articular range of motion

Summary

Summary: Range through which a joint can be extended and flexed. This is frequently assessed following surgery of the joint.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Reliability of detecting 'onset of pain' and 'submaximal pain' during neural provocation testing of the upper quadrant
    Michel Coppieters
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Physiother Res Int 7:146-56. 2002
  2. pmc The statistics of natural hand movements
    James N Ingram
    Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK
    Exp Brain Res 188:223-36. 2008
  3. ncbi Identification of passive elastic joint moments in the lower extremities
    R Riener
    Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    J Biomech 32:539-44. 1999
  4. ncbi The role of limited joint mobility in diabetic patients with an at-risk foot
    Stefan Zimny
    Evangelisches Krankenhaus Bethesda, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Düsseldorf, Medizinische Klinik I, Duisburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 27:942-6. 2004
  5. ncbi Sensorimotor disturbances in chronic neck pain--range of motion, peak velocity, smoothness of movement, and repositioning acuity
    Per Sjölander
    Southern Lapland Research Department, Postgatan 7, SE 912 32 Vilhelmina, Sweden
    Man Ther 13:122-31. 2008
  6. ncbi Double-bundle ACL reconstruction can improve rotational stability
    Masayoshi Yagi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:100-7. 2007
  7. doi Prospective clinical comparisons of anatomic double-bundle versus single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures in 328 consecutive patients
    Eiji Kondo
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 36:1675-87. 2008
  8. ncbi Preliminary clinical experience with the Bryan Cervical Disc Prosthesis
    Jan Goffin
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 51:840-5; discussion 845-7. 2002
  9. ncbi Predicting the need for tenotomy in the Ponseti method for correction of clubfeet
    David M Scher
    Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:349-52. 2004
  10. doi Lymphedema after breast cancer: incidence, risk factors, and effect on upper body function
    Sandra C Hayes
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:3536-42. 2008

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  1. ncbi Reliability of detecting 'onset of pain' and 'submaximal pain' during neural provocation testing of the upper quadrant
    Michel Coppieters
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Physiother Res Int 7:146-56. 2002
    ..In the present study, the stability and reliability of the occurrence of 'onset of pain' and 'submaximal pain' throughout the range of motion during neurodynamic testing was analysed, in both a laboratory and a clinical setting...
  2. pmc The statistics of natural hand movements
    James N Ingram
    Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK
    Exp Brain Res 188:223-36. 2008
    ..Specifically, the thumb was found to be the most independent of the digits and the index finger was the most independent of the fingers. These results support and extend laboratory-based studies of the human hand...
  3. ncbi Identification of passive elastic joint moments in the lower extremities
    R Riener
    Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    J Biomech 32:539-44. 1999
    ..The model can be implemented in biomechanical models of the lower extremities, which are generally used for the simulation of multi-joint movements such as standing-up, walking, running, or jumping...
  4. ncbi The role of limited joint mobility in diabetic patients with an at-risk foot
    Stefan Zimny
    Evangelisches Krankenhaus Bethesda, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Düsseldorf, Medizinische Klinik I, Duisburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 27:942-6. 2004
    ..To assess the role of limited joint mobility (LJM) in causing abnormal high plantar pressures in the forefoot of diabetic patients with an at-risk foot...
  5. ncbi Sensorimotor disturbances in chronic neck pain--range of motion, peak velocity, smoothness of movement, and repositioning acuity
    Per Sjölander
    Southern Lapland Research Department, Postgatan 7, SE 912 32 Vilhelmina, Sweden
    Man Ther 13:122-31. 2008
    ..The observed individuality in sensorimotor disturbances emphasizes the importance of developing specific rehabilitation programs for specific dysfunctions, and of using objective and quantitative methods for evaluation of rehabilitation...
  6. ncbi Double-bundle ACL reconstruction can improve rotational stability
    Masayoshi Yagi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:100-7. 2007
    ..However, using the new measurement system, patients with double-bundle ACL reconstruction showed better pivot shift control of complex instability than patients with anteromedial and posterolateral single-bundle reconstruction...
  7. doi Prospective clinical comparisons of anatomic double-bundle versus single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures in 328 consecutive patients
    Eiji Kondo
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 36:1675-87. 2008
    ..In these studies, however, the number of patients was insufficient to compare the clinical results of the 2 procedures...
  8. ncbi Preliminary clinical experience with the Bryan Cervical Disc Prosthesis
    Jan Goffin
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 51:840-5; discussion 845-7. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi Predicting the need for tenotomy in the Ponseti method for correction of clubfeet
    David M Scher
    Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:349-52. 2004
    ..0 by the Pirani system or are rated as Grade IV feet by the Dimeglio system are very likely to need a tenotomy. At the end of casting, feet were equally well corrected whether or not they needed a tenotomy...
  10. doi Lymphedema after breast cancer: incidence, risk factors, and effect on upper body function
    Sandra C Hayes
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:3536-42. 2008
    ....
  11. doi A modular planar robotic manipulandum with end-point torque control
    Ian S Howard
    Computational and Biological Learning Laboratory, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB21PZ, UK
    J Neurosci Methods 181:199-211. 2009
    ..Finally we present an object manipulation task using the WristBOT. This demonstrates that subjects can perceive the orientation of the principal axis of an object based on haptic feedback arising from its rotational dynamics...
