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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Catherine Disselhorst-Klug

 

Peer Review Publications

  • Ambacher T., Kühn P., Schmidt R., Disselhorst-Klug C., Paar O. (2001): Muscle strength and functional results after surgical repair off achilles tendon rupture with fibrin gluing. Zentralbl. Chir., 126, 989 – 994. IF 0,283
  • Bahm J., Meinecke L., Brandenbusch V., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C. (2003): High spatial resolution electromyography and video-assisted movement analysis in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Hand Clin, 19, 393-399, IF 0,347
  • Bahm J., Becker M., Disselhorst-Klug C., Williams S., Meinecke L., Müller H., Sellhaus B., Schröder J., Rau G. (2004): Surgical strategy in obstetric bracjial plexus palsy: The Aachen experience. Seminars in Plastic Surgery, 18, 4: 285 – 299, IF 0,2
  • Bahm J., Ocampo-Pavez C., Disselhorst-Klug C., Sellhaus B., Weis J. (2009): Die kindliche Plexusparese: aktuelle Behandlungsstrategie, Langzeitergebnisse und Prognose. Deutsches Ärzteblatt, 106, 6, 83-93, IF 0,2
  • Dimitrov G., Disselhorst-Klug C., Trachterna A., Dimitrova N., Rau G. (2002): The presence of unkown layer of skin and fat is an obstacle to a correct estimation of the motor unit size from surface detected potentials. Electromyogr. Clin. Neurophysiol., 42: 231 - 241. IF 0,2
  • Dimitrova N., Disselhorst-Klug C., Trachterna A., Dimitrov G., Rau G (2002): Surface detected potentials of normal and re-innervated motor unit. A simulation study for muscles consisted of short fibres. Electromyogr. Clin. Neurophysiol., 42: 219 – 230. IF 0,2
  • Dimitrova N., Disselhorst-Klug C., Dimitrov G. V., Rau G. (2002): Area-to-amplitude ratio of the terminal phase of the belly-tendon detected motor unit potentials could be used to recognize reinnervated motor units. Electromyogr. Clin. Neurophysiol., 42, 267 – 273 IF 0,2
  • Dimitrov G.V., Disselhorst-Klug C., Dimitrova N.A., Schulte E., Rau G. (2003): Simulation analysis of the ability of different types of multi-electrodes to increase selectivity of detection and to reduce cross-talk. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 13 , 2, pp 125-138 IF 1,352
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Schneider J., Silny J.and Rau G. (1993): Influence of physical parameters on the conduction velocity in the muscle fibres of single motor units. Technology and Health Care, 1, 364-367. IF 0,2
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Silny J., Rau G. (1997): Improvement of spatial resolution in surface EMG: A theoretical and experimental comparison of different spatial filters. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 44,7,567-574. IF 1,174
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Silny J., Rau G. (1998): Estimation of the Relationship between the non-invasively Detected Activity of Single Motor Units and their Characteristic Pathological Changes by Modelling. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Vol. 8/5, 323 – 335.IF 0,566
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G., Schmeer A., Silny J., (1999): Non-Invasive Detection of the Single Motor Unit Action Potential by Averaging the Spatial Distribution Triggered on a Spatially Filtered Motor Unit Action Potential. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 9, 67 - 72. IF 0,746
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Bahm J., Ramaekers V., Trachterna A., Rau G. (2000): Non-invasive approach of motor unit recording during muscle contractions in humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 83: 144 – 150. IF 1,404
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Schulte E., Rau G. (2002): Assessment of the muscular co-ordination pattern using fuzzy-logic. Gait and Posture Vol.14, Suppl.2, 167-169. IF 1,80
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Schmidt-Rohlfing B., Bergamo F., Niethard F.U., Rau G. (2003): Intelligente Unterstützung der Interpretation von mehrkanaligen Oberflächen-EMG Ableitungen. Biomedizinische Technik, 48, 174-176. IF 0,54
  • Disselhorst-Klug C. (2005): Bewegungsstörungen messbar machen. OrthInform, 2, 39 – 42. IF 0,2
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Kohler F., Popovic N., Schmitz-Rode T (2008): Neue Hüfte – Aber warum schmerzt das Knie? – „Isokinetisches 3D-Tracking“ zur Quantifizierung von Trickbewegungen für Diagnostik und Therapie. RWTH-Themen, 1, 8-10
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Schmitz-Rode T., Rau G.(2009): Surface Electromyography and Muscle Force: Limits in EMG-force relationship and new approaches for applications. J. Clin Biomech. 24, 3, 225-235, IF 1,445
  • Farina D, Schulte E, Merletti R, Rau G, Disselhorst-Klug C. (2003): Single motor unit analysis from spatially filtered surface electromyogram signals. PartI: spatial selectivity. Med Biol Eng Comput., 41(3):330-7. IF 0,744
  • Heinze, F , Hesel K., Breitbach-Faller, N, Schmitz-Rode, T, Disselhorst-Klug, C (2010): Movement analysis by accelerometry of newborns and infants for the early detection of movement disorders due to infantile cerebral palsy. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, in press
  • Hermens H., Freriks B., Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G. (2000): Development of recommendations for sensors and sensor placement procedures. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Vol. 10, 5, 361 – 374. IF 1,148
  • Huppertz H.-J., Disselhorst-Klug C., Silny J., Rau G., Heimann M.D. (1997): Diagnostic yield of noninvasive high spatial resolution EMG in neuromuscular diseases. Muscle & Nerve, 20, 1360-1370. IF 1,69
  • Kallenberg L., Schulte E., Disselhorst-Klug C., Hermens H. (2007): Muscle fatigue development at low contraction levels in subjects with and without chronic pain. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 17 (3): 264-274 IF 1,725
  • Kohler F, Rau G, Disselhorst-Klug C (2005): Development of a sensor-based biofeedback-system for guided extramural training and rehabilitation. Applied Psychology and Biofeedback 30 (2): 163-164. IF 0,83
  • Kohler F, Schmitz-Rode T, Disselhorst-Klug C (2010) Introducing a feedback training system for guided home rehabilitation. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 7(2) e-published
