THOMAS STOFFREGEN

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pre-bout standing body sway differs between adult boxers who do and do not report post-bout motion sickness
    Yi Chou Chen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e46136. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Motion control, motion sickness, and the postural dynamics of mobile devices
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, Cooke Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    Exp Brain Res 232:1389-97. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Body sway at sea for two visual tasks and three stance widths
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, 1900 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:1039-43. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Stance width and angle at sea: effects of sea state and body orientation
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:845-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Coupling of head and body movement with motion of the audible environment
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, Cooke Hall, University of Minnesita, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1221-31. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness and postural sway in console video games
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Hum Factors 50:322-31. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint On specification and the senses
    T A Stoffregen
    Division of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 24:195-213; discussion 213-61. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Postural stabilization of perceptual but not cognitive performance
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Mot Behav 39:126-38. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness, console video games, and head-mounted displays
    Omar Merhi
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Hum Factors 49:920-34. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness preceded by unstable displacements of the center of pressure
    Cedrick T Bonnet
    University of Minnesota, School of Kinesiology, 1900 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
    Hum Mov Sci 25:800-20. 2006

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Publications25

  1. pmc Pre-bout standing body sway differs between adult boxers who do and do not report post-bout motion sickness
    Yi Chou Chen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e46136. 2012
    ..Boxers often report dizziness and nausea immediately after bouts. We predicted that pre-bout standing body sway would differ between boxers who experienced post-bout motion sickness and those who did not...
  2. doi request reprint Motion control, motion sickness, and the postural dynamics of mobile devices
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, Cooke Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    Exp Brain Res 232:1389-97. 2014
    ..We discuss implications of these results for theories of motion sickness etiology. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Body sway at sea for two visual tasks and three stance widths
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, 1900 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:1039-43. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Stance width and angle at sea: effects of sea state and body orientation
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:845-9. 2009
    ..Ship motion mandates changes in the control of stance, but there have been no direct assessments of how stance width and angle are controlled at sea. We predicted that participants would adopt a wider stance at sea...
  5. doi request reprint Coupling of head and body movement with motion of the audible environment
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, Cooke Hall, University of Minnesita, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1221-31. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that blindfolded adults can control the dynamics of stance relative to motion of the audible environment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness and postural sway in console video games
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Hum Factors 50:322-31. 2008
    ..We tested the hypotheses that (a) participants might develop motion sickness while playing "off-the-shelf" console video games and (b) postural motion would differ between sick and well participants, prior to the onset of motion sickness...
  7. ncbi request reprint On specification and the senses
    T A Stoffregen
    Division of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 24:195-213; discussion 213-61. 2001
    ..However, it also presents a challenge to much of the ecological approach to perception and action, which has accepted the assumption of separate senses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postural stabilization of perceptual but not cognitive performance
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Mot Behav 39:126-38. 2007
    ..The results underscore the need for researchers to differentiate between suprapostural tasks that require perceptual contact with the environment and those that do not...
  9. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness, console video games, and head-mounted displays
    Omar Merhi
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Hum Factors 49:920-34. 2007
    ..We evaluated the nauseogenic properties of commercial console video games (i.e., games that are sold to the public) when presented through a head-mounted display...
  10. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness preceded by unstable displacements of the center of pressure
    Cedrick T Bonnet
    University of Minnesota, School of Kinesiology, 1900 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
    Hum Mov Sci 25:800-20. 2006
    ..However, at every point during exposure sway was greater for participants who became motion sick. The results reveal that motion sickness is preceded by instabilities in displacements of the center of pressure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness, body movement, and claustrophobia during passive restraint
