Spine and Movement Biomechanics Lab

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Published Work

Journal Articles

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Invited and Keynote Lectures

2020

Journal Articles

Armstrong, D.P., Budarick, A.R., Pegg, C.E.E., Graham, R.B., Fischer, S.L. (2020). Feature detection and biomechanical analysis to objectively identify high expose movement strategies when performing the EPIC Lift Capacity test. Human Factors. HF-19-6370.

Beaudette, S.M., Briar, K.J., Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B., (2020). The effect of head and gaze orientation on spine kinematics during forward flexion. Human Movement Science. HMS-2019-358.

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N.F., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2020). Classifying movement quality in athletes using wearable sensor data output. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (Biomechanics) Special Issue: Machine learning Approaches to Human Movement Analysis - Invited Submission. 

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Brandon, S.C.E, Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Graham, R.B., Thewlis, D., Jones, C.F. (2020). A braced arm-to-thigh (BATT) lifting technique reduces lumbar spine loads in healthy adults. Journal of Biomechanics. BM-D-10-00097R1.

Wang, I-L., Graham, R.B., Bourdon, E.J.P., Chen, Y-M., Gu, C-Y., Wang, L-I. (2020). Biomechanical analysis of running foot strike shoes of different mass. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. JSSM-5843R1. 

Clouthier, A.L., Ross, G.B., Graham, R.B. (2020). Sensor data required for automatic recognition of athletic tasks using deep neural networks. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (Biomechanics) Special Issue: Machine Learning Approaches to Human Movement Analysis - Invited Submission. 504246.

Beharriell, T.H., Ramos Junior, W., Mavor, M.P., Mauger, J.F., Imbeault, P., Graham, R.B. (2020). Beyond the mechanical lens: systemic inflammatory responses to spinal loading following repetitive lifting. Applied Ergonomics. JERG-D-19-00766.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Gruevski, K.M., Graham, R.B., Karakolis, T., Bossi, L.L.M. (2020). The effect of soft armour and fatigue on soldier performance during the Load Effects Assessment Program (CAN-LEAP). 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Montreal, Canada. 

Davidson, J., Graham, R.B., Beck, S., Marler, S., Fischer, S.L. (2020). Can we advance military performance prediction by better leveraging digital human models?. 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Quebec City, Canada.

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Mavor, M.P., Ross, G.B., McGuinness, C.M.S., Karakolis, T., Graham, R.B. (2020). Considerations when collecting whole-body tactical movements under load using wearable IMU sensors (Symposium on "Intro the field: Wearable sensors to quantify laboratory grade metrics in an operational environment"). 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Quebec City, Canada.

Graham, R.B., Mavor, M.P., McGuinness, C.M.C., Karakolis, T., Bossi, L.L.M. (2020). A novel framework for assessing the tradespace between soldier physical performance, survivability, and health (Symposium on "understanding the protection-performance-vulnerability tradespace to enhance soldier survivability and effectiveness"). 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Quebec City, Canada. 

 

2019

Journal Articles

Bourdon, E.J.P., Graham, R.B., van Dieen, J.H. (2019). A comparison of methods to quantify control of the spine. Journal of Biomechanics, In Press.

Beange, K.H.E., Chan, A.D.C., Beaudette, S.M., Graham, R.B. (2019). Concurrent validity of a wearable imu for objective assessments of functional movement quality and control of the lumbar spine. Journal of Biomechanics, In Press. 

Akhavanfar, M.H., Brandon, S.C., Brown, S.H.M., Graham, R.B. (2019). Development of a novel MATLAB-based framework for implementing mechanical joint stability constraingts within OpenSim musculoskeletal models. Journal of Biomechanics, 91: 61-68. (Link)

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Brandon, S.C.E.,  Graham, R.B., Freeman, B.J.C., Robertson, W.S.P.,  Fraser, R.D., Thewlis, D., Jones, C.F. (2019). Validation of an adapted OpenSim full-body model with detailed lumbar spine for symmetric and asymmetric lifting tasks. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 22(5): 451-464. (Link)

Beaudette, S.M., Zwambag, D.P., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M. (2019). Discriminating spatiotemporal movement strategies during spine flexion-extension in healthy individuals. The Spine Journal. (Link)

Armstrong, D.P., Ross, G.B., Graham, R.B., Fischer, S.L. (2019). Considering movement competency within physical employment standards. Invited Submission - Work, In Press.

Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2019). The effects of protective footwear on spine control and lifting mechanics. Applied Ergonomics, 76: 122-129. (Link)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2019). Development of a data-driven framework for classifying movement patterns in athletes. The SPort INnovation (SPIN) Summit, Toronto, Canada.

Oomen, N.M.C.W., Pegg, C.C., Graham, R.B., Fischer, S.L. (2019). A machine learning model with only two features can accurately classify lifting height and weight based on forearm and pelvis kinematics. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada. 

Dupeyron, A., Graham, R.B., van Dieen, J.H. (2019). Lumbar local dynamic stability is modified after regabilitation in chronic low back pain patients: results from a case-control study. 10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain, Antwerp, Belgium.

Armstrong, D.P. Graham, R.B., Fischer, S.L. (2019). Differentiating movement strategy between high and low biomechanical exposure lifts and lifters. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada. 

Mavor, M.P., Ross, G. B., McGuinness, C.M.S., Karakolis, T., Graham, R.B. (2019). Validation of an IMU suit for military based tasks. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Poster), Calgary, Canada. 

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Brandon, S.C.E, Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Graham, R.B., Thewlis, D., Jones, C.F. (2019). Lumbar spine loads are reduced for activities of daily living when using a braced arm-to-thigh technique. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada. 

Beaudette, S.M., Zwambag, D.P., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M. (2019). Discriminating spine coordination strategies during flexion-extension. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada. 

Maggi, L.E., Pereira, W.C.A., Ramos Junior, W.C., McLean, L., Graham, R.B. (2019). Influence of ultrasound image acquisition setup and region of interest size on the grey-scale echo intensity values of ultrasound images using a muscle phantom. The 42nd Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBEC 2019), Ottawa, Canada. 

Beange, K.H.E., Chan, A.D.C., Graham, R.B. (2019). Wearable sensor performance for clinical motion tracking of the lumbar spine.  The 42nd Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBEC 2019), Ottawa, Canada. 

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Brandon, S.C.E, Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Graham, R.B., Thewlis, D., Jones, C.F. (2019). Arm-to-thigh bracing for light-to-moderate lifting tasks reduces lumbar spine loads. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada. 

Smale, K.B., Graham, R.B. (2019). The application of a neural network to improve plantar pressure mapping accuracy. XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada.

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Ross, G.B., Graham, R.B. (2019). Obtaining 3D joint coordinates from 2D video data using artificial neural networks. My Abilities Incorporated 1st Annual Research Symposium, Alliston, Canada.

Graham, R.B. (2019). Intelligence, performance, et sécurité: l'interface intelligence artificielle et biomécanique (French Presentation). University of Ottawa "On the Road" Alumni Event, Montreal, Canada. 

 
 

2018

Journal Articles

Beange, K.E., Chan, A.D.C., Graham, R.B. (2018). Evaluation of wearable IMU performance for orientation estimation and motion tracking. 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurement and Applications (MeMeA). IEEE Explore: 1-6. (Link)

Bourdon, E.J.P., Ramos, W.C., Jr., Beaudette, S.M., Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2018). The effect of attentional focus on local dynamic stability during a repetitive spine flexion task. Journal of Biomechanics, (80), 196-199. (Link)

Hills, N.F., Graham, R.B., McLean, L. (2018). Comparison of trunk muscle function between women with and without diastasis recti abdominis at one-year postpartum: a prospective observational study. Physical Therapy, 98(10): 891-901. (Link)

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N.F., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2018). Objectively differentiating movement patterns between elite and novice athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 50(7): 1457-1464. (Link)

Czyrnyi, C.S., Labrosse, M.R., Graham, R.B., McLean, L. (2018). UROKIN: a software to enhance our understanding of urogenital motion. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 46(5): 726-735. (Link)

Thibault-Gagnon, S., Auchincloss, C., Graham, R.B., McLean, L. (2018). The temporal relationship between activity of the pelvic floor muscles and motion of selected  urogenital landmarks in healthy nulliparous women. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 38: 126-135. (Link

Mavor, M.P., Hay, D.C., Graham, R.B. (2018). The effects of weighted skates on ice-skating kinematics, kinetics, and muscular activity. Journal of Sports Sciences, 21: 1-7. (Link)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Beharriell, T.B., Graham, R.B., Imbeault, P., Mauger, J.F., (2018)  Physiological responses to acute lifting tasks of varied frequency and magnitude. 49th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) and 6th Conference of the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) (Podium). October 15-18, 2018, Sudbury, Ontario.

