elbow joint

Summary

Summary: A hinge joint connecting the FOREARM to the ARM.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi ISB recommendation on definitions of joint coordinate systems of various joints for the reporting of human joint motion--Part II: shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
    Ge Wu
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, 305 Rathwell Building, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Biomech 38:981-992. 2005
  2. ncbi Apparatus for measuring and perturbing shoulder and elbow joint positions and torques during reaching
    S H Scott
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada
    J Neurosci Methods 89:119-27. 1999
  3. ncbi Rating systems for evaluation of the elbow
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria Rome, Italy
    Br Med Bull 87:131-61. 2008
  4. pmc Cortical overlap of joint representations contributes to the loss of independent joint control following stroke
    Jun Yao
    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, 645 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuroimage 45:490-9. 2009
  5. ncbi Validation of the Delft Shoulder and Elbow Model using in-vivo glenohumeral joint contact forces
    A A Nikooyan
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 43:3007-14. 2010
  6. ncbi Operative release of complete ankylosis of the elbow due to heterotopic bone in patients without severe injury of the central nervous system
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:849-57. 2003
  7. ncbi Effect of intraarticular injection of autologous adipose-derived mesenchymal stem and regenerative cells on clinical signs of chronic osteoarthritis of the elbow joint in dogs
    Linda L Black
    Vet Stem Inc, 12860 Danielson Court, Poway, CA 92064, USA
    Vet Ther 9:192-200. 2008
  8. ncbi Complete 3D kinematics of upper extremity functional tasks
    Carolien J van Andel
    MOVE Institute for Human Movement Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 27:120-7. 2008
  9. ncbi Effects of altering initial position on movement direction and extent
    Robert L Sainburg
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:401-15. 2003
  10. pmc Efficacy and safety of steroid injections for shoulder and elbow tendonitis: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    C Gaujoux-Viala
    Paris Descartes University, Medicine Faculty, UPRES EA 4058, APHP, Rheumatology B Department, Cochin Hospital, 75014 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1843-9. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Regeneration of the Developing Chick Elbow Joint
    Rosalie Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2012
  2. MUSCLE ACTIVITY AT ONSET OF HUMAN THREE-JOINT MOVEMENT
    GAIL KOSHLAND; Fiscal Year: 1992
  3. BONE AND KNEE LOADING
    Hiroki Yokota; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. DOWN-TRAINING SPINAL STRETCH REFLEXES
    Steven Wolf; Fiscal Year: 1993
  5. Tissue Engineering of Cartilage using Periosteum
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. MECHANICAL FACTORS IN CARTILAGE REPAIR
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Reflex control of multi-joint mechanics following stroke
    ERIC PERREAULT; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Interlimb Differences in Motor Control and Learning
    Robert L Sainburg; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Task Dependence of Muscle Fatigue in Older Adults
    Sandra Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Bilateral activation in upper-limb stroke rehabilitation
    Gwyn Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications330 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi ISB recommendation on definitions of joint coordinate systems of various joints for the reporting of human joint motion--Part II: shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
    Ge Wu
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, 305 Rathwell Building, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Biomech 38:981-992. 2005
    ..Adopting these standards will lead to better communication among researchers and clinicians...
  2. ncbi Apparatus for measuring and perturbing shoulder and elbow joint positions and torques during reaching
    S H Scott
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada
    J Neurosci Methods 89:119-27. 1999
    ..Preliminary results illustrate the ability of a monkey to perform a variety of multi-joint motor tasks under various static and dynamic loads...
  3. ncbi Rating systems for evaluation of the elbow
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria Rome, Italy
    Br Med Bull 87:131-61. 2008
    ..Many scoring systems have been used for elbow disorders. However, only few of these have been validated, and many assess only few aspects of elbow function...
  4. pmc Cortical overlap of joint representations contributes to the loss of independent joint control following stroke
    Jun Yao
    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, 645 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuroimage 45:490-9. 2009
    ..We found significant increases in the overlap of shoulder and elbow joint representations at the cortical level in stroke subjects as compared to control subjects...
  5. ncbi Validation of the Delft Shoulder and Elbow Model using in-vivo glenohumeral joint contact forces
    A A Nikooyan
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 43:3007-14. 2010
    ..Although results indicated a reasonable compatibility between model and measured data, adjustments will be necessary to individualize the generic model with the patient-specific characteristics...
  6. ncbi Operative release of complete ankylosis of the elbow due to heterotopic bone in patients without severe injury of the central nervous system
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:849-57. 2003
    ..Although uncommon, complete ankylosis of the elbow secondary to heterotopic ossification results in severe disability. The results of surgical management remain unclear...
  7. ncbi Effect of intraarticular injection of autologous adipose-derived mesenchymal stem and regenerative cells on clinical signs of chronic osteoarthritis of the elbow joint in dogs
    Linda L Black
    Vet Stem Inc, 12860 Danielson Court, Poway, CA 92064, USA
    Vet Ther 9:192-200. 2008
    ..Statistically significant improvement in outcome measures was demonstrated...
