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Degani AM, Santos MM, Leonard CT, Rau T, Patel S, Mohapatra S, Danna-dos-Santos A. (2017) The effects of mild traumatic brain injury on postural control. Brain Injury Vol 31. Issue 1, pp 49-56.

Boonstra TW, Danna-Dos-Santos A, Xied H, Roerdink M, Stins JF, Breakspear M. (2015) Muscle networks: Connectivity analysis of EMG activity during postural control. Scientific Reports/Nature. DOI:  10.1038/srep17830

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. 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. 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. (2015) 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.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Boonstra TW, Degani AM, Cardoso VS, Magalhaes AT, Mochizuki L, Leonard CT. (2014) Multi-muscle control during bi-pedal stance: an EMG-EMG analysis approach. Experimental Brain Research, 232 (1):75-87.

Danna-dos-Santos A. (2014) Multi-muscle control of postural muscles – Manifolds and Frequencies. Journal of Computer Sci and Syst Biol (7):5.  DOI: 10.4172/0974-7230.S1.006

Danna-dos-Santos A, Poston B, Jesunathadas M, Bobich LR, Hamm TM, Santello M. (2010) Influence of fatigue on hand muscle coordination and EMG-EMG coherence during three-digit grasping. Journal of Neurophysiology. Dec;104(6):3576-87.

Poston B, Danna-dos-Santos A, Jesunathadas M, Hamm TM, Santello M. (2010) Force-independent distribution of correlated neural inputs to hand muscles during three-digit grasping. Journal of Neurophysiology.  Aug;104(2):1141-54.

Degani A, Danna-dos-Santos A, Latash ML. (2010) Kinematic synergies during gaze shift involving whole-body rotation. Human Movement Science. Apr;29(2):243-58.

Klous M, Danna-dos-Santos A, Latash ML.( 2010) Multi-Muscle Synergies in a Dual Postural Task: Evidence for the Principle of Superposition Experimental Brain Research. 202(2):457-71.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Shapkova EY, Shapkova AL, Degani AM, Latash ML. (2009) Postural control during upper body locomotor-like movements: similar synergies based on dissimilar muscle modes. Experimental Brain Research. 193:565–579.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Latash ML. (2008) Flexible muscle modes and synergies in challenging whole-body tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 189:171–187.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML. (2008) Is voluntary control of natural postural sway possible? Journal of Motor Behavior, 40 (3): 179 – 185.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Latash ML.(2007) Anticipatory control of head posture. Clinical Neurophysiology, 18(8):1802-14.

Danna-Dos-Santos A, Slomka K, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML.(2007) Muscle modes and synergies during voluntary body sway. Experimental Brain Research, 179(4):533-50.

Degani AM, Danna-Dos-Santos A, Latash ML. Postural preparation to making a step: Is there a “motor  programme” for postural preparation? (2007) Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 23(4):261-274.

Degani AM, Danna-Dos-Santos A. The effect of water walking on the lower limb motion of older adults. (2007) International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, 1(3):198-210.

Degani AM, Danna-Dos-Santos A. (2006) Spatio-temporal parameters and interlimb coordination in older adults when walking in shallow water. The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy, 14(1): 2-7.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Barela, JA. (2002) Walking abnormalities in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy and transmetatarsal amputation. (In Portuguese). Brazilian Journal of Biomechanics, 5:21-29.

Bonfim TR, Danna-dos-Santos A, Barela JA. (2002) Body sway and functional behavior of subtalar joint in patients with chronic ankle sprain. (In Portuguese). Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 6:17-23.

Danna-dos-Santos A et al. (1995) The question of quality nutrition: a study based on the methodology of problematization. (In Portuguese). Semina, 16:22-25.

Abstracts

Degani AM, Santos MM, Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A. Long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury to human balance control. (APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016 in Anaheim, CA from February 17-20: poster on research section).

Martin A, Santos MM, Degani AM, Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A. Effects of a balance-oriented yoga program to human postural control. (APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016 in Anaheim, CA from February 17-20: poster on research section).

Degani AM, Danna-dos-Santos A, Rau T, Mohapatra S, Santos MM, Patel S, Leonard C. Mild traumatic brain injury and its effects to human vertical postural control. Mountain West CTR-IN Third Annual Meeting, June 6-8, 2016, Las Vegas, NV.

