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Howard R. Thranhardt Lecture Series Winners


2014

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Chicago, IL

Ankle Push-off and Mechanical Energy Flow in Human Gait
Liang-Wey Chang, PhD, CO, PE

Stride-to-Stride Fluctuations Are Related Before and After Adaptation for an Appropriate Prosthesis
Shane Wurdeman, PhD, MS, CP

 

2013

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

Transtibial Amputee Fluid Volume Changes during Different Activities
Joan Sanders, PhD

Normative PEQ-MS and ABC Scores Among Persons with Lower Limb Loss
Brian Hafner, PhD

 

2012

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Atlanta, GA

Spinal Motion during Walking in Persons with Transfemoral Amputation with and without Low Back Pain
Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO (Hons)
Azucena G. Rodriguez, PhD

Is a Rigid Footplate as Effective as an Articulated AFO in Controlling Idiopathic Toe Walking?
Mark Geil, PhD
Kinsey Herrin, MSPO

 

2011

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

Impairment Variables Predicting Activity Limitation in Lower Limb Amputees
Michele Raya, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC
This presentation is not currently available online

The Effect of Stance Control Orthoses on Gait Characteristics and Energy Expenditure in Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis Users
Priya Davis, BPO (Hons)
This presentation is not currently available online

 

2010

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Chicago, IL

Randomized Cross-over Study of AFO Ankle Components in Adults with Post-stroke Hemiplegia
Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons)

How Accurate Are Carved Positives Made by Central Fabrication Facilities?
Joan Sanders, PhD

 

2009

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Atlanta, GA

Patient Evaluation of an Unloader Knee Brace: A Prospective Cohort Study
Karen Briggs, MBA, MPH
This presentation is not currently available online

Physiological Responses of Amputees During Treadmill Exercise in Running—Specific Prostheses Compared to Traditional Prostheses and to Matched Non-Amputee Runners
Mary Beth Brown, MSPT, ATC, PhD
Andrew Allison

Dynamic Analyses of an ARGO User
W.B. Johnson, MS

Pedaling Asymmetry in Cyclists with Unilateral Transtibial Amputations and the Effects of Prosthetic Foot Stiffness
W. Lee Childers, MSPO

 

2008

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

Vacuum-Formed Removable Rigid Dressing Compared with Conventional Rigid Dressing after Transtibial Amputation
Anton Johannesson, CPO

The Effects of Ankle Foot Orthosis on Gait Parameters of Acute and Chronic Hemiplegic Subjects
Jason Wening, MS, CP

 

2007

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — San Francisco, CA

Comparison of Measurements of Residual Limb Shape using CAD versus Conventional Devices
Mark D. Geil, PhD

Dermatological Problems with Prosthetic Roll-on Liners
Michelle J. Hall, CPO, FAAOP

 

2006

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Chicago, IL

Effect of Ankle Foot Orthoses on Roll-Over Shape in People with Hemiplegia
Andrew Hansen, PhD and Stefania Fatone, PhD

Comparing the Transition and Use of a Non-Microprocessor Controlled Prosthesis for Transfemoral Amputee
Brian Hafner, PhD

AOPA Assembly — Hollywood, FL

Comparing Alternative Knee Design
Hugh Herr, PhD
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Update On a 5 Year, 1,000 Patient Study on Post Operative Hip Abduction Orthoses Treatment Outcomes
Richard Miller, CO
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2005

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

The Influence of How Much a Scoliosis Orthosis is Worn and its Ability to Prevent Curve Progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Donald E. Katz, CO, LO, FAAOP

Postoperative Use of the Cranial Remodeling Orthosis
Timothy R. Littlefield, MS

AOPA Assembly — Las Vegas

Examination of Prosthetic Malalignment Using Motion Capture
Edward S. Neumann, Ph.D., P.E., CP, FAAOP
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Conservative Realignment Therapies for the Treatment of Varus Knee OA: A Focus on the Immediate Effects
Howard J. Hillstrom, Ph.D.
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2004

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — New Orleans, LA

Medial Ramus Containment Socket Design for Tranfemoral Prosthesis
Marlo Ortiz

Coronal Plane Trunk Shifts and Decompensational Perspectives in a New Design of an Asymmetrical TLSO Module
Keith M. Smith, CO, LO, FAAOP

AOPA Assembly — Hollywood, FL

A New Concept in Prosthetic Interface Design For Hemicorporectomy Amputees Utilizing ROHO Compression Therapy: A Case Study from a Prosthetist's Prespective
Jon Wilson, CP, LP
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Exploring the Phantom Phenomenon from a Pyschophysiological Perspective
Jim Price, PhD., CPO
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2003

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — San Diego, CA

Balancing Scoliosis with Pads Superior to Apex
Thomas H. Colburn, CO, FAAOP

The Functional Value of Prosthetic Foot/ Ankle Systems to the Transtibial Amputee
Robert S. Gailey, PhD, PT

AOPA Assembly — Reno, NV

Weight-Bearing Suspension Ankle Foot Orthosis
Jason L. Bradshaw, CO
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Comparison of Rectified and Unrectified Amputee Sockets
Jack R. Engsberg, PhD
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2002

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

The Impact of Articulated Knees on Infants and Toddlers
Brian Giavedoni, CP, MBA

A Preliminary Report on Measuring the Rate of PolypropyleneRecrystallization After Clinical Thermoforming Through the Use of Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Gary G. Bedard, CO, FAAOP
This presentation is not currently available online

AOPA Assembly — Chicago, IL

Plexus Bed: Immobilization for Infants Following Brachial Plexus
Mark K. Taylor, MLS, CPO, FAAOP
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A Case Study Using X-Ray and Flouroscopy to Determine the Vitals Elements of Transfemoral Interface Design
Jason T. Kahle, CPO
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2001

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Dallas, TX

An Auto-Adaptive External Knee Prosthesis
Hugh Herr, PhD
This presentation is not currently available online

Evidence Based Medicine, the Amputee Mobility Predictor and the Ability to Demonstrate Prosthetic Performance
Robert Gailey, PhD, PT
This presentation is not currently available online

AOPA Assembly — Phoenix, AZ

Preliminary Assessment of the C-Leg Knee Unit as Compared to Conventional Hydraulic Knee Units
Ed Ayyappa, Ms, CPO, FAAOP
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Preliminary Assessment of the C-Leg Knee Unit as Compared to Conventional Hydraulic Knee Units
Dana Craig, BS
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Orthotic Management of the Hip to Prevent Dislocation in Adult Patients
Dulcey Lima, CO, OTR
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2000

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — San Diego, CA

Stance Controlled Orthotic Knee Joints: A Report on a Collaborative Research Project
James H. Campbell, PhD, CO

Factors that Influence Outcome in Bracing Large Curves in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Donald E. Katz, CO

AOPA Assembly — Washington, DC

Factors that Influence Outcome in Bracing Large Curves in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Donald E. Katz, CO
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Pin Heating Phenomena with Use of Halo Fixation in the MRI
Jeffrey A. Nemeth, CO
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A Prospective Clinical Study of Transtibial Amputees Using a Prefabricated Adjustable Postoperative Prosthesis and Early Controlled Ambulation
John Rheinstein, CP
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Clinical Application of Roll-On Sleeves for Myoelectric Prostheses
Wayne K. Daly, CPO
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1999

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — New Orleans, LA

Post Polio Syndrome - What Does this Mean Orthotically?
Mark K. Taylor, MLS, CPO

Ischial Ramal Socket Fundamentals
Gerald Stark, CP

AOPA Assembly — Reno, NV

Walking Effect of Dynamic Response Rehabilitation Gait Orthosis in Patients with Neurological Disorders
Stig Willner, MD, PhD
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Vacuum Socket System for BK Amputees
Glenn Street, PhD
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Vacuum Socket System for BK Amputees
Carl Caspers, CPO
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1998

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Miami Beach, FL

Comparitive Kinematic Analysis of Thermoplastic AFO
David J. Hoy, CPO

Conventional & Hydrostatic Transtibial Interface Comparison
Jason T. Kahle, CPO

AOPA Assembly — Chicago, IL

Critical Factors in Electronically Powered Upper Extremity Prosthetics
John M. Miguelez, CP
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Orthotic Treatment of Neuromuscular Scoliosis: A Biomechanical Approach
Thomas M. Gavin, CO
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1997

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — San Francisco

Revolutionary Control and Battery Schemes for Externally Powered Upper-Limb Prosthesis: Update and Clincial Case Presenations
C. Michael Schuch, CPO, FISPO, FAAOP
This presentation is not currently available online

A Comparison Between the Boston Brace and the Charleston Bending Brace in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Donald E. Katz, CO
This presentation is not currently available online

AOPA Assembly — Charlotte, NC

Load Bearing Relief and PTBO Applications
Deanna J. Fish, MS, CPO
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Pressure Measurement For Both Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices
Leland Felix, CPO
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1996

Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium — Orlando, FL

Flex-Foot vs Sach Foot: A Combination of Physiological Gait Parameters During Ambulation in Persons with Above Knee Amputations
Donald Shurr, CPO, PT
This presentation is not currently available online

Geometric Analysis of Coronal Decompensation in Idiopathic Scoliosis
Tom Gavin, CO

AOPA Assembly — Cincinnati, OH

Physiological Measurements of Gait During Walking and Running in Transibial Amputees Using Various Systems
Donald Shurr, CPO, PT
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Natural History of Rheumatoid Disease
John J. Kamp, CO
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