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FH-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Brian Horsak

  • Senior Researcher Institute of Health Sciences
  • Head of Center for Digital Health and Social Innovation
  • Department of Health Sciences
Location: B - Campus-Platz 1
M: +43/676/847 228 587

Study programmes

  • GAIT - Ganganalyse und Rehabilitation (MA)
  • Physiotherapy (BA)
  • Applied Clinical Research in Health Sciences (MA)
  • Digital Healthcare (MA)

Departments

  • Media and Digital Technologies
  • Health Sciences

Projects

Publications

Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Durstberger, S., Thajer, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kainz, H., Jonkers, I., & Kranzl, A. (2021). 3D free-hand ultrasound to register anatomical landmarks at the pelvis and localize the hip joint center in lean and obese individuals. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 10650. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-89763-7
Thajer, A., Skacel, G., Truschner, K., Jorda, A., Vasek, M., Horsak, B., Strempfl, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Kainberger, F., & Greber-Platzer, S. (2021). Comparison of Bioelectrical Impedance-Based Methods on Body Composition in Young Patients with Obesity. Children, 8(4), 295. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/children8040295
Thajer, A., Truschner, K., Jorda, A., Skacel, G., Horsak, B., & Greber‐Platzer, S. (2020). A strength and neuromuscular exercise program did not improve body composition, nutrition and psychological status in children with obesity. Acta Paediatrica, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10/gh379v
Horsak, B., Slijepcevic, D., Raberger, A.-M., Schwab, C., Worisch, M., & Zeppelzauer, M. (2020). GaitRec, a large-scale ground reaction force dataset of healthy and impaired gait. Scientific Data, 7:143(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10/gh372d
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Schwab, Caterine, Raberger, A.-M., Breitender, C., & Horsak, B. (2020). Input Representations and Classification Strategies for Automated Human Gait Analysis. Gait & Posture, 76, 198–203. https://doi.org/10/ghz24x
Horsak, B., Simonlehner, M., Schöffer, L., Maureder, J., Schwab, C., Raberger, A. M., Zeller, M., & Husinsky, M. (2020). Applicability and usability of an immersive virtual reality-based balance control exergame for prosthetic users: A pilot study with healthy individuals. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10/gnkdht
Horst, F., Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A. M., Lapuschkin, S., Samek, W., Schöllhorn, W. I., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2020). Explaining automated gender classification of human gait. Gait & Posture, 81, supplement 1, 159–160. https://doi.org/10/ghr9k6
Durstberger, S., Schwab, C., Simonlehner, M., Kainz, H., Kranzl, A., & Horsak, B. (2020). Evaluating 3D free-hand ultrasound as an alternative approach to register anatomical landmarks: A test-retest study in lean and overweight participants. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10/gnt2tf
Schwab, C., Durstberger, S., Kranzl, A., & Horsak, B. (2020). Die Anwendung von 3D-Freihand-Ultraschall für die digitale Rekonstruktion von anatomischen Strukturen in der 3D Ganganalyse: erste Ergebnisse eines laufenden Projekts. Abstractband Des 3. GAMMA Kongress. 3. GAMMA Kongress, München, Deutschland.
Schwab, C., Durstberger, S., Kranzl, A., Simonlehner, M., Kainz, H., & Horsak, B. (2020). Evaluating the accuracy of a 3D free-hand ultrasound technique for bone segmentation in clinical gait analysis. Gait & Posture. ESMAC 29th Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.08.064
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Leboeuf, F., & Kranzl, A. (2020). Reliability of walking and stair climbing kinematics in a young obese population using a standard kinematic and the CGM2 model. Gait & Posture, 83(96–99). https://doi.org/10/gnt2tj
Horsak, B., Dumphart, B., Slijepcevic, D., & Zeppelzauer, M. (2020). Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) und ihre Anwendung auf Klassifikationsprobleme in der Ganganalyse. Abstractband Des 3. GAMMA Kongress. 3. GAMMA Kongress, München, Deutschland.
Horsak, B. (2019). Advancements in biomechanical research in gait analysis and motor rehabilitation (Habilitation). University of Vienna.
Bruckner, F., & Horsak, B. (2019). Labore für virtuelle Welten und Gesundheit [Radiobeitrag]. https://www.fhstp.ac.at/de/newsroom/news/labore-zum-erforschen-virtueller-welten?fbclid=IwAR1Ivh1Q0pjUQdn2GFaCjnwh3UbzocImZTPVvRxZ7NSS2i2E5YIpkYpDaH8
Slijepcevic, D., Raberger, A.-M., Zeppelzauer, M., Dumphart, B., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2019). On the usefulness of statistical parameter mapping for feature selection in automated gait classification. Book of Abstracts of the 25th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB), 1.
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., Keilani, M., Crevenna, R., Kranzl, A., & 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, 70(122–129). https://doi.org/10/gh38bj
