Locomotor Learning Lab

Lab Objectives

The Locomotor Learning Lab, founded in 2019, was established to integrate community involvement, screening, and research for the betterment of the people of the high country. Dr. Skinner and his students are actively engaged in promoting healthy aging and independent lifestyles, in both geriatric and neurodegenerative disorders. 

Active Projects

Contact: Natalie Thulien, thuliennm@appstate.edu, or Dr. Jared Skinner, skinnerjw@appstate.edu if you are interested in participating and/or volunteering.

Meet the Lab

Dr. Jared W. Skinner, Assistant Professor, PhD, Graduate Faculty

Hello! I am the director of the Locomotor Learning and Gait Lab at Appalachian State University in the department of Health and Exercise Science. 

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Students (Current)

Natalie Thulien, B.S., Master's Student graduate assistant 

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Olivia Chapman, Undergraduate Student

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Ansley Patton, Undergraduate Student

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Kendyl Allen, Undergraduate Student

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Breanna Gibson, Undergraduate Student

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Caitlin Earp, B.S., Master's Student graduate assistant 

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Mabry Watson, Master's Student

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Matt Mitarotondo, Undergraduate Student

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Kelsie Bryant, Undergraduate Student

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Hannah Collins, Undergraduate Student

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Morgan Bretzke, Undergraduate Student

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Oshyn Bryant, Undergraduate Student

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Taylor Riddle, Undergraduate Student

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Drew Carter, Undergraduate Student

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Students (Past)

Lizzie Muscarello, B.S., M.S.

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Paige Bramblett, Adjunct Professor, B.S., M.S.

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Brandon Ellis, B.S., M.S.

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Bryan Taylor, B.S., M.S.

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Bryson Campbell, B.S.

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Jaden Tuitt, B.S.

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Maya Ristanovic, B.S.

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