Department of Kinesiology and Health | College of Education and Human Development | Georgia State Uniersity

 

 

FALL PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION GROUP

PUBLICATIONS


2021

Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Yang, F. Effects of anterior load carriage on gait parameters: A systematic review with meta-analysis, Applied Ergonomics, 2021 (In press).

Yang, F., Ban, R., Yang, F. Anterior load carriage increases the risk of falls in young adults following a slip in gait, Safety Science, 2021 (In press).

Yang, F. Identification of optimal foot tactile sensation threshold for detecting fall risk among community-dwelling older adults, Physical Therapy, 2021 (In press).

Yang, F., Wen, P.-S., Bethoux, F., Zhao, Y.-C. Effects of vibration training on cognition and quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis, International Journal of MS Care, 2021 (In press).

Wells, M., Yang, F. A kinetic analysis of the triple step in recreational swing dancers, Sports Biomechanics, 2021 (In press).

Yang, F., Lees, J., Simpkins, C., Butler, A. Interventions for preventing falls in people post-stroke: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Gait and Posture, 2021, 84: 377-388.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Individual analysis of dynamic stability for twenty-four Tai Chi among persons with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study, Gait and Posture, 2021, 86: 22-26.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Knee joint biomechanics of simplified 24 Tai Chi forms and association with pain in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, 2021, 3: 100149.

Zhou, S.-H., Zhang, X.-N., Yang, F., Zhou, Z., Zheng, L.-X., Fu, W.-J. Characteristics of quadriceps fatigue induced by continuous maximal knee extension among young and elderly adult men with different levels of physical activity, Isokinetics and Exercise Science, 2021, 29: 193-197.


2020

Yang, F., Butler, A. Efficacy of controlled whole-body vibration training on improving fall risk factors in stroke survivors: A meta-analysis, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2020, 34: 275-288.

Yang, F., Liu, X.-Y. Relative importance of vision and proprioception in maintaining standing balance in people with multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2020, 39: 101901.

Qiao, M., Yang, F. Leg joint stiffness affects dynamics of backward falling from standing height: A simulation work, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2020, 142: 101007.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Biomechanical mechanism of Tai Chi for preventing falls in older adults: A pilot study, Journal of Biomechanics, 2020, 105: 109769.

Lin, M.-W., Liu, W., Yang, F. Influence of multiple sclerosis on dynamic gait stability, Journal of Biomechanics, 2020, 106: 109827.

Yang, F., Application of Vibration Training in People with Neurological Disorders, in Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy (Ed: Rittwegar, J.). Springer International Publishing, 2020. (Book chapter)


2019

Yang, F., Su, X.-G., Wen, P.-S., Lazarus, J. Adaptation to repeated gait-slip perturbations among individuals with multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2019, 35: 135-141.

Yang, F., Underdahl, M., Yang, H., Yang, C.-X. Effects of vibration intensity on lower limb joint moments during standing, Journal of Biomechanics, 2019, 88: 18-24.

Yang, F., Qiao, M., Su. X.-G., Lazarus J. Relative importance of physical and psychological factors to slowness in people with mild to moderate multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2019, 27: 81-90.


2018

Yang, F., Finlayson M., Bethoux, F., Su, X.-G., Dillon L. Maldonado H.M. Effects of controlled whole-body vibration training in improving fall risk factors among individual with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study, Disability and Rehabilitation, 2018, 40: 553-560.

Yang, F., Saucedo F., Qiao M. Effects of a single-session stance-slip perturbation training on reducing risk of slip-related falls, Journal of Biomechanics, 2018, 72: 1-6.

Yang, F., Cereceres, P., Qiao, M. Treadmill-based gait-slip training with reduced training volume can still prevent slip-related falls, Gait and Posture, 2018, 66: 160-165.


2017

Yang, F., Kim, J., Yang, F. Effects of obesity on dynamic stability control during recovery from a treadmill-induced slip among young adults, Journal of Biomechanics, 2017, 53: 148-153.

Liu, Z.-Q., Yang, F. Obesity may not induce dynamic stability disadvantage during overground walking among young adults. PLoS ONE, 2017 12(1): e0169766. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169766.

Saucedo, F., Yang, F. Effects of visual deprivation on stability among young and older adults during treadmill walking, Gait and Posture, 2017, 54: 106-111.

Liu, X., Bhatt, T., Wang, S.-J., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Retention of the “first-trial effect” in gait-slip among community-living older adults, Journal of the American Aging Association (AGE), 2017, 39: 93-102.

Yang, F. Munoz, J., Han, L., Yang, F. Effects of vibration training on reducing risk of falls among young adults with obesity. Journal of Biomechanics, 2017, 57: 87-93.


2016

Yang, F., Estrada, E., Sanchez, M. Vibration training improves disability status in multiple sclerosis: A pretest-posttest pilot study. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 2016, 369: 96-101.

Yang, F., King, G. Dynamic gait stability of treadmill versus overground walking in young adults? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2016, 31: 81-87.

Yang, F., Kim, J., Munoz, J. Adaptive gait responses to awareness of a slip during treadmill walking. Gait and Posture, 2016, 50: 175-179.

Ding, L., Yang, F. Muscle weakness is related to slip-initiated falls among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2016, 49: 238-243.

