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Motion analysis center research

Motion analysis center research

Aside from conducting clinical assessments, the staff in the motion analysis center also performs clinical research related to the care and treatment of children with cerebral palsy, brachial plexus palsy, leg amputations, scoliosis, club feet and other diagnoses.

The clinical research is performed to better understand these diagnoses and to advance the care provided at Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington.

The motion analysis center is currently recruiting for the following studies:

  • Long-term follow-up of ground reaction forces and temporal-spatial data in children with unilateral lower limb amputations
  • Oxygen consumption and pulmonary function in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis pre- and post-surgical intervention
  • Involved and uninvolved  changes in post-operative unilateral pediatric forearm fractures
  • Translating patient-reported outcomes into clinical practice: Investigation of PROs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and cerebral palsy with upper extremity involvement
  • Isokinetic and electromyographic assessment of spasticity in patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy
  • Physical activity, oxygen consumption and subject reported activity in patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy

See a list of research publications, including studies completed in the motion analysis center on our Clinical research page.