Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2004

Papers

Gard, S.A., Miff, S.C. and Kuo, A.D. (2004). Comparison of Kinematic and Kinetic Methods for Computing the Vertical Motion of the Body Center of Mass During Walking. Human Movement Science, 22(6), 597-610.

Hansen, A.H., Childress, D.S., Miff, S.C., Gard, S.A. and Mesplay, K.P. (2004). The Human Ankle During Walking: Implications for Design of Biomimetic Ankle Prostheses and Orthoses. Journal of Biomechanics, 37(10), 1467-1474.

Hansen, A., Childress, D., Knox, E. (2004) Roll-over Shapes of Human Locomotor Systems: Effects of Walking Speed. Clinical Biomechanics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 407-414.

Hansen, A., Childress, D., Miff, S. (2004) Roll-over Characteristics of Human Walking on Inclined Surfaces. Human Movement Science, Vol. 23, No. 6, 807-821.

Hansen, A., Sam, M., Childress, D. (2004) The Effective Foot Length Ratio (EFLR) A Potential Tool for Characterization and Evaluation of Prosthetic Feet. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vol. 16, No. 2, 41-45.

Hansen, A. & Childress, D. (2004) Effects of Shoe Heel Height on Biologic Roll-over Characteristics During Walking. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 41, No. 4, 547-554.

Meier, M., Sam, M., Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2004) The Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot (Part II): Field Testing in El Salvador. Medicine Conflict and Survival, Vol. 20, No. 4, 307-325.

Sam, M., Childress, D., Hansen, A., Meier, M., Lambla, S., Grahn, E., Rolock, J. (2004) The Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot (Part I): Design and Development of Appropriate Technology for Low-Income Countries. Medicine Conflict and Survival, Vol. 20, No. 4, 294-306.

Sam, M., Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2004) Characterization of Prosthetic Feet Used in Low-Income Countries. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, Vol. 28, 132-140.

Presentations

Childress, D., Sam, M., Hansen, A., Meier, M., Steer, S., Lambla, S., Grahn, E., Rolock, J., Knox, E. (2004). The Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot. Invited speaker at the Second Regional Conference Meeting of Experts: Reaching People's Needs by Building Partnerships in Disability, Technology and Integrated Rehabilitation, Mexico City, Mexico, October 13-15.

Childress, D., Sam, M., Hansen, A., Meier, M., Lambla, S., Grahn, E., Rolock, J., Knox, E. (2004). The Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot. 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, presented by Childress in Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Childress, D and Hansen, A (2004). "Design, Evaluation and Alignment of Prosthetic Feet Using the Roll-over Shape." World Congress Orthopadie + Rehatechnik International, Leipzig, Germany, May 19-22, 2004.

Fatone, S, Hansen, A, Gard, S and Malas, B (2004). "An Investigation of Alignment and Support in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs)." American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), Midwest Chapter Spring Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, June 3-5, 2004.

Fatone, S., Hansen, A.H., Gard, S.A. and Malas, B.S. (2004). The Effect of Ankle Foot Orthosis Alignment on the Knee During Gait in Post-Stroke Hemiplegia. The 11th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Fatone, S., Gard, S.A., Childress, D.S. and Malas, B.S. (2004). An Investigation of Foot Alignment and Support in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs). 9th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Fatone S., Hansen, AH, Gard SA and Malas BS. (2004). An Investigation of Alignment and Support in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs). Invited Speaker, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Midwest Chapter Spring Meeting, June 3-5, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Fatone, S, Gard, S, Childress, D, Hansen, A and Malas, B (2004). "An Investigation of Foot Alignment and Support in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs)." Annual Meeting of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Orlando, FL, 19-20 June, 2004.

Fatone, S (2004). "The La Trobe University P&O Doctoral Program." Advanced Degrees Conference, Prosthetic Research Study and American Academy for Prosthetists and Orthotists, Chicago, IL, 15-16 July, 2004.

Fatone, S (2004). "Overview of Prosthetics and Orthotics Research at Northwestern University." Fall Scientific Meeting of American Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, 23 October, 2004.

Fatone, S (2004). "Effects on Gait of Ankle Alignment and Foot-Plate Length in Ankle Foot Orthoses." Fall Scientific Meeting of American Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, 23 October, 2004.

Fatone, S (2004). "Application of Instrumented Gait Analysis to Prosthetics and Orthotics." Fall Scientific Meeting of American Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, 23 October, 2004.

