Genomes and Genes
Summary: The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.
Publications328 found, 100 shown here
- Anatomy of the tibiofibular syndesmosis and its clinical relevanceJan Bartonicek
Orthopedic Department of 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Surg Radiol Anat 25:379-86. 2003....
- Predicting lower limb joint kinematics using wearable motion sensorsA Findlow
Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, University of Salford, Salford, UK
Gait Posture 28:120-6. 2008..Whilst predictions were generally stable when sensor data was lost, it remains to be seen whether the generalised regression networks algorithm is robust for other activities such as stair climbing...
- Control of a powered ankle-foot prosthesis based on a neuromuscular modelMichael F Eilenberg
Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 18:164-73. 2010..This study highlights the importance of neuromuscular controllers for enhancing the adaptiveness of powered prosthetic devices across varied terrain surfaces...
- Powered ankle-foot prosthesis to assist level-ground and stair-descent gaitsSamuel Au
MIT Media Laboratory, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Neural Netw 21:654-66. 2008..The results of this study highlight the potential of prosthetic leg controllers that exploit neural signals to trigger terrain-appropriate, local prosthetic leg behaviors...
- Dynamics of the ankle joint analyzed through moment-angle loops during human walking: gender and age effectsPaolo Crenna
Istituto di Fisiologia Umana I, LAMB P and L Mariani, Universita degli Studi, Milan, Italy
Hum Mov Sci 30:1185-98. 2011Aim of this study was to provide a non-invasive assessment of the dynamic properties of the ankle joint during human locomotion, with specific focus on the effects of gender and age...
- Contributions of the individual ankle plantar flexors to support, forward progression and swing initiation during walkingR R Neptune
Rehabilitation R and D Center 153, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Biomech 34:1387-98. 2001....
- Human balancing of an inverted pendulum: position control by small, ballistic-like, throw and catch movementsIan D Loram
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Physiol 540:1111-24. 2002..Minimisation of sway size was caused by improvement in the accuracy of the anticipatory torque impulses. We hypothesise that examination of centre of mass and centre of pressure data for quiet standing will duplicate these results...
- Injury of the tibiofibular syndesmosis: value of MR imaging for diagnosisKazunori Oae
Department of Orthopaedics, Shimane Medical University, 89 1 Enya cho, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
Radiology 227:155-61. 2003..To compare the use of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with the use of arthroscopy for the diagnosis of tibiofibular syndesmotic injury...
- Effects of breathing on multijoint control of center of mass position during upright stanceNikita A Kuznetsov
Center for Cognition, Action, and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45221, USA
J Mot Behav 44:241-53. 2012..This result supports the hypothesis that motor abundance of the postural chain plays an important role in the flexible compensation for breathing during quiet stance...
- Architecture of the medial gastrocnemius in children with spastic diplegiaAdam P Shortland
One Small Step Gait Laboratory, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Dev Med Child Neurol 44:158-63. 2002Ultrasound images were obtained of the medial gastrocnemius at different ankle joint positions with the knee extended...
- Joint torques and dynamic joint stiffness in elderly and young men during stepping downSally D Lark
Active Life Span Research, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:848-55. 2003..To compare the joint torque pattern and dynamic joint stiffness at the knee and ankle in elderly and young men during stepping down...
- Cardio-ankle vascular index measures arterial wall stiffness independent of blood pressureJunko Ibata
The First Department of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Kimiidera 811 1, Wakayama, P O 641 8509, Japan
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:265-70. 2008..Our findings suggest that CAVI is independent of BP and useful as an indicator of early arteriosclerosis in diabetic subjects...
- Tissue engineered ceramic artificial joint--ex vivo osteogenic differentiation of patient mesenchymal cells on total ankle joints for treatment of osteoarthritisHajime Ohgushi
Research Institute for Cell Engineering RICE, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Amagasaki City, Hyogo 661 0974, Japan
Biomaterials 26:4654-61. 2005..These preliminary results indicate that the tissue engineering approach using autologous cultured marrow mesenchymal cells might prevent aseptic loosening of the total ankle arthroplasty...
- The effect of ankle rotation on cutting of the tibia in total knee arthroplastyHideki Mizu-uchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka City, 812 8582, Japan
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2632-6. 2006..One disadvantage is that the guide is easily affected by the position of the ankle joint. The tibia may have a rotational mismatch between its proximal and distal ends...
- Massive weight loss-induced mechanical plasticity in obese gaitTibor Hortobagyi
Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East CarolinaUniversity, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:1391-9. 2011..There may be a weight loss threshold of 30 kg limiting changes in gait kinematics. Implications for exercise prescription are also discussed...
- Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a self-reported foot and ankle score (SEFAS)Maria Cöster
Department of Orthopedics, Kalmar Hospital, Sweden
Acta Orthop 83:197-203. 2012..We evaluated the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the modified Swedish version of the questionnaire (SEFAS) in patients with osteoarthritis or inflammatory arthritis before and/or after their ankle was replaced or fused...
- Is the stabilization of quiet upright stance in humans driven by synchronized modulations of the activity of medial and lateral gastrocnemius muscles?Taian M M Vieira
Laboratory for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System, Politecnico di Torino, Via Cavali 22 H 10138, Torino, Italy
J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:85-97. 2010..Hence, the stabilization of the quiet standing posture likely relies on flexible rather than stereotyped mechanisms of control...
- The role of muscles in joint adaptation and degenerationW Herzog
University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:305-15. 2003..We attempt to emphasize the close dependence of muscle forces, joint loading and degeneration and, vice versa, try to point out how joint degeneration affects muscle forces and joint loading...
