Recent Publications

The researchers in the College of Health Sciences are constantly reporting their findings in publications across the country. In an effort to inform the public about their important work, their recently published writings are cited here.


Richard D. Andreatta, PhD

Andreatta R.D., Stemple J., Joshi A., & Jiang Y. (2010).  Task-related Differences in Temporo-Parietal Cortical Activation During Human Phonatory Behaviors. Neuroscience Letters. 484(1):51-55.  View here.

Davidow, J.H., Bothe, A.K., Richardson, J., & Andreatta, R.D. (2010). Systematic Studies of Modified Vocalization: Effects of Speech Rate and Instatement Style during Metronome Stimulation.  Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research. 53(6):1579-94. View here.

Fry L.T., Stemple J., Andreatta R.D., Harrison A., & Andrade F. (2010). Effect of Dystrophin Deficiency on Selected Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles of the mdx Mouse, Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 53(3), 633-647.  View here.


Geza Bruckner, PhD

Elder, W., Stratton T. Dassow, P. Bruckner G. 2009 Impact of Two Types of Internet-based Information on Medical Students' Performance in an Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) Patient Education and Counseling Jul;76(1):5-9. View here.


Bruckner, G. , Kuperstein, J.,Fahringer,D., Elder,W. 2009 Integrating CAM into a Health Sciences Curriculum. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, April; June 2009, vol./is. 8/2(159-161), 1565-012X.  View here.


Tim Butterfield, PhD, ATC

Nam J, Perera P, Liu J, Wu L, Rath B, Butterfield TA, and Agarwal S.  Transcriptome-wide gene regulation by gentle treadmill walking during the progression of monoiodoacetate-induced arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2011:63(6):1613-1625. View here.


Butterfield TA. Eccentric Exercise In-Vivo: Strain-Induced Damage and Adaptation in a Stable System. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews. 2010;38(2):51-60. View here.


Gilson Capilouto, PhD, CCC-SLP

Reynolds, E., Grider, D., Caldwell, R., Capilouto, G. J., Vijaygopal, B., Patwardham, A., Charnigo, R. (2010). Swallow-breath interaction during non-nutritive suck among low birthweight infants. American Journal of Perinatology, 27(10), 831-840. View here.

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Esther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD

Xiao, R., Ferry, A. L., Dupont-Versteegden, E. E. (2011). Cell death-resistance of differentiated myotubes is associated with enhanced anti-apoptotic mechanisms. Apoptosis, 16(3):221-34. View here.


Marzetti, E., Hwang, J.C.Y., Lees, H.A., Wohlgemuth, S.E., Dupont-Versteegden, E.E., Carter, C.S.,  Bernabei, R., Leeuwenburgh, C. (2010). Mitochondrial death effectors: relevance to sarcopenia and disuse muscle atrophy. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1800: 235-244. View here.



Susan Effgen, PhD, PT


Teeters Myers, C., Schneck, C., Effgen, S. K., McCormick, K. M., Brandenburger Shasby, S. (2011). Factors predicting occupational therapists' involvement in the transition to preschool. Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(1):86-94.  View here.


Myers, C.T., Effgen, S.K., Blanchard, E., Southall, A., Wells, S. & Miller, E. (2011).  Factors influencing physical therapists' involvement in preschool transitions. Physical Therapy. 91(5):656-64. View here.


Teeters Myers, C., Schneck, C., Effgen S.K., McCormick, K.M. & Brandenburger Shasby, S.  (2010). Factors associated with therapists’ involvement in children's transition to preschool. Journal of Occupational Therapy. 65(1):86-94. View here.


Effgen, S.K., & Chan, L. (2010). Relationship between occurrence of gross motor behaviors and attainment of objectives in children with cerebral palsy participating in conductive education.  Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 26(1),22-39.  View here.


Anne Harrison, PhD

Munk, N., Harrison, A. L. (2010). Integrating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model into massage therapy research, education, and practice. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, 3(4): 29-36. View here.


Fry, L.T., Stemple, J; Andreatta, R, Harrison, A.L., Andrade, F. (2010). Effect of dystrophin deficiency on selected intrinsic laryngeal muscles of the mdx mouse. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 53(3):633-47. View here.


Patrick Kitzman, PhD, MSPT

Rabchevsky AG, Patel SP, Duale H, Lyttle TS, O’Dell CR, and Kitzman PH. (2011). Gabapentin for spasticity and autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury.  Spinal Cord. 49(1):99-105. View here.


Jane Kleinert, PhD, CCC-SLP

Kleinert, J., Harrison, B., Kleinert, H., Fisher, T. (2010). I can and I did: Self-advocacy training for younger children with disabilities. TEACHING Exceptional Children. Vol. 43, No. 2. View here.

Kleinert, J., Kearns, J., & Kleinert, H. (2010). Toward symbolic language through academic curriculum. In H. Kleinert & J. Kearns (Eds.), Meaningful outcomes for students with significant cognitive disabilities:  Alternate assessments on alternate achievement standards. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishers.

