Prof Gearóid Ó Laighin

BE, MEng, PhD

Contact Details

Professor
Electronic Engineering
Room 3049
Engineering Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2685
E: gearoid.olaighin@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Prof. Gearóid ÓLaighin is Professor of Electronic Engineering at NUI Galway, Principle Investigator in the Bioelectronics cluster in the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, NUI Galway and Investigator in the SFI CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices, NUI Galway.

He graduated with a B.E. degree (first class honours) in Electrical Engineering and a M.Eng.Sc. degree in Microelectronics both from University College Cork. He was awarded the Ph.D. degree at the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2000 for work on the "Dynamic Correction of Hemiplegic Drop Foot using Functional Electrical Stimulation".
 
Prof. Ó Laighin has a range of industrial experience including periods when he worked in United States as a Product Engineer of high-speed static RAMS at Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Salinas, California from 1985 to 1987 and as a Design Engineer of Complex Logic Products at Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara, California from 1987 to 1990.

Prior to his appointment as Professor of Electronic Engineering at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Prof. ÓLaighin was a Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering and Assistant Dean, Research for the College of Informatics and Electronics at the University of Limerick. He was also founding Director of the Biomedical Electronics Laboratory at UL.

Prof. ÓLaighin is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) and Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE) and is a Fulbright Scholar.

He is a referee for several biomedical engineering journals and a member of the Editorial Board of Medical Engineering and Physics.

Prof. ÓLaighin has supervised 14 PhD students as lead supervisor to graduation, he has published over 50 international peer-reviewed journal papers.

His Google Scholar profile is  
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=j4btiysAAAAJ&hl=en 

Prof. ÓLaighin research interests are in Medical Device design centered around the themes of kinematic activity & fall sensing, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation applied to cardiovascular & gait applications and usability issues in the medical device design.

 


 

Research Interests

Medical Device Design
Rehabilitation Engineering
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
Ambient Assisted Living
Exercise Engineering 

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
IRCSET BRIAN DEEGAN GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-OCT-06 30-SEP-09
VALIDATION OF NMES TECH FOR TREATMENT OF LEG ULCER 01-SEP-07 01-JAN-13
EU FP7 COLLABORATIVE SMALL 2876777 REMPARK PERSONAL HEALTH DEVICE MANAGEMENT OF PARKINSON DISEASE PROF G O LAIGHIN 01-NOV-11 03-SEP-15
HRB HRA 2009 117 GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-OCT-09 30-SEP-12
IRCSET EMBARK GEAROID Ó LAIGHIN SHANE LOWE 01-OCT-09 30-SEP-13
FALL DETECTOR FOR THE ELDER FATE EU CIP AWARD REF 312139 GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-MAR-12 22-JUL-15
DIAGNOSTIC ALGORITHM FOR RISK ASSESSMENT OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH ENTERPRISE IRELAND EI COMMERCIAL 2003 ON CF20111775Y GEAROID O LAIGHIN 02-APR-12 27-NOV-13
IV20093036 FIREBIRD MEDICAL G O LAIGHIN IV2009 3036 30-MAY-10 31-MAR-11
IRCSET ANTHONY DALTON GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-OCT-06 30-SEP-09
Assessing The Haemodynamic Performance of NMES Ven 15-SEP-08 28-APR-12
APPLICATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR ELECTRICAL SIMULATION (NMES) FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS PRE AND POST ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY IRCSET GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-SEP-11 31-AUG-13
CF_2010_0007 VASGUARD EI Gearóid Ó Laighin 04-APR-11 28-FEB-15
IRCSET GAVIN CORLEY GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-OCT-06 30-SEP-09
RCS EMBARK SINZIANA BERLIA G OLAIGHIN SKIN IMPDNCE 01-OCT-08 30-SEP-13
E CAALYX IR-2008-0015A&B - EI - G O LAIGHIN 01-APR-09 30-JUN-13
IRCSET BARRY BRODERICK GEAROID O LAIGHIN 01-OCT-06 30-SEP-09
IRCSET EMBARK 2007 ALAN BARRETT - G O'LAIGHIN 01-OCT-07 30-SEP-12

