Podium Sessions

  1. MOTOR CONTROL: THINKING BEYOND BIOMECHANICS
  2. CONTROL OF POSTURE IN SPORTS
  3. ASSESSMENT OF MATERIAL PROPERTIES IN BONE BY MEDICAL IMAGING
  4. AGING AND FALLS
  5. ERGONOMICS: BASIC RESEARCH
  6. BIOMECHANICS OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES (MS/PD)
  7. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS / JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS AWARDS
  8. AMPUTEE GAIT
  9. KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS
  10. ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT OF MUSCLE
  11. LOWER EXTREMITY: GAIT ANALYSIS
  12. VARIABILITY IN STANDING, WALKING, AND RUNNING
  13. FOOTSTRIKE PATTERNS IN RUNNING
  14. AMPUTEE MOBILITY
  15. UPPER EXTREMITY: CLINICAL MECHANICS AND WHEELCHAIR USE
  16. ASB FELLOWS’ PRESENTATIONS
  17. GAIT AND FALLS
  18. UPPER EXTREMITY: ORTHOPEDIC MECHANICS AND MODELING
  19. LOWER EXTREMITY: ACL
  20. A CONTINUUM OF PEDIATRIC BIOMECHANICS: FROM CLINICAL TO TECHNICAL
  21. ENERGETICS
  22. ERGONOMICS: APPLIED RESEARCH
  23. LOCOMOTION FOLLOWING CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
  24. BIOMECHANICS IN DISABILITY RESEARCH
  25. BALANCE AND FALLS
  26. MUSCULOSKELETAL MODELING
  27. INSTRUMENTATION
  28. TEACHING BIOMECHANICS
  29. ACL-RELATED BIOMECHANICS IN SPORTS
  30. MOTOR CONTROL: STANDING AND LOCOMOTION
  31. LOW BACK PAIN
  32. YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS

11:15-12:15 Thursday

MOTOR CONTROL: THINKING BEYOND BIOMECHANICS

 

Session Chairs: E Perreault, PhD / J Kutch, PhD

Podium


Cortical Control Of Pelvic Musculature: Stimulation And Functional Imaging

Manku Rana; Louise Cosand; Daniel Kirages; Moheb Yani; Jason Kutch


The Effect Of Optic Flow Speed And Hip Restriction On Cortical Activation During Walking

Yawen Yu; Mukul Mukherjee


Feline Soleus And Lateral Gastrocnemius Self-reinnervation Results In Increased Ankle Extensor Activity But No Change In Ankle Extensor Moment During Upslope Locomotion

Annette Pantall; Robert Gregor; Boris Prilutsky


Want To Test Proprioception? There’s An App For That.

Elizabeth Gillespie; Jacqlyn Hyler; Yin-Liang Lin; Andrew Karduna

CONTROL OF POSTURE IN SPORTS

 

Session Chairs: M Sabick, PhD / S Breloff, PhD

Thematic Poster


T13. Estimating Trunk Muscle Compressive Force In Vertical Dance

Margaret Wilson; Boyi Dai; Qin “Arthur” Zhu; Neil Humphrey


T14. Lumbopelvic Control And Injuries In Professional Baseball Pitchers

Ajit Chaudhari; Christopher McKenzie; Xueliang Pan; James Onate


T15. Relationships Between Trunk Kinematics At The Critical Time Points In Baseball Pitching

Sakiko Oyama; Yu Bing; J. Troy Blackburn; Darin Padua; Li Li; Joseph Myers


T16. A Comparison Of Hip And Trunk Kinematics In Healthy Runners With Strong And Weak Hip Abductors

James Hannigan; Jim Becker; Li-Shan Chou

ASSESSMENT OF MATERIAL PROPERTIES IN BONE BY MEDICAL IMAGING

 

Session Chairs: Z Domire, PhD / R Breighner, PhD

Podium


Ct Exposure And Energy Effects On Bone Mineral Density Estimation From Calibration Phantoms

