Recent Announcements


Article Published in Gait and Posture

posted Jan 18, 2019, 12:03 PM by Deanna Gates   [ updated Jan 18, 2019, 12:03 PM ]

PhD Student, Deema Totah, is interested in the impact of ankle-foot orthosis stiffness on walking mechanics.  She recently wrote a comprehensive literature review exploring this relationship.  The paper was just accepted in Gait and Posture!  See the article here [link]: 

Dr. Jeffrey Cowley's published in Experimental Brain Research

posted Jun 20, 2018, 5:53 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated Jun 20, 2018, 5:54 AM ]

Image result for experimental brain research journalCongratulations to recent Rehab Lab graduate Dr. Jeffrey Cowley as his paper has been published in Experimental Brain Research! The full version of the paper "Influence of remote pain on movement control and muscle endurance during repetitive movements" can be viewed here

Dr. Deanna Gates invited to speak at Louisiana Tech University

posted Jan 26, 2018, 8:28 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 8:31 AM ]

Dr. Gates presented at Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series. The talk was titled “Optimizing Prostheses-User Interaction to Enhance Performance”. For more about this, click here

Dr. Deanna Gates gives talk at Carnegie Mellon University

posted Jan 26, 2018, 8:22 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 8:25 AM ]

Dr. Gates presented at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute Seminar Series. Her talk titled "Optimizing Ankle Prostheses to Improve Walking in Transtibial Amputees" can be viewed here

Emily Gardinier published in Clinical Rehabilitation

posted Aug 31, 2017, 8:05 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated Aug 31, 2017, 8:06 AM ]

Post Doctoral Fellow Emily Gardinier's paper "A controlled clinical trial of a clinically-tuned powered ankle prosthesis in people with transtibial amputation" has been accepted by Clinical Rehabilitation. The goal of this study was to determine whether there are changes in level walking performance for people using a powered ankle prosthesis (BiOM T2 Ankle). The paper can be found here. Congratulations Emily!

Susannah Engdahl published in PLOS ONE

posted Aug 31, 2017, 7:37 AM by Kelsey Ebbs

Ph.D. student Susannah Engdahl's research article "Factors associated with interest in novel interfaces for upper limb prosthesis control" has been published by PLOS ONE. You can read the full paper here. Congratulations Susannah!

Mafer Larraga presents research at SROP Symposium

posted Aug 2, 2017, 10:15 AM by Kelsey Ebbs

Inline image 2Mafer Larraga is the Rehab Lab's Summer undergraduate from the University of Iowa. During the summer Mafer completed a feasibility study of arm length estimation as a measurement of embodiment. She presented her findings at the Rackham Graduate School SROP Symposium. Great job Mafer!

Dr. Jeffrey Cowley accepts position at UW Platt

posted May 30, 2017, 7:57 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated May 30, 2017, 8:00 AM ]

Recent Ph.D. graduate Jeffrey Cowley accepted a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. His appointment starts Fall of 2017. Congratulations Dr. Cowley!

Two students from the Rehab Lab graduate!

posted May 9, 2017, 12:19 PM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated May 9, 2017, 12:34 PM ]

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Cowley for completing his Ph.D. in Kinesiology and to Luis Nolasco for completing his Masters in Kinesiology. Here they are at commencement with lab director Dr. Deanna Gates. Luis will return to the University of Michigan for his Ph.D in Kinesiology. Dr. Cowley is the first student to receive his Ph.D. from the Rehab Lab and wants to work in academia.  

Luis Nolasco awarded Rackham Merit Fellowship!

posted Feb 22, 2017, 11:13 AM by Kelsey Ebbs

Luis Nolasco, a Masters student in Kinesiology, received the Rackham Merit Fellowship. The award is for graduate students with diverse backgrounds and educational experiences to help sustain their academic excellence. Congratulations Luis! 

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