  8. ncbi Complete 3D kinematics of upper extremity functional tasks
    Carolien J van Andel
    MOVE Institute for Human Movement Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 27:120-7. 2008
    ..The results of this study could form the normative basis for the development of a 'UX analysis report' equivalent to the 'gait analysis report' and would allow for future comparisons with pediatric and/or pathologic movement patterns...
  9. ncbi Effects of altering initial position on movement direction and extent
    Robert L Sainburg
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:401-15. 2003
    ..Movement extent, on the other hand, appears to be affected by the workspace learned during baseline movement experience...
  10. pmc Efficacy and safety of steroid injections for shoulder and elbow tendonitis: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    C Gaujoux-Viala
    Paris Descartes University, Medicine Faculty, UPRES EA 4058, APHP, Rheumatology B Department, Cochin Hospital, 75014 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1843-9. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of steroid injections for patients with tendonitis of the shoulder or elbow...
  11. ncbi Terrible triad injury of the elbow: current concepts
    Paul K Mathew
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:137-51. 2009
    ..Advances in knowledge combined with improved implants and surgical techniques have contributed to better outcomes...
  12. ncbi Directional biases reveal utilization of arm's biomechanical properties for optimization of motor behavior
    Jacob A Goble
    Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 0404, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1240-52. 2007
    ..quot; The preference to reduce active regulation of interaction torque suggests that, in addition to muscle energy, the criterion for movement cost may include neural activity required for movement control...
  13. ncbi Effect of elbow joint angle on the magnitude of muscle damage to the elbow flexors
    K Nosaka
    Exercise and Sports Science, Department of Environmental Science, Yokohama City University, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:22-9. 2001
    ..To further investigate the effect of elbow joint angle on the development of muscle damage, this study compared two maximal eccentric exercise regimens in which ..
  14. ncbi Dynamic sonography with valgus stress to assess elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury in baseball pitchers
    Arthur A De Smet
    Department of Radiology E3 311, University of Wisconsin Hospital, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 31:671-6. 2002
    ..Both sonography and MR imaging identified the ulnar collateral ligament tears. Dynamic sonography uniquely demonstrated the medial joint instability...
  15. pmc A musculoskeletal model of the upper extremity for use in the development of neuroprosthetic systems
    Dimitra Blana
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Wickenden Building 119, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44116, USA
    J Biomech 41:1714-21. 2008
    ..It is concluded that this model is a useful tool in the development and implementation of upper extremity neuroprosthetic systems...
  16. ncbi Ligamentous stabilizers against posterolateral rotatory instability of the elbow
    C E Dunning
    Bioengineering Research Laboratory, Lawson Health Research Institute, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph's Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario N6A 4L6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1823-8. 2001
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  17. ncbi The medial collateral ligament of the elbow is not isometric: an in vitro biomechanical study
    April D Armstrong
    Bioengineering Research Laboratory, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, Lawson Research Institute, St Joseph s Health Care London, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Sports Med 32:85-90. 2004
    ..The anterior bundle of the medial collateral ligament (AMCL) of the elbow has been shown to be the most important valgus stabilizer of the elbow. However, the isometry of this band has not been quantified...
  18. ncbi Results after 562 total elbow replacements: a report from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
    Bjørg Tilde S Fevang
    Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:449-56. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to give results of elbow arthroplasty for a relatively large population and compare different prosthesis brands and different patient subgroups...
  19. ncbi A new integrative model of lateral epicondylalgia
    B K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 43:252-8. 2009
    ..This paper presents a model that integrates these components on the basis of a literature review with the express aim of assisting in the targeting of specific treatments or combinations thereof to individual patients...
  20. ncbi Afferent input, efference copy, signal noise, and biases in perception of joint angle during active versus passive elbow movements
    V Gritsenko
    Dept de Physiologie, Univ de Montréal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 98:1140-54. 2007
    ..Seven subjects were asked to remember and to report the perceived angle of their elbow joint at different times during active and passive movements...
  21. ncbi Treatment of displaced supracondylar humeral fractures among children: crossed versus lateral pinning
    Mohammed M Zamzam
    Department of Orthopaedics, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Saudi Arabia
    Injury 40:625-30. 2009
    ..Every effort should be made to avoid iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury while inserting the medial pin...
  22. ncbi Treatment options for complex elbow fracture dislocations
    D H Lee
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 505 MEB, 1813 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3295, USA
    Injury 32:SD41-69. 2001
    ..A surgical algorithm is presented to provide guidelines for treating these complex injuries...
  23. ncbi Control of 3D limb dynamics in unconstrained overarm throws of different speeds performed by skilled baseball players
    Masaya Hirashima
    Department of Life Sciences Sports Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, 3 8 1 Komaba, Meguro ku, Tokyo 153 8902, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 97:680-91. 2007
    ..These results indicates that skilled ball throwers adopted a hierarchical control in which the proximal muscle torques created a dynamic foundation for the entire limb motion and beneficial interaction torques for distal joint rotations...
