2024

Yang, F., Simpkins, C., Trammell, A.R., Pagnussat, A. Hamstrings-quadriceps strength ratio could be related to falls in community-living older adults, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2024 (In press).

Yang, F., Gelfond, J., McGeary, D., Perkins, A., Moore, A.A., Song, L., Escalante, A., Liu, W. Optimal Tai Chi forms in knee osteoarthritis: A preliminary exploration from biomechanical rationale to pain reduction, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, 2024, 6: 100480.

Ahn, J., Simpkins, C., Shin, S., Yang, F. Shoe sole impedes leg muscle activation and impairs dynamic balance responding to a standing-slip, Journal of Biomechanics, 2024, 169: 112138.

Shin, S., Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Yang, F. Impact of standing perturbation intensities on fall and stability outcomes in healthy young adults, Journal of Biomechanics, 2024, 168: 112123.

Simpkins, C., Mahmoudzadeh Khalili, S., Yang, F. Meta-analysis-based comparison of annual fall risk between older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment, Advances in Geriatric Medicine and Research, 2024, 6(1): e240002.

Caparrós-Manosalva, C., Espinoza, J., Caballero, P.M., da Cunha, M.J., Yang, F., Galen, S., Pagnussat, A. Movement strategies during obstacle walking in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review with meta-analysis, PM and R: The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 2024 (In press).

Ahn, J., Ban, R., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Android obesity is associated with a higher fall risk than gynoid obesity following a standing-slip: A simulation-based biomechanical analysis, Journal of Biomechanics, 2024, 164: 111962.

Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Dynamic gait stability and spatiotemporal gait parameters during overground walking in professional ballet dancers, Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, 2024, 28: 28-36.

Mahmoudzadeh Khalili, S., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. A meta-analysis of fall risk in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2024, 25: 781-788.

Ahn, J., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Adipose tissue deposition region affects fall risk in people with obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 2024, 18: 1-8.


2023

Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Buehler, R., Ban, R., Wells, M., Yang, F. Commingling effects of anterior load and walking surface on dynamic gait stability in young adults, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2023, 40: 66-72.

Brown, D., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. A systematic review of perturbation-based balance training on reducing fall risk among individuals with stroke, Clinical Biomechanics, 2023, 109: 106078.

Buehler, R., Yang, F. Preliminary race-ethnicity-based analyses of fall risk among people with multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2023, 77: 104857.

Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Adaptation to repeated standing-slips in professional ballet dancers, Journal of Biomechanics, 2023, 152: 111572.

Yang, F., Su, X., Sanchez, M., Hackney, M., Butler, A. Vibration training reducing falls in community-living older adults: A pilot randomized controlled trial, Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 2023, 35: 803-814.

Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Do dance style and intervention duration matter in improving balance among people with Parkinson’s disease? A systematic review with meta-analysis, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 2023, 106: 105231.


2022

Wells, M., Yang, F. Triple step in recreational swing dancers: A kinematic analysis, International Journal of Exercise Science, 2022, 15: 1492-1505.

Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Shin, S., Yang, F. Recovery from an unexpected standing-slip in professional ballet dancers, Journal of Biomechanics, 2022, 145: 111366.

Ahn, J., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Effects of anterior load carriage on dynamic stability during level overground walking, Human Movement Science, 2022, 85: 102981.

Buehler, R., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Effects of vibration training on quality of life in older adults: A systematic review with meta-analysis, Quality of Life Research, 2022, 31: 3109-3122.

Ahn, J., Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Ground reaction forces and muscle activities during anteriorly loaded overground walking: preliminary results, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 2022, 90: 103328.

Ban, R., Yang, F. Preliminary study on acute effects of an intervention to increase dorsiflexion range of motion in reducing medial knee displacement, Clinical Biomechanics, 2022, 95: 105637.

Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Yang, F. Effects of anteriorly loaded treadmill walking on dynamic gait stability in young adults, Gait and Posture, 2022, 94: 79-84.

Simpkins, C., Yang, F. Muscle power is more important than strength in preventing falls in community-dwelling older adults, Journal of Biomechanics, 2022, 134: 111018.

Simpkins, C., Ahn, J., Yang, F. Effects of anterior load carriage on gait parameters: A systematic review with meta-analysis, Applied Ergonomics, 2022, 98: 103587.

Yang, F., Ban, R., Yang, F. Anterior load carriage increases the risk of falls in young adults following a slip in gait, Safety Science, 2022, 145: 105489.


2021

Wells, M., Yang, F. Ballroom dance as a form of rehabilitation: A systematic review, MDPI: Biomechanics, 2021, 2: 307-321.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Dynamic stability based identification of optimal Tai Chi forms for preventing falls among older adults with knee osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, 2021, 3: 100216.

Yang, F. Identification of optimal foot tactile sensation threshold for detecting fall risk among community-dwelling older adults, Physical Therapy, 2021, 101:pzab119.

Yang, F., Wen, P.-S., Bethoux, F., Zhao, Y.-C. Effects of vibration training on cognition and quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis, International Journal of MS Care, 2021, 24: 132-138.

Wells, M., Yang, F. A kinetic analysis of the triple step in recreational swing dancers, Sports Biomechanics, 2021 (In press).

Yang, F., Lees, J., Simpkins, C., Butler, A. Interventions for preventing falls in people post-stroke: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, Gait and Posture, 2021, 84: 377-388.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Individual analysis of dynamic stability for twenty-four Tai Chi among persons with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study, Gait and Posture, 2021, 86: 22-26.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Knee joint biomechanics of simplified 24 Tai Chi forms and association with pain in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, 2021, 3: 100149.

Zhou, S.-H., Zhang, X.-N., Yang, F., Zhou, Z., Zheng, L.-X., Fu, W.-J. Characteristics of quadriceps fatigue induced by continuous maximal knee extension among young and elderly adult men with different levels of physical activity, Isokinetics and Exercise Science, 2021, 29: 193-197.


2020

Yang, F., Butler, A. Efficacy of controlled whole-body vibration training on improving fall risk factors in stroke survivors: A meta-analysis, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2020, 34: 275-288.

Yang, F., Liu, X.-Y. Relative importance of vision and proprioception in maintaining standing balance in people with multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2020, 39: 101901.

Qiao, M., Yang, F. Leg joint stiffness affects dynamics of backward falling from standing height: A simulation work, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2020, 142: 101007.

Yang, F., Liu, W. Biomechanical mechanism of Tai Chi for preventing falls in older adults: A pilot study, Journal of Biomechanics, 2020, 105: 109769.

Lin, M.-W., Liu, W., Yang, F. Influence of multiple sclerosis on dynamic gait stability, Journal of Biomechanics, 2020, 106: 109827.

Yang, F., Application of Vibration Training in People with Neurological Disorders, in Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy (Ed: Rittwegar, J.). Springer International Publishing, 2020. (Book chapter)


2019

Yang, F., Su, X.-G., Wen, P.-S., Lazarus, J. Adaptation to repeated gait-slip perturbations among individuals with multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2019, 35: 135-141.

Yang, F., Underdahl, M., Yang, H., Yang, C.-X. Effects of vibration intensity on lower limb joint moments during standing, Journal of Biomechanics, 2019, 88: 18-24.

Yang, F., Qiao, M., Su. X.-G., Lazarus J. Relative importance of physical and psychological factors to slowness in people with mild to moderate multiple sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2019, 27: 81-90.


2018

Yang, F., Finlayson, M., Bethoux, F., Su, X.-G., Dillon L. Maldonado H.M. Effects of controlled whole-body vibration training in improving fall risk factors among individual with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study, Disability and Rehabilitation, 2018, 40: 553-560.

Yang, F., Saucedo, F., Qiao M. Effects of a single-session stance-slip perturbation training on reducing risk of slip-related falls, Journal of Biomechanics, 2018, 72: 1-6.

Yang, F., Cereceres, P., Qiao, M. Treadmill-based gait-slip training with reduced training volume can still prevent slip-related falls, Gait and Posture, 2018, 66: 160-165.


2017

Yang, F., Kim, J., Yang, F. Effects of obesity on dynamic stability control during recovery from a treadmill-induced slip among young adults, Journal of Biomechanics, 2017, 53: 148-153.

Liu, Z.-Q., Yang, F. Obesity may not induce dynamic stability disadvantage during overground walking among young adults. PLoS ONE, 2017 12(1): e0169766. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169766.

Saucedo, F., Yang, F. Effects of visual deprivation on stability among young and older adults during treadmill walking, Gait and Posture, 2017, 54: 106-111.

Liu, X., Bhatt, T., Wang, S.-J., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Retention of the “first-trial effect” in gait-slip among community-living older adults, Journal of the American Aging Association (AGE), 2017, 39: 93-102.

Yang, F. Munoz, J., Han, L., Yang, F. Effects of vibration training on reducing risk of falls among young adults with obesity. Journal of Biomechanics, 2017, 57: 87-93.


2016

Yang, F., Estrada, E., Sanchez, M. Vibration training improves disability status in multiple sclerosis: A pretest-posttest pilot study. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 2016, 369: 96-101.

Yang, F., King, G. Dynamic gait stability of treadmill versus overground walking in young adults? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2016, 31: 81-87.

Yang, F., Kim, J., Munoz, J. Adaptive gait responses to awareness of a slip during treadmill walking. Gait and Posture, 2016, 50: 175-179.

Ding, L., Yang, F. Muscle weakness is related to slip-initiated falls among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2016, 49: 238-243.

Yang, F., Slip and Fall Risk Assessment, in Handbook of Human Motion (Eds: Müller, B., Wolf, S.I., Brueggemann, G.P., Deng, Z.-G., McIntosh, A., Miller, F., and Selbie, W.S.). Springer International Publishing, 2016, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30808-1_45-1. (Book chapter)


2015

Yang, F., King, G., Dillon, L., Su, X.-G. Controlled whole-body vibration training reduces risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2015, 48: 3206-3212.

Han, L.-Z., Yang, F. Strength or power, which is more important to prevent slip-related falls? Human Movement Science, 2015, 14: 192-200.


2014

Yang, F., Wang, T.-Y., Pai, Y.-C. Reduced intensity in gait-slip training can still improve stability. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2330-2338.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptive control of center of mass (global) motion and its joint (local) origin in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2797-2800.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Can stability really predict an impending slip-related fall among older adults? Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 3876-3881.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Can sacral marker approximate body center of mass during gait and slip-fall recovery among community-dwelling older adults? Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 3807-3812.

Pai, Y.-C., Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Wang, E. Learning from laboratory-induced falling: long-term motor retention among older adults. Journal of the American Aging Association (AGE), 2014, 36: 1367-1376.

Zhang, M.-Z., Yang, F., Wang, E., Pai, Y.-C. Association of anthropometric factors and falls among community-dwelling older adults in simulated slip during walking. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014, 62: 1808-1810.

Kajrolkar, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C., Bhatt, T.  Dynamic stability and compensatory stepping responses during anterior gait-slip perturbations in people with chronic hemiparetic stroke. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47: 2751-2758.

Pai, Y.-C., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Wang, E. Perturbation training can reduce community-dwelling older adults’ annual fall-risk: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 2014, 69: 1586-1594.


2013

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Generalization of treadmill-slip training to prevent a fall following a sudden (novel) slip in over-ground walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 2013, 46: 63-69.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Alteration in community-dwelling older adults’ level walking following perturbation training. Journal of Biomechanics, 2013, 46: 2463-2468.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptation and generalization to opposing perturbations in walking. Neuroscience, 2013, 246: 435-450.

Bhatt, T, Yang, F., Mak, M. K., Y., Hui-Chan, C., Pai, Y.-C. Effect of externally-cued training on control of dynamic stability in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Physical Therapy, 2013, 93: 492-503.


2012

Yang, F., Espy, D., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Two types of slip-induced falls among community dwelling older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2012, 45: 1259-1264.

Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Learning to resist gait-slip falls: long-term retention in community-dwelling older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012, 93: 557-564.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Adaptive control reduces trip-induced forward gait instability among young adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2012, 45: 1169-1175.


2011

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Limit of Recovery against slip-related falls during gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2011, 44: 2607-2613.

Yang, F., Pai Y.-C. Automatic recognition of falls in gait-slip training: Harness load cell based criteria. Journal of Biomechanics, 2011, 44: 2243-2249.

Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Learning from falling: retention of fall resisting behavior derived from one episode of laboratory-induced-slip training. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2011, 59: 2392-2393.

Wang, T.-Y., Bhatt, T., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Generalization of motor adaptation to repeated-slip perturbation across tasks. Neuroscience, 2011, 180: 85-95.

Bhatt, T., Espy, D., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Dynamic stability, clinical correlates, and prognosis of falls among community-dwelling older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011, 92: 799-805.

Mak, M. K. Y., Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Limb-collapse, rather than instability, causes failure in sit-to-stand performance among patients with Parkinson’s disease. Physical Therapy, 2011, 91: 381-391.


2010

Yang, F., Pai Y.-C. Reactive control and its operation limits in responding to a novel slip in gait. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2010. 38: 3246-3256.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Role of individual lower-limb joints in stability control following a novel slip in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2010. 43: 397-404.

Espy, D. D., Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Independent influence of gait speed and step length on stability and fall risk. Gait and Posture, 2010, 32, 378-382.

Espy, D. D., Yang, F., Pai, Y. C. Control of center of mass motion state through cuing and decoupling of spontaneous gait parameters in level walking. Journal of Biomechanics, 2010, 43, 2548-2553.


2003-2009

Yang, F., Espy D., Pai, Y.-C. Feasible stability region in the frontal plane during human gait. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2009. 37: 2606-2614.

Yang, F., Bhatt, T., Pai, Y.-C. Role of stability and limb-support control against fall following a novel slip induced in different tasks. Journal of Biomechanics, 2009. 42: 1903-1908.

Yang, F., Anderson, F.C., Pai, Y.-C. Predicted threshold against backward balance loss during slip in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2008, 41: 1823-1831.

Yang, F., Passariello, F., Pai, Y.-C. Determination of instantaneous stability against backward balance loss: two computational approaches. Journal of Biomechanics, 2008, 41: 1818-1822.

Yang, F., Anderson, F.C., Pai, Y.-C. Predicted threshold against backward balance loss in gait. Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, 40: 804-811.

Yang, F., Pai, Y.-C. Correction of the inertial effect resulting from a plate moving under low friction conditions. Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, 40: 2723-2730.

Pai, Y.-C., Yang, F., Wenning, J.D., Pavol M.J. Mechanisms of limb collapse following a slip among young and older adults. Journal of Biomechanics, 2006, 39: 2194-2204.

Yang, F., Yuan, X.-G. Human movement reconstruction from video shot by a single stationary camera. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2005, 33: 674-684.

Yang, F., Ding, L., Yang, C.-X., Yuan, X.-G. An algorithm for simulating human arm movement considering the comfort level. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 2005, 13: 437-449.

Yang, F., Yuan, X.-G., Lin, G.-P. Waste heat recovery using heat pipe heat exchanger for heating automobile using exhaust gas. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2003, 23: 367-372.