Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 1997

Papers

Chan, R. B., Jhoun, J.H., and Childress, D.S., "A Simple Equation Describing Standing Balance", Gait and Posture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 186, April 1997.

Childress, D. S. and Gard, S.A., "Investigation of Vertical Motion of the Human Body During Normal Walking", Gait and Posture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 161, April 1997.

Gard, S. A. and Childress, D.S., "How Two-Dimensional Representations of Three-Dimensional Human Movement Can Be Misleading", Gait and Posture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 185, April 1997.

Gard. S.A., "The Effect of Pelvic List on the Vertical Displacement of the Trunk During Normal Walking", Gait & Posture, 5 (2), pp. 233-238, April 1997.

Jhoun, J. H., and Childress, D.S., "Pelvic Obliquity During Gait Initiation", Gait and Posture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 181, April 1997.

Miller, L.A., "In Search of Better Crutches". In Motion, 7(3), 30-32. July 1997.

Miller, L. A., Childress, D.S., "Analysis of a Vertical Compliance Prosthetic Foot, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 55-62, January 1997.

Silver-Thorn, B.M. and Childress, D.S., "Generic, geometric finite element analysis of the transtibial residual limb and prosthetic socket", Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp 171-186, April 1997.

Uellendahl, E.N., "Salary Survey", O & P Almanac, Volume 46, Number 12, December, 1997.

Weir, R.F. ff., "Robotics/ Manipulators" The Clinician's Guide to Assistive Technology, F. DeRuyter and D. A. Olson (Editors). Chicago: Mosby -Year Book, Inc November 1997

Weir, R.F. ff., and Childress, D.S., "A Portable, Low cost, Real-Time, Clinical Gait Analysis System ". IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 310-321, December 1997

Weir, Richard F. ff., "Precise Timing via the PC's RS-232 Port. Circuit Ideas.", Electronic World, Vol 103, No 1729, p. 46, January 1997. "Big Steps Forward for Amputees", FDA Consumer, Vol. 31. No. 2, pp. 6-11, March 1997.

Weir, R.F. ff., Childress, D.S., and Licameli, J.N., "Portable Ranging System for Analyzing Gait". Patent Application filed with U. S. Patent Office, April 9, 1997.

Weir, R. F.ff., and Childress, D.S., "Low Cost Direct Ultrasound Ranging System for the Analysis of Gait", published in Gait and Posture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 180, April 1997.

Presentations

Bertos, Y.A., Craig W. Heckathorne, Richard F. ff Weir and Dudley S. Childress, "Microprocessor Based E.P.P. Position Controller for Electric-Powered Upper- Limb Prostheses", published in the Final Program & Abstract Book, 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE-EMB Society, pg. 161, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 1997.

Chan, R. B., Jhoun, J.H. and Childress, D.S., "An Investigation of Tracking Behavior Exhibited During Balancing and Standing", Final Program & Abstract Book, 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE-EMB Society, pg. 134, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 1997

Childress, D.S., Oslakovic, K., Rolock, J., "CAD/CAM Symposium Epilogue." Proceedings of the International Symposium on CAD/CAM Systems in Pedorthics, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Nuremberg, Germany, May 4-5, 1997.

Childress, D. S. and Weir, R.F. ff., "The Gait Velocigram (GVC): A Graphical Representation of Walking." Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp2905-2908. Chicago, IL, October 30 to November 2, 1997.

Childress, D. S., " The Blatchford Lecture "Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Deficiency", Conference Proceedings of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics , Silver Jubilee Annual Scientific Meeting Oct. 23-25, 1997.

Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S., " The Effect of Stance-Phase Knee Flexion on the Vertical Displacement of the Trunk During Normal Walking". The 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, September 24-27, 1997.

Heckathorne, C. W., Atkins, D. J., Heard, D.C.Y., and Donovan, W.H., "Partial Results from the TIRR Upper-Extremity Bilateral Prosthetic Survey", Proceedings of the AAOP 20th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium, March 12, 1997.

Heckathorne, C.W., Atkins, D.J., Heard, D.C.Y., and Donovan, W.H., "Results from the TIRR Upper-Extremity bilateral Prosthetic Survey", Journal of Proceedings of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Twenty-third Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium, pp.31-32, 1997.

Michaud, Stephanie B. and Dudley S. Childress, "Preliminary Investigation of Pelvic Obliquity Patterns in Amputee Gait" accepted as an abstract to the 8th World Congress of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association (IRMA), pg. 270, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 1997, Kyoto, Japan. (NIDRR)

Rolock, J.S., "Development, Evaluation, and Use of a Computer-Aided Manufacturing Technique Based on 'Rapid Prototyping' Principles. Proceedings of the International Symposium on CAD/CAM Systems in Pedorthotics, Prosthetics & Orthotics, May 1997

Uellendahl, J.E., and Heckathorne, C.W., "Management of the Person with High-Level Bilateral Arm Amputations", Proceedings of MEC '97: Issues in Upper Limb Prosthetics/MyoElectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium, Fredericton, New Brunswick), pp. 17 -20, July 23-25, 1997.

Uellendahl, J.E. and Childress, D. S., "Management of the Person with High-Level Bilateral Arm Amputations" Proceedings of the MEC '97 Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium, July 23-25, 1997, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Weir, Richard F. ff., "A Portable, Clinical Gait Analysis System for the Real-Time Evaluation of Gait Pathologies" Proceedings of the 21st Annual Mtg. of the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, p. 198, Clemson, SC, Sept. 24-27, 1997.

Weir, R. F. ff. and Childress, D.S., "A New Method of Characterizing Gait Using a Portable, Real-Time, Ultrasound Ranging Device", The Final Program & Abstract Book, 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE-EMB Society, p. 126, Chicago, IL, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 1997