Scholarly journal articles produced by faculty and staff of the Biomechanics Research Building are collected here.

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Submissions from 2016

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A Perceptual Motor Intervention Improves Play Behavior In Children With Moderate To Severe Cerebral Palsy, Bridget O. Ryalls, Regina T. Harbourne, Lisa Kelly-Vance, Jordan Wickstrom, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasia Kyvelidou

Submissions from 2015

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Locomotor Sensory Organization Test: How Sensory Conflict Affects the Temporal Structure of Sway Variability During Gait, Jung Hung Chien, Mukul Mukherjee, Ka-Chun Siu, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Children’s looking preference for biological motion may be related to an affinity for mathematical chaos, Joshua L. Haworth, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Wayne Fisher, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Plantar tactile perturbations enhance transfer of split-belt locomotor adaptation, Mukul Mukherjee, Diderik Jan Anthony Eikema, Jung Hung Chien, Sara A. Myers, Melissa Scott-Pandorf, Jacob J. Bloomberg, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Temporal Structure of Support Surface Translations Drive the Temporal Structure of Postural Control During Standing, Troy J. Rand, Sara A. Myers, Anastasia Kyvelidou, and Mukul Mukherjee

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Lower Extremity Kinematics During a Drop Jump in Individuals With Patellar Tendinopathy, Adam B. Rosen, Jupil Ko, Kathy J. Simpson, Seock-Ho Kim, and Cathleen N. Brown

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Gait mechanics in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Jenna M. Yentes, Kendra K. Schmid, Daniel Blanke, Debra J. Romberger, Stephen I. Rennard, and Nicholas Stergiou

Submissions from 2014

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Locomotor Sensory Organization Test: A Novel Paradigm for the Assessment of Sensory Contributions in Gait, Jung Hung Chien, Diderik Jan Anthony Eikema, Mukul Mukherjee, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Sitting and Looking: The Development of Stability and Visual Exploration, Regina T. Harbourne, Bridget O. Ryalls, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gaze and posture coordinate differently with the complexity of visual stimulus motion, Joshua L. Haworth, Srikant Vallabhajosula, and Nicholas Stergiou

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The influence of auditory-motor coupling on fractal dynamics in human gait, Nathaniel Hunt, Denise McGrath, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Adaptation and Prosthesis Effects on Stride-to-Stride Fluctuations in Amputee Gait, Shane R. Wurdeman, Sara A. Myers, Adam L. Jacobsen, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Amputation effects on the underlying complexity within transtibial amputee ankle motion, Shane R. Wurdeman, Sara A. Myers, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Lower extremity injury in female basketball players is related to a large difference in peak eversion torque between barefoot and shod conditions, Jenna M. Yentes, Max J. Kurz, and Nicholas Stergiou

Submissions from 2013

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Motor control of the lower extremity musculature in children with cerebral palsy, David J. Arpin, Wayne A. Stuberg, Nick Stergiou, and Max J. Kurz

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Lower Extremity Kinematics During Walking and Elliptical Training in Individuals With and Without Traumatic Brain Injury, Thad Buster, Judith Burnfield, Adam P. Taylor, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Enhancing Fundamental Robot-Assisted Surgical Proficiency by Using a Portable Virtual Simulator, Jung Hung Chien, I. H. Suh, Shi-Huyn Park, Mukul Mukherjee, D. Oleynikov, and Ka-Chun Siu

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Executive function orchestrates regulation of task-relevant gait fluctuations, Leslie M. Decker, Fabien Cignetti, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Early Complexity Supports Development of Motor Behaviors in the First Months of Life, Stacey C. Dusing, Leroy R. Thacker, Nicholas Stergiou, and James C. Galloway

