Juergen Konczak

Ph.D., Director, Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory

Accepting PhD Students

1991 …2022
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Research Output 1991 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A robot-assisted sensorimotor training program can improve proprioception and motor function in stroke survivors

Elangovan, N., Yeh, I. L., Holst-Wolf, J. & Konczak, J., Jun 2019, 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 660-664 5 p. 8779409. (IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics; vol. 2019-June).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Proprioception
Stroke
Robots
Education
Wrist
1 Citation (Scopus)

Atypical somatosensory-motor cortical response during vowel vocalization in spasmodic dysphonia

Khosravani, S., Mahnan, A., Yeh, I. L., Watson, P. J., Zhang, Y., Goding, G. & Konczak, J., Jun 2019, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 130, 6, p. 1033-1040 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysphonia
Motor Cortex
Cortical Synchronization
Voice Disorders
Speech Disorders

Gamification in a physical rehabilitation setting: Developing a proprioceptive training exercise for a wrist robot

Curry, C., Elangovan, N., Reid, R. G., Xu, J. & Konczak, J., Nov 17 2019, SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Posters, SA 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 3364572. (SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Posters, SA 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Patient rehabilitation
Robots
1 Citation (Scopus)

Haptic perception is altered in children with developmental coordination disorder

Tseng, Y. T., Holst-Wolf, J. M., Tsai, C. L., Chen, F. C. & Konczak, J., Apr 2019, In : Neuropsychologia. 127, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills Disorders
Aptitude
Fingers
Young Adult
Hand

Laryngeal vibration as a non-invasive neuromodulation therapy for spasmodic dysphonia

Khosravani, S., Mahnan, A., Yeh, I-L., Aman, J. E., Watson, P. J., Zhang, Y., Goding, G. & Konczak, J., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 17955.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dysphonia
Touch
Vibration
Voice Quality
Somatosensory Cortex
3 Citations (Scopus)

Position Sense Dysfunction Affects Proximal and Distal Arm Joints in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Tseng, Y. T., Tsai, C. L., Chen, F. C. & Konczak, J., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Motor Behavior. 51, 1, p. 49-58 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills Disorders
Proprioception
Arm
Joints
Elbow

The Minnesota haptic function test

Holst-Wolf, J., Tseng, Y. T. & Konczak, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, MAR, 818.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Reproducibility of Results
Differential Threshold
Neoplasms
Young Adult

Wearable non-invasive neuromodulation device for the symptomatic treatment of the voice disorder spasmodic dysphonia

Mahnan, A., Konczak, J. & Faraji, S. A., Jan 1 2019, Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2019. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Muscle
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 2018, In : Equine veterinary journal. 50, 5, p. 636-643 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel Selection
Shivering
Purkinje Cells
Horses
horses
4 Citations (Scopus)

Consolidation of human somatosensory memory during motor learning

Cuppone, A. V., Semprini, M. & Konczak, J., Jul 16 2018, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 347, p. 184-192 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Proprioception
Wrist
Cost Savings
Healthy Volunteers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Wrist position sense acuity and its relation to motor dysfunction in children with developmental coordination disorder

Tseng, Y. T., Tsai, C. L., Chen, F. C. & Konczak, J., May 1 2018, In : Neuroscience Letters. 674, p. 106-111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills Disorders
Proprioception
Wrist
Wrist Joint
dicarboxydine
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related decline of wrist position sense and its relationship to specific physical training

Van de Winckel, A., Tseng, Y. T., Chantigian, D., Lorant, K., Zarandi, Z., Buchanan, J., Zeffiro, T. A., Larson, M., Olson-Kellogg, B., Konczak, J. & Keller-Ross, M. L., Nov 21 2017, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 11, 570.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proprioception
Wrist
Dancing
Young Adult
Exercise
3 Citations (Scopus)

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
Proprioception
Wrist
Learning
Motor Skills
Mechanics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Biofeedback Signals for Robotic Rehabilitation: Assessment of Wrist Muscle Activation Patterns in Healthy Humans

Semprini, M., Cuppone, A. V., Delis, I., Squeri, V., Panzeri, S. & Konczak, J., Jul 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 25, 7, p. 883-892 10 p., 7775091.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofeedback
Robotics
Wrist
Patient rehabilitation
Muscle

Exercise as medicine for the treatment of brain dysfunction: Evidence for cortical stroke, cerebellar ataxia, and Parkinson's Disease

Tseng, Y. T., Khosravani, S., Mahnan, A. & Konczak, J., Feb 1 2017, In : Kinesiology Review. 6, 1, p. 30-41 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellar Diseases
Cerebellar Ataxia
Parkinson Disease
Stroke
Brain
16 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-aided developmental assessment of wrist proprioception in children

Marini, F., Squeri, V., Morasso, P., Campus, C., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Jan 9 2017, In : Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 14, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Proprioception
Wrist
Wrist Joint
Pronation
Supination
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Commentary on: "Assessing proprioception: A critical review of methods" by Han et al.

