S P Swinnen

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi Proprioceptive sensibility in the elderly: degeneration, functional consequences and plastic-adaptive processes
    Daniel J Goble
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Tervuurse Vest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:271-8. 2009
  2. doi Shared neural resources between left and right interlimb coordination skills: the neural substrate of abstract motor representations
    S P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Group Biomedical Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:2570-80. 2010
  3. ncbi Procedural memory in Korsakoff's disease under different movement feedback conditions
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 159:127-33. 2005
  4. ncbi Perception-action coupling during bimanual coordination: the role of visual perception in the coalition of constraints that govern bimanual action
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Mot Behav 36:394-8, 402-7; discussion 408-17. 2004
  5. ncbi Interactions between interlimb and intralimb coordination during the performance of bimanual multijoint movements
    Yong Li
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 163:515-26. 2005
  6. ncbi Brain areas involved in interlimb coordination: a distributed network
    F Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Radiology, K.U. Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, Heverlee, 3001, Belgium
    Neuroimage 14:947-58. 2001
  7. ncbi Proprioceptive control of multijoint movement: unimanual circle drawing
    S M Verschueren
    Department of Kinesiology, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 127:171-81. 1999
  8. ncbi Directional constraints during bimanual coordination: the interplay between intrinsic and extrinsic directions as revealed by head motions
    R L J Meesen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U L, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 187:361-70. 2008
  9. ncbi Proprioceptive control of multijoint movement: bimanual circle drawing
    S M Verschueren
    Department of Kinesiology, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 127:182-92. 1999
  10. ncbi Proprioceptive control of cyclical bimanual forearm movements across different movement frequencies as revealed by means of tendon vibration
    M Steyvers
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit, Heverlee, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 140:326-34. 2001

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  1. doi Proprioceptive sensibility in the elderly: degeneration, functional consequences and plastic-adaptive processes
    Daniel J Goble
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Tervuurse Vest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:271-8. 2009
    ..Such studies may lead to greater advances in the treatment and prevention of the sensorimotor deficits typically associated with the aging process...
  2. doi Shared neural resources between left and right interlimb coordination skills: the neural substrate of abstract motor representations
    S P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Group Biomedical Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 49:2570-80. 2010
    ..These parietal-premotor areas are principal candidates for abstract (effector-independent) movement encoding, promoting motor equivalence, and they form the highest level in the action representation hierarchy...
  3. ncbi Procedural memory in Korsakoff's disease under different movement feedback conditions
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 159:127-33. 2005
    ..This prompts for a reevaluation of current notions about procedural memory capacity in Korsakoff patients...
  4. ncbi Perception-action coupling during bimanual coordination: the role of visual perception in the coalition of constraints that govern bimanual action
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Mot Behav 36:394-8, 402-7; discussion 408-17. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Interactions between interlimb and intralimb coordination during the performance of bimanual multijoint movements
    Yong Li
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 163:515-26. 2005
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that the mirror-image symmetry constraint has a powerful influence on bimanual multijoint coordination...
  6. ncbi Brain areas involved in interlimb coordination: a distributed network
    F Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Radiology, K.U. Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, Heverlee, 3001, Belgium
    Neuroimage 14:947-58. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Proprioceptive control of multijoint movement: unimanual circle drawing
    S M Verschueren
    Department of Kinesiology, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 127:171-81. 1999
    ..Nevertheless, biceps vibration distorted the circle metrics, suggesting that a muscle's significance as a sensory transducer is independent of its activity level...
  8. ncbi Directional constraints during bimanual coordination: the interplay between intrinsic and extrinsic directions as revealed by head motions
    R L J Meesen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U L, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 187:361-70. 2008
    ..Moreover, isodirectional head movements became easily integrated with the overall coordination pattern, whereas head-limb coupling was poor when the head moved anti-directional with the limbs...
  9. ncbi Proprioceptive control of multijoint movement: bimanual circle drawing
    S M Verschueren
    Department of Kinesiology, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 127:182-92. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi Proprioceptive control of cyclical bimanual forearm movements across different movement frequencies as revealed by means of tendon vibration
    M Steyvers
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit, Heverlee, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 140:326-34. 2001
    ..It is suggested that kinesthetic afferent information is processed and used to guide action up to near-maximal movement speeds, reinforcing recent claims with respect to visual information processing...
