Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD

Director, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

  • 13708 Citations
  • 58 h-Index
1978 …2022

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2012

Life-space mobility in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older

Snih, S. A., Peek, K. M., Sawyer, P., Markides, K. S., Allman, R. M. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60, 3, p. 532-537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Patterns and correlates of depression in hospitalized older adults

Ciro, C. A., Ottenbacher, K. J., Graham, J. E., Fisher, S., Berges, I. & Ostir, G. V., Jan 1 2012, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54, 1, p. 202-205 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Recovery of Functional Status After Stroke in a Tri-Ethnic Population

Berges, I. M., Kuo, Y. F., Ottenbacher, K. J., Seale, G. S. & Ostir, G. V., Apr 1 2012, In : PM and R. 4, 4, p. 290-295 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Routine physical activity and mortality in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older

Ottenbacher, A. J., Snih, S. A., Karmarkar, A., Lee, J., Samper-Ternent, R., Kumar, A., Bindawas, S., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60, 6, p. 1085-1091 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

Sleep quality and sleep problems in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older

Pedraza, S., Al Snih, S., Ottenbacher, K. J., Markides, K. S. & Raji, M. A., Aug 1 2012, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 24, 4, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations

The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury discharged from rehabilitation programs in 2002-2010

Granger, C. V., Karmarkar, A. M., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Niewczyk, P., Divita, M. A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Apr 1 2012, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91, 4, p. 289-299 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011

Ambulatory activity of older adults hospitalized with acute medical illness

Fisher, S. R., Goodwin, J. S., Protas, E. J., Kuo, Y. F., Graham, J. E., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Ostir, G. V., Jan 2011, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59, 1, p. 91-95 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Diabetes comorbidity and age influence rehabilitation outcomes after hip fracture

Reistetter, T. A., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Markello, S. J., Granger, C. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2011, In : Diabetes care. 34, 6, p. 1375-1377 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Evidence of reduced health-related quality of life in older Mexican Americans with arthritis

Bindawas, S. M., Al Snih, S., Grady, J. J., Protas, E. J., Graham, J. E., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Mar 1 2011, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 21, 2, p. 230-236 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Patterns of change in depression after stroke

Ostir, G. V., Berges, I. M., Ottenbacher, A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59, 2, p. 314-320 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Pilot study examining the association between ambulatory activity and falls among hospitalized older adults

Fisher, S. R., Galloway, R. V., Kuo, Y. F., Graham, J. E., Ottenbacher, K. J., Ostir, G. V. & Goodwin, J. S., Dec 1 2011, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 92, 12, p. 2090-2092 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
51 Scopus citations

The relationship between education level and mini-mental state examination domains among older Mexican Americans

Matallana, D., De Santacruz, C., Cano, C., Reyes, P., Samper-Ternent, R., Markides, K. S., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Reyes-Ortiz, C. A., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 24, 1, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of patients with hip fracture discharged from comprehensive medical programs in 2000-2007

Granger, C. V., Reistetter, T. A., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Markello, S. J., Niewczyk, P. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Mar 1 2011, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 90, 3, p. 177-189 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2010

Change in Positive Emotion and Recovery of Functional Status Following Stroke

Seale, G. S., Berges, I. M., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Ostir, G. V., Feb 1 2010, In : Rehabilitation Psychology. 55, 1, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations

Early ambulation and length of stay in older adults hospitalized for acute illness

Fisher, S. R., Kuo, Y. F., Graham, J. E., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Ostir, G. V., Nov 22 2010, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 170, 21, p. 1942-1943 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Frailty, mortality, and health-related quality of life in older Mexican Americans

Masel, M. C., Ostir, G. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 11, p. 2149-2153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Nullius in verba: A call for the incorporation of evidence-based practice into the discipline of exercise science

Amonette, W. E., English, K. L. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 11 2010, In : Sports Medicine. 40, 6, p. 449-457 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations

The impact of race/ethnicity on preoperative time to hip stabilization procedure after hip fracture

Nguyen-Oghalai, T. U., Kuo, Y. F., Wu, H., Shokar, N. K., Grecula, M., Tincher, S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., May 1 2010, In : Southern medical journal. 103, 5, p. 414-418 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of patients with traumatic brain injury discharged from rehabilitation programs in 2000-2007

Granger, C. V., Markello, S. J., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Reistetter, T. A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Apr 1 2010, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89, 4, p. 265-278 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of patients with lower limb joint replacement discharged from rehabilitation programs in 2000-2007

Granger, C. V., Markello, S. J., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Reistetter, T. A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Oct 1 2010, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89, 10, p. 781-794 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Utility of Functional Status for Classifying Community Versus Institutional Discharges After Inpatient Rehabilitation for Stroke

