2017

Orselli MIV, Franz JR, Thelen DG (In Press). The effects of Achilles tendon compliance on triceps surae mechanics and energetics in walking. Journal of Biomechanics.

Zelik KE and Franz JR (2017). It’s positive to be negative: Achilles tendon work loops during human locomotion. PLoS One; 12(7).

Wittenberg E, Thomspon JD, Nam CS, Franz JR (2017). Neuroimaging of human balance control: A systematic review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience; 11:170.

Stokes HE, Thompson JD, Franz JR (2017). The neuromuscular origins of kinematic variability during perturbed walking. Nature: Scientific Reports; 7(1): 808.

Thompson JD and Franz JR (2017). Do kinematic metrics of walking balance control adapt to perturbed optical flow? Human Movement Science; 54: 34-40.

Browne MG and Franz JR (2017). The independent effects of speed and propulsive force on joint power generation in walking. Journal of Biomechanics; 55:48-55.

Rasske K, Thelen DG, Franz JR (2017). Variation in the human Achilles tendon moment arm during walking. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering; 20(2): 2015.

2016

Franz JR, Francis CA, Allen MS, Thelen DG (In Press). Visuomotor entrainment and the frequency-dependent response of walking balance to perturbations. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering. 

Franz JR (2016). The age-associated reduction in propulsive power generation in walking. Exercise and Sports Sciences Reviews; 44(4): 129-36.

Franz JR and Thelen DG (2016). Imaging and simulation of Achilles tendon dynamics: implications for walking performance in the elderly. Journal of Biomechanics; 29: 1403-10.

2015

Francis CA, Franz JR, O’Connor SM, Thelen DG (2015). Gait variability in healthy old adults is more affected by a visual perturbation than by a cognitive or narrow step placement demand. Gait & Posture;  42(3): 380-5.

Franz JR and Thelen DG (2015). Depth-dependent variations in Achilles tendon deformations with age are associated with reduced plantarflexor performance during walking. Journal of Applied Physiology; 119(3): 242-9.

Franz JR, Francis, CA, Allen MS, O’Connor SM, Thelen DG (2015). Advanced age brings a greater reliance on visual feedback to maintain balance during walking. Human Movement Science; 40: 381-92.

Franz JR, Slane LC, Rasske K, Thelen DG (2015). Non-uniform in vivo deformations of the human Achilles tendon during walking. Gait & Posture; 41(1): 192-7.

2014

Franz JR, Maletis M, Kram R (2014). Real-time feedback enhances forward propulsion during walking in old adults. Clinical Biomechanics; 29(1): 68-74.

Tung KD, Franz JR, Kram R (2014). A test of the metabolic cost of cushioning hypothesis in shod and unshod running. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 46:324-9.

Franz JR and Kram R (2014). Advanced age and the mechanics of uphill walking: a joint-level, inverse dynamic analysis. Gait & Posture; 39(1):135-40.

2013

Franz JR, Kram R (2013). How does age affect leg muscle activity/coactivity during uphill and downhill walking? Gait & Posture; 37(3):378-84.

Franz JR, Kram R (2013). Advanced age affects the individual leg mechanics of level, uphill, and downhill walking. Journal of Biomechanics; 46(3):535-40.

2012

Stephen D, D’Andrea SE, Niemi JB, Franz JR, Kerrigan DC (2012). Baseline-Dependent Effect of Noise-Enhanced Insoles on Gait Variability in Healthy Elderly Walkers. Gait & Posture; 36(3):537-40.

Kram R, Franz JR (2012). Is barefoot running more economical? International Journal of Sports Medicine; 33(3):249.

Franz JR, Wierzbinski C, Kram R (2012). The metabolic cost of running barefoot vs. shod: Is lighter better? Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 44(8):1519-25.

Franz JR, Kram R (2012). The effects of grade and speed on leg muscle activations during walking. Gait & Posture; 35(1):143-7.

Franz JR, Lyddon NE, Kram R (2012). Mechanical work performed by the individual legs during uphill and downhill walking. Journal of Biomechanics; 45(2):257-62.

2011

Kram R, Arellano CA, Franz JR (2011). The metabolic cost of locomotion; muscle by muscle. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews; 39(2):57-8.

Watt RW, Jackson K, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Kerrigan DC (2011). Effect of a supervised hip flexor-stretching program on gait in frail elderly. PM&R Journal; 3(4):330-5.

Watt RW, Jackson K, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Kerrigan DC (2011). Effect of a supervised hip flexor-stretching program on gait in elderly individuals. PM&R Journal; 3(4):324-9.

Keenan G, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Della Croce U, Kerrigan DC (2011). Lower limb joint kinetics in walking: the role of industry recommended footwear. Gait & Posture; 33(3):350 5.

2010

Watt JR, Franz JR, Jackson K, Dicharry J, Riley PO, Kerrigan DC (2010). A three-dimensional kinematic and kinetic comparison of overground and treadmill walking in elderly subjects. Clinical Biomechanics; 25(5):444-9.

Telhan G, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Wilder RP, Riley PO, Kerrigan DC (2010). Moderate grade slope has no effect on three-dimensional lower limb moments during running. Journal of Athletic Training; 45(1):16-21.

Riley PO, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Kerrigan DC (2010). Changes in hip joint muscle-tendon lengths with mode of locomotion. Gait & Posture; 31(2):279-83.

2009

Kerrigan DC, Franz JR, Keenan GS, Dicharry J, Della Croce U, Wilder RP (2009). The effect of running shoes on lower extremity net joint torques. PM&R Journal; 1(12):1058-63.

Dicharry J, Franz JR, Wilder RP, Riley PO, Kerrigan DC (2009). Differences in static and dynamic measures in evaluation of talonavicular mobility in gait. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy; 39(8):628-34.

Franz JR, Paylo KW, Dicharry J, Riley PO, Kerrigan DC (2009). Changes in the coordination of hip and pelvis kinematics with mode of locomotion. Gait & Posture; 29(3):494-8.

Riley PO, Bennet BC, Franz JR, Dicharry J, Allair PE, Miller S, Kerrigan DC (2009). Controlled partial body weight support for treadmill training – a case study. PM&R Journal; 1(5):496-99.

2008

Riley PO, Dicharry J, Franz JR, Wilder RP, Kerrigan DC (2008). A kinematic and kinetic comparison of overground and treadmill running. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 40(6):1093-100.

Franz JR, Riley PO, Dicharry J, Allaire PE, Kerrigan DC (2008). Gait synchronized force modulation during the stance period of one limb achieved by an active partial body weight support system. Journal of Biomechanics; 41(15):3116-20.

Franz JR, Dicharry J, Riley PO, Jackson K, Wilder RP, Kerrigan DC (2008). The influence of arch support cushions on knee torques relevant to knee osteoarthritis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; 40(5):913-7.

2007

Franz JR, Glauser M, Riley PO, Della Croce U, Newton F, Allaire PE, Kerrigan DC (2007). Physiological modulation of gait variables by an active partial body weight support system. Journal of Biomechanics; 40(14): 3244-50.