UCL Institute of Neurology


Upper Limb Projects

Parkinson's disease

Ling, H., Massey, L.A., Lees, A.J., Brown, P., Day, B.L. (2012).  Hypokiesia without decrement distinguishes progressive supranuclear palsy from Parkinson's disease.  Brain 135(4), 1141-1153

Ling, H., Petrovic, I., Day, B.L., Lees, A.J. (2012).  Smoking-induced transient motor deterioration in a levodopa-treated patient with Parkinson's disease.  Journal of Neurology 259(11), 2419-2423


Roberts, R.E., Bain, P.G., Day, B.L., Husain, M. (2013). Individual differences in expert motor coordination associated with white matter microstructure in the cerebellum. Cerebral Cortex 23, 2282-2292


Luu, B.L., Day, B.L., Cole, J.D., Fitzpatrick, R.C. (2011).  The fusimotor and reafferent origin of the sense of force and weight.  Journal of Physiology 589(13), 3135-3147

Visual control of reaching

  • Subcortical and cortical routes

Day, B.L. (2014).  Subcortical visuomotor control of human limb movement. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 826, 55-68

Reynolds, R.F., Day, B.L. (2012).  Direct visuomotor mapping for fast visually-evoked arm movements.  Neuropsychologia 50, 3169-3173

Day, B. L., Brown, P. (2001). Evidence for subcortical involvement in the visual control of human reaching. Brain 124, 1832-1840

Day, B. L., Lyon, I. N. (2000). Voluntary modification of automatic arm movements evoked by motion of a visual target. Experimental Brain Research 130(2), 159-168

  • Cerebellar ataxia

Day, B. L., Thompson, P. D., Harding, A. E., Marsden, C. D. (1998). Influence of vision on upper limb reaching movements in patients with cerebellar ataxia. Brain 121, 357-372