Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2007

Papers

Dillon, M., Fatone, S., and Hodge, MC. (2007). Biomechanics of Ambulation after Partial Foot Amputation. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 19:(8 Proceedings):P2-P61.

Farrell, T., Weir, R., Childress, D. (2007). The Optimal Controller Delay for Myoelectric Prostheses. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 15(1): 111-118.

Fatone, S. and Hansen, A.H. (2007). Effect of an Ankle Foot Orthosis on Roll-over Shape in Adults with Hemiplegia. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, Vol. 44, No. 1, 11-20.

Fatone, S. and Hansen, A.H. (2007). Effect of Ankle Joint Misalignment on Calf Band Movement in Ankle-Foot Orthoses. Prosthetics Orthotics International, 31(1):76-87.

Hansen, A (2007). "A Biomechanist's Perspective on Partial Foot Prostheses." Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 19(8 Proceedings):P80-P84.

Meier, M-R (2007). "Change in Editorialship." Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 31(4):325-326.

Miff, S., Hansen, A., Childress, D., Gard, S., Meier, M. (in press). Roll-over Shapes of the Able-Bodied Knee-Ankle-Foot System during Gait Initiation, Steady-State Walking, and Gait Termination. Gait and Posture.

Onishi, K, Weir, R and Kuiken, T (2007). "Neural machine interfaces for controlling multifunctional powered upper-limb prostheses." Expert Review of Medical Devices, 4(1):43-53.

Saha, D., Gard, S., and Fatone, S. (2007). The Effect of Trunk Posture on Static Standing. Spine, 32(15):1605-1611.

Sensinger, J and Weir, R (2006). "Improved torque fidelity in harmonic drive sensors through the union of two existing strategies." IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 11(4):457-461.

Su, P, Gard, S, Lipschutz, R and Kuiken, T (2007). "Gait characteristics of persons with bilateral transtibial amputations." Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 44(4):491-501.

Zissimopoulos, A., Fatone, S., and Gard, S. (2007). The Biomechanical and Energetic Effects of a Stance-Control Orthotic Knee Joint. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 44(4):503-514.

Presentations

Del Bianco, J. and Fatone, S. (2007). Silicone AFO Research. Invited Presentation, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists North Carolina and South Carolina Chapter Meeting, November 2, Charlotte, NC.

Dillon, M., Fatone, S., Hodge, M. (2007). Literature Review and Ranking. Invited Participant, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists State of the Science Conference 8: Biomechanics of Partial Foot Ambulation. March 3-4, Rosemont, IL.

Dillon, M, Fatone, S and Hodge, M (2007). "Biomechanics of Ambulation after Partial Foot Amputation: Systematic Review." 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Jul 29-Aug 30, 2007.

Fatone, S. and Hansen, A. (2007). Effect of an Ankle Foot Orthosis on Roll-over Shape in Adults with Hemiplegia following Stroke. Invited Speaker, 16th Annual Visiting Professor Symposium, Motion Analysis Center, Children's Memorial Hospital, November 9, Chicago, IL.

Fatone, S. (2007). Effect of Ankle Foot Orthosis Alignment and Foot-Plate Length on the Gait of Adults with Hemiplegia. Invited Speaker, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Midwest Chapter Fall Meeting, November 3, Hickory Hills, IL.

Fatone, S. (2007). Biomechanics of Ambulation after Partial Foot Amputation: Systematic Review. Invited presentation in Dillon M., Fatone S., Soderberg B. "Symposium―Management of the Partial Foot Amputee," the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Fatone S. (2007). Review of Functional Analyses of Van Nes Rotationplasty for PFFD and Osteosarcoma. Invited presentation in Murray K., Krajbich I., Fatone S., Lawlor R. "Advanced Instructional Course―Van Nes Rotationplasty in the treatment of PFFD and osteosarcoma of the distal femur," the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Fatone, S., Gard, S.A., and Malas, B.S. (2007). Effect of AFO Alignment on Plantar Pressures During Walking in Adults with Hemiplegia. Oral Presentation, the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Fatone, S. (2007). Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) Rating System. Invited Speaker, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Symposium on Assessment of Literature Quality, January 19-20, Seattle, WA.

