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Monthaporn Bryant, PhD, PT

Monthaporn Bryant, PhD, PT

Adjunct assistant professor

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine

Contact

Email: msbryant@bcm.edu

 

Lead Mentor

B. Protas, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA

Research Areas

Parkinson's disease, gait, balance

Education
  • 1991 Mahidol University, Thailand Physiotherapy BSc
  • 1993 Mahidol University, Thailand Physiology MSc
  • 2002 Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX Physical Therapy PhD

 

Research Funding

Current
Otto Bock HPe althca rGe ra nt LL 06/2016-05/2019 Prospective registry of patients fitted with a microprocessor-controlled knee ankle foot orthosis Goal: To gather clinical outcome data to characterize safety and effectiveness of the Role: PI

I01BX007080 10/2015-09/2017 VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Effect of resistance exercise on tremor and hand dexterity in Parkinson's disease Goal: To study the effect of strengthening exercise on tremor and manual dexterity in PD. Role: PI

B7878W 07/2012 - 06/2017 Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Research and Development Multidirectional Treadmill Walking in Parkinson's Disease Role: PI Conquer ncerC a aFtoiounn d(Sajid) 2016 2017 Physical activity interventions in older prostate cancer patients on Potent Androgen Ablation therapy: a randomized pilot study Goal: To study effect of resistance-based exercise intervention in improving functional independence in older adults with prostate cancer Role: Co-Investigator

American Diabetes Association (Villareal) 07/2014 - 06/2017 Lifestyle intervention strategy to treat diabetes in older adults Goal: To study the effect of lifestyle intervention on glycemic metabolic control, physical function, cognitive function, and quality of life in older adults with diabetes Role: Co-investigator

101 009C06X (Vil lareal ) 01/2015-12/2017 VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Testosterone replacement to augment lifestyle therapy in obese older veterans Goal: Determine the effect of lifestyle therapy (diet-induced weight loss and exercise training) and testosterone replacement on physical function, lean body mass, muscle quality, and bone mineral density Role: Co-Investigator

Completed
MEDVAMC Seed Awar d 04/2014 - 09/2014 Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Pilot study on the effect of strengthening exercise on tremor and manual dexterity in Parkinson's disease Role: PI

Publications (past 5 years)

Bryant MS, Workman CD, Hou JG, Henson HK, York MK. Acute and Long-Term Effects of Multidirectional Treadmill Training on Gait and Balance in Parkinson Disease. PM R. 2016 May 10. pii: S1934- 1482(16)30108-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.05.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Wu Q, Ning B, Xuan J, Ren Z, Guo L, Bryant MS. The role of CYP 3A4 and 1A1 in amiodarone-induced hepatocellular toxicity. Toxicol Lett. 2016 Jun 24;253:55-62. Bryant MS, Jackson GR, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Treadmill exercise tests in persons with Parkinson's disease: responses and disease severity. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Oct;28(5):1009-14.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Collins RL, Protas EJ. Gait variability in Parkinson's disease: levodopa and walking direction. Acta Neurol Scand. 2016 Jul;134(1):83-6. doi: 10.1111/ane.12505. PMCID: PMC4805494.

Bryant MS, Hou JG, Collins RL, Protas EJ. Contribution of Axial Motor Impairment to Physical Inactivity in Parkinson Disease. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 May;95(5):348-54. PMCID: PMC4788584.

Bryant MS, Graham JE, Rintala DH, Protas EJ. The authors respond. Arch PhysMed Rehabil. 2015 Apr;96(4):762-3.

Bryant MS, Workman CD, Jackson GR. Multidirectional walk test in individuals with Parkinson's disease: a validity study. Int J Rehabil Res. 2015 Mar;38(1):88-91.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Graham JE, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Determinants of use of a walking device in persons with Parkinson's disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Oct;95(10):1940-5. PMCID: PMC4182107.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Relationship of falls and fear of falling to activity limitations and physical inactivity in Parkinson's disease. J Aging Phys Act. 2015 Apr;23(2):187-93.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Influence of fear of falling on gait and balance in Parkinson's disease. Disabil Rehabil. 2014;36(9):744-8. PMCID: PMC4167402.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Reliability of the non-instrumented walk test in persons with Parkinson's disease. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Apr;35(7):538-42. PMCID: PMC4167404.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Rivas SP, Fernandez AL, Lai EC, Protas EJ. The relation of falls to fatigue, depression and daytime sleepiness in Parkinson's disease. Eur Neurol. 2012;67(6):326-30.

Bryant MS, Pourmoghaddam A, Thrasher A. Gait changes with walking devices in persons with Parkinson's disease. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2012 Mar;7(2):149-52. PMCID: PMC3423959.

Bryant MS, Hou JG, Collins RL, Protas EJ. Contribution of Axial Motor Impairment to Physical Inactivity in Parkinson Disease. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 May;95(5):348-54. PMCID: PMC4788584

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