Mind in Movement Laboratory

Research focus areas

  • - Cognitive and neural factors underlying control of posture and action
  • - Causes and consequence of inefficient posture
  • - Changes in mobility due to
    • - Age
    • - Parkinson's disease
    • - Work demands
  • - Mindful movement practices such as
    • - Tai Chi
    • - Music & Dance
    • - The Alexander Technique

Links to previous research

PubMed Research Publications
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The lab uses the Vicon Bonita 8-camera passive marker system for motion capture, APDM Opals for accelerometry, Delsys electromyography to record muscle activity, the Innovative Sports Motion Monitor for pre-processing, Matlab for data analysis, and R and SPSS for statistics. Most experiments are conducted in our 22x13 ft. data collection room.