Simms A., Hernandez L., Sebastião E. Concurrent validity of the Wii Stillness Test as a measure of balance performance in older adults. Gerontechnology. 2020; 19:3

Sebastião E., Henert S., Siqueira V.A.A.A. Physical activity and physical function in older adults living in a retirement community: a cross-sectional analysis focusing on self-rated health. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2020

Sebastião E., Pak J., Fuerniss K., Siqueira V.A.A.A., Benner Jr D., Gurjão A.L.D. Lower Extremity Functional Strength and Walking Speed in Older Adults Living in a Senior Housing Facility. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2020; 36(2):116-121

Sebastião E. Activity behavior and cognitive performance in older adults living in a senior housing facility: the impact of frailty status. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2020; 32(4):703-709


Santinelli F., Barbieri F. A., Pinheiro C., Sebastião, E., Amado A., van Emmerik R. Postural Control Complexity and Fatigue in Minimally Affected Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis" for publication in the Journal of Motor Behavior. Journal of Motor Behavior. 2019; 51(5):551-560 

Christofoletti A.E.M, Sebastião E., Ueno, D.T., Bonolo, A., Deutsch, S., Nakamura, P.M. Effects of acute physical exercise and television watching on mood states of older women. Motriz. 2019; 25(1): e101973

Sebastião E., Pak J., Benner Jr. D., Nakamura P.M., Papini C.B. Magnitude and composition of sedentary behavior in older adults living in a retirement community. Journal of Community Health. 2019; 44(4):805-814.

Pilutti L.A., Edwards T., Motl R.W., Sebastião E. Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: Secondary Effects on Cognition, Symptoms, and Quality of Life. International Journal of MS Care, 2019; 21(6):258-264


Sebastião E., McAuley E., Adamson B.C., Bollaert R.E., Shigematsu R., Motl R.W. Home-based, square-stepping exercise program among older adults with multiple sclerosis: results of a feasibility randomized controlled study. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018; 73:136-144.

Edwards T., Pilutti L.A., Sebastião E., Motl R.W. Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise in People with Multiple Sclerosis with Mobility Disability. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 2018; 26:103-111

Sebastião E., Bollaert R., Hubbard E., Motl R.W. Gait Variability and Energy Cost of Over-Ground Walking in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: A Cross-sectional study. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2018; 97(9):646-650.

Sebastião E., Motl R.W. Body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness in persons with multiple sclerosis. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 2018; 138(4):315-319.

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Health and Exercise Research Group (HERG)
Emerson Sebastião, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Anderson Hall
520 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-3656
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