Yang, F., Slip and Fall Risk Assessment, in Handbook of Human Motion (Eds: M├╝ller, B., Wolf, S.I., Brueggemann, G.P., Deng, Z.-G., McIntosh, A., Miller, F., and Selbie, W.S.). Springer International Publishing, 2016, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30808-1_45-1. (Book chapter)


2015

Yang, F., King, G., Dillon, L., Su, X.-G. Controlled whole-body vibration training reduces risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2015, 48: 3206-3212.

Han, L.-Z., Yang, F. Strength or power, which is more important to prevent slip-related falls? Human Movement Science, 2015, 14: 192-200.


2014

Yang, F., Wang, T.-Y., Pai, Y.-C. Reduced intensity in gait-slip training can still improve stability. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2330-2338.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptive control of center of mass (global) motion and its joint (local) origin in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2797-2800.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Can stability really predict an impending slip-related fall among older adults? Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 3876-3881.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Can sacral marker approximate body center of mass during gait and slip-fall recovery among community-dwelling older adults? Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 3807-3812.

Pai, Y.-C., Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Wang, E. Learning from laboratory-induced falling: long-term motor retention among older adults. Journal of the American Aging Association (AGE), 2014, 36: 1367-1376.

Zhang, M.-Z., Yang, F., Wang, E., Pai, Y.-C. Association of anthropometric factors and falls among community-dwelling older adults in simulated slip during walking. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014, 62: 1808-1810.

Kajrolkar, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C., Bhatt, T.  Dynamic stability and compensatory stepping responses during anterior gait-slip perturbations in people with chronic hemiparetic stroke. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2751-2758.

Pai, Y.-C., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Wang, E. Perturbation training can reduce community-dwelling older adults’ annual fall-risk: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 2014, 69: 1586-1594.


2013

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Generalization of treadmill-slip training to prevent a fall following a sudden (novel) slip in over-ground walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 2013, 46: 63-69.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Alteration in community-dwelling older adults' level walking following perturbation training. Journal of Biomechanics, 2013, 46: 2463-2468.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptation and generalization to opposing perturbations in walking. Neuroscience, 2013, 246: 435-450.

Bhatt, T, Yang, F., Mak, M. K., Y., Hui-Chan, C., Pai, Y.-C. Effect of externally-cued training on control of dynamic stability in patients with Parkinson's disease. Physical Therapy, 2013, 93: 492-503.


2012

Yang, F., Espy, D., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Two types of slip-induced falls among community dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2012, 45: 1259-1264.

Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Learning to resist gait-slip falls: long-term retention in community-dwelling older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012, 93: 557-564.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptive control reduces trip-induced forward gait instability among young adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2012, 45: 1169-1175.


2011

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Limit of Recovery against slip-related falls during gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2011, 44: 2607-2613.

Yang, F., Pai Y.-C. Automatic recognition of falls in gait-slip training: Harness load cell based criteria. Journal of Biomechanics, 2011, 44: 2243-2249.

Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Learning from falling: retention of fall resisting behavior derived from one episode of laboratory-induced-slip training. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2011, 59: 2392-2393.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Generalization of motor adaptation to repeated-slip perturbation across tasks. Neuroscience, 2011, 180: 85-95.

Bhatt, T., Espy, D., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Dynamic stability, clinical correlates, and prognosis of falls among community-dwelling older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011, 92: 799-805.

Mak, M. K. Y., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Limb-collapse, rather than instability, causes failure in sit-to-stand performance among patients with Parkinson's disease. Physical Therapy, 2011, 91: 381-391.


2010

Yang, F., Pai Y.-C. Reactive control and its operation limits in responding to a novel slip in gait. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2010. 38: 3246-3256.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Role of individual lower-limb joints in stability control following a novel slip in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2010. 43: 397-404.

Espy, D. D., Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Independent influence of gait speed and step length on stability and fall risk. Gait and Posture, 2010, 32, 378-382.

Espy, D. D., Yang, F., Pai, Y. C. Control of center of mass motion state through cuing and decoupling of spontaneous gait parameters in level walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 2010, 43, 2548-2553.


2003-2009

Yang, F., Espy D., Pai, Y.-C. Feasible stability region in the frontal plane during human gait. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2009. 37: 2606-2614.

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Role of stability and limb-support control against fall following a novel slip induced in different tasks. Journal of Biomechanics, 2009. 42: 1903-1908.

Yang, F., Anderson, F.C., Pai, Y.-C. Predicted threshold against backward balance loss during slip in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2008, 41: 1823-1831.

Yang, F., Passariello, F., Pai, Y.-C. Determination of instantaneous stability against backward balance loss: two computational approaches. Journal of Biomechanics, 2008, 41: 1818-1822.

Yang, F., Anderson, F.C., Pai, Y.-C. Predicted threshold against backward balance loss in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, 40: 804-811.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Correction of the inertial effect resulting from a plate moving under low friction conditions. Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, 40: 2723-2730.

Pai, Y.-C., Yang, F., Wenning, J.D., Pavol M.J. Mechanisms of limb collapse following a slip among young and older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2006, 39: 2194-2204.

Yang, F., Yuan, X.-G. Human movement reconstruction from video shot by a single stationary camera. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2005, 33: 674-684.

Yang, F., Ding, L., Yang, C.-X., Yuan, X.-G. An algorithm for simulating human arm movement considering the comfort level. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 2005, 13: 437-449.

Yang, F., Yuan, X.-G., Lin, G.-P. Waste heat recovery using heat pipe heat exchanger for heating automobile using exhaust gas. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2003, 23: 367-372.

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