Pubblications

Journal Publications

    • Kovácsová, N., De Winter, J.C.F., Schwab, A.L., Christoph, M., Twisk, D.A.M., & Hagenzieker, M.P. (2016). Riding performance on a conventional bicycle and a pedelec in low speed exercises: Objective and subjective evaluation of middle-aged and older persons. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, 42, 28-43
    • Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, S., Galvanetto, U., Ghajari, M., Optimization of the Chin Bar of a Composite-Shell Helmet to Mitigate the Upper Neck Force, journal of “Applied Composite Materials”, DOI 10.1007/s10443-016-9566-4, published online 28 November 2016
    • Nugent M, and Milner TE (In press) Segmental specificity in belly dance mimics primal trunk locomotor patterns, Journal of Neurophysiology Published 28 December 2016 Vol. no. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00693.2016
    • Rosalie, S. M., McIntyre, A., Stockman, S., King, C., Watkins, C., Wild, C., and Ng, L. (2017). Does skill specialisation influence individual differences in drag flicking speed and accuracy? Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(6), 602-609.
    • Leo N., Sherry, D., Loh, W. B., Myhre Sjurseth, A., Iyengar, S., Wild, C., and Rosalie, S. M. (2016). The prevalence and severity of injuries in field hockey drag flickers: A retrospective cross-sectional study. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(18), 1746-1751.
    • M. Nasim, M. Brasca, S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi , U. Galvanetto, manuscript Understanding the impact properties of polymeric sandwich structures used for motorcyclists’ back protectors DOI dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2017.05.025 
    • S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, M. Ghajari, U. Galvanetto Assessment of a Neck Brace Protective Equipment for motorcycle riders A finite element study
    • G. Gil, G. Savino, S. Piantini, N. Baldanzini, R. Happee, M. Pierini, Are automatic systems the future of motorcycle safety? A novel methodology to prioritize potential safety solutions based on their projected Effectiveness, Traffic Injury Prevention, ISSN: 1538-9588 (Print) 1538-957X (Online) Journal homepage.
    • G. Gil, G. Savino, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, Motorcycles that See: Multifocal Stereo Vision Sensor for Advanced Safety Systems in Tilting Vehicles, Sensors for Transportation. A special issue of Sensors, Sensors 2018, Volume 18, Issue 1, http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/18/1/295
    • S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, S.A. Tsampas, U. Galvanetto, Feasibility study on the use of a hierarchical lattice architecture for helmet liners, Materials Today Communications 14 (2018) 312–323, Elsevier.
    • Huertas-Leyva, P; Dozza, M.; Baldanzini, N. (2018), Investigating cycling kinematics and braking maneuvers in the real world: e-bikes make cyclists move faster, brake harder and experience new conflicts, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour  54:211-222
    • Baldanzini, N., Huertas-Leyva, P., Savino, G., Pierini, M.,  Rider Behavioral Patterns in Braking Maneuvers, 2016, Transportation Research Procedia 14:4374-4383
    • Siamak Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, Mazdak Ghajari, Ugo Galvanetto, Assessment of the protective performance of neck braces for motorcycle riders: A finite element study, International Journal of Crashworthiness, Accepted manuscript.
    • Boucher J-A, Preuss R, Henry SM, Nugent M, Larivière C. Anticipatory postural adjustments: medium-term reliability and correlation with changes of clinical outcomes following an 8-week lumbar stabilization exercise program. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology (JEK_2016_148_R3)
    • S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, R. Olsson, M. Wysocki, M. Zaccariotto, U. Galvanetto, Response of a helmet liner under biaxial loading, Science direct, Elsevier, Volume 72, December 2018, Pages 110-114 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2018.10.012
    • Siamak Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, Mazdak Ghajari, Ugo Galvanetto, Assessment of the protective performance of neck braces for motorcycle riders: a finite-element study,International Journal of Crashworthiness,ISSN: 1358-8265 (Print) 1754-2111 (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tcrs20