- Reliability of ankle isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic strength and power testing in older womenSandra C Webber
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phys Ther 90:1165-75. 2010..Although strength and power parameters frequently are measured with dynamometers, few studies have examined the reliability of measurements of different types of contractions...
- Validity and inter-rater reliability of medio-lateral knee motion observed during a single-limb mini squatEva Ageberg
Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:265. 2010..The aim was to validate an observational clinical test of assessing the medio-lateral knee motion, using a three-dimensional (3-D) motion analysis system. In addition, the inter-rater reliability was evaluated...
- Validation of the Turkish version of the foot and ankle outcome scoreAltinay Goksel Karatepe
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Izmir Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Rheumatol Int 30:169-73. 2009..The Turkish FAOS correlated with the SF-36 and AIMS2 scales. The Turkish version of FAOS was valid and reliable instrument to assess the foot and ankle related problems. However, to assess its responsiveness further studies are needed...
- A comparison of foot kinematics in people with normal- and flat-arched feet using the Oxford Foot ModelPazit Levinger
Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Vic, Australia
Gait Posture 32:519-23. 2010..8° ± 4.4° vs -2.5° ± 2.6°; p=0.06). These findings support the notion that flat-arched feet have altered motion associated with greater pronation during gait; factors that may increase the risk of overuse injury...
- Gait kinematics and kinetics of 7-year-old children: a comparison to adults using age-specific anthropometric dataKathleen J Ganley
Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 9709, USA
Gait Posture 21:141-5. 2005..These results provide support for the hypothesis that children lack the neuromuscular maturity, especially at the ankle, to produce an adult-like gait pattern...
- Ankle muscle stiffness in the control of balance during quiet standingD A Winter
Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
J Neurophysiol 85:2630-3. 2001..92, confirming how closely the model approached a perfect spring that would have an R(2) = 1. These results confirm our model of a simple muscle stiffness control and refutes the criticisms...
- Control and estimation of posture during quiet stance depends on multijoint coordinationWei Li Hsu
Dept of Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science Program, 307 McKinly Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
J Neurophysiol 97:3024-35. 2007..The results reveal a control strategy involving coordinated variations of most major joints to stabilize variables important to postural control during quiet stance...
- The subchondral bone in articular cartilage repair: current problems in the surgical managementAndreas H Gomoll
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:434-47. 2010..cell-based implants, as well as strategies after failed subchondral repair and problems specific to the ankle joint. Lastly, since this area remains in constant evolution, the requirements for prospective studies needed to ..
- The effect of foot and ankle prosthetic components on braking and propulsive impulses during transtibial amputee gaitRobert J Zmitrewicz
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1334-9. 2006..To assess the influence of energy storage and return (ESAR) prosthetic feet and multi-axis ankles on ground reaction forces and loading asymmetry between lower limbs in transtibial amputees...
- Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of osteochondral lesions of the anklePadhraig F O'Loughlin
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
Am J Sports Med 38:392-404. 2010..The purpose of this article is to review the history, etiology, and classification systems for osteochondral lesions of the ankle, as well as to describe current approaches to diagnosis and management...
- Changes in cardio-ankle vascular index in smoking cessationHirofumi Noike
Department of Cardiovascular Center, Sakura Medical Center, School of Medicine, Toho University, 561 4 Shimoshizu, Sakura City, Chiba, Japan
J Atheroscler Thromb 17:517-25. 2010..To investigate the effect of smoking and smoking cessation on cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI)...
- Visual flow is interpreted relative to multisegment postural controlTim Kiemel
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
J Mot Behav 43:237-46. 2011..exposed to 3 types of visual-scene movement: translation in the anteroposterior direction, rotation about the ankle joint, and rotation about the hip joint...
- Clonus is explained from increased reflex gain and enlarged tissue viscoelasticityErwin de Vlugt
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory of Neuromuscular Control, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
J Biomech 45:148-55. 2012..in patients with stroke (n = 3) and SCI (n = 4) using a nonlinear antagonistic muscle model of the human ankle joint. Ia reflex gain was varied by changing motor unit pool threshold and gain, and passive tissue viscosity and ..
- Inversion-eversion moment arms of gastrocnemius and tibialis anterior measured in vivoSabrina S M Lee
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
J Biomech 41:3366-70. 2008..This method for assessing muscle action in vivo used in this study may prove useful for subject-specific planning of surgical treatments for frontal plane foot and ankle deformities...
- Knee and ankle joint stiffness in sprint runningSami Kuitunen
Neuromuscular Research Center, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:166-73. 2002..Stiffness has often been considered as a regulated property of the neuromuscular system. The purpose of this study was to examine the ankle and knee joint stiffness regulation during sprint running...
- Osteochondral defects in the ankle: why painful?C Niek van Dijk
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:570-80. 2010..The ankle joint has a high congruency...
- An improved powered ankle-foot orthosis using proportional myoelectric controlDaniel P Ferris
Department of Movement Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2214, USA
Gait Posture 23:425-8. 2006..The orthosis may be helpful in studying human walking biomechanics and assisting patients during gait rehabilitation after neurological injury...
- All joint moments significantly contribute to trunk angular accelerationCameron R Nott
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
J Biomech 43:2648-52. 2010..Furthermore, it is shown that inter-planar coupling exists and a two-dimensional analysis of trunk balance neglects important out-of-plane joint moments that affect trunk angular acceleration...
- Three-dimensional analysis of ankle instability after tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries: a biomechanical experimental studyAtsushi Teramoto
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8543, Japan
Am J Sports Med 36:348-52. 2008..Most studies of syndesmosis injuries have concentrated only on external rotation instability of the ankle joint and have not examined other defects.
- Ankle proprioception is not targeted by exercises on an unstable surfaceHenri Kiers
Research Group Lifestyle and Health, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Bolognalaan 101, 3584 CJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1577-85. 2012..Exercises on an unstable surface may challenge the capacity of the central nervous system to shift the weighting of sources of proprioceptive signals on balance...
- Individual-specific muscle maximum force estimation using ultrasound for ankle joint torque prediction using an EMG-driven Hill-type modelLiliam Fernandes de Oliveira
School of Physical Education and Sports, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Av Pau Brasil 540, Ilha do Fundao, Cidade Universitaria, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
J Biomech 43:2816-21. 2010..and from data widely cited in the literature was used to comparatively test a Hill-type EMG-driven model of the ankle joint. The model uses 3 EMGs (Soleus, gastrocnemius medialis and gastrocnemius lateralis) as inputs with joint torque ..
- Stretch reflex coupling between the hip and knee: implications for impaired gait following strokeJames M Finley
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Exp Brain Res 188:529-40. 2008....
- Perioperative complications of total ankle arthroplastyMark S Myerson
Union Memorial Orthopaedics, The Johnston Professional Building, 400, 3333 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Foot Ankle Int 24:17-21. 2003..This information can be used as a teaching tool to decrease the incidence of complications for surgeons performing their initial arthroplasties with this potentially technically demanding procedure...
- Ankle alignment on lateral radiographs. Part 1: sensitivity of measures to perturbations of ankle positioningYuki Tochigi
Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Iowa, 2181 Westlawn, Iowa City, IA 52242 1100, USA
Foot Ankle Int 27:82-7. 2006..To identify a radiographic measure of anteroposterior tibial-talar alignment that meets those requirements, three methods were compared to determine their sensitivity to perturbations in ankle positioning...
- Heterogeneity of muscle activation in relation to force direction: a multi-channel surface electromyography study on the triceps surae muscleD Staudenmann
Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Vander Boechorstraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:882-95. 2009..The correlations between cluster time series and forces at the foot in specific directions differed substantially between clusters, showing that the differentially activated parts of the TS had specific biomechanical functions...
- [Differences in metabolism of chondrocytes of the knee and ankle joint]Wolfgang Eger
Orthopädische Klinik Wichernhaus am Krankenhaus Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany
Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 141:18-20. 2003
- The effects of a controlled energy storage and return prototype prosthetic foot on transtibial amputee ambulationAva D Segal
Department of Veterans Affairs, RR and D Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Hum Mov Sci 31:918-31. 2012..Controlled energy storage and return enhanced prosthetic push-off, but requires further design modifications to improve amputee walking economy...
- The effects of walking speed on forefoot, hindfoot and ankle joint motionR Dubbeldam
Roessingh Research and Development, Roessinghsbleekweg 33b, 7522 AH Enschede, The Netherlands
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:796-801. 2010Foot and ankle joint kinematic differences have been identified between healthy subjects and subjects with various pathologies suffering from foot and ankle impairments...
- Therapeutic effects of TACI-Ig on rat with adjuvant arthritisD Wang
Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei RC Biotechnologies Ltd, Yantai, China
Clin Exp Immunol 163:225-34. 2011..Arthritis was evaluated by arthritis global assessment and swollen joint count (SJC). The ankle joint and spleen were harvested for histopathological examination. Spleen index and thymus index were calculated...
- Motor adaptation during dorsiflexion-assisted walking with a powered orthosisPei Chun Kao
Division of Kinesiology, 401 Washtenaw Avenue, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2214, USA
Gait Posture 29:230-6. 2009..These results provide baseline data of EMG controlled dorsiflexion assist in neurologically intact humans that can be used to guide future studies on neurologically impaired individuals...
- Effect of different ankle- and knee-joint positions on gastrocnemius medialis fascicle length and EMG activity during isometric plantar flexionAdamantios Arampatzis
German Sport University of Cologne, Institute for Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
J Biomech 39:1891-902. 2006..To examine the resultant ankle joint moments the kinematics of the left leg were recorded using a Vicon 624 system with 8 cameras operating at 120 ..
- Dorsal mobility and first ray stiffness in patients with diabetes mellitusWard Mylo Glasoe
School of Allied Health Professions, Wirtz Hall 209E, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Foot Ankle Int 25:550-5. 2004..We examined dorsal mobility and passive first ray stiffness in patients with diabetes and investigated the relationship between first ray mobility and ankle joint dorsiflexion.
- Results of an Internet survey determining the most frequently used ankle scores by AOFAS membersJohnny T C Lau
Orthopaedic Surgery, UHN Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Foot Ankle Int 26:479-82. 2005..The literature recommends the use of valid, reliable, and responsive ankle scores, but the ankle scores commonly used in clinical practice remain undefined...
- Critical proinflammatory role of thymic stromal lymphopoietin and its receptor in experimental autoimmune arthritisS A Y Hartgring
University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Arthritis Rheum 63:1878-87. 2011..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of TSLP administration and TSLP receptor deficiency on immune activation, arthritis severity, and tissue destruction in T cell-driven arthritis models of RA...
- Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in osteochondral lesions of the ankle jointS Giannini
Bologna University, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Italy
Foot Ankle Int 22:513-7. 2001The aim of this study was to assess the repair of osteochondral defects of the ankle joint with hyaline cartilage...
