Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 1995

Papers

Childress, D., Fenwick, L., and Edwards, M., Prosthetics and Orthotics Definition, The Encyclopedia of Disability and Rehabilitation, pp. 573 - 579, MacMillan, New York, NY1995.

Childress, D.S., Eighth World Congress of ISPO: A View, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. xiii - xv, May 1995.

Childress, D., On Continuity of Human Walking from Standing to Running. Internal Technical Report Number 028, Northwestern University Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program, 25 September 1995.

Childress, D.S., Book Review of The Grasping Hand, Prosthetics and Orthotics International 1995, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 202 - 203, December 1995.

Chiu, C.H., Lautenschlager, E.P., Greener, E.H., Childress, D., and Healy, K.E., Prediction of Service Lifetime and Performance of a Prosthetic Thermoplastic, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.58, pp. 1661 - 1668, 1995.

Gard, S., Childress, D., and Uellendahl, J., An Investigation of the Effect that the Hosmer UltraRoe Lite 4 - Bar Linkage Knee has on Swing Phase Floor Clearance. Internal Technical Report Number 008, Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory, 17 January 1995.

Gard, S., Childress, D., and Uellendahl, J., An Investigation of the Effect that the Hosmer VC-4 4-Bar Linkage Knee has on Swing Phase Floor Clearance. Internal Technical Report Number 009, Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory, 17 January 1995.

Gard, S., Childress, D., and Uellendahl, J., An Investigation of the Effect that the Ohio Willow Wood Pendulum Senior 4-Bar Linkage Knee has on Swing Phase Floor Clearance. Internal Technical Report Number 010, Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory, 17 January 1995.

Gard, S., Childress, D., and Uellendahl, J., An Investigation of the Effect that the USMC OHC 4-Bar Linkage Knee has on Swing Phase Floor Clearance. Internal Technical Report Number 011, Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory, 17 January 1995.

Gard, S.A., Knox, E.H., and Childress, D.S., Two - Dimensional Representation of Three - Dimensional Pelvic Motion During Human Walking: An Example of How Projections Can Be Misleading Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp 1387 - 1391, Internal Technical Report Number 007, Northwestern University Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program, 5 January 1996.

Kuiken, T.A., Childress D.S., Rymer, W.Z., The Hyper - Reinnervation of Rat Skeletal Muscle, Brain Research (676), pp. 113 - 123, 1995.

Weir, R., and Childress, D., Prosthetics and Artificial Limbs, Encyclopedia of Applied Physics, Vol. 15, pp. 115 - 140, (one chapter), 1995.

Presentations

Childress, D., Sandifer, A., and Knox, E., Do Shoes Influence The Forefoot Mechanics Of Prosthetic Feet? Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 35, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Childress, D., and Weir, R.F., Quantitative Assessment of Direct Muscle Attachment As A Control Input For Extrenally Powered Prostheses, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 101, Melbourne, Austalia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Childress, D., Gard, S., and Uellendahl, J., An Investigation Of 4 - Bar Linkage Knees As An Aid To Floor Clearance During Swing, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 56, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Childress, D., Myoelectric Control: Brief History, Signal Origins, and Signal Processing, Presented at the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Gard, S., and Childress, D., Sensitivity Analyses of Swing - Leg Length and Toe Clearance / Sensitivity Analysis of the Swing - Leg During Gait Presented at the Second North American Clinical Gait Laboratory Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1 June - 3 June 1995.

Heckathorne, C., Uellendahl, J., and Duff, S., Clinical Experiences With The MICA Positive-Locking Shoulder Joint, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 225, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Heckathorne, C., Childress, D., Grahn, E., Strysik, J., and Uellendahl, J., EPP Control Of An Electric Hand By Exteriorized Forearm Tendons, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 101, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Heckathorne, C., Toth, P., and Childress, D., The Role Of The Non-Dominant Hand In Manipulative Tasks, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 146, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Meredith, J., Uellendahl, J., Wu, Y., Child Care With Bilateral Transradial Amputations, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 86, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Miller, L., and Childress, D., Vertical Compliance In Prosthetic Feet: A Preliminary Investigation, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p.217, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Steege,J. and Childress, D.S., Finite Element Analysis of Below - Knee Prosthetic Gait, Proceedings of the 1995 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition: Advances in BioEngineering, BED, Vol. 31, pp. 137 - 138, San Francisco, CA, 1995.

Steege, J.W., MSME, and Childress, D.S., Analysis of Trans - Tibial Prosthetic Gait Using the Finite Element Technique, Proceedings of the American Academy of Orthotiists and Prosthetists (AAOP) Twenty- first Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium, pp. 13-14, New Orleans, L.A., 21 March - 25 March 1995.

Uellendahl, J.E., Cooper, R.A., and Childress, D.S., Principals and Practice of Myoelectric Technology, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 228, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.

Uellendahl, J., Heckathorne, C., Krick, H., McCauley, J., and Wu, Y., Bilateral Shoulder Disarticulation: Self - Care and Use of Complementary Hybrid Prostheses, Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 156, Melbourne, Australia, 2 April - 7 April 1995.