Hugo Giambini; Ahmad Nassr; Paul Huddleston; Dan Dragomir-Daescu; Kai-Nan An


In Vivo Patient-specific Material Properties Of The Subcalcaneal Fat: An Inverse Finite Element Analysis

Vara Isvilanonda; Joseph Iaquinto; Evan Williams; Peter Cavanagh; David Haynor; Baocheng Chu; William Ledoux


The Mechanical Consequence Of Actual Bone Loss And Simulated Bone Recovery In Acute Spinal Cord Injury

W. Brent Edwards; Thomas Schnitzer; Karen Troy


Effects Of Charcot Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy On 3-d Foot Bone Orientation Angles Measured Using Quantitative Computed Tomography

Dave Gutekunst; Lu Liu; Tao Ju; Kenton Kaufman; Jeffrey Johnson; David Sinacore

AGING AND FALLS

 

Session Chair: P DeVita, PhD

Thematic Poster


T1. An Eight-week Balance Exercise Intervention Program In Healthy Older Adults

Joseph Hoekstra; Max Paquette; Jianping Huang; Joshua Bravo; Yuhua Li


T2. Insights Into The Role Of Lower Extremity Net Joint Moment Contributions To Rapid Voluntary Stepping In The Elderly

Raymond Van Ham; Arash Mahboobin


T3. Knowledge Of The Nature Of The Perturbation Affects Young And Older Adults Differently During Trips In A Mixed Perturbation Paradigm

Brooke Coley; Rakie Cham; Sebashan Perera


T4. Center Of Pressure Control For Balance Maintenance During Lateral Waist-pull Perturbations In Older Adults

Masahiro Fujimoto; Woei-Nan Bair; Michelle Prettyman; Brock Beamer; Mark Rogers

4:15-5:15 Thursday

ERGONOMICS: BASIC RESEARCH

 

Session Chairs: R Hughes, PhD / T Burkhart, PhD

Podium


Adaptations In Lower Extremity Kinematics Due To Vest-borne Military Relevant Loads

Rebecca Fellin; Peter Frykman; Shane Sauer; Joseph Seay


Perception Vs. Action: Perceived Obstacle Crossing Ability Of Firefighters In Protective Gear

Matthew Petrucci; Gavin Horn; Karl Rosengren; Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler


Prolonged Sitting Alters Abdominal Muscle Activation And Thoracic Spine Lateral Bending In Transient Pain And Non-pain Developers

Brian C Nairn; Nadia R Azar; Janessa DM Drake


Effects Of Localized And Widespread Fatigue On A Repetitive Sawing Task

Jeffrey Cowley; Jonathan Dingwell; Deanna Gates

BIOMECHANICS OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES (MS/PD)

 

Session Chair: C Hass, PhD

Thematic Poster


T17. The Effect Of Moderate Parkinson’s Disease On The Preparation For Compensatory Backward Stepping

Molly A. McVey; Annaria Barnds; Kelly E. Lyons; Rajesh Pahwa; Jonathan D. Mahnken; Carl W. Luchies


T18. Walking Balance Is Improved In Multiple Sclerosis Patients After Elliptical Exercise Training

Eric Cutler; Sara Myers; Deborah Givens; Nicholas Stergiou; Jessie Huisinga


T19. Ankle Plantar Flexor Force Control Is Improved After Gait And Balance Rehabilitation In Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis

Brenda L. Davies; David J. Arpin; Bradley Corr; Heidi Reelfs; Kathleen G. Volkman; Regina T. Harbourne; Kathleen Healey; Rana Zabad; Max J. Kurz


T20. The Effects Of Rest And Fatigue On Balance Performance In Persons With Multiple Sclerosis

Kimberly Bigelow; Kurt Jackson<

CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS / JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS AWARDS

 

Session Chair: D Anderson, PhD

Awards


Tibiofemoral Contact Location Changes Associated With Lateral Heel Wedging – A Study Using Weight Bearing Mri

Peter Barrance; Venkata Gade; Jerome Allen; Jeffrey Cole


A Longitudinal Study Of The Knee Adduction Moment Components Post-arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy

Michelle Hall; Tim Wrigley; Ben Metcalf; Rana Hinman; Alasdair Dempsey; Peter Mills; Flavia Cicuttini; David Lloyd; Kim Bennell


Alendronate Treatment Elicits A Reduction In Mechanical Properties And The Density Of Osteocyte Cells In Cortical Tissue

Joseph Geissler; Devendra Bajaj; Matthew Allen; David Burr; James Christopher Fritton


Heterogeneous Regional Fascicle Behavior Within The Biceps Femoris Long Head

Hunter Bennett; Patrick Rider; Zachary Domire; Paul DeVita; Anthony Kulas

AMPUTEE GAIT

 

Session Chair: R Neptune, PhD

Thematic Poster


T5. Whole-body Angular Momentum In Individuals With Unilateral Transtibial Amputation During Stair Walking

Nathaniel Pickle; Jason Wilken; Jennifer Aldridge; Richard Neptune; Anne Silverman


T6. Lateral Margins Of Stability In Individuals With Transtibial Amputation Walking In Destabilizing Environments

Eduardo Beltran; Rainer Beurskens; Jonathan Dingwell; Jason Wilken


T7. Knee Swing-initiation And Ankle Plantar Flexion Control Using An Active Prosthesis Across Walking Speeds And Users

Nicholas Fey; Ann Simon; Aaron Young; Levi Hargrove


T8. Active Dorsiflexing Prostheses May Reduce Trip-related Fall-risk

Noah Rosenblatt; Angela Bauer; David Rotter; Mackenzie Hoops; Mark Grabiner

9:45-10:45 Friday

KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

 

Session Chair: R Siston, PhD

Thematic Poster


T21. Human Knee Joint Muscle Forces And Tissue Stresses-strains In Gait: Asymptomatic Versus Severe Osteoarthritic Subjects

Malek Adouni; Aboulfazl Shirazi-Adl


T22. Changes In Synovial Fluid Proteins And Prg4 Following Intense Muscular Loading Of The Knee

Nada Abughazaleh; Ziad Abusara; Roman Krawetz; Walter Herzog


T23. Sex Differences In Level Walking Vertical Ground Reaction Force Characteristics In Adults With Medial Knee Osteoarthritis

Melissa Morrow; Loribeth Evertz; Kenton Kaufman


T24. Knee Flexion Moment During Walking Influences Medial Compartment Cartilage Thickness In Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Eric F. Chehab; Julien Favre; Jennifer C. Erhart-Hledik; Thomas P. Andriacchi

ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT OF MUSCLE

 

Session Chairs: K-A An, PhD / K Zhao, PhD

Podium


Automated Measurement Of Muscle Architecture From Ultrasound Images

Benjamin Infantolino


Measurements Of Shear Elastic Modulus Of The Biceps Brachii Using Shear Wave Elastography

Sabrina S.M. Lee; Sam Speer; William Z. Rymer


Changes To 3d Muscle Fascicle Geometry During Contraction

Manku Rana; Ghassan Hamarneh; James Wakeling


Validation Of Shear Wave Elastography In Skeletal Muscle

Sarah Eby; Pengfei Song; Shigao Chen; Qingshan Chen; James Greenleaf; Kai-Nan An

LOWER EXTREMITY: GAIT ANALYSIS

 

Session Chairs: A Chaudhari, PhD / S Jamison, PhD

Podium


Maximum Ankle Torque Is Positively Correlated With Plantarflexor Moment Arm In Healthy Young Men

Josh Baxter; Stephen Piazza


Partial Rupture Of The Achilles Tendon During Simulated Fire Ground Tasks: Assessment Of Lower-limb Coordination Using A Dynamical Systems Approach.

