Shiv Hiremath

Assistant Professor
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Office
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave Department of Physical Therapy

Biography

Dr. Shivayogi (Shiv) Hiremath completed his doctoral training at the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his postdoctoral training at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Temple University. Dr. Hiremath is also the director of the Personal Health Informatics and Rehabilitation Engineering (PHIRE) Laboratory, Temple University. His research focuses on studying the health and physical activity patterns of people with disabilities in the community through wearable sensors and smartphone-based technologies. His research has been supported by federal agencies such as the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and foundations such as the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation.

Education

  • PhD, Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh 
  • MS, Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh 
  • BEng, Electrical and Electronics, Visveswaraiah Technological University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

NMS 9622

Neuromotor Science: Instrumentation

Graduate

NMS 9623

Neuromotor Science: Programming

Graduate

NMS 9654

Neuromotor Science: Laboratory Rotation and Seminar

Graduate

PHTH 8137

Evidence Based Practice II

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Hiremath, S.V., Karmarkar, A.M., Kumar, A., Coffman, D.L., & Marino, R.J. (2022). Factors associated with post-acute functional status and discharge dispositions in individuals with spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med, 45(1), pp. 126-136. England. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2021.1888023

  • Hiremath, S.V., Kupfer, M., & Ruediger, M. (2021). Timing and pattern of readmission in individuals with spinal cord injury in the setting of a specialized medical home. J Spinal Cord Med, 44(6), pp. 896-901. England. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2021.1883959

  • Canori, A., Amiri, A.M., Thapa-Chhetry, B., Finley, M.A., Schmidt-Read, M., Lamboy, M.R., Intille, S.S., & Hiremath, S.V. (2021). Relationship between pain, fatigue, and physical activity levels during a technology-based physical activity intervention. J Spinal Cord Med, 44(4), pp. 549-556. England. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2020.1766889

  • Brusilovskiy, E., Klein, L.A., Townley, G., Snethen, G., McCormick, B., Hiremath, S.V., & Salzer, M.S. (2020). Examining the relationship between community mobility and participation using GPS and self-report data. Soc Sci Med, 265, p. 113539. England. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113539

  • Finley, M.A., Euiler, E., Hiremath, S.V., & Sarver, J. (2020). Movement Coordination During Humeral Elevation in Individuals With Newly Acquired Spinal Cord Injury. J Appl Biomech, pp. 1-6. United States. doi: 10.1123/jab.2019-0387

  • Skrzat, J.M., Carp, S.J., Dai, T., Lauer, R., Hiremath, S.V., Gaeckle, N., & Tucker, C.A. (2020). Use of Surface Electromyography to Measure Muscle Fatigue in Patients in an Acute Care Hospital. Phys Ther, 100(6), pp. 897-906. United States. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa035

  • Amiri, A.M., Hiremath, S.V., Salzer, M.S., & Snethen, G. (2019). Predicting physical activity levels in individuals with schizophrenia through integrated global positioning system and accelerometer data. Schizophr Res, 212, pp. 246-248. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2019.07.027

  • Islam, N., Amiri, A.M., Forlizzi, J., & Hiremath, S.V. (2019). Automatic Mouth Detection for Self-Feeding. 2018 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, SPMB 2018 - Proceedings. doi: 10.1109/SPMB.2018.8615594

  • Hiremath, S.V., Amiri, A.M., Thapa-Chhetry, B., Snethen, G., Schmidt-Read, M., Ramos-Lamboy, M., Coffman, D.L., & Intille, S.S. (2019). Mobile health-based physical activity intervention for individuals with spinal cord injury in the community: A pilot study. PLoS One, 14(10), p. e0223762. United States. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223762

  • Hiremath, S.V., Amiri, A.M., Thapa-Chhetry, B., Snethen, G., Schmidt-Read, M., Ramos-Lamboy, M., Coffman, D.L., & Intille, S.S. (2019). Correction: Mobile health-based physical activity intervention for individuals with spinal cord injury in the community: A pilot study. PLoS One, 14(11), p. e0225490. United States. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225490

  • Hiremath, S.V., Amiri, A.M., Thapa-Chhetry, B., Shoaib, N., Snethen, G., Schmidt-Read, M., Lamboy, M.R., & Intille, S. (2018). Mobile-Health based Physical Activity Intervention for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in the Community. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99(10), p. e7. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.07.024

  • Degenhart, A.D., Hiremath, S.V., Yang, Y., Foldes, S., Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., & Wang, W. (2018). Remapping cortical modulation for electrocorticographic brain-computer interfaces: a somatotopy-based approach in individuals with upper-limb paralysis. J Neural Eng, 15(2), p. 026021. England. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aa9bfb

  • Amiri, A.M., Shoaib, N., & Hiremath, S.V. (2018). A framework to enhance assistive technology based mobility tracking in individuals with spinal cord injury. 2017 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, GlobalSIP 2017 - Proceedings, 2018-January, pp. 467-471. doi: 10.1109/GlobalSIP.2017.8308686

  • Hiremath, S.V., Hogaboom, N.S., Roscher, M.R., Worobey, L.A., Oyster, M.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2017). Longitudinal Prediction of Quality-of-Life Scores and Locomotion in Individuals With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 98(12), pp. 2385-2392. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.05.020

  • Amiri, A.M., Peltier, N., Goldberg, C., Sun, Y., Nathan, A., Hiremath, S.V., & Mankodiya, K. (2017). WearSense: Detecting Autism Stereotypic Behaviors through Smartwatches. Healthcare (Basel), 5(1). Switzerland. doi: 10.3390/healthcare5010011

  • Hiremath, S.V., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Wheeler, J.J., Moran, D.W., Gaunt, R.A., Collinger, J.L., Foldes, S.T., Weber, D.J., Chen, W., Boninger, M.L., & Wang, W. (2017). Human perception of electrical stimulation on the surface of somatosensory cortex. PLoS One, 12(5), p. e0176020. United States. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176020

  • Hiremath, S.V., Intille, S.S., Kelleher, A., Cooper, R.A., & Ding, D. (2016). Estimation of Energy Expenditure for Wheelchair Users Using a Physical Activity Monitoring System. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 97(7), pp. 1146-1153.e1. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.016

  • Tsang, K., Hiremath, S.V., Crytzer, T.M., Dicianno, B.E., & Ding, D. (2016). Validity of activity monitors in wheelchair users: A systematic review. J Rehabil Res Dev, 53(6), pp. 641-658. United States. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2016.01.0006

  • Hiremath, S., Yang, G., & Mankodiya, K. (2015). Wearable Internet of Things: Concept, architectural components and promises for person-centered healthcare. Proceedings of the 2014 4th International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - "Transforming Healthcare Through Innovations in Mobile and Wireless Technologies", MOBIHEALTH 2014, pp. 304-307. doi: 10.1109/MOBIHEALTH.2014.7015971

  • Tsang, K., Hiremath, S.V., Cooper, R.A., & Ding, D. (2015). Evaluation of custom energy expenditure models for SenseWear armband in manual wheelchair users. J Rehabil Res Dev, 52(7), pp. 793-803. United States. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2014.08.0188

  • Hiremath, S.V., Chen, W., Wang, W., Foldes, S., Yang, Y., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2015). Brain computer interface learning for systems based on electrocorticography and intracortical microelectrode arrays. Front Integr Neurosci, 9, p. 40. Switzerland. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2015.00040

  • Hiremath, S.V., Intille, S.S., Kelleher, A., Cooper, R.A., & Ding, D. (2015). Detection of physical activities using a physical activity monitor system for wheelchair users. Med Eng Phys, 37(1), pp. 68-76. England. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.10.009

  • Sindall, P., Lenton, J.P., Malone, L., Douglas, S., Cooper, R.A., Hiremath, S., Tolfrey, K., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V. (2014). Effect of low-compression balls on wheelchair tennis match-play. Int J Sports Med, 35(5), pp. 424-431. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1354384

  • Hiremath, S., Yang, G., Mankodiya, K., & IEEE (2014). Wearable Internet of Things : Concept, Architectural Components and Promises for Person-Centered Healthcare. 2014 EAI 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on WIRELESS MOBILE COMMUNICATION and HEALTHCARE (MOBIHEALTH), pp. 304-307. doi: 10.4108/icst.mobihealth.2014.257440

  • Hiremath, S.V., Ding, D., Farringdon, J., Vyas, N., & Cooper, R.A. (2013). Physical activity classification utilizing SenseWear activity monitor in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 51(9), pp. 705-709. England. doi: 10.1038/sc.2013.39

  • Hiremath, S.V., Ding, D., & Cooper, R.A. (2013). Development and evaluation of a gyroscope-based wheel rotation monitor for manual wheelchair users. J Spinal Cord Med, 36(4), pp. 347-356. England. doi: 10.1179/2045772313Y.0000000113

  • Hiremath, S.V., Ding, D., Farringdon, J., & Cooper, R.A. (2012). Predicting energy expenditure of manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury using a multisensor-based activity monitor. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 93(11), pp. 1937-1943. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.004

  • Ding, D., Ayubi, S., Hiremath, S., & Parmanto, B. (2012). Physical activity monitoring and sharing platform for manual wheelchair users. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2012, pp. 5833-5836. United States. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347320

  • Ding, D., Hiremath, S., Chung, Y., & Cooper, R. (2011). Detection of wheelchair user activities using wearable sensors. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 6767 LNCS(PART 3), pp. 145-152. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-21666-4_17

  • Hiremath, S.V. & Ding, D. (2011). Evaluation of activity monitors in manual wheelchair users with paraplegia. J Spinal Cord Med, 34(1), pp. 110-117. England. doi: 10.1179/107902610X12911165975142

  • Hiremath, S.V. & Ding, D. (2011). Regression equations for RT3 activity monitors to estimate energy expenditure in manual wheelchair users. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2011, pp. 7348-7351. United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091714

  • Ding, D., Hiremath, S., Kelleher, A., & Cooper, R. (2010). Using SenseWear® armband to evaluate energy expenditure in manual wheelchair users with SCI. Assistive Technology Research Series, 26, pp. 251-253. doi: 10.3233/978-1-60750-080-3-251

  • Hiremath, S.V. & Ding, D. (2009). Evaluation of activity monitors to estimate energy expenditure in manual wheelchair users. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2009, pp. 835-838. United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5333626