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Fine-Wire Electromyography Response to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Triceps Surae'
Breen, PP,Nene, AV,Grace, PA,Olaighin, G (2015) 'Fine-Wire Electromyography Response to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Triceps Surae'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 23 :244-249 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'A new paradigm of electrical stimulation to enhance sensory neural function'
Breen, P. P.,Olaighin, G.,McIntosh, C.,Dinneen, S. F.,Quinlan, L. R.,Serrador, J. M. (2014) 'A new paradigm of electrical stimulation to enhance sensory neural function'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 36 (88):1088-1091 [Details]
(2014) 'Effectiveness of a smartphone application to promote physical activity in primary care: the SMART MOVE randomised controlled trial'
Glynn, LG,Hayes, PS,Casey, M,Glynn, F,Alvarez-Iglesias, A,Newell, J,OLaighin, G,Heaney, D,O'Donnell, M,Murphy, AW (2014) 'Effectiveness of a smartphone application to promote physical activity in primary care: the SMART MOVE randomised controlled trial'. British Journal Of General Practice, 64 :384-391 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The past, present and future in scaffold-based tendon treatments'
Lomas, A. J. Ryan, C. N. Sorushanova, A. Shologu, N. Sideri, A. I. Tsioli, V. Fthenakis, G. C. Tzora, A. Skoufos, I. Quinlan, L. R. O'Laighin, G. Mullen, A. M. Kelly, J. L. Kearns, S. Biggs, M. Pandit, A. Zeugolis, D. I. (2014) 'The past, present and future in scaffold-based tendon treatments'. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, [Details]
(2014) 'Comparative lower limb hemodynamics using neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) versus intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC)'
Broderick, B. J. O'Connell, S. Moloney, S. O'Halloran, K. Sheehan, J. Quondamatteo, F. Quinlan, L. R. O. Laighin G (2014) 'Comparative lower limb hemodynamics using neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) versus intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC)'. Physiological Measurements, 35 (9):1849-1859 [Details]
(2013) 'Analysis of gait and balance through a single triaxial accelerometer in presymptomatic and symptomatic Huntington's disease'
Dalton, A,Khalil, H,Busse, M,Rosser, A,van Deursen, R,OLaighin, G (2013) 'Analysis of gait and balance through a single triaxial accelerometer in presymptomatic and symptomatic Huntington's disease'. Gait Posture, 37 :49-54 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Comparing Supervised Learning Techniques on the Task of Physical Activity Recognition'
Dalton, A,OLaighin, G (2013) 'Comparing Supervised Learning Techniques on the Task of Physical Activity Recognition'. Ieee Journal Of Biomedical And Health Informatics, 17 :46-52 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'The effect of temperature elevation on cryopreserved mesenchymal stem cells'
Norkus M, Kilmartin L, Fay D, Murphy MJ, Olaighin G, Barry F (2013) 'The effect of temperature elevation on cryopreserved mesenchymal stem cells'. Cryo letters, 34 (4):349-359 [Details]
(2013) 'SMART MOVE - a smartphone-based intervention to promote physical activity in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial'
Glynn, LG,Hayes, PS,Casey, M,Glynn, F,Alvarez-Iglesias, A,Newell, J,OLaighin, G,Heaney, D,Murphy, AW (2013) 'SMART MOVE - a smartphone-based intervention to promote physical activity in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial'. Trials, 14 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ELEVATION ON CRYOPRESERVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS'
Norkus, M,Kilmartin, L,Fay, D,Murphy, MJ,OLaighin, G,Barry, F (2013) 'THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ELEVATION ON CRYOPRESERVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS'. Cryoletters, 34 :349-359 [Details]
(2013) 'The Effect of Temperature Elevation on Cryopreserved Mesenchymal Stem Cells'
Norkus, M,Kilmartin, L,Fay, D,Murphy, MJ,Ólaighin, G,Barry, F (2013) 'The Effect of Temperature Elevation on Cryopreserved Mesenchymal Stem Cells'. Cryoletters, 34 (44):349-359 [Details]
(2012) 'An experimental study of prescribed walking in the management of venous leg ulcers'
Meagher, H,Ryan, D,Clarke-Moloney, M,O'Laighin, G,Grace, PA (2012) 'An experimental study of prescribed walking in the management of venous leg ulcers'. Journal Of Wound Care, 21 [Details]
(2012) 'On the application of active learning and Gaussian processes in postcryopreservation cell membrane integrity experiments'
Norkus M, Fay D, Murphy MJ, Barry F, ÓLaighin G, Kilmartin L (2012) 'On the application of active learning and Gaussian processes in postcryopreservation cell membrane integrity experiments'. IEEE/ACM transactions on computational biology and bioinformatics / IEEE, ACM, 9 (3):846-856 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Comparison of Single- and Two-Channel Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Sites for Enhancing Venous Return'
Breen, PP,Galvin, O,Quondamatteo, F,Grace, PA,OLaighin, G (2012) 'Comparison of Single- and Two-Channel Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Sites for Enhancing Venous Return'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 20 :389-394 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'On the Application of Active Learning and Gaussian Processes in Postcryopreservation Cell Membrane Integrity Experiments'
Norkus, M,Fay, D,Murphy, MJ,Barry, F,OLaighin, G,Kilmartin, L (2012) 'On the Application of Active Learning and Gaussian Processes in Postcryopreservation Cell Membrane Integrity Experiments'. Ieee-Acm Transactions On Computational Biology And Bioinformatics, 9 :846-856 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Hemodynamic effects of habituation to a week-long program of neuromuscular electrical stimulation'
Corley, G.J. and Breen, P.P. and Birlea, S.I. and Serrador, J.M. and Grace, P.A. and ÓLaighin, G. (2012) 'Hemodynamic effects of habituation to a week-long program of neuromuscular electrical stimulation'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 34 (4):459-465 [Details]
(2011) 'Elderly Women Regulate Brain Blood Flow Better Than Men Do'
Deegan, BM,Sorond, FA,Galica, A,Lipsitz, LA,O'Laighin, G,Serrador, JM (2011) 'Elderly Women Regulate Brain Blood Flow Better Than Men Do'. Stroke, 42 :1988-1993 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'The effect of blood pressure calibrations and transcranial Doppler signal loss on transfer function estimates of cerebral autoregulation.  '
Deegan BM, Serrador JM, Nakagawa K, Jones E, Sorond FA, ÓLaighin G. (2011) 'The effect of blood pressure calibrations and transcranial Doppler signal loss on transfer function estimates of cerebral autoregulation.  '. Medical Engineering & Physics, [Details]
(2011) 'Patient tolerance of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the presence of orthopaedic implants'
Broderick BJ, Kennedy C, Breen PP, Kearns SR, ÓLaighin G. (2011) 'Patient tolerance of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the presence of orthopaedic implants'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 33 :56-61 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Activity classification using a single chest mounted tri-axial accelerometer'
Godfrey, A., Bourke, A.K., Ólaighin, G.M., van de Ven, P., Nelson, J. (2011) 'Activity classification using a single chest mounted tri-axial accelerometer'. Medical Engineering and Physics, 33 (9):1127-1135 [Details]
(2011) 'BION microstimulators: a case study in the engineering of an electronic implantable medical device'
Kane MJ, Breen PP, Quondamatteo F, ÓLaighin G. (2011) 'BION microstimulators: a case study in the engineering of an electronic implantable medical device'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 33 :7-16 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Innovations in health care services: The CAALYX system'
Rocha A, Martins A, Freire JC Junior, Kamel Boulos MN, Vicente ME, Feld R, van de Ven P, Nelson J, Bourke A, ÓLaighin G, Sdogati C, Jobes A, Narvaiza L, Rodríguez-Molinero A. (2011) 'Innovations in health care services: The CAALYX system'. International Journal Of Health Geographics, [Details]
(2010) 'Evaluation of waist-mounted tri-axial accelerometer based fall-detection algorithms during scripted and continuous unscripted activities'
Bourke, AK,van de Ven, P,Gamble, M,O'Connor, R,Murphy, K,Bogan, E,McQuade, E,Finucane, P,OLaighin, G,Nelson, J (2010) 'Evaluation of waist-mounted tri-axial accelerometer based fall-detection algorithms during scripted and continuous unscripted activities'. Journal Of Biomechanics, 43 :3051-3057 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'A pilot evaluation of a neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) based methodology for the prevention of venous stasis during bed rest'
