Dr. Richard Willy

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Allied Health Sciences
Health Sciences Building, 2410D
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858





Research Focus

  1. The treatment of abnormal gait mechanics of individuals who are at high risk for the development of knee osteoarthritis. Individuals who are status post partial meniscectomy are of high interest, and
  2. Gait modification of runners at high risk for patellofemoral pain and tibial stress fractures.

Education History

PhD. Biomechanics and Movement Science
University of Delaware

Master of Physical Therapy
Ohio University

BS, Sport Science
Ohio University

Selected Publications

Google scholar page


PHTE 8200 Clinical Biomechanics
PTHE 8702 Research Design
PTHE 8900 Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Runner
PTHE 8907 Research Concentration