Faculty and Staff

William J. Hanney is an assistant professor of physical therapy at the University of Central Florida. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida for studies in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training and went on to complete his Master and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.  He completed his PhD at Nova Southeastern University where he studied predictive variables for patients with neck pain likely to benefit from exercise.  He has over 50 peer reviewed publications and speaks nationally and internationally on topics related to rehabilitation.

Credentials
  • DPT
  • PhD
  • ATC
  • CSCS
Peer Reviewed Publications

*Underline denotes student authors mentored by WJH

  1. Kolber, M.J., Hanney, W.J., Liu, X., & Masaracchio, M. (IN PRESS) Shoulder joint and muscle characteristics among the weight training participants with and without impingement syndrome. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. .http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001554
  2. Castrillon, T., Rothschild, C.E., Kolber, M.J., Liu, X., Masaracchio, M., & Hanney, W.J. (IN PRESS). The effects of a standardized belly dancing program on perceived disability, function, and pain in women with chronic low back pain. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BMR-150504
  3. Keilman, B., Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Pabian P.S., Liu, X., & Salamh, P.A. (IN PRESS) The short-term effect of kettlebell swings on lumbopelvic pressure pain thresholds in young healthy adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001743
  4. Masaracchio, M., Kirker, K., Collins, C.K.., Hanney, W.J., & Liu, X., (2016). An intervention-based clinical reasoning framework to guide the management of thoracic pain in a dancer: a case report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 11(7), 1135-1149. *IJSPT Best Case Study Award
  5. Hanney, W.J., Masaracchio, M., Liu, X., & Kolber, M.J. (2016). The influence of physical therapy guideline adherence on cost and healthcare utilization in patients with low back pain: a systematic review of the literature. PLoS One. 11(6):e0156799. https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0156799
  6. Slater, J., Kolber, M.J., Schellhase, K.C., Patel, C.K., Rothschild, C.E., Liu, X., & Hanney, W.J. (2016). The influence of exercise on perceived pain and disability in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 10(2), 136-147. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827615571510
  7. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Pabian, P.S., Cheatham, S.W., Schoenfeld, B., & Salamh, P.A. (2016). Endurance times of the thoracolumbar musculature: reference values for female recreational resistance training participants. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30(2), 588-594. https://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001021
  8. Liu, X., Hanney, W.J., Masaracchio, M., & Kolber, M.J. (2016). Utilization of payments of office-based physical rehabilitation services among privately insured patients. Physical Therapy, 96(2), 202-211. https://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150060
  9. Beckett, S., Seidelman, L., Hanney, W.J., Liu, X., & Rothschild, C.E. (2015). Prevalence of musculoskeletal injury amongst collegiate marching band and color guard members. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 30(2), 106-110. https://goo.gl/kRnJ4Z
  10. Kolber, M.J., Cheatham, S., Hanney, W.J., Otero, E., Kreymer, B., & Salamh, P.A. (2015). Training considerations for individuals with femoral acetabular impingement. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(3), 35-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000143
  11. Rajguru, P., Kolber, M.J., Garcia, A., Smith, M.T., Patel, C.K., & Hanney, W.J. (2015). Use of mindfulness meditation in management of chronic pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 9(3), 176-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827614522580
  12. Salamh, P.A., Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2015). Effect of scapular stabilization during horizontal adduction stretching on passive internal rotation and posterior shoulder tightness in young women volleyball athletes: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(2), 349-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.09.038
  13. Kolber, M.J., Salamh, P.A., & Hanney, W.J. (2014). Response to commentary on “Clinimetric evaluation of the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) and QuickDASH questionnaires for patients with shoulder disorders. Physical Therapy Reviews, 19(6), 447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X14Y.0000000150
  14. Cheatham, S.W., Hanney, W.J., Salamh, P., & Kolber, M.J. (2014). Adductor related groin pain in the athlete. Physical Therapy Reviews, 19(5), 328-337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X14Y.0000000147