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Janice Kuperstein, PT, PhD, MSEd

Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into a health sciences curriculum. Bruckner G, Kuperstein J, Fahringer D, Elder W. Int J Disabil Hum Dev 2009;8(2). View here.


Scott Livingston, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS

Livingston SC, Saliba EN, Goodkin HP, Hertel JN, Ingersoll CD. “A Preliminary Investigation of Motor Evoked Potential Abnormalities Following Sport-Related Concussion” Brain Injury. 2010; 24(6):904-13. View here.


Livingston, S. C., Goodkin, H. P., Ingersoll, C. D. (2010). Influence of gender, hand dominance, and upper extremity length on motor evoked potentials. Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing, 24(6), 427-36. View here.


Robert C. Marshall, PhD

Marshall, R. C. (2010) Aphasia Rehabilitation: A Social Approach, KYSHA Communicator, Winter, 2-4.



Carl Mattacola, PhD, ATC

Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Romine SE, Lattermann C. Continuous Passive Motion, Early Weight Bearing, and Active Motion Following Knee Articular Cartilage Repair: Evidence for Clinical Practice. Cartilage. 1:4; 276-286, 2010.


McKeon PO, Booi MJ, Branam B,  Johnson DL,  Mattacola CG. Lateral ankle ligament anesthesia significantly alters single limb postural control. Gait and Posture. 32: 374–377, 2010.

Dwyer, M.K., Boudreau, S.N., Mattacola, C.G., Uhl, T.L, Lattermann, C.  Comparison of Lower Extremity Kinematics and Hip Muscle Activation during Rehabilitation Tasks between Genders.   Journal of Athletic Training.  45:2: 181-190, 2010.


Jennifer McKeon, PhD, ATC

Silkman C, Hoch M, Medina McKeon JM*. Clinical Research Review: Perturbation Training Prior to ACL Reconstruction. Athletic Therapy Today 2010; 15(3): 11-13.

Silkman C and Medina McKeon JM.  The effectiveness of electromyographic biofeedback supplementation during knee rehabilitation in people with knee injuries: A critically appraised topic.  Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 2010 19(3): 343-351.


Medina McKeon JM, Denegar CR, and Hertel J.  Sex differences and predictive value of lower extremity alignment and kinematics during jump landing and stop jump tasks.  Journal of Applied Biomechanics 2010 23(3): 295-304.



Pat McKeon, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Hoch MC, Staton G, McKeon PO. Dorsiflexion range of motion significantly influences dynamic balance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 2011;14(1):90-2.


Hoch MC, McKeon PO. Joint mobilization significantly improves spatiotemporal postural control and range of motion in those with chronic ankle instability. Journal of Orthopedic Research 2011;29(3):326-32.


McKeon PO, Booi MJ, Branam B, Johnson DJ, Mattacola CG. Lateral ankle ligament anesthesia significantly alters single limb postural control. Gait & Posture 2010; 32(3):374-7.


Hoch MC, McKeon PO. The effectiveness of mobilization with movement at improving dorsiflexion after ankle sprain. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 2010;19(2):227-234.


Wikstrom EA, Fournier KA, McKeon PO. Postural control differs between those with and without chronic ankle instability. Gait and Posture 2010; 32(1):82-6.


Hoch MC, McKeon PO. Integrating contemporary models of motor control and health in chronic ankle instability. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care 2010;2(2):82-88.


Brian Noehren, PhD, PT

Noehren, B. W., Scholz, J., Davis, I. (2011). The Effect of Real-time Gait Retraining on Hip Kinematics, Pain and Function in Subjects with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(9):691-6. View here.


Noehren, B., Manal, K., Davis, I (2010) Improving between day kinematic reliability using a marker placement device. Journal of Orthopedic Research, (11) 1405-1410. View here.


Ferber, R., Noehren, B.,  Hamill, J., Davis, I., (2010).  Competitive Female Runners With a History of Iliotibial Band Syndrome Demonstrate Atypical Hip and Knee Kinematics. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 40 (2) 52-58. View here.


Oliver R. Oakley, PhD

Bani-Ahamad M, Ko, C., Lin, F., Tang-Feldman, Y., El-Amouri I. S., and Oakley, O.R. (2010) The role of DAF in the immunopathogenesis of Cytomegalovirus infection Clin Exp Immunol. PMID: 21166665. (Epub ahead of print ).


El-Amouri I. S., Bani-Ahamad M, Tang-Feldman, Y., Lin, F., Ko, C., Pomeroy, C., and Oakley, O.R. (2010) Increased morbidity and mortality in murine cytomegalovirus infected mice following allogeneic bone marrow transplant is associated with reduced surface decay accelerating factor expression. Clin Exp Immunol. 162: 379–391 PMID: 20840652.


Oakley OR, Kim H, El-Amouri I, Patrick Lin PC, Cho J, Bani-Ahmad M, Ko C. (2010) Periovulatory Leukocyte Infiltration in the Rat Ovary. Endocrinology 151:4551-4559. PMID: 20591976


Inayat M, El-Amouri I, Bani-Ahamad M, Elford H, Gallicchio V, Oakley O.R.  (2010) Inhibition of allogeneic inflammatory responses by the Ribonucleotide Reductase Inhibitors, Didox and Trimidox. Journal of Inflammation 7:43. PMCID: 2933664


Rita Patel, PhD, CCC-SLP

Patel, R. R., Donohue, K., Johnson, W. (2011). Laser projections imaging for clinical measurement of pediatric voice. The Laryngoscope, 121(11):2411-7.  View here


Patel, R. R., Bless, D., Thibeault, S. (2011). Boot Camp:  A Novel Intensive Approach to Voice Therapy. J. Voice, 25(5):562-9 View here.


Patel, R., Liu, L., Galatsanos, N., Bless, D., (2011). Differential vibratory characteristics of spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia on high speed digital imaging. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 120(1):21-32. View here.


Charlotte A. Peterson, PhD

Finlin, B.S., V. Varma, G.T. Nolen, J. Dubé, C.P. Starnes, P.A. Kern, and C.A. Peterson (2011).  DHA preferentially reduces atrophy-inducing signaling in differentiated myotubes during co-culture with macrophages.  J. Nutr. Biochem. [Epub ahead of print]. View here.


McCarthy, J.J.,  J. Mula, M. Miyazaki, R. Erfani, K. Garrison, A.B. Farooqui, R. Srikuea, B.A. Lawson, B. Grimes, C. Keller, G. Van Zant, K.S. Campbell,  K.A. Esser, E.E. Dupont-Versteegden, and C.A. Peterson (2011). Effective fiber hypertrophy in satellite cell-depleted skeletal muscle.  Development 138:3657-3666. View here.


Nagarajan, R., S. Datta, M. Scutari, M.L. Beggs, G.T. Nolen, and C.A. Peterson (2010). Functional relationships between genes associated with differentiation potential in aged myogenic progenitors. Frontiers in Physiol.. 1:1-8. View here.


Singh, S., C. Vinson, C.M. Gurley, G.T. Nolen, M.L. Beggs, R. Nagarajan, E.F. Wagner, D.M. Parham, and C.A. Peterson (2010). Impaired Wnt signaling in embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma cells from p53/c-fos double mutant mice.  Am. J. Pathol. 177:1-12. View here.

Spencer, M., A. Yao-Borengasser, R. Unal, N. Rassouli, C.M. Gurley, B.Zhu, C.A. Peterson, and P.A. Kern (2010). Adipose tissue macrophages in insulin resistant subjects are associated with collegen VI, fibrosis and demonstrate alternative activation, Am. J. Physiol., 299, E1016-1027.  View here.


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Joseph C. Stemple, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHAF

LeBorgne, W., Lee, L., Stemple, J. C., Bush, H. M. (2010). Perceptual Findings on the Broadway Belt Voice. Journal of Voice, 24(6):678-89. View here.


Andreatta R., Stemple J., Joshi A., & Jiang Y. (2010).  Task-related Differences in Temporo-Parietal Cortical Activation During Human Phonatory Behaviors.  Neuroscience Letters, 484, 51–55. View here.

Thomas L., Stemple J., Andreatta R., Harrison A., & Andrade F. (2010). Effect of Dystrophin Deficiency on Selected Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles of the mdx Mouse. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 53, 633-647. View here.


Tim L. Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT

Uhl TL, Jacobs CA, Torque Measures of Common Therapies for the Treatment of Flexion Contractures. Journal of Arthroplasty, 26(2):328-34, 2011.


Love S, Aytar A, Bush H, Uhl TL, Descriptive analysis of pitch volume in Southeastern conference baseball pitchers. North American Journal of Sport Physical Therapy, 5(4):194-200, 2010.


Gaunt B, Uhl TL, McCluskey G. An Electromyographic Evaluation of Subdividing Active Assisted Shoulder Elevation Exercises. Sport Health 2(5): 424-432, 2010.

Mullineaux DR, Uhl TL. Coordination-variability and kinematics of misses versus swishes of basketball free throws. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(9):1017-1024, 2010


Dwyer M, Boudreau S, Mattacola CG, Uhl TL, Latterman C,  Comparison of Lower Extremity Kinematics and Hip Muscle Activation during Rehabilitation Tasks between Sexes. Journal of Athletic Training, 45(2):181-190, 2010


Uhl TL, Muir T, Lawson L, Electromyographical Assessment of Active Assistive Shoulder Rehabilitation Exercises. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2(2):132-141, 2010


Bolgla L, Malone T, Umberger B, Uhl TL,. Reliability of Electromyographic Methods Used for Assessing Hip and Knee Neuromuscular Activity in Females diagnosed with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 20, 142-147, 2010


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