StepWatch Publications

Known StepWatch Articles from Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Klute GK, Berge JS, Orendurff MS, Williams RM, Czerniecki JM. Prosthetic intervention effects on activity of lower-extremity amputees, Archives of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation, 87(5):717-722, May 2006.
  2. Busse ME, Wiles CM, van Deursen RMW. Community walking activity in neurological disorders with leg weakness, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 77(3):359-362, 2006.
  3. Warms C. Physical activity measurement in persons with chronic and disabling conditions: methods, strategies, and issues, Family Community Health, 29(1) Suppl:78S-88S, 2006.
  4. Boone DA, Coleman KL. Use of a step activity monitor in determining outcomes [Review Article], Proceedings of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, No 6, P87-02, Jan 2006.
  5. Song KM, Bjornson KF, Capello T, Coleman K. Use of the StepWatch Activity Monitor for characterization of normal activity levels of children, Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 26(2):245-249, Mar-Apr 2006.
  6. Kanade RV, van Deursen RW, Price P, Harding K. Risk of plantar ulceration in diabetic patients with single-leg amputation, Clinical Biomechanics, 21(3):306-313, Mar 2006. Epub Nov 28, 2005.
  7. Behrman AL, Lawless-Dixon AR, David SB, Bowden MG, Nair P, Phadke C, Hannold EM, Plummer P, Harkema SJ. Locomotor training progression and outcomes after incomplete spinal cord injury [Case Report], Physical Therapy, 85(12)1356-1371, 2005.
  8. Foster RC, Lannigham-Foster LM, Nanohar C, McCrady SK, Nysse LJ, Kaufman KK, Padgett DJ, Levine JA. Precision and accuracy of an ankle-worn accelerometer-based pedometer in step counting and energy expenditure, Preventive Medicine, 41(3-4):778-783, Sep-Oct 2005.
  9. Karabulut M, Crouter SE, Bassett DR Jr. Comparison of two waist-mounted and two ankle-mounted electronic pedometers, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 95(4):335-343, Oct 2005.
  10. Shaughnessy M, Michael KM, Sorkin JD, Macko RF. Steps after stroke: capturing ambulatory recovery, Stroke, 36: 1305-1307, 2005.
  11. McDonald CM, Widman L, Abresch RT, Walsh SA, Walsh DD. Utility of a Step Activity Monitor for the measurement of daily ambulatory activity in children, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86(4):793-801, 2005.
  12. McDonald CM, Widman LM, Walsh DD, Walsh SA, Abresch RT. Use of step activity monitoring for continuous physical activity assessment in boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86(4):802-8, 2005.
  13. Bjornson, KF. Physical activity monitoring in children and youth, Pediatric Physical Therapy, 17(1):37-45, Spring 2005.
  14. Haeuber E, Shaughnessy M, Forrester LW, Coleman KL, Macko RF. Accelerometer monitoring of home- and community-based ambulatory activity after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 85(12):1997-2001, Dec 2004.
  15. Saltzman CL, Zimmerman MB, Holdsworth RL, Beck S, Hartsell HD, Fratz RA. Effect of initial weight-bearing in a total contact cast on healing of diabetic foot ulcer. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 86-A(12):2714-2719, Dec 2004.
  16. Pearson OR, Busse ME, Van Deursen RWM, Wiles CM. Quantification of walking mobility in neurological disorders. Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 97:463-475, 2004.
  17. Busse ME, Pearson OR, Van Deursen R, Wiles CM. Quantified measurement of activity provides insight into motor function and recovery in neurological disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 75(6):884-8, Jun 2004.
  18. Bjornson KF, Belza B. Ambulatory activity monitoring in youth: state of the science, Pediatric Physical Therapy, 16:82-89, 2004.
  19. Coleman KL, Boone DA, Laing LS, Mathews DE, Smith DG. Quantification of prosthetic outcomes: elastomeric gel liner with locking pin suspension versus polyethylene foam liner with neoprene sleeve suspension, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 41(4), 591-602, 2004.
