Richard W Bohannon

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Body weight-normalized knee extension strength explains sit-to-stand independence: a validation study
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:309-11. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Isometric knee extension force measured using a handheld dynamometer with and without belt-stabilization
    Richard W Bohannon
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:562-8. 2012
  3. pmc Grip and knee extension muscle strength reflect a common construct among adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, U 2101, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2101 USA
    Muscle Nerve 46:555-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Impairments in static standing balance are highly prevalent among older adults receiving home-based physical therapy
    Richard W Bohannon
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:145-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Are hand-grip and knee extension strength reflective of a common construct?
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 114:514-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Minimal detectable change of knee extension force measurements obtained by handheld dynamometry from older patients in 2 settings
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:79-81. 2012
  7. pmc Hand Grip Strength: age and gender stratified normative data in a population-based study
    Nicola M Massy-Westropp
    University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences Adelaide, South Australia SA 5000, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:127. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and muscle training after stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Rehabil Med 39:14-20. 2007
  9. pmc Reliability and validity of pendulum test measures of spasticity obtained with the Polhemus tracking system from patients with chronic stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:30. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Dynamometer measurements of grip and knee extension strength: are they indicative of overall limb and trunk muscle strength?
    Richard W Bohannon
    University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education, Department of Physical Therapy, 358 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 108:339-42. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Body weight-normalized knee extension strength explains sit-to-stand independence: a validation study
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:309-11. 2009
    ..The cutoff points of this and previous studies can serve as goals for muscle strengthening for individuals unable to stand from a chair without use of their upper limbs...
  2. doi request reprint Isometric knee extension force measured using a handheld dynamometer with and without belt-stabilization
    Richard W Bohannon
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:562-8. 2012
    ..The forces that can be measured with a HHD are higher than those suggested by previous researchers. By rectifying limitations imposed by tester strength, use of a belt allows very high knee extension forces to be measured...
  3. pmc Grip and knee extension muscle strength reflect a common construct among adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, U 2101, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2101 USA
    Muscle Nerve 46:555-8. 2012
    ..Both grip and knee extension strength are often used to characterize overall limb muscle strength. We sought to determine if the measures actually reflect a common construct...
  4. doi request reprint Impairments in static standing balance are highly prevalent among older adults receiving home-based physical therapy
    Richard W Bohannon
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:145-7. 2012
    ..This study investigated the usefulness of timed static stance durations for identifying balance impairments among patients receiving home-based physical therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are hand-grip and knee extension strength reflective of a common construct?
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 114:514-8. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, the measurement of grip strength may be preferred because it is easier...
  6. doi request reprint Minimal detectable change of knee extension force measurements obtained by handheld dynamometry from older patients in 2 settings
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:79-81. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, was to determine the responsiveness (minimal detectable change [MDC]) for measurements of knee extension force obtained by HHD from older adult patients in 2 different settings...
  7. pmc Hand Grip Strength: age and gender stratified normative data in a population-based study
    Nicola M Massy-Westropp
    University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences Adelaide, South Australia SA 5000, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:127. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  8. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and muscle training after stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Rehabil Med 39:14-20. 2007
    ..Evidence supporting the use of strengthening regimens to reduce limitations in functional activity is equivocal...
  9. pmc Reliability and validity of pendulum test measures of spasticity obtained with the Polhemus tracking system from patients with chronic stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:30. 2009
    ..Therefore, this study describes the test-retest reliability and known groups and convergent validity of the pendulum test measures obtained with the Polhemus tracking system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dynamometer measurements of grip and knee extension strength: are they indicative of overall limb and trunk muscle strength?
    Richard W Bohannon
    University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education, Department of Physical Therapy, 358 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 108:339-42. 2009
    ..Based on correlations and principal component analysis, grip dynamometry can be used to characterize upper limb strength but not lower limb strength; knee extension dynamometry can be used to characterize lower limb and trunk strength...