  12. ncbi American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Standardized Shoulder Assessment Form, patient self-report section: reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Lori A Michener
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:587-94. 2002
    ..4. The minimal detectable change was 9.7 ASES points (90% CI, 16), and the minimal clinically important difference was 6.4 ASES points. The results indicate that the ASES is a reliable, valid, and responsive outcome tool...
  13. ncbi The role of ERK signaling and the P2X receptor on mechanical pain evoked by movement of inflamed knee joint
    Daisuke Seino
    Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, Hyogo College of Medicine, 1 1, Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya 663 8501, Japan
    Pain 123:193-203. 2006
    ..Thus, it is suggested that the activation of the P2X3 receptor is involved in the phosphorylation of ERK in DRG neurons and the mechanical hypersensitivity of the inflamed knee joint...
  14. ncbi Varying femoral tunnels between the anatomical footprint and isometric positions: effect on kinematics of the anterior cruciate ligament-reconstructed knee
    Volker Musahl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:712-8. 2005
    ..Knee kinematics and in situ forces resulting from anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with 2 femoral tunnel positions were evaluated...
  15. doi The anatomical tibial axis: reliable rotational orientation in knee replacement
    J P Cobb
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1032-8. 2008
    ..Alignment of the knee when based on this anatomical axis was more reliable than either the posterior surfaces or any axis involving the tubercle which was the least reliable landmark in the region...
  16. pmc Strength characterization of knee flexor and extensor muscles in Prader-Willi and obese patients
    Paolo Capodaglio
    Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit and Clinical Lab for Gait Analysis and Posture, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Piancavallo Verbania, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:47. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to characterize the lower limb muscle function of patients affected by PWS as compared to non-syndromal obesity and normal-weight subjects...
  17. ncbi Early revision for component malrotation in total knee arthroplasty
    Stephen J Incavo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:131-6. 2007
    ..Internal component malrotation leads not only to patellofemoral problems, but also to difficulty in gap balancing and femoral component sizing, which may in turn lead to either poor range of motion or symptoms of knee instability...
  18. ncbi Knee range of motion after total knee arthroplasty: how important is this as an outcome measure?
    Andrew L Miner
    Robert Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Arthroplasty 18:286-94. 2003
    ..5; P<.0001), but knee flexion was not. For assessment of these outcomes, WOMAC function appears to be more important than knee flexion...
  19. ncbi Lumbar range of motion: influence of time of day and individual factors on measurements
    F B Ensink
    Department of Anesthesiology, Emergency, and Intensive Care Medicine, , Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1339-43. 1996
    ..CONCLUSION. For the reliability of a measurement, it is important to investigate lumbar range of motion at the same time of day...
  20. ncbi Direct 3-dimensional measurement of scapular kinematics during dynamic movements in vivo
    P W McClure
    Department of Physical Therapy, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 10:269-77. 2001
    ..7:1. Normal scapular motion consists of substantial rotations around 3 axes, not simply upward rotation. Understanding normal scapular motion may assist in the identification of abnormal motion associated with various shoulder disorders...
  21. doi The early effects of tendon transfers and open capsulorrhaphy on glenohumeral deformity in brachial plexus birth palsy
    Peter M Waters
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2171-9. 2008
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  22. ncbi Cryotherapy does not impair shoulder joint position sense
    Geoffrey Dover
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 8207, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1241-6. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of a cryotherapy treatment on shoulder proprioception...
  23. ncbi Mobile-bearing knee replacement: concepts and results
    J J Callaghan
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Instr Course Lect 50:431-49. 2001
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  24. ncbi Fluoroscopic analysis of the kinematics of deep flexion in total knee arthroplasty. Influence of posterior condylar offset
    J Bellemans
    University Hospital, Pellenberg, Belgium
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:50-3. 2002
    ..In view of this finding we defined a new parameter termed the 'posterior condylar offset'. In 150 consecutive arthroplasties of the knee, the magnitude of posterior condylar offset was found to correlate with the final range of flexion...
  25. ncbi Using navigation to measure rotation kinematics during ACL reconstruction
    Philippe Colombet
    Centre de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Sportive, Bordeaux Mérignac, France
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:59-65. 2007
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  26. ncbi Contact stresses in the knee joint in deep flexion
    Ashvin Thambyah
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore
    Med Eng Phys 27:329-35. 2005
    ..The results from this biomechanical study suggest that the adequacy of articular cartilage to support loads in the knee joint during deep flexion may be questionable...
  27. ncbi Ability to reproduce head position after whiplash injury
    J K Loudon
    Department of Physical Therapy Education, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:865-8. 1997
    ..These data are consistent with the hypothesis that these subjects possess an inaccurate perception of head position secondary to their injury. This study has implications for the rehabilitation of individuals with whiplash injury...
  28. pmc Effect of adjunctive range-of-motion therapy after primary total knee arthroplasty on the use of health services after hospital discharge
    Donna M Davies
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Health Economics Research Centre, Edmonton, Alta
    Can J Surg 46:30-6. 2003
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  29. ncbi What do we know about the reliability and validity of physical examination tests used to examine the upper extremity?
    R G Marx
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 24:185-93. 1999
    ..Further studies in this area are warranted in view of the impact of these findings on the treatment of patients...
  30. doi Separate quantification of reflex and nonreflex components of spastic hypertonia in chronic hemiparesis
    Sun G Chung
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:700-10. 2008
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  31. ncbi Cervical joint position sense: an intra- and inter-examiner reliability study
    Nikolaos Strimpakos
    Centre for Rehabilitation Science, University of Manchester, Central Manchester and Manchester Children s Hospital s NHS Trust, Oxford Road, M13 9WL Manchester, UK
    Gait Posture 23:22-31. 2006
    ..To evaluate the intra- and inter-examiner reliability of neck active joint position sense measurements in different head movements...
  32. ncbi Development and validation of a new technique for assessing lumbar spine motion
    Sai wing Lee
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E215-20. 2002
    ..Dynamic lumbar flexion-extension motions were assessed by an electrogoniometer and a videofluoroscopy unit simultaneously...
  33. ncbi Changes in walking pattern caused by the possibility of a tripping reaction
    M Pijnappels
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 14:11-8. 2001
    ..A small increase was found in step width and foot clearance due to ankle dorsiflexion, but these changes were not expected to alter the probability of tripping nor the recovery reactions after tripping in an experimental setup...
  34. ncbi Predicting range of motion after revision total knee arthroplasty: clustering and log-linear regression analyses
    Merrill A Ritter
    Center for Hip and Knee Surgery, St Francis Hospital Mooresville, Mooresville, Indiana, USA
    J Arthroplasty 19:338-43. 2004
    ..When comparing the results of this study to the results of a similar study of primary total knee arthroplasties, flexion improved less following revision than following primary total knee arthroplasty...
  35. ncbi Structural behavior of human lumbar spinal motion segments
    Mack G Gardner-Morse
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, Stafford Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
    J Biomech 37:205-12. 2004
    ..These stiffness properties can be used in structural analyses of the lumbar spine...
  36. ncbi Motion characteristics of the lumbar spine in the normal population
    A H McGregor
    Orthopaedic Surgery Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2421-8. 1995
    ..The factors identified could only account for a small proportion of the variation seen, suggesting that it is difficult to predict the motion characteristics with any degree of sensitivity...
  37. ncbi Performance of cervical motion in chronic whiplash patients and healthy subjects: the case of atypical patients
    Tamara Prushansky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:37-43. 2006
    ..A comparative study of cervical motion performance in chronic whiplash (CW) patients and healthy subjects...
  38. ncbi Symptomatic and asymptomatic movement coordination of the lumbar spine and hip during an everyday activity
    Gary L K Shum
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E697-702. 2005
    ..This experimental study analyzed the movements of the lumbar spine and hip while putting on a sock...
  39. ncbi Natural progression of gait in children with cerebral palsy
    Katharine J Bell
    Center for Motion Analysis, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:677-82. 2002
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  40. ncbi Hydrotherapy versus conventional land-based exercise for the management of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized clinical trial
    Luciana E Silva
    Rheumatology Rehabilitation Section, Division of Rheumatology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Phys Ther 88:12-21. 2008
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of hydrotherapy in subjects with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee compared with subjects with OA of the knee who performed land-based exercises...
  41. ncbi Accurate measurement of three-dimensional knee replacement kinematics using single-plane fluoroscopy
    S A Banks
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL 33402, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 43:638-49. 1996
    ..The measurement technique is uniquely well suited for performing dynamic kinematic measurements on individuals with knee replacements, and for performing comparative studies among subjects with different designs of knee replacements...
  42. ncbi Rapid recovery after oxford unicompartmental arthroplasty through a short incision
    A J Price
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Arthroplasty 16:970-6. 2001
    ..We now employ the short incision with the phase III instruments for all UCAs...
  43. ncbi When to use agreement versus reliability measures
    Henrica C W de Vet
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1033-9. 2006
    ..Consequently, reliability parameters are highly dependent on the heterogeneity of the study sample, while the agreement parameters, based on measurement error, are more a pure characteristic of the measurement instrument...
  44. ncbi Effect of tendon transfers and extra-articular soft-tissue balancing on glenohumeral development in brachial plexus birth palsy
    Peter M Waters
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:320-5. 2005
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  45. ncbi Grammont inverted total shoulder arthroplasty in the treatment of glenohumeral osteoarthritis with massive rupture of the cuff. Results of a multicentre study of 80 shoulders
    F Sirveaux
    Clinic of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Nancy, France
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:388-95. 2004
    ..It should be considered in the treatment of osteoarthritis with a massive tear of the cuff but should be reserved for elderly patients...
  46. doi Primary anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a preliminary 2-year prospective study
    Freddie H Fu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1263-74. 2008
    ..However, a significant subset of patients continues to report residual symptoms of instability after such reconstruction...
  47. ncbi Qualitative clinical evaluation of scapular dysfunction: a reliability study
    W Ben Kibler
    Lexington Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:550-6. 2002
    ..5). These results indicate that, with refinement, this qualitative evaluation method may allow clinicians to standardize the categorization of dynamic scapular dysfunction patterns...
  48. pmc Reliability of movement control tests in the lumbar spine
    Hannu Luomajoki
    Physiotherapie Reinach, 5734 Reinach, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the inter- and intra-observer reliability of movement control dysfunction tests of the lumbar spine...
  49. ncbi Navigated open-wedge high tibial osteotomy: advantages and disadvantages compared to the conventional technique in a cadaver study
    S Hankemeier
    Trauma Department of Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:917-21. 2006
    ..Future studies have to analyse the clinical effects of navigation on corrective osteotomies...
