogy, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • student research proposal in University of Florida grant writing workshop, Guest reviewer (2001 - 2001)
  • Search committee for Chair, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • Committee of Review, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Member (1998 - 2000)
  • Human Subjects Institutional Review Board, Arizona State University, Chair-Elect (1998 - 2000)
  • Computer Network Team, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Member (1994 - 2000)