Kenton Kaufman

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biomechanic evaluation of upper-extremity symmetry during manual wheelchair propulsion over varied terrain
    Wendy J Hurd
    College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1996-2002. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Gait asymmetry of transfemoral amputees using mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Mayo Clinic, Motion Analysis Laboratory, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:460-5. 2012
  3. pmc New method of measuring wrist joint position sense avoiding cutaneous and visual inputs
    Andre Gay
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint In-vivo function of the thumb muscles
    K R Kaufman
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 14:141-50. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of subjective and objective measurements of balance disorders following traumatic brain injury
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Motion Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Charlton North L 110L, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Eng Phys 28:234-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Gait and balance of transfemoral amputees using passive mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    K R Kaufman
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gait Posture 26:489-93. 2007
  7. pmc Energy expenditure and activity of transfemoral amputees using mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1380-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of a pressure microsensor
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 36:283-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Gait characteristics of patients with knee osteoarthritis
    K R Kaufman
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, MN, USA
    J Biomech 34:907-15. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Military training-related injuries: surveillance, research, and prevention
    K R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Foundation Kaufman, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:54-63. 2000

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  1. doi request reprint Biomechanic evaluation of upper-extremity symmetry during manual wheelchair propulsion over varied terrain
    Wendy J Hurd
    College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1996-2002. 2008
    ..To evaluate upper-extremity symmetry during wheelchair propulsion across multiple terrain surfaces...
  2. doi request reprint Gait asymmetry of transfemoral amputees using mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Mayo Clinic, Motion Analysis Laboratory, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:460-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the gait asymmetry of active transfemoral amputees while using a passive mechanical knee joint or a microprocessor-controlled knee joint...
  3. pmc New method of measuring wrist joint position sense avoiding cutaneous and visual inputs
    Andre Gay
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:5. 2010
    ..We tried to determine validity and repeatability of a new wrist joint position measurement device using methodology designed to minimize extraneous factors and isolate muscle and joint inputs...
  4. ncbi request reprint In-vivo function of the thumb muscles
    K R Kaufman
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 14:141-50. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study is to quantify the electrical activity of the thumb muscles responsible for the production of force in different directions of thumb movement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of subjective and objective measurements of balance disorders following traumatic brain injury
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Motion Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Charlton North L 110L, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Eng Phys 28:234-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, these objective measurement techniques should be used to assess the clinical complaints of imbalance from patients with TBI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gait and balance of transfemoral amputees using passive mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    K R Kaufman
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gait Posture 26:489-93. 2007
    ..These joints are more sophisticated and more expensive than mechanical ones. The literature is contradictory regarding changes in gait and balance when using these sophisticated devices...
  7. pmc Energy expenditure and activity of transfemoral amputees using mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1380-5. 2008
    ..To quantify the energy efficiency of locomotion and free-living physical activity energy expenditure of transfemoral amputees using a mechanical and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee...
  8. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of a pressure microsensor
    Kenton R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 36:283-7. 2003
    ..The microsensor had an accuracy, repeatability, and linearity better than 2% full-scale output (FSO) and a hysteresis of 4.5% FSO...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gait characteristics of patients with knee osteoarthritis
    K R Kaufman
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, MN, USA
    J Biomech 34:907-15. 2001
    ..Most tests of OA treatments are assessed by criteria that do not reflect functional activities. This study demonstrates that objective gait analysis can be used to document gait adaptations used by patients with knee OA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Military training-related injuries: surveillance, research, and prevention
    K R Kaufman
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Foundation Kaufman, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:54-63. 2000
    ..Suggestions for injury surveillance and prevention are also offered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Significant reduction in risk of falls and back pain in osteoporotic-kyphotic women through a Spinal Proprioceptive Extension Exercise Dynamic (SPEED) program
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:849-55. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity in the immobilized shoulder girdle musculature during ipsilateral kinetic chain exercises
    Jay Smith
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1377-83. 2007
    ..To quantify the electromyographic activity in the shoulder girdle musculature during ipsilateral kinetic chain exercises performed in a shoulder immobilizer in asymptomatic men...