- Aging does not affect voluntary activation of the ankle dorsiflexors during isometric, concentric, and eccentric contractionsMalgorzata Klass
Laboratory of Applied Biology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 28 Ave P Héger, CP 168, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
J Appl Physiol 99:31-8. 2005..Instead, this age-related adaptation and the mechanisms that preserve force in Ecc contractions appeared to be located at the muscular level...
- The effects of rotation on radiographic evaluation of the tibiofibular syndesmosisSpiros G Pneumaticos
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Foot Ankle Int 23:107-11. 2002..All other measurements changed dramatically with rotation. In our specimens, a true mortise view of the ankle joint was obtained by internally rotating the extremity an average of 13.6+/-0.7 degrees (range, 12.0 degrees to 17...
- Postural coordination in looking and tracking tasksOlivier Oullier
Mouvement and Perception, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
Hum Mov Sci 21:147-67. 2002..Overall, the dynamics of hip-ankle coordination were qualitatively similar during the looking and tracking tasks. This similarity has consequences for the development of a general theory of the visual regulation of stance...
- Etiology of ankle osteoarthritisVictor Valderrabano
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Basel, University Hospital of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1800-6. 2009..Our study showed trauma is the main cause of ankle OA and primary OA is rare. In the majority of patients with ankle OA the average tibiotalar alignment is varus regardless of the underlying etiology...
- The morphology of the medial gastrocnemius in typically developing children and children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsyRitu Malaiya
One Small Step Gait Laboratory, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:657-63. 2007..3 degrees +/-11.8). Scans were taken of both legs with the ankle joint at its resting angle (RA) and at maximum passive dorsiflexion (MD), with the knee extended...
- Correlating factors and clinical significance of flexible flatfoot in preschool childrenC J Lin
Pediatric Orthopedic Section of Orthopedic Department, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan
J Pediatr Orthop 21:378-82. 2001..Better understanding of the correlating factors and the clinical relevance of FF may prove helpful in deciding on the most appropriate treatment for a particular patient...
- ISB recommendation on definition of joint coordinate systems for the reporting of human joint motion-part I: ankle, hip and spineRichard Baker
J Biomech 36:300-2; author reply 303-4. 2003
- Effects of localization and intensity of experimental muscle pain on ankle joint proprioceptionDagfinn Matre
Department of Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 8149 Dep N 0033, Oslo, Norway
Eur J Pain 6:245-60. 2002..The present findings indicate that human ankle proprioception is rather robust to muscle pain...
- Diagnosis of a tear of the tibiofibular syndesmosis. The role of arthroscopy of the ankleM Takao
Department of Orthopaedics, Shimane Medical University, Inzumo, Japan
J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:324-9. 2003..MRI was useful although there were two-false positive cases. We suggest that arthroscopy of the ankle is indispensable for the accurate diagnosis of a tear of the tibiofibular syndesmosis...
- Effect of isokinetic training on strength, functionality and proprioception in athletes with functional ankle instabilityUfuk Sekir
Department of Sports Medicine, Medical School of Uludag University, 16059 Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:654-64. 2007..of 24 recreational athletes with unilateral FAI were evaluated by using isokinetic muscle strength measurement, ankle joint position sense and one leg standing test. The functional ability was evaluated using five different tests...
- The effect of prolonged static and cyclic stretching on ankle joint stiffness, torque relaxation, and gait in people with strokeEadric Bressel
Utah State University, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 7000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, USA
Phys Ther 82:880-7. 2002..The purpose of this study was to examine the short-term effects of prolonged static and cyclic calf stretching on passive ankle joint stiffness, torque relaxation, and gait in people with ischemic stroke.
- 257 ankle arthroplasties performed in Norway between 1994 and 2005Bjørg Tilde S Fevang
Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Acta Orthop 78:575-83. 2007..Here we report data on the use of total ankle replacements and the revision rate in the Norwegian population over a 12-year period...
- Fibroma of tendon sheath located within the ankle joint capsuleRiccardo Ciatti
Casa di Cura Villa Stuart, Rome, Italy
J Orthop Traumatol 10:147-50. 2009We report a very rare case of fibroma of the tendon sheath arising from the anteromedial ankle joint capsule, with no apparent connection to any tendon in the area, found in a 58-year-old patient complaining of progressive local swelling...
- The Swedish Ankle Arthroplasty Register: An analysis of 531 arthroplasties between 1993 and 2005Anders Henricson
Department of Orthopaedics, Falu Hospital, Falun, Sweden
Acta Orthop 78:569-74. 2007..Whether or not ankles can be replaced with reasonable safety has been the subject of debate. We present the results of a nationwide series of total ankle arthroplasties...
- Functional electrical stimulation of ankle plantarflexor and dorsiflexor muscles: effects on poststroke gaitTrisha M Kesar
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19702, USA
Stroke 40:3821-7. 2009..Ankle plantarflexor muscles play an important role during gait. The aim of the current study was to test the immediate effects of delivering FES to both ankle plantarflexors and dorsiflexors on poststroke gait...
- Recycling energy to restore impaired ankle function during human walkingSteven H Collins
Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 5:e9307. 2010..However, dissipation and replacement by muscles might not be necessary if energy were instead captured and reused by an assistive device...
- A review of the biomechanics of the diabetic footC H M van Schie
Department of Rehabilitation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Low Extrem Wounds 4:160-70. 2005..Pressure relief can be achieved using various off-loading modalities including accommodative dressing, walking splints, ankle-foot orthosis, total contact cast, and removable and irremovable cast walkers...
