Peer-Reviewed Articles

Solomon JP, Kraeutner SN, Boe SG. Process dissociation procedure improves assessment of motor imagery ability using implicit sequence learning. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 2018 In-press.

Kraeutner SN, McWhinney SR, Solomon JP, Dithurbide L, Boe SG. Experience modulates motor imagery-based brain activity. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2018 In-press.

Boe SG, Kraeutner SN. Assessing motor imagery ability through imagery-based learning: an overview and introduction to MiScreen, a mobile app for imagery assessment. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 2018 37(4): 430-447.

McWhinney SR, Tremblay A, Boe SG, Bardouille T. The impact of goal-oriented task design on neurofeedback learning for brain computer interface control. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 2018 56(2): 201-210.

Kraeutner SN, Gaughan TC, Eppler SN, Boe SG. Motor imagery-based implicit sequence learning depends on the formation of stimulus-response associations. Acta Psychologica, 2017 178: 48-55 Read the complete article [PDF 875 KB].

McInnes K, Friesen CL, MacKenzie DE, Westwood DA, Boe SG. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and chronic cognitive impairment: a scoping review. PLoS One, 2017 Read the complete article [PDF 1.4 MB].

Mochizuki G, Boe S, Marlin A, McIlroy W. Performance of a concurrent cognitive task modifies pre- and post-perturbation evoked cortical activity. Neuroscience, 2017  21(348): 143-152.

Kraeutner SN, Ingram TGJ, Boe SG. The effector independent nature of motor imagery: evidence from rTMS induced inhibition to the primary motor cortices. Neuropsychologia, 2017 97:1-8.

Friesen CL, Bardouille T, Neyedli H, Boe S. Combined action observation and motor imagery neurofeedback for modulation of brain activity. Front in Human Neurosci, 2017, Read the complete article [PDF 2.2 MB].

Graham S, Tam F, Schweizer T, Ween J, Boe S, Ranieri S. fMRI simulator training to suppress head motion. Neurosci and Biomed Engineering, 2016 4(2): 96-103.

Stevens T, Bardouille T, Stroink G, Boe S, Beyea S. Fully automated quality assurance and localization of volumetric MEG for pre-surgical mapping. J Neurosci Methods, 2016 266: 21-31.

Ingram T G J, Kraeutner S N, Solomon J P, Westwood D A, Boe S G. Skill acquisition via motor imagery relies on both motor and perceptual learning. Behav Neurosci, 2016 130: 252-260.

Kraeutner S, Keeler L, Boe S. Motor imagery-based skill acquisition disrupted following rTMS of the inferior parietal lobule. Exp Brain Res, 2016, Read the complete article [PDF 835 KB].

Kraeutner S, MacKenzie L, Westwood D, Boe S. Characterising skill acquisition through motor imagery with no prior physical practice: J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 2016 42: 257-265.

Solomon J, Boe S, Bardouille T. Reliability for non-invasive somatosensory cortex localization: implications for pre-surgical mapping. Clin Neurol and Neurosurg, 2015, Read the complete article [PDF 526 KB].

McInnes K, Friesen C, Boe S. Specific Brain Lesions Impair Explicit Imagery Ability: A Systematic Review of the Evidence. Arch Phys Med and Rehab, 2015; Read the complete article [PDF 1.3 MB].

Little G, Boe S, Bardouille T. Head movement compensation in real-time magnetoencephalographic recordings. Methods X 2014; Read the complete article [PDF 593 KB].

Kraeutner S, Gionfriddo A, Bardouille T, Boe S. Motor imagery-based brain activity parallels that of motor execution: evidence from magnetic source imaging of cortical oscillations. Brain Research 2014; Read the complete article [PDF 5 MB]

Boe S, Gionfriddo A, Kraeutner S, Tremblay A, Bardouille T. Laterality of brain activity during motor imagery is modulated by the provision of real-time neurofeedback. Neuroimage 2014; 101:159-167. Read the complete article [PDF 1.1 MB]

Fleet A, MacKay-Lyons M, Page S, Boe S. Modified constraint-induced movement therapy for upper extremity recovery post stroke: What is the evidence? Top Stroke Rehabil 2014; 21(4): 319-331. Read the complete article [PDF 232 KB]

Fleet A, Che M, MacKay-Lyons M, MacKenzie D, Page S, Eskes G, McDonald A, Boe S. Examining utilization of constraint induced movement therapy in Canadian neurological rehabilitation. Physiother Can 2014; 66(1) Winter: 60-71. Read the complete article [PDF 3 MB]

Aloraini S, MacKay-Lyons M, Boe S, McDonald A. Evidence-Based Practice: Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy to Improve Paretic Upper Extremity Motor Skills and Function of a Patient in the Sub-Acute Stage of Stroke. Physiother Can 2014; 66(1) Winter: 56-59. Read the complete article [PDF 85 KB]

Page SJ, Boe S, Levine P. What are the “ingredients” of modified constraint-induced therapy? An evidence-based review, recipe, and recommendations. Restor Neurol Neurosci 2013; 31(3): 299-309. Read the complete article [PDF 90 KB]

Bardouille T, Boe S. State-Related Changes in MEG Functional Connectivity Reveal the Task-Positive Sensorimotor Network. PLoS One 2012; 7(10). Read the complete article [PDF 728 KB]