  20. Smith DG, Domholdt E, Coleman KL, del Aguila MA, Boone DA. Ambulatory activity in men with diabetes: relationship between self-reported and real-world performance-based measures, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 41(4) 571-580, 2004.
  21. Brandes M, Rosenbaum D. Correlations between the step activity monitor and the DynaPort ADL-monitor, Clinical Biomechanics, 19(1): 91-4, Jan 2004.
  22. Maluf KS and Mueller MJ. Novel Award 2002. Comparison of physical activity and cumulative plantar tissue stress among subjects with and without diabetes mellitus and a history of recurrent plantar ulcers. Clinical Biomechanics. 18:567-575, 2003.
  23. Algase DL, Beattie ER, Leitsch SA, Beel-Bates CA. Biomechanical activity devices to index wandering behavior in dementia, American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 18(2):85-92, Mar-Apr 2003.
  24. Hartsell H, Fitzpatrick D, Brand R, Frantz R, Saltzman C. Accuracy of a custom-designed activity monitor: Indications for diabetic foot ulcer healing. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 39(3):395-400, 2002. (Full article on-line.)
  25. Silva M, Shepherd EF, Jackson WO, Dorey FJ, Schmalzried TP. Average patient walking activity approaches 2 million cycles per year: Pedometers under-record walking activity, Journal of Arthroplasty, 17(6):693-7, Sept 2002.
  26. Macko MF, Haeuber E, Shaughnessy M, Coleman KL, Boone DA, Smith GV, Silver KH. Microprocessor-based ambulatory activity monitoring in stroke patients, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(3):394-399, 2002.
  27. McDonald CM. Physical activity, health impairments, and disability in neuromuscular disease, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 81(11 Suppl): S108-20, 2002.
  28. Resnick B, Nahm ES, Orwig D, Zimmerman SS, Magaziner J. Measurement of activity in older adults: reliability and validity of the Step Activity Monitor, Journal of Nursing Measurement, 9(3): 275-90, 2001.
  29. Schmalzried TP, Shepherd EF, Dorey FJ, Jackson WO, dela Rosa M, Fa'vae F, McKellop HA, McClung CD, Martell J, Moreland JR, Amstutz HC. The John Charnley Award. Wear is a function of use, not time. Clinical Orthopaedics, (381): 36-46, Dec 2000. [Reprints may be requested from T. Schmalzried at Joint Replacement Institute, 2400 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA; E-mail: jri_oh@compuserve.com]
  30. McDuffee LA, Stover SM, Coleman K. Limb loading activity of adult horses confined to box stalls in an equine hospital barn, American Journal of Veterinary Research, 61(3): 234-237, 2000.
  31. Shepherd EF, Toloza E, McClung CD, Schmalzried TP. Step Activity Monitor: Increased cccuracy in quantifying ambulatory activity, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 17(5):703-708, 1999. [Study conducted with recipients of total hip replacement.]
  32. Coleman KL, Smith DG, Boone DA, Joseph AW, del Aguila MA. Step Activity Monitor: Long-yerm continuous recording of ambulatory function, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development , 36(1): 8-18, 1999. (Full article on-line.)

Known Abstracts from Conference Proceedings

  1. Orendurff MS, Britt SM, Ledoux WR, Klute GK, Sangeorzan BJ. Functional walking behavior is similar following ankle arthrodesis and ankle arthroplasty [podium presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2006 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Mar 22-26 2006, [online www.aaos.org].
  2. Brandes M, Rosenbaum D, Winkelmann W, Rodll R. Activity assessment and clinical gait analysis after malignant bone tumors tratment with reconstruction of femoral and tibial defects, XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, OH, Jul 31-Aug 5 2005. [online www.isb2005.org/proceedings/ISB05/index.html].
  3. Klute G, Gerge J, Orendurff M, Czerniecki J. Lower limb amputee activity uneffected by shock-absorbing pylon or C-Leg knee, XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, OH, Jul 31-Aug 5 2005. [online www.isb2005.org/proceedings/ISB05/index.html].
  4. van Deursen RMW, Kanade R, Price P, Harding K. Functional outcome in people with diabetic neuropathy at different stages of complications, XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, OH, Jul 31-Aug 5 2005. [online www.isb2005.org/proceedings/ISB05/index.html].
  5. Cavanaugh JT, Coleman KL, Gaines J, Morey M. Variability of stepping activity and number of activity bouts distinguish healthy older from younger adults, Walking for Health: Measurement and Research Issues and Challenges, Urbana-Champaign IL, 10, Oct 13-15, 2005.
  6. Storti KL, Pettee KK, Branch JS, Richardson CR, Brown VL, Kriska AM. Accuracy of three commonly used activity monitors in community dwelling older adults, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37(5) Suppl:S116, May 2005.
  7. Kaufman KR, Padgett D, Brey RH, Levine JA, Joyner MJ. How does the OttoBock C-Leg compare to the Mauch SNS?, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Portland, OR, April 6-9, 2005.
  8. Lott DJ, Bohert KJ, Klaesner JW, Maluf KS, Mueller MJ, Sinacore DR. Amount and intensity of activity during off-loading treatment and the healing of neuropathic plantar ulcers, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 34(1):A-24, 2004.
  9. Orendurff MS. Design, delivery and assessment: from benchtop science to outcomes, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hong Kong, 78, 1-6 Aug 2004.
  10. Kaufman K, Padgett D, Brey RH, Levine JA, Joyner MJ. Objective comparison of the OttoBock C-Leg to the Mauch SNS, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hong Kong, 157, 1-6 Aug 2004.
  11. Kaufman K. Functional outcome domains relevant to prosthetics and orthotics, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hong Kong, 77, 1-6 Aug 2004.
  12. Coleman, K. The StepWatch Activity Monitor: a tool for quantitative assessment of function, progress and outcomes in prosthetics and orthotics, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hong Kong, 132, 1-6 Aug 2004.
  13. Coleman, K. Approaches to outcomes assessment in prosthetics and orthotics: a dialog on methodology, effectiveness, and accessing "windows" to impact on life, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hong Kong, 75-76, 1-6 Aug 2004.
  14. Coleman, K. StepWatch Activity Monitor [Presented as: Coleman K, Beck J, Laing L, Boone D, Macomber B, Austin R. Step Activity Monitor: a tool for research and clinical measurement of ambulatory activity (poster)] 6th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference, 22-23, Baltimore, MD., June 23-24, 2004.
  15. Heisel C, Schmalzried TP, Silva M, Dela Rosa MA. Short-term in vivo wear of marathon crosslinked polyethylene, Abstracts of the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. San Francisco, CA. March 14-14, 2004.
  16. Berge, JS, Klute GK, Czerniecki, JM. Mobility and comfort for unilateral transtibial amputees using a shock-absorbing pylon. Journal of Proceedings for the 2004 Annual Meeting for the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, New Orleans, LA February 25-28, 2004.
  17. Pearson OR, Busse ME, van Deursen R, Wiles CM. Quantification of walking mobility in multiple sclerosis using an ambulatory activity monitor: a pilot study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 74(10):1450-1451, Oct 2003.
  18. Lawthom C, Van Deursen RMW, Wiles CM. An improved method of quantifying activity levels in neurological patients, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 72:140, 2002.
  19. Prim L, Novak R, Witka J, Dias L. Ambulatory activity and oxygen consumption: is there a relationship in patients with myelomeningocele, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 44(Supl 91):19, Aug 2002.
  20. McDonald CM, Walsh SA, Widman L, Walsh D, Coleman K, Abresch RT. Energy expenditure during ambulation and quantitative daily activity levels in non-obese and obese school age children, Gait and Posture, 13:290, 2001.
  21. McDonald CM, Walsh SA, Widman L, Walsh D, Coleman K, Abresch T. Quantitative assessment of physical activity in able-bodied children with the Step Activity Monitor (SAM) , Gait and Posture, 13:288-289, 2001.
