Selected Publications


AlHeresh R, Vaughan MW, Brenner IH, Keysor J. Recruitment cost and outcomes for an arthritis work disability prevention randomized clinical trial: The Work It study. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Nov 12;24:100862. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100862. PMID: 34825102; PMCID: PMC8605186.


Joyce C, Roseen EJ, Keysor JJ, Gross KD, Culpepper L, Saper RB. Can Yoga or Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain Improve Depression and Anxiety Among Adults From a Racially Diverse, Low-Income Community? A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Jun;102(6):1049-1058. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2021.01.072. Epub 2021 Feb 5. PMID: 33556352; PMCID: PMC8184573.


Joyce C., Keysor JJ, Stevans J., Ready K., Roseen E., Saper R., Beyond the Pain: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Physical Therapy Experience of Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy Theory and Practice, In press.


Shulman J, Smith A, Keysor J, Kenney A, Damice B, Jervis K, Zurakowski D, Sethna NF. Putting Fitness to the Test: Clinical Application of the Fitkids Treadmill Test in Youth with Chronic Pain. European Journal of Physical Therapy. June 15, 2020


Shulman J, Zurakowski D, Keysor J, Jervis K, Sethna NF. Offset Analgesia Identifies Impaired Endogenous Pain Modulation in Pediatric Chronic Pain Disorders. Pain [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 8]. Pain. 2020;10.1097 doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001984


Roseen EJ, Ward RE, Keysor JJ, Atlas SJ, Leveille SG, Bean JF. The Association of Pain Phenotype with Neuromuscular Impairments and Mobility Limitations Among Older Primary Care Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Boston Rehabilitative Impairment Study of the Elderly. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2020;12(8):743-753. doi:10.1002/pmrj.12336


Baker K, LaValley MP, Brown C, Felson DT, Ledingham A, Keysor JJ. Efficacy of Computer-based Telephone Counseling on Long-term Adherence to Strength Training in Elders with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020;72(7):982-990.  


Ledingham A, Cohn ES, Baker KR, Keysor JJ. Exercise adherence: beliefs of adults with knee osteoarthritis over 2 years. Physiother Theory Pract. 2019 Jan 17:1-16.


Feng-Hang, C, Jette A, Slavin M, Baker K, Pengsheng N, Keysor J. Detecting Functional Change in Response to Exercise in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Comparison of Two Computerized Adaptive Tests. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018  Jan 23;19(1):29


Keysor JJ, LaValley M, Brown C, Felson DT, AlHeresh R, Vaughan M, Yood R, Reed J, Allaire S. Efficacy of a Work Disability Prevention Program for People with Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions: The Work It Study Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/acr.23423. [Epub ahead of print]


Vaughan M, Felson DT, LaValley M, Orsmond G, Niu J, Lewis CE, Segal NA, Nevitt MC, Keysor JJ. Affect and Incident Participation Restriction in Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis: The MOST Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1002/acr.23308. [Epub ahead of print]


AlHeresh, R., La Valley, M., Coster, W., Keysor, J. Construct validity and scoring methods of the World- Health Organization- Health and Work Performance Questionnaire among workers with arthritis. Journal Occup Environ med. 20017 Jun;59(6):e112-e118.


Vaughan, M., LaValley, M., Orsmond, G., Niu, J., Lewis, C., Segal, N., Nevitt, M., Felson, D. Keysor, JJ. Perceived Community Environmental Factors Predict Risk of 5-year Participation Restriction among Older Adults with or at Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis: the MOST study. Arthritis Care Res. 2017 Jan 27. doi: 10.1002/acr.23085.


Maxwell JL, Vaughan M, Ledingham A, Felson D, Keysor JJ. Fear of the Known and Unknown: Factors Affecting Participation Following Knee Replacement among Persons with Participation Restriction. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2016 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print]


Keysor, JJ. AlHeresh, RA., Vaughan, M., LaValley, M., Allaire, SA. The Work-It Study for People with Arthritis: Study Protocol and Baseline Sample Characteristics. WORK 2016 Jun 14;54(2):473-80. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162331.