Mavor, M.P., Bourdon, E., Ramos Junior, W.C., Beaudette, S.M., Graham, R.B. (2018). Effect of attentional focus on trunk control during a repetitive flexion task. Presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, August 14-17, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N.F., Graham, R.B. (2018). Assessing the relationship between movement performance and body-shape using MoSh. Presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, August 14-17, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

Ross, G.B., Beange, K.H.E, Graham, R.B. (2018). Development of a novel sensor-based framework for the assessment of movement quality and control in clinical, sport, and ergonomic settings. Presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, August 14-17, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fischer, S.L., Ross, G.B., Graham, R.B. (2018). Considering movement competency in physical employment standards. 3rd International Conference on Physical Employment Standards (Podium), 1 page, July 17-19, Portsmouth, UK. 

Ramos Junior, W.C., Bourdon, E., Graham, R.B. (2018). Validation of Microsoft Kinect to measure lumbar spine motion. 8th World Congress of  Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Beange, K.H.E., Chan, A.D.C., Graham, R.B. (2018). Validation of wearable sensor performance for orientation tracking and evaluation of movement quality of the spine. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Bourdon, E., van Dieen, J.H., Graham, R.B. (2018). A comparison of methods to quantify control of the spine. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Beharriell, T., Ramos Junior, W.C., Mauger, J-F., Imbeault, P., Graham, R.B. (2018). Time-dependent inflammatory responses to acute spinal loading. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N.F., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2018). Development of a data-driven framework for classifying movement patterns, 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Graham, R.B. (2018). The use of acceleration data for classifying movement patterns using a data-driven framework. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2018). The effects of protective footwear on spine control and lifting mechanics. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Akhavanfar, M.H., Graham, R.B. (2018). Development of a novel MATLAB-based framework for implementing mechanical joint stability constraints within OpenSim musculoskeletal models. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 8-12, Dublin, Ireland. 

Beange, K.H.E., Chan, A.D.C., Graham, R.B. (2018). Evaluation of wearable IMU performance for orientation estimation and motion tracking. 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements & Applications (Podium), 6 pages, June 11-13, Rome, Italy. 

Legace, E., Rochefort, C., Graham, R.B., Boulay, C., Goulet, K., Macartney, G., Hoshizaki, T., Sveistrup, H. (2018). Anchoring index as a tool for identification of movement strategies in concussed adolescents. Traumatic Brain Injury Conference (Poster), 1 page, February 2, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Graham, R.B. (2018). Combining biomechanics and artificial intelligence to assess and score spine movement quality and neuromuscular control. David Winter Promising Young Investigator Award Presentation. Presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, August 14-17, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

Graham, R.B. (2018). New ways to probe spine control and stability (Low back pain symposium with Drs. Paul Hodges, Deborah Falla, Hugo Masse-Alarie, Wolbert van den Hoorn). XXII Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, June 30-July 2, Dublin, Ireland, UK. 

 

2017

Journal Articles

Ross, G.B., Sheahan, P.J., Mahoney, B., Gurd, B.J., Hodges, P.W., Graham, R.B. (2017). Pain catastrophizing moderates changes in the local dynamic stability of the spine in response to noxiously induced low back pain. Journal of Biomechanics, 58: 64-70. (Link)

Beange, K.H., Beharriell, T.H., Wai, E.K., Graham, R.B. (2017). A spinal control approach to back pain for the primary care provider. Journal of Current Clinical Care: Back Health CME Resource, 7(2): 1-14. (Link)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Thewlis, D., Graham, R.B., Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Jones, C.F. (2017). Validation of full body OpenSim model with detailed lumbar spine to evaluate biomechanics of listing tasks. 23rd Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society Conference (Podium), 1 page, October 6-8, Adelaide, Australia. 

