Thurmon E Lockhart

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of age-related gait changes on the biomechanics of slips and falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ergonomics 46:1136-60. 2003
  2. pmc Lower limb control and mobility following exercise training
    Sukwon Kim
    Department of Physical Education, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju City, South Korea
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:15. 2012
  3. pmc Effects of sound on postural stability during quiet standing
    Sung Ha Park
    Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, Hannam University, Daejeon, South Korea
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:67. 2011
  4. pmc Effects of age on dynamic accommodation
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 53:892-903. 2010
  5. pmc Differentiating fall-prone and healthy adults using local dynamic stability
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1860-72. 2008
  6. pmc An integrated approach towards identifying age-related mechanisms of slip initiated falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering and Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:205-17. 2008
  7. pmc Age-related slip avoidance strategy while walking over a known slippery floor surface
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 26:142-9. 2007
  8. pmc Effects of aging on the biomechanics of slips and falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Hum Factors 47:708-29. 2005
  9. pmc Relationship between hamstring activation rate and heel contact velocity: factors influencing age-related slip-induced falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 24:23-34. 2006
  10. pmc Effects of quadriceps fatigue on the biomechanics of gait and slip propensity
    Prakriti Parijat
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Locomotion Research Lab, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Gait Posture 28:568-73. 2008

