Samuel R Pierce

Summary

Affiliation: Shriners Hospitals for Children
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Home forced use in an outpatient rehabilitation program for adults with hemiplegia: a pilot study
    Samuel R Pierce
    MossRehab Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:214-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct effect of percutaneous electric stimulation during gait in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a report of 2 cases
    Samuel R Pierce
    Research Department, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:339-43. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Roles of reflex activity and co-contraction during assessments of spasticity of the knee flexor and knee extensor muscles in children with cerebral palsy and different functional levels
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1124-34. 2008
  4. pmc Examination of spasticity of the knee flexors and knee extensors using isokinetic dynamometry with electromyography and clinical scales in children with spinal cord injury
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:208-14. 2008
  5. pmc Age and electromyographic frequency alterations during walking in children with cerebral palsy
    Richard T Lauer
    Department of Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gait Posture 31:136-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percutaneous and surface functional electrical stimulation during gait in a child with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:798-805. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between age and spasticity in children with diplegic cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:448-51. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait initiation in children with cerebral palsy
    Carrie Stackhouse
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Motion Analysis Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gait Posture 26:301-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Immediate effect of percutaneous intramuscular stimulation during gait in children with cerebral palsy: a feasibility study
    Margo N Orlin
    Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:684-90. 2005
  10. pmc The relationship between spasticity and muscle volume of the knee extensors in children with cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Institute for Physical Therapy Education, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 24:177-81; discussion 182. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Home forced use in an outpatient rehabilitation program for adults with hemiplegia: a pilot study
    Samuel R Pierce
    MossRehab Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:214-9. 2003
    ..However, additional investigation is required to examine the effectiveness of using forced use within typical outpatient rehabilitation under more experimentally controlled conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct effect of percutaneous electric stimulation during gait in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a report of 2 cases
    Samuel R Pierce
    Research Department, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:339-43. 2004
    ..These results suggest that percutaneous intramuscular FES was effective in improving aspects of ankle kinematics and kinetics of 2 children with hemiplegic CP...
  3. doi request reprint Roles of reflex activity and co-contraction during assessments of spasticity of the knee flexor and knee extensor muscles in children with cerebral palsy and different functional levels
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1124-34. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Examination of spasticity of the knee flexors and knee extensors using isokinetic dynamometry with electromyography and clinical scales in children with spinal cord injury
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:208-14. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Age and electromyographic frequency alterations during walking in children with cerebral palsy
    Richard T Lauer
    Department of Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gait Posture 31:136-9. 2010
    ..The results indicate that differences in neuromuscular activation exist between younger and older groups of children with both TD and CP, and may provide new insight into muscle activity pattern changes during the development of walking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percutaneous and surface functional electrical stimulation during gait in a child with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:798-805. 2004
    ..This report suggests that S-FES and P-FES may have different immediate effects on gait due to issues such as muscle contraction strength, sensory feedback, and control systems for stimulation...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between age and spasticity in children with diplegic cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:448-51. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between passive torque, reflex activity, co-contraction, and age during the assessment of spasticity of knee flexors and extensors in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (CP)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait initiation in children with cerebral palsy
    Carrie Stackhouse
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Motion Analysis Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gait Posture 26:301-8. 2007
    ..Analysis of the GI motor sequence in children provides a means to characterize coordination and motor control of a functional ambulatory task in children with CP compared to children with TD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immediate effect of percutaneous intramuscular stimulation during gait in children with cerebral palsy: a feasibility study
    Margo N Orlin
    Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:684-90. 2005
    ..The results suggest that P-FES might immediately improve ankle kinematics in children with CP...
  10. pmc The relationship between spasticity and muscle volume of the knee extensors in children with cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Institute for Physical Therapy Education, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 24:177-81; discussion 182. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between spasticity and muscle volume in children with cerebral palsy (CP), using isokinetic dynamometry and magnetic resonance imaging...
  11. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of isokinetic dynamometry for the assessment of spasticity of the knee flexors and knee extensors in children with cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Research Department, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia 19140, and Institute for Physical Therapy Education, Widener University, Chester, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:697-702. 2006
    ..To assess test-retest reliability of the peak resistance torque and slope of work methods of spasticity measurement of the knee flexors and extensors in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Co-contraction during passive movements of the knee joint in children with cerebral palsy
    Samuel R Pierce
    Research Department, Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:1045-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the frequency of co-contraction and the relationship between reflex activity and co-contraction during passive movements of the knee joint in children with cerebral palsy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Constraint-induced therapy for a child with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a case report
    Samuel R Pierce
    Department of Physical Therapy, MossRehab Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1462-3. 2002
    ..The effects of the duration and intensity of CIT protocols need additional study to increase its clinical application...
  14. doi request reprint Incidental findings during functional magnetic resonance imaging: ethical and procedural issues
    Samuel R Pierce
    Research Department, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:275-7. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Trial and error versus errorless learning of functional skills in patients with acute stroke
    Julie Mount
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 22:123-32. 2007
    ..To compare the effectiveness of errorless learning versus trial and error learning for teaching activities of daily living to patients with acute stroke with or without explicit memory impairments...