  50. ncbi Diagnosis and classification of chronic low back pain disorders: maladaptive movement and motor control impairments as underlying mechanism
    Peter O'Sullivan
    Body logic Physiotherapy, 146 Salvado Rd, Wembley, WA 6014, Australia
    Man Ther 10:242-55. 2005
    ..Although growing evidence exists to support this approach, further research is required to fully validate it...
  51. ncbi A randomized prospective study on the treatment of intra-articular distal radius fractures: open reduction and internal fixation with dorsal plating versus mini open reduction, percutaneous fixation, and external fixation
    R Grewal
    Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 30:764-72. 2005
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  52. ncbi Dizziness and unsteadiness following whiplash injury: characteristic features and relationship with cervical joint position error
    Julia Treleaven
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 35:36-43. 2003
    ..Cervical mechanoreceptor dysfunction is a likely cause of dizziness in whiplash-associated disorder...
  53. pmc The pendulum test as a tool to evaluate passive knee stiffness and viscosity of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Maria S Valle
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:89. 2006
    ..Both parameters may influence the joint range of motion affecting angular displacement...
  54. ncbi Criterion validity study of the cervical range of motion (CROM) device for rotational range of motion on healthy adults
    Michel Tousignant
    Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Quebec, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:242-8. 2006
    ..This study compared range of motion (ROM) measurements using a cervical range of motion device (CROM) and an optoelectronic system (OPTOTRAK)...
  55. ncbi Recommendations for the use of botulinum toxin type A in the management of cerebral palsy
    H K Graham
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Flemington Road, Melbourne, Australia
    Gait Posture 11:67-79. 2000
    ..The importance of adjunctive physiotherapy, orthoses and casting is also stressed...
  56. pmc Reliability of two goniometric methods of measuring active inversion and eversion range of motion at the ankle
    Collette Menadue
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:60. 2006
    ..This study aimed to establish the reliability of goniometry as used in clinical practice...
  57. ncbi Intratester and intertester reliability of the Cybex electronic digital inclinometer (EDI-320) for measurement of active neck flexion and extension in healthy subjects
    M Tousignant
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences Program, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Man Ther 6:235-41. 2001
    ..Further psychometric studies investigating the validity of the EDI and reliability with subjects affected by cervical pathology is warranted...
  58. ncbi Fixation of distal radius fractures using a fragment-specific system
    Stephen B Schnall
    Department of Clinical Orthopaedics and Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:51-7. 2006
    ..The grip strength at final followup averaged 67% compared with the uninjured extremity. Wrist flexion averaged 46 degrees, extension averaged 57 degrees, pronation averaged 80 degrees, and supination averaged 73 degrees...
  59. ncbi Tender point sensitivity, range of motion, and perceived disability in subjects with neck pain
    S L Olson
    Texas Woman s University, Houston Center 77030, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 30:13-20. 2000
    ..Descriptive analysis of impairment and disability measures in subjects with neck pain...
  60. ncbi Criterion validity of the cervical range of motion (CROM) goniometer for cervical flexion and extension
    M Tousignant
    University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Program, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:324-30. 2000
    ..This study used a validity protocol...
  61. ncbi Clinical validity and stability of active and passive cervical range of motion with regard to total and unilateral uniplanar motion
    C A Lantz
    Life Chiropractic College West, San Lorenzo, California
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1082-9. 1999
    ..A study of inter- and intra-examiner reliability and clinical validity using two instruments for assessment of spinal range of motion in healthy individuals...
  62. ncbi Quantifying the lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon: theory, normative data, and clinical applications
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1435-46. 2003
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  63. pmc Quantitative assessment of the motion of the lumbar spine in the low back pain population and the effect of different spinal pathologies of this motion
    A H McGregor
    Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Eur Spine J 6:308-15. 1997
    ..Patients with a spondylolisthesis tended to be hypermobile whilst those with spinal stenosis, disc prolapse or degenerative disc disease tended to be hypomobile. All diagnostic groups showed impairments in their velocity characteristics...
  64. ncbi The use of electromagnetic tracking technology for measurement of passive cervical range of motion: a pilot study
    Adrian Lindsay Morphett
    School of Science and Engineering, Swinbourne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:152-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the use of electromagnetic tracking technology for measurement of passive cervical range of motion (ROM)...
  65. ncbi Effects of low back pain on the relationship between the movements of the lumbar spine and hip
    Thomas K T Wong
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yuk Choi Road, Hunghom
    Hum Mov Sci 23:21-34. 2004
    ..It was concluded that clinical assessment and treatment planning should take into account of the effects of back pain on the relationship between spine and hip movements...
  66. doi Shoulder disability and late symptoms following surgery for early breast cancer
    Mette Cathrine Lauridsen
    Department of Experimental Clinical Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 47:569-75. 2008
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  67. doi Arm morbidity and disability after breast cancer: new directions for care
    Roanne L Thomas-Maclean
    Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:65-71. 2008
    ..To chart the incidence and course of three types of arm morbidity (lymphedema, pain, and range of motion [ROM] restrictions) in women with breast cancer 6-12 months after surgery and the relationship between arm morbidity and disability...
