Publications


Integrated Modules

 

Research projects utilizing multiple Noraxon modules and/or third party systems.

 

1)
The influence of insoles with a peroneal pressure point on the electromyographic activity of tibialis anterior and peroneus longus during gait
Oliver Ludwig, Jens Kelm, and Michael Fröhlich.
The MyoMuscle and MyoPressure modules were used to evaluate the effects of an orthopaedic insole.
Published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research.
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2)
Identification of Biomechanical Risk Factors for the Development of Lower-Back Disorders during Manual Rebar Tying
Waleed Umer, Heng Li,  Grace Pui Yuk Szeto, and Arnold Yu Lok Wong.
A Noraxon Telemyo DTS was used in conjunction with the MyoMotion sensor based motion capture system to measure human motion.
Published in the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
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3)
Comparison of Healthcare Workers Transferring Patients Using Either Conventional Or Robotic Wheelchairs: Kinematic, Electromyographic, and Electrocardiographic Analyses
Hiromi Matsumoto, Masaru Ueki, Kazutake Uehara, Hisashi Noma, Nobuko Nozawa, Mari Osaki, and Hiroshi Hagino1.
A MyoMotion system was used in conjunction with a MyoMuscle system to evaluate the full body muscle and motion activity of health care workers.
Published in the Journal of Healthcare Engineering.
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4)
The Effect of Thermacare Heat Wraps on Balance and Mobility in Seniors with Impaired Gait – A Cross Over Study
Jerrold Petrofsky, Michael Laymon, Iman Akef Khwailed, and Haneul Lee.
A Noraxon Desktop DTS EMG system (MyoMuscle) was used in conjunction with a SciFit pressure instrumented treadmill (MyoPressure) and Optitrak high speed motion capture cameras (MyoVideo) were used to measure the pathological gait of adult patients.
Published in the Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation.
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5)
Neuromuscular Activation During Treadmill Walking vs. Floor Gait
A Noraxon 13-channel Telemyo 2400T G2 and 8-channel EMG telemetry system (MyoMuscle) was used in conjunction with an h/p/cosmos mercury pressure instrumented treadmill (MyoPressure) and a Zebris 2m pressure platform were used to collect neuromuscular and pressure data.
Presented at the 6th Congress of the European Interdisciplinary Society for Clinical and Sports Application – 2010.
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MyoMuscle

 

Research projects utilizing our EMG and/or other Noraxon biomechanical measurement devices

 

1)
An Analysis of Muscle Activities of Healthy Women during Pilates Exercises in a Prone Position
Kim BI, Jung JH, Shim J, Kwon HY, and Kim H.
A collaborative study using an 8-Channel EMG system to assess lower extremity muscle activation during pilates.
Published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Sciences.
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2)
EMG median frequency changes in the neck–shoulder stabilizers of symptomatic office workers when challenged by different physical stressors
Szeto GP, Straker LM, and O’Sullivan PB.
An ergonomics study using the Telemyo system and focused on characterizing muscle activity of office workers.
Published in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.
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3)
Hip adductor activations during run-to-cut maneuvers in compression shorts: implications for return to sport after groin injury
Chaudhari AM, Jamison ST, McNally MP, Pan X, and Schmitt LC.
Open space measurements taken using the wireless Telemyo DTS system to compare the effect compression shorts on hip adductor activation.
Published in the Journal of Sports Science.
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4)
The Effects on Muscle Activation of Flatfoot during Gait According to the Velocity on an Ascending Slope
Lee CR, Kim MK.
Physical therapists utilized the Telemyo 2400T EMG system to assess the gait of flat-footed patients.
Published in the Journal Of Physical Therapy Science.
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5)
Electromyography Signal Analysis of the Fencing Lunge by Magda Mroczkiewicz, the Leading World Female Competitor in Foil
Andrzej Suchanowski, Zbigniew Borysiuk, and Paweł Pakosz.
EMG analysis of fencing technique using the MyoTrace 400 system.
Published in the Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity.
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MyoMotion

 

Research projects utilizing our IMU devices

 

