Publications:

Balance Training and Dosage
Espy D, Reinthal A, and Meisel S. Intensity of Balance Task, as Measured by the Rate of Perceived Stability, is Independent of Physical Exertion as Measured by Heart Rate
J Nov Physiother 2017, May. 7:3


Therapeutic Use of Active Video Gaming
Levac D, Pradhan S, Espy D, Fox E, & Deutsch J.  Usability of the `Kinect-ing with Clinicians¿ website: A knowledge translation resource supporting decisions about active video game use in rehabilitation.  Games for Health. 4 September 2018.

Levac D, Espy D, Fox E, Pradhan S, & Deutsch J.  `Kinect-ing¿ with clinicians: A knowledge translation resource to support decision- making about video game use in rehabilitation. Phys Ther.  2015 Mar;95(3):426-40.


Sensor Technology and Motion Tracking
Zhao W, Espy D, Reinthal A.  Assessment of Sit to stand movements using a single Kinect sensor: a preliminary study in healthy subjects.  International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics. 14(1) 2019 DOI: 10.4018/IJHISI.2019010103

Zhao W, Reinthal A, Espy D, Luo X.  Rule-Based Human Motion Tracking for Rehabilitation Exercises: Realtime Assessment, Feedback, and Guidance. IEEE Access  December 2017 Volume: 5, Issue:1  21382-21394  DOI:10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2759801

Zhao, W., Wu, Q., M., Reinthal, M. A., Espy, D. D., Luo, X., & Qiu, T.
Enhancing Body Mechanics Training for Bedside Care Activities with a Kinect-Based
System, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC). pp 3558-3562. October 2017.

Zhao, W., Wu, Q., Padaraju, V., Bbela, M., Reinthal, M. A., Espy, D. D., Luo, X., & Qiu,
T. A Privacy-Aware Compliance Tracking System for Skilled Nursing
Facilities, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC). pp 3568-3573. October, 2017

Zhao, W., Wu, Q., Espy, D. D., Reinthal, M. A., Luo, X., & Peng, Y.  A
Feasibility Study on Using a Kinect Based Human Motion Tracking System to
Promote Safe Patient Handling. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), May 2017 (pp. 462-466).  

Zhao, W., Lun, R., Gordon, C., Fofana, A. B. M., Espy, D. D., Reinthal, M. A., Ekelman,
B., Goodman, G., Niederriter, J. & Luo, X. (2017). A Human-Centered Activity Tracking
System: Toward a Healthier Workplace. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine
Systems, 47(3), 343-355.

Zhao, W., Espy, D. Reinthal, A., Ekelman, B., Goodman, G., Niederriter, J. (2016). Privacy-aware human motion tracking with realtime haptic feedback. Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services.446-453. (peer reviewed)
Zhao, W, Lun, R, Gordon, C, Fofana, A B M, Espy, D, Reinthal, A, Ekelman, B.

Goodman, G., Niederriter, J. & Luo, X. (2016). LiftingDoneRight: A Privacy-Aware
Human Motion Tracking System for Healthcare Professionals. International Journal of
Handheld Computing Research (IJHCR), 7(3), 1-15.

Zhao W, Lun R, Gordon C, Fofana A, Espy D, Reinthal A, Ekelman B, Goodman G, Niederriter J, Luo X. A Privacy-Aware Kinect-Based System for Healthcare Professional. IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, Grand Fork, ND, pp. 205-210, May 19-21, 2016.

Zhao W, Goodman G, Ekelman B, Espy D, Niederriter J, Reinthal A. An Integrated System for Privacy-Aware Human Motion Tracking with Realtime Haptic Feedback. In IEEE MS 2015. New York

Zhao W, Lun R, Espy D, and Reinthal A.  Realtime Motion Assessment For Rehabilitation Exercises: Integration Of Kinematic Modeling With Fuzzy Inference.   JAISCR, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 267 - 285.   Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research

Zhao W, Espy D, Reinthal A, Feng H. A Feasibility Study of Using a Single Kinect Sensor for Rehabilitation Exercises Monitoring: A Rule Based Approach, in Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-Health, Orlando, Florida, USA, December 9-12, 2014.

W. Zhao, R. Lun, D. Espy, and M. A. Reinthal, Rule Based Realtime Motion Assessment for Rehabilitation Exercises, in Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-Health, Orlando, Florida, USA, December 9-12, 2014.

Zhao W, Espy.D, Reinthal A, Hai F. Feasibility Study of Using Microsoft Kinect for Physical Therapy Monitoring. Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition. 2014, pp. 5542 ¿ 5554.

Zhao W, Feng H, Roanna, Espy D, & Reinthal A.  A Kinect-Based Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring and Guidance System. 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science, June, 2014. 762 ¿ 765.



Gait Stability and Fall Resistance
Yang, F., Espy, D., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y-C.  Two Types of Slip-Induced Falls Among Community Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2012 Apr 30;45(7):1259-64.

Bhatt, T., Espy, D., Yang, F., Pai, Y-C. Dynamic Gait Stability, Clinical Correlates, and Prognosis of Falls among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011 May;92(5): 799-805.

Espy, 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 43 (2010) 2548-2553.
  
Espy, D., Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai Y-C.  Independent Influence of Gait Speed and Step Length on Stability and Fall Risk. Gait & Posture. 32 (2010) 378-382.

Pai, Y-C., Wang, E., Espy, D., and Bhatt. T.  Adaptability to Perturbation as a Predictor of Future Falls: a Preliminary Prospective Study.  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2010 Apr-Jun;33(2):50-5.
  
Pai, Y-C., Bhatt, T., Wang, E., Espy, D., Pavol, M., Inoculation Against Falls: Rapid Adaptation by Young and Older Adults to Slips During Daily Activities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  2010 Mar;91(3):452-9.

Yang, F., Espy, D., Pai, Y-C., Feasible Stability Region in the Frontal Plane During Human Gait. Ann Biomed Eng 2009 Dec;37(12):2606-14.