JULIE M FRITZ

Curriculum Vitae

JULIE M FRITZ portrait
  • Associate Dean for Research College of Health
  • Adjunct Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Operations
  • Distinguished Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Publications

Publications

  • Alodaibi FA, Minick K, Fritz JM. Do preoperative fear avoidance model factors predict outcomes after lumbar disc herniation surgery? A systematic review. Chiropr Man Therap. 2013 Nov 18;21(1):40. In press, 11/2013.
  • Hebert JJ, Koppenhaver SL, Teyhen DS, Walker BF, Fritz JM. The evaluation of lumbar multifidus muscle function via palpation: reliability and validity of a new clinical test. Spine J. 2013 Oct 4. Epub ahead of print. In press, 10/2013.
  • Fritz JM, Lurie JD, Zhao W, Whitman JM, Delitto A, Brennan GP, Weinstein JN. Associations between physical therapy and long-term outcomes for individuals with lumbar spinal stenosis in the SPORT study. Spine J. 2013 Oct 23. Epub ahead of print. In press, 10/2013.
  • Hebert JJ, Fritz JM, Thackeray A, Koppenhaver SL, Teyhen D. Early multimodal rehabilitation following lumbar disc surgery: a randomised clinical trial comparing the effects of two exercise programmes on clinical outcome and lumbar multifidus muscle function. Br J Sports Med. 2013 Sep 12. Epub ahead of print. In press, 09/2013.
  • Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Hunter SJ, Magel JS. Initial management decisions following a new consultation for low back pain: implications of the usage of physical therapy for subsequent health care costs and utilization. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013, 94:808-816. Published, 08/2013.
  • What Characterizes people who have an unclear classification using a treatment-based classification algorithm for low back pain? a cross-sectional study. Phys Ther. 2013;93:345-355. Published, 03/2013.
  • Bishop MD, Fritz JM, Robinson ME, Asal NR, Nisenzon AN, George SZ. The STarT Back screening tool and individual psychological measures: evaluation of prognostic capabilities for low back pain clinical outcomes in outpatient physical therapy settings. Phys Ther 2013;93:321-333. Published, 03/2013.
  • Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Hunter SJ, Magel JS. Initial management decisions following a new consultation for low back pain: implications of the usage of physical therapy for subsequent health care costs and utilization. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. January 25, 2013, e-pub ahead of print. In press, 01/25/2013.
  • Fritz JM, Childs JD, Wainner RS, Flynn TW. Primary care referral of patients with low back pain to physical therapy: impact on future healthcare utilization and costs. Spine. 2012;37:2114-21. Published, 10/2012.
  • Koppenhaver SL, Fritz JM, Hebert JJ, Kawchuk GN, Parent EC, Gill NW, Childs JD, Teyhen DS. Association between history and physical examination factors and change in lumbar multifidus muscle thickness after spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2012;22:724-31. Published, 09/2012.
  • Stanton TR, Hancock MJ, Apeldoorn AT, Wand BM, Fritz JM. What Characterizes people who have an unclear classification using a treatment-based classification algorithm for low back pain? a cross-sectional study. Phys Ther. 2012 Nov 8. E-pub ahead of print. In press, 08/2012.
  • Henry SM, Fritz JM, Trombley AR, Bunn JY. Reliability of treatment based classification system for subgrouping people with low back pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012;42:797-805. Published, 07/2012.
  • Apeldoorn AT, Ostelo RW, Fritz JM, van der Ploeg T, van Tulder MW, de Vet HC. The cross-sectional construct validity of the Waddell score. Clin J Pain 2012;28:309-317. Published, 04/2012.
  • Apeldoorn AT, Bosselaar H, Ostelo RW, Blom-Luberti T, van der Ploeg T, Fritz JM, de Vet HC, van Tulder MW. Identification of patients with chronic low back pain who might benefit from additional psychological assessment. Clin J Pain. 2012,28:23-31. Published, 01/2012.
  • Fritz JM. Editorial: Taking in the view from 30,000 feet J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2011;41:465-6. Published, 10/2011.
  • Froud R, Eldridge S, Kovacs F, Breen A, Dunn K, Fritz J, et al. Reporting outcomes of back pain trials: A modified Delphi study. Eur J Pain. 2011;15:1068-1074. Published, 10/2011.
