2017

Armstrong DG, Najafi B, Shahinpoor M. Potential Applications of Smart Multifunctional Wearable Materials to Gerontology. Gerontology. 2017.

Bahureksa L, Najafi B, Saleh A, Sabbagh M, Coon D, Mohler MJ, Schwenk M. The impact of mild cognitive impairment on gait and balance: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using instrumented assessment. Gerontology. 2017;63(1):67-83.

Gremion G, Najafi B, Aminian K, Deriaz O. Long Distance Running, Bone Density, Physiological Load Measures by Accelerometry and Joint Space Narrowing of the Knee: A Prospective Study. 2017.

Najafi B, Ron E, Enriquez A, Marin I, Razjouyan J, Armstrong DG. Smarter Sole Survival: Will Neuropathic Patients at High Risk for Ulceration Use a Smart Insole-Based Foot Protection System? Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2017:1932296816689105.

Najafi B, Talal TK, Grewal GS, Menzies R, Armstrong DG, Lavery LA. Using Plantar Electrical Stimulation to Improve Postural Balance and Plantar Sensation Among Patients With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Double Blinded Study. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2017:1932296817695338.

Parvaneh S, Mohler J, Toosizadeh N, Grewal GS, Najafi B. Postural transitions during activities of daily living could identify frailty status: application of wearable technology to identify frailty during unsupervised condition. Gerontology. 2017.

Razjouyan J, Grewal GS, Rishel C, Parthasarathy S, Mohler J, Najafi B. Activity monitoring and heart rate variability as indicators of fall risk: proof-of-concept for application of wearable sensors in the acute care setting. Journal of gerontological nursing. 2017.

Toosizadeh N, Berry C, Bime C, Najafi B, Kraft M, Mohler J. Assessing upper-extremity motion: An innovative method to quantify functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PloS one. 2017;12(2):e0172766.

Zhou H, Sabbagh M, Wyman R, Liebsack C, Kunik ME, Najafi B. Instrumented Trail-Making Task to Differentiate Persons with No Cognitive Impairment, Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer Disease: A Proof of Concept Study. Gerontology. 2017;63(2):189-200.

Conference abstracts

Lee H, Zhou H, Rahemi H, Ross J, Lepow B, Mills J, Najafi B. Using wearable technology to assess foot at risk of ulcers recurrence—a proof-of-concept study.  Diabetic Foot Global Conference; Mar 23-25, 2017; Houston, TX

Rahemi H, Zhou H, Enriquez A, Lepow B, Montero M, Mills J, & Najafi B. Novel Offloading For Diabetic Foot Ulcers With Pulseflow Technology: A Prospective Study. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2017; March 23-25; Houston, TX, USA.

Rahemi H, Enriquez A, Owl J, Armstrong D, & Najafi B. Optimal Footwear Closure Reduces Plantar Stress Response in Free Walk. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2017; March 23-25; Houston, TX, USA.

Razjouyan J, Enriquez A, Marin I, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Optimizing Adherence with Medical Wearables: Does Frequency of Alerts from a Smart Insole-Smart Watch System Affect Adherence of Diabetic Neuropathic Patients at High Risk of Amputation? Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2017; March 23-25; Houston, TX, USA.

Razjouyan J, Armstrong DG, Talal TK, Mills JL, Najafi B. Does Acute Physiological Stress exist in Neuropathic Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers? Evidence from Short Term ECG Recording by Wearable Sensor during a Wound Clinic Visit.  Diabetic Foot Global Conference; March 23-25, 2017; Houston, Texas

Razjouyan J, Armstrong DG, Talal TK, Mills JL, Najafi B. Does Physiological Stress Alters Wound Healing in Patients with Diabetes?  Diabetic Foot Global Conference; March 23-25, 2017; Houston, Texas

2016

H. Zhou, M. Sabbagh, R. Wyman, C. Liebsack, M. E. Kunik, and B. Najafi, "Instrumented Trail-Making Task to Differentiate Persons with No Cognitive Impairment, Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer Disease: A Proof of Concept Study," Gerontology, vol. 63, pp. 189-200, 2016.