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Center of pressure and the projection of the time-course of sitting skill acquisition, Joshua L. Haworth, Regina T. Harbourne, Srikant Vallabhajosula, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gait Mechanics are Different between Healthy Controls and Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Jessie M. Huisinga, Kendra K. Schmid, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gait variablility is altered in older adults when listening to auditory stimuli with differing temporal structures, Jeffrey P. Kaipust, Denise McGrath, Mukul Mukherjee, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Sitting Postural Control in Infants With Typical Development, Motor Delay, or Cerebral Palsy, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Regina T. Harbourne, Sandra L. Willett, and Nicholas Stergiou

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New Perspectives in Human Movement Variability, Thurmon Lockhart and Nicholas Stergiou

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Psychosocial and cognitive function in children with nephrotic syndrome: association with disease and treatment variables, Panagiota Manti, George Giannakopoulos, Elena Giouroukou, Helen Georgaki-Angelaki, Constantinos J. Stefanidis, Andromahi Mitsioni, Nikolaos Stergiou, Constantinos Mihas, George P. Chrousos, Maria Alexandra Magiakou, and Gerasimos Kolaitis

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Stroke Survivors Control the Temporal Structure of Variability During Reaching in Dynamic Environments, Mukul Mukherjee, Panagiotis Koutakis, K.-C. Siu, Pierre B. Fayad, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Vascular Occlusion Affects Gait Variability Patterns of Healthy Younger and Older Individuals, Sara A. Myers, Jason Johanning, Iraklis Pipinos, Kendra K. Schmid, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Temporal structure of variability decreases in upper extremity movements post stroke, Amit Sethi, Tara Patterson, Theresa McGuirk, Carolynn Patten, Lorie G. Richards, and Nicholas Stergiou

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A Perspective on Human Movement Variability With Applications in Infancy Motor Development, Nicholas Stergiou, Yawen Yu, and Anastasia Kyvelidou

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Skills Learning in Robot-Assisted Surgery Is Benefited by Task-Specific Augmented Feedback, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Timothy N. Judkins, Mukul Mukherjee, I. H. Suh, D. Oleynikov, and K.-C. Siu

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Multiple Sclerosis Alters the Mechanical Work Performed on the Body's Center of Mass During Gait, Shane R. Wurdeman, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Prosthesis preference is related to stride-to-stride fluctuations at the prosthetic ankle, Shane R. Wurdeman, Sara A. Myers, Adam L. Jacobsen, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Transtibial Amputee Joint Motion has Increased Attractor Divergence During Walking Compared to Non-Amputee Gait, Shane R. Wurdeman, Sara A. Myers, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Temporal structure of variability reveals similar control mechanisms during lateral stepping and forward walking, Shane R. Wurdeman and Nicholas Stergiou

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The Effect of a Short Duration, High Intensity Exercise Intervention on Gait Biomechanics in Patients With COPD: Findings From a Pilot Study, Jenna M. Yentes, Daniel Blanke, Stephen I. Rennard, and Nicholas Stergiou

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The Appropriate Use of Approximate Entropy and Sample Entropy with Short Data Sets, Jenna M. Yentes, Nathaniel Hunt, Kendra K. Schmid, Jeffrey P. Kaipust, Denise McGrath, and Nicholas Stergiou