- Recovery of locomotor function after treadmill training of incomplete spinal cord injured ratsA Thota
Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0070, USA
Biomed Sci Instrum 37:63-7. 2001..The results suggest that functional recovery of locomotion could be an activity dependent process...
- Systematic review of postural control and lateral ankle instability, part II: is balance training clinically effective?Patrick O McKeon
Division of Athletic Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
J Athl Train 43:305-15. 2008..ankle sprain? (2) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes associated with acute ankle sprains? (3) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes in patients with chronic ankle instability?..
- Three-dimensional kinetic analysis of running: significance of secondary planes of motionI McClay
Motion Analysis Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark 19716, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:1629-37. 1999..These injuries are often due to deviations in the secondary planes of motion. However, little is known about the angular kinetics in these planes leaving no reference for comparison...
- Total ankle arthroplasty in inflammatory joint disease with use of two mobile-bearing designsH Cornelis Doets
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Slotervaart Hospital, Louwesweg 6, 1066 EC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1272-84. 2006..However, to our knowledge, no study has focused exclusively on patients with the diagnosis of inflammatory joint disease or has provided a detailed analysis of the risk factors for failure...
- A reliability study of biomechanical foot function in psoriatic arthritis based on a novel multi-segmented foot modelElaine Hyslop
School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
Gait Posture 32:619-26. 2010..Some discrete kinematic variables have poor reliability and should not be used in prospective cohort and intervention studies...
- Gait analysis using gravitational acceleration measured by wearable sensorsRyo Takeda
Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8628, Japan
J Biomech 42:223-33. 2009..In addition, the trajectories of the knee joint in the horizontal plane could be checked by visual imaging on a PC. Therefore, this method provides important quantitive information for gait diagnosis...
- The effect of trunk-flexed postures on balance and metabolic energy expenditure during standingDevjani Saha
Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1605-11. 2007..This study analyzed force plate, kinematic, and metabolic energy data of 14 able-bodied subjects standing statically with upright and trunk-flexed postures...
- Muscle-tendon interaction and elastic energy usage in human walkingMasaki Ishikawa
Neuromuscular Research Center, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 LL2, 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:603-8. 2005....
- A comparison of gait with solid and hinged ankle-foot orthoses in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsySandra A Radtka
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, University of California at San Francisco San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
Gait Posture 21:303-10. 2005..Lower extremity muscle timing, knee and ankle joint motions, moments and powers, and temporal-distance characteristics were measured during ambulation for an ..
- Clinical assessment of ankle joint dorsiflexion: a review of measurement techniquesAlfred Gatt
Podiatry Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 101:59-69. 2011..In 755 studies that used some form of ankle joint dorsiflexion measurement, ten different techniques were identified that included various apparatuses designed ..
- Functional evaluation of the Scandinavian Total Ankle ReplacementChris Dyrby
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Foot Ankle Int 25:377-81. 2004The purpose of this study was to evaluate the function of the ankle joint during walking before and after Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR)...
- Differences between measured and resultant joint moments during isometric contractions at the ankle jointAdamantios Arampatzis
Institute for Biomechanics, German Sport University of Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6 Cologne 50933, Germany
J Biomech 38:885-92. 2005..the moments measured at the dynamometer are different from the resultant moments in the same plane around the ankle joint and (b) at a given resultant moment during electrically induced isometric contractions the ankle angle while ..
- Numerical simulation of strain-adaptive bone remodelling in the ankle jointAnas Bouguecha
Institute of Metal Forming and Metal Forming Machines, Leibniz Universitat Hannover, An der Universität 2, 30823 Garbsen, Germany
Biomed Eng Online 10:58. 2011..studies, to our knowledge there are no investigations that have considered remodelling processes of the ankle joint. In order to evaluate and optimise new generation implants of the ankle joint, as well as to gain additional ..
- Effect on spasticity after performance of dynamic-repeated-passive ankle joint motion exercise in chronic stroke patientsChin Li Wu
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 22:610-7. 2006..In conclusion, 15 minutes of dynamic-repeated-passive ankle joint motion exercise with weight loading in the standing position by this simple constant-speed machine is effective ..
- Anteromedial impingement in the ankle joint: outcomes following arthroscopyChristopher D Murawski
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
Am J Sports Med 38:2017-24. 2010Arthroscopic debridement is a well-accepted method of removing osseous and/or soft tissue impingement from the ankle joint. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first case series reporting the outcomes following ..
- Subtalar joint arthrodesis, ankle arthrodiastasis, and talar dome resurfacing with the use of a collagen-glycosaminoglycan monolayerCrystal L Ramanujam
Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:327-33. 2010..The authors describe a method of a delayed subtalar joint arthrodesis, ankle joint arthrodiastasis, and talar resurfacing with positive results for the management of painful posttraumatic ..
- Joint stiffness of the ankle and the knee in runningMichael Gunther
Biomechanics Group, Institute of Sports Science, Friedrich Schiller University, Seidelstrasse 20, D 07749 Jena, Germany
J Biomech 35:1459-74. 2002..clearly support the theoretical predictions: the knee joint is always stiffer and more extended than the ankle joint. Moreover, the knee torque characteristic on the average shows the higher nonlinearity...
- Radiological study of joint destruction patterns in rheumatoid flatfootTakako Hattori
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
Clin Rheumatol 27:733-7. 2008..Groups II and III were thought to be a different pattern of flattening. The present results suggest that there are at least two patterns of flattening in rheumatoid hindfoot...
