Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2000

Papers

Brncick, M (2000). "Computer automated design and computer automated manufacture." Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 11(3):701-13.

Edwards, ML (2000). "Below knee prosthetic socket designs and suspension systems." Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 11(3):585-93.

Hansen, A.H., Childress, D.S., Knox, E.H. (2000) Prosthetic Foot Roll-over Shapes with Implications for Alignment of Trans-tibial Prostheses. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, Vol. 24, No. 3, 205-215.

Michaud, S., Gard, S.A., Childress, D. (2000). A Preliminary Investigation of Pelvic Obliquity Patterns During Gait in Persons with Transtibial and Transfemoral Amputation. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 37 (1): 1-10.

Presentations

Childress, D.S., Hansen, A.H., "Roll-over Shapes of Human & Artificial Feet: Shape as a Key to Function or Dysfunction," Invited Speaker Grand Rounds Series, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Medical School Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, March 1, 2000

Gard, S. A., Childress, D.S., "What Determines Vertical Motion of the Human body During Normal Gait?" Fifth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Rochester, MN. April 12 - 15, 2000

Gard, S.A., "Ingredients for Success in VA Rehabilitation R&D Career Development: An Awardee's Perspective." Invited speaker for the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Conference, Arlington, VA, Feb 20 - 22, 2000.

Gard, S.A., Childress, D.S., Konz, R.J. and Grahn, E.C., "The VA Chicago Motion Analysis Research Laboratory: A Tool for Studying Human Movement and Evaluating Prosthetic and Orthotic Performance." Proceedings of the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Conference, Arlington, VA, Feb 20 - 22, 2000.

Hansen, A.H., Childress, D.S., "Roll-over Shapes of Foot/Ankle Systems: Prosthetics and Orthotics Applications," Invited Speaker Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Summer Scientific Seminar, Michigan City, Indiana, June 9, 2000

Hansen, A.H., Gard, S.A., Childress, D.S., "The Determination of Foot/Ankle Roll-over Shape: Clinical and Research Applications," IEEE/EMBS Workshop Pediatric Gait: A New Millennium in Clinical Care and Motion Analysis Technology. Chicago, Illinois. July 22, 2000.

Hansen, A.H., Childress, D.S., "Roll-over Shapes of the Human Foot/Ankle Complex," Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Roll-over Shapes of the Human Foot/Ankle Complex." World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Chicago, IL, July 23-28, 2000.

Hungspreugs, P., Heckathorne, C.W., and Childress, D.S., "Computer Simulation Tool for Upper-Limb Prosthesis Design", Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Meier, M-R, Hansen A.H., Sam M., Childress D. (2000) Alignment of trans-tibial prosthesis: A step closer towards the 'optimal' alignment. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), presented by Meier in Hilton Head, South Carolina, October 19-22.

Miff, S.C., Childress, D.S., and Gard S.A., "The Effect of Step Length and Cadence on the Instantaneous Forward Velocity of Walking," Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Chicago, Illinois, July 19 - 22, 2000

Miff, S.C., Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S., "The Effect of Step Length, Cadence, and Walking Speed on the Trunk's Vertical Excursion," Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Miller, L.A. and Childress, D.S., "Propulsive Methods for Crutch Ambulation." Proceedings of the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Conference, Arlington, VA, Feb 20 - 22, 2000.

Rolock, J.S. and Tucker, K., "Squirt Shape--Development of an Automated Fabrication Technique to Enhance Prosthetics CAD/CAM." Proceedings of the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Conference, Arlington, VA, Feb 20 - 22, 2000.

Rolock, J., Tucker, K., "A Device for the Computer-Aided Manufacturing [CAM] of Sockets for Limb Prostheses," Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Sam, M., Hansen, A.H., Childress, D.S., "Mechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet Using a Prosthetic Foot Loading Apparatus," Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D.S., "Portable Devices for the Clinical Measurement of Gait Performance and Outcomes" Accepted for Presentation at the Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., Childress, D.S., and Grahn, E.C., "Development of Externally-Powered Prostheses for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations." Accepted for Presentation the Chicago 2000 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Chicago, Illinois. July 23 - 28, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., and Childress, D.S., "A Portable System for the Clinical Measurement of Gait Performance." Accepted for Presentation at the 12th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, August 27 -30, 2000.

Weir, R. F. ff., Childress, D. S., and Grahn, E. C., "Development of an Externally Powered Prosthetic Hand for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations." Proceedings of the VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Service 2nd Annual Meeting, "The Next Generation", Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA, February 20 - 22, 2000, p122.

Weir, R. F. ff., Gaebler-Spira, D., and Patterson, K., "Analysis of Orthotic Effect on Functional Gait Utilizing Real-time Measurement of Instantaneous Gait Velocity as an Outcome Measure." Proceedings of the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics, Banff, Canada, April 23 - 26, 2000.

Weir, R and Grahn, E (2000). "Development of externally-powered prostheses for persons with partial hand amputations." 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE-Engineering-in-Medicine-and-Biology-Society, Chicago, IL, July 23-28, 2000.

Other Publications

Hansen, A (2000). "Research on Roll-Over Shape Alignment of Transtibial Prostheses is Directed at Development of a Clinical Aid." Capabilities, 9(3):1-2 & 11.

Hansen, A, Gard, S and Childress, D (2000). "The Determination of Foot/Ankle Roll-over Shape: Clinical and Research Applications." In: G. Harris and P. Smith, Pediatric Gait: A New Millennium in Clinical Care and Motion Analysis Technology. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the EB-1 Foot." Internal Technical Report, #29, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the Wooden Keel FUNTER Foot." Internal Technical Report, #30, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the Polypropylene Keel FUNTER Foot " Internal Technical Report, #31, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the ICRC Leaf Spring Prosthetic Foot." Internal Technical Report, #32, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the ICRC Mozambique Foot." Internal Technical Report, #33, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the CADEG Foot." Internal Technical Report, #34, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the Snelson Foot." Internal Technical Report, #35, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2000). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the Jaipur Foot." Internal Technical Report, #36, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.