Chad Gooyers; David Frost; Stuart McGill; Jack Callaghan


Knee Muscle Strength And Dynamic Medial Knee Joint Load Post-arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy

Michelle Hall; Tim Wrigley; Ben Metcalf; Rana Hinman; Alasdair Dempsey; Peter Mills; Flavia Cicuttini; David Lloyd; Kim Bennell


Limb Asymmetries During Gait In Patients After Tka

Portia Flowers; Joseph Zeni; Lynn Snyder-Mackler

VARIABILITY IN STANDING, WALKING, AND RUNNING

 

Session Chair: J Dingwell, PhD

Thematic Poster


T10. Medio-lateral Restriction And The Speed Of Optic Flow Affect The Temporal Structure Of Gait Variability

Mu Qiao; Nicholas Stergiou; Mukul Mukherjee


T12. Effect Of Treadmill Versus Overground Running On The Structure Of Variability Of Stride Timing

Timothy Lindsay; Timothy Noakes; Stephen McGregor


T11. Day-to-day Variability Of Home-based Measures Of Postural Sway In Older Adults

Denise McGrath; Barry Greene; Katie Sheehan; Rose Kenny; Brian Caulfield


T9. Gait Variability Of Individuals With Transtibial Amputations Walking In Destabilizing Environments.

Rainer Beurskens; Eduardo J. Beltran; Jason m. Wilken; Jonathan B. Dingwell

2:30-3:45 Friday

FOOTSTRIKE PATTERNS IN RUNNING

 

Session Chairs: C Milner, PhD / E Foch, PhD

Podium


A Modified Strike Index For Detection Of Foot Strike Pattern In Barefoot Running

Eveline Graf; Michael Rainbow; Cynthia Samaan; Irene Davis


Effect Of Running Velocity On Footstrike Angle In Recreational Athletes

Steph Forrester; Jayne Townend


Energy Expenditure Of The Triceps Surae During Rearfoot And Forefoot Running

Allison Gruber; Brian Umberger; Joseph Hamill


Impact Characteristics In Novice And Trainied Runners In Traditional And Minimal Footwear

Nicholas Frank; Stephen Prentice; Jack Callaghan


Joint Moments And Contact Forces At The L5-s1 Joint During Forefoot And Rearfoot Running

Jeffrey McClellan; Timothy Derrick; Brandon Rooney

AMPUTEE MOBILITY

 

Session Chairs: K Kaufman, PhD / J Wilken, PhD, MPT

Podium


Use Of An Amputee Gait Score To Assess Rehabilitation Progress

Trevor Kingsbury; Michael Marks; Nancy Thesing; Grant Myers; Mark Isken; Marilynn Wyatt


Direct Measures Of Prosthesis Inertia Influence Joint Kinetics During Swing

Jeremy Smith; Abbie Ferris; Gary Heise; Richard Hinrichs; Philip Martin


Lateral Shear Forces At The Low Back In Persons With Unilateral Transfemoral Amputation During Overground Walking

Brad Hendershot; Erik Wolf


Interlimb Asymmetries During Stand To Sit And Sit To Stand Tasks In Transtibial Amputees

Abbie Ferris; Jeremy Smith; Cory Christiansen


Muscle Contributions Of Amputees And Non-amputees To Circular Turning

Jessica Ventura; Glenn Klute; Richard Neptune

UPPER EXTREMITY: CLINICAL MECHANICS AND WHEELCHAIR USE

 

Session Chairs: A Karduna, PhD / K Zhao, PhD

Podium


Kinematic And Functional Evaluation Of Daily Living Tasks In Older Adults With And Without A Rotator Cuff Tear

Meghan E. Vidt; Anthony C. Santago; Christopher J. Tuohy; Michael T. Freehill; Gary G. Poehling; Michael E. Miller; Katherine R. Saul


The Influence Of Wheelchair Seat Position On Upper Extremity Demand

Jonathan Slowik; Richard Neptune


Risk Of Reduced Subacromial Space In Manual Wheelchair Users Using A Model-based Approach

Kristin Zhao; Meegan Van Straaten; Melissa Morrow; Beth Cloud; Kai-Nan An; Paula Ludewig