- Contractile and elastic ankle joint muscular properties in young and older adultsChristopher J Hasson
Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e15953. 2011..in contractile and elastic properties of both dorsi- (DF) and plantarflexor (PF) muscles controlling the ankle joint in young and older adults...
- Autologous osteochondral transplantation of the talus partially restores contact mechanics of the ankle jointAshraf M Fansa
Hospital for Special Surgery, 523 E 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
Am J Sports Med 39:2457-65. 2011Autologous osteochondral transplantation procedures provide hyaline cartilage to the site of cartilage repair. It remains unknown whether these procedures restore native contact mechanics of the ankle joint.
- History and evolution in total ankle arthroplastyNikolaos E Gougoulias
Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Br Med Bull 89:111-51. 2009..The current study provides an overview of history and evolution in total ankle arthroplasty...
- Effects of fatigue due to contraction of evertor muscles on the ankle joint position sense in male soccer playersFarshid Mohammadi
Physiotherapy Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Am J Sports Med 38:824-8. 2010..Moreover, deficits in ankle joint position sense (JPS) were seen in patients with a history of recurrent ankle sprains...
- Sagittal plane range of motion of the pediatric ankle joint: a reliability studyAngela M Evans
School of Health Science, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96:418-22. 2006..The results show that measures of ankle dorsiflexion in children are highly variable among examiners, and, in general, gastrocnemius range of motion is more reliable than soleal range of motion...
- Effect of foot orthotics on single- and double-limb dynamic balance tasks in patients with chronic ankle instabilityAmelia R Sesma
Division of Athletic Training, Departement of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0200, USA
Foot Ankle Spec 1:330-7. 2008..Orthotic intervention may prove beneficial for improving dynamic balance as measured by the SEBT in individuals with chronic ankle instability and may be a useful adjunct to clinical and sport interventions...
- Range of motion measurements: reference values and a database for comparison studiesJ M Soucie
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Haemophilia 17:500-7. 2011..Our study of ROM measurements taken by trained physical therapists on a large sample of healthy individuals revealed significant gender- and age-related variation that may be an important consideration in patient assessment...
- [Effect of limited joint mobility on plantar pressure in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus]S Sauseng
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Stoffwechselerkrankungen und Ernährung des Krankenhauses Wien Lainz, Wolkersbergenstrasse 1, A 1130 Wien
Acta Med Austriaca 26:178-81. 1999..The range of motion in diabetic patients was smaller at the talocrural and metatarsophalangealjoint 1 than in controls. Increase of plantar pressure can be caused by LJM because it impares the shock absorbing capability of the forefoot...
- Modelling human musculoskeletal functional movements using ultrasound imagingMichael Peolsson
School of Technology and Health, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Med Imaging 10:9. 2010..It is now possible to study skeletal muscles in real-time during activity...
- Effect of increased excursion of the ankle on the severity of acute eccentric contraction-induced strain injury in the gastrocnemius: an in vivo rat studyHongsun Song
Nippon Sport Science University, Fukasawa, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Sports Med 32:1263-9. 2004..In this study, a minimally invasive model of acute strain injury was produced with a single eccentric contraction...
- Validation and precision of model-based radiostereometric analysis (MBRSA) for total ankle arthroplastyJason Wai Yip Fong
QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax NS B3H 3A7, Canada
Foot Ankle Int 32:1155-63. 2011....
- [Injury of the ankle joint ligaments]M J Breitenseher
Institut fur Radiologie, Landesklinikum Waldviertel Horn, Spitalgasse 10, 3580 Horn
Radiologe 47:216-23. 2007..Generally, for the evaluation of acute ankle injuries, MRI has developed to be the most important second-step procedure when projection radiology is non-diagnostic...
- Dynamic postural control but not mechanical stability differs among those with and without chronic ankle instabilityE A Wikstrom
Biodynamics Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:e137-44. 2010..b>Ankle joint stiffness (N/m) was measured with an instrumented arthrometer during the anterior drawer test, and fibula ..
- BIOMECHANICS OF FOOT/ANKLE INJURIES USING 3D IMAGINGJayaram Udupa; Fiscal Year: 2002..The focus of this proposal is on the ankle joint and its ligament injuries...
- Characterizing Ankle Function During Sloped Locomotion For Prosthesis DevelopmentAlena Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2012..The proposed Career Development Award aims to characterize biological ankle joint function during walking and running on slopes in order to further develop advanced powered ankle-foot ..
- Rocker Shoes for Natural Immobilization of the Ankle during Single Limb SupportAndrew H Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2012..When walking with a walking cast or boot, the ankle joint still bears compressive load, but is limited in its ability to move...
- Foot Bone Motion in End Stage Ankle Arthritis PatientsWilliam R Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2012..systematically vary the alignment and quantify the effect on foot joint kinematics for ankle fusion and total ankle joint replacement in 30 cadavers each (60 total)...
- BORRELIA BURGDORFERI MITOGEN IN DEVELOPMENT OF ARTHRITISJanis J Weis; Fiscal Year: 2013..post infection in the rear ankle joint. An early spike in Type I IFN, localized to joint tissue at 1 wk...
- Effect of Prosthetic Foot-Ankle Stiffness on Amputee FunctionGLENN KLUTE; Fiscal Year: 2011..ESAR) feet are to provide mechanical energy for propulsion that was once provided by the muscles crossing the ankle joint. Clinicians are well aware that foot stiffness strongly influences the mechanics of amputee gait and prescribe ..
