Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Physical Therapy Faculty.

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Submissions from 2019

Bilateral Assessment of the Corticospinal Pathways of the Ankle Muscles Using Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation., Charalambous C. Charalambous, Jing Nong Liang, Steve A. Kautz, Mark S. George, and Mark G. Bowsen

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Factors Related to Intra-Tendinous Morphology of Achilles Tendon in Runners, Kai-Yu Ho, Ari Baquet, Yu-Jen Chang, Lung-Chan Chien, Michelle Harty, Gregory Bashford, and Kornelia Kulig

Using a Mobile Application to Assess Knee Valgus in Healthy and Post-Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Participants, Kai-Yu Ho, Brenda Benson Deaver, Tyrel Nelson, and Catherine Turner

Asymmetric Crying Facies Syndrome, Kai-Yu Ho PT, PhD and Jing Nong Liang PT, PhD

Heel-Raised Foot Posture Does Not Affect Trunk and Lower Extremity Biomechanics During a Barbell Back Squat in Recreational Weight lifters, Szu-ping Lee, Carrie B. Gillis, Javier Ibarra, and Derek F. Oldroyd

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Impaired H-Reflex Adaptations Following Slope Walking in Individuals With Post-stroke Hemiparesis, Jing Nong Liang, Yun Ju Lee, Eric Akoopie, Brooke Conway Kleven, Trisha Koch, and Kai-Yu Ho

Handgrip Fatigue and Forearm Girth in Intermediate Sport Rock Climbers, Grace MacDonald, Jacob W. Manning, Szu-Ping Lee, Charli Aguilar, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Jack Young, Brian Schilling, and James W. Navalta

Four Weeks of Training with Simple Postural Instructions Changes Trunk Posture and Foot Strike Pattern in Recreational Runners, Hui-Ting Shih, Hsiang-Ling Teng, Casey Gray, Matthew Poggemiller, Ian Tracy, and Szu-Ping Lee

Inpatient Mobility Technicians: One Step Forward?, Daniel L. Young, Daniel J. Brotman, and Erik H. Hoyer

Submissions from 2018

2D Ultrasound-Based Characterization of Achilles Tendon Micromorphology in Runners Using Spatial Frequency Parameters, Ari L. Baquet, Kai-Yu Ho, Yu-Jen Chang, Abbigail Fietzer, Michelle Evers, Caleb Strassberg, Greg Bashford, and Kornelia Kulig

Effects of Fatigue on Balance in Individuals With Parkinson Disease: Influence of Medication and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Genotype, Michael Bear, Bradley Klemetson, Diana Scott, Andrew S. Murtishaw, James Navalta, Jefferson Kinney, and Merrill R. Landers

The Influence of Long-Term Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Gait Function in Parkinson's Disease, Lidio De Albuquerque, Irwin Munoz, Ashley Mangahas, Merrill Landers, and Brach Poston

Examination Of Gait Parameters During Perturbed Over-ground Walking In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, J D. Eggleston, M R. Landers, Barry T. Bates, E Nagelhout, and J S. Dufek

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Effects of Patellofemoral Taping on Patellofemoral Joint Alignment and Contact Area During Weight Bearing, Kai-Yu Ho PT, PhD; Ryan Epstein DPT; Ron Garcia DPT, ATC; Nicole Riley DPT; Szu-Ping Lee PT, PhD; and Catherine Turner

Patellofemoral Joint Stress during Incline and Decline Running, Kai-Yu Ho, Theresa French, Brooks Klein, and Young Lee

Acute effects of walking on the deformation of femoral articular cartilage in older adults, Kai-Yu Ho, Jayson McClaren, and Skyler Sudweeks

Toward A Common Language For Measuring Patient Mobility In The Hospital: Reliability And Construct Validity Of Interprofessional Mobility Measures, E H. Hoyer, D L. Young, L M. Klein, J Kreif, K Shumock, S Hiser, M Friedman, A Lavezza, A Jette, K S. Chan, and D M. Needham

