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(Listed alphabetically by Project Title - Please see individual faculty home pages for listing by faculty member.)

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injured Knee: MRI and Biomechanical Modeling


Principal Investigator:

Thomas Buchanan, PhD
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, SCS, ATC, FAPTA

Collaborators:
First State Orthopaedics
Michael J. Axe, MD
Larry Miller, MD

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Toran MacLeod, PT   Macleod@udel.edu
Stephanie Di Stasi, PT sdistasi@udel.edu
David Logerstedt, PT davlog@udel.edu
Andrew Lynch, PT adlynch@udel.edu

ACL Flyer

CAN NEUROMUSCULAR TRAINING ALTER MOVEMENT PATTERNS?


Principal Investigator:

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, SCS, ATC, FAPTA

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thomas S. Buchanan, PhD, Kurt Manal, PhD
First State Orthopaedics
Michael J. Axe, MD

Funding: NIH R01AR048212-01A1

COntrol and estimation of upright posture depends on multi-joint coordination

 
Principal Investigator:

John Scholz, PT, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Funding: pending NIH grant

Recruitment Flyer
Download Stroke Recruitment Flyer

COORDINATION OF REACHING IN HEALTHY ADULT AND STROKE


Principal Investigator:

John Scholz, PT, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Collaborators:
Institut für Neuroinformatik, Bochum, Germany
Gregor Schöner, PhD

Funding: NIH 1R01 NS 050880-01A2 National Institutes of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke

Currently Recruiting subjects
Download Stroke Reaching Flyer

CYCLING AND STRENGTH TRAINING USING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY


Principal Investigator
:
Samuel C.K. Lee, PT, PhD

Collaborators:
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Richard Lauer, PhD, James J. McCarthy, MD, Randal R. Betz, MD

Funding: Shriners Research Grant #8530

THE EFFECT OF WEDGED FOOT ORTHOSES ON LOWER EXTREMITY MECHANICS AND FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS


Principal Investigator:

Todd Royer, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Health and Exercise Science

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Irene Davis, PhD, PT

Funding: NIH 1P20RR016458-010003

Currently Recruiting subjects
Download Orthotics & Knee Osteoarthritis Flyer

emergence of purposeful movements

Principal Investigator:
Cole Galloway, PT, PhD

Collaborators:
Impirical: Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center
Anjana Bhat, PT, PhD
University of Delaware, Department of Chemical Engineering
Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, PhD
Simulation: University of Maryland, Department of Kinesilogy
Josi Contreras-Vidal, PhD

 

FastFES - Fast Treadmill Training/Functional Electrical Stimulation to Improve Walking


Project Director:
Stuart Binder-Macleod, PhD, PT
Co-Director:
Darcy Reisman, PhD, PT

Collaborators:
UD Department of Physical Therapy
Katherine S. Rudolph, PT, PhD
Ramu Perumal, PhD
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jill S. Higginson, PhD
Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science
William Farquhar, PhD

Funding: NIH R01HD056374

Currently enrolling subjects, Click here for more information

FES AND BIOMECHANICS: TREATING MOVEMENT DISORDERS


Principal Investigator:

Thomas S. Buchanan, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
John Scholz, PhD, PT, Stuart Binder-Macleod, PhD, PT, Katherine Rudolph, PhD, PT
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sunil Agrawal PhD, Abbas Fattah, PhD, Kurt Manal, PhD
University of California- Davis, Dept of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Anthony S. Wexler, PhD

Funding: NIH 1R01HD038582-01A2

force optimization in skeletal muscle
Principal Investigator: Stuart Binder-Macleod PT, PhD

Collaborators:
University of California- Davis, Dept of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Anthony S. Wexler, PhD

Funding: 2R01HD036797-10A1

Impairments and Altered Movement Patterns 6 months, 1 year, and 2 years following total knee arthroplasty


Principal Investigator:

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, ScD, PT

Collaborators:

First State Orthopaedics
Leo Raisis MD
Alex Bodenstab MD
William Newcomb MD

Funding: NIH COBRE II (S10RR022396)

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Download TKA Flyer

improving functions in elders with chronic low back pain


Principal Investigator:

Gregory Hicks, PT, PhD

Collaborators:

First State Orthopaedics
James Moran DO
MRI Consultants
Philip Chao MD
University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department
Tara Jo Manal PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, Lynn Snyder-Mackler PT, ScD, Megan Sions PT, MPT, OCS
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Michelle Shardell PhD
University of Pittsburg School of Medicine
Debra K. Weiner MD

Currently enrolling subjects, click
here to link to the web-site for more information.

THE INFLUENCE OF WALKING SPEED ON LOCOMOTION FOLLOWING STROKE


Principal Investigator:
Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Katherine Rudolph, PT, PhD

Funding: American Heart Association (AHA #0765314U)

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Fast Walking Flyer


THE INTERACTION OF ARCH TYPE AND FOOTWEAR ON RUNNING MECHANICS


Principal Investigator:
Irene Davis, PhD, PT, University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Download Arch Type Flyer

JOINT COUPLING IN RUNNERS WITH PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN DURING A PROLONGED RUN


Principal Investigator:
Irene Davis, PhD, PT, University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Download subject Joint Coupling Flyer

KNEE ALIGNMENT AND THE PROGRESSION OF OSTEOARTHRITIS


Principal Investigator:
Katherine Rudolph, PhD, PT

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PhD, PT, Daniel K. Ramsey, PhD

Funding: NIH 1P20RR016458-010003

LEARNING TO REACH: CONTROL OF LIMB DYNAMICS IN INFANCY


Principal Investigator:
Cole Galloway, PhD, PT

Funding: NIH R03 HD043830-02

LOCOMOTOR ADAPTATION FOLLOWING STROKE


Principal Investigator:
Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD

Collaborator:
Amy Bastian, PT, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Neurology

Funding: NIH K01 HD050582-01A1

Motor Learning and Coordination in high risk infants

Principal Investigator:
Cole Galloway, PT, PhD

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Psychology
Mark Stanton, PhD
Christiana Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
David Paul, MD
University of Delaware Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic
Megan Schaefer, DPT
Medical Imaging, duPont Hospital for Children
Marc S. Keller, M.D.
University of Delaware, Department of Chemical Engineering
Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, PhD
Neurology Associates Chuck Bean, MD

Funding: 1R01HD051748-01 (in review)

MUSCLE MORPHOLOGY, STRENGTH AND COMPENSATORY STRATEGIES FOLLOWING STROKE


Principal Investigator:
Jill Higginson, PhD, University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thomas S. Buchanan, PhD

Funding: NIH (pending)

ORGANIZATION OF A SIMPLE SYNERGY


Principal Investigator:
Mark Latash, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University

Collaborators:
John Scholz, PT, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Funding: NIH 1R01 NS-035032 National Institutes of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke (1feb01 - 31jan06)

PT/PhD predoctoral Training Grant


Principal Investigator:
Stuart Binder-Macleod PT, PhD

PT Mentors:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Irene Davis, PT, PhD, John Scholz, PT, PhD, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, FAPTA, Katherine Rudolph, PT, PhD, J. Cole Galloway, PT, PhD
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Buchanan, PhD, John Novotny, PhD

Funding: 5T32HD007490-07

REHABILITATION FOR OLDER ADULTS AFTER TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY


Principal Investigator:
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, ScD, PT, ATC, SCS, FAPTA

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Stuart Binder-Macleod, PhD, PT
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thomas S. Buchanan, PhD

Funding: NIH R01HD041055

role of movement experiences in the emergence of purposeful movement

Principal Investigator:
Cole Galloway, PhD, PT

Collaborators:
Christiana Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
David Paul, MD
University of Delaware, Department of Chemical Engineering
Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, PhD

SMART FLUID DEVICES FOR PHYSICAL REHABILITATION


Principal Investigator:
Katherine Rudolph, PhD, PT

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jian-Qiao Sun, PhD,
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Stuart Binder-MacLeod, PhD, PT, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PhD, PT

Funding: NIH P21-HD40956-01

SMART KNEE BRACE


Principal Investigator:

Katherine Rudolph, PhD, PT

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jian-Qiao Sun, PhD,
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Darcy Reisman, PhD, PT, Stuart Binder-MacLeod PhD,

Funding: NIH R21 HD047468-01 EBRG

Currently Recruiting subjects:
Download subject recruitment flyer

STRENGTH TRAINING USING NMES FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY


Principal Investigator:
Samuel C.K. Lee, PT, PhD

Collaborators:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Stuart Binder-Macleod, PhD, PT
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA
James J. McCarthy, MD

Funding: NIH R01HD043859-01A1

Currently Recruiting Subjects:
Download subject recruitment flyer

VALGUS BRACING FOR MEDIAL LAXITY IN PATIENTS WITH OA


Principal Investigator:

Dan K. Ramsey, PhD University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy

Collaborator:
University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, FAPTA

 

 

 

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