Subacromial Injection Results In Further Scapular Dyskinesis

Luke Ettinger; Matthew Shapiro; Andrew Karduna


Consideration Of Pcsa In Humeral Rotation Co-activation Calculations

Rebecca Brookham; Clark Dickerson

ASB FELLOWS’ PRESENTATIONS

 

Session Chair: D Anderson, PhD

Symposium


Mysteries Of Muscle Contraction

Walter Herzog


The Biomechanical Basis For Ergonomics In High Exertion Task

Don Chaffin


Interpretation Of The Surface Electromyogram

Roger Enoka


Making An Impact: Control And Dynamics Of Landing

Jill McNitt-Gray

4:00-5:15 Saturday

GAIT AND FALLS

 

Session Chairs: M Madigan, PhD / K Bieryla, PhD

Podium


The Point Of Minimum Toe Clearance On The Shoe Is Closer To The Toe Tip At Faster Gait Speeds And More Lateral On Surfaces With Obstacles

Brian Schulz; Manutchanok Jongprasithporn; Stephanie Hart-Hughes; Tatjana Bulat


Fall Risks Assessment For The Community Dwelling Obese Elderly Using Wearable Sensors

Xuefang Wu; Thurmon Lockhart


Spatiotemporal Gait Analysis Of Trans-tibial And Trans-femoral Amputees At Varying Gait Speeds

Morgan Boes; Tut Tangtragulcharoen; Richard Kesler; Lee Nolan; Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler


Effect Of Shoe Tread Depth On Hydrodynamic Pressures In The Shoe-floor Interface During Slipping

Kurt Beschorner; April Chambers; Mark Redfern


Biomechanics Of Slips And Falls Or Recovery In The Elderly And Young Using Lower And Upper Body Center Of Mass Dynamics

Aditya Jayadas ; Rhonda Boros

UPPER EXTREMITY: ORTHOPEDIC MECHANICS AND MODELING

 

Session Chairs: C Dickerson, PhD / K Saul, PhD

Podium


Optimizing Physiological Parameters For Modeled Upper Shoulder Muscles

Brian Garner; Joel White


The Effect Of Biceps Tension On The Glenoid Labrum In Shoulders Having Rotator Cuff Tears

Eunjoo Hwang; James Carpenter; Richard Hughes; Mark Palmer


Development And Validation Of A Computational Multibody Model Of The Elbow Joint

Munsur Rahman; Trent Guess; Michael Johnson; Akin Cil


Effect Of Forearm Posture On The Elbow Varus Torque Generated By The Flexor Pronator Muscles: Implications For The Ulnar Collateral Ligament

James Buffi; Wendy Murray


The Effect Of Material Model, Element Formulation And Bone Marrow Inclusion On The Accuracy Of An Explicit Finite Element Model Of The Distal Radius

Timothy Burkhart; Cynthia Dunning

LOWER EXTREMITY: ACL

 

Session Chairs: J Ashton-Miller, PhD / D Lipps, PhD

Podium


Gastrocnemius Activation Level Markedly Influences Acl Force

Malek Adouni; Aboulfazl Shirazi-Adl; Hafedh Marouane


Limited Femoral Internal Axial Rotation Increases Acl Strain During A Cadaver-simulated Pivot Landing

Mélanie Beaulieu; Youkeun Oh; Asheesh Bedi; Edward Wojtys; James Ashton-Miller


Novel Framework To Personalize Validated Generalized Finite Element Model: Implication For Individual-based Acl Injury Risk Assessment

Ata Kiapour; Ali Kiapour; Constantine Demetropoulos; Carmen Quatman; Samuel Wordeman; Timothy Hewett; Vijay Goel


Flexion Moment Differences Persist More Than One Year Post-acl Reconstruction In Paediatric Subjects

Elizabeth A Hassan; Kevin Deluzio; Daniel Borschneck


Is The Strain Concentration At The Femoral Enthesis A Risk Factor For Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury?