  24. ncbi Development and validation of an elbow score
    P Sathyamoorthy
    Department of Musculoskeletal Science, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1434-40. 2004
    ..An ideal score would be consistent, sensitive, reliable and elbow-specific, incorporating both patient perception and clinician assessment. This was our aim...
  25. ncbi Hinged elbow fixation for recurrent instability following fracture dislocation
    D S Ruch
    Department of Othopaedic Surgery, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    Injury 32:SD70-8. 2001
    ..In both acute and chronic situations, the use of the articulated elbow fixator results in most patients regaining very good functional use of the elbow...
  26. pmc A new articulated elbow external fixation technique for difficult elbow trauma
    F von Knoch
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 21:13-9. 2001
    ..Further experience is required to determine the role of this device and to identify which elbows achieve the most benefit compared to conventional techniques...
  27. ncbi Treatment of persistent instability after posterior fracture-dislocation of the elbow: restoring stability and mobility by internal fixation and hinged external fixation
    Anne Kathrine B Sørensen
    Shoulder and Elbow Section, Orthopedic Department T, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University, Herlev, Denmark
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:1300-9. 2011
    ..We present the results after surgical restoration of stability in complex fracture-dislocations of the elbow using early postoperative mobilization with a hinged external fixator after internal reconstruction of the static stabilizers...
  28. ncbi Changes in head and neck position have a greater effect on elbow joint position sense in people with whiplash-associated disorders
    Joanna Joy Knox
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin J Pain 22:512-8. 2006
    It has been shown that perception of elbow joint position is affected by changes in head and neck position. Further, people with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) present with deficits in upper limb coordination and movement.
  29. ncbi Muscle activation of the elbow flexor and extensor muscles during self-resistance exercises: comparison of unilateral maximal cocontraction and bilateral self-resistance
    Virgile Serrau
    Research Center on Sport and Movement CeRSM, Sciences and Techniques of the Physical and Sporting Activities UFR STAPS, University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense, Nanterre Cedex, France
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2468-77. 2012
    ..001, respectively). In conclusion, bilateral opposition exercises should be more effective in developing strength than cocontraction exercises, which correspond to a moderate activation level even for weak agonist muscle groups...
  30. ncbi Posterior dislocation of the elbow with fractures of the radial head and coronoid
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:547-51. 2002
    ..However, there are few published reports on this injury...
  31. ncbi The pendulum test for evaluating spasticity of the elbow joint
    Chou Ching Lin
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:69-74. 2003
    ..To develop a modification of the pendulum test to allow evaluation of elbow spasticity...
  32. ncbi Fatigability of the elbow flexor muscles for a sustained submaximal contraction is similar in men and women matched for strength
    Sandra K Hunter
    Department of Integrative Psysiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0354, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:195-202. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi Standard surgical protocol to treat elbow dislocations with radial head and coronoid fractures
    David M W Pugh
    Upper Extremity Reconstructive Service, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1122-30. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi [Arthroscopy in stiff elbow: report of 32 cases]
    C Conso
    Service de Chirurgie Orthopedique, Hopital Foch, 40 rue Worth, 92150 Suresnes
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 93:333-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the contribution of arthroscopic management of moderately stiff elbows resulting from traumatic or degenerative causes...
  35. ncbi Systematic review of primary total elbow prostheses used for the rheumatoid elbow
    J C T van der Lugt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Clin Rheumatol 23:291-8. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, in relation to most other joint replacements in rheumatoid patients, all TEP still have higher complication rates. For this reason an elbow prosthesis may just be warranted in seriously disabled patients...
  36. ncbi Functional outcomes and general health status after ulnohumeral arthroplasty for primary degenerative arthritis of the elbow
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:357-66. 2006
    ..Consequently, the clinical utility of UHA may be underrepresented if physician-derived categoric scoring systems are the only measures of outcome assessment...
  37. pmc Total elbow arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study from the Finnish Arthroplasty Register
    Eerik T Skyttä
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Peijas Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FI 00029 HUS, Finland
    Acta Orthop 80:472-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the survival of different TEA designs and factors associated with survival using data from a nationwide arthroplasty register...
  38. ncbi Convergent radioulnar translocation with radial head fracture in a child: a case report and review of the literature
    Mandar V Agashe
    Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Orthop Trauma 26:e36-9. 2012
    ..This case has been shown to highlight the diagnostic and management issues of this rare condition, which may be easily missed initially...
  39. ncbi Excellent test-retest and inter-rater reliability for Tardieu Scale measurements with inertial sensors in elbow flexors of stroke patients
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of Rehabilitation, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 33:185-9. 2011
    ..Inertial sensors (IS) have been developed to measure orientation in space and are suggested to be a more appropriate tool than goniometry to measure angles in Tardieu Scale measurements...
  40. ncbi Anticipation of elbow joint perturbation shortens the onset time of the reflex EMG response in biceps brachii and triceps brachii
    Takayuki Koike
    Laboratory of Human Movement Science, Graduate School of Education, Hokkaido University, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 412:56-61. 2007
    This study aimed to investigate the influence of the anticipation of a perturbation torque applied to extend the elbow joint on the onset time of reflex electromyogram (EMG) responses...
