Allan L Adkin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Fear of falling modifies anticipatory postural control
    Allan L Adkin
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, 200 University Avenue West, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1
    Exp Brain Res 143:160-70. 2002
  2. ncbi Fear of falling and postural control in Parkinson's disease
    Allan L Adkin
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 18:496-502. 2003
  3. doi Effects of age and pathology on stance modifications in response to increased postural threat
    James A Shaw
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Gait Posture 35:658-61. 2012
  4. doi The effects of skill focused instructions on walking performance depend on movement constraints in Parkinson's disease
    James A Shaw
    Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Gait Posture 33:119-23. 2011
  5. doi Changes in spinal excitability during dual task performance
    Tyler B Weaver
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Mot Behav 44:289-94. 2012
  6. doi What would you do? The effect of verbal persuasion on task choice
    Larkin Lamarche
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Gait Posture 39:583-7. 2014
  7. doi Can balance efficacy be manipulated using verbal feedback?
    Larkin Lamarche
    Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Exp Psychol 65:277-84. 2011
  8. ncbi Kinematic and kinetic validity of the inverted pendulum model in quiet standing
    William H Gage
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Gait Posture 19:124-32. 2004
  9. ncbi Trunk sway measures of postural stability during clinical balance tests in patients with chronic whiplash injury symptoms
    Henrik Sjöström
    Department of ORL, Universtity Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1725-34. 2003
  10. ncbi Improvements in trunk sway observed for stance and gait tasks during recovery from an acute unilateral peripheral vestibular deficit
    John H J Allum
    Department of ORL, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 8:286-302. 2003

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Fear of falling modifies anticipatory postural control
    Allan L Adkin
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, 200 University Avenue West, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1
    Exp Brain Res 143:160-70. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest alterations in the magnitude of postural adjustments may be magnified by fear of falling while changes in the timing of postural adjustments may reflect underlying pathology...
  2. ncbi Fear of falling and postural control in Parkinson's disease
    Allan L Adkin
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 18:496-502. 2003
    ....
  3. doi Effects of age and pathology on stance modifications in response to increased postural threat
    James A Shaw
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Gait Posture 35:658-61. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that the effects of postural anxiety on postural control are dependent on the context associated with the postural threat, and age and disease status...
  4. doi The effects of skill focused instructions on walking performance depend on movement constraints in Parkinson's disease
    James A Shaw
    Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Gait Posture 33:119-23. 2011
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the processes involved in prioritization of movement components versus task goals in PD and the potential application of an attention based instructional set in altering priorities in this population...
  5. doi Changes in spinal excitability during dual task performance
    Tyler B Weaver
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Mot Behav 44:289-94. 2012
    ....
  6. doi What would you do? The effect of verbal persuasion on task choice
    Larkin Lamarche
    Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Gait Posture 39:583-7. 2014
    ..Thus, these findings demonstrate that verbal persuasion can influence task choice and may be used as an approach to experimentally create mismatches between perceived and actual balance. ..
  7. doi Can balance efficacy be manipulated using verbal feedback?
    Larkin Lamarche
    Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Exp Psychol 65:277-84. 2011
    ..No changes in actual balance were found. The nature of verbal feedback may differentially influence balance-related cognitions during a challenging stance task in young adults...
  8. ncbi Kinematic and kinetic validity of the inverted pendulum model in quiet standing
    William H Gage
    Gait and Posture Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Gait Posture 19:124-32. 2004
    ..These data support and extend the use of an inverted pendulum model to represent quiet standing postural control...
  9. ncbi Trunk sway measures of postural stability during clinical balance tests in patients with chronic whiplash injury symptoms
    Henrik Sjöström
    Department of ORL, Universtity Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1725-34. 2003
    ..Trunk sway occurring during clinical stance and gait tasks was compared between a group of subjects with a chronic whiplash injury, resulting from an automobile collision, and a normal collective...
  10. ncbi Improvements in trunk sway observed for stance and gait tasks during recovery from an acute unilateral peripheral vestibular deficit
    John H J Allum
    Department of ORL, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 8:286-302. 2003
    ..These measures were collected at the onset of the deficit and then 3 weeks and 3 months later...
  11. ncbi Cortical responses associated with predictable and unpredictable compensatory balance reactions
    Allan L Adkin
    Physical Education and Kinesiology, Brock University, 500 Glendale Avenue, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 172:85-93. 2006
    ..These results suggest that cortical events may be linked to error detection that is independent of sensory or motor events associated with evoked balance reactions...
  12. doi Age-related modifications in steering behaviour: effects of base-of-support constraints at the turn point
    Maxime R Paquette
    Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences, Animal Science Nutrition Bldg, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 190:1-9. 2008
    ..The results of this study provide insight into mobility constraints during a common locomotor task in older adults...
  13. doi The influence of postural threat on the cortical response to unpredictable and predictable postural perturbations
    Allan L Adkin
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 435:120-5. 2008
    ..The results of this study provide evidence for the modulating influence of psychological factors related to postural threat on the cortical activity associated with postural reactions to unpredictable perturbations...
  14. ncbi Strategies used by older adults to change travel direction
    Jason R Fuller
    Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada NIG 2W1
    Gait Posture 25:393-400. 2007
    ..As challenges to whole-body stability in older adults occur when navigating complex environments, this study was designed to examine control strategies used by older adults to initiate a voluntary change in travel direction...
  15. pmc The effect of a concurrent cognitive task on cortical potentials evoked by unpredictable balance perturbations
    Sylvia Quant
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Canada
    BMC Neurosci 5:18. 2004
    ..During each of these conditions, unpredictable translations of a moving floor evoked cortical and postural responses. Scalp-recorded cortical activity, COP, and TA electromyographic (EMG) measures were collected...
  16. ncbi Postural, physiological and psychological reactions to challenging balance: does age make a difference?
    Mark G Carpenter
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Age Ageing 35:298-303. 2006
    ..To determine if increases in balance challenge influenced concomitant change in self-efficacy, state anxiety and physiological arousal, and if these changes were correlated with changes in standing balance in young and older adults...