Below you may find selected research articles from Physical Therapy faculty in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.

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Submissions from 2019

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A Method to Concatenate Multiple Short Time Series for Evaluating Dynamic Behaviour During Walking, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Does Variability of Footfall Kinematics Correlate with Dynamic Stability of the Centre of Mass During Walking?, Niklas König Ignasiak

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A Six Week Therapeutic Ballet Intervention Improved Gait and Inhibitory Control in Children With Cerebral Palsy—A Pilot Study, Kimberley D. Lakes, Kelli Sharp, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Ross Neville, Fadia Haddad, Rachel Sunico, Daniel Ho, Melinda Schneider, Sofia Sawitz, Janine Paulsen, Kim Caputo, Kim D. Lu, Afshin Aminian, Citlali López-Ortiz, and Shlomit Radom-Aizik

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Wavelet-Based Analysis of Physical Activity and Sleep Movement Data fromWearable Sensors among Obese Adults, Rahul Soangra and Vennila Krishnan

Submissions from 2018

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Dynamical Properties of Postural Control in Obese Community-Dwelling Older Adults, Christopher W. Frames, Rahul Soangra, Thurmon Lockhart, John Lach, Dong Sam Ha, Karen A. Roberto, and Abraham Lieberman

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Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy: A Concept Analysis, Karen Huhn, Sarah J. Gilliland, Lisa L. Black, Susan F. Wainwright, and Nicole Christensen

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Insertion and Presence of Fine-wire Intramuscular Electrodes to the Lumbar Paraspinal Muscles Do Not Affect Muscle Performance and Activation during Highexertion Spinal Extension Activities, Szu-Ping Lee, Jo Armour Smith, Matthew Kimber, and Kelsey Houk

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Biomarkers of Rehabilitation Therapy Vary According To Stroke Severity, Erin Burke Quinlan, Lucy Dodakian, Jill See, Alison McKenzie, Jill Campbell Stewart, and Steven C. Cramer

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Motor Subtypes of Parkinson’s Disease Can Be Identified by Frequency Component of Postural Stability, Saba Rezvanian, Thurmon Lockhart, Christopher Frames, Rahul Soangra, and Abraham Lieberman

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Anticipatory Postural Adjustments and Spatial Organization of Motor Cortex: Evidence of Adaptive Compensations in Healthy Older Adults, Jo Armour Smith and Beth E. Fisher

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Risk Factors Associated With Low Back Pain in Golfers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Jo Armour Smith, Andrew Hawkins, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Richard Beuttler, and Szu-Ping Lee

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Effects of Load Carriage and Surface Inclination on Linear and Non-Linear Postural Variability, Rahul Soangra, Hema Bhatt, and Ehsan Rashedi

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Inertial Sensor-Based Variables Are Indicators of Frailty and Adverse Post-Operative Outcomes in Cardiovascular Disease Patients, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Predicting Gains With Visuospatial Training After Stroke Using an EEG Measure of Frontoparietal Circuit Function, Robert J. Zhou, Hossein M. Hondori, Maryam Khademi, Jessica M. Cassidy, Katherine M. Wu, Derek Z. Yang, Nikhita Kathuria, Fareshte R. Erani, Lucy Dodakian, Alison McKenzie, Cristina V. Lopes, Walt Scacchi, Ramesh Srinivasan, and Steven C. Cramer

Submissions from 2017

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Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Education and Workforce in Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa Countries, Augustine O. Agho and Emmanuel John

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A Home-Based Telerehabilitation Program for Patients with Stroke, Lucy Dodakian, Alison McKenzie, Vu Le, Jill See, Kristin Pearson-Fuhrhop, Erin Burke Quinlan, Robert J. Zhou, Renee Augsberger, Xuan A. Tran, Nizan Friedman, David J. Reinkensmeyer, and Steven C. Cramer

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Physical Therapist Students’ Development of Diagnostic Reasoning: A Longitudinal Study, Sarah Gilliland

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Patterns of Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapist Students, Sarah Gilliland and Susan Flannery Wainwright

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A Framework for Thinking About Transferring Teaching Innovations into New Settings, Sarah Gilliland and Tasha R. Wyatt

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Cortical Contribution to Linear, Non-linear and Frequency Components of Motor Variability Control During Standing, Niklas König Ignasiak

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What Is the Contribution of Ia-Afference for Regulating Motor Output Variability During Standing?, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Validity of Robot-based Assessments of Upper Extremity Function, Alison McKenzie, Lucy Dodakian, Jill See, Vu Le, Erin Burke Quinlan, Claire Bridgford, Daniel Head, Vy L. Han, and Steven C. Cramer

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The Motor Cortical Representation of a Muscle is Not Homogeneous in Brain Connectivity, Jo Armour Smith, Alaa Albishi, Sarine Babikian, Skulpan Asavasopon, Beth E. Fisher, and Jason Kutch

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The Influence of Divided Attention on Walking Turns: Effects on Gait Control in Young Adults With and Without a History of Low Back Pain, Jo Armour Smith, James Gordon, and Kornelia Kulig

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Dual-Task Does Not Increase Slip and Fall Risk in Healthy Young and Older Adults during Walking, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon Lockhart

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Role of Corpus Callosum Integrity in Arm Function Differs Based on Motor Severity After Stroke, Jill Campbell Stewart, Pritha Dewanjee, George Tran, Erin Burke Quinlan, Lucy Dodakian, Alison McKenzie, Jill See, and Steven C. Cramer

Submissions from 2016

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A Case Report of Shoulder Fatigue Imbalance in Wheelchair Rugby: Implications to Pain and Injury, J. P. Barfield, Laura Newsome, Emmanuel B. John, David Sallee, Chris Frames, Rahul Soangra, and Laurie A. Malone

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Can Gait Signatures Provide Quantitative Measures for Aiding Clinical Decision-Making? A Systematic Meta-Analysis of Gait Variability Behavior in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Revealing the Quality of Movement: A Meta-Analysis Review to Quantify the Thresholds to Pathological Variability During Standing and Walking, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Adaptations of Lumbar Biomechanics after Four Weeks of Running Training with Minimalist Footwear and Technique guidance: Implications for Running-Related Lower Back Pain, Szu-Ping Lee, Joshua P. Bailey, Jo Armour Smith, Stephanie Barton, David Brown, and Talia Joyce

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How Should We Teach Lumbar Manipulation? A Consensus Study, Michael O'Donnell, Jo Armour Smith, Alex Abzug, and Kornelia Kulig

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Altered Multifidus Recruitment During Walking in Young Asymptomatic Individuals with a History of Low Back Pain, Jo Armour Smith and Kornelia Kulig

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Trunk-Pelvis Coordination During Turning: A Cross Sectional Study of Young Adults With and Without a History of Low Back Pain, Jo Armour Smith and Kornelia Kulig

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Influence of Posture-Cuing Shirt on Tennis Serve Kinematics in Division III Tennis Players, Joseph Zappala, Caroline Orrego, Emily Boe, Heather Fechner, Derek Salminen, and Daniel Cipriani

Submissions from 2015

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Effects Of Pelvis Impact Angle And Hip Muscle Forces On Hip Fracture Risk During A Fall Using An Advanced Hip Impact Simulator, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Influence Of Pelvis Impact Angle During A Fall: On The Protective Benefit Of Hip Protectors, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Innovative Evaluation of Dexterity in Pediatrics, Susan V. Duff, Dorit H. Aaron, Gloria R. Gogola, and Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas

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Clinical Assessment of the Infant and Child Following Perinatal Brachial Plexus Injury, Susan V. Duff and Carol DeMatteo

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Review of the PE Metrics Cognitive Assessment Tool for Fifth Grade Students, Michael Hodges, Chong Lee, Kent A. Lorenz, and Daniel Cipriani