Submissions from 2012

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Sensitivity of the Wolf’s and Rosenstein’s Algorithms to Evaluate Local Dynamic Stability from Small Gait Data Sets: Response to Commentaries by Bruijn et al., Fabien Cignetti, Leslie M. Decker, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Sensitivity of the Wolf’s and Rostein’s Algorithms to Evaluate Local Dynamic Stability from Small Gait Data Sets, Fabien Cignetti, Leslie M. Decker, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Use of Motor Abundance in Young and Older Adults during Dual-Task Treadmill Walking, Leslie M. Decker, Fabien Cignetti, Jane F. Potter, Stephanie A. Studenski, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Wearing a safety harness during treadmill walking influences lower extremity kinematics mainly through changes in ankle regularity and local stability, Leslie M. Decker, Fabien Cignetti, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Supervised Resistance Training Results in Changes in Postural Control in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Persons With Multiple Sclerosis Show Altered Joint Kinetics During Walking After Participating in Elliptical Exercise, Jessie M. Huisinga, Kendra K. Schmid, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Postural control strategy during standing is altered in patients with multiple sclerosis, Jessie M. Huisinga, Jenna M. Yentes, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gait Variability Measures Reveal Differences between Multiple Sclerosis Patients and Healthy Controls, Jeffrey P. Kaipust, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Path Integration: Effect of Curved Path Complexity and Sensory System on Blindfolded Walking, Panagiotis Koutakis, Mukul Mukherjee, Srikant Vallabhajosula, David J. Blanke, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Taking balance measurement out of the laboratory and into the home: discriminatory capability of novel centre of pressure measurement in fallers and non-fallers, Denise McGrath, Emer P. Doheny, Lorcan Walsh, David McKeown, Clodagh Cunningham, Lisa Crosby, Rose Anne Kenny, Nicholas Stergiou, Brian Caulfield, and Barry R. Greene

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Peripheral Arterial Disease Affects the Frequency Response of Ground Reaction Forces During Walking, Denise McGrath, Timothy N. Judkins, Iraklis Pipinos, and Jason Johanning

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Hamstring-Dominant Strategy of the Bone–Patellar Tendon–Bone Graft Anterior Cruciate Ligament–Reconstructed Leg Versus Quadriceps-Dominant Strategy of the Contralateral Intact Leg During High-Intensity Exercise in Male Athletes, Kostas Patras, Franceska Zampeli, Stavros Ristanis, Elias Tsepis, Giorgos Ziogas, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Do lower-extremity joint dynamics change when stair negotiation is initiated with a self-selected comfortable gait speed?, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Jenna M. Yentes, Mira Momcilovic, Daniel Blanke, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Frontal joint dynamics when initiating stair ascent from a walk versus a stand, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Jenna M. Yentes, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Variability of Gait is Dependent on Direction of Progression: Implications for Active Control, Shane R. Wurdeman and Neil B. Huben

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Patients with peripheral arterial disease exhibit reduced joint powers compared to velocity-matched controls, Shane R. Wurdeman, Panagiotis Koutakis, Sara A. Myers, Jason Johanning, Iraklis Pipinos, and Nicholas Stergiou

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External work is deficient in both limbs of patients with unilateral PAD, Shane R. Wurdeman, Sara A. Myers, Jason Johanning, Iraklis Pipinos, and Nicholas Stergiou

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An unstable shoe with a rocker bottom redistributes external work, Shane R. Wurdeman, Jenna M. Yentes, Neil B. Huben, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Pharmacological Treatment of Intermittent Claudication Does Not Have a Significant Effect on Gait Impairments During Claudication Pain, Jenna M. Yentes, Jessie M. Huisinga, Sara A. Myers, Iraklis Pipinos, Jason Johanning, and Nicholas Stergiou

Submissions from 2011

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Anterior-posterior and medial-lateral control of sway in infants during sitting acquisition does not become adult-like, Fabien Cignetti, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Regina T. Harbourne, and Nicholas Stergiou

