Affiliation: University of South Australia
Todd G, Gandevia S, Taylor J. Change in manipulation with muscle fatigue. Eur J Neurosci. 2010;32:1686-94 pubmed publisher
..Fatigued subjects also exhibit greater fluctuation in GF while holding objects. ..
Pearson Dennett V, Faulkner P, Collie B, Wilcox R, Vogel A, Thewlis D, et al
. Use of illicit amphetamines is associated with long-lasting changes in hand circuitry and control. Clin Neurophysiol. 2019;130:655-665 pubmed publisher
..Abnormal excitability and hand function is evident months to years after cessation of illicit amphetamine use. ..
Todd G, Noyes C, Flavel S, Della Vedova C, Spyropoulos P, Chatterton B, et al
. Illicit stimulant use is associated with abnormal substantia nigra morphology in humans. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e56438 pubmed publisher
Todd G, Haberfield M, Faulkner P, Hayes M, Wilcox R, Rae C, et al
. Upper limb function is normal in patients with restless legs syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease). Clin Neurophysiol. 2015;126:736-42 pubmed publisher
..Further research is needed to assess other types of movement in RLS/WED patients to gain insight into the motor circuitry affected and the underlying pathophysiology. ..
Todd G, Pearson Dennett V, Wilcox R, Chau M, Thoirs K, Thewlis D, et al
. Adults with a history of illicit amphetamine use exhibit abnormal substantia nigra morphology and parkinsonism. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016;25:27-32 pubmed publisher
..The results support epidemiological findings linking use of amphetamines, particularly methamphetamine, with increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life. ..
Pearson Dennett V, Todd G, Wilcox R, Vogel A, White J, Thewlis D. History of cannabis use is associated with altered gait. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017;178:215-222 pubmed publisher
..Further research is required to investigate if the subtle gait changes observed in this population become more apparent with aging and increased cannabis use. ..
Hotham E, Haberfield M, Hillier S, White J, Todd G. Upper limb function in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2018;125:713-726 pubmed publisher
..Movement speed, maximum pinch grip strength, and tremor were unaffected. The results of the study show for the first time that ADHD is associated with deficits in multiple, but not all domains of upper limb function. ..