Gard, S.A. and Konz, R.J. (2004). The Effect of a Shock-Absorbing Pylon on the Gait of Persons with Transtibial Amputation. The 11th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Gard, S.A. (2004). Methods for the Assessment of Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices. Invited speaker for the workshop "Prosthetics and Orthotics: Innovative Design Strategies and Clinical Solutions" held in conjunction with the XVth Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK), Boston, MA, June 18-21.

Gard, S.A. (2004). The Northwestern Experience: Making Ph.D.'s Clinically Savvy. Invited speaker for the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) Meeting on Advanced Education for Prosthetists & Orthotists, Seattle, WA, March 18-19.

Hansen, A., Meier, M., Sam, M., Childress, D. (2004). A Step Ahead: Prosthetic alignment is made easier with a new computer system that has far-reaching implications. ADVANCE for Directors in Rehabilitation, February, 37-40.

Hansen, A., Childress, D., Knox, E. (2004). Biomimetic Design of Prosthetic Foot and Ankle-Foot Systems Using Roll-over Shape. 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Hansen, A., Meier, M., Lambla, S., Sessoms, P., Childress, D. (2004). Effects of Prosthetic Foot Roll-over Shape Arc Length on Gait of Trans-tibial Prosthesis Users. 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Hong Kong, China, August 1-6. [This paper won a World Congress Best Paper Prize.]

Heckathorne, C and Hungspreugs, P (2004). "Modeling Human-Prosthesis Systems in Upper-limb Prosthetics." 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Hong Kong, China, 1-6 August, 2004.

Koehler, S.R., Gard, S.A. and Meier, M.R. (2004). An Investigation of Shock Absorbing Components in Persons with Unilateral Transfemoral Amputations. The 11th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Koehler, S.R., Gard, S.A., Meier, M.R., Cassar, M. and Lipschutz, R. (2004). Stance-Phase Knee Flexion in Persons with Unilateral Transfemoral Amputations Walking on an Otto Bock 3R60 EBS Knee: A Preliminary Report. 9th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Konz, R., Fatone, S. and Gard, S. (2004). The Effect of Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthoses on Gait. 9th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Konz, R.J., Fatone, S. and Gard, S.A. (2004). The Effect of a Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis on Gait. The 11th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Konz R, Ganju A, Fatone S, Gard S, Ondra S. (2004). Non-invasive Measurement of Static and Dynamic Alignment: Preliminary Data. Scoliosis Research Society, 39th Annual Meeting, September 6-9, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Konz R, Ganju A, Fatone S, Gard S, Ondra S. (2004). Non-invasive Measurement of Static and Dynamic Alignment: Preliminary Data. 11th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, July 1-3, Southampton, Bermuda.

Meier, M., Sam, M., Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2004). The Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot: Field Testing in El Salvador. 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, presented by Meier in Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Miff, S., Childress, D., Hansen, A., Gard, S. and Meier, M. (2004). The Behavior of the Knee-Ankle-Foot System During Gait Initiation, Steady-State Walking and Gait Termination. 9th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Miff, S., Childress, D., Hansen, A., Gard, S. and Meier, M. (2004). Temporal-spatial Symmetries During Gait Initiation and Termination. 9th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Miller, L, Lipschutz, R, Kuiken, T, Stubblefield, K and Heckathorne, C (2004). "Externally-powered Shoulder Disarticulation Fitting Following Targeted Muscle Reinnervation." 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Hong Kong, China, 1-6 August, 2004.

Ruberte, L and Heckathorne, C (2004). "Design of a Cable-actuated Humeral Rotator Lock for Above-Elbow Prostheses." 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Hong Kong, China, 1-6 August, 2004.

Ruhe, B.L., Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S. (2004). Walking Characteristics of Persons with Bilateral Transfemoral Amputations. The 11th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, August 1-6.

Sam, M., Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2004). A Method for Determining a Best-Fit Single Radius Lower Limb Rocker in Normal Walking. 9th Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Meeting, Lexington, KY, April 21-24.

Other Publications

Gard, S and Fatone, S (2004). "Biomechanics of lower limb function and gait." In: E. Condie, J. Campbell and J. Martina, Report of a Consensus Conference on the Orthotic Management of Stroke Patients. Copenhagen, Denmark: International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Hansen, A, Meier, M, Sam, M and Childress, D (2004). "A Step Ahead: Prosthetic alignment is made easier with a new computer system that has far-reaching implications." ADVANCE for Directors in Rehabilitation, 37-40.

Uellendahl, J and Heckathorne, C (2004). "Creative Prosthetic Solutions for Bilateral Upper Extremity Amputation." In: R. Meier, III and D. Atkins, Functional Restoration of the Person with Upper Extremity Amputation. New York, NY: Demos Medical Publishing, Inc.