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  • Prof. Eliezer Carmeli

    Prof. Eliezer Carmeli

    Department of Physical Therapy
    ECARMELI@UNIV.HAIFA.AC.IL
    CV File
    http://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/CV/CV-Jan-2015-Web.docx, https://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/CV/CV-Jan-2015-Web.docx

Prof. Eliezer Carmeli

Office Telephone Number: 04-8288397

Fax Number: 04-8288140

Electronic Address: ecarmeli@univ.haifa.ac.il

Education

A. Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Year of Approval of Degree

Degree

Name of Institution and Department

Period of Study

1980

Physical Therapy (LPT)

Wingate Institute

1977-1980

1988

Bachelor Physical Therapy (BPT)

Tel Aviv University

1987-1988
1993

Medical Sciences Doctor of Sciences (DSc)

Technion, Haifa

1989-1993

B. Post-Doctoral Studies

Year of Completion

Degree

Name of Institution, Department and Host

Period of Study

1994

Post Doc

University of Florida, Prof. Stopka B. Christine

1993-1994

 

Mini Sabbatical

University of Florida Exercise Physiology, Prof. Scott Powers

2004

 

Mini Sabbatical

IDI-Rome, Italy, Prof. Korkina Liudmila

2010

Academic Ranks

Rank/Position

Name of Institution and Department

Dates

Visiting Lecturer

University of Florida, Gainesville Physical Therapy

1993-1996

Associate Professor

Nova Southeastern University Physical Therapy

1996-1998

Visiting Lecturer

Tel Aviv University, Physical Therapy

1998-2000

Lecturer

Tel Aviv University, Physical Therapy

2000 – 2002

Senior Lecturer with permanent position/tenure

Tel Aviv University, Physical Therapy

2002 – 2008

Associate Professor

Tel Aviv University, Physical Therapy

2008 – 2012

Associate Professor

Haifa University, Physical Therapy

7/2012- today

Publications

1.E. Carmeli, Z. HochbergZ, E. Livne, I. Lichtenstein, C. Kestelboim, M. Silbermann, AZ. Reznick. Effect of growth hormone on gastrocnemius muscle of aged rats after immobilization: biochemistry and morphology. Journal of Applied Physiology, 1993; 75(4): 1529-1535. IF= 4.235, Rank = 11/78, "Physiology"

2. E. Carmeli, AZ. Reznick. Influence of growth hormone on skeletal muscle of aging rats after limb immobilization: biochemistry, physiology and morphology. Aging and Longevity, 1993; 3: 260-267.

3. FA. Fares, N. Gruener, E. Carmeli, AZ. Reznick. Growth hormone retardation of muscle damage due to immobilization in old rats: possible intervention with new long-acting recombinant GH. Annals New York Academy of Sciences, 1996; 786: 1-14. IF= 1.93, Rank = 7/50, "Multidisciplinary sciences"

4. R. Anderson, C. Courtney, E. Carmeli. Electromyography analysis of the vastus medialis/vastus lateralis muscles utilizing the unloaded narrow-and wide-stance squats. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 1998; 7: 236-247. IF= 0.662, Rank = 31/49, "Rehabilitation"

5. A. Brescha, E. Carmeli. Factors influenced physical therapy students to work with elderly people. Journal of Israel Physical Therapy Society, 1998; 56: 27-30, in Hebrew.

6. S. White, E. Carmeli. Shoulder pain among swimmers. Physical Education and Sport Science, 1999; 54: 8-11, in Hebrew.

7. E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, OH. Lalguna, DB Cross. Do we allow elderly pedestrians sufficient time to cross the street in safety? Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2000; 7: 51-58. IF= 1.839, Rank = 25/45 "Geriatrics and Gerontology"

8. E. Carmeli, AZ. Reznick, R. Coleman, V. Carmeli. Muscle strength and massof lower extremities in relation to functional abilities in elderly adults.Journal of Gerontology, 2000; 46 (5): 249-257. IF= 1.72, Rank = 8/45 "Geriatrics and Gerontology"

9. E. Carmeli, SL. Sheklow, T. Ahlip. The relationship of ankle plantar flexor strength and step/stride in the elderly population. Journal of Israel Physical Therapy Society, 2000; 2 (1):7-10, in Hebrew.

10. E. Carmeli, AZ Reznick. Biochemical and histochemical differences between young and old skeletal muscles. Physical Education and Sport Science, 2000; 56: 5-9, in Hebrew.

11. E. Carmeli, N. Zarzhevsky, H. Stein, AZ. Reznick. Mechanisms in aging muscle: Disuse and recovery. Israeli Journal of Gerontology, 2000; 27 (2-3): 147-161, in Hebrew.

12. Y. Bar, E. Carmeli, Z. Nevo, N. Halperin. The quality of MCL regeneration under various treatments following complete knee dislocation. Journal of Israel Physical Therapy Society, 2000; 2 (2): 15-18, in Hebrew.

13. E. Carmeli, AZ. Reznick, Raymond, G. Volpin, and N. Zaraevsky. Biochemical and Histochemical study of hind limb muscles of aged rats after immobilization and re- mobilization. Biology of Sport, 2001; 18: 21-31.

