Functional Movement Analysis

Our interdisciplinary working group focuses on different components of musculoskeletal disorders by combining different analyzes, observations and models.

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Schellenberg F, Taylor WR, Trepczynski A, List R, Kutzner I, Schütz P, Duda GN, Lorenzetti S.
Evaluation of the accuracy of musculoskeletal simulation during squats by means of instrumented knee prostheses.
Med Eng Phys. 2018 Nov;61:95-99. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2018.09.004. Epub 2018 Sep 30.

Winkler T, Perka C, von Roth P, Agres AN, Plage H, Preininger B, Pumberger M, Geissler S, Hagai EL, Ofir R, Pinzur L, Eyal E, Stoltenburg-Didinger G, Meisel C, Consentius C, Streitz M, Reinke P, Duda GN, Volk HD.
Immunomodulatory placental-expanded, mesenchymal stromal cells improve muscle function following hip arthroplasty.
J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 Oct;9(5):880-897. doi: 10.1002/jcsm.12316. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Manegold S, Tsitsilonis S, Schumann J, Gehlen T, Agres AN, Keller J, Gesslein M, Wichlas F.
Functional outcome and complication rate after percutaneous suture of fresh Achilles tendon ruptures with the Dresden instrument.
J Orthop Traumatol. 2018 Sep 18;19(1):19 doi: 10.1186/s10195-018-0511-1.

Akgün D, von Roth P, Winkler T, Perka C, Trepczynski A, Preiniger B.
Relationship between muscular and bony anatomy in native hips: a theoretical background for approach-specific implant positioning.
Hip Int. 2018 May 1:1120700018759301. doi: 10.1177/112000018759301. [Epub ahead of print]

Manegold S, Gehlen T, Tsitsilonis S, Kopf S, Duda GN, Agres AN.
Achilles tendon repair results in structural deficits of the muscle-tendon unit and alters gait patterns.
Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2018. [Accepted article in press]

Agres AN, Gehlen TJ, Arampatzis A, Taylor WR, Duda GN, Manegold S.
Short-term functional assessment of gait, plantarflexor strength, and tendon properties after Achilles tendon rupture.
Gait Posture. 2018 Mar 5;62:179-185. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.03.007.

Moewis P, Checa S, Kutzner I, Hommel H, Duda GN.
Physiological joint line total knee arthroplasty designs are especially sensitive to rotational placement - A finite element analysis.
PLoS One. 2018 Feb 5;13(2):e0192225. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192225. eCollection 2018. 

Heyland M
Brief Commentary on Mechano-Biological Fixation.
J Invest Surg. 2018 Jan 4:1-2. doi: 10.1080/08941939.2017.1406018. [Epub ahead of print] 


Gwinner C, Weiler A, Denecke T, Rogasch JMM, Boeth H, Jung TM.
Degenerative changes after posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction are irrespective of posterior knee stability: MRI-based long-term results.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2017 Dec 6. doi: 10.1007/s00402-017-2855-z.

Taylor WR, Schütz P, Bergmann G, List R, Postolka B, Hitz M, Dymke J, Damm P, Duda G, Gerber H, Schwachmeyer V, Hosseini Nasab SH, Trepczynski A, Kutzner I.
A comprehensive assessment of the musculoskeletal system: The CAMS-Knee data set.
J Biomech. 2017 Dec 8;65:32-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.09.022. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

Boeth H, MacMahon A, Poole AR, Buttgereit F, Önnerfjord P, Lorenzo P, Klint C, Pramhed A, Duda GN.
Differences in biomarkers of cartilage matrix turnover and their changes over 2 years in adolescent and adult volleyball athletes.
J Exp Orthop. 2017 Dec;4(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s40634-017-0081-9.

Boeth H, MacMahon A, Eckstein F, Diederichs G, Schlausch A, Wirth W, Duda GN.
MRI findings of knee abnormalities in adolescent and adult volleyball players.
J Exp Orthop. 2017 Dec;4(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s40634-017-0080-x.

Culvenor AG, Wirth W, Maschek S, Boeth H, Diederichs G, Duda G, Eckstein F.
Longitudinal change in patellofemoral cartilage thickness, cartilage T2 relaxation times, and subchondral bone plate area in adolescent vs mature athletes.
Eur J Radiol. 2017 Jul;92:24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2017.04.018. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

Pfitzner T, Moewis P, Stein P, Boeth H, Trepczynski A, von Roth P, Duda GN.
Modifications of femoral component design in multi-radius total knee arthroplasty lead to higher lateral posterior femoro-tibial translation.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Jun 27. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4622-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Mersmann F, Bohm S, Schroll A, Boeth H, Duda G, Arampatzis A.
(2017): Muscle and tendon adaptation in adolescent athletes: A longitudinal study.
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27: 75–82.

Heyland M, Duda GN, Märdian S, Schütz M, Windolf M.
Steel or titanium for osteosynthesis: A mechanobiological perspective.Unfallchirurg.
2017 Feb;120(2):103-109. doi: 10.1007/s00113-016-0289-7.


Culvenor AG, Boeth H, Diederichs G, Wirth W, Duda G, Eckstein F.
Longitudinal bone, muscle and adipose tissue changes in physically active subjects - sex differences during adolescence and maturity.
J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2016 Sep 7;16(3):237-46.

Boeth H, Morgenstern C, Pourat D, Krahl L, Köhnecke F, Schlausch A, Jung T, Perka C, Duda G.
Leistungssport, 2016, 6: 33-36.

Moewis P, Duda GN, Jung T, Heller MO, Boeth H, Kaptein B, Taylor WR.
The Restoration of Passive Rotational Tibio-Femoral Laxity after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
PLoS One. 2016 Jul 28;11(7):e0159600. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159600.



Mersmann F, Bohm S, Schroll A, Boeth H, Duda G, Arampatzis A
Muscle shape consistency and muscle volume prediction of thigh muscles
Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2015, 25(2):e208-13

Mersmann F, Bohm S, Schroll A, Boeth H, Duda GN, Arampatzis A.
Muscle and tendon adaptation in adolescent athletes: A longitudinal study.
Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2015, doi:10.1111/sms.12631

Agres AN, Duda GN, Gehlen TJ, Arampatzis A, Taylor WR, Manegold S
Increased unilateral tendon stiffness and its effect on gait 2-6 years after Achilles tendon rupture
Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2015, 25(6):860-7

Heyland M, Duda GN, Haas NP, Trepczynski A, Döbele S, Höntzsch D, Schaser KD, Märdian S
Semi-rigid screws provide an auxiliary option to plate working length to control interfragmentary movement in locking plate fixation at the distal femur
Injury, 2015, Suppl 4:S24-32

Heyland M, Trepczynski A, Duda GN, Zehn M, Schaser KD, Märdian S
Selecting boundary conditions in physiological strain analysis of the femur: Balanced loads, inertia relief method and follower load.
Med Eng Phys, 2015, pii: S1350-4533(15)00233-7

Märdian S, Schmölz W, Schaser KD, Duda GN, Heyland M
Interfragmentary lag screw fixation in locking plate constructs increases stiffness in simple fracture patterns
Clin Biomech, 2015, 30(8):814-9

Märdian S, Schaser KD, Duda GN, Heyland M
Working length of locking plates determines interfragmentary movement in distal femur fractures under physiological loading.
Clin Biomech, 2015, 30(4):391-6



Wirth W, Eckstein F, Boeth H, Diederichs G, Hudelmaier M, Duda GN
Longitudinal analysis of MR spin-spin relaxation times (T2) in medial femorotibial cartilage of adolescent vs mature athletes: dependence of deep and superficial zone properties on sex and age
Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 2014, 22(10):1554-8

Eckstein F, Boeth H, Diederichs G, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Cotofana S, Hofmann-Amtenbrink M, Duda G
Longitudinal change in femorotibial cartilage thickness and subchondral bone plate area in male and female adolescent vs. mature athletes
Ann Anat, 2014, 196(2-3):150-7

Mersmann F, Bohm S, Schroll A, Boeth H, Duda G, Arampatzis A
Evidence of imbalanced adaptation between muscle and tendon in adolescent athletes
Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2014, 24(4):e283-9

Sharenkov A, Agres AN, Funk JF, Duda GN, Boeth H
Automatic initial contact detection during overground walking for clinical use
Gait Posture, 2014, 40(4):730-4

Trepczynski A, Kutzner I, Bergmann G, Taylor WR, Heller MO
Modulation of the relationship between external knee adduction moments and medial joint contact forces across subjects and activities.
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 May;66(5):1218-27

Moewis P, Boeth H, Heller MO, Yntema C, Jung T, Doyscher R, Ehrig RM, Zhong Y, Taylor WR
Towards understanding knee joint laxity: Errors in non-invasive assessment of joint rotation can be corrected.
Med Eng Phys. 2014 Apr 26. pii: S1350-4533(14)00083-6. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.03.017. [Epub ahead of print]

König N, Singh NB, von Beckerath J, Janke L, Taylor WR
Is gait variability reliable? An assessment of spatio-temporal parameters of gait variability during continuous overground walking.
Gait Posture. 2014 Jan;39(1):615-7

Bergmann G, Bender A, Graichen F, Dymke J, Rohlmann A, Trepczynski A, Heller MO, Kutzner I
Standardized loads acting in knee implants.
PLoS One. 2014 Jan 23;9(1):e86035



Kutzner I, Trepczynski A, Heller MO, Bergmann G
Knee Adduction Moment and Medial Contact Force - Facts about Their Correlation during Gait.
PLoS One. 2013 Dec 2;8(12):e8103

Bakir MS, Gruschke F, Taylor WR, Haberl EJ, Sharankou I, Perka C, Funk JF
Temporal but Not Spatial Variability during Gait Is Reduced after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy in Children with Cerebral Palsy.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 26;8(7):e69500

Han KS, Rohlmann A, Zander T, Taylor WR
Lumbar spinal loads vary with body height and weight.
Med Eng Phys. 2013 Jul;35(7):969-77

Boeth H, Duda GN, Heller MO, Ehrig RM, Doyscher R, Jung T, Moewis P, Scheffler S, Taylor WR
Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Patients With Passive Knee Joint Laxity Have a Decreased Range of Anterior-Posterior Motion During Active Movements.
Am J Sports Med. 2013 May;41(5):1051-7

Kainmueller D, Lamecker H, Heller MO, Weber B, Hege HC, Zachow S
Omnidirectional displacements for deformable surfaces.
Med Image Anal. 2013 May;17(4):429-41

Reinke S, Geissler S, Taylor WR, Schmidt-Bleek K, Juelke K, Schwachmeyer V, Dahne M, Hartwig T, Akyüz L, Meisel C, Unterwalder N, Singh NB, Reinke P, Haas NP, Volk HD, Duda GN
Terminally Differentiated CD8+ T Cells Negatively Affect Bone Regeneration in Human.
Sci Transl Med. 2013 Mar 20;5(177):177ra36

Wassilew GI, Janz V, Heller MO, Tohtz S, Rogalla P, Hein P, Perka C
Real time visualization of femoroacetabular impingement and subluxation using 320-slice computed tomography.
J Orthop Res. 2013 Feb;31(2):275-81

Diederichs G, Köhlitz T, Kornaropoulos E, Heller MO, Vollnberg B, Scheffler S
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis of Rotational Alignment in Patients With Patellar Dislocations.
Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jan;41(1):51-7