Reistetter, T. A., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A., Granger, C. V., Markello, S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Mar 1 2010, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91, 3, p. 345-350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2009
3 Scopus citations

Confidence levels can broaden the application of clinical research findings and promote evidence-based practice

Graham, J. E., Reistetter, T. A., Mallinson, T. R. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2009, In : OTJR Occupation, Participation and Health. 29, 3, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disparities in Utilization of Outpatient Rehabilitative Care Following Hip Fracture Hospitalization With Respect to Race and Ethnicity

Nguyen-Oghalai, T. U., Ottenbacher, K. J., Kuo, Y. F., Wu, H., Grecula, M., Eschbach, K. & Goodwin, J. S., Apr 1 2009, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 90, 4, p. 560-563 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Ecological validity of the neuropsychological assessment battery screening module in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation

Temple, R. O., Zgaljardic, D. J., Abreu, B. C., Seale, G. S., Ostir, G. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jan 1 2009, In : Brain Injury. 23, 1, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Frailty and 10-year mortality in community-living mexican american older adults

Graham, J. E., Snih, S. A., Berges, I. M., Ray, L. A., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Nov 1 2009, In : Gerontology. 55, 6, p. 644-651 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations

Frailty and health related quality of life in older Mexican Americans

Masel, M. C., Graham, J. E., Reistetter, T. A., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jul 23 2009, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 7, 70.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Frailty and incidence of activities of daily living disability among older Mexican Americans

Al Snih, S., Graham, J. E., Ray, L. A., Samper-Ternent, R., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 41, 11, p. 892-897 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations
95 Scopus citations

Pain and disability in older Mexican-American adults

Weaver, G. D., Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M. A., Al Snih, S., Ray, L., Torres, E. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 57, 6, p. 992-999 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Relationship Between Diabetes Codes That Affect Medicare Reimbursement (Tier Comorbidities) and Outcomes in Stroke Rehabilitation

Graham, J. E., Ripsin, C. M., Deutsch, A., Kuo, Y. F., Markello, S., Granger, C. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jul 1 2009, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 90, 7, p. 1110-1116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Sex differences in mortality among older frail Mexican Americans

Berges, I. M., Graham, J. E., Ostir, G. V., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Women's Health. 18, 10, p. 1647-1651 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Short physical performance battery in hospitalized older adults

Fisher, S., Ottenbacher, K. J., Goodwin, J. S., Graham, J. E. & Ostir, G. V., Dec 2009, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 21, 6, p. 445-452 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of patients with stroke discharged from comprehensive medical programs in 2000-2007

Granger, C. V., Markello, S. J., Graham, J. E., Deutsch, A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 1 2009, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 88, 12, p. 961-972 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Unilateral and bilateral upper extremity weight-bearing effect on upper extremity impairment and functional performance after brain injury

Reistetter, T., Abreu, B. C., Bear-Lehman, J. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Sep 1 2009, In : Occupational Therapy International. 16, 3-4, p. 218-231 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2008

Apparent Changes in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Outcomes Due to a Change in the Definition of Program Interruption

Deutsch, A., Granger, C. V., Russell, C., Heinemann, A. W. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 1 2008, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89, 12, p. 2274-2277 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Assessing walking speed in clinical research: a systematic review

Graham, J. E., Ostir, G. V., Fisher, S. R. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Aug 1 2008, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 14, 4, p. 552-562 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Scopus citations

Associations between positive emotion and recovery of functional status following stroke

Ostir, G. V., Berges, I. M., Ottenbacher, M. E., Clow, A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., May 2008, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 70, 4, p. 404-409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Discharge setting for patients with hip fracture: Trends from 2001 to 2005

Nguyen-Oghalai, T. U., Kuo, Y. F., Zhang, D. D., Graham, J. E., Goodwin, J. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 56, 6, p. 1063-1068 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Ethnic Differences in Discharge Destination Among Older Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury

Chang, P. F. J., Ostir, G. V., Kuo, Y. F., Granger, C. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Feb 1 2008, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89, 2, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Functional outcome after stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus

Nguyen-Oghalai, T. U., Wu, H., McNearney, T. A., Granger, C. V. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jul 15 2008, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 59, 7, p. 984-988 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Gender and ethnic differences in rehabilitation outcomes after hip-replacement surgery

Bergés, I. M., Kuo, Y. F., Ostir, G. V., Granger, C. V., Graham, J. E. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jul 1 2008, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 87, 7, p. 567-572 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Health insurance and cervical cancer screening among older women in Latin American and Caribbean cities

Reyes-Ortiz, C. A., Velez, L. F., Camacho, M. E., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Markides, K. S., Aug 1 2008, In : International journal of epidemiology. 37, 4, p. 870-878 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Positive emotion following a stroke

Ostir, G. V., Berges, I., Ottenbacher, M., Graham, J. E. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 40, 6, p. 477-481 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations