The National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Federal Award No. 1R21HD074820-01A1– Multi-PI: J.M. Burnfield/C.A. Nelson, UNL and L. Gu, UNL)

This research will develop technology for improving mobility, fitness, productivity and independence in children, especially those with impaired mobility. The broad goal is to improve public health, starting with development of healthy habits and fitness at a young age.


Stolle CJ, Nelson CA, Burnfield  JM, Buster TW (2016).  Improved Design of a Gait Rehabilitation Robot.  Conference proceedings, 5th International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2016) ( Graz, Austria. July 4-6, 2016.

Nelson CA, Stolle CJ, Burnfield JM, Buster TW (2015). Synthesis of a rehabilitation mechanism replicating normal gait. Conference Proceedings, 14th World Congress in Mechanisms and Machine Science; DOI: 10.6567/IFToMM.14TH.WC.OS1.016. Taipei, Taiwan. October 25-30, 2015.