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Choice of Human–Computer Interaction Mode in Stroke Rehabilitation, Hossein Mousavi Hondori, Maryam Khademi, Lucy Dodakian, Alison Mackenzie, Cristina V. Lopes, and Steven C. Cramer

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Neural Function, Injury, and Stroke Subtype Predict Treatment Gains After Stroke, Erin Burke Quinlan, Lucy Dodakian, Jill See, Alison Mackenzie, Vu Le, Mike Wojnowicz, Babak Shahbaba, and Steven C. Cramer

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Does Insertion of Intramuscular Electromyographic Electrodes Alter Motor Behavior During Locomotion?, Jo Armour Smith and Kornelia Kulig

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Exploitation of Genetic Capacities of Bacteria for Improved Plasmid Stability in Remediation of Arsenic Pollution, Rahul Soangra, CB Majumder, and Partha Roy

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Whole Cell Arsenic Biosensor- A Cheap Technology for Bioavailable Arsenic (As) Determination, Rahul Soangra, CB Majumder, and Partha Roy

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Hydatid Cyst of Thoracic Spine: A Rare Cause of Paraplegia, Rahul Soangra and Mool Chand Soangra

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Connectivity Measures Are Robust Biomarkers Of Cortical Function And Plasticity After Stroke, Jennifer Wu, Erin Burke Quinlan, Lucy Dodakian, Alison McKenzie, Nikhita Kathuria, Robert J. Zhou, Renee Augsburger, Jill See, Vu H. Lee, Ramesh Srinivasan, and Steven C. Cramer

Submissions from 2014

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Perceived Influence of a Compression, Posture-Cueing Shirt on Cyclists’ Ride Experience and Post-Ride Recovery, Daniel Cipriani, Tiffany S. Yu, and Olia Lyssanova

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Interrater Reliability of the Wolf Motor Function Test–Functional Ability Scale: Why It Matters, Susan V. Duff, Jiaxue He, Monica A. Nelsen, Christianne J. Lane, Veronica T. Rowe, Steve L. Wolf, Alexander W. Dromerick, and Carolee J. Winstein

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Clinical Reasoning in First- and Third-Year Physical Therapist Students, Sarah Gilliland

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Identification of Functional Parameters for the Classification of Older Female Fallers and Prediction of ‘First-Time’ Fallers, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Inter-rater Reliability and Measurement Error of Sonographic Muscle Architecture Assessments, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Trunk Coordination in Dancers and Non-Dancers, Danielle N. Jarvis, Jo Armour Smith, and Kornelia Kulig

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Fall Risk Prediction Using Wearable Wireless Sensors, Thurmon Lockhart, Chris Frame, Rahul Soangra, and John Lach

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Impact of AFO (ankle foot orthosis) Design on Calf Circumference, Robert H. Meier, David C. Ruthsatz, and Daniel Cipriani

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The Influence of Hip Strength on Lower-Limb, Pelvis, and Trunk Kinematics and Coordination Patterns During Walking and Hopping in Healthy Women, Jo Armour Smith, John M. Popovich, and Kornelia Kulig

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Agreement in Gait Speed from Smartphone and Stopwatch for Five Meter Walk in Laboratory and Clinical Environments, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Potential for Using Smartphone Accelerometers in Non-laboratory Environments, Rahul Soangra, Thurmon Lockhart, Christopher W. Frames, Jian Zhang, Seong Hyun Moon, and Jongsoon Park

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Self-Reported Smoking and Musculoskeletal Overuse Injury Among Male and Female US Marine Corps Recruits, Daniel W. Trone, Daniel Cipriani, Rema Raman, Debra L. Wingard, Richard A. Shaffer, and Carol A. Macera

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Classifying Lower Extremity Muscle Fatigue During Walking Using Machine Learning and Inertial Sensors, Jian Zhang, Thurmon Lockhart, and Rahul Soangra

Submissions from 2013

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Assessment of Postural Stability Using Inertial Measurement Unit on Inclined Surfaces in Healthy Adults, Chris Frames, Rahul Soangra, and Thurmon Lockhart

