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Smita Rao

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Research Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

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    A new device for assessing ankle dorsiflexion motion: Reliability and Validity

    Wilken, J., Smita, R., Estin, M., Saltzman, C. & John Yack, H., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 41, 4, p. 274-280 7 p.

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    An investigation of structure, flexibility, and function variables that discriminate asymptomatic foot types

    Shultz, S. P., Song, J., Kraszewski, A. P., Hafer, J. F., Rao, S., Backus, S., Mootanah, R. & Hillstrom, H. J., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 33, 3, p. 203-210 8 p.

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    Ankle ROM and stiffness measured at rest and during gait in individuals with and without diabetic sensory neuropathy

    Rao, S., Saltzman, C. & Yack, H. J., Nov 1 2006, In : Gait and Posture. 24, 3, p. 295-301 7 p.

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    Are Pressure Time Integral and Cumulative Plantar Stress Related to First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Pain? Results From a Community-Based Study

    Rao, S., Douglas Gross, K., Niu, J., Nevitt, M. C., Lewis, C. E., Torner, J. C., Hietpas, J., Felson, D. & Hillstrom, H. J., Sep 1 2016, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 68, 9, p. 1232-1238 7 p.

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    Comparison of in vivo segmental foot motion during walking and step descent in patients with midfoot arthritis and matched asymptomatic control subjects

    Rao, S., Baumhauer, J. F., Tome, J. & Nawoczenski, D. A., May 29 2009, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 42, 8, p. 1054-1060 7 p.

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    Estimates of gastrocnemius muscle length during simulated pathological gait

    Rao, S., Dietz, F. & Yack, H. J., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 29, 2, p. 127-134 8 p.

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    Foot Architecture Affects 1st Metatarsophalangeal Joint Function and Hallucal Loading

    Rao, S., Song, J., Kraszewski, A. P., Backus, S. I. & al., E., 2011, In : Gait and Posture. 34, 1, p. 131-137

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    Immediate effect of visual, auditory and combined feedback on foot strike pattern

    Phanpho, C., Rao, S. & Moffat, M., Oct 1 2019, In : Gait and Posture. 74, p. 212-217 6 p.

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    Increased passive ankle stiffness and reduced dorsiflexion range of motion in individuals with diabetes mellitus

    Rao, S. R., Saltzman, C. L., Wilken, J. & Yak, H. J., Aug 2006, In : Foot and Ankle International. 27, 8, p. 617-622 6 p.

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    Is barefoot regional plantar loading related to self-reported foot pain in patients with midfoot osteoarthritis

    Rao, S., Baumhauer, J. F. & Nawoczenski, D. A., Aug 1 2011, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 19, 8, p. 1019-1025 7 p.

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    Is Metatarsus Primus Elevatus Independent of Arch Height?

    Rao, S. & Bell, K., 2013, In : Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 103, 5, p. 347-354

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    Measuring children's vertical ground reaction forces with accelerometry during walking, running, and jumping: The Iowa bone development study

    Janz, K. F., Rao, S., Baumann, H. J. & Schultz, J. L., Feb 2003, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 15, 1, p. 34-43 10 p.

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    Measuring Joint Flexibility in Hallux Rigidus Using a Novel Flexibility Jig

    Cody, E. A., Kraszewski, A. P., Marinescu, A., Kunas, G. C., Mani, S. B., Rao, S., Hillstrom, H. H. & Ellis, S. J., Aug 1 2017, In : Foot and Ankle International. 38, 8, p. 885-892 8 p.

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    Midfoot arthritis: Nonoperative Options and Decision Making for Fusion

    Rao, S., Nawoczenski, D. A. & Baumhauer, J. F., Sep 1 2008, In : Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 7, 3, p. 188-195 8 p.

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    Novel pressure-sensing smart insole system used for the prevention of pressure ulceration in the insensate foot

    Alfonso, A. R., Rao, S., Everett, B. & Chiu, E. S., Jan 1 2017, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open. 5, 12, e1568.

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    Orthoses Alter In Vivo Segmental Foot Kinematics During Walking in Patients With Midfoot Arthritis

    Rao, S., Baumhauer, J. F., Tome, J. & Nawoczenski, D. A., Apr 1 2010, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91, 4, p. 608-614 7 p.

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    Predictors of walking speed and stride length in high- and low-heeled footwear

    Rao, S., Ripa, R. & Lightbourne, K., Sep 1 2013, In : Footwear Science. 5, 3, p. 179-184 6 p.

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    Regional plantar pressure during walking, stair ascent and descent

    Rao, S. & Carter, S., Jun 1 2012, In : Gait and Posture. 36, 2, p. 265-270 6 p.

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    Relationships between segmental foot mobility and plantar loading in individuals with and without diabetes and neuropathy

    Rao, S., Saltzman, C. L. & Yack, H. J., Feb 1 2010, In : Gait and Posture. 31, 2, p. 251-255 5 p.

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    Reliability and validity of wrist-worn activity monitors in healthy young adults

    Ali, E., Wani, D., Ling, W. & Rao, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Physiotherapy Practice and Research. 39, 2, p. 117-124 8 p.

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    Reliability of measurement of glenohumeral internal rotation, external rotation, and total arc of motion in 3 test positions

    Kevern, M. A., Beecher, M. & Rao, S., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Athletic Training. 49, 5, p. 640-646 7 p.

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    Segmental foot mobility in individuals with and without diabetes and neuropathy

    Rao, S., Saltzman, C. & Yack, H. J., May 1 2007, In : Clinical Biomechanics. 22, 4, p. 464-471 8 p.

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    Shoe inserts alter plantar loading and function in patients with midfoot arthritis

    Rao, S., Baumhauer, J. F., Becica, L. & Nawoczenski, D. A., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 39, 7, p. 522-531 10 p.

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    The effect of arch height on kinematic coupling during walking

    Wilken, J., Rao, S., Saltzman, C. & Yack, H. J., Mar 1 2011, In : Clinical Biomechanics. 26, 3, p. 318-323 6 p.

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    The effect of foot structure on 1st metatarsophalangeal joint flexibility and hallucal loading

    Rao, S., Song, J., Kraszewski, A., Backus, S., Ellis, S. J., Md, J. T. D. & Hillstrom, H. J., May 1 2011, In : Gait and Posture. 34, 1, p. 131-137 7 p.

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