Bahar Shahidi

Title(s)Assistant Adjunct Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    University of California San DiegoPostdocRadiology/Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Colorado DenverPh.D.2015Rehabilitation Science; Neurophysiology
    University of Colorado DenverD.P.T.2009School of Medicine; Physical Therapy
    University of California BerkeleyB.S.2005Chemistry

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    Imaging Markers of Central and Peripheral Impairment and Chronic Post-traumatic Headache
    NIH/NINDS R21NS109852Jul 15, 2019 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    3D Quantification of Exercise-Induced Recruitment in Pathological Paraspinal Muscles
    NIH/NICHD R03HD094598Dec 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Shahidi B, Fisch KM, Gibbons MC, Ward SR. Increased Fibrogenic Gene Expression in Multifidus Muscles of Patients With Chronic Versus Acute Lumbar Spine Pathology. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Feb 15; 45(4):E189-E195. PMID: 31513095.
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    2. Berry DB, Padwal J, Johnson S, Englund EK, Ward SR, Shahidi B. The effect of high-intensity resistance exercise on lumbar musculature in patients with low back pain: a preliminary study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Jun 18; 20(1):290. PMID: 31208400.
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    3. Onodera K, Berry DB, Shahidi B, Kelly KR, Ward SR. Intervertebral disc kinematics in active duty Marines with and without lumbar spine pathology. JOR Spine. 2019 Jun; 2(2):e1057. PMID: 31463467.
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    4. Shahidi B, Ward SR. Selective Fatty Replacement of Paraspinal Muscles in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2019 Jun; 49(6):483. PMID: 31151375.
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    5. Berry DB, Shahidi B, Rodríguez-Soto AE, Hughes-Austin JM, Kelly KR, Ward SR. Lumbar Muscle Structure Predicts Operational Postures in Active-Duty Marines. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018 08; 48(8):613-621. PMID: 29772956.
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    6. Berry DB, Padwal J, Johnson S, Parra CL, Ward SR, Shahidi B. Methodological considerations in region of interest definitions for paraspinal muscles in axial MRIs of the lumbar spine. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 May 07; 19(1):135. PMID: 29734942.
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    7. Shahidi B, Shah SB, Esparza M, Head BP, Ward SR. Skeletal Muscle Atrophy and Degeneration in a Mouse Model of Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2018 01 15; 35(2):398-401. PMID: 28895461.
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    8. Shahidi B, Hubbard JC, Gibbons MC, Ruoss S, Zlomislic V, Allen RT, Garfin SR, Ward SR. Lumbar multifidus muscle degenerates in individuals with chronic degenerative lumbar spine pathology. J Orthop Res. 2017 12; 35(12):2700-2706. PMID: 28480978.
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    9. Shahidi B, Parra CL, Berry DB, Hubbard JC, Gombatto S, Zlomislic V, Allen RT, Hughes-Austin J, Garfin S, Ward SR. Contribution of Lumbar Spine Pathology and Age to Paraspinal Muscle Size and Fatty Infiltration. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Apr 15; 42(8):616-623. PMID: 27517512.
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    10. Shahidi B, Maluf KS. Adaptations in Evoked Pain Sensitivity and Conditioned Pain Modulation after Development of Chronic Neck Pain. Biomed Res Int. 2017; 2017:8985398. PMID: 28484718.
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    11. Berry DB, Rodríguez-Soto AE, Su J, Gombatto SP, Shahidi B, Palombo L, Chung C, Jensen A, Kelly KR, Ward SR. Lumbar spine postures in Marines during simulated operational positions. J Orthop Res. 2017 10; 35(10):2145-2153. PMID: 28052435.
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    12. Shahidi B, Curran-Everett D, Maluf KS. Psychosocial, Physical, and Neurophysiological Risk Factors for Chronic Neck Pain: A Prospective Inception Cohort Study. J Pain. 2015 Dec; 16(12):1288-1299. PMID: 26400680.
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    13. Shahidi B, Sannes T, Laudenslager M, Maluf KS. Cardiovascular responses to an acute psychological stressor are associated with the cortisol awakening response in individuals with chronic neck pain. Physiol Behav. 2015 Oct 15; 150:93-8. PMID: 25662023.
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    14. Shahidi B, Haight A, Maluf K. Differential effects of mental concentration and acute psychosocial stress on cervical muscle activity and posture. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2013 Oct; 23(5):1082-9. PMID: 23800438.
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    15. Shahidi B, Johnson CL, Curran-Everett D, Maluf KS. Reliability and group differences in quantitative cervicothoracic measures among individuals with and without chronic neck pain. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012 Oct 31; 13:215. PMID: 23114092.
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