Causal Analysis of Cortical Networks Involved in Reaching to Spatial Targets

Iversen, John Rehner ;   Ojeda, Alejandro ;   Mullen, Tim ;   Plank, Markus ;   Snider, Joseph ;   Cauwenberghs, Gert ;   Poizner, Howard

Tags Neuromuscular systems - Central mechanismsNeural signals - Blind source separation (PCA, ICA, etc.)Brain functional imaging - EEG

The planning of goal-directed movement towards targets in different parts of space is an important function of the brain. Such visuo-motor...

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Control of Finger Forces During Fast, Slow and Moderate Rotational Hand Movements

Kazemi, Hamed ;   Kearney, Robert Edward ;   Milner, Ted

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsHuman performance - Sensory-motor

The goal of this study was to investigate the effect of speed on patterns of grip forces during twisting movement involving forearm...

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Estimation of Intrinsic Joint Impedance Using Quasi-Static Passive and Dynamic Methods in Individuals with and without Cerebral Palsy

Androwis, Ghaith ;   Michael, Peter ;   Strongwater, Allan ;   Foulds, Richard

Tags Neuromuscular systems - Computational modelingNeurological disorders - Diagnostic and evaluation techniquesHuman performance - Modelling and prediction

Modeling the passive behavior of the knee in subjects with spasticity involves the applied external torques (e.g. gravitational torque), the...

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High Frequency Activity Correlates of Robust Movement in Humans

Kerr, Matthew ;   Kahn, Kevin ;   Park, Hyun-Joo ;   Thompson, Susan ;   Hao, Stephanie ;   Bulacio, Juan ;   Gonzalez-Martinez, Jorge ;   Gale, John ;   Sarma, Sridevi V.

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsBrain functional imaging - EEGNeural signals - Coding

The neural circuitry underlying fast robust human motor control is not well understood. In this study we record neural activity from multiple...

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Human-Human Physical Interaction in the Joint Control of an Underactuated Virtual Object

De Santis, Dalia ;   Zenzeri, Jacopo ;   Masia, Lorenzo ;   Squeri, Valentina ;   Morasso, Pietro

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsNeuromuscular systems - Learning and adaptionHuman performance - Sensory-motor

Human-human physical interaction has proven to be advantageous especially in contexts with high coordination requirements. But under which...

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Reciprocal Inhibition Becomes Facilitation after Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Application of a System Identification Approach

Mirbagheri, Mehdi ;   Duffell, Lynsey Diane ;   Kotsapouikis, Despina ;   Rogers, Lynn

Tags Neuromuscular systems - Peripheral mechanismsNeuromuscular systems - Central mechanismsNeuromuscular systems - Computational modeling

Alteration in spinal inputs from descending pathways following spinal cord injury (SCI) affects different mechanisms including reciprocal Ia...

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