Robert Cooperstein, M.A., D.C.

Director of Research, Director of Technique, Professor

Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research - San Jose, Calif.
(408) 944-6009

Research Interests

My primary area of research interest lies in Technology Assessment, which emphasizes studies on the reliability and validity of patient assessment methods.

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), Life Chiropractic College West
  • Master of Arts, Economics (M.A.), UC Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics (B.A.), SUNY at Stony Brook
Courses Taught
  • MIPA52125
    General Pathology
  • CHPR62222
    Lumbopelvic Technique & Management
  • CHPR61212
    Principles of Chiropractic Technique
  • CHPR72326
    Correlative Technique & Assessment
  • CLIN82433
    Patient Management II
The location of the inferior angle of the scapula in relation to the spine in the upright position: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis

Author(s): Cooperstein R, Haneline M, Young M.
Publication: Chiropr Man Therap.
Volume: Feb 27
Issue: 23
Page(s): 7
Year: 2015

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Validity of Palpation of the C1 Transverse Process: Comparison with a Radiographic Reference Standard

Author(s): Cooperstein R, Young M, Lew M.
Publication: Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Volume: 59
Issue: 2
Page(s): 91-100
Year: 2015

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Chiropractic management of pubic symphysis shear dysfunction in a patient with overactive bladder [case report]

Author(s): Cooperstein R, Lisi A, Burd A.
Publication: J Chiro Med.
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Page(s): 81-9
Year: 2014

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Interexaminer reliability of cervical motion palpation using continuous measures and rater confidence levels

Author(s): Cooperstein R, Young M, Haneline M.
Publication: J Can Chiropr Assoc.
Volume: 57
Issue: 2
Page(s): 156-64
Year: 2013

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The history of the friction-reduced table

Author(s): Cooperstein R.
Publication: Chiropractic History (in press)