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Postural Control and Ageing

Goble D.J., Coxon J.P., Van Impe A., Geurts M., Doumas M., Wenderoth N., Swinnen S.P. (2011). Brain Activity during Ankle Proprioceptive Stimulation Predicts Balance Performance in Young and Older Adults. Journal of Neuroscience 9,16344-16352.

Doumas M., Smolders C., Brunfaut E., Bouckaert F., & Krampe R.T. (2011). Dual task performance of working memory and postural control in major depressive disorder.  Neuropsychology.

Van Impe A., Coxon J.P., Goble D.J., Doumas M., & Swinnen, S.P. (2011). White matter fractional anisotropy predicts balance performance in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging 

Doumas M., & Krampe R.T. (2010). Adaptation and sensory reintegration in young and older adults’ posture control. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104, 1969-1977.

Smolders C., Doumas M., & Krampe R.T. (2010). Posture and cognition interfere in later adulthood even without concurrent response production. Human Movement Science, 29, 809-819. 

Doumas, M., Rapp, M.A., & Krampe, R.T. (2009). Working Memory and Postural Control: Adult Age Differences in Potential for Improvement, Task Priority, and Dual Tasking. Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64, 193-201. 

Doumas, M., Smolders, C., & Krampe, R.T. (2008). Task prioritization in aging: effects of sensory information on concurrent posture and memory performance. Experimental Brain Research, 187, 275-281.  

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Queen's University Belfast
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