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New insights into anterior cruciate ligament deficiency and reconstruction through the assessment of knee kinematic variability in terms of nonlinear dynamics, Leslie M. Decker, Constantina O. Moraiti, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Approximate entropy used to assess sitting postural sway of infants with developmental delay, Joan E. Deffeyes, Regina T. Harbourne, Wayne A. Stuberg, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Sensory Information Utilization and Time Delays Characterize Motor Developmental Pathology in Infant Sitting Postural Control, Joan E. Deffeyes, Regina T. Harbourne, Wayne A. Stuberg, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Knee braces can decrease tibial rotation during pivoting that occurs in high demanding activities, Dimitrios Giotis, Vasilios Tsiaras, Stavros Ristanis, Franceska Zampeli, Grigoris Mitsionis, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Is There a Relationship Between Fatigue Questionnaires and Gait Mechanics in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis?, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, Kendra K. Schmid, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Elliptical exercise improves fatigue ratings and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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The Influence of Visual Perception of Self-Motion on Locomotor Adaptation to Unilateral Limb Loading, Mukul Mukherjee, K.-C. Siu, Dimitrios Kastavelis, Pierre B. Fayad, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gait variability of patients with intermittent claudication is similar before and after the onset of claudication pain, Sara A. Myers, Iraklis Pipinos, Jason Johanning, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Endurance markers are related with local neuromuscular response for the intact but not for the ACL reconstructed leg during high intensity running, Kostas Patras, Giorgos Ziogas, Stavros Ristanis, Elias Tsepis, Vasilis Tsiaras, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Electromechanical Delay of the Knee Flexor Muscles After Harvesting the Hamstrings for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Stavros Ristanis, Elias Tsepis, Dimitrios Giotis, Franceska Zampeli, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Patterns of Gait Variability Across the Lifespan in Persons With and Without Down Syndrome, Beth A. Smith, Nicholas Stergiou, and Beverly D. Ulrich

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Approximate Entropy Values Demonstrate Impaired Neuromotor Control of Spontaneous Leg Activity in Infants with Myelomeningocele, Beth A. Smith, Caroline Teulier, Jennifer Sansom, Nicholas Stergiou, and Beverly D. Ulrich

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Human Movement Variability, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Pathology: Is There A Connection?, Nicholas Stergiou and Leslie M. Decker

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Multiple sclerosis affects the frequency content in the vertical ground reaction forces during walking, Shane R. Wurdeman, Jessie M. Huisinga, Mary Filipi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Walking abnormalities are associated with COPD: An investigation of the NHANES III dataset, Jenna M. Yentes, Harlan Sayles, Jane Meza, David M. Mannino, Stephen I. Rennard, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Velocity at Lactate Threshold and Running Economy Must Also be Considered Along With Maximal Oxygen Uptake When Testing Elite Soccer Players During Preseason, Giorgos Ziogas, Kostas Patras, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

Submissions from 2010

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Nonlinear Analysis of Ambulatory Activity Patterns in Community-Dwelling Older Adults, James T. Cavanaugh, Naomi Kochi, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Complexity and Human Gait, Leslie M. Decker, Fabien Cignetti, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Impact of Resistance Training on Balance and Gait in Multiple Sclerosis, Mary Filipi, M. Patricia Leuschen, Jessie M. Huisinga, Lorene Schmaderer, Jeanna Vogel, Daryl Kucera, and Nicholas Stergiou

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A Comparison of Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy to Improve Sitting Postural Control: A Clinical Trial, Regina T. Harbourne, Sandra L. Willett, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Joan E. Deffeyes, and Nicholas Stergiou

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The effect of pharmacological treatment on gait biomechanics in peripheral arterial disease patients, Jessie M. Huisinga, Iraklis Pipinos, Jason Johanning, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Treatment With Pharmacological Agents in Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients Does Not Result in Biomechanical Gait Changes, Jessie M. Huisinga, Iraklis Pipinos, Nicholas Stergiou, and Jason Johanning

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The Effect of Virtual Reality on Gait Variability, Dimitrios Kastavelis, Mukul Mukherjee, Leslie M. Decker, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Variability of Lower Extremity Joint Kinematics During Backward Walking in a Virtual Environment, Dimitrios Kastavelis, Mukul Mukherjee, Leslie M. Decker, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Abnormal Joint Powers Before And After The Onset Of Claudication Symptoms, Panagiotis Koutakis, Jason Johanning, Sara A. Myers, Nicholas Stergiou, G. Matthew Longo, and Iraklis Pipinos

