Kelley Fitzgerald

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations for change in physical and psychological factors and treatment response following exercise in knee osteoarthritis: an exploratory study
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1673-80. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A modified neuromuscular electrical stimulation protocol for quadriceps strength training following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:492-501. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Agility and perturbation training for a physically active individual with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:372-82. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Reports of joint instability in knee osteoarthritis: its prevalence and relationship to physical function
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:941-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic exercise for knee osteoarthritis: considering factors that may influence outcome
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Eura Medicophys 41:163-71. 2005
  6. pmc Agility and perturbation training techniques in exercise therapy for reducing pain and improving function in people with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15101, USA
    Phys Ther 91:452-69. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of physical therapy in management of knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:143-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of perturbation training in nonoperative anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation programs for physical active individuals
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 80:128-40. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Hop tests as predictors of dynamic knee stability
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:588-97. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Proposed practice guidelines for nonoperative anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation of physically active individuals
    G K Fitzgerald
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 30:194-203. 2000

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Publications35

  1. pmc Associations for change in physical and psychological factors and treatment response following exercise in knee osteoarthritis: an exploratory study
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1673-80. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of changes in these factors with changes in pain and function after an exercise program for people with knee OA...
  2. ncbi request reprint A modified neuromuscular electrical stimulation protocol for quadriceps strength training following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:492-501. 2003
    ..Randomized clinical trial, single-masked...
  3. ncbi request reprint Agility and perturbation training for a physically active individual with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:372-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the development and implementation of an agility and perturbation training program that was used in conjunction with traditional rehabilitation activities for a patient with knee OA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reports of joint instability in knee osteoarthritis: its prevalence and relationship to physical function
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:941-6. 2004
    ..To report the prevalence and relationship of self-reported knee instability to physical function in a sample of subjects with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and to discuss the implications of these observations for rehabilitation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic exercise for knee osteoarthritis: considering factors that may influence outcome
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Eura Medicophys 41:163-71. 2005
    ..Implications and suggestions for potential adjunctive interventions to address these factors in future research and clinical practice are also discussed...
  6. pmc Agility and perturbation training techniques in exercise therapy for reducing pain and improving function in people with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15101, USA
    Phys Ther 91:452-69. 2011
    ..It has previously been proposed that adding agility and perturbation training to exercise programs for people with knee OA may improve treatment effects for pain and function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of physical therapy in management of knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:143-7. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of perturbation training in nonoperative anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation programs for physical active individuals
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 80:128-40. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of augmenting standard nonoperative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation programs with a perturbation training program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hop tests as predictors of dynamic knee stability
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:588-97. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Proposed practice guidelines for nonoperative anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation of physically active individuals
    G K Fitzgerald
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 30:194-203. 2000
    ..The rehabilitation program consisting of lower extremity muscle strength training, cardiovascular endurance training, agility and sport-specific skill training, and a training program using balance perturbations is described...
  11. pmc Reliability of measures of impairments associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:33. 2006
    ..The purpose was to determine the inter-tester reliability and measurement error of measures of impairments associated with PFPS in patients with PFPS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of the multiple-ligament-injured knee
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Sports Med 19:545-71. 2000
    ..Specific guidelines for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction combined with MCL repair, PCL reconstruction, combined ACL-PCL reconstruction, and reconstruction of the LCL and posterolateral corner have been provided...
  13. ncbi request reprint A decision-making scheme for returning patients to high-level activity with nonoperative treatment after anterior cruciate ligament rupture
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 8:76-82. 2000
    ..Continued study to refine and further validate the decision-making scheme is recommended...
  14. ncbi request reprint Open versus closed kinetic chain exercise: issues in rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstructive surgery
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Phys Ther 77:1747-54. 1997
