Janusz W Błaszczyk

Summary

Affiliation: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The use of force-plate posturography in the assessment of postural instability
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Biomechanics, Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
    Gait Posture 44:1-6. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Adaptive changes in spatiotemporal gait characteristics in women during pregnancy
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
    Gait Posture 43:160-4. 2016
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of postural stability in young healthy subjects based on directional features of posturographic data: vision and gender effects
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 74:433-42. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of excess body weight on walking at the preferred speed
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Katowice, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 71:528-40. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential startle magnitude in mice selected for high and low swim analgesia is not related to difference in nociception
    Janusz W Blaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 70:398-405. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Acoustic startle and disruption of prepulse inhibition by dizocilpine in selectively bred mice
    Janusz W Blaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 70:271-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effects of excessive body weight on postural control
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Katowice, Poland
    J Biomech 42:1295-300. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Sway ratio - a new measure for quantifying postural stability
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 68:51-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of postural instability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    J W Błaszczyk
    Faculty of Physiotherapy, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    Exp Brain Res 183:107-14. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Acoustic startle response in the opossum Monodelphis domestica in comparison with the Wistar albino rat
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 3 Pasteur St, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 65:201-4. 2005

Collaborators

  • Iwona B Lapo
  • Agnieszka Opala-Berdzik
  • Janusz W Blaszczyk
  • Grzegorz Sobota
  • Joanna Cieślinska-Swider
  • Dariusz Swider
  • Bogdan Bacik
  • Andrzej Markiewicz
  • Bogdan Sadowski
  • Tomasz Werka

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The use of force-plate posturography in the assessment of postural instability
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Biomechanics, Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
    Gait Posture 44:1-6. 2016
    ..In conclusion, the SV may be recommended as the useful standard in static posturography. ..
  2. doi request reprint Adaptive changes in spatiotemporal gait characteristics in women during pregnancy
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
    Gait Posture 43:160-4. 2016
    ..As pregnancy progressed a significant increase in stance width and a decrease in step length was observed. Both factors allow also for gait stability improvement. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of postural stability in young healthy subjects based on directional features of posturographic data: vision and gender effects
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 74:433-42. 2014
    ..The introduced here set of COP measures proved to be a valuable standard for static posturography, creating the opportunity for improved and reliable assessment of postural stability...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of excess body weight on walking at the preferred speed
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Katowice, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 71:528-40. 2011
    ..46) with the BMI. The increase of leg swing velocity seems the main and unique adaptation mechanism that is utilized in the preferred walking gait in obese women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential startle magnitude in mice selected for high and low swim analgesia is not related to difference in nociception
    Janusz W Blaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 70:398-405. 2010
    ..It is beneficial when the startle to a warning signal precedes defensive behaviors and it often must be effectuated in a state of decreased nociception...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acoustic startle and disruption of prepulse inhibition by dizocilpine in selectively bred mice
    Janusz W Blaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 70:271-8. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Effects of excessive body weight on postural control
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Katowice, Poland
    J Biomech 42:1295-300. 2009
    ..This functional adaptation was characterized by a reduced postural sway associated with a substantial reduction of the dynamic stability range in subjects with BMI>40...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sway ratio - a new measure for quantifying postural stability
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 68:51-7. 2008
    ..Its magnitude can be interpreted as an average amount of balance controlling motor activity that coincides with a unit COM displacement. The SR is recommended as a reliable measure that allows for assessment of postural stability...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of postural instability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    J W Błaszczyk
    Faculty of Physiotherapy, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    Exp Brain Res 183:107-14. 2007
    ..Both groups of postural sway abnormalities identified here may be used as accessible and reliable measures which allow for quantitative assessment of postural instability in Parkinson's disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acoustic startle response in the opossum Monodelphis domestica in comparison with the Wistar albino rat
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 3 Pasteur St, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 65:201-4. 2005
    ..These differences may reflect different emotional characteristics of the two species, different reactions to fear in opossum and/or different ecological specializations of the two species...
  11. doi request reprint Static Postural Stability in Women during and after Pregnancy: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
    Agnieszka Opala-Berdzik
    Department of Physiotherapy in Internal Diseases, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    PLoS ONE 10:e0124207. 2015
    ..No effect of sleep duration on postural sway was found. Our findings indicate that under visual deprivation conditions women in advanced pregnancy may have decreased static stability compared to their non-pregnant state. ..
  12. pmc Comparison of static postural stability in exercising and non-exercising women during the perinatal period
    Agnieszka Opala-Berdzik
    Department of Physiotherapy in Internal Diseases, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 20:1865-70. 2014
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine whether women who exercised during and after pregnancy had better static postural stability compared to those who did not exercise...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of postural control in patients with Parkinson's disease: sway ratio analysis
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Physiotherapy, Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
    Hum Mov Sci 30:396-404. 2011
    ..77, p < .05). It seems that in force plate posturography the SR can be recommended as a single reliable measure that allows for a better quantitative assessment of postural stability impairments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Startle response to short acoustic stimuli in rats
    Janusz W Błaszczyk
    Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, 3 Pasteur St, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 63:25-30. 2003
    ..The observed differences may be attributed to changes of stimulus acoustic energy and to physiological characteristic of auditory system in the rat...