    Elise Faugloire
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, 1900 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Exp Brain Res 177:520-32. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with the postural instability theory of motion sickness. We discuss the possible relation between claustrophobia symptoms, postural movements and motion sickness incidence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Postural sway and the frequency of horizontal eye movements
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    Human Factors Research Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Motor Control 11:86-102. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with the thesis of a functional integration of postural control with visual performance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Voluntary and involuntary postural responses to imposed optic flow
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Motor Control 10:24-33. 2006
    ..This conclusion motivates a search for non-perceptual factors that may influence the degree to which body sway is coupled to imposed optic flow...
  14. ncbi request reprint Postural activity and visual vigilance performance during rough seas
    Yawen Yu
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:843-9. 2010
    ..Few studies have evaluated the influence of sea state on visual performance. Effects of rough seas on visual vigilance performance, subjective mental workload, and the kinematics of postural control have not been demonstrated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Postural instability and motion sickness in a virtual moving room
    Sébastien J Villard
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Hum Factors 50:332-45. 2008
    ..We examined motion sickness in an oscillating virtual environment presented via a video projector system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal postural coordination on rigid and non-rigid surfaces
    Thomas A Stoffregen
    Dept of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Motor Control 13:471-83. 2009
    ..We consider several possible interpretations of these results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Task-specific stabilization of postural coordination during stance on a beam
    Olivier Oullier
    Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431, USA
    Motor Control 8:174-87. 2004
    ..Environment-based and task-based constraints interacted in determining the coordination of hips and ankles during stance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exploring coordination dynamics of the postural system with real-time visual feedback
    Elise Faugloire
    Research Center in Sport Sciences, UFR STAPS, University of Paris Sud XI, Batiment 335, 91405 Orsay, France
    Neurosci Lett 374:136-41. 2005
    ..Bootsma, T.A. Stoffregen, Dynamics of human postural transitions, J. Exp. Psychol. Hum. Percept. Perform. 28 (1999) 499-514]. This finding indicates the strong dependency to task variation and instructions of postural pattern formation...
  19. ncbi request reprint On perturbation and pattern coexistence in postural coordination dynamics
    Benoit G Bardy
    Laboratoire Efficience et Déficience Motrices, Université Montpellier I and Institut Universitaire de France, Paris, France
    J Mot Behav 39:326-36. 2007
    ..The main reason is that all perturbations are relative and depend on appropriate frames of reference for perception and action. Arguments about empirical or theoretical unification of perturbed and unperturbed stance are premature...
  20. ncbi request reprint Postural sway during dual tasks in young and elderly adults
    Janina M Prado
    Neuroscience Program and School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gerontology 53:274-81. 2007
    ..Previous studies have shown that healthy young adults are able to decrease their standing postural sway when an additional postural visual task, such as reading, is performed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Visually induced motion sickness predicted by postural instability
    L James Smart
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Hum Factors 44:451-65. 2002
    ..Potential applications of this research include the development of on-line diagnostic tools that will allow for the prevention of motion sickness in operational and training settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of learning new postural patterns: influence on preexisting spontaneous behaviors
    Elise Faugloire
    Research Center in Sport Sciences, University of Paris Sud XI, Orsay, France
    J Mot Behav 38:299-312. 2006
    ..Initial stability did, however, influence the rate and type of modification of spontaneous patterns. The authors discuss the results in relation to conclusions drawn from bimanual studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Postural coordination in looking and tracking tasks
    Olivier Oullier
    Mouvement and Perception, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Hum Mov Sci 21:147-67. 2002
    ..Overall, the dynamics of hip-ankle coordination were qualitatively similar during the looking and tracking tasks. This similarity has consequences for the development of a general theory of the visual regulation of stance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of human postural transitions
    Benoit G Bardy
    Research Center in Sport Sciences, University of Paris Sud XI, Orsay, France
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:499-514. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that posture may be organized in terms of dynamical principles and favor the existence of general and common principles governing pattern formation and flexibility in complex systems...

Research Grants3

  1. Postural instability & visually-induced motion sickness
    THOMAS STOFFREGEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The experimental' hypotheses focus on the combinations of frequency and amplitude that may produce postural instability and motion sickness, and on particular types of instability that may be expected. ..