Dr Mark Halaki

BSc (Mech Eng), GradCert (Higher Ed), MSc (Biomed Eng), PhD
Senior Lecturer

C43K - K Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9883
Fax +61 2 9351 9204

Website Motor Control & Skill Acquisition Research Group
Biomechanics Research Team

Biographical details

Mark Halaki has a background in mechanical and biomedical engineering with research interests in electromyographic and biomechanical studies in the area of motor control.

Research interests

Teaching and supervision

Unit of study coordinator of:

  • EXSS1018 Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • HSBH3014 Work Place Injury Prevention and Management

Current research students

Project title Research student
Sleep, Gaming and Cognitive Function Among Older Adults Nor Shuhada BINTI MANSOR
Musician's Health Promotion and Injury Prevention. Ju-yang CHI
Evolution of hand weakness, pain and disability in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Kayla Margaret Dawn CORNETT
The Effect of Specific Warm-Ups at Varying Intensities on Resistance Training Performance and its Potential to Enhance Muscular Hypertrophy Timothy Brent DAVIES

Themes

Exercise, Health and Performance

Selected grants

2015

  • Sustaining healthy working-life: applying new technologies to unlock solutions to chronic disease associated sedentary behaviour; Mackey M, Stamatakis E, Pappas E, Shirley D, Halaki M, Burns J, Simic M; Ian Potter Foundation/Medical Research.

2013

  • Portable Gait Analysis System (PeGASys); Burns J, Refshauge K, Halaki M, Vanicek N, Smith R, Raymond J, Crosbie W, Nicholson L; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

2006

  • Portable Data System for Study of Respiration in Stuttering; Halaki M; University of Sydney/Major Equipment Grant.

2005

  • Identifying skilled and unskilled movement patterns for clinical and sports settings.; Halaki M; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant Allocations - Cumberland.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2012). Normalization of EMG Signals: To Normalize or Not to Normalize and What to Normalize to? In Garnesh R. Naik (Eds.), Computational Intelligence in Electromyography Analysis - A Perspective on Current Applications and Future Challenges, (pp. 175-194). Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed).

