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The award recognizes the most outstanding article published each year. The decision is made by JNPT Reviewers and Editorial Board members and is based on the article's conceptualization, execution, presentation and contribution to physical therapy practice.ward recognizes the most outstanding article published each year. The decision is made by JNPT Reviewers and Editorial Board members and is based on the article's conceptualization, execution, presentation and contribution to physical therapy practice.

2018

A Backward Walking Training Program to Improve Balance and Mobility in Acute Stroke: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Authored by Rose, Dorian K.; DeMark, Lou; Fox, Emily J.; Published in January 2018 edition of JNPT

2017

Effects of 2 Years of Exercise on Gait Impairment in People With Parkinson Disease: The PRET-PD Randomized Trial. Authored by Rafferty, Miriam R.; Prodoehl, Janey; Robichaud, Julie A. Published in January 2017 edition of JNPT

 

2016

Relationship Between Walking Capacity, Biopsychosocial Factors, Self-efficacy, and Walking Activity in Persons Poststroke. Authored by Kelly A Danks, Ryan T Pohlig, Margie Roos, Tamara R Wright, and Darcy Reisman, published in the October 2016 edition of JNPT.

2015

Effects of Group, Individual, and Home Exercise in Persons With Parkinson Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Authored by King, Laurie A.; Wilhelm, Jennifer; Chen, Yiyi; Published in October 2015 edition of JNPT

2014 

Effects of Amplitude Cueing on Postural Responses and Preparatory Cortical Activity of People with Parkinson's Disease. Authored by Beth Smith, Jesse Jacobs, Fay Horak, published in Octoberber 2014 issue of JNPT.

2013 

Aerobic Exercise in Subacute Stroke Improves Cardiovascular Health and Physical Performance. Authored by Sandra Billinger, Anna Mattlage, Abigail Ashenden, Angela Lentz, Gabe Harter, and Michael Rippee, published in December 2012 issue of JNPT.

2012 

Effects of a high intensity resistance training program on strength, mobility, balance and fatigue in individuals with multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled trial authored by Heather Hayes, Eduard Gappmaier, and Paul LaStayo in the March 2011 issue of JNPT.

2011

Efficacy of Gaze Stability Exercises in Older Adults With Dizziness authored by Courtney D. Hall, PT, PhD, Lisa Heusel-Gillig, PT, DPT, Ronald J. Tusa, MD, PhD, and Susan Herdman, PT, PhD, published in June 2010 issue of JNPT (Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 64-69)   


2010

The Effects of Exercise on Balance in Persons with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review Across the Disability Spectrum authored by Leland E. Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC, Odessa Addison, PT, DPT and Evan Papa, MS, published in the March 2009 issue of JNPT (Volume 33, Number 1, pp 14-26)  


2009

Neural Substrates of Cognitive Load Changes During a Motor Task in Subjects with Stroke authored by Teresa Jacobson Kimberley PT PhD, Scott M. Lewis MD PhD, Carolyn Strand, Brooke Darst Rice, Stephanie Hall, and Patricia Slivnik, published in the September 2008 issue of JNPT (Volume 32, Number 3, pp.110-117).


2008

Counting Repetitions: An Observational Study of Outpatient Therapy for People with Hemiparesis Post-Stroke authored by Catherine Lang, PT, PhD, Jillian MacDonald and Christopher Gnip, DPT

Randomized Control Trial of Effects of a 10-Week Inspiratory Muscle Training Program on Measures of Pulmonary Function on Persons with Multiple Sclerosis authored by Donna K. Fry, PT, PhD, Lucinda A. Pfalzer, PT, PhD, FACSM, Anang R. Chokshi, DPT, Michelle T. Wagner, DPT, and Emily Jackson, DPT


2007

Explicit Information Interferes with Motor Learning of Both Continuous and Discrete Tasks after Stroke authored by Lara Boyd PT PhD and Carolee Winstein PT PhD. The article was published in the June 2006 issue of Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (Volume 30, Number 2 pp 46-59).


2006

Center of Pressure Measures during Standing Tasks in Minimally Impaired Persons with Multiple Sclerosis by Gregory M. Karst, PT, PhD; Dawn M. Venema, PT, MPT; Tammy G. Roehrs, PT, MA; Amy E. Tyler PhD. The article was published in the December 2006 issue of Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (Volume 29, Number 4 pp 170-180).


2005

Maximal Speed Gait Initiation of Healthy Elderly Individuals and Person's with Parkinson Disease that was authored by Lee Dibble, PhD, PT; Diane Nicholson, PhD, PT, NCS; Barry Shultz, PhD; Bruce A. MacWilliams, PhD; Robin L. Marcus, PhD, PT, OCS; and Carolee Moncur, PhD, PT. The article was published in the March 2004 issue of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (Volume 28, Number 1 pp 2-11).


2004

The Effect of Cognitive Demand on Time Up and Go Performance in Older Adults With and Without Parkinson Disease, which was authored by Curt M. Campbell, MPT; Jennifer L. Rowse, MPT; Marcia A. Ciol, PhD; and Anne Shumway-Cook, PhD, PT.


2003

Development and Testing of a Novel EMG Feedback Technology to Induce Movement Krista Coleman, PT, PhD, Jackie Harry, PT, MS


2002

Effects of Exercise on the Motor Control of Individuals with Parkinson?s Disease: Case Studies Catherine Curtis, PT, EdD, Clare C. Bassile, PT, EdD, Luciene J. Cote, MD, A. M. Gentile, PhD.


2001

Measuring Quality of Life Post-Stroke Lisa Saladin, PT, MSc


2000

Examining the Patient with Dizziness of Unknown Etiology James Cavanaugh, PT, NCS


1999

Functionally Distinct Learning Systems of the Brain: Implications for Brain Injury Rehabilitation Katherine Sullivan, PT, PhD


1998

A Rationale for Strength Training in Patients with Parkinson's Disease Diana Glendining, PT, PhD

The award recognizes the most outstanding article published each year. The decision is made by JNPT Reviewers and Editorial Board members and is based on the article's conceptualization, execution, presentation and contribution to physical therapy practice.The award recognizes the most outstanding article published each year. The decision is made by JNPT Reviewers and Editorial Board members and is based on the article's conceptualization, execution, presentation and contribution to physical therapy practice.
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