Krewer, C., Van de Winckel, A., Elangovan, N., Aman, J. E. & Konczak, J., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 5, 1, p. 91-92 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Proprioception
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Proprioception
Forearm
Arm
Muscle Spindles
Corpus Callosum
14 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-aided mapping of wrist proprioceptive acuity across a 3D workspace

Marini, F., Squeri, V., Morasso, P., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Aug 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 8, e0161155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

robots
Wrist
joints (animal)
Proprioception
Joints
18 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-assisted proprioceptive training with added vibro-tactile feedback enhances somatosensory and motor performance

Cuppone, A. V., Squeri, V., Semprini, M., Masia, L. & Konczak, J., Oct 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 10, e0164511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

robots
Touch
learning
Robots
Feedback
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impaired Limb Proprioception in Adults with Spasmodic Dysphonia

Konczak, J., Aman, J. E., Chen, Y. W., Li, K. Y. & Watson, P. J., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Voice. 29, 6, p. 777.e17-777.e23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysphonia
Proprioception
Dystonia
Extremities
Dystonic Disorders
3 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle innervation patterns for human wrist control: Useful biofeedback signals for robotic rehabilitation?

Semprini, M., Cuppone, A., Squeri, V. & Konczak, J., Sep 28 2015, Proceedings of the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics: Enabling Technology Festival, ICORR 2015. Braun, D., Yu, H. & Campolo, D. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 919-924 6 p. 7281321. (IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics; vol. 2015-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biofeedback
Robotics
Wrist
Patient rehabilitation
Muscle
4 Citations (Scopus)

Preliminary analysis of non-dominant proprioceptive acuity and interlimb asymmetry in the human wrist

Contu, S., Cappello, L., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Nov 4 2015, 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3598-3601 4 p. 7319171. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; vol. 2015-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wrist
Extremities
Feedback
Planning
Processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Proprioceptive assessment of the wrist joint across both joint degrees of freedom

Cuppone, A., Squeri, V., Semprini, M. & Konczak, J., Sep 28 2015, Proceedings of the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics: Enabling Technology Festival, ICORR 2015. Braun, D., Yu, H. & Campolo, D. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 894-898 5 p. 7281316. (IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics; vol. 2015-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wrist Joint
Joints
Robotics
Wrist
Patient rehabilitation
35 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-aided assessment of wrist proprioception

Cappello, L., Elangovan, N., Contu, S., Khosravani, S., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Apr 14 2015, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9, APRIL, 198.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proprioception
Wrist
Elbow Joint
Feasibility Studies
Robotics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-assisted training to improve proprioception does benefit from added vibro-tactile feedback

Cuppone, A., Squeri, V., Semprini, M. & Konczak, J., Nov 4 2015, 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 258-261 4 p. 7318349. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; vol. 2015-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Proprioception
Touch
Robots
Feedback
Robotics
77 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Joints
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Proprioception
Sensory Feedback
Vibration
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Equine Movement Disorder “Shivers” Is Associated With Selective Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Axonal Degeneration

Valberg, S. J., Lewis, S. S., Shivers, J. L., Barnes, N. E., Konczak, J., Draper, A. C. E. & Armien, A. G., Nov 1 2015, In : Veterinary pathology. 52, 6, p. 1087-1098 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

movement disorders
Purkinje Cells
Movement Disorders
Horses
horses
1 Citation (Scopus)

Wrist proprioceptive acuity: A comprehensive robot-aided assessment

Cappello, L., Contu, S., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Nov 4 2015, 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3594-3597 4 p. 7319170. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; vol. 2015-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wrist
Pronation
Supination
Robots
Proprioception
2014
40 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing proprioceptive function: Evaluating joint position matching methods against psychophysical thresholds

Elangovan, N., Herrmann, A. & Konczak, J., Apr 2014, In : Physical therapy. 94, 4, p. 553-561 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Joints
Proprioception
Young Adult
Sensory Feedback
Short-Term Memory
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of wrist joint proprioception by means of a robotic device

Cappello, L., Contu, S., Elangovan, N., Khosravani, S., Konczak, J. & Masia, L., Jan 1 2014, 2014 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, URAI 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 531-534 4 p. 7057383. (2014 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, URAI 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Pathology
Kinematics
Degradation
31 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of ataxia in children: A systematic review

Musselman, K. E., Stoyanov, C. T., Marasigan, R., Jenkins, M. E., Konczak, J., Morton, S. M. & Bastian, A. J., Jan 7 2014, In : Neurology. 82, 1, p. 80-89 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ataxia
Southeastern Asia
Incidence
Meta-Analysis
Epidemiology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation improves somatosensory function in Parkinson's disease

Aman, J. E., Abosch, A., Bebler, M., Lu, C. & Konczak, J., Feb 1 2014, In : Movement Disorders. 29, 2, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subthalamic Nucleus
Deep Brain Stimulation
Parkinson Disease
Hand
Touch
2013
44 Citations (Scopus)

Brain changes associated with postural training in patients with cerebellar degeneration: A voxel-based morphometry study

