Seok Hun Kim

Seok Hun Kim, PT, PhD

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

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Academic Phone:(813) 974-7893


  • PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas, 2005
  • MS, Physical Therapy, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2001
  • BS, Physical Therapy, Daegu University, 1995


  • Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Society for Neuroscience (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • American Heart Association (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) (Member, 1999 - Present)
  • Korean Physical Therapist Association (Member, 1995 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Highsmith MJ Lura DJ Carey SL et al. Correlations between residual limb length and joint moments during sitting and standing movements in transfemoral amputees. Prosthet Orthot Int.. , 2015.
  • Kang S Hwang S Klein AB Kim SH. Multicomponent exercise for physical fitness of community-dwelling elderly women. J Phys Ther Sci.. 27(3) : 911-5, 2015.
  • Stephenson J Zesiewicz T Gooch C et al. Gait and balance in adults with Friedreich's ataxia. Gait Posture.. 41(2) : 603-7, 2015.
  • Shin HK Byeon EJ Kim SH. Effects of seat surface inclination on respiration and speech production in children with spastic cerebral palsy. J Physiol Anthropol.. 34(1) : 17, 2015.
  • Carroll MK Toelle CA Kim SH Ambler SB Highsmith MJ. The effect of the Walkaide Functional Electrical Stimulation unit on gait asymmetry in a child with cerebral palsy: a case report. Technology and Innovation. 15: 287-92, 2014.
  • Zesiewicz TA Kim SH Sullivan KL et al. Treatment of neurodegenerative ataxias with Intravenous Immune Globulin. Journal of Neurology Research.. 4(4) : 97-100, 2014.
  • Lambert CS Philpot RM Engberg ME Johns BE Kim SH Wecker L. Gait analysis and the cumulative gait index (CGI): Translational tools to assess impairments exhibited by rats with olivocerebellar ataxia. Behav Brain Res.. 274: 334-343, 2014.
  • Srivastava S Kao PC Kim SH et al. Assist-as-Needed Robot-Aided Gait Training Improves Walking Function in Individuals Following Stroke. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng.. , 2014.
  • Highsmith MJ Kahle JT Lura DJ Lewandowski AL WS Quillen Kim SH. Stair ascent and ramp gait training with the Genium knee. Technology and Innovation. 15: 349-58, 2014.
  • Shin H Son J Kim S. Relationship between ankle proprioception and driving performance during simulator driving in post-stroke drivers: A pilot study results. The Japanese Journal of Ergonomics. 49: S479-S482, 2013.
  • Highsmith MJ, Kahle JT, Lewandowski AL, Kim SH, Mengelkoch LJ. A method for training step-over-step stair descent gait with stance yielding prosthetic knees: A technical note Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics. : 24(1): 10-15., 2012.
  • Liu W, Mukherjee M, Kim SH, Liu H, Natarajan P, Agah A. Developing a sensory-enhanced robot-aided motor training programme International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation. 1: 236-243, 2011.
  • Banala SK, Agrawal SK, Kim SH, Scholz JP. Novel gait adaptation and neuro-motor training results using an active leg exoskeleton IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2(15) : 216-225, 2010.
  • Kim SH, Banala SK, Brackbill EA, Agrawal SK, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP. Robotassisted modifications of gait in healthy individuals. Experimental Brain Research. 4(202) : 809-824, 2010.
  • Banala SK, Kim SH, Agrawal SK, Scholz JP. Robot assisted gait training with active leg exoskeleton (ALEX) IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 1(17) : 2-8, 2009.

Positions Held

  • Post-Doctoral researcher (University of Delaware, 2006 - 2009)
  • Research Assistant (University of Kansas Medical Center, 2002 - 2005)
  • Teaching Assistant (University of Kansas Medical Center, 2001 - 2002)
  • Physical Therapist (Adult Hemiplegia Center, Daegu University 1995 - 1996)