  68. ncbi Assessment of the 3-dimensional Fastrak measurement system in measuring range of motion in ankylosing spondylitis
    Kelvin Jordan
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom
    J Rheumatol 31:2207-15. 2004
    ..To assess the repeatability and validity of the electromagnetic 3-dimensional tracking system, Fastrak, in measuring cervical spine and shoulder movement in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  69. ncbi Anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament with regard to its two bundles
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, West falian Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:35-47. 2007
    ..While the anteromedial bundle is the primary restraint against anterior tibial translation, the posterolateral bundle tends to stabilize the knee near full extension, particularly against rotatory loads...
  70. ncbi The relationship of cervical joint position error to balance and eye movement disturbances in persistent whiplash
    Julia Treleaven
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Man Ther 11:99-106. 2006
    ..The results suggest that in patients with persistent WAD, it is not sufficient to measure JPE alone. All three measures are required to identify disturbances in the postural control system...
  71. ncbi Does a positive ankle stress test indicate the need for operative treatment after lateral malleolus fracture? A preliminary report
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:449-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results using this standardized protocol...
  72. ncbi Relationship between temporal-spatial gait parameters, gait kinematics, walking performance, exercise capacity, and physical activity level in peripheral arterial disease
    Robert G Crowther
    Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, James Cook University, Townsville Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 45:1172-8. 2007
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  73. ncbi The short-term effect of hippotherapy on spasticity in patients with spinal cord injury
    H E Lechner
    Institute for Clinical Research, Swiss Paraplegic Centre, Nottwil, Switzerland
    Spinal Cord 41:502-5. 2003
    ..Assessment of spasticity before and after hippotherapy treatment...
  74. ncbi Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction in patients with lateral patellar instability and trochlear dysplasia
    Timothy M Steiner
    Wayne State University, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UHC 7C, 4201 St Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1254-61. 2006
    ..No study to date has examined the results in a patient population with the predisposing factor of femoral trochlear dysplasia...
  75. ncbi Patients' preoperative expectations predict the outcome of rotator cuff repair
    R Frank Henn
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1913-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative expectations are predictive of the outcome of rotator cuff repair...
  76. ncbi Outcome following nonoperative treatment of displaced distal radius fractures in low-demand patients older than 60 years
    B T Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 25:19-28. 2000
    ..Nonoperative treatment of distal radius fractures yields satisfactory outcome, especially in those with low functional demands. It also is indicated in poor operative candidates. (J Hand Surg 2000; 25A:19-28...
  77. ncbi Treatment of internal rotation contracture of the shoulder in obstetric brachial plexus lesions by subscapular tendon lengthening and open reduction: early results and complications
    Johannes A van der Sluijs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vrije University Medical Centre, Postbus 70 57, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Orthop B 13:218-24. 2004
    ..This contracture was found predominantly in children who had a lower preoperative Mallet score for abduction and hand-back movement...
  78. ncbi Predicting range of motion after total knee arthroplasty. Clustering, log-linear regression, and regression tree analysis
    Merrill A Ritter
    The Center for Hip and Knee Surgery, St Francis Hospital, Mooresville, Indiana 46159, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1278-85. 2003
    ..Range of motion is a crucial measure of the outcome of total knee arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to determine which factors are predictive of the postoperative range of motion...
  79. ncbi Tendon transfer around the shoulder in obstetric brachial plexus paralysis: clinical and computed tomographic study
    Tarek Abdalla El-Gammal
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Microsurgery Unit, Assiut University School of Medicine, Assiut, Egypt
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:641-6. 2006
    ..After the age of 4, the improvement in motion was not significant and secondary bone changes were not prevented...
  80. doi Comparison of external and percutaneous pin fixation with plate fixation for intra-articular distal radial fractures. A randomized study
    Frankie Leung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:16-22. 2008
    ..Two commonly used treatment methods are external fixation combined with percutaneous pin fixation and plate fixation. We performed a prospective multicenter randomized trial to compare these two treatment strategies...
  81. ncbi Prospective evaluation of the effect of rotator cuff integrity on the outcome of open rotator cuff repairs
    Steven Klepps
    Montana Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, Billings, Montana
    Am J Sports Med 32:1716-22. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to prospectively assess postoperative cuff integrity after open rotator cuff repair and assess its relationship to clinical outcome...
  82. ncbi The effectiveness of 3 stretching techniques on hamstring flexibility using consistent stretching parameters
    D Scott Davis
    Department of Human Performance and Exercise Science, Division of Physical Therapy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:27-32. 2005
    ..These data also suggest that active self-stretching and PNF-R stretching 1 repetition for 30 seconds 3 days per week is not sufficient to significantly increase hamstring length in this population...
  83. ncbi In vivo measurements of subacromial impingement: substantial compression develops in abduction with large internal rotation
    Toshimasa Yanai
    School of Life System Science and Technology, Chukyo University, 101 Tokodachi, Kaizu cho, Toyota 470 0393, Japan
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:692-700. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine in vivo the magnitude of the compressive force at selected shoulder configurations...
  84. ncbi Bankart repair for recurrent anterior glenohumeral instability: results at twenty-nine years' follow-up
    Stéphane Pelet
    Hopital Orthopedique de la Suisse Romande, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:203-7. 2006
    ..The Bankart technique, when used for traumatic anterior glenohumeral instability, gives reliable long-term results. However, it does not prevent the development of shoulder osteoarthritis...
  85. ncbi Interactions between interlimb and intralimb coordination during the performance of bimanual multijoint movements
    Yong Li
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 163:515-26. 2005
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that the mirror-image symmetry constraint has a powerful influence on bimanual multijoint coordination...
