Timothy A Burkhart

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Finite element modeling mesh quality, energy balance and validation methods: a review with recommendations associated with the modeling of bone tissue
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Jack McBain Biomechanical Testing Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
    J Biomech 46:1477-88. 2013
  2. doi Kinematics, kinetics and muscle activation patterns of the upper extremity during simulated forward falls
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:688-95. 2013
  3. doi Predicting distal radius bone strains and injury in response to impacts using multi-axial accelerometers
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, London, ON, N6A 5B9, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 134:101007. 2012
  4. doi Tissue mass ratios and the reporting of distal lower extremity injuries in varsity athletes at a Canadian University
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Western University, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Sports Sci 31:684-7. 2013
  5. doi Multivariate injury risk criteria and injury probability scores for fractures to the distal radius
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ont, Canada, N6A 5B9
    J Biomech 46:973-8. 2013
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of wrist guards for reducing wrist and elbow accelerations resulting from simulated forward falls
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    J Appl Biomech 26:281-9. 2010
  7. doi Manual segmentation of DXA scan images results in reliable upper and lower extremity soft and rigid tissue mass estimates
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Biomech 42:1138-42. 2009
  8. doi Reliability of impact forces, hip angles and velocities during simulated forward falls using a novel Propelled Upper Limb fall ARrest Impact System (PULARIS)
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Departments of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, N9B 3P4, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 134:011001. 2012
  9. doi Development and validation of a distal radius finite element model to simulate impact loading indicative of a forward fall
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 228:258-71. 2014
  10. doi Differences in distal lower extremity tissue masses and mass ratios exist in athletes of sports involving repetitive impacts
    Alison Schinkel-Ivy
    a School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Sports Sci 32:533-41. 2014

Collaborators

  • Cheryl E Quenneville
  • Alison Schinkel-Ivy
  • Benjamin Asa
  • Timothy D Wilson
  • Michael W C Payne
  • Cynthia E Dunning
  • David M Andrews

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Finite element modeling mesh quality, energy balance and validation methods: a review with recommendations associated with the modeling of bone tissue
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Jack McBain Biomechanical Testing Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
    J Biomech 46:1477-88. 2013
    ..g., hour glass energy and mass scaling), and quantify the accuracy of the simulations (e.g., validation metrics, corridors, statistical techniques) are presented...
  2. doi Kinematics, kinetics and muscle activation patterns of the upper extremity during simulated forward falls
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:688-95. 2013
    ....
  3. doi Predicting distal radius bone strains and injury in response to impacts using multi-axial accelerometers
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, London, ON, N6A 5B9, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 134:101007. 2012
    ..79) and peak off-axis acceleration (R(2 )= 0.79), respectively. Accelerometers appear to be a valid surrogate to strain gauges for measuring the general response of the bone to impact and predicting the probability of bone injury...
  4. doi Tissue mass ratios and the reporting of distal lower extremity injuries in varsity athletes at a Canadian University
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Western University, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Sports Sci 31:684-7. 2013
    ..0, CI = 0.77 - 22.9) were identified as significant predictors of injury. Overall, tibia bone injuries were significantly associated with the ratio of fat mass:bone mineral content and the surface on which the athletes compete...
  5. doi Multivariate injury risk criteria and injury probability scores for fractures to the distal radius
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ont, Canada, N6A 5B9
    J Biomech 46:973-8. 2013
    ..This study presents a method capable of developing a set of distal radius fracture prediction models that can be used in the assessment and development of distal radius injury prevention interventions...
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of wrist guards for reducing wrist and elbow accelerations resulting from simulated forward falls
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    J Appl Biomech 26:281-9. 2010
    ..The elbow response clearly shows that more proximal anatomical structures also need to be monitored when assessing the effectiveness of injury prevention strategies...
  7. doi Manual segmentation of DXA scan images results in reliable upper and lower extremity soft and rigid tissue mass estimates
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Biomech 42:1138-42. 2009
    ..These results suggest that manual segmentation of DXA images using ROIs is a reliable method of estimating soft and rigid tissues in living people...
  8. doi Reliability of impact forces, hip angles and velocities during simulated forward falls using a novel Propelled Upper Limb fall ARrest Impact System (PULARIS)
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Departments of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, N9B 3P4, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 134:011001. 2012
    ..This system performed well at different fall heights, and allows for a variety of upper and lower extremity, and hip postures to be tested successfully in different landing scenarios consistent with elderly and sport-related falls...
  9. doi Development and validation of a distal radius finite element model to simulate impact loading indicative of a forward fall
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 228:258-71. 2014
    ..Overall, the model presented here is a valid representation of the distal radius subjected to impact. ..
  10. doi Differences in distal lower extremity tissue masses and mass ratios exist in athletes of sports involving repetitive impacts
    Alison Schinkel-Ivy
    a School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Sports Sci 32:533-41. 2014
    ....
  11. doi Reliability of upper and lower extremity anthropometric measurements and the effect on tissue mass predictions
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    J Biomech 41:1604-10. 2008
    ..The maximum mean errors between measurers ranged from 3.2% to 24.2% for bone mineral content and fat mass, for the leg and foot, and the leg segments, respectively...
  12. doi Activation level of extensor carpi ulnaris affects wrist and elbow acceleration responses following simulated forward falls
    Timothy A Burkhart
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:1203-10. 2010
    ..The results suggest that increases in muscle activation from 12% to 48% MVE stiffen the forearm complex and increase the transmissibility of the impact reaction force shock waves through the forearm...
  13. ncbi In vitro biomechanical evaluation of fibular movement in below knee amputations
    Benjamin Asa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The CRIPT Lab, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 29:551-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of the current work was to examine the effect of amputation length and interosseous membrane integrity on fibular movement when subjected to unopposed biceps femoris muscle tension...