Broderick, BJ,O'Briain, DE,Breen, PP,Kearns, SR,OLaighin, G (2010) 'A pilot evaluation of a neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) based methodology for the prevention of venous stasis during bed rest'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 32 :349-355 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Validating a new clinical subtyping scheme for delirium with electronic motion analysis'
Godfrey, A,Leonard, M,Donnelly, S,Conroy, M,OLaighin, G,Meagher, D (2010) 'Validating a new clinical subtyping scheme for delirium with electronic motion analysis'. Psychiatry Research, 178 :186-190 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The relationship between cardiac output and dynamic cerebral autoregulation in humans'
Deegan, BM,Devine, ER,Geraghty, MC,Jones, E,OLaighin, G,Serrador, JM (2010) 'The relationship between cardiac output and dynamic cerebral autoregulation in humans'. Journal Of Applied Physiology, 109 :1424-1431 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Technique for the computation of lower leg muscle bulk from magnetic resonance images'
Broderick, BJ,Dessus, S,Grace, PA,OLaighin, G (2010) 'Technique for the computation of lower leg muscle bulk from magnetic resonance images'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 32 :926-933 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'A classification system for delirium subtyping with the use of a commercial mobility monitor'
Godfrey, A,Conway, R,Leonard, M,Meagher, D,Olaighin, G (2009) 'A classification system for delirium subtyping with the use of a commercial mobility monitor'. Gait & Posture, 30 :245-252 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'A programmable and portable NMES device for drop foot correction and blood flow assist applications'
Breen, PP,Corley, GJ,O'Keeffe, DT,Conway, R,OLaighin, G (2009) 'A programmable and portable NMES device for drop foot correction and blood flow assist applications'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 31 :400-408 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'The application of inertial and magnetic sensors to the monitoring of calf muscle pump activity'
O'Donovan, KJ,Bourke, AK,O'Keeffe, DT,OLaighin, G (2009) 'The application of inertial and magnetic sensors to the monitoring of calf muscle pump activity'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 31 :55-60 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'A Continuous Wavelet Transform and Classification Method for Delirium Motoric Subtyping'
Godfrey, A,Conway, R,Leonard, M,Meagher, D,Olaighin, GM (2009) 'A Continuous Wavelet Transform and Classification Method for Delirium Motoric Subtyping'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 17 :298-307 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'The identification of vertical velocity profiles using an inertial sensor to investigate pre-impact detection of falls'
Bourke, AK,O'Donovan, KJ,OLaighin, G (2008) 'The identification of vertical velocity profiles using an inertial sensor to investigate pre-impact detection of falls'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 30 :1205-1205 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'A threshold-based fall-detection algorithm using a bi-axial gyroscope sensor'
Bourke, A.K., Lyons, G.M. (2008) 'A threshold-based fall-detection algorithm using a bi-axial gyroscope sensor'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 30 (1) [Details]
(2008) 'A proposal for the classification and evaluation of fall detectors'
Noury N, Rumeau P, Bourke AK, ÓLaighin G, Lundy JE. (2008) 'A proposal for the classification and evaluation of fall detectors'. IRBM. 2008;29:340-9, [Details]
(2008) 'Direct measurement of human movement by accelerometry'
Godfrey, A,Conway, R,Meagher, D,OLaighin, G (2008) 'Direct measurement of human movement by accelerometry'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 30 :1364-1386 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Does size matter? The impact of calf muscle volume on venous return in patients with venous leg ulcers'
Moloney, M.C., Lyons, G.M., Egan, M., Wallis, F., Burke, P.E., Kavanagh, E., Grace, P.A. (2007) 'Does size matter? The impact of calf muscle volume on venous return in patients with venous leg ulcers'. Phlebology, 22 (2):65-9 [Details]
(2007) 'Comparison of the performance of the activPAL Professional physical activity logger to a discrete accelerometer-based activity monitor'
Godfrey, A., Culhane, K.M., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'Comparison of the performance of the activPAL Professional physical activity logger to a discrete accelerometer-based activity monitor'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 29 (8):930-4 [Details]
(2007) 'Mobility in patients with venous leg ulceration'
Clarke-Moloney, M., Godfrey, A., O'Connor, V., Meagher, H., Burke, P.E., Kavanagh, E.G., Grace, P.A., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'Mobility in patients with venous leg ulceration'. European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery, 33 (4):488-93 [Details]
(2007) 'An inertial and magnetic sensor based technique for joint angle measurement'
O'Donovan, K.J., Kamnik, R., O'Keeffe, D.T., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'An inertial and magnetic sensor based technique for joint angle measurement'. Journal Of Biomechanics, 40 (12):2604-11 [Details]
(2007) 'Motion Analysis in Delirium: A Novel Method of Clarifying Motoric Subtypes. Neurocase'
Leonard, M., Godfrey, A., Silberhorn, M., Conroy, M., Donnelly, S., Meagher, D., Ólaighin, G. (2007) 'Motion Analysis in Delirium: A Novel Method of Clarifying Motoric Subtypes. Neurocase'. Neurocase, 15 :1-6 [Details]
(2007) 'Orthostatic hypotension: a new classification system'
Deegan, BMT,O'Connor, M,Donnelly, T,Carew, S,Costelloe, A,Sheehy, T,OLaighin, G,Lyons, D (2007) 'Orthostatic hypotension: a new classification system'. Europace, 9 :937-941 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'CAALYX: a new generation of location-based services in healthcare'
Kamel Boulos MN, Rocha A, Martins A, Escriche Vicente M, Bolz A, Feld R, Tchoudovski I, Braecklein M, Nelson J, Ó Laighin G, Sdogati C, Cesaroni F, Antomarini M, Jobes A, Kinirons M. (2007) 'CAALYX: a new generation of location-based services in healthcare'. International Journal Of Health Geographics, 6 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Evaluation of a threshold-based tri-axial accelerometer fall detection algorithm'
Bourke, A.K., O'Brien, J.V., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'Evaluation of a threshold-based tri-axial accelerometer fall detection algorithm'. Gait & Posture, 26 (2):194-9 [Details]
(2007) 'The application of a use case/task based approach in the development of software for a portable neuromuscular stimulator device'
Furey, K., Conway, R., O'Keeffe, D., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'The application of a use case/task based approach in the development of software for a portable neuromuscular stimulator device'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 29 (7):765-74 [Details]
(2007) 'Development and evaluation of new blood pressure and heart rate signal analysis techniques to assess orthostatic hypotension and its subtypes'
Deegan, BMT,O'Connor, M,Lyons, D,OLaighin, G (2007) 'Development and evaluation of new blood pressure and heart rate signal analysis techniques to assess orthostatic hypotension and its subtypes'. Physiological Measurement, 28 :87-102 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Effect of walking speed changes on tibialis anterior EMG during healthy gait for FES envelope design in drop foot correction'
Byrne, C.A., O'Keeffe, D.T., Donnelly, A.E., Lyons, G.M. (2007) 'Effect of walking speed changes on tibialis anterior EMG during healthy gait for FES envelope design in drop foot correction'. Journal Of Electromyography & Kinesiology, 17 (5):605-16 [Details]
(2006) 'A review of approaches to mobility telemonitoring of the elderly in their living environment'
Ní Scanaill, C., Carew, S., Barralon, P., Noury, N., Lyons, D., Lyons, G.M. (2006) 'A review of approaches to mobility telemonitoring of the elderly in their living environment'. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering, 34 (4):547-63 [Details]
(2006) 'Long-term telemonitoring of mobility trends of elderly people using SMS messaging'
Ní Scanaill, C., Aherne, B., Lyons, G.M. (2006) 'Long-term telemonitoring of mobility trends of elderly people using SMS messaging'. Ieee Transactions On Information Technology In Biomedicine, 10 (2):412-3 [Details]
(2006) 'A system for the delivery of programmable, adaptive stimulation intensity envelopes for drop foot correction applications'
Breen, P.P., O'Keeffe, D,T., Conway, R., Lyons, G.M. (2006) 'A system for the delivery of programmable, adaptive stimulation intensity envelopes for drop foot correction applications'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 28 (2):177-86 [Details]
