Zelik Lab for Biomechanics & Assistive Technology

Conference Abstracts & Presentations

2019

Zelik, K. E. Wearable Assistive Technology: Outrageous Opportunities, Precarious Paradigms & Shameless Stupidity. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
VIDEO RECORDING

Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M., Scott, L. R., and Zelik, K. E. Wearables and injury prevention: the pitfalls and opportunities for monitoring musculoskeletal loading. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
ABSTRACT

Lamers, E. P., Scherpereel, K. L., Soltys, J. C., Yang, A. J., and Zelik, K. E. Effect of Low-Profile, Spring-Powered Exosuit on Back Muscle Fatigue during Leaning. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Ziemnicki, D. M., Caputo, J., Yandell, M. B., and Zelik, K. E.  Exploring Effects of Artificial Gastrocnemius on Persons with Transtibial Amputation Using a Powered Ankle Prosthesis. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Teater, R. H., McDonald, K. A., Cook, O. S., Bastas, G. and Zelik, K. E. Addition of a Passive Toe Joint: Considerations for Passive and Powered Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Design. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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McDonald, K. A., Teater, R. H., Cook, O. S., Bastas, G. and Zelik, K. E. The Biomechanical and Met-toe-bolic Effects of Walking on a Passive Prosthetic Foot with an Added Toe Joint. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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McDonald, K. A., Honert, E. C., Cook, O. S., and Zelik, K. E. Ankle joint complex power during walking and running: effects of marker location, and shoe- vs. skin-mounted markers. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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King, S. T., Eveld, M. E., Martinez, A., Zelik, K. E. and Goldfarb, M. Development of a novel gait perturbation system for the study of stumble recovery. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Honert, E. C. and Zelik, K. E. Soft tissue work in early stance of human walking: Partitioning foot vs. rest-of-body contributions. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Eveld, M. E., King, S. T., Martinez, A., Zelik, K. E. and Goldfarb, M. Stumble recovery: Strategies, kinematics and kinetics as a function of foot perturbation timing during swing phase. ISB/ASB Conference, August 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Zelik, K. E. and Honert, E. C. Quit being so rigid: How traditional gait analysis assumptions confound our understanding of ankles, feet, footwear and biomechanics. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, July 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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McDonald, K. A., Honert, E. C., Cook, O. S., and Zelik, K. E. Ankle joint complex power during walking and running: effects of marker location, and shoe- vs. skin-mounted markers. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, July 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M., Scott, L. R., and Zelik, K. E. Ground reaction forces don’t indicate tibial forces: implications for injury prevention, shoe design & wearable tech. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, July 2019, Calgary, Canada.
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Zelik, K. E. Overcoming key barriers to workplace integration: the science, design and evaluation of spring­-powered exosuits for lifting, leaning and locomotion. Wearable Robotics Association Conference, March 2019, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
PRESENTATION PART 1  –  PRESENTATION PART 2  – ABSTRACT

King, S. T., Eveld, M. E., Martinez, A., Zelik, K. E. and Goldfarb, M. Development of a novel gait perturbation system for the study of stumble recovery. Mid-South Biomechanics Conference, February 2019, Memphis, TN, USA.
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Lamers, E. P., Scherpereel, K. L., Soltys, J. C., Yang, A. J., and Zelik, K. E. Effect of Low-Profile, Spring-Powered Exosuit on Back Muscle Fatigue during Leaning. Mid-South Biomechanics Conference, February 2019, Memphis, TN, USA.
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2018

Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M., Scott, L., and Zelik, K. E. Beyond Ground Reaction Forces: Towards a Wearable Device for Monitoring Bone Stress, Preventing Stress Fractures. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, September 2018, Dallas, TX, USA.
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Lamers, E. P., Eveld, M. E., and Zelik, K. E. Effects of an Adaptive Prosthesis on Level and Sloped Walking for Transtibial Prosthesis Users. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, September 2018, Dallas, TX, USA.
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Honert, E. C., Bastas, G, and Zelik, K. E. Isolating Effects of Toe and Foot Length on Bipedal Walking. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference, August 2018, Rochester, MN, USA.
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Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M., Scott, L., and Zelik, K. E. Beyond Ground Reaction Forces: Towards Wearable Tech to Monitor Bone Loading & Prevent Injury. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference, August 2018, Rochester, MN, USA.
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Lamers, E. P., Eveld, M. E., and Zelik, K. E. Effects of an Adaptive Ankle Prosthesis on Level and Sloped Walking. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference, August 2018, Rochester, MN, USA.
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Honert, E. C., and Zelik, K. E. Isolating Effects of Toe and Foot Length on Bipedal Walking. Dynamic Walking, May 2018, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Yandell M. B., and Zelik, K. E. System Identification to Identify Human-Exoskeleton Interface Properties. Dynamic Walking, May 2018, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Zelik, K. E. For the sake of our biological, prosthetic & robotic feet: why we need to rethink what we know about ankle power. Dynamic Walking, May 2018, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Zelik, K. E. From biomechanics to bionics: how scientific insights unleash our imagination and inspire new design solutions for assistive technologies. Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
ABSTRACT –  PRESENTATION