  11. doi request reprint Documentation of daily sit-to-stands performed by community-dwelling adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 24:437-42. 2008
    ..The STS repetitions recorded by the counter in this study provide an estimate of the number of STSs that community-dwelling adults perform daily...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hand-grip dynamometry predicts future outcomes in aging adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 31:3-10. 2008
    ..One use of clinical measures is the prediction of future outcomes. The purpose of this systematic review was to summarize the literature addressing the value of grip strength as a predictor of important outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Is it legitimate to characterize muscle strength using a limited number of measures?
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:166-73. 2008
    ..What this means practically is that the practitioner interested in characterizing strength of a limb can reduce test burden by testing a limited number of muscle actions of that limb...
  14. ncbi request reprint Knee extension strength and body weight determine sit-to-stand independence after stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 23:291-7. 2007
    ..For individuals who are overweight or obese, weight loss may also help...
  15. ncbi request reprint Number of pedometer-assessed steps taken per day by adults: a descriptive meta-analysis
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, 358 Mansfield Rd, Storrs, CT 06119 2101, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1642-50. 2007
    ..Therefore, a meta-analysis was used to estimate the number of pedometer-documented steps that adults take daily...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adiposity of elderly women and its relationship with self-reported and observed physical performance
    Richard W Bohannon
    School of Allied Health, 358 Mansfield Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 28:10-3. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to describe the adiposity of elderly women participating in a health screening and to determine the relationship between their adiposity and both observed and self-reported physical performance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Average grip strength: a meta-analysis of data obtained with a Jamar dynamometer from individuals 75 years or more of age
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, NAEG School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 30:28-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this meta-analysis was to provide average values for the left and right hands of men and women 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, and 90-99 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Population representative gait speed and its determinants
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 31:49-52. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Knee extension strength and adiposity explain some of older adults' self-reported difficulty with mobility
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 31:101-4. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the five-repetition sit-to-stand test: a systematic review of the literature involving adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 25:3205-7. 2011
    ..The ICCs reported in the articles ranged from 0.64 to 0.96. The adjusted mean ICC calculated from the reported ICCs was 0.81. The test-retest reliability of the FRSTST can be interpreted as good to high in most populations and settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of a standard cane increases unipedal stance time during static testing
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, U 2101, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 112:726-8. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Normal walking speed: a descriptive meta-analysis
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06268 2101, USA
    Physiotherapy 97:182-9. 2011
    ..Walking speed has implications for community functioning and is predictive of important outcomes. Determining whether an individual's walking speed is limited requires normal values for comparison...
  23. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the MicroFET 4 hand-grip dynamometer
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 22:219-21. 2006
    ..7 newtons). On the basis of results from this convenience sample of nondisabled adults, it would appear that measurements obtained with the MicroFET 4 possess high test-retest reliability...
  24. pmc Adequacy of belt-stabilized testing of knee extension strength
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1963-7. 2011
    ..We conclude, therefore, that a portable BSHHD setup is a viable option for measuring a wide spectrum of knee extension torques in diverse settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Grip strength impairments among older adults receiving physical therapy in a home-care setting
    Richard W Bohannon
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 111:761-4. 2010
    ..The prevalence of weakness was 85.4% on one or the other side and 70.7% on both sides. Considering the prognostic importance of grip strength, this study emphasized the potential value of its measurement in a home-care population...
  26. doi request reprint Body mass index and mobility of older home care patients
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, U 2101, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:460-2. 2011
    ..031) and limited walking (r=-0.424; p=0.010). Thus, most of the older adult patients seen in one practice were overweight or obese. Regardless of age and other factors, patients with higher BMIs were more likely to have limited mobility...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physical Functioning Scale of the Short-Form (SF) 36: internal consistency and validity with older adults
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 33:16-8. 2010
    ..As thePhysical Functioning Scale (PFS) of the 36-Item Short-FormHealth Survey has not been utilized widely by therapists for this purpose, we sought to investigate its reliability and validity in this population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Five-repetition sit-to-stand test: usefulness for older patients in a home-care setting
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Kinesiology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, 358 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 112:803-6. 2011
    ..For patients treated in a home-care setting, inability to complete the FRSTS test clearly underscores the test's limitations and the need for alternatives...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measurement of gait speed of older adults is feasible and informative in a home-care setting
    Richard W Bohannon
    University of Connecticut, Department of Physical Therapy, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 32:22-3. 2009
    ..This retrospective study was undertaken to determine whether the measurement of gait speed is feasible and informative in a home care setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint Manual muscle testing: does it meet the standards of an adequate screening test?