(2006) 'Haemodynamic study examining the response of venous blood flow to electrical stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle in patients with chronic venous disease'
Clarke-Moloney, M., Lyons, G.M., Breen, P., Burke, P.E., Grace, P.A. (2006) 'Haemodynamic study examining the response of venous blood flow to electrical stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle in patients with chronic venous disease'. European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery, 31 (3):30000-5 [Details]
(2006) 'A review of digestible microsystems for gastrointestinal tract diagnostic applications'
Arshak A, Arshak KI, Morris D, Jafer E, Korostynska O, Lyons GM, Waldron D. (2006) 'A review of digestible microsystems for gastrointestinal tract diagnostic applications'. Critical Reviews In Biomedical Engineering, 34 (2):163-186 [Details]
(2006) 'Preliminary evaluation of recommended airline exercises for optimal calf muscle pump activity'
O'Donovan KJ, Bajd T, Grace PA, O'Keeffe DT, Lyons GM. (2006) 'Preliminary evaluation of recommended airline exercises for optimal calf muscle pump activity'. Ejves Extra, 12 (1):1-5 [Details]
(2006) 'An electrode configuration technique using an electrode matrix arrangement for FES-based upper arm rehabilitation systems'
O'Dwyer, S.B., O'Keeffe, D.T., Coote, S., Lyons, G.M. (2006) 'An electrode configuration technique using an electrode matrix arrangement for FES-based upper arm rehabilitation systems'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 28 (2):166-76 [Details]
(2005) 'Review of the potential of a wireless MEMS and TFT microsystems for the measurement of pressure in the GI tract'
Arshak, A., Arshak, K., Waldron, D., Morris, D., Korostynska, O., Jafer, E., Lyons, G.M. (2005) 'Review of the potential of a wireless MEMS and TFT microsystems for the measurement of pressure in the GI tract'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 27 (5):347-56 [Details]
(2005) 'Application of higher order statistics techniques to EMG signals to characterize the motor unit action potential'
Shahid, S,Walker, J,Lyons, GM,Byrne, CA,Nene, AV (2005) 'Application of higher order statistics techniques to EMG signals to characterize the motor unit action potential'. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering, 52 :1195-1209 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Accelerometry-based ipsactive biofeedback to improve kinematic consistency and performance in rowing'
Anderson, R., Harrison, A.J., Lyons, G.M. (2005) 'Accelerometry-based ipsactive biofeedback to improve kinematic consistency and performance in rowing'. Sports Biomechanics, 4 (2):179-95 [Details]
(2005) 'Accelerometers in rehabilitation medicine for older adults'
Culhane, K.M., O'Connor, M., Lyons, D., Lyons, G.M. (2005) 'Accelerometers in rehabilitation medicine for older adults'. Age And Ageing, 34 (6):556-60 [Details]
(2005) 'Accelerometer based calf muscle pump activity monitoring'
O'Donovan, K.J., O'Keeffe, D.T., Grace, P.A., Lyons, G.M. (2005) 'Accelerometer based calf muscle pump activity monitoring'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 27 (8):717-22 [Details]
(2005) 'Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions'
Byrne, C.A., Lyons, G.M., Donnelly, A.E., O'Keeffe, D.T., Hermens, H., Nene, A. (2005) 'Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions'. Journal Of Electromyography & Kinesiology, 15 (6):564-75 [Details]
(2005) 'A description of an accelerometer-based mobility monitoring technique'
Lyons, G.M., Culhane, K.M., Hilton, D., Grace, P.A., Lyons, D. (2005) 'A description of an accelerometer-based mobility monitoring technique'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 27 (6):497-504 [Details]
(2005) 'A review of technological approaches to venous ulceration'
Clarke-Moloney, M., Lyons, G.M., Burke, P., Grace, P.A. (2005) 'A review of technological approaches to venous ulceration'. Critical Reviews In Biomedical Engineering, 33 (6):511-56 [Details]
(2004) 'Long-term mobility monitoring of the elderly using accelerometers in a clinical environment'
Culhane, K.M., Lyons, G.M., Hilton, D., Grace, P.A., Lyons, D. (2004) 'Long-term mobility monitoring of the elderly using accelerometers in a clinical environment'. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18 (3):335-43 [Details]
(2004) 'A review of low-power wireless sensor Microsystems for biomedical capsule diagnosis '
Arshak K, Jafer E, Lyons G, Morris D, Korostynska O. (2004) 'A review of low-power wireless sensor Microsystems for biomedical capsule diagnosis '. Microelectronics International, 21 (3):8-19 [Details]
(2004) 'An investigation of the effect of modifying stimulation profile shape on the loading response phase of gait, during fes-corrected drop foot'
O'Halloran, T., Haugland, M., Lyons, G.M., Sinkjær, T. (2004) 'An investigation of the effect of modifying stimulation profile shape on the loading response phase of gait, during fes-corrected drop foot'. Neuromodulation, 7 (2):113-25 [Details]
(2004) 'Validity of the Prosthetic Activity Monitor to assess the amount and spatio-temporal characteristics of prosthetic walking'
Bussmann, J.B.J., Culhane, K.M., Horemans, H.L.D., Lyons, G.M., Stam, H.J. (2004) 'Validity of the Prosthetic Activity Monitor to assess the amount and spatio-temporal characteristics of prosthetic walking'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 12 (4):379-86 [Details]
(2004) 'An investigation of the effect of electrode size and electrode location on comfort during stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle'
Lyons, G.M., Leane, G.E., Clarke-Moloney, M., O'Brien, J.V., Grace, P.A. (2004) 'An investigation of the effect of electrode size and electrode location on comfort during stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 26 (10):873-8 [Details]
(2003) 'The development of a potential optimized stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications'
O'Keeffe, D.T., Donnelly, A.E., Lyons, G.M. (2003) 'The development of a potential optimized stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 11 (3):249-56 [Details]
(2003) 'The use of accelerometry to detect heel contact events for use as a sensor in FES assisted walking'
Mansfield, A., Lyons, G.M. (2003) 'The use of accelerometry to detect heel contact events for use as a sensor in FES assisted walking'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 25 :879-85 [Details]
(2003) 'Modified implanted drop foot stimulator system with gprahical user interface for customised stimulation pulse-width profiles'
O'Halloran, T., Haugland, M., Lyons, G.M., Sinkjær, T. (2003) 'Modified implanted drop foot stimulator system with gprahical user interface for customised stimulation pulse-width profiles'. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 41 (6):701-9 [Details]
(2002) 'The effect of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) of the calf muscle on venous velocity in the lower leg of healthy subjects'
Lyons, G.M., Leane, G.E., Grace, P.A. (2002) 'The effect of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) of the calf muscle on venous velocity in the lower leg of healthy subjects'. European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery, 23 (6):564-6 [Details]
(2002) 'A versatile drop foot stimulator research applications'
O'Keeffe, D.T., Lyons, G.M. (2002) 'A versatile drop foot stimulator research applications'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 24 (3):237-42 [Details]
(2002) 'A review of portable FES-based neural orthoses for the correction of drop foot'
Lyons, GM,Sinkjaer, T,Burridge, JH,Wilcox, DJ (2002) 'A review of portable FES-based neural orthoses for the correction of drop foot'. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering, 10 :260-279 [DOI] [Details]
(2001) 'Stimulus artifact removal using a software based two-stage peak detection algorithm'
O'Keeffe, D.T., Lyons, G.M., Donnelly, A.E., Byrne, C.A. (2001) 'Stimulus artifact removal using a software based two-stage peak detection algorithm'. Journal Of Neuroscience Methods, 109 (2):137-45 [Details]
(2001) 'Data logging technology in ambulatory medical instrumentation - a review'
Anderson, R., Lyons, G.M. (2001) 'Data logging technology in ambulatory medical instrumentation - a review'. Physiological Measurement, 22 (2):R1-13 [Details]
(2000) 'Finite state control of FES for the rehabilitation of gait'
Sweeney, P.C., Lyons, G.M., Veltink, P.H. (2000) 'Finite state control of FES for the rehabilitation of gait'. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 38 (2):121-6 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2012) FASEB JOURNAL
Breen, P; Serrador, J; O'Laighin, G; McIntosh, C; O'Tuathail, C; Quinlan, LR; Dinneen, SF; (2012) Peripheral Sensory Function Enhanced Using Stochastic Noise Stimulation FASEB JOURNAL [Details]
(2012) Irish Otolaryngology Society, Letterkenny, N.I
