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Richard W. Bohannon, D.P.T., Ed.D., N.C.S., F.A.H.A., F.A.P.T.A.photo of dr. bohannon

Academic Title
Professor

Primary Appointment
Physical Therapy/Neag School of Education/University of Connecticut, Storrs

Secondary Appointment
None

Educational Involvement
DPT students

Recent Publications
Bohannon RW, Lee N, Maljanian R.  Post Admission Function Best Predicts Acute Outcomes Following Stroke.  Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81: 726-730, 2002.

Bohannon RW. Quantitative Testing of Muscle Strength: Issues and Practical Options for the Geriatric Population . Top Geriatr Rehabil 18(2): 1-17, 2002.

Fortinsky RH, Bohannon RW, Litt MD, Tennen H, Maljanian R, Fifield J, Garcia RI, Kenyon L. Rehabilitation Therapy Self-efficacy and Functional Recovery after Hip Fracture. Int J Rehabil Res 25: 241-246, 2002.

Andrews AW, Bohannon RW: Short Term Changes in Muscle Strength after Stroke.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84: 125-130, 2003

Bohannon RW, Silverman IE, Ahlquist M. Time to Emergency Department Arrival and Its Determinants in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. Conn Med 67: 145-148, 2003

Bohannon RW. Strategies Community Dwelling Elderly Women Employ to Ease the Task of Standing Up from Household Surfaces. Top Geriatr Rehab 19(2): 137-144, 2003.

Eriksrud O, Bohannon RW: Relationship of Knee Extension Force to Sit to Stand Performance in Patients Receiving Acute Rehabilitation.  Phys Ther 83: 544-551, 2003.

Bohannon RW, Lee N. Hospital Readmissions and Deaths During the First Year After Hospitalization for Stroke. Conn Med  67: 535-539, 2003.

Bohannon RW, Sandstrom J, Ferullo J. Physical Therapy Referral of Elderly Patients Hospitalized for Pneumonia: Incidence and Determinants. Acute Care Perspectives 13 (2): 12-13, 2003.

Bohannon RW, Maljanian R.  Hospital Readmissions of Elderly Patients Hospitalized with Pneumonia. Conn Med 67: 599-603, 2003.

Bohannon RW, Maljanian R, Ferullo J. Mortality and Readmission One-Year Subsequent to Hospitalization for Community Acquired Pneumonia. Aging Clin Exper Res 16: 22-25, 2004.

Vecchiarino P, Bohannon RW, Ferullo J, Maljanian R.  Short-term Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized with Community Acquired Pneumonia. Heart & Lung 33: 301-307, 2004.

Bohannon RW, Lusardi MM. Getting Up from the Floor: Determinants and Techniques among Healthy Older Adults. Physiother Theory Pract 20: 233-241, 2004.

Brennan P, Pescatello LS, Bohannon RW, Marschke L, Murphy M, Coble D, Hasson S. Adiposity of Elderly Women and  Its Relationship with Self-Reported and Observed Physical Performance. J Geriatr Phys Ther 28: 10-13, 2005.

Lindsey C, Illich JZ, Bohannon RW. Association of Physical Performance Measures with Femoral Neck Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86: 1102-1107, 2005.

Bohannon RW, Brennan PJ, Pescatello LS, Marschke L, Hasson S, Murphy M. Using Self-Report and Speed to Screen for Gait Limitations. Phys Occup Ther Geriatr 23: 1-8, 2005

Schaubert K, Bohannon RW. Reliability and Validity of Three Strength Measures Obtained from Community-Dwelling Elderly Persons. J Stength Cond Res 19: 717-720, 2005.

Bohannon RW, Brennan P, Pescatello L, Hasson S, Murphy M, Marschke L. Relationships Between Perceived Limitations in Stair Climbing and Lower Limb Strength, Body Mass Index, and Self-Reported Stair Climbing Activity. Top Geriatr Rehabil 21: 350-355, 2005.

Bohannon RW. Reference Values for Single Leg Stance: A Descriptive Meta-Analysis. Topics Geriatr Rehabil, 22(1): 70-77, 2006.

Bohannon RW, Peolsson A, Massey-Westropp N, Desrosiers J, Bear-Lehman J. Reference Values for Grip Strength Measured with a Jamar Dynamometer: A Descriptive Meta-Analysis. Physiotherapy 92: 11-15, 2006.

Bohannon RW. Reference Values for the Timed Up and Go Test: A Descriptive Meta-Analysis. J Geriatr Phys Ther 29:64-68, 2006.

Bohannon RW. Reference Values for the Five-Repetition Sit-to-Stand Test: A Descriptive Meta-Analysis of Data from Elders. Percept Motor Skills 103:215-222, 2006.

Bohannon RW. Six-Minute Walk Test: A Meta-Analysis of Data from Apparently Healthy Elders. Topics Geriatr Rehabil 23: 155-160, 2007.

Bohannon RW, Shove ME, Barreca SR, Masters LM, Sigouin CS. Five-Repetition Sit-to-Stand Test Performance by Community-Dwelling Adults: A Preliminary Investigation of Times, Determinants, and Relationship with Self-Reported Physical Performance. Isokin Exerc Sci 15: 77-81, 2007.

Bohannon RW, Bear-Lehman J, Desrosiers J, Massy-Westropp N, Mathiowetz V. Average Grip Strength: A Meta-analysis of Data Obtained with a Jamar Dynamometer from Individuals 75 Years or More of Age. J Geriatric Phys Ther 30: 28-30, 2007.

Bohannon RW. Number of Pedometer-Assessed Steps per Day by Adults: A Meta-Analysis. Phys Ther 87: 1642-1650, 2007.

Contact Information
Phone: 860-486-0048
Email: richard.bohannon@uconn.edu

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