1)
Kinematics of transition during human accelerated sprinting
Ryu Nagahara, Takeo Matsubayashi, Akifumi Matsuo, and Koji Zushi.
The MyoMotion system was used to analyze human sprinting.
Published in the journal Biology Open.
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2)
Accuracy of Joint Angles Using Markerless Motion System
Nazeeh Alothmany, Afzal Khan1, Majdi Alnowaimi2, Ali H. Morfeq1, and Ehab A Hafez4.
A comparative study assessing the viability of a Kinect motion tracking system as compared to kinetic analysis with a MyoMotion System.
Published in the International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research.
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3)
Design and Evaluation of a Gesture Controlled Singing Voice Installation
Cornelius Poepel, Jochen Feitsch, Marco Strobel, Christian Geiger.
A 3D kinematic MyoMotion system was used to render singing voices based on bodily movement.
Published by the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression.
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4)
Ergonomic Evaluation of upper limb movements in the automobile production measured by means of motion capturing
CHRISTIN HÖLZEL, and KLAUS BENGLER, and TIM DRESSEL.
The BMW group using a 3D kinematic MyoMotion system to evaluate various upper extremity motions of production employees.
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5)
Multi-objective analysis for assessing simultaneous changes in regional spinal curvatures under backpack carriage in young adults
Simon S. W. Li & Daniel H. K. Chow.
A 5 sensor MyoMotion system was used to analyze the curvature of the spine in three dimensions.
Published in the journal Ergonomics.
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MyoPressure

 

Research projects utilizing instrumented treadmills, insoles, pressure plates, and force plates.

 

1)
Postural control, falls and fear of falling in people with multiple sclerosis without mobility aids
Kalron A, and Achiron A.
An FDM-T instrumented treadmill was used with MR3 software to evaluate sway area, CoP, sway rate, and average pressure distribution for patients with MS.
Published in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences.
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2)
Comparison of four methods of calculating the symmetry of spatial-temporal parameters of gait.
Błażkiewicz M, Wiszomirska I, and Wit A.
Using a Zebris FDM treadmill, this study makes recommendations of how to standardize the most common symmetry equations for gait analysis.
Published in the Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics.
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3)
Evaluation of the Rearfoot Component (Module 3) of the ACFAS Scoring Scale
Shibuya N, Kitterman RT, and Jupiter DC.
Using a Zebris FDM-SX force plate, this group set out to validate the rear foot component of the ACFAS.
Published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
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4)
Reliability of spatiotemporal and kinetic gait parameters determined by a new instrumented treadmill system
Reed LF, Urry SR, and Wearing SC.
This paper serves as further validation of the use of the Zebris FDM instrumented treadmill as a repeatable and sensitive method to analyze common spatiotemporal gait parameters and vertical ground reaction forces.
Published in the Journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.
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5)
Dynamic Visual Cueing in Combination with Treadmill Training for Gait Rehabilitation in Parkinson Disease
Schlick C1, Struppler A, Boetzel K, Plate A, and Ilmberger J.
Virtual reality software was implemented with h/p/Cosmos instrumented treadmills to facilitate gait training.
Published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
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MyoVideo

 

Research projects utilizing high speed and HD cameras

 

1)
Neuromuscular Alterations After Ankle Sprains: An Animal Model to Establish Causal Links After Injury
Lepley LK, McKeon PO, Fitzpatrick SG, Beckemeyer CL, Uhl TL, Butterfield TA.
A MyoVideo system was used in conjunction with a fine-wire EMG system to record muscle activity in rat models.
Published in the Journal of Athletic Training.
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A low cost real-time motion tracking approach using webcam technology
Chandramouli Krishnan, Edward Washabaugh, Yogesh Seetharaman
The department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor validates the use of the MyoVideo system as a real-time, low cost solution to perform movement analysis and training.
Published in the Journal of Biomechanics.
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3)
The Effect of Thermacare Heat Wraps on Balance and Mobility in Seniors with Impaired Gait – A Cross Over Study
Jerrold Petrofsky, Michael Laymon, Iman Akef Khwailed, and Haneul Lee.
Optitrak high speed motion capture cameras were used to measure pathological gait of adult patients.
Published in the Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation.
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