  41. ncbi Reflex and intrinsic changes induced by fatigue of human elbow extensor muscles
    L Q Zhang
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Neurophysiol 86:1086-94. 2001
    ..The elbow joint was perturbed using small-amplitude and pseudorandom movement patterns while subjects maintained steady levels ..
  42. ncbi Fracture-dislocation of the elbow functional outcome following treatment with a standardized protocol
    Kenneth A Egol
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 65:263-70. 2007
    ..Our approach led to the restoration of elbow joint stability in all patients.
  43. ncbi Biomechanical evaluation of a new ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction technique with interference screw fixation
    Christopher S Ahmad
    Center for Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine, New York Orthopaedic Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:332-7. 2003
    ..Techniques for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction have evolved...
  44. ncbi Reconstruction for persistent instability of the elbow after coronoid fracture-dislocation
    Rick F Papandrea
    Orthopedic Associates of Wisconsin, Waukesha, WI, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:68-77. 2007
    ..This experience emphasizes the need for better reconstructive options and especially underscores the need for appropriate initial management of this difficult injury...
  45. ncbi Convergent type proximal radioulnar translocation complicating posterior elbow dislocation: watch out for dual dislocations in children's elbows
    Konstantinos Antonis
    1st Orthopaedic Department, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Orthop B 20:138-41. 2011
    ..A concomitant fracture would have probably precluded an ideal outcome as we note from the literature review on this problem...
  46. ncbi A review of national shoulder and elbow joint replacement registries
    Jeppe V Rasmussen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:1328-35. 2012
    ..funding, organization, data handling, outcome measurements, and findings from existing national shoulder and elbow joint replacement registries; to consider the possibility of pooling data between registries; and to consider wether ..
  47. doi Convergent dislocation of the elbow: report of three cases
    Chris Roberts
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, Australia
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:e9-13. 2008
  48. ncbi Clinical and radiographic results of lateral condylar fracture of distal humerus in children
    Kyoung Hwan Koh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Kangnam Ku, Seoul, Korea
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:425-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and functional results, including complications, of lateral condylar fracture treatments in children, and to identify differences between treatment methods...
  49. ncbi Determining consistency of elbow joint threshold angle in elbow flexor muscles with spastic hypertonia
    S L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Phys Ther 76:586-600. 1996
    ..the relationship of initial muscle length to threshold angle has not been addressed previously, this preliminary study examined whether starting elbow joint position and speed of stretch to elbow flexor muscles affect threshold angle.
  50. ncbi Changes in head and neck position affect elbow joint position sense
    Joanna J Knox
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 165:107-13. 2005
    ..This study suggests that the reduced accuracy previously seen in pointing tasks with changes in head position may be partly because of errors in the interpretation of arm position...
  51. ncbi Evidence-based indications for elbow arthroscopy
    Kwan M Yeoh
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arthroscopy 28:272-82. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis was that the evidence would support the use of elbow arthroscopy in the management of common elbow conditions...
  52. pmc Time of return of elbow motion after percutaneous pinning of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures
    Lewis E Zionts
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2007-10. 2009
    ..Further improvement may occur up to 1 year postoperatively. This information may be helpful in advising parents what to expect after their child's injury...
  53. pmc Where is your arm? Variations in proprioception across space and tasks
    Christina T Fuentes
    Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:164-71. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi Donor site evaluation after autologous osteochondral mosaicplasty for cartilaginous lesions of the elbow joint
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 35:2096-100. 2007
    ..However, the effect of harvesting grafts on knee function remains unclear...
  55. ncbi A comparison of radiographic, arthroscopic and histological measures of articular pathology in the canine elbow joint
    Marc A Goldhammer
    Tierärztliche Klinik Dr Schneider Haiss, Karl Heinrich Käferlestr 2, 71460 Ludwigsburg, Germany
    Vet J 186:96-103. 2010
    ..Fragmentation of the medial coronoid process (FMCP) is a naturally occurring disease of the canine elbow joint that results in osteoarthritis, and the objectives of this study were to compare the severity of ..
  56. pmc Valgus deformity and proximal subluxation of the rheumatoid elbow: a radiographic 15 year follow up study of 148 elbows
    J T Lehtinen
    Rheumatism Foundation Hospital, Heinola, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:765-9. 2001
    ..64 (95% CI 0.53 to 0.73 ) and r(s)=0.48 (95% CI 0.34 to 0.60), with the destruction of the elbow joint. CONCLUSIONS: The elbow seems to turn into valgus during rheumatoid destruction and excision of the radial head ..
  57. ncbi Survival analysis and longterm results of elbow synovectomy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Martin Fuerst
    Department of Orthopaedics, Clinic of Joint Replacement, Markgröningen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 33:892-6. 2006
    To evaluate longterm results and survival rate of open synovectomy of the elbow joint in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
  58. ncbi Oblique osteochondral plugs transplantation technique for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow joint
    Wataru Miyamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1, Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:204-8. 2009
    ..This technique allows easy insertion of large-diameter plugs into recipient holes in a restricted operative field, even if the OCD lesion is located in the lateral site...