  13. doi request reprint Stance control orthosis trial in patients with inclusion body myositis
    Kathie Bernhardt
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 35:39-44. 2011
    ..Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) is an inflammatory myopathy that commonly affects quadriceps strength, resulting in knee buckling and falls. Therefore, patients with IBM should be ideal candidates for stance control orthoses (SCOs)...
  14. pmc Shoulder demands in manual wheelchair users across a spectrum of activities
    Melissa M B Morrow
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Guggenheim Building 1 28, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:61-7. 2010
    ..Investigate shoulder joint kinetics over a range of daily activity and mobility tasks associated with manual wheelchair propulsion to characterize demands placed on the shoulder during the daily activity of manual wheelchair users...
  15. ncbi request reprint An assessment of gait and balance deficits after traumatic brain injury
    Jeffrey R Basford
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:343-9. 2003
    ..To assess the sensations of instability that many patients report after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of custom-made braces for the ankle and hindfoot on ankle and foot kinematics and ground reaction forces
    Harold B Kitaoka
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:130-5. 2006
    ..To assess the effects on gait of custom-made polypropylene orthoses: ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), rigid hindfoot orthosis (HFO-R), and articulated hindfoot orthosis (HFO-A)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal gait deviations in a virtual reality environment
    John H Hollman
    Program in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gait Posture 23:441-4. 2006
    ..001), and with increased variability in stride velocity (p < 0.001) and step width (p = 0.002). The gait deviations suggest that walking in a VR environment may induce gait instability in healthy subjects...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of overt and subclinical hyperthyroidism on skeletal muscle
    Michael D Brennan
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolism, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Thyroid 16:375-80. 2006
    ..This may have clinical relevance as SCH patients are often elderly and may therefore have concurrent sarcopenia of aging and would represent a previously unrecognized complication of SCH...
  19. pmc Wheelchair propulsion demands during outdoor community ambulation
    Wendy J Hurd
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Research, Guggenheim Building 1 28, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:942-7. 2009
    ..Quantify manual wheelchair propulsion effort during outdoor community ambulation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity in the immobilized shoulder girdle musculature during scapulothoracic exercises
    Jay Smith
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:923-7. 2006
    ..To quantify the electromyographic activity in the shoulder girdle musculature during scapulothoracic exercises performed in a shoulder immobilizer in asymptomatic men...
  21. ncbi request reprint Foot and ankle kinematics and ground reaction forces during ambulation
    Harold B Kitaoka
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:808-13. 2006
    ..They are, therefore, less effective for objective assessment of foot and ankle disorders than multisegment foot models...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does walking in a virtual environment induce unstable gait? An examination of vertical ground reaction forces
    John H Hollman
    Program in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gait Posture 26:289-94. 2007
    ..The gait deviations reflect a compensatory response to visual stimulation that occurs in the VR environment, suggesting that walking in a VR environment may induce gait instability in healthy subjects...
  23. pmc Upper-limb joint kinetics expression during wheelchair propulsion
    Melissa M B Morrow
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:939-44. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Development of an interactive upper extremity gestural robotic feedback system: from bench to reality
    Krista A Wood
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:5973-6. 2009
    ..Gestures and movement of patients as instructed by therapists are detected by accelerometers and feedback is provided directly to the patient via a robot...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the dynamic performance of a fibre optic pressure microsensor
    Shigao Chen
    Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Physiol Meas 26:N13-9. 2005
    ..The output of the fibre optic system used shows a constant time delay (0.13 s) for all frequencies tested. Experiments suggest that, with current sensor design, its immersion in degassed water prior to use ensures a reliable performance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity in the immobilized shoulder girdle musculature during contralateral upper limb movements
    Jay Smith
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:583-8. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Rhomboid muscle electromyography activity during 3 different manual muscle tests
    Jay Smith
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:987-92. 2004
    ..To determine which of 3 previously published rhomboid manual muscle tests (MMTs) elicits the maximal rhomboid electromyographic activity in an asymptomatic population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Balance disorder and increased risk of falls in osteoporosis and kyphosis: significance of kyphotic posture and muscle strength
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1004-10. 2005
    ..002). Data show that thoracic hyperkyphosis on a background of reduced muscle strength plays an important role in increasing body sway, gait unsteadiness, and risk of falls in osteoporosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Partial weight-bearing gait using conventional assistive devices
    James W Youdas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:394-8. 2005
    ..To determine if subjects can offload the right lower extremity to a targeted amount of weight bearing using assistive devices...
