Abstracts and Presentations

Higginson, B.K. (2017).  Tactical shooting performance: Effects of physical and cognitive loads.  (Invited Presentation: Australian DoD/4th International Congress on Soldier Physical Performance, Melbourne, Australia).

Higginson, B.K., P.R. Lindecker (2017).  Effects of military load carriage systems on shooting performance during a simulated tactical engagement.  (Poster Presentation: ASB conference, UC-Boulder, Boulder, CO).

Higginson, B.K. (2017).  The future of shooting research: from Olympic Gold to surviving modern conflicts. (Invited Presentation: ACSM-NW conference, Bend, OR).

Lankford, D.E., Higginson, B.K. (2016).  The effect of fatigue and elevated heart rate on archery shot performance.  (Poster Presentation: ACSM conference, Boston, MA).

Higginson, B.K. (2016).  Military ergonomics and biomechanics: Making the battlefield a safer place.  (Invited Presentation: Army Human Performance Lab, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD).

B.K. Higginson, J.L. Wheeler (2015).  Ergonomic evaluation of a prototype quick-release body armor system.  (Poster Presentation: ASB conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH).  

B.K. Higginson, J.L. Wheeler (2015).  Contributions of an integrated bolster system to dynamic load stability while wearing a backpack over body armor.  (Thematic Poster Presentation: ASB conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH).

Lindecker, P.R, B.K. Higginson (2015).  Validation of inertial sensors for use in shooting event detection.  (Poster Presentation: ASB conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH).

Lindecker, P.R, B.K. Higginson (2015).  Contributions of external load on shooting performance during a novel shooting task.  (Poster Presentation: Northwest Biomechanics Symposium, Seattle, WA).

Lindecker, P.R, B.K. Higginson (2015).  Validation of inertial sensors for use in shooting event detection.  (Poster Presentation: Northwest Biomechanics Symposium, Seattle, WA).

Higginson,  B.K. (2015).  Military ergonomics and biomechanics: Making the battlefield a safer place.  (Invited Presentation: ACSM-NW conference, Bend, OR)

Higginson, B.K., and D.P. Heil (2013). Muscle adaptation while skate skiing with and without poles.  (Oral Presentation: ICSS conference, St. Christoph, Austria).

Higginson, B.K., and D.P. Heil (2013). Influence of skate skiing without poles on trunk and lower extremity kinematics. (Poster Presentation: ICSS conference, St. Christoph, Austria). 

Higginson, B.K., K.L. Mills, K.A. Pribanic, J.E. Hollins, D.P. Heil (2012).  A biomechanical comparison of three backpack frames during treadmill walking.  (Oral Presentation: ASB conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL).

Higginson, B.K., K.L. Mills, D.P. Heil (2012).  Muscle activation changes across three different skate ski techniques.  (Poster Presentation: ASB conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL).

Higginson, B.K., K.L. Mills, D.P. Heil (2012).  Validation of inertial sensors for use in poling event-detection while treadmill skiing.  (Oral Presentation: ICSNS conference, Vuokatti, Finland).

Higginson, B.K., K.L. Mills, D.P. Heil (2012).  Utility of inertial sensors for determination of skate ski technique.  (Poster Presentation: ICSNS conference, Vuokatti, Finland).

Hollins, J.E., K.A. Pribanic, B.K. Higginson, D.P. Heil (2012).  A physiological comparison of three backpack frames during treadmill walking.  (Poster Presentation: National ACSM conference, San Francisco, CA).

Higginson, B.K., D.P. Heil (2008).  Influence of exercise intensity on heart rate response while shooting in elite summer biathletes.  Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 40(5): S164 (Poster Presentation: National ACSM conference, Indianapolis, IN).

Pavol, M.J., B.K. Higginson, K.K. Kipp (2008).  Biomechanics of dependent transfers on an aircraft.  Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence, 161.   (Poster Presentation: ICADI conference, St. Petersburg, FL).

Higginson, B.K., L.R. Welsh, and M.J. Pavol (2007).  Factors affecting lumbar kinetics during dependent transfers on an aircraft.  (Poster Presentation: ASB conference, Stanford, CA).



Higginson, B.K., L.R. Welsh, M.J. Pavol (2006).  Risk factors for low-back injury during dependent transfers on an aircraft.  (Oral Presentation: ASB conference, Blacksburg, VA).

Higginson, B.K., M.J. Pavol (2006).  Risk factors for injury during dependent transfers on an aircraft. (Poster Presentation: TRANSED conference, Toronto, Canada).

Higginson, B.K., M.J. Pavol (2006).  Effects of spatial constraints on trunk kinematics during a dependent transfer on an aircraft.  (Oral Presentation: HFES conference, San Francisco, CA).

Higginson, B.K., L.R. Welsh, M.J. Pavol (2006).  Does task difficulty influence transferee injury risk during a dependent transfer on an aircraft?  (Poster Presentation: NW Biomechanics Symposium, UBC, Vancouver, BC).

Roberts, T.J., B.K. Higginson, F.E. Nelson, A.M. Gabaldon (2004).  Versatile function of muscle stretch-shorten cycles during running.  (Poster Presentation: SICB conference, New Orleans, LA).

Higginson, B.K., D.P. Heil, J. Engen (2003).  Influence of ski pole grip systems on upper body power output in Nordic skiers. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 35(5): S363. (Poster Presentation: NW and National ACSM conferences).

Higginson, B.K., D.P. Heil, S.B. Conant (2002).  Effect of exercise intensity on shooting performance in elite-level Summer Biathletes.  Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 34(5): S26.  (Oral Presentation: NW and National ACSM conferences).

Higginson, B.K., D.P. Heil, C.P. Keller (2000).  Utility of a computer algorithm for detecting bouts of physical activity using the CSA accelerometer.  Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 32(5): S325. (Poster Presentation: NW and National ACSM conferences).

Heil, D.P., B.K. Higginson, C.P. Keller, C.A. Juergens (2000). Prediction and classification of energy expenditure from CSA output during overground walking. Part of AAHPERD Research  Consortium Symposium on sponsored research (Orlando, FL).

Keller, C.P., D.P. Heil, B.K. Higginson (2000).  Prediction of energy expenditure during overground walking using the Tri-Trac accelerometer. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 32(5):S325.

Caruso, J.F., D.R. Mercado, T. Cook, B.K. Higginson, S. O’Meara, C.P. Keller, A.G. Montgomery, S. Koenig, B. Callahan, W.J. Williams (1999).    Ankle extensor countermeasure to unweighting. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 31(5): S116.

Caruso, J.F., D.R. Mercado, T.D. Cook, B.K. Higginson, S. O’Meara, N. Zickmund, W.J. Williams, A. Liner (1998).  A knee extensor countermeasure to unweighting.  Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 30(5): S204.