  59. ncbi Image-based navigation improves the positioning of the humeral component in total elbow arthroplasty
    Colin P McDonald
    Bioengineering Research Laboratory, The Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Care London, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:533-43. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that an image-based navigation system would improve humeral component positioning, with navigational errors less than or approaching 2.0 mm and 2.0 degrees ...
  60. ncbi Long-term results of open elbow synovectomy for rheumatoid arthritis
    Natsuko Nakagawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Konan Kakogawa Hospital, 1545 1 Saijo, Kanno cho, Kakogawa 675 8545, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:106-9. 2007
    ..Overall results were satisfactory with little time-dependent deterioration in radiological grading, confirming the long-term effectiveness of this procedure...
  61. ncbi Surgical treatment of the rheumatoid elbow
    P Mansat
    Service d Orthopedie Traumatologie, Centre Hĵspitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Purpan, France
    Joint Bone Spine 68:198-210. 2001
    ..Finally, interposition arthroplasty can be proposed for young adults with stage II or IIIA rheumatoid arthritis in whom the elbow is mainly stiff and painful...
  62. ncbi Olecranon orientation as an indicator of elbow joint angle in the stance phase, and estimation of forelimb posture in extinct quadruped animals
    Shin ichi Fujiwara
    The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Morphol 270:1107-21. 2009
    ..This study presents a procedure that how the elbow joint angles of extinct quadruped mammals can be inferred from osteological characteristics...
  63. ncbi Ninety-day mortality after total elbow arthroplasty
    Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1449-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with perioperative mortality after elbow arthroplasty...
  64. ncbi A new arthroscopic-assisted drilling method through the radius in a distal-to-proximal direction for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow
    Yuji Arai
    Department of Orthopaedics, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Arthroscopy 24:237.e1-4. 2008
    ..With this technique, the entire OCD lesion can be vertically drilled under arthroscopic guidance. This method is minimally invasive, and an early return to sports could be possible...
  65. ncbi Indications and reoperation rates for total elbow arthroplasty: an analysis of trends in New York State
    David M Gay
    Flagler Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 61 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32164, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:110-7. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study were to evaluate the changes with time in the indications for total elbow arthroplasty and to examine the complications of this procedure in a large database...
  66. ncbi Displaced medial epicondyle fractures of the humerus: surgical treatment and results. A report of 139 cases
    Djamel M Louahem
    Orthopaedic Pediatric Surgery Department, Lapeyronie Hospital, Montpellier, France
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:649-55. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyze and to assess objectively the results of the surgical treatment of these acute injuries...
  67. pmc Dynamic dominance persists during unsupported reaching
    Tucker Tomlinson
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Mot Behav 44:13-25. 2012
    ..These coordination deficits did not disrupt final position accuracy. The authors conclude that nondominant arm coordination deficits are similar to those reported previously for horizontal plane movements...
  68. ncbi Outcome of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow in 1281 athletes: Results in 743 athletes with minimum 2-year follow-up
    E Lyle Cain
    American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2426-34. 2010
    ..Injury to the UCL in overhead athletes often leads to symptomatic valgus instability that requires surgical treatment...
  69. ncbi [Total elbow joint arthroplasty. Surgical approaches]
    G Stein
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Köln
    Unfallchirurg 113:1006-12. 2010
    The dorsal approach to the elbow joint is commonly used for arthroplasty of the joint and consists of different steps...
  70. ncbi Arthroscopic and open synovectomy of the elbow in rheumatoid arthritis
    Nobuyuki Tanaka
    Sapporo Gorinbashi Orthopaedic Hospital, Gorinbashi Health Care Facilities and Hospitals, 2 1, Kawazoe, Minami Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 005 0802, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:521-5. 2006
    ..It has not been determined whether arthroscopic or open synovectomy is better and whether a preoperative arc of flexion of >90 degrees is an important prognostic factor...
  71. ncbi Using the 320-Multidetector Computed Tomography scanner for four-dimensional functional assessment of the elbow joint
    Yin Peng Goh
    Monash Medical Centre, Southern Health Care Network, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:E20-4. 2012
    ..in real time, over a distance of 16 cm in the z-axis, proved to aid in the diagnosis of a patient's restrictive elbow joint. This state-of-the-art scanner allows fast and noninvasive dynamic-kinematic functional evaluation of the elbow ..
  72. ncbi Acceleration and force reveal different mechanisms of electromechanical delay
    Kazushige Sasaki
    Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1200-6. 2011
    ..of electrochemical and mechanical processes of EMD in the human biceps brachii muscle over a wide range of elbow joint angles, we determined the onset of muscle contraction and the beginning of force development by recording ..
  73. pmc Detection of simultaneous movement at two human arm joints
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Easy Street, and University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Physiol 585:833-42. 2007
    ..We conclude that the brain uses potentially ambiguous signals from biarticular muscles for kinaesthesia and that this limits acuity for detecting joint movement when adjacent joints are moved simultaneously...