  • Meinecke L., Disselhorst-Klug C., Bahm J., Rau G. (2001): Analysis of upper extremity movement and muscular co-ordination for the evaluation of functional impairments. Gait and Posture Vol.14 Suppl. 2, 145 –147 IF 1,80
  • Meinecke, L., Breitbach-Faller, N., Bartz, C., Rau, G., Disselhorst-Klug, C., (2003): Movement analysis in early diagnosis of a developing spasticity in newborns with infantile cerebral palsy. Gait & Posture Vol. 18, Suppl. 2, 96-98. IF 1,58
  • Meinecke L., Breitbach-Faller N., Bartz C., Damen R., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C. (2006): Movement analysis in the early detection of newborns at risk for developing spasticity due to infantile cerebral palsy. Human Movement Science, 25,2 ,125-144, IF 1,28
  • Merletti R., Benvenuti F., Doncarli C., Disselhorst-Klug C., Ferrabone R., Hermens H., Kadefors R., Laeubli T., Sjogaard G., Trizio C., Zazula D. (2004): The European project “Neuromuscular assessment of the elderly worker”: achievements in EMG signal acquisition, modelling, and processing. Med Biol Eng Comput., 42,429 – 431. IF 1,07
  • Miltner O., Williams S., Schmidt R., Siebert C.H., Rau G., Zilkens K.W., Disselhorst-Klug C. (2002): 3D-Analyse der Armbewegung: Eine neue Methode und erste klinische Anwendung. Z Orthop. 140, 171 – 176. IF 0,529
  • Miltner O., Williams S., Disselhorst-Klug C., (2003): Dreidimensionale Bewegungsanalyse der oberen Extremitäten – eine klinische Anwendung. Orthopädische Praxis, 39, 4, 272 – 277. IF 0,2
  • Müller-Rath R., Disselhorst-Klug C., Williams S., Braun C., Miltner O. (2009): Einfluss des Geschlechtes und der Seitendominanz auf die Ergebnisse der quantitativen, dreidimensionalen Bewegungsanalyse. Zeitschrift für Orthopädie, 147, 463-471, IF 0,630
  • Popovic N., Williams S., Schmitz-Rode T., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C.(2009): Robot based methodology for a kinematic and kinetic analysis of unconstrained, but reproducible upper extremity movement. J. of Biomechanics, 42, 10, 1570-1573, IF 2,78
  • Ramaekers V., Disselhorst-Klug C., Schneider J., Silny J., Forst J., Forst R., Kotlarek F., Rau G. (1993): Clinical Application of a non-invasive multi-electrode array EMG for the recording of single motor unit activity. Neuropaediatrics, 24, 134-138. IF 1,2
  • Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C., Silny J. (1997): Noninvasive approach to motor unit characterization: muscle structure, membrane dynamics and neuronal control. J. of Biomechanics, Vol. 30, No. 5, 441 – 446. IF 1,461
  • Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C. (1997): Principles of high spatial resolution EMG (HSR-EMG): Single motor unit detection and the application in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Vol.7, No.4, 233-239. IF 0,532
  • Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C., Schmidt R. (2000): Movement Biomechanics goes upwards: from the leg to the arm. J. Biomechanics, Vol.33 No. 10, 1207 - 1216. IF 1,474
  • Rau G., Schulte E., Disselhorst-Klug C. (2004): From cell to movement: To what answers does EMG really contribute? J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 14, 611 – 617. IF 2,102
  • Riedel M., Kölling T. Hüsing M., Corves B. Disselhorst-Klug C. (2010): Development of an innovative mechanical device unit for wheel chairs for children with spastic disablements. Orthopädie Technik 5/10, 346 – 354
  • Schmidt R. Disselhorst-Klug C., Silny J., Rau G. (1999): A marker based measurement procedure for unconstrained wrist and elbow motions. J. Biomechanics, 32, 615 – 621. IF 1,536
  • B. Schmidt-Rohlfing, F. Bergamo, S. Williams, H. Erli, G. Rau, F.U. Niethard, C. Disselhorst-Klug (2006): Interpretation of Surface EMGs in Children with Cerebral Palsy: An Initial Study Using a Fuzzy Expert System. J Orthop Res.,24(3):438-47. IF 2,784
  • Schulte E, Farina D, Rau G, Merletti R, Disselhorst-Klug C. (2003): Single motor unit analysis from spatially filtered surface electromyogram signals. Part2: conduction velocity estimation. Med Biol Eng Comput., 41(3):338-45. IF 0,744
  • Schulte E., Ciubotariu A., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C., Graven-Nielsen T. (2004): Influence of experimental pain under sustained isometric contractions on muscular co-ordination and motor unit conduction velocity. Clin Neurophysiol 115, 1767 – 1778. IF 2,538
  • Schulte E., Farina D., Merletti R., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C.(2004): Influence of fiber shortening on surface recorded motor unit potentials. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 42, 477 – 486. IF 0,744
  • Schulte E., Dimitrova N.A., Dimitrov G.V., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C.(2005): Estimation of the muscle fiber semi-length under varying joint positions on basis of non-invasively extracted motor unit action potentials. J. of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 15(3), 290-299. IF 2,101
  • Schulte E., Miltner O., Junker E., Rau G., Disselhorst-Klug C (2006).: Upper trapezius muscle conduction velocity during fatigue in subjects with and without work related muscular disorders: a non-invasive high spatial resolution approach. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 96, 2, 194 – 202. IF 1,601
  • Schulte E., Kallenberg L.A.C., Disselhorst-Klug C., Hermens H.J., Christensen H., Rau G., Søgaard K.(2006): Comparison of the electromyographic activity in the biceps brachii and upper trapezius muscle in subjects with muscular disorders: a pilot study. European Journal of Applied Physiology 96, 2, 185 – 193. IF 1,601
  • Williams S., Miltner O., Disselhorst-Klug C., Niethard F.U., Rau G. (2003): Objektive Beurteilung von Bewegungseinschränkungen der oberen Extremität. Biomedizinische Technik, 48, 296-298. IF 0,54
  • Williams S, Schmidt R, Disselhorst-Klug C, Rau G. (2006): An upper body model for the kinematical analysis of the joint chain of the human arm. J Biomech.; 39(13):2419-29. IF 2,542
  • Zange J., Grehl T., Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G., Müller K., Schröder R., Tengenthoff M., Malin J., Vorgert M.(2003): Breakdown of adeline nucleotide pool in fatiguing skeletal muscle in McAdle`s disease: a non-invasive 31P MRS and EMG study. Muscle & Nerve, 27, 728–736. IF 2,282

