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Soo Kim BScPT, PhD Faculty, School of Rehabilitation Science

Associate Professor

Research Areas

  • Rotator cuff pathology
  • Three dimensional computer muscle and nerve modeling
  • Musculoskeletal imaging with special interest in ultrasonography
  • Study of normal and pathological muscle architecture in relation to musculoskeletal injuries and diseases using advanced imaging modalities
  • Physical therapy management of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation
  • Member of the Bone and Joint Imaging Research Group (BIG)

Selected Publications

  • Sachdeva R, Farthing J, Kim SY. Evaluation of supraspinatus strengthening exercises based on fiber bundle architectural changes. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Epub 2016 May 3
  • Sachdeva R, Donkers S, Kim SY. Angelman Syndrome: A Review Highlighting Musculoskeletal and Anatomical Abberations. Clinical Anatomy. 2016 Jul; 29 (5):561-567
  • Sachdeva, R., Busch, A.J., Harrison, E.L., Julia, B., Kim, S.Y.  Architectural parameters of supraspinatus: A systematic review of cadaveric studies.  Physical Therapy Reviews. 2015 June; 1;20 (3): 187-200
  • Kim, S.Y., Sachdeva, R., Li, Z., Lee, D., Rosser, B.W.  Change in the pathologic supraspinatus: A three-dimensional model of fiber bundle architecture within anterior and posterior regions.  Biomed International.  Epub 2015 Aug 27
  • Kristen, S., Rosser, B.W., Kim, S.Y. Fiber type composition of the human quadratus plantae muscle: A comparison of the lateral and medial heads.  Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 2014 Dec; 7(1): 54
  • Kim, S.Y., Ko, J.B., Fathing, J., Butcher, S.  Investigation of supraspinatus muscle architecture following concentric and eccentric training.  Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015 Jul; 18(4): 378-82. 
  • Hermenegildo, J.A., Roberts S,L., Kim, S.Y. Innervation Pattern of the Suprascapular Nerve within Supraspinatus: A Three Dimensional Computer Modeling Study. Clinical Anatomy. 2013.
  • Kim, S.Y., Lunn, D.D., Dyck, R.J., Rosser, B.W.C. Fiber type composition of the architecturally distinct regions of human supraspinatus: A cadaveric study. Histology and Histopathology. 2013. 
  • Magnus, C., Kim, S.Y., Boychuck, K., Farthing, J. At-home resistance tubing strength training increases shoulder strength in the trained and untrained limb. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 2013. Epub 2013 Jan.
  • Kim, S.Y., Bleakney, R., Rindlisbacher, T., Ravichandiran, K., Rosser, B., Boynton, E. Musculotendinour architecture of pathological supraspinatus: a pilot in vivo ultrasonography study. Clinical Anatomy. 2013; 26 (2): 228-235
  • Kim, S.Y., Bleakney, R., Boynton, E.L., Ravichandiran, K., Rindlisbacher, T., McKee, N., Agur, A.M. Investigation of the Static and Dynamic Musculotendinous Architecture of Supraspinatus.  Clinical Anatomy, 2010; 23 (1) 48-55
  • Kim, S.Y., Boynton, E.L., Ravichandiran K., Fung L., Bleakney, R., Agur, A.M.  A Three-dimensional Study of the Musculotendinous Architecture of Supraspinatus and its Functional Correlations, Clinical Anatomy, 2007; 20 (6): 648-655