#Motor Rehabilitation

The research area of Motor Rehabilitation at the St. Pölten UAS develops technology-assisted approaches to physical rehabilitation and promotes their widespread use in clinical practice by cooperating with industrial partners.


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

Evaluating technical measuring accuracy

Evaluating the technical measuring accuracy of a 3D monitoring system for the continuous tracking of lumbar spine movements


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
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
Schwab, C., Durstberger, S., Kranzl, A., Simonlehner, M., Kainz, H., & Horsak, B. (2020). Evaluating the accuracy of a 3D free-hand ultrasound technique for bone segmentation in clinical gait analysis. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.08.064
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(1), 143. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0481-z
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. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.07.114
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/10.1111/apa.15498
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/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.10.021
Schwab, C., Durstberger, S., Kranzl, A., & Horsak, B. (2020). Die Anwendung von 3D-Freihand-Ultraschall für die digitale Rekonstruktion von anatomischen Strukturen in der 3D Ganganalyse: erste Ergebnisse eines laufenden Projekts. Abstractband Des 3. GAMMA Kongress. 3. GAMMA Kongress, München, Deutschland.
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.
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., & Kranzl, A. (2019). Reliability of stair walking kinematics in young overweight and obese individuals [Poster]. 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), Amsterdam, Netherlands.