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University of Alberta

Publications

Hossein Rouhani 

Journal Papers (Under Review)

  1. Abaeian H, Jones K, Al-Hussein M, Rouhani H, Moselhi O, Boulanger P. Microbreak stretching policy and its impact on muscle fatigue during manual handling tasks. 

Journal Papers (Accepted or Published)

    1. Noamani A, Vette AH, Preuss R, Popovic MR, Rouhani H. (2018) Quantification of Multi-Segment Trunk Kinetics during Multi-Directional Trunk Bending. Gait & Posture. 64: 205–212 (pdf)
    2. Noamani A, Vette AH, Preuss R, Popovic MR, Rouhani H. (2018) Optimal Estimation of Anthropometric Parameters for Quantifying Multi-Segment Trunk Kinetics. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME Trans). (Accepted) (pdf)
    3. Nazarahari M, Rouhani H. (2018) Detection of daily postures and walking modalities using a single chest-mounted tri-axial accelerometer. Medical Engineering & Physics. 57: 75–81(pdf)
    4. Williams AD, Boser QA, Kumawat AS, Agarwal K, Rouhani H, Vette AH. (2018) Design and Evaluation of an Instrumented Wobble Board for Assessing and Training Dynamic Seated Balance. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME Trans.) 140 (4):041006-1-10 (pdf)
    5. Arami A, Delaloye JR, Rouhani H, Jolles BM, Aminian K. (2018) Knee Implant Loosening Detection: A vibration analysis investigation. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 46:97-107 (pdf)
    6. Marinho-Buzelli AR, Masani K, Rouhani H, Barela AM, Fernandes GTB, Verrier MC, Popovic MR. (2017) The influence of the aquatic environment on the center of pressure, impulses and trunk acceleration during gait initiation. Gait & Posture. 58: 469–475 (pdf)
    7. Rouhani H, Same M, Li YQ, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2017) A Systematic Approach to PID Controller Design in Neuroprosthesis for Standing Balance. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 11:347 (pdf)
    8. Rouhani H, Rodriguez KE, Bergquist A, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2017) Minimizing muscle fatigue through optimization of electrical stimulation parameters. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics. 3:33-43 (pdf)
    9. Marinho-Buzelli AR, Rouhani H, Masani K, Verrier MC, Popovic MR. (2017) The influence of the aquatic environment on the control of postural sway. Gait & Posture. 51:70-76 (pdf)
    10. Rouhani H, Popovic MR, Same M, Li YQ, Masani K. (2016) Identification of ankle plantar-flexors dynamics in response to electrical stimulation. Medical Engineering & Physics. 38:1166-1171(pdf)
    11. Mahallati S, Rouhani H, Preuss R, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2016) Multi-segment kinematics of the spinal column: Sensitivity to soft tissue artifacts. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME Trans). 138:071003-1-8 (pdf)
    12. Chopra S, Rouhani H, Moerenhout K, Favre J, Aminian K, Crevoisier X. (2016) Outcome of ankle arthrodesis and total ankle replacement for ankle arthrosis in terms of gait variability. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics. 2:1-9 (pdf)
    13. Rouhani H, Mahallati S, Preuss R, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2015) Sensitivity of intersegmental angles of the spinal column to errors due to marker misplacement. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME Trans). 137: 074502-1-6 (pdf)
    14. Milosevic M, Masani K, Kuipers MJ, Rouhani H, Verrier MC, McConville KMV, Popovic MR. (2015) Trunk control impairment is responsible for postural instability during quiet sitting in individuals with cervical spinal cord injury. Clinical Biomechanics. 20: 507-512 (pdf)
    15. Rouhani H, Abe MO, Nakazawa M, Popovic MR, Masani K. (2015) Heel strike detection using split force-plate treadmill. Gait & Posture. 41: 863-866 (pdf)