  74. ncbi Mason type-I radial head fractures and interosseous membrane lesions--a prospective study
    Jan Till Hausmann
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Trauma 66:457-61. 2009
    ..Pronation and supination of the forearm as well as varus and valgus position of the elbow joint have been suspected to have influence on the injury pattern...
  75. ncbi Débridement arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis of the elbow
    Takuro Wada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sapporo Medical University, South 1, West 16, Sapporo 060 8543, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:233-41. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes at an average of ten years after débridement arthroplasties performed through a posteromedial approach...
  76. ncbi Prevalence of pulmonary embolism after total elbow arthroplasty
    Scott F M Duncan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1452-3. 2007
    ..We therefore sought to determine the prevalence of pulmonary embolism after total elbow arthroplasty...
  77. ncbi Total elbow arthroplasty for posttraumatic arthrosis
    Bernard F Morrey
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Instr Course Lect 58:495-504. 2009
    ..Elbow replacement can be extremely effective for a properly selected patient with posttraumatic arthrosis. However, approximately 25% of patients have a complication...
  78. ncbi Classification, treatment, and outcome of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum
    Masatoshi Takahara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Iida Nish 2 2 2, Yamagata City 990 9585, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1205-14. 2007
    ..Indications for the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum have remained unclear. The aims of this study were to analyze the outcomes and to determine the most useful classification for the choice of treatment...
  79. ncbi Lateral compression injuries in the pediatric elbow: Panner's disease and osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum
    Ky Kobayashi
    University of Connecticut Health Center, West Hartford, CT 06107, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:246-54. 2004
    ..Panner's disease and osteochondritis dissecans likely represent a continuum of disordered endochondral ossification with presentation and prognosis dependent primarily on age at onset...
  80. ncbi Rehabilitation of children after elbow injuries
    Ardiana Murtezani
    Department of Physical Therapy, University Clinical Center of Kosovo
    Niger J Med 16:138-42. 2007
    ..To review the efficiency of early physical therapy to achieve successful rehabilitation after elbow injuries in children...
  81. ncbi Dual direct lateral portals for treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: an anatomic study
    J T Davis
    Southern Illinois Orthopaedic Clinic, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:723-8. 2007
    ....
  82. pmc Results of arthroscopic debridement for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow
    F Th G Rahusen
    Department of Orthopaedics, St Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 40:966-9. 2006
    ..To determine the clinical outcome of arthroscopic debridement for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow...
  83. ncbi The effectiveness of physiotherapy after operative treatment of supracondylar humeral fractures in children
    Peter Keppler
    Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulm, Steinhoevelstrasse 9, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:314-6. 2005
    ..in children are not clear in the literature, even in the presence of an active or passive limitation of elbow joint motion...
  84. ncbi Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum
    Harry C Brownlow
    The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, RG1 5AN, UK
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:198-202. 2006
    ..It is concluded that arthroscopic debridement and removal of loose bodies is a safe and reliable procedure for patients with persistent symptoms from OCD of the capitellum...
  85. ncbi Mechanical load on the upper extremity during wheelchair activities
    Stefan van Drongelen
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1214-20. 2005
    To determine the net moments on the glenohumeral joint and elbow joint during wheelchair activities.
  86. ncbi Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: Report of 5 female athletes
    Matthijs R Krijnen
    Department of Orthopaedics, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthroscopy 19:210-4. 2003
    ..Two patients returned to a high level of gymnastics and 1 was considering return. The short-term results of this treatment suggest that arthroscopic debridement of the loose osteochondral fragments provides a good result...
  87. ncbi Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: Arthroscopic-assisted treatment of large, full-thickness defects in young patients
    Stephan G Pill
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:222-5. 2003
    ..The arthroscopic camera allows the surgeon to view difficult-to-see areas, and photographs can be taken throughout the procedure for documentation...
  88. ncbi Tuberculosis of the elbow joint in children: a review of ten patients who were managed nonoperatively
    Anil Agarwal
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Geeta Colony, Delhi, India 110031
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:436-41. 2010
    ..There is scarce information regarding osteoarticular tuberculosis of the elbow in children, even in countries where tuberculosis is endemic. We report our experience with ten patients who were managed nonoperatively...
  89. ncbi Arthroscopic management of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: mid-term results in adolescent athletes
    Kristofer J Jones
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:8-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the mid-term results of arthroscopic treatment of OCD of the capitellum in a series of adolescents...
  90. ncbi Arthroscopic surgery for isolated capitellar osteochondritis dissecans in adolescent baseball players: minimum three-year follow-up
    J W Thomas Byrd
    Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:474-8. 2002
    ..Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum of the humerus usually occurs in adolescence and is caused by the valgus forces associated with excessive throwing...
  91. ncbi Osteochondritis dissecans involving the trochlea: report of two patients (three elbows) and review of the literature
    Nilesh Patel
    Department of Orthopaedics, Summa Health System, 444 North Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44310, U S A
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:48-51. 2002
    ..The first patient illustrates how recognition of OCD in the trochlea may prevent unnecessary biopsy. Osteochondritis dissecans should be part of the differential of lesions involving the trochlea...
