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Allison Kinney

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Contact

Email: Allison Kinney
Phone: 937-229-5311
Kettering Laboratories Room 365 T

Selected Publications

  • Vijayan, V., Fang, S., Reissman, T., Reissman, M. E., & Kinney, A. L. (2022). How does added mass affect the gait of middle-aged adults? An assessment using statistical parametric mapping. Sensors, 22(16), 6154. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22166154
  • Vijayan, V., Fang, S., Reissman, T., Kinney, A. L., & Reissman, M. E. (February, 2022). Spatiotemporal and muscle activation adaptations during overground walking in response to lower body added mass. Gait & Posture, 92, 116-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2021.11.026
  • Twohy, K. E., Jackson, K., Kinney, A. L., & Bigelow, K. E. (May, 2021). Impact of an ankle foot orthosis on reactive stepping in young adults. Gait & Posture, 86, 58-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2021.02.033
  • Serrancolí, G., Kinney, A. L., & Fregly, B. J. (November, 2020). Influence of musculoskeletal model parameter values on prediction of accurate knee contact forces during walking. Medical Engineering & Physics, 85, 35-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2020.09.004
  • Kuska, E. C., Barrios, J. A., & Kinney, A. L. (2020). Multi-segment foot model reveals distal joint kinematic differences between habitual heel-toe walking and non-habitual toe walking. Journal of Biomechanics. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109960
  • Kinney, A. L., Giel, M., Harre, B., Heffner, K., McCullough, T., Savino, M., Scott, A., & Barrios, J. A. (2020). Surface electromyography of the internal and external oblique muscles during isometric tasks targeting the lateral trunk. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1123/jsr.2018-0442
  • Smoot Reinert, S., Kinney, A. L., Jackson, K., Diestelkamp, W., & Bigelow, K. E. (2017). Age stratification and sample entropy analysis enhance the limits of stability tests for older adults. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 33(6), 419-423.
  • Sample, R., Kinney, A. L., Jackson, K., Diestelkamp, W., & Bigelow, K. E. (2017). Identification of key outcome measures when using posturography and/or the instrumented timed up and go for fall screening. Gait & Posture, 57, 168-171.
  • Sample, R. B., Jackson, K., Kinney, A. L., Diestelkamp, W., Smoot Reinert, S., & Bigelow, K. E. (2016). Manual and cognitive dual-tasks contribute to fall-risk differentiation in posturography measures. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 32(6), 541-547.
  • Serrancolí, G., Kinney, A. L., Fregly, B. J., & Font-Llangunes, J. M. (2016). Neuromusculoskeletal model calibration significantly affects predicted knee contact forces for walking. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 138(8), 081001.
  • De Groote, F., Kinney, A. L., Rao, A. V., & Fregly, B. J. (2016). Evaluation of direct collocation optimal control problem formulations for solving the muscle redundancy problem. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 44(10), 2922-2936.
  • Walker, D. W., Kinney, A. L., Wright, T. W., & Banks, S. A. (2016). How sensitive is the deltoid moment arm to humeral offset changes with RTSA? Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 25(6), 998-1004.
  • Walter, J. P., Kinney, A. L., Banks, S. A., D’Lima, D. D., Besier, T. F., Lloyd, D. G., & Fregly, B. J. (2014). Muscle synergies may improve optimization prediction of knee contact forces during walking. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136(2), 021031.
  • Kinney, A. L., Besier, T. F., D’Lima, D. D., & Fregly, B. J. (2013). Update on grand challenge competition to predict in vivo knee loads. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 135(2), 021012.
  • Kinney, A. L., Besier, T. F., Silder, A., Delp, S. L., D’Lima, D. D., & Fregly, B. J. (2013). Changes in in vivo knee contact forces through gait modification. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(3), 434-440.
  • Hall (Kinney), A. L., Bowden, M. G., Kautz, S. A., & Neptune, R. R. (2012). Biomechanical variables related to walking performance 6-months following post-stroke rehabilitation. Clinical Biomechanics, 27(10), 1017-1022.
  • Hall (Kinney), A. L., Peterson, C. L., Kautz, S. A., & Neptune, R. R. (2011). Relationships between muscle contributions to walking subtasks and functional walking status in persons with post-stroke hemiparesis. Clinical Biomechanics, 26(5), 509-515.
  • Peterson, C. L., Hall (Kinney), A. L., Kautz, S. A., & Neptune, R. R. (2010). Pre-swing deficits in forward propulsion, swing initiation and power generation by individual muscles in hemiparetic walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 43(12), 2348-2355.

Courses Taught

  • MEE 114L – Introduction to Programming
  • MEE 214 – Programming for Mechanical Engineers
  • MEE 230 – Introduction to Biomechanics
  • MEE 454/554 – Biomechanical Modeling

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, 2005

Professional Activities

  • International Society of Biomechanics
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • Society of Women Engineers

Research Interests

  • Biomechanical analysis of human movement
  • Neuromuscular biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation