CURRICULUM VITA John P. Scholz, P.T., Ph.D.
NAME: John Peter Scholz
ADDRESS: 1 Tanglewood Lane, Newark, DE 19711
WORK TELEPHONE: (302) 831-6281.
ELECTRONIC MAIL: email@example.com
Sept., 1983-Dec., 1986: Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Experimental Psychology: Motor Control. Major Advisor: J. A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D.
1981-1983: The University of Connecticut, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Developmental Psychobiology.
1976-1978: M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C. Major Advisor: Suzann K. Campbell, PhD., PT
1972-1973: The University of Pennsylvania School of Allied Medical Professions, Philadelphia, PA. Certificate in Physical Therapy.
1968-1971: West Chester State College, West Chester, PA. BS in Health Education.
1967-1968: The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Major: Education.
LICENSURE: Pennsylvania Physical Therapy PT 002809L
Delaware Physical Therapy J1-0000714
Sept., 2006-Present: Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Biomechanics and Movement Science Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
Sept., 2002-June, 2003: Acting Director, Biomechanics and Movement Science Graduate Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
Sept., 1995-2006: Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Biomechanics and Movement Science Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
Sept., 1988-1994: Assistant Professor, School of Life and Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
Sept., 1986-Sept., 1988: Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, Georgia State University, University Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sept., 1987-Sept., 1988: Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Behavior and Neurobiology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sept., 1980-Aug., 1981: Assistant Professor, Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Allied Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
June, 1978-Aug., 1980: Instructor, Program in Physical Therapy, Division of Allied Health and Life Sciences, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78285
PHYT 804: Neurophysiological Evaluation and Treatment.
PHYT 803: Coordinator of Medical Neurology Course
PHYT 623: Clinical Neuroscience, Motor Control Lectures
PHYT/BMSC 630: Human Movement Control
Oct., 1973-Aug., 1976: Staff Physical Therapist Elizabethtown Hospital for Children and Youth, Elizabethtown, PA.
Jan., 1984-Aug., 1986: Research Assistant, Office of Naval Research Grant N 00 14-83-K-0083: Functional Synergies in Voluntary Movement and Speech awarded to Haskins Laboratory, New Haven, CT. Principal Investigator: J.A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D.
Jan., 1997-Sept., 1997: Visiting Professor, Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802: Collaborative research with Dr. Mark Latash.
Fetters L, Scholz JP (2008). Upper-Extremity Movements of Infants With Brain Injuries. Physical Therapy, 88(9): 1034-1036
Scholz JP (1996). How functional are atypical motor patterns? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19: 85-86
Scholz JP (1991). Development of a quality-of-movement measure for children with cerebral palsy. Physical Therapy, 71: 829-831.
Scholz JP (1990). Quantification of control: A preliminary study of effects of neurodevelopmental treatment on reaching in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Physical Therapy, 70: 76-78.
Scholz JP, Turvey MT and Kelso JAS (1985). Naturalizing the context for interpreting SMA function. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 8: 598.
BOOK CHAPTERS IN REVIEW:
Scholz JP (2009). Principles of Motor Control. In Sullivan K and Ryerson S (Eds.) Neurologic Physical Therapy: A Process Oriented Approach to Movement Rehabilitation
MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION:
Martin V, Scholz JP, Schöner G. A mathematical model of motor equivalence during four degree-of-freedom reaching tasks.
Scholz JP, Tseng YW, Dwight T, Lynch J, Schöner G. Speed induced motor equivalence and self-motion in a pointing task does not support inverse models of movement planning.
MANUSCRIPTS IN REVIEW:
Kim SH, Banala S, Agrawal SK, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP (2008) Gait adaptation in healthy adults using robot-assisted training. Submitted to Experimental Brain Research.
Gera G, Freitas SMSF, Latash ML, Monahan K, Schöner G, Scholz JP (2008) Motor abundance contributes to resolving multiple kinematic task constraints. Experimental Brain Research.
Chang Y-H, Auyang A, Scholz JP, Nichols TR (2008) Control of whole limb kinematics is referentially conserved over individual joint kinematics after peripheral nerve injury. Journal of Experimental Biology.
PUBLICATIONS OR IN PRESS:
Martin V, Scholz JP, Schöner G (2009) Redundancy, self-motion and motor control. Neural Computation, 21 (5): in press.
Tseng YW, Scholz JP, Galloway JC (2009) The organization of intralimb and interlimb synergies in response to different joint dynamics. Experimental Brain Research, 193: 239–254.
Banala SK, Kim SH, Agrawal SK, Scholz JP (2009) Robot assisted gait training with active leg exoskeleton (ALEX). IEEE Transactions On Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 17(1): 2-8.
Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu W-L, Kesar TM, Benoit D, Banala SK, Perumal R, Sangwan V, Binder-Macleod SA, Agrawal SK and Scholz JP (2008) Gait Training following stroke: A pilot study combining a gravity-balanced orthosis device, functional electrical stimulation and visual feedback. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 32: 192-202.
Scholz JP, Kubo M (2008) Implications of Research on Motor Redundancy for Rehabilitation of Neurological Patients. Journal of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association, in press, 35(8): 357-365.
Zhang W, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash M (2008). What do synergies do? Effects of secondary constraints on multidigit synergies in accurate force-production tasks. Journal of Neurophysiology. 99: 500-513.
Agrawal SK, Banala SK, Fattah A, Sangwan V, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP, Hsu W-L (2007). Assessment of motion of a swing leg and gait rehabilitation with a gravity-balancing exoskeleton. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 15: 410-420.
Schöner G, Scholz JP (2007). Analyzing multi-degree-of-freedom movement systems based on variance: Uncovering structure vs. extracting correlations. Motor Control. 11: 258-274.
Latash ML, Scholz JP, Schöner G. (2007). Toward a new theory of motor synergies. Motor Control, 11: 275-307.
Hsu W-L, Scholz JP, Schöner G, Jeka J, Kiemel T (2007). Control and estimation of posture during quiet stance depends on multijoint coordination. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97(4): 3024-35.
de Freitas SMSF, Scholz JP, Stehman AJ (2007). Effect of motor planning on use of motor abundance, Neuroscience Letters, 417: 66-71.
Scholz JP, Schöner G, Hsu W-L, Jeka JJ, Horak F, Martin V (2007) Motor equivalent control of the center of mass in response to support surface perturbations, Experimental Brain Research, 180: 163-79.
Reisman D, Scholz JP (2007). Deficits in surface force production during seated reaching in people after stroke, Physical Therapy, 87: 326-366.
Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP, Latash, ML (2007). The use of flexible arm muscle synergies to perform an isometric stabilization task. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118: 525-537.
Yang JF, Scholz JP, Latash ML (2007). The role of kinematic redundancy in adaptation of reaching. Experimental Brain Research, 176: 54-69.
Banala SK, Agrawal SK, Fattah A, Krishnamoorthy V, Hsu WL, Scholz J, Rudolph K (2006). Gravity-balancing leg orthosis and its performance evaluation. Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22(6): 1228-1239.
Tseng YW, Scholz JP, Martin V (2006). Effects of movement frequency and joint kinetics on the joint coordination underlying bimanual circle drawing. Journal of Motor Behavior, 38: 383-404.
Lewek MD, Scholz JP, Rudolph KS, Snyder-Mackler L (2006). Stride-to-stride variability of knee motion in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Gait and Posture, 23: 505-11.
Hsu W-L, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP (2006). Evaluation of an alternative Test of MVIC for EMG normalization in patient populations. Muscle and Nerve. 33(2): 232-241
Reisman D, Scholz JP (2006). Workspace location influences joint coordination during reaching in post-stroke hemiparesis. Experimental Brain Research. 170:265-76
Tseng Y-W, Scholz JP (2005). Unilateral vs. bilateral coordination of circle-drawing tasks. Acta Psychologica, 120: 172-198
Latash ML, Krishnamoorthy V, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky VM. (2005). Postural synergies and their development. Neural Plasticity. 12(2-3):119-30
Krisnamoorthy V, Yang J-F, Scholz JP (2005). Joint coordination during quiet stance: Effects of vision. Experimental Brain Research, 164: 1-17
Yang J-F and Scholz JP (2005). Learning a throwing task is associated with differential changes in the use of motor abundance. Experimental Brain Research, 163: 137-158.
Tseng Y-W, Scholz JP (2005). The effect of workspace on the use of motor abundance. Motor Control, 9: 75-100
Latash ML, Jaric S, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky VM (2004). Motor synergies and their changes with practice. Journal of Human Kinetics, 12: 3-14
Latash ML, Danion F, Scholz JP, Schöner JP (2004). Coordination of multi-element motor systems based on motor abundance. In Latash ML, Levin MF (Eds.). Progress in Motor Control III. Effects of Age, Disorder, and Rehabilitation. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. 97-124.
Latash ML, Jaric S, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky V (2004). Motor synergies and their changes with practice. In Waskiewicz Z, Juras G and Raczek J (Eds.). Current research in motor control II: Theories: Implementations and research perspectives in motor control, University of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland, pp. 9-18
Jaric S, Knight CA, Scholz JP (2004). Coordination of hand grip with external load in uni- and bimanual isometric tasks. In Waskiewicz Z, Juras G and Raczek J (Eds.). Current research in motor control II: Theories: Implementations and research perspectives in motor control, University of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland, pp. 19-28
Krishnamoorthy V, Latash ML, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky V (2004). Muscle modes during shifts of the center of pressure by standing persons: Effect of instability and additional support. Experimental Brain Research, 157: 18-31
Shinohara M, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML. (2004). Finger interaction during accurate multi-finger force production tasks in young and elderly persons. Experimental Brain Research, 156:282-92
Reisman, D, Scholz JP (2003). Aspects of joint coordination are preserved during pointing in persons with post-stroke hemiparesis. Brain, 126:2510-2527
Krishnamoorthy V, Latash ML, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky V (2003). Muscle synergies during shifts of the center of pressure by standing persons. Experimental Brain Research, 152:281–292
Scholz JP, Kang N, Patterson D, Latash ML (2003). Uncontrolled manifold analysis of single trials during multi-finger force production by persons with and without Down syndrome. Experimental Brain Research, 153(1):45-58
Latash ML, Scholz JP, Danion F, Zatsiorsky V, Schöner G (2003). Approaches to analysis of handwriting as a task of coordinating a redundant motor system, Human Movement Science, 22: 153-171
Tseng Y, Scholz, JP, Schöner G, Hotchkiss L (2003). Effect of accuracy constraint on the underlying joint coordination of pointing movements. Experimental Brain Research, 149: 276:288
Danion F, Schöner G, Latash ML, Li S, Scholz JP, Zatsiorsky VM (2003). A Mode hypothesis for finger interaction during multi-finger force production tasks. Biological Cybernetics, 88: 91-98
Reisman D, Scholz JP, Schöner G (2002). Differential joint coordination in the tasks of Standing up and sitting down. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 12: 493-505
Latash ML, Scholz JP, Danion F, Schöner G (2002). Finger coordination during discrete and oscillatory force production tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 146: 419-432
Tseng Y-W, Scholz JP, Schöner G (2002). Goal-equivalent joint coordination in pointing: Affect of vision and arm dominance. Motor Control, 6: 183-204
Reisman D, Scholz JP, Schöner G (2002). Coordination Underlying the Control of Whole Body Momentum during Sit-to-Stand. Gait & Posture, 15(1): 45-55
Latash ML, Scholz JP, Schöner G (2002). Motor Control Strategies Revealed in the Structure of Motor Variability. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews, 30: 26-31
Scholz JP, Danion F, Latash ML, Schöner G (2002). Understanding finger coordination through analysis of the structure of force variability. Biological Cybernetics, 86: 29-39
Latash ML, Scholz JP, Danion F, Schöner G (2001). Structure of motor variability in marginally redundant multi-finger force production tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 141: 153-165
Scholz JP, Reisman D, Schöner G (2001). Effects of Varying Task Constraints on Solutions to Joint Control in Sit-to-Stand. Experimental Brain Research. 141: 485-500
Reisman D, Scholz JP (2001). The Structure of Joint coordination underlying the control of body CM during standing up and sitting down. In Duysens, J., Bouwien, Smits-Engelsman, B.C.M. and Kingma, H. (Eds.). Control of Posture and Gait. ISPG2001: pp. 602-605, International Society for Postural and Gait Research, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Scholz JP, Schöner G, Latash ML (2000). Motor control of pistol shooting: Identifying control variables with the uncontrolled manifold. Experimental Brain Research, 135(3):382-404
Rudolph KS, Axe MJ, Buchanan TS, Scholz JP, Snyder-Mackler L (2001). Dynamic Stability in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Knee. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthroscopy, 9(2): 62-71
Rao R, Agrawal SK, Scholz JP (2000). A Robot Test-bed for Assistance and Assessment in Physical Therapy. Advanced Robotics, 14(7): 565-578
McMillan AG, Scholz JP (2000). Early Development of Coordination for the Sit to Stand Task. Human Movement Science, 19: 21-57
Scholz JP, Schöner G (1999). The uncontrolled manifold concept: Identifying control variables for a functional task. Experimental Brain Research, 3: 289-306
Rao R, Agrawal SK, Scholz JP (1999). A Robot Test-bed for Assistance and Assessment in Physical Therapy, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics.
Scholz JP, Latash ML (1998). A study of a bimanual synergy associated with holding an object. Human Movement Science, 17: 753-779
Scholz JP, Brandt, C. (1997). Trajectory stability and the development of control for standing up from sitting. Motor Control, 1: 314-339
Scholz JP, Millford JP, McMillan AG (1995). Neuromuscular Coordination of Squat-Lifting. I. Effect of Load Magnitude. Physical Therapy, 75: 119-132
Scholz JP, McMillan AG (1995). Neuromuscular Coordination of Squat-Lifting. II. Individual Differences. Physical Therapy, 75: 133-144
Scholz JP (1993). Analysis of movement dysfunction: Control parameters and coordination stability. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Eugene Michels Researcher's Forum. Alexandria, VA: American Physical Therapy Association, pp. 3-13
Scholz JP (1993). Organizational principles for the coordination of lifting. Human Movement Science, 12: 537-576
Scholz JP (1993). The effect of load scaling in the coordination of manual lifting. Human Movement Science, 12: 427-459
Scholz, JP, Millford JP (1993). Accuracy and precision of the Peak Performance Technologies motion measurement system. Journal of Motor Behavior, 25: 2-7
Cummings G, Scholz JP, Barnes K (1993). The effect of imposed leg-length difference on pelvic bone symmetry. Spine, 18: 368-373
Scholz JP (1992). Low Back Injury and Manual Lifting: Review and New Perspective. Physical Therapy Practice, 1(3): 20-31
Scholz JP (1990). Dynamic Pattern Theory - some implications for therapeutics. Physical Therapy, 70: 827-843
Scholz JP, Kelso JAS (1990). Intentional switching between patterns of bimanual coordination depends on the intrinsic dynamics of the patterns. Journal of Motor Behavior, 22: 98-124
Scholz JP (1989). Reliability and validity of the WATSMARTTM three-dimensional optoelectric motion analysis system. Physical Therapy, 69: 679-689
Scholz JP, Kelso JAS (1989). A quantitative approach to understanding the formation and change of coordinated movement patterns. Journal of Motor Behavior, 21: 122-144
Kelso JAS, Scholz JP, Schöner G (1988). Dynamics governs switching among patterns of coordination in biological movement. Physics Letters A, 134: 8-12
Thoman EB, Davis DH, Graham S, Scholz JP, et al. (1988). Infants at risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Differential prediction for three siblings of SIDS infants. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11: 565-583
Scholz JP, Kelso JAS, Schöner G (1987). Nonequilibrium phase transitions in coordinated biological motion: Critical slowing down and switching time. Physics Letters A,123:390-394
Kelso JAS, Schöner G, Scholz JP, Haken H (1987). Phase-locked modes, phase transitions and component oscillators in biological motion. Physica Scripta, 35:79-87
Kelso JAS, Scholz JP, Schöner G (1986). Nonequilibrium phase transitions in coordinated biological motion: Critical fluctuations. Physics Letters A, 118:279-284
Kelso JAS, Scholz JP (1985). Cooperative phenomena in biological motion. In H Haken (Ed.), Complex systems - Operational approaches in neurobiology, physics and computers. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 124-149
Scholz JP, Campbell SK (1980). Muscle spindles and the regulation of movement. Physical Therapy, 60: 1416-1424
GRANTS IN REVIEW PROCESS:
National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, PI. Title: Multijoint estimation and control of upright posture (1R01NS060806-01A1). Submitted 11/5/2008.
National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, Principal Investigator. Title: Coordination of reaching in healthy adults and stroke. Competitive Renewal submitted 3/5/2008, to be resubmitted 3/5/2009 (NS050880).
National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, Principal Investigator. Title: Coordination of reaching in healthy adults and stroke. Period: January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2009 (5-NS050880-02)
National Institutes of Health. Title: Robotic Exoskeletons, FES, and Biomechanics: Treating Movement Disorders (2R01HD038582-06A1). Role: Investigator of this multi-investigator grant responsible for experimental portions of the project that involves training walking post-stoke; July 2008 – June 2012; PI: Sunil Agrawal (2R01HD038582-06A1).
National Institutes of Health. Investigator-subcontractor. Title: Organization of a simple synergy; PI: Mark Latash, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University. Grant Period: February 2002-January 2009. (2286-UD-DHHS-5032)
PREVIOUS GRANT FUNDING:
National Institutes of Health. Title: FES and Biomechanics: Treating movement disorders; Investigator on multi-departmental grant to train walking in patients following stoke. Period: September 2002 – August 2008, PI: Thomas Buchanan and Stuart Binder-Macleod (R01HD38582-01A2).
National Science Foundation, Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Principal Investigator. Title: Effect of Task Constraints on Motor Control of Pointing. Grant Period: September, 2000 – January 2004 (IBN-0078127)
National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development. Investigator: John P. Scholz; Title: Control and coordination of standing from sitting. Grant Period: September, 1998 – August, 2000. (HD35857)
University of Delaware Research Foundation Award. Investigators: John P. Scholz and John Elias; Title: Aiding the Disabled: Evolving efficient control methods for assistive robots. Grant Period: January, 1994 - June, 1995.
Foundation for Physical Therapy, Principal Investigator: John P. Scholz. Title: A parametric study of movement coordination in squat lifting. Submitted: September 15, 1990. Grant Period: May 1, 1991 - April 30, 1993.
University of Delaware Research Foundation Award. Principal Investigator: John P. Scholz. Title: Patterns of coordination in the act of lifting. Grant Period: January, 1989 - June, 1989.
Division of Research Resources, National Institutes of Health, through the Biomedical Research Committee, University of Delaware. Principal Investigator: John P. Scholz. Title: Principles of neuromuscular coordination: A dynamic pattern analysis of manual lifting. Grant Period: July, 1989 - June, 1990.