  15. Perkins, K., Hanney, W.J., & Rothschild, C.E. (2014). The risks and benefits of running barefoot or in minimalist shoes: a systematic review. Sports Health, 6(6), 475-480. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1941738114546846
  16. Salamh, P.A., Kolber, M.J., Cheatham, S.W., Hanney, W.J., & Singh, H. (2014). Post-rehabilitation considerations following reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 36(4), 23-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000075
  17. Salamh, P.A., Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2014). Response to commentary on “Clinimetric evaluation of the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) and QuickDASH questionnaires for patients with shoulder disorders. Physical Therapy Reviews, 19(4), 288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X14Y.0000000142
  18. Hanney, W.J., George, S.Z., Kolber, M.J., Young, I., Salamh, P.A., & Cleland, J.A. (2014). Inter-rater reliability of select physical examination procedures in patients with neck pain. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 30(5), 345-352. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09593985.2013.870267
  19. Kolber, M.J., Salamh, P.A., Hanney, W.J., & Cheng, M.S. (2014). Clinimetric evaluation of the disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand (DASH) and Quick DASH questionnaire for patients with shoulder disorders. Physical Therapy Reviews, 19(3), 163-173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X13Y.0000000125
  20. Cheatham, S.W., Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2014). Rehabilitation of a 23-year old male after right knee arthroscopy and open reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament with a tibialis anterior allograft. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 9(2), 208-221. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4004126/
  21. Kolber, M.J., Cheatham, S.W., Salamh, P.A., & Hanney, W.J. (2014). Characteristics of shoulder impingement in the recreational weight-training population. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(4), 1081-1089. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000250
  22. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., George, S.Z., Young, I., Patel, C., & Cleland, J.A. (2013). Development of a preliminary clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain that may benefit from a standardize program of stretching and muscle performance exercise. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(6), 756-776. https://goo.gl/7fdmbj
  23. Diaz, A.M., Kolber, M.J., Patel, C.K., Pabian, P.S., Rothschild, C.E., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). The efficacy of yoga as an intervention for chronic low back pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 7(6), 418-430. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827613483440
  24. Pabian, P., Greeno, E.D., Heiden, M.V., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). Sport concussion: implications for the strength and conditioning professional. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 35(4), 72-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e318297786b
  25. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Patel, C.K., Pabian, P.S., & Smith, M. (2013). Low back pain: movement considerations for exercise and training. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 35(4), 99-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31829d125a
  26. Podschun, L., Hanney, W.J., Rothschild, C., Garcia, A., & Kolber, M.J. (2013). Differential diagnosis of deep gluteal pain in a female runner with pelvic involvement: a case study. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(4), 462-471. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3812833/
  27. Cheatham, S.W., Kolber, M.J., Salamh, P.A., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). Rehabilitation of a partially torn distal triceps tendon after platelet rich plasma injection: a case report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(3), 290-299. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3679635/
  28. Kolber, M.J., Corrao, M., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). Characteristics of anterior shoulder instability and hyperlaxity in the weight-training population. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(5), 1333-1339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318269f776
  29. Kolber, M.J., Pizzini, M., Robinson, A., Yanez, D., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). The reliability and concurrent validity of measurements used to quantify lumbar spine mobility: an analysis of an iPhone application and gravity based inclinometry. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(2), 129-137. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3625792/
  30. Negrete, R., Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., & Pabian, P. (2013). Upper body push and pull strength ratio in recreationally active adults. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(2), 138-144. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3625793/
  31. Olson, D.A., Kolber, M.J., Patel, C., Pabian, P., & Hanney, W.J. (2013). Aquatic exercise for treatment of low back pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 7(2), 155-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827612457323
  32. Kolber, M.J., Hanney, W.J., Lamb, B.M., & Trukman, B. (2013). Does physical therapy visit frequency influence length of stay following knee arthroplasty? Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 29(1), 25-29 http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TGR.0b013e3182767262
  33. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Pabian, P., Rothschild, C., Garcia, A., & Stone, A. (2012). Accelerated rehabilitation program following minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 29(1), 35-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TGR.0b013e318274f9ec
  34. Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2012). The reliability and concurrent validity of shoulder mobility measurements using a digital inclinometer and goniometer: a technical report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 7(3), 306-313. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3362980/
  35. Kolber, M.J., Han ney, W.J., & Benevento, J.D. (2012). Quantifying posterior shoulder tightness in the athletic population. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(2), 18-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31822fc298
  36. Kolber, M.J., Fuller, C., Marshall, J., Wright, A., & Hanney, W.J. (2012). The reliability and concurrent validity of scapular plan shoulder elevation measurements using a digital inclinometer and goniometer. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 28(2), 161-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09593985.2011.574203
  37. Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J., (2011). The reliability of clinical measurements designed to quantify shoulder mobility. Physical Therapy Reviews, 16(6), 413-422. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X11Y.0000000023
  38. Salamh, P.A., Corrao, M., Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2011). The reliability and validity of measurements designed to quantify posterior shoulder tightness: a systematic review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 16(5), 347-355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743288X11Y.0000000038
  39. Negrete, R.J., Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Davies, G., & Riemann, B. (2011). Can upper extremity functional tests predict the softball throw for distance: a predictive validity investigation. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 6(2), 104-111. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3109892/
  40. Hanney, W.J., Zbaraschuk, K., Yi, C., Klausner, S., & Wawrzyniak, L. (2011). Neck pain: exercise and training considerations. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 33(3), 104-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182226c45
  41. Negrete, R., Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Ansley, M.K., McBride, A.B., Overstreet, A.L., & Davies, G. (2010). Reliability, minimal detectable change and normative values for tests of upper extremity function and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(12), 3318-3325. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181e7259c
  42. Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2010). The reliability, minimal detectable change and construct validity of a clinical measurement for identifying posterior shoulder tightness. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 5(4), 208-219. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3096142/
  43. Corrao, M., Pizzinni, G., Palo, D.R., Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2010). Weight training modifications for the individual with anterior shoulder instability. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 32(4), 52-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181e91f03
  44. Welsh, C., Hanney, W.J., Podschun, L., & Kolber, M.J. (2010). Rehabilitation of a female dancer with anterior knee pain: applying concepts of regional interdependence in practice. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, (5)2, 85-97. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2953389/
  45. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., & Cleland, J.A. (2010). Motor control exercise for persistent non-specific neck pain: a systematic review of the literature. Physical Therapy Reviews, 15(2), 84-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174328810X12719009060308
  46. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Schack-Dugre, J., Negrete, R., & Pabian, P.S. (2010). The influence of education and exercise on neck pain. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 4(2), 166-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827609351134
  47. Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2009). The dynamic disc model: a systematic review of the literature. Physical Therapy Reviews, 14(3), 181-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174328809X452827
  48. Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2009). Implications for physical activity in the population with low back pain. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 3(1), 63-70. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1177/1559827608325627
  49. Pabian, P.S., & Hanney, W.J. (2008). Functional rehabilitation after medial meniscus repair in a high school football quarterback: a case report. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 3(3), 161-169. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2953330/
  50. Nau, E., Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2008). Spinal conditioning for athletes with lumbar spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 30(2), 43-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31816a6d0f
  51. Hanney, W.J., & Kolber, M.J. (2007). Improving muscle performance of the deep neck flexors. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 29(3), 78-83. http://goo.gl/HC9sTB
  52. Hanney, W.J. (2000). Proprioceptive training for ankle instability. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 22(5), 63-68. http://goo.gl/fU2qkj
Research grant Proposals
  1. Development of a web-based care coordination platform to manage chronic back pain. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort 70%. National Institute of Nursing Research. (R21 Parent Announcement PA-17-00), February 2017. $ 384,436 [UNDER REVIEW]
  2. Impact of Patient Cost Sharing on Physical Therapy Services Used by Patients with Acute Low Back Pain. Role: Co-Investigator. Effort 20%. Center on Health Services Training and Research. September 2016 ($25,000) [DECLINED]
  3. A study of physical therapist-provided Medicare services. Center for Innovative Healthcare, Inc. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Effort: 10%. April 2015. Type: C&G External: Funding dates: 04/01/15 – 03/31/16 ($7,983) [FUNDED]
  4. The impact of the timing and sequencing of physical therapy on the overall healthcare costs in New York. Principal Investigator: Dr. Xinliang Liu. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. William J. Hanney. Effort: 20%. November 2013. Type C&G External; Funding dates: 2/1/14 – 12/31/15 ($280,808) [FUNDED]
  5. A pilot study observing the effects of text messaging upon physical activity in those with chronic low back pain. Principal Investigator: Michael Rovito. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Effort: 40%. Center for Innovative Healthcare, Inc. (CIH). October 2013. Funding dates: 2/1/14 – 12/31/14   ($3,257) [FUNDED]
  6. The influence of resistance circuit training on pain and perceived disability in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort: 70%. Florida Physical Therapy Association: Linda Crane Research Grant. September 2014. ($10,000) [DECLINED]
  7. Effects of shoulder external rotator eccentric training for shoulder impingement syndrome. Principal Investigator: Eric Chaconas. Role: Co- Investigator. Effort: 10%. In House grant, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Research Grant Proposal Level 3. Funding dates: 11/1/13 – 12/15/14 ($8,537) [FUNDED]
  8. The influence of high intensity interval training on pain and perceived disability in patients with chronic low back pain. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort: 70%. Florida Physical Therapy Association: Linda Crane Research Grant. September 2013. ($10,000) [DECLINED]
  9. The immediate effects of cervicothoracic manipulation vs. upper trapezius stretch on pressure pain thresholds and range of motion. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort: 100%. In House grant, College of Health and Public Affairs; University of Central Florida. Funding dates: 5/1/13 – 4/30/14. ($7,496) [FUNDED]
  10. Predictive variables for low back pain in the weight training population. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort: 100%. National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. ($15,000) [DECLINED]
  11. Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from education and exercise. Role: Principal Investigator. Effort: 100%. American Physical Therapy Associated Orthopaedic Section Young Investigator Research Grant. Funding dates 5/3/10 – 4/30/12. ($8,145) [FUNDED]
Professional research Presentations
  1. Cheatham, S.W., Kolber, M.J., Hanney, W.J. (2017, June). Does foam rolling increase pressure pain thresholds of ipsilateral lower extremity antagonist and contralateral muscles? American College of Sports Medicine annual Meeting and World Congress, Denver, CO.
  2. Rovito, K.E., Rovito, M.K., Hanney, W.J. (2017, March). The ecological theory of research participation applied to a text messaging-based home exercise study: lessons learned for health promotion. Poster presented at the Society for Public Health Education, Denver, CO.
