Total mentored projects: 12
Understanding the effect of sleep deprivation on the motor skill learning center of the brain by studying the startle reflex will enhance rehabilitation techniques.
Using ankle strength data as a criteria for prescribing the right type orthotic device to stroke patients will help prevent falls.
Studying the comfort and pressure inside the sockets of amputees to give them comfort and stability could change the world of prosthetics.
Understanding if a startle response is linked to the mechanics of a proper step response will help prevent falls.
Utilizing an unexpected loud noise known as a startling acoustic stimulus can help enhance movements in people who have had strokes.
Studying the volume fluctuation and pressure in a prosthetic socket could provide better quality of life for amputees.
Studying the training of a novel motor task with the addition of a startle response can improve physical therapy methods.
Using ankle strength data as a criteria for prescribing the right type of orthotic device to stroke patients will help prevent falls during patient recovery.
Developing a new device for prosthetic stump sockets and fillers will improve lower limb prosthetics by preventing discomfort and infection from fluctuations.
Studying the improvement of learning using startle-evoked movement will help people with impaired motor skills.