Zelik, K. E. From biomechanics to bionics: how scientific insights can unleash our imagination, inspire new tech & broaden the use of wearable robots in society. Wearable Robotics Association Conference, March 2018, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  PRESENTATION

 

2017

Yandell, M. B., Quinlivan B. T., Popov, D., Walsh, C. and Zelik, K. E. Human-exosuit interfaces absorb and return energy, reshaping exosuit to human power flow. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M. and Zelik, K. E. Are ultrasound-based estimates of Achilles tendon kinematics consistent with the expected behavior of a passive elastic tissue in series with muscle? American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Zelik, K. E. and Adamczyk, P. G. Resolving the debate: ankle push-off during human walking contributes to accelerating both the swing leg and the center-of-mass. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA. Young Scientist Post-Doctoral Award.
ABSTRACT  –  PRESENTATION

Lamers, E. P., Yang, A. J. and Zelik, K. E. Biomechanically-assistive garment offloads low back during leaning and lifting. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Honert, E. C., Bastas, Gerasimos and Zelik, K. E. Quantifying effects of toe and ankle joint stiffness, and their interplay, on walking biomechanics using an adjustable prosthetic foot. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Franz, J. R. and Zelik, K. E. Too much work: revisiting ultrasound-based estimates of Achilles tendon energy storage and return. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2017, Boulder, CO, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Zelik, K. E. Towards a cohesive, multi-scale understanding of movement biomechanics. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia. Promising Scientist Award Lecture.
ABSTRACT  –  PRESENTATION

Yandell, M. B., Quinlivan B. T., Popov, D., Walsh, C. and Zelik, K. E. Human-exosuit interfaces absorb and return energy, reshaping exosuit to human power flow. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
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Matijevich, E. S., Branscombe, L. M. and Zelik, K. E. Are ultrasound-based estimates of Achilles tendon kinematics consistent with the expected behavior of a passive elastic tissue in series with muscle? International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
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Lamers, E. P., Yang, A. J. and Zelik, K. E. Biomechanically-assistive garment offloads low back during leaning and lifting. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia. David Winter Young Investigator Award for Best Poster.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Honert, E. C., Bastas, Gerasimos and Zelik, K. E. Quantifying effects of toe and ankle joint stiffness, and their interplay, on walking biomechanics using an adjustable prosthetic foot. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
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Franz, J. R. and Zelik, K. E. Too much work: revisiting ultrasound-based estimates of Achilles tendon energy storage and return. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Zelik, K. E. and Adamczyk, P. G. Resolving the debate: ankle push-off during human walking contributes to accelerating both the swing leg and the center-of-mass. International Society of Biomechanics, July 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
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2016

Zelik, K. E. Quantifying physical interface dynamics: human-prosthesis and human-exoskeleton power transmission. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2016, Raleigh, NC, USA.
Part of Special Symposium entitled “Quantifying Human Augmentation: State-of-the-Art & Future Challenges.”
ABSTRACT  –  SYMPOSIUM INTRO PRESENTATION  –  RESEARCH PRESENTATION

Zelik, K. E. From muscle-tendon to whole-body dynamics: towards a multi-scale empirical understanding of human biomechanics. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2016, Raleigh, NC, USA.
ABSTRACT  – POSTER

Lamers, E. P. and Zelik, K. E. The importance of prosthetic ankle range-of-motion for ascending and descending slopes. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2016, Raleigh, NC, USA.
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Yandell, M. B. and Zelik, K. E. Transforming how we physically integrate exoskeletons with the human body to augment movement. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2016, Raleigh, NC, USA.
ABSTRACT  –  POSTER

Honert, E. C. and Zelik, K. E. Whole-body walking biomechanics with vs. without a toe joint: implications for prosthetic foot design. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2016, Raleigh, NC, USA.
ABSTRACT  – POSTER

Zelik, K. E. From muscle-tendon to whole-body dynamics: towards a multi-scale empirical understanding of human movement biomechanics. International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology Congress, July 2016, Chicago, IL, USA.
ABSTRACT –  PODIUM PRESENTATION

Lamers, E. P. and Zelik, K. E. The importance of prosthetic ankle range-of-motion for ascending and descending slopes. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, June 2016, Holly, MI, USA.
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Yandell, M. B., Popov, D., Quinlivan, B. T., Walsh, C., O’Donnell, K., and Zelik, K. E. Systematic evaluation of human-exosuit physical interfaces. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, June 2016, Holly, MI, USA.
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Honert, E. C. and Zelik, K. E. Whole-body walking biomechanics with vs. without a toe joint: implications for prosthetic foot design. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, June 2016, Holly, MI, USA.
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Zelik, K. E. From muscle-tendon to whole-body dynamics: towards a multi-scale empirical understanding of human movement biomechanics. Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement, June 2016, Sterling, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Hong, T. S., Zelik, K. E. and Bastas, G. Towards objective tools to inform amputee clinical care: pelvic acceleration as a means of quantifying gait asymmetry. Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Conference, May 2016, Memphis, TN, USA.
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2015

Zelik, K. E. Is the foot working with or against the ankle during human walking? American Society of Biomechanics, August 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Yandell, M. B. and Zelik, K. E. Shod vs. barefoot walking: why do humans change their step frequency? American Society of Biomechanics, August 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Honert, E. C. and Zelik, K. E. Foot dissipation during ankle push-off: human walking insights from a multiarticular EMG-driven musculoskeletal model. American Society of Biomechanics, August 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Zelik, K. E. Is the foot working with or against the ankle during human walking? Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, July 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  PODIUM PRESENTATION

Yandell, M. B. and Zelik, K. E. Shod vs. barefoot walking: why do humans change their step frequency? Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, July 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT

Honert, E. C. and Zelik, K. E. Foot dissipation during ankle push-off: human walking insights from a multiarticular EMG-driven musculoskeletal model. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, July 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

2014

Zelik, K. E., Takahashi, K. Z. and Sawicki, G. S. Positively missing: reassessing work production in human gait and the implications for assistive technology. World Congress of Biomechanics, July 2014, Boston, MA, USA.
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Zelik, K. E., La Scaleia, V., Ivanenko Y. P. and Lacquaniti F. Exploring modular strategies for coordinating muscles during multidirectional human locomotion. World Congress of Biomechanics, July 2014, Boston, MA, USA.
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Zelik, K. E., Takahashi, K. Z. and Sawicki, G. S. Improved empirical estimates of work production in human walking motivate updated theory of step-to-step transition. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, June 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.
ABSTRACT –  PODIUM PRESENTATION

Zelik, K. E., La Scaleia, V., Ivanenko Y. P., Lacquaniti F. Exploring modular strategies for coordinating muscles during multidirectional human locomotion. Annual Meeting of Neural Control of Movement, April 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

2013

Zelik, K. E., Ivanenko Y. P., Lacquaniti F. Can modular control coordinate different modes of locomotion while maintaining low dimensionality? Motor Control Summer School, July 2013, Ligonier, PA, USA.
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2012

Zelik, K. E., Huang T. W., Adamczyk, P. G. and Kuo, A. D. All spring, no fall, a simulation study on the benefits of ankle elasticity in walking. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, May 2012, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Adamczyk, P. G., Zelik, K. E., Huang, T. W. and Kuo, A. D. The agony of walking with long feet. GCMAS Meeting, May 2012, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Huang, T. W., Zelik, K. E., Adamczyk, P. G. and Kuo, A. D. Effect of foot length on walking with a compliant foot. GCMAS Meeting, May 2012, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Fu, X. Y., Zelik, K. E., Board, W., Browning, R. C. and Kuo, A. D. Soft tissue work during walking: An energy conserving mechanism for obese adults? Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, May 2012, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Skinner, N. E., Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. Why make more work for yourself? Factors beyond maximizing economy of movement. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, May 2012, Pensacola, FL, USA.

2011

Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. The distribution of work between active and passive tissues during landing from a jump. XXIII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, July 2011, Brussels, Belgium.
ABSTRACT –  PODIUM PRESENTATION

Huang, T. W., Adamczyk P. G., Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. Influence of a compliant artificial ankle on the mechanics and energetics of human walking. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, August 2011, Long Beach, CA, USA.

2010

Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. Moving and Shaking: Soft tissue work in human walking. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, August 2010, Providence, RI, USA.
ABSTRACT –  PODIUM PRESENTATION

Segal, A., Zelik, K. E., Collins, S. H., Adamczyk, P. G., Klute, G., Hahn, M., Orendurff, M. S., Morgenroth D., Kuo, A. D. and Czerniecki J. Biomechanical effects of controlled energy storage and return prosthetic foot. Joint ESMAC GCMAS Meeting, May 2010, Miami, FL, USA.

Morgenroth, D., Zelik, K. E., Adamczyk, P. G., Klute, G., Segal A., Hahn M., Collins, S. H., Orendurff, M. S., Czerniecki, J. and Kuo, A. D. Knee osteoarthritis in lower extremity amputees: the effect of prosthetic foot type on the mechanical loading conditions associated with this common secondary disability. Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, April 2010, Bonita Springs, FL, USA. Outstanding Scientific Paper Presentation Award.

Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. Non-rigid work in human walking: are hard collisions in fact soft? 2nd Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, September 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.
ABSTRACT –  POSTER

Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. There is no W in walking, but there is in soft tissue. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, July 2010, Boston, MA, USA.
POSTER

Huang, T. W., Zelik, K. E. and Kuo, A. D. Influence of prosthetic stiffness on walking mechanics. Dynamic Walking Annual Meeting, July 2010, Boston, MA, USA.