    ..Suggestions for further research are discussed. [Fitzgerald GK. Open versus closed kinetic chain exercise: issues in rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstructive surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Considerations for planning and conducting clinic-based research in physical therapy
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 81:1446-54. 2001
    ..Some of the points made in this perspective are illustrated using examples from the authors' experiences in conducting clinical research...
  16. pmc Persistent mobility disability after neurotoxic chemotherapy
    Elizabeth S Hile
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 90:1649-57. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Interrater reliability and validity of the stair ascend/descend test in subjects with total knee arthroplasty
    Gustavo J Almeida
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:932-8. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc Contribution of hip abductor strength to physical function in patients with total knee arthroplasty
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 91:225-33. 2011
    ..Whereas quadriceps muscle weakness has been demonstrated to contribute to functional limitations in TKA, the role of hip abductor weakness has not received attention...
  19. pmc A balance exercise program appears to improve function for patients with total knee arthroplasty: a randomized clinical trial
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 90:880-94. 2010
    ..Patients with total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have impaired balance and movement control. Exercise interventions have not targeted these impairments in this population...
  20. doi request reprint Relationships of fear, anxiety, and depression with physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Kristen A Scopaz
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1866-73. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc Effect of baseline quadriceps activation on changes in quadriceps strength after exercise therapy in subjects with knee osteoarthritis
    Kristen A Scopaz
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:951-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that subjects with lower magnitudes of QA (greater failure of muscle activation) would have smaller gains in strength compared with those with higher magnitudes of QA following exercise therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Predictors of pain and function outcome after rehabilitation in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Rehabil Med 41:604-12. 2009
    ..To identify changes in impairments associated with functional and pain outcome in patients with patello-femoral pain syndrome following a standardized physiotherapy treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Patella fracture during rehabilitation after bone-patellar tendon-bone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: 2 case reports
    Sara R Piva
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:278-86. 2009
    ..Case report...
  24. doi request reprint Associates of physical function and pain in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:285-95. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps activation failure as a moderator of the relationship between quadriceps strength and physical function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:40-8. 2004
    ..To determine if quadriceps activation failure (QAF) moderates the relationship between quadriceps strength and physical function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Get up and go test in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, SHRS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:284-9. 2004
    ..To determine the reliability, minimum detectable change (MDC), and validity of the Get Up and Go (GUG) test...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:44-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis and healthy age- and gender-matched control subjects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular electrical stimulation and volitional exercise for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis: a multiple-patient case report
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1064-77. 2007
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Responsiveness of the activities of daily living scale of the knee outcome survey and numeric pain rating scale in patients with patellofemoral pain
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Rehabil Med 41:129-35. 2009
    ..To assess internal and external responsiveness of the Activity of Daily Living Scale of the Knee Outcome Survey and Numeric Pain Rating Scale on patients with patellofemoral pain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evidence supporting a differential response to acute ACL injury
    T L Chmielewski
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, 301 McKinly Laboratory, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16:586-91. 2001
    ....
  31. pmc Psychological health impact on 2-year changes in pain and function in persons with knee pain: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    D L Riddle
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0224, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:1095-101. 2011
    ..We determined whether baseline depressive symptoms, knee-related confidence and general psychological distress influenced changes in pain and function during 2 years of follow-up...
  32. ncbi request reprint Differences in quadriceps femoris muscle torque when using a clinical electrical stimulator versus a portable electrical stimulator
    Christian L Lyons
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 85:44-51. 2005
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The effect of muscle loading on skeletal muscle regenerative potential: an update of current research findings relating to aging and neuromuscular pathology
    Fabrisia Ambrosio
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:145-55. 2009
    ....
  34. pmc The synergistic effect of treadmill running on stem-cell transplantation to heal injured skeletal muscle
    Fabrisia Ambrosio
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 16:839-49. 2010
    ..00, p = 0.03, and p = 0.02, respectively). Results suggest that the mechanical stimulation favors MDSC proliferation, both in vitro and in vivo, and that exercise enhances MDSC transplantation after injury...
  35. ncbi request reprint Examining the consequences of rehabilitation interventions on disease progression and functional decline: is function really the only thing that matters?
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Arthritis Rheum 55:687-9. 2006

Research Grants6

  1. KNEE STABILITY TRAINING IN INDIVDUALS WITH KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS
    G Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in People with Knee OA
    G Kelley Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These beneficial effects could have a profound impact on reducing the cost of care to society and to the person with knee OA, a major cause of disability and health care cost in the United States. ..