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Julie M. Fritz

Julie M. Fritz, PhD, PT, ATC

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Departments Primary - , Adjunct - Orthopaedics

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Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Albin SR Koppenhaver SL Marcus R Dibble L Cornwall M Fritz JM (02/01/2019). Short-Term Effects of Manual Therapy in Patients After Surgical Fixation of Ankle and/or Hindfoot Fracture: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 1-32.
  2. Rhon DI Greenlee TA Fritz JM (02/01/2019). The Influence of a Guideline-Concordant Stepped Care Approach on Downstream Health Care Utilization in Patients with Spine and Shoulder Pain. 20, 476-485.
  3. Lane E Fritz JM Greene T Maddox D (02/01/2019). The effectiveness of training physical therapists in pain neuroscience education on patient reported outcomes for patients with chronic spinal pain: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 19(1), 386.
  4. Rhon DI Miller RB Fritz JM (12/01/2018). Effectiveness and Downstream Healthcare Utilization for Patients That Received Early Physical Therapy Versus Usual Care for Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 43, 1313-1321.
  5. Bove AM Smith KJ Bise CG Fritz JM Childs JD Brennan GP Abbott JH Fitzgerald GK (12/01/2018). Exercise, Manual Therapy, and Booster Sessions in Knee Osteoarthritis: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Phys Ther, 98, 16-27.
  6. Magel J Kim J Thackeray A Hawley C Petersen S Fritz JM (11/01/2018). Associations Between Physical Therapy Continuity of Care and Health Care Utilization and Costs in Patients With Low Back Pain: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Phys Ther, 98, 990-999.
  7. Magel J Hansen P Meier W Cohee K Thackeray A Hiush M Fritz JM (11/01/2018). Implementation of an Alternative Pathway for Patients Seeking Care for Low Back Pain: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Phys Ther, 98, 1000-1009.
  8. Fritz JM Sharpe JA Lane E Santillo D Greene T Kawchuk G (11/01/2018). Optimizing treatment protocols for spinal manipulative therapy: study protocol for a randomized trial. Trials, 19(1), 306.
  9. Foster NE Anema JR Cherkin D Chou R Cohen SP Gross DP Ferreira PH Fritz JM Koes BW Peul W Turner JA Maher CG Buchbinder R (11/01/2018). Prevention and treatment of low back pain: evidence, challenges, and promising directions. 391, 2368-2383.
  10. Briggs RA Houck JR LaStayo PC Fritz JM Drummond MJ Marcus RL (11/01/2018). High-Intensity Multimodal Resistance Training Improves Muscle Function, Symmetry during a Sit-to-Stand Task, and Physical Function Following Hip Fracture. 22(3), 431-438.
  11. Cook KF Kallen MA Hayes D Deutscher D Fritz JM Werneke MW Mioduski JE (11/01/2018). Calibration and validation of an item bank for measuring general physical function of patients in medical rehabilitation settings. 9, 11-16.
  12. Briggs RA Houck JR Drummond MJ Fritz JM LaStayo PC Marcus RL (09/01/2018). Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After Hip Fracture. 41(4), 210-217.
  13. Deutscher D Werneke MW Hayes D Mioduski JE Cook KF Fritz JM Woodhouse LJ Stratford PW (08/01/2018). Impact of Risk Adjustment on Provider Ranking for Patients With Low Back Pain Receiving Physical Therapy. 48, 637-648.
  14. Alodaibi FA Fritz JM Thackeray A Koppenhaver SL Hebert JJ (07/01/2018). The Fear Avoidance Model predicts short-term pain and disability following lumbar disc surgery. PLoS One, 13, e0193566.
  15. Fritz JM King JB McAdams-Marx C (05/01/2018). Associations Between Early Care Decisions and the Risk for Long-term Opioid Use for Patients With Low Back Pain With a New Physician Consultation and Initiation of Opioid Therapy. 34(6), 552-558.
  16. Briggs RA Houck JR Drummond MJ Fritz JM LaStayo PC Marcus RL (04/01/2018). Muscle Quality Improves with Extended High-Intensity Resistance Training after Hip Fracture. J Frailty Aging, 7(1), 51-56.
  17. Alodaibi FA (11/2013).
  18. Hebert JJ (10/2013).
  19. Fritz JM (10/2013).
  20. Hebert JJ (09/2013).
  21. Fritz JM (08/2013).
  22. Stanton TR (03/2013).
  23. Beneciuk JM (03/2013).
  24. Fritz JM (01/25/2013).
  25. Fritz JM (10/2012).
  26. Koppenhaver SL (09/2012).
  27. Stanton TR (08/2012).
  28. Henry SR (07/2012).
  29. Apeldoorn AT (04/2012).
  30. Apeldoorn AT (01/2012).
  31. Froud R (10/2011).
  32. Fritz JM (08/2011).
  33. Hill JC (05/2011).
  34. Koppenhaver SL (05/2011).
  35. Stanton TR (04/2011).
  36. Fritz JM (04/2011).
  37. Thackeray A (12/2010).
  38. Cleland JA (10/2010).
  39. Hebert JJ (05/2010).
  40. Apeldoorn AT (03/2010).
  41. Fritz JM (02/2010).
  42. Fritz JM (01/2010).
  43. Hebert JJ (01/2010).
  44. Fritz JM (12/2009).
  45. Cleland JA (12/2009).
  46. Hart JM (10/2009).
  47. Koppenhaver SL (06/2009).
  48. Koppenhaver SL (03/2009).
  49. Cleland JA, Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Magel J (2009). Does continuing education improve physical therapists' effectiveness in treating neck pain? A randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther, 89(1), 38-47.


  1. Horn ME Fritz JM (01/01/2019). Timing of physical therapy consultation on 1-year healthcare utilization and costs in patients seeking care for neck pain: a retrospective cohort. BMC Health Serv Res (18, p. 887). BMC health services research.
  2. Fritz JM (01/2012).
  3. Fritz JM (10/2011).
  4. Fritz JM (09/2009).

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