UCL Institute of Neurology


Trunk Control Projects


Cacciatore, T.W., Mian, O.S., Peters, A., Day, B.L. (2014).  Neuro-mechanical interference of posture on movement: evidence from Alexander technique teachers rising from a chair. Journal of Neurophysiology 112(3), 719-729

Cacciatore, T.W., Gurfinkel, V.S., Horak, F.B., Day, B.L. (2011).  Prolonged weight-shift and altered spinal coordination during sit-to-stand in practitioners of the Alexander Technique.  Gait and Posture 34(4), 496-501

Use of vestibular information for trunk movement

Day, B. L., Reynolds, R. F. (2005). Vestibular reafference shapes voluntary movement. Current Biology 15(15), 1390-1394

Cauquil, A. S., Day, B. L. (1998). Galvanic vestibular stimulation modulates voluntary movement of the human upper body. The Journal of Physiology 513(2), 611-619

Trunk control after stroke

  • Method for evaluating multidirectional trunk force control

Mockova, M., Greenwood, R., Day, B. L. (2006). A method for quantifying directional strength and motor control of the trunkJournal of Neuroscience Methods 156(1-2), 211-217