• 358 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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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

PhD in Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas

MS in Physical Therapy, Cairo University

BS in Physical Therapy, Cairo University

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Projects 2013 2017

Research Output 2009 2017

  • 358 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 13 Article
  • 2 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Cardiac Catheterization
Heart Diseases
Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise Therapy
Nurse Clinicians
Direction compound
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Observational Studies
Parkinson Disease
Longitudinal Studies
Resistance Training

Comparison of surface landmarks for measuring the individualized height of rolling walker

Zhao, Y., Salem, Y., Li, M., Master, H. & Liu, H., 1 Jan 2015, In : Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 33, 2, p. 128-138 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wrist Joint
7 Citations (Scopus)

Use of virtual reality gaming systems for children who are critically ill

Salem, Y. & Elokda, A., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 7, 3, p. 273-276 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Critical Illness
Systems Integration