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Researcher: Schmidt, M (Mr Matthew Schmidt)

Fields of Research

Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Exercise Physiology
Motor Control
Human Movement and Sports Science
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Respiratory Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Central Nervous System
Sports Medicine
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Workplace Safety
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Preventive Medicine
Disability and Functional Capacity
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health Education and Promotion
Health Related to Ageing
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Health and Support Services
Behaviour and Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Injury Control

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Champions' of research
Absence of cross-limb transfer of performance gains following ballistic motor practice in older adults; Journal of Applied Physiology
Age-related Differences in Corticomotor Excitability and Inhibitory Processes during a Visuomotor RT Task; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Age-related differences in corticospinal excitability and inhibition during coordination of upper and lower limbs; Neurobiology of Aging
Age-related differences in corticospinal excitability and inhibitory processes during a Go/NoGo reaction time task; 14th European Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology and 4th International Conference on Transcranial Magnetic and Direct Current Stimulation
An interactive videogame for arm and hand exercise in people with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial; Parkinsonism and Related Disorders
Assessment: what does technology add to practice
Can interactive, motion-capture-based rehabilitation in an inpatient stroke population increase physical activity levels for people undergoing rehabilitation for stroke?; 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Stroke Society of Australasia
Connecting patients and therapists remotely using technology is feasible and facilitates exercise adherence after stroke; Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Go home, sit less: the impact of home versus hospital rehabilitation environment on activity levels of stroke survivors; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Long-Lasting Contralateral Motor Cortex Excitability is Increased by Unilateral Hand Movement That Triggers Electrical Stimulation of Opposite Homologous Muscles; Neurorehabilitation and Neuro Repair
The effect of ballistic thumb contractions on the excitability of the ipsilateral motor cortex; Experimental Brain Research
The neural correlates of ballistic motor learning and cross-limb transfer in young and older adults; 14th European Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology and 4th International Conference on Transcranial Magnetic and Direct Current Stimulation
Unilateral contractions modulate interhemispheric inhibition most strongly and most adaptively in the homologous muscle of the contralateral limb; Experimental Brain Research

Research Projects

Mobile Solution to Encourage Clients to Exercise at Home; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Objective measurements of workplace sedentary behaviour; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
State-wide Sports Science Services Strengthening Sport and Health in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The REACH IT Project: Platform Development and Feasibility Study; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Using commercially available technology to increase intensity of practice after stroke; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Blundstone Footwear Design: Evidence-Base and Support
Dual force plate diagnostics in athletic populations
Fit 2 Work Triage System Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision