Anastasia Kyvelidou, PhD, MS
Anastasia Kyvelidou, PhD, MS

Anastasia Kyvelidou, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments


  • Physical Therapy


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • PTD 504 Evidence based practice I
  • PTD 533 Motor control and motor learning


  • Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Motor Control & Development/ Pediatrics, 2011
  • Master of Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Exercise Science, 2006
  • Bachelors, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Exercise Science, 2002

Publications and Presentations


  • Dinkel D, Hanson C, Koehler K, Berry AA, Kyvelidou A, Bice M, Wallen J, Bagenda D, Jana L, Pressler J. An overview of assessment methodology for obesity-related variables in infants at risk.
     , Nutrition and Health, 2017
  • Smith BA, Vanderbilt D, Applequist B, Kyvelidou A. Sample entropy identifies differences in spontaneous leg movement behavior between infants with typical development and infants at risk for developmental delay, Technologies, 5, 55, 2017
  • Wickstrom J, Stergiou N, Kyvelidou A. Reliability of center of pressure measures for assessing the development of sitting postural control through the stages of sitting, Gait & Posture, 56, 8-13, 2017
  • Dinkel D, Snyder K, Kyvelidou A, Molfese V. He's just content to sit: a qualitative study of mothers' perceptions of infant obesity and physical activity, BMC Public Health, 17(1), 585, 2017
  • Sotirakis H, Kyvelidou A, Stergiou N, Hatzitaki V. Posture and gaze tracking of a vertically moving target reveals age-related constraints in visuo-motor coupling, Neuroscience Letters, 654, 12-16, 2017
  • Dinkel D, Snyder K, Molfese V, Kyvelidou A. Postural control strategies differ in normal weight and overweight infants., Gait & Posture, 55, 167-171, 2017
  • Kyvelidou A, Harbourne RT, Haworth J, Schmid KK, Stergiou N. Children with moderate to severe cerebral palsy may not benefit from stochastic vibration when developing independent sitting, Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 9, 1-9, 2017