Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology



Allison DJ, Ditor DS. The common inflammatory etiology of depression and cognitive impairment: a therapeutic target. J Neuroinflammation. 2014;11(1):151.

Allison DJ, Green LA, Gabriel DA, Roy BD, Inglis JG, Ditor DS. Elevated Concentrations of Circulating Cytokines and Correlations with Nerve Conduction Velocity in Human Peripheral Nerves. J Neuroimmunol. 2014 Sep 19. pii: S0165-5728(14)00887-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2014.09.010. [Epub ahead of print]

 Allison DJ, Ditor DS. Immune Dysfunction and Chronic Inflammation Following Spinal Cord Injury. Spinal Cord. In press.

Pelletier CA, Ditor DS, Latimer-Cheung AE, Warburton DE, Hicks AL. Exercise equipment preferences among adults with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2014; doi: 10.1038/sc.2014.146. [Epub ahead of print]

Cramp J, Courtois F, Connolly M, Cosby J, Ditor DS. The Impact of Urinary Incontinence on Sexual Function and Sexual Satisfaction in Women with Spinal Cord Injury. Sexuality and Disability. 32(3):397-412, 2014.

Cramp JD, Courtois FJ, Ditor DS. Sexuality for Women With Spinal Cord Injury. J Sex Marital Ther. 2013 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Sharif H, Gammage K, Chun S, Ditor D. Effects of FES-Ambulation Training on Locomotor Function and Health-Related Quality of Life in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 20(1):58-69, 2014.

Ptasinski J, Sharif H, Ditor DS. The effects of functional electrically stimulated (FES)-arm ergometry on upper limb function and resting cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with tetraplegia: A pilot study. Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 1(2): 17-21, 2013.

Richard-Greenblatt M, Martin Ginis KA, Leber B, Ditor DS. Knowledge Mobilization Regarding Activity and Exercise After Spinal Cord Injury. Disability and Rehabilitation 34(17):1456-60, 2012

McGuire J, Hitzig S, Ditor DS. The Nintendo Wii as a potential clinical device; A review of the literature. Crit Reviews Phys Rehab Med 23: 109-123, 2011.

Hicks AL, Martin Ginis KA, Pelletier CA, Ditor DS, Foulon B, Wolfe DL. The effects of exercise training on physical capacity, strength, body composition and functional performance among adults with spinal cord injury: a systematic review. Spinal Cord 49(11):1103-27, 2011. 

Ginis KA, Hicks AL, Latimer AE, Warburton DE, Bourne C, Ditor DS, Goodwin DL, Hayes KC, McCartney N, McIlraith A, Pomerleau P, Smith K, Stone JA, Wolfe DL. The development of evidence-informed physical activity guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 49(11):1088-96, 2011.

Cotie LM, St. Amand T, McMillan R, Picton P, Ditor DS. The validation of power spectral analysis of heart rate variability in individuals with spinal cord injury: A pilot study. Crit Reviews Phys Rehab Med. 22(1-4):1-11, 2010.

Millar P, Cotie LM, St. Amand T, McCartney N, Ditor DS. Effects of autonomic blockade on nonlinear heart rate dynamics. Clinical Autonomic Research 20:241-7, 2010.

Ditor DS, Hicks AL. Exercise Therapy after Spinal Cord Injury: The Effects on Heath and Function. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering 37:165-191, 2009.



Courtois FJ, Côté I, Boulet M, Ditor DS. Hypertensive ejaculation in men with spinal cord injury: A postural therapeutic strategy. Submitted to Spinal Cord.

Sharif H, Cotie LM, La Fountaine MF, Ditor DS. The QT Variability Index as a measure of autonomic activity in able-bodied and spinal cord injured individuals. Submitted to Autonomic Neuroscience.  

Totosy de Zepetnek JO, Ditor DS, Au AS, MacDonald MJ. Upper and lower limb conduit artery endothelial responses to a short-term altered shear rate intervention in spinal cord injured and able-bodied men. Submitted to Experimental Physiology

Totosy de Zepetnek JO, Au AS, Ditor DS, MacDonald MJ. Lower limb conduit artery endothelial responses to acute upper limb exercise in spinal cord injured and able-bodied men. Submitted to Journal of Applied Physiology

Snyder K, Ditor DS. The effects of FES-ambulation training on locomotor function and quality of life after stroke: A case study. Submitted to NeuroRehabilitation

Allison DJ, Wolfe D, Sequeira KAJ, Chapman B, Hayes K, Ditor DS, Effects of an FES-assisted cycling program on immune and cardiovascular health in persons with spinal cord injury. Submitted to NeuroRehabilitation

Bailey KA, Gammage KL, van Ingen C, Ditor DS. "It's all about acceptance": A Pilot Study Exploring a Model of Positive Body Image for People with Spinal Cord Injury. Submitted to Body Image.

Bailey KA, Gammage KL, van Ingen C, Ditor DS. Managing the Stigma: A Pilot Study Exploring Body Image Experiences and Self-Presentation among People with Spinal Cord Injury. Submitted to Body Image.

Mezil YA, Allison DJ, Kish K, Ditor DS, Ward WE, Tsiani E, Klentrou P. Response of bone turnover markers and cytokines to high-intensity low-impact exercise. Submitted to Med Sci Sports Exerc.

Curtis K, Hitzig SL, Leong N, Wicks C, Ditor D, Katz J.  Evaluation of a modified Yoga program for persons with spinal cord injury: A pilot study.  Submitted to Therapeutic Recreation Journal.

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David S. Ditor

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