Papers for scientific conferences / meetings

      •  Bońkowski, T., Hynčík, L. Hybrid approach for injury assessment in a powered two wheeler accident,   Abstract for FISITA 2016 World Automotive Congress, 26-30 September 2016, Busan, Korea
      •  Baldanzini, N., Huertas-Leyva, P., Savino, G., Pierini, M.Rider Behavioral Patterns in Braking Maneuvers, Paper for TRA 2016 – 6th Transport Research Arena, April 18-21, 2016, Warsaw, Poland
      • P. Bazilinskyy, N. Kovácsová, A. Al Jawahiri, P. Kapel, J. Mulckhuyse, S. Wagenaar, and J. de Winter, Object-alignment performance in a head-mounted display versus a monitor, Paper for the IEEE SMC 2016, October 9-12, Budapest, Hungary
      • N. Bourdet, S. Mojumder, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, C. Deck, R. Willinger, Proposal of a new motorcycle test method for tangential impact, Full paper for IRCOBI, 2016, 14-16 September 2016, Malaga, Spain
      • P. Huertas-Leyva; M. Nugent; G. Savino; M. Pierini; N. Baldanzini, Niccolò; S. Rosalie, “Identification of emergency braking performance distinguishing level of skills of motorcycle riders in an integrated real-life perceptual-action task”, RSS2017 – ROAD SAFETY & SIMULATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, 17 – 19 Oct. 2017, The Netherlands
      • G. Savino, S. Piantini, G. Gil, M. Pierini, Obstacle detection tests in real-world traffic contaxts for the purposes of motorcycle autonomous emergency braking (MAEB), 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (2017), June, 5-8, 2017, Detroit, MI – USA, Paper Number 17-0047
      • G. Gil, S. Piantini, G. Savino, M. Pierini, Satellite Markers: a simple method for ground truth car pose on stereo video, MVR3D 2017: The 10th International Conference on Machine Vision – SPIE Digital Library
      • G. Gil, G. Savino, M. Pierini, First dataset for remote car pose estimation in the PTW crash context using satellite markers, 2017, The 10th International Conference on Machine Vision- SPIE Digital Library
      • G. Gil, G. Savino, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, Is stereo vision a suitable remote sensing approach for motorcycle safety? An analysis of LIDAR, RADAR, and machine vision technologies subjected to the dynamics of a tilting vehicle , TRA 2018, Vienna, 16-19 April 2018.
      • S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, A. Cernicchi, M. Ricotta, G. Meneghetti, U. Galvanetto, Feasibility study of using SPECTRA for motorcyclists’ helmet, 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Bologna, Italy, July, 2018.
      • S. Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, M. Ghajari, U. Galvanetto, A Numerical Approach for the Optimization of a Composite Chin Bar for Protection against Basilar Skull Fracture”, IRCOBI, Malaga, Spain, 14-16 September 2016

