biomechzoo toolbox manuscript

Dixon PC, Loh JJ, Michaud-Paquette Y, Pearsall DJ. biomechZoo: An open-source toolbox for the processing, analysis, and visualization of biomechanical movement data. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. March 2017. Volume 140. pp.1-10. (download)

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Bruce H, Aponte D, St-Onge N,  Phillips N, Gagne JP, Li KZH. The Effects of Age and Hearing Loss on Dual-Task Balance and Listening. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 2017, Vol. 00, No. 00, 1–9

Shell R, Robbins SKM, Dixon PC, Renaud PJ, Turcotte RA, Wu TTC, Pearsall DJ. Skating propulsion: Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of high caliber male and female ice hockey players. Sports Biomech. In Press. 

Renaud PJ, Robbins SKM, Dixon PC, Shell R, Turcotte RA, Pearsall DJ. Ice Hockey Skate Starts: Optimal Movement Technique for Maximal Acceleration: 3D Ice Hockey Kinematics on Ice. Sports Engineering. 2017. 1-12. 

Lin MC, Iqbal U, Li YCJ Li. The new mindset for embracing precision medicine: Developing new approaches for exploring diseases. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. Mar 2017.


Kothari A, Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Zavatsky AB, Theologis T. Are flexible flat feet associated with proximal joint problems in children? Gait Posture. 2016. 45:204-210.

Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Theologis T, Zavatsky AB. The use of turning tasks in clinical gait analysis for children with cerebral palsy. Clin Biomech. 2016. 32: 286-294.


Kothari A, Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Zavatsky AB, Theologis T. The relationship between quality of life and foot function in children with flexible flatfeet. Gait & Posture. 2015. 41(3):786–790.


Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Theologis T, Zavatsky AB. Ground reaction forces and lower-limb joint kinetics of turning gait in typically developing children. Journal of Biomechanics. 2014. 47(15):3726–3733.

Dixon PC, Bowtell MV, Stebbins J. The use of regression and normalisation for the comparison of spatio-temporal gait data in children. Gait & Posture. 2014. 40(4): 521–525.

Kothari A, Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Zavatsky AB, Theologis T. Motion analysis to track navicular displacements in the paediatric foot: Relationship with foot posture, body mass index and flexibility. Foot & Ankle international. 2014. 35(9): 929–37.


Dixon PC, Stebbins J, Theologis T, Zavatsky AB. The spatio-temporal and kinematics of turning in typically developing children. Gait & Posture. 2013. 38(4): 870–875.


Dixon PC, Böhm H, Döderlein L. Ankle and midfoot kinetics during gait: A multisegment approach. Journal of Biomechanics. 2012. 45(6): 1011–1016.

Damavandi M, Dixon PC, Pearsall DJ. Ground reaction force adaptations during cross-slope walking and running. Human Movement Science. 2012. 31(1): 182–189.

Robert-Lachaine X, Dixon PC, Pearsall DJ, Turcotte R. Impact of hockey skate design on ankle motion and force production. Sports Engineering. 2012. 15(4): 197–206.


Damavandi M, Dixon PC, Pearsall DJ. Kinematic adaptations of the hindfoot, forefoot, and hallux during cross-slope walking. Gait & Posture. 2010. 32(3): 411–415.

Dixon PC, Tissyre M, Damavandi M. Pearsall DJ. Inter-segment foot kinematics during cross-slope running. Gait & Posture. 2011. 33(4): 640–644.

Hannon A, Michaud-Paquette Y, Turcotte RA, Pearsall DJ. Dynamic strain profile of the ice hockey stick: comparison of player calibre and stick shaft stiffness. Sports Engineering. 2011. 14(2-4)57-65.

Michaud-Paquette Y, Magee P, Turcotte RA, Pearsall DJ. Predictors of scoring accuracy: whole body coordination during ice hockey wrist shot mechanics. Sports Biomechanics. 2011. 10(1):12-21.


Dixon PC, Pearsall DJ. Gait dynamics on a cross-slope walking surface. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 2010. 26(1):17-25.

Stidwill TJ, Pearsall DJ, Dixon PC, Turcotte R. Force transducer system for measurement of ice hockey skating force. Sports Engineering. 2010. 2(12):63–68.

Stidwill TJ, Turcotte R, Pearsall DJ. Comparison of Skating Kinetics and Kinematics on Ice and on a Synthetic Surface, Sport Biomechanics. 2010. 9(1): 57–64


Dowler PM, Pearsall DJ, Stapley PJ. Effects of ice hockey facial protectors on response time and kinematics in goal directed tasks. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P, Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. 2009. 223:99-108

Michaud-Paquette Y, Pearsall DJ, Turcotte RA. Predictors of scoring accuracy: ice hockey wrist shot mechanics Sports Engineering. 2010. 11:75-84

Upjohn T, Turcotte R, Pearsall DJ, Loh J (2008) Three dimensional kinematics of the lower limbs during forward ice hockey Sport Biomechanics 7(2): 205–220