Motion Analysis Lab for Professionals

Current Research Projects

Current research projects at the Leon Root, MD Motion Analysis Laboratory include:

The Effects of Surface Cross-Slope on Joint Kinematics in Female Runners with Iliotibial Band Syndrome
IRB: 29123
Principal Investigator: Allison Brown, PT, MA

Co-Investigators: Rebecca A. Zifchock, PhD; Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD; Rob A. Maschi, PT, DPT, CSCS; Sherry I. Backus, PT, DPT, MA

The Effects of Fatigue on Pathomechanics and Electromyography in Female Runners with Iliotibial Band Syndrome
IRB: 28090
Principal Investigator: Allison Brown, PT, MA

Co-Investigators: Rebecca A. Zifchock, PhD; S. Betty Chow, PT, MA; Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD; Sherry I. Backus, PT, DPT, MA; Andrew Kraszewski, MS; Mark Lenhoff, BS; Melanie Buckland, PT; Jennifer Crane, PT; John Kennedy, MD; Padhraig O'Loughlin, MD; Stephen Lyman, PhD

Next Generation Baby Shoe – Medical Pilot Study
IRB: 28068
Principal Investigator: Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD

Co-Investigators: Melanie A. Buckland, PT, MPT, ATP; Corinne M. McCarthy, PT, DPT, MS; David M. Scher, MD; Leon Root, MD; Andrew Kraszewski, MS; Cherri Choate, DPM; Paul Scherer, DPM; Jinsup Song, DPM, Ph.D.; Kendrick Whitney, DPM, CPed

Compilation of a Registry of Normal, Healthy Runners for the Purpose of Comparison to Pathologic Individuals and Populations
IRB: 28068
Principal Investigator: Allison M. Brown, PT, MA

Co-Investigators: Howard J. Hillstrom, MD, PhD; Rebecca A. Zifchock, PhD; Sherry I. Backus, PT, DPT, MA; Andrew Kraszewski, MS; Mark Lenhoff, BS; Jocelyn Frey, BS; Robert A. Maschi, PT, DPT, CSCS

Lower Extremity Realignment Therapy for the Treatment of Medial Knee Osteoarthritis- A Pilot Study
IRB: 28008
Principal Investigator: Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD

Co-Investigators: Sherry Backus, PT, DPT, MA; Eric Bogner, MD; Allison Brown, PT, MA; Chris Chen, PhD; Fernando Contreras; Frank A. Cordasco, MD, MS; Jocelyn Frey, BS; Glenn Garrison, CPO; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD; David Hunter, MD, PhD; Yatin Kirane, D.Orth, PhD; Zakary Knutson; Andrew Kraszewski, MS; Mark Lenhoff, BS; Stephen Lyman, PhD; Lisa A. Mandl, MD, MPH; Helene Pavlov, MD, FACR; Hollis G. Potter, MD; Scott A. Rodeo, MD; Carla Scanzello, MD, PhD; Peter Torzilli, PhD; Thomas L Wickiewicz, MD; Riley J. Williams, MD; Rebecca Zifchock, PhD

The Effect of McConnell Shoulder Taping on EMG Activity and Torque Production of the Shoulder Muscles in Subjects With Anterior Shoulder Instability
IRB: 27050
Principal Investigator: Sherry Backus, PT, DPT, MA

Co-Investigators: Robin Stoller MS, PT; Frank A. Cordasco, MD; Howard Hillstrom, PhD; Doreen Stiskal, PhD; Lee Cabel, PhD

Design, Development, and Consistency of a Hand Held Tibio-Fibular Torsion Device
IRB: 27037
Principal Investigator: Corinne McCarthy, PT, DPT, MS

Co-Investigators: Howard J. Hillstrom, Ph.D; Sherry Backus, PT, DPT, MA; David M. Scher, MD; Leon Root, MD

Development of a Geometric Foot Model: A Tool for Clinical Decision Making
IRB: 26071
Principal Investigator: Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD

Co-Investigators: Sherry Backus, PT, DPT, MA; Jonathan T. Deland, MD; Phillip Demp, DPM; Benjamin Heilman, MS; Mark Lenhoff, BS; Brian Pansy, BS; Jinsup Song, DPM, PhD


 

 

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