Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2009

Papers

Ajiboye, A and Weir, R (2009). "Muscle synergies as a predictive framework for the EMG patterns of new hand postures." Journal of Neural Engineering, 6(3):036004.

Fatone S., Gard S. and Malas B. (2009). "Effect of Ankle Foot Orthosis Alignment and Foot-Plate Length on Knee Kinematics and Kinetics in People with Hemiplegia." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 90, No. 5, pp. 810-818.

Fatone S., Sorci E., Hansen A.H. (2009). "Effects of Clinically Prescribed Ankle Foot Orthoses on Ankle-Foot Roll-over Shapes: A Case Series." Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 196-203.

Hansen AH, Miff SC, Childress DS, Gard SA, Meier MR. (2009). "Net external energy of the biologic and prosthetic ankle during gait initiation." Gait Posture. 2009 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Hansen A.H., and Childress D.S. (2009). "Effects of Shoe Heel Height on the Roll-over Shapes of Prosthetic Ankle-Foot Systems: Implications for Heel-Height Adjustable Components." Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 48-54.

Johnson, W.B., Fatone, S. and Gard, S.A. (2009). Dynamic Analyses of the Gait of RGO Users. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 46(3): 435-446.

Srinivasan, S., Westervelt, E.R., and Hansen, A. H. (2009). "A Low-Dimensional Sagittal Plane Forward-Dynamic Model for Asymmetric Gait and its Application to Study the Gait of Transtibial Prosthesis Users." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 3, pp. 031003.

Williams, R.J., Hansen, A.H., and Gard, S.A. (2009). "Prosthetic Ankle-Foot Mechanism Capable of Automatic Adaptation to Walking Surface." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 3, pp. 035002.

Wu, Y, Casanova, H, Reisinger, K, Smith, W and Childress, D (2009). "CIR casting system for making transtibial sockets." Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 33(1):1-9.

Presentations

Boutwell, E. (2009). "Study of Residual Limb/Prosthetic Socket Compliance in Transtibial Amputees." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Summer Session, Lake Geneva, WI, June 12-13, 2009.

Fatone, S. and Gard, S.A. (2009). "Special Forum: The NIDRR Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for P&O at Northwestern University." The 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Atlanta, GA, March 4-7.

Fatone, S. (2009). "Randomized Cross-over study of AFO Ankle Components in Adults with Hemiplegia." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Summer Session, Lake Geneva, WI, June 12-13, 2009.

Fatone S., Gard S., and Stine R. (2009). "Randomized Cross-over Study of AFO Ankle Components in Adults with Post-stroke Hemiparesis: Preliminary Results." The 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Atlanta, GA, March 4-7.

Fatone, S., and Caldwell, R. (2009). "Gait Kinematics and Kinetics in Sub-Ischial Sockets with Assisted-Vacuum Suspension: Case Studies of Persons with Transfemoral Amputation." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Fall Session, Hickory Hills, IL, November 7.

Fatone, S. (2009). "Review of the Evidence for Sub-Atmospheric Suspension Systems." Presented at the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists One-Day Seminar Certificate Programs, Chicago, IL, October 9-10.

Fatone, S (2009). "Functional Evaluation of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Adults with Post-Stroke Hemiplegia." ISPO Canada Symposium on "Prosthetics and Orthotics Care for People with Diabetes", Toronto, ON, Canada, October 22-24, 2009.

Fatone, S (2009). "The Biomechanics of Neuropathic Gait and Partial Foot Amputation." ISPO Canada Symposium on "Prosthetics and Orthotics Care for People with Diabetes", Toronto, ON, Canada, October 22-24, 2009.

Fatone, S (2009). "Functional Evaluation of Ankle Foot Orthoses in Adults with Post-Stroke Hemiplegia." ISPO Canada Symposium "Prosthetics and Orthotics Care for People with Diabetes" Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 22-24, 2009.

Hansen, A.H. (2009). "Roll-over Shape as a Tool for Design, Alignment, and Evaluation of Ankle-Foot Prostheses and Orthoses." Invited Keynote Speaker, the 4th International State-of-the-Art Congress "Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise, and Sports," Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 7-9.

Johnson W.B., Fatone S. and Gard S.A. (2009). "Dynamic Analyses of the Gait of RGO Users." The 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Atlanta, GA, March 4-7 (Finalist, Howard R. Thranhardt Lecture Award).

Koehler, S. (2009). "An Investigation of Shock-Absorbing Components in Persons with Unilateral Transfemoral Amputation." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Fall Session, Hickory Hills, IL, November 7.

McNealy, L. (2009). "The Influence of Sagittal Plane Prosthetic Ankle Motion in Persons with Bilateral Transfemoral Amputations." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Fall Session, Hickory Hills, IL, November 7.

Ruhe, B.L. and Gard, S.A. (2009). "Effect of Prosthetic Foot/Ankle Alignment on Balance Efficiency while Standing on Sloped Surfaces in Persons with Transfemoral Amputations." The 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Atlanta, GA, March 4-7.

Waldera, K. (2009). "Improving Prosthetic Options for Farmers and Ranchers: NU RERC Collaboration with the National AgrAbility Project." Midwest Chapter American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) 2009 Annual Summer Session, Lake Geneva, WI, June 12-13, 2009.

Waldera, K.E., and Heckathorne, C.W. (2009). "Assessing and Responding to the Prosthetic Needs of Farmers and Ranchers." Presented at the AgrAbility National Training Workshop, Grand Rapids, MI, October 5-8.

Wang C.C. and Hansen A. H. (2009). "Changes in Ankle Kinematics to Preserve an Invariant Roll-over Shape." Annual Meeting for the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), August 26-29, State College, Pennsylvania.

Wang C.C. and Hansen A.H. (2009). "Effective Rocker Shapes for Walking, Swaying, and Standing." Annual Meeting for the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), August 26-29, State College, Pennsylvania.

Other Publications

Fatone S. (2009). "Stroke: The Evidence for Orthotic Treatment." Lower Extremity Review, September, 1(3):33-38.

Hansen A.H. (2009). "Prosthetics." In: International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation., JH Stone, M Blouin, editors. Available online: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/encyclopedia/article.php?id=120&language=en

Hansen A. (2009). Prosthetics: Foot and Ankle Prosthetics. In: JH Stone, M Blouin, editors. International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. Available online: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/encyclopedia/article.php?id=126&language=en