Recent Publications

The following are examples of some recent publications by members of the Biomechanics Laboratory.

Rodrigues P, Chang R, Tenbroek T, and Hamill J (In Press). Medially posted insoles consistently influence foot pronation in runners with and without anterior knee pain. Gait and Posture.

Umberger BR, Augsburger S, Resig J, Oeffinger D, Shapiro R, and Tylkowski C (In Press). Generation, absorption, and transfer of mechanical energy during walking in children. Medical Engineering and Physics.

Boyer KA, Andriacchi TP and Beaupre GS (2012). The role of physical activity in changes in walking mechanics with age. Gait and Posture, 36, 149-153.

Miller RH, Umberger BR, and Caldwell GE (2012). Limitations to maximum sprinting speed imposed by muscle mechanical properties. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 1092-1097.

Miller RH, Umberger BR, and Caldwell GE (2012). Sensitivity of maximum sprinting speed to characteristic parameters of the muscle force-velocity relationship. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 1406-1413.

Hasson CJ and Caldwell GE (2012). Effects of age on mechanical properties of dorsiflexor and plantarflexor muscles.. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40, 1088-1101.

Miller RH, Umberger BR, Hamill J, and Caldwell GE (2012). Evaluation of the minimum energy hypothesis and other potential optimality criteria for human running. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B,, 279, 1498-1505.

Boyer KA, Angst, MA, Asay, J Giori NJ and Andracchi TP (2012) Sensitivity of gait parameters to the effects of anti-inflammatory and opioid treatments in knee osteoarthritis patients. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 30, 1118-1124.

Chang R, Kent-Braun JA, and Hamill J (2012). Use of MRI for volume estimation of tibialis posterior and plantar intrinsic foot muscles in healthy and chronic plantar fasciitis limbs. Clinical Biomechanics, 27, 500-505.

O'Halloran J, Hamill J, McDermott WJ, Remelius JG, and van Emmerik REA (2012). Locomotor-respiratory coupling patterns and oxygen consumption during waking above and below preferred stride frequency. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112, 929-940.

Umberger BR and Rubenson J (2011). Understanding muscle energetics in locomotion: new modeling and experimental approaches. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 39, 59-67.

Astephen-Wilson JL, Deluzio KJ, Dunbar MJ, Caldwell GE, and Hubley-Kozey CL (2011). The association between knee joint biomechanics and neuromuscular control and moderate knee osteoarthritis radiographic and pain severity. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 19, 186-193.

Dierks TA, Manal KT, Hamill J, and Davis IS (2011). Lower extremity kinematics in runners with patellofemoral pain during a prolonged run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43, 693-700.

Gruber AH, Busa MA, Gorton GE, van Emmerik REA, Masso PD, and Hamill J (2011). Time-to-contact and multiscale entropy identify differences in postural control in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Gait and Posture, 34, 13-18.

Hasson CJ, Kent-Braun JA, and Caldwell GE (2011). Contractile and and non-contractile tissue volume and distribution in ankle muscles of young and older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 44, 2299-2306.

Hasson CJ, Miller RH, and Caldwell GE (2011). Contractile and elastic ankle joint muscular properties in young and older adults. PLoS ONE, 6, e15953.

Meardon SA, Hamill J, and Derrick TR (2011). Running injury and stride time variability over a prolonged run. Gait and Posture, 33, 36-40.

Miller RH and Caldwell GE (2011). Practical lessons on running and jumping from computer simulations. Track and Cross Country Journal, 1, 38-48.

Russell EM and Hamill J (2011). Lateral wedges decrease biomechanical risk factors for knee osteoarthritis in obese women. Journal of Biomechanics, 44, 2286-2291.

Seay JF, van Emmerik REA, and Hamill J (2011). Low back pain status affects pelvis-trunk coordination and variability during waking and running. Clinical Biomechanics, 26, 572-578.

Seay JF, van Emmerik REA, and Hamill J (2011). Influence of low back pain status on pelvis-trunk coordination during walking and running. Spine, 36, E1070-E1079.