Koons - 106
Phone: (860) 486-0019
358 Mansfield Road
Koons Hall, Physical Therapy
Current Courses Taught:
PT 5430 - Biomechanics and its Applications
PT 5432 - Motor Control and its Applications
Dissertation Fellowship 2004-2005, University of Delaware
Young Investigator Award 2006-2008, Cure Autism Now Foundation
American Physical Therapy Association
International Society on Infant Studies
International Society for Autism Research
North American Society of Sport Psychology and Physical Activity
In the News:
Our research in Psychiatric News as "Autism Treatments on the Horizon"
Our research in New York Times as "Robot based synchrony interventions for children with autism"
"Our research in UConn Today and phys.org website"
Effects of novel embodied interventions in children with autism: robot-child interactions
Effects of perceptuo-motor intervewntions in children with autism: music-based therapies
Effects of movement training on interlimb coordination of young at-risk infants
Examination of early links between the motor and social communication development of infants at risk for autism
Bhat, A., Galloway, J. C., Landa, R., Perspectives on motor problems in infants, children, and adults with autism spectrum disorders (2011), Physical Therapy, 91(7): 1116-1129.
Bhat, A. N., Galloway, J. C., Landa, R. J. Social and Non-social Visual Attention Patterns and Associative Learning in Infants at risk for Autism (2010), Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(9): 989-997
Lee H., Bhat A., Galloway J. C., Scholz J. Toy-oriented changes in early arm movements IV. The coordination of hand, shoulder and elbow (2008), Infant Behavior and Development, 31(3), 447-469
Bhat A. and Galloway J. C. Toy-oriented changes in early arm movements III. Constraints on Joint Kinematics (2007), Infant Behavior and Development, 30(3), 515-22.
Bhat A., and Galloway J. C. Toy-oriented changes in early arm movements of young infants I. Hand Kinematics (2006), Infant Behavior and Development, 29(3), 358-372.
Bhat A. and Galloway J. C. Toy-oriented changes in early arm movements II. Joint Kinematics (2006), Infant Behavior and Development, 30(2), 307-24.
Bhat A., Heathcock J., and Galloway J. C. Toy-oriented changes in hand and joint kinematics of early arm movements in young infants (2005), Infant Behavior and Development, 28(4), 445-465.
Heathcock J., Bhat A., Lobo M., and Galloway J. C. Full-term and preterm infant performance in the mobile paradigm: Relative kicking frequency (2005), Physical Therapy, 85(1), 8-18.
Galloway J. C., Bhat A., Heathcock J., and Manal K. Shoulder and elbow joint power differ as a general feature of vertical arm movements (2004), Experimental Brain Research, 157(3), 391-396.
Heathcock J., Bhat A., Lobo M., Galloway J. C. Full-term and preterm infant performance in the mobile paradigm: Learning and memory (2004), Physical Therapy, 84(9), 808-821.