Dr. Samantha Johnson

Assistant Professor

Dr. Samantha Johnson
(615) 898-5847
Room 105, Alumni Memorial Gym (AMG)
MTSU Box 96, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Monday 2:30 - 5:30 pm

Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00 am

Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Or by appointment. 

Degree Information

  • PHD, Middle Tennessee State University (2018)
  • MS, University of North Alabama (2014)
  • BS, Northern Kentucky University (2013)

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessing function and fall risk in older adults
  • Minimizing fall risk through exercise interventions
    • Eccentric exercise training

 

Publications

Johnson, S., Stevens, S., Fuller, D., & Caputo, J. (2019). Effect of lower-extremity eccentric training on physical function in community-dwelling older adults. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, In Press. DOI: 10.1080/02703181.2019.1648626. 

Johnson, S., Fuller, D., Donnelly, B., & Caputo, J. (2018). Effect of an 8-Week eccentric training program on strength and balance in older adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 11(3), 468-478.