Journals

  • Ballard, K., Azizi, L., Duffy, J., McNeill, M., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Layfield, C., Scholl, D., Vogel, A., Robin, D. (2016). A predictive model for diagnosing stroke-related apraxia of speech. Neuropsychologia, 81, 129-139. [More Information]
  • Alotaibi, M., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2016). A systematic review of light therapy on mood scores in major depressive disorder: light specification, dose, timing and delivery. International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(1), 30-37. [More Information]
  • Strauts, J., Vanicek, N., Halaki, M. (2016). Acute changes in kinematic and muscle activity patterns in habitually shod rearfoot strikers while running barefoot. Journal of Sports Sciences, in press. [More Information]
  • McCrary, J., Halaki, M., Sorkin, E., Ackermann, B. (2016). Acute Warm-up Effects in Submaximal Athletes: An EMG Study of Skilled Violinists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(2), 307-315. [More Information]
  • Hausler, J., Halaki, M., Orr, R. (2016). Application of Global Positioning System and Microsensor Technology in Competitive Rugby League Match-Play: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 46(4), 559-588. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2016). Does changing the plane of abduction influence shoulder muscle recruitment patterns in healthy individuals? Manual Therapy, in press. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2016). Does load influence shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during scapular plane abduction? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, in press. [More Information]
  • Davies, T., Orr, R., Halaki, M., Hackett, D. (2016). Effect of repetitions leading to failure versus not to failure on muscular strength: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 46(4), 487-502. [More Information]
  • Davies, T., Orr, R., Halaki, M., Hackett, D. (2016). Effect of Training Leading to Repetition Failure on Muscular Strength: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine, 46, 487-502. [More Information]
  • Hackett, D., Davies, T., Soomro, N., Halaki, M. (2016). Olympic weightlifting training improves vertical jump height in sportspeople: A systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, in press. [More Information]
  • Cornett, K., Menezes, M., Bray, P., Halaki, M., Shy, R., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Pareyson, D., Laura, M., Burns, J., et al (2016). Phenotypic variability of childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. JAMA Neurology, Article in Press.
  • Hausler, J., Halaki, M., Orr, R. (2016). Player activity profiles in the Australian second-tier rugby league competitions. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, in press. [More Information]
  • Michael, S., Jay, O., Halaki, M., Graham, K., Davis, G. (2016). Submaximal Exercise Intensity Modulates Acute Post-exercise Heart Rate Variability. European Journal of Applied Physiology, in press. [More Information]
  • McCrary, J., Ackermann, B., Halaki, M. (2015). A systematic review of the effects of upper body warm-up on performance and injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(14), 935-942. [More Information]
  • McCrary, J., Halaki, M., Sorkin, E., Ackermann, B. (2015). Acute Warm-up Effects in Submaximal Athletes: An EMG Study of Skilled Violinists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(2), 307-315. [More Information]
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M. (2015). Do surface electrode recordings validly represent latissimus dorsi activation patterns during shoulder tasks? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(1), 8-13. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2015). Perceptual and motor learning underlies human stick balancing skill. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(1), 156-171. [More Information]
  • Sharp, T., Halaki, M., Greene, A., Vanwanseele, B. (2014). An EMG assessment of front row Rugby Union scrummaging. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 14(1), 225-237.
  • Hackett, L., Reed, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2014). Assessing the validity of surface electromyography for recording muscle activation patterns from serratus anterior. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 24(2), 221-227. [More Information]
  • Ackermann, B., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M. (2014). The difference between standing and sitting in 3 different seat inclinations on abdominal muscle activity and chest and abdominal expansion in woodwind and brass musicians. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Barlow, H., Halaki, M., Stuelcken, M., Greene, A., Sinclair, P. (2014). The effect of different kick start positions on OMEGA OSB11 blocks on free swimming time to 15 m in developmental level swimmers. Human Movement Science, 34(1), 178-186. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M. (2013). A review on the coordinative structure of human walking and the application of principal component analysis. Neural Regeneration Research, 8(7), 662-670. [More Information]
  • Chiu, H., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N. (2013). Associated Reactions during a Visual Pursuit position Tracking Task in Hemiplegic and Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. Chinese Journal of Physiology, 56(2), 117-126. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2013). Does supraspinatus initiate shoulder abduction? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(2), 425-429. [More Information]
  • Gawthrop, P., Lee, K., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N. (2013). Human stick balancing: an intermittent control explanation. Biological Cybernetics, 107(6), 637-652. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2013). Identifying Coordinative Structure Using Principal Component Analysis Based on Coherence Derived From Linear Systems Analysis. Journal of Motor Behavior, 45(2), 167-179. [More Information]
  • Tardo, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2013). Rotator Cuff Muscles Perform Different Functional Roles During Shoulder External Rotation Exercises. Clinical Anatomy, 26(2), 236-243. [More Information]
  • Wong, S., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2013). The effects of moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise on the sleep need of sedentary young adults. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(4), 381-386. [More Information]
  • Wong, S., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2013). The periodicity of sleep duration - an infradian rhythm in spontaneous living. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Rickert, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K., Barrett, M., Ackermann, B. (2013). The use of fine-wire EMG to investigate shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during cello bowing: The results of a pilot study. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(6), 1261-1268. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2012). A new paradigm for human stick balancing: a suspended not an inverted pendulum. Experimental Brain Research, 221(3), 309-328. [More Information]
  • Hackett, D., Johnson, N., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2012). A novel scale to assess resistance-exercise effort. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(13), 1405-1413. [More Information]
  • Rickert, D., Barrett, M., Halaki, M., Driscoll, T., Ackermann, B. (2012). A study of right shoulder injury in collegiate and professional orchestral cellists: An investigation using questionnaires and physical assessment. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 27(2), 65-73. [More Information]
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Heritier, S. (2012). Systematic nonlinear relations between joint mechanics and the neural reflex response with changes in stretch amplitude at the wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 2755-2762. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). A Comprehensive Analysis of Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Shoulder Flexion: An Electromyographic Study. Clinical Anatomy, 24(5), 619-626. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Direction-specific recruitment of rotator cuff muscles during bench press and row. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(6), 1041-1049. [More Information]
  • Yiasemides, R., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Does Passive Mobilization of Shoulder Region Joints Provide Additional Benefit Over Advice and Exercise Alone for People Who Have Shoulder Pain and Minimal Movement Restriction? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy, 91(2), 178-189. [More Information]
  • Bourne, R., Halaki, M., Vanwanseele, B., Clarke, J. (2011). Measuring Lifting Forces in Rock Climbing: Effect of Hold Size and Fingertip Structure. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(1), 40-46.
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Cathers, I. (2011). Revision of the Shoulder Normalization Tests Is Required to Include Rhomboid Major and Teres major. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 29(12), 1846-1849. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The rotator cuff muscles have a direction specific recruitment pattern during shoulder flexion and extension exercises. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(5), 376-382. [More Information]
  • Johnson, V., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The use of surface electrodes to record infraspinatus activity is not valid at low infraspinatus activation levels. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(1), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2010). The rotator cuff muscles are activated at low levels during shoulder adduction: an experimental study. Journal of Physiotherapy, 56(4), 259-264. [More Information]
  • O'Dwyer, N., Smith, R., Halaki, M., Smith, E. (2009). Independent assessment of pattern and offset variability of time series waveforms. Gait and Posture, 29(2), 285-289. [More Information]
  • Trevithick, B., Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Balnave, R. (2007). Shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during a kayak stroke performed on a paddling ergometer. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 17(1), 74-79. [More Information]
  • Dark, A., Ginn, K., Halaki, M. (2007). Shoulder Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Commonly Used Rotator Cuff Exercises: An Electromyographic Study. Physical Therapy, 87(8), 1039-1046. [More Information]
  • Lee, H., Nicholson, L., Adams, R., Maher, C., Halaki, M., Bae, S. (2006). Development and Psychometric Testing of Korean Language Versions of 4 Neck Pain and Disability Questionnaires. Spine, 31(16), 1841-1845.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2006). Systematic nonlinear relations between displacement amplitude and joint mechanics at the human wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(12), 2171-2182. [More Information]

Conferences

  • O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Wang, X., Bruton, M., Chang, M., Kwee-Yum Lee, K., Smith, R., Adams, R., Cobley, S. (2015). Coordination of whole body movements is governed by linear dynamic inter-joint relations with a single degree of freedom. Sensorimotor Control Meeting (SMC 2015), Brisbane: The University of Queensland.
  • Ahmadi, F., Ribeiro, M., Halaki, M. (2014). Surface Electromyography of Neck Strap Muscles for Estimating the Intended Pitch of a Bionic Voice Source. 2014 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2012). Lower limb coordinative structure in human walking. 30th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, Melbourne: Australian Catholic University.
  • Packman, A., Halaki, M., Mohr, J., O'Dwyer, N., Bosshardt, H., Murdoch, B., Goozee, J., Onslow, M. (2007). Investigating The Relationship Between Stuttering And The Voluntary Control Of Breathing. Fifth World Congress on Fluency Disorders: New Horizons, Dublin, Ireland: The International Fluency Association.
  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Smith, R., Halaki, M. (2006). Whole body coordination in balancing a stick. 2nd Australian Association for Exercise and Sport Science Conference, Brisbane: Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS).
  • O'Dwyer, N., Yankai, A., Smith, R., Halaki, M. (2005). Whole body kinematics in adult males and females during walking at a range of speeds. 7th Motor Control and Human Skill Conference, Perth, WA: Curtin Univeristy of Technology.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2004). Does the stretch reflex account for changes in wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude? Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Brinkworth, R., Turker, K. (2004). The role of neural time delay in the stretch reflex. Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Brinkworth, R., Turker, K. (2004). The role of neural time delay in the stretch reflex. The Society for Neuroscience 34th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwidth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The contribution of the stretch reflex to wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude. The Society for Neuroscience 33rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The effects of the frequency content of the stretch signal on the stretch reflex. School of Biomedical Sciences Research Student Conference, Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Does the stretch reflex contribute to compensation for muscle fatigue? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex gain. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The muscle stretch reflex and fatigue. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Wrist reflex and mechanical responses during muscle fatigue. Fourth Australasian Biomechanics Conference. British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. IUPS Satellite Conference on Movement and Sensation, Cairns.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Halaki, M. (2001). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex. 1st Postgraduate Research Symposium, School of Physiotherapy, Sydney: University of Sydney.

2016

  • Ballard, K., Azizi, L., Duffy, J., McNeill, M., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Layfield, C., Scholl, D., Vogel, A., Robin, D. (2016). A predictive model for diagnosing stroke-related apraxia of speech. Neuropsychologia, 81, 129-139. [More Information]
  • Alotaibi, M., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2016). A systematic review of light therapy on mood scores in major depressive disorder: light specification, dose, timing and delivery. International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(1), 30-37. [More Information]
  • Strauts, J., Vanicek, N., Halaki, M. (2016). Acute changes in kinematic and muscle activity patterns in habitually shod rearfoot strikers while running barefoot. Journal of Sports Sciences, in press. [More Information]
  • McCrary, J., Halaki, M., Sorkin, E., Ackermann, B. (2016). Acute Warm-up Effects in Submaximal Athletes: An EMG Study of Skilled Violinists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(2), 307-315. [More Information]
  • Hausler, J., Halaki, M., Orr, R. (2016). Application of Global Positioning System and Microsensor Technology in Competitive Rugby League Match-Play: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 46(4), 559-588. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2016). Does changing the plane of abduction influence shoulder muscle recruitment patterns in healthy individuals? Manual Therapy, in press. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2016). Does load influence shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during scapular plane abduction? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, in press. [More Information]
  • Davies, T., Orr, R., Halaki, M., Hackett, D. (2016). Effect of repetitions leading to failure versus not to failure on muscular strength: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 46(4), 487-502. [More Information]
  • Davies, T., Orr, R., Halaki, M., Hackett, D. (2016). Effect of Training Leading to Repetition Failure on Muscular Strength: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine, 46, 487-502. [More Information]
  • Hackett, D., Davies, T., Soomro, N., Halaki, M. (2016). Olympic weightlifting training improves vertical jump height in sportspeople: A systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, in press. [More Information]
  • Cornett, K., Menezes, M., Bray, P., Halaki, M., Shy, R., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Pareyson, D., Laura, M., Burns, J., et al (2016). Phenotypic variability of childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. JAMA Neurology, Article in Press.
  • Hausler, J., Halaki, M., Orr, R. (2016). Player activity profiles in the Australian second-tier rugby league competitions. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, in press. [More Information]
  • Michael, S., Jay, O., Halaki, M., Graham, K., Davis, G. (2016). Submaximal Exercise Intensity Modulates Acute Post-exercise Heart Rate Variability. European Journal of Applied Physiology, in press. [More Information]

2015

  • McCrary, J., Ackermann, B., Halaki, M. (2015). A systematic review of the effects of upper body warm-up on performance and injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(14), 935-942. [More Information]
  • McCrary, J., Halaki, M., Sorkin, E., Ackermann, B. (2015). Acute Warm-up Effects in Submaximal Athletes: An EMG Study of Skilled Violinists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(2), 307-315. [More Information]
  • O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Wang, X., Bruton, M., Chang, M., Kwee-Yum Lee, K., Smith, R., Adams, R., Cobley, S. (2015). Coordination of whole body movements is governed by linear dynamic inter-joint relations with a single degree of freedom. Sensorimotor Control Meeting (SMC 2015), Brisbane: The University of Queensland.
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M. (2015). Do surface electrode recordings validly represent latissimus dorsi activation patterns during shoulder tasks? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(1), 8-13. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2015). Perceptual and motor learning underlies human stick balancing skill. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(1), 156-171. [More Information]

