Wendy Herbert, PhD, PT
Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Education
Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: (409) 772-9496
K. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
Investigating mechanisms of recovery and optimal treatment approaches and interventions for individuals with moderate to severe upper extremity motor deficits following stroke
- 1988 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, BS, Physical Therapy
- 2005 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, MS, Physical Therapy
- 2008 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, PhD, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Completed Grant -H# D05592K91 (2Ottenbacher) 09/25/07-08/31/17 National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD), NIH Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program Goal: Recruit and train physical and occupational therapy faculty scholars in rehabilitation research to prepare them for successful independent research careers. Role: Scholar (2011-2016)
Publications (past 5 years)
Herbert WJ, Powell K, Buford JA. Evidence for a role of the reticulospinal system in recovery of skilled reaching after cortical stroke: initial results from a model of ischemic cortical injury. Exp Brain Res. 2015 Nov;233(11):3231-51.
Montgomery LR, Herbert WJ, Buford JA. Recruitment of ipsilateral and contralateral upper limb muscles following stimulation of the cortical motor areas in the monkey. Exp Brain Res. 2013 Oct;230(2):153-64. PMCID: PMC3778999.
Herbert, WJ, Davidson, AG, Buford, JA. Measuring the motor output of the pontomedullary reticular formation in the monkey: Do stimulus triggered averaging and stimulus trains produce comparable results in the upper limbs. Experimental Brain Research. 203; 271-283, 2010.
Herbert WJ, Heiss DG, Basso DM. Influence of feedback schedule in motor performance and learning of a lumbar multifidus task using rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: A randomized clinical trial. Physical Therapy. 88(2): 261-269, 2008.
Pepin M, Roberts L, Johanson MA, McCallum C, Herbert WJ, Giuffre S. Abstracts of current literature. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 22(3): 90-3, Winter 2008.
Heiss DG, Fitch DS, Fritz JM, Sanchez WJ, Roberts K, Buford JA. The inter-rater reliability among physical therapists newly trained in a classification system for acute low back pain. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 34: 430-439, 2004.