An updated list of current and completed studies can be found on Dr. Stevens-Lapsley's faculty profile under "Research, Publications, Projects".

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Studies in Progress

Total Costs 
Advancing Rehabilitation Paradigms for Older Adults in Skilled Nursing Facilities 
Engaging Medically Complex Veterans in Tele-Rehabilitation Using a Biobehavioral Approach: A Pilot Study of Feasibly and Acceptability 


Novel Strategies for Personalized Clinical Decisions in Knee Arthroplasty 
Predictors of Recovery and the App-Facilitated Tele-Rehabilitation (AFTER) Program for COVID Survivors 
Movement Pattern Biofeedback Training after Total Knee Arthroplasty 
Progressing Home Health Rehabilitation Paradigms for Older Adults 
Tele-rehabilitation for Medically Complex Veterans During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Program Evaluation 
Improving Function in Older Veterans with Hospital-associated Deconditioning 
Improving physical rehabilitation for rural Veterans with complex care needs. VA Office of Rural Health, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center 
VA Geriatric Scholars Rehabilitation Training Program 

Completed Studies

March 2022

Prospective telehealth analysis of functional performance, frailty, quality of life, and mental health after COVID-19 hospitalization.

Integrating a physical activity coaching intervention into diabetes care: a mixed-methods evaluation of a pilot pragmatic trial.

January 2022

Implementation of a Rehabilitation Model in a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): Preliminary Data.

December 2021

Development of reference charts for monitoring quadriceps strength with handheld dynamometry after total knee arthroplasty. 

October 2021

The Impact of Total Joint Arthroplasty on Long-Term Physical Activity: A Secondary Analysis of the Health and Retirement Study. 

August 2021

Poor Recovery of Activities-of-Daily-Living Function Is Associated with Higher Rates of Postsurgical Hospitalization after Total Joint Arthroplasty. 

Trunk movement compensation identified by inertial measurement units is associated with deficits in physical performance, muscle strength and functional capacity in people with hip osteoarthritis. 

June 2021

"This is not negotiable. You need to do this…": A directed content analysis of decision making in rehabilitation after knee arthroplasty. 

April 2021

Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding Determinants of Practice Change in Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation: Adapting to and Sustaining Value With Postacute Reform. 

Older adults in skilled nursing facilities demonstrate low physical activity during and after discharge. 

March 2021

Stakeholder and Data-Driven Fall Screen in a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly: Quality Improvement Initiative. 

Examination of exclusion criteria in total knee arthroplasty rehabilitation trials: influence on the application of evidence in day-to-day practice.

December 2020

Multi-participant rehabilitation in skilled nursing facilities: an observational comparison study.

Psychometric properties of the 4-meter walk test after total knee arthroplasty.

November 2020

i-CONTENT tool for assessing therapeutic quality of exercise programs employed in randomised clinical trials.

October 2020

Gait mechanics are influenced by quadriceps strength, age, and sex after total knee arthroplasty.

Biobehavioral intervention targeting physical activity behavior change for older Veterans after non-traumatic amputation: A randomized controlled trial.

September 2020

Application of High-Intensity Functional Resistance Training in a Skilled Nursing Facility: An Implementation Study.

A Systems Approach is Needed for In-Hospital Mobility: A Qualitative Metasynthesis of Patient and Clinician Perspectives.

August 2020

"What Would It Take to Transform Post-Acute Care?" 2019 Conference Proceedings on Re-envisioning Post-Acute Care.

July 2020

Reference chart for knee flexion following total knee arthroplasty: a novel tool for monitoring postoperative recovery.

Home health rehabilitation utilization among Medicare beneficiaries following critical illness.

April 2020

Movement pattern biofeedback training after total knee arthroplasty: Randomized clinical trial protocol.

March 2020

Reliability, responsiveness, and validity of handheld dynamometry for assessing quadriceps strength in total knee arthroplasty.

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Frail Older Adults With Cardiovascular Disease: A new diagnostic and treatment paradigm.

February 2020

Preoperative activities of daily living dependency is associated with higher 30-day readmission risk for older adults after total joint arthroplasty.

January 2020

The impact of home health physical therapy on Medicare beneficiaries with a primary diagnosis of dementia.

December 2019

Predicting hospital readmissions from home healthcare in Medicare beneficiaries.

November 2019

Incorporating Specific Functional Strength Integration Techniques to Improve Functional Performance for Veterans After Total Hip Arthroplasty: Protocol for a Randomized Clinical Trial.

October 2019

Physical function and pre-amputation characteristics explain daily step count after dysvascular amputation.

Characteristics of young and lower functioning patients following total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective study.

