Recent Announcements

Dr. Jasmine Zheng publishes in Disability and Health

posted Mar 25, 2019, 11:10 AM by Deanna Gates   [ updated Mar 25, 2019, 11:10 AM ]

Dr. Jasmine Zheng, a former resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, has recently published in Disability and Health.  In this paper we explore patient interest in novel prosthetic control techniques through focus groups.  Read the paper here:

Susannah Engdahl selected as NAAOP Fellow!

posted Mar 25, 2019, 10:46 AM by Deanna Gates

PhD Student, Susannah Engdahl, was selected as one of this year's National Association for the Advancement of Prothetics and Orthotics (NAAOP) Policy Fellows.  She will spend 10 weeks learning about O&P policy in Washington, DC this summer. Congrats, Susannah!   

Read more about Susannah here:

RBL at the Academy Meeting

posted Mar 11, 2019, 12:33 PM by Deanna Gates   [ updated Mar 11, 2019, 12:35 PM ]

Deema Totah, Luis Nolasco, and Dr. Gates recently presented at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists meeting in Orlando, FL.  
Here's the group taking a mini-golf break!

Luis Nolasco publishes in Gait and Posture

posted Mar 11, 2019, 12:20 PM by Deanna Gates

Luis Nolasco, a PhD student in Movement Science, recently published an article exploring the segmental contributions to angular momentum during turning [link]. Congrats, Luis!

Deema Totah publishes in Gait and Posture

posted Jan 18, 2019, 12:03 PM by Deanna Gates   [ updated Mar 11, 2019, 12:38 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 publishes in Experimental Brain Research

posted Jun 20, 2018, 5:53 AM by Kelsey Ebbs   [ updated Mar 11, 2019, 12:39 PM by Deanna Gates ]

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!

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