Burciu, R. G., Fritsche, N., Granert, O., Schmitz, L., Spönemann, N., Konczak, J., Theysohn, N., Gerwig, M., van Eimeren, T. & Timmann, D., Mar 6 2013, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 33, 10, p. 4594-4604 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellum
Brain
Learning
Motor Cortex
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
27 Citations (Scopus)

Focal dystonia in musicians: Linking motor symptoms to somatosensory dysfunction

Konczak, J. & Abbruzzese, G., Jun 5 2013, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. JUN

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dystonic Disorders
Sensory Feedback
Touch Perception
Motor Skills
Aptitude
14 Citations (Scopus)

Location and restoration of function after cerebellar tumor removal - A longitudinal study of children and adolescents

Küper, M., Döring, K., Spangenberg, C., Konczak, J., Gizewski, E. R., Schoch, B. & Timmann, D., Feb 2013, In : Cerebellum. 12, 1, p. 48-58 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellar Neoplasms
Cerebellar Nuclei
Longitudinal Studies
Upper Extremity
Edema
2012
22 Citations (Scopus)

Motor commands in children interfere with their haptic perception of objects

Gori, M., Squeri, V., Sciutti, A., Masia, L., Sandini, G. & Konczak, J., Nov 2012, In : Experimental Brain Research. 223, 1, p. 149-157 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion Perception
Sensory Feedback
Aptitude
Brain
Noise
44 Citations (Scopus)

Parkinson's disease accelerates age-related decline in haptic perception by altering somatosensory integration

Konczak, J., Sciutti, A., Avanzino, L., Squeri, V., Gori, M., Masia, L., Abbruzzese, G. & Sandini, G., Nov 2012, In : Brain. 135, 11, p. 3371-3379 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parkinson Disease
Hand
Aptitude
Touch
Robotics
6 Citations (Scopus)

The integration of size and weight cues for perception and action: Evidence for a weight-size illusion

Hirsiger, S., Pickett, K. & Konczak, J., Nov 1 2012, In : Experimental Brain Research. 223, 1, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Perception
Cues
Weights and Measures
Size Perception
Hand
6 Citations (Scopus)

The integration of size and weight for perception and action; evidence for a size-weight illusion

Hirsiger, S., Pickett, K. & Konczak, J., 2012, In : Experimental Brain Research. 223, p. 137-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Two hands, one perception

Squeri, V., Sciutti, A., Gori, M., Masia, L., Sandini, G. & Konczak, J., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 107, 2, p. 544-550 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand
Brain
Robotics
2011

Evolution und Entwicklung der Handfunktion des Menschen [Evolution and development of human hand function]

Konczak, J., 2011, Gehirn und Hand. Nowak, D. A. (ed.). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, p. 3-11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

Balance control in sitting and standing in children and young adults with benign cerebellar tumors

Schoch, B., Hogan, A., Gizewski, E. R., Timmann, D. & Konczak, J., Sep 2010, In : Cerebellum. 9, 3, p. 324-335 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellar Neoplasms
Young Adult
Cerebellar Nuclei
Ataxia
Biomechanical Phenomena

Cortical Sensory Dysfunction and the Parietal Lobe

Tuite, P. J. & Konczak, J., 2010, Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders. Kompoliti, K. & Verhagen Metman, L. (eds.). Oxford: Academic Press, p. 254-257

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

18 Citations (Scopus)

Predicted sensory feedback derived from motor commands does not improve haptic sensitivity

Sciutti, A., Squeri, V., Gori, M., Masia, L., Sandini, G. & Konczak, J., Jan 2010, In : Experimental Brain Research. 200, 3-4, p. 259-267 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensory Feedback
Touch
Hand
Robotics
Equipment and Supplies
25 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of upper limb function after cerebellar stroke: Lesion symptom mapping and arm kinematics

Konczak, J., Pierscianek, D., Hirsiger, S., Bultmann, U., Schoch, B., Gizewski, E. R., Timmann, D., Maschke, M. & Frings, M., Oct 2010, In : Stroke. 41, 10, p. 2191-2200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Upper Extremity
Arm
Ataxia
Stroke
17 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dopamine replacement therapy on haptic sensitivity in Parkinson's disease

Li, K. Y., Pickett, K., Nestrasil, I., Tuite, P. & Konczak, J., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Neurology. 257, 12, p. 1992-1998 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parkinson Disease
Dopamine
Therapeutics
Antiparkinson Agents
Robotics

The integration of vision and haptic sensing: a computational and neural perspective

Aman, J., Lu, C. & Konczak, J., 2010, In : Cognitive Critique. 2, p. 75-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

Arbitrary visuomotor mapping during object manipulation in Parkinson's disease

Nowak, D. A., Ameli, M., Kemper, F., Sarfeld, A. S., Bensmail, D., Konczak, J. & Fink, G. R., Oct 15 2009, In : Movement Disorders. 24, 13, p. 1925-1933 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Parkinson Disease
Hand Strength
Aptitude
Color
1 Citation (Scopus)
Robotic arms
Dyskinesias
Movement Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Robotics