Team

FH-Prof. Dr. Brian Horsak

  • Senior Researcher Institute of Health Sciences
  • Department of Health Sciences
Location: D - Heinrich Schneidmadl-Straße 15
M: +43/676/847 228 587

Study programmes

  • Digital Healthcare (MA)
  • Physiotherapy (BA)

Departments

  • Health Sciences
  • Media and Digital Technologies

Selected Publications

Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Schwab, C., Baca, A., Kranzl, A., & Kainz, H. (2018). Reliability of joint kinematic calculations based on direct kinematic and inverse kinematic models in obese children. Gait & Posture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.08.027
Wagner, M., Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Rind, A., Zeppelzauer, M., & Aigner, W. (2018). KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 25(3), 1528–1542. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2017.2785271
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Clemens, C., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., & Kranzl, A. (2018). Is the reliability of 3D kinematics of young obese participants dependent on the hip joint center localization method used? Gait & Posture, (59), 65–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.09.029
Schwab, C., Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Dumphart, B., Baca, A., … Horsak, B. (2018). IntelliGait: Automatische Gangmusteranalyse für die robuste Erkennung von Gangstörungen. In Tagungsband des 2ten GAMMA Kongress (Gesellschaft für die Analyse Menschlicher Motorik in ihrer klinischen Anwendung). Hamburg, Deutschland.
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Schwab, C., Schuller, M., Baca, A., … Horsak, B. (2018). Automatic Classification of Functional Gait Disorders. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 5(22), 1653–1661. https://doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2017.2785682
Horsak, B., Kiener, M., Pötzelsberger, A., & Siragy, T. (2017). Serratus anterior and trapezius muscle activity during knee push-up plus and knee-plus exercises performed on a stable, an unstable surface and during sling-suspension. Physical Therapy in Sport, 0(26), 86–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.08.003
Horsak, B., Wunsch, R., Bernhart, P., Gorgas, A.-M., Bichler, R., & Lampel, K. (2017). Trunk muscle activation levels during eight stabilization exercises used in the functional kinetics concept: A controlled laboratory study. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 30(3), 497–508. https://doi.org/10.3233/BMR-140259
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., … Kranzl, A. (2017). Within-assessor reliability and minimal detectable change of gait kinematics in a young obese demographic. Gait & Posture, 54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.02.028
Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Raberger, A.-M., Schüller, M., Baca, A., … Zeppelzauer, M. (2017). Ground reaction force measurements for gait classification tasks: Effects of different PCA-based representations. In Gait & Posture Supplement (Vol. 57, pp. 4–5). Trondheim, Norway. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017

