Susan J Harkema

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evidence-based therapy for recovery of function after spinal cord injury
    Susan Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 109:259-74. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Balance and ambulation improvements in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury using locomotor training-based rehabilitation
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1508-17. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Locomotor training: as a treatment of spinal cord injury and in the progression of neurologic rehabilitation
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1588-97. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Establishing the NeuroRecovery Network: multisite rehabilitation centers that provide activity-based therapies and assessments for neurologic disorders
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1498-507. 2012
  5. pmc Plasticity of interneuronal networks of the functionally isolated human spinal cord
    Susan J Harkema
    The Brain Research Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Brain Res Rev 57:255-64. 2008
  6. pmc Phase-dependent modulation of percutaneously elicited multisegmental muscle responses after spinal cord injury
    Christine J Dy
    Department of Physiological Science, University of California, LosAngeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:2808-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic longitudinal evaluation of the utility of the Berg Balance Scale in individuals with motor incomplete spinal cord injury
    Somnath Datta
    Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1565-73. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal patterns of functional recovery in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury receiving activity-based rehabilitation
    Douglas J Lorenz
    Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1541-52. 2012
  9. pmc Altering spinal cord excitability enables voluntary movements after chronic complete paralysis in humans
    Claudia A Angeli
    1 Frazier Rehab Institute, Kentucky One Health, Louisville, KY, USA
    Brain 137:1394-409. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint A multivariate examination of temporal changes in Berg Balance Scale items for patients with ASIA Impairment Scale C and D spinal cord injuries
    Somnath Datta
    Department of Bionformatics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1208-17. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Evidence-based therapy for recovery of function after spinal cord injury
    Susan Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 109:259-74. 2012
    ..Finally, we will discuss a second activity-based therapy, functional electrical stimulation (FES), and the future of physical rehabilitation for spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Balance and ambulation improvements in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury using locomotor training-based rehabilitation
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1508-17. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects of intensive locomotor training on balance and ambulatory function at enrollment and discharge during outpatient rehabilitation after incomplete SCI...
  3. doi request reprint Locomotor training: as a treatment of spinal cord injury and in the progression of neurologic rehabilitation
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1588-97. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Establishing the NeuroRecovery Network: multisite rehabilitation centers that provide activity-based therapies and assessments for neurologic disorders
    Susan J Harkema
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1498-507. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Plasticity of interneuronal networks of the functionally isolated human spinal cord
    Susan J Harkema
    The Brain Research Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Brain Res Rev 57:255-64. 2008
    ..Future studies should focus on approaches to increase the central state of excitability and may include neural repair strategies, pharmacological interventions or epidural stimulation in combination with Locomotor Training...
  6. pmc Phase-dependent modulation of percutaneously elicited multisegmental muscle responses after spinal cord injury
    Christine J Dy
    Department of Physiological Science, University of California, LosAngeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:2808-20. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic longitudinal evaluation of the utility of the Berg Balance Scale in individuals with motor incomplete spinal cord injury
    Somnath Datta
    Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1565-73. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal patterns of functional recovery in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury receiving activity-based rehabilitation
    Douglas J Lorenz
    Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1541-52. 2012
    ..To model the progression of 3 functional outcome measures from patients with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) receiving standardized locomotor training...
  9. pmc Altering spinal cord excitability enables voluntary movements after chronic complete paralysis in humans
    Claudia A Angeli
    1 Frazier Rehab Institute, Kentucky One Health, Louisville, KY, USA
    Brain 137:1394-409. 2014
    ..We have uncovered a fundamentally new intervention strategy that can dramatically affect recovery of voluntary movement in individuals with complete paralysis even years after injury. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint A multivariate examination of temporal changes in Berg Balance Scale items for patients with ASIA Impairment Scale C and D spinal cord injuries
    Somnath Datta
    Department of Bionformatics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1208-17. 2009
    ..To provide a multivariate examination of the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) as a first step in developing a balance tool for the SCI population...
  11. doi request reprint Basic concepts of activity-based interventions for improved recovery of motor function after spinal cord injury
    Roland R Roy
    Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1487-97. 2012
    ..Herein, we provide a brief review of some of the neurophysiologic rationale for the success of these interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quantification of therapists' manual assistance on the leg during treadmill gait training with partial body-weight support after spinal cord injury
    Jose A Galvez
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4028-32. 2007
    ..These results provide insight into therapist-assisted gait training, which may be useful for optimizing robotic gait-training devices...
  13. doi request reprint Quantitative and sensitive assessment of neurophysiological status after human spinal cord injury
    Kun Li
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:77-86. 2012
    ..This study was designed to develop an objective and sensitive spinal cord injury (SCI) characterization protocol based on surface electromyography (EMG) activity...
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility of manual teach-and-replay and continuous impedance shaping for robotic locomotor training following spinal cord injury
    Jeremy L Emken
    Biomedical Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, CA 92797, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:322-34. 2008
    ..The result was that the subjects stepped with greater variability, while still maintaining a physiologic gait pattern. These results are further steps toward tailoring robotic gait training to the needs of individual patients...
  15. pmc Improvements in orthostatic instability with stand locomotor training in individuals with spinal cord injury
    Susan J Harkema
    Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:1467-75. 2008
    ..These results may be attributed to repetitive neuromuscular activation of the legs from loading and/or conditioning of cardiovascular responses from repetitively assuming an upright posture...
  16. pmc Modulation of multisegmental monosynaptic responses in a variety of leg muscles during walking and running in humans
    Gregoire Courtine
    Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Physiol 582:1125-39. 2007
    ..The present findings therefore suggest that there is a general control scheme by which the transmission in the monosynaptic neural circuits is modulated in all leg muscles during stepping so as to meet the requirement of the motor task...
  17. pmc Marginal association measures for clustered data
    Douglas J Lorenz
    Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Stat Med 30:3181-91. 2011
    ..We illustrate their use through an application to data from patients with incomplete spinal cord injury in the U.S.A...
  18. pmc Neuromodulation of evoked muscle potentials induced by epidural spinal-cord stimulation in paralyzed individuals
    Dimitry G Sayenko
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    J Neurophysiol 111:1088-99. 2014
    ..The components of neural pathways that can mediate motor-evoked potentials were highly dependent on the stimulation parameters and sensory conditions, suggesting a weight-bearing-induced reorganization of the spinal circuitries. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint The human spinal cord interprets velocity-dependent afferent input during stepping
    Janell A Beres-Jones
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7147, USA
    Brain 127:2232-46. 2004
    ..We propose that the human spinal cord can interpret complex step-related, velocity-dependent afferent information to contribute to the neural control of stepping...
  20. ncbi request reprint Locomotor training progression and outcomes after incomplete spinal cord injury
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Box 100154, UFHSC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1356-71. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Physical rehabilitation as an agent for recovery after spinal cord injury
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, P O Box 100154, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 18:183-202, v. 2007
    ..A classification scheme for physical rehabilitation interventions is also discussed to aid clinical decision making...
  22. ncbi request reprint Locomotor activity in spinal cord-injured persons
    V Dietz
    Spinal Chord Injury Center, University Hospital Balgrist, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:1954-60. 2004
    ..In the future, if regeneration approaches can successfully be applied in human SCI, even individuals with complete SCI may recover walking ability with locomotor training...