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, U 2101, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Clin Rehabil 19:662-7. 2005
    ..To describe the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and diagnostic accuracy of manual muscle testing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of physical functioning with same-hospital readmission after stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Research Department, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:434-8. 2004
    ..Readmission after hospitalization for stroke is an important outcome. We sought to document the frequency of same-hospital readmission and to determine the relative value of physical functioning as a predictor of the outcome...
  32. doi request reprint Hip and knee flexion of lead and trail limbs during ascent of a step of different heights by normal adults
    Jason A Smutnick
    Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Centers, Watertown, CT, USA
    Physiotherapy 95:289-93. 2009
    ..To describe and compare hip and knee flexion of the lead and trail limbs during step ascent...
  33. ncbi request reprint Time spent moving is related to systolic blood pressure among older women
    Patrick Brennan
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Prev Cardiol 8:160-4. 2005
    ..Older women should be encouraged to regularly engage in physical activities typical of everyday life such as walking because of its BP benefits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pelvifemoral kinematics while ascending single steps of different heights
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Appl Biomech 26:290-4. 2010
    ..Femoral elevation and pelvic rotation during the flexion phase of step ascent were synergistic (r=.852-.999). Practitioners should consider pelvic rotation in addition to femoral motion when observing individuals' ascent of steps...
  35. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of grip-strength measures obtained over a 12-week interval from community-dwelling elders
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:426-7, quiz 428. 2005
    ..912 for the left and right hands, respectively. Technical errors of measurement were 15.8 and 21.3N for the left and right hands, respectively. Measurements of hand-grip strength obtained from elders over a 12-week period are reliable...
  36. doi request reprint Gait speed is a responsive measure of physical performance for patients undergoing short-term rehabilitation
    April M Barthuly
    AllStar Therapy Apple Rehab Farmington Valley, Plainville, CT, USA
    Gait Posture 36:61-4. 2012
    ..10 to .18 m/s. On the basis of multiple distribution- and anchor-based indicators, comfortable gait speed can be considered a responsive measure for patients undergoing short-term rehabilitation...
  37. doi request reprint Gait speed is limited but improves over the course of acute care physical therapy
    Heather J Braden
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:140-4. 2012
    ..quot; However, the feasibility of measuring walking speed and the degree to which walking speed is limited or improves over the course of therapy in the acute care setting are unclear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pelvic and femoral contributions to bilateral hip flexion by subjects suspended from a bar
    Michael J Dewberry
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, U 2101, Koons Hall, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:494-9. 2003
    ..To quantify the contribution of the pelvis and femur to active bilateral hip flexion conducted while subjects are suspended by their hands from a bar...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of three strength measures obtained from community-dwelling elderly persons
    Karen L Schaubert
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:717-20. 2005
    ..943. Our examination of the 3 measures for 12 weeks extends previous evidence of the stability of these strength measures and justifies the use of hand-held dynamometry and the STS test when investigating limitations in mobility...
  40. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of simple measures for characterizing impairment in upper limb strength following stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, The Stroke Center, Hartford Hospital, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:813-7. 2004
    ..The three simple measures examined had convergent validity, but drift, as scored on the NIH scale, was not sensitive to mild or moderate weakness of the upper limb after stroke...
