Dalton, Brian

Brian Dalton

Brian H Dalton PhD
Assistant Professor

School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road  ART 125
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9513
email:  brian.dalton@ubc.ca

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  • Assistant Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences,
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Sensorimotor control and neuromuscular function across the lifespan
  • Cortical and sensory control of standing balance
  • Fatigue

For more information about Dr. Dalton’s research see:



Aging in Place: Optimizing active and healthy aging at home  
Lead:Jakobi, J
Co-Is:  Dalton, B., Komisar, V., Sakakibara, B., Hoppmann, C., Boger, J.
Date:  November 2020– October 2023
Funded by:  University of British Columbia Eminence Program

Click here to see Dr. Dalton’s publications indexed in Google Scholar https://scholar.google.ca/citations?hl=en&user=rLepEdMAAAAJ


Dalton, B. H., Rasman, B. G., Inglis, J. T., & Blouin, J. S. (2017). The internal representation of head orientation differs for conscious perception and balance control. The Journal of physiology, 595(8), 2731-2749. doi: 10.1113/JP272998

​McGeehan, M. A., Woollacott, M. H., & Dalton, B. H. (2017). Vestibular control of standing balance is enhanced with increased cognitive load. Experimental brain research, 235(4), 1031-1040. doi: 10.1007/s00221-016-4858-3

​Peters, R. M., Dalton, B. H., Blouin, J. S., & Inglis, J. T. (2017). Precise coding of ankle angle and velocity by human calf muscle spindles. Neuroscience, 349, 98-105. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.02.034

​Peters, R. M., Blouin, J. S., Dalton, B. H., & Inglis, J. T. (2016). Older adults demonstrate superior vestibular perception for virtual rotations. Experimental gerontology, 82, 50-57. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.05.014

Dalton, B. H., Allen, M. D., Power, G. A., Vandervoort, A. A., & Rice, C. L. (2014). The effect of knee joint angle on plantar flexor power in young and old men. Experimental gerontology, 52, 70-76. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.01.011

​Dakin, C. J., Dalton, B. H., Luu, B. L., & Blouin, J. S. (2014). Rectification is required to extract oscillatory envelope modulation from surface electromyographic signals. Journal of neurophysiology, 112(7), 1685-1691. doi: 10.1152/jn.00296.2014

Dalton, B. H., Blouin, J. S., Allen, M. D., Rice, C. L., & Inglis, J. T. (2014). The altered vestibular-evoked myogenic and whole-body postural responses in old men during standing. Experimental gerontology, 60, 120-128. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.09.020