14. E. Carmeli, I. Bloomenfeld I, SL. Sheklow. A comparative study of repositioning splint therapy and passive manual range of motion techniques for anterior displaced temporomandibular discs with unstable excursive reduction. Physiotherapy, 2001; 87 (1): 26- 35. IF= 0.561, Rank = 33/44, "Rehabilitation"

15. N. Zarzhevsky, E. Carmeli, D. Fuchs, R. Coleman, H. Stein, AZ. Reznick. Recovery of muscles of old rats after hindlimb immobilization by external fixation is impaired compared with those of young rats. Experimental Gerontology, 2001; 36(1): 125-140. IF= 3.535, Rank = 10/45, "Geriatrics and Gerontology"

16. N. Zarzhevsky, O. Menashe, E. Carmeli, H. Stein, AZ. Reznick. Capacity for recovery and possible mechanisms in immobilization atrophy of young and old animals. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences, 2001; 928: 212-225. IF= 1.93, Rank = 7/50, "Multidisciplinary sciences"

17. V. Carmeli, E. Carmeli. Teaching Jewish mentally-retarded youngsters holiday awareness through symbols. Journal of Religion, Disability and Health, 2001; 5(2-3): 123-139.

18. B. Cahana, Y. Merrick, E. Carmeli. The involvement of physiotherapists in the implementation of assistive technology for persons with intellectual disability in Israel. A National Survey. In: Assistive Technology Added Value to the Quality of Life. Marineck C, Buhler C, Knops H, and Andrich R (Eds), 2001; 10: 677-680.

19. E. Carmeli, S. Barchad, Z. Zeiger#, V. Carmeli. Clinical characteristics of aging adults with mental retardation. Israeli Journal of Gerontology, 2001; 28 (1): 45-55, in Hebrew.

20. E. Carmeli, V. Ben Yaacov, E. Eshed. Clinical tests for balance for elderly people. Correlation test. Israeli Journal of Gerontology, 2001; 28 (3-4): 53-70, in Hebrew.

21. E. Carmeli, S. Kessel, R. Coleman, M. Ayalon. Effects of a treadmill walking program on muscle strength and balance in elderly people with Down’s syndrome. Gerontological Society of America, 2002; 57: 106-110.

22. E. Carmeli, M. Ayalon, S. Barchad, SL. Sheklow, and AZ Reznick. Isokinetic leg strength of institutionalized older adults with and without mental retardation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2002; 16 (2): 316-320. IF= 1.136, Rank = 28/73 "Sport sciences"

23. E. Carmeli, M. Vertheim. Hand injuries in young and old wall climbers. Sportmedicine, 2002; 52: 285-288.

24. E. Carmeli, S. Barchad, R. Lenger, R. Coleman. Muscle power, locomotorperformance and flexibility in aging mentally-retarded adults with and withoutDown’s syndrome. Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interaction, 2002; 2(5): 457-462.

25. Y. Masharawi, E. Carmeli, P. Trott. Ankle inversion in weight-bearing: A comparison between left and right legs measured in weight bearing before and after exercise. The Foot, 2002; 12 (3): 182-187.

26. B. Alperovish, H. Ring, E. Carmeli. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities among working women. Israel Occupational Therapy Journal, 2002; 11(2): H55-H68, in Hebrew.

27. J. Merrick, E. Carmeil. Down syndrome and musculoskeletal concerns. Down Syndrome Quarterly, 2002; 7 (1): 1-5

28. S. Kessel, J. Merrick, A. Kedem, L. Borovsky, E. Carmeli. Use of group counseling to support aging-related losses in older adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 2002; 38 (1): 241-251.

29. E. Carmeli, S. Shuruk, SL. Sheklow, Y. Masharawi. Incidence of hand injuries in wall climbers: A comparison between adolescent adults and young adults. Biology of Sport, 2002; 19 (4): 283-294. IF= 0.081, Rank= 67/70 "Sport sciences "

30. AZ. Reznick., M. Ofir., M. Bar Shai., R. Coleman., E. Carmeli . Expression of matrix metalloproteinases, inhibitors, and acid phosphatase in muscles of immobilized hindlimbs of rats. Muscle & Nerve, 2003; 27: 51-59. IF=2.456, Rank=100/200 "Neurosciences"

31. Y. Masharawi, E. Carmeli, R. Masharawi, P. Trott. The effect of braces on restricting weight-bearing ankle inversion in elite netballers. Physical Therapy in Sport, 2003; 4:24-33. IF= 0.513, Rank=50/70 "Sport sciences".

32. E. Carmeli, S. Bar-Chad, M. Lotan, J. Merrick, R. Coleman. Five clinical tests to assess balance following ball exercises and treadmill training in adults persons with mental retardation. Journal of Gerontology, 2003; 58A: 767-772. IF= 1.720, Rank = 8/45 "Geriatrics and gerontology""

33. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick, S. Kessel, Y. Masharawi, V. Carmeli. Elderly persons with intellectual disability: A study of clinical characteristics, functional status, and sensory capacity. The Scientific World Journal, 2003; 3(4): 298-307.

34. E. Carmeli. Creative problem solving and social cooperation of effective physical therapy practice: A pioneer study and overview. The Scientific World Journal, 2003; 3(4):291-297.

35. E. Carmeli, M. Wertheim, M. Katz-Leurer. Combine tests to measure functional capability in elderly people. Harefuah, 2003; 142 (4):257-262, in Hebrew.

36. E. Carmeli, P. Orbach, DT. Lowenthal, J Merrick, R. Coleman. Long-term effects of activity status in the elderly on cardiorespiratory capacity, blood pressure, blood lipids, and body composition. A five-year follow-up. The Scientific World Journal, 2003; 3: 751-767.

37. M. Katz-Leurer, E. Carmeli, M. Shochina. The effect of early aerobic training on independence six months post stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, 2003; 17 (7):735-741. IF= 1.500, Rank= 12/27, "Rehabilitation"

38. E. Carmeli, S. Azencot, M. Wertheim, R. Coleman. Sports injuries in students aged 12-18 during physical education classes in Israel. Biology of Sport, 2003; 20 (4):271-280. IF= 0.081, Rank= 67/70 "Sport sciences"

39. M. Katz-Leurer, M. Shochina, E. Carmeli, Y. Friedlander. The influence of early aerobic training on the functional capacity in cerebrovascular accident (CVA) patients at the subacute stage. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003; 84 (11):1609-1614. IF=1.826, Rank= 6/25, "Rehabilitation"

40. J. Merrick, K. Bergwerk, M. Morad, E. Carmeli. Blindness in adolescents in Israel. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2004; 16 (1):79-81.

41. E. Carmeli, S. Barchad, Y. Masharawi, R. Coleman. Impact of a walking program in people with Down syndrome. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2004; 18 (1):180-184. IF=1.136, Rank= 28/73, "Sport sciences"

42. R. Defrin, CG. Pick, H. Peretz, E. Carmeli. A quantitative somatosensory testing of pain threshold in individuals with mental retardation, Pain 2004; 108:58-66. IF= 4.836, Rank=15/147, "Clinical Neurology"

43. E. Carmeli, C. Cahana, J. Merrick. The assimilation assistive technology in residential care centers for people with intellectual disabilities. The Scientific World Journal, 2004; 4: 178-185.

44. D. Alperovitch, E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, H. Ring. Handgrip strength as a diagnostic tool in work-related upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in women. The Scientific World Journal, 2004; 4:111-117.

45. O. Zur, E. Carmeli, YN. Berner, M. Himelfarb. Vestibular function, falls and hip fracture in elderly – a relationship study. Harefuah, 2004; 143 (3): 197-202.

46. E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, YN. Berner. Activities of antioxidant scavenger enzymes (superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase) in erythrocytes in adult women with and without type II diabetes. Experimental Diabesity Research, 2004; 5 (2):171-175.

47. J. Merrick, C. Cahana, M. Lotan, I. Kandel, E. Carmeli. Sonezelen or controlled multisensory stimulation. Treatment aspects from Israel. The Scientific World Journal, 2004; 4:307-314.

48. M. Bar-Shai, E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, AZ. Reznick. Mechanisms in muscle atrophy in immobilization and aging. Annuls of New York Academy of Science, 2004, 1019:475-478. IF=1.930, Rank= 7/50, "Multidisciplinary sciences"

49. E. Carmeli, S. Kessel, S. Bar- Chad, J. Merrick. A comparison between older persons with Down Syndrome and a control group: Clinical characteristics, functional status and sensori-motor function. Down Syndrome Research Practice, 2004; 9(1):17-24

50. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick, YN. Berner. Effect of training on health and functional status in older adults with intellectual disability. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 2004; 11 (10):481-485.

51. M. Lotan, E. Carmeli, H. Perezt, E. Isakov. Time and distance parameters as an walking evaluation tool among children with intellectual disability. Israel Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 2004; 22:12-14, in Hebrew.

52. E. Carmeli, M. Wertheim. MMP-2, MMP-9 and SOD as biological markers for structuring the individual training process. LeistungsSport, 2004; 6:40-43, in Germany.

53. N. Ben Nacum, Y. Kolesnikov, M. Agmon, J. Merrick, E. Carmeli. Directed interfering program to prevent falling and improve balance, among adult population with mental retardation. Journal of Israel Physical Therapy Society, 2004; 6(1):6-9.

54. E. Carmeli, Y. Beer, N. Halperin, et al. Medial collateral ligament repair following complete ligament transection: an experimental study in rabbits. Biology of Sport,2004; 21 (4):379-385.IF= 0.081, Rank= 67/70 "Sport sciences"

55. E. Carmeli, TZ. Vaknin, M. Morad, J. Merrick. Can physical training have an effect on well-being in adults with intellectual disability? Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 2005; 126: 299-304. IF= 4.480, Rank= 5/45 "Geriatrics and gerontology"

56. M. Bar-Shai, E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, N. Rozen, S. Perek, D. Fuchs, AZ. Reznick. The effect of hindlimb immobilization on acid phosphatase, metalloproteinases and nuclear factor-kB in muscles of young and old rats. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 2005;126:289-297. IF= 4.48, Rank= 5/45 "Geriatrics and gerontology"

57. E. Carmeli, M. Moas, S. Lennon, SK Powers. High intensity exercise increases expression of matrix metalloproteinases in fast skeletal muscle fibers. Experimental Physiology, 2005; 90:613-619. IF= 2.339, Rank= 32/78 "Physiology"

58. E. Carmeli, A. Feazadeh, SL, Sheklow. Relating quality of life and social outcomes in old people after hip fracture. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 2005; 4(2): 91-93.

