Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2001

Papers

Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S. (2001). What Determines the Vertical Displacement of the Body During Normal Walking? JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 13(3), 64-67.

Weir, R. F. ff., Heckathorne, C. W., and Childress, D. S., (2001). Cineplasty as a Control Input for Externally Powered Prosthetic Components. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Vol. 38, No. 4, July/August 2001 , pp. 357 - 363.

Weir, R. F. ff., Grahn, E. C. , and Duff, S. J., (2001). A New Externally-Powered, Myoelectrically Controlled Prosthesis for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations at the Metacarpals. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 26 - 31, June 2001.

Presentations

Childress, D (2001). "Presentation highlights: Tunnel cineplasty." Roundtable Meeting on VA/NIH Prosthetics, Rockville, MD, 2001.

Childress, D (2001). "Presentation highlights: Computer-aided design and manufacture (CAD-CAM)." Roundtable Meeting on VA/NIH Prosthetics, Rockville, MD, 2001.

Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S. (2001). What Determines the Vertical Displacement of the Body During Normal Walking? 2001 Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Dallas, TX, March 7-10.

Gard, S.A. and Konz, R.J. (2001). The Influence of Prosthetic Shock Absorbing Pylons on Transtibial Amputee Gait. 2001 Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Dallas, TX, March 7-10.

Gard, S.A. and Konz, R.J. (2001). The Influence of Prosthetic Shock Absorbing Pylons on Transtibial Amputee Gait. 6th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Sacramento, CA, April 25th-28th.

Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2001) The Role of the Foot/Ankle System in Human Walking With Applications for Artificial Limbs. Invited Speaker Northwestern University Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar, presented in Evanston, Illinois, November 28.

Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2001) Roll-over Shapes of Prosthetic Feet and an Alignment Hypothesis for Trans-tibial Prostheses. Book of Abstracts for the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, p. TH01.2, presented in Glasgow, Scotland, July 5.

Hansen, A., Childress, D., Brunner, J. (2001) Effects of Shoe Heel Height on the Roll-over Shapes of Foot/Ankle Systems. Book of Abstracts for the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, p. T01.2, presented in Glasgow, Scotland, July 3.

Heckathorne, C. W., Hungspreugs, P., and Weir, R. F. ff.,(2001). Developments in Upper Extremity Prosthetic Devices. Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP) laboratory meeting, SMPP Conference Room, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Illinois, July 26th, 2001.

Heckathorne, C, Uellendahl, J and Duff, S (2001). "Progressive Prosthetics Management of a Person with Bilateral Shoulder Disarticulations Over a 11 Year Period." 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Glasgow, UK, July 1-6, 2001.

Heckathorne, C, Hungspreugs, P and Childress, D (2001). "Advancement of the Prosthetic Arm Design and Simulation System." 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Glasgow, UK, July 1-6, 2001.

Hungspreugs, P, Heckathorne, C and Childress, D (2001). "Computer Simulation Tool for Upper-Limb Prosthetic Design." World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Chicago, IL, 2001.

Miff, S.C., Childress, D.S. and Gard S.A. (2001). Vertical Excursion of the Trunk During Gait is Determined by Step Length. 6th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Sacramento, CA, April 25th-28th.

Weir, R. F. ff.,and Grahn, E. C. , (2001). A New Externally-Powered Hand Prosthesis for Persons with Partial-Hand Amputations. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) , Glasgow, UK, July 1st - July 6th, p. MO6.6.

Weir, R. F. ff.,and Childress, D. S., (2001). A Three-Dimensional, Single Marker, Gait Analysis System for Real-Time Use in Small Clinical Facilities . Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Glasgow, UK, July 1st - July 6th, p. MO8.2.

Weir, R. F. ff., Grahn, E. C., Duff, S. J., and Childress, D. S., (2001). Development of an Externally-Powered, Myoelectrically Controlled Hand Prosthesis for Persons with Partial Hand Amputations . Proceedings of the VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Service meeting " Intellectual Property In The VA: Changes, Challenges & Collaborations ", April 12th & 13th, 2001, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA, p. 07.

Weir, R. F. ff., Grahn, E. C. , and Duff, S. J., (2001). A New Externally-Powered, Myoelectrically Controlled Hand Prosthesis For Persons With Partial Hand Amputations. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Dallas, TX, March 8th - 10th.

Weir, R. F. ff., (2001). Speaker for the Advanced Training Course: Overview of Gait Analysis for Prosthetists and Orthotists. American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP). Northwestern Universisty. September, 2001.

Other Publications

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2001). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the USMC E2 Foot." Internal Technical Report, #37, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2001). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the Handicap International Prosthetic Foot." Internal Technical Report, #39, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2001). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the ICRC Ethiopia Prosthetic Foot." Internal Technical Report, #40, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Sam, M, Hansen, A and Childress, D (2001). "Biomechanical Characterization of Prosthetic Feet: Results of the ICRC Geneva Prosthetic Foot." Internal Technical Report, #41, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Weir, R and Childress, D (2001). "Die Kineplastik zur Steuerung von Fremdkraftprothesen." Medizinisch-Orthopädische Technik, 121(9-12).

Weir, R (2001). "Development of a New Partial Hand Prosthesis." Capabilities, 10(2):1-3, 11.

Weir, R (2001). "Development of a Portable, Real Time, 3-D Single Marker Gait Evaluation System. Research Project Update." Capabilities, 10(4):4.

Weir, RFff. and Childress, DS (2001 (submitted)). Research Trends for the 21st Century. Invited Book Chapter, Meier & Aitkens Eds.