Recent publications


Frontiers in Neurology

Assessing fatty infiltration of paraspinal muscles in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: Goutallier classification and quantitative MRI measurements

Filippo Mandelli, Corina Nüeesch, Yuancheng Zhang, Florian Halbeisen, Stefan Schären, Annegret Mündermann, Cordula Netzer. Sensors 2021; 12:656487, epub September 3, 2021.



Assessing site specificity of osteoarthritic gait kinematics with wearable sensors and their association with patient reported outcome measures (PROMs): knee versus hip osteoarthritis

Corina Nüeesch, Petros Ismailidis, David Koch, Geert Pagenstert, Thomas Ilchmann, Anke Eckardt, Karl Stoffel, Christian Egloff, and Annegret Mündermann. Sensors 2021; 21:5363, epub August 10, 2021.


Journal of Arthroplasty

Abductor Muscle Strength Deficit in Patients After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Petros Ismailidis, Peter Kvarda, Werner Vach, Dieter Cadosch, Christian Appenzeller-Herzog, Annegret Mündermann. Journal of Arthroplasty 2021; epub March 25, 2021.


Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Lateral trochlear lengthening osteotomy

Petros Ismailidis, Christian Egloff, Corina Nüesch, Annegret Mündermann, Geert Pagenstert. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2021; epub February 24, 2021.


North American Spine Society Journal (NASSJ)

Association between fatty infiltration of paraspinal muscle, sagittal spinopelvic alignment and stenosis grade in patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis

Yuancheng Zhang, Filippo Mandelli, Annegret Mündermann, Corina Nüesch, Balázs Kovacs, Stefan Schären, Cordula Netzer. North American Spine Society Journal (NASSJ) 2021; epub February 23, 2021.


Gait and Posture

Side to side kinematic gait differences within patients and spatiotemporal and kinematic gait differences between patients with severe knee osteoarthritis and controls measured with inertial sensors

Petros Ismailidis, Lea Hegglin, Christian Egloff, Geert Pagenstert, Rolf Kernen, Anke Eckardt, Thomas Ilchmann, Corina Nüesch, Annegret Mündermann. Gait and Posture 2021; 84, 24-30.


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open

Framework for modulating ambulatory load in the context ofin vivomechanosensitivity of articular cartilage

Simon Herger, Corina Nüesch, Anna-Maria Liphardt, Christian Egloff, Annegret Mündermann. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open 2020; Oct 9. doi:10.1016/j.ocarto.2020.100108


Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Kinematic changes in severe hip osteoarthritis measured at matched gait speeds

Petros Ismailidis, Mara Kaufmann, Martin Clauss, Geert Pagenstert, Anke Eckardt, Thomas Ilchmann, Annegret Mündermann, Corina Nüesch. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2020; Sept 15. doi:10.1002/jor.2485810:e038770


BMJ Open

Hip abductor muscle strength in patients after total or unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for knee osteoarthritis or avascular necrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Peter Kvarda, Corina Nüesch, Christian Egloff, Christian Appenzeller-Herzog, Annegret Mündermann, Petros Ismailidis. BMJ Open 2020;10:e038770. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2020-038770


Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Locomotion replacement exercise cannot counteract cartilage biomarker response to 5 days of immobilization in healthy adults

Anna‐Maria Liphardt, Annegret Mündermann, Martina Heer, Silvia Achtzehn, Anja Niehoff, Joachim Mester. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2020; May 26. doi:10.1002/jor.24753


BMJ Open

Abductor muscle strength deficit in patients after total hip arthroplasty for hip osteoarthritis: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Petros Ismailidis, Peter Kvarda, Werner Vach, Christian Appenzeller-Herzog, Annegret Mündermann. BMJ Open 2020;10:e035413. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035413


Gait and Posture

Measuring gait kinematics in patients with severe hip osteoarthritis using wearable sensors

Petros Ismailidis, Corina Nüesch, Mara Kaufmann, Martin Clauss, Geert Pagenstert, Anke Eckardt, Thomas Ilchmann, Annegret Mündermann. Gait and Posture 2020, 81: 49-55; doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.07.004


Gait and Posture

Kinematic changes in patients with severe knee osteoarthritis are a result of reduced walking speed rather than disease severity

Petros Ismailidis, Christian Egloff, Lea Hegglin, Geert Pagenstert, Rolf Kernen, Anke Eckardt, Thomas Ilchmann, Annegret Mündermann, Corina Nüesch. Gait and Posture 2020, 79: 256-261; doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.05.008


International Orthopaedics

Functional limitations after lengthening osteotomy of the lateral column are associated with lower quality of life

Corina Nüesch, Anna Katharina Schmid, S. Kimberley Byrnes, Philipp Krenn, Monika Horisberger, Annegret Mündermann, and Andre. Leumann. International Orthopaedics 2020; doi:10.1007/s00264-020-04526-9


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open

Assessing in vivo articular cartilage mechanosensitivity as outcome of high tibial osteotomy in patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis: Experimental protocol

Annegret Mündermann, Werner Vach, Geert Pagenstert, Christian Egloff, Corina Nüesch. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open 2(2):100043, doi:10.1016/j.ocarto.2020.100043.


Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

Total knee arthroplasty: posterior tibial slope influences the size but not the rotational alignment of the tibial component

Petros Ismailidis, Valerie Kremo, Annegret Mündermann, Magdalena Müller-Gerbl, and Andrej M. Nowakowski. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-05875-z. Epub 2020, Feb 06.


Case Reports in Orthopedics

Clinical and Biomechanical Outcomes of One-Stage Treatment of a Simultaneous Ipsilateral Patellar Tendon and ACL Tear Combined with a Tibial Plateau Fracture: A Case Study

Petros Ismailidis, Rolf Kernen,Christian Egloff, Corina Nüesch, Annegret Mündermann, Sebastian Andreas Müller1 Case Reports in Orthopedics Volume 2020 |Article ID 5793948 | 8 pages | doi 10.1155/2020/5793948.



Severity of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis affects pelvic rigidity during walking

Bumann H, Nüesch C, Loske S, Byrnes SK, Kovacs B, Janssen R, Schären S, Mündermann A, Netzer C. Spine 2020 Jan;20(1):112-120. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.08.016. Epub 2019 Aug 31.


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

The natural initiation and progression of osteoarthritis in the anterior cruciate ligament deficient feline knee.

Leumann A, Leonard T, Nüesch C, Horisberger M, Mündermann A, Herzog W.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2019 Apr;27(4):687-693. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2019.01.003. Epub 2019 Jan 11..


Gait and Posture

The effect of different running shoes on treadmill running mechanics and muscle activity assessed using statistical parametric mapping (SPM)..

Nüesch C., E. Roos, G. Pagenstert, C. Egloff and A. Mündermann. Gait and Posture 69(3):1-7, ePub ahead of print Jan 10, 2019.


International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Effects of a Dynamic Chair on Chair Seat Motion and Trunk Muscle Activity during Office Tasks and Task Transitions.

Nüesch C, J.-N. Kreppke, A. Mündermann, and L. Donath. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018, 15, 2723; doi:10.3390/ijerph15122723.


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Dose-response relationship between ambulatory load magnitude and load-induced changes in COMP in young healthy adults.

Herger S, Vach W, Liphardt AM, Egloff C, Nüesch C, Mündermann A. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Sep 19. pii: S1063-4584(18)31464-X. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.09.002. [Epub ahead of print]


Experimental Dermatology

Good vibrations: Itch induction by whole body vibration exercise without the need of a pruritogen.

Mueller S, Fischer M, Herger S, Nüesch C, Egloff C, Itin P, Cajacob L, Brandt O, Mündermann A. Exp Dermatol. 2018 Aug 27. doi: 10.1111/exd.13776. [Epub ahead of print]


Frontiers in Physiology

Inertial Sensor-Based Gait and Attractor Analysis as Clinical Measurement Tool: Functionality and Sensitivity in Healthy Subjects and Patients With Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

S. Kimberly Byrnes, Corina Nüesch, Stefan Loske, Andrea Leuenberger, Stefan Schären, Cordula Netzer and Annegret Mündermann. Frontiers in Physiology 14 August 2018 |


Journal of Child Neurology

Retrospective Evaluation of Changes in Gait Patterns in Children and Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy After Multilevel Surgery.

Steppacher R, North D, Künzle C, Lengnick H, Klima H, Mündermann A, Wegener R (2018) Journal of Child Neurology Jun;33(7):453-462. doi: 10.1177/0883073818766681. Epub 2018 Apr 23.


Gait and Posture

Reliability of spatial, temporal and kinetic parameters assessed using an instrumented treadmill for different ambulatory speeds.

Nüesch C., J.-A. Overberg, H. Schwameder, G. Pagenstert, and A. Mündermann (2018) Gait & Posture, 62: 117-123.