Recent Publications

Articles published

 Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Boonstra TW, Mochizuki L, Harney AL, Schemeckpeper MM, Tabor LC, Leonard CT (2014) The Influence of Visual Information on Multi-Muscle Control During Quiet Stance: A Spectral Analysis Approach". Experimental Brain Research. Experimental Brain Research Epub DOI 10.1007/s00221-014-4145-0.

 Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A, Peters C, Moore M.(2015) " Corticomotor excitability changes during mirrored or asynergistic wrist movements".  Behavioural Brain Research  pp. 199-207. DOI information: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.12.026 

 Barboza NM, Almeida IA, Lemes LB, Batistetti CL, Santos HBC, Marquioli JM, Scaranti V, Vigatto CEC, Santos SMS, Danna-dos-Santos A. “The effects of an exercise-based intervention to the quality of life of patients suffering from Parkinson’s Disease: Prospective Study” Journal of Yoga and Physical Therapy 4:170. doi:10.4172/2157-7595.1000170.

Abstracts published

 Gorniak SL, Danna-dos-Santos A, Mohapatra S. Translational insights into the functional integrity of the central nervous system. 2015 Winter Conference on Brain Research – Big Sky, MT, January 2015

 Degani AM, Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A.  "Postural multi-muscle synergies: the influence of vision to the distribution of common neural inputs ". 2015 Winter Conference on Brain Research – Big Sky, MT, January 2015.

 Degani AM, Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A.  "Visual influences on intermuscular coherence during the control of postural sway ". APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2015 in Indianapolis-IN, February 2015: research section).

 Barboza NM, Almeida IA, Lemes LB, Batistetti CL, Santos HBC,  Santos SMS, Degani AM, Danna-dos-Santos A. “The effects of an exercise-based intervention to the quality of life of patients suffering from Parkinson’s Disease: Prospective Study” . APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2015 in Indianapolis-IN, February 2015: poster research section.

 Degani AM, Leonard CT, Boonstra TW, Danna-dos-Santos A.  "Visual afferent inputs and their role to the distribution of common neural inputs to postural muscles". Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2014 in Washington DC, November 2014: poster on posture section.

 Degani AM, Bundle M. Danna-dos-Santos A., Leonard CT, "Is postural behavior in quiet standing a random process?  University of Montana Graduate Fair and Exhibit. Missoula-MT, April 2014: poster presentation.

 Danna-dos-Santos A,"Multi-muscle control of postural muscles – Manifolds and Frequencies". J Comput Sci Syst Biol 2014, 7:5  doi: 10.4172/0974-7230.S1.006

 Mohapatra S, Chan E, Harrington R, Dromerick A, Turkeltaub P and Harris-Love M. Role of Non-Lesioned Hemisphere in Affected Arm Reaching Movements After Severe Stroke: A Pilot Study. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Epub 2014  Sept 28.

Invited lectures, workshops and other oral presentations 

2015       (April) Degani A. The Influence of Visual Information on Multi-Muscle Control During Quiet Stance. Graduate Student Research Conference at the University of Montana. April 18th.

2015       (March) Sambit Mohapatra. Non-invasive brain stimulation in neurorehabilitataion of individuals with chronic stroke. Invited presentation at Friday Medical Conference, St Patrick's Hospital, March 20th, 2015.

2015      (February) Danna-dos-Santos A. Multi-muscle coordination and the human ability to overcome the mechanical challenges posed by bipedal stance.  University of Montana – Missoula, MT, February

2015      Invited lectures for PT560 – Research Series

2015      (January) Mohapatra S. Role of non-lesioned hemisphere in paretic arm reaching in individuals with severe arm paresis due to stroke: A preliminary report. 2015 Winter Conference on Brain Research – Big Sky, MT, January 2015

2015      (January) Danna-dos-Santos A. Multi-muscle control: a window into understanding the deleterious effects of mTBI and other neural insults. 2015 Winter Conference on Brain Research – Big Sky, MT, January 2015.

2014       (November) Evan Chan, Erika Breceda, Friedhelm Sandbrink, Alexander Dromerick, Peter Lum, Sambit Mohapatra, Raquel Silva, Michelle Harris-Love. Transcallosal effects of chronic below-elbow amputation: behavior and physiology. Presented at Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, Nov 15th-19th, 2014.

2014      (October) Sambit Mohapatra, Evan Chan, Rachael Harrington, Alexander Dromerick, Peter Turkeltaub and Michelle Harris-Love. Role of Non-Lesioned Hemisphere in Affected Arm Reaching Movements After Severe Stroke: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at 2013 ACRM progress in Rehabilitation Research Annual Conference, Toronto, 7th-11th Oct, 2014.

2014      (August) Danna-dos-Santos A. Multi-muscle control of postural muscles: Manifolds and Frequencies. Integrative Biology Summit. Chicago-IL USA

2014       (July) Danna-dos-Santos A. Why we do not fall? Federal University of Piaui. Parnaiba-PI Brazil.

2014       (June) Danna-dos-Santos A. Principles of multi-muscle control of postural muscles. State University of Londrina. Londrina-PR Brazil.

Patents

BalanceLab system for balance control analysis -Provisional Patent has been filed under Application Number 62/106,088 in 1/21/2015. Inventors: Santos A.; Degani AM.