Associate Professor, Physical Therapy/Doctor of Physical Therapy

Ricketts Hall 326, Troy
518-244 3127
[email protected]

Education

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2000-2005

M.S., Physical Therapy, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1998-2000

B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1994-1998

Clinical Practice

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems

Courses Taught

  • PTY 615: Clinical Research Methods for Physical Therapists
  • PTY 724: Pharmacology for Physical Therapists
  • PTY 627: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Impairments (lecture and lab)
  • PTY 769: Capstone Experience

Research

Childhood obesity
Translational research

Publications

Pathare N,Piche K,Nicosia,Haskvitz EM. Physical Activity in Young Children during Physical Education Classes. J Teaching Physical Education, 2016; 35 (1):76-80

Moriello G, Pathare N, Cirone C, Shears D, Sulehri S. Comparison of forward versus backward walking using body weight supported treadmill training in an individual with a spinal cord injury: a single subject design. Physiother Theory Pract. 2013; Jul 12 [Epub ahead of print]

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Comparison of measures of physical performance between young children who are normal weight and overweight/obese. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2013; 25(3):291-6. doi: 10.1097/PEP.0b013e31829846bd.

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M.6-minute walk test performance in young children who are normal weight and overweight. Cardiopulm Phys Ther J. 2012;23(4):12-8.

Presentations

Pathare N, Plowinske T, Ragonese G, Silvestri L, Woitkowski S. Static and Dynamic Balance in Individuals with Cardio vasular Disease: A Pilot Study. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, February 2017.

Pathare N, Goodwin M, Krisanda J, McGowan C. Effect of Ten weeks of Taekwondo on Balance,
Lower extremity Power and Flexibility in Children. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2016

Pathare N, Grady L, Kido A, Mathews A. Go Kids Physical Activity Program and Motor Skills in Preschool Children: A Pilot Study. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2016

Pathare N, Goodwin M, Krisanda J, McGowan C. Taekwondo training and physical performance measures in children: a pilot study. New York Physical Therapy Association, Oct 2015

Pathare N, Brown T, Staples R, St. John T. Exercise Capacity Performance Using a Modified Six-Minute Walk Test in Children who are Healthy Weight, Overweight and Obese. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2015

Pathare N, Kimball R, Donk E, Kennedy K, Perry M. Physical performance measures following ten weeks of taekwondo training in children: a pilot study. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2015

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Comparison of physical performance measures in young children based on body mass index categories. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2014

Pathare N, Nicosia A, Piché K, Haskvitz EM. Is the level of physical activity in young children during physical education classes dependent on BMI? Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2014

Nicosia A, Piché K, Pathare N, Haskvitz EM. Is the level of physical activity in young children during physical education classes dependent on BMI? New York Physical Therapy Association Conference, Oct 2013

Moriello G, Pathare N, Cirone C, Shears D, Sulehri S. Comparison of forward versus backward walking using body weight supported treadmill training in an individual with a spinal cord injury: a single subject design, New York Physical Therapy Association Conference, Oct 2013

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Comparison of physical performance measures in 5-9 year old children who are normal weight and overweight. Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2013

Howe J and Pathare N High Frequency Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation as an Adjunctive Intervention for an Individual with Heart Failure in the Home Setting: A Case Report Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2013

Moriello G, Pathare N, Cirone C, Shears D, Sulehri S. Comparison of forward versus backward walking using body weight supported treadmill training in someone with a spinal cord injury: a single subject design. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2013

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Physical performance and cardiovascular fitness in relation to weight status in 5-9 year old children. New York Physical Therapy Association Conference, Oct 2012

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M Is performance in the 6 minute walk test related to body mass index and physical activity levels in young children? The Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 2012

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M Postural balance in young children who are normal weight and overweight. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2012

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Measures of muscle strength, balance, gait, cardiovascular fitness, and physical activity in relation to weight status in 5 to 9 year old children: a pilot study New York Physical Therapy Association Conference. Oct 2011

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Balance, gait and strength in young children who are normal weight and overweight. The Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 2011

Kelly K and Pathare N. Current translation of stroke research into clinical practice: a local pilot study. The Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 2011

Pathare N, Haskvitz EM, Selleck M. Six minute walk test in young children who are normal weight and overweight: a pilot study. World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. June 2011

Shah PK, Gregory CM, Stevens JE, Pathare N, Jayaraman A, Bowden M, Behrman AL, Walter G, Dudley GA, Vandenborne K. Proton spectroscopic assessment of soleus muscle in persons

with incomplete SCI. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2007.

Shah PK, Gregory CM, Stevens JE, Pathare N, Jayaraman A, Bickel CS, Bowden M, Behrman AL, Walter G, Dudley GA, Vandenborne K. Skeletal Muscle Morphology after Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 2006.