O'Duffy, F,O' Connor, T,Breen, P,O' Keefe, D,O' Laighin, G,Keogh, IJ (2012) The Development of an Accelerometer Based Biofeedback Device for the Management of BPPV Irish Otolaryngology Society, Letterkenny, N.I , pp.467-468 [Details]
(2012) International Sports Engineering Association Annual Conference
Lowe, S. and \'OLaighin, G. (2012) The age of the virtual trainer International Sports Engineering Association Annual Conference , pp.242-247 [Details]
(2012) Autonomic Neuroscience
Witkowski, J,Falvo, M,Blatt, M,Jasien, J,Deegan, BM,OLaighin, G,Serrador, JM (2012) Cerebral Compliance Changes With Sympathetic Activation During Cold Pressor Test Autonomic Neuroscience [Details]
(2011) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and O'Donovan, K. and Clifford, A. and \'OLaighin, G. and Nelson, J. (2011) Optimum gravity vector and vertical acceleration estimation using a tri-axial accelerometer for falls and normal activities Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.7896-7899 [Details]
(2011) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Broderick, B.J. and Breathnach, O. and Masterson, E. and Breen, P.P. and \'OLaighin, G. (2011) Hemodynamic performance of NMES in the early post operative period following orthopaedic surgery Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.7630-7633 [Details]
(2011) 16th European Wound Management Conference
McIntosh, C. Breen PP. Serrador JM. O' Tuathail, C. Dinneen S. Ó Laighin G. (2011) Peripheral Neural Function of Older Adults Improved Using Subsensory Stochastic Electrical Stimulation 16th European Wound Management Conference [Details]
(2010) Peripheral Neural Function of Older Adults Improved Using Subsensory Stochastic Electrical Stimulation
Breen PP. McIntosh, C. Serrador JM. O' Tuathail, C. Dinneen S. Ó Laighin G. (2010) Wound UK Conference Peripheral Neural Function of Older Adults Improved Using Subsensory Stochastic Electrical Stimulation [Details]
(2010) Wound UK Conference
Breen PP. McIntosh, C. Serrador JM. O' Tuathail, C. Dinneen S. Ó Laighin G. (2010) Peripheral Neural Function is Improved Using Subsensory Stochastic Electrical Stimulation Wound UK Conference [Details]
(2010) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
de la Guia Solaz, M. and Bourke, A. and Conway, R. and Nelson, J. and ÓLaighin, G. (2010) Real-time low-energy fall detection algorithm with a Programmable Truncated MAC Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2423-2426 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of the ISBS Conference
Anderson, R. and Harrison, A. and Lyons, G. (2010) Body accelerations as predictors of power output on a RowPerfect boat simulator Proceedings of the ISBS Conference [Details]
(2010) Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2010), IET Irish
Bourke, A.K. and van de Ven, P. and Gamble, M. and O'Connor, R. and Murphy, K. and Bogan, E. and McQuade, E. and Finucane, P. and OLaighin, G. and Nelson, J. (2010) Applications of waist segment kinematic measurement using accelerometry for an autonomous Fall-detection system during continuous activities Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2010), IET Irish , pp.198-203 [Details]
(2010) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and van de Ven, P. and Gamble, M. and O'Connor, R. and Murphy, K. and Bogan, E. and McQuade, E. and Finucane, P. and \'OLaighin, G. and Nelson, J. (2010) Assessment of waist-worn tri-axial accelerometer based fall-detection algorithms using continuous unsupervised activities Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2782-2785 [Details]
(2010) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Broderick, B.J. and Kennedy, C. and Breen, P.P. and Kearns, S.R. and \'OLaighin, G. (2010) The Influence of orthopaedic implants on patient tolerance of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.5823-5826 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society of the IEEE
Dunne, A. and Do-Lenh, S. and \'O'Laighin, G. and Shen, C. and Bonato, P. and others (2010) Upper extremity rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy using accelerometer feedback on a multitouch display Proceedings of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society of the IEEE , pp.1751-1754 [Details]
(2010) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Deegan, B.M. and Cooke, J.P. and Lyons, D. and \'OLaighin, G. and Serrador, JM (2010) Cerebral autoregulation in the vertebral and middle cerebral arteries during combine head upright tilt and lower body negative pressure in healthy humans Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2505-2508 [Details]
(2009) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Deegan, B.M. and Sorond, F.A. and Lipsitz, L.A. and \'OLaighin, G. and Serrador, J.M. (2009) Gender related differences in cerebral autoregulation in older healthy subjects Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2859-2862 [Details]
(2009) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Broderick, B.J. and O'Briain, D.E. and Breen, P.P. and Kearns, S.R. and \'OLaighin, G. (2009) A hemodynamic study of popliteal vein blood flow: The effect of bed rest and electrically elicited calf muscle contractions Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2149-2152 [Details]
(2009) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Birlea, S.I. and Corley, G.J. and B\^\irlea, N.M. and Breen, PP and Quondamatteo, F. and OLaighin, G. (2009) Detecting electroporation by assessing the time constants in the exponential response of human skin to voltage controlled impulse electrical stimulation Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.1355-1358 [Details]
(2009) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Breen, P.P. and Nisar, A. and \'OLaighin, G. (2009) Evaluation of a single accelerometer based biofeedback system for real-time correction of neck posture in computer users Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.7269-7272 [Details]
(2009) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Corley, G.J. and Birlea, S.I. and Breen, P. and Olaighin, G. (2009) Popliteal blood flow and plantar flexion force due to neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) of the calf muscle pump are strongly associated with NMES intensity Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.3051-3054 [Details]
(2009) Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, 2009. BSN 2009. Sixth International Workshop on
Dalton, A.F. and O'Laighin, G. (2009) Identifying Activities of Daily Living Using Wireless Kinematic Sensors and Data Mining Algorithms Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, 2009. BSN 2009. Sixth International Workshop on , pp.87-91 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Bourke, A.K., O'Donovan, K.J., Nelson, J., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) Fall-detection through vertical velocity thresholding using a tri-axial accelerometer characterized using an optical motion-capture system Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.2832-2835 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and van de Ven, P.W.J. and Chaya, A.E. and OLaighin, G.M. and Nelson, J. (2008) The design and development of a long-term fall detection system incorporated into a custom vest for the elderly Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2836-2839 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Corley, G.J., Breen, P.P., Grace, P.A., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) The effect of surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation and compression hosiery applied to the lower limb, on the comfort and blood flow of healthy subjects Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.703-706 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Birlea, S.I., Birlea, N.M., Breen, P.P., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) Identifying changes in human skin electrical properties due to long-term NeuroMuscular Electrical Stimulation Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.326-329 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Broderick, B.J., Corley, G.J., Quondamatteo, F., Grace, P.A., Breen, P.P., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) A haemodynamic study of the physiological mechanisms of the venous pump in the healthy human foot Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.1411-1414 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Deegan, B.M. and Geraghty, M.C. and Hodgeman, R.M. and Reisner, A.A. and O'Laighin, G. and Serrador, J.M. (2008) Assessment of techniques used to evaluate the effect of posture and cardiac output on Cerebral Autoregulation Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.1992-1995 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Birlea, S.I. and Birlea, N.M. and Breen, P.P. and O'Laighin, G. (2008) Identifying changes in human skin electrical properties due to long-term NeuroMuscular Electrical Stimulation Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.326-329 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Corley, G.J. and Breen, P.P. and Grace, P.A. and OLaighin, G. (2008) The effect of surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation and compression hosiery applied to the lower limb, on the comfort and blood flow of healthy subjects Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.703-706 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Barrett, A. and O'Connor, M. and Culhane, K. and Finucane, AM and Mulkerrin, E. and Lyons, D. and OLaighin, G. (2008) Accelerometer versus footswitch evaluation of gait unsteadiness and temporal characteristics of gait in two elderly patient groups Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.4527-4530 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Broderick, B.J. and Corley, G.J. and Quondamatteo, F. and Grace, P.A. and Breen, P.P. and OLaighin, G. (2008) A haemodynamic study of the physiological mechanisms of the venous pump in the healthy human foot Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.1411-1414 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society of the IEEE