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Increasing Patient Mobility Through an Individualized Goal-centered Hospital Mobility Program: A Quasi-experimental Quality Improvement Project, Lisa M. Klein MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CNRN; Daniel Young PT, DPT, PhD; Du Feng PhD; Annette Lavezza OTR/L; Stephanie Hiser ORT/L; Kelly N. Daley PT, MBA; and Erik H. Hoyer MD

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Gender and Posture are Significant Risk Factors to Musculoskeletal Symptoms during Touchscreen Tablet Computer Use, Szu-Ping Lee, Ya-Ting Hsu, Betina Bair, Marissa Toberman, and Lung-Chang Chien

Insertion and Presence of Fine-Wire Intramuscular Electrodes to the Lumbar Paraspinal Muscles Do Not Affect Muscle Performance and Activation During High-Exertion Spinal Extension Activities, Szu-Ping Lee PhD; Jo Armour Smith PT, PhD; Matthew Kimber PT, DPT; and Kelsey Houk BS

Control Of Vertical Posture While Standing On A Sliding Board And Pushing An Object, Y J. Lee, B Chen, J N. Liang, and A S. Aruin

Pushing Induced Sliding Perturbation Affects Postural Responses to Maintain Balance Standing, Yun-Ju Lee, Bing Chen, Jing-Nong Liang, and Alexander S. Aruin

Can beliefs change in middle school students? A study of the effectiveness of Pain Neuroscience Education, Adriaan Louw, Jessie Podolak, Kory Zimney, Stephen Schmidt, and Emilio J. Puentedura

Towards Improving Hospital Workflows: An Evaluation of Resources to Mobilize Patients, Brent C. Pottenger MD, MHA; Peter J. Pronovost MD, PhD; Julie Kreif PT, MBA; Lisa Klein MSN, RN; Deborah Hobson BSN, RN; Daniel Young PT, DPT, PhD; and Erik H. Hoyer

Risk Factors Associated With Low Back Pain in Golfers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Jo Armour Smith PT, PhD; Andrew Hawkins DPT; Marybeth Grant-Beuttler PT, PhD; Richard Beuttler PsyD; and Szu-Ping Lee PT, PhD

Effects of slope on backward locomotion, Song D. Vo, Julia Silvernail, Richard D. Tandy, Szu-ping Lee, and Janet S. Dufek

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Identifying Barriers to Nurse-Facilitated Patient Mobility in the Intensive Care Unit, Daniel L. Young PT, DPT, PhD; Jason Seltzer PT, DPT; Mary Glover RN; Caroline Outten RN, BSN, CCRN; Annette Lavezza OTR/L; Earl Mantheiy; Ann M. Parker; and Dale M. Needham

Submissions from 2017

Adverse events associated with the use of cervical spine manipulation or mobilization and patient characteristics: A Systematic Review., H A. Kranenburg, M Schmitt, G J. Luijckx, Emilio J. Puentedura, and C P. Van der Schans

Evidence of dynamic visual acuity impairment in asymptomatic mixed martial arts fighters, Merrill R. Landers, Robert Donatelli, Jennifer Nash, and Randa Bascharon

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A cross-sectional analysis of the characteristics of individuals with Parkinson disease who avoid activities and participation due to fear of falling, M R. Landers, M Lopker, M Newman, R Gourlie, S Sorensen, and R Vong

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Authentication system for stateless RESTful Web service, S Lee, J Y. Jo, and Y Kim

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Standing on wedges modifies side-specific postural control in the presence of lateral external perturbations, Y J. Lee, J N. Liang, B Chen, M Ganesan, and A S. Aruin

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Sham Surgery in Orthopedics: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Adriaan Louw, Ina Diener, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, and Emilio Puentedura

Assessing posture in the individual with fibromyalgia, what's the value?, Adriaan Louw, Kory Zimney, and Merrill R. Landers

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The Compatibility of Chlorhexidine and a Skin Care Product Line: A Real-World Analysis of Hospital-Acquired Infection Rates, P L. Phillips, D Young, and D Chakravarthy

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Preventing Non-contact ACL Injuries in Female Athletes: What Can We Learn from Dancers?, Catherine Turner, Sarah Crow, Thomas Crowther, Brittany Keating, Trenton Saupan, Jason Pyfer, Kimberly Vialpando, and Szu-Ping Lee

The Development and Preliminary Validity Testing of the Healing Progression Rate Tool, D. L. Young, N. Estocado, Du Feng, and J. Black

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Cross-sectional examination of patient and therapist factors affecting participation in physical therapy in acute care hospital settings, D L. Young, S Moonie, and T Bungum

Submissions from 2016

Evidence-based clinically-informed manual therapy clinical reasoning for headache management, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Joshua Cleland, Carol A. Courtney, Toby M. Hall, and Emilio J. Puentedura

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Changes in water content in response to an acute bout of eccentric loading in a patellar tendon with a history of tendinopathy: A case report, Kai Ho and K Kulig

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Effects of fast walking on tibiofemoral bone water content in middle-aged adults, Kai Ho, A Standerfer, S Ngo, K Daun, and Scott Lee

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Use of ultrasonography for assessing treatment efficacy in a case with ankylosis of the temoporomandibular joint, Kai-Yu Ho, Sally Ho, and Patrick Colletti

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Use of Ultrasonography for Assessing Treatment Efficacy in a Case With Ankylosis of the Temporomandibular Joint, Kai-Yu Ho, Sally Ho, and Patrick Colletti

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Does attentional focus during balance training in people with Parkinson's disease affect outcome? A randomised controlled clinical trial, Merrill Landers, R M. Hatlevig, A D. Davis, A R. Richards, and L E. Rosenlof

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Performance improvement of mapreduce process by promoting deep data locality, Szu-Ping Lee, Juyeon Jo, and Y Kim

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Three-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial comparing preoperative neuroscience education for patients undergoing surgery for lumbar radiculopathy, Adriaan Louw, Ina Diener, Merrill Landers, Kory Zimney, and Emilio J. Puentedura

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Know Pain, Know Gain? A Perspective on Pain Neuroscience Education in Physical Therapy, Adriaan Louw, Emilio J. Puentedura, Kory Zimney, and Stephen Schmidt

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A randomized controlled trial of “clockwise” ultrasound for low back pain, Adriaan Louw, Kory Zimney, Merrill Landers, Mark Luttrell, Bob Clair, and Joshua Mills

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Retention of pain neuroscience knowledge: a multi-centre trial, Adriaan Louw, Kory Zimney, and Emilio J. Puentedura

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The effect of manual therapy and neuroplasticity education on chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial, A Louw, K Farrell, Merrill Landers, M Barclay, E Goodman, J Gillund, S McCaffrey, and L Timmerman

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Teaching patients about pain: It works, but what should we call it?, A Louw, E J. Puentedura, and K Zimney

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A descriptive study of the utilization of physical therapy for postoperative rehabilitation in patients undergoing surgery for lumbar radiculopathy, A Louw, Emilio Puentedura, and I Diener

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The efficacy of pain neuroscience education on musculoskeletal pain: A systematic review of the literature, A Louw, K Zimney, E J. Puentedura, and I Diener

Use of Neuroscience education, tactile discrimination, limb laterality and graded motor imagery in a patient with frozen shoulder, Paul E. Mintken, Amy McDevitt, Emilio J. Puentedura, and Adriaan Louw

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Combining manual therapy with pain neuroscience education in the treatment of chronic low back pain: A narrative review of the literature, Emilio J Puentedura and T Flynn

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Thrust joint manipulation utilization by U.S. physical therapists, Emilio J. Puentedura, Rebecca Slaughter, Sean Reilly, Erwin Ventura, and Daniel Young

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Human placenta processed for encapsulation contains modest concentrations of 14 trace minerals and elements, S M. Young, L K. Gryder, W B. David, Y Teng, S Gerstenberger, and Daniel C. Benyshek

Submissions from 2015

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The Acute Effect of Hip External Rotator Stretches on Hip Internal Rotation Range of Motion, Cody Bremner, Tedd J. Girouard, Michelle N. Samuel, Catherine L. Turner, Antonio S. Santo, and John A. Mercer

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Improving Outcomes by Implementing a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PUPP): Going beyond the Basics, Amparo Cano, Debbie Anglade, Hope Stamp, Fortunata Joaquin, Jennifer A. Lopez, Lori Lupe, Steven P. Schmidt, and Daniel L. Young

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Feasibility of Using a Large Amplitude Movement Therapy to Improve Ambulatory Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy, Robbin Hickman, Janet S. Dufek, Szu-Ping Lee, Andrea Blahovec, Andrea Kuiken, Heather Riggins, and Jeffrey Ray McClellan

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Does Attentional Focus During Balance Training in People with Parkinson’s Disease Affect Outcome? A Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial, Merrill Landers, R. M. Hatlevig, A. D. Davis, A. R. Richards, and L. E. Rosenlof

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Balance Confidence and Fear of Falling Avoidance Behavior Are Most Predictive of Falling in Older Adults: Prospective Analysis, Merrill Landers, S. Oscar, J. Sasaoka, and K. Vaughn

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Impaired H-Reflex Gain during Postural Loaded Locomotion in Individuals Post-Stroke, Jing Nong Liang and David A. Brown

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Femur Rotation Increases Patella Cartilage Stress in Females with Patellofemoral Pain, Tzu-Chieh Liao, Nicoles Young, Kai-Yu Ho, Shawn Farrokhi, and Christopher M. Powers

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The Short Term Effects of Preoperative Neuroscience Education for Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Case Series, Adriaan Louw, Ina Diener, and Emilio J. Puentedura

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Preoperative Therapeutic Neuroscience Education for Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Single-Case fMRI Report, Adriaan Louw, Emilio J. Puentedura, Ina Diener, and Randal R. Peoples

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A Clinical Contrast: Physical Therapists with Low Back Pain Treating Patients with Low Back Pain, Adriaan Louw, Emilio J. Puentedura, and Kory Zimney

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Towards a Greater Appreciation of Manual Therapy Challenges in the Thoracic Spine, Emilio J. Puentedura and Joshua A. Cleland

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Safety of Thrust Joint Manipulation in the Thoracic Spine: a Systematic Review, Emilio J. Puentedura and William H. O'Grady

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To Letter to the Editor: ‘Safety of Thrust Joint Manipulation in the Thoracic Spine: a Systematic Review’, Emilio J. Puentedura and William H. O'Grady

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Efficient Noninferiority Testing Procedures for Simultaneously Assessing Sensitivity and Specificity of Two Diagnostic Tests, Guogen Shan, Amei Amei, and Daniel Young

Exploring Active and Passive Contributors to Turnout in Dancers and Non-Dancers., Kristen Sutton-Traina, Jo Armour Smith, Danielle Jarvis, Szu-ping Lee, and Kornelia Kulig

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Effects of Three Recovery Protocols on Range of Motion, Heart Rate, Rating of Perceived Exertion, and Blood Lactate in Baseball Pitchers During a Simulated Game, Courtney D. Warren, David J. Szymanski, and Merrill R. Landers

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A Modified Friedman Test for Randomized Complete Block Designs, Jianbo Xu, Guogen Shan, Amei Amei, Jiwei Zhao, Daniel Young, and Sheila Clark

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A Prevention Initiative to Decrease HAPUs at Two Acute Care Hospitals, Daniel Young, Kathleen M. Berry, and Margaret Falconio-West

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Moisturizing Capabilities of Four Topical Skin Creams, Daniel Young and Debashish Chakravarthy

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Physical Therapy Nontreatment Events in the Acute Hospital Setting: A Descriptive Study, Daniel L. Young, Curt Jensen, Daniel Goodrich, and Guogen Shan

Submissions from 2014

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Effect of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction on Unipedal Standing Balance Test, Kornelia Kulig, Szu-ping Lee, Stephen F. Reischl, and Lisa Noceti-Dewit