2014

  • Sharp, T., Halaki, M., Greene, A., Vanwanseele, B. (2014). An EMG assessment of front row Rugby Union scrummaging. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 14(1), 225-237.
  • Hackett, L., Reed, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2014). Assessing the validity of surface electromyography for recording muscle activation patterns from serratus anterior. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 24(2), 221-227. [More Information]
  • Ahmadi, F., Ribeiro, M., Halaki, M. (2014). Surface Electromyography of Neck Strap Muscles for Estimating the Intended Pitch of a Bionic Voice Source. 2014 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Ackermann, B., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M. (2014). The difference between standing and sitting in 3 different seat inclinations on abdominal muscle activity and chest and abdominal expansion in woodwind and brass musicians. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Barlow, H., Halaki, M., Stuelcken, M., Greene, A., Sinclair, P. (2014). The effect of different kick start positions on OMEGA OSB11 blocks on free swimming time to 15 m in developmental level swimmers. Human Movement Science, 34(1), 178-186. [More Information]

2013

  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M. (2013). A review on the coordinative structure of human walking and the application of principal component analysis. Neural Regeneration Research, 8(7), 662-670. [More Information]
  • Chiu, H., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N. (2013). Associated Reactions during a Visual Pursuit position Tracking Task in Hemiplegic and Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. Chinese Journal of Physiology, 56(2), 117-126. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2013). Does supraspinatus initiate shoulder abduction? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(2), 425-429. [More Information]
  • Gawthrop, P., Lee, K., Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N. (2013). Human stick balancing: an intermittent control explanation. Biological Cybernetics, 107(6), 637-652. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2013). Identifying Coordinative Structure Using Principal Component Analysis Based on Coherence Derived From Linear Systems Analysis. Journal of Motor Behavior, 45(2), 167-179. [More Information]
  • Tardo, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2013). Rotator Cuff Muscles Perform Different Functional Roles During Shoulder External Rotation Exercises. Clinical Anatomy, 26(2), 236-243. [More Information]
  • Wong, S., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2013). The effects of moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise on the sleep need of sedentary young adults. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(4), 381-386. [More Information]
  • Wong, S., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2013). The periodicity of sleep duration - an infradian rhythm in spontaneous living. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Rickert, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K., Barrett, M., Ackermann, B. (2013). The use of fine-wire EMG to investigate shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during cello bowing: The results of a pilot study. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(6), 1261-1268. [More Information]

2012

  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2012). A new paradigm for human stick balancing: a suspended not an inverted pendulum. Experimental Brain Research, 221(3), 309-328. [More Information]
  • Hackett, D., Johnson, N., Halaki, M., Chow, C. (2012). A novel scale to assess resistance-exercise effort. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(13), 1405-1413. [More Information]
  • Rickert, D., Barrett, M., Halaki, M., Driscoll, T., Ackermann, B. (2012). A study of right shoulder injury in collegiate and professional orchestral cellists: An investigation using questionnaires and physical assessment. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 27(2), 65-73. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Smith, R. (2012). Lower limb coordinative structure in human walking. 30th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, Melbourne: Australian Catholic University.
  • Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2012). Normalization of EMG Signals: To Normalize or Not to Normalize and What to Normalize to? In Garnesh R. Naik (Eds.), Computational Intelligence in Electromyography Analysis - A Perspective on Current Applications and Future Challenges, (pp. 175-194). Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed).
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Heritier, S. (2012). Systematic nonlinear relations between joint mechanics and the neural reflex response with changes in stretch amplitude at the wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 2755-2762. [More Information]