Youkeun Oh; Mélanie Beaulieu; David Lipps; Edward Wojtys; James Ashton-Miller

A CONTINUUM OF PEDIATRIC BIOMECHANICS: FROM CLINICAL TO TECHNICAL

 

Session Chair: F Buczek, Jr, PhD

Symposium


Upper Extremity Biomechanics Of Assisted Mobility Device Usage In Pediatric Orthopaedic Disabilities

Brooke Slavens; Alyssa Paul; Adam Graf; Joseph Krzak; Lawrence Vogel; Gerald Harris


Development And Validation Of A Three-dimensional Model For Kinematic Analysis Of The Thumb

Patrick Curran; Anita Bagley; Mitell Sison-Williamson; Michelle James


Design Of A Bilateral Adl Task-oriented, Robot Therapy Environment For Children With Cerebral Palsy

Michelle Johnson; Daren Hughes; Devon Holley; Andrew Theriault; Joseph Krzak; Adam Graf; Jasmine Gilliam

9:30-10:45 Saturday

ENERGETICS

 

Session Chairs: B Umberger, PhD / G Sawicki, PhD

Podium


Adaptation Of Step-to-step Mechanical Work On Center Of Mass During Split-belt Treadmill Walking

Gloria Cho; Montakan Thajchayapong; Megan Toney; Young-Hui Chang


Reduced Vertical Displacement Reverses Effect Of Speed On Energy

Whitney Korgan; Shane Wurdeman


Effect Of Grade And Velocity On Metabolic Cost And Transition Work During Walking

Arick Auyang; Alena Grabowski


Redistribution Of Joint Work Within The Stance Phase Of Gait

Alek Diffendaffer; Jennifer Yentes; Shane Wurdeman; Sara Myers


Revisiting The Prediction Of Walking Mechanics And Energetics In Three Dimensions By Minimum Metabolic Cost

Ross Miller; Marko Ackermann; Antonie van den Bogert

ERGONOMICS: APPLIED RESEARCH

 

Session Chairs: J Callaghan PhD, CCPE / J Stevenson, PhD

Podium


Research And Design Of A Mover’s Assistive Device For Professional Movers

Joan Stevenson; Brett Whitfield; Catherine Smallman; Ian Kudryk; Susan Reid; Patrick Costigan


Does Promoting Changes In Posture Using A Sit-stand Workstation Mitagate Low Back Pain During Prolonged Standing?

Kaitlin Gallagher; Troy Campbell; Jack Callaghan


Effects Of Using An Assistive Device For Overhead Work

Ehsan Rashedi; Sunwook Kim; Maury Nussbaum; Michael Agnew


Evaluation Of A Novel Thoracic Support For Mobile Police Officers During Prolonged Driving Exposures

Kristina Gruevski; Michael Holmes; Chad Gooyers; Clark Dickerson; Jack Callaghan


Nonlinear Model-based Estimation Of Hand-arm Reaction Force In Powered Torque Tool Use

Haluk Ay; Anthony Luscher; Carolyn Sommerich; Necip Berme

LOCOMOTION FOLLOWING CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT

 

Session Chairs: C Hass, PhD / R Roemmich, PhD

Podium


Gait Parameter Changes During Sustained Walking In Individuals With Chronic Stroke

Tracy Dierks; Peter Altenburger; Kristine Miller; Rebecca Phipps; Arlene Schmid


Walking Dysfunction Is Not Associated With Metabolic Cost In People Post Stroke

Clinton Wutzke; Michael Lewek


A User-controlled Powered Ankle Exoskeleton To Assist Gait Propulsion Post-stroke

Kota Takahashi; Gregory Sawicki


Assessing Performance Of Three Types Of Biomechanical Models Applied To Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Gait

Frank Buczek; Michael Rainbow; Kevin Cooney; Dustin Bruening; Anne Schmitz; Darryl Thelen


Locomotor Adaptation To Resistance During Treadmill Walking In Children With Cerebral Palsy

Feng Wei; Janis Kim; Deborah Gaebler-Spira; Brian Schmit; Ming Wu

BIOMECHANICS IN DISABILITY RESEARCH

 

