Harvard Medical School & Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Our Recent Publications

Peters D, Thibaudier Y, Deffeyes J, Baer G, Hayes HB, Trumbower RD. Constraints on stance-phase force production during overground walking in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma. 2017 (In Press) Trumbower RD, Hayes HB, Wolf SL, Mitchell GS, Stahl VA. Effects of acute intermittent hypoxia on hand use after spinal cord trauma: a preliminary study. Neurology. 2017 (In Press). Ting L., H.J. Chiel, R.D. Trumbower, J. Allen, L. McKay, M. Hackney, T. Kesar. Neuromechanics perspectives on directing neural plasticity in rehabilitation. Neuron. 2015 86(1):38-54. Hayes HB, Chvatal S, French MA, Ting LH, Trumbower RD. Neuromuscular constraints on muscle coordination during overground walking in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2014 Doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.02/001. Stahl V, Hayes HB, Buetefisch C, Wolf S, Trumbower RD. Preserving hand aperture during arm reach in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Experimental Brain Research. 2014 Doi: 10.1007/s00221-014-4163-y. Hayes HB, Jayaraman A, Hermmann M, Rymer WZ, Mitchell GS, Trumbower RD. Daily acute intermittent hypoxia improves overground walking ability in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Neurology. 2014 Jan 14;82(2):104-13.

Trumbower RD, Finley JM, Shemmell JB, Honeycutt CF, Perreault EJ. Bilateral impairments in task-dependent modulation of the long-latency stretch reflex following stroke. Clinical Neurophysiology. Feb 2013; 124(7):1372-80. Trumbower RD, Jayaraman A, Mitchell GS, Rymer WZ. Exposure to acute intermittent hypoxia augments somatic motor function in humans with incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. Feb 2012;26(2):163-172. Lewis GN, MacKinnon CD, Trumbower RD, Perreault EJ. Co-contraction modifies the stretch reflex elicited in muscles shortened by a joint perturbation. Experimental Brain Research. Nov 2010;207(1-2):39-48.

Trumbower RD, Ravichandran VJ, Krutky MA, Perreault EJ. Contributions of altered stretch reflex coordination to arm impairments following stroke. Journal of Neurophysiology. Dec 2010;104(6):3612-3624. Krutky MA, Ravichandran VJ, Trumbower RD, Perreault EJ. Interactions between limb and environmental mechanics influence stretch reflex sensitivity in the human arm. Journal of Neurophysiology. Jan 2010;103(1):429-440. Trumbower RD, Krutky MA, Yang BS, Perreault EJ. Use of self-selected postures to regulate multi-joint stiffness during unconstrained tasks. PloS One. 2009;4(5):e5411.

Other Work

teaming up: interdisciplinary education in technology


Trumbower RD, Peters DM, Wolf SL. Interfacing engineering technology and rehabilitation: a new frontier for physical therapy. Independent Study Course 27.4.2. American Physical

Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section. 2017.


Ross HH, Ambrosio F, Trumbower RD, Reier PJ, Behrman AL, Wolf SL. Neural stem cell therapy and rehabilitation in the CNS: an emerging partnership. Physical Therapy. February 2016.


Ambrosio F, Trumbower RD, Wolf S, Wagner W. Regenerative medicine and

the role of physical therapy: independent study course. American Physical

Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section. 2013.

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