A L Behrman

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the Tinetti Gait Assessment for detecting change in individuals with Parkinson's disease
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32510 0154, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:399-405. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Practice as an intervention to improve speeded motor performance and motor learning in Parkinson's disease
    A L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    J Neurol Sci 174:127-36. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Locomotor training after human spinal cord injury: a series of case studies
    A L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy and University of Florida Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville 32510 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 80:688-700. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the functional reach test useful for identifying falls risk among individuals with Parkinson's disease?
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32510 0154, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:538-42. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Non-invasive assessment of lower extremity muscle composition after incomplete spinal cord injury
    P K Shah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Spinal Cord 46:565-70. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of treadmill gait training on low-frequency depression of the soleus H-reflex: comparison of a spinal cord injured man to normal subjects
    M H Trimble
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0154, USA
    Neurosci Lett 246:186-8. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of locomotor training on overground walking speed and H-reflex modulation in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury
    M H Trimble
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 24:74-80. 2001
  8. pmc Device use, locomotor training and the presence of arm swing during treadmill walking after spinal cord injury
    N J Tester
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Spinal Cord 49:451-6. 2011
  9. pmc Locomotor training restores walking in a nonambulatory child with chronic, severe, incomplete cervical spinal cord injury
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, PO Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 88:580-90. 2008
  10. pmc Validation of a speed-based classification system using quantitative measures of walking performance poststroke
    Mark G Bowden
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, NF SG Veterans Affairs Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:672-5. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the Tinetti Gait Assessment for detecting change in individuals with Parkinson's disease
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32510 0154, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:399-405. 2002
    ..To determine the Tinetti Gait Assessment's sensitivity for detecting changes in verbally instructed gait in patients with Parkinson's disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Practice as an intervention to improve speeded motor performance and motor learning in Parkinson's disease
    A L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    J Neurol Sci 174:127-36. 2000
    ..Finding a learning effect for persons with Parkinson's disease supports practice as an effective rehabilitation strategy to improve motor performance of specific tasks for patients with Parkinson's disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Locomotor training after human spinal cord injury: a series of case studies
    A L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy and University of Florida Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville 32510 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 80:688-700. 2000
    ..Locomotor training using the response of the human spinal cord to sensory information related to locomotion may improve the potential recovery of walking after SCI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the functional reach test useful for identifying falls risk among individuals with Parkinson's disease?
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32510 0154, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:538-42. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and validity of the Functional Reach Test (FRT) as a screening tool to identify fallers (persons at risk for falls) among subjects with Parkinson's disease (PD) and control subjects...
  5. doi request reprint Non-invasive assessment of lower extremity muscle composition after incomplete spinal cord injury
    P K Shah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Spinal Cord 46:565-70. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of treadmill gait training on low-frequency depression of the soleus H-reflex: comparison of a spinal cord injured man to normal subjects
    M H Trimble
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0154, USA
    Neurosci Lett 246:186-8. 1998
    ..We conclude that training adaptations enabled the SCI subject to increase his gait velocity due to an improved ability to gate peripheral afferent feedback during gait...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of locomotor training on overground walking speed and H-reflex modulation in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury
    M H Trimble
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 24:74-80. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although preliminary, these findings indicate that a single bout of locomotor training produced immediate increases in walking velocity and acute neurophysiologic changes in individuals with incomplete SCI...
  8. pmc Device use, locomotor training and the presence of arm swing during treadmill walking after spinal cord injury
    N J Tester
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Spinal Cord 49:451-6. 2011
    ..Observational, cross-sectional study from a convenience sample with pretest/posttest data from a sample subset...
  9. pmc Locomotor training restores walking in a nonambulatory child with chronic, severe, incomplete cervical spinal cord injury
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, PO Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 88:580-90. 2008
    ..The animal literature suggests that the effects of LT may be greater on an immature nervous system than on a mature nervous system. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of LT in a child with chronic, incomplete SCI...
  10. pmc Validation of a speed-based classification system using quantitative measures of walking performance poststroke
    Mark G Bowden
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, NF SG Veterans Affairs Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:672-5. 2008
    ..However, this stratification was validated primarily using self-report questionnaires...
  11. doi request reprint Beyond gait speed: a case report of a multidimensional approach to locomotor rehabilitation outcomes in incomplete spinal cord injury
    Mark G Bowden
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, NF SG Veterans Health System, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 32:129-38. 2008
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  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Locomotor training: experiencing the changing body
    Elizabeth M Hannold
    VA Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, 1601 SW Archer Road, Mail Stop 151B, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:905-16. 2006
    ..Understanding how LT participants experience bodily changes may enable therapists to develop improved participant-centered intervention approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of stroke severity and training duration on locomotor recovery after stroke: a pilot study
    Prudence Plummer
    University of Florida, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:137-51. 2007
    ..Previous protocols have not emphasized the transfer of locomotor skills from the BWST environment to overground...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuroplasticity after spinal cord injury and training: an emerging paradigm shift in rehabilitation and walking recovery
    Andrea L Behrman
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, PO Box 100154, UFHSC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1406-25. 2006
    ..Advanced by partnerships among neuroscientists, clinicians, and researchers, critical rehabilitation concepts are emerging for activity-based therapy to improve walking recovery, with promising clinical findings...
  16. pmc Discourse coherence and cognition after stroke: a dual task study
    Yvonne Rogalski
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Commun Disord 43:212-24. 2010
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  17. pmc Ongoing walking recovery 2 years after locomotor training in a child with severe incomplete spinal cord injury
    Emily J Fox
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 90:793-802. 2010
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this case report is to describe this child's walking function and musculoskeletal growth and development during the 2 years since his participation in an LT program and subsequent walking recovery...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Active finger extension predicts outcomes after constraint-induced movement therapy for individuals with hemiparesis after stroke
    Stacy L Fritz
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Stroke 36:1172-7. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the potential of 5 measures to predict functional CIMT outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Donepezil as an adjuvant to constraint-induced therapy for upper-limb dysfunction after stroke: an exploratory randomized clinical trial
    Stephen E Nadeau
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:525-34. 2004
    ..This study is inconclusive, but a larger randomized controlled trial with adequate statistical power should be pursued because of the potential benefits of the treatment to stroke survivors...
  21. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of circuit training in acute stroke rehabilitation
    Dorian Rose
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:140-8. 2011
    ..Task-specificity, repetition and progression are key variables in the acquisition of motor skill however they have not been consistently implemented in post-stroke rehabilitation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Step Activity Monitor: accuracy and test-retest reliability in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury
    Mark G Bowden
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:355-62. 2007
    ..Ninety-five percent confidence intervals were 203.7 to 177.0 steps for the 6MWT and 16.1 to 12.7 steps for the 10mWT. The SAM is an accurate and reliable device for capturing walking activity in individuals with iSCI...
  23. pmc Soleus H-reflex modulation after motor incomplete spinal cord injury: effects of body position and walking speed
    Chetan P Phadke
    Rehab Science Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32610 0154, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 33:371-8. 2010
    ..To examine position-dependent (semireclined to standing) and walking speed-dependent soleus H-reflex modulation after motor incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity skeletal muscle function in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury
    A Jayaraman
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Spinal Cord 44:680-7. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional study design...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of single bout effects of bicycle training versus locomotor training on paired reflex depression of the soleus H-reflex after motor incomplete spinal cord injury
    Chetan P Phadke
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1218-28. 2009
    ..To examine paired reflex depression changes post 20-minute bout each of 2 training environments: stationary bicycle ergometer training (bicycle training) and treadmill with body weight support and manual assistance (locomotor training)...
  26. doi request reprint Reliability of soleus H-reflexes in standing and walking post-incomplete spinal cord injury
    Chetan P Phadke
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32601, USA
    Int J Neurosci 120:128-36. 2010
    ..To establish the reliability of soleus H-reflex in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) during the standing and the swing and stance phases of overground walking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Soleus h-reflex modulation during stance phase of walking with altered arm swing patterns
    Chetan P Phadke
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Motor Control 14:116-25. 2010
    ..Future experiments to test additional conditions and evoking reflexes in more phases of walking are recommended...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of soleus H-reflex modulation after incomplete spinal cord injury in 2 walking environments: treadmill with body weight support and overground
    Chetan P Phadke
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1606-13. 2007
    ..To investigate a walking environment effect on soleus H-reflex modulation during walking in persons with motor incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) and noninjured controls...
  29. doi request reprint Stepping with an ankle foot orthosis re-examined: a mechanical perspective for clinical decision making
    Preeti M Nair
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:618-22. 2010
    ..We intended to examine if an ankle foot orthosis impeded or facilitated optimal ankle, knee and hip joint kinematics, kinetics and spatiotemporal parameters during the transition phases of normal walking...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lower-extremity muscle cross-sectional area after incomplete spinal cord injury
    Prithvi K Shah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:772-8. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Gait, lower extremity strength, and self-assessed mobility after hip arthroplasty
    Lola Sicard-Rosenbaum
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M47-51. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the within-group LE muscle strength, gait, and self-assessed functional mobility in adults 9 months to 6 years after HA surgery to age- and gender-matched controls...
  32. ncbi request reprint Descriptive characteristics as potential predictors of outcomes following constraint-induced movement therapy for people after stroke
    Stacy L Fritz
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, 1300 Wheat St, Blatt PE Bldg, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Phys Ther 86:825-32. 2006
    ..Limited evidence exists regarding the characteristics of people who benefit most from constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT). This study's purpose was to investigate 6 potential descriptors in predicting CIMT outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Soleus H-reflex modulation and paired reflex depression from prone to standing and from standing to walking
    Hye Seon Jeon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Yonsei University, Wonju, Kangwondo, Korea
    Int J Neurosci 117:1661-75. 2007
    ..These results reveal divergent patterns of segmental reflex modulation and support the idea that segmental reflexes are controlled by multiple mechanisms...
  34. pmc Protocol for the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-stroke (LEAPS) trial: a randomized controlled trial
    Pamela W Duncan
    Division of Doctor of Physical Therapy, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Neurol 7:39. 2007
    ..The effect of number of treatment sessions will be determined by changes in gait speed taken pre-treatment and post-12, -24, and -36 sessions...
  35. pmc Interactions between cognitive tasks and gait after stroke: a dual task study
    Prudence Plummer-D'Amato
    University of Florida Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, United States
    Gait Posture 27:683-8. 2008
    ..Even though participants in this study were mobility-impaired, they prioritized the cognitive tasks. Future research should determine whether dual task training can reduce gait decrements in dual task situations in people after stroke...