Arthur Kuo: Publications



Selected Papers

Gordon, K. E., Ferris, D. P., and Kuo, A. D. (2009) Metabolic and mechanical energy costs of reducing vertical center of mass movement during gait. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 90(1): 136-144.

 
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Collins, S. H., Adamczyk, P. G., Ferris, D. P., and Kuo, A. D. (2009) A simple method for calibrating force plates and force treadmills using an instrumented pole. Gait & Posture, 29: 54-64. [doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2008.06.010]

 
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Dean, J. C. and Kuo, A. D. (2008) Elastic coupling of limb joints enables faster bipedal walking. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Epub ahead of print. [doi:10.1098/rsif.2008.0415]

 
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Kutch, J. J., Kuo, A. D., Bloch, A. M., and Rymer, W. Z. (2008) Endpoint force fluctuations reveal flexible rather than synergistic patterns of muscle cooperation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100: 2455-2471. [doi:10.1152/jn.90274.2008]

 
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Vanderpool, M. T., Collins, S. H., and Kuo, A. D. (2008) Ankle fixation need not increase the energetic cost of human walking. Gait & Posture, 28: 427-433. [doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2008.01.016]

 
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Donelan, J. M., Li, Q., Naing, V., Hoffer, J. A., Weber, D. J., and Kuo, A. D. Biomechanical energy harvesting: Generating electricity during walking with minimal user effort. Science, 319: 807-810. [doi:10.1126/science.1149860]

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2007) The six determinants of gait and the inverted pendulum analogy: A dynamic walking perspective. Human Movement Science, 26: 617-656. [doi:10.1016/j.humov.2007.04.003]

 
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Dean, J. C., Alexander, N. B., and Kuo, A. D. (2007) The effect of lateral stabilization on walking in young and old adults. IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering, 54: 1919-1926. [doi:10.1109/tbme.2007.901031]

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2007) Choosing your steps carefully: Trade-offs between economy and versatility in dynamic walking bipedal robots. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 14 (June): 18-29. [doi:10.1109/mra.2007.380653] (see also companion article on W Prize)

 
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Huang, F. C., Gillespie, R. B., and Kuo, A. D. (2007) Visual and haptic feedback contribute to tuning and online control during object manipulation. Journal of Motor Behavior, 39:179-193.

 
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Doke, J. and Kuo, A. D. (2007) Energetic cost of producing cyclic muscle force, rather than work, to swing the human leg. Journal of Experimental Biology, 210:2390-2398. [doi:10.1242/jeb.02782]

 
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Adamczyk, P. G., Collins, S. H., and Kuo, A. D. (2006) The advantages of a rolling foot in human walking. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209:3953-3963. [doi:10.1242/jeb.02455]

 
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Huang, F. C., Gillespie, R. B., and Kuo, A. D. (2006) Human adaptation to interaction forces in visuo-motor coordination. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 14: 390-397 [doi:10.1109/tnsre.2006.881533]

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2005) Harvesting energy by improving the economy of human walking. Science, 309(5741): 1686-1687. [doi: 10.1126/science.1118058]

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2005) An optimal state estimation model of sensory integration in human postural balance. Journal of Neural Engineering, 2: S235-S249.

 
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Kuo, A. D., Donelan, J. M., and Ruina, A. (2005) Energetic consequences of walking like an inverted pendulum: Step-to-step transitions. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 33: 88-97.

 
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Doke, J., Donelan, J. M., and Kuo, A. D. (2005) Mechanics and energetics of swinging the human leg. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 439-445.

 
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Donelan, J. M., Shipman, D. W., Kram, R., and Kuo, A. D. (2004) Mechanical and metabolic requirements for active lateral stabilization in human walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 37: 827-835.

 
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Park, S., Horak, F. B., and Kuo, A. D. (2004) Postural feedback responses scale with biomechanical constraints in human standing. Experimental Brain Research, 154: 417-427.

 
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Gard, S. A., Miff, S. C., and Kuo, A. D. (2004) Comparison of kinematic and kinetic methods for computing the vertical motion of the body center of mass during walking. Human Movement Science, 22: 597-610.

 
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Dean, J.D., Alexander, N. B., and Kuo, A. D. (2004) Age-related changes in maximal hip strength and movement speed. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 59A: 286-292.