Pathare N, Stevens JE, Shah PK, Jayaraman A, Tillman S, Scarborough MT, Gibbs CP, Walter GA, Vandenborne K. Adaptations In Human Plantar Flexors During Rehabilitation Following Immobilization. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Gossman Seminar, Feb 2006.

Pathare N, Stevens JE, Walter GA, Scarborough MT, Shah PK, Jayaraman A, Gibbs CP, Vandenborne K. Disuse Versus Reloading Induced Change In Energy Rich Phosphate Content In Human Skeletal Muscle. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 2005.

Shah PK, Stevens JE, Jayaraman A, Pathare N, Bowden M, Walter GA, Phadke C, Nair PM, Behrman AL, Vandenborne K. Effect of Locomotor Training on Skeletal Muscle Size in Individuals with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 2005.

Pathare N, Liu M, Stevens JE, Vandenborne K, Walter GA. 31P Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of mouse skeletal muscle following hind limb cast immobilization. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 13th Scientific Meeting, May 2005.

Pathare N, Stevens JE, Shah PK, Jayaraman A, Scarborough MT, Gibbs CP, Tillman S, Vandenborne K. Contribution of muscle size and activation deficits to loss in muscle strength in human plantar flexors after immobilization. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Gossman Seminar, Feb 2005.

Shah PK, Stevens JE, Jayaraman A, Pathare N, Bowden M, Behrman AL, Walter GA, Vandenborne K. Loading-induced changes in Soleus muscle in patients with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2005.

Pathare N, Stevens JE, Walter GA, Scarborough MT, Tillman SM, Gibbs JD, Elliot MA, Gibbs CP, Vandenborne K. Muscle Contractile Area and Phosphate Metabolite Contributions to Torque deficits after Limb Disuse. 51st Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 2004.

Stevens JE, Pathare N, Scarborough MT, Gibbs CP, Tillman SM, Vandenborne K. Muscle Activation Deficits During Fatigue after Limb Disuse. 51st Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, June 2004.

Liu M, Walter GA, Pathare N, Zimmerman, Forster RE, Vandenborne K. A quantitative study of bioenergetics in carbonic anhydrase III knockout mice by in vivo 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 12th Scientific Meeting, May 2004.

Pathare N, Stevens JE, Z Yang, Walter GA, Okereke E, Kelley ME, Gibbs JD, Esterhai JL, Sweeney HL, Vandenborne K. Role of phosphate metabolites in declining muscle force with limb disuse. College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, April 2004.

Stevens JE, Walter GA, Okereke E, Kelley ME, Gibbs JD, Esterhai JL, Pathare N, Vandenborne
K. Changes in phosphocreatine kinetics in patients after immobilization following an ankle fracture. Combined sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Feb 2004.

Shah PK, Stevens JE, Pathare N, Jayaraman A, Behrman AL, Vandenborne K. Assessment of plantar flexor muscle size after incomplete spinal cord injury using magnetic resonance imaging. American College of Rehabilitation Medicine, September 2003.

Pathare N, Brunt D, Bishop MD, Ko MS, Choi BS, Lyons JM, Effect of velocity on force modulation in persons with Parkinson’s Disease during gait initiation. The Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 2003.

Pathare N, Brunt D, Bishop MD, Kukulka C. Role of quadriceps muscle in anticipatory postural adjustments during gait initiation. Society of Neuroscience, November 2002.

Pathare N, Brunt D, Marjama – Lyons J, Bishop MD, Ko M, Toole T, Smith L. Differentiating characteristics of gait initiation in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, April 2002.

Bishop MD, Brunt D, Pathare N, Ko MS, Lyons JM, Smith L. Analysis of the sit to stand task in persons with Parkinson’s disease. International Congress for the World Confederation of Physical Therapy, June 2003.

Bishop MD, Brunt D, Pathare N, Patel B. Force modulation during gait termination: evidence for an inter-limb interaction. Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, April 2002.

Pathare N, Brunt D, Marjama – Lyons J, Bishop MD, Ko M, Toole T, Smith L. Differentiating characteristics of gait initiation in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Florida Society of Movement Disorders, Oct 2001.

Bishop MD, Brunt D, Marjama-Lyons J, Toole T, Pathare N, Ko M, Smith L. The generation of force during gait termination in Parkinsonism. Florida Society of Movement Disorders, Oct 2001.

Professional Organizations

American Physical Therapy Association

Service

Advisement
Sage Research Institute Catalyst
Departmental committees
Manuscript reviewer for Cardiopulmonary Journal
Member of New York Physical Therapy Association Research Committee
Member of New York Physical Therapy Association Research Steering Committee

Partnerships

St. Peter’s Hospital
Cohoes School District

Personal Interests

Reading and cooking