Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD

Director, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

  • 13708 Citations
  • 58 h-Index
1978 …2022

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2005

The post-stroke rehabilitation outcomes project

Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 2005, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 86, 12 SUPPL., p. 121-123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
35 Scopus citations
2004

A review of two journals found that articles using multivariable logistic regression frequently did not report commonly recommended assumptions

Ottenbacher, K. J., Ottenbacher, H. R., Tooth, L. & Ostir, G. V., Nov 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 57, 11, p. 1147-1152 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Comparison of logistic regression and neural network analysis applied to predicting living setting after hip fracture

Ottenbacher, K. J., Linn, R. T., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Mancuso, M. & Granger, C. V., Sep 1 2004, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 14, 8, p. 551-559 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations
136 Scopus citations

Onset of frailty in older adults and the protective role of positive affect

Ostir, G. V., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Markides, K. S., Sep 1 2004, In : Psychology and Aging. 19, 3, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations

Predictors of disability post stroke: Findings from the H-EPESE

Bui, Q., Markides, K., Ottenbacher, K. & Ostir, G. V., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of Mental Health and Aging. 10, 3, p. 221-230 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Reliability and validity of the SF-36 among older Mexican Americans

Peek, M. K., Ray, L., Patel, K., Stoebner-May, D. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jun 2004, In : Gerontologist. 44, 3, p. 418-425 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
54 Scopus citations

Satisfaction with Medical Rehabilitation after Spinal Cord Injury

Tooth, L. R., Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Linn, R. T. & Granger, C. V., Jan 15 2004, In : Spine. 29, 2, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The effects of exercise training on elderly persons with cognitive impairment and dementia: A meta-analysis

Heyn, P., Abreu, B. C. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Oct 2004, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 85, 10, p. 1694-1704 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

780 Scopus citations

The κ statistic in rehabilitation research: An examination

Tooth, L. R. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Aug 1 2004, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 85, 8, p. 1371-1376 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Trends in length of stay, living setting, functional outcome, and mortality following medical rehabilitation

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Linn, R. T., Ostir, G. V. & Granger, C. V., Oct 13 2004, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 292, 14, p. 1687-1695 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

191 Scopus citations
2003

A virtual reality environment for evaluation of a daily living skill in brain injury rehabilitation: Reliability and validity

Zhang, L., Abreu, B. C., Seale, G. S., Masel, B., Christiansen, C. H. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Aug 1 2003, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 84, 8, p. 1118-1124 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Scopus citations
24 Scopus citations

Disparity in health services and outcomes for persons with hip fracture and lower extremity joint replacement

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Linn, R. T., Gonzales, V. A., Ostir, G. V. & Granger, C. V., Feb 1 2003, In : Medical care. 41, 2, p. 232-241 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Effect of functional gain on satisfaction with medical rehabilitation after stroke

Tooth, L. R., Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Linn, R. T., Gonzales, V. A. & Granger, C. V., Sep 1 2003, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 82, 9, p. 692-699 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Examining the disablement process among older Mexican American adults

Peek, M. K., Ottenbacher, K. J., Markides, K. S. & Ostir, G. V., Aug 1 2003, In : Social Science and Medicine. 57, 3, p. 413-425 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Hospital readmission of persons with hip fracture following medical rehabilitation

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Peek, M. K., Fiedler, R. C. & Granger, C. V., Jan 1 2003, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 36, 1, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Satisfaction with medical rehabilitation in patients with orthopedic impairment

Mancuso, M., Smith, P., Illig, S., Granger, C. V., Gonzales, V. A., Linn, R. T. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Sep 1 2003, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 84, 9, p. 1343-1349 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Self-reported heart attack in Mexican-American elders: Examination of incidence, prevalence, and 7-year mortality

Otiniano, M. E., Ottenbacher, K. J., Markides, K. S., Ray, L. A. & Du, X. L., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 51, 7, p. 923-929 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
54 Scopus citations

The effects of the predictability of an arm reaching target on seated postural stability, reaching time and selected minimum data set for nursing home residents

Abreu, B. C., Heyn, P., Reistetter, T. A., Zhang, L., Milton, S., Masel, B. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 1 2003, In : Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 22, 2, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Comparison of the Community Integration Questionnaire, the Craig Handicap Assessment and Reporting Technique, and the Disability Rating Scale in Traumatic Brain Injury

Zhang, L., Abreu, B. C., Gonzales, V., Seale, G., Masel, B. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 2002, In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 17, 6, p. 497-509 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
96 Scopus citations
94 Scopus citations

Differential effects of premorbid physical and emotional health on recovery from acute events

Ostir, G. V., Goodwin, J. S., Markides, K. S., Ottenbacher, K. J., Balfour, J. & Guralnik, J. M., Apr 22 2002, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 50, 4, p. 713-718 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Predicting discharge outcomes for stroke patients in Australia

McKenna, K., Tooth, L., Strong, J., Ottenbacher, K., Connell, J. & Cleary, M., Jan 12 2002, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 81, 1, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Predicting follow-up living setting in patients with stroke

Smith, P. M., Ottenbacher, K. J., Cranley, M., Dittmar, S. S., Illig, S. B. & Granger, C. V., Jan 1 2002, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 83, 6, p. 764-770 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Prediction of follow-up living setting in patients with lower limb joint replacement

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Fiedler, R. C., Gonzales, V. A. & Granger, C. V., Jul 2 2002, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 81, 7, p. 471-477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Research productivity among occupational therapy faculty members in the United States

Paul, S., Liu, Y. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jan 1 2002, In : American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 56, 3, p. 331-334 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

The effect of predictable and unpredictable motor tasks on postural control after traumatic brain injury

Zhang, L., Abreu, B. C., Gonzales, V., Huddleston, N. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Sep 25 2002, In : NeuroRehabilitation. 17, 3, p. 225-230 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The reliability of upper- and lower-extremity strength testing in a community survey of older adults

Ottenbacher, K. J., Branch, L. G., Ray, L., Gonzales, V. A., Peek, M. K. & Hinman, M. R., Oct 2002, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 83, 10, p. 1423-1427 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations

The role of mentoring on research productivity among occupational therapy faculty

Paul, S., Stein, F., Ottenbacher, K. J. & Liu, Y., Jan 1 2002, In : Occupational Therapy International. 9, 1, p. 24-40 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2001

Characteristics of persons rehospitalized after stroke rehabilitation

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Fiedler, R. C., Gonzales, V. & Granger, C. V., Jan 1 2001, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 82, 10, p. 1367-1374 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Comparison of logistic regression and neural networks to predict rehospitalization in patients with stroke

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Linn, R. T., Fiedler, R. C. & Granger, C. V., Nov 15 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 54, 11, p. 1159-1165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Evidence-based practice: Methods to evaluate individual patient improvement

Ottenbacher, K. J. & Hinderer, S. R., Oct 3 2001, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 80, 10, p. 786-796 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Functional Assessments of Preschool Children: Optimizing Developmental and Family Supports in Early Intervention

Msall, M. E., Tremont, M. R. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jul 2001, In : Infants and Young Children. 14, 1, p. 46-66 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Levels of self-awareness after acute brain injury: How patients' and rehabilitation specialists' perceptions compare

Abreu, B. C., Seale, G., Scheibel, R. S., Zhang, L. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jan 2001, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 82, 1, p. 49-56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Measures of central tendency in rehabilitation research: What do they mean?

Gonzales, V. A. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Feb 17 2001, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 80, 2, p. 141-146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Rehabilitation outcomes for brain injured patients in Australia: Functional status, length of stay and discharge destination

Tooth, L., McKenna, K., Strong, J., Ottenbacher, K., Connell, J. & Cleary, M., Jan 1 2001, In : Brain Injury. 15, 7, p. 613-631 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Satisfaction with medical rehabilitation in patients with cerebrovascular impairment

Ottenbacher, K. J., Gonzales, V. A., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Fiedler, R. C. & Granger, C. V., Dec 12 2001, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 80, 12, p. 876-884 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Virtual reality in the assessment of selected cognitive function after brain injury

Zhang, L., Abreu, B. C., Masel, B., Scheibel, R. S., Christiansen, C. H., Huddleston, N. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Aug 2 2001, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 80, 8, p. 597-604 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
2000

Functional assessment and care of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Ottenbacher, K. J., Msall, M. E., Lyon, N., Duffy, L. C., Ziviani, J., Granger, C. V. & Braun, S., Mar 1 2000, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 79, 2, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Length of stay and hospital readmission for persons with disabilities

Ottenbacher, K. J., Smith, P. M., Illig, S. B., Fiedler, R. C. & Granger, C. V., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Public Health. 90, 12, p. 1920-1923 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
35 Scopus citations

The WeeFIM instrument: Its utility in detecting change in children with developmental disabilities

Ottenbacher, K. J., Msall, M. E., Lyon, N., Duffy, L. C., Ziviani, J., Granger, C. V., Braun, S. & Feidler, R. C., Jan 1 2000, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 81, 10, p. 1317-1326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
1999
Open Access
30 Scopus citations

Measuring developmental and functional status in children with disabilities

Ottenbacher, K. J., Msall, M. E., Lyon, N., Duffy, L. C., Granger, C. V. & Braun, S., Mar 23 1999, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 41, 3, p. 186-194 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injury

Ragnarsson, K. T., Clarke, W. R., Daling, J. R., Garber, S. L., Gustafson, C. F., Holland, A. L., Jordan, B. D., Parker, J. C., Riddle, M. A., Roth, E. J., Seltzer, M. M., Simpson, K. N., Therrien, B., Wexler, B. E., Yawn, B. P., Banja, J., Cardenas, D. D., Chesnut, R. M., Cope, D. N., Corrigan, J. D. & 51 others, DeJong, G., Greenough, W. T., Heinemann, A. W., Johnston, M. V., Kraus, J. F., Kreutzer, J. S., Levin, H. S., McIntosh, T. K., Ottenbacher, K., Povlishock, J. T., Prigatano, G. P., Rankin, T. M., Rosenthal, M., Ruff, R. M., Stuss, D. T., Thurman, D. J., Whyte, J., Ylvisaker, M., Alexander, D., Ansel, B., Cheung, G., Cheung, M. E., Coopey, M., Elliott, J. M., Ferguson, J. H., Fuhrer, M. J., Hall, W. H., Henderson, C. E., Heppel, D., Krotoski, D., Lawrence, T. S., Lehmkuhl, D., Levin, H. S., Ragnarsson, K. T., Salazar, A., Sherman, C. R., Sigmon, H. D., Thurman, D. J., Tuel, S. M., Vitiello, B., Whalen, J. M., Whyte, J., Zitnay, G. A., Batley, J., Hyman, S. E., Fischbach, G. D., Grady, P. A., Jonas, W. B., Pinn, V. W., Eisenberg, J. M. & Koplan, J. P., Sep 8 1999, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 282, 10, p. 974-983 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

353 Scopus citations