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John Buford

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

Honors

  • 20080101

    Neurology Section Award for Research.

  • 20060101

    Faculty Teaching Award.

  • 20040101

    Faculty Research Award.

  • 19900101-19910101

    Doctoral Award.

Books

2007

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

Chapters

2016

  • 2016. "Neuronal Structure and Function." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS,
  • 2016. "Motor Neuron Disease and Neuropathies." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS,
  • 2016. "Motor Control and The Descending Systems." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS,
  • 2016. "Introduction to Neuroanatomy." In Neurologic Rehabilitation: Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy Practice, edited by Nichols-Larsen, DS,

1995

  • 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.,

1993

  • 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.,

Journal Articles

2012

  • 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 - 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 - 541-552.

2010

2009

2007

  • 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 - 8053-8.
  • 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 - 713-24.
  • 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 - 725-730.

2006

  • 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 - 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. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Experimentation cerebrale 173, no. 1, 25-39 - 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 - 76-78.

2004

  • 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 - 83-95.
  • 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 - 284-300.

2002

  • 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 - 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 - 1105-16.
  • 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 - 832-42.
  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 1102-14.
  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 745-755.

Presentations

  • "Reaction times differ for movement sequences made with and without targets visible prior to movement." 1994, Presented at Neural Control of Movement 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,
  • "NIH Funding Mechanisms: Training Awards." 2006,
  • "What about the reticulospinal system?." 2008, Presented at Scientific conference in honor of ME Anderson retirement,
  • "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,
  • "Electromyographic indicators of recovery from spinal cord injury." 2005, Presented at Denman undergraduate research forum,
  • "A Vision for the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences." 2011,
  • "Trends in Physical Therapy in the USA." 1996, Presented at Japanese Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting,
  • "Studies of the neuromuscular system of the monkey." 2003,
  • "Control of proximal shoulder girdle muscles from the reticulospinal system of the monkey." 2003,
  • "A Pilot Study of Trunk Muscle Reflexes in Females With and Without Low Back Pain." 2006, Presented at Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference,
  • "Brainstem and Cortical Recruitment in the Upper Limb." 2011,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2011, Presented at Research Seminar,
  • "Reticulospinal and Corticoreticular Control of Reaching." 2012, Presented at Research Seminar,
  • "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,

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." (9 2009).
  • 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." in 2nd Joint Symposium of the National-and-International-Neurotrauma-Societies. (8 2009).
  • Basso, D.M.; Detloff, M.; Schmalbrock, P.; Buford, J. et al. "SUPRASPINAL SENSORY PERCEPTION IN BELOW-LEVEL ALLODYNIA AFTER MODERATE SPINAL CORD INJURY IN RATS." in 2nd Joint Symposium of the National-and-International-Neurotrauma-Societies. (8 2009).
  • Basso, D.M.; Detloff, M.; Schmalbrock, P.; Buford, J. et al. "SUPRASPINAL SENSORY PERCEPTION IN BELOW-LEVEL ALLODYNIA AFTER MODERATE SPINAL CORD INJURY IN RATS." (8 2009).

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).
  • 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).

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." (1 2006).
  • 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. et al. "Developing a non-human primate experimental model for studying carpal tunnel syndrome." (12 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." in Annual Meeting of the American-Physical-Therapy-Association. (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).
  • 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. (1 2001).

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. (1 1993).

1992

  • Buford, J.A. and J.L. Smith "Stumbling corrective reactions during backward and forward walking in cats." in Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms. (1 1992).
  • BUFORD, J.A.; SMITH, J.L. "STUMBLING CORRECTIVE REACTIONS DURING BWD AND FWD WALKING IN CATS." (1 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." in 11th International Symposium of the Society for Postural and Gait Research - Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms, 1992. (1 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." (1 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." (1 1992).
  • 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. (1 1992).
  • 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. (1 1992).
  • 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. (1 1992).

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. (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. (1 1988).