Wei-Li Hsu    Associate Professor

 

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Office

Room326, Floor 3, No.17, Xuzhou Rd.,

Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 100, Taiwan

Email

wlhsu[at]ntu.edu.tw

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Research

Teaching                          Awards

Books

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Delaware, Biomechanics and Movement Science Program, Department of Physical Therapy, Newark, Delaware, USA

                                

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

Assistant Professor

National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, School & Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy

 

National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, School & Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Oregon, Institute of Neuroscience, Eugene, OR, USA

Research Assistant

 

University of Delaware, Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Newark, DE, USA

               
 
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l   Journal Editorial Board Member

n  Scientific Reports (SCI)

n  Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology

n  Formosan Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders

l   Journal Reviewer

n  Scientific Reports (SCI)

n  PLosOne (SCI)

n  Age (SCI)

n  Gait & Posture (SCI)

n  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (SCI)

n  Frontiers Behavioral Neuroscience (SCI)

n  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (SCI)

n  Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology

n  Journal of Biomechanics (SCI)

n  Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering (SCI)

n  Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (SCI)

n  Chinese Journal of Physiology (SCI)

n  Formosan Journal of Physical Therapy

n  Journal of Musculoskeletal Research

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Research Grants

 

Current Support

  1. Evaluation and rehabilitation system for dynamic balance control in cervical myelopathy patients. Ministry of Science and Technology (Young Outstanding Scholar Award Grant). Principle Investigator. 2016/08/01~2019/07/31.
  2. Comparative analysis of surgical approach versus conservative management and the impact of psychological intervention on clinical outcome for patients with radiculomyelopathy. Ministry of Science and Technology. Co-Principle Investigator. 2015/08/01~2018/07/31.
  3. Classification and prognosis of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy with imaging and sensation evaluation-comparison with patients with cervical radiculopathy and asymptomatic age matched participants. Ministry of Science and Technology. Co-Principle Investigator. 2015/08/01~2018/07/31.
  4. Development of an in-vitro cervical spinal model to investigate the impact of different surgical approaches and rehabilitation strategies on spinal stability in radiculomyelopathy patients. Ministry of Science and Technology. Co-Principle Investigator. 2015/08/01~2018/07/31.
  5. Development of an innovative smart home exercise training device targeting better body control mechanisms and improved therapeutic efficacy in patients with cervical radiculomyelopathy. Ministry of Science and Technology.Co-Principle Investigator. 2015/08/01~2018/07/31.

 

Previous grants

  1. Biomechanics research in the effects of interactive dynamic balance training on postural and gait control in older adults. Ministry of Science and Technology. Ministry of Science and Technology. Principle Investigator. 2015/08/01~2016/07/31.
  2. Fracture and fall prevention in elderly with osteoporosis. National Health Research Institutes. Principle Investigator. 2013/01/01~2016/12/31.
  3. Clinical and biomechanics research in core muscles after lumbar fusion surgery. National Science Council. Principle Investigator. 2012/08/01~2015/10/31.
  4. Participants Mechanical and Physical Properties of Thoracolumbar Fascia and Deep Muscles. Ministry of Science and Technology: MOST 103-2314-B-002 -022. Co-Principle Investigator. 2014/08/01~2015/07/31.
  5. Mechanism Design and Control of Walking Assistive Exoskeleton. National Science Council: NSC 102-2221-E-009-137-MY3. Co-Principle Investigator. 2013/08/01~2016/07/31.
  6. Joint coordination changes during functional activities after lumbar fusion. National Taiwan University: 101R7835. Principle Investigator. 2012/08/01~2015/07/31.
  7. Strategy of physical therapy after operation for degenerative myelopathy. National Science Council: NSC 101-2221-E-002-058-MY3. Co-Principle Investigator. 2012/08/01~2015/07/31.
  8. Exoskeleton robot development for the handicapped project. Industrial Technology Research Institute. Principle Investigator. 2012/11/01~2014/02/28.
  9. Freezing of gait correction and fall prevention in people with Parkinson's disease: Developing and application of a real-time somatosensory stimulation system. National Science Council: NSC 101-2314-B-002-026-MY2. Co-Principle Investigator. 2012/08/01~2014/07/31.
  10. Investigation of the central mechanisms underlying and predicting motor learning in patients with stroke using structural and functional brain connectivity. National Science Council: NSC 101-2314-B-002-009. Co-Principle Investigator. 2012/08/01~2013/07/31.
  11. Analysis of multi-joint torques and control of center of mass acceleration mechanism to evaluate balance ability and to predict fall risks in elderly. National Science Council: NSC 99-2320-B-002-003-MY2. Principle Investigator. 2010/08/01~2012/07/31.
  12. Uncontrolled manifold approach to age-related changes in multi-joint coordination underling postural control. National Science Council: NSC 98-2218-E-002-037. Principle Investigator. 2009/11/01~2010/10/31.
  13. Effects of spine stability on posture control in individuals with osteoporosis. National Taiwan University: 99R71428. Principle Investigator. 2010/08/01~2011/07/31.
  14. Effects of somatosensory stimulation with real-time gait monitoring system on walking function and freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's disease. National Science Council: NSC 100-2314-B-002-142. Co- Principle Investigator. 2011/08/01~2012/07/31.
  15. Fall prevention program for elderly people. National Taiwan University: 98HM00318. Principle Investigator. 2009/08/01~2009/12/31.
  16. The study of a novel framework of robot learning by Imitation. National Science Council: Co- Principle Investigator. National Science Council. Co- Principle Investigator. 2010/02/01~2010/10/31.

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 PUBLICATIONS

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Cheng CH, Chien A, Hsu WL, Chen CPC, Cheng HYK. Investigation of the differential contributions of superficial and deep muscles on cervical spinal loads with changing head postures. PLOS ONE. 2016,11(3) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150608 (SCI)
  2. Chien A, Lai DM, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Cheng CH, Wang JL. Comparison of cervical kinematics, pain and functional disability between single- and two-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine. 2016. Feb (SCI) (In press)
  3. Cheng CH, Chien A, Hsu WL, Lai DM, Wang SF, Wang JL. Identification of head control deficits following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. European Spine Journal. 2016 Jan. (In press) (SCI)
  4. Yang WC, Hsu WL, Wu RM, Lu TW, Lin KH. Motion analysis of axial rotation and gait stability during turning in people with Parkinson's disease. Gait & Posture. 2016. MAR;44(3):83-88. (SCI)
  5. Chien A, Lai DM, Cheng CH, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Wang JL. Responsiveness of the Chinese versions of the Japanese          orthopaedic association cervical myelopathy evaluation questionnaire and neck disability index in postoperative patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Spine. 2015. SEP 1;40(17):1315-21. (SCI)
  6. Yang WC, Cheng CH, Wang HK, Lin KH, Hsu WL*. Multi-muscle coordination during a challenging stance. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2015. SEP;115(9):1959-66. (SCI)
  7. Wang TY, Pao JL, Yang RS, Jang JSR, Hsu WL*.The adaptive changes in muscle coordination following lumbar spinal fusion. Human Movement Science. 2015 APR; 40:284-297. (SCI)
  8. Chien A, Lai DM, Wang SF, Cheng CH, Hsu WL, Wang JL. Differential segmental motion contribution of single- and two-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. European Spine Journal. 2015 Apr. (SCI)
  9. Cheng CH, Chien A, Hsu WL, Yen LW, Lin YH, Cheng HY. Changes of postural control and muscle activation pattern in response to external perturbations after neck flexor fatigue in young subjects with and without chronic neck pain. Gait & Posture. 2015 Mar;41(3):801-7. (SCI)
  10. Wang JH, Hsu WL, Lee SC, Wang TG, Rolf C, Su SC, Shih T, Wang HK. Neuromechanical characteristics in the knees of patients who had primary conservative treatment for a torn cruciate ligament and reconstruction afterward. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 2015. JAN; S0929-6646(14)00320-9. (SCI)
  11. Hsu WL*. Adaptive postural control for joint immobilization during multitask performance. PLos One. 2014. OCT;9(10): e108667 (SCI)
  12. Pao JL, Yang RS, Hsiao CH, Hsu WL*. Trunk control ability after minimally invasive lumbar fusion surgery during the early post-operative phase. Journal of Physical Therapy Science. 2014. AUG; 26(8): 1165–1171. (SCI)
  13. Hsu WL, Chen CY, Tsauo JY, Yang RS. Balance control in elderly with osteoporosis. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 2014. JUN; 113(6):334-339. (SCI)
  14. Chen YY, Pao JL, Liaw CK, Hsu WL, Yang RS. Image changes of paraspinal muscles and clinical correlations in patients with unilateral lumbar spinal stenosis. European Spine Journal. 2014. MAY; 23(5):999-1006. (SCI)
  15. Chien A, Lai DM, Cheng CH, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Wang JL. Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and validation of a Chinese version of the Japanese orthopaedic association cervical myelopathy evaluation questionnaire (JOACMEQ). Spine. 2014. MAY; 39(12):963-70. (SCI)
  16. Cheng CH, Cheng HYK, Chen CPC, Lin KH, Liu WU, Wang SF, Hsu WL*, Chuang YF. Altered co-contraction of cervical muscles in young adults with chronic neck pain during voluntary neck motions. Journal of Physical Therapy Science. 2014. APR; 26. (SCI)
  17. Hu YC, Hsu WL, Wang YT, Ho CT, Chang PZ. Enhance the pyroelectricity of polyvinylidene fluoride by graphene-oxide doping. Sensors. 2014. APR;14(4):6877-90. (SCI)
  18. Hsu WL*, Lin KH, Yang RS, Cheng CH. Use of motor abundance in old adults in the regulation of a narrow-based stance. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2014. FEB; 114:261–271. (SCI)
  19. Hsu WL*, Ho KH, Wang JH. Effects of meniscectomy on knee joint function: literature review. Formosa journal of Physical Therapy. Formosa Journal of Physical Therapy. 2013. DEC; 38(4):299-306. (In Chinese)
  20. Yang WC, Hsu WL*, Wu CH, Hu JS, Mao HF, Tang PF. A short-term gait training protocol for using the powered exoskeleton in people with spinal cord injury. Formosa Journal of Physical Therapy. 2013. DEC; 38(4):252-263. (In Chinese)
  21. Cheng CH, Su HT, Liu WU, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Chuan YF. Exercise training for non-operative and post-operative patient with cervical spondylotic myelopathy: systematic review. Formosa Journal of Physical Therapy. 2013. DEC; 38(4):279-285. (In Chinese)
  22. Fujimoto M, Hsu WL, Woollacott M, Chou LS. Ankle dorsiflexor strength relates to the ability to restore balance during a backward support surface translation. Gait & Posture. 2013. SEP; 38;812-817. (SCI)
  23. Hsu WL*, Chou LS, Woollacott M. Age-related changes in joint coordination during balance recovery. Age. 2013. AUG; 35(4):1299-309. (SCI)
  24. Hsu WL, Scholz JP. Motor abundance supports multitasking while standing. Human Movement Science. 2012. AUG; 31(4):844-862. (SCI)
  25. Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Benoit D, Kesar T, Perumal R, Banala SK, Agrawal SK. Gait Training following stroke: A pilot study combining a gravity-balanced orthosis, functional electrical stimulation and visual feedback. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2008; 32;192-202. (SCI)
  26. Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Schöner G, Jeka JJ, Kiemel T. Control and estimation of posture during quiet stance depends on multijoint coordination. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2007; 97(4):3024-35. (SCI)
  27. Scholz JP, Schöner G, Hsu WL, Jeka JJ, Horak FB, Martin V. Motor equivalent control of the center of mass in response to support surface perturbations. Experimental Brain Research. 2007; 180(1):163-79. (SCI)
  28. Agrawal SK, Banala SK, Fattah A, Sangwan V, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP, Hsu WL. Assessment of motion of a swing leg and gait rehabilitation with a gravity balancing exoskeleton. IEEE Transactions on Neural systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2007;15(3):410-420. (SCI)
  29. Hsu WL, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP. An alternative test of electromyographic normalization in patients. Muscle & Nerve. 2006; 33(2):232-41. (SCI)
  30. Banala SK, Agrawal SK, Fattah A, Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Rudolph K. Gravity-Balancing Leg Orthosis and Its Performance Evaluation. Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 2006; 22(6):1228-1239. (SCI)
  31. Hsu WL, Yang YR, Hong CT, Wang RY. Ankle muscle activation during functional reach in hemiparetic and healthy subjects. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2005; 84(10):749-55. (SCI)
  32. Hsu WL, Yang YR, Yang CL, Yen JG, Wang RY. Functional reach ability in individual with hemiplegia. Formosan Journal of Physical Therapy. 2002; 27: 1-3. (In Chinese)

 

Conference Presentations and Abstracts

Ø   International conferences

  1. Su PY, Yang RS, Hsu WL*. The effect of back extensor and core muscle biofeedback training on forward reaching performance and spinal curvature in women with osteoporosis and osteopenia. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017. Cape Town, South Africa. July 2-4, 2017.
  2. Lau PY, Hsu WL*, Lai DM. Upright balance control in patient with chronic low back pain after lumbar surgery. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017. Cape Town, South Africa. July 2-4, 2017.
  3. Lin IS, Hsu WL*, Chien JE, Su PY. Effect of Surface Support on Balance Performance on Healthy Older Adults: A Wavelet Analysis Study. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017. Cape Town, South Africa. July 2-4, 2017.
  4. Lau PY, Hsu WL*, Wang SF, Cheng CH, Chien A, Lai DR, Wang JL. Wavelet analysis of postural sway in patients with cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy comparing with age-matched control. 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics Combined with 2016 Symposium on Smart Assistive Technology and Industrial Development. Taichung, Taiwan. Oct 29, 2016. (Best poster presentation award)
  5. Lin IS, Lau PY, Chien JE, Su PY, Hsu WL*. Vision effects on wavelet analysis for postural sway in healthy older adults. 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics Combined with 2016 Symposium on Smart Assistive Technology and Industrial Development. Taichung, Taiwan. Oct 29, 2016.
  6. Chien JE, Su PY, Lau PY, Hsu WL*. The effects of perturbation-based balance training on dynamic and static balance performance in older adults. 2016 International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, Taipei, Taiwan. July 18-21, 2016.
  7. Chien JE, Su PY, Lau PY, Hsu WL*. Changes in balance control during walking after an eight-week dynamic perturbation training in older adults. 2016 International Conference and Expo on Novel Physiotherapies, London, United Kingdom. June 6-9, 2016. (Best poster presentation award)
  8. Su PY, Chien JE, Lau PY, Hsu WL*. Effects of perturbation-based balance training on bone mineral content in older adults with osteopenia. 2016 International Conference and Expo on Novel Physiotherapies, London, United Kingdom. June 6-9, 2016.
  9. Cheng CH, Chien A, Hsu WL, Wang JL, Lai DM, Wang SF. Head-Trunk Control in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy at 1 Year Following Decompressive Surgery. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Orlando, Florida, USA. March 5-8, 2016.
  10. Chien A, Lai DM, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Cheng CH, Wang JL. Comparison of Cervical Kinematics, Pain and Functional Disability Between Single- And Two-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Orlando, Florida, USA. March 5-8, 2016.
  11. Hsu WL*. Exercise for Postural Kyphosis in Individuals with Osteoporosis. Euro Health Care and Fitness Summit. Valencia, Spain. Sep 01-03, 2015.
  12. Chien JE, Tsauo JY, Yang RS, Hsu WL*. Upright Postural Stability during Challenging Stance in Older Adults with or without Osteoporosis. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress. Singapore, May 1-4, 2015.
  13. Chen YA, Chang JW, Pao JL, Hsu WL*. Relationship between Lumbar Spine Range-Of-Motion and Balance Performance during Forward Reaching in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Following Fusion Surgery. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress. Singapore, May 1-4, 2015.
  14. Chang JW, Chen YA, Pao JL, Hsu WL*. Relationship between Paraspinal Muscles Fat Infiltration and Daily Activity Function in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress. Singapore, May 1-4, 2015.
  15. Cheng CH, Su HT, Wang JL, Lai DM, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Chang YL, Chung HC. Comparative Analysis Of The Segmental Contribution Toward Total Cervical Range of Motion Between Single and Two-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2015 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA, March 28-31, 2015.
  16. Cheng, CC, Su HT, Wang JL, Lai DM, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Chang YL, Chung CH. Characteristics of Postural Control Dynamics in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy after Surgery and Post-Surgery Exercise Training. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2015 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA, March 28-31, 2015.
  17. Hsu WL*, Cheng CH, Wang SF, Lai DM, Wang JL, Su HT. Balance Control Following Decompression Surgery of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. The 2014 International Scientific Meeting on Biomechanics (ISMB2014). Taipei, Taiwan. November 21-23, 2014.
  18. Lee SC, Yang RS, Lin YC, Huang HH, Hsu WL*. Effects of Stretching Exercise and Myofascial Release on Postural Kyphosis in Individuals with Osteoporosis and Osteopenia. The International Osteoporosis Foundation Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting. Taipei, Taiwan. November 14-16, 2014.
  19. Hsu WL*, Wang JH, Ho KH. Interjoint Coordination in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Patients during Stair Descent. 3D Analysis of Human Movement (3D-AHM) 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 14-17, 2014.
  20. Hsu WL, Wang SF, Wang JL, Lai DM, Su HT, Cheng CH. Balance Control Following Surgical Management of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.
  21. Cheng CH, Su HT, Wang JL, Lai DM, Wang SF, Hsu WL, Chen LW. Postural Control in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy after Surgery and Post-Surgery Exercise Training. 60th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), New Orleans, March 15-18, 2014.
  22. Hsu WL*, Hsiao CH, Wang TY, Pao JL, Yang RS. Muscle Performance during Functional Activity after Minimal Invasive Lumbar Fusion Surgery. 8th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain. Dubai, October 27-31, 2013.
  23. Yu HM, Hsu WL*, Wang TY, Pao JL. Neuromuscular Control during Maximum Forward Reach after Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Surgery. Combined Conference of the 6th Asia Western Pacific (AWP) Regional Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) and the 12th Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT). Taichung, Taiwan. September 5-9.
  24. Yang WC, Hsu WL, Wu RM, Lin KH. Effects of Dual-Task on Rotation of Axial Segments during Turning in People with Parkinson Disease. Combined Conference of the 6th Asia Western Pacific (AWP) Regional Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) and the 12th Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT). Taichung, Taiwan. September 5-9.  (Best student platform presentation award)
  25. Chien A, Wang SF, Hsiao CH, Hsieh NY, Cheng CH, Hsu WL, Lai  DM, Wang JLin.  Evidence of Cervical Multifidus Muscle Wasting In Patients Undergone Surgery For Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.  Combined Conference of the 6th Asia Western Pacific (AWP) Regional Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) and the 12th Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT). Taichung, Taiwan. September 5-9.
  26. Chien A, Wang SF, Hsiao CH, Hsieh NY, Cheng CH, Hsu WL, Lai  DM, Wang JLin. Clinical Prognostic Indicators of Surgical Outcome in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Pilot Study. Combined Conference of the 6th Asia Western Pacific (AWP) Regional Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) and the 12th Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT). Taichung, Taiwan. September 5-9.
  27. Wang TY, Hsiao CH, Pao JL, Yang RS, Hsu WL*. Compensatory Muscle Activations during Forward Reach Task after Minimal Invasive Spinal Fusion Surgery. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Akita, Japan; June 22-26, 2013.
  28. Fujimoto M,­ Hsu WL, Woollacott M, Chou LS. Ankle dorsiflexor strength relates to the ability to restore balance during a backward support surface translation. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Akita, Japan; June 22-26, 2013.
  29. Yang WC, Chen HB, Hsu WL, Ding JJ, Lin KH. Detecting Freezing-of-Gait Episodes in People with Parkinson Disease by Lower Limb Kinetic Energy. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Akita, Japan; June 22-26, 2013.
  30. Lin KH, Yang WC, Hsu WL, Wu RM, Lu DW. Effects of Clock-Turning Pattern on Gait Performance in People with Parkinson Disease. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Akita, Japan; June 22-26, 2013.
  31. Lin KW, Yang WC, Hsu WL, Wu RM. Effect of Cognitive Movement Strategy on Postural Stability during Turning in People with Parkinson Disease.  2nd Singapore Rehab Conference and Asia Pac Neurorehab Symposium. Singapore. February 27-March 1, 2013. 
  32. Hsieh TH, Tsai AC, Chang CW, Ho  KH, Hsu WL, Lin TT. A Wearable Walking Monitoring System for Gait Analysis.  The 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, California, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.
  33. Hsiao CH, Hsu WL*. Compensatory Muscle Activity in Trunk and Lower Limb Muscles during Maximum Forward Reach in Patient with Low Back Pain after Spinal Surgery. The XIX Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology. Brisbane, Australia; July 19-21, 2012.
  34. Ho KH, Hsu WL*. Changes of Inter-joint coordination during Stair Negotiation in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. The XIX Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology. Brisbane, Australia ; July 19-21, 2012.
  35. Hsu WL*, Chou LS, Woollacott M. Age-related changes in control of center of mass in response to support surface perturbations. American Society of Biomechanics. Long Beach, USA; August 10-13, 2011.
  36. Hsu WL*. Age-Related Changes in Multi-Joint Coordination underling Upright Postural Control. International Society of Biomechanics Congress (ISB). Brussels, Belgium; July 3-7, 2011. 
  37. Yang WC, Hsu WL*. Regulation of muscle synergy during quiet stance under different sensory contexts among healthy young and older adults. 16th International WCPT Congress. Amsterdam Holland; June 20-23, 2011.
  38. Li MF, Hsu WL, Tsauo JY. Intersession reliability of standing spinal posture in young healthy adults by opto-reflective motion analysis system. 16th International WCPT Congress. Amsterdam Holland; June 20-23, 2011.
  39. Hsu WL*, Chou LS, Woollacott M. Age-related changes in muscular force utilization during balance recovery. The XVIII Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology. Aalborg, Denmark; June 16-19, 2010.
  40. Hsu WL*, Fujimoto M, Chou LS, van Donkelaar P, Woollacott M. Effect of Muscle Strength on Torque Development during Balance Recovery in Standing. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Bologna, Italy; June 21-25, 2009.
  41. Hsu WL*, Scholz JP. The role of motor redundancy in multi-task performance while standing. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Las Vegas, Nevada, February 9-12, 2009.
  42. Hsu WL*, Scholz JP, Schöner G. The role of motor redundancy in multi-task performance while standing. 38th Annual meeting of The Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington, DC, November 15 - 19, 2008.
  43. Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Kesar T, Benoit D, Perumal R Binder-Macleod S, Banala SK,  Sangwan V, Agrawal SK. Gait training following stroke: a pilot study combining a gravity-balanced orthotic device, functional electrical stimulation and visual feedback. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Nashville, Tennessee, February 6-10, 2008.
  44. Scholz JP, Hsu WL; Schöner G, Jeka JJ, Kiemel T. Control and estimation of posture during quiet stance depends on multi-joint coordination. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Burlington, Vermont, July 14-18, 2007.
  45. Benoit DL, Krishnamoorthy V, Banala SK, Hsu WL, Perumal R, Kesar T, Scholz, JP, Agrawal  SK, Binder-MacLeod S, Buchanan T S. Improving stroke patient gait using robotics and model-based FES. International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR), Burlington, Vermont, July 14-18, 2007.
  46. Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Schöner G, Jeka JJ, Kiemel T. Control and estimation of posture during quiet stance depend on multi-joint coordination. Northeast American Society of Biomechanics (NEASB) Conference, College Park, Maryland, March 30-31, 2007.
  47. Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Schöner G, Jeka JJ. Multi-joint coordination underlies control and estimation of CM during quiet stance. 36th Annual meeting of The Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Atlanta, Georgia, October 14-18, 2006.
  48. Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu WL, Scholz JP, Banala SK, Agrawal SK. Evaluation of a gravity-balanced orthosis for improving gait after stroke. 36th Annual meeting of The Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Atlanta, Georgia, October 14-18, 2006.
  49. Benoit DL, Krishnamoorthy V, Banala SK, Hsu WL, Perumal R, Scholz JP, Agrawal SK, Binder-McLeod S, and Buchanan T. An integrated approach for improving gait in a stroke population: combining robotics, FES and neuromusculoskeletal modeling. American Society of Biomechanics Annual meeting (ASB), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 6-9, 2006.
  50. Scholz JP, Hsu WL, Schöner G, Jeka JJ, Horak FB. Motor equivalent postural responses revealed by the UCM approach. 34th Annual meeting of The Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, California, USA; October 23-27, 2004.

 

Ø   Domestic conferences

  1. Su PY, Tsauo JY, Yang RS, Hsu WL*.The effect of trunk muscle biofeedback training on functional forward reach performance in women with osteoporosis or osteopenia. The 73rd Taiwan Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Taipei, Taiwan, March 18, 2017.
  2. Lau PY, Lai DM, Hsu WL*. Postural control mechanism in lumbar spondylosis patients. The 73rd Taiwan Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Taipei, Taiwan, March 18, 2017.
  3. Lin IS, Lai DM, Lau PY, Hsu WL*. Postural stability in patient with chronic low back pain after lumbar surgery: a long term follow-up study. The 73rd Taiwan Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. Taipei, Taiwan, March 18, 2017.

Research Area

Movement Analysis
Biomechanics
Motor Control
Orthosis Evaluation

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Teaching Courses

 

Undergraduates :
Clinical Practice
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Problem Based Learning
Physical Agent
 
Graduates :
Motion Analysis and Theory
Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Motor Control

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Awards

1.     Excellent Young Scholar Award Grant

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

2.    Dean Chen-Yuan Lee Memorial Medical Award

National Taiwan University

3.    Outstanding Research Paper Award

Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association, Taiwan

4.    Excellent Innovative Teaching Material Award (Group)

National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

5.    Tuition Scholar

Physical Therapy Department, University of Delaware

2016

 

2015

 

2015

 

2013

 

2002-2008

6.    The Society for Neuroscience Chapters Graduate Student Travel Awards:

Society for Neuroscience

2006

7.    Taiwanese Student Travel Awards:

Cultural Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the United States

2006

8.    Competitive Student Travel Awards:

Graduate Student Office, University of Delaware

2006

9.    Student Travel Awards:

Office of Women’s Affairs, University of Delaware

2006

10. Travel Grants for the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience: 

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware

2006

11. Student Travel Awards:

Office of Women’s Affairs, University of Delaware

2003

12. Outstanding Graduate Student Awards:

National Yang-Ming University

2002

 

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Books

  1. Diagnosis of osteoporosis and vertebral fractures and pain management - the best medical treatment guidelines. 2013ISBN 9789861269160
  2. Biomechanics - clinical and research applications. 2011ISBN  9789866052101
  3. Physical agent in rehabilitation. 2009ISBN 9789866538551
  4. Multi-joint coordination underlies upright postural control. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Delaware, USA, 2008.

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