N. Toosizadeh, H. Stocker, R. Thiede, J. Mohler, J. L. Mills, and B. Najafi, "Alterations in gait parameters with peripheral artery disease: The importance of pre-frailty as a confounding variable," Vascular Medicine, vol. 21, pp. 520-527, 2016.

N. Toosizadeh, B. Joseph, M. R. Heusser, T. O. Jokar, J. Mohler, H. A. Phelan, et al., "Assessing upper-extremity motion: an innovative, objective method to identify frailty in older bed-bound trauma patients," Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol. 223, pp. 240-248, 2016.

N. Toosizadeh, H. Harati, T.-C. Yen, C. Fastje, J. Mohler, B. Najafi, et al., "Paravertebral spinal injection for the treatment of patients with degenerative facet osteoarthropathy: Evidence of motor performance improvements based on objective assessments," Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 39, pp. 100-108, 2016.

R. E. Taylor-Piliae, M. J. Mohler, B. Najafi, and B. M. Coull, "Objective fall risk detection in stroke survivors using wearable sensor technology: a feasibility study," Topics in stroke rehabilitation, vol. 23, pp. 393-399, 2016.

B. Najafi, G. S. Grewal, M. Bharara, R. Menzies, T. K. Talal, and D. G. Armstrong, "Can’t Stand the Pressure The Association Between Unprotected Standing, Walking, and Wound Healing in People With Diabetes," Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, p. 1932296816662959, 2016.

H. Lee and B. Najafi, "Unobtrusive Monitoring Respiration During Sedentary Behavior Using a Pressure Sensing Mat," Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 10, p. 020922, 2016.

B. Joseph, N. Toosizadeh, T. Orouji Jokar, M. R. Heusser, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Upper-extremity function predicts adverse health outcomes among older adults hospitalized for ground-level falls," Gerontology, 2016.

B. Joseph, S. Parvaneh, T. Swartz, A. A. Haider, A. Hassan, N. Kulvatunyou, et al., "Stress among surgical attending physicians and trainees: A quantitative assessment during trauma activation and emergency surgeries," Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 81, pp. 723-728, 2016.

G. S. Grewal, R. Baisch, J. Lee-Eng, S. Wu, B. Jarrett, N. Humble, et al., "Effect of Custom Foot Insoles on Postural Stability in Figure Skaters While on Ice," Journal of sport rehabilitation, vol. 25, pp. 255-262, 2016.

S. V. Gill, M. K. Walsh, J. A. Pratt, N. Toosizadeh, B. Najafi, and T. G. Travison, "Changes in spatiotemporal gait patterns during flat ground walking and obstacle crossing 1 year after bariatric surgery," Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, vol. 12, pp. 1080-1085, 2016.

C. J. Brown, K. T. Foley, J. D. Lowman, P. A. MacLennan, J. Razjouyan, B. Najafi, et al., "Comparison of posthospitalization function and community mobility in hospital mobility program and usual care patients: a randomized clinical trial," JAMA internal medicine, vol. 176, pp. 921-927, 2016.

D. G. Armstrong, B. Najafi, and M. Shahinpoor, "Potential Applications of Smart Multifunctional Wearable Materials to Gerontology," Gerontology, 2017.

T. C. Yen, N. Toosizadeh, C. Howe, M. Dohm, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Postural balance parameters as objective surgical assessments in low back disorders: a systematic review," Journal of applied biomechanics, vol. 32, pp. 316-323, 2016.

J. Veldhuizen, R. Mager, N. Toosizadeh, J. Mohler, E. Reiman, K. O'connor, et al., "Student Presentation Association between cognitive impairment and upper-extremity performance under a dual task condition," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 64, p. S109, 2016.

S. Veeravelli, B. Najafi, I. Marin, F. Blumenkron, S. Smith, and S. A. Klotz, "Exergaming in Older People Living with HIV Improves Balance, Mobility and Ameliorates Some Aspects of Frailty," Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE, 2016.

N. Toosizadeh, B. Najafi, E. M. Reiman, R. M. Mager, J. K. Veldhuizen, K. O’Connor, et al., "Upper-extremity dual-task function: an innovative method to assess cognitive impairment in older adults," Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 8, 2016.

R. Thiede, N. Toosizadeh, J. L. Mills, M. Zaky, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Gait and balance assessments as early indicators of frailty in patients with known peripheral artery disease," Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 32, pp. 1-7, 2016.

M. J. Mohler, C. S. Wendel, R. E. Taylor-Piliae, N. Toosizadeh, and B. Najafi, "Motor performance and physical activity as predictors of prospective falls in community-dwelling older adults by frailty level: application of wearable technology," Gerontology, vol. 62, pp. 654-664, 2016.

H. Lei, N. Toosizadeh, M. Schwenk, S. Sherman, S. Karp, E. Sternberg, et al., "A Pilot Clinical Trial to Objectively Assess the Efficacy of Electroacupuncture on Gait in Patients with Parkinson's Disease Using Body Worn Sensors," PloS one, vol. 11, p. e0155613, 2016.

L. Bahureksa, B. Najafi, A. Saleh, M. Sabbagh, D. Coon, M. J. Mohler, et al., "The impact of mild cognitive impairment on gait and balance: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using instrumented assessment," Gerontology, vol. 63, pp. 67-83, 2016.

Conference abstracts

Ghaderi, I., Lee, H., Singh, P., Razjouyan, J., Galvani, C., Najafi, B. (2016) Impact of structured intensive laparoscopic training course on residents operative performance and their stress level in animal, 2016 Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), Apr 2016

Khalil, N., Razjouyan, J., Lee, H., Zhou, H., Veeravelli, S., Garland, L., Najafi, B. (2016). Physiological stress response as a potential metric to determine frailty in older cancer survivors. The Gerontological Society of America's 69th Annual Scientific Meeting (New Orleans, LA), Nov 2016

Lee, H., Application of wearable tech for enhancing performance in surgical residents, Technology Collaboration Center of Houston–Wearable Technologies Event (Nasa Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX), Apr 2016 (https://youtu.be/_nqPWn4fnc0)

Lee, H., Najafi, B. (2016). Unobtrusive monitoring respiration during sedentary behavior using a pressure sensing mat, Design of Medical Devices Conference (Minneapolis, MN), Apr 2016

Hamad, A., Al-Ali, F., Zhou, H., Talal, T., Melo, S., Elesnawi, M., Ibrahim, R., Najafi, B. (2016). Therapeutic Game-Based Exercise during Hemodialysis to Improve Balance: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Kidney Week, Chicago, IL, USA

Hamad, A., Zhou, H., Talal, T., Melo, S., Al-Ali, F., Najafi, B. (2016). Therapeutic game-based exercise during hemodialysis to improve balance and mobility. 3rd Qatar Internal Medicine Conference, Doha, Qatar

Marin, I., Zhou, H., Razjouyan, J., Veeravelli, S., Smith, S., Blumenkron, F., Najafi, B., Klotz, S. (2016). An Innovative Motor-Cognitive Exercise Wearable Platform for Improving Balance in HIV Patients. The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA, USA.

Razjouyan, J., Grewal, G. S., Rishel, C., Parthasarathy, S., Mohler, J., & Najafi, B. (4 Feb, 2016). Wearable Sensor based Fall-Risk Assessment in Hospitalized Patients. Paper presented at the 4th annual CVRI symposium, Houston, TX.

Razjouyan, J., Lee, H., Burton, A., Najafi, B., Sternberg, E., Skeath, P., . . . Saha, P. (24-27 Feb, 2016a). Assessing the Effect of Well-Designed Buildings on the Activity Pattern of Employees. Paper presented at the IEEE-BHI, Las Vegas.

Razjouyan, J., Lee, H., Burton, A., Najafi, B., Sternberg, E., Skeath, P., . . . Saha, P. (24-27 Feb, 2016b, 24-27 Feb). Utilizing Physiological Measures from Wearable Sensor to Accurately Estimate Wear-Time. Paper presented at the IEEE-BHI Las Vegas.

Ron, E., EnriquezAna, Marin, I., Lee-Eng, J., Razjouyan, J., Armstrong, D. J., & Najafi, B. (10-14 Jun, 2016). A Smart Insole System Designed to Minimize Re-Ulceration Risk among Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy. Paper presented at the 76th Scientific Sessions, New Orleans.

Ron, E., Razjouyan, J., Talal, T. K., Armstrong, D. J., & Najafi, B. (10-14 Jun, 2016). Using Body-Worn Sensors to Determine the Effect of Stress on Wound Healing in the Diabetic Foot. Paper presented at the 76th Scientific Sessions, New Orleans.

Salazar, J., Lee, H. K., Farhat, K., Palejwala, S., Lemole, M., Najafi, B. (2016). Ergonomic Assessment During Neurosurgical Procedures Using Body-Worn Sensors: Freedom of Motion Dictates Exhaustion, 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting (Chicago, IL), Apr 2016

Srinivasan, K., Currim, F., Ram, S., Lindberg, C., Sternberg, E., Skeath, P., Najafi, B., Razjouyan, J., Lee, H. K., Foe-Parker, C., Goebel, N., Herzl, R., Mehl, M. R., Gilligan, B., Heerwagen, J., Kampschroer, K., Canada, K. (2016). Feature Importance and Predictive Modeling for Multi-source Healthcare Data with Missing Values. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Digital Health Conference - DH '16. doi:10.1145/2896338.2896347

Zhou, H., Sabbagh, M., Wyman, R., Liebsack, C., Kunik, M. E., & Najafi, B. (2017). Instrumented Trail-Making Task (iTMT) to Assess Dual-Task and Cognitive Impairment in Elderly. IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, USA

Zhou, H., (2016). Using Wearable Tech to Provide Game-based Personalized Exercise Program. Technology Collaboration Center of Houston (TCC) - Wearable Technologies Event, Nasa Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA

Zhou, H., Wyman, R., Liebsack, C., Mills, J., Sabbagh, M., & Najafi, B. (2016). Tracking Cognitive Decline in Older Adults by using iTMT based on Wearable Technology. The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA

Gary M, Toosizadeh N, Mager R, Veldhuizen J, O'Connor K, Mohler J, Najafi B, editors. Upper-extremity function testing as an alternative to gait performance measures in older adults. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY; 2016: WILEY-BLACKWELL 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA.

Veldhuizen J, Mager R, Toosizadeh N, Mohler J, Reiman E, O'Connor K, Najafi B, editors. Association between cognitive impairment and upper-extremity performance under a dual task condition. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY; 2016: WILEY-BLACKWELL 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA

Srinivasan K, Currim F, Ram S, Lindberg C, Sternberg E, Skeath P, Najafi B, Razjouyan J, Lee H-K, Foe-Parker C, editors. Feature Importance and Predictive Modeling for Multi-source Healthcare Data with Missing Values. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Digital Health Conference; 2016: ACM

Owl J, Marin I, Enriquez A, Armstrong D, Najafi B. Laced with Uncertainty: the Impact of Shoe Gear Fastening on Dorsal Shear Stress, 2016. GPSC Student Showcase, Feb. 24, 2016, University of Arizona.

Razjouyan Javad, Gurtej S Grewal, Cindy  Rishel, Sairam  Parthasarathy, Jane  Mohler and Bijan Najafi. "Wearable Sensor Based Fall-Risk Assessment in Hospitalized Patients." In 4th annual CVRI symposium. Houston, TX: Baylor College of Medicine, 4 Feb., 2016.

