Research Themes | Research Support
Major Research Themes at OREC's Motion Analysis Laboratories focus on developing new models and approaches for human motion analysis, human motion analysis in clubfoot and cerebral palsy, pediatric risk assessment, and biomaterial properties of pediatric bone.
Human Motion Analysis & Modeling—New Models & Approaches
MAL's model of the segmented human foot allows accurate motion tracking of the foot segments during ambulation in individuals with foot and ankle deformities.
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Human Motion Analysis in Cerebral Palsy
The Motion Analysis Laboratories study ambulation, mobility, and postural stability in persons with cerebral palsy.
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Human Motion Analysis in Clubfoot
The Motion Analysis Laboratories have conducted studies to better understand the dynamics of clubfoot both in children and in young adults.
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Pediatric Activity Risk Assessment
The Motion Analysis Laboratories use Finite Element modeling to assess patient-specific fracture risk of the femur in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (IO).
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Biomaterial Properties of Pediatric Bone
Researchers at the Motion Analysis Laboratories work to characterize bone tissue properties in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI).
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OREC's Motion Analysis Laboratories receive ongoing support from Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin, as well as additional support on a per-project basis from various institutions.
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Opportunities are available for individuals looking to get involved with OREC or the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering communities.