Recent Publications

Sharing our findings

Tan, AQ; Barth, SA; Trumbower, RD (2020). Acute Intermittent Hypoxia as a Potential Adjuvant to Improve Walking Following Spinal Cord Injury: Evidence, Challenges, and Future Directions. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep.

Naidu, A; Peters, DM; Tan, AQ; Barth, SA; Crane, A; Link, A; Balakrishnan, S; Hayes, HB; Slocum, C; Zafonte, RD; Trumbower, RD (2020). Daily acute intermittent hypoxia to improve walking function in persons with subacute spinal cord injury: a randomized clinical trial study protocol. BMC Neurol 20, 273.

Thibaudier, Y; Tan, AQ; Peters, DM; Trumbower, RD (2020). Differential deficits in spatial and temporal interlimb coordination during walking in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Gait and Posture, 75, 121-128.

Trumbower, R., & Wolf, S. (2019). A Forward Move: Interfacing Biotechnology and Physical Therapy In and Out of the Classroom. Physical Therapy, 99(5), 519-525.

Sohn, W., Tan, A., Hayes, H., Pochiraju, S., Deffeyes, J., & Trumbower, R. (2018). Variability of Leg Kinematics during Overground Walking in Persons with Chronic Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 35(21), 2519-2529.

Trumbower, R. (2018). Stimulating the Injured Spinal Cord: Plenty to Grasp. Journal of Neurotrauma, 35(18), 2143-2144.


Peters, D., Thibaudier, Y., Deffeyes, J., Baer, G., Hayes, H. B., Trumbower R. D. (2018). Constraints on stance-phase force production during overground walking in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 35(3), 467-477.

Trumbower, R. D., Hayes, H. B., Wolf, S. L., Mitchell, G. S., Stahl, V. A. (2017). Effects of acute intermittent hypoxia on hand use after spinal cord trauma: A preliminary study. Neurology, 89(18), 1904-1907.

Ross, H. H., Ambrosio, F., Trumbower, R. D., Reier, P. J., Behrman, A. L., Wolf, S. L. (2016). Neural stem cell therapy and rehabilitation in the central nervous system: Emerging partnerships. Physical Therapy, 96(5), 734-742.

Ting, L. H., Chiel, H. J., Trumbower, R. D., Allen, J. L., Mckay, J. L., Hackney, M. E., Kesar, T. M. (2015). Neuromechanical Principles Underlying Movement Modularity and Their Implications for Rehabilitation. Neuron, 86(1), 38-54.

Hayes, H. B., Chvatal, S. A., French, M. A., Ting, L. H., Trumbower, R. D. (2014). Neuromuscular constraints on muscle coordination during overground walking in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Clinical Neurophysiology, 125(10), 2024-2035.

Stahl, V. A., Hayes, H. B., Buetefisch, H., Wolf, B., & Trumbower, C. (2015). Modulation of hand aperture during reaching in persons with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Experimental Brain Research, 233(3), 871-884.

Hayes, H. B., Jayaraman, A., Hermmann, M., Rymer, W. Z., Mitchell, G. S., Trumbower, R. D. (2014). Daily intermittent hypoxia enhances walking after chronic spinal cord injury: A randomized trial. Neurology, 82(2), 104-113.

Trumbower, R. D., Finley, J. M., Shemmell, J. B., Honeycutt, C. F., Perreault, E. J. (2013). Bilateral impairments in task-dependent modulation of the long-latency stretch reflex following stroke. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124(7):1372-80.

Trumbower, R. D., Jayaraman, A., Mitchell, G. S., Rymer, W. Z. (2012). Exposure to acute intermittent hypoxia augments somatic motor function in humans with incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(2):163-172.


Lewis, G.N., MacKinnon, C. D., Trumbower, R. D., Perreault, E. J. (2010). Co-contraction modifies the stretch reflex elicited in muscles shortened by a joint perturbation. Experimental Brain Research, 207(1-2):39-48.

Trumbower, R. D., Ravichandran, V. J., Krutky, M. A., Perreault, E. J. (2010). Contributions of altered stretch reflex coordination to arm impairments following stroke. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104(6):3612-3624.


Krutky, M. A., Ravichandran, V. J., Trumbower, R. D., Perreault, E.J. (2010). Interactions between limb and environmental mechanics influence stretch reflex sensitivity in the human arm. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(1):429-440.


Trumbower, R. D., Krutky, M. A., Yang, B. S., Perreault, E. J. (2009). Use of self-selected postures to regulate multi-joint stiffness during unconstrained tasks. PloS One, 4(5):e5411