Phone: (619) 594-1918
Office: ENS 120
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- University of California San Diego, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Muscle Physiology Laboratory, 2013
- Washington University in St. Louis, PhD, Movement Science, 2011
- St. Louis University, MPT, Physical Therapy, 2004
- St. Louis University, BS, Exercise Science, 2002
- Physical Therapy License: State of California: #PT 40618
- DPT 885 – Seminar in Case Presentations
- DPT 875 – Medical Therapeutics in Physical Therapy Practice
Clinical specialty, Interests, and Practice Sites
- Acute Care, practiced at University of Michigan Hospital 2004-2006
Research and Scholarship Interests
- Women’s Health
- Pelvic Floor Muscle
- Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
- Alperin M, Tuttle LJ, Conner BR, Dixon DM,Ward SR, Lieber RL. Comparison of Pelvic Muscle Architecture Between Humans and Commonly Used Laboratory Species. International Urogynecology Journal, In Press.
- Tuttle LJ, Alperin M, Lieber RL. Post-Mortem Timing of Skeletal Muscle Biochemical and Mechanical Degradation. Journal of Biomechanics 2014; 47(6): 1506-9.
- Tuttle LJ, Nguyen OT, Cook MS, Alperin M, Shah SB, Ward SR, Lieber RL. Architectural Design of the Pelvic Floor is Consistent with Muscle Functional Subspecialization. International Urogynecology Journal 2014; 25(2): 205-12.\
- Nikoloau S, Hu L, Tuttle LJ, Weekley H, Wylie C, Lieber RL, Cornwall R. The Contribution Of Denervated Muscle To Contractures Following Neonatal Brachial Plexus Injury: Not Just Muscle Fibrosis. Muscle and Nerve 2014; 49(3):398-404.
- Mueller MJ, Tuttle LJ, LeMaster JW, Strube MJ, McGill JB, Hastings MK, Sinacore DR. A weight-bearing versus non-weight-bearing exercise program for people with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013; 94(5):829-38.
- Tuttle LJ, Sinacore DR, Mueller MJ. Intermuscular Adipose Tissue is Muscle Specific and Associated with Poor Functional Performance. Journal of Aging Research 2012.
- Tuttle LJ, Ward SR, Lieber RL. Sample Size Considerations in Human Muscle Architecture Studies. Muscle and Nerve 2012; 45(5):743-5.
- Tuttle LJ, Hastings MK, Mueller MJ. A Weight-Bearing Exercise Program for People with Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy: A Case Study. Physical Therapy 2012; 92(1):133-41.
- Commean PK, Tuttle LJ, Hastings MK, Strube MJ, Mueller MJ. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Measurement Reliability for Calf Muscle and Adipose Tissue Volume. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2011; 34(6):1285-94.
- Tuttle LJ, Sinacore DR, Cade WT, Mueller MJ. Lower Physical Activity is Associated with Higher Intermuscular Adipose Tissue in People with Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy. Physical Therapy 2011; 91(6):923-30.