G Uswatte

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Motor Activity Log-28: assessing daily use of the hemiparetic arm after stroke
    G Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurology 67:1189-94. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity: fertile ground for rehabilitation psychology
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Avenue South, Room CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 58:87-8. 2013
  3. pmc The pediatric motor activity log-revised: assessing real-world arm use in children with cerebral palsy
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 57:149-58. 2012
  4. pmc A behavioral observation system for quantifying arm activity in daily life after stroke
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 54:398-403. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of accelerometry for monitoring real-world arm activity in patients with subacute stroke: evidence from the extremity constraint-induced therapy evaluation trial
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1340-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the shaping and restraint components of Constraint-Induced Movement therapy to treatment outcome
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:147-56. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the upper-extremity Motor Activity Log-14 for measuring real-world arm use
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stroke 36:2493-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring of arm movement using accelerometry: an objective measure of upper-extremity rehabilitation in persons with chronic stroke
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department od Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1498-501. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Objective measurement of functional upper-extremity movement using accelerometer recordings transformed with a threshold filter
    G Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Stroke 31:662-7. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Constraint-Induced Movement therapy can improve hemiparetic progressive multiple sclerosis. Preliminary findings
    V W Mark
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7330, USA
    Mult Scler 14:992-4. 2008

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint The Motor Activity Log-28: assessing daily use of the hemiparetic arm after stroke
    G Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurology 67:1189-94. 2006
    ..Before the Motor Activity Log (MAL) was developed, no instruments assessed spontaneous use of a hemiparetic arm outside the treatment setting...
  2. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity: fertile ground for rehabilitation psychology
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Avenue South, Room CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 58:87-8. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The pediatric motor activity log-revised: assessing real-world arm use in children with cerebral palsy
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 57:149-58. 2012
    ..This paper examines how well the Pediatric Motor Activity Log-Revised (PMAL-R) measures this parameter, when the PMAL-R is administered as a structured interview as originally designed...
  4. pmc A behavioral observation system for quantifying arm activity in daily life after stroke
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 54:398-403. 2009
    ..Observers independently rated 15-min segments of the Study 1 and 2 videotapes in 2-s blocks with a 4-step arm-activity coding scheme...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of accelerometry for monitoring real-world arm activity in patients with subacute stroke: evidence from the extremity constraint-induced therapy evaluation trial
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1340-5. 2006
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of an objective method for assessing real-world arm activity in a large sample with subacute stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the shaping and restraint components of Constraint-Induced Movement therapy to treatment outcome
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:147-56. 2006
    ..These variables, however, were confounded with between-group differences in training intensity, limiting confidence in this conclusion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the upper-extremity Motor Activity Log-14 for measuring real-world arm use
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stroke 36:2493-6. 2005
    ..This article examines the psychometrics of the 14-item version of this instrument in 2 chronic stroke samples with mild-to-moderate upper-extremity hemiparesis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring of arm movement using accelerometry: an objective measure of upper-extremity rehabilitation in persons with chronic stroke
    Gitendra Uswatte
    Department od Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1498-501. 2005
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of accelerometry for measuring upper-extremity rehabilitation outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Objective measurement of functional upper-extremity movement using accelerometer recordings transformed with a threshold filter
    G Uswatte
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Stroke 31:662-7. 2000
    ..Previous attempts to use accelerometry to measure extremity movement have failed because of unacceptable variability. This problem has been addressed here by use of a threshold filter...
  10. doi request reprint Constraint-Induced Movement therapy can improve hemiparetic progressive multiple sclerosis. Preliminary findings
    V W Mark
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7330, USA
    Mult Scler 14:992-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether Constraint-Induced Movement therapy (CI therapy) may benefit chronic upper extremity hemiparesis in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The reliability of the wolf motor function test for assessing upper extremity function after stroke
    D M Morris
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama, Birmingham 35294, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:750-5. 2001
    ..To examine the reliability of the Wolf Motor Function Test (WMFT) for assessing upper extremity motor function in adults with hemiplegia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: a new family of techniques with broad application to physical rehabilitation--a clinical review
    E Taub
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Birmingham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, AL 35233, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 36:237-51. 1999
    ..The approach has recently been extended to focal hand dystonia of musicians and possibly phantom limb pain...
  13. ncbi request reprint A treatment for a chronic stroke patient with a plegic hand combining CI therapy with conventional rehabilitation procedures: case report
    Mary H Bowman
    Department of Psychology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:167-76. 2006
    ..In follow-up, the participant had good retention of his gains in motor performance and use of his more affected arm for real world activities after 3 months; after a one-week brush-up at 3 months, and at one year post-treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improved motor recovery after stroke and massive cortical reorganization following Constraint-Induced Movement therapy
    Edward Taub
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CPM 712, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1170, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 14:S77-91, ix. 2003
    ..CI therapy constitutes a new approach to neurorehabilitation and, with continued investigation, elaboration, and application to clinical settings, it seems to hold considerable promise...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pediatric CI therapy for stroke-induced hemiparesis in young children
    Edward Taub
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, CPM712, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 10:3-18. 2007
    ..CI therapy does not make movement normal in children with cerebral palsy with asymmetric upper extremity motor disorders. However, as carried out in this laboratory, it can produce a substantial improvement in a majority of cases...
  16. pmc Remodeling the brain: plastic structural brain changes produced by different motor therapies after stroke
    Lynne V Gauthier
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stroke 39:1520-5. 2008
