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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

Sturnick Daniel R, Demetracopoulos Constantine A, Ellis Scott J, Queen Robin M, Kolstov Jayme C B, Deland Jonathan T, Baxter Josh R: Adjacent Joint Kinematics After Ankle Arthrodesis During Cadaveric Gait Simulation. Foot & ankle international 38(11): 1249-1259, Nov 2017.

Wellman David S, Tucker Scott M, Baxter Josh R, Pardee Nadine C, Lazaro Lionel E, Smith Christopher S, Lorich Dean G, Helfet David L: Comminuted olecranon fractures: biomechanical testing of locked versus minifragment non-locked plate fixation. Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery Jun 2017.

LaMothe Jeremy, Baxter Josh R, Gilbert Susannah, Murphy Conor I, Karnovsky Sydney C, Drakos Mark C: Effect of Complete Syndesmotic Disruption and Deltoid Injuries and Different Reduction Methods on Ankle Joint Contact Mechanics. Foot & ankle international 38(6): 694-700, Jun 2017.

Josh R Baxter, Todd Hullfish, Wen Chao: Plantarflexor Remodeling Following Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair: A Case Study. Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics - Boulder, CO 2017.

Jeremy M. LaMothe, Josh R. Baxter, Sydney C. Karnovsky, Conor I. Murphy, Susannah Gilbert, Mark C. Drakos: Syndesmotic Injury Assessment With Lateral Imaging During Stress Testing in a Cadaveric Model. Foot & Ankle International epub ahead of print, 2017.

Feini Qu, Brendan D. Stoeckl, Peter M. Gebhard, Todd J. Hullfish, Josh R. Baxter, Robert L. Mauck: Evaluating Joint Kinematics in Humans and Large Animals via a Wearable Magnet-Based System. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017.

Daniel R. Sturnick, Josh R. Baxter, Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, Robin M. Queen, Scott J. Ellis, Jonathan T. Deland: Effects Of Ankle Arthroplasty Versus Fusion On Hindfoot Kinematics During Simulated Gait. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017.

Andrea Simi, Matthew Chin, John Kelly IV, Josh R Baxter, and Michael Hast: Preliminary Biomechanical Analysis Of Superior Capsular Reconstruction Grafts During Activities Of Daily Living. Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics - Boulder, CO 2017.

Josh R Baxter and Stephen J Piazza: Differences Between In Vivo Tendon Moment Arms Measured Geometrically And From Tendon Excursion Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics - Boulder, CO 2017.

Michelle R Krach, Michael W Hast, and Josh R Baxter: Joint Contact is Sensitive to Geometry Coarseness and Stiffness in Opensim. Annual Conference of the American Society of Biomechanics - Boulder, CO 2017.

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