Dalton, A.F. and Morgan, F. and Olaighin, G. (2008) A preliminary study of using wireless kinematic sensors to identify basic Activities of Daily Living Proceedings of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society of the IEEE [Details]
(2008) Proceedings of the ICST 3rd international conference on Body area networks
van de Ven, P. and Bourke, A. and Nelson, J. and Laighin, G.\'O. (2008) A wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring in health care Proceedings of the ICST 3rd international conference on Body area networks [Details]
(2008) Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish
Bourke, A.K. and van de Ven, P.W.J. and Chaya, A. and OLaighin, G. and Nelson, J. (2008) Design and test of a long-term fall detection system incorporated into a custom vest for the elderly Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish , pp.307-312 [Details]
(2008) Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish
van de Ven, P. and Bourke, A.K. and Nelson, J. and O Laighin, G. (2008) A wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish , pp.319-324 [Details]
(2008) Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish
Barrett, AP and Culhane, KM and Finucane, AM and OLaighin, G. and Lyons, D. (2008) Accelerometer and footswitch evaluation of movement in three elderly patient groups Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish , pp.109-114 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Barrett, A,, O'Connor, M.: Culhane, K., Fiuncane, A.M., Mulkerrin, E., Lyons, D., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) Accelerometer versus footswitch evaluation of gait unsteadiness and temporal characteristics of gait in two elderly patient groups Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.4527-4530 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Barrett, A. and O'Connor, M. and Culhane, K. and Finucane, AM and OLaighin, G. and Lyons, D. (2008) A footswitch evaluation of the gait of elderly fallers with and without a diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension and healthy elderly controls Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.5101-5104 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Godfrey, A. and Conway, R. and Leonard, M. and Meagher, D. and OLaighin, G.M. (2008) Motion analysis in delirium: A wavelet based approach for sub classification Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.3574-3577 [Details]
(2008) Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish
Birlea, S.I. and Birlea, N.M. and Breen, P.P. and OLaighin, G. (2008) Identifying skin electrical properties using a standard neuromuscular electrical stimulation voltage pulse Signals and Systems Conference, 208.(ISSC 2008). IET Irish , pp.56-59 [Details]
(2008) Proceedings of the 1st international conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
van de Ven, P. and Bourke, A. and Nelson, J. and Laighin, G.\'O. (2008) A wearable wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring Proceedings of the 1st international conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments [Details]
(2008) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Dalton, A.F., Morgan, F., Ó Laighin, G. (2008) A preliminary study of using wireless kinematic sensors to identify basic Activities of Daily Living Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.2079-2082 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and O'Donovan, K.J. and Nelson, J. and OLaighin, G.M. (2008) Fall-detection through vertical velocity thresholding using a tri-axial accelerometer characterized using an optical motion-capture system Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2832-2835 [Details]
(2008) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and van de Ven, P.W.J. and Chaya, A.E. and OLaighin, G.M. and Nelson, J. (2008) Testing of a long-term fall detection system incorporated into a custom vest for the elderly Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2844-2847 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Bourke, A.K., O'Donovan, K.J., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) Distinguishing falls from normal ADL using vertical velocity profiles Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.3176-3179 [Details]
(2007) 2007 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING
OLAIGHIN, G et al. (2007) A technique for the computation of lower leg muscle volume from MRI images in the context of venous return 2007 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING , pp.951-954 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Deegan, B.M., O'Connor, M., Lyons, D., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) A new blood pressure and heart rate signal analysis technique to assess Orthostatic Hypotension and its subtypes Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.935-938 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Dalton, A.F., Ní Scanaill, C., Carew, S., Lyons, D., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) A clinical evaluation of a remote mobility monitoring system based on SMS messaging Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.2327-2330 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Noury, N., Fleury, A., Rumeau, P., Bourke, A.K., Ó Laighin, G., Rialle, V., Lundy, J.E. (2007) Fall detection - principles and methods Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.1663-1666 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Breen, P.P., Galvin, O., Grace,P.A., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) Doppler ultrasound measurements of venous return in the popliteal vein Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.978-981 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Barrett, A., Donnelly, A. E., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) Tibialis anterior EMG activation pattern changes with walking speed during over ground and treadmill walking Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.4883-4886 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Breen, P.P., Corley, G.J., O'Keeffe, D.T., Conway, R., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) A programmable and portable NMES device for drop foot correction and blood flow assist applications Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.2416-2419 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Ó Laighin, G., Broderick, B.J., Clarke-Moloney, M., Wallis, F., Grace, P.A. (2007) A technique for the computation of lower leg muscle volume from MRI images in the context of venous return Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.951-954 [Details]
(2007) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Godfrey, A., Hourigan, T., Ó Laighin, G. (2007) Pendulum analysis of an integrated accelerometer to assess its suitability to measure dynamic acceleration for gait  applications Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.4891-4894 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Godfrey, A. and Hourigan, T. and O Laighin, G.M. (2007) Pendulum analysis of an integrated accelerometer to assess its suitability to measure dynamic acceleration for gait applications Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.4891-4894 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Noury, N. and Fleury, A. and Rumeau, P. and Bourke, AK and Laighin, GO and Rialle, V. and Lundy, JE (2007) Fall detection-principles and methods Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.1663-1666 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Breen, P.P. and Corley, G.J. and O'Keeffe, D.T. and Conway, R. and O'Laighin, G. (2007) A Programmable and Portable NMES Device for Drop Foot Correction and Blood Flow Assist Applications Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2416-2419 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Barrett, A. and Donnelly, AE and Olaighin, G. (2007) Tibialis anterior EMG activation pattern changes with walking speed during over ground and treadmill walking Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.4883-4886 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Deegan, B.M.T. and O'Connor, M. and Lyons, D. and OLaighin, G. (2007) A new blood pressure and heart rate signal analysis technique to assess Orthostatic Hypotension and its subtypes Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.935-938 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Dalton, A.F. and Scanaill, C.N. and Carew, S. and Lyons, D. and OLaighin, G. (2007) A clinical evaluation of a remote mobility monitoring system based on SMS messaging Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2327-2330 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