 

Book Chapters

  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G. (1996): Acquisition of surface EMG signals: An overview of the state of the art. In: European Activities on Surface ElectroMyography I. ed. H. Hermans, R. Merletti, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Disselhorst-Klug C.(1997): Erkennung pathologischer Veränderungen in der elektrischen Aktivität motorischer Einheiten mittels der nichtinvasiven räumlich hochauflösenden Elektromyographie. In: Berichte aus der Biomedizinischen Technik. ed. G. Rau, Shaker Verlag Aachen
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G. (1997): High-spatial-resolution EMG (HSR-EMG) for a non-invasive diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders, In: European Activities on Surface ElectroMyography II ed. H. Hermans, G. Hägg, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G. (1997): Multielectrode arrays for a more detailed insight into the muscle, In: The State of the Art on Sensors and Sensor Placement Procedures for Surface Electromyography. ed. H. Hermans, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., J. Schneider, J. Silny, Rau G. (1998): Effect of Tissue Inhomogeneities on the Potential Distribution on the Skin Surface. In: The state of the art on modelling methods for surface electromyography. ed. H. Hermens, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Bahm J., Rau G. (1999): Non-invasive assessment of muscular function in children with obstetric plexus lesion. In: European Activities on Surface ElectroMyography IV. ed. H. Hermens, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Disselhorst-Klug C., Rau G. (1999): Spatial Filtering of Signals Obtained with Two-Dimensional Electrode Arrays. In: The state of the art on signal processing methods for electromyography. ed. H. Hermens, B. Freriks, Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • Farina D., Disselhorst-Klug C., Merletti R. (2004): Multi-channel techniques for information extraction from the surface EMG signal. In: Electromyography: physiology, engineering and non-invasive applications, ed. R. Merletti and P. Parker. IEEE-Press and John Wiley.

 

Books

  • Surface Electromyography: Application Areas and Parameters. Ed. H. Hermens, G. Rau, C. Disselhorst-Klug, B. Freriks, (1998), Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.
  • European recommendations for surface electromyography. Ed. H. Hermens, B. Freriks, R. Merletti, D. Stegeman, J. Blook, G. Rau, C. Disselhorst-Klug, G. Hägg. (2000), Roessingh Research and Development, The Netherlands.