  92. ncbi The surgical management of pediatric fractures of the upper extremity
    John M Flynn
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 52:635-45. 2003
    ..Certain technical advances, such as flexible intramedullary fixation and bioreabsorbable implants, have further increased enthusiasm for surgical management of pediatric fractures...
  93. ncbi Interposition arthroplasty with an Achilles tendon allograft as a salvage procedure for the elbow
    A Noelle Larson
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2714-23. 2008
    ..The present retrospective study summarizes the results of a specific interposition arthroplasty technique for the treatment of inflammatory and posttraumatic arthritis of the elbow...
  94. ncbi Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: minimum 1-year follow-up after arthroscopic debridement
    Bradley Schoch
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, U S A
    Arthroscopy 26:1469-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study is to show that arthroscopic debridement is an appropriate intervention for midterm to long-term subjective symptom relief of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the elbow...
  95. ncbi A study of kinematic cues and anticipatory performance in tennis using computational manipulation and computer graphics
    Hirofumi Ida
    Department of Human System Science, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Res Methods 43:781-90. 2011
    ..In contrast, the faster the server's elbow extended, the more the receiver's anticipation of the ball direction tended to the right. This suggests that tennis players are sensitive to the motion modulation of their opponent's racket-arm...
  96. pmc Functional treatment versus plaster for simple elbow dislocations (FuncSiE): a randomized trial
    Jeroen de Haan
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, AR Hoorn, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:263. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this randomized controlled trial is to compare early functional treatment versus plaster immobilization following simple dislocations of the elbow...
  97. ncbi Autologous osteochondral mosaicplasty for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow in teenage athletes
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2359-66. 2009
    ..Our aim was to clarify the surgical efficacy of mosaicplasty for teenage athletes with advanced lesions of capitellar osteochondritis dissecans...
  98. ncbi Elbow arthroscopy in the pediatric and adolescent population
    L J Micheli
    Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, U S A
    Arthroscopy 17:694-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to show the diagnostic and therapeutic benefits of elbow arthroscopy in athletically active pediatric patients. We describe our techniques for elbow arthroscopy in young patients...
  99. ncbi A surgical treatment for unstable osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the humeral capitellum in adolescent baseball players
    Hideaki Takeda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 30:713-7. 2002
    ..Various methods of surgical treatment for unstable osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the humeral capitellum have shown the potential to lead to osteoarthritis and poor functional results in throwing activities...
  100. ncbi Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: a review of the literature and a distal ulnar portal
    Kimberly I M van den Ende
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:122-8. 2011
    ..The distal ulnar portal we describe here allows for ergonomic exposure to the posterolateral capitellum, providing easier access for drilling, burring, and local debridement of lesions amenable to arthroscopy...
  101. ncbi Elbow heterotopic ossification in head-trauma patients: diagnosis and treatment
    Luigi de Palma
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Ancona, Italy
    Orthopedics 25:665-8. 2002
    ..The etiology of heterotopic ossification following head trauma is unknown. Similarities have been found between heterotopic ossification and myositis ossificans, a hereditary autosomal dominant disease...

Research Grants41

  1. Regeneration of the Developing Chick Elbow Joint
    Rosalie Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Regeneration of the Developing Chick Elbow Joint Project Summary Synovial joints such as those that comprise the elbow, knee, and hip are extremely important for functioning in everyday life...
  2. MUSCLE ACTIVITY AT ONSET OF HUMAN THREE-JOINT MOVEMENT
    GAIL KOSHLAND; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..To do this, they will immobilize the elbow joint, and then determine changes in the choice and timing of muscle onset for point-to-point movements with similar ..
  3. BONE AND KNEE LOADING
    Hiroki Yokota; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In our preliminary studies using mouse ulnae, bone formation was stimulated by loading an elbow joint. Furthermore, the loads required to induce bone formation with this elbow-loading model were smaller than that ..
  4. DOWN-TRAINING SPINAL STRETCH REFLEXES
    Steven Wolf; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..determine whether reflex changes are accompanied by improvements in function and changes in stiffness about the elbow joint; and 4) define which classes of patients benefit from this new approach...
  5. Tissue Engineering of Cartilage using Periosteum
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, by eliminating the need for cell culture expansion facilities and expertise, the cost of this approach should be considerably less thereby making cartilage repair more globally accessible. ..
  6. MECHANICAL FACTORS IN CARTILAGE REPAIR
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is felt that these findings will have relevance to other important area of orthopedics, including fracture healing, and have significant potential to impact the care of patients. ..
  7. Reflex control of multi-joint mechanics following stroke
    ERIC PERREAULT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A small, complementary animal study will be performed to investigate possible mechanisms underlying the actions of tizanidine. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Interlimb Differences in Motor Control and Learning
    Robert L Sainburg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work should help elucidate the mechanisms that underlie such deficits. ..
  9. Task Dependence of Muscle Fatigue in Older Adults
    Sandra Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These preliminary findings will form the foundation for an RO 1 application that will further explore the mechanisms and task dependency of muscle fatigue in older adults. ..