- In Vivo Imaging-Based Multiscale Modeling of Normal and Atrophied Human Lower LegShantanu Sinha; Fiscal Year: 2013..Level, and (B) Multi- scale, multi-component Systems Level models will be used to predict strain distribution, ankle joint displacement and total joint force...
- The In Vivo Biomechanics of Lateral Ankle Ligament Injury and ReconstructionLouis E DeFrate; Fiscal Year: 2010..measure the change in in vivo joint kinematics after lateral ankle ligament injuries, using the contralateral ankle joint as a control...
- Sensory-Targeted Ankle Rehabilitation Strategies (STARS)Erik A Wikstrom; Fiscal Year: 2012..with CAI place a greater emphasis on cutaneous and musculotendinous receptors due to damage of the lateral ankle joint receptors...
- Neuropathic Gait, Irregular Surfaces and Fall RiskJames K Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2012..We hypothesize that feedback loop delay in ankle joint force output in response to a perturbation, related primarily to a DPN-associated impairment in rate of ..
- Neuromuscular and positional changes after ankle joint mobilizationsJay N Hertel; Fiscal Year: 2010..This information will improve the understanding of the effects of joint mobilizations for both researchers and clinicians and potentially lead to advances in patient care for those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries. ..
- To reveal an etiological factor of functional ankle instabilityWen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013..Surgical procedure is effective in restraining the ankle joint to reduce mechanical instability...
- NRI: Novel platform for rapid exploration of robotic ankle exoskeleton control stGREGORY STEPHEN SAWICKI; Fiscal Year: 2013..these, however, have not yet been applied to powered orthoses or exoskeletons, and few have been applied at the ankle joint, despite its importance in locomotion...
- STABILIZING ROLE OF THE LIGAMENTS OF THE HUMAN ANKLESorin Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1990Traumatic injury of the ankle joint involving injury to the collateral ligaments is one of the most frequently occurring injuries at the lower limb. These injuries most frequently occur during a variety of athletic activities...
- Neural Mechanisms Underlying Acupuncture AnalgesiaJin Chung; Fiscal Year: 2007..This model gives a repeatable and quantifiable index of persistent pain in the ankle joint and the preliminary data show that acupuncture at a remote site produces long-lasting analgesia in this model...
- Robotic Prosthesis for Biomimetic Locomotion in Transfemoral AmputeesMichael Goldfarb; Fiscal Year: 2010..and up slopes, running, and jumping, all of which require significant net positive power at the knee joint, ankle joint, or both...
- OUTCOMES OF HEEL CORD LENGTHENING IN CHILDREN WITH CPJack Engsberg; Fiscal Year: 1999..the mechanics of the angle are modeled it becomes apparent that the surgeries may not have the same effect on ankle joint function. Thus, it is possible that one surgery may be more beneficial to a specific patient than another...
- Proteoglycan degradation and functional recovery after peripheral nerve injuryARTHUR ENGLISH; Fiscal Year: 2007..of restitution of motor and sensory reinnervation of muscles and the recovery of normal muscle activity and ankle joint movements will be studied in rats after transection and surgical repair of the sciatic nerve...
- Computerized Orthotic Prescription System - COPSToshiki Kobayashi; Fiscal Year: 2011..The instrumented insole is designed to calculate the external moments acting on the ankle joint while wearing the AFO...
- Age-Related Differences in Cartilage OP-1Susan Chubinskaya; Fiscal Year: 2005..and pathologically progressive (degenerative) aging by documenting changes in a joint that rarely develops OA (ankle joint) compared to changes in a joint with the higher prevalence of OA (knee joint)...
- Artificial Neural Network modelling for studying postureGe Wu; Fiscal Year: 2001..eye-target distance (distance from eye center to a visual target), head acceleration (both linear and angular), ankle joint rotation, ankle joint rotation speed, and ground reaction forces (both normal and shear) under feet...
- Muscular Properties and Balance Control in Older AdultsGRAHAM CALDWELL; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project will relate the properties of muscles controlling the ankle joint to balance performance in healthy young (21-35 yrs) and older (65-80 yrs) humans...
- Innate immunity and experimental Lyme arthritisCharles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007..This application focuses specifically on the KC-mediated recruitment and activation of neutrophils in the ankle joint during Bb infection...
- OPTIMIZING MUSCLE FUNCTION IN CEREBRAL PALSYDiane Damiano; Fiscal Year: 2001..evaluation to examine voluntary and involuntary muscle responses in children with CP at the knee and ankle joint throughout the range of motion and at different movement speeds...
- Developing an intelligent & portable stretching deviceLi Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2002..of this study are to develop a new portable rehabilitation device with intelligent control to stretch a ankle joint with spasticity and/or contracture repeatedly to reduce spasticity/contracture in neurologically impaired ..
- SPECIALIZED CENTER OF RESEARCH IN OSTEOARTHRITISTheodore Oegema; Fiscal Year: 2007..distinct differences in composition and metabolism that may predispose the knee joint to and/or protect the ankle joint from progressive degeneration...
- BOTULINUM TOXIN FOR SPASTICITY IN CEREBRAL PALSYROSS HAYS; Fiscal Year: 2001..Change in impairment will be represented by electromechanical measurement of joint torque across the ankle joint using the Spasticity Measurement System...
- ABLE Kids II - Advanced Biofidelic Lower Extremity Kids Prosthesis IIMichael Orendurff; Fiscal Year: 2013..Specifically, ABLE Kids will result in a modular, microprocessor controlled, mesofluidic ankle joint that dynamically makes ankle control adjustments needed to optimize the dynamic function and safety of a child&..
