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Jill Heathcock

  • Associate Professor, HRS - Health & Rehab Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Room #516
    453 W 10th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

Honors

  • 2015

    Denman Undergraduate Advisor Nominee. .

  • 2013

    Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar. .

  • 2013

    Welcome Back Davis Bremer review committee. .

  • 2011

    Faculty Research Award for School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. .

  • 2011

    Pilot Study Section review committee. .

  • 2010

    Faculty Teaching Scholars Certificate Program. .

  • 2009

    Denman Undergraduate Advisor Nominee. .

  • 2008

    Enhancing Rehabilitation Research in the South. .

  • 2007

    Dissertation Award. .

  • 2006

    Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award. .

Journal Articles

2015

  • Lobo MA; Galloway JC; Heathcock JC, 2015, "Characterization and intervention for upper extremity exploration & reaching behaviors in infancy." Journal of Hand Therapy 28, no. 2, 114 - 125.
  • Cheatham SL; Carey H; Chisolm JL; Heathcock JC; Steward D, 2015, "Early Results of Neurodevelopment Following Hybrid Stage I for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome." Pediatric Cardiology 36, no. 3, 685 - 691.
  • Chen CY; Harrison TM; Heathcock JC, 2015, "Infants with complex congenital heart diseases show poor short-term memory in the mobile paradigm at 3 months of age." Infant Behavior and Development 40, 12 - 19.
  • Chen CY; Tafone S; Lo W; Heathcock JC, 2015, "Perinatal stroke causes abnormal trajectory and laterality in reaching during early infancy." Research in Developmental Disabilities 38, 301 - 308.
  • Heathcock JC; Baranet K; Ferrante R; Hendershot S, 2015, "Daily Intervention for Young Children With Cerebral Palsy in GMFCS Level V: A Case Series." Pediatric physical therapy 27, no. 3, 285 - 292.

2014

  • Kolobe TH; Christy JB; Gannotti ME; Heathcock JC; Damiano DL; Taub E; Majsak MJ; Gordon AM; Fuchs RK; O'Neil ME; Caiozzo VJ, 2014, "Research Summit III Proceedings on Dosing in Children With an Injured Brain or Cerebral Palsy: Executive Summary." Physical Therapy 94, no. 7, 907 - 920.
  • Gannotti ME; Christy JB; Heathcock JC; Kolobe TH, 2014, "A Path Model for Evaluating Dosing Parameters for Children With Cerebral Palsy." Physical Therapy 94, no. 3, 411 - 421.
  • Heathcock JC; Christensen C; Bush K; Butler M; Buehner JJ; Basso DM, 2014, "Treadmill Training After Surgical Removal of a Spinal Tumor in Infancy." Physical Therapy 94, no. 8, 1176 - 1185.
  • Carey H; Heathcock JC, 2014, "Clinical Bottom Line of Plyometric Training: Effectiveness and Optimal Duration of Training for Children With Unilateral Cerebral Palsy." Pediatric Physical Therapy 26, no. 2, 179 - 179.

2013

  • Chen CY; Lo W; Heathcock JC, 2013, "Neonatal stroke causes poor midline motor behaviors and poor fine and gross motor skills during early infancy." Research in Developmental Disabilities 34, no. 3, 1011 - 1017.
  • Hendershot S; Heathcock JC, 2013, "Clinical Bottom Line for Validity of the Muscle Power Sprint Test in Ambulatory Children With Cerebral Palsy." Pediatric Physical Therapy 25, no. 1, 29 - 29.

2012

  • Heathcock JC; Goodrich N, 2012, "Clinical Bottom Line for Comparison of Motor and Cognitive Performance in Infants During the First Year of Life." Pediatric Physical Therapy 24, no. 2, 198 - 198.
  • Goodrich N and Heathcock, JC, 2012, "Commentary on Comparison of Motor and Cognitive Performance in Infants During the First Year of Life." Pediatric Physical Thearpy 24, no. 2, 198 -
  • Briggs M; Heathcock JC, 2012, "Clinical Bottom Line for Reference Values for the Muscle Power Sprint Test in 6- to 12-Year-Old Children." Pediatric Physical Therapy 24, no. 4, 333 - 333.
  • Lane A; Harpster K; Heathcock JC, 2012, "Motor characteristics of young children referred for possible autism spectrum disorder." Pediatric Physical Therapy 1, no. 2012 Spring;24(1):21-9., 21 - 29.
  • Briggs, M and Heathcock, JC, 2012, "Commentary on Reference Values for the Muscle Sprint Test in 6 - 12 year old Children." Pediatric Physical Therapy 24, no. 4, 333 -

2011

  • Heathcock JC, 2011, "Assessment of bilateral function in children with upper extremity dysfunction." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 53, no. 5, 393 -
  • Heathcock JC, 2011, "Assessment of bilateral function in children with upper extremity dysfunction." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 53, no. 5, 393 - 393.

2009

  • Heathcock, JC, 2009, "Invited Commentary on "Gastrocnemius-Soleus Muscle Tendon Unit Changes Over the First 12 Weeks of Adjusted Age in Infants Born Preterm"." The Physical Therapy Journal 89, no. 2, e1 -
  • Heathcock, JC; Galloway, JC, 2009, "Exploring Objects With Feet Advances Movement in Infants Born Preterm: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Physical Therapy Journal 89, no. 10, 1 - 11.
  • Heathcock JC, 2009, "Invited Commentary on "Gastrocnemius-soleus muscle tendon unit changes over the first 12 weeks of adjusted age in infants born preterm"." Physical Therapy Journal 89, no. 2, e1 -
  • Heathcock JC; Galloway, JC, 2009, "Exploring Objects With Feet Advances Movement in Infants Born Preterm: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Physical Therapy 89, no. 10, 1027 - 1038.

2008

  • Heathcock, JC; Lobo, M ;Galloway, JC, 2008, "Movement training advances the emergence of reaching in infants born at less than 33 weeks of gestational age: a randomized clinical trial.." Physical Therapy 88, no. 3, 310 - 322.
  • Heathcock JC; Lobo MA; Galloway JC, 2008, "Movement training advances the emergence of reaching in infants born at less than 33 weeks of gestational age: A randomized clinical trial." Physical Therapy 88, no. 3, 310 - 322.

2006

  • Bhat, AN; Heathcock, JC; Galloway,JC, 2006, "Toy-oriented changes during early arm movements: Hand kinematics." Infant Behavior and Development 29, no. 3, 358 - 372.

2005

  • Bhat, A; Heathcock, JC; Galloway, JC, 2005, "Toy-oriented changes in hand and joint kinematics during the emergence of purposeful reaching." Infant Behavior and Development 28, no. 4, 445 - 465.
  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC, 2005, "The relative kicking frequency of infants born full-term and preterm during learning and short-term and long-term memory periods of the mobile paradigm.." Physical Therapy 85, no. 1, 8 - 18.
  • Bhat AN; Heathcock JC; Galloway JC, 2005, "Toy-oriented changes in hand and joint kinematics during the emergence of purposeful reaching." Infant Behavior and Development 28, no. 4, 445 - 465.

2004

  • Galloway JC; Bhat AN; Heathcock JC; Manal K, 2004, "Shoulder and elbow joint power differ as a general feature of vertical arm movements." Experimental Brain Research 157, no. 3, 391 - 396.
  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC, 2004, "The performance of infants born preterm and full-term in the mobile paradigm: learning and memory.." Physical Therapy 84, no. 9, 808 - 821.
  • Galloway, JC; Bhat, A; Heathcock, JC; Manal, K, 2004, "Shoulder and elbow joint power differ as a general feature of vertical arm movements.." Experimental brain research 157, no. 3, 391 - 396.
  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC, 2004, "The performance of infants born preterm and full-term in the mobile paradigm: Learning and memory." Physical Therapy 84, no. 9, 808 - 821.

