B E Maki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does aging impair the capacity to use stored visuospatial information or online visual control to guide reach-to-grasp reactions evoked by unpredictable balance perturbation?
    Kenneth C Cheng
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1238-45. 2012
  2. pmc A perturbation-based balance training program for older adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Avril Mansfield
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 7:12. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Control of rapid limb movements for balance recovery: age-related changes and implications for fall prevention
    Brian E Maki
    Department of Surgery and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 35:ii12-ii18. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Reducing fall risk by improving balance control: development, evaluation and knowledge-translation of new approaches
    Brian E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Safety Res 42:473-85. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive demands and cortical control of human balance-recovery reactions
    B E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Neural Transm 114:1279-96. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Interventions to promote more effective balance-recovery reactions in industrial settings: new perspectives on footwear and handrails
    Brian E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ind Health 46:40-50. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing falls in older adults: new interventions to promote more effective change-in-support balance reactions
    Brian E Maki
    Centre fo Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:243-54. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and postural control. A comparison of spontaneous- and induced-sway balance tests
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 38:1-9. 1990
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of limb movements in maintaining upright stance: the "change-in-support" strategy
    B E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 77:488-507. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of facilitation of sensation from plantar foot-surface boundaries on postural stabilization in young and older adults
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M281-7. 1999

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Does aging impair the capacity to use stored visuospatial information or online visual control to guide reach-to-grasp reactions evoked by unpredictable balance perturbation?
    Kenneth C Cheng
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1238-45. 2012
    ..The present study addressed whether healthy older adults are also able to use "stored" VSI in this manner or are more dependent on "online" visual control...
  2. pmc A perturbation-based balance training program for older adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Avril Mansfield
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 7:12. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Control of rapid limb movements for balance recovery: age-related changes and implications for fall prevention
    Brian E Maki
    Department of Surgery and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 35:ii12-ii18. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Reducing fall risk by improving balance control: development, evaluation and knowledge-translation of new approaches
    Brian E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Safety Res 42:473-85. 2011
    ..Falling is a leading cause of serious injury, loss of independence, and nursing-home admission in older adults. Impaired balance control is a major contributing factor...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive demands and cortical control of human balance-recovery reactions
    B E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Neural Transm 114:1279-96. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Interventions to promote more effective balance-recovery reactions in industrial settings: new perspectives on footwear and handrails
    Brian E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ind Health 46:40-50. 2008
    ..There is also some evidence that these interventions may improve balance control in younger persons; however, further research is needed to confirm their efficacy in preventing falls in industrial settings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing falls in older adults: new interventions to promote more effective change-in-support balance reactions
    Brian E Maki
    Centre fo Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:243-54. 2008
    ..Finally, work is underway to investigate the effectiveness of handrail cueing in attracting attention to the rail and ensuring that the brain registers its location, thereby facilitating more rapid and accurate grasping...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and postural control. A comparison of spontaneous- and induced-sway balance tests
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 38:1-9. 1990
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of limb movements in maintaining upright stance: the "change-in-support" strategy
    B E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 77:488-507. 1997
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of facilitation of sensation from plantar foot-surface boundaries on postural stabilization in young and older adults
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M281-7. 1999
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in laterally directed compensatory stepping behavior
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M270-7. 2000
    ..This study examined whether there are age-related differences in the stepping behavior used to recover from lateral loss of balance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Redirection of gaze and switching of attention during rapid stepping reactions evoked by unpredictable postural perturbation
    John L Zettel
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 165:392-401. 2005
    ..Spatial features of the support surface were apparently "remembered" prior to perturbation onset, thereby allowing both vision and attention to be directed to other demands during the execution of the balance reaction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive demands of executing postural reactions: does aging impede attention switching?
    B E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Canada M4N 3M5
    Neuroreport 12:3583-7. 2001
    ..These results suggest that impaired attentional dynamics may exacerbate postural instability in older adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preparatory balance adjustments precede withdrawal response to noxious stimulation in standing humans
    W E McIlroy
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 267:197-200. 1999
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of plantar cutaneous mechanoreceptors in the control of compensatory stepping reactions evoked by unpredictable, multi-directional perturbation
    S D Perry
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Res 877:401-6. 2000
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The association between later cortical potentials and later phases of postural reactions evoked by perturbations to upright stance
    Sylvia Quant
    Institute of Medical Science, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 381:269-74. 2005
    ..This work provides additional support for the idea that latter elements of perturbation-evoked cortical responses are likely independent of evoked motor reactions required to maintain stability...
  17. doi request reprint Stepping to recover balance in complex environments: is online visual control of the foot motion necessary or sufficient?
    Carol Y Scovil
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 445:108-12. 2008
    ..Online acquisition and processing of the required VSI may be too slow to allow effective control of this early phase, particularly in situations where the demands for accurate foot motion are high...
  18. ncbi request reprint Passive and active lower-limb movements delay upper-limb balance reactions
    S Quant
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, 256 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W5, Canada
    Neuroreport 12:2821-5. 2001
    ..These results may have important implications for understanding the influence of locomotion or other ongoing movement on the control of stability...
  19. ncbi request reprint The control of lateral stability during rapid stepping reactions evoked by antero-posterior perturbation: does anticipatory control play a role?
    W E McIlroy
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, 256 McCaul Street, Toronto, Canada
    Gait Posture 9:190-8. 1999
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of a balance-enhancing insole
    Stephen D Perry
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:595-602. 2008
    ..This study investigated the effect of a balance-enhancing insole (designed to facilitate foot-sole sensation) on lateral gait stability and evaluated its effectiveness in daily life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gaze behavior of older adults during rapid balance-recovery reactions
    John L Zettel
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:885-91. 2008
    ..This study addressed whether healthy older adults also use "stored" visuospatial information in this manner, or are more dependent on "online" visual control...
  22. doi request reprint The moveable handhold: a new paradigm to study visual contributions to the control of balance-recovery reactions
    Kenneth C Cheng
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Toronto, Canada
    Gait Posture 29:339-42. 2009
    ..g. TMS, EEG) that can be difficult to perform in free-standing subjects...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of a perturbation-based balance training program on compensatory stepping and grasping reactions in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Avril Mansfield
    Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 90:476-91. 2010
    ..Compensatory stepping and grasping reactions are prevalent responses to sudden loss of balance and play a critical role in preventing falls. The ability to execute these reactions effectively is impaired in older adults...
  24. doi request reprint The use of peripheral vision to guide perturbation-evoked reach-to-grasp balance-recovery reactions
    Emily C King
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 207:105-18. 2010
    ..Despite these effects, forced reliance on PV did not compromise ability to achieve a functional grasp and recover equilibrium, for the moderately large perturbations and healthy young adults tested in this initial study...
  25. ncbi request reprint The time course of attention shifts following perturbation of upright stance
    Robert G Norrie
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science and Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 256 McCaul St, Ontario, Canada, M5T 1W5
    Exp Brain Res 146:315-21. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of competing attentional demands on perturbation-evoked stepping reactions and associated gaze behavior in young and older adults
    John L Zettel
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1370-9. 2008
    ..The present study examined the influence of the competition for attentional resources by comparing trials performed with and without the concurrent task...
  27. ncbi request reprint Change-in-support reactions for balance recovery
    Brian E Maki
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 22:20-6. 2003
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Are age-related impairments in change-in-support balance reactions dependent on the method of balance perturbation?
    Avril Mansfield
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Biomech 42:1023-31. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Online mutability of step direction during rapid stepping reactions evoked by postural perturbation
    Bryan P Tripp
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, Center for Studies in Aging, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 12:140-52. 2004
    ..The results suggest that step direction can be reparameterized during early stages of stepping reactions, but that step direction was not actively modulated in response to perturbation arising near start of swing phase...
  31. ncbi request reprint Can use of walkers or canes impede lateral compensatory stepping movements?
    Hamid Bateni
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M4N 3M5
    Gait Posture 20:74-83. 2004
    ..The fact that compensatory stepping behavior was altered significantly in such a healthy cohort clearly demonstrates some of the safety limitations inherent to these assistive devices, as currently designed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Initiation of rapid reach-and-grasp balance reactions: is a pre-formed visuospatial map used in controlling the initial arm trajectory?
    Mohammad Ghafouri
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 155:532-6. 2004
    ..This prevents potential delays associated with visual processing and ensures very rapid onset of arm movement that is directed appropriately even though the position of the body is perturbed unpredictably with respect to the target...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gaze behavior governing balance recovery in an unfamiliar and complex environment
    John L Zettel
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Neurosci Lett 422:207-12. 2007
    ..The capacity to do this was not adversely affected by aging, despite a tendency for older subjects to look downward less frequently than young adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assistive devices for balance and mobility: benefits, demands, and adverse consequences
    Hamid Bateni
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:134-45. 2005
    ..To provide information on the advantages and possible disadvantages of using canes and walkers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Change-in-support balance reactions in older persons: an emerging research area of clinical importance
    Brian E Maki
    Department of Surgery and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Neurol Clin 23:751-83, vi-vii. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Resolving conflicts in task demands during balance recovery: does holding an object inhibit compensatory grasping?
    Hamid Bateni
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 157:49-58. 2004
    ..Remarkably, it appears that the CNS may give priority to the ongoing task of holding an object, even when it has no stabilizing value (cane during backward falls) or any intrinsic value whatsoever (canetop)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Environmental constraints on foot trajectory reveal the capacity for modulation of anticipatory postural adjustments during rapid triggered stepping reactions
    John L Zettel
    Center for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 146:38-47. 2002
    ..An apparent preference to underscale anticipatory efforts when lateral step placement is permitted suggests that the CNS may be acting to avoid some potential risk or cost associated with the execution of a large APA...
  38. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of head immobilization techniques during simulated vehicle motion
    S D Perry
    Centre for Studies in Aging, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1839-44. 1999
    ..Laboratory experiment...
  39. ncbi request reprint The role of buspirone for the treatment of cerebellar ataxia in an older individual
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 12:e218-21. 2005
    ..Buspirone, a 5HT-agonist and D2-dopamine antagonist/agonist, has modest beneficial effects in younger individuals with cerebellar ataxia. However, it is unclear whether it is beneficial and tolerable in older ataxic individuals...
  40. ncbi request reprint Can stabilizing features of rapid triggered stepping reactions be modulated to meet environmental constraints?
    John L Zettel
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 145:297-308. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...