Georgia State University Research Grant #88106. Principal Investigator: John P. Scholz. Title: Patterns of coordination in the act of lifting. Grant Period: January 1, 1988 - June 30, 1988.
The role of motor abundance in the simultaneous control of posture and arm movements during standing. Penn State Action Club, Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; October 3, 2008.
The Implication of Research on Motor Redundancy for Rehabilitation of Neurological
Patients. 43rd Annual Congress of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association. Fukuoka, Japan, May 15, 2008.
Effects of training with Active Leg Exoskeleton (ALEX) on gait adaptations in healthy persons and a stroke survivor. Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, Montreal, CA. November 13, 2007.
Does a dual control strategy exist for the control of standing posture?. School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, CA. November 12, 2007.
Physical Therapy: Robotic Training. Delaware Stroke Initiative’s 7th Annual Conference. Update on Stroke Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation. Sept. 15, 2007, Clayton Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
Variability in Motor Learning. Fourth Motor Control Summer School. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University School of Kinesiology. June 21-25, 2007, Ligonier, PA.
Reaching adaptation involves the increased use of motor redundancy. University of Connecticut PAW workshop, CESPA/Department of Psychology. Friday, March 31, 2006.
Motor equivalent control of the center of mass during upright standing. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Physical Therapy. Thursday, April 13, 2006.
Neuroplasticity: How the brain recovers from stroke. Delaware Stroke Initiative’s Stroke Education Conference. Christiana Hilton, Newark, DE, November 14, 2004.
Motor Synergies Revisited: A basis for the development and learning of motor tasks. Keynote Address, Motor Development Research Consortium, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, November 5, 2004.
Stroke rehabilitation and new research. Stroke Management: From Prevention & Emergency response to Current Treatment and Follow-up. Sponsored by the Delaware Stroke Initiative, Wilmington, DE, October 25, 2003.
Understanding degrees of freedom in the motor system: A new look at synergies, variability and constraints. Invited workshop with Ting L., Macpherson J., Tresch M., Valero-Cuevas F., and Scholz, J.P., Neural Control of Movement, Santa Barbara, CA., April 22-27, 2003.
Exploitation of motor redundancy in the control of functional tasks. Department of Physiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, April 24, 2001.
Can the study of movement disabilities aid in understanding typical motor behavior? What’s the question? 2000 NASPSPA Conference, San Diego, CA. June 8-10, 2000.
Redundancy or Abundance? Evidence for a solution to “Bernstein’s Problem.” Department of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, Boston University. March 31, 2000.
What can variability inform us about motor control in healthy individuals and individuals with brain damage? Department of Physical Therapy, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD, October 8, 1999.
The uncontrolled manifold hypothesis: Application to the coordination of a sit-to-stand task. Department of Exercise Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, March, 1999.
Recent advances in our understanding of motor coordination and control, Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association, Region 10, Northeast Regional Conference. Waterbury, CT, November 4-5, 1995.
Abnormal "tone" and movement deficits in brain injury: Is there a relationship?, Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association, Region 10, Northeast Regional Conference. Waterbury, CT, November 4-5, 1995.
Neuromuscular Coordination of Manual Lifting. Kinesiology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Sept. 24, 1993.
Analysis of movement dysfunction: Control parameters and coordination stability. 13th Annual Eugene Michels Researcher's Forum, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX. Feb. 5, 1993.
Dynamical Systems Theory: Relevance for Evaluation and Treatment. 1992 Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, Denver, CO. June 17, 1992.
Dynamic Pattern Theory: Implications for Therapy. Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association (NDTA) Instructors Group Meeting, Galilee, RI. June 6-7, 1990.
Coordination of Complex Motor Tasks. Sergeant College, Boston University. Feb. 26, 1990
Implications of a dynamic theory of motor control and coordination for rehabilitation. Conference on Movement Disorders. Boston University, Boston, MA. May 23, 1986.