Jonathan Bean

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Which neuromuscular attributes are most associated with mobility among older primary care patients?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2381-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Is stair climb power a clinically relevant measure of leg power impairments in at-risk older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:604-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Benefits of exercise for community-dwelling older adults
    Jonathan F Bean
    Spaulding Cambridge Rehabilitation Center, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:S31-42; quiz S43-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Which impairments are most associated with high mobility performance in older adults? Implications for a rehabilitation prescription
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2278-84. 2008
  5. pmc Do attitudes toward exercise vary with differences in mobility and disability status? - a study among low-income seniors
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1215-20. 2007
  6. pmc Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2363-8. 2010
  7. pmc Performance-based versus patient-reported physical function: what are the underlying predictors?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 1575 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Phys Ther 91:1804-11. 2011
  8. pmc Increased velocity exercise specific to task training versus the National Institute on Aging's strength training program: changes in limb power and mobility
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:983-91. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in function and disability after resistance training: does velocity matter?: a pilot study
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physilogy Laboratory, Department of Health Science, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:605-13. 2003
  10. pmc The pathway from musculoskeletal pain to mobility difficulty in older disabled women
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 128:69-77. 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Which neuromuscular attributes are most associated with mobility among older primary care patients?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2381-8. 2013
    ..To identify the neuromuscular attributes that are associated with self-reported mobility status among older primary care patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is stair climb power a clinically relevant measure of leg power impairments in at-risk older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:604-9. 2007
    ..To test the clinical relevance of the stair climb power test (SCPT) as a measure of leg power impairments in mobility-limited older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Benefits of exercise for community-dwelling older adults
    Jonathan F Bean
    Spaulding Cambridge Rehabilitation Center, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:S31-42; quiz S43-4. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Which impairments are most associated with high mobility performance in older adults? Implications for a rehabilitation prescription
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2278-84. 2008
    ..To test which rehabilitative impairments are associated with higher mobility performance among community-dwelling, mobility-limited older adults...
  5. pmc Do attitudes toward exercise vary with differences in mobility and disability status? - a study among low-income seniors
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1215-20. 2007
    ..To examine attitudes toward exercise among a vulnerable aged population characterized by low socioeconomic status, poor functional status and lack of available therapeutic exercise resources...
  6. pmc Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2363-8. 2010
    ..From among physiological attributes commonly targeted in rehabilitation, to identify those in which changes led to clinically meaningful differences (CMDs) in mobility outcomes...
  7. pmc Performance-based versus patient-reported physical function: what are the underlying predictors?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 1575 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Phys Ther 91:1804-11. 2011
    ..Although conceived as representing similar concepts, differences between these 2 modes of measuring physical functioning have not been adequately characterized scientifically...
  8. pmc Increased velocity exercise specific to task training versus the National Institute on Aging's strength training program: changes in limb power and mobility
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:983-91. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the benefits of InVEST (Increased Velocity Specific to Task) training on limb power and mobility among mobility-limited older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in function and disability after resistance training: does velocity matter?: a pilot study
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physilogy Laboratory, Department of Health Science, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:605-13. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of high- and low-velocity resistance training on functional performance and disability outcomes in physically limited older women...
  10. pmc The pathway from musculoskeletal pain to mobility difficulty in older disabled women
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 128:69-77. 2007
    ..Research is needed to better understand the development of pain-related disability in order to determine optimum approaches to prevent and treat mobility disability in older persons with persistent pain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Weighted stair climbing in mobility-limited older people: a pilot study
    Jonathan Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:663-70. 2002
    ..To evaluate weighted stair climbing exercise (SCE) as a means of increasing lower extremity muscle power in mobility-limited older people...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of muscle power and force on gait speed in disabled older men and women
    Anthony Cuoco
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1200-6. 2004
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  13. pmc Comparing pain severity versus pain location in the MOBILIZE Boston study: chronic pain and lower extremity function
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:763-70. 2009
    ..This study compared measures of chronic pain, for example, number of pain sites and overall pain severity, in relation to lower extremity function in the older population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Associating the onset of motor impairments with disability progression in nursing home residents
    Jonathan Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:696-704; quiz 705-7, 720. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between the onset of movement impairments and disability progression in nursing home residents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain and risk for falls in older disabled women living in the community
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:671-8. 2002
    ..To determine whether musculoskeletal pain increased risk for falls in older women with disabilities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased Velocity Exercise Specific to Task (InVEST) training: a pilot study exploring effects on leg power, balance, and mobility in community-dwelling older women
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:799-804. 2004
    ..To evaluate a dynamic form of weighted vest exercise suitable for home use and designed to enhance muscle power, balance, and mobility...
  17. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower limb muscle power relationships in mobility-limited older adults
    Seth Herman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:476-80. 2005
    ..This study examined relationships between upper and lower limb muscle power and their role in predicting mobility performance among community-dwelling older adults...
  18. pmc Trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility in older adults: a pilot study
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PM R 1:916-24. 2009
    ..To determine whether trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility performance among mobility-limited older adults...
  19. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is a major contributor to disability in older adults; however, the potential role of chronic pain as a risk factor for falls is poorly understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aging, muscle activity, and balance control: physiologic changes associated with balance impairment
    Carrie A Laughton
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Center for BioDynamics, Boston University, 44 Cummington St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Gait Posture 18:101-8. 2003
    ..It is unclear whether increases in muscle activity preclude greater postural instability or if increased muscle activity is a compensatory response to increases in postural sway...
  21. ncbi request reprint The 6-minute walk test in mobility-limited elders: what is being measured?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M751-6. 2002
    ..Though commonly utilized as an outcome measure among otherwise healthy mobility-limited elders, it is not clear whether the 6mw best represents a measure of functional limitation, aerobic capacity, or both...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship between leg power and physical performance in mobility-limited older people
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:461-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of leg power and leg strength on the physical performance of community-dwelling mobility-limited older people...
  23. ncbi request reprint Computer-adaptive balance testing improves discrimination between community-dwelling elderly fallers and nonfallers
    Poonam K Pardasaney
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1320-1327.e1. 2014
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint High-velocity resistance training increases skeletal muscle peak power in older women
    Roger A Fielding
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:655-62. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a high-velocity resistance-training program (HI) would increase muscle power more than a traditional low-velocity resistance-training program (LO)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exercise in the elderly: research and clinical practice
    Jason E Frankel
    New England Sinai Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stoughton, MA 02072, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 22:239-56; vii. 2006
    ..Where available, it discusses specific recommendations for prescribing exercise modalities. Finally, it presents suggestions for developing integrated exercise programs and enhancing patient compliance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does gynecologic surgery contribute to low back problems in later life? An analysis of the women's health and aging study
    Jeffery J Ericksen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:172-6. 2006
    ..To examine whether women with potential injuries to the abdominal and pelvic musculature from past gynecologic surgery are at higher risk for low back pain (LBP)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of poststroke urinary incontinence on disability: the nursing home setting
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:175-81. 2003
    ..To characterize the association of poststroke urinary incontinence with disability progression in nursing home residents...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of leg power and leg strength within the InCHIANTI study: which influences mobility more?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:728-33. 2003
    ..There was also evidence that the power-function relationship may be described as curvilinear. However, these findings have never been confirmed in a representative population...
  29. ncbi request reprint High-intensity resistance training improves muscle strength, self-reported function, and disability in long-term stroke survivors
    Michelle M Ouellette
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 35:1404-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of supervised high-intensity progressive resistance training (PRT) on lower extremity strength, function, and disability in older, long-term stroke survivors...
  30. pmc Relationship of homocysteine levels to quadriceps strength, gait speed, and late-life disability in older adults
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:434-9. 2007
    ..Disability is one of the most common features in older adults. However, little is known about the role of homocysteine in physical disability among older adults...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of cardiorespiratory fitness and levels of C-reactive protein: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 114:28-33. 2007
    ..However, the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and CRP has not been adequately examined...
  32. pmc Exploring how peak leg power and usual gait speed are linked to late-life disability: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:650-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation of both peak leg power and usual gait speed in their association with varying domains of late-life disability...
  33. pmc Linking C-reactive protein to late-life disability in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    7 Chung Shan S Road, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:380-7. 2006
    ..Chronic inflammation, measured by interleukin-6, predicts incident disability among elderly people. However, little is known about the relation of C-reactive protein (CRP) to disability...

Research Grants3

  1. Ameliorating Disability through Power Training
    Jonathan Bean; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will provide important insights into exercise's role in preserving late life functioning. ..
  2. Developing Rehabilitative Strategies for Disability Prevention in Primary Care
    Jonathan Bean; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will lead to studies evaluating the use of rehabilitation as a means of preventing disability among older adults. ..
  3. Developing Rehabilitative Strategies for Disability Prevention in Primary Care
    Jonathan F Bean; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will lead to studies evaluating the use of rehabilitation as a means of preventing disability among older adults. ..