John Barden

Associate Professor

Office: CK 164.22
Phone: 306-585-4629
Fax: 306-585-4854

Research interests
Dr. Barden’s general research interests include the biomechanics and motor control of human movement, particularly with respect to stroke mechanics in competitive swimming, shoulder instability, gait analysis and the neural control of reaching movements.

Recent Publications

Kane, K. and Barden, J. (2012). Contributions of trunk muscles to anticipatory postural control in children with and without developmental coordination disorder. Human Movement Science, 31(3), 707-720.

Hadjistavropoulos, T, Carleton, R.N., Delbaere, K., Barden, J., Zwakhalen, S., Fitzgerald, B., Ghandehari, O. and Hadjistavropoulos, H. (2012). The relationship of fear of falling and balance confidence with balance and dual tasking performance. Psychology and Aging, 27(1), 1-13.

Barden, J.M., Kell, R.T. and Kobsar, D. (2011). The effect of critical speed and exercise intensity on stroke phase duration and bilateral asymmetry in 200-m front crawl swimming. Journal of Sports Sciences, 29(5), 517-526.

Kell, R.T., Risi, A., Barden, J.M. (2011). The response of persons with chronic nonspecific low back pain to three different volumes of periodized musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(4), 1052-1064.

Kane, K. and Barden, J.M. (2010). Comparison of ground reaction and articulated ankle- foot orthoses in a child with lumbosacral myelomeningocele and tibial torsion. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 22, 222-229.

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