Journal Articles


R. V. Vitali, S. M Cain, S. P. Davidson, N. C. Perkins, “Human crawling performance and technique revealed by inertial measurement units,” Journal of Biomechanics, to appear.

Maghsoodi, N. C. Perkins, “Contribution of shear deformation to the energy dissipation of thermally fluctuating biofilaments,” Scientific Reports, vol. 8., article no. 11864, 2018.

A. Tammana, C. McKay, S. M. Cain, S. P. Davidson, R. V. Vitali, L. Ojeda, L. Stirling, N. C. Perkins, “Load-embedded inertial measurement unit reveals lifting performance,” J. Applied Ergonomics, vol. 70, pp. 68-76, February 2018.

H. Hong, L. Han, N. C. Perkins, C. Hu, J. R. Barber, “Nonlinear membrane stiffness model of a tennis racquet string bed,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, vol. 232, no. 1, pp. 57-65, March 2018.

L. Ojeda, A. M. Zaferiou, S. M. Cain, R. V. Vitali, S. P. Davidson, L.A. Stirling, and N. C. Perkins, “Estimating stair running performance using inertial sensors,” Sensors, vol. 17, no. 11, November 2017.

A. M. Zaferiou, L. Ojeda, S. M. Cain, R. V. Vitali, S. P. Davidson, L. A. Stirling, and N. C. Perkins, “performance on an outdoor agility drill using foot-mounted inertial measurement units,” PLOS ONE, vol. 12, no. 11, November 2017.

R. V. Vitali, S. M Cain, R. S. McGinnis, A. M. Zaferiou, L. V. Ojeda, S. P. Davidson, N. C. Perkins, “Method for Estimating Three-Dimensional Knee 2 Rotations Using Two Inertial Measurement Units,” Sensors, vol. 17, no. 9, September 2017. Selected as the Featured Paper in this issue.

R. S. McGinnis, J. Hough, N. C. Perkins, “Accuracy of wearable sensors for estimating joint reactions,” ASME J. Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 12, no. 4, July 2017.

A. Maghsoodi, A. Chatterjee, I. Andricioaei, and N. C. Perkins, “Dynamic model exposes the energetics and dynamics of the injection machinery for bacteriophage T4," Biophysical Journal, vol. 113, pp. 195-205, July 2017. Selected as a New and Notable article for the issue as described by How Viruses Enter Cells: A Story behind Bacteriophage T4, Anatoly B. Kolomeisky.

E.W. McGinnis, R.S. McGinnis, M. Muzik, J. Hruschak, N. L. Lopez-Duran, N.C. Perkins, K. Fitzgerald, K. L. Rosenblum, “Movements indicate threat response phases in children with anxiety risk,” as a Biomarker for Childhood Anxiety,” IEEE J. Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 1460-1465, September 2017.

R. S. McGinnis, S. M. Cain, S. P. Davidson, R. V. Vitali, S. G. McLean, and N. C. Perkins, “Inertial sensor and cluster analysis for discriminating agility run technique and quantifying changes across load,” Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 32, pp. 150-156, February 2017.

N. Maghsoodi, A. Chatterjee, I. Andricioaei, N. C. Perkins, “A first model of the dynamics of bacteriophage T4 injection machinery,” ASME J. Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 11, no. 4, [041026]. DOI: 10.1115/1.4033554, July 2016.

S. M. Cain, R.S. McGinnis, S. P. Davidson, R.V. Vitali, N.C. Perkins, S.G. McLean, “Quantifying performance and effects of load carriage during a challenging balancing task using an array of wireless inertial sensors,” Gait and Posture, vol. 43, pp. 65-69, 2016.

S. P. Davidson, S. M. Cain, R. S. McGinnis, R. V. Vitali, N. C. Perkins, S. G. McLean, “Quantifying warfighter performance in a target acquisition and aiming task using wireless inertial sensors,” Applied Ergonomics, vol. 56, pp. 27-33, 2016.

S. M. Cain, J. A. Ashton-Miller, N. C. Perkins, “On the skill of balancing while riding a bicycle,” PLOS ONE, vol. 11., no. 2: e0149340. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0149340, February 24, 2016.

R. S. McGinnis, S. M. Cain, S. P. Davidson, R. V. Vitali, N. C. Perkins and S. G. McLean, “Quantifying the effects of load carriage and fatigue under load on sacral kinematics during countermovement jump with IMU-based method,” Sports Engineering, vol. 19, pp. 21-34, 2016. DOI 10.1007/s12283-015-0185-3.

R. S. McGinnis, S. M. Cain, S. Tao, D. Whiteside, G. C. Goulet, E. C. Gardner, N. C. Perkins and A. Bedi, “Accuracy of a hip angles estimated by IMUs during clinical procedures used to diagnose femoroacetabular impingement,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 1503-1513, January 2015.

A.D. Hirsh, N. C. Perkins, “DNA buckling in bacteriophage cavities as a mechanism to aid virus assembly”, J. Structural Biology, vol. 189, no. 1, pp. 251-258, March 2015.

M. Taranova, A. D. Hirsh, N. C. Perkins, A. Andricioaei, “Role of microscopic flexibility in tightly curved DNA,” J. Physical Chemistry B, vol. 106, no. 2, pp. 11028-11036, September 2014.

R. S. McGinnis, N. C. Perkins, “Inertial sensor based method for identifying spherical joint center of rotation, Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 46, no. 14, pp. 2546-2549, September 2013.

A.D. Hirsh, M. Taranova, T.A. Lionberger, T.D. Lillian, I. Andricioaei, N. C. Perkins, “Structural ensemble and dynamics of toroidal-like DNA shapes in bacteriophage exit cavity,” Biophysical Journal, vol. 104, no. 9, pp. 2058-2076, May 2013.

B.A. Mueller, K. D. Jasiak, S.R. Thiel, J.M. Stevenson, , A.M. Vilay, B.A. Scoville, , M.D. Churchwell, D.A. Pasko, N.C. Perkins, “The effects of vibration on the clearance of various molecular weight solutes during in vitro dialysis,” ASAIO Journal, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 140-144, March/April 2013.

A.D. Hirsh, T.D. Lillian, T. Lionberger, M. Taranova, I. Andricioaei, N. C. Perkins, “A model for highly strained DNA in a cavity,” ASME J. Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 8, no. 3, July 2013.

A. C. Frischknecht, S.J. Kasten, S.J. Hamstra, N.C. Perkins, R.B. Gillespie, T.J. Armstrong, R.M. Minter, “Objective assessment and feedback of surgical performance using image analysis technology,” Academic Medicine, vol. 88, no. 2, pp. 260-264, February 2013.

R. S. McGinnis, N. C. Perkins, “Highly miniaturized, wireless inertial measurement unit for characterizing the dynamics of pitched baseballs and softballs,” Sensors, vol. 12, pp. 11933-11945, 2012.

K. King, J. Hough, R. McGinnis, N.C. Perkins, “A new technology for resolving the dynamics of a swinging bat,” Sports Engineering, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 41-52, 2012.

A. R. Haeusler, K. A. Goodson, T. D. Lillian, S. Goyal, N. C. Perkins, J. D. Kahn, “FRET studies of Lac repressor DNA looping landscape,” Nucleic Acids Research Journal, vol. 40, no. 10, 4432-444, May 2012.

S. M. Cain and N. C. Perkins, “Comparison of a bicycle steady-state turning model to experimental data,” Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 50, no 8, pp. 1341-1363, 2012.

R. McGinnis, K. King, N. C. Perkins, “Novel miniature IMU reveals free flight dynamics of rigid bodies,” ASME J. Applied Mechanics, vol. 79, no. 4, 9 pages, 2012.

S.W. Yoon, S. Lee, K. Najafi, N. C. Perkins, "Shock protection improvement using integrated novel shock protection technologies,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 1016-1031, August 2011.

T. D. Lillian, M. Taranova, J. Wereszczynski, I. Andricioaei, and N. C. Perkins, “A multi-scale dynamic model of DNA supercoil relaxation by topoisomerase IB,” Biophysical Journal, vol. 100, pp. 2016-2023, April 2011.

T. D. Lillian, and N. C. Perkins, “Electrostatics and Self-Contact in and Elastic Rod Approximation for DNA,” ASME J. Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 6, no. 1, 2011

A. D. Hirsh, T. D. Lillian, T. A. Lionberger, “DNA modeling reveals an extended Lac repressor conformation in classic in vitro binding assays,” Biophysical Journal, vol. 101, no3, pp 718-726, August 2011.

K. King, N. C. Perkins, H. Churchill, R. McGinnis, R. Doss and R. Hickland, “Bowling ball dynamics revealed by miniature wireless MEMS inertial measurement unit,” Sports Engineering, vol. 13, no. 2, pp 95-104, January 2011.

S. W. Yoon, S. Lee, N. C. Perkins, and K. Najafi, “Analysis and wafer-level design of high-order silicon vibration isolator for resonating MEMS devices,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 21, no. 1, January 2011.

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