  • Fritz JM, Koppenhaver SL, Kawchuk GN, Teyhen DS, Hebert JJ, Childs JD. Preliminary investigation of the mechanisms underlying the effects of manipulation: exploration of a multi-variate model including spinal stiffness, multifidus recruitment and clinical findings. Spine 2011, 36:1772-1781. Published, 08/2011.
  • Koppenhaver SL, Fritz JM, Hebert JJ, Kawchuk GN, Childs JD, Parent EC, Gill NW, Teyhen DS. Association between changes in abdominal and lumbar multifidus muscle thickness and clinical improvement after spinal manipulation. J Orthop Sport Phys Ther 2011;41:389-399. Published, 05/2011.
  • Fritz JM, Hunter SJ, Tracy DM, Brennan GP. Utilization and clinical outcomes of outpatient physical therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with musculoskeletal conditions. Phys Ther 2011;91:330-345. Published, 04/2011.
  • Stanton TR, Fritz JM, Hancock MJ, Latimer J, Maher CG, Wand BM, Parent EC. Evaluation of a treatment-based classification algorithm for low back pain: a cross-sectional study. Phys Ther 2011;91:496-509. Published, 04/2011.
  • Thackeray A, Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Zaman FM, Willick SE. A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial. Phys Ther 2010;90;1717-29. Published, 12/2010.
  • Cleland JA, Mintken PE, Carpenter K, Fritz JM, Glynn P, Whitman J, Childs JD. Examination of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from thoracic spine thrust manipulation and a general cervical range of motion exercise: multi-center randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther. 2010;90:1239-1250. Published, 10/2010.
  • Hebert JJ, Marcus RL, Koppenhaver SL, Fritz JM. Postoperative rehabilitation following lumbar discectomy with quantification of trunk muscle morphology and function: a case report and review of the literature. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2010;32:402-412. Published, 05/2010.
  • Apeldoorn AT, Ostelo RW, van Helvoit H, Fritz JM, de Vet HCW, van Tulder MW. The cost-effectiveness of a treatment-based classification system for low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Musculoskel Dis 2010;11:58. Published, 03/2010.
  • Fritz JM, Thackeray A, Childs JD, Brennan GP. A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of mechanical traction for sub-groups of patients with low back pain: study methods and rationale. BMC Musculoskel Dis 2010;11:81. Published, 02/2010.
  • Hebert JJ, Koppenhaver SL, Magel JS, Fritz JM. The relationship of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus activation and prognostic factors for clinical success with a stabilization exercise program: a cross-sectional study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2010; 91:78-85. Published, 01/2010.
  • Fritz JM, Clifford SN. Low back pain in adolescents: a comparison of clinical outcomes in sports participants and non-participants. J Athl Train. 2010;45:61-6. Published, 01/2010.
  • Fritz JM, Koppenhaver SL, Hebert JJ, Parent EC. Beyond minimally important change: defining a successful outcome of physical therapy for patients with low back pain. Spine 2009; 34:2803-9. Published, 12/2009.
  • Cleland JA, Fritz JM, Kulig K, et al. Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial. Spine 2009; 34:2720-9. Published, 12/2009.
  • Hart JM, Kerrigan DC, Fritz JM, Ingersoll CD. Jogging kinematics after lumbar paraspinal muscle fatigue. J Athl Train. 2009;44:e475-81. Published, 10/2009.
  • Fritz JM. Invited Commentary: Motor control exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Phys Ther 2009;89:1287-9. Published, 09/2009.
  • Koppenhaver SL, Parent EC, Teyhen DS Hebert JJ, Fritz JM. The effect of averaging multiple trials on measurement error during ultrasound imaging of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus muscles in individuals with low back pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009;39:604-611. Published, 06/2009.
  • Koppenhaver SL, Hebert JJ, Parent EC, Fritz JM. Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging is a valid measure of trunk muscle size and activation during most isometric sub-maximal contractions: a systematic review. Aus J Physiother 2009;55:153-169. Published, 03/2009.