In the Motor Behavior and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory, we aim to understand the neurobehavioral basis of motor learning. Specifically, we are interested in the brain-behavior relationships that are optimal for the preparation, and execution of skilled movement behaviors in healthy aging and in those recovering from hemiparetic stroke. We have worked with IMSC on Rehabilitation Engineering Research, funded through one CTSI grant (POCM project), leveraging advances in smart technologies including virtual reality applications (Kinect™ camera), and body worn sensors (APDM sensors), for rehabilitation purposes including diagnostics.

Selected Research in Health

  • Jiun-Yu Kao, Minh Nguyen, Luciano Nocera, Cyrus Shahabi, Antonio Ortega, Carolee Winstein, Ibrahim Sorkhoh, Yu-chen Chung, Yi-an Chen, and Helen Bacon, Validation of Automated Mobility Assessment using a Single 3D Sensor, ACVR 2016 – Fourth International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics in conjunction with ECCV 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 9th, 2016.
  • Farnoush B. Kashani, Gerard Medioni, Khanh Nguyen, Luciano Nocera, Cyrus Shahabi, Ruizhe Wang, Cesar E. Blanco, Yi-An Chen, Yu-Chen Chung, Beth Fisher, Sara Mulroy, Philip Requejo, and Carolee Winstein, Monitoring mobility disorders at home using 3D visual sensors and mobile sensors, Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Wireless Health, 2013.


Carolee Winstein

Professor of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

Motor Behavior &
Neurorehabilitation Lab

Understand the neurobehavioral basis of motor learning.

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