  10. Bilateral activation in upper-limb stroke rehabilitation
    Gwyn Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  11. The utility of rTMS to enhance hand function in stroke
    Gwyn Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This will be applicable to a large population of US adults with deficits in hand function resulting from stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Neuromuscular Fatigue in Older Adults
    Sandra Hunter; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Learning to reach: Control of limb dynamics in infancy
    James Galloway; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project will provide the foundation data for a larger study of the effects of early training on the development of reaching in very young infants at risk for developing coordination disorders such as cerebral palsy. ..
  14. Estimating Joint Impedance from the Surface EMG
    EDWARD CLANCY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Noninvasive Motor Unit Discharge Assessment
    EDWARD CLANCY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-term goal is to develop a non-invasive system for recording a complete set of MU discharge characteristics. This system should lead to applications in areas such as ergonomics, clinical EMG, and basic motor control research. ..
  16. Natural History of Muscular & Reflex Changes in Stroke
    MEHDI MIRBAGHERI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The changes in passive and intrinsic stiffness are likely to be highly correlated with severity of spasticity and inversely correlated with recovery of function. ..
  17. Aging and Movement Accuracy
    Evangelos Christou; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These preliminary findings will form the foundation for an RO1 application that will further explore the mechanisms contributing to the impaired movement accuracy in older adults. ..
  18. ACL injury mechanisms & offaxis neuromuscular diagnosis & training
    Li Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. NEUROMECHANICS OF KNEE EXTENSOR/MALALIGNMENT
    Li Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Changes in the above properties induced by patellar malalignment and correction induced by patellar taping will be quantified using the above designs. ..
  20. QUANTIFICATION OF CARTILAGE AND BONE DEFECTS USING MRI
    Chris Mc Gibbon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Hypothesis: the analytical model can predict AC and SB thickness within 1 voxel dimension at a 95 percent confidence level and exhibit defect detection sensitivity and specificity greater than 98 percent. ..
  21. Direct Determination of Lower Extremity of Muscle Design
    Richard Lieber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This data, once available to the biomechanical community will propel this field to the next level and enable development of meaningful new surgical procedures and objective methods of evaluating human musculoskeletal function. ..
  22. Pharmacologic Activation of the Hypoxia Inducible Factor Pathway in Bone Healing
    Shawn Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. In Vivo PCL Biomechanics
    Guoan Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our image technique will be further applicable to other soft tissue injuries such as cartilage defects and soft tissue defects in the shoulder, hip, wrist, ankle and spine. ..
  24. INTRAOPERATIVE MEASUREMENT IN CEREBRAL PALSY SURGERY
    Richard Lieber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, these data will be relevant to management of other disorders such as stroke, head injury and spinal cord injury, where surgical tendon transfers are performed. ..
  25. Age-related changes in proprioceptive acuity
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Developing an intelligent & portable stretching device
    Li Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall objectives of the Phase II project are to develop an effective, portable, low-cost, and user-friendly intelligent stretcher, suitable and economical for patients to use in clinic or home and ready for commercialization. ..
  27. TRANSDUCTION OF CHRONIC NERVE INJURY BY SCHWANN CELLS
    Ranjan Gupta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Successful completion of these studies will provide a greater understanding of the pathogenesis of CNI so that more effective treatment modalities may be developed. ..
  28. In-vivo ACL Tension
    Guoan Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This methodology can be readily extended to investigate and optimize the treatment of soft tissue injures of other articular joints such as the spine, shoulder, wrist and ankle. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Interactions of Biomechanics and Psychosocial Stressors and MSDs in the Modern Of
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will influence work place design and policies through the development of new evidence-based interventions. ..
  30. A Biomechanical Study of Work-Related Shoulder Disorder
    ANDREW ROBERT KARDUNA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  31. Upper Extremity Dynamics During Keying
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These biomechanical studies are a critical step in testing the effectiveness of these interventions for reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders ..
  32. Neuromechanical changes caused by stroke & stretching
    Li Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goals are to provide effective, convenient, and low-cost treatments of spastic limbs in neurologically impaired patients with quantitative outcome evaluation in multiple aspects. ..
  33. Identification of Molecular Probes to Activate the Hypoxia Inducible Factor Pathw
    Shawn Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These activators of the HIF pathway may be useful in a broad range of diseases such as heart disease and limb ischemia and in approaches to tissue regeneration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. MENTAL EFFORT EFFECT ON LARGE MUSCLE STRENGTHENING
    Guang Yue; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PROCESSING IN PROPRIOCEPTION
    Lynette Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  36. Skeletal Muscle Injury: Mechanism Prevention & Treatment
    Richard Lieber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies not only provide insights into the damage mechanism, but also shed light on important structure-function relationships in normal muscle. ..
  37. Tools for exposure assessment of physical risk factors
    Jack Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Technology transfers include potential software products for computer users to monitor their own work patterns. ..
  38. Coordination of reaching in healthy adult and stroke
    John Scholz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. SONIC HEDGEHOG SIGNALING IN ODONTOGENESIS
    Eiki Koyama; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of the project will provide key information on morphogenetic and cellular signals responsible for initiation and progression of odontogenesis. ..