• 391 Citations
  • 10 h-Index

Research output per year

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Personal profile

Area of Expertise

Dr. Salem is a researcher, educator, and clinician with expertise in children and adult neurorehabilitation. His research is clinically-based and is parallel to his academic interests. Dr. Salem’s research focuses on the development of effective treatment strategies for the rehabilitation of children and adults with neurological deficits. He is specifically interested in developing evidence-based intervention programs for children with cerebral palsy and developmental delay, and adults with neurological impairments and disabilities.
He has collaborated with several national disability organizations to promote the efficacy of exercise programs through community-based access to exercise, supporting greater participation and functional gains for people with neurological disorders. Currently, Dr. Salem is working in collaboration with a faculty member in the department of physical therapy on the investigation of the effects of a wellness exercise program for people with multiple sclerosis, and another study that examines gait parameters using different assistive devices. Currently, Dr. Salem is serving as the director of research for the aquatic section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Education/Academic qualification

BS in Physical Therapy, Cairo University

MS in Physical Therapy, Cairo University

PhD in Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas

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Research Output

  • 391 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Review article

Temperature- and Pressure-Regulating Insoles for Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Yavuz, M., Ersen, A., Monga, A., Lavery, L. A., Garrett, A. G., Salem, Y., Hirschman, G. B. & Myers, R., 1 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 59, 4, p. 685-688 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A home-based exercise program for children with congenital heart disease following interventional cardiac catheterization: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

    Du, Q., Salem, Y., Liu, H. H., Zhou, X., Chen, S., Chen, N., Yang, X., Liang, J. & Sun, K., 23 Jan 2017, In : Trials. 18, 1, 38.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Differences in the limits of stability between older rolling walker users and older single-tip-cane users — a preliminary study

    Liu, H., Quiben, M. C., Holmes, C., Connors, M. J. & Salem, Y., 1 Mar 2017, In : Rehabilitation Nursing. 42, 2, p. 109-116 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Physical Functioning after 1, 3, and 5 Years of Exercise among People with Parkinson's Disease: A Longitudinal Observational Study

    States, R. A., Sweeny, T. L., Rossi, A., Spierer, D. K. & Salem, Y., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 40, 3, p. 127-134 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations