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Christine M. Tyrell, PT, PhD, NCS

Contact Dr. Tyrell

901 Walnut Street
Room 516
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7328
(215) 503-3499 fax

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Education

PhD, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
          University of Delaware, 2013
DPT, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, 2002
MPT, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, 2001
BA, Mathematics, Colgate University, 1998

Certifications/Specializations

Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
APTA Vestibular Competency Certificate
APTA Clinical Instructor Certification

University Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Research Interests

stroke, biomechanics of gait, motor learning, motor adaptation

Professional Societies

American Physical Therapy Association
Pennsylvania Chapter
Neurology Section
Education Section

Courses Taught

PT 601  Rehabilitation:  Continuum of Care (Co-Instructor)
PT 616  Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I  (Course Director)
PT 716  Neuromuscular Physical Therapy II  (Course Director)

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Tyrell CM, Reisman DS.  Locomotor learning is slowed after stroke.

Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, Illinois 2012

Tyrell CM, Reisman DS.  Locomotor interlimb coordination learning is slowed after stroke.

Platform presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana 2011

Tyrell CM, Reisman DS.  Repeated exposure to split-belt treadmill walking reveals differences in learning between stroke survivors and healthy human adults.

Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California 2010

Malecka C, Reisman DS.  Adaptation of forces and weight-bearing during walking in persons post-stroke.

Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, Illinois 2009

Malecka C, Rudolph KS, Reisman DS.  Spatial and temporal gait parameters respond differently to increased walking speed in chronic stroke survivors.

Platform presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada 2009

Malecka C, Reisman DS.  Split-belt treadmill locomotion:  Adaptation of forces and weight-bearing during walking and standing.

Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience, Washington, District of Columbia 2007

Malecka C. A review of the interdisciplinary approach required to optimize prosthetic and functional training with the C-leg in the inpatient rehabilitation setting.

Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana 2005