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Konczak teaches in rehabilitation science program in Italy

Friday, June 4, 2021

Jürgen Konczak, PhD

Jürgen Konczak, PhD, professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL), received an appointment from the Universita degli Studi di Genova to teach movement neuroscience in their new masters program in rehabilitation science this summer. Most students in the program are professionals who work as physical or occupational therapists in clinics and hospitals across Italy. Due to the pandemic, Konczak teaches remotely from the United States.


Former HSC Lab member Dr. I-Ling Yeh and colleagues publish paper on robot-aided training in stroke survivors

May 18, 2021 : I-Ling Yeh, PhD (’17), assistant professor at the Singapore Institute of Technology and former doctoral student and member of the School of Kinesiology’s Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSC), is the lead author of a new Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation publication, “Effects of a robot‐aided somatosensory training on proprioception and motor function in stroke survivors.” […]


Kinesiology’s Sertic receives the Advanced Pathways to Research Program Scholar award

Apr 1, 2021 : Jacquelyn Sertic, a first-year doctoral student in the School of Kinesiology, received the Advanced Pathways to Research Program Scholar (A-PReP) award from the University's Clinical Translational Science Institute. Sertic plans to use this experience to conduct her proposed research project, examining the role between ankle proprioceptive dysfunction and gait and balance problems in people with Parkinson's disease.


Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory publishes on how learning at one arm transfers to the other arm in a robot-aided motor training task

Mar 24, 2021 : School of Kinesiology professor Jürgen Konczak, PhD, and members of the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL) published an article in Scientific Reports. Yizhao Wang, MS, from the Tianjin Huanhu Hospital in China, and recent Kinesiology MS graduate Huiying Zhu, MS, are the lead authors of the paper. Other co-authors were Naveen Elangovan, PhD from the HSCL and European collaborators Leonardo Cappello, (Pisa, Italy), Giulio Sandini, (Genova, Italy), and Lorenzo Masia (Heidelberg, Germany).


School of Kinesiology Research featured at CEHD Research Day 2021

Mar 17, 2021 : Researchers from the School of Kinesiology submitted their various work to be displayed in the 2021 CEHD Research Day poster presentation. Take a moment to listen to their presentations and view their posters! The virtual CEHD Research Day will take place Tuesday, March 23, including presentations from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, and World’s […]


Konczak accepts editorship for Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences.

Mar 11, 2021 : School of Kinesiology professor and director of the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL), Jürgen Konczak, PhD, was recently invited to the Board of Interventions for Rehabilitation and will serve as associate editor.


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