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Faculty Scholarship

Browse the titles below to review current scholarship produced by your faculty! The articles and books listed below were published within the past year. For additional faculty scholarship, please visit the faculty profiles in our directory >>

Joaquin Alberto Barrios, Ph.D., D.P.T.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Petit DJ, WIllson JD, Barrios JA (2014).  Comparison of stance phase knee joint angles and moments using two different surface marker representations of the proximal shank in walkers and runners.  J Appl Biomech 30:173-178.

Caldwell LK, Laubach LL, Barrios JA (2013).  Effect of specific gait modifications on medial knee loading, metabolic cost and perception of task difficulty.  Clin Biomech28:649-654.

Barrios JA, Butler RJ, Crenshaw JR, Royer TD, Davis IS (2013).  Mechanical effectiveness of lateral foot wedging in medial knee osteoarthritis after one year of wear. J Orthop Res 31:659-64.

Boldt AR, Willson JD, Barrios JA, Kernozek RW (2013).  Effects of medially wedged foot orthoses on knee and hip running mechanics in females with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome.  J Appl Biomech 29:68-77.

C. Jayne Brahler, Ph.D.

Office of the Dean, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Brahler, C.J., Donahoe-Fillmore, B.,  Mrowzinski, S., Aebker, S., Kreill, M. (2012) Numerous Test Items in the Complete and Short Forms of the BOT-2 Do Not Contribute Substantially to Motor Performance Assessments in Typically Developing Children 6–10 Years of Age. WJOT Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2012. Read >>

Merriman, H.L., Brahler, C.J., & Jackson, K. (2011). Systematically Controlling for the Influence of Age, Sex, Hertz and Time Post-Whole-Body Vibration Exposure on Four Measures of Physical Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Cross-Over Study. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2011:747094. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Read >>

Betsy K. Donahoe-Fillmore, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Mary Insana Fisher, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Fisher, M.I., and Levangie, P.K. (2013). Oncology Section Task Force on Breast Cancer Outcomes: Scapular Assessment. Rehabilitation Oncology, 30(4):11-18. View journal >>

Levangie, P.K., and Fisher, M.I. (2013). Oncology Section Task Force on Breast Cancer Outcomes: An Introduction to the EDGE Task Force and Clinical Measures of Upper Extremity Function. Rehabilitation Oncology, 30(4):6-10. View journal >>

Sean Gallivan

Doctor of Physical Therapy ProgramBuccieri, K.M., Rodriguez, J., Smith, S.S., Robinson, R., Gallivan, S.P., & Frost, J.S. (2012). Director of Clinical Education Performance Assessment Surveys: A 360-Degree Assessment of the Unique Roles and Responsibilities of This Position in Physical Therapy Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 26(3):13-24. View journal >>

Kurt Jackson, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Trubee NW, Vanderburgh PM, Diestelkamp WS, Jackson KJ. Effects of heat stress and sex on pacing in marathon runners. J Strength Cond Res. Oct 2013 (Epub ahead of print).

Jackson KJ, Edginton-Bigelow K. Measures of balance performance are affected by a rested versus fatigued testing condition in people with multiple sclerosis. Phys Med Rehabil. November 2013;5(11): 949-946.

Long L, Jackson KJ, Laubach L. A Home-based Exercise Program for the Foot and Ankle to Improve Balance, Muscle Performance and Flexibility in Community Dwelling Older Adults: A Pilot Study. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 2013, 1:3. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/jpmr.1000120

Jackson KJ, Edginton-Bigelow K. Kickboxing: A creative approach to improving balance in patients with multiple sclerosis. Lower Extremity Review. March 2013: 14-18.

Jackson, K.J. (2013). Multiple Sclerosis. In ACSM’s Guide to Exercise Testing and Prescription (9thEd). Philadelphia: Lippincot Williams & Wilkins. View book >>

Harold L. Merriman, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Merriman H. (2012). Is whole-body vibration an effective and safe treatment choice for older adults? (continuing education PT 44). Today in PT. 6(9):30-35. 

Jackson K., Edginton-Bigelow K., Cooper C., & Merriman, H. (2012). A group kickboxing program for balance, mobility, and quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study. J Neuro Phys Ther. 36:131-137. View journal and download (pdf) >>

Merriman H.L., Brahler C.J., & Jackson K. (2011). Systematically controlling for the influence of age, sex, hertz and time post-whole-body vibration exposure on four measures of physical performance in community-dwelling older adults: a randomized cross-over study. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2011:747094. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Read >>

Merriman H. (2011). Lymphedema presents therapeutic challenges. Lower Extremity Rev. 3:57-61. (Note that this manuscript was editor invited.) Read >>