Publications

Selected Publications

Bruce AS, Howard JS, van Werkhoven H, McBride JM, Needle AR. The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on chronic ankle instability. Med Sci Sport Exerc. In press. [PDF, 1,664 KB]

Oates DC, Needle AR, Royer TD, Kaminski TW, Swanik CB. Reactive knee stiffening strategies between various conditioning histories. Eur J Sports Sci. In press. [PDF, 530 KB]

Kaminski TW, Needle AR, Delahunt EA. Prevention of Lateral Ankle Sprains. J Athl Train.2019. 54(6):650-661. [PDF, 369 KB]

Burcal CJ, Needle AR, Custer LC, Rosen AB. The effects of cognitive loading on motor behavior in injured individuals: a systematic review. Sports Med. 2019. 49(8): 1233-1253. [PDF, 980 KB]

Holland BB, Needle AR, Batista RA, West ST, Christiana RW. The Relationship of Ankle Sprain, Chronic Ankle Instability, and Adolescents’ Physical Activity Levels. Plos One. 2019. 14(4):e0216243. [PDF, 567 KB]

Needle AR, Baumeister J, Farquhar WB, Geaney JL, Higginson JS, Kaminski TW, Swanik CB. The relationship between the sensory responses to ankle-joint loading and corticomotor excitability. Int J Neurosci. 2018. 128(5):435-441. [PDF, 663 KB]

Stirling AM, McBride JM, Merritt EK, Needle AR. Nervous system excitability and joint stiffness following short-term dynamic ankle immobilization. Gait Posture. 2018;59(Supplement C):46-52. [PDF, 487 KB]

Needle AR, Kaminski TW, Baumeister J, Higginson JS, Farquhar WB, Swanik CB. The relationship between joint stiffness and muscle activity in unstable ankles and copers. J Sport Rehab. 2017;26:15-25. [PDF, 3,438 KB]

Needle AR, Lepley AS, Grooms DR. Central Nervous System Adaptation After Ligamentous Injury: a Summary of Theories, Evidence, and Clinical Interpretation. Sports Med. 2017;47(7):1271-1288. [PDF, 2,994 KB]

Rosen AB, Needle AR, Ko J. Ability of Functional Performance Tests to Identify Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis. Clin J Sport Med. 2017;In Press [PDF, 669 KB]

Needle AR, Baumeister J, Kaminski TW, Higginson JS, Farquhar WB, Swanik CB. Neuromechanical coupling in the regulation of muscle tone and joint stiffness. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2014;24(5):737-748. [PDF, 239 KB]

Needle AR, Swanik CB, Schubert M, et al. Decoupling of laxity and cortical activation in functionally unstable ankles during joint loading. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2014;114(10):2129-2138. [PDF, 825 KB]

 Dr. Needle's Curriculum Vita (Updated 9/20/2018) [PDF, 424 KB]