Razjouyan Javad, Hyoki Lee, Alex Burton, Bijan Najafi, Esther Sternberg, Perry Skeath, Casey Lindberg, Sudha Ram, Faiz Currim, Karthik Srinivasan, Matthias R Mehl, Reuben Herzl, Nicole Goebel, Colin Foe-Parker, Kevin Kampschroer, Judith Heerwagen, Brian Gilligan, Kelli Canada and Priya Saha. "Assessing the Effect of Well-Designed Buildings on the Activity Pattern of Employees." In IEEE-BHI. Las Vegas: IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, 24-27 Feb., 2016

Razjouyan Javad, Hyoki Lee, Alex Burton, Bijan Najafi, Esther Sternberg, Perry Skeath, Casey Lindberg, Sudha Ram, Faiz Currim, Karthik Srinivasan, Matthias R Mehl, Reuben Herzl, Nicole Goebel, Colin Foe-Parker, Kevin Kampschroer, Judith Heerwagen, Brian Gilligan, Kelli Canada and Priya Saha. "Utilizing Physiological Measures from Wearable Sensor to Accurately Estimate Wear-Time." In IEEE-BHI Las Vegas: IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, 24-27 Feb., 2016

Ron, Eyal, Enriquez Ana, Ivan  Marin, Jacqueline  Lee-Eng, Javad Razjouyan, David J Armstrong and Bijan Najafi. "A Smart Insole System Designed to Minimize Re-Ulceration Risk among Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy." In 76th Scientific Sessions. New Orleans: American Diabetes Association, 10-14 June, 2016

Ron Eyal, Javad Razjouyan, Talal K.  Talal, David J Armstrong and Bijan Najafi. "Using Body-Worn Sensors to Determine the Effect of Stress on Wound Healing in the Diabetic Foot." In 76th Scientific Sessions. New Orleans: American Diabetes Association, 10-14 June, 2016

Ghaderi, Iman , Hyoki  Lee, Pahul  Singh, Javad  Razjouyan, Carlos  Galvani and Bijan Najafi. "Impact of Structured Intensive Laparoscopic Training Course on Residents Operative Performance and Their Stress Level in Animal." In Surgical Education Annual Meeting. Boston, MA: The Association for surgical education, 12-14 April, 2016

I Ghaderi, H Lee, P Singh, J Razjouyan, C Galvani, B Najafi, Impact of structured intensive laparoscopic training course on residents operative performance and their stress level in animal, 2016 Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 12-14, 2016

J Salazar, HK Lee, K Farhat, S Palejwala, M Lemole, B Najafi, Ergonomic Assessment During Neurosurgical Procedures Using Body-Worn Sensors: Freedom of Motion Dictates Exhaustion, 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 30-May 4

Razjouyan, Javad; Lee, Hyoki; Burton, Alex; Najafi, Bijan; Sternberg, Esther; Skeath, Perry; Lindberg, Casey; Ram, Sudha; Currim, Faiz; Srinivasan, Karthik; Mehl, Matthias R.; Herzl, Reuben; Goebel, Nicole; Foe-Parker, Colin; Kampschroer, Kevin; Heerwagen, Judith; Gilligan, Brian; Canada, Kelli; Saha, Priya, Assessing the Effect of Well-Designed Buildings on the Activity Pat-Tern of Employees, in IEEE BHI 2016. 24-27 Feb., IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society: Las Vegas.

Razjouyan, Javad; Lee, Hyoki; Burton, Alex; Najafi, Bijan; Sternberg, Esther; Skeath, Perry; Lindberg, Casey; Ram, Sudha; Currim, Faiz; Srinivasan, Karthik; Mehl, Matthias R.; Herzl, Reuben; Goebel, Nicole; Foe-Parker, Colin; Kampschroer, Kevin; Heerwagen, Judith; Gilligan, Brian; Canada, Kelli; Saha, Priya, Utilizing Physiological Measures from Wearable Sensor to Accurately Estimate Wear-Time, in IEEE BHI 2016. 24-27 Feb., IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society: Las Vegas.

Zhou, He; Wyman, Rachel; Liebsack, Carolyn; Mills, Joseph; Sabbagh, Marwan; Najafi, Bijan, Tracking Cognitive Decline in Older Adults by using iTMT based on Wearable Technology, in 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 16-20, 2016.

2015

Interactive Sensor-Based Balance Training in Older Cancer Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. M Schwenk, GS Grewal, D Holloway, A Muchna, L Garland, B Najafi. Gerontology.

New and Future Directions in Integrative Medicine Research Methods with a Focus on Aging Populations: A Review. LM Knowles, P Skeath, M Jia, B Najafi, J Thayer, EM Sternberg. Gerontology

Grewal GS, Schwenk M, Lee-Eng J, Parvaneh S, Bharara M, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Armstrong DG and Najafi B. Sensor-based interactive balance training with visual joint movement feedback for improving postural stability in diabetic with peripheral neuropathy: A randomized controlled trial. Gerontology, [In Press - DOI:10.1159/000371846].

Toosizadeh, N. , Lei, H., Schwenk, M. †, Sherman S.J., Sternberg, E. Mohler, J., and Najafi, B., Does Integrative Medicine Enhance Balance in Aging Adults? – Proof of Concept for Benefit of Electro-acupuncture Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease. Gerontology, 61 (1), 3-14, 2015

Nima Toosizadeh†, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, “Assessing Upper Extremity Motion: An Innovative Method to Identify Frailty”, Journal of American Geriatric Association (JAGS) – 63 (6), 1181-1186, 2015.

Grewal GS, Baisch R, Lee-Eng J, Wu S, Jarrett B, Humble N and Najafi B. ‘Effect of foot orthoses on postural stability in figure skaters while on ice’ Journal of sport rehabilitation, 2015 (PMID:25710078)

Nima Toosizadeh†, Hong Lei, Jane Mohler, Scott J. Sherman, Saman Parvaneh†, and Bijan Najafi, “Motor Performance Assessment in Parkinson’s Disease: Association between Objective In-Clinic, Objective In-Home, and Subjective/Semi-Objective Measures”, vol.10(4), pp. e0124763, PLOS ONE, 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124763.

Bijan Najafi, Jacqueline Lee-Eng, James Wrobel, Ruben Goebel, “Estimation of Center of Mass Trajectory Using Wearable Sensors during Golf Swing”, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 14 (2), 354, 2015.

Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, Mindy Fain, and Kenneth S. Ramos, ‘Precision Medicine: A Wider Definition’, Journal of American Geriatric Society, [In Press]’

Nima Toosizadeh, Tzu Chuan Yen, Carol Howe, Michael Dohm, Jane Mohler, and Bijan Najafi ‘Gait Behaviors as an Objective Surgical Outcome in Low Back Disorders: A Systematic Review’, Volume 30, Issue 6, July 2015, Pages 528–536, Clinical Biomechanics, DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.04.005.

P Plummer, G Grewal, B Najafi, A Ballard, ‘Instructions and skill level influence reliability of dual-task performance in young adults’, 41 (4), 964-967, Gait & Posture, 2015.

 G Thakral, J La Fontaine, P Kim, B Najafi, A Nichols, LA Lavery, ‘Treatment Options for Venous Leg Ulcers: Effectiveness of Vascular Surgery, Bioengineered Tissue, and Electrical Stimulation’, Advances in skin & wound care 28 (4), 164-172, 2015.

 J. S. Wrobel, A. Fleischer, R. T. Crews, B. Jarrett, and B. Najafi, "A Randomized Controlled Trial of Custom Foot Orthoses for the Treatment of Plantar Heel Pain: A Return to Spontaneous Physical Activity," Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2015 [In Press].

N. Toosizadeh, J. Mohler, C. Wendel, and B. Najafi, "Influences of Frailty Syndrome on Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Postural Control Strategy," Gerontology, vol. 61, pp. 51-60, 2015.

Saman Parvaneh, Carol L. Howe, Nima Toosizadeh, Bahareh Honarvar, Marvin J. Slepian, Mindy Fain, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, ‘Regulation of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Control across Frailty Status: A Systematic Review’, Gerontology, 2015 [In Press]

Nicholas A Giovinco, Steven M Sutton, John D Miller, Timothy M Rankin, Grant W Gonzalez, Bijan Najafi, David G Armstrong, ‘A Passing Glance? Differences in Eye Tracking and Gaze Patterns Between Trainees and Experts Reading Plain Film Bunion Radiographs’, vol. 54(3), pp. 382-391, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery