Gregory E Hicks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Delaware
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Invited commentary on "low interrater reliability of examiners performing the prone instability test: a clinical test for lumbar shear instability"
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:920-2. 2011
  2. pmc Adherence to a community-based exercise program is a strong predictor of improved back pain status in older adults: an observational study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, Newark, DE, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:195-203. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of commonly used low back disability questionnaires: are they useful for older adults with low back pain?
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Pain Med 10:85-94. 2009
  4. pmc Absolute strength and loss of strength as predictors of mobility decline in older adults: the InCHIANTI study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:66-73. 2012
  5. pmc Degenerative lumbar disc and facet disease in older adults: prevalence and clinical correlates
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1301-6. 2009
  6. pmc Associations between vitamin D status and pain in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:785-91. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Associations of back and leg pain with health status and functional capacity of older adults: findings from the retirement community back pain study
    Gregory E Hicks
    University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy, 303 McKinly Lab, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1306-13. 2008
  8. pmc Fear-avoidance beliefs are associated with disability in older American adults with low back pain
    J Megan Sions
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, 053 McKinly Lab, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Phys Ther 91:525-34. 2011
  9. pmc Meaningful improvement in gait speed in hip fracture recovery
    Dawn E Alley
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1650-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Trunk muscle composition as a predictor of reduced functional capacity in the health, aging and body composition study: the moderating role of back pain
    Gregory E Hicks
    PT, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1420-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Invited commentary on "low interrater reliability of examiners performing the prone instability test: a clinical test for lumbar shear instability"
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:920-2. 2011
    ..The modifications to the PIT used in this study are discussed, including the use of a stabilization belt, alternate positioning of the hips and knees, and the use of a stool for foot placement...
  2. pmc Adherence to a community-based exercise program is a strong predictor of improved back pain status in older adults: an observational study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, Newark, DE, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:195-203. 2012
    ..To identify factors that were predictive of improved pain status among older adults with chronic back pain participating in the Adaptive Physical Activity (APA) program and to identify factors that were predictive of adherence to APA...
  3. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of commonly used low back disability questionnaires: are they useful for older adults with low back pain?
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Pain Med 10:85-94. 2009
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of two commonly used low back pain (LBP) disability questionnaires in a sample solely comprising community-dwelling older adults...
  4. pmc Absolute strength and loss of strength as predictors of mobility decline in older adults: the InCHIANTI study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:66-73. 2012
    ..This study sought to identify sex-specific cutpoints for muscle strength and power (at one time point) and 3-year changes in strength and power that would maximize prediction of 3-year mobility decline...
  5. pmc Degenerative lumbar disc and facet disease in older adults: prevalence and clinical correlates
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1301-6. 2009
    ..A case-control study of older adults with and without chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  6. pmc Associations between vitamin D status and pain in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:785-91. 2008
    ..To examine cross-sectional associations between vitamin D status and musculoskeletal pain and whether they differ by sex...
  7. doi request reprint Associations of back and leg pain with health status and functional capacity of older adults: findings from the retirement community back pain study
    Gregory E Hicks
    University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy, 303 McKinly Lab, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1306-13. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine whether LBP and concurrent leg pain are associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and function in a cohort of older adults, and to examine care-seeking behaviors related to LBP...
  8. pmc Fear-avoidance beliefs are associated with disability in older American adults with low back pain
    J Megan Sions
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, 053 McKinly Lab, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Phys Ther 91:525-34. 2011
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  9. pmc Meaningful improvement in gait speed in hip fracture recovery
    Dawn E Alley
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1650-7. 2011
    ..To estimate meaningful improvements in gait speed observed during recovery from hip fracture and to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of gait speed changes in detecting change in self-reported mobility...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trunk muscle composition as a predictor of reduced functional capacity in the health, aging and body composition study: the moderating role of back pain
    Gregory E Hicks
    PT, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1420-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that lower trunk muscle attenuation will be associated with lower functional capacity 3 years later and that back pain status will moderate this relationship...
  11. pmc Minimal detectable change for gait variables collected during treadmill walking in individuals post-stroke
    Trisha M Kesar
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, United States
    Gait Posture 33:314-7. 2011
    ..65% body weight), all temporal variables (range 3.2-4.2% gait cycle), and paretic step length (6.7 cm). These MDCs provide a useful reference to help interpret the magnitudes of changes in post-stroke gait variables...
  12. 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)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Preliminary development of a clinical prediction rule for determining which patients with low back pain will respond to a stabilization exercise program
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1753-62. 2005
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule to predict treatment response to a stabilization exercise program for patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between trunk muscle composition, back pain, and physical function in the health, aging and body composition study
    Gregory E Hicks
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:882-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that lower trunk muscle area and attenuation (higher fat infiltration) are associated with decreased functional capacity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of clinical examination measures for identification of lumbar segmental instability
    Gregory E Hicks
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 5th Floor, 3001 S Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1858-64. 2003
    ..To determine the interrater reliability of common clinical examination procedures proposed to identify patients with lumbar segmental instability...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between lumbar lordosis and radiologic variables and lumbar lordosis and clinical variables in elderly, African-American women
    Steven Z George
    Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies and Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:200-6. 2003
    ..These findings question the clinical utility of the lumbar lordosis measurement in elderly, African-American women...