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Joint torques and powers are reduced during ambulation for both limbs in patients with unilateral claudication, Panagiotis Koutakis, Iraklis Pipinos, Sara A. Myers, Nicholas Stergiou, Thomas G. Lynch, and Jason Johanning

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Attractor divergence as a metric for assessing walking balance, Max J. Kurz, Katerina Markopoulou, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Reliability of Center of Pressure Measures for Assessing the Development of Sitting Postural Control in Infants With or at Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Regina T. Harbourne, Valerie K. Shostrom, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Severity and Characteristics of Developmental Delay Can Be Assessed Using Variability Measures of Sitting Posture, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Regina T. Harbourne, and Nicholas Stergiou

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A Remote Markerless Human Gait Tracking for E-Healthcare Based on Content-Aware Wireless Multimedia Communications, Haiyan Luo, Song Ci, Dalei Wu, Nicholas Stergiou, and Ka-Chun Siu

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Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction results in alterations in gait variability, Constantina O. Moraiti, Nicholas Stergiou, Haris S. Vasiliadis, Eustathios Motsis, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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Effects of Varying Amounts of Pronation on the Mediolateral Ground Reaction Forces During Barefoot Versus Shod Running, Joanna B. Morley, Leslie M. Decker, Tracy Dierks, Daniel Blanke, Jeffrey French, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Gait Variability Patterns are Altered in Healthy Young Individuals During the Acute Reperfusion Phase of Ischemia-Reperfusion, Sara A. Myers, Nicholas Stergiou, Iraklis Pipinos, and Jason Johanning

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ACL reconstructed patients with a BPTB graft present an impaired vastus lateralis neuromuscular response during high intensity running, Kostas Patras, Giorgos Ziogas, Stavros Ristanis, Elias Tsepis, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

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The Effect of Music on Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgical Performance, Ka-Chun Siu, I. H. Suh, Mukul Mukherjee, D. Oleynikov, and Nicholas Stergiou

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The impact of environmental noise on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance, Ka-Chun Siu, I. H. Suh, Mukul Mukherjee, D. Oleynikov, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Lyapunov Exponent and Surrogation Analysis of Patterns of Variability: Profiles in New Walkers With and Without Down Syndrome, Beth A. Smith, Nicholas Stergiou, and Beverly D. Ulrich

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Head and shoulder posture affect scapular mechanics and muscle activity in overhead tasks, Charles A. Thigpen, Darin A. Padua, Lori A. Michener, Kevin M. Guskiewicz, Carol Guiliani, Jay D. Keener, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Stride-to-stride variability is altered during backward walking in anterior cruciate ligament deficient patients, Franceska Zampeli, Constantina Moraiti Moraiti, Sofia Xergia, Vasilios Tsiaras, Nicholas Stergiou, and Anastasios D. Georgoulis

Submissions from 2009

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Peripheral arterial disease affects kinematics during walking, Ronaldo Celis, Iraklis Pipinos, Melissa Scott-Pandorf, Sara A. Myers, Nicholas Stergiou, and Jason Johanning

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The Effects of Shoe Traction and Obstacle Height on Lower Extremity Coordination Dynamics During Walking, Leslie M. Decker, Jeremy J. Houser, John M. Noble, Gregory M. Karst, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Use of information entropy measures of sitting postural sway to quantify developmental delay in infants, Joan E. Deffeyes, Regina T. Harbourne, Stacey L. DeJong, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Wayne A. Stuberg, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Nonlinear analysis of sitting postural sway indicates developmental delay in infants, Joan E. Deffeyes, Regina T. Harbourne, Anastasia Kyvelidou, Wayne A. Stuberg, and Nicholas Stergiou

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Nonlinear Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of Sitting Center-of-Pressure Data as an Early Measure of Motor Development Pathology in Infants, Joan E. Deffeyes, Naomi Kochi, Regina T. Harbourne, Wayne A. Stuberg, and Nicholas Stergiou