Peer Reviewed Publications (* denotes student researcher) Click on name to see publication abstracts

  1. Smith JA, Stabbert H, Bagwell J, Teng H-L, Wade V, Lee S-P. Do people with low back pain walk differently? A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, In submission. MedRxiv in preprint.

  2. Rohafza M, Soangra R, Smith JA, Ignasiak NK. Self-paced treadmills do not allow for valid observation of linear and non-linear gait variability outcomes in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Gait & Posture, In revisions. biorxiv in preprint.

  3. Strzelinski M, Brody L, Smith JA, Bronner S. Reliability of a barre-mounted dynamometer-stabilizing device in measuring dance-specific muscle performance. Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 2021; 36 (1): 27–33.

  4. Smith JA, Eiteman-Pang, WK, Soangra R, Ignasiak NK. Adaptations in trunk-pelvic coordination variability in response to fatiguing exercise, Gait & Posture. 2021; 84: 1–7.

  5. Bagwell JJ, Reynolds N, Walaszek M, Runez H, Lam K, Smith JA, Katsavelis D. Lower extremity kinetics and muscle activation during gait are significantly different during and after pregnancy compared to nulliparous females. Gait Posture. 2020; 81: 33 – 40.

  6. Smith JA, Eiteman-Pang WK, Soangra R, König Ignasiak N. Adaptations in trunk-pelvis coordination variability in response to fatiguing exercise. Gait Posture. 2020 Nov. 18;84:1-7. 

  7. Derian JM, Smith JA*, Wang Y, Lam W, Kulig K. Biomechanical characteristics of lumbar manipulation performed by expert, resident and student physical therapists. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 2020; 48.

  8. Shih Y, Fisher BE, Smith JA, Powers CM. Corticomotor excitability of gluteus maximus is associated with hip biomechanics during a single-leg drop-jump. Journal of Motor Behavior. 2020.

  9. Smith JA*, Ignasiak NK, Jacobs JV. Task invariance and reliability of anticipatory postural adjustments in healthy young adults. Gait & Posture. 2020; 76: 396-402.

  10. Lee S-P, Dinglasan V, Duong A, Totten R, Smith JA*. Individuals with recurrent low back pain exhibit significant changes in paraspinal muscle strength after intramuscular fine wire electrode insertion. PM&R. 2019. 

  11. Rowley KM, Smith JA, Kulig K. Reduced trunk coupling in persons with recurrent low back pain is associated with greater deep-to-superficial trunk muscle activation ratios during the Balance-Dexterity Task. In press, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

  12. Smith JA, Fisher BE. Anticipatory postural adjustments and spatial organization of motor cortex – evidence of adaptive compensations in healthy older adults. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2018; 120: 2796-2805.

  13. Smith JA, Hawkins A, Beuttler R, Grant-Beuttler M, Lee S-P. Risk factors associated with low back pain in golfers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Health. 2018.

  14. Lee S-P, Smith JA, Kimber M, Houk K. 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. PM&R. 2018;10(11): 1192-1197.

  15. Lee S-P, Bailey JP*, Smith JA, Barton S*, Brown D*, Joyce T. Adaptations of lumbar biomechanics after a four-week running training with minimalist footwear: implications for running-related lower back pain. Physical Therapy in Sport. 2018; 29: 101-107.

  16. Smith JA, Gordon J, Kulig K. The influence of divided attention on walking turns: effects on gait control in young adults with and without a history of low back pain. Gait and Posture. 2017; 58:498-503.

  17. Smith JA, Albishi A*, Babikian S*, Asavasopon S, Fisher BE, Kutch J. The motor cortical representation of a muscle is not homogeneous in brain connectivity. Experimental Brain Research. 2017; 235 (9): 2767-2776.

  18. Smith JA, Kulig K. Trunk-pelvis coordination during turning: a cross-sectional study of young adults with and without a history of low back pain. Clinical Biomechanics. 2016; 36: 58-64.

  19. Fisher BE, Piraino A, Lee YY, Smith JA, Johnson S, Davenport TE, Kulig K. The effect of velocity of joint mobilization on corticospinal excitability in individuals with a history of ankle sprain. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2016: 46 (7): 562-570.

  20. O’Donnell M, Smith JA, Abzug A, Kulig K. How should we teach lumbar manipulation? A consensus study. Manual Therapy. 2016; 25: 1-10.

  21. Smith JA, Kulig K. Altered multifidus recruitment during walking in young asymptomatic individuals with a history of low back pain. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2016; 46 (50): 356-374.

  22. Smith JA, Kulig K. Does insertion of intramuscular electromyographic electrodes alter motor behavior during locomotion? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2015; 25: 431-437.

  23. Sutton-Traina K, Smith JA, Jarvis DN, Kulig K. Exploring active and passive contributors to turnout in dancers and non-dancers. Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 2015; June: 78-83.

  24. Jarvis DN, Smith JA, Kulig K. Trunk coordination in dancers and non-dancers. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 2014; 30 (4): 547-554.

  25. Smith JA, Tuchman A, Huoh M, Kaiser AM, Schooler W, Hsieh PC. Locomotor biomechanics after total sacrectomy. Spine. 2014; 39 (24): E1481-E1487.

  26. Smith JA, Popovich JM Jr, Kulig K. The influence of hip strength on lower limb, pelvis and trunk kinematics during walking and hopping in healthy women. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2014; 44 (7): 525-531.

  27. Smith JA, Siemienski A, Popovich JM Jr, Kulig K. Intra-task variability of trunk coordination during a rate-controlled bipedal dance jump. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2012; 30 (2):139-147.

  28. Smith J. Moving beyond the neutral spine: stabilizing the dancer in lumbar extension. Journal of Dance Medicine and Science. 2009; 13 (3): 73-83.

  29. Hartog M, Smith J, Zujko A. Acetabular labral tears in the dancer: a literature review. Journal of Dance Medicine and Science. 2006; 10 (1-2): 51-56.

  30. Smith J, Lewis J, Prichard D. Physiotherapy exercise programmes: are verbal instructions sufficient? Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2005; 21 (2): 93-102.