OLaighin, G. and Broderick, B.J. and Clarke-Moloney, M. and Wallis, F. and Grace, P.A. (2007) A technique for the computation of lower leg muscle volume from MRI images in the context of venous return Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.951-954 [Details]
(2007) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Bourke, A.K. and O'Donovan, K.J. and \'OLaighin, G.M. (2007) Distinguishing falls from normal ADL using vertical velocity profiles Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.3176-3179 [Details]
(2006) International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, Belfast, Northern Ireland, June
Ní Scanaill, C., Barralon, P., Lyons, G.M., Noury, N. (2006) Evaluation of an accelerometer-based mobility telemonitoring device in a Smart Home Environment International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, Belfast, Northern Ireland, June [Details]
(2006) IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, February
Bourke, A.K., Ní Scanaill, C., Culhane, K.M., O'Brien, J.V., Lyons, G.M. (2006) An Optimum Accelerometer Configuration and simple Algorithm for accurately detecting falls IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, February [Details]
(2006) Proceedings of the 24th IASTED international Conference on Biomedical Engineering
Bourke, AK and Scanaill, C.N. and Culhane, KM and O'Brien, JV and Lyons, GM (2006) An optimum accelerometer configuration and simple algorithm for accurately detecting falls Proceedings of the 24th IASTED international Conference on Biomedical Engineering , pp.156-160 [Details]
(2006) IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria. February
O'Donovan, K., Bajd, T., O'Keeffe, D.T., Grace, P.A., Lyons, G.M. (2006) An Investigation of Recommended Lower Leg Exercises for Induced Calf Muscle Activity IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria. February , pp.214-219 [Details]
(2006) IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria
Ní Scanaill, C., Lyons, G.M. (2006) Accelerometer Calibration for a Portable Mobility Telemonitoring Device IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria , pp.367-372 [Details]
(2006) Proceedings of the 24th IASTED international conference on Biomedical engineering
O'Donovan, K.J. and Bajd, T. and Grace, P.A. and O'Keeffe, D.T. and Lyons, G.M. (2006) An investigation of recommended lower leg exercises for induced calf muscle activity Proceedings of the 24th IASTED international conference on Biomedical engineering , pp.214-219 [Details]
(2005) Irish Journal of Medical Science 174(3) Supp 2 p. 21. 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society. Dublin
Culhane, K., Finucane, A.M., Lyons, G.M., Lyons, D. (2005) Secondary gait abnormalities in Orthostatic Hypotension Irish Journal of Medical Science 174(3) Supp 2 p. 21. 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society. Dublin [Details]
(2005) European Medicine, Biology and Engineering Conference (EMBEC 2005) Prague, Czech Republic, November
Bourke, A.K., Culhane, K.M., O'Brien, J.V., Lyons, G.M. (2005) The development of an Accelerometer and Gyroscope based sensor to distinguish between activities of daily living and fall-events European Medicine, Biology and Engineering Conference (EMBEC 2005) Prague, Czech Republic, November [Details]
(2005) Irish Journal Of Medical Science 174(1) Supp 1 p. 31
O'Donovan, K., O'Keeffe, D.T., Grace, P.A., Lyons, G.M. (2005) An alternative to EMG sensors in the detection of calf muscle pump activity Irish Journal Of Medical Science 174(1) Supp 1 p. 31 [Details]
(2005) Determination of the electrical behaviour of surfactant treated polymer/carbon black composite gas sensors
Arshak, K,Moore, E,Cavanagh, L,Harris, J,McConigly, B,Cunniffe, C,Lyons, G,Clifford, S (2005) COMPOSITES PART A-APPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING Determination of the electrical behaviour of surfactant treated polymer/carbon black composite gas sensors , pp.487-491 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 24th International Conference on Microelectronics
Arshak, K.I., Cavanagh, L.M., Moore, E.G. , Clifford, S.A., Harris, J.A., Cunniffe, C., Lyons, G.M. (2004) Response of poly(vinyl acetate)/carbon black composites to ethanol vapour and temperature 24th International Conference on Microelectronics , pp.181-184 [Details]
(2003) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Lyons, G.M., Breen, P. (2003) A unit to provide a capability for programmable real-time adjustment of stimulus intensity to a hand-held stimulator for drop foot correction applications Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.1554-1557 [Details]
(2003) Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society
Lyons, G.M., Sharma, P., Baker, M.: O'Malley, S., Shanahan, A. (2003) A computer game-based EMG biofeedback system for muscle rehabilitation Proceedings IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society , pp.1625-1628 [Details]
(2003) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2003. Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Lyons, GM and Sharma, P. and Baker, M. and O'Malley, S. and Shanahan, A. (2003) A computer game-based EMG biofeedback system for muscle rehabilitation Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2003. Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.1625-1628 [Details]
(2003) Proc. of the Irish Signals and Systems Conference
J Coll, E. Ward, F. Morgan, F. O'Malley, G. O Laighin (2003) A Proto-type System for the Analysis and Treatment of Calf Muscle Spasticity Proc. of the Irish Signals and Systems Conference , pp.220-225 [Details]
(2001) Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society
Lyons, GM and Wilcox, DJ and Grace, PA (2001) Real-time measurement of walking speed using an integrated accelerometer Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society , pp.271-2 [Details]
(2000) Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society
Lyons, GM and Wilcox, DJ and Lyons, DJ and Hilton, D. (2000) Evaluation of a drop foot stimulator FES intensity envelope matched to tibialis anterior muscle activity during walking Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society , pp.448-451 [Details]
(1999) Biomechanics in Medicine - published as an abstract in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
Sweeney, PC and Lyons, GM (1999) Fuzzy gait event detection in a finite state controlled FES drop foot correction system Biomechanics in Medicine - published as an abstract in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'An experimental study of prescribed walking in the management of venous leg ulcers'
Meagher, H. and Clarke-Moloney, M. and O’Laighin, G. and Grace, PA (2012) 'An experimental study of prescribed walking in the management of venous leg ulcers' Journal of Wound Care, 21 (9) :421-430. [Details]
(2011) 'Brain freeze induced changes in cerebral blood flow'
Falvo, MJ and Blatt, M. and Jasien, JJ and Deegan, BM and OLaighin, G. and Serrador, JM (2011) 'Brain freeze induced changes in cerebral blood flow' Autonomic Neuroscience, 163 (1) :98-99. [Details]
(2011) 'Sympathetic activation during the cold pressor test changes cerebral compliance'
Falvo, MJ and Blatt, M. and Jasien, JJ and Deegan, BM and OLaighin, G. and Serrador, JM (2011) 'Sympathetic activation during the cold pressor test changes cerebral compliance' Autonomic Neuroscience, 163 (1) :74-74. [Details]
(2008) 'Electronic stimulators for surface neural prostehesis'
Broderick BJ, Breen PP, ÓLaighin G. (2008) 'Electronic stimulators for surface neural prostehesis' Journal of Automatic Control, 18 (2) :25-33. [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2008) A preliminary investigation of monitoring ADLs using wireless kinematic sensors. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference.
Anthony Dalton, Gearóid O Laighin, Fearghal Morgan (2008) A preliminary investigation of monitoring ADLs using wireless kinematic sensors. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) A Proto-type System for the Analysis and Treatment of Calf Muscle Spasticity.
Coll, J., Ward, E., Morgan, F., O'Malley, F., O Laighin, G. (2003) A Proto-type System for the Analysis and Treatment of Calf Muscle Spasticity. Conference Paper [Details]