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Publications22

  1. pmc Effects of age-related gait changes on the biomechanics of slips and falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ergonomics 46:1136-60. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that gait changes associated with aging (especially higher horizontal heel contact velocity and slower transition of the whole body COM) affect initiation of slip-induced falls...
  2. pmc Lower limb control and mobility following exercise training
    Sukwon Kim
    Department of Physical Education, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju City, South Korea
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:15. 2012
    ..In conclusion, training can facilitate improvements in joint and limb control mechanism for older adults contributing to an improvement in the likelihood of slip-induced falls...
  3. pmc Effects of sound on postural stability during quiet standing
    Sung Ha Park
    Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, Hannam University, Daejeon, South Korea
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:67. 2011
    ..The results implied that physical workers should be alerted that their abilities of postural balance could be degraded significantly as disturbance caused by a sound existed...
  4. pmc Effects of age on dynamic accommodation
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 53:892-903. 2010
    ..To enhance the visual performance of the ageing population involving dynamic accommodation, target distance and target light intensity should be carefully evaluated to facilitate effective viewing...
  5. pmc Differentiating fall-prone and healthy adults using local dynamic stability
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1860-72. 2008
    ..The findings from this study suggest that local dynamic stability may be used as a potential fall predictor to differentiate fall-prone adults...
  6. pmc An integrated approach towards identifying age-related mechanisms of slip initiated falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering and Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:205-17. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Age-related slip avoidance strategy while walking over a known slippery floor surface
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 26:142-9. 2007
    ..Findings suggested that older individuals required an additional step to properly adjust gait for a contaminated walking surface...
  8. pmc Effects of aging on the biomechanics of slips and falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Hum Factors 47:708-29. 2005
    ..Results from this research can help pinpoint possible intervention strategies for improving dynamic equilibrium among older adults...
  9. pmc Relationship between hamstring activation rate and heel contact velocity: factors influencing age-related slip-induced falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart
    Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 24:23-34. 2006
    ....
  10. pmc Effects of quadriceps fatigue on the biomechanics of gait and slip propensity
    Prakriti Parijat
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Locomotion Research Lab, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Gait Posture 28:568-73. 2008
    ..The present study concluded that localized muscle fatigue affects gait parameters and hence can be considered as a potential risk factor for slip-induced falls...
  11. pmc Effects of moveable platform training in preventing slip-induced falls in older adults
    Prakriti Parijat
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 40:1111-21. 2012
    ..In general, the results indicated a beneficial effect of perturbation training in reducing slip severity and recovery kinematics in healthy older adults...
  12. pmc Dynamic stability differences in fall-prone and healthy adults
    Kevin P Granata
    Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, School of Biomedical Engineering and Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:172-8. 2008
    ..This pilot study supports the need for future investigations using larger population samples to study fall-prone individuals using nonlinear dynamic analyses of movement kinematics...
  13. pmc Comparison of 3D joint moments using local and global inverse dynamics approaches among three different age groups
    Jian Liu
    Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Gait Posture 23:480-5. 2006
    ..It is concluded that coordinate system need to be carefully chosen, and specified in 3D joint moment analysis, while significant error introduced by using 2D analysis need to be considered...
  14. pmc Non-fatal occupational falls on the same level
    Han T Yeoh
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 56:153-65. 2013
    ..Along with existing evidence, these results may facilitate the design and implementation of preventative measures in the workplace and potentially reduce fall-related compensation costs...
  15. pmc Effects of hemodialysis therapy on sit-to-walk characteristics in end stage renal disease patients
    Rahul Soangra
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech Wake Forest University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:795-805. 2013
    ..This can be helpful in understanding the pathogenesis better, and improve awareness in health care providers in targeting interventions to identify individuals at risk for fall...
  16. pmc Evaluation of gait and slip parameters for adults with intellectual disability
    Courtney A Haynes
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Biomech 45:2337-41. 2012
    ..This study suggests that falls in this population may be due to deficient slip detection or insufficient recovery response...
  17. pmc Effects of lower extremity muscle fatigue on the outcomes of slip-induced falls
    Prakriti Parijat
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1873-84. 2008
    ..The findings from this study indicate that localised muscle fatigue is a potential risk factor causing slip-induced falls...
  18. pmc Nonfatal occupational falls among U.S. health care workers, 2008-2010
    Han T Yeoh
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Workplace Health Saf 61:3-8. 2013
    ..Accordingly, this 3-year study revealed that a high number of fall injuries occurred at night for health care workers compared to other workers in the U.S. private sector...
  19. pmc Effects of obesity on slip-induced fall risks among young male adults
    Xuefang Wu
    Locomotion Research Laboratory, Grado Department of Industrial and System Engineering, 0118, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Biomech 45:1042-7. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Gait analysis to classify external load conditions using linear discriminant analysis
    Minhyung Lee
    Vibration and Acoustics Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Hum Mov Sci 28:226-35. 2009
    ..The results suggest that there are gait pattern changes due to external loads, and LDA could be applied successfully to classify the gait patterns with an unknown load condition...
  21. pmc The effects of 10% front load carriage on the likelihood of slips and falls
    Sukwon Kim
    Human Factors and Ergonomics Lab, Industrial Engineering and Technology, Texas A and M University Commerce, Commerce, TX 75428, USA
    Ind Health 46:32-9. 2008
    ..The results from the present study suggest that carrying 10% of the body weight in front should not intensify the slip propensity and severity although appears to influence spatial-temporal gait characteristics...
  22. pmc Gender differences among sagittal plane knee kinematic and ground reaction force characteristics during a rapid sprint and cut maneuver
    C Roger James
    Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech University, Lubbock 79409 3011, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:31-8. 2004
    ..Women exhibited technique characteristics believed to increase ACL injury risk, but men exhibiting similar characteristics were also observed and could also be at risk...

Research Grants3

  1. Effects of Aging on the Biomechanics of Slips and Falls
    Thurmon Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Additionally, it will provide information on possible intervention strategies (muscle strengthening and balance exercises) for improving dynamic equilibrium in older workers. ..
  2. Effects of Localized Muscle Fatigue on Risk of Occupational Slips and Falls
    Thurmon Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed work addresses several NORA Priority Areas in the context of work-related traumatic falls. The main Priority Areas are: 1) Risk Assessment Methods; 2) Control Technology; and 3) Intervention Effectiveness Research. ..
  3. Effects of Localized Muscle Fatigue on Risk of Occupational Slips and Falls
    Thurmon E Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work addresses several NORA Priority Areas in the context of work-related traumatic falls. The main Priority Areas are: 1) Risk Assessment Methods;2) Control Technology;and 3) Intervention Effectiveness Research. ..