  22. Coleman K, Boone D, Smith DG, Laing L, Mathews D. Relative influence of changing the prosthetic foot vs. the socket suspension system on ambulatory activity and patient satisfaction, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Glasgow, Scotland, TO6-2, July 2-6 2001.
  23. Coleman K. Distinctive differences in duration and rate profiles of ambulation between populations with trans-tibial amputation, with diabetes, and without impairment, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Glasgow, Scotland, TO11.2, July 2-6 2001.
  24. Coleman K, Boone D, Smith DG, Laing L, Mathews D, Czerneicki J. Crossover trial comparing Alpha liner with pelite liner for trans-tibial prostheses using ambulatory activity and questionnaire responses, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Glasgow, Scotland, WO5-5, July 2-6 2001.
  25. Coleman K, Boone D, Smith DG, Laing L. Progress following elective trans-tibial amputation: one year of continuous ambulatory monitoring. A Case Study., Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Glasgow, Scotland, ThO11-5, July 2-8 2001.
  26. Bjornson K, Song K, Coleman K, Boone D, Capello T: Application of the Step Activity Monitor (SAM) to define normal activity levels in children, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 42(Suppl 83):23, 2000.
  27. Shepherd E, McClung C, Schmalzried T, Moreland J. Improved activity assessment of total hip replacement patients, 46th Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, 0223, March 12-15, 2000.
  28. McDonald CM, Walsh DD, Widman LA, et al: Quantitative assessment of community physical activity levels in disabled children with the Step Activity Monitor, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 81:1273, 2000.
  29. McDonald CM, Widman L, Walsh D, et al. Use of the Step Activity Monitor for continuous objective physical activity assessment in children with obesity, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 42(Suppl 83):22-23, 2000.
  30. Macko RF, Heuber E, Shaughnessy M, Boone DA, Coleman KL, Smith GV, Silver KHC, Gardner AW. Portable ambulatory and activity monitoring in hemiparetic stroke patients. Second National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference Proceedings, Arlington, VA, 208, February 20-22, 2000.
  31. Coleman KL, Boone DA, Laing LS, Mathews DE, Czerniecki JM, Sangeorzan BJ. Quantification of prosthetic treatment outcomes - elastomeric liner & locking pin suspension vs pelite liner & neoprene sleeve suspension. Second National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference Proceedings, Arlington, VA, 100, February 20-22 2000.
  32. Widman L, Walsh DD, Walsh SA, Coleman K, McDonald CM. Use of the Step Activity Monitor for continuous objective physical activity assessment in children with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 41(Suppl.80):20, 1999.
  33. McDonald CM, Walsh DD, Widman L, Walsh SA, Coleman K. Use of the Step Activity Monitor for continuous objective three-day physical activity monitoring in children, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 41(Suppl.80):36, 1999.
  34. Smith DG, Coleman KL, del Aguila MA, Boone DA. Functional ambulation of geriatric male diabetics: Correlation of step count based gait assessment with the SF-36. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, March 19-23, 1998.
  35. Coleman KL, del Aguila MA, Boone DA, Smith DG. Self-selected walking velocity as a measure of function: Relationship to real world ambulatory activity of diabetics. In: Soede M, Verbout AJ, Swart M, eds. IXth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 371-373, June 28-July 3, 1998.
  36. Coleman KL, Boone DA, Smith DG, Mathews DE, Laing LS. Functional outcome assessment using objective measures of patient satisfaction and gait activity: A comparison of 2 feet. In: Soede M, Verbout AJ, Swart M, eds. IXth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 690-692, June 28-July 3, 1998.
  37. Smith DG, Coleman KL, Boone DA. Improved activity following elective trans-tibial amputation for pain: Outcome assessment by long-term activity monitoring (A case report). In: Soede M, Verbout AJ, Swart M, eds. IXth World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 728-730, June 28-July 3, 1998.
  38. Coleman KL, Boone DA, Smith DG, Mathews DE, Laing LS: Quantification of prosthetic outcome: FlexWalk-II foot vs. SACH foot. Proceedings 1st National Meeting Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Washington, D.C., 197, October 1-3 1998.