    16. Chopra S, Rouhani H, Assal M, Aminian K, Crevoisier X. (2014) Effect of unilateral ankle arthrodesis and total ankle replacement on the bilateral gait symmetry. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 32: 377-384 (pdf)
    17. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Aminian K. (2014) A wearable system for multi-segment foot kinetics measurement. Journal of Biomechanics. 47: 1704-1711(pdf)
    18. Same M, Rouhani H, Masani K, Popovic, MR. (2013) Closed-loop control of ankle plantarflexors and dorsiflexors using an inverted pendulum apparatus: A pilot study. Journal of Automatic Control. 21:31-36 (pdf)
    19. Mariani B, Rouhani H, Crevoisier X, Aminian K. (2013) Quantitative estimation of foot-flat and stance phase of gait using foot-worn inertial sensors. Gait & Posture. 37: 229-234 (pdf)
    20. Golestanirad L, Rouhani H, Elahi B, Shahim K, Graham SJ, Chen R, Mosig JR, Pollo C. (2012) Combined use of transcranial magnetic stimulation and metal electrode implants: A theoretical assessment of safety considerations. Physics in Medicine & Biology. 57: 7813–7827 (pdf)
    21. Rouhani H, Favre J, Aminian K, Crevoisier X. (2012) Multi-segment foot kinematics after total ankle replacement and ankle arthrodesis during relatively long-distance gait. Gait & Posture. 36: 561-566 (pdf)
    22. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Jolles BM, Aminian K. (2012) A comparison between joint coordinate system and attitude vector for multi-segment foot kinematics. Journal of Biomechanics. 45: 2041-2045 (pdf)
    23. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Aminian K. (2012) Measurement of multi-segment foot joint angles during gait using a wearable system. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME Trans). 134: 061006 (pdf)
    24. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Aminian K. (2011) Ambulatory measurement of ankle kinetics for clinical applications. Journal of Biomechanics. 44: 2712-2718 (pdf)
    25. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Jolles BM, Aminian K. (2011) Segmentation of foot and ankle complex based on kinematic criteria. Computer Methods in Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering. 14: 773-781 (pdf)
    26. Rouhani H, Crevoisier X, Favre J, Aminian K. (2011) Outcome evaluation of ankle osteoarthritis treatments: Plantar pressure analysis during long-distance walking. Clinical Biomechanics. 26: 397-404 (pdf)
    27. Rouhani H, Favre J, Crevoisier X, Aminian K. (2010) Ambulatory assessment of 3D ground reaction force using plantar pressure distribution. Gait & Posture. 32: 311-316 (pdf)
    28. Rouhani H, Jalili M, Araabi BN, Eppler W, Lucas C. (2007) Brain emotional learning based intelligent controller applied to neurofuzzy model of micro-heat exchanger. Expert Systems with Applications. 32: 911-918 (pdf)
    29. Rouhani H, Sadeghzadeh A, Lucas C, Araabi BN. (2007) Emotional learning based intelligent speed and position control applied to neurofuzzy model of switched reluctance motor. Control and Cybernetics. 36: 75-95 (pdf)
    30. Rouhani H, Faiz J, Lucas C. (2007) Lumped thermal model for switched reluctance motor applied to mechanical design optimization. Mathematical & Computer Modeling. 45: 625-638 (pdf)
    31. Rouhani H, Bahrami MN, Araabi BN, Lucas C. (2006) Neurofuzzy modelling of natural frequencies of cylindrical shells applied to evolutionary-based optimal design of SR motors. International Journal of Computational Methods. 3: 263-277 (pdf)
    32. Rouhani H, Faiz J, Lucas C. (2006) Thermal modeling and improvement of heat transfer for switched reluctance motors. Journal of Faculty of Engineering (Univ. of Tehran). 40: 373-385 (pdf)
    33. Rouhani H, Fazlirad A, Araabi BN, Lucas C. (2005) Optimal design of a flexible transferring system in press automation using fuzzy clustering. Assembly Automation. 25: 53-58 (pdf)

