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Peer-reviewed published or in-press (last 5 years)

  1. Pei, Y., Han, T., Zallek, C.M., Liu, T., Yang, L. and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., 2021. Design and clinical validation of a robotic ankle-foot simulator with series elastic actuator for ankle clonus assessment training. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters6(2), pp.3793-3800.
  2. Liang, J., Pei, Y., Ewoldt, R.H., Tippett, S.R. and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., 2020. Passive hydraulic training simulator for upper arm spasticity. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics12(4).
  3. Pei, Y., Ewoldt, R.H., Zallek, C.M. and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., 2021. Design Framework and Clinical Evaluation of a Passive Hydraulic Patient Simulator for Biceps Spasticity Assessment Training. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics13(4).
  4. McDonagh, D, Arquines, K, Hsiao-Wecksler, ET, Mansouri, M, Krishnan, G, Alabed, M, & Zallek, CM. “User Centered Approach to the Supra-Functional Needs of People Living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).” Proceedings of the 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference. Minneapolis, MN, USA. April 12–15, 2021. V001T07A002. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2021-1058
  5. Slavens, B.A., Jahanian, O., Schnorenberg, A.J., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “A comparison of glenohumeral joint kinematics and muscle activation during standard and geared manual wheelchair mobility”, Medical Engineering & Physics, 70:1-8. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2019.06.018
  6. Jahanian, O., Schnorenberg, A.J., Muqeet, V., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., and Slavens, B.A. “Glenohumeral joint dynamics and shoulder muscle activity during geared manual wheelchair propulsion on carpeted floor in individuals with spinal cord injury”, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, In Press. May 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2019.05.019
  7. Petrucci, M.N., MacKinnon, C.D., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Modulation of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments Using a Powered Ankle Orthosis in People with Parkinson’s Disease and Freezing of Gait”, Gait & Posture, 72:188-194. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.05.002
  8. Petrucci, M.N., DiBerardino, L.A., MacKinnon, C.D., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “A Neuromechanical Model of Reduced Dorsiflexor Torque During the Anticipatory Postural Adjustments of Gait Initiation”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 26(11):2210-2216. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2018.2874991
  9. Angelini, M.J. , Kesler, R.M., Petrucci, M.N., Rosengren, K.S., Horn, G.P., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Effects of Simulated Firefighting and Asymmetric Load Carriage on Firefighter Obstacle Crossing Performance”, Applied Ergonomics, 70:59-67. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.02.006
  10. Singh, G., Xiao, C., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Krishnan, G. “Design and analysis of coiled fiber reinforced soft pneumatic actuator”, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 13(3):036010. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aab19c
  11. Park, K., Sy, J., Horn, G.P., Kesler, R.M., Petrucci, M.N., Rosengren, K.S., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Assessing gait changes in firefighters after firefighting activities and while carrying asymmetric loads”, Applied Ergonomics, 70:44-50. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.01.016
  12. Kesler, R.M., Bradley, F.F., Deetjen, G.S., Angelini, M.J., Petrucci, M.N., Rosengren, K.S., Horn, G.P., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Impact of SCBA Size and Fatigue from Different Firefighting Work Cycles on Firefighter Gait”, Ergonomics, 61(9):1208-1215. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1450999
  13. Kesler, R.M., Deetjen, G.S., Bradley, F.F., Angelini, M.J., Petrucci, M.N., Rosengren, K.S., Horn, G.P., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Impact of SCBA Size and Firefighting Work Cycle on Firefighter Functional Balance”, Applied Ergonomics, 69:112-119, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.01.006
  14. Song, S.Y., Pei, Y., Tippett, S.R., Lamichhane, D., Zallek, C.M. and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., 2018, April. Validation of a Wearable Position, Velocity, and Resistance Meter for Assessing Spasticity and Rigidity. In Frontiers in Biomedical Devices (Vol. 40789, p. V001T10A007). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  15. Song, S. Y., Pei, Y., Liang, J., & Hsiao-Wecksler, E. T. “Design of a Portable Position, Velocity, and Resistance Meter (PVRM) for Convenient Clinical Evaluation of Spasticity or Rigidity.” Proceedings of the 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. April 10–13, 2017. V001T11A020. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3503
  16. Boes, M.K., Bollaert, R.E., Kesler, R.M., Learmonth, Y.C., Islam, M., Petrucci, M.N., Motl, R.W., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Six-minute walk performance in persons with multiple sclerosis while using passive or powered ankle-foot orthoses”, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, online August 2, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.06.024
  17. Kesler, R.M., Ensari, I., Klaren, R.E., Motl, R.W., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Rosengren, K.S., Fernhall, B., Smith, D.L., and Horn, G.P., “Physiological response to firefighting activities of various work cycles using extended duration and prototype SCBA”, Ergonomics, online August 1, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2017.1360519
  18. Kesler, R.M., Klieger, A.E., Boes, M.K., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Klaren, R.E., Learmonth, Y., Motl, R.W., and Horn, G.P., “Egress Efficacy of Persons with Multiple Sclerosis During Simulated
    Evacuations”, Fire Technology, July 21, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10694-017-0668-9

Conference proceedings papers (last 5 years)

  1. He, M., Mansouri, M., Pei, Y., Pedroza, I., Zallek, C.M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Clinical Validation Testing of an Upper Limb Robotic Medical Education Training Simulator for Rigidity Assessment”, 21st Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA. April 11-14, 2022.
  2. Gim, G. K.,  He, M., Mansouri, M., Pei, Y., Ripperger, E., Zallek, C.M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T.  “Development of a Series Elastic Elbow Neurological Exam Training Simulator for Lead-pipe Rigidity,” 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2021, pp. 10340-10346, doi: 10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9560891.
  3. Jahanian, O., Gaglio, A., Daigle, S., Muqeet, V., Schorenberg, A.J., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Slavens, B.A., “Hand-rim Biomechanics of Geared Manual Wheelchair Mobility” Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 2018 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA, July 13 – 15, 2018.
  4. Thompson, N., Zhang, X., Ayala, F., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Krishnan, G. “Augmented Joint Stiffness and Actuation using Architectures of Soft Pneumatic Actuators”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, May 21-25, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460746
  5. Pei, Y., Ewoldt, R.H., Zallek, C.M., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Revised Design of a Passive Hydraulic Training Simulator of Biceps Spasticity”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN,
    April 10-12, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6881
  6. Garag, P., Chen, A., McDonagh, D., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design and Evaluation of the PosturSense Cushion”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 10-12, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6883
  7. Song, S.Y, Pei, Y., Tippett, S.R., Lamichhane, D., Zallek, C.M., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Validation of a Wearable Position, Velocity, and Resistance Meter for Assessing Spasticity and Rigidity”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 10-12, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6906
  8. Gaglio, A., Daigle, S., Gacek, E., Jahanian, O. Slavens, B., Rice, I., Hsiao-Wecksler, E. “Validation of an Instrumented Wheelchair Hand Rim”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-13, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3499
  9. Xiao, C., Jahanian, O., Schnorenberg, A., Slavens, B., Hsiao-Wecksler, E. “Design and Biomechanical Evaluation Methodology of Pneumatic Ergonomic Crutch”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-13, 2017. ASME. Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference ():V001T11A021. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3512
  10. Song, S.Y., Pei, Y., Liang, J., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., “Design of a Portable Position, Velocity, and Resistance Meter (PVRM) for Convenient Clinical Evaluation of Spasticity or Rigidity”, Design of
    Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-13, 2017. ASME. Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference:V001T11A020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3503

Trade journals

Archived publications

  1. Islam, M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Detection of Gait Modes Using an Artificial Neural Network during Walking with a Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis”, Journal of Biophysics, vol. 2016, Article ID 7984157, 9 pages, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7984157
  2. Helwig, N.E., Shorter, K.A., Ma, P, Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., “Smoothing spline analysis of variance models: A new tool for the analysis of cyclic biomechanical data,” Journal of Biomechanics, 49(14):3216-3222, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.07.035
  3. Lung, C.W., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Burns, S., Lin, F., and Jan, Y.K. “Quantifying dynamic changes in plantar pressure gradient in diabetics with peripheral neuropathy”, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 4, 54 (9 pages), 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2016.00054
  4. Park, K., Roemmich R., Elrod, J., Hass, C., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E. T.” Effects of aging and Parkinson’s disease on joint coupling, symmetry, complexity and variability of lower limb movements during gait”. Clinical Biomechanics, 33:92-97, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.02.012
  5. Petrucci, M.N., Horn, G.P., Rosengren, K.S., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Inaccuracy of Affordance Judgments for Firefighters Wearing Protective Gear”, Ecological Psychology, 28( 2): 108–126, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2016.1163987
  6. Kesler, R.M.G, Horn, G.P., Rosengren, K.S., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Analysis of Foot Clearance in Firefighters during Ascent and Descent of Stairs”, Applied Ergonomics, 52: 18–23, January 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2015.05.011
  7. Sosnoff, J.J., Rice, I.M., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Hsu, I.M.K. G:, Jayaraman, C., and Moon, Y. “Variability in Wheelchair Propulsion: A New Window into an Old Problem”, Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 27 July 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2015.00105
  8. Horn, G.P., Kesler, R.M., Motl, R.M, Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Klaren, R.E., Ensari, I., and Rosengren, K.S., “Physiological Responses to Firefighter Exercise Protocols in Varying Environments”, Ergonomics, Published online: 19 Jan, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/1080/00140139.2014.997806
  9. Hur, P., Park, K., Rosengren, K., Horn, G. P., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E. T. Effects of Air Bottle Design on Postural Control of Firefighters. Applied Ergonomics, December 4, 2014 (online published), 48 (May): 49–55, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2014.11.003
  10. Kesler, R.M., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Motl, R.M, Klaren, R.E., Ensari, I., and Horn, G.P., “A Modified SCBA Facepiece for Accurate Metabolic Data Collection from Firefighters”, Ergonomics, October 17, 2014 (online published). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2014.964783
  11. Jayaraman, C., Moon, Y., Rice, I.M, Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Beck, C.L., and Sosnoff, J.J. “Shoulder pain and cycle to cycle kinematic spatial variability during recovery phase in manual wheelchair users: A pilot investigation”, PLOS one. March 10, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0089794
  12. Rosengren, K.S., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. and Horn, G.P. “Fighting fires without falling: Effects of equipment design and fatigue on firefighter’s balance and gait”, Ecological Psychology, 26 (1-2): 167-175, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2014.875357
  13. Rice, I.M, Jayaraman, C., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., and Sosnoff, J.J. “Relationship Between Shoulder Pain and Kinetic and Temporal-Spatial Variability in Wheelchair Users”, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 95(4): 699–704, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2013.11.005
  14. Farooq, D., Jahanian, O., Slavens, B.A., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T “Evaluation of the Effects of a Wrist Orthosis on Lofstrand Crutch-Assisted Gait”, 38th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL, August 16-20, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591860
  15. Singh, G., Xiao, C., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Krishnan, G. “Design and Analysis of Soft Pneumatic Sleeve for Arm Orthosis”, ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC /CIEC 2016, Charlotte, North Carolina, August 21-24, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2016-59836
  16. Gaglio, A., Liang, J., Daigle, S, and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design of a Universal Instrumented Wheelchair Hand Rim”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016.
    ASME. J. Med. Devices. 10(3):030956-030956-2, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033769
  17. Islam, M., Hagan, M.T., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Gait State Estimation for a Powered Ankle Orthosis using Modified Fractional Timing and Artificial Neural Network”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016. ASME. J. Med. Devices, 10(2): 020920-020920-2, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033220
  18. Islam, M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Developing a Classification Algorithm for Plantarflexor Actuation Timing of a Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis”, Design of Medical Devices Conference,
    Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016. ASME J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030961-030961-2, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033779
  19. Liang, J., Ewoldt, R.H., Tippett, S.R., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design and Modelling of a Passive Hydraulic Device for Muscle Spasticity Simulation”, Design of Medical Devices Conference,
    Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016. Published in ASME. J. Med. Devices. 10(2), June, 2016020954-020954-2, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033247
  20. Wang, Z. and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design of a Compact High Torque Actuation System for Portable Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016. ASME. J. Med. Devices. 10(3):030963-030963-3, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033780
  21. Xiao, C., Oo, Y., Farooq, D., Singh, G., Krishnan, G., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Pneumatic Sleeve Orthosis for Lofstrand Crutches: Application of Soft Pneumatic FREE Actuator”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 11-14, 2016. Journal of Medical Devices, 10(2): 020959-020959-2, 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033249
  22. Li, Y., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Xia, J., Durfee, W.K., Banco, G.G., and Kovach, J.A. “Medical Motion: Actuation System Selection Analysis for Human Assist Applications”, Today’s Medical Developments, February, 2012. http://www.onlinetmd.com/tmd0212-fluid-power-actuation-systems.aspx
  23. Horn, G.P., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Rosengren, K.S., Hur, P., Park, K., and Smith, D. “FIND BALANCE – IFSI study examines how PPE affects walking & balance”, Fire Rescue, 27(1): 56-58, 2009.