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Peer-Reviewed Publications

(Parental leaves: March 2020 - March 2021 and December 2021 - September 2022)


  1. Kirkland, MC, Wadden, KP, & Ploughman, M. (2022). Bipedal hopping as a new measure to detect subtle sensorimotor impairment in people with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation, 44(8), 1544-1555.

  2. Ferris JK, Neva JL, Vavasour IM, Attard KJ, Greeley B, Hayward KS, Wadden KP, MacKay AL, Boyd LA (2021). Cortical N-acetylaspartate concentrations are impacted in chronic stroke but do not relate to motor impairment: A magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Hum Brain Mapp, 42(10):3119-3130.

  3. Kraeutner SN, Rubino C, Rinat S, Lakhani B, Borich MR, Wadden KP, Boyd LA (2021). Resting State Connectivity Is Modulated by Motor Learning in Individuals After Stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair, 35(6):513-524.

  4. Kirkland MC, Wadden KP, Ploughman M (2020). Bipedal hopping as a new measure to detect subtle sensorimotor impairment in people with multiple sclerosis. Disabil Rehabil., 21:1-12.

  5. Chen A, Kirkland MC, Wadden KP, Wallack EM, Ploughman M (2020). Reliability of gait and dual-task measures in multiple sclerosis. Gait Posture, 78:19-25.

  6. Devasahayam AJ, Chaves AR, Lasisi WO, Curtis ME, Wadden KP, et al. (2020). Vigorous cool room treadmill training to improve walking ability in people with multiple sclerosis who use ambulatory assistive devices: a feasibility study. BMC Neurol. Jan 22;20(1):33.

  7. Snow NJ, Wadden KP, Chaves AR, Ploughman M (2019). Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Potential Biomarker in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review with Recommendations

  8. Neva JL, Brown KE, Wadden KP, Mang CS, Borich MR, Meehan SK, Boyd LA (2019). The effects of five sessions of continuous theta burst stimulation over contralesional sensorimotor cortex paired with paretic skilled motor practice in people with chronic stroke. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2019;37(3):273-290.

  9. Wadden KP, Peters S, Borich M, Neva J, Hayward K, Mang C, Brown K, Woodward T, Boyd L (2019). White matter biomarkers associated with motor change in individuals with stroke: a continuous theta burst stimulation study. Neural Plasticity, 4;2019:7092496.

  10. Wadden KP, De Asis K, Neva J, Hodges N, Boyd L. (2019). Individualized challenge point practice as a method to aid motor sequence learning. Journal of Motor Behaviour, 51(5): 467-485.

  11. Wadden KP, Snow NJ, Sande P, Slawson S, Waller T, and Boyd LA. Yoga practitioners uniquely activate the superior parietal lobule and supramarginal gyrus during emotion regulation (2018). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 60.

  12. Abraha B, Chaves AR, Kelly LP, Wallack EM, Wadden KP, McCarthy J, Ploughman M. (2018). A Bout of High Intensity Interval Training Lengthened Nerve Conduction Latency to the Non-Exercised Affected Limb in Chronic Stroke. Frontiers in Physiology, 9, 827.

  13. Grover G, Ploughman M, Philpott DT, Kelly LP, Devasahayam AJ, Wadden KP, Power KE, Button DC. (2017). Environmental temperature and exercise modality independently impact central and muscle fatigue among people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal – Experimental, Translational and Clinical, 3 (4).

  14. Peters S, Wadden KP, Hayward KS, Neva JL, Auriat AM, Boyd LA (2017). A structural motor network correlates with motor function and not impairment post stroke. Neuroscience Letters, 658, 155-160.

  15. Hayward KS, Neva JL, Mang CS, Peters S, Wadden KP, Ferris JK, Boyd LA (2017). Interhemispheric Pathways Are Important for Motor Outcome in Individuals with Chronic and Severe Upper Limb Impairment Post Stroke. Neural Plasticity, 4281532.

  16. Wadden KP, De Asis K, Mang C, Neva J, Peters S, Lakhani B, Boyd L (2016). Predicting motor sequence learning in individuals with chronic stroke. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair, 31(1), 95-104.

  17. Lakhani B, Borich M, Jackson J, Wadden KP, MacKay A, Vavasour I, Rauscher A, Boyd L (2016). Motor skill acquisition promotes human brain myelin plasticity. Neural Plasticity, 7526135.

  18. Neva J, Lakhani B, Brown K, Wadden KP, Mang C, Ledwell N, Borich M, Vavasour I, Laule C, Traboulsee A, MacKay A, Boyd L (2016). Multiple measures of corticospinal excitability are associated with clinical features of multiple sclerosis. Behavioural Brain Research, 297, 187-195.

  19. Mang C, Snow N, Wadden KP, Campbell K, Boyd L (2016). High-intensity aerobic exercise enhances motor memory retrieval. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48(12), 2477-2486.

  20. Mang C, Borich M, Brodie S, Brown K, Snow N, Wadden KP & Boyd L (2015). Diffusion imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation assessment of transcallosal pathways in chronic stroke. Clinical Neurophysiology, 126(10), 1959-1971.

  21. Wadden KP, Metzak P, Lavigne K, Lakhani B, Auriat A, Woodward T, Boyd L. (2015). Decreased activation in a functionally connected motor network following motor sequence learning after subcortical stroke. Behavioural Brain Research, 286, 136-145.

  22. Auriat A, Borich M, Snow N, Wadden KP, Boyd L. (2015). Comparing a diffusion tensor and non-tensor approach to white matter fiber tractography in chronic stroke. Clinical Neuroimage, 7, 771-781.

  23. Lohse K, Wadden KP, Boyd L, Hodges N (2014). Motor skill acquisition across short and long time scales: a meta-analysis of neuroimaging data. Neuropsychologia, 59, 130-141.

  24. Wadden KP, Brown K, Maletsky R, Boyd L (2013). Correlations between brain activity and components of motor learning in middle-aged adults: an fMRI study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 169.

  25. Wadden KP, Button D, Kibele A, Behm D (2012). Neuromuscular fatigue recovery following rapid and slow stretch-shortening cycle movements. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism, 37(3), 437-447.

  26. Borich M, Wadden KP, Boyd L (2012). Establishing the reproducibility of two approaches to quantify white matter tract integrityin stroke. Neuroimage, 59(3).

  27. Huang SY, Di Santo M, Wadden KP, Cappa DF, Alkanani T, Behm DG (2010). Short-duration massage at the hamstrings musculotendinous junction induces greater range of motion. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(7):1917-24.

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