Unknown

  • Carey H; Heathcock JC, "Commentary on Plyometric Training: Effectiveness and Optimal Duration of Training for Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy." Pediatric Physical Therapy

Presentations

  • "Head, Hand, and Foot Kinematics During Object Exploration in Very Preterm Infants." 2010, Presented at 2010 Denman Undergraduate Forum, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Enhanced sensory input changes treadmill stepping in typically developing infants, infants born preterm and infants." 2007, Presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability, Groningen, NL|NLD
  • "The effects of movement training on the development of hand reaching in infants born preterm.." 2007, Presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, San Diego, US|USA
  • "The effects of movement training on performance in the mobile paradigm in infants born preterm." 2007, Presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, San Diego, US|USA
  • "The effects of movement training on early skill development of infants born preterm.." 2007, Presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability, Groningen, NL|NLD
  • "Kicking differences among infants born preterm, infants with Spina bifida, and full-term infants during enhanced sensory conditions." 2009, Presented at Annual Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "Head, arm and trunk movements during enhanced sensory conditions in young infants with myelomeningocele." 2010, Presented at American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, US|USA
  • "Evaluation of Nutrition Content in the Menus of Three Daycare Centers in Columbus, Ohio." 2010, Presented at 2010 Denman Undergraduate Forum, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Data Preparation and Grasping Behaviors in Infants with a Neonatal Stroke." 2011, Presented at Summer Research Experience Program (SREP) Poster Session, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Reaching and Grasping Behaviors in Infants with and without Neonatal Stroke." 2011, Presented at Progress in Motor Control VIII, Cincinnati, US|USA
  • "Data Preparation and Midline Behaviors in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2011, Presented at Summer Research Experience Program (SREP) Poster Session, Columubs, US|USA
  • "Training in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2009, Presented at Neurology Conference, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Training in infants at risk for Cerebral Palsy." 2009, Presented at SAMP Grand Rounds, Columbus, US|USA
  • "The effects of enhanced sensory input during partial body weight supported treadmill training in infants at risk for cerebral palsy." 2009, Presented at 7th Edition of Progress in Motor Control, Marseille, FR|FRA
  • "Neuroimaging and motor skills in young infants." 2009, Presented at Optometry Seminar Series, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Movement Training in Infants at risk for Cerebral Palsy." 2009, Presented at Nursing Research Rounds, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Learning in Preterm infants: A Novel Paradigm." 2010, Presented at 2010 Denman Undergraduate Forum, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Case Study: Treadmill Training and Stepping in an Infant with a Spinal Tumor." 2011, Presented at OSU Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Research Symposium, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Case Study: Treadmill Training and Stepping in an Infant with a Spinal Tumor." 2011, Presented at Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Poster Presentation, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Training in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2010, Presented at The Impact of Intervention, Groningen, NL|NLD
  • "Head, arm, trunk and leg movements change with sensory stimulation in both semi-reclined sitting and during treadmill stepping in infants born very preterm." 2010, Presented at The impact of Intervention, Groningen, NL|NLD
  • "Head, arm and trunk movements during enhanced sensory conditions in young infants born preterm and infants with myelomeningocele." 2010, Presented at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Trainee Research Day, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Head, Hand, and Foot Kinematics During Object Exploration in Very Preterm Infants." 2010, Presented at OSUMC Research Day, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Symmetrical Postures in Infants With and Without Neonatal Stroke." 2010, Presented at International Society of Infant Studies XVII, Baltimore, US|USA
  • Feet First!. 2010, Presented at PTJ Podcasts,
  • "Symmetrical Postures and Midline Movements are Less Common in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2011, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, US|USA
  • "The Use of Problem Based Learning for Pediatrics in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program." 2010, Presented at Second Annual Celebration of Educational Scholarship, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Training in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2011, Presented at 6th Congress and Exhibitionof the joint Societies of Paediatric Radiology (IPR), London, GB|GBR
  • "Feasibility of non-sedation MRI Scans." 2011, Presented at 6th Congress and Exhibition of the joint Societies of Paediatric Radiology (IPR), London, GB|GBR
  • "Enhanced sensory input during partial body weight supported treadmill-training changes stepping quality and quantity in infants born at term and < 32 weeks of gestational age.." 2008, Presented at Annual Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, US|USA
  • "Neonatal Brain Injury Results in Poor Reaching Performance in Infants Under 7 Months of Age Without a Diagnosis of Developmental Delay." 2012, Presented at American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, US|USA
  • "Reaching and grasping behaviors in infants with and without neonetal stroke." 2012, Presented at OSUMC Research Day, Columbus, US|USA
  • "The development of midline movements in infants with and without neonatal stroke." 2012, Presented at American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, US|USA
  • "Symmetry in Infants with High Risk of Autism." 2012, Presented at Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Sensory-motor features of infants with and without risk factors for autism." 2011, Presented at International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, US|USA
  • "Midline Toy Exploration in infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2012, Presented at International Society of Infant Studies XVIII, Minneapolis, US|USA
  • "Anthropometrics and consistent reaching performance in young infants with and without neonatal stroke." 2013, Presented at Combined Sections of the APTA, San Diego, US|USA
  • "Parasympathetic Activities during the Mobile Paradigm in Infants at Three Months." 2013, Presented at Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Early compensatory reaching movements in full-term infants with and without neonatal stroke." 2013, Presented at OSUMC Research Day, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Arm and Hand Control during the Emergence of Reaching in Infants with Neonatal Stroke." 2013, Presented at Progress in Motor Control IX, Montreal, CA|CAN
  • "Motor Control and Training in Infants at risk for Cerebral Palsy." 2013, Presented at Shriner's Hospital Motor Development research conference, Philadelphia, US|USA
  • "Daily intervention for young children with cerebral palsy and GMFCS level V – A case series." 2014, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "Impaired Performance during the Mobile Paradigm in Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Defects at Three Months." 2014, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "Early compensatory reaching movements in full-term infants with and without neonatal stroke." 2013, Presented at Combined Sections of the APTA, San Diego, US|USA
  • "Anthropometrics differ between young infants with and without neonatal stroke at the onset of consistent reaching performance." 2013, Presented at OSUMC Research Day, Columbus, US|USA
  • "Treadmill training and task specific training after removal of an inutero spinal tumor in an infant – a case study." 2014, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "Infants at high risk of autism show delayed motor development when compared to typically developing infants." 2014, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "GMFM-88 scores show more change than the GMFM-66 in children with cerebral palsy with higher GMFCS level." 2014, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Las Vegas, US|USA
  • "Rhythmic movement patterns and vocalizations in infants at heightened risk for autism." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • "Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in children with strokes." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • "Kicking behaviors in infants with neonatal stroke: a preliminary analysis." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • "Analysis of upper extremity motor development in early infancy in infants with neonatal stroke." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • "Altered autonomic function in the mobile paradigm task in three-month-old infants with complex congenital heart disease." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • "Determining the minimal detectable change of the timed up & go test for ambulatory children with cerebral palsy." 2015, Presented at Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Indianapolis, US|USA
  • High intensity physical therapy for infants with severe CP. 2015, Presented at Pediatric Physical Therapy Podcasts,

