Publications

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Peer-reviewed published or in-press (recent)

  1. S. Y. Song, Y. Pei, and E. T. Hsiao-Wecksler, “Estimating Relative Angles Using Two Inertial Measurement Units Without Magnetometers,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, 2022, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2022.3203346.
  2. 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, 62: 102318 (10 pages), 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2019.05.019
  3. Petrucci, M.N.,Huffmaster, S.A., Chung, J.W., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., and MacKinnon, C.D. “Can people with Parkinson’s disease self-trigger gait initiation? A comparison of cueing strategies”, Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, 12(2): 607-619, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-212732
  4. Fox, M.C., Konigsberg, L.W., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Whitcome, K.K., and Polk, J.D. “”Scaling of linear anthropometric dimensions in living humans,” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 176(1): 134-143, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24275
  5. Pei, Y.,Ewoldt, R.H., Zallek, C.M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design Framework and Clinical Evaluation of a Passive Hydraulic Patient Simulator for Biceps Spasticity Assessment Training”, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 13(4): 041006, August 2021 (12 pages). https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4050099
  6. Pei, Y.Han, T.,Zallek, C.M., Liu, T., Yang, L., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design and Clinical Validation of a Robotic Ankle-Foot Simulator with Series Elastic Actuator for Ankle Clonus Assessment Training”. Presented at 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi’an, China, May 30-June 5, 2021. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 6(2): 3793-3800, April 2021. https://doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2021.3065242
  7. Liang, J., Pei, Y., Ewoldt, R.H., Tippett, S.R., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Passive Hydraulic Training Simulator for Upper Arm Spasticity”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 12(4): 045001, August, 2020. (9 pages) https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4045845
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  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, 99(3): 484-490, 2018. 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 (recent)

  1. Edward, S., Mansouri, M., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. , and Krishnan, G. “Experimental Characterization and Modeling of a Unit Soft Air Bladder”, to be presented at the ASME 2022 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2022, August 14-17, 2022, St. Louis, Missouri (10 pages)
  2. Pei, Y., Zallek, C.M., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Control Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Medical Education Simulator for Ankle Tendon Reflex Assessment Training”, 21st Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 11-14, 2022. (5 pages)
  3. Mansouri, M., Krishnan, G., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design Guidelines for Moving a Human Body on a Bed Using Traveling Waves”, 21st Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 11-14, 2022. (4 pages)
  4. 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. (7 pages)
  5. Ziegelman, L., Alkurdi, A., Hu, Y., Bishnoi, A., Kaur, R., Sowers, R., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., and Hernandez, M. “Feasibility of VR Technology in Eliciting State Anxiety Changes While Walking in Older Women”, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), (Virtual) Guadalajara, Mexico, pp. 583-6, Oct 31 – Nov 4, 2021. Doi:10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9630542 https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9630542
  6. Gim, K.G., 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), (virtual) Xi’an, China, pp. 10340-6, May 30-June 5, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9560891
  7. Pei, Y., Han, T., Zallek, C.M., Liu, T., Yang, L., and Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. “Design and Clinical Validation of a Robotic Ankle-Foot Simulator with Series Elastic Actuator for Ankle Clonus Assessment Training”, presented at 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), (virtual) Xi’an, China, May 30-June 5, 2021. Also published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 6(2): 3793-3800, April 2021. https://doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2021.3065242
  8. McDonagh, D., Arquines, K., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Mansouri, M., Krishnan, G., and Zallek, C.M., “User Centered Approach to the Supra-functional Needs of People Living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)”, 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference, (virtual) Minneapolis, MN, USA. April 12–15, 2021. V001T07A002 (6 pages). ASME https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2021-1058
  9. Thompson, N., Kocheril, A.G., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Krishnan, G. “A Soft Active Heart Simulator for Transseptal Puncture Training”, 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference, (virtual) Minneapolis, MN, USA. April 12–15, 2021. V001T02A007 (4 pages). ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2021-1061
  10. 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, pp. 1533-8, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460746. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8460746
  11. 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. ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference (): V001T11A007 (4 pages) http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6881
  12. 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. ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference ():V001T11A008 (4 pages) http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6883
  13. 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. ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference ():V001T10A007 (4 pages), http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6906
  14. 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. ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference ():V001T05A012 (2 pages), October 31, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3499
  15. 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 (2 pages). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3512
  16. 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 (2 pages). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3503