James Thomas

James Thomas received a B.S. in physical therapy from Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri in 1985 and a Ph.D. in kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Illinois in 2000. Dr. Thomas is Professor of Physical Therapy at Ohio University and his primary research focus is on how the central nervous system controls patterns of movement in a kinematically redundant system in healthy individuals and in those individuals with orthopedic or neurological impairments.

Associated articles

JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Effects of Real-World Versus Virtual Environments on Joint Excursions in Full-Body Reaching Tasks
Abstract Objective: Starting from an upright standing posture and reaching for a target that requires some forward bending of the trunk can involve many different configurations of the trunk and limb segments. We sought to determine if configurations of the limb... Read more