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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Jeffrey Wight

Jeffrey Wight, PhD

Interim Department Chair, Exercise Science; Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Email address  jwight@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7135
Resume or CV  Curriculum Vitae
Office location  HSC 2149
Office hours  By appointment

Area of Specialization

  • Shoulder Joint Flexibility​
  • Sports Biomechanics (Throwing Biomechanics, Running Biomechanics)
  • Age-Related Physical Disability Measurement, Assessment, & Prevention
  • Fitness Measurement, Assessment, & Advancement


  • Ph.D. Biomechanics, University of Florida
  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Florida
  • M.S. Biomechanics, University of Delaware
  • B.S. Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Information

Dr. Wight is an Associate Professor in the Exercise Science Program and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory. Dr. Wight is a sport biomechanist with graduate degrees from the University of Delaware (MS in Biomechanics) and University of Florida (PhD in Biomechanics). Dr. Wight has extensive experience using motion-analysis cameras to study baseball pitching and tennis serve biomechanics. He also developed a custom biomechanical analysis to assess throwing shoulder flexibility. Recently, Dr. Wight has focused much attention on running biomechanics.