Short oral presentations

Thursday, 23 July 2015

8:15

Tino Stöckel1,2, Mark R. Hinder1
1 Human Motor Control Laboratory, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia; 2 Sport & Exercise Psychology Unit, Dept. of Sport Science, University of Rostock, Germany
Insights into the mechanisms mediating cross-limb transfer following unilateral ballistic motor learning

8:30

Benedikt Lauber1, Albert Gollhofer1, Wolfgang Taube2, Martin Keller2
1 Department of Sport Science, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 2 Department of Medicin, Movement and Sport Science, Fribourg, Switzerland
Motor imagery of tonic and ballistic contractions activates direct and indirect corticospinal pathways differently but in a similar way than real tonic and ballistic contractions

8:45

M.Ali Akhras1,2, Gabriel Baud-Bovy1, Francesco Nori1
1 Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy; 2 University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Siffness estimation of metacarpophalangeal joint of index finger and its relationship to extrinsic and intrinsic muscles

14:00

Cosimo Della Santina1, Matteo Bianchi2,1, Manolo Garabini1, Antonio Bicchi1,2
1 Research Center "Enrico Piaggio" - University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 2 Department of Advanced Robotics - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Genova, Italy
Control architecture for human-like motion with applications to soft robotics

14:15

Carla Caballero, David Barbado, Tomás Urbán & Francisco Javier Moreno Miguel Hernández
University of Elche, (Alicante), Spain
Interpretation of motor variability depending on feedback availability

14:30

Tarkeshwar Singh, Kayla Goins, Christopher Perry, Troy Herter
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Practice-related improvements in visuospatial attention drive motor learning in a motor task requiring continuous and simultaneous perceptual, cognitive and motor processing

Friday, 24 July 2015

8:15

Hester Knol 1,2,3, Raoul Huys 1,2,4, Jean-Christophe Sarrazin 3, Viktor Jirsa 1,2,4
1 Aix-Marseille Université, Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes, Marseille, France; 2 INSERM, UMR_S 1106, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385, Marseille Cedex 5, France; 3 ONERA, Systems Control and Flight Dynamics Department, Salon de Provence, France; 4 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Quantifying the Ebbinghaus figure effect in perceptual and perceptual-motor contexts

8:30

Thomas Macaluso1, Christophe Bourdin 1, Frank Buloup 1, Bernard Gardette 2, Marie-Laure Mille 1, Caroline Nicol 1, Fabrice Sarlegna 1, Patrick Sainton 1, Virginie Taillebot 2, Jean-Louis Vercher 1, Peter Weiss 2, Lionel Bringoux 1 (37)
1 Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, ISM UMR 7287, Marseille; 2 COMEX S.A., Marseille, France
Is underwater environment a good way to simulate microgravity? Some cues from arm reaching and postural control

8:45

Radivoj Mandic 1, Sasa Jakovljevic 1, Slobodan Jaric 2,3 (23)
1 University of Belgrade, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, The Research Center, Blagoja Parovica 156, Belgrade, Serbia; 2 University of Delaware, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, USA; 3 University of Delaware, Biomechanics and Movement Science Graduate Program, USA
Performing maximal natural vertical jumps: role of the countermovement depth

16:15 Special short presentations for the Fiftieth anniversary of EP

Saturday, 25 July 2015

8:15

Konrad Stanek 1,2, Hartwig R. Siebner 2, Steffen Angstmann 2, Kristoffer H. Madsen 2, Ole Winther 1
1 Technical University of Denmark, DTU Compute, Cognitive Systems, Denmark; 2 Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
What, When, Whether - the electrophysiological correlates and classification of voluntary action in virtual environment

8:30

Cassie N. Borish 1, Matteo Bertucco 1, Denise J. Berger 3, Andrea d’Avella 3, Terence D Sanger 1,2 1 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 2 Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 3 Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
Using non-negative matrix factorization as a filter to improve usability of myocontrol for children with cerebral palsy

8:45

José Luis Vargas Luna 1,2, Matthias Krenn 3, Simon M. Danner 3, Ursula S. Hofstoetter 3, Karen Minassian 3, Winfried Mayr 3, Thordur Helgason 1
1 Health Technology Center, Reykjavik University - Landsptiali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland; 2 Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; 3 Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Comparison of cathodic and anodic transpinal electrical stimulation to evoke posterior root-muscle reflexes

14:00

Henriette Steiner, Zsolt Kertesz
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Department of Control Engineering and Information Technology, Budapest, Hungary
The effects of therapeutic horse riding on the main parameters of gait

14:15

Shashwati Geed 1, Evan Chan 1, Michael Harris-Love 2, Michelle Harris-Love 1,3
1 MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington DC, USA; 2 Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington DC, USA; 3 Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
Reliability of corticomotor excitability in proximal upper-extremity muscles of moderate- to severely-impaired chronic stroke patients

14:30

Marcos Rodriguez 2,4, Andreanne K. Blanchette 3, Mindy F. Levin 1,2
1 School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2 Feil and Oberfeld Research Center, Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of the Greater Montreal (CRIR), Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 3 Department of Rehabilitation, Laval University, Quebec, Canada; 4 Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Measurement of upper-limb coordination in chronic stroke subjects