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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Houston, Texas

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Arthur M. Sherwood, P.E., Ph.D.

Photo Arthur M. Sherwood, P.E., Ph.D.Professor

Graduate School: Masters of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1970
Fellowship: Texas A&M Univers Station, Texas

Certification/Licensure: Registered PEngineer, Texas

Sub-Specialty: Spinal Cord Injury

Research Interests: Neurophysiology, Spasticity, Spinal Cord Injury


Significant Professional Activities:
  • National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Department of Education, Science and Technology Advisor
  • EEG Journal, Reviewer
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Journal Reviewer
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
    • Journal Reviewer
    • Associate Editor
  • JCRPO Journal, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology
    • Advisory Board
    • Editorial Board
    • Journal Reviewer
  • Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal Reviewer
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Journal Reviewer
  • Journal of Prosthetics Research and Development
    • Editorial Board
    • Journal Reviewer
  • Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
    • Editorial Board
    • Journal Reviewer
  • Saudi Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation, Editorial Board
  • NIH-NINCDS Neural Prosthesis Program, Ad Hoc Grant Review Panel
  • NIH-NCMRR, Ad Hoc Review Panel
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America, Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Grant Reviewer
  • National Science Foundation, Grant Reviewer
  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Neurosurgery Committee
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Standards Committee
  • International Society for Electrophysiology and Kinesiology
    • Board of Directors
    • President


Selected Publications:

Lim HK, McKay WB, Holmes SA, Sherwood AM. Sub-clinical evolution of motor control after spinal cord injury. Third National Meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Proceedings, Arlington VA, 2002. Abstract.

Mahoney J, Cook K, Engebretson J, Hart K, Robinson-Whelen S, Sherwood G, Sherwood AM. The experiences of persons with spinal cord injuries living with spasms and spasticity. Third National Meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Proceedings, Arlington VA, 2002. Abstract.

McKay WB, Priebe MM, Stokic DS, Sherwood AM. Clinical neurophysiological assessment of residual motor control in post-spinal-cord-injury. Third National Meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Proceedings, Arlington VA, 2002. Abstract.

Minassian K, Pinter MM, Murg M, Binder H, Sherwood A, Dimitrijevic MR. Effective spinal cord stimulation (SCS) train for evoking stepping locomotor movement of paralyzed human lower limbs due to SCI elicit a late response additionally to the early monosynaptic response. Soc for Neuroscience, 27:935-942, 2001.

Protas EJ, Holmes SA, Qureshy H, Williams A, Sherwood AM. Correlation between oxygen costs of gait and gait speed in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuries. Third National Meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Proceedings, Arlington VA, 2002. Abstract.

Sherwood AM, McKay WB, Dimitrijevic MR. Tracing spinal cord control following spinal cord injury. World Congress of Neuroinformatics Proceedings, Vienna Austria, 2001. Abstract.

Protas EJ, Holmes SA, Quereshy H, Lee D, Sherwood AM. Supported treadmill ambulation training after spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 82:825-831, 2001.

Sherwood AM, Lee DC, Graves DE, Priebe MM, Dunn JK. A comparison of surface EMG and clinical measures of altered motor control and spasticity after spinal cord injury. 13th Congress of the International Society of of Electrophysiooogy and Kinesiology Proceedings:336-339, 2000.

Wilson M, Qureshy H, Protas E, Holmes SA, Krouskop TA, Sherwood AM. Supported treadmill ambulation training: equipment specifications. Journal Rehabilitation Research Development 37:415-422, 2000.

Lee DC, Lim HK, McKay WB, Priebe MM, Holmes SA, Sherwood AM. Toward an objective interpretation of surface EMG patterns: a voluntary response index (VRI). J Electrophysiol Kinesiol, 14(3):379-388, 2004.


Contact Information

Arthur M. Sherwood, Ph.D.
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Center of Excellence on Healthy
Aging with Disabilities
2900 Arthur's Lane
Lenoir, NC 28645
Phone: 202-245-7522
Fax: 202-245-7630
ams@bcm.edu



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