Research and Scholarship
- Spinal cord injury
- Whiplash injury
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Electrophysiological testing
- Muscle imaging
Smith AC, Jakubowski K, Wasielewski M, Elliott JM, Lee SM. Lower extremity muscle structure in incomplete spinal cord injury: a comparison between ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2016 (submitted).
Smith AC, Weber KA, Parrish TB, Hornby TG, Tysseling VM, McPherson JG, Wasielewski M, Elliott JM. Ambulatory function in motor incomplete spinal cord injury: A magnetic resonance imaging study of spinal cord edema and lower extremity muscle morphometry. Spinal Cord, 2016 (under review).
Smith AC, Knikou M. A review on locomotor training after spinal cord injury: reorganization of spinal neuronal circuits and recovery of motor function. Neural Plasticity, 2016 (accepted for publication).
Smith AC, Knikou M, Yelick KL, Alexander AR, Murnane MM, Kritselis AA, Houmpavlis PJ, McPherson JG, Wasielewski M, Hoggarth MA, Elliott JM. MRI measures of fat infiltration in the lower extremities following motor incomplete spinal cord injury: reliability and potential implications for muscle activation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 (accepted for publication).
Smith AC, Parrish TB, Hoggarth MA, McPherson JG, Tysseling VM, Wasielewski M, Kim HE, Hornby TG, Elliott JM. Potential associations between chronic whiplash and incomplete spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord: Series and Cases, 2015, doi:10.1038/scsandc.2015.24.
Sions JM, Smith AC, Hicks GE, Elliott JM. Trunk muscle size and composition assessment in older adults with chronic low back pain: An Intra-examiner and Inter-examiner Reliability Study. Pain Medicine, 2015, doi:10.1093/pm/pnv023.
Knikou M, Smith AC, Mummidisetty CK. Locomotor training improves reciprocal and non-reciprocal inhibitory control of soleus motoneurons in human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2015;113:2447-2460.
Smith AC, Rymer WZ, Knikou M. Locomotor training modifies soleus monosynaptic motoneuron responses in human spinal cord injury. Experimental Brain Research, 2015; 233:89-103.
Smith AC, Mummidisetty CK, Rymer WZ, Knikou M. Locomotor training alters the behavior of flexor reflexes during walking in human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2014;112:2164-2175.
Smith AC, Parrish TB, Abbott R, Hoggarth MA, Mendoza K, Chen YF, Elliott JM. Muscle-fat magnetic resonance imaging: 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla versus histology. Muscle and Nerve, 2014;50:170-176.
Abbott R, Hoggarth MA, Smith AC, Elliott JM. Letter to the Editor regarding: Smuck M, Cristostomo RA, Demirjian R, et al. Morphologic change in the lumbar spine after lumbar medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy: a quantitative radiological study. Spine Journal, 2014;14:1088-1089.
Smith AC, Mummidisetty CK, Rymer WZ, Knikou M. Effects of mechanical vibration of the foot sole and ankle tendons on cutaneomuscular responses in man. Neuroscience Letters, 2013: 545:123-126.
Mummidisetty CK, Smith AC, Knikou M. Modulation of reciprocal and presynaptic Inhibition during robotic assisted stepping in humans. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2013; 124:557-564.
Hajela N, Mummidisetty CK, Smith AC, Knikou M. Corticospinal reorganization after locomotor training in a person with motor incomplete paraplegia. BioMed Research International, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/516427.
Knikou M, Hajela N, Mummidisetty CK, Xiao M, Smith AC. Soleus H-reflex phase dependent modulation is preserved during stepping within a robotic exoskeleton. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2011;122: 1396–1404.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Spinal Cord Injury Symposium. Chicago, IL USA 2016. Title of talk: “Walking after SCI: mechanisms and prediction.” (6/3/16).
American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting Orthopedic Platform Presentation. Anaheim, CA USA 2016. Title of talk: "Minor” whiplash injuries...could they involve the spinal cord?” (2/18/16).
Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Grand Rounds seminar. Chicago, IL USA 2015. Title of talk: “Potential associations between chronic whiplash and incomplete spinal cord injury” (8/12/15).