  39. Coleman KL, Boone DA, Smith DG. Step Activity Monitor: a tool for functional evaluation and assessment of rehabilitation outcome. Proceedings 1st National Meeting Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Washington, D.C., 54, October 1-3 1998.
  40. Smith DG, Boone DA, Coleman K, Legro M. Outcome assessment in prosthetics and orthotics. In: Berke GM, Langdon SD, eds. Proceedings of the 23rd AAOP Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 27-30, March 12-15 1997.
  41. ColemaNesset KL, Smith DG, Joseph AW, Borchers RE, Boone DA, Macomber G. Gait Activity Monitor: a device for objectively evaluating the functional outcome of prosthetic, orthotic or medical treatment. Abstracts of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics 8th World Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 74, April 3-7 1995.
  42. ColemaNesset KL, Smith DG, Joseph AJ, Boone DA, Macomber G. Gait activity monitor for long-term measurement of ambulatory function. In: Langton A, ed. Proceedings of the RESNA '95 18th Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, RESNA Press, 168-179, June 9-14 1995.
  43. Joseph A, Borchers R, Smith D, Boone D. Gait Activity Monitor: A device for objective evaluation of prosthetic function, Proceedings 20th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Nashville TN, 12, 23-26 March 1994.

Magazine, News and Online Articles/Abstracts/Reports

  1. "Collection of the level of activity of pupils at the Stone High School Cathedral" [Study report online: www.freiherr-vom-stein-gymnasium-muenster.de/data/projekte/sport/sport-aktiv/stepwatch.htm].
  2. Uebelhart, D. "Quantified and self-reported measurement of ambulatory walking activity in peripheral stem cell and bone marrow transplantation recipients" University of Zurich, Rheumaklinik und Institut fr physikalische Medizin, [project report online www.forchungsportal.ch/unizh/p6283.htm]
  3. "Bioinstrumentation in the REAL" KRMRREC Innovations, 5(1):11 Annual Report Kessler Institute, Spring 2005 [online www.kmrrec.org]
  4. Seven, R. "Tracking us down,: A new gadget watches our steps, their pace and patterns" The Seattle Times Northwest Magazine, July 25, 2004.
  5. "Ambulatory Activity Monitoring System for Clinical and Research Applications," NIH/NICHD/NCMRR site reporting on Innovations. [online: www.nichd.nih.gov/about/ ncmrr/innovations/Cyma.htm] 2003.
  6. "Long term measurement of physical function: implications for rehabilitation prescriptions and costs," TechLink, No 112, Sept 2003. [online http://www.monash.edu.au/rehabtech/pub/back.htm].
  7. McDonald, CM. "Team RRTC/NMD: who we are and what we do" REHABinfo Netword for Neuromuscular Diseass [online www.rehabinfo.net] 2003.
  8. Michael, J.W. "New lower limb prosthetic doo-dads from ISPO" OandP.com [online www.oandp.com/news/jmcorner/2001-10/2.asp] October 2001.
  9. "Medical front: significant shifts," Equus Vol 27 No 6, 2001, 18.
  10. "Viva: a model for life." The Journal on Active Aging, 2002 July/August:, 36-38.
  11. Glenn JM. "Research in O&P: needs, obstacles, opportunities". O&P Almanac 1999 February:26-31.

Other

  1. Maluf, Katrina. Preventing ulcer recurrence in patients with diabetes: Experimental application of the physical stress theory, PhD dissertation in Movement Science, Washington University, 2002.
  2. Ambulatory activity by occupation, poster shown 10th World Congress ISPO, Glasgow, 2001, and National Cardiovascular Health 2002 Conference, Washington DC, USA, April 11-13, 2002.
  3. Del Aguila M. Assessment of physical activity in patients with diabetes [PhD dissertation]. University of Washington, 1998.
  4. Smith DG, Joseph AW, Boone DA, Borchers RE, Burgess EM: Gait Activity Monitor [Patent]. Prosthetics Research Study (Seattle, WA), U.S.A. Patent No. 5,485,402, 1996.

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