 Abstracts and Presentations

      • Grottoli, M., Toso, A., Gubitosa, M., Holweg, E., Happee, R., High-Fidelity Multibody Model for a Powered-Two-Wheeler Driving Simulator,  abstract for ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics June 29 – July 2, 2015, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
      • Kovácsová, N., De Winter, J.C.F., Schwab, A.L., Hagenzieker, M.P., Factors contributing to pedelec crashes in the Netherlands, Abstract, International Cycling Safety Conference 2014, 18-19 November 2014, Göteborg, Sweden
      • Khosroshahi S. F., Galvanetto, U., Assessment of Motorcycle Helmet’s Chin Bar Design Criteria with Respect to Basilar Skull Fracture Using FEM, abstract and PPT,  10th European LS-DYNA Conference 15-17 June 2015, Würzburg, Germany
      •  Khosroshahi S. F., Ghajari, M., Galvanetto, U.,  Assessment of Motorcycle Helmet’s Chin Bar Design Criteria with Respect to Basilar Skull Fracture Using FEM, full paper, 10th European LS-DYNA Conference 15-17 June 2015, Würzburg, Germany
      • Kovácsová, N., Di Gesu, Schwab, A.L., Toso, A., Gubitosa M., Hagenzieker, M.P., De Winter, J.C.F., A literature review on Human Factors research using motorcycle simulators, Abstract, Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition 2015, 16-18 September 2015, Tübingen, Germany
      • Khosroshahi S. F., Ghajari, M., Galvanetto, U., Finite-Element-Simulation-of-Neck-Brace-Protective-Equipment-for-Motorcycle-Rider, abstract for the 1st International Conference on Impact Loading of Structures and Materials 22/26 May 2016, Turin, Italy
      • Nasim, M. Brasca, M., Impact Properties of Polymeric Materials Used for Motorcyclists’ Personal Protective Equipment Abstract and Extended Abstract for the 1st International Conference on Impact Loading of Structures and Materials 22/26 May 2016, Turin, Italy
      • Lee, O., Happee, R., Schwab, A.L., Haptic Feedback contributes to the Balance Task of Bicycling, Abstract, International Cycling Safety Conference 2015, 15-16 September 2015, Hanover, Germany
      • Lee, O., Happee, R., Schwab, A.L., On the importance of haptic feedback in the balance task of bicycling, abstract for ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics June 29 – July 2, 2015, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
      • Bońkowski, T., Hajžman, M., Kottner, R., Görner, T., Hubík, L., Vychytil, J., Hynčík, L. , Contact forces on motorcycle rider overall during high speed low side sliding accident, Abstract, 31st Computational Mechanics 2015, 9-11 November 2015, Spicak, Czech Republic
      • Bońkowski, T., Kottner, Hynčík, L., Motorcycle crash parameters and its influence on driver injuries, Abstract and PPT SVK 2015, Pilzen, Czech Republic
      • Bońkowski, T., Florian, P., Virthuman as a tool for assessing injuries during Moto GP motorcycle accidents, PPT for VPS Forum 2015, Pilzen, Czech Republic.
      • Huertas-Leyva, P., Baldanzini N., Savino G., Pierini M., Methodology to develop Training strategies for PTW riders to enhance Safety, Poster Session in International Conference of Ergonomics & Human Factors 2015, 13 – 16 APRIL 2015, DAVENTRY, UK, DOI 10.13140/RG.2.1.1634.7682
      • Baldanzini et al., Rider Behavioral Patterns in Braking Maneuvers, Abstract Proceedings of 6th Transport Research Arena, TRA2016 April 18-21, 2016, Warsaw, Poland, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352146516303659
      • Grottoli, M., Gubitosa, Donders, S., Holweg, E., Happee, R., Objective Comparison of Motion Cueing Algorithms for Driving Simulator, Extended abstract for the 4th Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, May 29 – June 2, 2016, Montreal, Canada
      • Nugent, M., Huertas-Leyva, P., Rosalie, S., IMPROVING MOTORCYCLE RIDER SAFETY – A Multidisciplinary approach to assessing and improving rider skill, Book of Abstracts of General Assembly of the Marie Curie Alumni Association, 4-5 March, 2016 Pg. 33 ISBN: 978-2-9601724-1-6
      • Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, S., Ghajari, M., Galvanetto, U., Finite Element Simulation of Neck Brace Protective Equipment for Motorcycle Riders, Extended abstract for the 1st International Conference on Impact Loading of Structures and Materials 2016 (ICILSM 2016), 22-26 May 2016, Turin, Italy
      • T. Bonkowski, R. Kottner, J. Krystek, L. Hubık, T. Gorner, L. Hyncık , Tensile Test of Motorcycle Garment Leather, Abstract and Extended abstract for the EAN 2016 – Conference on Experimental Stress Analysis, 2016.30.05-02.06, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen
      • N. Bourdet, S. Mojumder, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, C. Deck, R. Willinger, Proposal of a new motorcycle test method for tangential impact, Abstract for IRCOBI, 2016, 14-16 September 2016, Malaga, Spain
      • Celiberti, F.; Grottoli, M.; Di Gesu, M.; Gubitosa, M.; Donders, S., An Overview on the MOTORIST motorcycle simulator, DSC 2016 EUROPE (VR) Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition, Paris, 7-9 September 2016.
      • N. Kovácsová, C.D.D. Cabrall, S.J. Antonisse, T. de Haan, R. van Namen, J.L. Nooren, R. Schreurs, M.P. Hagenzieker, J.C.F. de Winter, Cyclists’ eye movements at uncontrolled intersections: An eye-tracking study using animated video clips, Abstract for International Cycling Safety Conference 2016, 3-4 November 2016, Bologna, Italy
      • A. L. Schwab, G. Dialynas, R. Happee, Influence of crosswind on the motion of a bicycle, conference paper for the The Fourth Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics – IMSD 2016, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, May 29 – June 2, 2016.
      • R. Aranda, S. Peldschus, Feasibility of analysing the effects of personal protective equipment using virtual human body models, abstract for the 11. Internationale Motorradkonferenz, Colonia, 3-4 October 2016
      • Rosalie, S. M. (2016, November). Applying wearable technology to determine the causes of perceptual-motor error. [PowerPoint Slides]. Presented to McLaren Applied Technologies, Woking, United Kingdom.
      • Rosalie, S. M. (2015, December). Is being both fast and safe all a matter of perception? [PowerPoint Slides]. Presented at the 2015 Annual Congress of the International Council of Motorsport Sciences, Indianapolis, USA.
      • N. Kovácsová, J. C. F. de Winter, M. P. Hagenzieker, Cyclists’ predictions of what a car driver will do next at intersections, Abstract prepared for the 6th Annual International Cycling Safety Conference 2017
      • O. Lee, G. Dialynas, J. C. F. deWinter, R. Happee, A. L. Schwab, Description of a model based bicycle simulator, Abstract prepared for the 6th Annual International Cycling Safety Conference 2017
      • Gustavo Gil presentation at http://www.phdday.unifi.it/  on May 2017, the 24th, Florence, Italy programma_2017
      • Hynčík L., Bońkowski T.: Virtual approach for assessing safety. European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Amsterdam, 21 – 22 September 2017.
      • Hynčík L., Bońkowski T., Vychytil J.: Application of virtual human body model in barrier testing. International workshop on the injury prevention capabilities of existing road barriers and testing methods, Alcaniz, Spain, 28 – 29 September 2017.
      • Hynčík L., Bońkowski T., Vychytil J., Špička J.: Motorcyclist barrier impact: a comparative study. Proceedings of the 33rd conference with international participation Computational Mechanics 2017, Špičák, 6 – 8 November, pp. 1 – 2.
      • Bourdet N., Mojumder S., Deck C,  Willinger R : Comparative evaluation of DOT vs ECE motorcycle helmet test methods, IRCOBI Conf. paper Athens, Sept 2018.

