- BA 2003 University of North Carolina, Economics
- DPT 2007 University of South Carolina, Physical Therapy
- PhD 2015 University of South Carolina, Exercise Science
Grant# K12 HD055929 (PI: Ottenbacher)
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD), NIH
Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program
Role: Trainee, 2016-present
- Middleton A, Braun CH, Lewek MD, Fritz SL. Balance impairment
limits ability to increase walking speed in individuals with chronic
stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation. In press, February 2016.
- Middleton A, Fulk GD, Herter TM, Beets MW, Donley J, Fritz SL.
Self-selected and maximal walking speeds provide greater insight into
fall status than walking speed reserve among community-dwelling older
adults. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. In
press, January 2016.
- DiPiro N, Embry A, Fritz SL, Middleton A, Krause J, Gregory C.
Effects of aerobic exercise training on fitness and walking-related
outcomes in ambulatory individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord
injury. Spinal Cord. Epub, December 2015.
- Middleton A, Fulk GD, Beets MW, Herter TM, Fritz SL.
Self-selected walking speed is predictive of daily ambulatory activity
in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Epub, September
- Liuzzo DM, Peters DM, Middleton A, Lanier W, Chain R,
Barksdale B, Fritz SL. Measurements of weight bearing asymmetry using
the Nintendo Wii balance board are not reliable for older adults and
individuals with stroke. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. Epub,
- Middleton A, Fritz SL, Lusardi MM. Walking speed: The
functional vital sign. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2015;
- Peters DM, Jain S, Liuzzo DM, Middleton A, Greene J, Blanck E,
Sun S, Raman R, Fritz SL. Individuals with chronic traumatic brain
injury improve walking speed and mobility with Intensive Mobility
Training. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014; 95(8),
- Middleton A, Fritz SL, Liuzzo D, Newman-Norlund R, Herter TM.
Using clinical and robotic assessment tools to examine the feasibility
of pairing tDCS with upper extremity physical therapy in patients with
stroke and TBI: a consideration-of-concept pilot study.
NeuroRehabilitation. 2014; 35(4), 741-754.
- Middleton A, Merlo-Rains A, Peters DM, Greene JV, Blanck EL,
Moran R, Fritz SL. Body weight supported treadmill training is no better
than overground training for individuals with chronic stroke, a
randomized control trial. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2014; 21(6),
- Peters DM, Middleton A, Donley JW, Blanck EL, Fritz, SL.
Concurrent validity of walking speed values calculated via the GAITRite
electronic walkway and 3 Meter Walk Test in the chronic stroke
population. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2013; 30(3), 183-8.