Aaron Griffith

Research/Teaching Expertise

Title

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

Contact

Email: ag2843@msstate.edu

Aaron is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Exercise Science program. Originally born in Virginia, he moved to Delaware when he was young. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and a Master’s degree in Neuroscience, both from Delaware State University. 

He also holds a role as Research Associate for a small company in the field footwear testing and ergonomics. His thesis was centered around examining the efficacy of Non-Custom Foot Orthotics in Collegiate Athletes. He is currently a scholar in the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) Harold Griers Scholar's Program and a scholar for the University of Mississippi Medical Center's (UMMC) Graduate Training Program focused on serving underrepresented populations in the Jackson, Mississippi area.

His current research in the Neuromechanics Lab involves reducing the risk of lower extremity injuries in an athletic population by examining the neuromechanical factors which are most prevalent in distal lower extremity injuries.