Ka Chun Siu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship between balance, Tai Chi and depression in Latino older adults
    Ka Chun Siu
    Physical Therapy Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984420 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 68198, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res . 2016
  2. doi request reprint The impact of environmental noise on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surgery 147:107-13. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The effect of music on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surg Innov 17:306-11. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic correlates of learning during robotic surgical training in virtual reality
    Irene H Suh
    College of Public Health, Center for Advanced Surgical Technology, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:630-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy and speed trade-off in robot-assisted surgery
    Jung Hung Chien
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE, USA
    Int J Med Robot 6:324-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Enhancing fundamental robot-assisted surgical proficiency by using a portable virtual simulator
    Jung Hung Chien
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Surg Innov 20:198-203. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The negative effect of distraction on performance of robot-assisted surgical skills in medical students and residents
    Irene H Suh
    Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Int J Med Robot 6:377-81. 2010
  8. pmc Effects of a secondary task on obstacle avoidance in healthy young adults
    Ka Chun Siu
    HPER Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Exp Brain Res 184:115-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Examination of muscle effort and fatigue during virtual and actual laparoscopic surgical skills practice
    Landon Ehlers
    College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 184:122-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating the muscle activities of performing surgical training tasks using a virtual simulator
    Chun Kai Huang
    College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 173:200-4. 2012

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship between balance, Tai Chi and depression in Latino older adults
    Ka Chun Siu
    Physical Therapy Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984420 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 68198, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res . 2016
    ..Participants who had higher depression at baseline, experienced greater improvement in functional status, following the 12-week Tai Chi exercise program, compared with those who had lower levels of depression...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of environmental noise on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surgery 147:107-13. 2010
    ..We investigated whether noise during training with the da Vinci surgical robot (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) would affect the performance of simple operative tasks by the surgeon...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of music on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surg Innov 17:306-11. 2010
    ..In conclusion, music with high rhythmicity has a beneficial effect on robotic surgical performance. Musical environment may benefit surgical training and make acquisition of surgical skills more efficient...
  4. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic correlates of learning during robotic surgical training in virtual reality
    Irene H Suh
    College of Public Health, Center for Advanced Surgical Technology, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:630-4. 2011
    ..05). In conclusion, changes in electrographic activity shows that training in virtual reality leads to specific changes in neuromotor control of robotic surgical tasks...
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy and speed trade-off in robot-assisted surgery
    Jung Hung Chien
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE, USA
    Int J Med Robot 6:324-9. 2010
    ..Controlling surgical task speed and maintaining accuracy are vital components of robotic surgical skills. This study was designed to investigate the relationship between accuracy and speed for robot-assisted surgical skills...
  6. doi request reprint Enhancing fundamental robot-assisted surgical proficiency by using a portable virtual simulator
    Jung Hung Chien
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Surg Innov 20:198-203. 2013
    ..The development of a virtual reality (VR) training platform provides an affordable interface. The learning effect of VR and the capability of skill transfer from the VR environment to clinical tasks require more investigation...
  7. doi request reprint The negative effect of distraction on performance of robot-assisted surgical skills in medical students and residents
    Irene H Suh
    Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Int J Med Robot 6:377-81. 2010
    ..The purpose of this research was to investigate the effect of distraction on robot-assisted surgical skill performance in medical students and residents...
  8. pmc Effects of a secondary task on obstacle avoidance in healthy young adults
    Ka Chun Siu
    HPER Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Exp Brain Res 184:115-20. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest the existence of a hierarchy of control within both postural task (obstacle avoidance requires the most information processing resources) and dual-task (with gait stability being a priority) conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Examination of muscle effort and fatigue during virtual and actual laparoscopic surgical skills practice
    Landon Ehlers
    College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 184:122-8. 2013
    ..These EMG results demonstrated how the virtual trainer could provide meaningful physiological value to the surgeon training in laparoscopic surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating the muscle activities of performing surgical training tasks using a virtual simulator
    Chun Kai Huang
    College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 173:200-4. 2012
    ..This study suggests that the upper trapezius and the extensor digitorum are essential prime movers to perform surgical training tasks. These muscles should be monitored for performance assessment in future studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modeling surgical skill learning with cognitive simulation
    Shi Hyun Park
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:428-32. 2011
    ..Preliminary results revealed that an ACT-R model produced similar learning effects. Cognitive simulation can be used to demonstrate and optimize the perceptual motor learning and skill decay in surgical skill training...
  12. doi request reprint The influence of visual perception of self-motion on locomotor adaptation to unilateral limb loading
    Mukul Mukherjee
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68182 0216, USA
    J Mot Behav 43:101-11. 2011
    ..VR technology, providing such perceptual cues, has an important role in enhancing locomotor adaptation...
  13. doi request reprint Validated robotic laparoscopic surgical training in a virtual-reality environment
    Dimitrios Katsavelis
    HPER Biomechanics Lab, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182 0216, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:66-73. 2009
    ..The simulated VR training environment provides an effective approach to evaluate and improve surgical performance. This study presents our findings of the VR training environment for robotic laparoscopy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Investigating the Influence of Hand Dominance on Postural Sway During Traditional and Simulated Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Practice
    Anthony White
    College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
    Stud Health Technol Inform 220:450-3. 2016
    ..Compared with the FLS training box, training with VR decreased the use of muscle effort and could reduce the influence of hand dominance on the overall postural sway during laparoscopic surgical skills practice. ..
  15. pmc Locomotor Sensory Organization Test: How Sensory Conflict Affects the Temporal Structure of Sway Variability During Gait
    Jung Hung Chien
    Biomechanics Research Building, College of Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6160 University Drive, Omaha, NE, 68182, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 44:1625-35. 2016
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  16. doi request reprint Tasks matter: a cross-sectional study of the relationship of cognition and dual-task performance in older adults
    Dawn M Venema
    Division of Physical Therapy Education, Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 36:115-22. 2013
    ..Adults with cognitive impairment (CI) experience more difficulty with DTs than healthy older adults, but it is unclear how the degree of CI relates to DT performance, particularly with tasks of varying levels of difficulty...
  17. doi request reprint Stroke survivors control the temporal structure of variability during reaching in dynamic environments
    Mukul Mukherjee
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182 0216, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:366-76. 2013
    ..The absence of transfer effects demonstrated that variability control of hand movement after a stroke is specific to the task and the environment...
  18. doi request reprint Adaptive Virtual Reality Training to Optimize Military Medical Skills Acquisition and Retention
    Ka Chun Siu
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984220 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198
    Mil Med 181:214-20. 2016
    ..This article reports some data that will support adaptive tutoring of minimally invasive surgery and similar surgical skills. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of Hand Dominance and Postural Selection on Muscle Activities of Virtual Laparoscopic Surgical Training Tasks
    Chun Kai Huang
    College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
    Stud Health Technol Inform 220:142-5. 2016
    ..It is also important to pay attention on postural selection during training to reduce muscle fatigue, which possibly leads to injuries. ..
  20. doi request reprint Evaluating Robotic Surgical Skills Performance Under Distractive Environment Using Objective and Subjective Measures
    Irene H Suh
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Surg Innov 23:78-89. 2016
    ..Our aim was to investigate the effect of distractions on RAS performance using both objective and subjective measures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Virtual laparoscopic surgical skills practice using a multi-degree of freedom joystick
    Chun Kai Huang
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
    Stud Health Technol Inform 196:170-4. 2014
    ..This study suggests that the multi-degree of freedom joystick could provide more options to practice virtual laparoscopic surgical training tasks with muscle effort and fatigue similar to other traditional training boxes. ..
  22. pmc Does inability to allocate attention contribute to balance constraints during gait in older adults?
    Ka Chun Siu
    University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1364-9. 2008
    ..In the current study, we examined one possible factor contributing to these deficits, the inability to flexibly allocate attention between two tasks...
  23. doi request reprint The Association of Sleep Loss and Balance Stability in Farmers
    Ka Chun Siu
    a Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    J Agromedicine 20:327-31. 2015
    ..These results suggest that acute sleep loss impacts balance stability that may lead to falls. Understanding the association of sleep loss and balance stability is important in prevention of agricultural injuries. ..