September 2019

Peripheral nociception is associated with voluntary activation deficits and quadriceps weakness following total knee arthroplasty.

Trajectories of functional performance and muscle strength recovery differ after total knee and total hip replacement: a performance-based, longitudinal study.

Progressive multicomponent intervention for older adults in home health settings following acute hospitalization: randomized clinical trial protocol.

August 2019

Influence of diabetes on the recovery trajectories of function, strength, and self-report measures after total knee arthroplasty.

Simulated hip abductor strengthening reduces peak joint contact forces in patients with total hip arthroplasty.

July 2019

Predictors of functional change in a skilled nursing facility population.

Involvement of acute care physical therapists in care transitions for older adults following acute hospitalization.

Conducting clinical research in post-acute and long-term nursing home care settings: Regulatory challenges.

A prospective randomized trial examining the use of a closed suction drain shows no influence on strength or function in primary total knee arthroplasty.

June 2019

Epidemiology of neck injuries accompanying sport concussions in youth over a 13-year period in a community-based healthcare system.

May 2019

Reliability and precision of single frequency bioelectrical impedance assessment of lower extremity swelling following total knee arthroplasty.

April 2019

Dementia, comorbidity, and physical function in the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.

March 2019

The relationship between lower extremity swelling, quadriceps strength, and functional performance following total knee arthroplasty.

February 2019

Stiff knee gait may increase risk of second total knee arthroplasty. 

January 2019

Development of a reference chart to monitor postoperative swelling following total knee arthroplasty.

Benefits of direct patient discharge to outpatient physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty.

Impaired physical performance predicts hospitalization risk for participants in the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.

Improving physical activity through adjunct telerehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty: Randomized controlled trial protocol.


Bamman MM, Cutter GR, Brienza DM, Chae J, Corcos DM, DeLuca S, Field-Fote E, Fouad MN, Lang CE, Lindblad A, Motl RW, Perna CG, Reisman D, Saag KM, Savitz SI, Schmitz KH, Stevens-Lapsley J, Whyte J, Winstein CJ, Michel ME. Medical rehabilitation: Guidelines to advance the field with high-impact clinical trials [published online ahead of print August 24, 2018]. arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Dec;99(12):2637-2648. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.08.173. PMID: 30148997 

Christiansen CL, Miller MJ, Murray AM, Stephenson RO, Stevens Lapsley JE, Hiatt WR, Shenkman ML. Behavior-change intervention targeting physical function, walking, and disability after dysvascular amputation: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Nov;99(11):2160-2167. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.04.011. PMID: 29746823 

Falvey JR, Bade MJ, Forster JE, Burke RE, Jennings JM, Nuccio E, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Home-health-care physical therapy improves early functional recovery of Medicare beneficiaries after total knee arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Oct 17;100(20):1728-1734. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01667. **Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 2020 ROSE Award. PMID: 30334882 

Falvey J, Jones C, Hess E, Nuccio E, Baron A, & Stevens-Lapsley, J. Risk prediction for unplanned readmissions from home health using machine learning. Innov Aging. 2018 Nov 16;2(Suppl 1):989. doi:10.1093/geroni/igy031.3658. PMID: 33274314 

Christiansen CL, Miller MJ, Murray AM, Stephenson RO, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Hiatt WR, Schenkman ML.  Intervention targeting physical function, walking, and disability after dysvascular amputation: a randomized controlled pilot trial [published online ahead of print May 7, 2018]. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Nov;99(11):2160-2167. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.04.011. PMID: 29746823 

Miller MJ, Magnusson DM, Lev G, Fields TT, Cook PF, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. Relationships among perceived functional capacity, self-efficacy, and disability after dysvascular amputation. PM R. 2018 Oct;10(10):1056-1061. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.03.014. PMID: 29580940 

Gustavson AM, Boxer RS, Nordon-Craft A, Marcus RL, Daddato, AE, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Advancing innovation in skilled nursing facilities through research collaborations 2018 Aug. Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership. 18(3); 5-16. PMID: 28110561

 Maffiuletti NA, Gondin J, Place N, Stevens-Lapsley J, Vivodtzev I, Minetto MA. Clinical use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for neuromuscular rehabilitation: What are we overlooking? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Apr;99(4):806-812. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.10.028. PMID: 29233625 

Cheuy VA, Foran JRH, Paton RJ, Bade MJ, Zeni JA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Response to letter to the editor on “arthrofibrosis associated with total knee arthroplasty” [published online ahead of print November 14, 2017]. J Arthoplasty. 2018 Mar;33(3):968-969. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.11.009. PMID: 29195852 

Myers CA, Laz PJ, Shelburne KB, Judd DL, Huff DN, Winters JD, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Rullkoetter PJ. The impact of hip implant alignment on muscle and joint loading during dynamic activities [published online ahead of print February 14, 2018]. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2018 Mar;53:93-100. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.02.010. PMID: 29482087 

Bade M, Struessel T, Paxton R, Winters J, Baym C, Stevens-Lapsley J. Performance on a clinical quadriceps activation battery is related to a laboratory measure of activation and recovery after total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print August 31, 2017].  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Jan;99(1):99-106. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.07.013. PMID: 28864244 

Paxton RJ, Forster JE, Miller MJ, Gerron KL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. A feasibility study for improved physical activity after total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print November 30, 2017]. J Aging Phys Act. 2018 Jan 1;26(1):7-13. doi: 10.1123/japa.2016-0268. PMID: 28338406 

Loyd BJ, Jennings JM, Judd DL, Kim RH, Wolfe P, Dennis DA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Influence of hip abductor strength on functional outcomes before and after total knee arthroplasty: Post hoc analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Phys Ther. 2017 Sep 1;97(9):896-903. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzx066. PMID: 28969350 

Loyd BJ, Jennings JM, Falvey JR, Kim RH, Dennis DA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Magnitude of deformity correction may influence recovery of quadriceps strength after total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print April 27, 2017]. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep;32(9):2730-2737. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.030. PMID: 28559195 

Bade MJ, Struessel T, Dayton M, Foran J, Kim RH, Miner T, Wolfe P, Kohrt WM, Dennis D, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Early high-intensity versus low-intensity rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized controlled trial [published online ahead of print August 13, 2017]. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Sep;69(9):1360-1368. doi: 10.1002/acr.23139. PMID: 27813347 

Cheuy VA, Foran JRH, Paxton RJ, Bade MJ, Zeni JA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Arthrofibrosis associated with total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print February 14, 2017]. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Aug;32(8):2604-2611. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.005. PMID: 28285897 

Gustavson AM, Jones J, Morrow KJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Preparing for the future of post-acute care: A metasynthesis of qualitative studies. Home health care management & practice. 2017 May 01; 29(2):70-80. doi: 10.1177/1084822316678195.  

Miller MJ, Stevens-Lapsley J, Fields TT, Coons D, Bray-Hall S, Sullivan W, Christiansen CL. Physical activity behavior change for older veterans after dysvascular amputation [published online ahead of print January 31, 2017]. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Apr;55:10-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.01.008. PMID: 28153768 

Burke RE, Jones CD, Coleman EA, Falvey JR, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Ginde AA. Use of post-acute care after hospital discharge in urban and rural hospitals [published online ahead of print March 10. 2017]. Am J Accountable Care. 2017 Mar;5(1):16-22. PMID: 29152607 

Bovet C, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Taylor MR. Functional performance and muscle strength after enzyme replacement therapy in a patient with pompe disease. JSM Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2017 January 19. PMID: 19710926 

Gustavson AM, Falvey JR, Jankowski CM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Public health impact of frailty: role of physical therapists. J Frailty Aging. 2017;6(1):2-5. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2017.1. PMID: 28244550 

Spector P, Laufer Y, Elboim Gabyzon M, Kittelson A, Stevens Lapsley J, Maffiuletti NA. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation therapy to restore quadriceps muscle function in patients after orthopaedic surgery: a novel structured approach. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Dec 7;98(23):2017-2024. PMID: 27926683 

Hayes B, Kittelson A, Loyd B, Wellsandt E, Flug J, Stevens-Lapsley J. Assessing radiographic knee osteoarthritis: an online training tutorial for the Kellgren-Lawrence grading scale. MedEdPORTAL. 2016 Nov 18;12:10503. Doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10503. PMID: 30984845

Reeder B, Chung J, Stevens-Lapsley J. Current telerehabilitation research with older adults at home: An integrative review [published online ahead of print February 4, 2016]. J Gerontol Nurs. 2016 Oct 1;42(10):15-20. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20160201-02. PMID: 26870988 

Falvey JR, Burke RE, Malone D, Ridgeway KJ, McManus BM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Role of physical therapists in reducing hospital readmissions: optimizing outcomes for older adults during care transitions from hospital to community [published online ahead of print March 3, 2016]. Phys Ther. 2016 Aug;96(8):1125-34. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150526. PMID: 26939601 

Stevens-Lapsley JE, Loyd BJ, Falvey JR, Figiel GJ, Kittelson AJ, Cumbler EU, Mangione KK. Progressive multi-component home-based physical therapy for deconditioned older adults following acute hospitalization: a pilot randomized controlled trial [published online ahead of print September 3, 2015]. Clin Rehabil. 2016 Aug;30(8):776-85. doi: 10.1177/0269215515603219. PMID: 26337626 

Gaffney BM, Harris MD, Davidson BS, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL, Shelburne KB. Multi-Joint Compensatory effects of unilateral total knee arthroplasty during high-demand tasks [published online ahead of print December 14, 2015]. Ann Biomed Eng. 2016 Aug;44(8):2529-41. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1524-z. PMID: 2666227 

Gustavson AM, Wolfe P, Falvey JR, Eckhoff DG, Toth MJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Men and women demonstrate differences in early functional recovery after total knee arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jul;97(7):1154-62. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.007. PMID: 27063363 

Kittelson AJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Schmiege SJ. Determination of pain phenotypes in knee osteoarthritis: A latent class analysis using data from the osteoarthritis initiative. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 May;68(5):612-20. doi: 10.1002/acr.22734. PMID: 26414884 

Judd DL, Winters JD, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. Effects of neuromuscular reeducation on hip mechanics and functional performance in patients after total hip arthroplasty: A case series [published online ahead of print December 31, 2015]. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Feb;32:49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.12.008. PMID: 26802531 

Dayton MR, Judd DL, Hogan CA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Performance-based versus self-reported outcomes using the hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score after total hip arthroplasty. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Feb;95(2):132-8. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000357. PMID: 26259051

Loyd BJ, Fields TT, Stephenson RO, Stevens-Lapsley J, Christiansen CL. Explaining modified 2-min walk test outcomes in male Veterans with traumatic or nontraumatic lower-limb amputation. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016;53(6):1035-1044. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2015.03.0038. PMID: 28355035 

Paxton RJ, Murray AM, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Sherk KA, Christiansen CL. Physical activity, ambulation, and comorbidities in people with diabetes and lower-limb amputation. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016;53(6):1069-1078. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2015.08.0161. PMID: 28355032 

Dennis DA, Kittelson AJ, Yang CC, Miner TM, Kim RH, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Does tourniquet use in TKA affect recovery of lower extremity strength and function? A randomized trial. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Jan;474(1):69-77. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4393-8. PMID: 26100254 

Callahan DM, Tourville TW, Slauterbeck JR, Ades PA, Stevens-Lapsley J, Beynnon BD, Toth MJ. Reduced rate of knee extensor torque development in older adults with knee osteoarthritis is associated with intrinsic muscle contractile deficits [published online ahead of print September 3, 2015]. Exp Gerontol. 2015 Dec;72:16-21. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.08.016. PMID: 26343257 

Christiansen CL, Fields T, Lev G, Stephenson RO, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Functional outcomes after the prosthetic training phase of rehabilitation after dysvascular lower extremity amputation [published online ahead of print May 12, 2015]. PM R. 2015 Nov;7(11):1118-1126. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.05.006. PMID: 25978948 

Falvey JR, Burke RE, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Physical function and hospital readmissions. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Oct;175(10):1722. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.3922. PMID: 26436745 

Paxton RJ, Melanson EL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. Physical activity after total knee arthroplasty: A critical review. World J Orthop. 2015 Sep 18;6(8):614-22. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i8.614. PMID: 26396937 

Falvey JR, Mangione KK, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Rethinking hospital-associated deconditioning: Proposed paradigm shift [published online ahead of print April 23, 2015]. Phys Ther. 2015 Sep;95(9):1307-15. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20140511. PMID: 25908526 

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Davidson BS, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Effects of weight-bearing biofeedback training on functional movement patterns following total knee arthroplasty: A randomized controlled trial [published online ahead of print July 24, 2015]. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Sep;45(9):647-55. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2015.5593. PMID: 26207975 

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Paxton RJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Measuring movement symmetry using tibial-mounted accelerometers for people recovering from total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print May 9, 2015]. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Aug;30(7):732-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.04.013. PMID: 25979222 

Hoogeboom TJ, van Meeteren NL, Schank K, Kim RH, Miner T, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Risk factors for delayed inpatient functional recovery after total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print April 16, 2015]. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:167643. doi: 10.1155/2015/167643. PMID: 25961001 

Stevens-Lapsley JE, Bade MJ, Wolfe P, Kohrt WM, Dayton MR. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty does not improve outcomes 1 year after surgery: A randomized controlled trial. J Clin Trials. 2015 Jan;5(1):207. doi: 10.4172/2167-0870.1000207. 

Thomas AC, Judd DL, Davidson BS, Eckhoff DG, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Quadriceps/hamstrings co-activation increases early after total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print September 11. 2014]. Knee. 2014 Dec;21(6):1115-9. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2014.08.001. PMID: 25218971 

Kittelson A, Thomas A, Kluger B, Stevens-Lapsley J. Corticospinal and intracortical excitability of the quadriceps in patients with knee osteoarthritis [published online ahead of print September 3, 2014]. Exper Brain Res. 2014 Dec;232(12):3991-9. doi: 10.1007/s00221-014-4079-6. PMID: 25183161 

Bade MJ, Kittelson JM, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Predicting functional performance and range of motion outcomes after total knee arthroplasty. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Jul;93(7):579-85. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000065. PMID: 24508937 

Kittelson AJ, George SZ, Maluf KS, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Future directions in painful knee osteoarthritis: harnessing complexity in a heterogeneous population [published online ahead of print October 31, 2013]. Phys Ther. 2014 Mar;94(3):422-32. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20130256. PMID: 24179141 

Winters JD, Christiansen CL, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Preliminary investigation of rate of torque development deficits following total knee arthroplasty [published online ahead of print October 23, 2013]. Knee. 2014 Mar;21(2):382-6. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2013.10.003. PMID: 24238649 

Judd DL, Dennis DA, Thomas AC, Wolfe P, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Muscle strength and functional recovery during the first year after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb;472(2):654-64. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3136-y. PMID: 23817756 

Judd DL, Thomas AC, Dayton MR, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Strength and functional deficits in individuals with hip osteoarthritis compared to healthy, older adults [published online ahead of print May 9, 2013]. Disabil Rehabil. 2014;36(4):307-12. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2013.790491. PMID: 23659184 

Kittelson AJ, Stackhouse SK, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation after total joint arthroplasty: a critical review of recent controlled studies [published online ahead of print November 28, 2013]. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Dec;49(6):909-20. PMID: 24285026 

Struessel TS, Balter JE, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Does delay in total knee arthroplasty impact postoperative performance? A case-based illustration [published online ahead of  print June 30, 2012]. J Knee Surg. 2013 Dec;26 Suppl 1:S81-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1319784. PMID: 23288763 

Davidson BS, Judd DL, Thomas AC, Mizner RL, Eckhoff DG, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Muscle activation and coactivation during five-time-sit-to-stand movement in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty [published online before print August 13,2013]. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2013 Dec;23(6):1485-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2013.06.008. PMID: 23953763 

Robinson TN, Wu DS, Sauaia A, Dunn CL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Moss M, Stiegmann GV, Gajdos C, Cleveland JC Jr, Inouye SK. Slower walking speed forecasts increased postoperative morbidity and 1-year mortality across surgical specialties. Ann Surg. 2013 Oct;258(4):582-90. PMID: 23979272 

Hoogeboom TJ, van Meeteren NL, Kim RH, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Linear and curvilinear relationship between knee range of motion and physical functioning in people with knee osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 26;8(9):e76173. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076173. PMID: 24086704 

Dinkins EM, Stevens-Lapsley J. Management of symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome with use of a traction straight leg raise: A preliminary case series [published online ahead of  print December 29, 2012]. Man Ther. 2013 Aug;18(4):299-302. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2012.11.002. PMID: 23276629 

Dayton MR, Bade MJ, Muratore T, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: surgical implications for recovery [published online ahead of print November 12, 2012]. J Knee Surg. 2013 Jun;26(3):195-201. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1327449. PMID: 23288738 

Christiansen CL, Bade MJ, Weitzenkamp DA, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Factors predicting weight-bearing asymmetry 1month after unilateral total knee arthroplasty: A cross-sectional study. Gait Posture. 2013; 37:363-367. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.08.006. PMID: 22980137 

Stevens-Lapsley JE, Thomas AC, Hedgecock JB, Kluger BM. Corticospinal and intracortical excitability of the quadriceps in active older and younger healthy adults [published online ahead of print August 27, 2012]. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2013 Jan-Feb;56(1):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2012.06.017. PMID: 22951029 

Stevens-Lapsley JE, Bade MJ, Shulman BC, Kohrt WM, Dayton MR. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty improves early knee strength but not functional performance:  A randomized controlled trial [published online before print March 28, 2012]. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Dec;27(10):1812-1819. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.02.016. PMID: 22459124 

Bade MJ, Wolfe P, Zeni JA, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Snyder-Mackler L.  Predicting poor physical performance after total knee arthroplasty [published online before print April 26, 2012]. J Orthop Res. 2012 Nov; 30(11): 1805-10. doi: 10.1002/jor.22140. PMID: 22539338