2011

  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). A Comprehensive Analysis of Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Shoulder Flexion: An Electromyographic Study. Clinical Anatomy, 24(5), 619-626. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Direction-specific recruitment of rotator cuff muscles during bench press and row. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(6), 1041-1049. [More Information]
  • Yiasemides, R., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Does Passive Mobilization of Shoulder Region Joints Provide Additional Benefit Over Advice and Exercise Alone for People Who Have Shoulder Pain and Minimal Movement Restriction? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy, 91(2), 178-189. [More Information]
  • Bourne, R., Halaki, M., Vanwanseele, B., Clarke, J. (2011). Measuring Lifting Forces in Rock Climbing: Effect of Hold Size and Fingertip Structure. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(1), 40-46.
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Cathers, I. (2011). Revision of the Shoulder Normalization Tests Is Required to Include Rhomboid Major and Teres major. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 29(12), 1846-1849. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The rotator cuff muscles have a direction specific recruitment pattern during shoulder flexion and extension exercises. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(5), 376-382. [More Information]
  • Johnson, V., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The use of surface electrodes to record infraspinatus activity is not valid at low infraspinatus activation levels. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(1), 112-118. [More Information]

2010

  • Reed, D., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2010). The rotator cuff muscles are activated at low levels during shoulder adduction: an experimental study. Journal of Physiotherapy, 56(4), 259-264. [More Information]

2009

  • O'Dwyer, N., Smith, R., Halaki, M., Smith, E. (2009). Independent assessment of pattern and offset variability of time series waveforms. Gait and Posture, 29(2), 285-289. [More Information]

2007

  • Packman, A., Halaki, M., Mohr, J., O'Dwyer, N., Bosshardt, H., Murdoch, B., Goozee, J., Onslow, M. (2007). Investigating The Relationship Between Stuttering And The Voluntary Control Of Breathing. Fifth World Congress on Fluency Disorders: New Horizons, Dublin, Ireland: The International Fluency Association.
  • Trevithick, B., Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Balnave, R. (2007). Shoulder muscle recruitment patterns during a kayak stroke performed on a paddling ergometer. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 17(1), 74-79. [More Information]
  • Dark, A., Ginn, K., Halaki, M. (2007). Shoulder Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Commonly Used Rotator Cuff Exercises: An Electromyographic Study. Physical Therapy, 87(8), 1039-1046. [More Information]

2006

  • Lee, H., Nicholson, L., Adams, R., Maher, C., Halaki, M., Bae, S. (2006). Development and Psychometric Testing of Korean Language Versions of 4 Neck Pain and Disability Questionnaires. Spine, 31(16), 1841-1845.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2006). Systematic nonlinear relations between displacement amplitude and joint mechanics at the human wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(12), 2171-2182. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., O'Dwyer, N., Smith, R., Halaki, M. (2006). Whole body coordination in balancing a stick. 2nd Australian Association for Exercise and Sport Science Conference, Brisbane: Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS).

2005

  • O'Dwyer, N., Yankai, A., Smith, R., Halaki, M. (2005). Whole body kinematics in adult males and females during walking at a range of speeds. 7th Motor Control and Human Skill Conference, Perth, WA: Curtin Univeristy of Technology.

2004

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2004). Does the stretch reflex account for changes in wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude? Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Halaki, M., Brinkworth, R., Turker, K. (2004). The role of neural time delay in the stretch reflex. Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Brinkworth, R., Turker, K. (2004). The role of neural time delay in the stretch reflex. The Society for Neuroscience 34th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.

2003

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwidth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The contribution of the stretch reflex to wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude. The Society for Neuroscience 33rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The effects of the frequency content of the stretch signal on the stretch reflex. School of Biomedical Sciences Research Student Conference, Sydney: Sydney University Press.

2002

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Does the stretch reflex contribute to compensation for muscle fatigue? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex gain. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The muscle stretch reflex and fatigue. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Wrist reflex and mechanical responses during muscle fatigue. Fourth Australasian Biomechanics Conference. British Medical Journal Publishing Group.

2001

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. IUPS Satellite Conference on Movement and Sensation, Cairns.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Halaki, M. (2001). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex. 1st Postgraduate Research Symposium, School of Physiotherapy, Sydney: University of Sydney.

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