Here are some article citations to articles about various aspects of
postural sway which I hope will be helpful to you.


Loughlin PJ. Redfern MS. Furman JM.
Nonstationarities of postural sway.
IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Magazine.
22(2):69-75, 2003 Mar-Apr.


Loughlin PJ. Redfern MS. Furman JM.
Time-varying characteristics of visually induced postural sway.
IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering.
4(4):416-24, 1996 Dec.


Marvel, Cherie L; Schwartz, Barbara L; Rosse, Richard B.
A quantitative measure of postural sway deficits in schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia Research.
Vol 68(2-3) Jun 2004, 363-372.


Scinicariello, Anthony P; Inglis, JTimothy; Collins, JJ; Collins, JJ.
The effects of stochastic monopolar galvanic vestibular stimulation
on human postural sway.
Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium & Orientation.
Vol 12(2-3) 2002; 2003, 77-85.


Vuillerme, Nicolas; Forestier, Nicolas; Nougier, Vincent.
Attentional demands and postural sway: the effect of the calf
muscles fatigue.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Vol 34(12) Dec 2002, 1907-1912.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, US


Rocchi, L; Chiari, L; Horak, FB.
Effects of deep brain stimulation and levodopa on postural sway
in Parkinson's disease.
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
Vol 73(3) Sep 2002, 267-274.


Dickinson, Joan I; Shroyer, JoAnn L; Elias, Jeffrey W.
The influence of commercial-grade carpet on postural sway and
balance strategy among older adults.
Gerontologist.
Vol 42(4) Aug 2002, 552-559.


Nakano, Toshio; Araki, Kazunori; Michimori, Akihiro;
Inbe, Hiroyuki; Hagiwara, Hiroshi; Koyama, Emi.
Nineteen-hour variation of postural sway, alertness and rectal
temperature during sleep deprivation.
Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences.
Vol 55(3) Jun 2001, 277-278


Egan, William E; Fisher, Daniel P; Gerber, LDerek;
Hatler, Brian S; Ernst, Gregory P; Hall, Cliff;
Henderson, Nancy.
Postural sway of subjects wearing the U. S. Army chemical
protective ensemble after functional activity.
Aviation, Space, & Environmental Medicine.
Vol 72(9) Sep 2001, 831-835.


Bertenthal, Bennett I; Boker, Steven M; Xu, Minquan.
Analysis of the perception-action cycle for visually induced postural
sway in 9-month-old sitting infants.
Infant Behavior & Development.
Vol 23(3-4) 2000, 299-315.


Hill, Shirley Y; Shen, Sa; Locke, Jeannette; Lowers, Lisa;
Steinhauer, Stuart; Konicky, Colleen.
Developmental changes in postural sway in children at high and
low risk for developing alcohol-related disorders.
Biological Psychiatry.
Vol 47(6) Mar 2000, 501-511


Kuukkanen, Tiina M.
An experimental controlled study on postural sway and
therapeutic exercise in subjects with low back pain.
Clinical Rehabilitation.
Vol 14(2) Apr 2000, 192-202


Konttinen, Niilo; Lyytinen, Heikki; Era, Pertti.
Brain slow potentials and postural sway behavior during
sharpshooting performance.
Journal of Motor Behavior.
Vol 31(1) Mar 1999, 11-20.


Borger, LL; Whitney, Susan L; Redfern, MS; Furman, JM.
The influence of dynamic visual environments on postural
sway in the elderly.
Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium & Orientation.
Vol 9(3) 1999, 197-205


Andersson, Gerhard; Persson, kerstin;
Melin, Lennart; Larsen, Hans Christian.
Actual and perceived postural sway during balance specific
and non-specific proprioceptive stimulation.
Acta Oto-Laryngologica.
Vol 118(4) 1998, 461-465.


Means, Kevin M; Rodell, Daniel E; O'Sullivan, Patricia S;
Winger, Rozanne M.
Comparison of a functional obstacle course with an index of
clinical gait and balance and postural sway.
Journals of Gerontology: Series A: Biological Sciences &
Medical Sciences.
Vol 53A(5) Sep 1998, M331-M335.


