Kevin K. Chui, PT, DPT, PhD., GCS, OCS

Kevin K. Chui, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Assoc. Professor/ Chair, Physical Therapy & Human Movement

Degrees and Certifications

    • Doctoral Level Academic Certificate, Fellowship in Manual Therapy, Regis University
    • Certificate, Education Leadership, American Physical Therapy Association
    • PhD, Pathokinesiology, New York University
    • DPT, Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • Geriatric Certified Specialist 
    • Orthopedic Certified Specialist 
    • Fellow of the APTA Education Leadership Institute 
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Evidence in Practice (Research Methods and Statistics) 
    • Orthopedics
    • Geriatrics

Research Interests & Grants

    • Research interests include: functional performance of older adults, orthopedic manual physical therapy, and clinometric properties.

    • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) - Geriatric Specialty Council member
      • Member (2013)
      • Item Review Coordinator (2014)
      • Chair (2015)
      • MOSC Coordinator (2016)

    • Associate Editor - Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy

    • Reviewer: Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, Journal of Allied Health, Gait & Posture, Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Journal of Advanced Physical Therapy, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and FA Davis.

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Fellow of the APTA Education Leadership Institute
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Publications and Presentations

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    Publications:

    “Exercise” by Chui K, Austin G, Prunty R, Fortin M, Pecchia B. in Edelman CL & Mandle CL (2014). Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan (8th ed.), pages 264-296. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

    “A Brief Review of Evidence-Based Concepts (Appendix)” by Chui K in “Clinical Decision Making” by O’Sullivan S in O’Sullivan S, Schmitz T, Fulk G (2013). Physical Rehabilitation (6th ed), pages 26-29. Philadelphia: FA Davis.

    “Evidence Summary Boxes” by Chui K in “Examination of Vital Signs” by Schmitz T in O’Sullivan S, Schmitz T, Fulk G (2013). In Physical Rehabilitation (6th ed), pages 30-83. Philadelphia: FA Davis.

    “Examination of Sensory Function” by Chui K, Schmitz T in O’Sullivan S, Schmitz T, Fulk G (2013). Physical Rehabilitation (6th ed), pages 87-123. Philadelphia: FA Davis.

    “Aging and Activity Tolerance: Implications for Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation” by Chui K, Lusardi M in Lusardi M, Nielsen C (2012). Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation (3rd ed), pages 14-37. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

    “An Evidenced-Based Approach to Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation” by Chui K, Wong R, Lusardi M in Lusardi M, Nielsen C (2012). Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation (3rd ed.), pages 72-103. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

    “Meaningful change in the walking speed of older adults.” Chui K, Hood E, Klima D. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 52, Special Issue, page 591, November 2012.

    “The effectiveness of physical therapy consisting of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and patient education for treating older adults with adhesive capsulitis.” Chui K. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 52, Special Issue, page 592,November 2012.

    “Is Walking Speed a Vital Sign? Absolutely!” Lusardi M (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 67-76.

    “Using Walking Speed in Clinical Practice: Interpreting Age-, Gender-, and Function-Specific Norms” Lusardi M (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 77-90.

    “Measuring Walking Speed: Clinical Feasibility and Reliability” Fritz S, Peters D, Greene J (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 91-96.

    “Meaningful Change in Walking Speed” Chui K, Hood E, Klima D (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 97-103.

    “Walking Speed in the Total Joint Arthroplasty Population” Kittelson A, Stevens-Lapsey J (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 104-109.

    “Walking Speed in Individuals With Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Dysfunction” Hillegass E (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 110-112.

    “Walking Speed in Stroke Survivors: Considerations for Clinical Practice” Wing K, Lynskey J, Bosch P (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 113-121.

    “Walking Speed Before and After Hip Fracture” Chui K, Hood E, Klima D (Editor Chui K). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 122-127.

    “Editor’s Message: Use of the Term Elderly” Avers D, Brown M, Chui K, Wong R, Lusardi M. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2011, Volume 34, pages 153-154.

    “The short- and long-term effects of physical therapy on the balance of older adults as measured by the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 51, Special Issue, page 608,November 2011.

    “Walking in Later Life: Current Best Evidence for Clinical Practice.” Studenski S, Lusardi M, Chui K, Fritz S, Phol P. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 51, Special Issue, pages 530-531, November 2011.

