Christine M. Tyrell, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS

Associate Professor

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Contact

901 Walnut Street
Room 516
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Christine Tyrell

215-503-7328
215-503-3499 fax

Christine M. Tyrell, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS

Associate Professor

Board Certification

Board-Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Education

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

Recent Publications

Research Interests

Recovery of walking post-stroke
Motor adaptation

Select Publications

  1. Helm EE, Tyrell CM, Pohlig RT, Brady LD, Reisman DS.  The presence of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the BDNF gene affects the rate of locomotor adaptation after stroke.  Exp Brain Res, 234(2): 341-351, 2016.
  2. Tyrell CM, Helm E, Reisman DS.  Locomotor adaptation is influenced by the interaction between perturbation and baseline asymmetry after stroke. J Biomech, 48(11): 2849-2857, 2015.
  3. Tyrell CM, Helm E, Reisman DS.  Learning the spatial features of a locomotor task is slowed after stroke.  J Neurophysiol, 112(2): 480-489, 2014.

Select Presentations

  1. Tyrell CM, Johnson C, Trudell E.  Outcome measures discussion:  Quality and consistency of implementation in the clinic. Session presentation, APTA NEXT Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2018
  2. Doyle K, Gasper K, Kinek C, Nelson K, Nettles B, Tyrell CM.  Error augmentation as an intervention for walking in individuals with chronic stroke:  A systematic review of the literature. Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2018
  3. Caruso C, Comstock C, McKenna A, Nixon S, Wonneberger A, Tyrell CM.  Does high-intensity exercise have a greater positive impact on ambulation than standard care in the chronic stroke survivor?:  A systematic review of the literature. Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2017
  4. Harron SM, Gross MC, Harold EL, Nelson KM, Tyrell CM.  Early mobilization after stroke:  A systematic review of the literature. Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim, California, 2016

Clinical Practice

Magee Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 2017 – Present: Physical Therapist, Per Diem