Darren Stefanyshyn is a Professor in the Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. His research interests include footwear biomechanics, sport equipment, performance and injury. For thirty years he has collaborated on a wide variety of basic and applied biomechanics projects with numerous industry partners. He is a past Chairperson of the Footwear Biomechanics Group, and past Executive Board Member of the Canadian and International Societies of Biomechanics. He served as an Associate Editor of Footwear Science and has authored approximately 150 journal research papers and over 300 technical industry reports.