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Josh R Baxter, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Human Motion Laboratory, Hospital of the University Of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

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3737 Market Street
Suite 1050
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-7395
BS (Exercise Science)
Central Washington University, 2007.
MS (Nutrition and Exercise Science)
Oregon State University, 2009.
PhD (Kinesiology - Biomechanics)
Pennsylvania State University, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral researcher, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2012-2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

biomechanics, orthopaedic surgery, human subjects, tendon, joint mechanics, foot and ankle, motion capture, ultrasonography, computational modeling, cadaveric simulation, gait analysis

Selected Publications

Hast MW, Baxter JR: Tendon slack length is the primary determinant of plantarflexor muscle-tendon function in computational simulations of gait. bioRxiv [preprint] 2018.

Josh R Baxter, Stephen Piazza: Plantarflexor Moment Arms Estimated From Tendon Excursion In Vivo Are Not Well Correlated With Geometric Measurements. bioRxiv [preprint] 2018 Notes: preprint server - doi: 10.1101/290916.

Annelise Slater, Todd Hullfish, Josh R Baxter: The Impact Of Thigh And Shank Marker Quantity On Lower Extremity Kinematics Using A Constrained Model. bioRxiv [preprint] 2018 Notes: preprint surver - doi: 10.1101/290890.

Todd J Hullfish, Josh R Baxter: Medial gastrocnemius gearing does not differ with rotation velocity. American Society of Biomechanics - East Regional Meeting 2018.

Todd J Hullfish, Kenton Hagan, Ellen Casey, Josh R Baxter: Competitive collegiate distance runners have structurally different Achilles Tendons than recreationally active young adults. Orthopaedic Research Society - New Orleans, LA 2018.

Josh R Baxter, Jenna Bernstein, Michael W Hast: A Framework for Optimizing Hip Replacement Positioning Using Measurements of Subject-Specific Motions. Orthopaedic Research Society - New Orleans, LA 2018.

Michael W. Hast, Brett G. Hanson, Josh R. Baxter: Simulating Contact Using the Elastic Foundation Algorithm in OpenSim. bioRxiv [preprint] 2018 Notes: preprint.

Michael Hast, Elaine Schmidt, John Kelly IV, Josh R Baxter: Computational Optimization of Graft Tension in Simulated Superior Capsule Reconstructions. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2018.

Todd J Hullfish, Josh R Baxter: A Reliable Method for Quantification of Tendon Structure Using B-Mode Ultrasound. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2018.

Hullfish TJ, Hagan KL, Casey E, Baxter JR: Achilles tendon structure in distance runners does not change following a competitive season. bioRxiv [preprint] 2018.

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