Josh R Baxter

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

Contact information
3737 Market Street
Suite 1050
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-7395
Education:
BS (Exercise Science)
Central Washington University, 2007.
MS (Nutrition and Exercise Science)
Oregon State University, 2009.
PhD (Kinesiology - Biomechanics)
Pennsylvania State University, 2012.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Low-cost wearable devices,
tendon mechanics,
muscle mechanics,
musculoskeletal modeling

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

Baxter JR, Farber DC, Hast MW: Simulated Single-Leg Heel Raise Function is Governed Primarily by Optimal Fiber Length. Orthopaedic Research Society February 2019.

Baxter JR, Schmidt E, Hast MW: Classical Beam Theory Provides Reasonable Estimates of Interfragmentary Motion in Dynamic Simulations of Distal Femur Fracture Reconstructions. Orthopaedic Research Society February 2019.

Hullfish TJ, O'Connor KM, Baxter JR: Gastrocnemius fascicles are shorter and more pennate following acute Achilles tendon rupture. Orthopaedic Research Society February 2019.

Bachner E, Schmidt EC, Chin M, Namdari S, Baxter JR, Hast MW: Parameterization of Proximal Humerus Implant Positioning with In Vitro, In Silico, and In Vivo Techniques. Orthopaedic Research Society February 2019.

Drazan JF, Hullfish TJ, Baxter JR: Automated Fascicle Tracking to Characterize Changes in Muscle Architecture During Isokinetic Contractions. PCMD - Annual Symposium November 2018.

Hullfish TJ, O'Connor KM, Baxter JR: Gastrocnemius fascicles are shorter and more pennate following acute Achilles tendon rupture. PCMD - Annual Symposium November 2018.

Sanville J, Miller L, Schimdt EC, Baxter JR, Namdari S, Hast MW: Fluoroscopic Evaluation of Proximal Humerus Locking Plate Failure During Cyclic Loading PCMD - Annual Symposium November 2018.

Todd J Hullfish, Josh R Baxter: A Reliable Method for Quantification of Tendon Structure Using B-Mode Ultrasound. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 37(10): 2419-2424, October 2018.

Baxter JR, Hullfish TJ, Chao W: Functional deficits may be explained by plantarflexor remodeling following Achilles tendon rupture repair: Preliminary findings. Journal of Biomechanics 79: 238-242, October 2018.

Michael Hast, Elaine Schmidt, John Kelly IV, Josh R Baxter: Computational Optimization of Graft Tension in Simulated Superior Capsule Reconstructions. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 36(10): 2789-2796, October 2018.

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Last updated: 11/29/2018
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