  41. ncbi request reprint Parallel comparison of grip strength measures obtained with a MicroFET 4 and a Jamar dynamometer
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, U 2101, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:795-8. 2005
    ..96). Although clinicians should be cautious about using the devices interchangeably, the MicroFET 4 appears to be a legitimate alternative to the Jamar dynamometer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the easy-up handle in acute rehabilitation
    Ola Eriksrud
    Student Health Services, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06250 2101, USA
    Clin Rehabil 19:381-6. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes and their predictors for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Pamela Vecchiarino
    Medical Pulmonary Unit, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Heart Lung 33:301-7. 2004
    ..This study of patients who were hospitalized with pneumonia describes 4 short-term outcomes and the relative value of 4 variables for predicting the outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reference values for the five-repetition sit-to-stand test: a descriptive meta-analysis of data from elders
    Richard W Bohannon
    Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, 358 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:215-22. 2006
    ..4 sec (60 to 69 years), 12.6 sec. (70 to 79 years), and 14.8 sec. (80 to 89 years)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hand-held dynamometry: adoption 1900-2005
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:3-4. 2006
    ..The adoption of the procedure for research is consistent with the S-shaped curve described by Rogers. The extent to which hand-held dynamometry is used in clinical practice remains to be delineated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Expanding the range of therapies for acute ischemic stroke: the early experience of the Regional Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital
    Isaac E Silverman
    The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, CT, USA
    Conn Med 68:419-29. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the impact of a regional stroke program, the Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, in facilitating various therapies for patients with AIS, and their early outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Kinematics of the double-leg-lowering test for abdominal muscle strength
    Chad M Zannotti
    Health South Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, Wethersfield, CT, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 32:432-6. 2002
    ..Prospective descriptive study...
  48. pmc INtensive versus standard ambulatory blood pressure lowering to prevent functional DeclINe in the ElderlY (INFINITY)
    William B White
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am Heart J 165:258-265.e1. 2013
    ..The INFINITY trial is the first to guide antihypertensive therapy using ABP monitoring rather than clinic BP to reduce cerebrovascular disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in clinical practice: reliability and validity of a five-item subset of the CES-Depression
    Richard W Bohannon
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 97:855-61. 2003
    ..The reduced patient and clinician burden of the subset of 5 items, as well as its desirable psychometric properties, support broader application of this subset as a screening tool for depression...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmissions and deaths during the first year after hospitalization for stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:535-9. 2003
    ..The goal of this study of 326 patients surviving index hospitalization for stroke was to: 1) document deaths and readmissions and 2) describe the association of selected variables with these outcomes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reference values for the timed up and go test: a descriptive meta-analysis
    Richard W Bohannon
    Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 29:64-8. 2006
    ..Patients whose performance exceeds the upper limit of reported confidence intervals can be considered to have worse than average performance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Losing friction
    Richard W Bohannon
    University of Connecticut, USA
    Rehab Manag 16:26-9. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Time to emergency department arrival and its determinants in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Hartford Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Conn Med 67:145-8. 2003
    ..The sense of urgency shown by patients with more severe strokes or a previous stroke must be demonstrated by others if delays are to be minimized...
  54. ncbi request reprint Grip strength: a summary of studies comparing dominant and nondominant limb measurements
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 96:728-30. 2003
    ..Available information may be insufficient to justify using between-side comparisons to make judgments about grip-strength impairments...
  55. doi request reprint Positioning to prevent or reduce shoulder range of motion impairments after stroke: a meta-analysis
    Yelena Borisova
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06268 2101, USA
    Clin Rehabil 23:681-6. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of positioning on range of motion of the paretic shoulder following stroke...
  56. ncbi request reprint Time use by inpatients receiving neurorehabilitation
    Richard W Bohannon
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 97:68-70. 2003
    ..Means of providing such time, although challenging, should be pursued and their benefits investigated...
  57. ncbi request reprint Health promoting behaviors, quality of life, and hospital resource utilization of patients receiving kidney transplants
    Nancy Houle
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 29:35-40, 56. 2002
    ..While many aspects of health-promoting behavior and HRQOL are related before transplant, neither HPLP, SF-36, nor any other measured variable strongly and consistently predicted hospital resource utilization...
  58. ncbi request reprint Postadmission function best predicts acute hospital outcomes after stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Hartford Hospital, Conneticut 06102, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:726-30. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to determine the relative value of selected variables for predicting three acute hospital outcomes (length of stay, charges, discharge destination) after stroke...
  59. ncbi request reprint Short-term recovery of limb muscle strength after acute stroke
    A Williams Andrews
    Department of Physical Therapy Education, Elon University, Elon, NC 27244, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:125-30. 2003
    ..To document, by using norm-referenced strength measures, the recovery of limb muscle strength of patients undergoing stroke rehabilitation and to examine the relation between comorbidities and the recovery of strength after stroke...
  60. ncbi request reprint Orthotic aided training of the paretic upper limb in chronic stroke: results of a phase 1 trial
    John F Farrell
    Saebo, Inc, Charlotte, NC, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 22:99-103. 2007
    ..Muscle tone decreased. All participants remained pain free. This investigation demonstrates that a program using the orthosis was accompanied by many desirable changes and no untoward consequences...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationship of knee extension force to independence in sit-to-stand performance in patients receiving acute rehabilitation
    Ola Eriksrud
    Wilton Physical Therapy, Wilton, Conn, USA
    Phys Ther 83:544-51. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to determine to what extent knee extension force (KEF) could explain independence in sit-to-stand (STS) performance from a standard chair...
  62. ncbi request reprint Grip strength predicts outcome
    Richard W Bohannon
    Age Ageing 35:320; author reply 320. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation therapy self-efficacy and functional recovery after hip fracture
    Richard H Fortinsky
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 5215, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 25:241-6. 2002
    ..18; 95% CI = 0.99-1.42; P= 0.07). It is concluded that rehabilitation therapy self-efficacy is a potentially important psychological factor in helping hip fracture patients recover locomotion functioning...
  64. ncbi request reprint Caring Behaviors Inventory: analysis of responses by hospitalized surgical patients
    Kathleen H Coulombe
    General Surgery Unit, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn 06102 5037, USA
    Outcomes Manag 6:138-41. 2002
    ..893); their sum was correlated with the CBI score (r = 0.964) and patients' rating of GNC (r = 0.605). This study provides further statistical support for the CBI. It justifies use of a less burdensome 6-item inventory...
  65. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of short form (SF)-12 component scores of patients with stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Research Program, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 27:149-50. 2004
    ..Intraclass correlation coefficients surpassed 0.800. The findings support the test-retest reliability of physical and mental component scores of the SF-12 administered by telephone to post-stroke patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Norm references are essential if therapists are to correctly identify individuals who have physical limitations
    Richard W Bohannon
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:388. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Nurse caring behaviors and patient satisfaction: improvement after a multifaceted staff intervention
    Susanne Yeakel
    General Surgery Unit, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:434-6. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the short form (SF)-12 applied to patients with stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Research Program, Hartford Hospital, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 27:151-4. 2004
    ..6 to 54.9). We conclude that the reliability and validity of the SF-12, as well as its brevity and capacity to document changes in the physical component of HRQOL, provide support for its use in patients with stroke...
  69. ncbi request reprint Driving resumption and its predictors after stroke
    Nora Lee
    Stroke Center, Hartford Hospital, Department of Neurology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, USA
    Conn Med 67:387-91. 2003
    ..This study documents driving resumption poststroke and describes the relationship between specific variables and driving resumption...
  70. ncbi request reprint Functional gains during acute hospitalization for stroke
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour St, P O Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:192-5. 2003
    ..2) Describe functional changes and relationships between selected variables and functional independence at discharge and functional change...
  71. ncbi request reprint Re: estimating total Barthel scores from just three items
    Richard W Bohannon
    Age Ageing 33:321-2. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Mortality and readmission of the elderly one year after hospitalization for pneumonia
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcome Research and Evaluation, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:22-5. 2004
    ..We sought, therefore, to describe the incidence of death and readmission, and to determine predictors of these variables during the year subsequent to index hospitalization...
  73. ncbi request reprint Documentation of prestroke ambulation
    Richard W Bohannon
    Institute of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 80 Seymour Street, PO Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 26:71-2. 2003