Joshua E Aman, PhD

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Research interests

Broad research interest is understanding how the human brain controls movement. Specifically, exploring the etiology and mechanisms of neurological diseases or injury that affect the motor and somatosensory system. Another main interest is the effects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treating movement disorders; the mechanisms of DBS and how it alters motor and somatosensory function.

Research interests

  • neuromechanics
  • biomechanics
  • motor control
  • neuroscience
  • neuromodulation
  • neurophysiology

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Research Output 2014 2019

6 Citations (Scopus)
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Abnormal locomotor muscle recruitment activity is present in horses with shivering and Purkinje cell distal axonopathy

Aman, J. E., Valberg, S. J., Elangovan, N., Nicholson, A., Lewis, S. S. & Konczak, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Equine veterinary journal. 50, 5, p. 636-643 8 p.

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A robot-aided visuo-motor training that improves proprioception and spatial accuracy of untrained movement

Elangovan, N., Cappello, L., Masia, L., Aman, J. & Konczak, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 17054.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Motor Skills