W B Katzman
Affiliation: University of California
- Changes in flexed posture, musculoskeletal impairments, and physical performance after group exercise in community-dwelling older womenWendy B Katzman
University of California UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0625, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:192-9. 2007....
- Kyphosis and paraspinal muscle composition in older men: a cross-sectional study for the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) research groupWendy B Katzman
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:19. 2014..We previously reported that poor paraspinal muscle composition contributes to more severe kyphosis in a cohort of both older men and women...
- Kyphosis and decline in physical function over 15 years in older community-dwelling women: the Study of Osteoporotic FracturesWendy B Katzman
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, 1500 Owens St, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:976-83. 2013..Greater degrees of kyphosis in the thoracic spine are prevalent in older persons and accompanied by reduced physical function in multiple cross-sectional studies. It is unknown whether kyphosis predicts worse physical function over time...
- Age-related hyperkyphosis: its causes, consequences, and managementWendy B Katzman
Department of Physical Therapy an Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0625, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:352-60. 2010..Our objective is to review the prevalence and natural history of hyperkyphosis, associated health implications, measurement tools, and treatments to prevent this debilitating condition...
- Increasing kyphosis predicts worsening mobility in older community-dwelling women: a prospective cohort studyWendy B Katzman
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:96-100. 2011..To determine whether increasing kyphosis angle was independently associated with poorer mobility as measured according to the Timed Up and Go Test (TUG), after controlling for other established risk factors...
- Association of spinal muscle composition and prevalence of hyperkyphosis in healthy community-dwelling older men and womenWendy Katzman
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco, 1500 Owens, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:191-5. 2012..Our objective was to determine whether spinal muscle area and density are associated with hyperkyphosis, independent of age, race, sex, bone mineral density, and trunk fat...
- Stability of kyphosis, strength, and physical performance gains 1 year after a group exercise program in community-dwelling hyperkyphotic older womenSarah B Pawlowsky
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0736, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:358-61. 2009..To determine if subjects maintained improvements in kyphosis, spinal extensor strength, and physical performance 1 year after a 12-week multidimensional group exercise program...
- Age-related hyperkyphosis, independent of spinal osteoporosis, is associated with impaired mobility in older community-dwelling womenW B Katzman
University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0625, San Francisco, CA 94143 0625
Osteoporos Int 22:85-90. 2011..Hyperyphosis is associated with slower Timed Up and Go performance times and may be a useful clinical marker signaling the need for evaluation of vertebral fracture and falling risk...