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Peter C. Fino

Peter C. Fino, PhD

Academic Information

Departments , Primary - Kinesiology

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Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Morris A Casucci T McFarland MM Cassidy B (02/01/2022). Reactive Balance Responses After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Scoping Review. (Read full article)
  2. Parrington L King LA Hoppes CW Klaiman MJ (01/01/2022). Exploring Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening in Adults With Persistent Complaints After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. (Read full article)
  3. Kreter N (01/01/2022). Anticipatory and reactive responses to underfoot perturbations during gait in healthy adults and individuals with a recent mild traumatic brain injury. 90, 105496. (Read full article)
  4. Morris A Fino NF Pelo R (12/01/2021). Interadministrator Reliability of a Modified Instrumented Push and Release Test of Reactive Balance. J Sport Rehabil, 1-7. (Read full article)
  5. Parrington L King LA Weightman MM (12/01/2021). Between-site equivalence of turning speed assessments using inertial measurement units. Gait Posture, 90, 245-251. (Read full article)
  6. Campbell KR Parrington L Peterka RJ Martini DN (11/01/2021). Exploring persistent complaints of imbalance after mTBI: Oculomotor, peripheral vestibular and central sensory integration function. 31, 519-530. (Read full article)
  7. DeCouto BS Williams AM Lohse KR (07/01/2021). Anxiety does not always affect balance: the predominating role of cognitive engagement in a video gaming task. Exp Brain Res, 239, 2001-2014. (Read full article)
  8. Watson F Fino PC Thornton M (06/01/2021). Use of the margin of stability to quantify stability in pathologic gait - a qualitative systematic review. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 22, 597. (Read full article)
  9. Fino PC Weightman MM Dibble LE Lester ME Hoppes CW Parrington L Arango J Souvignier A Roberts H King LA (02/01/2021). Objective Dual-Task Turning Measures for Return-to-Duty Assessment After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The ReTURN Study Protocol. Front Neurol, 11, 544812. (Read full article)
  10. Morris A Cassidy B Pelo R Fino NF Presson AP Cushman DM Monson NE Dibble LE Fino PC (02/01/2021). Reactive Postural Responses After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Association With Musculoskeletal Injury Risk in Collegiate Athletes: A Study Protocol. Front Sports Act Living, 2, 574848. (Read full article)
  11. Martini DN Parrington L Stuart S Fino PC King LA (01/01/2021). Gait Performance in People with Symptomatic, Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma, 38, 218-224. (Read full article)
  12. Fino PC Mancini M (12/01/2020). Phase-Dependent Effects of Closed-Loop Tactile Feedback on Gait Stability in Parkinson's Disease. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, 28, 1636-1641. (Read full article)
  13. Fino PC Raffegeau TE Parrington L Peterka RJ King LA (11/01/2020). Head stabilization during standing in people with persisting symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury. J Biomech, 112, 110045. (Read full article)
  14. Raffegeau TE Fawver B Young WR Williams AM Lohse KR Fino PC (10/01/2020). The direction of postural threat alters balance control when standing at virtual elevation. Exp Brain Res, 238, 2653-2663. (Read full article)
  15. Loyd BJ Saviers-Steiger J Fangman A Paul SS Fino PC Lester ME Dibble LE (10/01/2020). Control of Linear Head and Trunk Acceleration During Gait After Unilateral Vestibular Deficits. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. (Read full article)
  16. Fino PC Horak FB Curtze C (02/01/2020). Inertial sensor-based centripetal acceleration as a correlate for lateral margin of stability during walking and turning. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. (Read full article)
  17. Raffegeau TE Fawver B Clark M Engel BT Young WR Williams AM Lohse KR Fino PC (02/01/2020). The feasibility of using virtual reality to induce mobility-related anxiety during turning. Gait Posture, 77, 6-13. (Read full article)
  18. Stuart S Parrington L Morris R Martini DN Fino PC King LA (01/01/2020). Gait measurement in chronic mild traumatic brain injury: A model approach. Hum Mov Sci, 69, 102557. (Read full article)
  19. Arpan I Fino PC Fling BW Horak F (01/01/2020). Local dynamic stability during long-fatiguing walks in people with multiple sclerosis. Gait Posture, 76, 122-127. (Read full article)
  20. Morris R Stuart S McBarron G Fino PC Mancini M Curtze C (12/01/2019). Validity of Mobility Lab (version 2) for gait assessment in young adults, older adults and Parkinson's disease. Physiol Meas, 40, 095003. (Read full article)
  21. Stuart S Parrington L Martini DN Kreter N Chesnutt JC Fino PC King LA (12/01/2019). Analysis of Free-Living Mobility in People with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Healthy Controls: Quality over Quantity. J Neurotrauma, 37, 139-145. (Read full article)
  22. Stuart S Parrington L Martini D Popa B Fino PC King LA (11/01/2019). Validation of a velocity-based algorithm to quantify saccades during walking and turning in mild traumatic brain injury and healthy controls. Physiol Meas, 40, 044006. (Read full article)
  23. Peterson DS Mancini M Fino PC Horak F Smulders K (09/01/2019). Speeding Up Gait in Parkinson's Disease. J Parkinsons Dis. (Read full article)
  24. Parrington L Fino PC Swanson CW Murchison CF Chesnutt J King LA (08/01/2019). Longitudinal Assessment of Balance and Gait After Concussion and Return to Play in Collegiate Athletes. J Athl Train, 54, 429-438. (Read full article)
  25. Fino PC Horak FB El-Gohary M Guidarelli C Medysky ME Nagle SJ Winters-Stone KM (02/01/2019). Postural sway, falls, and self-reported neuropathy in aging female cancer survivors. Gait Posture, 69, 136-142. (Read full article)
  26. Parrington L (12/19/2018). Validation of an inertial sensor algorithm to quantify head and trunk movement in healthy young adults and individuals with mild traumatic brain injury. Sensors (Basel), 18, 4501.
  27. Peterka RJ (12/13/2018). Implementation of a central sensorimotor integration test for characterization of human balance control during stance. Front Neurol, 9, 1045.
  28. Fino PC (07/24/2018). Inertial sensors reveal subtle motor deficits when walking with horizontal head turns after concussion. J Head Trauma Rehabil.
  29. Parrington L (06/09/2018). Inflection points in longitudinal models: Tracking recovery and return to play following concussion. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28, 2436-2442.
  30. Fino PC (05/30/2018). Gait stability has phase-dependent dual-task costs in Parkinson’s disease. Front Neurol, 9, 373.
  31. Stuart S (04/25/2018). Cortical activity during walking and balance tasks in older adults and Parkinson’s disease: a structured review. Maturitas, 113, 53-72.
  32. Fino PC (03/23/2018). Abnormal turning and its association to self-reported symptoms in chronic mTBI. J Neurotrauma, 35, 1167-1177.
  33. Fino PC (03/08/2018). Detecting gait abnormalities after concussion or mild traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of single-task, dual-task, and complex gait. Gait Posture, 62, 157-166.
  34. Fino PC (08/16/2017). Effects of recent concussion and injury history on instantaneous relative risk of lower extremity injury in Division I collegiate athletes.
  35. King LA (05/24/2017). Sensor-based mediolateral balance measures outperform clinical BESS in identifying acutely concussed athletes. Ann Biomed Eng, 45, 2135-45.
  36. Fino PC (02/23/2017). Assessment and rehabilitation of central sensory impairments for balance in mTBI using auditory biofeedback: a randomized clinical trial. BMC Neurol, 17, 41-55.
  37. Fino PC (08/26/2016). Decreased high-frequency center-of-pressure complexity in recently concussed asymptomatic athletes. Gait Posture, 50, 69-74.
  38. Fino PC (07/25/2016). Locomotor deficits in recently concussed athletes and matched controls during single and dual-task turning gait: preliminary results. J Neuroeng Rehabil, 13, 1-15.
  39. Fino PC (06/14/2016). A preliminary study of longitudinal differences in local dynamic stability between recently concussed and healthy athletes during single and dual-task gait. J Biomech, 49, 1983-88.
  40. Fino PC (05/01/2016). Comparing postural stability entropy analyses to differentiate fallers and non-fallers. Ann Biomed Eng, 44, 1636-45.
  41. Fino PC (05/06/2015). Classifying step and spin turns using wireless gyroscopes and implications for fall risk assessments. Sensors (Basel), 15, 10676-10685.
  42. Fino PC (01/02/2015). Corner height influences center of mass kinematics and path trajectory during turning. J Biomech, 48, 104-112.
  43. Fino PC (04/11/2014). Required coefficient of friction during turning at self-selected slow, normal, and fast walking speeds. J Biomech, 47, 1295-1400.


  1. Parrington L Jehu DA Fino PC Stuart S Wilhelm J Pettigrew N Murchison CF El-Gohary M VanDerwalker J Pearson S Hullar T Chesnutt JC Peterka RJ Horak FB King LA (07/01/2020). The Sensor Technology and Rehabilitative Timing (START) Protocol: A Randomized Controlled Trial for the Rehabilitation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Phys Ther (100, pp. 687-697). Physical therapy. (Read full article)