Joel Vilensky

  • 2106 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1977 …2017
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Publications 1978 2017

  • 2106 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 111 Article
  • 2 Book
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Foreword/postscript
21 Citations (Scopus)

A historical analysis of the relationship between encephalitis lethargica and postencephalitic parkinsonism: A complex rather than a direct relationship

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & McCall, S., Jul 15 2010, In : Movement Disorders. 25, 9, p. 1116-1123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
Parkinsonian Disorders
Satellite Viruses
Common Cold
40 Citations (Scopus)

A kinematic comparison of backward and forward walking in humans

Vilensky, J., Gankiewicz, E. & Gehlsen, G., 1987, In : Journal of Human Movement Studies. 13, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Walking
12 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of air-stepping in normal infant vervet monkeys

Vilensky, J., Wilson, P., Gankiewicz, E. & Townsend, D. W., 1989, In : Journal of Motor Behavior. 21, 4, p. 429-456 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
Extremities
Air
Air Movements
Joints
4 Citations (Scopus)

Anatomy and wikipedia

Vilensky, J. & Steenberg, J., Jul 1 2015, In : Clinical Anatomy. 28, 5, p. 565-567 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Literacy
Information Seeking Behavior
Internet
Anatomy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Angular displacement patterns of leading and trailing limb joints during galloping in monkeys

Vilensky, J., Moore‐Kuhns, M. & Moore, A. M., 1990, In : American Journal of Primatology. 22, 4, p. 227-239 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

limbs (animal)
joints (animal)
monkeys
limb
Saimiri
11 Citations (Scopus)

'An investigation of the nervous control of defecation' by Denny-Brown and Robertson: A classic paper revisited

Vilensky, J., Bell, D. R. & Gilman, S., Sep 2004, In : Colorectal Disease. 6, 5, p. 376-383 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defecation
Spinal Cord
Urination
Anal Canal
Publications

A test of Raibert's symmetry equations in animal and human running

Vilensky, J., Gankiewicz, E. & Libii, J. N., 1989, In : Physiology and Behavior. 46, 4, p. 567-576 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Running
Cats
Haplorhini
Extremities
73 Citations (Scopus)

British anti-Lewisite (dimercaprol): An amazing history

Vilensky, J. & Redman, K., Mar 1 2003, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 41, 3, p. 378-383 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
History
Chelating Agents
Arsenic Poisoning
Chemical Warfare Agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

"C3, C4, C5 keep you alive," or do they?

Vilensky, J., 2006, In : Clinical Anatomy. 19, 2, p. 130-131 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phrenic Nerve
Anatomy
Teaching
49 Citations (Scopus)

Can the sacroiliac joint cause sciatica?

Fortin, J. D., Vilensky, J. & Merkel, G. J., Jul 2003, In : Pain Physician. 6, 3, p. 269-271 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sacroiliac Joint
Sciatica
Intervertebral Disc Displacement
Sciatic Nerve
Anatomy
34 Citations (Scopus)

Children and Encephalitis Lethargica: A Historical Review

Vilensky, J., Foley, P. & Gilman, S., Aug 2007, In : Pediatric Neurology. 37, 2, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
Human Influenza
Nervous System
Psychosurgery
Psychological Theory

Comment on 'the significance of supraspinal control of reflex actions' [1]

Vilensky, J. & Gilman, S., 2001, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 54, 6, p. 585-586 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20th Century History
Efferent Pathways
Reflex
Spinal Cord
Brain
121 Citations (Scopus)

Corticopontine projections from the cingulate cortex in the rhesus monkey

Vilensky, J. & Van Hoesen, G. W., Feb 2 1981, In : Brain Research. 205, 2, p. 391-395 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gyrus Cinguli
Macaca mulatta
Autoradiography
Gray Matter
2 Citations (Scopus)

CT demonstration of caput medusae

Weber, E. C. & Vilensky, J., 2009, In : Anatomical Sciences Education. 2, 4, p. 184-185 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Portasystemic Shunt
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Portal Hypertension
Anatomy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Current applications of electrotherapeutics in collagen healing

Snyder, M. J., Vilensky, J. & Fortin, J. D., 2002, In : Pain Physician. 5, 2, p. 172-181 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligaments
Electric Stimulation
Cartilage
Collagen
Bone and Bones
5 Citations (Scopus)