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Age-Related Modifications to the Magnitude and Periodicity of Neuromuscular Noise, Niklas König Ignasiak

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Wavelet Based Automated Postural Event Detection and Activity Classification with Single IMU (TEMPO), Thurmon E. Lockhart, Rahul Soangra, Jian Zhang, and Xuefang Wu

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Applying Principles of Motor Learning and Control to Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Lisa M. Muratori, Eric M. Lamberg, Lori Quinn, and Susan V. Duff

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Effects of Foot Position During Squatting on the Quadriceps Femoris: An Electromyographic Study, Nicholas G. Murray, Daniel Cipriani, Denise O'Rand, and Rebecca Reed-Jones

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Comparison of Intra Individual Physiological Sway Complexity from Force Plate and Inertial Measurement Unit, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Effects of Hemodialysis Therapy on Sit-to-Walk Characteristics in End Stage Renal Disease Patients, Rahul Soangra, Thurmon Lockhart, John Lach, and Emaad M. Abdel-Rahman

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The Association of Self-Reported Measures With Poor Training Outcomes Among Male and Female US Navy Recruits, Daniel W. Trone, Daniel Cipriani, Rema Raman, Debra L. Wingard, Richard A. Shaffer, and Carol A. Macera

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What is the Influence of Cambered Running Surface on Lower Extremity Muscle Activity?, Birgit Unfried, Arnel Aguinaldo, and Daniel Cipriani

Submissions from 2012

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Age-Related Changes in Mechanical Properties of Soft Tissue Over the Hip Region, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Rating Scale Analysis and Psychometric Properties of the Caregiver Self-Efficacy Scale for Transfers, Daniel Cipriani, Francine E. Hansen, Danielle L. McPeck, Gina L.D. Kubec, and Julie J. Thomas

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Effect of Stretch Frequency and Sex on the Rate of Gain and Rate of Loss in Muscle Flexibility During a Hamstring-Stretching Program: A Randomized Single-Blind Longitudinal Study, Daniel Cipriani, Megan E. Terry, Michelle A. Haines, Amir P. Tabibnia, and Olga Lyssanova

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Extreme Levels of Noise Constitute a Key Neuromuscular Deficit in the Elderly, Niklas König Ignasiak

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The Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength Sensibility and Prehension: Reliability and Validity, Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan, Dorcas Beaton, Armin Curt, Susan V. Duff, Milos R. Popovic, Claudia Rudhe, Michael G. Fehlings, and Mary C. Verrier

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Non-Invasive Fall Risk Assessment in Community Dwelling Elderly with Wireless Inertial Measurement Units, Thurmon E. Lockhart, Han T. Yeoh, Rahul Soangra, Manutchanok Jongprasithporn, Jian Zhang, Xuefang Wu, and Arka Ghosh

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Shoulder-and Back-Muscle Activation During Shoulder Abduction and Flexion Using a Bodyblade Pro Versus Dumbbells, Joseph S. Parry, Rachel Straub, and Daniel Cipriani

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A Comparative Study for Performance Evaluation of Sit-to-Stand Task with Body Worn Sensor and Existing Laboratory Methods, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Determination of Stabilogram Diffusion Analysis Coefficients and Invariant Density Analysis Parameters to Understand Postural Stability Associated with Standing on Anti-Fatigue Mats, Rahul Soangra and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Investigation into the Functional Mobility Difference between Obese and Non-Obese Elderly, Xuefang Wu, Han T. Yeoh, Rahul Soangra, and Thurmon Lockhart

Submissions from 2011

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Exergaming: Not Just for Kids Anymore, Susan Caparosa, Jeanne Nichols, Simon Marshall, Daniel Cipriani, Trevor Kingsbury, Kent A. Lorenz, Kristi Robusto, and Virginie Nicaise

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Pressure Distribution Over the Palm Region During Forward Falls on the Outstretched Hands, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Development of Fetal Movement Between 26 and 36 Weeks’ Gestation in Response to Vibroacoustic Stimulation, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Laura M. Glynn, Amy L. Salisbury, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Carol Holliday, and Curt A. Sandman

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An Approach for Identifying Gait Events Using Wavelet Denoising Technique and Single Wireless IMU, Rahul Soangra, Thurmon Lockhart, and Nathalie Van de Berge

Submissions from 2010

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Segmental Limb Length And Vertical Jump Height, Tony Black, Bryan Messick, and Daniel Cipriani

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Pressure Distribution Over the Palm During Falls on the Outstretched Hands, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Clinical Assessment of Dynamic Hand Control in Pediatrics, Susan V. Duff

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Portable, Non-Invasive Fall Risk Assessment in End Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis, Thurmon Lockhart, Adam T. Barth, Xiaoyue Zhang, Rahul Soangra, Emaad Abdel-Rahman, and John Lach

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Superficial Precooling on a 4-Week Static Stretching Regimen A Randomized Trial, Jessica L. Rancour, Megan E. Terry, Clayton Holmes, and Daniel Cipriani

Submissions from 2009

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Performance of a Hip Protector Depends on its Position During a Fall, Woochol J. Choi, Joaquin A. Hoffer, and Stephen N. Robinovitch

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Reliability and Valildity of a Lower Extremity Partial Weight Bearing Performance Measure, Daniel Cipriani, Michelle Haines, Denise O'Rand, and Susan Levy

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The Impact of Left Hemisphere Stroke on Force Control with Familiar and Novel Objects: Neuroanatomic Substrates and Relationship to Apraxia, Amanda M. Dawson, Laura J. Buxbaum, and Susan V. Duff

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Author Response to Invited Commentary by Heathcock [Commentary for: Gastrocnemius/soleus Muscle Tendon Unit Changes Over the First 12 Weeks of Adjusted Age in Infants Born Preterm], Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Robert J. Palisano, Debra P. Miller, Barbara Reddien Wagner, Carolyn B. Heriza, and Patricia A. Shewokis

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Gastrocnemius-Soleus Muscle Tendon Unit Changes Over the First 12 Weeks of Adjusted Age in Infants Born Preterm, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Robert J. Palisano, Debra P. Miller, Barbara Reddien Wagner, Carolyn B. Heriza, and Patricia A. Shewokis

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Reliability and Responsiveness of a Gait Measure for Individuals with Low Back Pain, Z. Marshall and Daniel Cipriani

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Nonlinear Time Series Analysis Of Knee and Ankle Kinematics During Side By Side Treadmill Walking, Jeff A. Nessler, Charles J. De Leone, and Sarah Gilliland

Submissions from 2008

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Effect of Hip Protectors and Body Mass Index on Pressure Distribution During a Fall on the Hip, Woochol J. Choi and Stephen N. Robinovitch

Submissions from 2007

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The Influence of Knee and Ankle Bracing on Lower Extremity Kinematics During a Cutting Maneuver, Brian M. Campbell, Daniel Cipriani, Megan Elwell, Nikki Dauch, and James A. Yaggie

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Influence of a Functional Knee Brace and Exercise on Lower Extremity Kinematics During Jogging, Brian M. Campbell, Daniel Cipriani, and James A. Yaggie

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Recruitment of Serratus Anterior in Ventilation During Graded Cycling, Daniel T. Cannon, Sara L. Grout, Courtney A. May, Stephanie D. Strom, Kathryn G. Wyckoff, Daniel Cipriani, and Michael J. Buono

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Recruitment of the Serratus Anterior as an Accessory Muscle of Ventilation During Graded Exercise, Daniel T. Cannon, Sara L. Grout, Courtney A. May, Stephanie D. Strom, Kathryn G. Wyckoff, Daniel Cipriani, and Michael J. Buono

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Electromyographic Data Do Not Support a Progressive Recruitment of Muscle Fibers During Exercise Exhibiting a VO2 Slow Component, Daniel T. Cannon, Fred W. Kolkhorst, and Daniel Cipriani