  3. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Ramirez, M., Negrete, R. Palmer, K., & Cheatham, S.W., Pabian, P.S., Liu, X. (2017, February). The reliability of measurements used to quantify frontal plane knee kinematics during a single leg hop test: a video analysis. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2017). 47(1), A98. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  4. Liu, X., Oetjen, R., Hanney, W.J., Rovito, M., Peterson, R., Dottore, K. (2017, February). Services provided by physical therapists to Medicare patients and related factors. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  5. Kommer, C.G., Scafidi, R., Hanney, W.J. & Pabian, P.S. (2017, February). Examination of isokinetic shoulder strength profiles and backhand velocity in collegiate tennis players. Platform presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2017). 47(1), A42. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  6. Cheatham, S.W., Kolber, M.J., Hanney, W.J., Salamh, P., & Baker, R. (2017, February). The efficacy of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization: a systematic review. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2017). 47(1), A73. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  7. Cheatham, S.W., Kolber, M.J., Mokha, M., & Hanney, W.J. (2017, February). Reliability of a pressure pain threshold scale: a preliminary investigation. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2017). 47(1), A73-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  8. Rowlett, C.A., Hanney, W.J., Holland, J.E., Kolber, M.J., Liu, X., & Masaracchio, M. (2017, February). Efficacy of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization in comparison to gastrocnemius-soleus stretching for dorsiflexion range of motion. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, TX. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2017). 47(1), A138. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.47.1.A58
  9. Kolber, M.J., Tabor, M., Emerson, B., Hanney, .W.J., Huff, L., & Liggins, C. (2016, July). The efficacy of platelet rich plasma as an intervention for patellar tendinopathy: a case series of athletic individuals. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 2), S125-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001586
  10. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, J.M., Liu, X., Salamh, P.A., & Cheatham, S.W. (2016, July). Muscle length restrictions among recreational weight training participants: a comparison of those with and without a recent history of low back pain. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 2), S157-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001586
  11. Kolber, M.J., Cheatham, S.W., Hanney, W.J., Salamh, P.A., & Cain, M. (2016, July). The efficacy of instrumented assisted soft tissue mobilization: a systematic review. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 2), S158-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001586
  12. Liu, X., Masaracchio, M. & Hanney, W.J. (2016, May). Impact of timing of physical therapy on health care utilization and costs among patients with acute low back pain: evidence from New York State. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 21st Annual International Meeting. Washington D.C. Published in Value Health. (2016). 19(3), A240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.03.1118
  13. Liu, X., Hanney, W.J., Masarachio, M., & Kolber, M.J. (2016, February). Utilization and payments for office-based physical therapy rehabilitation services among patients with commercial insurance in New York State. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Anaheim, CA.
  14. Kolber, M.J., Cheatham, S.W., Hanney, W.J., Liu, X., & Salamh, P.A. (2016, February). Direct access management of a 42-year-old weight-training participant with severe shoulder osteoarthrosis. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Anaheim, CA. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2016). 46(1), A104. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2016.46.1.A58
  15. Keilman, B., Miller, J., Kolber, M.J., Liu, X., & Hanney, W.J. (2015, July). Short-term effects of kettlebell swings on lumbopelvic muscle pressure pain thresholds in health young adults utilizing a Tabata protocol format. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 1), S162-163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001238
  16. Ramirez, J.N., Burleigh, C., Bennett, J., Pabian, P.S., Kolber, M.J. & Hanney, W.J. (2015, July). Application of a non-linear periodization program among firefighters returning to full duty from an injury. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 1), S57-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001238
  17. Burleigh, C., Ramirez, J.N., Bennett, J., Kolber, M.J., Rothschild, C.E., & Hanney, W.J. (2015, July). Non-linear periodization training for a female firefighter: a case study. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 1), S57-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001238
  18. Kolber, M.J., & Hanney, W.J. (2015, July). Shoulder mobility characteristics among weight training participants with and without impingement syndrome: a preliminary analysis. Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL. Abstract Published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (2016). 30(Suppl 1), S53-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001238
  19. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Pabian, P.S., Cheatham, S., Salamh, P., Williams, R., & Ishmael, A. (2015, February). Hip range of motion in those with and without a history or low back pain. Poster presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Indianapolis, IN. Abstract published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. (2015). 45(1), A82. *Poster Award Nominee http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.45.1.A74
  20. Hanney, W.J., Kolber, M.J., Pabian, P.S., Cheatham, S., Salamh, P., Wycoff, B., & Hair, N. (2015, February). The immediate effect
Research Interests
  • Predictive models for physical therapy treatment outcomes
  • Exercise based interventions in treatment of low back pain
  • Exercise based interventions in treatment of neck pain
  • Health Care, Opioid Use and Costs Drop When Acute Back Pain Patients Receive Immediate Physical Therapy
    Low back pain affects nearly 70 million Americans and is considered the leading cause of disability in the United States. Costs associated with the condition exceed more than $100 billion...