#Health Sciences

Under the heading of Health Sciences, the St. Pölten UAS combines expertise from the fields of dietetics, physiotherapy, healthcare and nursing, and digital healthcare in the research areas of Health Promotion & Healthy Ageing, Clinical & Healthcare Research and Education & Lifelong Learning for Health Professionals.


ELSA- Evaluation of simple gait analysis devices

Evaluation of the effectiveness of rehabilitation measures after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using simplified gait analysis


Evaluation of the accuracy of non-invasive hip joint centre estimation methods for clinical gait analysis in children and adolescents


Thajer, A., Skacel, G., Truschner, K., Jorda, A., Vasek, M., Horsak, B., Strempfl, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Kainberger, F., & Greber-Platzer, S. (2021). Comparison of Bioelectrical Impedance-Based Methods on Body Composition in Young Patients with Obesity. Children, 8(4), 295. https://doi.org/10/gjq3dn
Durstberger, S., Schwab, C., Simonlehner, M., Kainz, H., Kranzl, A., & Horsak, B. (2020). Evaluating 3D free-hand ultrasound as an alternative approach to register anatomical landmarks: A test-retest study in lean and overweight participants. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.07.072
Thajer, A., Truschner, K., Jorda, A., Skacel, G., Horsak, B., & Greber‐Platzer, S. (2020). A strength and neuromuscular exercise program did not improve body composition, nutrition and psychological status in children with obesity. Acta Paediatrica, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10/gh379v
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Schwab, Caterine, Raberger, A.-M., Breitender, C., & Horsak, B. (2020). Input Representations and Classification Strategies for Automated Human Gait Analysis. Gait & Posture, 76, 198–203. https://doi.org/10/ghz24x
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Leboeuf, F., & Kranzl, A. (2020). Reliability of walking and stair climbing kinematics in a young obese population using a standard kinematic and the CGM2 model. Gait & Posture, 83(96–99). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.10.017
Bernard, Jürgen, Hutter, M., Sedlmair, M., Zeppelzauer, Matthias, & Munzner, Tamara. (2020). A Taxonomy of Property Measures to Unify Active Learning and Human-Centered Approaches To Data Labeling. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS), to appear.
Horsak, B., Simonlehner, M., Schöffer, L., Maureder, J., Schwab, C., Raberger, A. M., Zeller, M., & Husinsky, M. (2020). Applicability and usability of an immersive virtual reality-based balance control exergame for prosthetic users: A pilot study with healthy individuals. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.07.113
Horsak, B., Dumphart, B., Slijepcevic, D., & Zeppelzauer, M. (2020). Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) und ihre Anwendung auf Klassifikationsprobleme in der Ganganalyse. Abstractband Des 3. GAMMA Kongress. 3. GAMMA Kongress, München, Deutschland.
Horst, F., Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A. M., Lapuschkin, S., Samek, W., Schöllhorn, W. I., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2020). Explaining automated gender classification of human gait. Gait & Posture, 81, 159–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.07.114
Horsak, B., Slijepcevic, D., Raberger, A.-M., Schwab, C., Worisch, M., & Zeppelzauer, M. (2020). GaitRec, a large-scale ground reaction force dataset of healthy and impaired gait. Scientific Data, 7:143(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10/gh372d