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David M. Williams, PhD, MPT, ATC, CSCS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

Primary Office
1-245 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Athletic Training, South Dakota State University
MPT, Physical Therapy, Mayo School of Health Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic
PhD, Physical Rehabilitation Science, The University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Athletic Trainer - Iowa Department of Public Health Board of Athletic Training

Research Summary

David M. Williams research interests focus on aging effects on neuromuscular fatigue.


Williams, D. M., Bilodeau, M. (2004). Assessment of voluntary activation by stimulation of one muscle or two synergistic muscles. Muscle & Nerve, 29(1), 112-119. PMID: 14694506.

Bilodeau, M., Schindler-Ivens, S., Williams, D. M., Wahi, R., Gaitonde, S. S. & Clark, J. (2003). EMG frequency content changes with increasing force and during fatigue in the quadriceps femoris muscle of men and women. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 13(1), 83-92. PMID: 12488090.

Williams, D. M., Sharma, S. & Bilodeau, M. (2002). Neuromuscular fatigue of elbow flexor muscles of dominant and non-dominant arms in healthy humans. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 12(4), 287-294. PMID: 12121685.

Williams, D. M., Gaitonde, S. S. & Bilodeau, M. (2000). Reliability of the fatigue response of selected structures of the neuromuscular system for a sustained maximum voluntary contraction protocol. (Vols. 80). (5), pp. S30-S31. Journal of Physical Therapy.