59. M. Bar-Shai, E. Carmeli, AZ Reznick. The role of NF-kB protein breakdown in immobilization, aging and exercise. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2005; 1057: 431-447. IF=1.930, Rank= 7/50 "Multidisciplinary sciences"

60. O. Zur, M. Himellfarb, J. Merrick, E. Carmeli. Postural deficiency in intellectually disabled adults with vestibular impairment International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 2005; 4 (4):339-343.

61. E. Tveria, S. Mendelevich, S. Peleg, G. Bartur, JJ. Vatine, E. Carmeli. Continuous passive movements influences oxygen saturation and daily activity in inactive elderly. The Israeli Physiotherapy Society, 2006; 7: 24-27.

62. E. Carmeli, TG Haimovitch, CE. Nemcovsky. Expression of matrix metalloproteinase 2 and heat shock protein 72 in immobilized muscle in rat. Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions 2006; 6(1): 96-102.

63. E. Carmeli, TG Haimovitch#. The expression of MMP-2 following immobilization and high-intensity running in Plantaris muscle fiber in rats. The ScientificWorld Journal, 2006; 6:542-550. IF = 2.590

64. E. Carmeli, SL, Sheklow, R. Coleman. A comparative study of organized-class based –exercise protocol versus individual –home based exercise program for elderly patients following hip surgery. Disability and Rehabilitation, 2006; 28(16):997-1005. IF= 1.164, Rank= 17/27 "Rehabilitation"

65. E. Carmeli, G. Bartur, S. Peleg, S. Barchad, JJ. Vatine. Does passive leg activity influence oxygen saturation and activity in sedentary elderly adults? ScientificWorld Journal, 2006; 6: 1075-1080. IF = 2.590

66. DT. Lowenthal, ZV. Kendrick, JW. Starnes, E. Carmeli. Effects of Caloric restriction and Exercise Training on Skeletal Muscle Histochemistry in Aging Fischer 344 Rats. The ScientificWorld Journal, 2006; 6:1339-1349. IF= 2.590.

67. O. Zur, YN. Berner, E. Carmeli. Correlation between vestibular function and hip fracture following falls in the elderly: A case-controlled study. Physiotherapy, 2006; 92 (4): 208-213. IF= 0.561, Rank = 33/44 "Rehabilitation"

68. E. Carmeli, A. Bachar, S. Barchad. Biochemical assessments of total antioxidant status in active and non active female adults with intellectual disability. Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal, 2007; 15 (2):93-101

69. E. Carmeli, T. Haimovitz, CE. Nemcovsky. Cathepsin D and MMP-9 activity increase following a high intensity exercise in hind limb muscles of young rats. Journal of Basic & Clinical Physiology & Pharmacology 2007; 18 (1): 79-86. IF= 0.089, Rank= 38/455 (SJR) "Biochemistry, genetic, molecular biology".

70. M. Morad, NP. Nelson, J. Merrick, PW. Davidson, E. Carmeli. Prevalence and risk factors of constipation in adults with intellectual disability in residential care centers in Israel. Research In Developmental Disabilities, 2007; 28(6):580-586. IF= 0.767, Rank=18/50 "Multidisciplinary Sciences".

71. E. Carmeli, S. Peleg. Progressive home exercise program in patients with severe knee osteoarthritis- Effectiveness evaluation: A pilot study. Gerontology: Journal of Aging Studies. 2007; 34 (1): 105-114 (in Hebrew).

72. E. Carmeli, N. Klaein, M. Sohn. The implications of having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in males adolescent with intellectual disability International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2007; 19 (2): 209-214

73. E. Carmeli, T. Bar-Yossef, C. Ariav, R. Levy, DG. Liebermann. Perceptual-motor coordination in persons with mild intellectual disability. Disability and Rehabilitation, 2007; 27: 12-19. IF= 1.164, Rank= 17/27 "Rehabilitation"

74. E. Carmeli, R. Levy, S. Barchad, C. Cahana, J. Merrick .Assistive technology and walking aid use by intellectual disabled older people in a residential care centers. International Journal on Disability and Human Development 2007;6 (1): 71-74

75. Avraham, S. Aviv, P. Ya'akobi, H. Faran, Z. Fisher, Y. Goldman, G. Neeman, E. Carmeli. The efficacy of treatment of different intervention programs for patellofemoral pain syndrome– A single blinded randomized clinical trial. Pilot study. ScientificWorld Journal, 2007; 1256-1262. IF = 2.520

76. R. Marmur, E. Sabo, E. Carmeli, E. Tirosh, J. Ben-David. Optokinetic nystagmus as related to position in infancy. Journal of Child Neurology. 2007; 22(9):1108-1110. I F = 1.102, Rank= 37/74 "Pediatrics”

77. E. Carmeli, A. Bachar, S. Barchad, M. Mohammed, J. Merrick Antioxidant status in persons with intellectual disability and hypothyroidism. Research in Developmental Disability. 2007; 29(5):431-438. 14. IF= 0.767, Rank= 18/50 "Multidisciplinary Sciences".

78. E. Carmeli, T. Haimovitz, CE. Nemcovsky. The expression of MMP-2, MMP-9, and SOD on different muscle fibers in trained muscles in young rats. Biology of Sport 2007;23 (4): 299-309. IF= 0.081, Rank=67/70 "Sport sciences".

79. E. Carmeli, I. Orbach, TZ. Vaknin, M. Morad, J. Merrick. Physical training and well-being in older adults with mild intellectual disability. A residential care study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 2007; 17, IF = 1.657, Rank= 9/39 “Psychology”.

80. Shefer, E. Carmeli, G. Rauner, Z. Yablonka-Reuveni, D. Benayahu. Exercise running and tetracycline, as means to enhance skeletal muscle stem cell performance after external fixation. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 2008; 215(1):265-275. IF = 3.638, Rank= 21/79 "Physiology".

81. S. Bookai-Pinchuk, Y. Berner, M. Sagiv, E. Carmeli. Physiological Responses During exercise in mild to moderate post Stroke male patients. Harefuah, 2008; 147 (2):111-116.

82. E, Hershko, C Tauber, E. Carmeli. Bio-Feedback versus physiotherapy in patients with partial weight bearing. The American Journal of Orthopedics, 2008; E92-E96. IF= 0.05 (SJR), Rank= 140/228 "Surgery"

83. E. Carmeli, Y. Harpaz, Y. Fogelman. The effect of endogenous antioxidant Glabridin on oxidized LDL. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, 2008; 19 (1): 49:63. IF = 0.089, Rank= 38/455 (SJR) "Biochemistry, genetic, molecular biology".

84. MK. Leurer, I. Fisher, M. Neeb, I. Schwartz, E. Carmeli. Reliability and validity of the modified functional reach test at the sub-acute stage post-stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation, 2009; 31(3):243-248. IF= 1.164, Rank= 17/27 "Rehabilitation".

85. E. Raveh, Y. Ribek, E. Carmeli. The influence of practicing Tai Chi Chuan and aerobic exercise on job-related stress and burnout among high-tech workers in Israel. Journal of Israel Physical Therapy Society. 2008; 10 (2): 17-23.

86. E. Carmeli, A. Bachar, J. Merrick. Blood parameters in adults with intellectual disability at rest and after endurance exercise. Research in Sports Medicine 2008;16(4):272-280.

87. E. Carmeli, T. Haimovitz, CE. Nemcovsky. Beneficial effect of tetracycline therapy on muscle in immobilized knee of rats. Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences. 2008; 11 (3): 108-116.

88. E. Carmeli, R. Marmur, A. Cohen, E. Tirosh. Preferred sleep position and gross motor achievement in early infancy. European Journal of Pediatrics, 2009; 168 (6): 711-715, IF =1.277, Rank=39/78 “Pediatrics”.

89. B. Sharon, CB. Stopka, CA. Martinez, E. Carmeli. Benefits of low-intensity pain-free treadmill exercise on functional capacity of individuals presenting with intermittent claudication due to peripheral arterial disease. Angiology. 2009; 60 (94): 477-486, IF = 0.625, Rank= 47/52 "PVD"

90. E. Carmeli, R. Beiker, M. Mohammed. Nitric oxide and interlukin-6 levels in intellectual disability adults with epilepsy. Research In Developmental Disabilities. 2009; 30: 567-571. IF = 0.075, Rank= 95/325 (SJR) "Psychiatry and Mental health"

91. Z. Yizhar, S. Boulos, O. Inbar, E. Carmeli. The effect of restricted arm swing on energy expenditure in healthy males. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research. 2009; 32(2):115-23. IF = 0.504, Rank= 40/50 "Rehabilitation Social Sciences".

92. S. Eisenberg, L. Zuk, E. Carmeli, MK Leurer The contribution of stepping while standing to functional abilities and secondary conditions prevalence among children with severe cerebral palsy. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2009; 21(1):79-85. IF= 0.059 (SJR), Rank= 82/186 "Pediatrics"

93. CA Martinez, B Sharon, CB Stopka, E. Carmeli. Accommodating pain-free exercise therapy for peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Vascular Nursing. 2009; 27(1):2-7. IF= 1.164, Rank=12/27 "Rehabilitation".

94. V. Rozenfeld, J. Ribak, J. Danziger, J. Tsamir, E. Carmeli. Prevalence, risk factors and preventive strategies in work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Israeli physical therapists. Physiotherapy Research International. 2010; 15(3):176-84.IF= 0.063, Rank= 24/92 (SJR) "Rehabilitation"

95. KE Pena, C. Stopka, B. Sharon, HR. Gertner, E. Carmeli. Effects of low-intensity exercise on patients with peripheral vascular arterial disease. Physician and Sportsmedicine. 2009; 37 (1): 106-10. IF = 0.357, Rank=61/73 "Sport Sciences"

96. E. Carmeli, E. Kodesh, CE. Nemcovsky . Tetracycline therapy for muscle atrophy due to immobilization. Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions 2009; 9 (2):81-88 IF = 0.161, Rank= 85/148 (SJR) "Neuroscience"

97. A Vilnai, E. Carmeli, MK. Leurer. Prevalence of injuries among the young population in sports centers - relation to the pattern of activity. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2009; 19(6):828-33. IF= 2.295, Rank = 8/73 "Sport Sciences"

98. E. Carmeli. Y. Fogelman. Antioxidant effect of polyphenolic glabridin on LDL oxidation. Toxicology and Industrial Health. 2009; 25(4-5):321-324, IF = 0.731 Rank= 64/73 "Toxicology".

99. E. Carmeli, B Sharon, M. Morad, E. Kodesh. Physical exercises can reduce Anxiety and improve quality of life among adults with intellectual disability. International SportMed Journal 2009; 10 (2): 77-85, IF = 0.263, Rank= 59/73 "Sport Sciences"

100. L. Nissan-Lavi, E. Carmeli. Stroke patients in the community: Comparison of the effect of physical therapy group training and walking training. The Journal of the Israeli Physiotherapy Society, 2009; 11 (1), in Hebrew.

101. T, Bezalel, E. Carmeli, MK. Leurer. The effect of a group education program on pain and function through knowledge acquisition and home-based exercise among patients with knee osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy, 2010; 96:137-143, IF= 0.561, Rank= 23/28 "Rehabilitation"

102. E. Carmeli, M. Maor, E. Kodesh. The expression of SOD and MMP-2 in Diaphragm muscle following running. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2009; 5:31-36, IF= 4.466, Rank=31/74 "Physiology”

103. E. Carmeli, R. Bartoletti, Retrospective trial of complete decongestive physical therapy for lower extremity secondary lymphedema in melanoma patients. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2010; 19(1):141-7. IF= 2.422, Rank= 78/143 "Oncology"

104. D. Rozenblit, E. Carmeli, G. Aiger, Z. Nevo. The elasticity and malleability of the ACL among young and adult sportsmen. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 2010; 4 (9)769-774 Index Copernicus/ IC value = 4.67 (IF =0.40)

105. E. Carmeli, R. Beiker, M. Maor E. Kodesh. Increased iNOS, MMP-2 and HSP-72 in skeletal muscle following high intensity of exercise training. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, 2010; 21 (2):127-46. IF = 0.09, Rank= 38/455 (SJR) "Biochemistry, genetic, molecular biology".

106. E. Carmeli, S. Peleg, G. Bartur, E. Elbo, JJ. Vatine. HandTutor™-Enhanced hand rehabilitation after Stroke – A pilot study. Physiotherapy Research International. 2010; 16(4):191-200. IF = 0.057, Rank=11/53 (SJR) "Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation"

107. E. Carmeli, C. Ariav, T. Bar-Yossef, R. Levy. Movement skills in persons with Down syndrome decrease with aging. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 2010; 9(1):29–34. IF = 0.048, Rank= 74/151 (SJR) “Health Professions”

108. Toledano, D. Tene, E. Carmeli, M. Katz-Leurer. Feasibility, safety and efficacy of an early aerobic rehabilitation program for patients after minor ischemic stroke: A pilot randomized controlled trail. NeuroRehabilitation. 2011; 28(2):85-90. IF = 1.95, Rank=112/213 (JCR) "Neurosciences".

109. Tenenbaum, BS Fuchs, M. Raskas, E. Carmeli, S. Aspler, J. Merrick. Residential centers for persons with intellectual disability in Israel: Trend in the number of nursing care patients during 1998-2009. International Journal of Child Adolescent Health. 2011: 4(4): 379-382. Index Copernicus/ IC value = 4.67 (IF =0.40)

110. Tenenbaum, BS Fuchs, M. Raskas, E. Carmeli, S. Aspler, J. Merrick. Residential centers for persons with intellectual disability in Israel: Trend in contraception methods 1999-2009. International Journal of Child Adolescent Health. 2011: 4(4): 397-400. Index Copernicus/ IC value = 4.67 (IF =0.40)

111. V. Gadidi., MK. Leurer., E. Carmeli., NM. Bornstein. Long-term outcome poststroke: predictors of activity limitation and participation restriction. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2011; 92(11):1802-1808. IF=1.826, Rank: 6/27 "Rehabilitation"

112. Tenenbaum, BS Fuchs, M. Raskas, E. Carmeli, S. Aspler, J. Merrick. National survey 2009 on medical services for persons with intellectual disability in residential care in Israel. International Journal of Disability and Human Development. 2012 (1): 75-79. IF = 0.048, Rank = 74/151 (SJR) “Health Professions”

113. E. Carmeli, C. Ariav, TB. Yossef, R. Levy, B. Imam. Movement skills of younger versus older adults with Down syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities 2012; 33 (1) 165-171 : IF= 0.767, Rank= 18/50 "Multidisciplinary Sciences".

114. E. Carmeli, B. Imam, A. Bachar, J. Merrick. Inflammation and oxidative stress as biomarkers of premature aging in persons with intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2012; 33(2):369-375. IF= 3.236 by JCR, Thomson Reuters, Rank= 18/50 "Multidisciplinary Sciences".

115. E. Carmeli, A. Bachar, R. Beiker. Expression of global oxidative stress and matrix metalloproteinase's is associated with Rett syndrome. Neurochemical Journal. 2012; 5(2): 141-145. IF = 0.064, Rank= 220/231. "Neurosciences"

116. E. Carmeli, C.Ariav, TB. Yossef, R. Levy. B. Imma. The relationship of pre-sarcopenia (low muscle mass) and sarcopenia (loss of muscle strength) with functional decline in individuals with intellectual disability (ID). Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2012; 5(1):181-5. IF= 1.438, Rank: 30/45 "Geriatrics & Gerontology"

117. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick, B. Imma, R. Levy. Exercises and sports participation in healthy older adults with intellectual disability – A pilot study. Health/open access, 2012; 4(9): 769-774. IF = 0.62 (Google Scholar); IF = 0.16 (ISI)

118. O. Zur, A. Ronen, I. Melzer, E. Carmeli. Vestibular-Ocular Reflex impairment and Balance in children with Mild-to-Moderate Intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2013; 34: 1951-1957. IF= 3.405 by JCR, Thomson Reuters; Rank= 18/50 "Multidisciplinary Sciences"

119. Merrick, A. Bachar, E. Carmeli, E. Kodesh. Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Body Composition and Muscle Strength in Over-Weight to Obese Old Women with Intellectual Disability: A Pilot Study. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 2013; 6: 43-48, Index Copernicus Value (ICV) Rank: 6.5/49 "Social Sciences".

120. E. Carmeli, B. Imam, R. Levi, J. Merrick. Hand grip strength is associated with body sway rate among older adults with intellectual and developmental disability. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2013, 10 (4), 321-325.IF = 0.971, Rank = 35/67 "Rehabilitation"

121. O. Yosef-Brauner, A. Nimrod, T. Ben Shahar , E. Yehezkel, E. Carmeli. Effect of physical therapy on muscle strength, respiratory muscles and functional parameters in patients with intensive care unit acquired weakness. Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2013. IF = 1.65, Rank = 36/50 "Respiratory System".

122. L. Zuk, H. Tlumek, M. Katz-Leurer C. Peretz, E. Carmeli. A New Tool for Identifying Children with Motor Problems: Reliability and Validity Study. Journal of Child Neurology, Jan. 2014, IF = 1.38, Rank = 60/122 "Pediatrics".

123. R.Givon-Mayo, E. Simon, H. Karpin, A. Ori, S. Israely, E. Carmeli. Error enhancement of the velocity component in the course of Stroke patients reaching movements. A preliminary study. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 2014, 21 (4): 160-168. IF = 0.11, Rank 80/100 "Rehabilitation" SJR.

124. E. Carmeli, M. Katz-Laurer, S. Scena, E. Kodesh, R. Steindler. Functional reach test performance in distance and velocity- A pilot study. European Journal of Physiotherapy 5/2014. DOI:10.3109/21679169.2014.911957. Indexed in: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL)

125. Zur O, Dickstein R, Dannenbaum E, Carmeli E, Fung J. The influence of visual vertigo and vestibulopathy on oculomotor responses. Journal of Vestibular Research 2014, 24(4):305-11. doi: 10.3233/VES-140519. IF= 1.456

126. E. Carmeli, B.Imam, E.Kodesh. Effects of moderate exercise training on spatial behavior among old mice – preliminary results. The Open Rehabilitation Journal 2014, 7: 6-10. Index Copernicus Value (ICV) Rank: 6.5/49 "Social Sciences"

127. R. Eilat, B. Hazor, E. Carmeli. Association between quality of life and team achievement among wheelchair basketball players – A survey study. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 2 (14) 2015. IF -0.26 (SJR) Rank 71/116, "Rehabilitation". H index 13

Reviews Published

1. E. Carmeli. Fracture of the Femur's neck: Pathology and treatment. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 1991; 40:8-11, in Hebrew.

2. E. Carmeli, V. Carmeli. The role of the sensory system for the development of the motor system. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science, 1992; 5:3-6, in Hebrew.

3. E. Carmeli, AZ. Reznick. The effect of growth hormone on skeletal muscle as a model for aging process. Israeli Journal of Gerontology, 1992; 55:3-7, in Hebrew.

4. E. Carmeli. Growth hormone and athletes. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science, 1993; 7:3-4, in Hebrew.

5. E. Carmeli, A.Z. Reznick. Mini review: the physiology and biochemistry of skeletal muscle atrophy as a function of age. Proceedings Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1994; 206:103-113.

6. E. Carmeli. The elderly gait. Israel Physiotherapy Journal. 1995; 48:14-16, in Hebrew.

7. E. Carmeli. Growth hormone and the skeletal muscle. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 1995;49:8-10, in Hebrew.

8. A.Z. Reznick, E. Carmeli, I. Roisman. Effects of growth hormone on skeletal muscles of aging systems. Age, 1996; 19:39-44.

9. E. Carmeli. Soft tissue contractures and splint therapy. Israel Physiotherapy Journal,1996; 51:17-19, in Hebrew.

10. E. Carmeli, P. Orbach. The effect of physical exercise on the heart and musculoskeletal system in elderly people. Journal of Physical Education and SportScience, 1997; 51:3-5, in Hebrew.

11. E. Carmeli. The role of physiotherapist in diagnostic balance impairments and fall prevention in elderly people. Israeli Journal of Gerontology, 1997; 78:66-72, in Hebrew.

12. E. Carmeli. Pain: over view. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 1997; 54:7-13, in Hebrew.

13. E. Carmeli. Professional ethics, and the future of the health system. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 1999; 1:26-28, in Hebrew.

14. E. Carmeli. Depression and aging. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 1999; 2 (1):21-24, in Hebrew.

K. Kennedy, E. Carmeli. Low back pain and oligoamenorhea among long-distance female runners. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science, 1999; 52:6-8, in Hebrew.

15. E. Carmeli. Motor control and Parkinson's disease. Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science, 2000; 56:14-16, in Hebrew.

16. E. Carmeli. The changes in skeletal tendon as a model for aging process. Israeli Journal of Gerontology. 2000; 27:185-192, in Hebrew.

17. AZ. Reznick, E. Carmeli, R. Nagler. Cigar smoke and antioxidants. Abstract. 2001; 293-294, in Hebrew.

E. Carmeli, M. Offir#. Biochemical events and molecular mechanisms of intra cellular protein degradation in skeletal muscle. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 2001; 3 (2):16-22, in Hebrew.

19. E. Carmeli, M. Wertheim, S. Verner. Geriatric rehabilitation: A model of regulation and training control. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 2002; 4 (1):24-26, in Hebrew.

20. E. Carmeli, R. Coleman. The clinical characteristics of aging adults with mental retardation. Physical Therapy Reviews, 2002; 6:267-271.

21. E. Carmeli, R. Coleman, AZ Reznick. The Biochemistry of Aging Muscle. Experimental Gerontology, 2002; 37:477-489. IF = 3.535. 10/45 " Geriatrics and Gerontology".

22. E. Carmeli, H. Patish, R. Coleman. The Aging Hand. Journal of Gerontology, 2003; 58(2):146-152. IF = 1.720, Rank = 8/45, "Geriatrics and Gerontology"

23. J. Merrick, E. Carmeli. A review on the prevalence of disabilities in children. The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology, 2003; 3(1)

24. J. Merrick, M. Morad, E. Carmeli. Poverty, children and families in Israel. A public health concern. The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology, 2003; 3(1)

25. E. Carmeli, M. Moas, R. Coleman, AZ. Reznick. MMPs and skeletal muscle. Muscle & Nerve, 2004; 29:191-197. IF = 2.456, Rank = 100/200, "Neuroscience"

26. M. Lotan, J. Merrick, E. Carmeli. Physical activity in adolescence. A review with clinical suggestions. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2005; 17(1):13-21.

27. M. Lotan, J. Merrick, E. Carmeli. A review of physical activity and well-being. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2005; 17(1):23-31.

28. E. Carmeli. The molecular basis of aging skeletal muscle and physical activity. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 2005;2:57-66.

29. E. Carmeli. The synovial cartilage as a model for aging process. IsraelPhysiotherapy Journal, 2006; 7 (2): 5-7, in Hebrew.

30. E. Hershko, H. Tauber, E. Carmeli. Partial weight bearing after surgeries of lower limbs. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 2006; 8 (1): 24-29, in Hebrew.

31. E. Carmeli. Sarcopenia - metabolic and physiological view. Gerontology: Journal of Aging Studies. 2006; 33 (3): 43-49, in Hebrew.

32. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick. Physical activity for aging person with Down syndrome. Int. Journal of Disability and Human development 2006; 5(4):343-334.

33. E. Carmeli. The root of cancer and its relation to aging. Israel Physiotherapy Journal, 2006; 8 (2): 39-40, in Hebrew.

34. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick. Aging, exercise and persons with intellectual disability-A review. Journal of Disabililty and Human development 2007; 6(1):11-14.

35. M. Bar-Shai, E. Carmeli, P. Ljubuncic, AZ. Reznick. Exercise and Immobilization in Aging Animals: the Involvement of Oxidative Stress and NF-κB activation. Free Radical Biology and Medicine (FRBM), 2008; 44: 202-214. IF= 4.971, Rank= 45/261 "Biochemistry and Molecular Biology".

36. E Carmeli, A. Saposhnik, P. Ya'akobi, H. Faran, Z. Fisher, Y. Goldman, G. Neeman and A. Feazadeh. Patellofemoral pain syndrome. Journal of Pain Management. 2008; 1

37. E Carmeli. Aspects of assistive gerontechnology. Journal of Disability and Human Development 2009; 8(3):217-219.

38. E. Carmeli, J. Merrick Aging people with intellectual disability in Israel. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 2010; 9(4). IF = 0.48, Rank = 74/151 (SJR) “Health Professions”

39. O. Zur, E. Carmeli. The University of California Los-Angeles-Dizziness Questionnaire (UCLA-DQ) advantages and disadvantages. To: Journal of Vestibular Research. 2014, 23(6):279-83. IF= 1.350 by JCR, Thomson Reuters; Rank =40/92 "Otorhinolaryngology "

40. E. Carmeli Feedback and neuroplasticity rehabilitation for brain damage Chinese Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014, 36 (3), 231-234.

41. Carmeli E, Imam B. Health promotion and disease prevention strategies in older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Frontiers in Public Health. 2014 14;2:31.

42. T. Bezalel, E. Carmeli, E. Been, L. Kalichman. Scheuermann’s disease. A review of current diagnosis and treatment approach. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. Jan. 2014, IF = 1.041, Rank = 53/64 "Rehabilitation"

43. E. Carmeli. The invisibles: unpaid caregivers of the elderly. Front Public Health. 2014, ;2:91-93. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00091.

44. J. Merrick,M Morad, E. Carmeli. Intellectual and developmental disabilities: Male health Front. Public Health. Oct. 2014, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00208