  86. pmc Effects of chronic low back pain on trunk coordination and back muscle activity during walking: changes in motor control
    Claudine J C Lamoth
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 15:23-40. 2006
    ..Clinically, the results imply that conservative therapy should consider gait training as well as exercises aimed at improving both intersegmental and muscle coordination...
  87. ncbi Inter-examiner reliability of passive assessment of intervertebral motion in the cervical and lumbar spine: a systematic review
    E van Trijffel
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 10:256-69. 2005
    ..Overall, inter-examiner reliability was poor to fair. However, most studies were found to be of poor methodological quality. We propose explicit recommendations for the conduct and reporting of future research...
  88. ncbi Mobile bearing unicompartmental knee replacement
    David W Murray
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Orthopedics 28:985-7. 2005
  89. ncbi Simulation of Codman's paradox reveals a general law of motion
    Pei Lai Cheng
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Biomech 39:1201-7. 2006
    ..Validity of the proposed law of motion is demonstrated by computer simulation of various Codman's rotations. Clinical relevance of the proposed law of motion is also discussed in the paper...
  90. pmc A comparison of four shoulder-specific questionnaires in primary care
    A Paul
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1293-9. 2004
    ..To compare the validity, responsiveness to change, and user friendliness of four self completed, shoulder-specific questionnaires in primary care...
  91. ncbi Arthroscopic treatment of patients with moderate arthrofibrosis after total knee replacement
    Joerg Jerosch
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johanna Etienne Hospital, Am Hasenberg 46, 41462 Neuss, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:71-7. 2007
    ..Our results showed that arthroscopic management of knee stiffness following total knee replacement is a safe and efficient method of treatment. Pain and functional knee scores can improve markedly...
  92. ncbi The outcome of intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with fragment-specific fixation
    Leon S Benson
    Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1333-9. 2006
    ..To assess the clinical, radiographic, and functional outcome of treating intra-articular distal radius fractures with fragment-specific fixation...
  93. ncbi Effectiveness of continuous passive motion and conventional physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized clinical trial
    Madeleine Denis
    Physiotherapy Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Phys Ther 86:174-85. 2006
    ....
  94. ncbi Displaced Mason type I fractures of the radial head and neck in adults: a fifteen- to thirty-three-year follow-up study
    Pär Herbertsson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:73-7. 2005
    ..001). We conclude that the long-term results of nonoperatively treated displaced Mason type I fractures of the radial head and neck are predominantly favorable...
  95. ncbi The feasibility of a video-based motion analysis system in measuring the segmental movements between upper and lower cervical spine
    Shyi Kuen Wu
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 1 University Road, Tainan 701, Taiwan
    Gait Posture 26:161-6. 2007
    ..58-2.42 degrees) and between raters (ICC=0.759-0.988; MAD=0.59-2.66 degrees) suggests that the neck motion analysis model is a feasible method for investigating static neck posture or dynamic motion between upper and lower cervical spine...
  96. ncbi Development of motor system dysfunction following whiplash injury
    Michele Sterling
    The Whiplash Research Unit, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, 4072 Brisbane, Australia
    Pain 103:65-73. 2003
    ....
  97. ncbi Cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility in patients with chronic, nontraumatic cervical spine pain
    G D Rix
    Department of Academic Affairs, Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:911-9. 2001
    ..To investigate cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility (head repositioning accuracy to subjective straight ahead) in patients with chronic, nontraumatic cervical spine pain...
  98. ncbi Kinetic and kinematic characteristics of gait in patients with medial knee arthrosis
    Haydar Gok
    Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:647-52. 2002
    ..Some of these abnormalities may have etiologic implications, but others may represent secondary changes developed in part as a compensatory mechanism in knee OA...
  99. ncbi Test-retest reliability in isokinetic muscle strength measurements of the shoulder
    Jetty van Meeteren
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 34:91-5. 2002
    ..It is questionable whether the SDDs are small enough to detect real changes in muscle strength...
  100. ncbi Acutrak screw fixation versus cast immobilisation for undisplaced scaphoid waist fractures
    L Adolfsson
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Burns, University Hospital, , Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 26:192-5. 2001
    ..Acute percutaneous internal fixation of undisplaced scaphoid waist fractures using the Acutrak screw allows early mobilisation without adverse effects on fracture healing...
  101. ncbi Three-dimensional relationship of the glenohumeral joint in the elevated position in shoulders with multidirectional instability
    Hiroaki Inui
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, Toyonaka City Hospital, Shibohara 4 14 1, Toyonakashi, Osaka 560 8565, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:510-5. 2002
    ..Three-dimensional computer-generated images of the static position with the arm elevated made the difference obvious between the groups and were useful for evaluating the ability to maintain the head in the glenoid center...

Research Grants65

  1. Use of Interactive Gaming for Enhanced Function after Spinal Cord Injury
    BEATRICE JENNY KIRATLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Health maintenance and prevention of further disablement and chronic illness is a high priority for VHA. ..
  2. Disease chronicity in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM): Epigenetic clues
    Lauren M Pachman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The goal is to identify specific markers, like microRNA, or "turned on genes" that may be key to repair the vascular damage and to identify more effective medical interventions. ..
  3. Characterizing Ankle Function During Sloped Locomotion For Prosthesis Development
    Alena Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This research will improve advanced leg prostheses for walking and running;thus facilitating the reintegration of Veterans with amputations into all facets of civilian life. ..
