Jeremy Noble

Senior Teaching Professor

Kinesiology, Faculty of

KIN 323

1 506 447 3289

Research interests

  • Neuro-mechanical interactions during human movement.
  • Biomechanical changes of functional mobility tasks after training.
  • Interactions of cognitive demands with human movement.
  • Effects of aging on neuro-mechanical control of human movement.


Dr. Noble earned a BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. Following this earned a Masters degree in Kinesiology, where he focused on studying how people adapt their walking patterns when to weights are placed on their legs. Dr. Noble then pursued a PhD at the University of Waterloo where he used computer simulations to examine the control of human walking. Following his doctorate he worked in the Rehabilitation Research Lab, at the University of British Columbia as a post-doctoral fellow.

At UBC he focused on the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to examine brain activity during motor tasks with the hand and the lower limb. During his time at UBC Dr. Noble also gained experience working with clinical populations, such as individuals who have experienced a stroke or spinal cord injury. Dr. Noble is interested applying his vast experience in biomechanics and motor control by collaborating on a number of projects in Kinesiology.

Courses taught

  • KIN 1001: Introduction to Kinesiology
  • KIN 3252: Functional Human Anatomy
  • KIN 6903: Advanced Statistics for KIN
  • KIN 4994: Human Gait and Balance
  • KIN 2160: Lab Techniques
  • RSS 2081: Health and Wellness I
  • KIN 3166: Cognitive Aspects of Human Performance

Current projects

  • Effects of Different Practice Types on Learning Whole-Body Movement Tasks
  • Effects of Ankle Mobility Restriction on Functional Movement Patterns
  • Effects of Aging on The Biomechanics of a Step-Up Task
  • Effects of ACL Reconstruction on Functional Motor Tasks and Movement Confidence