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Amy Lenz

Amy Lenz, PhD

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Orthopaedics

Education History

Doctoral Training Michigan State University
University of Delaware
Undergraduate University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Requist MR, Sripanich Y, Rolvien T, Barg A, Lenz AL (2021). Micro-CT analysis of the Lisfranc complex reveals higher bone mineral density in dorsal compared to plantar regions. J Orthop Res, 40(6), 1457-1469. (Read full article)
  2. Lenz AL, Lisonbee RJ, Peterson AC, Roach KE, Foreman KB, Barg A, Anderson AE (2022). Total Ankle Replacement Provides Symmetrical Postoperative Kinematics: A Biplane Fluoroscopy Imaging Study. Foot Ankle Int, 43(6), 818-829. (Read full article)
  3. Burssens A, Krhenbhl N, Lenz AL, Howell K, Zhang C, Sripanich Y, Saltzman CL, Barg A (2021). Interaction of loading and ligament injuries in subtalar joint instability quantified by 3D weightbearing computed tomography. J Orthop Res, 40(4), 933-944. (Read full article)
  4. Lewis CL, Uemura K, Atkins PR, Lenz AL, Fiorentino NM, Aoki SK, Anderson AE (2022). Patients with cam-type femoroacetabular impingement demonstrate increased change in bone-to-bone distance during walking: A dual fluoroscopy study. J Orthop Res, 41, 161-169. (Read full article)
  5. DeKeyser GJ, ONeill DC, Sripanich Y, Lenz AL, Saltzman CL, Haller JM, Barg A (2021). Talar Dome Access Through Posteromedial Surgical Intervals for Fracture Care. Foot Ankle Int, 43(2), 223-232. (Read full article)
  6. DeKeyser GJ, Sripanich Y, ONeill DC, Lenz AL, Haller JM, Saltzman CL, Barg A (2021). Mapping of Posterior Talar Dome Access Through Posteromedial Versus Posterolateral Approaches. J Orthop Trauma, 35(12), e463-e469. (Read full article)
  7. Lenz AL, Krhenbhl N, Peterson AC, Lisonbee RJ, Hintermann B, Saltzman CL, Barg A, Anderson AE (2021). Statistical shape modeling of the talocrural joint using a hybrid multi-articulation joint approach. Sci Rep, 11(1), 7314. (Read full article)
  8. Requist MR, Sripanich Y, Peterson AC, Rolvien T, Barg A, Lenz AL (2021). Semi-automatic micro-CT segmentation of the midfoot using calibrated thresholds. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg, 16(3), 387-396. (Read full article)
  9. Lenz AL, Krhenbhl N, Lisonbee RJ, Peterson AC, Atkins PR, Hintermann B, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE, Barg A (2020). Morphologic analysis of the subtalar joint using statistical shape modeling. J Orthop Res, 38(12), 2625-2633. (Read full article)
  10. Burssens A, Krhenbhl N, Weinberg MM, Lenz AL, Saltzman CL, Barg A (2020). Comparison of External Torque to Axial Loading in Detecting 3-Dimensional Displacement of Syndesmotic Ankle Injuries. Foot Ankle Int, 41(10), 1071100720936596. (Read full article)
  11. Blair DJ, Barg A, Foreman KB, Anderson AE, Lenz AL (2020). Methodology for Measurement of in vivo Tibiotalar Kinematics After Total Ankle Replacement Using Dual Fluoroscopy. Front Bioeng Biotechnol, 8, 375. (Read full article)
  12. Lenz AL, Nichols JA, Roach KE, Foreman KB, Barg A, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE (2020). Compensatory Motion of the Subtalar Joint Following Tibiotalar Arthrodesis: An in Vivo Dual-Fluoroscopy Imaging Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 102(7), 600-608. (Read full article)
  13. Krhenbhl N, Akkaya M, Dodd AE, Hintermann B, Dutilh G, Lenz AL, Barg A, International Weight Bearing CT Society (2019). Impact of the rotational position of the hindfoot on measurements assessing the integrity of the distal tibio-fibular syndesmosis. Foot Ankle Surg, 26, 810-817. (Read full article)
  14. Lenz AL, Krhenbhl N, Howell K, Lisonbee R, Hintermann B, Saltzman CL, Barg A (2019). Influence of the ankle position and X-ray beam angulation on the projection of the posterior facet of the subtalar joint. Skeletal Radiol, 48(10), 1581-1589. (Read full article)
  15. Lenz AL, Bush TR (2019). Evaluating shear and normal force with the use of an instrumented transtibial socket: A case study. Med Eng Phys, 71, 102-107. (Read full article)
  16. Lenz AL, Krhenbhl N, Lisonbee R, Deforth M, Zwicky L, Hintermann B, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE, Barg A (2019). Imaging of the subtalar joint: A novel approach to an old problem. J Orthop Res, 37(4), 921-926. (Read full article)
  17. Lenz AL, Johnson KA, Tamara Reid B (2017). Understanding Displacements of the Gel Liner for Below Knee Prosthetic Users. J Biomech Eng, 140(9). (Read full article)
  18. Lenz AL, Johnson KA, Bush TR (2018). A new method to quantify liner deformation within a prosthetic socket for below knee amputees. J Biomech, 74, 213-219. (Read full article)
  19. Lenhart RL, Francis CA, Lenz AL, Thelen DG (2014). Empirical evaluation of gastrocnemius and soleus function during walking. J Biomech, 47(12), 2969-74. (Read full article)
  20. Francis CA, Lenz AL, Lenhart RL, Thelen DG (2013). The modulation of forward propulsion, vertical support, and center of pressure by the plantarflexors during human walking. Gait Posture, 38(4), 993-7. (Read full article)
  21. Thelen DG, Lenz AL, Francis C, Lenhart RL, Hernndez A (2013). Empirical assessment of dynamic hamstring function during human walking. J Biomech, 46(7), 1255-61. (Read full article)
  22. Hernndez A, Lenz AL, Thelen DG (2010). Electrical stimulation of the rectus femoris during pre-swing diminishes hip and knee flexion during the swing phase of normal gait. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, 18(5), 523-30. (Read full article)


  1. Lenz AL, Strobel MA, Anderson AM, Fial AV, MacWilliams BA, Krzak JJ, Kruger KM (2021). Assignment of local coordinate systems and methods to calculate tibiotalar and subtalar kinematics: A systematic review. [Review]. J Biomech, 120, 110344. (Read full article)
  2. Sripanich Y, Steadman J, Krhenbhl N, Rungprai C, Saltzman CL, Barg A, Lenz AL (2021). Anatomy and biomechanics of the Lisfranc ligamentous complex: A systematic literature review. [Review]. J Biomech, 119, 110287. (Read full article)