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Wu, M., Kim, J., Arora, P., Gaebler-Spira, D.J., Zhang, Y. Providing controlled pelvis and leg assistance during treadmill training improves overground walking speed in children with cerebral palsy, Neural Plasticity, 2016, accepted.

Wu, M., Landry JM., Kim, J., Schmit, BD., Yen, S.C., McDonald, J., Zhang, Y., Repeat exposure of leg swing perturbation during treadmill training induced long term retention of increased step length in human SCI: a pilot randomized controlled study, American J of Phys Med and Rehabil, 2016, May 4. [Epub ahead of print].

Yen, S., Schmit, B.D., Wu, M. Using swing resistance and assistance to improve gait symmetry in patients post stroke, Human Movement Science, 2015, 42, 212-224.

Yen, S., Landry, J.M., Wu, M. Multisensory feedback enhances retention of locomotor adaptation in humans with incomplete spinal cord injury, Human Movement Science, 2014, 35: 80-93.

Yang Z, Wang R, Wu M, Guan X, Ji R. Simulation of coordination between human and exoskeleton, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 2014, 6: 434-438.

Wu, M., Landry, J.M., Kim, J., Schmit, B.D., Yen, S., MacDonald, J. Robotic resistance/assistance training improves locomotor function in individuals post stroke: a randomized controlled study, Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 May;95(5):799-806.

Yen, S., Landry, J.M., Wu, M. Size of Kinematic Error Affects Retention of Locomotor Adaptation in Human SCI, J Rehab R & D, 2013, 50: 1187-200.

Wu, M., Landry, J.M., Schmit, B.D, Hornby, T.G., Yen, S., Robotic resistance treadmill training improves locomotor function in human SCI: a pilot study, Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2012, 93: 782-9.

Yen, S., Schmit, B.D., Landry, J.M., Roth, H., Wu, M., Locomotor adaptation to resistance during treadmill training transfers to overground walking in human SCI, Exp Brain Res, 2012, 216: 473-82.

Wu, M., Gordon, K.E., Kahn, J.H., Schmit, B.D. Enhanced sensory feedback from hip flexor afferents improves locomotor output in human SCI, Clin Neurophys, 122: 1421-8, 2011.

Wu, M., Hornby, T.G. Landry J.M., Roth H, Schmit, B.D. A cable-driven locomotor training system for restoration of gait in human SCI, Gait & Posture, 33: 256-60, 2011.

Gordon K.E., Wu M., Kahn J.H., Schmit B.D. Feedback and Feedforward Locomotor Adaptations to Ankle-Foot Load in People with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. J Neurophysiol, 104: 1325-38, 2010.

Wu, M. Schmit B.D. Reflex response to imposed hip and knee motion in human spinal cord injury. J  Rehab Res & Develop, 47, 117-132, 2010.

Wu, M., Kahn, H.J., Hornby, T.G., Schmit, B.D. Rebound reflexes to flexor reflex in human spinal cord injury. Exp Brain Res, 193: 225-237, 2009.

Gordon K.E., Wu M., Kahn J.H., Dhaher Y.Y., and Schmit B.D. Spinal cord injury subjects modulate locomotor hip torque in response to ankle-foot Load.  J  Neurophysiol, 101:  2062-2076, 2009.  

Kim Y., Youm Y., Wu M., Schmit BD. Modulation of flexor reflexes by static and dynamic hip proprioceptors in chronic human spinal cord injury. J Clin Neurosci, 14:1078-1088, 2007.

Wu, M., Ji, L.H., Jin, D.W., Pai, Y.C. Minimal step length necessary for recovery of forward balance loss with a signal step. J Biomech, 40: 1559–1566, 2007

Yang J., Jin D., Ji L., Wang R., Zhang J., Fang X., Zhou D., Wu M.  The reaction strategy of lower extremity muscles when slips occur to individuals with trans-femoral amputation. J  Electromyography and Kinesiology, 17: 228–240, 2007.

Wu, M. Schmit, B.D. Spastic reflex responses in human spinal cord injury triggered by ankle load release.  J Neurophysiol, 96: 2941–2950, 2006

Hornby, T.G., Hilb, J.A., Wu, M., Schmit, B.D. Temporal facilitation of spastic stretch reflexes following human.  J  Physiol, 571: 593-604, 2006

Wu, M., Hornby, T.G., Hilb, J., Schmit, B.D. Flexor reflexes in human spinal cord injury triggered by imposed knee extension, Exp Brain Res, 168: 566-576, 2006

Wu, M., Hornby, T.G., Hilb, J., Schmit, B.D. Extensor spasms triggered by imposed knee extension in chronic human spinal cord injury, Exp Brain Res, 162: 239-249, 2005.  

Yang, J., Wu, M., Ji, L., Jin, D., Effects of carried loads on human gait during walking on inclined surface (In Chinese). Journal of Tsinghua University (Sci & Tech), 45: 651-653, 2005.

Wu, M., Ji, L.H., Jin, D.W., Zhu, Q.F., Wang, R.C. The effects of backpack loading on the gait and corresponding compensatory strategy (In Chinese). J Biomed Eng, 20(4): 574-579, 2003. 

Wu, M., Ji, L.H., Jin, D.W., Zhang, J.C. Energy-based dynamic index for human body stability evaluation (In Chinese). Journal of Tsinghua Univeristy (Sci &Tech), 43(5): 640-643, 2003

Wu, M., Ji, L.H., Jin, D.W., Zhu, Q.F., Wang, R.C., Zhang, J.C. Recovery strategy from perturbations of the upper body during standing using mechanical energy analysis (In Chinese). Journal of Tsinghua Univeristy (Sci &Tech), 43(2): 152-155, 2003

Wu, M., Ji, L.H, Jin, D.W., Zhu, Q.F., Wang, R.C, Zhang, J.C. The influence of flexion of metatarsophalangeal joint on gait characteristics (In Chinese), Journal of Tsinghua Univeristy (Sci &Tech), 42(8): 1053-1056, 2002

Wu, M., Ji, L.H., Jin, D.W., Zhu, Q.F., Wang, R.C., Zhang, J.C. Energy based criterion for dynamic balance of human body (In Chinese). Journal of Tsinghua Univeristy (Sci &Tech), 42(2), 168-171, 2002

Zhu, Q.F., Ji L.H., Wu, M., Wang, R.C., Jin, D.W. An experimental study of gait initiation: Characteristic starting gait in horizontal plateform (In Chinese). Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 16(3): 176-179, 2001.

Wu, M., Ma, X.J., Xiang H.C, Jin, D.W., Zhang, J.C. Dynamic modeling and stability analysis of a new type of stair-climbing wheelchair (In Chinese). Chinese J Biomed Eng, 19(1): 46-52, 2000.

Wu, M., Xiang, H.C., Zhang, J.C., Chui, F.D. The influence of sway of upper body on the stability of stair-climbing wheelchair: experiment research (In Chinese). Chinese J Rehab Med, 13(3): 127-129, 1998.

Wu, M., Xiang, H.C., Zhang, J.C. Stability sensitive analysis of a new type of stair-climbing wheelchair (In Chinese). Journal of Gansu University of Technology, 24(1): 40-45, 1998.

B. Book Chapters and Proceedings:
Wu, M.,  Landry, JM. Lower Extremity Flexible Assist Devices for Locomotion. In Neurorehabilitation Technology. Editors: Volker Dietz, Zev Rymer, and Tobias Nef,  Springer, London, 2012, pp: 361-378.

Wu, M., Landry, J.M., Yen, S.C., Schmit, B.D., Hornby, T.G., Rafferty, M.  Flexible Cable-Driven Robotic Training Improves Locomotor Function in Individuals Post Stroke. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011: 8539-42.


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