    Albert Vette 

    Journal Papers (Under Review)

    1. Vette AH, Funabashi M, Lewicke J, Watkins B, Prowse M, Harding G, Silveira A, Saraswat M, Dulai S. Functional, impulse-based quantification of plantar pressure patterns in typical adult gait. Submitted to the journal ‘Gait & Posture’ in November 2017. 
    2. Schreiber S, Parent EC, Kawchuk GN, Hedden DM, Vette AH. Algorithm for Schroth curve type classification of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an intra- and inter-rater reliability study. Submitted to the journal ‘Disability & Rehabilitation’ in December 2017. 
    3. Williams AD, Vette AH. Probing and training seated balance with unstable support, motion tracking, and sensory feedback. Submitted to ‘Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)’ in June 2018. 
    4. Roberts BWR, Hall JC, Williams AD, Vette AH. A method to estimate inertial properties and force plate inertial components for instrumented platforms. Submitted to the journal ‘Medical Engineering & Physics’ in June 2018.
    5. Valevicius AM, Boser QA, Lavoie EB, Chapman CS, Pilarski PM, Hebert JS, Vette AH. Characterization of normative angular joint kinematics during two functional upper limb tasks. Submitted to the journal ‘Gait & Posture’ in July 2018. 
    6. Roberts BWR, Vette AH. A kinematics standard for trunk stability and control assessments during unstable sitting. Submitted to the journal ‘Gait & Posture’ in August 2018.

    Journal Papers (Accepted or Published)