Session Chair: A Koontz PhD

Symposium


Speed And Force Relations During Prolonged High-intensity Figure-of-eight Wheelchair Propulsion

Seonhong Hwang; Yen-Sheng Lin; Lin-Hwa Wang; Alicia M Koontz


Addressing Shoulder Pain In Manual Wheelchair Users: Characterization Of Field-based Kinematics & Kinetics And A Tele-rehab Therapeutic Exercise Program

Melissa Morrow; Meegan Van Straaten; Paula Ludewig; Beth Cloud; Kai-Nan An; Kenton Kaufman; Kristin Zhao


Biomechanics Of Independent Car Transfer And Wheelchair Loading In Manual Wheelchair Users With Sci

Philip Requejo

11:00-12:15 Saturday

BALANCE AND FALLS

 

Session Chairs: A Chambers, PhD / B Coley, PhD

Podium


Impact Of Central And Peripheral Vision Loss On Standing Balance

Rakié Cham; Arash Mahboobin; Mark Redfern; Amy Nau


On The Proximal Propagation Of An Impulsive Force Along The Adult Human Upper Extremity: Age And Gender Effects

Yunju Lee; James Ashton-Miller


Effects Of Foot Placement On Ladder Slip Outcomes

Erika Pliner; Kurt Beschorner; Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan


Vestibular Contributions To Blindfolded Path Navigation

Austin Davidson; Srikant Vallabhajosula; Mukul Mukherjee; Nicholas Stergiou


Recovery Response To A Destabilizing Perturbation: Preliminary Comparison Between Healthy Controls And Persons With Transtibial Amputation

Jordan Sturdy; John-David Collins; Marilynn Wyatt; Mark Grabiner; Kenton Kaufman; Pinata Sessoms

MUSCULOSKELETAL MODELING

 

Session Chairs: S Piazza, PhD / J Reinbolt, PhD

Podium


Statistical Functional Mapping From Body Parameters To Gait Kinematics

Youngmok Yun; Ashish Deshpande


Consistency Among Musculoskeletal Model Moment Arms

David Wagner; Vahagn Stepanyan; James Shippen; Matthew DeMers; Robin Gibbons; Brian Andrews; Graham Creasey; Gary Beaupre


Hill-type Muscle Model With Slow And Fast Fiber Contractile Elements

Sabrina S.M. Lee; Allison S. Arnold; Maria de Boef Miara; Andrew A. Biewener; James M. Wakeling


Windng Filament Muscle Model For Musculo-skeltal Simulations

Jeremy Petak; Nathan Heckathorne; Robert LeMoyne; John Dyer; Sang Hoon Yeo; Pai Dinesh; John Tester; Kiisa Nishikawa


Matching Human Walking Using A Six-link Planar Model

Anne Martin; James Schmiedeler

INSTRUMENTATION

 

Session Chairs: S Myers, PhD / J Franz, PhD

Podium


Estimating Soldier Ground Reaction Forces Using An Activity Monitor

Jennifer Neugebauer


Do We Really Need A Force Platform?: Accelerometry To Measure Postural Sway In Healthy And Pathological Populations

Jessie Huisinga; Martina Mancini; Fay Horak


Non-stepping Balance Recovery Capability Differs Between Young And Older Adults

Hoda Koushyar; Kathleen Bieryla; Michael Madigan


Feasibility Of A Single Camera Markerless Motion Capture System To Accurately Measure Flexion-extension

Anne Schmitz; Mao Ye; Robert Shapiro; Ruigang Yang; Brian Noehren


A Standing Alignment System Improves Between-session Repeatibility In Gait Kinematics: A Preliminary Study

Cynthia Samaan; Joel Schwartz; Eveline Graf; Irene Davis; Michael Rainbow

TEACHING BIOMECHANICS

 

Session Chairs: J Challis, PhD / M Pain, PhD

Symposium


Undergraduate Course Case Study: Motion Capture And Animation For Biomechanics

Melissa Gross


Guided Inquiry In Biomechanics Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Leave The Lectern