Poster

      • Grottoli, M., Poster for the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), MCAA General Assembly 2015, 6-7  February 2015.
      • Sharma, N., Kovacsova, N., 2 posters for  International Cycling Safety Conference, 2014,18-19 November 2014, Göteborg, Sweden.
      • Kovácsová, N., Di Gesu, Schwab, A.L., Toso, A., Gubitosa M., Hagenzieker, M.P., De Winter, J.C.F., A literature review on Human Factors research using motorcycle simulators, Poster, Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition 2015, 16-18 September 2015, Tübingen, Germany
      • Huertas-Leyva, P., Baldanzini N., Savino G., Pierini M., Methodology to develop Training strategies for PTW riders to enhance Safety, Poster for International Conference of Ergonomics & Human Factors 2015, 13 – 16 APRIL 2015, DAVENTRY, UK
      • Nasim, M., Introduction to personal protective equipments (ppes) for motorcyclists, Poster for the MCAA General Assembly 2016, 3-4 March 2016, Venice, Italy
      • Nugent, M., Huertas-Leyva, P., Rosalie, S., IMPROVING MOTORCYCLE RIDER SAFETY – A Multidisciplinary approach to assessing and improving rider skill, Poster for the MCAA General Assembly 2016, 3-4 March 2016, Venice, Italy
      • Bońkowski, T., Nasim, M., Farajzadeh Khosroshahi, S., Mojumder, S., Aranda Marco, R., poster for the Motorist workshop Promoting motorcycle safety through Community and collaborative engagement, 2016.05.04, Strasbourg, France
      • Grottoli, M., Di Gesu, M. A., Celiberti, F., poster for the Motorist workshop Promoting motorcycle safety through Community and collaborative engagement, 2016.05.04, Strasbourg, France
      • Nugent, M., Huertas-Leyva, P., Rosalie, S., IMPROVING MOTORCYCLE RIDER SAFETY – A Multidisciplinary approach to assessing and improving rider skill, Poster for the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), MCAA General Assembly 2016
      • Celiberti, F.; Grottoli, M.; Di Gesu, M.; Gubitosa, M.; Donders, S., MOTORIST Riding simulator, DSC 2016 EUROPE (VR) Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition, Paris, 7-9 September 2016.
      • Grottoli M, Celiberti F, Di Gesu M, Moten S, Lemmens Y. The MOTORIST Motorcycle Riding Simulator, Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics, 2016, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States 21-23 Settembre 2016.
      • S. Mojumder, R. Willinger, C. Deck, Optimization of motorcycle helmet standards on The basis of biomechanical criteria, Poster for ICUBE lab, Unistra, Strasbourg, 23 May 2016
      • Nugent, M., Huertas-Leyva, P., Rosalie, S., Savino, G., Identification and analysis of control patterns in motorcycle emergency braking response, Poster for the Neural Control of Movement Conference (NCM), Dublin, Ireland, 2-5 May 2017, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.27811.66087
      • G. Gil, G. Savino, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, 3D sensing for Advanced Rider Assistance Systems, Poster for TRA 2018, Vienna, 16-19 April 2018
      • G. Gil, G. Savino, S. Piantini, M. Pierini, Is stereo vision a suitable remote sensing approach for motorcycle safety? An analysis of LIDAR, RADAR, and machine vision technologies subjected to the dynamics of a tilting vehicle , Poster for TRA 2018, Vienna, 16-19 April 2018.

Other dissemination

      • De Winter, J. C. F., & Kovácsová, N. (2016). How science informs engineering, education, and enforcement: A message for driving instructors. In D. Fisher, J. Caird, B. Horrey, & L. Trick (Eds.), Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers: Research, practice, policy, and directions (pp. 31–45). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group (Book Chapter).
      • Huertas-Leyva, P., Gil, G., 2014.12.06 UNIFI Open Day – Giornata orientamento of the Engineering Faculty from UNIFI for the students of the high school: The two Fellows from UNIFI went with an instrumented scooter, and other materials to present different videos and experiments carried out.
      • Huertas-Leyva, P., Gil, G., 2015.09.25, Florence BRIGHT La Notte dei Ricercatori 2015 (Reserchers’ night), The two Fellows from UNIFI attended and represented the  MOTORIST project.
      • Grottoli, M. on February 2015 has created a video to show MOOG platform capabilities, uploaded on the youtube channel
      • Lee, O. has been giving Contributions to open source multibody dynamics package in Python throughout 2014-2018.
      • Bońkowski, T., Day of Open Doors 2016 27.01.2016, faculty of Applied Sciences UWB in Plzen: The event was addressed to high schools students and their parents. His goal was to present the projects and activities taking place in the faculty. A better knowledge of the characteristics of the faculty Rider behaviour and skills needed in emergency braking scenariosaims to facilitate students to choose a future career path. Motorist Project has been represented by MC Fellow Tomasz Bońkowski.
      • Dialynas, G., videos on building and testing the bike simulator published on the motorist twitter and youtube channel by ESR 2.2 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCStYwQoKXddlg20TGOs2JmA …
      • Siemens Fellows were present at the MSCA Forum that took place on June 29th in Brussels. At the link https://mscabusiness2016.teamwork.fr/en/webstreaming you can find many pictures of the event, including pictures of SIEMENS stand with the mini-sim demo
      • Gustavo Gil, 2016.09.30, Florence BRIGHT La Notte dei Ricercatori 2015 (Reserchers’ night), The Fellow from UNIFI attended and represented the  MOTORIST project http://www.bright-toscana.it/firenze/viaggio-ed-evoluzione-della-conoscenza/; Guidatori robot
      • T. Bońkowski and L. Soltes, 2016.09.30 Researchers’ Night – “Noc Vedcu”in the leisure center “RADOVANEK” under the auspices of the “Techmania Science Center”, Pilzen. The project MOTORIST was represented by the two fellows from UWB. Event was focused on “Bezpečnost” (Safety/Secirity) which is fitting in the framework of their project http://www.noc-vedcu.cz/?p=5840
      • M. A. Di Gesu, November 2016: promotional video on the Simulator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyrRfCgqMp4&t=3s
      • Rosalie, S. M. and Malone, J. (2016). Validity and reliability of a novel biometric system for application in Formula One. Confidential Product Report.
      • Rosalie, S. M. and Malone, J. (2016). The effects of various undergarments on measures of driver physiology in closed cockpit race cars. Confidential Product Report.
      • Atkinson, M., Rosalie, S., Netto, K. (2016). Physical demands of seven closed agility drills. Sports Biomechanics, 15(4), 473-480. DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2016.1179781
      • P. Huertas: Presentation “Rider behaviour and skills needed in emergency braking scenarios” in the “Workshop on PTW users’ safety” of the COST action Safe2Wheelers at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). 19th and 20th January 2018

Papers Under Review / in Preparation

      • Huertas-Leyva, P.; Baldanzini, N.; Savino, G.; Pierini, M. In-depth research of PTW accidents scenarios and evasive manoeuvres. Traffic Injury Prevention
      • Rosalie, S.M., Wang, I.T., McIntyre, A., Stockman, S., King, C., Watkins, C., Wild, C., and Ng, L (In preaparation). The use of wearable IMU in the examination of individual differences in the kinematics of drag flicking
      • Ng, L., Rosalie, S.M., Sherry, D., Loh, W.B., Myhre Sjurseth, A., Iyengar, S., and Wild, C.Y. (In preparation). A comparison of the kinematics and kinetics of drag flicking versus hitting.
      • Huertas-Leyva, P.; Nugent, M.; Savino, G; Pierini, M.; Baldanzini, N.; Rosalie, S. Implementation of an integrated real-life perceptual-action task to identify the emergency braking competencies of motorcyclists.  Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. Special Issue RSS (under review) 2018.
      • Baldanzini, N.; Huertas-Leyva, P.; Savino, G.; Pierini, M. Definition of the key parameters from PTW naturalistic studies to characterize the braking behaviour.  Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (in preparation)
      • Huertas-Leyva, P., Lucci, C., Savino G., Baldanzini, N., Pierini, M.  Anticipatory response and perception skills assessment of motorcycle riders measuring brake response time in opposing left-turning vehicle scenario. 12th International IFZ Motorcycle Conference; 2018 October 1–2, Cologne, Germany (under review)
      • Huertas-Leyva, P. , Dozza, M., Baldanzini, N. E-bikers’ braking behaviour: Results from a naturalistic cycling study,  7th International Cycling Safety Conference, ICSC2018 10-11 October 2018, Barcelona, Spain (under review)

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