Faculty and Staff : Full-Time Faculty

Neil I. Spielholz, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Primary Appointment:
Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, Professor Emeritus

Education:
PhD New York University

MA Columbia University

Certificate in Physical Therapy Columbia University

BS Brooklyn College

Awards:
Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2001.
Distinguished Service Award, Section on Clinical Electrophysiology, American Physical Therapy Association, 1998
Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Professional Literature, American Physical Therapy Association, 1995.
Third Annual Arthur J. Nelson Lectureship in Electromyography, 1991

Research:
Electrophysiology & Kinesiological EMG

Selected Publications:
Rabiner A, Roach KE, Spielholz NI, Judson L. Characteristics of nursing home residents with contractures. Phys Occup Ther Geriatr, 13(4):1-10; 1995.

Spielholz NI, Nolan MF. Conventional TENS and the phenomena of accommodation, adaptation, habituation, and electrode polarization. J Clin Electrophysiol, 7:16-19, 1995.

Fiebert IM, Pahl CH, Applegate EB, Spielholz NI, Beernik K. Medial-lateral hamstring electromyographic activity during maximum isometric knee flexion at different angles. Isokinetics Exer Sci, 6:157-162, 1996.

Vance AR, Hayes SH, Spielholz NI. Microwave diathermy treatment for primary dysmenorrhea. Phys Ther, 76:1003-1008, 1996.

Fiebert IM, Spielholz NI, Applegate EB, Carbone M, Gonzalez G, Gorack WM. Integrated EMG study of the medial and lateral heads of the gastrocnemius during isometric plantar flexion with varying cuff weight loads. J Back Musculoskel Rehab, 11:19-26, 1998.

Spielholz NI. Electrical stimulation of denervated muscle. In Clinical Electrotherapy, 3rd Edition, edited by Nelson RM, Hayes KW, Currier DP, Appleton & Lange, Publ, Tamford CT, pp 411-446, 1999.

Fiebert IM, Spielholz NI, Applegate B, Crabtree FG, Martin LA, Parker KL. A comparison of iEMG activity between the medial and lateral heads of the gastrocnemius muscle during partial weight bearing plantarflexion contractions at varying loads. Isokinetics Exer Sci, 8:65-72, 2000.