Entries by Brian Horsak

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 […]

SONIGait at the MTD Awards 2015

SONIGait was ranked second place at this years MTD Innovation Awards for being one of the foremost innovative research and development projects in the Austrian Health Field!  The SONIGait Project develops a shoe insole, which sonifies a participant’s gait parameters. The participants receive real-time auditory information through headphones regarding whether the forces they are applying […]

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 […]

SONIGait at the European Researchers Night 2015

Last Friday (25.09.15), the SONIGait team introduced the second SONIGait prototype to the public at the annual European Researchers Night in Vienna, Austria. Our newer prototype is a great improvement over the model that was presented at the European Researchers Night 2014. We are looking forward to continuing to introduce our work to the public […]

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 […]

Trial Protocol

Artner D., Wondrasch B., Baca A., Pobatschnig B., Greber-Platzer S., Nehrer S. & Horsak B. (2015). Trial Protokoll: Biomechanische Belastungsanalyse der Kniegelenke bei Alltagsbewegungen von adipösen Kindern und Jugendlichen: ei-ne randomisiert kontrollierte Studie, 22. Sportwissenschaftliche Hochschultag der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft (dvs), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz vom 30.09.2015 bis 02.10.2015

ICAD 2015 Graz, Austria

Today (July 8th, 2015) begins the first of three days of the ICAD Conference in Graz, Austria. Our SONIGait team will be presenting to the scientific community the results of our pilot test for the first SONIGait prototype.