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Dr. Sean Clark

Gordon College
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Kinesiology
Dr. Sean Clark earned his  B.S. at Gordon College and went on to earn his M.S. at the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. from Oregon State University. He joined the kinesiology faculty at Gordon in 2000 and serves as the department chair. Dr. Clark teaches courses that focus on the neurophysiological and mechanical basis of human movement. He also serves as the Director for the Gordon College Center for Balance Mobility and Wellness.
Dr. Clark’s research interests focus broadly on the coordination and multisensory control of posture and orientation. His most recent research projects have examined the use of balance assessment tools to quantify postural stability in both athletes and older adults. Dr. Clark’s current research interests are in developing effective treatment strategies to improve functional balance performance in older adults.