AMTI Instrumented Equipment

Equipment used: 1 AMTI Force Plate Stairway - www.amti.biz/fp-stairs.aspx

Jennifer M. Aldridge, Jordan T. Sturdy, Jason M. Wilken, Stair ascent kinematics and kinetics with a powered lower leg system following transtibial amputation, Gait & Posture, Available online 7 May 2012, ISSN 0966-6362, 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.013.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.013

Keywords: Stair ascent; Transtibial; Biomechanics; Amputee; Powered prosthesis

Equipment used: AMTI MCW-6-500 Walker Sensors – www.amti.biz/mcw.aspx and 1 AMTI MSA-6 Amplifier – www.amti.biz/MSA-6.aspx

Brooke A. Slavens, Peter F. Sturm, Gerald F. Harris, Upper extremity inverse dynamics model for crutch-assisted gait assessment, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 43, Issue 10, 20 July 2010, Pages 2026-2031

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2010.03.026

Keywords: Dynamics; Biomechanics; Upper extremity; Gait; Crutch

Equipment used: NeuroCom Research Platform System with 2 embedded AMTI Force Plates – www.amti.biz/nrs.aspx

Kevin Terry, Venkata K. Gade, Jerome Allen, Gail F. Forrest, Peter Barrance, W. Thomas Edwards, Cross-correlations of center of mass and center of pressure displacements reveal multiple balance strategies in response to sinusoidal platform perturbations, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 44, Issue 11, 28 July 2011, Pages 2066-2076

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.05.018

Keywords: Balance; Perturbation; Postural; Strategies; Movement

Equipment used: NeuroCom Research Platform System with 2 embedded AMTI Force Plates – www.amti.biz/nrs.aspx

Nitin Moholkar, Venkata K. Gade, Jerome Allen, W. Thomas Edwards, Initial electro-mechanical response to rearward perturbation, Gait & Posture, Volume 29, Issue 4, June 2009, Pages 650-653

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2009.01.009

Keywords: Initial response; Perturbation; Ankle EMG; Ankle moment

Equipment used: NeuroCom Research Platform System with 2 embedded AMTI Force Plates – www.amti.biz/nrs.aspx

Bruce C. Albright, Whitney M. Woodhull-Smith, Rocker bottom soles alter the postural response to backward translation during stance, Gait & Posture, Volume 30, Issue 1, July 2009, Pages 45-49

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2009.02.012

Keywords: Posture control; Stability; Rocker bottom soles; Diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Equipment used: AMTI MCW-6-500 Walker Sensors – www.amti.biz/mcw.aspx

Katherine A. Konop, Kelly M.B. Strifling, Mei Wang, Kevin Cao, Jeffrey P. Schwab, Daniel Eastwood, Scott Jackson, Jeffrey D. Ackman, Gerald F. Harris, A biomechanical analysis of upper extremity kinetics in children with cerebral palsy using anterior and posterior walkers, Gait & Posture, Volume 30, Issue 3, October 2009, Pages 364-369

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2009.06.012

Keywords: Cerebral palsy; Gait; Kinetics; Upper extremity; Walker

Equipment used: 1 AMTI Force Plate – www.amti.biz/fps-guide.aspx and AMTI MCW-6-500 Walker Sensors – www.amti.biz/mcw.aspx

Brooke A. Slavens, Peter F. Sturm, Ruta Bajournaite, Gerald F. Harris, Upper extremity dynamics during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait in children with myelomeningocele, Gait & Posture, Volume 30, Issue 4, November 2009, Pages 511-517

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2009.07.125

Keywords: Motion analysis; Myelomeningocele; Upper extremity; Lofstrand crutches; Dynamics; Biomechanics