DC60: An example of one of the 450 cases that compose the Denny-Brown collection of primate lesion material

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Morecraft, R. J., 1996, In : Movement Disorders. 11, 2, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primates
Nervous System
Haplorhini
Central Nervous System
Research Personnel
10 Citations (Scopus)

Denny-Brown, Boston City Hospital, and the history of American neurology

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Sinish, P. R., Sep 2004, In : Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 47, 4, p. 505-518 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Hospitals
Neurology
History
history
Neurosurgery

Denny-Brown, Derek

Gilman, S. & Vilensky, J., Jan 1 2014, Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences. Elsevier Inc., p. 973 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Urban Hospitals
Basal Ganglia
Dimercaprol
Parietal Lobe
Hepatolenticular Degeneration
11 Citations (Scopus)

Denny-Brown, Wilson's disease, and BAL (British antilewisite [2,3-dimercaptopropanol])

Vilensky, J., Robertson, W. M. & Gilman, S., Sep 24 2002, In : Neurology. 59, 6, p. 914-916 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
Hepatolenticular Degeneration
Neurology
Chelating Agents
Therapeutics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Denny-Brown's views on the pathophysiology of dystonia

Gilman, S., Vilensky, J., Morecraft, R. W. & Cook, J. A., Aug 15 1999, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 167, 2, p. 142-147 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystonia
Central Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Posture
Haplorhini
8 Citations (Scopus)

Derek E Denny-Brown (1901-1981): his life and influence on American neurology.

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Dunn, E., 1998, In : Journal of Medical Biography. 6, 2, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
Weapons
World War I
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Government
History
1 Citation (Scopus)

Disorders of proprioceptive responses in monkeys after cerebellar lesions: An analysis using the Denny-Brown Collection

Vilensky, J., Barnhart, S. W., Gilman, S., Cook, J. A. & Morecraft, R. J., Mar 1 1999, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 163, 2, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somatosensory Disorders
Haplorhini
Reflex
Humulus
Skin
18 Citations (Scopus)

Does opioid use for pain management warrant routine bone mass density screening in men?

Fortin, J. D., Bailey, G. M. & Vilensky, J., Jul 2008, In : Pain Physician. 11, 4, p. 539-541 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Screening
Pain Management
Bone Density
Opioid Analgesics
Testosterone
14 Citations (Scopus)

Does the historical literature on encephalitis lethargica support a simple (direct) relationship with postencephalitic Parkinsonism?

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & McCall, S., Jul 15 2010, In : Movement Disorders. 25, 9, p. 1124-1130 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
Parkinsonian Disorders
Demography
10 Citations (Scopus)

Do quadrupeds require a change in trunk posture to walk backward?

Vilensky, J. & Cook, J. A., Aug 2000, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 33, 8, p. 911-916 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise equipment
Posture
Walking
Cats
Wrist

Early cinematographic studies of generalized dystonia

Goetz, C. G. & Vilensky, J., Oct 2006, In : Movement Disorders. 21, 10, p. 1561-1565 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystonia
Surgical Casts
Movement Disorders
Spasm
Nervous System Diseases
33 Citations (Scopus)

Early development of locomotor behavior in vervet monkeys

Vilensky, J. & Gankiewicz, E., 1989, In : American Journal of Primatology. 17, 1, p. 11-25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
gait
primate
early development
Primates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of entopeduncular lesions upon treadmill locomotion in cats

Vilensky, J., Baltes, M. & Patrick, M. C., Feb 1985, In : Experimental Brain Research. 57, 3, p. 617-619 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotion
Cats
Entopeduncular Nucleus
Behavior Control
17 Citations (Scopus)
Cercopithecus aethiops
Hindlimb
Joints
animal
knees
13 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of size on vervet (Cercopithecus aethiops) gait parameters: A preliminary analysis

Vilensky, J. & Gankiewicz, E., 1986, In : Folia Primatologica. 46, 2, p. 104-117 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
gait
body size
duration
animal
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of size on vervet (Cercopithecus aethiops) gait parameters: A longitudinal approach

Vilensky, J., Gankiewicz, E. & Townsend, D. W., 1990, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 81, 3, p. 429-439 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
gait
Gait
Walking
Haplorhini
29 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of size on Vervet (Cercopithecus aethiops) gait parameters: A cross‐sectional approach

Vilensky, J., Gankiewicz, E. & Townsend, D. W., 1988, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 76, 4, p. 463-480 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
Gait
animal
Body Size
Hindlimb
17 Citations (Scopus)
Cercopithecus aethiops
Forelimb
elbows
Elbow
forelimbs
5 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica: 100 years after the epidemic

Hoffman, L. A. & Vilensky, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Brain. 140, 8, p. 2246-2251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Levodopa
Encephalitis
Differential Diagnosis
13 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica: Could this disease be recognised if the epidemic recurred?

Vilensky, J. & Gilman, S., Dec 2006, In : Practical Neurology. 6, 6, p. 360-367 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica (von Economo's encephalitis)

Berger, J. R. & Vilensky, J., 2014, In : Handbook of Clinical Neurology. 123, p. 745-761 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
World War I
Parkinsonian Disorders
History of Medicine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis Lethargica and Postencephalitic Parkinsonism

Vilensky, J. A. & Duvoisin, R. C., Jan 1 2010, Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders. Elsevier Inc., p. 446-450 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
2 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica in the soviet union

Vilensky, J., Mukhamedzyanov, R. Z. & Gilman, S., Aug 2008, In : European Neurology. 60, 3, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

USSR
Encephalitis
Jews
Western World
Signs and Symptoms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental confirmation by Sir Victor Horsley of the relationship between thyroid gland dysfunction and myxedema

Ginn, S. R. & Vilensky, J., Aug 2006, In : Thyroid. 16, 8, p. 743-747 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myxedema
Thyroid Gland
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Tissue Extracts
Neurosurgery
2 Citations (Scopus)

Feud and fable: the Sherrington-Horsley polemic and the delayed publication.

Vilensky, J., Stone, J. L. & Gilman, S., Dec 2003, In : Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 12, 4, p. 368-375 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publications
Pyramidal Tracts
Dissent and Disputes
Hominidae
Motor Cortex
33 Citations (Scopus)

Gait characteristics of two macaques, with emphasis on relationships with speed

Vilensky, J., 1983, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 61, 2, p. 255-265 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca
gait
Gait
duration
Forelimb
24 Citations (Scopus)
Saimiri
Gait
Primates
Locomotion
Haplorhini
168 Citations (Scopus)

Gait disturbances in patients with autistic behavior. A preliminary study

Vilensky, J., Damasio, A. R. & Maurer, R. G., 1981, In : Archives of Neurology. 38, 10, p. 646-649 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gait
Toes
Basal Ganglia
Ankle
Hip
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hemifacial spasm caused by an aberrant jugular branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery

Thomas, K. L., Hughes, M. A., Frederickson, A. M., Branstetter, B. F., Vilensky, J. & Sekula, R. F., 2015, In : British Journal of Neurosurgery. 29, 1, p. 97-99 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemifacial Spasm
Neck
Arteries
Microvascular Decompression Surgery
74 Citations (Scopus)

Histologic analysis of neural elements in the human sacroiliac joint

Vilensky, J., O'Connor, B. L., Fortin, J. D., Merkel, G. J., Jimenez, A. M., Scofield, B. A. & Kleiner, J. B., Jun 1 2002, In : Spine. 27, 11, p. 1202-1207 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sacroiliac Joint
Mechanoreceptors
Staining and Labeling
Ligaments
Nerve Endings
22 Citations (Scopus)

Horsley was the first to use electrical stimulation of the human cerebral cortex intraoperatively

Vilensky, J. & Gilman, S., Dec 1 2002, In : Surgical Neurology. 58, 6, p. 425-426 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Cortex
Electric Stimulation
England
Surgeons
3 Citations (Scopus)
Motor Cortex
Primates
Research Personnel
Nervous System
Neurologists
21 Citations (Scopus)

Inter and intratrial variation in cat locomotor behavior

Vilensky, J. & Charlene^Patrick, M., 1984, In : Physiology and Behavior. 33, 5, p. 733-743 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cats
Forelimb
Locomotion
Gait
Extremities

L. O. Darkshevich (1858-1925) (150th anniversary).

Bogdanov, E. I., Mukhamedzyanov, R. Z., Sozinov, A. S. & Vilensky, J., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Neurology. 256, 6, p. 1028-1029 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19th Century History
20th Century History
Russia
Anniversaries and Special Events
Neurology