Entries by Brian Horsak

Intra-rater reliability study started

Great News. With 14/03/16 we started to capture data for assessing the intra-rater reliability of our 3DGA assessor. In total 10 participants are planned for this study, who will be assessed on two different days by the same assessor (B. Pobatschnig).

Trial Protocol published in the Journal Trials

The Trial Protocol of the Children’s Knees study was published in the Open Access Journal Trials of BMC on December 23.  The full paper entitled “The effects of a strength and neuromuscular exercise programme for the lower extremity on knee load, pain and function in obese children and adolescents: study protocol for a randomised controlled […]

Children’s Knees project meeting at the Institute of Sport Science of the University of Vienna

On the 5th October the project partners of the Children’s Knees Study met at the Institute of Sport Science of the University of Vienna to discuss the project progress and future prospects. The planning  and refinement stage of the project has finished and first baseline measurements were performed, as well as the training programm was […]

Trial Protocol presented at the 22. Sportwissenschaftlicher Hochschultag of the German Society of Sport Sciences in Mainz

David Artner presented the Children’s Knees Study at the 22. Sportwissenschaftlicher Hochschultag of the German Society of Sport Sciences in Mainz. In the course of the working group ‘Movement, Walking & Running’, the trial protocol with focus on the biomechanical aspects of the project was introduced to the audience.

Trial registry confirmed

The Children’s Knees trial design was registered in the trial registry database of Clinical Trials under the registration number NCT02545764. The study can be found on clinicaltrials.gov.

Biomechanics Summer Course at University of Ulm

Dr. Brian Horsak and David Artner MSc participated on the Biomechanics Summer Course 2015 from 21. to 24. July organized by the Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics at the University of Ulm. The course consisted of 8 theoretical lectures and 12 practical laboratory exercises. The participants gained experience in all basic fields of biomechanics […]