Jongil Lim

Jongil Lim

Assistant Professor
College Of Education And Human Development
Department of Counseling, Health and Kinesiology

210-784-2556   |

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Research Interests

Dr. Jongil Lim’s research is on the coordination and control of human locomotion and posture. A particular focus of his research is on the interaction between mechanical and perceptual factors underlying the control of posture and gait, and this work extends to runners as well as clinical and military populations. Specific research agenda includes examining: 1) coordination variability and its significance on the motor function and injury potential; 2) sensorimotor function to identify and track progressive multiple sclerosis; 3) control of eye movements in goal-directed movement; 4)universal step-detection algorithm using accelerometers and inertial sensors.

Courses Taught


Motor Development & Learning

Functional Anatomy

Current Issues and Trend

Graduate Research Project


Selected Publications

  1. Sato, S., Buonaccorsi, J., Miehm, J. D., Lim, J. I., Rajala, C., Khalighinejad, F., Ionete, C., Kent, J. A., & van Emmerik, R. E. A. (2021). Non-ambulatory measures of lower extremity sensorimotor function are associated with walking function in Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 53, 103051.
  2. Rinaldi, N. M., Lim, J. I., Hamill, J., Moraes, R., & van Emmerik, R. E. A. (2021). Visual cues two-steps ahead are adequate to grasp an object while walking without compromising stability. Human Movement Science, 78.
  3. Choi, H., Lim, J. I., & Lee. S. (2021). Body fat-related differences in gait parameters and physical fitness level in weight-matched male adults. Clinical Biomechanics, 81, 105243.
  4. Lim, J. I., Hamill, J., Busa, M., & van Emmerik, R. E. A. (2020). Changes in coordination and variability during running as a function of head stability demands. Human Movement Science, 73.
  5. Lim, J. I., Busa, M., van Emmerik, R. E. A., & Hamill, J. (2017). Adaptive changes in running kinematics and their impact on shock transmission as a function of head stability demands. Journal of Biomechanics, 52, 122-129.
  6. Lim, J. I., Schuna Jr., J., M., Busa, M., Umberger, B. R., Katzmarzyk, P. T., van Emmerik, R. E. A., & Tudor-Locke, C. (2016). Allometrically scaled children’s clinical and free-living ambulatory behavior. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48(12), 2407-2416.
  7. Lim, J. I., Amado, A., Sheehan, L., & van Emmerik, R. E. A. (2015). Dual task interference during walking: The effects of texting on situational awareness and gait stability. Gait & Posture, 42, 466-471.

Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
EDKN 4320 001 Motor Dev and Motor Learning Spring 2023 Syllabi
EDKN 4325 001 Biomechanics Spring 2023 Syllabi
EDKN 4320 002 Motor Dev and Motor Learning Spring 2023 Syllabi