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John Buford

  • Assoc Prof & Division Director, HRS - Health & Rehab Sciences
  • Associate Professor, SBS-Physiology & Cell Biology
  • Room #306
    1583 Perry Street
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-1520

Honors

  • 2008

    Neurology Section Award for Research.

  • 2006

    Faculty Teaching Award. The Ohio State University.

  • 2004

    Faculty Research Award. .

  • 1990-1991

    Doctoral Award.

Books

2007

  • Buford, JA. 2007. "Integrated Control of Stability and Movement: Neuroscience of Motor Control and Learning." Alexandria: American Physical Therapy Association.

Chapters

2016

  • Buford, JA. 2016. "Motor Control and The Descending Systems." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS, 61 - 76. Chicago: McGraw Hill.
  • Kloos, AD, Kegelmeyer, DA, Buford, JA, and Heathcock, JC. 2016. "Motor Neuron Disease and Neuropathies." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS, 323 - 380. Chicago: McGraw Hill.
  • Buford, JA, Basso, DM. 2016. "Neuronal Structure and Function." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS, 23 - 36. Chicago: McGraw Hill.
  • Buford JA. 2016. "Introduction to Neuroanatomy." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS, 3 - 21. Chicago: McGraw Hill.

2008

  • Buford, J.A. 2008. "Reticulospinal System." In The New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, edited by Larry Squire et al., London: Elsevier.

2001

  • Anderson, M.E., M. Ruffo, J.A. Buford, and M. Inase. 2001. "Pallidal and cortical determinants of thalamic activity." In Kultas-Illinsky,K and Illinsky, I. Basal Ganglia and thalamus in health and movement disorders, 93 - 104. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

1995

  • Anderson, M.E., J.A. Buford, and M. Inase. 1995. "Pallidal output circuits in the thalamus." In Functional Linkages between the Cerebral Cortex and Basal Ganglia in the Control of Voluntary Movement, edited by Kimura, M. and Graybiel, A., 136 - 151. Tokyo: Springer-Verlag.

1993

  • Anderson M.E., M. Inase, J. Buford, and R.S. Turner. 1993. "Movement and preparatory activity of neurons in pallidal-receiving areas of the monkey thalamus." In Role of the Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia in Voluntary Movement, edited by Mano, N., Hamada, I., and DeLong, M.R., 163 - 170. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

1991

  • Zernicke, R.F., K. Schneider, and J.A. Buford. 1991. "Intersegmental dynamics during gait: Implications for Control." In Adaptability of Human Gait: Implications for the Control of Locomotion, edited by A.E. Patla, 187 - 202. Amsterdam: Elsevier Scicence Publishers.

1988

  • Smith, J.L., J.A. Buford, and R.F. Zernicke. 1988. "Constraints during backward walking in the quadruped." In Posture and Gait: Development, Adaptation, and Modulation, edited by Amblard, B., Berthoz, A., and Clarac, F, 391 - 400. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Journal Articles

2016

2015

2014

  • Ortiz-Rosario,Alexis; Berrios-Torres,Ioannisely; Adeli,Hojjat; Buford,John,A, 2014, "Combined corticospinal and reticulospinal effects on upper limb muscles." NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS 561, 30 - 34.
  • Evans,Kevin,D; Volz,Kevin,R; Pargeon,Rachel,L; Fout,Larry,T; Buford,John; Roll,Shawn,C, 2014, "Use of Contrast-Enhanced Sonography to Investigate Intraneural Vascularity in a Cohort of Macaca fascicularis With Suspected Median Mononeuropathy." Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 33, no. 1, 103 - 109.
  • Burns,Alexis; Adeli,Hojjat; Buford,John,A, 2014, "Brain-Computer Interface after Nervous System Injury." NEUROSCIENTIST 20, no. 6, 639 - 651.

2013

  • Montgomery,Lynnette,R; Herbert,Wendy,J; Buford,John,A, 2013, "Recruitment of ipsilateral and contralateral upper limb muscles following stimulation of the cortical motor areas in the monkey." EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH 230, no. 2, 153 - 164.
  • Navalgund,Anand; Buford,John,A; Briggs,Mathew,S; Givens,Deborah,L, 2013, "Trunk Muscle Reflex Amplitudes Increased in Patients With Subacute, Recurrent LBP Treated With a 10-Week Stabilization Exercise Program." MOTOR CONTROL 17, no. 1, 1 - 17.

2012

  • Hansen,Christopher,N; Linklater,William; Santiago,Raquel; Fisher,Lesley,C; Moran,Stephanie; Buford,John,A; Basso,D,Michele, 2012, "Characterization of recovered walking patterns and motor control after contusive spinal cord injury in rats." BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR 2, no. 5, 541 - 552.
  • Volz KR, Evans KD, Tyler Fout L, Hutmire C, Sommerich CM, and Buford JA, 2012, "Utilization of Sonography Compared With Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Determining the Cross-Sectional Area of the Median Nerve in a Sample of Working Macaca fascicularis: A Preclinical Study." Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 28, no. 6, 279 - 288.
  • Hansen, CN, Linklater, William, Santiago, R, Fisher, LC, Moran, SL, Buford, JA, Basso, DM, 2012, "Characterization of recovered walking patterns and motor control after contusive spinal cord injury in rats.." Brain and behavior 2, no. 5, 541 - 552.

2010

2009

2007

  • Sommerich,Carolyn,M; Lavender,Steven,A; Buford,John,A; Banks,Jacob,J; Korkmaz,Sahika,Vatan; Pease,William,S, 2007, "Towards development of a nonhuman primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome: Performance of a voluntary, repetitive pinching task induces median mononeuropathy in Macaca fascicularis." JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH 25, no. 6, 713 - 724.
  • Sommerich, CM, Lavender, SA, Buford, JA, Banks, JJ, Korkmaz, SV, Pease, WS, 2007, "Towards development of a nonhuman primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome: performance of a voluntary, repetitive pinching task induces median mononeuropathy in Macaca fascicularis.." Journal of Orthopaedic Research 25, no. 6, 713 - 24.
  • Davidson,Adam,G; Schieber,Marc,H; Buford,John,A, 2007, "Bilateral spike-triggered average effects in arm and shoulder muscles from the monkey pontomedullary reticular formation." JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 27, no. 30, 8053 - 8058.
  • Davidson, AG, Schieber, MH, Buford, JA, 2007, Bilateral spike triggered average effects in arm and shoulder muscles from the monkey pontomedullary reticular formation.. The Journal of Neuroscience 27, no. 30, 8053 - 8.
  • Banks, JJ, Lavender, SA, Buford, JA, Sommerich, CM, 2007, "Measuring pad-pad pinch strength in a non-human primate: Macaca fascicularis." JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY 17, no. 6, 725 - 730.
  • Banks, JJ, Lavender, SA, Buford, JA, Sommerich, CM, 2007, Measuring pad-pad pinch strength in a non-human primate: Macaca fascicularis.. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 17, no. 6, 725 - 730.

2006

  • Davidson, Adam, G; Buford, John A, 2006, "Bilateral actions of the reticulospinal tract on arm and shoulder muscles in the monkey: stimulus triggered averaging.." Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Experimentation cerebrale 173, no. 1, 25 - 39.
  • Pressler, Janel Frantz; Heiss, Deborah Givens; Buford, John, A; Chidley, John V, 2006, "Symmetry and between-day repeatability of multifidus cross-sectional area when measured by a physical therapist using ultrasound imaging." The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy 36, no. 1, 10 - 8.
  • Davidson,Adam,G; Buford,John,A, 2006, "Bilateral actions of the reticulospinal tract on arm and shoulder muscles in the monkey: stimulus triggered averaging." EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH 173, no. 1, 25 - 39.

2005

  • Buford, JA, 2005, "Two Laboratory Exercises Demonstrating Neural Adaptation: Eye-Hand Coordination and Anticipatory Postural Adjustments." J. Physical Therapy Education 19, no. 1, 76 - 78.
  • Buford, JA, 2005, "A Laboratory Exercise Demonstrating the Limited Circumstances in which the Cerebral Cortex is Engaged in Overground Locomotion." Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 3, no. 2, A53 - A58.

2004

  • Buford, John, A; Davidson, Adam G, 2004, "Movement-related and preparatory activity in the reticulospinal system of the monkey.." Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Experimentation cerebrale 159, no. 3, 284 - 300.
  • Heiss, Deborah Givens; Fitch, David, S; Fritz, Julie, M; Sanchez, Wendy, J; Roberts, Kay, E; Buford, John A, 2004, "The interrater reliability among physical therapists newly trained in a classification system for acute low back pain.." The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy 34, no. 8, 430 - 9.
  • Davidson, Adam, G; Buford, John A, 2004, "Motor outputs from the primate reticular formation to shoulder muscles as revealed by stimulus-triggered averaging.." Journal of Neurophysiology 92, no. 1, 83 - 95.
  • Davidson,A,G; Buford,J,A, 2004, "Motor outputs from the primate reticular formation to shoulder muscles as revealed by stimulus-triggered averaging." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 92, no. 1, 83 - 95.
  • Heiss,D,G; Fitch,D,S; Fritz,J,M; Sanchez,W,J; Roberts,K,E; Buford,J,A, 2004, "The interrater reliability among physical therapists newly trained in a classification system for acute low back pain." JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY 34, no. 8, 430 - 439.
  • Buford,J,A; Davidson,A,G, 2004, "Movement-related and preparatory activity in the reticulospinal system of the monkey." EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH 159, no. 3, 284 - 300.

2002

  • Buford,J,A; Yoder,S,A; Heiss,D,G; Chidley,J,V, 2002, "Actions of the scalene muscles for rotation of the cervical spine in macaque and human." JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY 32, no. 10, 488 - 496.
  • Buford, John, A; Yoder, Stephanie, M; Heiss, Deborah Givens; Chidley, John V, 2002, "Actions of the scalene muscles for rotation of the cervical spine in macaque and human.." The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy 32, no. 10, 488 - 96.

1996

  • Buford, J, A; Inase, M; Anderson, M E, 1996, "Contrasting locations of pallidal-receiving areas and microexcitable zones in primate thalamus.." Journal of Neurophysiology 75, no. 3, 1105 - 16.
  • Buford, J.A, 1996, "A preliminary description of movement-related and preparatory activity in primate reticular formation." J. Japan. Physical Therapy Assn 23, 456 - 566.
  • Inase, M; Buford, J, A; Anderson, M E, 1996, "Changes in the control of arm position, movement, and thalamic discharge during local inactivation in the globus pallidus of the monkey.." Journal of neurophysiology 75, no. 3, 1087 - 1104.
  • Pratt,C,A; Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L, 1996, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking .5. Mutable activation of bifunctional thigh muscles." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 75, no. 2, 832 - 842.
  • Pratt, C, A; Buford, J, A; Smith, J L, 1996, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking V. Mutable activation of bifunctional thigh muscles.." Journal of Neurophysiology 75, no. 2, 832 - 42.
  • Buford,J,A; Inase,M; Anderson,M,E, 1996, "Contrasting locations of pallidal-receiving neurons and microexcitable zones in primate thalamus." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 75, no. 3, 1105 - 1116.
  • Inase,M; Buford,J,A; Anderson,M,E, 1996, "Changes in the control of arm position, movement, and thalamic discharge during local inactivation in the globus pallidus of the monkey." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 75, no. 3, 1087 - 1104.

1993

  • Buford, J, A; Smith, J L, 1993, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking. III. Stumbling corrective reactions and cutaneous reflex sensitivity.." Journal of neurophysiology 70, no. 3, 1102 - 14.
  • Perell,K,L; Gregor,R,J; Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L, 1993, "ADAPTIVE-CONTROL FOR BACKWARD QUADRUPEDAL WALKING .4. HINDLIMB KINETICS DURING STANCE AND SWING." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 70, no. 6, 2226 - 2240.
  • Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L, 1993, "ADAPTIVE-CONTROL FOR BACKWARD QUADRUPEDAL WALKING .3. STUMBLING CORRECTIVE REACTIONS AND CUTANEOUS REFLEX SENSITIVITY." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 70, no. 3, 1102 - 1114.
  • Perell, K.L., R.J. Gregor, J.A. Buford, and J.L. Smith, 1993, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking. IV. Hindlimb kinetics during stance and swing." Journal of Neurophysiology 70, 2226 - 2240.

1990

  • Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L, 1990, "ADAPTIVE-CONTROL FOR BACKWARD QUADRUPEDAL WALKING .2. HINDLIMB MUSCLE SYNERGIES." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 64, no. 3, 756 - 766.
  • Buford, J, A; Zernicke, R, F; Smith, J L, 1990, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking. I. Posture and hindlimb kinematics.." Journal of Neurophysiology 64, no. 3, 745 - 755.
  • Buford, J, A; Smith, J L, 1990, "Adaptive control for backward quadrupedal walking. II. Hindlimb muscle synergies.." Journal of neurophysiology 64, no. 3, 756 - 766.
  • Buford,J,A; Zernicke,R,F; Smith,J,L, 1990, "ADAPTIVE-CONTROL FOR BACKWARD QUADRUPEDAL WALKING .1. POSTURE AND HINDLIMB KINEMATICS." JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 64, no. 3, 745 - 755.

Presentations

  • "Trends in Physical Therapy in the USA." 1996, Presented at Japanese Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting,
  • "Neural Control of Movement: Reticulospinal Systems in the Primate and other Monkey-Biz." 2001, Presented at Central Ohio Chapter, American Association of Laboratory Animal Sciences,
  • "Brainstem and Cortical Recruitment in the Upper Limb." 2011, Los Angeles,
  • "Reaction times differ for movement sequences made with and without targets visible prior to movement." 1994, Presented at Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting,
  • "NIH Funding Mechanisms: Training Awards." 2006,
  • "Studies of the neuromuscular system of the monkey." 2003,
  • "Control of proximal shoulder girdle muscles from the reticulospinal system of the monkey." 2003, Chicago,
  • "Electromyographic indicators of recovery from spinal cord injury." 2005, Presented at Denman undergraduate research forum,
  • "What about the reticulospinal system?." 2008, Presented at Scientific conference in honor of ME Anderson retirement, Seattle,
  • "A Vision for the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences." 2011, Birmingham,
  • "A Pilot Study of Trunk Muscle Reflexes in Females With and Without Low Back Pain." 2006, Presented at Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference, Aurora,
  • "Corticothalamic inputs may heavily influence thalamocortical neurons in pallidal receiving thalamus." 1993, Presented at Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting,
  • "Activity in primate globus pallidus during motor sequencing." 1995, Presented at Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2011, Presented at Research Seminar, Pittsburgh,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2012, Presented at Research Seminar, Minneapolis,
  • "Curricular Structures for the PhD." 2014, Presented at Educational Leadership Conference, Research Intensive Physical Therapy Programs Workshop,
  • "Funding Models for the PhD." 2015, Presented at Educational Leadership Conference, Research Intensive Physical Therapy Programs Workshop,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2012, Presented at Research Seminar, Orlando,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2012, Presented at Research Seminar, Chicago,

Papers in Proceedings

2009

  • Garzel,L; Green,J; Mattox,L; Herbert,W; Moran,S; Buford,J; Lewis,S "Anesthetic Protocol for an Extended Duration Electrophysiology Study in Cynomolgus Macaques." JOURNAL: "JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE." (9 2009). 570 - 570.
  • Basso,D,Michele; Detloff,Megan; Schmalbrock,Petra; Buford,John; Fisher,Lesley; Wassenaar,Peter; Moran,Stephanie "SUPRASPINAL SENSORY PERCEPTION IN BELOW-LEVEL ALLODYNIA AFTER MODERATE SPINAL CORD INJURY IN RATS." JOURNAL: "JOURNAL OF NEUROTRAUMA." in 2nd Joint Symposium of the National-and-International-Neurotrauma-Societies. (8 2009). A52 - A52.

2007

  • Lavender, S.A., Sommerich, C.M., Buford, J.A., Banks, J.J., Vatan Korkmaz, S. , Pease, W.S "A new non-human primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome based on volitional exertions." in the 53rd Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society Transactions. (1 2007).
  • Sommerich, C.M., Lavender, S.A., Buford, J.A., Vatan Korkmaz, S., Banks, J.J., Pease, W.S "Effects of a repetitive moderately forceful pinching task on sensory nerve conduction velocity: a primate model of carpal tunnel syndrome." in PREMUS 2007. (1 2007).

2006

  • Pressler,J,F; Heiss,D,G; Buford,J,A; Chidley,J,V "Between-day repeatability and symmetry of multifidus cross-sectional area measured using ultrasound imaging." JOURNAL: "JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY." in Annual Meeting of the American-Physical-Therapy-Association. (1 2006). 10 - 18.
  • Lavender, S.A., Buford, J.A., Sommerich, C.M., Banks, J.J., Vatan Korkmaz, V., Pease, W.S "Determining normative median nerve conduction velocities in non-human primates." in the 52nd Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society Transactions. (1 2006).
  • Sommerich, C.M., Lavender, S.A., Buford, J.A., Banks, J., Vatan-Korkmaz, S., Pease, W.S., Moran, S "Developing a non-human primate experimental model for studying Carpal tunnel syndrome." in the Proceedings Of The Human Factors And Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting. (1 2006). 1318 - 1322.
  • Banks, J.J., Lavender, S.A., Buford, J.A., Sommerich, C.M "Measuring palmer pinch strength in non-human primates: Macaca Fasicicularis." in the 52nd Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society Transactions. (1 2006).

2001

  • Anderson,M,E; Ruffo,M; Buford,J,A; Inase,M "Pallidal and cortical determinants of thalamic activity." in International Workshop on Basal Ganglia and Thalamus in Health and Movement Disorders. NEW YORK, (1 2001). 93 - 104.

1993

  • Anderson,M,E; Inase,M; Buford,J; Turner,R,S "MOVEMENT AND PREPARATORY ACTIVITY OF NEURONS IN PALLIDAL-RECEIVING AREAS OF THE MONKEY THALAMUS." in 8TH INTERNATIONAL SYMP OF THE TOKYO-METROPOLITAN-INST-FOR-NEUROSCIENCE ON THE ROLE OF THE CEREBELLUM AND BASAL GANGLIA IN VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT. AMSTERDAM, (1 1993). 163 - 170.

1992

  • Perell,K,L; Gregor,R,J; Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L "A COMPARISON OF THE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION BETWEEN FORELIMBS AND HINDLIMBS DURING FORWARD AND BACKWARD WALKING IN THE CAT." EUGENE, (1 1992). A412 - A415.
  • Perell, K.L., R.J. Gregor, J.A. Buford, and J.L. Smith "A comparison of the weight distribution between forelimbs and hindlimbs during forward and backward walking in the cat." in Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms. Eugene, (1 1992). 412 -
  • Buford,J,A; Smith,J,L "STUMBLING CORRECTIVE REACTIONS DURING BWD AND FWD WALKING IN CATS." in 11th International Symposium of the Society for Postural and Gait Research - Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms, 1992. EUGENE, (1 1992). A40 - A43.
  • Buford, J.A. and J.L. Smith "Stumbling corrective reactions during backward and forward walking in cats." in Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms. Eugene, (1 1992). 40 - 43.

1989

  • Buford, J.A., Zernicke, R.F., and Smith, J.L "Swing-phase dynamics and EMG during backward quadruped walking." in Congress Proceedings, XII International Congress of Biomechanics. UCLA, (6 1989).

1988

  • Smith,J,L; Buford,J,A; Zernicke,R,F "CONSTRAINTS DURING BACKWARD WALKING IN THE QUADRUPED." in 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMP ON POSTURAL AND GAIT RESEARCH. AMSTERDAM, (1 1988). 391 - 400.