Papers, abstracts and conference proceedings

Full papers

 

O’Sullivan R, Kiernan D, Malone A, editors. Run kinematics with and without a jogging stroller. Gait & Posture. 2015. Accepted for publication

 

O’Sullivan R, Kiernan D , Walsh M, O Brien T, Elhassan Y. Characterisation of the patellar tendon reflex in cerebral palsy children using motion analysis. Irish Journal of Medical Science. 2015. Accepted for publication.

 

O’Sullivan R, O Brien T. Idiopathic toe walking: a gait laboratory review. Irish Medical Journal. 2015;108(7).

 

Malone A, Meldrum D, Bolger C. Three-dimensional gait analysis outcomes at 1 year following decompressive surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Eur Spine J. 2015;24(1):48-56.

 

Malone A, Kiernan D, French H, Saunders V, O’Brien T. Do children with cerebral palsy change their gait when walking over uneven ground? Gait & posture. 2015;41(2):716-21.

 

Kiernan D, Malone A, O’Brien T, Simms CK. A quantitative comparison of two kinematic protocols for lumbar segment motion during gait. Gait & posture. 2015;41(2):699-705.

 

Kiernan D, Malone A, O’Brien T, Simms CK. The clinical impact of hip joint centre regression equation error on kinematics and kinetics during paediatric gait. Gait & posture. 2015;41(1):175-9.

 

French HP, Huang X, Cummiskey A, Meldrum D, Malone A. Normalisation method can affect gluteus medius electromyography results during weight bearing exercises in people with hip osteoarthritis (OA): a case control study. Gait & posture. 2015;41(2):470-5.

 

Ryan J, Walsh M, Gormley J. Ability of RT3 Accelerometer Cut Points to Detect Physical Activity Intensity in Ambulatory Children With Cerebral Palsy. Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ. 2014 Oct;31(4):310-24.

 

Malone A, Manto M, Hass C. Dissecting the Links Between Cerebellum and Dystonia. Cerebellum. 2014 Sep 20.

 

Kiernan, D., Malone, A., O’Brien, T. & Simms, C. K. (2014). The clinical impact of hip joint centre regression equation error on kinematics and kinetics during gait. Gait and Posture. In Press.

 

Kiernan, D., Malone, A., O’Brien, T. & Simms, C. K. (2014). A 3-Dimensional Rigid Cluster Model for Thorax Kinematic Measurements during Gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 47, 1499-1505.

 

Kiernan, D., Walsh, M., O’Sullivan, R., O’Brien, T. & Simms, C. K. (2014). The influence of estimated body segment parameters on predicted joint kinetics during diplegic cerebral palsy gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 47, 284-8.

 

Malone, A., Meldrum, D. & Bolger, C. (2014). Three-dimensional gait analysis outcomes at 1 year following decompressive surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. European Spine Journal, 1-9.

 

Ali, A., Walsh, M., O’Brien, T. & Dimitrov, B. D. (2014). The importance of submalleolar deformity in determining leg length discrepancy. The Surgeon 12, 201-205.

 

O’Sullivan, R. & O Brien, T. (2014). Idiopathic Toe Walking: A Gait Laboratory Review. Irish Medical Journal. In Press.

 

Malone A, Kiernan D, O Brien T. Bilateral sleeve fractures of the patella in a 12-year-old boy with hereditary spastic paraparesis and crouch gait. BMJ case reports 2013.

 

O’Sullivan R, Kiernan D, Walsh M, O’Brien T. The Difficulty Identifying Intoeing Gait in Cerebral Palsy. Irish Medical Journal 2013;106

 

Elhassan Y, O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, O’Brien T. Knee extensor disruption in mild diplegic cerebral palsy: a risk for adolescent athletes. BMJ Case Reports 2013;2013

 

Elhassan Y, Mahon J, Kiernan D, O’Brien T. A greenstick fracture of the patella: a unique fracture in CP crouch gait. BMJ Case Reports 2013;2013

 

Elhassan Y, Kiernan D, Lynch T, O’Brien T. Bilateral knee extensor disruption in severe crouch gait. BMJ Case Reports 2013;2013

 

Walsh M. Gait Analysis – A Paediatric Clinical Perspective. Physiotherapy Ireland 2011;32:24-32

 

O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, Kiernan D, O’Brien T. The knee kinematic pattern associated with disruption of the knee extensor mechanism in ambulant patients with diplegic cerebral palsy. Clinical Anatomy (New York, NY) 2010;23:586-92

 

Burke NG, Walsh M, O’Brien T, Synnott K. Diagnostic gait pattern of a patient with longstanding left femoral nerve palsy: a case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hong Kong) 2010;18:382-4

 

