Funding

Dr. Kaufman's Motion Analysis Laboratory receives funding from a variety of sources, including the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, and others.

Here are the lab's current grants.

Investigator & Role Grant Title Funding Source Duration
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator
Intraoperative Optimization and Validation of Musculoskeletal Reconstruction Department of Veterans Affairs 1/01/2018-12/31/2021
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator Prosthetic Fit Assessment in Transtibial Amputees Secondary to Trauma (ProFit) Department of Defense 4/01/2014-9/29/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., principal investigator Improved Training Program for Fall Prevention of Warfighters with Lower Extremity Trauma Department of Defense 9/30/2015-9/29/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator Cancer-Associated Muscle Atrophy and Weakness: An Investigation of Etiology and an Assessment of Treatment with Activated Vitamin D Andersen Foundation 9/01/2016-8/31/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator Steerable Powered Ankle-Foot Prostheses for Increased Mobility in Amputees National Science Foundation 6/01/2014-5/31/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator Development of a Gait Quality Index (GQI) to Be Utilized Across the Department of Defense The Henry M. Jackson Foundation 5/15/2015-4/30/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., co-investigator Low-Cost Tool for Compliance and Treatment Tracking of Low Back Pain Patients National Institutes of Health 9/01/2016-4/30/2019
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., principal investigator Risk Factors and Costs Associated With Secondary Health Conditions of Individuals With Above-Knee Amputations American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association 9/01/2016-12/31/2018
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., principal investigator Prevalence, Correlates, and Risk of Prescription Drug Use and Abuse in Individuals With Above-Knee Amputations American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association 9/01/2017-12/31/2018
Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., principal investigator Myoelectrically Controlled Power-Assist Upper Extremity Exoskeleton Brace Mayo Clinic Department of Development 11/1/2017-10/31/2018