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Brooke Slavens BS,MS,PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Department: Occupational Science & Technology


Research Experience

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Movement
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation Research
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Upper Extremity
  • Wheelchairs
  • Publications

  • Cognitive Demands Influence Lower Extremity Mechanics During a Drop Vertical Jump Task in Female Athletes. (Almonroeder TG, Kernozek T, Cobb S, Slavens B, Wang J, Huddleston W) J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2018 May;48(5):381-387 PMID: 29320946 01/13/2018    
  • Divided attention during cutting influences lower extremity mechanics in female athletes. (Almonroeder TG, Kernozek T, Cobb S, Slavens B, Wang J, Huddleston W) Sports Biomech 2017 Nov 13:1-13 PMID: 29129134 11/14/2017    
  • Evaluation of a wrist orthosis on lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Farooq D, Jahanian O, Slavens BA, Hsiao-Wecksler ET) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2016 08;2016:5042-5045 PMID: 28269401 03/09/2017       1 Citations
  • Evaluation of shoulder joint kinematics and muscle activity during geared and standard manual wheelchair mobility. (Jahanian O, Schnorenberg AJ, Slavens BA) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2016 08;2016:6162-6165 PMID: 28269659 03/09/2017       2 Citations
  • Assessment of Kinematics and Electromyography Following Arthroscopic Single-Tendon Rotator Cuff Repair. (Fritz JM, Inawat RR, Slavens BA, McGuire JR, Ziegler DW, Tarima SS, Grindel SI, Harris GF) PM R 2017 May;9(5):464-476 PMID: 27639653 10/19/2016    
  • Biomechanics of Pediatric Manual Wheelchair Mobility. (Slavens BA, Schnorenberg AJ, Aurit CM, Tarima S, Vogel LC, Harris GF) Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2015;3:137 PMID: 26442251 PMCID: PMC4564732 10/07/2015    
  • Motor unit number index examination in dominant and non-dominant hand muscles. (Li X, He W, Li C, Wang YC, Slavens BA, Zhou P) Laterality 2015;20(6):699-710 PMID: 26227495 PMCID: PMC4549196 08/01/2015    
  • Evaluation of pediatric manual wheelchair mobility using advanced biomechanical methods. (Slavens BA, Schnorenberg AJ, Aurit CM, Graf A, Krzak JJ, Reiners K, Vogel LC, Harris GF) Biomed Res Int 2015;2015:634768 PMID: 25802860 PMCID: PMC4352734 03/25/2015       1 Citations
  • Upper extremity biomechanics of children with spinal cord injury during wheelchair mobility. (Schnorenberg AJ, Slavens BA, Graf A, Krzak J, Vogel L, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2014;2014:4338-41 PMID: 25570952 01/09/2015       2 Citations
  • Effects of physical exertion on trans-tibial prosthesis users' ability to accommodate alignment perturbations. (Fiedler G, Slavens BA, O'Connor KM, Smith RO, Hafner BJ) Prosthet Orthot Int 2016 Feb;40(1):75-82 PMID: 25138114 PMCID: PMC4380863 08/21/2014       2 Citations
  • Criterion and construct validity of prosthesis-integrated measurement of joint moment data in persons with transtibial amputation. (Fiedler G, Slavens B, Smith RO, Briggs D, Hafner BJ) J Appl Biomech 2014 Jun;30(3):431-8 PMID: 24603673 PMCID: PMC4155026 03/08/2014       4 Citations
  • Biomechanical model for evaluation of pediatric upper extremity joint dynamics during wheelchair mobility. (Schnorenberg AJ, Slavens BA, Wang M, Vogel LC, Smith PA, Harris GF) J Biomech 2014 Jan 03;47(1):269-76 PMID: 24309622 PMCID: PMC4106158 12/07/2013       9 Citations
  • Upper extremity biomechanical model for evaluation of pediatric joint demands during wheelchair mobility. (Paul AJ, Slavens BA, Graf A, Krzak J, Vogel L, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012;2012:4788-91 PMID: 23366999 02/01/2013    
  • Upper extremity wheelchair kinematics in children with spinal cord injury. (Slavens BA, Graf A, Krzak J, Vogel L, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011;2011:8158-61 PMID: 22256235 01/19/2012    
  • An upper extremity inverse dynamics model for pediatric Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Slavens BA, Bhagchandani N, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF) J Biomech 2011 Jul 28;44(11):2162-7 PMID: 21652035 06/10/2011       17 Citations
  • Upper extremity inverse dynamics model for crutch-assisted gait assessment. (Slavens BA, Sturm PF, Harris GF) J Biomech 2010 Jul 20;43(10):2026-31 PMID: 20403602 04/21/2010       21 Citations
  • Finite element analysis of forearm crutches during gait in children with myelomeningocele. (Slavens BA, Guan Y, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009;2009:5271-73 PMID: 19964665 12/08/2009    
  • Upper extremity biomechanical model of crutch-assisted gait in children. (Bhagchandani N, Slavens B, Wang M, Harris G) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009;2009:7164-7 PMID: 19965270 12/08/2009       3 Citations
  • Upper extremity dynamics during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait in children with myelomeningocele. (Slavens BA, Sturm PF, Bajournaite R, Harris GF) Gait Posture 2009 Nov;30(4):511-7 PMID: 19726191 09/04/2009       18 Citations
  • Finite element analysis of the forearm crutch during reciprocal and swing-through gait - biomed 2009. (Slavens BA, Guan Y, Harris GF) Biomed Sci Instrum 2009;45:310-5 PMID: 19369781 04/17/2009    
  • Upper extremity kinetics of children with myelomeningocele during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Slavens BA, Sturm PF, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008;2008:4583-6 PMID: 19163736 01/24/2009       1 Citations
  • The biomechanics of upper extremity kinematic and kinetic modeling: applications to rehabilitation engineering. (Slavens BA, Harris GF) Crit Rev Biomed Eng 2008;36(2-3):93-125 PMID: 19740069 01/01/2008       11 Citations
  • A dynamic model of the upper extremities for quantitative assessment of Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Slavens BA, Sturm PF, Wang M, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:1525-8 PMID: 17945651 10/20/2007       1 Citations
  • Upper extremity dynamics during Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait in children with myelomeningocele. (Slavens BA, Frantz J, Sturm PF, Harris GF) J Spinal Cord Med 2007;30 Suppl 1:S165-71 PMID: 17874703 PMCID: PMC2031971 09/19/2007       16 Citations
  • Last update: 05/16/2018
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