Andrew Karduna


Teaching Biomechanical Analysis Using Matlab/simulink

James Shippen; Barbara May

1:15-2:30 Saturday

ACL-RELATED BIOMECHANICS IN SPORTS

 

Session Chairs: T Hewett, PhD / S Di Stasi, PhD, PT

Podium


Changes In Biomechanical Hip & Trunk Control, Knee Load & Potential Predictors Of Increased Acl Injury Risk: Randomized Controlled Trial

Timothy Hewett; Greg Myer; Jane Khoury; Yingying Xu; Kevin Ford


Pre-operative Self-reported Function Predicts Knee Excursion Asymmetries In Acl-injured Athletes

Stephanie Di Stasi; Benjamin Roewer; Kari Stammen; Timothy Hewett


Jump Landing Biomechanics Differ In Female Athletes With High Vs Low Baseline Neurocognitive Performance: Implications For Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Risk

Daniel Herman; Jeffrey Barth


Gender Differences In Unilateral Landing Mechanics From Absolute And Relative Drop Heights

Zach Sievert; Bobbie Irmischer; Yashona Robinson; Justin Seligman; Joshua Weinhandl


Effects Of Two Football Studs On Ground Reaction Frorce Of Single-leg Landing And Cutting Movements On Infilled Synthetic Turf

Songning Zhang; Elizabeth Brock; Clare Milner; James Brosnan; John Sorochan

MOTOR CONTROL: STANDING AND LOCOMOTION

 

Session Chairs: E Hsiao-Wecksler, PhD / A Grabowski, PhD

Podium


Biomechanical Analysis Of Gait Termination In Children At Preferred And Fast Walking Speeds

Sarah Ridge; Kurt Manal; John Henley; Freeman Miller; James Richards


Heel Rise Occurs Ealier In Stance With Increased Walking Speed

Elisa Schrank; Lakisha Guinn; Steven Stanhope


Ankle Dynamics Of Walking At Varying Velocities And Inclines

Arick Auyang; Alena Grabowski


The Cost Of Being Stable: A Quantitative Approach To Examine Trade-off Between Effort And Stability

M. Hongchul Sohn; Lena Ting


The Temporal Structure Of Center Of Pressure During Standing Is Affected By Proprioceptive Input

Troy Rand; Anastasia Kyvelidou; Mukul Mukherjee; Sara Myers

LOW BACK PAIN

 

Session Chairs: E Nelson-Wong, PT, PhD / N Azar, PhD

Podium


Female Lumbar Spine Kinematics During Coitus: Initial Recommendations For The Low Back Pain Patient

Natalie Sidorkewicz; Edward Cambridge; Stuart McGill


Is Trunk Muscle Co-contraction Associated With Low Back Pain Development During Prolonged Sitting?

Alison Schinkel-Ivy; Brian C. Nairn; Janessa D.M. Drake


Lumbopelvic Control During Frontal Plane Motion And Hip Muscle Activation In Low Back Pain Cases Versus Controls

Erika Nelson-Wong; Greg Bourgeois; Chris DeGrandis; Nathan Hamilton; Ian Kirven; Kassidy Pieratt; Wesley Thornton


Modulation Of Trunk Kinematics In Response To Changing Task Constraints In Young Adults With A History Of Low Back Pain And Healthy Controls

Joanne Armour Smith; Kornelia Kulig


Variability Of Vertical Ground Reaction Forces In Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain, Before And After A Limited Protocol Of Chiropractic Care

Brent Russell; Mark Geil; Jianhua Wu; Kathryn Hoiriis

YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS

 

Session Chair: D Anderson, PhD

Awards


Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Quantified By T2* Mri, Correlated To Biochemistry, Compressive Mechanics, And Global Functional Mechanics Of The Lumbar Spine

Arin M Ellingson; David J Nuckley


Biomechanics-centered Design Of Robotic Lower-limb Prostheses

Steven H. Collins; Joshua M. Caputo