Chronic Pain, Motor Output and Motor Learning in Knee Osteoarthritis
Principal Investigator: Katherine Rudolph, Ph.D., P.T.
Co-Investigators: Tamara King, Ph.D.; John Rosene, Ph.D.
Funding: NIH NIAMS/NIA 1R15AR068627-01A1 04/01/2016–03/31/2019
Recruiting Subjects? Yes (for more information please call 207-221-4214 or visit https://redcap.une.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=TJJXCAYKT4)
Student Research Opportunities? Yes (please contact Dr. Rudolph)
Presentations from this work:
Rudolph KS, Devine M (DPT '17), Donovitch M (DPT '17). "Quadriceps muscle quickness relates to function in people with knee osteoarthritis". Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Feb 21, 2018, New Orleans, LA
Obecny J. (DPT '18) Chiarella C. (DPT '18). Rudolph KS. Broken Escalator Paradigm Applied to Motor Learning in Knee Osteoarthritis. Presented at the 2nd Annual Maine APTA Winter Symposium. Dec 1, 2017, Portland, ME.
Turcotte H (COM '18), Rudolph KS. Motor Learning and Adaptation in People with Knee Osteoarthritis and Chronic Pain. Presented at the Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network - 17th Annual Research And Scholarship Forum, May 17, 2018, Biddeford, ME
Campbell C (DPT '19), Kristofitz D (DPT '19), Tso D (DPT '19), Rudolph KS. How do People with Chronic Pain from Knee OA Control the Knee during a Motor Learning Task? Presented at the Maine Chapter APTA Winter Symposium and Annual Chapter Meeting: November 30, 2018
Exercise Induced Hypoalgesia-Does exercise or its associated pain lead to pain relief?
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Does a Neuromuscular Training Program Improve Mechanics during Landing and Cutting Maneuvers
Sled towing increases hip work generation in the sagittal and frontal planes more than wearing a weighted vest
Investigators: James Townsend (D.P.T. '15), Erin Collins (D.P.T. '15), Kaitlin Powers (D.P.T. '15)
Mentors: Erin Hartigan, Ph.D., P.T., A.T.C., O.C.S., Michael Lawrence, M.S.; Thomas Murray, M.D.; Bernadette Shaw, P.A.C.
Force Production and Muscle Activity during Sprint Start while Pulling a Weighted Sled
Investigators: Chad Lyons (AES ’15)
Mentor: Michael Lawrence, M.S.
Funding: NEACSM 2014 Undergraduate Research Experience Grant
A Comparison of Knee Moments During a Lateral Cutting Maneuver: Shod Vs. Barefoot
Investigators: Brianna Biesti (AT '12) and Casey Cottle (AES '12)
Mentors: Lara Carlson, DPE., F.A.C.S.M., C.S.C.S.. and Michael Lawrence, M.S.
Funding: 2012 NEACSM Undergraduate Research Experience Grant
Effects of a 6 Week Intervention Program on Lower Limb Joint Moment Asymmetry in Healthy Female Collegiate Athletes
Richard (Lee) Spencer (D.P.T. ’12), Alison St. Jeanos (D.P.T. ’12) and Michael Wynot (D.P.T. ’12)
Mentors: Erin Hartigan, Ph.D., P.T. and Michael Lawrence, M.S.
Lower limb moments differ when towing a weighted sled with different attachment points
Investigators: Brianna Biesti (A.T. '12) and Casey Cottle (A.E..S '12).
Mentors: Michael Lawrence, M.S., Lara Carlson, DPE., F.A.C.S.M., C.S.C.S.
Rate of Loading and Lower Extremity Sagittal Plane Biomechanics When Landing from a Drop-Jump: Shod and Barefoot Comparisons Between Genders
Robert Cochrane (D.P.T. ’12) and Brian McNeaney (D.P.T. ’12)
Mentor: Michael Lawrence, M.S. and Erin Hartigan, Ph.D., P.T.
The Effect of Load on Movement Coordination During Sled Towing
Daniel Leib (D.P.T. ’12) and Cara Masterson (D.P.T. ’12)
Mentors: Michael Lawrence, M.S. and Erin Hartigan, Ph.D., P.T.