    1. Vette AH, Watt JM, Lewicke J, Watkins B, Burkholder LM, Andersen J, Jhangri GS, Dulai S. (2018) The utility of normative foot floor angle data in assessing toe-walking. The Foot (in press). (pdf)
    2. Rath M, Vette AH, Ramasubramaniam S, Li K, Burdick J, Edgerton VR, Gerasimenko YP, Sayenko DG. (2018) Trunk stability enabled by non-invasive spinal electrical stimulation after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma (in press). (pdf)
    3. Bobet J, Masani K, Popovic MR, Vette AH. (2018) Kinematics-based prediction of trunk muscle activity in response to multi-directional perturbations during sitting. Medical Engineering & Physics. 58: 56–63. (pdf)
    4. Lavoie EB, Valevicius AM, Boser QA, Kovic O, Vette AH, Pilarski PM, Hebert JS, Chapman CS. (2018) Using synchronized eye and motion tracking to determine high-precision eye movement patterns during object interaction tasks. Journal of Vision. 18(6): 1–20. (pdf)
    5. Williams AD, Boser QA, Kumawat AS, Agarwal K, Rouhani H, Vette AH. (2018) Design and evaluation of an instrumented wobble board for assessing and training dynamic seated balance. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 140(4): 041006-01 to -10. (pdf)
    6. Valevicius AM, Boser QA, Lavoie EB, Murgatroyd GS, Pilarski PM, Chapman CS, Vette AH, Hebert JS. (2018) Characterization of normative hand movements during two functional upper limb tasks. PLoS ONE. 13(6): e0199549. (pdf)
    7. Boser QA, Valevicius AM, Lavoie EB, Chapman CS, Pilarski PM, Hebert JS, Vette AH. (2018) Cluster-based upper body marker models for three-dimensional kinematic analysis: Comparison with an anatomical model and reliability analysis. Journal of Biomechanics. 72: 228–234. (pdf)
    8. Fok KL, Lee J, Vette AH, Masani K. (2018) Kinematic error magnitude in the single-mass inverted pendulum model of human standing posture. Gait & Posture. 63: 23–26. (pdf)
    9. Noamani A, Vette AH, Preuss R, Popovic MR, Rouhani H. (2018) Optimal estimation of anthropometric parameters for quantifying multi-segment trunk kinetics. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 140(10): 101003-01 to -10. (pdf)
    10. Noamani A, Vette AH, Preuss R, Popovic MR, Rouhani H. (2018) Quantification of multi-segment trunk kinetics during multi-directional trunk bending. Gait & Posture. 64: 205–212. (pdf)
    11. Valevicius AM, Jun PY, Hebert JS, Vette AH. (2018) Use of optical motion capture for the analysis of normative upper body kinematics during functional upper limb tasks: A systematic review. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology. 40: 1–15. (pdf)
    12. Vette AH, Sayenko D, Jones M, Abe MO, Nakazawa K, Masani K. (2017) Ankle muscle cocontractions during quiet standing are associated with decreased postural steadiness in the elderly. Gait & Posture. 55: 31–36. (pdf)
    13. Funabashi M, Kawchuk GN, Vette AH, Goldsmith P, Prasad N. (2016) Tissue loading created during spinal manipulation in comparison to loading created by passive spinal movements. Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). 6(38107): 1–10. (pdf)
    14. Masani K, Vette AH. (2016) Unveiling visuomotor control of bipedal stance, step by step. Journal of Physiology. 594: 5365–5366. (pdf)
    15. Vette AH, Wu N, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2015) Low-intensity functional electrical stimulation can increase multidirectional trunk stiffness in able-bodied individuals during sitting. Medical Engineering & Physics. 37: 777–782. (pdf)
    16. Tan JF, Masani K, Vette AH, Zariffa J, Robinson MF, Lynch C, Popovic MR. (2014) Inverted pendulum standing apparatus for investigating closed-loop control of ankle joint muscle contractions during functional electrical stimulation. International Scholarly Research Notices. 2014: 192097. (pdf)
    17. Hebert JS, Lewicke J, Williams TR, Vette AH. (2014) Normative data for a modified Box and Blocks test measuring upper limb function via motion capture. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. 51(6): 919–932. (pdf)
    18. Ho CH, Triolo RJ, Elias AL, Kilgore KL, DiMarco AF, Bogie K, Vette AH, Audu M, Kobetic R, Chang SR, Chan KM, Dukelow S, Bourbeau DJ, Brose SW, Gustafson KJ, Kiss Z, Mushahwar VK. (2014) Functional electrical stimulation and spinal cord injury. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 25: 631–654. (pdf)
    19. Lakhani B, Bolton DAE, Miyasike-daSilva V, Vette AH, McIlroy WE. (2014) Speed of processing in the primary motor cortex: a continuous theta burst stimulation study. Behavioural Brain Research. 261: 177–184. (pdf)
    20. Masani K, Vette AH, Abe MO, Nakazawa K. (2014) Center of pressure velocity reflects body acceleration rather than body velocity during quiet standing. Gait & Posture. 39(3): 946–952. (pdf)
    21. Vette AH, Masani K, Wu N, Popovic MR. (2014) Multidirectional quantification of trunk stiffness and damping during unloaded natural sitting. Medical Engineering & Physics. 36: 102–109. (pdf)
    22. Lakhani B, Miyasike-daSilva V, Vette AH, McIlroy WE. (2013) ‘Priming’ the brain to generate rapid upper-limb reactions. Experimental Brain Research. 230: 261–270. (pdf)
    23. Masani K, Sayenko DG, Vette AH. (2013) What triggers the continuous muscle activity during upright standing? Gait & Posture. 37: 72–77. (pdf)
    24. Vette AH, Yoshida T, Thrasher TA, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2012) A comprehensive three-dimensional dynamic model of the human head and trunk for estimating lumbar and cervical joint torques and forces from upper body kinematics. Medical Engineering & Physics. 34(5): 640–649. (pdf)
    25. Lakhani B, Vette AH, Mansfield A, Miyasike-daSilva V, McIlroy WE. (2012) Electrophysiological correlates of changes in reaction time based on stimulus intensity. PLoS ONE. 7(5): e36407. (pdf)
    26. Sayenko DG, Masani K, Vette AH, Alekhina MI, Popovic MR, Nakazawa K. (2012) Effects of balance training with visual feedback during mechanically unperturbed standing on postural corrective responses. Gait & Posture. 35(2): 339–344. (pdf)
    27. Sayenko DG, Milosevic M, Masani K, Robinson MF, Vette AH, McConville KMV, Popovic MR. (2011) Video game-based training with functional electrical stimulation as a method to regain strength and endurance of calf muscles. Medical Engineering & Physics. 33(2): 249–255. (pdf)
    28. Masani K, Vette AH, Abe MO, Nakazawa K, Popovic MR. (2011) Smaller sway size during quiet standing is associated with longer preceding time of motor command to body sway. Gait & Posture. 33: 14–17. (pdf)
    29. Vette AH, Yoshida T, Thrasher TA, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2011) A complete, non-lumped, and verifiable set of upper body segment parameters for three-dimensional dynamic modeling. Medical Engineering & Physics. 33(1): 70-79. (pdf)
    30. Sayenko DG, Alekhina MI, Masani K, Vette AH, Obata H, Popovic MR, Nakazawa K. (2010) Positive effect of balance training with visual feedback on balance abilities in people with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 48: 886–893. (pdf)
    31. Thrasher TA, Sin VW, Masani K, Vette AH, Craven BC, Popovic MR. (2010) Responses of the trunk to multidirectional perturbations during unsupported sitting. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 26(3): 332–340. (pdf)
    32. Vette AH, Masani K, Nakazawa K, Popovic MR. (2010) Neural-mechanical feedback control scheme generates physiological ankle torque fluctuation during quiet stance. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 18(1): 86–95. (pdf)
    33. Vette AH, Masani K, Sin VW, Popovic MR. (2010) Posturographic measures in healthy young adults during quiet sitting in comparison with quiet standing. Medical Engineering & Physics. 32: 32–38. (pdf)
    34. Masani K, Sin VW, Vette AH, Thrasher TA, Kawashima N, Morris A, Preuss R, Popovic MR. (2009) Postural reactions of the trunk muscles to multi-directional perturbations in sitting. Clinical Biomechanics. 24(2): 176–182. (pdf)
    35. Sayenko DG, Vette AH, Obata H, Alekhina MI, Akai M, Nakazawa K. (2009) Differential effects of plantar cutaneous afferent excitation on soleus stretch and H-reflex. Muscle and Nerve. 39(6): 761–769. (pdf)
    36. Vette AH, Masani K, Kim J-Y, Popovic MR. (2009) Closed-loop control of functional electrical stimulation-assisted arm-free standing in individuals with spinal cord injury: A feasibility study. Neuromodulation. 12(1): 22–32. (pdf)
    37. Vette AH, Sanin E, Bulsen A, Morris A, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2008) A portable and automated postural perturbation system for balance assessment, training, and neuromuscular system identification. ASME Journal of Medical Devices. 2(4): 041007-1 to 041007-9. (pdf)
    38. Vette AH, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2008) Time delay from muscle activation to torque generation during quiet stance: Implications for closed-loop control via FES. Biomedizinische Technik. 53(Suppl. 1): 423–425. (pdf)
    39. Masani K, Vette AH, Kawashima N, Popovic MR. (2008) Neuro-musculo-skeletal torque generation process has a large destabilizing effect on the control mechanism of quiet standing. Journal of Neurophysiology. 100: 1465–1475. (pdf)
    40. Masani K, Vette AH, Popovic MR. (2008) A model of the balance control system of elderly during quiet standing. Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports & Exercise. 11(4): 320–326. (pdf)
    41. Masani K, Vette AH, Kouzaki M, Kanehisa H, Fukunaga T, Popovic MR. (2007) Larger center of pressure minus center of gravity in the elderly induces larger body acceleration during quiet standing. Neuroscience Letters. 422: 202–206. (pdf)
    42. Masani K, Kawashima N, Vette AH, Popovic MR. (2007) The effect of the time delay of the ankle torque generation process on the control mechanism of balance during quiet standing. Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports & Exercise. 11(2): 159–166. (pdf)
    43. Kim J-Y, Mills JK, Vette AH, Popovic MR. (2007) Optimal combination of minimum degrees of freedom to be actuated in the lower limbs to facilitate arm-free paraplegic standing. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 129(6): 838–847. (pdf)
    44. Vette AH, Masani K, Popovic MR. (2007) Implementation of a physiologically identified PD feedback controller for regulating the active ankle torque during quiet stance. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 15(2): 235–243. (pdf)
    45. Sayenko DG, Vette AH, Kamibayashi K, Nakajima T, Akai M, Nakazawa K. (2007) Facilitation of the soleus stretch reflex induced by electrical stimulation of plantar cutaneous afferents located around the heel. Neuroscience Letters. 415: 294–298. (pdf)
    46. Masani K, Vette AH, Popovic MR. (2006) Controlling balance during quiet standing: proportional and derivative controller generates preceding motor command to body sway position observed in experiments. Gait & Posture. 23: 164–172. (pdf)