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    • A mattress contact model for a musculoskeletal simulation of human rolling 

      Shotwell, Casey M. (Wichita State University, 2020-07)
      Limited mobility affects a lot of people, including those who have recently had surgery or major trauma, the geriatric population, and people with disabilities. Many people with limited mobility cannot reposition themselves ...
    • Arm supporting exoskeletons efficacy changes due to exoskeleton, size, and sex 

      Hodson, Aaron D. (Wichita State University, 2021-05)
      Exoskeletons have been gaining popularity for use in industrial applications and rehabilitative medicine. The arm-supporting exoskeleton (ASE) is one of the exoskeletons being utilized to reduce the shoulder muscle force ...
    • Biomechanical effects of ankle sprain orthoses 

      Figueroa Reymundo, Pedro (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      When treating grade III ankle sprains, patients are often instructed to immobilize the affected ligaments in order to allow reparative healing. However, signs of functional instability are apparent after long periods of ...
    • Musculoskeletal biomechanics of human rolling 

      Hassan, Mahdi (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
      Rolling in the bed is an essential and complex activity of daily living. A reduction in rolling variability may reduce the complexity and aid our understanding of human rolling. The goal of this study was to find the ...
    • Rolling pattern and energy requirements when rolling from supine to side-lying on rigid and soft surfaces 

      Agrawal, Rahul Omprakash (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      Rolling is an activity that most people perform repeatedly on a daily basis. Rolling and repositioning oneself in bed serves to improve comfort, circulation, and sleep quality and prevent decubitus ulcers, commonly referred ...