  30. ncbi request reprint The 'yips' in golf: a continuum between a focal dystonia and choking
    Aynsley M Smith
    Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Sports Med 33:13-31. 2003
    ..A theoretical model provides a guide for future research on golfers with either type I or type II 'yips'...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effect of seat position on wheelchair propulsion biomechanics
    Brian R Kotajarvi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:403-14. 2004
    ..Axial and radial forces were highest in the lowest seat position (p < 0.001). Propulsion efficiency as measured by the fraction of effective force did not significantly change with seat position...
  32. doi request reprint Optimal fixation for the extended trochanteric osteotomy: a pilot study comparing 3 cables vs 2 cables
    Joseph H Schwab
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:534-8. 2008
    ..Peak force and stiffness were both greater in the 3-cable group, whereas angular and transverse displacement were less in the 2-cable construct...
  33. pmc No strength or gait benefit of two-incision THA: a brief followup at 1 year
    Aaron J Krych
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1110-8. 2011
    ..We questioned how these differences in function would fare with longer followup...
  34. doi request reprint Influence of varying level terrain on wheelchair propulsion biomechanics
    Wendy J Hurd
    Department of Orthopaedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55095, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:984-91. 2008
    ..To evaluate manual wheelchair propulsion across level ground conditions that are encountered during everyday life...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of ankle-foot orthoses on ankle and foot kinematics in patients with subtalar osteoarthritis
    Yu Chi Huang
    Orthopedic Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1131-6. 2006
    ..To determine whether different foot orthoses have a similar effect on foot kinematics in subjects with subtalar osteoarthritis (OA) when walking on various ground conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gait of stance control orthosis users: the dynamic knee brace system
    Steven E Irby
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:269-82. 2005
    ..Also, alternate SCO systems may engender different results. Comparison studies and longer term field studies are needed to clarify benefits of the various bracing options...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of ankle-foot orthoses on ankle and foot kinematics in patient with ankle osteoarthritis
    Yu Chi Huang
    Orthopedic Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:710-6. 2006
    ..To determine if different foot orthoses have a similar effect on foot kinematics in subjects with ankle osteoarthritis (OA) when walking on various ground conditions...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of visual biofeedback on the propulsion effectiveness of experienced wheelchair users
    Brian R Kotajarvi
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:510-5. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of visual feedback on the propulsion effectiveness of experienced manual wheelchair users...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ankle ligament tensile forces at the end points of passive circumferential rotating motion of the ankle and subtalar joint complex
    Satoru Ozeki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:965-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the tensile forces of the ankle ligaments at the end points of passive circumferential rotating motion of the ankle and subtalar joint complex in various foot positions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Finite element model of intramuscular pressure during isometric contraction of skeletal muscle
    Thomas R Jenkyn
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Phys Med Biol 47:4043-61. 2002
    ..At muscle lengths longer than optimal, stress and IMP increased predominately due to tension in the passive elastic structures...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measurement of muscle activity with magnetic resonance elastography
    Guido Heers
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:537-42. 2003
    ..To non-invasively determine muscle activity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Muscle activation patterns in snapping triceps syndrome
    Andrea J Boon
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:239-42. 2007
    ..To compare the muscle activation pattern in subjects with and without "snapping triceps syndrome" (dislocation of the medial head of the triceps and ulnar nerve over the medial epicondyle)...