  4. Community Ambulation Following Hip Fracture
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study will evaluate a 16-week multi-component exercise program provided to patients in their homes to determine if it is effective in improving the ability to walk independently in the community (i.e., community ambulation). ..
  5. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
    Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If our aims are achieved, in the future we will explore a web and/or community based Yoga intervention for HNC survivors. ..
  6. Connective Tissue Mechanotransduction
    Helene M Langevin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  7. Role of the Giant Protein Titin in Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function
    Henk L Granzier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We hope that ultimately larger muscle masses can be maintained as a result of our studies on the role of titin in hypertrophy signaling. ..
  8. STIMULATION-AUGMENTED EXERCISE AND NEUROMOTOR THERAPY
    Eric C Hartman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Standardized Rehabilitation for ICU Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure
    Peter E Morris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  10. Patient-Specific Modeling of Total Knee Arthroplasty
    ROBERT ANTHONY SISTON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  11. Ankle dorsiflexion splinting enhances endothelial function of aged leg muscles
    JUDY M DELP; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, a program of daily dorsiflexion splinting, if shown to improve endothelial function in healthy older sedentary subjects, could be rapidly translated to clinical populations. ..
  12. Clinically Meaningful Outcomes for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Therapeutic Trials
    Craig M McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. Neural Interface and Control Design to Restore Sensation in Amputees
    MATTHEW ANTHONY SCHIEFER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The goal is for the amputee to feel where the prosthesis is in space as well as pressure that the prosthesis exerts on objects that the user manipulates. ..
  14. Motion-Specific Toy Controllers for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation in Children
    Joseph J Crisco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. Soft Tissue Compression Risk in Rotator Cuff Disease Development
    PAULA MARIE LUDEWIG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Subsequent investigations will further test exercise interventions derived from these data through randomized controlled clinical trials comparing to the current standard of care. ..
  16. Modeling Adherence to Swallowing and Dental Regimens in Head and Neck Cancer
    Eileen H Shinn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  17. Mechanobiology in CAM: Differential Effects of Amplitude
    ROBERT ALLEN HARTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Age-related Changes in Thoracic Spine Biomechanics
    Dennis Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Massage Therapy In Eccentric Exercise Induced Muscle Weakness And Inflammation
    THOMAS MICHAEL BEST; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This basic science research is aimed at understanding the mechanisms of action of massage therapies to understand the basis of their effectiveness and to develop innovative strategies to maximize their clinical effectiveness. ..
  20. Physical Activity to Modify Sequelae and QOL in Childhood ALL: A Nursing Trial
    Cheryl Lorane Cox; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Adherence to Swallowing Rehabilitation Exercises in Head and Neck Cancer
    Eileen H Shinn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Summary: The resulting longitudinal data will yield important information about adherence to swallowing exercises and its relationship to anatomic swallowing function within a theoretical framework. ..
  22. Enhanced Tendon Healing through Growth Factor and Cell Therapies
    Stavros Thomopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results will be directly translatable to clinical repair of flexor tendons and broadly applicable to tendon and ligament repair at other anatomic sites. ..
  23. Mechanisms of Therapeutic Action in SCI
    Mehdi M Mirbagheri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Development of Novel Upper Extremity Outcome Measures Using 3D-Vision Technology
    Jay Han; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Hemophilia Adult Prophylaxis Study
    MARGARET VICTORIA RAGNI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  26. Internet-based osteoarthritis pain coping skills intervention
    Christine Rini; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  27. Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency of Activity Matter?
    Chris Winkelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is a preliminary step in the investigation of the optimal "dose" of ETM activity in mechanically ventilated patients and has the potential to improve recovery from critical illness. ..
  28. Sensory-Targeted Ankle Rehabilitation Strategies (STARS)
    Erik A Wikstrom; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of this randomized controlled study will elucidate the effectiveness of sensory-targeted ankle rehabilitation strategies at improving sensorimotor function and disability in those with CAI. ..
  29. A new multiphase polymeric material for cushion-bearing orthopedic implants
    BRUCE LAWRENCE CARVALHO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Longer lasting joint replacements would greatly benefit the elderly afflicted with osteoarthritis who require these implants for mobility. ..
  30. Sensorimotor loops in vibrissa somatosensation
    David Kleinfeld; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This query bears on the general issue of coordinating motor output on multiple time-scales. Our data may lead to fundamental concepts in signaling and circuitry in the normal state as well as dysfunction states. ..
  31. Region VII Hemophilia Program
    Brian M Wicklund; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  32. Safe &Effective Yoga Prescription for Older Adults: Biomechanical Considerations
    George J Salem; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  33. Southern Community Cancer Survivorship Study
    Ann Marie Flores; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The information from this study will help describe and fill a gap in cancer disparities research which will focus on physical and functional limitations and well-being. ..
  34. Musculoskeletal and Finite Element Modeling of Femoroacetabular Impingement
    ANDREW EDWARD ANDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  35. Muscle function and compensation following rotator cuff tear in older adults
    MEGHAN ELISE VIDT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The outcomes of this work will provide further understanding of the mechanism of injury in older adults with a rotator cuff tear. This information may have a substantial impact as the US population continues to age. ..
  36. WiFi-enabled hand-portable real-time force sensor to objectively assess strength
    DAVID GRANDIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Phase II, additional refinements will be made to the device and software, and testing will be performed within a clinical population. ..
