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Albert Frank Moraska Jr.

TitleAsst Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentCollege of Nursing

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    R21AT004469     (MORASKA, ALBERT F)Sep 30, 2009 - Sep 29, 2013
    Therapeutic Massage for Management of Pain &Disability in Tension-Type Headache
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Moraska AF, Hickner RC, Rzasa-Lynn R, Shah JP, Hebert JR, Kohrt WM. Increase in Lactate Without Change in Nutritive Blood Flow or Glucose at Active Trigger Points Following Massage: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Nov; 99(11):2151-2159. PMID: 30092205.
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    2. Kennedy AB, Moraska A, Rich G. What Did I Do? Practitioner Awareness of Ethical Issues in Scientific Publishing. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2017 Sep; 10(3):1-3. PMID: 28912903.
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    3. Moraska AF, Schmiege SJ, Mann JD, Butryn N, Krutsch JP. Responsiveness of Myofascial Trigger Points to Single and Multiple Trigger Point Release Massages: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Sep; 96(9):639-645. PMID: 28248690.
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    4. Porcino A, Moraska A. Avoiding Common Writing Mistakes That Make Your Editors and Reviewers Cringe. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2015 Dec; 8(4):1-3. PMID: 26668673.
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    5. Moraska AF, Stenerson L, Butryn N, Krutsch JP, Schmiege SJ, Mann JD. Myofascial trigger point-focused head and neck massage for recurrent tension-type headache: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Clin J Pain. 2015 Feb; 31(2):159-68. PMID: 25329141; PMCID: PMC4286457.
    6. Moraska A. Massage efficacy beliefs for muscle recovery from a running race. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2013; 6(2):3-8. PMID: 23730395; PMCID: PMC3666599.
    7. Moraska AF, Hickner RC, Kohrt WM, Brewer A. Changes in blood flow and cellular metabolism at a myofascial trigger point with trigger point release (ischemic compression): a proof-of-principle pilot study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Jan; 94(1):196-200. PMID: 22975226; PMCID: PMC3529849.
    8. Moraska A. Massage and lactate clearance. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Apr; 43(4):738; author reply 739. PMID: 21412113.
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    9. Moraska A, Chandler C. Changes in Psychological Parameters in Patients with Tension-type Headache Following Massage Therapy: A Pilot Study. J Man Manip Ther. 2009; 17(2):86-94. PMID: 20046550; PMCID: PMC2700492.
    10. Moraska A, Pollini RA, Boulanger K, Brooks MZ, Teitlebaum L. Physiological adjustments to stress measures following massage therapy: a review of the literature. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2010 Dec; 7(4):409-18. PMID: 18955340.
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    11. Moraska A, Chandler C, Edmiston-Schaetzel A, Franklin G, Calenda EL, Enebo B. Comparison of a targeted and general massage protocol on strength, function, and symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Apr; 14(3):259-67. PMID: 18370581.
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    12. Moraska A, Chandler C. Changes in Clinical Parameters in Patients with Tension-type Headache Following Massage Therapy: A Pilot Study. J Man Manip Ther. 2008; 16(2):106-12. PMID: 19119396; PMCID: PMC2565109.
    13. Moraska A. Therapist education impacts the massage effect on postrace muscle recovery. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Jan; 39(1):34-7. PMID: 17218881.
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    14. Moraska A. Sports massage. A comprehensive review. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2005 Sep; 45(3):370-80. PMID: 16230990.
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    15. Campisi J, Leem TH, Greenwood BN, Hansen MK, Moraska A, Higgins K, Smith TP, Fleshner M. Habitual physical activity facilitates stress-induced HSP72 induction in brain, peripheral, and immune tissues. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2003 Feb; 284(2):R520-30. PMID: 12399251.
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    16. Quinn C, Chandler C, Moraska A. Massage therapy and frequency of chronic tension headaches. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct; 92(10):1657-61. PMID: 12356617; PMCID: PMC1447303.
    17. Moraska A, Campisi J, Nguyen KT, Maier SF, Watkins LR, Fleshner M. Elevated IL-1beta contributes to antibody suppression produced by stress. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2002 Jul; 93(1):207-15. PMID: 12070207.
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    18. Moraska A, Fleshner M. Voluntary physical activity prevents stress-induced behavioral depression and anti-KLH antibody suppression. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 Aug; 281(2):R484-9. PMID: 11448851.
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    19. Moraska A, Deak T, Spencer RL, Roth D, Fleshner M. Treadmill running produces both positive and negative physiological adaptations in Sprague-Dawley rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2000 Oct; 279(4):R1321-9. PMID: 11004000.
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    20. Noble EG, Moraska A, Mazzeo RS, Roth DA, Olsson MC, Moore RL, Fleshner M. Differential expression of stress proteins in rat myocardium after free wheel or treadmill run training. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1999 May; 86(5):1696-701. PMID: 10233137.
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    21. Huber SA, Moraska A, Cunningham M. Alterations in major histocompatibility complex association of myocarditis induced by coxsackievirus B3 mutants selected with monoclonal antibodies to group A streptococci. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Jun 07; 91(12):5543-7. PMID: 8202524; PMCID: PMC44032.
    22. Moraska A, Huber SA. Synergism between adriamycin and coxsackie virus group B type 3 (CVB3) in induction of myocardial injury: potential role for gamma/delta TcR+ T lymphocytes in pathogenesis. Clin Immunol Immunopathol. 1993 Aug; 68(2):124-8. PMID: 8395357.
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    23. Huber S, Polgar J, Moraska A, Cunningham M, Schwimmbeck P, Schultheiss P. T lymphocyte responses in CVB3-induced murine myocarditis. Scand J Infect Dis Suppl. 1993; 88:67-78. PMID: 7685923.
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    24. Huber SA, Moraska A, Choate M. T cells expressing the gamma delta T-cell receptor potentiate coxsackievirus B3-induced myocarditis. J Virol. 1992 Nov; 66(11):6541-6. PMID: 1328680; PMCID: PMC240148.
    25. Huber SA, Moraska A. Cytolytic T lymphocytes and antibodies to myocytes in adriamycin-treated BALB/c mice. Evidence for immunity to drug-induced antigens. Am J Pathol. 1992 Jan; 140(1):233-42. PMID: 1731528; PMCID: PMC1886255.
    26. Loudon RP, Moraska AF, Huber SA, Schwimmbeck P, Schultheiss P. An attenuated variant of Coxsackievirus B3 preferentially induces immunoregulatory T cells in vivo. J Virol. 1991 Nov; 65(11):5813-9. PMID: 1656071; PMCID: PMC250243.
    27. Weremeichik H, Moraska A, Herzum M, Weller A, Huber SA. Naturally occurring anti-idiotypic antibodies--mechanisms for autoimmunity and immunoregulation? Eur Heart J. 1991 Aug; 12 Suppl D:154-7. PMID: 1655445.
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    28. Van Houten N, Bouchard PE, Moraska A, Huber SA. Selection of an attenuated Coxsackievirus B3 variant, using a monoclonal antibody reactive to myocyte antigen. J Virol. 1991 Mar; 65(3):1286-90. PMID: 1847455; PMCID: PMC239903.
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