  43. doi request reprint Measuring outcomes in adult brachial plexus reconstruction
    Keith A Bengtson
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Hand Clin 24:401-15, vi. 2008
    ..The ideal outcome measure should be valid, reliable, responsive, unbiased, appropriate, and easy. The author outlines pitfalls and benefits of current outcome measures and offers thoughts on possible future measures...
  44. pmc The 2008 Frank Stinchfield award: variation in postoperative pelvic tilt may confound the accuracy of hip navigation systems
    Sebastien Parratte
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:43-9. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Gait changes over time in stance control orthosis users
    Steven E Irby
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 31:353-61. 2007
    ..05). Joint kinetics showed no changes for users over the duration of the testing period. These results indicate that KAFO users make significant gains in temporodistance measures, while changes in joint kinematics take longer to develop...
  46. doi request reprint Caution required when using an intraoperative knee balancer in total knee arthroplasty
    Thomas J Kesman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Arthroplasty 25:829-31. 2010
    ..We analyzed the accuracy of one type of these devices. We found that the devices accurately measure distances, but are quite inaccurate at demonstrating reproducible forces...
  47. ncbi request reprint Precision and accuracy of an ankle-worn accelerometer-based pedometer in step counting and energy expenditure
    Randal C Foster
    Endocrine Research Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prev Med 41:778-83. 2005
    ..In this paper, we investigate the precision and accuracy of an ankle-worn dual-axis accelerometer (Stepwatch) and investigate its potential application as a predictor of energy expenditure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of healthy and diseased muscle with magnetic resonance elastography
    Jeffrey R Basford
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 SW Second Street, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1530-6. 2002
    ..To investigate whether a new tissue-imaging technique, magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), offers a viable, noninvasive way to study healthy and diseased muscle...
  49. ncbi request reprint Consumer opinions of a stance control knee orthosis
    Kathie A Bernhardt
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:246-56. 2006
    ..These findings match well with previous knee orthosis studies. This study shows that wearing a stance control knee orthosis can be a positive experience for an orthosis user...
  50. doi request reprint Analysis of joint laxity after total ankle arthroplasty: cadaver study
    Kota Watanabe
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:655-60. 2009
    ..Recently-developed ankle prostheses have good mid-term results; however, limited information is available regarding effects of total ankle arthroplasty on ankle laxity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Medio-lateral motion of the center of mass during obstacle crossing distinguishes elderly individuals with imbalance
    Li Shan Chou
    Department of Exercise and Movement Science, Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Gait Posture 18:125-33. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint The effect of scapular protraction on isometric shoulder rotation strength in normal subjects
    Jay Smith
    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:339-43. 2006
    ..The potential adverse effects of scapular protraction on shoulder rotation strength should be considered during the evaluation and treatment of shoulder pain...
  53. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement: evaluation of the effect of the size of the resection
    Rodrigo M Mardones
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:273-9. 2005
    ..A risk of this procedure is fracture. We evaluated the amount of resection of the anterolateral aspect of the femoral head-neck junction that can be done safely...
  54. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of using surface markers for assessing motion of the thumb trapeziometacarpal joint
    Li Chieh Kuo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:558-63. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint The effect of flatfoot deformity and tendon loading on the work of friction measured in the posterior tibial tendon
    Kenichiro Arai
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:592-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, an investigation of the mechanical forces on the posterior tibial tendon may improve our understanding of this pathology...
  56. ncbi request reprint Biocompatibility of a physiological pressure sensor
    Chao Yang
    Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 19:51-8. 2003
    ..Most importantly, there was no significant difference in the biological response between the test and control materials. Therefore, we conclude that the pressure microsensor is biocompatible...
  57. pmc Transversely isotropic tensile material properties of skeletal muscle tissue
    Duane A Morrow
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 3:124-9. 2010
    ..Additionally, the ultimate stress of muscle was seen to be significantly higher under LE than TE. Conversely, the failure strain was significantly higher under TE than under LE...
  58. pmc Experimental validation of a tibiofemoral model for analyzing joint force distribution
    Emily J Miller
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Biomech 42:1355-9. 2009
    ..The model presented in this paper can generate results with minimal computational time and it can be used as a non-invasive method for characterizing and monitoring subject-specific knee loading patterns...
  59. doi request reprint Effects of foot orthoses on the work of friction of the posterior tibial tendon
    Takaaki Hirano
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:776-80. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that work of friction of the posterior tibial tendon would significantly increase in the flatfoot, yet return to normal with an orthosis. Changes to bone orientation were also expected...
  60. ncbi request reprint Semiautomated digital analysis of knee joint space width using MR images
    Filippo Agnesi
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 36:437-44. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spine stabilization with a thoracolumbosacral orthosis: evaluation with video fluoroscopy
    Douglas Vander Kooi
    Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:100-4. 2004
    ..L3-L5 vertebral body motion was tracked fluoroscopically as individuals performed flexion-extension movements wearing different thoracolumbosacral orthoses (TLSOs)...
  62. ncbi request reprint A quantitative method to measure maximal workspace of the trapeziometacarpal joint--normal model development
    Li Chieh Kuo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, Guggenheim 128, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Orthop Res 22:600-6. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Two-dimensional digital video ankle motion analysis for assessment of function in the rat sciatic nerve model
    Godard C de Ruiter
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 12:216-22. 2007
    ..2D digital video ankle motion analysis is a practical and sensitive method to assess function in the rat sciatic nerve model...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effect of environmental temperature on shock absorption properties of running shoes
    Mansour Y Dib
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:172-6. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of temperature changes on the shock attenuation of 4 running shoe shock absorption systems...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relationship between muscle stress and intramuscular pressure during dynamic muscle contractions
    Samuel R Ward
    Department of Radiology, University of California and Veterans Administration Medical Centers, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Muscle Nerve 36:313-9. 2007
    ..They also illustrate the need to control transducer movement if muscle stress is to be inferred from IMP measurements such as might be desired during clinical gait testing...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dynamic instability during obstacle crossing following traumatic brain injury
    Li Shan Chou
    Department of Exercise and Movement Science, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1240, USA
    Gait Posture 20:245-54. 2004
    ..This ability to identify any functional impairment after a traumatic brain injury that may affect patient safety is critical for prevention of re-injury during the recovery period...
  67. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical efficiency of wrist guards as a shock isolator
    Il Kyu Hwang
    Department of Factory Automation, Dongyang Technical College, Seoul, Korea
    J Biomech Eng 128:229-34. 2006
    ..This would bring forth minor deterioration in the impact force attenuation but significant increase in the energy absorption by 19%, which would help better protection against fall-related injuries of the upper extremity...
  68. ncbi request reprint Correlation between active and passive isometric force and intramuscular pressure in the isolated rabbit tibialis anterior muscle
    Jennifer Davis
    Department of Orthopaedics and Bioengineering 9151, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Diego School of Medicine, University of California, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Biomech 36:505-12. 2003
    ..045-0.842 for the ascending limb and 0.672-0.982 for the descending limb. These data indicate that IMP measurement provide a fairly accurate index of relative muscle force, especially at muscle lengths longer than optimal...

Research Grants12

  1. MICROSENSOR FOR INTRAMUSCULAR PRESSURE MEASUREMENT
    Kenton Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. motor neuron disease, peripheral neuropathy), disorders of neuromuscular transmission (e.g. myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome) and myopathies (e.g. muscular dystrophies, polymyositis, metabolic myopathies). ..
  2. Aerobic Exercise Intervention for Knee Osteoarthritis
    Kenton Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Hypothesis: A effective exercise prescription for adults with degenerative joint disease is dependent on knee compartment involvement, CIA stage, BMI, and type of exercise prescribed. ..
  3. MICROSENSOR FOR INTRAMUSCULAR PRESSURE MEASUREMENT
    Kenton Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The ultimate goal is to use this microsensor for clinical decision making to improve the mobility of disabled individuals. ..