  37. Exercise and Body Composition in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
    SANGEETA DILEEP SULE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. PHYSICAL CONTRIBUTORS TO THROWING INJURIES: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
    JOSEPH BRIAN MYERS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  39. Single- vs. Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial
    Scott Tashman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of this study may lead to improved recovery after this common injury and lessen the risk for future development of knee arthritis. ..
  40. Surgical Simulations to Optimize the Treatment of Wrist Osteoarthritis
    Jennifer A Nichols; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These experiences will teach the applicant technical and professional skills that are essential for a lifelong research career. ..
  41. Planar Polarity Mechanisms in Mammalian Inner Ear Development
    Michael R Deans; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..on the development of vestibular planar polarity, we anticipate that this research will impact our understanding of auditory planar polarity as well as other organ systems that rely upon cellular polarization for growth or function ..
  42. Exercise, Physical Function, and Parkinson's Disease
    Margaret L Schenkman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, we expect the PD-specific targeted intervention to be more effective than general endurance training or 'standard-of-care'at improving overall physical function. ..
  43. A Universal Micromanipulation Robot for Crystallography
    Robert Viola; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Overcoming this bottleneck will greatly streamline the characterization of target structures and contribute directly to the fight against major human diseases. ..
  44. The PRESS ERA: Protein &Resistance Exercise Supplement Study for Elderly with RA
    Rebecca Manno; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project proposes to test an important adjuvant approach to treatment, resistance exercise and protein supplementation, which is safe, inexpensive, and potentially highly beneficial. ..
  45. Restorative Cares Effect on Disability in Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents
    KRISTINE MC TALLEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study is innovative because it is the first to use this nationally representative sample of MDS data available through the National Center for Health Statistics to analyze current restorative care practice. ..
  46. Spatial and temporal control of targeted limb movement
    Paul Cordo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2 will investigate whether, during precise voluntary joint movement, antagonist muscles are co-activated and whether, as a consequence, the sensitivity of antagonist muscle spindles is enhanced by fusimotor drive. ..
  47. Outcomes After ACL Reconstruction: Femoral Nerve Block
    Brian Williams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The methods learned and the model developed herein will be the basis of future studies funded through the R01 mechanism. ..
  48. PAIN MODULATED JAW MOTOR FUNCTION
    Christian Stohler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  49. Neuromuscular and positional changes after ankle joint mobilizations
    Jay N Hertel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This information will improve the understanding of the effects of joint mobilizations for both researchers and clinicians and potentially lead to advances in patient care for those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries. ..
  50. Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults: The Role of Co-Existing Hip Impairments
    Gregory E Hicks; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  51. IMPROVING GAIT AND FUNCTION IN CP BY STRENGTHENING THE ANKLE
    Jack Engsberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will reduce, postpone, or eliminate other procedures that are more debilitating and costly. The present investigation will prepare the PIs to conduct a randomized clinical trial to test their hypotheses. ..
  52. EXERCISE--NURSING INTERVENTION FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY
    Beverly Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  53. Implant/Construct Interactions in the Biomechanics of Total Hip Dislocation
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Realistic finite element analysis is an ideal vehicle for systematically assessing the complex interactions of the many factors influencing dislocation propensity, toward the goal of reducing this troublesome complication. ..
  54. Using a humanoid robot to understand and repair sensorimotor control
    Emanuel Todorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The robot will also be used in research on closed-loop brain-machine interfaces. ..
  55. Linguapalatal Contact Pressures During Speech
    JEFFREY SEARL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Clearer understanding of the relationship between these measures will allow a more complete understanding of speech production, and lead to a larger research application dealing with speech dynamics. ..
  56. STABILITY ANALYSIS OF THE DISTAL RADIO ULNAR JOINT
    Richard Berger; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  57. Behavioral Multimedia for ACL Reconstructive Surgery
    Britton Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Successful performance of the CD-ROM and audio recordings in Phase II will result in a product ready for marketing to orthopedic patients and professionals in Phase III. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Quantitative evaluation of skeletal muscle passive stiffness
    Sarah Eby; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  59. OUTCOMES OF HEEL CORD LENGTHENING IN CHILDREN WITH CP
    Jack Engsberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Upon completion the investigators expect to demonstrate that the 3 surgeries are effective in improving function of children with equinus deformity; however better selection procedures are desirable. ..
  60. Effects of Swallowing Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  61. An Improved Lever Drive Wheelchair Transmission
    Steve Green; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A wheelchair that could reduce the number of these injuries or allow injured users continued mobility would find broad acceptance. ..
  62. Physical Activity and Lymphedema Project (PAL Trial)
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge gained from this study may impact recommendations for therapeutic regimens, participation in activities of daily living, and recommendations for exercise for health promotion in BrCa survivors. ..
  63. ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION OF SURGICAL SPINAL FUSION
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Results will help to provide guidelines for selection and use of different surgical procedures...
  64. EVALUATOR TRAINING MANIKIN FOR SPASTICITY AND STRENGTH
    DAVID ENGSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In Phase II, we will develop and test similar devices for the ankle, elbow, hip, and wrist, integrate the components into a training manikin, and consider different torque profiles for men, women, and children. ..
  65. Family-centered functional therapy for cerebral palsy
    Mary Law; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the FCFT approach will significantly improve activity and participation outcomes while leading to no significant decreases in body function and structure outcomes. ..