    “The diagnostic utility of self-reported and performance-based outcome measures to predict falls in community-dwelling older adults.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 51, Special Issue, pages 71-72, November 2011.

    “Spatial and Temporal Parameters of Self-Selected and Fast Walking Speeds in Healthy Community Living Adults Aged 72-98 years.” Chui K, Lusardi M. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2010, Volume 33, pages 173-183.

    “Walking Speed: The 6th Vital Sign.” Chui K, Lusardi M, Fritz S, Duncan P. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 50, Special Issue, pages 338-339, October 2010.

    “The diagnostic accuracy of the four square step test under single- and dual-task conditions for healthy older adults with a history of falls.” Bastos S, Lusardi M, Chui K. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 50, Special Issue, page 339, October 2010.

    “The responsiveness of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment in older adults with impaired balance.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 50, Special Issue, page 501, October 2010.

    “Clinical Directors ‘Perceptions of Physical Therapists Roles in Emergencies/Community Disasters.” Fein B and Chui K. Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Abstract Publication 28504: June 2010.

    “Perceptions of Emergency Preparedness of Physical Therapists: Do We Meet the Association for Prevention, Teaching and Research Competencies?” Fein B and Chui K. Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Abstract Publication 28545: June 2010.

    “Exercise” by Chui K, Austin G. in Edelman CL & Mandle CL (2009). Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan (7th ed.), pages 291-318. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

    “The Ability of Age, Gender, and Anthropometric Measures to Predict Self-Selected and Fast Walking Speeds in Healthy Community Living Adults Aged 72-98 Years.” Chui K and Lusardi M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 49, Special Issue, page 95, October 2009.

    “The Efficacy of Physical Therapy Interventions for Dizziness and the Convergent Validity of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory and the Dynamic Gait Index.” Hood E,  Chui K, Lusardi M, Whitmire M., Dour M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 49, Special Issue, page 286, October 2009.

    “The Efficacy of Physical Therapy Interventions to Improve Balance and the Convergent Validity of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and the Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment Balance Subscale.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M, Whitmire M, Dour M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 49, Special Issue, page 331, October 2009.

    “How Do Community Living Adults > 80 Typically Perform on Functional Measures Used in Rehabilitation?” Lusardi M, Chui K, King M, Carlin C. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 48, Special Issue 111, page 496, October 2008.

    “Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Walking in Healthy Community Living Adults Aged 75-98 Years.” Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontologist: Program Abstracts, Volume 48, Special Issue, pages 496-497, October 2008.

    Select Peer-Reviewed Presentations:

    “Practical Application: Using walking speed in clinical practice.” Fritz S, Lusardi M, Chui K, Hillegass E, Stevens-Lapsley J, Wing K. 2014 National Conference (Combined Sections Meeting), American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV.

    “Assessing Risk of Falling in Community Living Older Adults: Progress Report GeriEDGE Falls Workgroup” Lusardi M, Allison L, Bell A, Chui K, Fritz S, Middleton A, Phillips E, Oxman Renfro M, Wingood M. 2014 National Conference (Combined Sections Meeting), American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV.

    “Dual task cost among community-dwelling older adults.” Klima D, Chui K. The Gerontological Society of America: 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

    “The effectiveness of physical therapy consisting of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and patient education for treating older adults with adhesive capsulitis.” Chui K. The Gerontological Society of America: 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA.

    “Meaningful change in the walking speed of older adults.” Chui K, Hood E, Klima D. The Gerontological Society of America: 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA.

     “Walking Speed: A “Vital Sign” and Even More.” Lusardi M, Fritz S, Lynskey J, Chui K, Stevens-Lapsley J, Brewer K, Bidelspach D. 2012 National Conference (Combined Sections Meeting), American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL.

    “Walking in Later Life: Current Best Evidence for Clinical Practice.” Studenski S, Lusardi M, Chui K, Fritz S, Phol P. The Gerontological Society of America: 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA.

    “The diagnostic utility of self-reported and performance-based outcome measures to predict falls in community-dwelling older adults.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA.

    “The short- and long-term effects of physical therapy on the balance of older adults as measured by the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA.

    “Recognition and Management of Acetabular Labral Tears in Athletics.” Scibek E, Grimes J, Chui K. New England American College of Sports Medicine: 2011 Annual Fall Conference, Providence, RI. 

    "Current Collection of Musculoskeletal Clinical Practice Guidelines.” Grimes J, Allen J, Suermann E, Chui K.  Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2010 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

     “Walking speed: The 6th vital sign.” Duncan P, Fritz S, Lusardi M, Chui K, Purser J, Hillegass E, Cable C, Bidelpach D, Lapsley-Stevens J. The Gerontological Society of America: 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

    “The diagnostic accuracy of the four square step test under single- and dual-task conditions for healthy older adults with a history of falls.” Bastos S, Lusardi M, Chui K. The Gerontological Society of America: 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

    “The responsiveness of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment in older adults with impaired balance.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

    “T4 Syndrome.” Paschalidis K, Buckley P, Fortin M, Pecchia B, Watson M, Chui K.  Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2010 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Professional development through specialty certification.” Bowers D, Chui K, Asprelli  J, Grimes J, Harvey L, Hatch J, Vaughn V, Watts S, Wormley M. Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2010 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Walking speed: The 6th vital sign.” Lusardi M, Chui K, Wormley M. Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2010 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Walking Speed: A vital sign of function and health.” Duncan P, Fritz S, Lusardi M, Chui K, Purser J, Hillegass E, Cable C, Bidelpach D, Lapsley-Stevens J. 2010: Exercise and Physical Activity in Aging Conference: Blending Research and Practice, Indianapolis, IN.

    “Perceptions of Emergency Preparedness of Physical Therapists: Do We Meet the Association for Prevention, Teaching, and Research Competencies?” Fein B, Chui K. 2010: American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition, Boston, MA.

    “Clinical Directors' Perceptions of Physical Therapist Roles in Emergencies/Community Disasters.” Fein B, Chui K. 2010: American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition, Boston, MA.

    “The Responsiveness and Validity of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale and the Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment Balance Subscale in older adults.” Chui K, Hood E, Lusardi M. 2010 Southern Gerontological Society (Annual Meeting), Richmond, VA.

    “The Ability of Age, Gender, and Anthropometric Measures to Predict Self-Selected and Fast Walking Speeds in Healthy Older Adults.” Chui K, Lusardi M. 2010 Southern Gerontological Society (Annual Meeting), Richmond, VA.

    “Assessing Walking Speed in Everyday Clinical Practice: a “Vital Sign” for Function.” Duncan P, Lusardi M, Fritz S, Chui K, Stevens-Lapsley J, Wing K, Hillegass E, Purser J. 2010 National Conference (Combined Sections Meeting), American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA.

    “Clinometric properties of the Four Square Step Test Under Single and Dual Task Conditions.” Bastos S, Lusardi M, Chui K. 2010 National Conference (Combined Sections Meeting), American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA.

    “The Efficacy of Physical Therapy Interventions to Improve Balance and the Convergent Validity of the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale and Tinetti’s Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment-Balance Subscale.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M, Whitmire M, Dour M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

    “The Efficacy of Physical Therapy Interventions for Dizziness and the Convergent Validity of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory and the Dynamic Gait Index.” Hood E, Chui K, Lusardi M, Whitmire M, Dour M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

    "The Ability of Age, Gender, and Anthropometric Measures to Predict Self-Selected and Fast Walking Speeds in Healthy Community Living Adults Aged 72-98 Years.” Chui K, Lusardi M. The Gerontological Society of America: 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

    “Development, Interpretation and Application of Indexes of Responsiveness.”  Chui K, Lusardi M. Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2009 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Outcome Measures.”  Chui K, Grimes J, Cameron D, Austin G. Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2009 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “A Comparison of Selected Walking Parameters Between Patients with Peripheral Vestibulopathy and Age- and Gender-Matched Healthy Individuals.” Chui K, Ling W, McDonough A, Austin G.  Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2009 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Predicting Probability for Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Using the Four Square Step Test Under Dual Task Conditions.  Bastos S, Lusardi M, Chui K.  Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2009 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

    “Perceptions of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness of Physical Therapists.”  Fein B, Chui K. Connecticut Physical Therapy Association: 2009 Fall Conference, Waterbury, CT.

     

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