Boe SG, Cassidy RJ, McIlroy WE, Graham SJ. Single session motor learning demonstrated using a visuomotor task: Evidence from fMRI and behavioural analysis. J Neurosci Methods 2012; 209(2):308-19. Read the complete article [PDF 824 KB]

Boe SG, Antonowicz NM, Leung VW, Shea SM, Zimmerman TC, Doherty TJ. High inter-rater reliability in analyzing results of decomposition-based quantitative electromyography in subjects with or without neuromuscular disorder. J Neurosci Methods 2010; 192(1): 138-145. Read the complete article [PDF 360 KB]

Mochizuki G, Boe S, Marlin A, McIlroy W. Perturbation-evoked cortical activity reflects both the context and consequence of postural instability. Neuroscience 2010; 170(2): 599-609. Read the complete article [PDF 996 KB]

Pino LJ, Stashuk DW, Boe SG, Doherty TJ. Probabilistic muscle characterization using QEMG: Application to neuropathic muscle. Muscle Nerve 2009; 41: 18-31. Read the complete article [PDF 436 KB]

Boe SG, Dalton BH, Harwood B, Doherty TJ, Rice CL. Inter-rater reliability of motor unit number estimates and quantitative motor unit analysis in the tibialis anterior muscle. Clinical Neurophysiol 2009; 120: 947-952. Read the complete article [PDF 124 KB]

Boe SG, Stashuk DW, Doherty TJ. Motor unit number estimates, quantitative motor unit analysis and clinical outcome measures in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clin Neurophysiol 2009; Suppl 60: 181-188. Read the complete article [PDF 104 KB]

Doherty TJ, Stashuk DW, Boe SG. Decomposition-enhanced spoke triggered averaging MUNE: validity, reliability, and impact of contraction force. Clin Neurophysiol 2009; Suppl 60: 119-130. Read the complete article [PDF 480 KB]

Pino LJ, Stashuk DW, Boe SG. Doherty TJ. Decision support for QEMG. Clin Neurophysiol 2009; Suppl 60: 247-262. Read the complete article [PDF 240 KB]

Boe SG, Rice CL, Doherty TJ. Estimating contraction level using root mean square amplitude in control subjects and patients with neuromuscular disorders. Arch Phys Med and Rehab 2008; 89(4): 711-718. Read the complete article [PDF 300 KB]

Pino LJ, Stashuk DW, Boe SG, Doherty TJ. Motor unit potential characterization using pattern discovery. Med Eng Phys 2008; 30(5): 563-573. Read the complete article [PDF 272 KB]

Boe SG, Stashuk DW, Doherty TJ. Motor unit number estimates and quantitative motor unit analysis in healthy subjects and patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle Nerve 2007; 36(1): 62-70. Read the complete article [PDF 156 KB]

Boe SG, Stashuk DW, Doherty TJ. Within-subject reliability of motor unit number estimates and quantitative motor unit analysis in a distal and proximal upper limb muscle. Clin Neurophysiol 2006; 117: 596-603. Read the complete article [PDF 120 KB]

Boe SG, Stashuk DW, Brown WF, Doherty TJ. Decomposition-based quantitative electromyography: effect of force on motor unit potentials and motor unit number estimates. Muscle Nerve 2005; 31(3): 365-373. Read the complete article [PDF 292 KB]

Boe SG, Stashuk DW, Doherty TJ. Motor unit number estimation by decomposition-enhanced spike-triggered averaging: control data, test-retest reliability and contractile level effects. Muscle Nerve 2004; 29: 693-699. Read the complete article [PDF 140 KB]


Bardouille T, Boe S, Kraeutner S. “Systems and methods for providing neurofeedback during motor imagery”, 2015 U.S. Provisional Patent; 62/269, 622, December 2015. 

Graduate Student (MSc/PhD) Theses

MacDonald, M. (2017). Examining the relationship between aerobic fitness and cortical excitability (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 2 MB]

Solomon, J. (2017). Investigating motor inhibition in motor imagery (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 2 MB]

McInnes, K. (2016). Mild traumatic brain injury chronically impairs cognitive function in more first-time concussed individuals than previously established: a scoping review (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 2 MB]

Khan, H. (2016). Investigating the effects of different intensities of aerobic exercise on cortical excitability in non-exercised upper limb muscles of non-disabled young adults (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 3 MB]

Friesen, C. (2016). Combined action observation and motor imagery neurofeedback up-regulates contralateral sensorimotor activity (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 30 MB]

Kraeutner, S. (2015). Investigating skill acquisition in the absence of physical practice: Motor imagery-based skill acquisition and the role of the inferior parietal lobule (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 3 MB]

Story, R. (2015). Using machine learning to improve motor imagery neurofeedback (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 50 MB]

Bishop, R. (2014). Exploring the sensorimotor network using functional connectivity and graph theory (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 3.4 MB]

Gionfriddo, A. (2014). Quantifying the patterns of functional connectivity within the brain during imagined and overt movement of a functional task in non-disabled systems (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 3.5 MB]

Sharma, I. (2014). Devising a modified flanker task to obtain event related potentials for the assessment of attention (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 2.9 MB]

Fleet, A. B. (2013). Modified constraint induced movement therapy to improve upper extremity function post-stroke in Canadian neurological rehabilitation (Master’s Thesis). Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Download [PDF 6.8 MB]