Horsak, B. (2019). Reliabilität von Messergebnissen in der Gang- und Bewegungsanalyse – Erfahrungsbericht zu gängigen Maßzahlen [Invited talk]. GAMMA Workshop im Rahmen des 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]. 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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. 11. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomechanik, Berlin.
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/gh38bh
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, 66(201–207). https://doi.org/10/gf4v7g
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Schwab, C., Schuller, M., Baca, A., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2018). Automatic Classification of Functional Gait Disorders. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 5(22), 1653–1661. https://doi.org/10/ghz24w
Schwab, C., Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Raberger, A.-M., Dumphart, B., Baca, A., Breitender, C., & Horsak, B. (2018). IntelliGait: Automatische Gangmusteranalyse für die robuste Erkennung von Gangstörungen. Tagungsband Des 2ten GAMMA Kongress (Gesellschaft Für Die Analyse Menschlicher Motorik in Ihrer Klinischen Anwendung). 2ter GAMMA Kongress (Gesellschaft für die Analyse Menschlicher Motorik in ihrer klinischen Anwendung), Hamburg, Deutschland.
Slijepcevic, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Schwab, C., Raberger, A.-M., Dumphart, B., Baca, A., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2018). Towards an optimal combination of input signals and derived representations for gait classification based on ground reaction force measurements. Gait & Posture Supplement, 65. https://doi.org/10/gh38wn
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/ghppzn
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/gh38bd
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., Wondrasch, B., Crevenna, R., Keilani, M., & 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/gh38bc
Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Raberger, A.-M., Schüller, M., Baca, A., Breitender, C., & Zeppelzauer, M. (2017). Ground reaction force measurements for gait classification tasks: Effects of different PCA-based representations. Gait & Posture Supplement, 57, 4–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017
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/gh38bf
Clemens, C., Schwab, C., Kranzl, A., Wondrasch, B., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Crevenna, R., Kreissl, A., Keilani, M., & Horsak, B. (2017). Hip joint center estimation methods do not affect test-retest reliability of kinematic measurements in young obese participants [Poster]. 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., Kiselka, A., Siragy, T., & 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). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10/gnt2th
Fischer, T., Kiselka, A., Dlapka, R., Doppler, J., Iber, M., Gradl, C., Gorgas, A.-M., Siragy, T., & 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). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10/gnt2tg
Siragy, T., Doppler, J., Gorgas, A.-M., Dlapka, R., Iber, M., Kiselka, A., Gradl, C., & Horsak, B. (2016). Framework for Real-time Auditory Display of Plantar Pressure during Walking. Tagungsband Des 10. Forschungsforum Der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. 10. Forschungsforum der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen, Wien, Österreich.
Fischer, T., & Kiselka, A. (2016). An Auditory Feedback System in Use with People Aged +50 Years: Compliance and Modifications in Gait Pattern. 3rd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, Segovia, Spain.
Horsak, B., Pobatschnig, B., Artner, D., Kranzl, A., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Crevenna, R., Keilani, M., & Wondrasch, B. (2016). Intra-tester reliability of three-dimensional kinematics in obese children and adolescents. Gait & Posture, 49, 99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.07.155
Horsak, B., Dlapka, R., Iber, M., Gorgas, A.-M., Kiselka, A., Gradl, C., Siragy, T., & 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/gh38bg
Iber, M., Horsak, B., Bauer, K., Kiselka, A., Gorgas, A.-M., Dlapka, R., & Doppler, J. (2015). Pilotstudie zur sonifikationsgestützten Ganganalyse. Forum Medientechnik - Next Generation, New Ideas, 51–68.
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. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Auditory Display, 94–101.
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/ghf82d
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. Konferenzband - 22. Sportwissenschaftliche Hochschultag Der Deutschen Vereinigung Für Sportwissenschaft (Dvs). 22. Sportwissenschaftliche Hochschultag der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft (dvs), Mainz, Deutschland.
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/f6xvzs
Lampel, K., Horsak, B., Brauneis, W., & Doppler, J. (2015). Development of an educational software for observational gait analysis in physical therapy. International Neurology and Rehabilitation Meeting - Abstract Book. INeReM - International Neurology and Rehabilitation Meeting, 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. Tagungsband Des 9. Forschungsforum Der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. 9. Forschungsforum der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen, Hagenberg, Österreich.