Projects

Publications

Horsak, B. (2019). Reliabilität von Messergebnissen in der Gang- und Bewegungsanalyse – Erfahrungsbericht zu gängigen Maßzahlen. Invited talk presented at the GAMMA Workshop im Rahmen des 11. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomechanik, Berlin.
Horsak, B., Matousek, E., Schwärzler, E., & Schwab, C. (2019). Reliability of a mobile device to track the sagittal lumbar spine posture during activities of daily living. Presented at the 11. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomechanik, Berlin.
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., & Kranzl, A. (2019). Reliability of stair walking kinematics in young overweight and obese individuals. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Bruckner, F., & Horsak, B. (2019). Labore für virtuelle Welten und Gesundheit [Radiobeitrag]. St. Poelten, Austria.
Slijepcevic, D., Raberger, A.-M., Zeppelzauer, M., Dumphart, B., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2019). On the usefullness of statistical parameter mapping for feature selection in automated gait classification. In Book of Abstracts of the 25th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB). Vienna, Austria.
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Breitender, C., Horsak, B., & Horsak, Brian. (2019). Input Representations and Classification Strategies for Automated Human Gait Analysis. Gait & Posture.
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., … Wondrasch, B. (2019). Effects of a lower extremity exercise program on gait biomechanics and clinical outcomes in children and adolescents with obesity: A randomized controlled trial. Gait & Posture, ePub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.02.032
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Schwab, C., Baca, A., Kranzl, A., & Kainz, H. (2018). Reliability of joint kinematic calculations based on direct kinematic and inverse kinematic models in obese children. Gait & Posture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.08.027
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Schwab, C., Raberger, A.-M., Dumphart, B., Baca, A., … Horsak, B. (2018). Towards an optimal combination of input signals and derived representations for gait classification based on ground reaction force measurements. In Gait & Posture Supplement (Vol. 65). Prague, Czech Republic. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.06.155
Wagner, M., Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Rind, A., Zeppelzauer, M., & Aigner, W. (2018). KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 25(3), 1528–1542. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2017.2785271
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Clemens, C., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., & Kranzl, A. (2018). Is the reliability of 3D kinematics of young obese participants dependent on the hip joint center localization method used? Gait & Posture, (59), 65–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.09.029
Schwab, C., Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Dumphart, B., Baca, A., … Horsak, B. (2018). IntelliGait: Automatische Gangmusteranalyse für die robuste Erkennung von Gangstörungen. In Tagungsband des 2ten GAMMA Kongress (Gesellschaft für die Analyse Menschlicher Motorik in ihrer klinischen Anwendung). Hamburg, Deutschland.
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Schwab, C., Schuller, M., Baca, A., … Horsak, B. (2018). Automatic Classification of Functional Gait Disorders. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 5(22), 1653–1661. https://doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2017.2785682
Horsak, B., Kiener, M., Pötzelsberger, A., & Siragy, T. (2017). Serratus anterior and trapezius muscle activity during knee push-up plus and knee-plus exercises performed on a stable, an unstable surface and during sling-suspension. Physical Therapy in Sport, 0(26), 86–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.08.003
Horsak, B., Wunsch, R., Bernhart, P., Gorgas, A.-M., Bichler, R., & Lampel, K. (2017). Trunk muscle activation levels during eight stabilization exercises used in the functional kinetics concept: A controlled laboratory study. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 30(3), 497–508. https://doi.org/10.3233/BMR-140259
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., … Kranzl, A. (2017). Within-assessor reliability and minimal detectable change of gait kinematics in a young obese demographic. Gait & Posture, 54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.02.028
Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Raberger, A.-M., Schüller, M., Baca, A., … Zeppelzauer, M. (2017). Ground reaction force measurements for gait classification tasks: Effects of different PCA-based representations. In Gait & Posture Supplement (Vol. 57, pp. 4–5). Trondheim, Norway. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017
Clemens, C., Schwab, C., Kranzl, A., Wondrasch, B., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., … Horsak, B. (2017). Hip joint center estimation methods do not affect test-retest reliability of kinematic measurements in young obese participants. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Biomechanics (DGfB), Hannover, Germany.
Gorgas, A.-M., Schön, L., Dlapka, R., Doppler, J., Iber, M., Gradl, C., … Horsak, B. (2016). Short-Term Effects of Real-Time Auditory Display (Sonification) on Gait Parameters in People with Parkinsons’ Disease—A Pilot Study. In J. Ibáñez, J. González-Vargas, J. M. Azorín, M. Akay, & J. L. Pons (Eds.), Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II (pp. 855–859). Segovia, Spain: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_139
Horsak, B., Dlapka, R., Iber, M., Gorgas, A.-M., Kiselka, A., Gradl, C., … Doppler, J. (2016). SONIGait: a wireless instrumented insole device for real-time sonification of gait. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 10(3), 195–206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12193-016-0216-9
Fischer, T., & Kiselka, A. (2016). An Auditory Feedback System in Use with People Aged +50 Years: Compliance and Modifications in Gait Pattern. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, Segovia, Spain.
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Artner, D., Kranzl, A., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., … Wondrasch, B. (2016). Intra-tester reliability of three-dimensional kinematics in obese children and adolescents. In Gait & Posture (Vol. 49, p. 99). Seville, Spain. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.07.155
Fischer, T., Kiselka, A., Dlapka, R., Doppler, J., Iber, M., Gradl, C., … Horsak, B. (2016). An Auditory Feedback System in Use with People Aged +50 Years: Compliance and Modifications in Gait Pattern. In J. Ibáñez, J. González-Vargas, J. M. Azorín, M. Akay, & J. L. Pons (Eds.), Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II (pp. 881–885). Segovia, Spain: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_143
Siragy, T., Doppler, J., Gorgas, A.-M., Dlapka, R., Iber, M., Kiselka, A., … Horsak, B. (2016). Framework for Real-time Auditory Display of Plantar Pressure during Walking. In Tagungsband des 10. Forschungsforum der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. Wien, Österreich.
Horsak, B., Artner, D., Baca, A., Pobatschnig, B., Greber-Platzer, S., Nehrer, S., & Wondrasch, B. (2015). The effects of a strength and neuromuscular exercise programme for the lower extremity on knee load, pain and function in obese children and adolescents: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16, 586. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-1091-5
Iber, M., Horsak, B., Bauer, K., Kiselka, A., Gorgas, A.-M., Dlapka, R., & Doppler, J. (2015). Pilotstudie zur sonifikationsgestützten Ganganalyse. In Forum Medientechnik - Next Generation, New Ideas (pp. 51–68). FH St. Pölten: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, Fachverlag für Medientechnik und -wirtschaft.
Horsak, B., Iber, M., Bauer, K., Kiselka, A., Gorgas, A.-M., Dlapka, R., & Doppler, J. (2015). A wireless instrumented insole device for real-time sonification of gait. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Auditory Display (pp. 94–101). Graz, Austria.
Artner, D., Wondrasch, B., Baca, A., Pobatschnig, B., Greber-Platzer, S., Nehrer, S., & Horsak, B. (2015). Trial Protokoll: Biomechanische Belastungsanalyse der Kniegelenke bei Alltagsbewegungen von adipösen Kindern und Jugendlichen: eine randomisiert kontrollierte Studie. In Konferenzband - 22. Sportwissenschaftliche Hochschultag der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft (dvs). Mainz, Deutschland: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.
Horsak, B., Heller, M., & Baca, A. (2015). Muscle co-contraction around the knee when walking with unstable shoes. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology: Official Journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, (25), 175–181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2014.07.015
Lampel, K., Horsak, B., Brauneis, W., & Doppler, J. (2015). Development of an educational software for observational gait analysis in physical therapy. In International Neurology and Rehabilitation Meeting - Abstract Book. Istanbul, Turkey.
Kiselka, A., Gorgas, A.-M., Bauer, K., Dlapka, R., Gusenbauer, M., Doppler, J., & Horsak, B. (2015). Demands on a mobile auditory feedback system for gait rehabilitation. In Tagungsband des 9. Forschungsforum der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. Hagenberg, Österreich.
Figl-Hertlein, A., Horsak, B., Dean, E., Schöny, W., & Stamm, T. (2014). A physiotherapy-directed occupational health programme for Austrian school teachers: a cluster randomised pilot study. Physiotherapy, 100(1), 20–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2013.03.003
Kiselka, A., Gradinger, M., Thaller, C., & Horsak, B. (2014). Effekt eines 6-wöchigen AIREX Balance Pad® Trainings auf das statische und das dynamische Gleichgewicht. In Tagungsband des 8. Forschungsforum der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. Kufstein.
Horsak, B., Hochhauser, M., Bruckner, J., Brauneis, W., Wondrasch, B., & Figl-Hertlein, A. (2014). Lower Extremity Muscle Activity during Squatting with Unstable Shoes. Journal of Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine, 1(3), 3–16.
Bauer, K., Kiselka, A., Dlapka, R., Gorgas, A.-M., Gusenbauer, M., Horsak, B., & Doppler, J. (2014). Towards an insole sensor platform for auditory feedback applications in gait rehabilitation. In M. Seidl & G. Schmiedl (Eds.), Forum Medientechnik - Next Generation, New Ideas: Beiträge der Tagung 2014 an der Fachhochschule St. Pölten. St. Poelten: Huelsbusch, W.
Lampel, K., Horsak, B., Brauneis, W., & Doppler, J. (2014). Konzeption und Entwicklung einer Lernsoftware für die beobachtende Ganganalyse in der Physiotherapie. In Physio Congress. Bern, Schweiz.
Horsak, B., Heller, M., & Baca, A. (2014). Muscle Co-contraction Around the Knee is Increased When Walking With an Unstable Shoe Construction. In Book of Proceedings of the XX Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology. Rome, Italy.
Horsak, B., Doppler, J., & Gorgas, A.-M. (2013). A mobile music concept using rhythm and beat as feedback – Possible applications in rehabilitation. In Abstractbook - 4th medi International Prosthetics Symposium. Mallorca, Spain: medi GmbH & Co. KG.
Horsak, B., & Baca, A. (2013). Effects of toning shoes on lower extremity gait biomechanics. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon), 28(3), 344–349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.01.009
Horsak, B. (2013). Unstable Shoe Construction Changes Lower Extremity Muscle Activation During Three Different Squat Exercises. In Proceedings 19th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics. Patras, Greece.
Ogris, G., Leser, R., Horsak, B., Kornfeind, P., Heller, M., & Baca, A. (2012). Accuracy of the LPM tracking system considering dynamic position changes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.712712
Dlapka, R., Doppler, J., & Horsak, B. (2012). GAITCam – Entwicklung einer automatisierten Kamera- Bewegungssteuerung zur bildbasierten Ganganalyse. In Proceedings of 5. Forum Medientechnik. vwh Verlag.
Horsak, B., & Baca, A. (2012). Changes in EMG and gait characteristics when walking with the Reebok Easy Tone unstable shoe construction. In Book of Abstracts of the 17th Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Bruges, Belgium.
Horsak, B., & Baca, A. (2012). Effects of an unstable shoe construction on EMG and lower and upper extremity gait biomechanics. In Proceedings of the 18th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics. Lisboa, Portugal.
Horsak, B., & Heller, M. (2011). A three-dimensional analysis of finger and bow string movements during the release in archery. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(2), 151–160.
Horsak, B., Doppler, J., Figl-Hertlein, A., Rubisch, J., Ambichl, B., Husinsky, M., & Raffaseder, H. (2011). Ein musikalischer Ansatz zur Unterstützung des Lauftrainings in der Gesundheitsförderung und Prävention. In Tagungsband des 5. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen. Wien, Austria.
Rubisch, J., Horsak, B., Husinsky, M., Ambichl, B., Doppler, J., Figl, A., & Raffaseder, H. (2010). A mobile music concept as support for achieving target heart rate in preventive and recreational endurance training. In Proceedings of the Audio Mostly Conference. Pitea, Sweden.
Fichtinger, N., Horsak, B., & Auer, S. (2010). Auswirkung eines 18-monatigen körperlichen Aktivierungsprogrammes mit kognitiv beeinträchtigten Personen in einem Pflegeheim. In Tagungsband des 4. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen (pp. 429–430). Pinkafeld, Österreich.
Horsak, B., Heller, M., & Reuter, C. (2010). Ein akustischer Ansatz zur Bestimmung der Durchführungsqualität von Bogenschüssen. In Fortschritte der Akustik (pp. 487–488). Berlin, Deutschland.