Acosta, Ana Maria, PhD
Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
645 N Michigan Ave., Suite 1100
|Areas of Research||
Motor Control, Movement & Rehabilitation, Neurobiology of Disease, Systems Neuroscience
Training in the Neurobiology of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences
I am interested in investigating the role of musculoskeletal biomechanics on the upper extremity movement deficits following stroke based on experimental methods and computer modeling. I am also interested in the design of robotic devices for therapeutic applications in stroke.
Position-dependent torque coupling and associated muscle activation in the hemiparetic upper extremity.