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BIJAN NAJAFI

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery
DivisionSurgery-Vascular Surgery Div
Address6501 Fannin St., Suite NC114
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Frykberg RG, Gordon IL, Reyzelman AM, Cazzell SM, Fitzgerald RH, Rothenberg GM, Bloom JD, Petersen BJ, Linders DR, Nouvong A, Najafi B. Feasibility and Efficacy of a Smart Mat Technology to Predict Development of Diabetic Plantar Ulcers. Diabetes Care. 2017 Jul; 40(7):973-980. PMID: 28465454.
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    2. 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 Mar 11. PMID: 28285311.
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    3. 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. J Gerontol Nurs. 2017 Mar 02; 1-10. PMID: 28253410.
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    4. 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. PMID: 28235045.
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    5. Armstrong DG, Najafi B, Shahinpoor M. Potential Applications of Smart Multifunctional Wearable Materials to Gerontology. Gerontology. 2017 Jan 12. PMID: 28076861.
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    6. Joseph B, Toosizadeh N, Orouji Jokar T, Heusser MR, Mohler J, Najafi B. Upper-Extremity Function Predicts Adverse Health Outcomes among Older Adults Hospitalized for Ground-Level Falls. Gerontology. 2016 Dec 10. PMID: 27941328.
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    7. 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. 2016 Nov 18. PMID: 27855415.
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    8. Toosizadeh N, Harati H, Yen TC, Fastje C, Mohler J, Najafi B, Dohm M. Paravertebral spinal injection for the treatment of patients with degenerative facet osteoarthropathy: Evidence of motor performance improvements based on objective assessments. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Oct 11; 39:100-108. PMID: 27744005.
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    9. Joseph B, Parvaneh S, Swartz T, Haider AA, Hassan A, Kulvatunyou N, Tang A, Latifi R, Najafi B, Rhee P. Stress among surgical attending physicians and trainees: A quantitative assessment during trauma activation and emergency surgeries. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Oct; 81(4):723-8. PMID: 27389128.
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    10. Toosizadeh N, Najafi B, Reiman EM, Mager RM, Veldhuizen JK, O'Connor K, Zamrini E, Mohler J. Upper-Extremity Dual-Task Function: An Innovative Method to Assess Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2016; 8:167. PMID: 27458374; PMCID: PMC4935727.
    11. Brown CJ, Foley KT, Lowman JD, MacLennan PA, Razjouyan J, Najafi B, Locher J, Allman RM. Comparison of Posthospitalization Function and Community Mobility in Hospital Mobility Program and Usual Care Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jul 1; 176(7):921-7. PMID: 27243899.
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    12. Lei H, Toosizadeh N, Schwenk M, Sherman S, Karp S, Sternberg E, Najafi B. 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. 2016; 11(5):e0155613. PMID: 27227460; PMCID: PMC4882016.
    13. 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. PMID: 27172932.
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    14. Toosizadeh N, Joseph B, Heusser MR, Orouji Jokar T, Mohler J, Phelan HA, Najafi B. Assessing Upper-Extremity Motion: An Innovative, Objective Method to Identify Frailty in Older Bed-Bound Trauma Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Aug; 223(2):240-8. PMID: 27155751; PMCID: PMC4961594 [Available on 08/01/17].
    15. Mohler MJ, Wendel CS, Taylor-Piliae RE, Toosizadeh N, Najafi B. Motor Performance and Physical Activity as Predictors of Prospective Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults by Frailty Level: Application of Wearable Technology. Gerontology. 2016; 62(6):654-664. PMID: 27160666.
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    16. Gill SV, Walsh MK, Pratt JA, Toosizadeh N, Najafi B, Travison TG. Changes in spatiotemporal gait patterns during flat ground walking and obstacle crossing 1 year after bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Jun; 12(5):1080-5. PMID: 27320220; PMCID: PMC4987194 [Available on 06/01/17].
    17. Taylor-Piliae RE, Mohler MJ, Najafi B, Coull BM. Objective fall risk detection in stroke survivors using wearable sensor technology: a feasibility study. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2016 Dec; 23(6):393-399. PMID: 26382725.
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    18. Thiede R, Toosizadeh N, Mills JL, Zaky M, Mohler J, Najafi B. Gait and balance assessments as early indicators of frailty in patients with known peripheral artery disease. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Feb; 32:1-7. PMID: 26775227; PMCID: PMC4779419 [Available on 02/01/17].
    19. Yen TC, Toosizadeh N, Howe C, Dohm M, Mohler J, Najafi B. Postural Balance Parameters as Objective Surgical Assessments in Low Back Disorders: A Systematic Review. J Appl Biomech. 2016 Jun; 32(3):316-23. PMID: 26695763.
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    20. Schwenk M, Grewal GS, Holloway D, Muchna A, Garland L, Najafi B. Interactive Sensor-Based Balance Training in Older Cancer Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Gerontology. 2016; 62(5):553-63. PMID: 26678611.
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    21. Knowles LM, Skeath P, Jia M, Najafi B, Thayer J, Sternberg EM. New and Future Directions in Integrative Medicine Research Methods with a Focus on Aging Populations: A Review. Gerontology. 2016; 62(4):467-76. PMID: 26545038.
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    22. Garland LL, Grewal GS, Holloway D, Muchna A, Mohler J, Najafi B. Wearable sensor-based balance training in older adult cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy: A randomized controlled trial. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 10; 33(29_suppl):195. PMID: 28148205.
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    23. Mohler J, Najafi B, Fain M, Ramos KS. Precision Medicine: A Wider Definition. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Sep; 63(9):1971-2. PMID: 26390003.
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    24. Toosizadeh N, Mohler J, Armstrong DG, Talal TK, Najafi B. The influence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy on local postural muscle and central sensory feedback balance control. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135255. PMID: 26258497.
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    25. Parvaneh S, Howe CL, Toosizadeh N, Honarvar B, Slepian MJ, Fain M, Mohler J, Najafi B. Regulation of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Control across Frailty Statuses: A Systematic Review. Gerontology. 2015 Dec; 62(1):3-15. PMID: 26159462.
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    26. Toosizadeh N, Mohler J, Najafi B. Assessing Upper Extremity Motion: An Innovative Method to Identify Frailty. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jun; 63(6):1181-6. PMID: 26096391.
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    27. Najafi B, Lee-Eng J, Wrobel JS, Goebel R. Estimation of Center of Mass Trajectory using Wearable Sensors during Golf Swing. J Sports Sci Med. 2015 Jun; 14(2):354-63. PMID: 25983585.
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    28. Wrobel JS, Fleischer AE, Crews RT, Jarrett B, Najafi B. A randomized controlled trial of custom foot orthoses for the treatment of plantar heel pain. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2015 Jul; 105(4):281-94. PMID: 25941995.
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    29. Toosizadeh N, Mohler J, Lei H, Parvaneh S, Sherman S, Najafi B. Motor Performance Assessment in Parkinson's Disease: Association between Objective In-Clinic, Objective In-Home, and Subjective/Semi-Objective Measures. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0124763. PMID: 25909898.
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    30. Toosizadeh N, Yen TC, Howe C, Dohm M, Mohler J, Najafi B. Gait behaviors as an objective surgical outcome in low back disorders: A systematic review. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Jul; 30(6):528-36. PMID: 25921552.
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    31. Plummer P, Grewal G, Najafi B, Ballard A. Instructions and skill level influence reliability of dual-task performance in young adults. Gait Posture. 2015 May; 41(4):964-7. PMID: 25891529.
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    32. Thakral G, La Fontaine J, Kim P, Najafi B, Nichols A, Lavery LA. Treatment options for venous leg ulcers: effectiveness of vascular surgery, bioengineered tissue, and electrical stimulation. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2015 Apr; 28(4):164-72. PMID: 25775200.
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    33. Grewal GS, Baisch R, Lee-Eng J, Wu S, Jarrett B, Humble N, Najafi B. Effect of Custom Foot Insoles on Postural Stability in Figure Skaters While on Ice. J Sport Rehabil. 2016 Aug; 25(3):255-62. PMID: 25710078.
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    34. Grewal GS, Schwenk M, Lee-Eng J, Parvaneh S, Bharara M, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Sensor-Based Interactive Balance Training with Visual Joint Movement Feedback for Improving Postural Stability in Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Gerontology. 2015; 61(6):567-74. PMID: 25721132.
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    35. Schwenk M, Mohler J, Wendel C, D'Huyvetter K, Fain M, Taylor-Piliae R, Najafi B. Wearable sensor-based in-home assessment of gait, balance, and physical activity for discrimination of frailty status: baseline results of the Arizona frailty cohort study. Gerontology. 2015; 61(3):258-67. PMID: 25547185.
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    36. Schwenk M, Grewal GS, Honarvar B, Schwenk S, Mohler J, Khalsa DS, Najafi B. Interactive balance training integrating sensor-based visual feedback of movement performance: a pilot study in older adults. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2014; 11:164. PMID: 25496052.
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    37. Jalili S, Maleki A, Akhavan M, Najafi B, Schofield J. Free energy simulations of amylin I26P mutation in a lipid bilayer. Eur Biophys J. 2015 Feb; 44(1-2):37-47. PMID: 25427619.
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    38. Pauk J, Ihnatouski M, Najafi B. Assessing plantar pressure distribution in children with flatfoot arch: application of the Clarke angle. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2014 Nov; 104(6):622-32. PMID: 25514275.
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    39. Yalla SV, Crews RT, Fleischer AE, Grewal G, Ortiz J, Najafi B. An immediate effect of custom-made ankle foot orthoses on postural stability in older adults. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Dec; 29(10):1081-8. PMID: 25467809.
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    40. Giovinco NA, Sutton SM, Miller JD, Rankin TM, Gonzalez GW, Najafi B, Armstrong DG. A passing glance? Differences in eye tracking and gaze patterns between trainees and experts reading plain film bunion radiographs. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 May-Jun; 54(3):382-91. PMID: 25441848.
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    41. Toosizadeh N, Lei H, Schwenk M, Sherman SJ, Sternberg E, Mohler J, Najafi B. Does integrative medicine enhance balance in aging adults? Proof of concept for the benefit of electroacupuncture therapy in Parkinson's disease. Gerontology. 2015; 61(1):3-14. PMID: 25341431.
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    42. Toosizadeh N, Mohler J, Wendel C, Najafi B. Influences of frailty syndrome on open-loop and closed-loop postural control strategy. Gerontology. 2015; 61(1):51-60. PMID: 25278191.
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    43. Schwenk M, Hauer K, Zieschang T, Englert S, Mohler J, Najafi B. Sensor-derived physical activity parameters can predict future falls in people with dementia. Gerontology. 2014; 60(6):483-92. PMID: 25171300.
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    44. Wrobel JS, Ammanath P, Le T, Luring C, Wensman J, Grewal GS, Najafi B, Pop-Busui R. A novel shear reduction insole effect on the thermal response to walking stress, balance, and gait. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2014 Nov; 8(6):1151-6. PMID: 25107709.
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    45. Schwenk M, Zieschang T, Englert S, Grewal G, Najafi B, Hauer K. Improvements in gait characteristics after intensive resistance and functional training in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2014; 14:73. PMID: 24924703.
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    46. Rose JF, Giovinco N, Mills JL, Najafi B, Pappalardo J, Armstrong DG. Split-thickness skin grafting the high-risk diabetic foot. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jun; 59(6):1657-63. PMID: 24518607.
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    47. Mohler MJ, Fain MJ, Wertheimer AM, Najafi B, Nikolich-Žugich J. The Frailty syndrome: clinical measurements and basic underpinnings in humans and animals. Exp Gerontol. 2014 Jun; 54:6-13. PMID: 24503059.
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    48. Toosizadeh N, Bunting M, Howe C, Mohler J, Sprinkle J, Najafi B. Motorized mobility scooters: the use of training/intervention and technology for improving driving skills in aging adults - a mini-review. Gerontology. 2014; 60(4):357-65. PMID: 24481257.
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    49. Najafi B, Wrobel JS, Burns J. Mechanism of orthotic therapy for the painful cavus foot deformity. J Foot Ankle Res. 2014; 7(1):2. PMID: 24450305.
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    50. Taylor-Piliae RE, Hoke TM, Hepworth JT, Latt LD, Najafi B, Coull BM. Effect of Tai Chi on physical function, fall rates and quality of life among older stroke survivors. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 May; 95(5):816-24. PMID: 24440643.
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    51. Schwenk M, Dutzi I, Englert S, Micol W, Najafi B, Mohler J, Hauer K. An intensive exercise program improves motor performances in patients with dementia: translational model of geriatric rehabilitation. J Alzheimers Dis. 2014; 39(3):487-98. PMID: 24217275.
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    52. Sadra S, Fleischer A, Klein E, Grewal GS, Knight J, Weil LS, Weil L, Najafi B. Hallux valgus surgery may produce early improvements in balance control: results of a cross-sectional pilot study. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 103(6):489-97. PMID: 24297985.
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    53. Grewal GS, Sayeed R, Schwenk M, Bharara M, Menzies R, Talal TK, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Balance rehabilitation: promoting the role of virtual reality in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 103(6):498-507. PMID: 24297986.
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    54. Najafi B, de Bruin ED, Reeves ND, Armstrong DG, Menz HB. The role of podiatry in the prevention of falls in older people: a JAPMA special issue. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 103(6):452-6. PMID: 24297980.
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    55. Kelly C, Fleischer A, Yalla S, Grewal GS, Albright R, Berns D, Crews R, Najafi B. Fear of falling is prevalent in older adults with diabetes mellitus but is unrelated to level of neuropathy. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 103(6):480-8. PMID: 24297984.
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    56. Schwenk M, Jordan ED, Honarvararaghi B, Mohler J, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Effectiveness of foot and ankle exercise programs on reducing the risk of falling in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 103(6):534-47. PMID: 24297989.
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    57. Thakral G, Lafontaine J, Najafi B, Talal TK, Kim P, Lavery LA. Electrical stimulation to accelerate wound healing. Diabet Foot Ankle. 2013; 4. PMID: 24049559.
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    58. Grewal GS, Bharara M, Menzies R, Talal TK, Armstrong D, Najafi B. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy and gait: does footwear modify this association? J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Sep; 7(5):1138-46. PMID: 24124939.
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    59. Najafi B, Armstrong DG, Mohler J. Novel wearable technology for assessing spontaneous daily physical activity and risk of falling in older adults with diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Sep; 7(5):1147-60. PMID: 24124940.
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    60. Thakral G, Kim PJ, LaFontaine J, Menzies R, Najafi B, Lavery LA. Electrical stimulation as an adjunctive treatment of painful and sensory diabetic neuropathy. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Sep; 7(5):1202-9. PMID: 24124947.
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    61. Schwenk M, Howe C, Saleh A, Mohler J, Grewal G, Armstrong D, Najafi B. Frailty and technology: a systematic review of gait analysis in those with frailty. Gerontology. 2014; 60(1):79-89. PMID: 23949441.
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    62. Najafi B, Crews RT, Wrobel JS. A novel plantar stimulation technology for improving protective sensation and postural control in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: a double-blinded, randomized study. Gerontology. 2013; 59(5):473-80. PMID: 23860103.
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    63. Najafi B, Khan T, Fleischer A, Wrobel J. The impact of footwear and walking distance on gait stability in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 May-Jun; 103(3):165-73. PMID: 23697719.
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    64. Reeves ND, Najafi B, Crews RT, Bowling FL. Aging and type 2 diabetes: consequences for motor control, musculoskeletal function, and whole-body movement. J Aging Res. 2013; 2013:508756. PMID: 23476774.
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    65. Mosaddeghi H, Alavi S, Kowsari MH, Najafi B. Simulations of structural and dynamic anisotropy in nano-confined water between parallel graphite plates. J Chem Phys. 2012 Nov 14; 137(18):184703. PMID: 23163385.
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    66. Plummer-D'Amato P, Kyvelidou A, Sternad D, Najafi B, Villalobos RM, Zurakowski D. Training dual-task walking in community-dwelling adults within 1 year of stroke: a protocol for a single-blind randomized controlled trial. BMC Neurol. 2012; 12:129. PMID: 23113928.
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    67. Wrobel JS, Marclay S, Najafi B. Golfing skill level postural control differences: a brief report. J Sports Sci Med. 2012; 11(3):452-8. PMID: 24149353.
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    68. Najafi B, Wrobel JS, Grewal G, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Zirie M, Armstrong DG. Plantar Temperature Response to Walking in Diabetes with and without Acute Charcot: The Charcot Activity Response Test. J Aging Res. 2012; 2012:140968. PMID: 22900177.
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    69. Grewal G, Sayeed R, Yeschek S, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Lavery LA, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Virtualizing the assessment: a novel pragmatic paradigm to evaluate lower extremity joint perception in diabetes. Gerontology. 2012; 58(5):463-71. PMID: 22572476.
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    70. Lavery LA, Lavery DE, Lavery DC, Lafontaine J, Bharara M, Najafi B. Accuracy and durability of Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments: what is the useful service life? Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Sep; 97(3):399-404. PMID: 22560793.
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    71. Wu SC, Crews RT, Najafi B, Slone-Rivera N, Minder JL, Andersen CA. Safety and efficacy of mild compression (18-25 mm Hg) therapy in patients with diabetes and lower extremity edema. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2012 May; 6(3):641-7. PMID: 22768895.
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    72. Najafi B, Barnica E, Wrobel JS, Burns J. Dynamic plantar loading index: understanding the benefit of custom foot orthoses for painful pes cavus. J Biomech. 2012 Jun 1; 45(9):1705-11. PMID: 22516856.
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    73. Crews RT, Sayeed F, Najafi B. Impact of strut height on offloading capacity of removable cast walkers. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2012 Aug; 27(7):725-30. PMID: 22465241.
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    74. Bharara M, Najafi B, Armstrong DG. Methodology for use of a neuroprosthetic to reduce plantar pressure: applications in patients with diabetic foot disease. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2012 Jan; 6(1):222-4. PMID: 22401344.
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    75. Kowsari MH, Alavi S, Najafi B, Gholizadeh K, Dehghanpisheh E, Ranjbar F. Molecular dynamics simulations of the structure and transport properties of tetra-butylphosphonium amino acid ionic liquids. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2011 May 21; 13(19):8826-37. PMID: 21455505.
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    76. Najafi B, Khan T, Wrobel J. Laboratory in a box: wearable sensors and its advantages for gait analysis. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011; 2011:6507-10. PMID: 22255829.
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    77. Mohammadi-Manesh H, Alavi S, Woo TK, Najafi B. Molecular dynamics simulation of NMR powder lineshapes of linear guests in structure I clathrate hydrates. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2011 Feb 14; 13(6):2367-77. PMID: 21082086.
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    78. Yang NH, Canavan PK, Nayeb-Hashemi H, Najafi B, Vaziri A. Protocol for constructing subject-specific biomechanical models of knee joint. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2010 Oct; 13(5):589-603. PMID: 20521186.
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    79. Jeannet PY, Aminian K, Bloetzer C, Najafi B, Paraschiv-Ionescu A. Continuous monitoring and quantification of multiple parameters of daily physical activity in ambulatory Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 Jan; 15(1):40-7. PMID: 20719551.
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    80. Najafi B, Crews RT, Wrobel JS. Importance of time spent standing for those at risk of diabetic foot ulceration. Diabetes Care. 2010 Nov; 33(11):2448-50. PMID: 20682681.
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    81. Wrobel JS, Edgar S, Cozzetto D, Maskill J, Peterson P, Najafi B. A proof-of-concept study for measuring gait speed, steadiness, and dynamic balance under various footwear conditions outside of the gait laboratory. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2010 Jul-Aug; 100(4):242-50. PMID: 20660874.
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    82. Najafi B, Horn D, Marclay S, Crews RT, Wu S, Wrobel JS. Assessing postural control and postural control strategy in diabetes patients using innovative and wearable technology. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 Jul; 4(4):780-91. PMID: 20663438.
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    83. Wrobel JS, Najafi B. Diabetic foot biomechanics and gait dysfunction. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 Jul; 4(4):833-45. PMID: 20663446.
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    84. Najafi B, Miller D, Jarrett BD, Wrobel JS. Does footwear type impact the number of steps required to reach gait steady state?: an innovative look at the impact of foot orthoses on gait initiation. Gait Posture. 2010 May; 32(1):29-33. PMID: 20362453.
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    85. Dériaz O, Najafi B, Ballabeni P, Crettenand A, Gobelet C, Aminian K, Rizzoli R, Gremion G. Proximal tibia volumetric bone mineral density is correlated to the magnitude of local acceleration in male long-distance runners. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Apr; 108(4):852-7. PMID: 20133440.
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    86. Kowsari MH, Alavi S, Ashrafizaadeh M, Najafi B. Molecular dynamics study of congruent melting of the equimolar ionic liquid-benzene inclusion crystal [emim][NTf(2)].C(6)H(6). J Chem Phys. 2010 Jan 28; 132(4):044507. PMID: 20113049.
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    87. Najafi B, Crews RT, Armstrong DG, Rogers LC, Aminian K, Wrobel J. Can we predict outcome of surgical reconstruction of Charcot neuroarthropathy by dynamic plantar pressure assessment?--A proof of concept study. Gait Posture. 2010 Jan; 31(1):87-92. PMID: 19836956.
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    88. Mohammadi-Manesh H, Alavi S, Woo TK, Ashrafizaadeh M, Najafi B. Molecular dynamics simulation of (13)C NMR powder lineshapes of CO in structure I clathrate hydrate. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2009 Oct 21; 11(39):8821-8. PMID: 20449028.
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    89. Kowsari MH, Alavi S, Ashrafizaadeh M, Najafi B. Molecular dynamics simulation of imidazolium-based ionic liquids. II. Transport coefficients. J Chem Phys. 2009 Jan 7; 130(1):014703. PMID: 19140627.
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    90. Kowsari MH, Alavi S, Ashrafizaadeh M, Najafi B. Molecular dynamics simulation of imidazolium-based ionic liquids. I. Dynamics and diffusion coefficient. J Chem Phys. 2008 Dec 14; 129(22):224508. PMID: 19071929.
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    91. Najafi B, Helbostad JL, Moe-Nilssen R, Zijlstra W, Aminian K. Does walking strategy in older people change as a function of walking distance? Gait Posture. 2009 Feb; 29(2):261-6. PMID: 18952435.
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    92. Rochat S, Martin E, Piot-Ziegler C, Najafi B, Aminian K, Büla CJ. Falls self-efficacy and gait performance after gait and balance training in older people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jun; 56(6):1154-6. PMID: 18554370.
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    93. Dubost V, Annweiler C, Aminian K, Najafi B, Herrmann FR, Beauchet O. Stride-to-stride variability while enumerating animal names among healthy young adults: result of stride velocity or effect of attention-demanding task? Gait Posture. 2008 Jan; 27(1):138-43. PMID: 17467275.
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