Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

David M. Williams, PhD, MPT, ATC, CSCS


Associate of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1-245 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-9794

Web: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science


BS, Athletic Training, South Dakota State University
MPT, Physical Therapy, Mayo School of Health Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic
PhD, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Athletic Trainer, Iowa State Board of Licensing
Licensed Physical Therapist, Iowa State Board of Licensing

Research Summary

David M. Williams research interests focus on aging effects on neuromuscular fatigue.

All Publications

Williams D, Bilodeau M.  Assessment of voluntary activation by stimulation of one muscle or two synergistic muscles.  Muscle & Nerve.  2004 January. 29(1):112-119.

Bilodeau M, Schindler-Ivens S, Williams D, Wahi R, Gaitonde S, Clark J.  EMG frequency content changes with increasing force and during fatigue in the quadriceps femoris muscle of men and women.  Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.  2003. 13(1):83-92.

Williams D, Sharma S, Bilodeau M.  Neuromuscular fatigue of elbow flexor muscles of dominant and non-dominant arms in healthy humans.  Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.  2002 August. 12(4):287-294.

Bilodeau M, Schindler-Ivens S, Williams D, Wahi R, Gaitonde s.  Effects of force and fatigue on EMG signals of the quadriceps of men and women.  2002 June. 

Williams D, Gaitonde S, Bilodeau M.  Reliability of the fatigue response of selected structures of the neuromuscular system for a sustained maximum voluntary contraction protocol.  Journal of Physical Therapy.  2000. 80(5):S30-S31.

Williams D, Bilodeau M.  Stimulation of one versus two synergists to improve the sensitivity of the interpolated twitch technique.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.  2000. 26(2):2213.

Williams D, Gaitonde S, Bilodeau M.  Neuromuscular fatigue characteristics of elbow flexor muscles of dominant and non-dominant arms in healthy humans.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.  1999. 25(1):1150.

Williams D.  Advanced Concepts for Therapeutic Excercise . 

Williams D.  Application of the Concepts of Periodization into Rehabilitation. 

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