G K Fitzgerald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design and conduct of clinical trials of rehabilitation interventions for osteoarthritis
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 23:803-14. 2015
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design and conduct of clinical trials of rehabilitation interventions for osteoarthritis
    G K Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 23:803-14. 2015
    ..The focus of the report is on rehabilitation trials for hip, knee and hand OA, however, we believe the content is broad enough that it could be applied to rehabilitation trials for other regions as well. ..
  10. 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...
  11. 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...