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Determinants of Gait and Center of Mass Movement in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Grant Recipient: Brad Bennett, PhD

Co-Investigators: Mark Abel, MD
KCRC, Charlottesville, VA
Presentations & Publications:
Presentations: 1. Russell SD, Bennett BC, & Abel MF, “Determinants of Gait in Children with Cerebral Palsy,” 12th annual, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) Conference, Springfield, MA, April 2007 2. S.D. Russell, B.C. Bennett, & M.F. Abel, “Determinants of Gait: Applied to Children with Cerebral Palsy,” 30th Annual Meeting American Society of Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA, September 7 – 9, 2006. Articles: 1. Bennett BC, Abel MF, Wolovick A, Franklin T, Allaire PE, Kerrigan C; Center of Mass Movement and Energy Transfer during Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Archive of Phys. Med; 86(11): 2189-94, 2005 2. Herndon S; Bennett B; Wolovick A; Filachek A; Gaesser GA; Weltman A; Abel MF. Center of Mass Motion and the Effects of Ankle Bracing on Metabolic Cost During Submaximal Walking Trials: Journal of Orthopaedic Research 24(12):2170-5, 2006 3. Russell S, Bennett B, Kerrigan, DC, Abel MF: Determinants of Gait as Applied to Children with Cerebral Palsy. Gait & Posture Gait & Posture 26(2):295-300, 2007 4. Bennett B, Russell S, Sheth P, Abel MF. Angular momentum of walking at different speeds. Human Movement Science, Feb;29 (1):114-24, 2010 5. Russell S, Bennett B, Sheth P, Abel MF, 2011. The gait of children with and without cerebral palsy: Work, Energy, and Angular Momentum. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 27: 99-107. 6. Bennett BC, Russell, SD, Abel MF. The effects of ankle foot orthoses on energy recovery and work during gait in children with cerebral palsy. J. of Clin Biomech. 2012 March; 27(3):287-91 Epub 2011 October 20.
Further Funding:
Optimized Variable Stiffness Energy Returning Ankle Foot Orthosis; Sponsor: NSF Grant 0503256, Total Requested: $ 299,825, Period of Performance: 06/01/05-5/31/2008
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