Steven McCaw is a Senior Consultant at Fusion Engineering with a specialty in biomechanics. Dr. McCaw has over 30 years of experience in the areas of biomechanics and kinesiology, including experience in the areas of slips, falls and jumps; assaults (including child battery); occupant and pedestrian injuries during vehicle collisions and single vehicle incidents; sport and exercise equipment design; etiology of joint injury and rehabilitation outcomes; overuse and traumatic injury in the workplace; overuse and traumatic injury during sport and exercise activities; incident reconstructions; and worker’s compensation claim disputes.
Dr. McCaw is a retired Professor from the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University, having served on the faculty between 1989-2014. Since May 2019, he has been teaching and guiding research in the Occupational Therapy program in the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation at Indiana State University. Dr. McCaw’s primary teaching responsibilities have included Anatomical Kinesiology, Advanced Biomechanics, Biomechanics of Human Movement, Occupational Biomechanics, Quantitative Biomechanics, Introductory Anatomy, and Statistics in Applied Science and Technology. At Indiana State, he teaches Advanced Anatomy (with cadaver dissection), Neuroscience, Research Methods, and Biomechanics to students in Occupational Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Dr. McCaw is widely published, including research articles, the book Biomechanics for Dummies (Wiley, 2014) and two book chapters including Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis to Understand Injury Development (Chapter 15 in P.M. McGinnis’ Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise, 4th Edition: Human Kinetics, 2020). Dr. McCaw was a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and served as the biomechanics section editor for Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, the official journal of the College, serving on the Editorial board of the journal. He is Currently an emeritus member of the American Society of Biomechanics, and between 2002 and 2009, he was on the Executive Board of the Society as the Education Committee Chair and served as the Program Chair for the 2009 annual meeting.