Below are selected peer-reviewed publications that have been generated by members of Biomechanigg. These highlights are aimed to demonstrate the wide array of topics studied within the research group.
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Piper rhythm in the activation of the gastrocnemius medialis during running
Stirling, L.M., von Tscharner, V., Kugler, P. Nigg, B.M.
Discrimination of gender-, speed-, and shoe-dependent movement patterns in runners using full-body kinematics
Maurer, C., Federolf, P. von Tscharner, V. Nigg, B.M.
Analysis of damped tissue vibrations in time-frequency space: A wavelet-based approach
Enders, H., von Tscharner, V., Nigg, B.M.
Assessing footwear effects from principal features of plantar loading during running
Trudeau, M., von Tscharner, V., Vienneau, J., Hoerzer, S., Nigg, B.M.
Changes in cortical activity measured with EEG during a high intensity cycling exercise
Enders, H., Cortese, F., Maurer, C., Baltich, J., Protzner, A. B., Nigg, B. M.
An on-ice measurement approach to analyze the biomechanics of ice hockey skating
Buckeridge, E., LeVangie, M., Stetter, B., Nigg, S., Nigg, B.M.
Increased athletic performance in lighter basketball shoes: Shoe or psychology effect?
Mohr, M., Trudeau, M., Nigg, S.R., and Nigg, B.M.
Running injuries in novice runners enrolled in different training interventions: A pilot randomized controlled trial
Baltich, J., Emery, C., Whittaker, J., Nigg, B.M.
The preferred movement path paradigm: Influence of running shoes on joint movement
Nigg, B.M., Vienneau, J., Smith, A.C., Trudeau, M.B., Mohr, M., Nigg, S.R.
Muscle tuning and preferred movement path-a paradigm shift
Nigg, B., Mohr, M., Nigg, S. R.
Motor unit action potential clustering—Theoretical consideration for muscle activation during a motor task
Asmussen, M. J., Von Tscharner, V., Nigg, B. M.
The effects of midsole bending stiffness on ball speed during maximum effort soccer kicks
Cigoja, S., Vienneau, J., Nigg, SR., Nigg, BM.
Tibiocalcaneal kinematics of barefoot versus shod running
Stacoff, A., Nigg, B.M., Reinschmidt, C., van den Bogert, A.J. Lundberg, A.
Influence of midsole bending stiffness on joint energy and jump height performance
Stefanyshyn, D.J., Nigg, B.M.
The effect of changes in foot sensation on plantar pressure and muscle activity
Nurse, M.A., Nigg, B.M.
Muscle activity damps the soft tissue resonance that occurs in response to pulsed and continuous vibrations
Wakeling, J.M., Nigg, B.M., Rozitis, A.I.
Development of a reliable method to assess footwear comfort during running
Mündermann, A. Nigg, B.M., Stefanyshyn, D.J., Humble, R.N.
Muscle tuning during running: Implications of an un-tuned landing
Boyer, K.A., Nigg, B.M.
Torsion of the foot in low cut basketball shoes in four cutting movements
Davis, E., Landry, S.C., Nigg, B.M.
Activity mapping of lower leg muscles using a circumferential electrode array
Coza, A., von Tscharner, V., Nigg, B.M.
Improved footwear comfort reduces oxygen consumption during running
Luo, G., Stergiou, P., Worobets, J., Nigg, B.M., Stefanyshyn, D.
Three-dimensional measurements of rearfoot motion during running
Areblad, M., Nigg, B.M., Ekstrand, J., Olsson, K.O., Ekstrom, H.
Mechanical analysis of the landing phase in heel-toe running
Bobbert, M.F., Yeadon, M.R., Nigg, B.M.
Effects of arch height of the foot on angular motion of the lower extremities in running
Nigg, B.M., Cole, G.K., Nachbauer, W.
In vivo determination of the anatomical axes of the ankle joint complex: An optimization approach
van den Bogert, A.J., Smith, G.D., Nigg, B.M.
A kinematic comparison of overground and treadmill running
Nigg, B.M., de Boer, R.W., Fisher, V.
Tibiofemoral and tibiocalcaneal motion during walking: external vs. skeletal markers
Reinschmidt, C., van den Bogert, A.J., Lundberg, A., Nigg, B.M., Murphy, N., Stacoff, A., Stano, A.
Pronation in Runners – Implications for Injuries
Hintermann, B., Nigg, B.M.
Contribution of the lower extremity joints to mechanical energy in running vertical jumps and running long jumps
Stefanyshyn, D.J., Nigg, B.M.
Accuracy and reliability of a technique for quantifying foot shape, dimensions and structural characteristics
Liu, W., Miller, J.E., Stefanyshyn, D.J., Nigg, B.M.