Flavin R, Halpin T, O’Sullivan R, FitzPatrick D, Ivankovic A, Stephens M. A finite-element analysis study of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the hallux rigidus. . J Bone Joint Surg Br 2008;90:1334-40

 

O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, O’Brien T. Factors associated with pelvic retraction during gait in cerebral palsy. Gait & Posture 2007;25:425-31

 

Newman CJ, Walsh M, O’Sullivan R, et al. The characteristics of gait in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease types I and II. Gait & Posture 2007;26:120-7

 

Newman CJ, Kennedy A, Walsh M, O’Brien T, Lynch B, Hensey O. A pilot study of delayed versus immediate serial casting after botulinum toxin injection for partially reducible spastic equinus. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2007;27:882-5

 

Bennett D, Walsh M, O’Sullivan R, Gallagher J, O’Brien T, Newman CJ. Use of a dynamic foot pressure index to monitor the effects of treatment for equinus gait in children with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2007;27:288-94

 

O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, Hewart P, Jenkinson A, Ross LA, O’Brien T. Factors associated with internal hip rotation gait in patients with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2006;26:537-41

 

Rice J, Kaliszer M, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, O’Brien T. Kinematics of the toe touching test: an investigation using motion analysis. Clinical Anatomy (New York, NY) 2004;17:130-8

 

Rice J, Kaliszer M, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, O’Brien T. Movements at the low back during normal walking. Clinical Anatomy (New York, NY) 2004;17:662-6

 

Rice J, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, O’Brien TM. Measuring movement at the low back. Clinical Anatomy (New York, NY) 2002;15:88-92

 

Walsh M, Connolly P, Jenkinson A, O’Brien T. Leg length discrepancy–an experimental study of compensatory changes in three dimensions using gait analysis. Gait & Posture 2000;12:156-61

 

Allen PE, Jenkinson A, Stephens MM, O’Brien T. Abnormalities in the uninvolved lower limb in children with spastic hemiplegia: the effect of actual and functional leg-length discrepancy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2000;20:88-92

 

O’Byrne JM, Jenkinson A, O’Brien TM. Quantitative analysis and classification of gait patterns in cerebral palsy using a three-dimensional motion analyzer. Journal of Child Neurology 1998;13:101-8

 

O’Byrne JM, Kennedy A, Jenkinson A, O’Brien TM. Split tibialis posterior tendon transfer in the treatment of spastic equinovarus foot. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 1997;17:481-5

 

Kelly IP, Jenkinson A, Stephens M, O’Brien T. The kinematic patterns of toe-walkers. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 1997;17:478-80

 

Abstracts and conference proceedings

O’Sullivan R, Kiernan D, Malone A, editors. Run kinematics with and without a jogging stroller. Twelfth Annual Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM); 2015 17-19 Sept, 2015; Dublin, Ireland.

Mahon J, Malone A, Kiernan D, Meldrum D, editors. Three dimensional movement analysis of the upper limb during activities of daily living in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy: Comparison with healthy controls. 24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC); 2015 10-12 Sept, 2015; Heidelberg, Germany.

Kiernan D, Malone A, O Brien T, Simms C, editors. Trunk kinematics and lower lumbar spinal loading during paediatric cerebral palsy gait. 24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC); 2015 10-12 Sept, 2015; Heidelberg, Germany.

Malone A, Kiernan D, Saunders V, French H, O’Brien T. Do children with Cerebral Palsy

Malone, A., Kiernan, D., Saunders, V., French, H. & O’Brien, T. (2014). Do children with Cerebral Palsy change their gait over uneven ground? Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society UK and Ireland, 7-8 April 2014. Oswestry, Shropshire, UK.

Kiernan, D., Malone, A., O Brien, T. & Simms, C. (2014). An alternative model for 3-dimensional thorax measurements during gait. Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society UK and Ireland, 7-8 April 2014. Oswestry, Shropshire, UK.

 

Kiernan, D., Walsh, M., O’sullivan, R., O’Brien, T. & Simms, C. K. The influence of estimated body segment parameters on predicted joint kinetics during diplegic cerebral palsy gait. 22nd Annual meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), Glasgow, Sept 5-7th 2013.

 

Kiernan, D., M. Walsh, R. O’Sullivan, D. Fitzgerald, and T. O’Brien, Reliability of the CODA cx1 motion analyser for 3-dimensional gait analysis. 22nd Annual meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), Glasgow, Sept 5-7th 2013.

 

Mahon J, Fitzgerald D, Malone A, O’Brien T. Activity monitoring in cerebral palsy prior to and following surgery: pilot study with preliminary data.  Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society. Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013

 

Kelly E, Walsh M, Kiernan D, O’Sullivan R, O Brien T. Combined medial and lateral versus isolated medial hamstring lengthening surgery in a cerebral palsy population.  European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS) Athens, Greece, 2013

 

Kiernan D, Walsh M, Simms C, O Brien T. The Element of Surprise- a kinematic analysis of an unstaged fall on a cerebral palsy subject.  Central Remedial Clinic Shaping the Future. Dublin, Ireland, 2012

 

Hickey C, Fitzgerald D, Delahunt E, Walsh M, O Brien T. The Six-Minute Walk Test in Typically Developing Irish Children and Adolescents.  CRC Shaping the Future. Dublin, Ireland, 2012

 

Hickey C, Delahunt E, Walsh M, O’Brien T, Fitzgerald D. Six-Minute Walk Distance in Irish Children and Adolescents aged 4-17 years.  Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society. Dublin, Ireland, 2012

 

Ali A, Walsh M, Dimitrov BD, O’Brien T. The importance of submalleolar deformity in determining leg length discrepancy.  Atlantic Orthopaedic Meeting. Mayo, Ireland, 2012

 

O’Sullivan R, Fitzgerald D, Kiernan D, Walsh M, O Brien T. Is the straight leg raise test a better measure of functional hamstring length than the popliteal angle measures?  Proceedings of 2nd Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM). Miami, FL, 2010

 

O’Sullivan R, Fitzgerald D, Kiernan D, Walsh M, O’Brien T. Does the gluteus medius contribute to pelvic and hip rotation in cerebral palsy?  Proceedings of 2nd Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM). Miami, FL, 2010

 

Kiernan D, Walsh M, O’Sullivan R, Fitzgerald D, O Brien T. Clinically versus Dynamically Measured Maximum Angular Velocities.  Proceedings of 2nd Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM) Miami, FL, 2010

 

O’Sullivan R, Kiernan D, Walsh M, O’Brien T. Treadmill gait in diplegic cerebral palsy. Gait & Posture 2008;28:S91

 

Kiernan D, Walsh M, O’Sullivan R, Ryan F, Dunlevy C, O Brien T. Validity of a commercial video software package for recording sagittal plane movements during gait. Gait & Posture 2008;28:S32-S3

 

Walsh M, Bennett D, O’Sullivan R, Jenkinson A, Dunlevy C, O’Brien T. Mobile gait analysis—A low-cost solution to provision of this specialised service to a large geographical area. Gait & Posture 2007;24:S114-S6

 

Egginton R, Newman CJ, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, Bennett D, O Brien T. Kinematic characteristics of Achondroplasia. Gait & Posture 2007;24:S249-S50

 

Walsh M, Bennett D, O’Sullivan R, Jenkinson A, Dunlevy C, O Brien T. Mobile Gait Analysis – A Low-Cost Solution To Provision Of This Specialised Service To A Large Geographical Area.  Proceedings of 1st Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006

 

Taylor C, Walsh M, Bennett D, et al. Gait In Hurler Syndrome.  Proceedings of 1st Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006

 

O’Malley N, Dunlevy C, Kelly P, et al. Gait Alterations After Knee Arthrodesis.  Proceedings of 1st Joint European Society of Movement Analsyis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) and Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) meeting (JEGM). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006

 

Walsh M, O’Sullivan R, Bennett D, et al. Mobile gait analysis – A low-cost solution to provision of this specialised service to a large geographical area. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2005;47:S103

 

O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, Bennett D, O Brien T. Effects of Surgery on Pelvic Retraction during Gait in Diplegic Cerebral Palsy.  Proceedings of the 16th Meeting of the European Society of Movement Analysis in Adults and Children. Barcelona, Spain, 2005

 

Bennett D, Newman CJ, O’Sullivan R, et al. A new method or measuring equinus using foot pressure measurements in CP children pre and post Botulinum toxin injection.  Proceedings of the 16th Meeting of the European Society of Movement Analysis in Adults and Children. Barcelona, Spain, 2005

 

O’Sullivan R, Walsh M, Jenkinson A, O Brien T. Factors Associated with Pelvic Retraction during Gait in Cerebral Palsy.  Proceedings of the 15th Meeting of the European Society of Movement Analysis in Adults and Children. Warsaw, Poland, 2004

Online & print media

O’Sullivan R. Article on ‘Run kinematics with and without a jogging stroller.’ In: Nolas D., Running with buggies need not cause pain. The Kerryman (North Kerry) 18th November 2015

O’Sullivan R. Article on ‘Run kinematics with and without a jogging stroller.’ In: Bushatz A., Jogging strollers impact running form. Runners World [US online edition] 3rd November 2015 http://www.runnersworld.com/jogging-strollers/jogging-strollers-impact-running-form?cid=soc_runnersworld_TWITTER_Runner%E2%80%99s%20World__Health_Injuries_RunningTips

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