 
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Donelan, J. M., Kram, R., and Kuo, A. D. (2002) Mechanical work for step-to-step transitions is a major determinant of the metabolic cost of human walking. Journal of Experimental Biology, 205: 3717-3727.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2002) The relative roles of feedforward and feedback in the control of rhythmic movements, Motor Control, 6: 129-145.

 
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Donelan, J. M., Kram, R., and Kuo, A. D. (2002) Simultaneous positive and negative external mechanical work in human walking, Journal of Biomechanics, 35: 117-124.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2002) Energetics of actively powered locomotion using the simplest walking model, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 124: 113-120.

 
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Speers, R. A., Kuo, A. D. (2002) Contributions of altered sensation and feedback responses to changes in coordination of postural control due to aging, Gait and Posture, 16: 20-30.

 
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Donelan, J. M., Kram, R., and Kuo, A. D. (2001) Mechanical and metabolic determinants of the preferred step width in human walking. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 268: 1985-1992.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (2001) A simple model predicts the step length-speed relationship in human walking, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 123: 264-269.

 
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Bauby, C. E., and Kuo, A. D. (2000) Active control of lateral balance in human walking, Journal of Biomechanics, 33: 1433-1440.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (1999) Stabilization of lateral motion in passive dynamic walking, International Journal of Robotics Research, 18(9): 917-930.

 
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Speers, R. A., Shepard, N. T., Kuo, A. D. (1999) EquiTest modification with shank and hip angle measurements: differences with age among normal subjects, J. Vestibular Research, 9 (6): 435-444.

 
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Zhang, X.D., Chaffin, D. B., Kuo, A. D. (1998) Optimization-based differential kinematic modeling exhibits a velocity-control strategy for dynamic posture determination in seated reaching movements, J. Biomechanics, 31: 1035-1042.

 
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Speers, R. A., Paloski, W. H., Kuo, A. D. (1998) Multivariate changes in coordination of postural control following spaceflight, J. Biomechanics, 31: 883-889.

 
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Kuo, A. D., Speers, R. A., Peterka, R. J., and Horak, F. B. (1998) Effect of altered sensory conditions on multivariate descriptors of human postural sway, Experimental Brain Research, 122: 185-195.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (1998) A least squares estimation approach to improving the precision of inverse dynamics computations, J. Biomechanical Engineering, 120(1): 148-159.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (1995) An optimal control model for analyzing human postural balance, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 42: 87-101.

 
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Kuo, A. D. (1994) A mechanical analysis of force distribution between redundant, multiple degree-of-freedom actuators in the human: implications for central nervous system control. Human Movement Sciences, 13: 635-663.

 
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Kuo, A. D. and Zajac, F. E. (1993) Human standing posture: multijoint movement strategies based on biomechanical constraints, Progress in Brain Research, 97: 349-358.

 
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Kuo, A. D. and Zajac, F. E. (1993) A biomechanical analysis of muscle strength as a limiting factor in standing posture, Journal of Biomechanics, 26 (suppl. 1): 137-150.

 
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Kuo, A. D. and Carter, D. R. (1991) Computational methods for analyzing the structure of cancellous bone, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 9: 918-931.

 
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Book Chapters

Kuo, A. D. (2001) The action of two-joint muscles: The legacy of W. P. Lombard. In: Classics in Movement Science, M. L. Latash & V. M. Zatsiorsky, eds. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. Ch. 10, pp. 289-316.

 
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Horak, F. B. and Kuo, A. D. (2000) Postural adaptation for altered environments, tasks, and intentions. In: Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement, J. Winters & P. Crago, eds. Springer-Verlag, New York. Ch. 19, pp. 267-281.

       

 

Miscellaneous

Kuo, A. D. / McGeer, T. (2007) Dynamic walking robots and the W Prize. , IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 14 (June): 13-15. [doi:10.1109/mra.2007.380651]

 
 
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Gordon, K. E., Ferris, D. P., and Kuo, A. D. (2003) Reducing vertical center of mass movement during human walking doesn't necessarily reduce metabolic cost. In: Proc. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Toledo, Ohio. #53. (Download poster PDF)

 
 
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