Selected Publications

Allen, J.A., McKay, J.L., Sawers, A., Hackney, M.E., Ting, L.H. (2017) Increased neuromuscular consistency in gait and balance after partnered, dance-based rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurophysiology. PDF

Sawers, A., Bhattacharjee, T., McKay, J.L., Hackney, M.E., Kemp, C.C., Ting, L.H. (2017) Small forces that differ with prior motor experience can communicate movement goals during human-human physical interaction. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation 14(1):1-13. PDF

Sawers, A., Pai, C., Bhatt, T., Ting, L.H. (2016) Neuromuscular responses differ between slip-induced falls and recoveries in older adults. Journal of Neurophysiology 117(2):509-522. PDF

Sawers, A., Allen, J.A., Ting, L.H. (2015) Long-term training modifies the modular structure and organization of walking balance control. Journal of Neurophysiology 114(6):3359-3373. PDF

Sawers, A., and Ting, L.H. (2015) Beam walking can detect differences in walking balance proficiency across a range of sensorimotor abilities. Gait and Posture41(2):619-23. PDF Supplemental Video Novice – Supplemental Video Expert – Supplemental Video Amputee

Bolger, D., Ting, L.H., Sawers, A. (2014) Individuals with transtibial limb loss use inter limb force asymmetries to maintain multi-directional reactive balance control. Clinical Biomechanics. 29(9):1039-47. PDF

Sawers, A., Ting, L.H. (2014) Perspectives on human-human sensorimotor interactions for the design of rehabilitation robots. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation.11:142. PDF

Additional Publications

Sawers, A., Kelly, V.E., Kartin D., Hahn M.E. (2013) Gradual training reduces the challenge to lateral balance control during practice and subsequent performance of a novel locomotor task. Gait and Posture38(4):907-11. PDF

Sawers, A., Hahn M.E. (2013) Gradual training reduces practice difficulty while preserving motor learning of a novel locomotor task. Human Movement Science32(4):605-17. PDF

Sawers, A., Kelly, V.E., Hahn M.E. (2013) Effects of gradual versus sudden training on the cognitive demand required while learning of a novel locomotor task. Journal of Motor Behavior. 45(5):405-14. PDF

Sawers, A., Hahn M.E. (2012) Regulation of whole-body frontal plane balance varies within a step during unperturbed walking. Gait and Posture. 36(2):322-4. PDF

Sawers, A., Hahn M.E., Kelly, V.E., Czerniecki, J.M., Kartin, D. (2013) Beyond componentry: How principles of motor learning can enhance locomotor rehabilitation of individuals with lower limb loss — a review. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 49(10):1431-42. PDF

Sawers, A., Hafner, B.J. (2013) Outcomes associated with the use of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees among individuals with unilateral transfemoral limb loss: a systematic review. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 50(3):273-314. PDF

Sawers, A., Hahn, M.E. (2011) Trajectory of the center of rotation in non-articulated energy storage and return prosthetic feet. Journal of Biomechanics. 44(9):1673-7. PDF