Fatone, S., Gard, S. and Malas, B. (2007). Effect of Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) foot plate length on plantar pressures in adults with hemiplegia. Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, March 21-24, San Francisco, California.

Fatone, S (2007). "Functional Evaluation of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Adults with Post-Stroke Hemiplegia." Invited Speaker, Bio-Interest Group (BIG) seminar series, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, October 15, 2007.

Gard, S (2007). "An Overview of Research: The Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory & Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program." Invited speaker for the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Midwest Chapter Spring Meeting, Lisle, IL, May 31-June 2, 2007.

Hansen AH, Gard SA, Childress DS, Ruhe B, Williams R (2007). Automatically-Adapting Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Concept. 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, July 29-August 3, Vancouver, Canada.

Hansen AH, Steer SA, Childress DS (2007). Lever Compression Molding of Shape&Roll Prosthetic Feet. 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, July 29-August 3, Vancouver, Canada.

Hansen AH, Meier MR, Childress DS (2007). Roll-over Shape Radii of Able-bodied Children. 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, July 29-August 3, Vancouver, Canada.

Hansen AH, Meier MR, Steer SA, Sam M, Dossud S, Wu Y, Childress DS (2007). Low-Cost Polyurethane Rubber Prosthetic Foot Cover. 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, July 29-August 3, Vancouver, Canada.

Hansen, A (2007). "A biomechanist's perspective on partial foot prostheses." State of the Science Conference on Biomechanics of Partial Foot Amputation, Chicago, IL, March 3-4, 2007.

Johnson, B., Fatone, S., Gard, S. (2007). Preliminary Results for a Dynamic Analysis of RGO Users. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, April 11-14, Springfield, MA.

Koehler, S.R., Gard, S.A., and Meier, M.R. (2007). Limb-Compliance and Shock-Absorbing Pylons in Persons with Transfemoral Amputations. Oral Presentation, the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Meier, M.R., Steer, S.A., Hansen, A.H., Sam, M., and Childress, D.S. (2007). Shape&Roll Prosthetic Foot: Instruction Manuals. Poster Presentation, the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Saha, D, Gard, S and Fatone, S (2006). "Vertical Ground Reaction Force During Trunk-flexed Gait." American Society of Biomechanics, Blacksburg VA, September 6-9, 2006.

Saha, D, Gard, S, Fatone, S and Ondra, S (2006). "The Effect of Trunk Posture on Global Balance." 56th Annual Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, October 7-12, 2006.

Sessoms P.H., Hansen A.H., Meier M.R., Gard S.A. (2007). Effects of Prosthetic Foot Roll-over Shape Arc Length on Gait of People with Bilateral Transtibial Amputations. Poster Presentation, the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Vancouver, Canada, July 29 - August 3, 2007.

Sessoms, P, Hansen, A, Meier, M, Gard, S and Childress, D (2006). "Effective foot length ratios for sound and prosthetic ankle foot systems of unilateral trans-tibial prosthesis users." Dynamic Walking 2006 - Mechanics and Control of Human and Robot Locomotion, Ann Arbor, MI May 6-8, 2006.

Sorci, E., Fatone, S., Hansen, A. and Gard, S. (2007). Pilot Study Evaluating Ankle Foot Orthoses using Roll-over Shapes. Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, March 21-24, San Francisco, California. (Resident Poster).

Zissimopoulos, A., Fatone, S. and Gard, S. (2007). The Biomechanical and Energetic Effects of a Stance-Control Orthotic Knee Joint. Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, March 21-24, San Francisco, California.

Other Publications

Northwestern University PRL & RERP (2007). Research in P&O: Are We Addressing Clinically-Relevant Problems? Report on the State-of-the-Science Meeting in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Chicago, IL.

Hansen AH, Gard SA, Childress DS (2007). "Quasi-stiffness of the Ankle During Able-Bodied Walking at Different Speeds: Implications for Design of Prostheses." In: Foot and Ankle Motion Analysis: Clinical Treatment and Technology. Edited by Harris GF, Smith PA, and Marks RM., Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.