Meeting

  Year Publication
(2010) Cerebral Compliance Changes With Sympathetic Activation During Cold Pressor Test.
Witkowski, J,Falvo, M,Blatt, M,Jasien, J,Deegan, BM,OLaighin, G,Serrador, JM (2010) Cerebral Compliance Changes With Sympathetic Activation During Cold Pressor Test. Meeting [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2008) A proposal for the classification and evaluation of fall detectors.
Noury, N,Rumeau, P,Bourke, AK,Olaighin, G,Lundy, JE (2008) A proposal for the classification and evaluation of fall detectors. Reviews [DOI] [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2006 Senior Member of the IEEE IEEE
2006 Fellow of Institution of Engineers of Ireland Engineering Ireland - Institution of Engineering of Ireland
2006 Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology Institute of Engineering & Technology

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Hyster Automated Handling Ltd., Dublin CAD Manager 03-JAN-83 / 15-MAY-85
Integrated Devices Technology, Inc., Salinas, California Product Engineering /
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Santa Clara, California Design Engineer /
University of Limerick Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer /
University of Limerick Assistant Dean, Research /
National University of Ireland, Galway Professor of Electronic Engineering & Head of Electrical & Electronic Engineering 12-FEB-08 /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2000 NUI Galway PhD Biomedical Engineering - Electronic Engineering
1982 University College Cork MASTER OF ENGINEERING Microelectronics
1980 University College Cork BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING Electrical Engineering