Papers in Proceedings

2007

  • Heathcock JC; Galloway JC "The effects of movement training on performance in the mobile paradigm in infants born preterm." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2007). S84 - S84.
  • Heathcock JC; Galloway JC "The effects of movement training on the development of hand reaching in infants born preterm." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2007). S32 - S33.

2005

  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC "The relative kicking, frequency of infants born full-term and preterm during learning and short-term and long-term memory periods of the mobile paradigm." JOURNAL: "Infancy." in International Conference on Infant Studies. (1 2005). 8 - 18.

2004

  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC "The performance of infants born preterm and full-term in the mobile paradigm: Learning and memory." JOURNAL: "Infancy." in International Conference on Infant Studies. (9 2004). 808 - 821.
  • Duff S; Bhat AN; Heathcock JC; Kozin SH; Galloway JC "Active exploratory training for infants with brachial plexus birth palsy." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2004). S66 - S66.

2003

  • Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Heathcock JC; Galloway JC "Joint excursion combinations during early arm movements in infants." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2003). S27 - S27.
  • Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA; Galloway JC "Exploring and selecting solutions in the mobile paradigm: Full-term and preterm infants." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2003). S69 - S69.

2002

  • Galloway JC; Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA "Feet reaching: The interaction of experience and ability in full-term infants." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2002). 57 - 58.
  • Galloway JC; Bhat AN; Heathcock JC; Lobo MA "Shoulder and elbow dynamics during vertical arm movements." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2002). 56 - 57.
  • Galloway JC; Heathcock JC; Bhat AN; Lobo MA "Feet reaching: The interaction of experience and ability in preterm infants." JOURNAL: "Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology." (6 2002). 57 - 57.