    ..This study evaluated whether evidence could also be found for structural brain changes during an efficacious rehabilitation program...
  17. ncbi request reprint MRI infarction load and CI therapy outcomes for chronic post-stroke hemiparesis
    Victor W Mark
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7330, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 26:13-33. 2008
    ..In most studies of clinical-radiological correspondences, infarct volume has been found to predict clinical status...
  18. pmc Improvement after constraint-induced movement therapy is independent of infarct location in chronic stroke patients
    Lynne V Gauthier
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stroke 40:2468-72. 2009
    ..More important, however, our study also used these techniques to evaluate whether infarct location could influence motor outcomes after Constraint-Induced Movement therapy (CI therapy), a specific and controlled form of physical therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Employment in households with stroke after Constraint-Induced Movement therapy
    Stephen T Mennemeyer
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:157-65. 2006
    ..Our preliminary finding regarding return to work by caregivers of stroke patients post-CI therapy warrants further study using prospective methods and randomized, controlled designs...
  20. ncbi request reprint AutoCITE: automated delivery of CI therapy with reduced effort by therapists
    Edward Taub
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Stroke 36:1301-4. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a device that automates Constraint-Induced Movement therapy (CI therapy), termed AutoCITE, when only partially supervised by therapists...
  21. ncbi request reprint The influence of neuropsychological characteristics on the use of CI therapy with persons with traumatic brain injury
    David M Morris
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 1212, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:131-7. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of these neuropsychological factors for CI therapy used for chronic TBI and propose further research to more thoroughly investigate these issues...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of CI therapy for improving motor ability after chronic CNS damage: a development prefigured by paul Bach-y-Rita
    Edward Taub
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CPM 712, 35294 0018, USA
    J Integr Neurosci 4:465-77. 2005
    ..The work from my laboratory therefore confirms the landmark view of Bach-y-Rita...
  23. ncbi request reprint Constraint-induced movement therapy for recovery of upper-limb function following traumatic brain injury
    Sharon E Shaw
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RMSB 360, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:769-78. 2005
    ..More-adherent participants had more improvement compared with less-adherent participants. These preliminary results suggest that CI therapy may be effective for improving UL motor function following chronic TBI...
  24. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled trial of constraint-induced movement therapy for upper extremity after stroke
    Edward Taub
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 0018, USA
    Stroke 37:1045-9. 2006
    ..A number of studies have reported positive effects for this intervention, but an experiment with a credible placebo control group has not yet been published...
  25. ncbi request reprint Poststroke cerebral peduncular atrophy correlates with a measure of corticospinal tract injury in the cerebral hemisphere
    V W Mark
    Department of Physical Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7330, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:354-8. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The learned nonuse phenomenon: implications for rehabilitation
    E Taub
    Department of Psychology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Eura Medicophys 42:241-56. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Gratitude and hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in Vietnam war veterans
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3FS, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:177-99. 2006
    ..Daily gratitude was uniquely associated with each dimension of daily well-being in both groups. Although preliminary, these results provide support for the further investigation of gratitude in trauma survivors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety and posttraumatic stress in combat veterans: relations to well-being and character strengths
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5 Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:561-83. 2006
    ..Our findings support the value of directly addressing social anxiety in the study and treatment of PTSD...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fragile self-esteem and affective instability in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5 Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1609-19. 2006
    ..These data suggest self-esteem instability is important in understanding the lives of veterans with and without PTSD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Distributed form of constraint-induced movement therapy improves functional outcome and quality of life after stroke
    Christian Dettmers
    Neurologisches Therapiecentrum, Reha Zentrum Berlinger Tor, Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:204-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a distributed version of constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Automated Constraint-Induced Therapy Extension (AutoCITE) for movement deficits after stroke
    Peter S Lum
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:249-58. 2004
    ..These gains were comparable to the gains of a matched group of 12 subjects who received standard Constraint-Induced Movement therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Methods for a multisite randomized trial to investigate the effect of constraint-induced movement therapy in improving upper extremity function among adults recovering from a cerebrovascular stroke
    Carolee J Winstein
    Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 1540 E Alcazar Street, CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9006, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:137-52. 2003
    ..Secondary outcomes concern function, behavior, and compliance. This is the first multisite, single-blind RCT of a formal training intervention for upper extremity rehabilitation in subacute stroke in the United States...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of constraint-induced movement therapy on upper extremity function 3 to 9 months after stroke: the EXCITE randomized clinical trial
    Steven L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 296:2095-104. 2006
    ....
  34. pmc Retention of upper limb function in stroke survivors who have received constraint-induced movement therapy: the EXCITE randomised trial
    Steven L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:33-40. 2008
    ..The EXCITE trial has previously shown the efficacy of this intervention for patients 3-9 months poststroke who were followed-up for the next 12 months. We assessed the retention of improvements 24 months after the intervention...
  35. ncbi request reprint A telerehabilitation approach to delivery of constraint-induced movement therapy
    Peter S Lum
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:391-400. 2006
    ..05, d' > 0.9). Gains were comparable in size with those previously reported for participants who received equal intensities of directly supervised AutoCITE training or standard one-on-one CI therapy without the device...
  36. ncbi request reprint The case for CI therapy
    Edward Taub
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:xiii-xv; author reply xv-xvi. 2003

Research Grants3

  1. Home-Based Automated Therapy of Arm Function After Stroke Via Tele-Rehabilitation
    Gitendra Uswatte; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Reducing the cost of and increasing access to efficacious upper-extremity rehabilitation has the potential to significantly reduce the burden of stroke on patients, their families and the healthcare system. ..
  2. Home-Based Automated Therapy of Arm Function After Stroke Via Tele-Rehabilitation
    Gitendra Uswatte; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reducing the cost of and increasing access to efficacious upper-extremity rehabilitation has the potential to significantly reduce the burden of stroke on patients, their families and the healthcare system. ..