Biosciences Graduate Program

H. John Yack, PT, PhD

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Director
Associate Professor (Tenured 7/1/99)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1-243 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-335-9802

Email: john-yack@uiowa.edu
Web: Orthopedic Gait Analysis Laboratory

Education

BS, Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Certificate, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
MS, Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
PhD, Biomechanics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Physical Therapist
Licensed Physical Therapist
Licensed Physical Therapist, Iowa
Licensed Physical Therapist, North Carolina
Registered Occupational Therapist

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Biosciences Graduate Program

Research Summary

Three dimensional modeling of the lower limb as it relates to: ACL injury and rehabilitation; total knee arthroplasty design/rehabilitation; total hip arthroplasty design/rehabilitation; foot pathology and compensatory strategies; children with neuromuscular dysfunctions; prosthetic function in patients with amputations.

Selected Publications

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Elkins J, Daniel M, Pedersen D, Singh B, Yack H, Callaghan J, Brown T.  Morbid obesity may increase dislocation in total hip patients: a biomechanical analysis..  Clin Orthop Relat Res.  2013 March. 471(3):971-80.
[PubMed]

Segal N, Boyer E, Teran-Yengle P, Glass N, Hillstrom H, Yack H.  Pregnancy leads to lasting changes in foot structure.  Am J Phys Med Rehabil.  2013 March. 92(3):232-40.
[PubMed]

Rao S, Saltzman C, Yack H.  Relationships between segmental foot mobility and plantar loading in individuals with and without diabetes and neuropathy..  Gait Posture.  2010 February. 31(2):251-5.

Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 - 21:56:23