Rau T, Patel S, Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Mohapatra S. Mild traumatic brain injury and cognitive fatigue. Mountain West CTR-IN Third Annual Meeting, June 6-8, 2016, Las Vegas, NV.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Rau T, Degani AM, Mohapatra S, Santos M, Hicks K, Eversole K, Patel S, Leonard C. The development of a multi-dimensional system of oculomotor evaluation for mild traumatic brain injury. Mountain West CTR-IN Third Annual Meeting, June 6-8, 2016, Las Vegas, NV.

Mohapatra S, Santos M, Degani AM, Danna-dos-Santos A, Rau T, Patel S, Leonard C. Characteristics of saccades in mild traumatic brain injury. Mountain West CTR-IN Third Annual Meeting, June 6-8, 2016, Las Vegas, NV.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Leonard CT, Rau T, Patel S. A multi-factorial system for the detection of mTBI long-term balance deficits. 9th World Congress International Brain Research Organization IBRO 2015 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2015.

Rau T, Patel S, Leonard CT, Danna-dos-Santos A. Mild traumatic brain injury: cognitive fatigue and methods for its assessment. 9th World Congress International Brain Research Organization IBRO 2015 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2015.

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

Danna-dos-Santos A, Leonard CT, Degani AM, Tabor L, Schmeckpeper M, Harney A. Common neural inputs to postural muscles during quiet stance. APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from February 3 – 6: poster on research section.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Leonard CT, Degani AM, Magalhaes AT, Cardoso VS. Multi-muscle control of postural muscles: common neural inputs. Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2013 in San Diego, California, November 9 – 13, poster on posture section.

Mizner R, Danna-dos-Santos A. “Acute Training Changes in Jump Landing Performance in Patients with ACL Reconstruction”. APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2013 in San Diego, California, from January 21 – 24: poster on section Orthopaedics of Hip/Knee.

Poston B, Danna-dos-Santos A, Bobich L, Santello M. The influence of fatigue on hand muscle coordination and EMG-EMG coherence during three-digit grasping. Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2009, October 17-21, 2009, Chicago IL, USA, Annals of  2009 SFN Meeting.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Poston B, Bobich L, Santello M. Effect of force direction on the modulation of EMG amplitudes of handle hand muscles during the execution of three-digit grasping and single digit force production. Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2009, October 17-21, 2009, Chicago IL, USA, Annals of  2009 SFN Meeting.

Klous M, Danna-dos-Santos A, Latash M. Organization of multi-muscle synergies in a dual task involving voluntary body sway.  Progress in Motor Control- 2009, July 23-29, 2009, Marseille, France, Motor Control (in press).

Klous M, Danna-dos-Santos A, Latash M. Multi-muscle synergies in Dual a Task.  2009 ASB Meeting, August 26-29, 2009, State College PA, USA. Annals of  2009 ASB Meeting.

Danna-Dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Latash ML. Anticipatory postural adjustments in head control. Progress in Motor Control-VI, August 9-12, 2007, Santos, Brazil, Motor Control 11 Supplement: S149.

Danna-Dos-Santos A, Slomka K, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML. Organization of muscle modes and synergies during voluntary body sway. Progress in Motor Control-VI, August 9-12, 2007, Santos, Brazil, Motor Control 11 Supplement: S143.

Latash ML, Danna-Dos-Santos A, Zatsiorsky VM. Uncontrolled manifod analysis in studies of human posture. I NEASB Meeting, March 30-31, 2007, Baltimore, USA Annals of I NEASB Meeting.

Danna-Dos-Santos A, Degani AM, Bezerra KC, Saura-Cardoso, V. Influence of decreased range of knee motion on horizontal forces and plantar pressure. X Brazilian Biomechanics Meeting, August, 2003, Ouro Preto, Brazil, Annals of X Brazilian Biomechanics Meeting vol 1, p 24-27.

Degani, AM, Danna-Dos-Santos A, Sousa MA. Anthropometric characteristics of classic ballerinas feet. X Brazilian Biomechanics Meeting, August, 2003, Ouro Preto, Brazil, Annals of X Brazilian Biomechanics Meeting vol 1, p 295-298.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Barela JA. Effects of diabetes mellitus on the speed of motor responses after a postural perturbation. (In Portuguese). XV Brazilian Physiotherapy Meeting October 2001, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Barela JA. Functional abnormalities resulting from diabetic neuropathy and transmetatarsal amputation: Study proposal. (In Portuguese). Physiotherapy 2000 Meeting. May 2000, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Danna-dos-Santos A, Barela JA. Functional behavior of subtalar joint in patients with chronic ankle sprain. (In Portuguese). Physiotherapy 2000 Meeting. May 2000, Fortaleza, Brazil.

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