Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory in the News

Stanford researchers record 'optimal force' of tai chi master  
San Jose Mercury News
May 3, 2007
Jessica Rose, PhD, director of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory, and Terrence Sanger, MD, pediatric neurologist, provided comment regarding their study analyzing tai chi master Chen Xiang. 
 
Bigfoot
Discovery Channel: Best Evidence of
February 1, 2007
Jessica Rose, PhD, director of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory, and James Gamble, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Packard Children’s, were interviewed for this program examining the existence and myth of Bigfoot. 
 
Swing things  
Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA)
May 22, 2006
Jessica Rose, PhD, director of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory, and Amy Ladd, MD, orthopedic surgeon, both provided comment regarding their study analyzing an elite golf swing.
 
Motion research could go on to help disabled children  
San Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Chronicle, KCBS Radio, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Globe, Yahoo, and various media outlets nationally
February 3, 2006
Amy Ladd, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon; Erin Butler, motion analysis engineer; and Jessica Rose, PhD, director of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory, provided comment regarding their golf swing research. Dr. Ladd and Dr. Rose’s “Anatomy of Movement” class at Stanford University is aiming to better understand the intricacies of how arms, hands and fingers work. The research could help doctors develop better treatments for disabled children. Their most recent sessions looked at the swings of pro golfers Casey Martin and Will Yanagisawa.
 
Dancing with data adds to the show
Science Daily
April 2, 2005
Amy Ladd, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery and course director of Stanford’s “Anatomy of Movement” class, provides comment on the 3-D motion analysis of Merce Cunningham’s modern dance at the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory.
 
Merce’s world
San Francisco Chronicle
February 27, 2005
Jessica Rose, PhD, director of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory, is exploring the physics of Merce Cunningham's dance using three-dimensional motion analysis.