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    Barbara Ann Sargent, PhD, PT, PCS

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical
    SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
    DepartmentBiokinesiology and Physical Therapy
    AddressCHP 155
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9006
    Phone+1 323 442 2900
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      Dr. Sargent is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy, University of Southern California. Her research focuses on motor development, motor learning, and the rehabilitation of infants and children with movement dysfunction. Dr. Sargent is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy (PCS). She teaches lifespan content throughout the curriculum, including human development and lifespan considerations for patient/client management.


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      1. Sargent B, Kubo M, Fetters L. Infant Discovery Learning and Lower Extremity Coordination: Influence of Prematurity. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2017 Sep 08; 1-16. PMID: 28885092.
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      2. Sargent B, Reimann H, Kubo M, Fetters L. Infant intralimb coordination and torque production: Influence of prematurity. Infant Behav Dev. 2017 Sep 07; 49:129-140. PMID: 28889073.
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      3. Peterson S, Su JA, Szmuszkovicz JR, Johnson R, Sargent B. Exercise capacity following pediatric heart transplantation: A systematic review. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Aug; 21(5). PMID: 28419703.
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      4. Mendonça B, Sargent B, Fetters L. Cross-cultural validity of standardized motor development screening and assessment tools: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Dec; 58(12):1213-1222. PMID: 27699768.
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      5. Kim J, Sargent B. Commentary on "Ankle Movements During Supine Kicking in Infants Born Preterm". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2016; 28(3):303. PMID: 27341578.
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      6. Peterson SE, Bennett AK, Sargent B. Commentary on "Changes in Motor Development During a 4-Year Follow-up on Children With Univentricular Heart Defects". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2016; 28(4):452. PMID: 27661240.
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      7. Sargent B, Scholz J, Reimann H, Kubo M, Fetters L. Development of infant leg coordination: Exploiting passive torques. Infant Behav Dev. 2015 Aug; 40:108-21. PMID: 26117493.
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      8. Sargent B, Reimann H, Kubo M, Fetters L. Quantifying Learning in Young Infants: Tracking Leg Actions During a Discovery-learning Task. J Vis Exp. 2015 Jun 01; (100):e52841. PMID: 26066904.
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      9. Flagg JL, Flagg P, Beeler L, Sargent B. Commentary on "Short-term intensive neurodevelopmental treatment program experiences of parents and their children with disabilities". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2015; 27(1):71. PMID: 25521267.
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      10. Sargent B, Huang C. Commentary on "Behavior During Tethered Kicking in Infants With Periventricular Brain Injury". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2015; 27(4):413. PMID: 26397088.
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      11. Sargent B, Schweighofer N, Kubo M, Fetters L. Infant exploratory learning: influence on leg joint coordination. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e91500. PMID: 24626202; PMCID: PMC3953400.
      12. Sargent B, Fetters L. Commentary on "measuring advanced motor skills in children with cerebral palsy: further development of the challenge module". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2014; 26(2):213. PMID: 24675121.
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      13. Sargent B, Miller M. Commentary on "The effect of torsional shoe flexibility on gait and stability in children learning to walk". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2014; 26(4):417. PMID: 25251797.
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      14. Sargent B, Augustine L. Commentary on "Motor development of infants with univentricular heart at the ages of 16 and 52 weeks". Pediatr Phys Ther. 2013; 25(4):451. PMID: 23995668.
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      15. Sargent B. Clinical bottom line. Prediction of motor and functional outcomes in infants born preterm assessed at term. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2009; 21(1):11. PMID: 19214071.
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