Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2005

Papers

Ajiboye, A and Weir, R (2005). "A heuristic fuzzy logic approach to EMG pattern recognition for multifunctional prosthesis control." IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 13(3):280-291.

Farrell, T., Weir, R., Heckathorne, C., Childress, D. (2005). The Effects of Static Friction and Backlash on Extended Physiological Proprioception Control of a Powered Prosthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 42(3), 327-341.

Hansen, A., Childress, D. (2005). Effects of Adding Weight to the Torso on Roll-over Characteristics of Walking. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 42, No. 3, 381-390.

Hansen, A (2005). "Scientific Methods to Determine Functional Performance of Prosthetic Ankle-Foot Systems." Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 17(4 Supplement):S23-S29.

Miff, S.C., Childress, D.S., Gard, S.A., Meier, M.R. and Hansen, A.H. (2005). Temporal Symmetries During Gait Initiation and Termination in Non-Disabled Ambulators and in People with Unilateral Transtibial Limb Loss. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 42(2), 175-182.

Presentations

Ajiboye, A and Weir, R (2005). "Fuzzy c-means clustering analysis of the EMG patterns of six major hand grasps." IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Chicago, IL, Jun 28-Jul 1, 2005.

Bertos, G, Childress, D and Gard, S (2005). "The vertical mechanical impedance of the locomotor system during human walking with applications in rehabilitation." IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Chicago, IL, Jun 28-Jul 1, 2005.

Fatone, S., Hansen, A.H., Gard, S.A. and Malas, B.S. (2005). Effects on Gait of Ankle Alignment and Foot-Plate Length in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs). The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Fatone, S and Gard, S (2005). "Biomechanics of Lower Limb Function and Gait." Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Orlando, FL, 16-19 March, 2005.

Fatone, S, Hansen, A, Gard, S and Malas, B (2005). "Effects on Gait of Ankle Alignment and Foot-Plate Length in Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs)." Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Orlando, FL, March 16-19, 2005.

Gard, S (2005). "Use of quantitative gait analysis for the evaluation of prosthetic walking performance." 6th State of the Science Conference on Lower Limb Prosthetic Outcomes, Chicago, IL.

Koehler, S., Gard, S.A. and Meier, M.R. (2005). The Effect of Shock-Absorbing Prosthetic Components on Ground Reaction Force Profiles in Persons with Transfemoral Amputations. The 10th Anniversary Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Portland, OR, April 6-9.

Koehler, S., Gard, S.A. and Meier, M.R. (2005). An Investigation of Shock-Absorbing Components in Persons with Unilateral Transfemoral Amputations. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Konz, R.J., Fatone, S. and Gard, S.A. (2005). The Effect of a Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis on Gait. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Konz, R, Fatone, S, Gard, S, Ganju, A and Ondra, S (2005). "The Effects of Spinal Restriction on Walking: II. Lower Limb Data." 12th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Banff, Canada, July 7-9, 2005.

Konz, R, Ganju, A, Fatone, S, Ondra, S and Gard, S (2005). "The Effects of Spinal Restriction on Walking: I. Regional Spinal Kinematics." 12th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Banff, Canada, July 7-9, 2005.

Konz, R, Ganju, A, Fatone, S, Ondra, S and Gard, S (2005). "Non-invasive Measurement of Static and Dynamic Alignment." Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA October 8-13, 2005.

Konz, R, Fatone, S, Gard, S, Ganju, A and Ondra, S (2005). "The Effects of Spinal Restriction on Walking: II. Lower Limb Data." Scoliosis Research Society 40th Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, October 27-30, 2005.

Kuiken, T. A., J. W. Sensinger, et al. (2005). Phantom Limb Sensory Feedback through nerve transfer surgery. Myoelectric Controls Symposium, New Brunswick.

McNealy, L., Gard, S., Lipschutz, R. and Kuiken, T. (2005). Quantitative Evaluation to Determine the Effect of Increased Ankle Motion in Persons with Bilateral Transfemoral Amputations. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Meier, M.R., Hansen, A.H. and Gard, S.A. (2005). Performance on an Obstacle Course: Otto Bock C-Leg vs. Otto Bock 3R60 vs. Catech SNS. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Meier, M, Hansen, A, Gard, S and Childress, D (2005). "Obstacle Course Performance: Comparison of the C-Leg to Two Conventional Knees." 20th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, OH, 2005.

Miller, L, Lipschutz, R, Weir, R, Stubblefield, K, Heckathorne, C and Kuiken, T (2005). "Shoulder Disarticulation Fitting with 6 Independently Controlled Motors after Targeted Hyper-reinnervation Nerve Transfer Surgery." Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Conference, Fredericton, Canada, 2005.

Ruhe, B.L. and Gard, S.A. (2005). Gait Characteristics of Persons with Bilateral Transfemoral Amputations. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Sensinger, J. W. and R. F. f. Weir (2005). Non-Backdrivable Series Elastic Actuator For Use In A Prosthetic Elbow. Myoelectric Controls Symposium, New Brunswick.

Sensinger, J. W. and R. F. f. Weir (2005). Design and Analysis of Non-backdrivable Series Elastic Actuators. IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Chicago.

Sessoms, P.H., Hansen, A.H., Meier, M.M., Gard, S.A. and Childress, D.S. (2005). Effective Foot Length Ratios for Sound and Prosthetic Ankle Foot Systems of Unilateral Transtibial Prosthesis Users. The 10th Anniversary Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Portland, OR, April 6-9.

Stubblefield, K, Miller, L, Lipschutz, R, Phillips, M, Heckathorne, C and Kuiken, T (2005). "Occupational Therapy Outcomes with Targeted Hyper-reinnervation Nerve Transfer Surgery: Two Case Studies." Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Conference, New Brunswick, Canada, 2005.

Su, P.F., Gard, S., Lipschutz, R. and Kuiken, T. (2005). Investigation to Determine the Effect of Increased Ankle Motion in Persons with Bilateral Transtibial Amputations. The 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC), Orlando, FL, March 16-19.

Su, P.F., Gard, S., Lipschutz, R. and Kuiken, T. (2005). The Effect of Prosthetic Ankle Motion on the Gait of Persons with Bilateral Transtibial Amputations. The 10th Anniversary Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Portland, OR, April 6-9.

Weir, R, Troyk, P, DeMichele, G and Kerns, D (2005). "Technical details of the implantable myoelectric sensor (IMES) system for multifunctional prosthesis control." 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Shanghai, China, 2005.

Weir, R and Grahn, E (2005). "Powered Humeral Rotator for Persons with Shoulder Disarticulation Amputations." Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Conference, New Brunswick, Canada, 2005.

Other Publications

Gard, SA and Fatone, S (2005). "Biomechanics of Lower Limb Function and Gait." In: J. D. Martina and J. H. B. Geertzen, Orthotic Management and Related Therapies After Stroke. Groningen, The Netherlands: International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics.