Office of Undergraduate Research

Treadmill Stepping in Infants with Spina Bifida


1. Establish stepping trajectories across the first year of life for infants with SB.

Objective 2. Determine sensory enhancements that result in increased stepping frequencies for infants with SB.Methodology:Longitudinal and cross sectional studies. Technology includes a custom designed infant treadmill, motion capture (6 camera system), and EMG.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Data collection set-up, assistance, take down, and reduction.