Jeka, John; Oie, Kelvin; Schoner, Gregor; Dijkstra, Tjeerd;
Henson, Elaine.
Position and velocity coupling of postural sway to
somatosensory drive.
Journal of Neurophysiology.
Vol 79(4) Apr 1998, 1661-1674.


Kamen, Gary; Patten, Carolynn; Du, CDuke; Sison, Steven.
An accelerometry-based system for the assessment of balance and
postural sway.
Gerontology.
Vol 44(1) Jan-Feb 1998


Schmuckler, Mark A.
Children's postural sway in response to low- and high-frequency
visual information for oscillation.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception &
Performance.
Vol 23(2) Apr 1997, 528-545.


Eggert, Thomas; Straube, Andreas; Schroeder, Karin.
Visually induced motion perception and visual control of
postural sway in congenital nystagmus.
Behavioural Brain Research.
Vol 88(2) Nov 1997, 161-168


Vieregge, Peter; Schulze-Rava, Harald; Wessel, Karl.
Quantification of postural sway in adult Down's syndrome.
Developmental Brain Dysfunction.
Vol 90(4) Jul-Aug 1996, 211-214


Maki, BE; McIlroy, WE.
Influence of arousal and attention on the control of postural sway.
Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium & Orientation.
Vol 6(1) Jan-Feb 1996, 53-59.


Holden, Maureen K.
The role of perceived visual motion and extraretinal inputs in
postural sway control.
Dissertation Abstracts International. Vol 54(4-B), Oct 1993, 2248.
US: Univ Microfilms International.
Dissertation Abstract: 1995-73854-001.


Blaszczyk, Janusz W; Hansen, Paul D; Lowe, Deborah L.
Postural sway and perception of the upright stance stability borders.
Perception.
Vol 22(11) 1993, 1333-1341.


Shirley Y; Steinhauer, Stuart R.
Postural sway in children from pedigrees exhibiting a high density of
alcoholism.
Biological Psychiatry.
Vol 33(5) Mar 1993, 313-325.


Suomi, Rory; Surburg, Paul R; Koceja, David M.
Postural sway characteristics of single leg stance in men with mental
retardation.
Perceptual & Motor Skills.
Vol 75(2) Oct 1992, 456.


Starkes, Janet; Riach, Cindy; Clarke, Beverley.
The effect of eye closure on postural sway: Converging evidence
from children and a Parkinson patient.
[Chapter] Proteau, Luc (Ed); Elliott, Digby (Ed). (1992).
Vision and motor control. Advances in psychology, No. 85.
(pp. 353-373). Oxford, England: North-Holland. xviii, 478 pp.


Teasdale, Normand; Stelmach, George E; Breunig, Ann.
Postural sway characteristics of the elderly under normal and
altered visual and support surface conditions.
Journals of Gerontology.
Vol 46(6) Nov 1991, B238-B244.


Ashmead, Daniel H; McCarty, Michael E.
Postural sway of human infants while standing in light and dark.
Child Development.
Vol 62(6) Dec 1991, 1276-1287.


di Fabio, Richard P; Badke, Mary B;
McEvoy, Ally; Ogden, Elizabeth.
Kinematic properties of voluntary postural sway in patients with
unilateral primary hemispheric lesions.
] Brain Research.
Vol 513(2) Apr 1990, 248-254.


Riach, CL; Starkes, JL.
Visual fixation and postural sway in children.
Journal of Motor Behavior.
Vol 21(3) Sep 1989, 265-276.


Ring, C; Nayak, US; Isaacs, B.
The effect of visual deprivation and proprioceptive change on
postural sway in healthy adults.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Vol 37(8) Aug 1989, 745-749.


Sincerely,
David Dillard
Temple University
(215) 204 - 4584
jwne@astro.temple.edu





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On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Alexander Terekhov wrote:

> Dear colleagues,

> I am looking for review papers dealing with nature of postural sway.
> (Why do oscillations during vertical posture stabilization exist?)

> I appreciate any references or phd files.

> Best regards,
> Alexander

> --------------------------------------------------

> Alexander Terekhov
> PhD student
> Moscow State University
> Department of Mechanics and Mathematics
> Moscow, Russia
> Email: a.terekhov@mail.ru

> --------------------------------------------------

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