Graham, R.B., Fischer, S.L., Karakolis, T., Keefe, A., Bossi, L.L.M. (2017). The application of novel movement analysis methods to improve soldier physical performance and health. Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Forum 2017 (Podium), 1 page, September 25-27, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

Graham, R.B., Josan, G.P.K. (2017). Development of a novel wearable system for the clinical assessment of movement quality and control in low back pain. XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 23-27, Brisbane, Australia. 

Mavor, M.P., Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Jones, C.F., Brown, S.H.M., Graham, R.B. (2017). Concurrent OpenSim model validation for loaded and unloaded trunk movements. XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 23-27, Brisbane, Australia. 

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Troje, N.F., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2017). Objectively differentiating whole-body movement patterns and quality in athletes. XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 23-27, Brisbane, Australia.

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Thewlis, D., Graham, R.B., Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Jones, C.F. (2017). Validation of full body OpenSim model with detailed lumbar spine to evaluate biomechanics of lifting tasks. XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 23-27, Brisbane, Australia. 

Hills, N.F., Graham, R.B., McLean, L. (2017). Diastasis recti and trunk muscle function in women at one-year postpartum. The 44th International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Annual Meeting (Poster), 1 page, May 29-June 2, Athens, Greece. 

Beaucage-Gauvreau, E., Thewlis, D., Graham, R.B., Robertson, W.S.P., Fraser, R.D., Freeman, B.J.C., Jones, C.F. (2017). Evaluating biomechanics of lifting tasks using a full-body OpenSim model including a detailed lumbar spine: a validation study. Spine Society of Australia 28th Annual Scientific Meeting (Podium), 1 page, April 7-9, Hobart, Australia. 

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Graham, R.B. (2017). Assessing trunk control and movement quality using dynamical systems and pattern recognition techniques. VU Amsterdam Movement Sciences Seminar Series, November 28, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Graham, R.B. (2017). Towards a better understanding of how and when musculoskeletal injuries occur - aiming for more effective preventative strategies - novel measurement analysis methods and the implications on injury reduction (Research Theme Working Group Lead with LCol Markus Basemann and Dr. Thomas Karakolis). Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Forum 2017 (Podium), 1 page, September 25-27, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

 

2016

Journal Articles

Bonafiglia, J.T., Rotundo, M.P., Whittall, J.P., Scribbans, T.D., Graham, R.B., Gurd, B.J. (2016). Inter-individual variability in the adaptive responses to endurance and sprint interval training: a randomized crossover study. PloS One, 11(12): e0167790. (Link)

Southwell, D.J., Peterson, S.A., Beach, T.A.C., Graham, R.B. (2016). The effects of squatting footwear on three-dimensional lower limb and spine kinetics. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 31: 111-118. (Link)

Beaudette, S.M., Howarth, S.J., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M., (2016). On the use of a Euclidean norm function during the estimation of local dynamic stability from 3D time-varying biomechanical data using time-delayed Lyapunov analyses. Medical Engineering & Physics, 38(10): 1139-1145. (Link)

Hay, D.C., Wachowiak, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2016). Evaluating the relationship between muscle activation and spine kinematics through wavelet coherence. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 32(5): 526-531. (Link)

Raleigh, J., Giles, M., Scribbans, T.D., Edgett, B.A., Graham, R.B., Gurd, B.J. (2016). The impact of work-matched interval training VO2peak and VO2 kinetics: diminishing returns with increasing intensity. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 41: 1-8. (Link)

Southwell, D., Hills, N.F., McLean, L., Graham, R.B. (2016). The acute effects of targeted abdominal muscle activation training on spine stability and neuromuscular control. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 13(1): 19. (Link)

Sheppard, P.S., Stevenson, J.M., Graham, R.B. (2016). Sex-based differences in lifting technique under increasing load conditions: a principal component analysis. Applied Ergonomics, 54: 186-195. (Link)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Beaudette, S.M., Howarth, S.J., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M. (2016). Factors to consider when using Euclidean norm of 3D kinematic data for time-delayed Lyapunov analysis. 19th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 19-22, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Graham, R.B., Ross, G.B., Sheahan, P.J., Mahoney, B., Gurd, B.J., Hodges, P.W. (2016). Pain catastrophizing moderates changes in the local dynamic stability of the spine in response to noxiously induced low back pain. 19th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 19-22, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Mavor, M.P., Hay, D.C., Wachowiak, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2016). Evaluating the relationship between muscle activation and spine kinematics through wavelet coherence. 19th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 19-22, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Mavor, M.P., Hay, D.C., Graham, R.B. (2016). The effects of a weighted skate prototype on ice-skating kinematics, kinetics, and muscle activity. 19th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Poster), 1 page, July 19-22, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2016). The application of principal components analysis as a movement pattern recognition technique: a proof of principle. 19th Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Podium), 1 page, July 19-22, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Auchincloss, C.C., Thibault-Gagnon, S., Graham, R.B., McLean, L. (2016). Validity of estimation of pelvic floor muscle activation through transperineal ultrasound imaging in women. The XXI International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) Congress (Poster), 1 page, July 5-8, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Graham, R.B. (2016). Low back pain and the control of lumbar movement (Spinal control keynote panel with Drs. Jacek Cholewicki, Jaap van Dieen, Alan Breen). 9th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain. October 31-November 3, Singapore, Singapore. 

Graham, R.B. (2016). Integrating biomechanics, ergonomics, and motor control to improve musculoskeletal injury understanding, assessment, prevention, and rehabilitation. Queen's University seminar series for the Collaborative Biomedical Engineering program. February 10, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 

 

2015

Journal Articles

Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2015). Exploring the relationship between local and global dynamic trunk stabilities during repetitive lifting tasks. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(14): 3955-3960. (Link)

Graham, R.B., Wachowiak, M.P., Gurd, B.J. (2015). The assessment of muscular effort, fatigue, and physiological adaptation using EMG and wavelet analysis. PloS One, 10(8): e0135069. (Link)

Ross, G.B., Mavor, M.P., Brown, S.H.M., Graham, R.B. (2015). The effects of experimentally induced low back pain on spine rotational stiffness and local dynamic stability. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 43(9): 2120-2130. (Link)

Gsell, K.Y., Beaudette, S.M., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M. (2015). The effect of different ranges of motion on local dynamic stability of the elbow during unloaded repetitive flexion-extension movements. Human Movement Science, 42: 193-202. (Link)

Arora, N., Graham, R.B., Grenier, S.G. (2015). Effect of whole body vibration on the postural control of the spine in sitting. Human Movement Science, 40: 77-88. (Link)

Graham, R.B., Smallman, C.L.W., Miller, R.H., Stevenson, J.M. (2015). A dynamical systems analysis of assisted and unassisted anterior and posterior hand-held load carriage. Ergonomics, 58(3): 480-491. (Link)

Howarth, S.J., Graham, R.B. (2015). Sensor positioning and experimental constraints influence estimates of local dynamic stability during repetitive spine movements. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(6): 1219-1223. (Link)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Ross, G.B., Dowling, B., Fischer, S.L., Graham, R.B. (2015). Differentiating movement patterns in elite and professional athletes. Canadian Spin Summit 2015 (Own the Podium) (Poster), 1 page, October 26-28, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

Gsell, K.Y., Beaudette, S.M., Graham, R.B., Brown, S.H.M. (2015). The effect of different ranges of motion on local dynamic stability of the elbow during repetitive flexion-extension movements. 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (Poster), 2 pages, August 5-8, Columbus, Ohio, USA. 

Mavor, M.P., Graham, R.B. (2015). Exploring the relationship between local and global spine stabilities during repetitive lifting tasks. XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 2 pages, July 12-16, Glasgow, Scotland. 

Petersen, S., Southwell, D., Beach, T.A.C., Graham, R.B. (2015). The effects of squatting footwear on three-dimensional lower limb spine kinetics. XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 2 pages, July 12-16, Glasgow, Scotland. 

Ross, G.B., Mavor, M.P., Brown, S.H.M., Graham, R.B. (2015). The effects of experimentally induced low back pain on spine rotational stiffness and local dynamic stability. XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 2 pages, July 12-16, Glasgow, Scotland. 

Southwell, D., Hills, N.F., McLean, L., Graham, R.B. (2015). Does the abdominal drawing-in maneuver change the local dynamic stability of repetitive spine movements in a healthy population? XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (Podium), 2 pages, July 12-16, Glasgow, Scotland. 

Invited and Keynote Lectures

Graham, R.B. (2015). The effects of experimentally induced low back pain using noxious stimulation on dynamic spine stability. CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA).