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Prioritising people with disabilities implies furthering rehabilitation.

Lancet 2020 01 2;395(10218):111. Epub 2019 Dec 2.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32623-6DOI Listing
January 2020

The Value of Participating in International Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2019 Nov;98(11):945-946

From the Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico (WRF); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (JC); and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas (GEF).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000001273DOI Listing
November 2019

Passive force and viscoelastic properties of single fibers in human aging muscles.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2019 Oct 29;119(10):2339-2348. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR, 00936-5067, USA.

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October 2019

The Vital Role of Professionalism in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2019 Oct 11. Epub 2019 Oct 11.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School; Spaulding Rehabilitation Network; Co-Chair, Association of Academic Physiatrists Women in Academic Physiatry Task Force JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Hackensack Meridian Health; Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine; Co-Chair, Association of Academic Physiatrists Women in Academic Physiatry Task Force Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, NYU Winthrop Hospital Department Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Burke Rehabilitation Hospital; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Montefiore Health System Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Irvine Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Hackensack Meridian Health; JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth); Shriners Hospital for Children in Houston; TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital; McGovern Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School; Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Carolinas Medical Center; Carolinas Rehabilitation; Immediate Past Chair, Association of Academic Physiatrists Education Committee.

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October 2019

Rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the field forward (Executive Summary).

Assist Technol 2017 ;29(2):110-119

n Department of Health Science and Research, College of Health Professions , Medical University of South Carolina , Charleston , South Carolina , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2017.1306412DOI Listing
July 2019

Cochrane Corners to Enhance Access to Evidence-Based Physiatry.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2019 02;98(2):87

From the Harvard Medical School, Department of PM&R, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (SP); and Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico (WRF).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340738PMC
February 2019

Association of Academic Physiatrists Women's Task Force Report.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2018 09;97(9):680-690

From the Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Association of Academic Physiatrists Women's Task Force Co-Chairperson, Boston, Massachusetts (JKS); JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Association of Academic Physiatrists Women's Task Force Co-Chairperson, Edison, New Jersey (SJC); Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains, New York (AFA, MO-P); Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Boston, Massachusetts (SB); McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Science Center, Shriners Hospital for Children in Houston, and TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas (GB); JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Edison, New Jersey (TKF); University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico (WRF); University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California (DPK); University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (GS); Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York (CV); Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York (LW); and Association of Academic Physiatrists, Owing Mills, Maryland (TK).

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September 2018

Evidence-Based Physiatry and Social Media: Two New Sections.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2018 07;97(7):465-466

From the Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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July 2018

Delayed diagnosis of traumatic gunshot wound Brown-Sequard-plus syndrome due to associated brachial plexopathy.

Spinal Cord Ser Cases 2018 21;4:44. Epub 2018 May 21.

1Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sport Medicine, University of Puerto Rico-School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41394-018-0075-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5962581PMC
May 2018

The value of musculoskeletal ultrasound in geriatric care and rehabilitation.

Int J Rehabil Res 2017 Dec;40(4):285-296

aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Gazi University Medical School, Division of Geriatrics bDepartment of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey cDepartment of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee dDepartment of Physiology and Biophysics University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MRR.0000000000000239DOI Listing
December 2017

Physiologic Changes of the Musculoskeletal System with Aging: A Brief Review.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2017 11;28(4):705-711

Departments of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936-5067, USA; Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936-5067, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2017.06.004DOI Listing
November 2017

Group Enrollment and Open Gym Format Decreases Cardiac Rehabilitation Wait Times.

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2017 Sep;37(5):322-328

Departments of Medicine and Health Policy (Dr Bachmann), Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Messrs Jagoda and McNatt, and Ms Abney), Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Dr Frontera), Department of Biostatistics (Dr Huang), and Department of Medicine (Drs Liddle and Freiberg), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; and Healthways, Inc, Franklin, Tennessee (Mr Klint).

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September 2017

Rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health moving the field forward (executive summary).

Rehabil Psychol 2017 08 6;62(3):387-396. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Department of Health Science and Research, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina.

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August 2017

What is it about old muscles?

J Physiol 2017 07 8;595(14):4581-4582. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR, 00936-5067, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP274541DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5509868PMC
July 2017

Rehabilitation Research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the Field Forward (Executive Summary).

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2017 04;96(4):211-220

From the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee (WRF); Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico (WRF); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and New England GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts (JFB); Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland (DD); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern Feinberg Medical School and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Illinois (LE-J, RLL); Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics, BME, ENT, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland (MF-O); Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Massachusetts (AJ); Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami (RJ); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Indiana University School of Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis (JFM); Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri (MJM); Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston (KJO); Methodist Rehabilitation Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson Veteran's Administration Medical Center (KET); and Department of Health Science and Research, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (AT).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000700DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5402894PMC
April 2017

Rehabilitation Research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the Field Forward (Executive Summary).

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2017 04;98(4):795-803

Department of Health Science and Research, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.02.001DOI Listing
April 2017

Rehabilitation Research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the Field Forward (Executive Summary).

Am J Occup Ther 2017 May/Jun;71(3):7103320010P1-7103320010P12

Aiko Thompson, PhD, Department of Health Science and Research, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.713003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5397096PMC
April 2017

Apoptosis in young and old denervated rat skeletal muscle.

Muscle Nerve 2017 02 15;55(2):262-269. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.25221DOI Listing
February 2017

Single muscle fiber contractile properties in diabetic RAT muscle.

Muscle Nerve 2016 06 11;53(6):958-64. Epub 2016 Jan 11.

Department of Physiology, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.24988DOI Listing
June 2016

Some reflections on the past, present, and future of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (on the occasion of the 30th SOFMER congress).

Ann Phys Rehabil Med 2016 Apr 11;59(2):79-82. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Department of Physiology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico; American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, USA; International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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April 2016

Metabolic Effects of Long-Term Reduction in Free Fatty Acids With Acipimox in Obesity: A Randomized Trial.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Mar 21;101(3):1123-33. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

Program in Nutritional Metabolism and Neuroendocrine Unit (H.M., T.L.S., C.S., S.S., L.R.B., S.E.L., M.N.F., S.K.G.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; Harvard Medical School (H.M., T.L.S., A.L.D.S.-C., L.R.B., S.E.L., M.T., H.L., M.-E.P., S.K.G.), Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Pediatric Endocrine Unit (T.L.S., L.R.B.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; Research Division (A.L.D.S.-C., M.-E.P.), Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (W.R.F.), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (W.R.F.), Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; Department of Physiology (W.R.F.), University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936; Department of Radiology (M.T.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; and MGH Biostatistics Center (H.L.), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02114.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2015-3696DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4803166PMC
March 2016

Clinical Trials in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2015 Oct;94(10 Suppl 1):829

Editor-in-Chief.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000389DOI Listing
October 2015

Aging of skeletal muscle fibers.

Ann Rehabil Med 2015 Apr 24;39(2):155-62. Epub 2015 Apr 24.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA. ; Department of Physiology, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5535/arm.2015.39.2.155DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4414960PMC
April 2015

Comparative effects of light or heavy resistance power training for improving lower extremity power and physical performance in mobility-limited older adults.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2015 Mar 8;70(3):374-80. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glu156DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4351393PMC
March 2015

Skeletal muscle: a brief review of structure and function.

Calcif Tissue Int 2015 Mar 8;96(3):183-95. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 1318, 2201 Children's Way, Nashville, TN, 37212, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00223-014-9915-yDOI Listing
March 2015

The World Health Organization disability action plan.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Sep;93(9):737

Editor-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

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September 2014

Honorary authorship.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Mar 9;95(3):429-30. Epub 2013 Nov 9.

University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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March 2014

The Nobel Prize, stem cells, and rehabilitation.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2013 Mar;92(3):189-90

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March 2013

Principles of exercise physiology: responses to acute exercise and long-term adaptations to training.

PM R 2012 Nov;4(11):797-804

Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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November 2012

Scientific research and the case report.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Aug;91(8):639

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August 2012

The world report on disability.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Jul;91(7):549

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July 2012

Muscle power failure in mobility-limited older adults: preserved single fiber function despite lower whole muscle size, quality and rate of neuromuscular activation.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2012 Jun 18;112(6):2289-301. Epub 2011 Oct 18.

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-011-2200-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3394542PMC
June 2012

Anaerobic power and muscle strength in human immunodeficiency virus-positive preadolescents.

PM R 2012 Mar 23;4(3):171-5. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Department, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, Office A-204, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936-5067.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3805494PMC
March 2012

Eccentric contraction-induced injury to type I, IIa, and IIa/IIx muscle fibers of elderly adults.

Age (Dordr) 2012 Feb 24;34(1):215-26. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Krivickas Muscle Cell Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11357-011-9228-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3260364PMC
February 2012

Aging of human muscle: understanding sarcopenia at the single muscle cell level.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2012 Feb 13;23(1):201-7, xiii. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR 00936, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2011.11.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3258429PMC
February 2012

Validity of an exercise test based on habitual gait speed in mobility-limited older adults.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Feb;93(2):344-50

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medical School, Biddeford, ME, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2011.08.032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3797445PMC
February 2012

Shaping a new generation of Hispanic clinical and translational researchers addressing minority health and health disparities.

P R Health Sci J 2011 Dec;30(4):167-75

School of Health Professions, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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December 2011

Increased trunk extension endurance is associated with meaningful improvement in balance among older adults with mobility problems.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011 Jul 2;92(7):1038-43. Epub 2011 Jun 2.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2010.12.044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3124606PMC
July 2011

Relationship between force and size in human single muscle fibres.

Exp Physiol 2011 May 11;96(5):539-47. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/expphysiol.2010.055269DOI Listing
May 2011

Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?

J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Dec;58(12):2363-8

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3051803PMC
December 2010

The AJPM&R and International PM&R.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2010 Feb;89(2):89

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February 2010

Measurement of muscle strength in the intensive care unit.

Crit Care Med 2009 Oct;37(10 Suppl):S321-30

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181b6f727DOI Listing
October 2009

Increased velocity exercise specific to task training versus the National Institute on Aging's strength training program: changes in limb power and mobility.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2009 Sep 4;64(9):983-91. Epub 2009 May 4.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glp056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2720885PMC
September 2009

Muscle fiber size and function in elderly humans: a longitudinal study.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2008 Aug 12;105(2):637-42. Epub 2008 Jun 12.

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2519941PMC
August 2008

Lower extremity power training in elderly subjects with mobility limitations: a randomized controlled trial.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2008 Aug;20(4):337-43

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03324865DOI Listing
August 2008

Publishing in physical and rehabilitation medicine.

J Rehabil Med 2008 Mar;40(3):161-5

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/16501977-0171DOI Listing
March 2008

Motions or muscles? Some behavioral factors underlying robotic assistance of motor recovery.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2006 Aug-Sep;43(5):605-18

Newman Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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October 2007

Assessment of lower extremity muscle power in functionally-limited elders.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2007 Jun;19(3):194-9

Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston Univerisity, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03324689DOI Listing
June 2007

Single skeletal muscle fiber elastic and contractile characteristics in young and older men.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2007 Apr;62(4):375-81

Muscle Cell Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/62.4.375DOI Listing
April 2007

Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity: executive summary.

Am J Occup Ther 2006 Mar-Apr;60(2):165-76

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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February 2007

Research and the survival of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2006 Dec;85(12):939-44

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.phm.0000248460.68575.65DOI Listing
December 2006

Physical activity-mediated functional recovery after spinal cord injury: potential roles of neural stem cells.

Regen Med 2006 Nov;1(6):763-76

Department of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/17460751.1.6.763DOI Listing
November 2006

Resistance training improves muscle function and body composition in patients with hyperthyroidism.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006 Aug;87(8):1123-30

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2006.04.017DOI Listing
August 2006

Single muscle fiber size and contractility after spinal cord injury in rats.

Muscle Nerve 2006 Jul;34(1):101-4

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.20530DOI Listing
July 2006

Single skeletal muscle fiber behavior after a quick stretch in young and older men: a possible explanation of the relative preservation of eccentric force in old age.

Pflugers Arch 2006 Jul 19;452(4):464-70. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

Muscle Cell Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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July 2006

Tai Chi versus brisk walking in elderly women.

Age Ageing 2006 Jul 19;35(4):388-93. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afl006DOI Listing
July 2006

Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: building research capacity.

J Spinal Cord Med 2006 ;29(1):70-81

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2006.11753859DOI Listing
June 2006

Therapeutic effects of clenbuterol in a murine model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Neurosci Lett 2006 Apr 10-17;397(1-2):155-8. Epub 2006 Jan 18.

Department of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2005.12.007DOI Listing
May 2006

Exercise in the elderly: research and clinical practice.

Clin Geriatr Med 2006 May;22(2):239-56; vii

New England Sinai Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stoughton, MA 02072, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cger.2005.12.002DOI Listing
May 2006

Rehabilitation medicine summit: building research capacity.

J Head Trauma Rehabil 2006 Jan-Feb;21(1):1-7

Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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April 2006

Prologue to "Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summary".

Phys Ther 2006 Feb;86(2):282-4

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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February 2006

Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summary.

Phys Ther 2006 Feb;86(2):285-98; discussion 299-300

Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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February 2006

Rehabilitation medicine summit: building research capacity (executive summary).

Am J Speech Lang Pathol 2006 Feb;15(1):3-14

Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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February 2006

Sex differences in single muscle fiber power in older adults.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2006 Jan;38(1):57-63

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000180357.58329.b1DOI Listing
January 2006

Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: building research capacity.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2005 Dec;84(12):913-7

Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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December 2005

Single muscle fiber physiology in neuromuscular disease.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2005 Nov;16(4):951-65, ix

Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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November 2005

Preservation of in vitro muscle fiber function in dermatomyositis and inclusion body myositis: a single fiber study.

Neuromuscul Disord 2005 May;15(5):349-54

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua St., Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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May 2005

Impact of muscle power and force on gait speed in disabled older men and women.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2004 Nov;59(11):1200-6

Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA.

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November 2004

Submovements grow larger, fewer, and more blended during stroke recovery.

Motor Control 2004 Oct;8(4):472-83

Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1010, USA.

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October 2004

Comparison of two techniques of robot-aided upper limb exercise training after stroke.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2004 Sep;83(9):720-8

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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September 2004

Anthropometric assessment of 10-y changes in body composition in the elderly.

Am J Clin Nutr 2004 Aug;80(2):475-82

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/80.2.475DOI Listing
August 2004

Benefits of exercise for community-dwelling older adults.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004 Jul;85(7 Suppl 3):S31-42; quiz S43-4

Spaulding-Cambridge Rehabilitation Center, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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July 2004

Robotic therapy for chronic motor impairments after stroke: Follow-up results.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004 Jul;85(7):1106-11

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 3-147, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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July 2004

High-intensity resistance training improves muscle strength, self-reported function, and disability in long-term stroke survivors.

Stroke 2004 Jun 22;35(6):1404-9. Epub 2004 Apr 22.

Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Mass 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.0000127785.73065.34DOI Listing
June 2004

Increased Velocity Exercise Specific to Task (InVEST) training: a pilot study exploring effects on leg power, balance, and mobility in community-dwelling older women.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2004 May;52(5):799-804

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52222.xDOI Listing
May 2004

Strength training in older women: early and late changes in whole muscle and single cells.

Muscle Nerve 2003 Nov;28(5):601-8

Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.10480DOI Listing
November 2003