- Computerized Orthotic Prescription System - COPSToshiki Kobayashi; Fiscal Year: 2013..The diagnostic AFO allows fine- tuning of stiffness and alignment and monitors ankle joint moment and motion...
- Pathogenesis-Prevention of Post-Traumatic OAJoseph Buckwalter; Fiscal Year: 2006..The human ankle joint provides a unique opportunity for the study of post-traumatic OA because of the low risk of primary OA and the ..
- Reflexes during cat locomotion across speed and gaitYoung Hui Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004..objective of the proposed research is to quantify the neuromechanical influence of sensory feedback from the ankle joint over a range of speeds and gaits during cat locomotion...
- BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALINGCharles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
- Responses of the Ankle to Changes in Shoe Rocker RadiusAndrew Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2008..mechanisms could be developed to provide a more stable base to users during standing activities (locked ankle joint) and allowing the ankle-foot system to conform to an appropriate roll-over shape during walking (unlocked ankle ..
- Motor adaptation during human locomotionDANIEL FERRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005..The powered orthoses will exert a torque about the ankle joint, altering normal lower limb kinematics if muscle activity patterns are not modified...
- Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying spasms in SCIMaria Knikou; Fiscal Year: 2004..A future study can be concentrated on the potential reflex pathways underlying spasms and their relation to hip extension (end of stance phase) during assisted locomotion in incomplete SCI patients. ..
- Natural History of Muscular & Reflex Changes in StrokeMEHDI 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. ..
- Neuromechanical changes caused by stroke & stretchingLi 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. ..
- Developing an intelligent & portable stretching deviceLi Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2006..of this study are to develop a new portable rehabilitation device with intelligent control to stretch an ankle joint with spasticity and/or contracture repeatedly to reduce spasticity/contracture in neurologically impaired ..
- ACL injury mechanisms & offaxis neuromuscular diagnosis & trainingLi Qun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Brain Tumor Therapy: Radio Surgery vs. MR-Guided Ablat;Shantanu Sinha; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- CCD detectorCarol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Additionally, the optimized facility will greatly enhance the productivity of each user group as a consequence of detector efficiency. ..
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORSBruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002..on potential risk factors suggested by preliminary and other studies, demographic information, morphometry, ankle joint laxity, anatomic alignment of the foot and ankle, isokinetic ankle strength, postural stability, and muscle ..
- Influence of Ankle Motion on Bilateral Amputee GaitSteven Gard; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results from this study will aid in identifying limitations in current prosthetic technology that inhibit normal patterns of walking in amputees. ..
- TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCEBruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
- Individual muscle function in human walkingCRAIG MCGOWAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..Individual muscle function will be determined through electromyographic (EMG) analysis of experimental data and predictions from the simulations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Sensory-enhanced motor training for hemiparetic arm/handWen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004..The effect of enhanced sensory inputs will be determined through the comparison of outcomes of the two training programs. ..
- NOVEL X-RAY TECHNOLOGY FOR DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASECarol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2006..Our long-term goal is to identify and localize initial phases of cartilage degeneration and follow their progression with the ultimate aim of monitoring disease progression and therapeutic interventions. ..
- Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OABruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tracking Fatigue-Related Changes in Motor CoordinationJONATHAN DINGWELL; Fiscal Year: 2006..We hope these efforts will one day help reduce the tremendous monetary and personal costs associated with these injuries [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEUROMECHANICS OF KNEE EXTENSOR/MALALIGNMENTLi 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. ..
- NEUROBIOLOGY OF CHRONIC MUSCLE PAINKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2003..These proposed studies will help in the understanding and thus potential treatment of chronic muscle pain, including such conditions as fibromyalgia, myofascial pain and low back pain. ..
- MUSCULOSKELETAL PLASTICITY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURYRICHARD SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2003..The benefits of this newly developed adaptive feedback controlled exercise may provide a standard that individuals with paralysis may use in an effort to maintain their musculoskeletal properties following paralysis. ..
- Functional Arterial Changes in AtherogenesisIftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- COORDINATE REGULATION OF APOPTOSIS AND CELL CYCLE IN RAHarris Perlman; Fiscal Year: 2004..This approach could lead to the development of a new therapeutic strategy for gene therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. ..
- A Rodent Model for Locomotor Training with FNSRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2004..This locomotor training could also be combined with pharmacological intervention, tissue transplant, and neural repair therapies to determine if locomotor training can enhance the effectiveness of these therapies. ..
- Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Motor Timing BehaviorRoger Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P)Mark Espeland; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Multi-Joint Sensorimotor Dysfunction of the Stroke ArmBRIAN SCHMIT; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, conventional therapies may be applied more efficiently or effectively using the principles that will be demonstrated by this study. ..
- Mechanical Plasticity in Locomotion with AgePAUL DE VITA; Fiscal Year: 2008..This framework provides a basis for designing exercise and rehabilitation programs for aged individuals with mobility impairments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Locomotor Dynamics of Muscle FunctionAndrew Biewener; Fiscal Year: 2007..Consequently, the proposed studies will have value for developing more effective physical, occupational and rehabilitative therapies, as well as for sports and exercise training, and prosthetics design. ..
- Predicting Recurrence of Low Back Pain - Study #2James Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our long-term goal is to use this information to develop an assessment protocol that can be easily adopted into clinical practice. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- KINEMATICS AND STABILITY OF THE ARCH OF THE FOOTHarold Kitaoka; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..