UCL Institute of Neurology


Walking and Stepping Projects

'Freezing' in Parkinson's disease

Cowie, D., Limousin, P., Peters, A., Hariz, M., Day, B.L. (2012).  Doorway-provoked freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease.  Movement Disorders 27(4), 492-499.

Cowie, D., Limousin, P., Peters, A., Day, B. L. (2010). Insights into the neural control of locomotion from walking through doorways in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia 48(9), 2750-2757

Walking in SWEDDs patients

Mian, O.S., Schneider, S.A., Schwingenschuh, P., Bhatia, K.P., Day, B.L. (2011).  Gait in SWEDDs Patients: Comparison with Parkinson's Disease Patients and Healthy Controls.  Movement Disorders 26(7), 1266-1273

Adaptation to peripheral nerve damage in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Ramdharry, G.M., Day, B.L., Reilly, M.M., Marsden, J.F. (2012).  Foot drop splints improve proximal as well as distal leg control during gait in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.  Muscle and Nerve 46(4), 512-519

Ramdharry, G. M., Day, B. L., Reilly, M. M., Marsden, J. F. (2009). Hip flexor fatigue limits walking in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Muscle and Nerve 40(1), 103-111

Visually triggered mid-step adjustments in chronic stroke

Heeren, A., van Ooijen, M., Geurts, A.C., Day, B.L., Janssen, T.W., Beek, P.J., Roerdink, M., Weerdesteyn, V. (2013).  Step by step: A proof of concept study of C-Mill gait adaptability training in the chronic phase after stroke.  Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 45(7), 616-622.

Nonnekes, J. H., Talelli, P., De niet, M., Reynolds, R. F., Weerdesteyn, V., Day, B. L. (2010). Deficits underlying impaired visually triggered step adjustments in mildly affected stroke patients.. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24(4), 393-400

Vestibular control of steering

Fizpatrick, R. C., Butler, J., Day, B. L. (2006). Resolving head rotation for human bipedalism.. Current Biology 16(15), 1509-1514

Visual control of stepping

Reynolds, R. F., Day, B. L. (2007). Fast visuomotor processing made faster by sound. The Journal of Physiology 583(3), 1107-1115

Reynolds, R. F., Day, B. L. (2005). Visual guidance of the human foot during a step. The Journal of Physiology 569(2), 677-684

Reynolds, R. F., Day, B. L. (2005). Rapid visuo-motor processes drive the leg regardless of balance constraints. Current Biology 15(2), R48-R49

Dynamic balance during stepping

Lyon, I. N., Day, B. L. (2005). Predictive control of body mass trajectory in a two-step sequence. Experimental Brain Research 161(2), 193-200

Lyon, I. N., Day, B. L. (1997). Control of frontal plane body motion in human stepping. Experimental Brain Research 115, 345-356