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Dr. Marybeth Grant-Beuttler

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Physical Therapy
Expertise: Preterm Development; Idiopathic Toe Walking; Kinect Sensor; Motion Analysis; Motor Control; Motor Learning and Development
Office Location: Rinker Health Science Campus 268
Phone: (714) 744-7626
Scholarly Works:
Digital Commons


Licensure Information / Registration Number:
California Physical Therapy License Certificate # PT-33373

August 2006 - Certified as Pediatric Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association

September 1995 - Neonatal Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program Certification (NIDCAP) - certified by James Helm, EdD

November 1991 - Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment Certification - certified by Marjorie Adams, MA, PT

May 1989 - Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Instruction Certification - certified by Elizabeth Noble, PT

PT 643- Motor Control/Motor Learning

PT 643L- Motor Control/Motor Learning Lab

PT 647- Pediatric Practice Management Lecture

PT 647L- Pediatric Practice Management Lab

PT 650- Scientific Inquiry IA and IB

PT 651- Scientific Inquiry II

PT 799- Research Projects

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Wands C, Grant-Beuttler M, Conroy S, Evans T, Butler-Morburg D, Robinson J, Beuttler R. Using the PEDI-CAT to highlight improvements in functional performance following 6 months of hippotherapy. Pediatr Phys Ther, 2019,31(1):E67-68.
Pollind M, Soangra R, Grant-Beuttler M, Aminian A. Customized Wearable Sensor-Based Insoles for Gait Re-Training In Idiopathic Toe Walkers. Biomed Sci Instrum. In press.
Kim S, Soangra R, Grant-Beuttler M, Aminian A. Wearable Sensor-Based Gait Classification in Idiopathic Toe Walking Adolscents. Biomed Sci Instrum. In press.
Grant-Beuttler M, Jennings J, McCauley C, Dulay R, Grossnickle K, Kill K, Hay J. Development of an Electronic Version of The Children’s Self-Perceptions of Adequacy in and Predilection for Physical Activity Scale. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2017;29(1):153-160. doi:10.1123/pes.2016-0115. Epub 2016 Oct 21.PMID:27768553.
Gannotti M, Bailes A, Bjornson K, O’Neill M, Grant-Beuttler M, Dusing S. Pediatric rehabilitation services for children with cerebral palsy: What can existing data sources tell us tell us? Pediatr Phys Ther. 2017;29:179-186.
Grant-Beuttler M, Heriza C, Palisano R, Wagner B, Miller D, Karduna A. Ankle Movements during Supine Kicking in Infants Born Preterm. Pediataric Physical Therapy. 2016,28(3),294-303. doi:10.1097/PEP.0000000000000252
Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Case Report. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2013;25:214-223.
Atienza D, Bennett N, Glynn L, Grant-Beuttler M. Reference data for normally developing 5-year-olds utilizing the balance master mCTSIB. [Abstract]. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2013;25(1):92.
Chen J, Grant-Beuttler M, Glynn L. The relationship of the gastrocnemius-soleus muscle tendon unit to postural control in 5-year-old children. [Abstract]. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 2012;24(1):101-102.
Freeman JA, Guy AR, Rader AD, Grant-Beuttler M, Cipriani D. A comparison of functional outcomes using Toe-OFF dynamic ankle-foot orthoses in a healthy adult population: A pilot study. [Abstract] Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2012;42(1):OPO-1179.
Mercier R, Grant-Beuttler M, Oropeza M, von Ibsch D. Gastrocnemius-soleus muscle extensibility: Comparison across walking stages and neurological diagnoses in children. [Abstract]. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 2012;24(1):113.
Grant-Beuttler M & Drndarski K. Commentary for "Beyond Fitness: The psychosocial benefits of an inclusive community-based aquatics program". Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2012;24(4),368.
Grant-Beuttler M, Glynn LM, Salisbury AL, Poggi Davis E, Holliday C, Sandman CA. Development of fetal movement between 26 and 36-weeks' gestation in response to vibro-accoustic stimulation. Frontiers in Psychology. 2011;2:350.doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2001.00350
Grant-Beuttler M, Palisano R, Miller D, Wagner B, Heriza C, Shewokis P. Gastrocnemius/soleus muscle tendon unit changes in infants born preterm over the first 12 weeks of adjusted age. Physical Therapy. 2009;89(2): 136-148.
Grant-Beuttler M, Palisano R, Miller D, Wagner B, Heriza C, Shewokis P. Author response to Invited Commentary by Heathcock [commentary for: Gastrocnemius/soleus muscle tendon unit changes in infants born preterm over the first 12 weeks of adjusted age.] Physical Therapy. 2009;89(2): e2-e4 [online]. Available at http://www.ptjournal.org/cgi/content/full/89/2/e2. Accessed February 2, 2009.
Grant-Beuttler M, Shewokis P. (2007) Muscle tendon unit comparisons between infants born preterm and infants born fullterm: A pilot study. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 19(4): 309-314.
Hakim R, Kelly S, Grant-Beuttler M, Healy B, Krempasky J, Moore S. (2005) Case Report: A Modified Constraint-Induced Therapy (mCIT) Program for the Upper Extremity of a Person with Chronic Stroke. Physiotherapy: Theory & Practice. 21(4):243-256.
Grant-Beuttler M, Leininger P, Palisano R. (2004). Reliability of a Measure of Muscle Extensibility in Fullterm and Preterm Newborns. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 24(1/2), 173-185.
Grant-Beuttler M & Wagner B. Case 4. In Brimer & Moran (editors) Clinical Cases in Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Butterworth & Heinemann; 2004.
Grant-Beuttler M. Case 12. In Brimer M & Moran M (editors). Clinical Cases in Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Butterworth-Heinemann; 2004.