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EACE Journal Publications: Fiscal Year 2017

Following is a summary of published results in FY17 for several key research initiatives and focused research efforts.

Advanced Rehabilitation Sciences

Novel Rehabilitation Strategies


Functional outcomes of Service members with bilateral transfemoral and knee disarticulation amputations resulting from trauma


Blood flow restriction training after knee arthroscopy: A randomized controlled pilot study


Prosthesis thesis: A task oriented approach to motor learning

Optimizing Gait Efficiency


Return to running following a knee disarticulation amputation: A case report


Gait Training Interventions for Lower Extremity Amputees: A Systematic Literature Review


The prevalence of gait deviations in individuals with transtibial amputation


Can real-time visual feedback during gait retraining reduce metabolic demand for individuals with transtibial amputation?


Locomotor adaptability in persons with unilateral transtibial amputation


The influence of traumatic transfemoral amputation on metabolic cost across walking speeds


Energy Costs & Performance of Transfemoral Amputees and Non-Amputees During Walking and Running: A Pilot Study


Constituent Lower Extremity Work (CLEW) approach: A novel tool to visualize joint and segment work


How humans use visual optic flow to regulate stepping during walking


A comparison of kinematic-based gait event detection methods in a self-paced treadmill application

Mitigating Falls Risk


A computational algorithm for classifying step and spin turns using pelvic center of mass trajectory and foot position


The Effect of Transfemoral Interface Design On Gait Speed and Risk of Falls

Mitigating Secondary Health Effects


Core temperature in service members with and without traumatic amputations during a prolonged endurance event


Muscle Function and Coordination of Stair Ascent


Rehabilitation and multiple limb amputations: A clinical report of patients injured in combat


Impact of Traumatic Lower Extremity Injuries Beyond Acute Care: Movement-Based Considerations for Resultant Longer Term Secondary Health Conditions


A narrative review of the prevalence and risk factors associated with development of knee osteoarthritis after traumatic unilateral lower limb amputation


A comparison of four-year health outcomes following combat amputation and limb salvage


Medial Knee Joint Contact Force in the Intact Limb during Walking in Recently Ambulatory Service Members with Unilateral Limb Loss: A Cross-sectional Study


Knee Joint Loading during Single-Leg Forward Hopping


Biopsychosocial risk factors associated with chronic low back pain after lower limb amputation

Outcome Measures


Concurrent Validity of the Continuous Scale-Physical Functional Performance


Psychometric Evaluation of the Hill Assessment Index (HAI) and Stair Assessment Index (SAI) in High-Functioning Transfemoral Amputees


Assessment of disability related to femoroacetabular impingement syndrome by use of the Patient-Reported Outcome Measure Information System (PROMIS) and objective measures of physical performance


Systematic review of measures of physical function and activity limitation for persons with limb trauma and amputation


The Suitcase Packing Activity: A new evaluation of hand function


Functional capacity evaluation-military: Program description and case series

Community Reintegration


Psychosocial reactions to upper extremity limb salvage: A cross-sectional study


Combat amputees' health-related quality of life and psychological outcomes: A brief report from the Wounded Warrior Recovery Project

Advanced Prosthetics and Orthotics



Descriptive characteristics and amputation rates with use of Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeleton Orthosis


Outcomes Associated With the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO): A Systematic Review of the Literature


The effect of ankle foot orthosis alignment on walking in individuals treated for traumatic lower extremity injuries


Effects of altering heel wedge properties on gait with the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis


Patient Response to an Integrated Orthotic and Rehabilitation Initiative for Traumatic Injuries: The PRIORITI-MTF Study



Interventions to Manage Residual Limb Ulceration Due To Prosthetic Use in Individuals with Lower Extremity Amputation: A Systematic Review of the Literature


Comparative Effectiveness of an Adjustable Transfemoral Prosthetic Interface Accommodating Volume Fluctuation: Case Study


Crossover study of amputee stair ascent and descent biomechanics using Genium and C-Leg prostheses with comparison to non-amputee control


Segmental contributions to sagittal-plane whole-body angular momentum when using powered compared to passive ankle-foot prostheses on ramps


Evaluation of a powered ankle-foot prosthesis during slope ascent gait


Effects of the Genium Microprocessor Knee System on Knee Moment Symmetry During Hill Walking


Predicting Walking Ability Following Lower Limb Amputation: An Updated Systematic Literature Review


Economic Evaluations of Interventions for Transtibial Amputees: A Scoping Review of Comparative Studies


Functional performance differences between the Genium and C-Leg prosthetic knees and intact knees


Effects of the Genium Knee System on Functional Level, Stair Ambulation, Perceptive and Economic Outcomes in Transfemoral Amputees


Differences in Military Obstacle Course Performance Between Three Energy-Storing and Shock Adapting Prosthetic Feet in High-Functioning Transtibial Amputees: A Double-Blind, Randomized Control Trial


Bioenergetic Differences During Walking and Running in Transfemoral Amputee Runners Using Articulating and Non-Articulating Knee Prostheses


A Review of Unique Considerations for Female Veterans With Amputation


Predictors of retention and attrition in a study of an advanced upper limb prosthesis: Implications for adoption of the DEKA Arm

Medical/Surgical Interventions

Medical Interventions


Multimodality imaging approaches for evaluating traumatic extremity injuries: Implications for military medicine

Surgical Interventions


Gait biomechanics following lower extremity trauma: Amputation vs. reconstruction


The influence of limb alignment and transfemoral amputation technique on muscle capacity during gait


The Effectiveness of the Bone Bridge Transtibial Amputation Technique: A Systematic Review of High-Quality Evidence


Dermatologic Surgery: Improving Smartphone Use to Avoid Wrong-site Surgery


Radiographic Assessment of Extremity Osseointegration for the Amputee

Regenerative Medicine Interventions


Regenerative and rehabilitative medicine:  A necessary synergy for functional recovery from volumetric muscle loss injury


The effect of mechanical loading upon extracellular matrix bioscaffold-mediated skeletal muscle remodeling

Last Updated: January 28, 2022
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