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Lanie Gutierrez-Farewik

Associate Professor, Docent
Phone: int+46 8 790 7719
Fax: int+46 8 796 98 50
E-mail: lanie@mech.kth.se
WWW: Personal Homepage
Room: 3613 Osquars backe 18

Education

Docent (Human Movement Mechanics) 2007 KTH Mechanics, PhD (Orthopedics) 2003 Karolinska Institutet, MSc (Biomedical Engineering) 1997 University of Michigan, BSc (Mechanical Engineering) 1995 Cornell University

Professional History

Faculty position at KTH in Biomechanics since 2004, Head of Undergraduate Education at the Department of Mechanics since 2012, Biomechanical Engineer, Gait Laboratory at Karolinska Hospital 2000-present, Visiting Scientist Chalmers University of Technology Crash Safety Division 1997-1999

Research and Professional Activities

Biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system, motion analysis and simulation of children and adults with neuro-muscular pathology

Teaching Activity

Leader for the following list of courses.
For the complete list of courses at mechanics, see Courses .

CourseProg.TitleKTH Info
SG2804 All Biomechanics of human movement SG2804
SG3086 Graduate Journal Club in Biomechanics SG3086
SG3085 Graduate Human movement analysis and modeling, SG3085

Publications

Please note that this list might not be complete. Follow each article link for additional authors.

YearTitle
2015Computation of ground reaction force using Zero Moment Point
Journal of Biomechanics   (Accepted)
2013Knee muscle strength - a challenge to measure
Gait & Posture   (Submitted)
2012Posture strategies generated by constrained optimization
Journal of Biomechanics 45 461-8 (Published)
2012Are Muscle Volume Differences Related to Concentric Muscle Work During Walking in Spastic Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy?
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 470 1278-1285 (Published)
2012A parametric study of the rigid foot-ground contact model: effects on induced angular accelerations of the lower limb joints in the stance-phase
   (Submitted)
2012Moment-generating biomechanical factors of hip muscles in persons with unilateral cerebral palsy with subject-specific models
   (Submitted)
2012Analytical decomposition can help to interpret ankle joint moment-angle relationship
Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology   (Accepted)
2012Compensatory strategies in response to excessive muscle co-contraction at the ankle joint during walking
   (Submitted)
2012Does analytical decomposition enhance the understanding of dynamic joint stiffness at the ankle joint?
Proceeding of International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Congress, Sydney, April 2012   (Accepted)
2012Force enhancement and force depression in a modified muscle model used for activation prediction
   (Submitted)
2012Comparison of two carbon fibre spring orthoses’ effect on gait in children with myelomeningocele
   (Submitted)
2012Variation in postural orientation during standing among children with bilateral cerebral palsy
   (Submitted)
2012Botulinum toxin A does not improve cast treatment for idiopathic toe-walking- a randomized controlled trial
   (Submitted)
2011The effect of subtalar inversion/eversion on the dynamic function of the tibialis anterior, soleus, and gastrocnemius during the stance phase of gait
Gait & Posture 34 29-35 (Published)
2011Variation in postural orientation during standing among children with cerebral palsy
   (Submitted)
2011Influence of heel lifts during standing in children with motor disorders
Gait & Posture 34 426-31 (Published)
2011Kinematic and kinetic analysis of static sitting of patients with neuropathic spine deformity
Gait & Posture 34 533-8 (Published)
2011Pathological gait characterization via moment-angle relationship: a new decomposition method.
Proceeding of 20th Annual Meeting of ESMAC, Vienna, Austria   (Accepted)
2011How sentitive is induced acceleration analysis on the rigid foot-floor contact model: A parametric analysis.
Proceeding of 20th Annual Meeting of ESMAC, Vienna, Austria   (Accepted)
2011Quantification of dynamic sitting balance in patients with neuropathic spine deformity
   (Submitted)
2010One year follow-up after operative ankle fractures: a prospective gait analysis study with multi-segment foot model
 31 234-240 (Published)
2010Does botulinum toxin A improve the walking pattern in children with idiopathic toe-walking?
Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 4 301-8 (Published)
2010Gait pattern in children with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 4 21-31 (Published)
2010How a rigid foot-ground contact model could affect induced acceleration analysis: A parametric study
Proceedings of 2010 IUTAM symposium on Analysis and simulation of human motion   (Published)
2010Personalized musculoskeletal modelling of lower extremities based on magnetic resonance imaging data of 15 patients with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
   (Accepted)
2010Contributions of the tibialis anterior, soleus, and gastrocnemius to lower extremity joints in presence of the subtalar inversion and eversion during the stance phase
Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Conference of ESMAC and GCMAS   (Published)
2010Botulinumtoxin A treatment in toddlers with cerebral palsy
Acta Paediatrica 99 1156-62 (Published)
2009The effect of excessive subtalar inversion/eversion on the dynamic function of the soleus and gastrocneumius during the stance phase.
ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference    (Published)
2008Seat load characteristics in children with neuromuscular and syndrome related scoliosis
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics B 17 139-44 (Published)
2008Reliability of knee extensor and knee flexor strength measurements in able-bodied adults and children using the Strength Measuring Chair
   (Submitted)
2008Postoperative management and functional outcome evaluation of ankle fractures in adult
   (Submitted)
2007Static optimization of muscle forces during gait in comparison to EMG-to-force processing approach
Gait & Posture 26 279-288 (Published)
2007A new carbon fibre spring orthosis for children with plantarflexor weakness
Gait & Posture 25 (4) 652-6 (Published)
2007Trunk and center of mass movements during gait in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Human Movement Science 26 296-305 (Published)
2007Effects of a carbon fibre spring orthosis on gait in children with motion disorders and plantarflexor weakness
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 49 615-20 (Published)
2007Reliability of a new instrument to test isometric plantarflexor strength
Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 88 1164-70 (Published)
2007Simulation of optimal stranding strategies in persons with motion disorders
Gait & Posture 26 Suppl 1 S30-31 (Published)
2007Analysis of foot kinematics during gait in adults with rheumatoid arthritis
Gait & Posture 2006 Suppl 1 S20 (Published)
2006Comparison and evaluation of two common methods to measure center of mass displacement in three dimensions during gait
Human Movement Science 25 238-256 (Published)
2005Kinetics of compensatory gait during gait in persons with lumbo-sacral myelomeningocele
Gait & Posture 21 12-23 (Published)
2005The influence of spasticity in the lower limb muscles on gait patterns in children with sacral to mid-lumbar myelomeningocele: a gait analysis study
Gait & Posture 22 10-25 (Published)
2005Static optimization to determine individual muscle forces during gait (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 22 Suppl 1 18-19 (Published)
2005Gait with a new carbon fibre spring orthosis in children with plantarflexor weakness (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 22 Suppl 1 8-9 (Published)
2005Trunk and center of mass movements during gait in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 22 Suppl 1 19 (Published)
2005Gait with a new carbon fibre spring orthosis in children with plantarflexor weakness (ABSTRACT)
Proc. Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis   (Published)
2005Static optimization to determine individual muscle forces during gait (ABSTRACT)
Proc. Biomechanics of the Lower Limb in Health, Disease and Rehabilitation   (Published)
2005Gait analysis in children with congenital bladder extrophy: effects of an early pelvic osteotomy (ABSTRACT)
Proc. Nordic Society of Pediatric Urology   (Published)
2004Measuring seating pressure, area, and asymmetry in persons with spinal cord injury
European Spine Journal 13 374-9 (Published)
2004What are orthoses doing for children with myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Proc. European Pediatric Orthopedic Society   (Published)
2003Characteristic gait kinematics of persons with lumbo-sacral myelomeningocele
Gait & Posture 18 170-177 (Published)
2003Centre of mass motion during gait in persons with myelomeningocele
Gait & Posture 18 37-46 (Published)
2003Clinical evaluation of seating in persons with complete thoracic spinal cord injury
Spinal Cord 41 563.571 (Published)
2003What are orthoses doing for children with myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 18 Suppl 2 87 (Published)
2003Effects of additional neurological and orthopedic factors on gait patterns in children with low- and midlumbar myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 18 Suppl 2 80 (Published)
2003Characteristic kinematics during gait in myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Proc. European Pediatric Orthopedic Society   (Published)
2003Gait in Mid- to Low-Lumbar Myelomeningocele: Self-Optimization? (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 18 Suppl 2 50-51 (Published)
2002Gait with Successive Muscle Paresis: Characteristic Kinematics in Myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 16 Suppl 1 136-7 (Published)
2002Gait with Successive Muscle Paresis: Kinetics of Compensation in Myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 16 Suppl 1 157 (Published)
2002Non-characteristics kinematics in children with low- and midlumbar myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 16 Suppl 1 141-2 (Published)
2002Non-characteristics kinematics in children with low- and mid lumbar myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Proc. European Academy of Child Disability   (Published)
2002Influence of pelvic and trunk imbalance on seat loading in thoracic spinal cord injury (ABSTRACT)
Proc. European Spine Society Meeting   (Published)
2002Center of mass displacement during gait: normal and myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Proc. World Congress of Biomechanics   (Published)
2002Measuring center of mass displacement during gait: Whole-body kinematic model vs. ground reaction force calculation (ABSTRACT)
Proc. World Congress of Biomechanics   (Published)
2002Center of Mass motion during gait in myelomeningocele (ABSTRACT)
Gait & Posture 16 Suppl 1 92-93 (Published)
2001A new model for diffuse brain injury by rotational acceleration I: Model, gross appearance and astrocytosis
J. Neurotrauma 18 247-57 (Published)
2001A new model for diffuse brain injury by rotational acceleration II: Effects on extracellular glutamate, ICP and neuronal apoptosis
J. Neurotrauma 18 259-73 (Published)
2001Mild diabetic neuropathy affects ankle motor function
Clin Biomech 16 522-528 (Published)
2001Body balance and sit loading in thoracic paraplegia (ABSTRACT)
Proc. European Spine Society Meeting   (Published)
1999Study of Rotational Brain Injury in a Closed-Head Impact Model: Analysis of Pathology and Immunohistochemical Responses (ABSTRACT)
Proc. Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting   (Published)

Projects

Please note that this list might not be complete.

PeriodTitleArea
2010-2013Person-specific biomechanic: Musculoskeletal models, muscle function and optimal movementBiomechanics
2007-2010Optimal standing and movement strategies in persons with motion disordersBiomechanics