Publications by Daniel Leightley

A full list of publications by Daniel Leightley

Below you will find a list of publications which I have authored and/or co-authored. Where possible I have provided the PDF, or a direct link to the document. You can find my Google Scholar Profile here.


Postural stability during standing balance and sit-to-stand in master athlete runners compared with non-athletic old and young adults. Daniel Leightley, Moi Hoon Yap, Jessica Coulson, Mathew Piasecki, James Cameron, Yoann Barnouin, Jon Tobias and Jamie S. McPhee. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2016.

Automated Analysis and Quantification of Human Mobility using a Depth Sensor. Daniel Leightley, Jamie S. McPhee and Moi-Hoon Yap. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016.


A Comparative Study Of The Clinical Use Of Motion Analysis from Kinect Skeleton Data. Sean Maudsley-Barton, Jamie McPhee, Anthony Bukowski, Daniel Leightley and Moi Hoon Yap. IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2017.

Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Motion Instability Identification using Kinect. Daniel Leightley, Subhas C. Mukhopadhyay, Hemant Ghayvat and Moi Hoon Yap. Conference on Machine Vision Applications, 2017.

Sensing Behaviour using the Kinect: Identifying Characteristic Features of Instability and Poor Performance During Challenging Balancing Tasks. Daniel Leightley, Moi-Hoon Yap, Brett M. Hewitt and Jamie S. McPhee. Measuring Behaviour, 2016. (PDF) [248kb]

Benchmarking Human Motion Analysis Using Kinect One: an open source dataset. Daniel Leightley, Moi-Hoon Yap, Jessica Coulson, Yoann Barnoouin and Jamie S. McPhee. Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, 2015. (PDF) [323kb]

Development of Exergame-based Virtual Trainer for Physical Therapy using Kinect. Baihua Li, Mark Maxwell, Daniel Leightley, Angela Lindsay, Wendy Johnson and Andrew Ruck. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Games for Health, 2015. (PDF) [251kb]

Exemplar-based Human Action Recognition with Template Matching from a Stream of Motion Capture. Daniel Leightley, Baihua Li, Jamie S. McPhee, Moi Hoon Yap and John Darby. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Image Analysis and Recognition, 2015. (PDF) [509kb]

Micro-Facial Movements: An Investigation on Spatio-Temporal Descriptors. Adrian K. Davison, Moi Hoon Yap, Nicholas Costen, Kevin Tan, Cliff Lansley and Daniel Leightley. European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops, 2014. (PDF) [1.1MB]

Human Activity Recognition for Physical Rehabilitation. Daniel Leightley, John Darby, Baihua Li, Jamie S. McPhee and Moi Hoon Yap. IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2013. (PDF) [250kb]


3D Human Action Recognition and Motion Analysis using Selective Representations Daniel Leightley. 2015.

Vision-based human motion analysis for the development of automated rehabilitation tools Daniel Leightley, Baihua Li, Jamie S. McPhee, Moi Hoon Yap and Kevin Tan. Manchester Metropolitan University Student Development Day, April 2013. (PDF) [103kb]


Can we use Outpatient and Accident & Emergency records from Health Episode Statistics for epidemiological research?. Daniel Leightley, Zoe Chui and Laura Goodwin. 18th meeting of the Section of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry of the European Psychiatric Association, Sweden, November 2016. (Poster [850kb])

Understanding NHS hospital admissions in England, Scotland and Wales: data linkage to the King’s Centre for Military Health Research Cohort Study. Daniel Leightley, Zoe Chui and Laura Goodwin. International Population Data Linkage Conference, Swansea, August 2016. (Presentation Slides)

Understanding hospital admissions for military personnel in England, Scotland and Wales: a data linkage study. Daniel Leightley, Zoe Chui and Laura Goodwin. Society for Social Medicine’s 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, York, September 2016. (Poster Presentation [750Kb])

Invited Talks

Thoughts on the use of technology in mental health and the military. Daniel Leightley. University of Southern California and King's College London Symposium. May 2017.

What is deep learning, and why you should care? Daniel Leightley. Manchester Metropolitan University. March 2017.

Information about Drinking for Ex-Serving Personnel - InDEx. Daniel Leightley. Defence Mental Health Conference. Hosted by Defence Mental Health Services, British Armed Forces, December 2016.