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Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education Director, MDRC
Areas of Expertise: Parkinson's disease; Brain research, brain control of movement; Movement disorders; Walking, balance, speech; Exercise rehabilitation Exercise for elderly and movement disorder populations; Treatments for brain disorders
Biography: My research interests are aimed at understanding the neurocognitive and neuromotor mechanisms underlying how movements are planned, learned and controlled, with specific interest in basal ganglia dysfunction. My approach involves examining those primarily…