  11. doi Age-related changes in brain activation underlying single- and dual-task performance: visuomanual drawing and mental arithmetic
    A Van Impe
    Motor Control Laboratory Research Centre for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101 B 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 49:2400-9. 2011
    ..We assume that this allowed both groups to maintain performance under dual-task conditions, leading to minimal dual-task interference...
  12. ncbi Directional tuning effects during cyclical two-joint arm movements in the horizontal plane
    O Levin
    Laboratory of Motor Control, FLOK, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 141:471-84. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi Proprioceptive regulation of interlimb behavior: interference between passive movement and active coordination dynamics
    D J Serrien
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 140:411-9. 2001
    ..It is concluded that sensory discrimination between irrelevant and relevant input is critical in performing a coordinated task adequately under perturbed conditions...
  14. doi Motor learning-induced changes in functional brain connectivity as revealed by means of graph-theoretical network analysis
    M H Heitger
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 61:633-50. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that GTNA can make unique contributions to the examination of functional brain connectivity in motor learning...
  15. ncbi Principal component analysis of complex multijoint coordinative movements
    A Forner-Cordero
    Department of Kinesiology, Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Biol Cybern 93:63-78. 2005
    ..Finally, the merit of the PCA technique within the context of central pattern generators (CPG) will be discussed...
  16. doi Conceptual binding: integrated visual cues reduce processing costs in bimanual movements
    N Wenderoth
    Motor Control Lab, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 102:302-11. 2009
    ..This supports the idea that bimanual control benefits from conceptual binding...
  17. doi Age-related reduction in the differential pathways involved in internal and external movement generation
    S Heuninckx
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurobiol Aging 31:301-14. 2010
    ..This is hypothesized to reflect a general increase in processing resources within areas contributing to motor control and associated sensory processing, supporting motor performance in the elderly...
  18. ncbi Changes in brain activation during the acquisition of a new bimanual coodination task
    F Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, F L O K Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 42:855-67. 2004
    ....
  19. doi Deficits in executed and imagined aiming performance in brain-injured children
    K Caeyenberghs
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Group Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Brain Cogn 69:154-61. 2009
    ..In the ABI group, only executed movements conformed to Fitts' law. These findings suggest that children with ABI show an inferior ability to imagine the time needed to complete goal-directed movements with differential difficulty levels...
  20. ncbi Dynamical changes in corticospinal excitability during imagery of unimanual and bimanual wrist movements in humans: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    O Levin
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 359:185-9. 2004
    ..This suggests that in-phase movements may reinforce whereas anti-phase movements may reduce the temporal representation of the task in the corticospinal motor networks of the brain...
  21. ncbi Cerebellar and premotor function in bimanual coordination: parametric neural responses to spatiotemporal complexity and cycling frequency
    F Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 21:1416-27. 2004
    ..Therefore, it is concluded that both areas represent critical sites for the control of bimanual coordination...
  22. doi Is the human primary motor cortex activated by muscular or direction-dependent features of observed movements?
    Kaat Alaerts
    Motor Control Laboratory, Division of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Cortex 45:1148-55. 2009
    ..Additionally, our data offer a neurophysiological explanation for interference that emerges when an action is performed while an incongruent action is observed...
  23. doi Changes in corticomotor excitability following prolonged muscle tendon vibration
    Arturo Forner-Cordero
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 190:41-9. 2008
    ..This example demonstrates that peripheral sensory stimulation can induce lasting increases in corticospinal excitability in the absence of actual movements...
  24. doi Neural correlates of motor dysfunction in children with traumatic brain injury: exploration of compensatory recruitment patterns
    K Caeyenberghs
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center for Motor Control and Neuroplasticity, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Brain 132:684-94. 2009
    ..e. they exhibit compensatory activation reflecting increased recruitment of neural resources for attentional deployment and somatosensory processing...
  25. ncbi The role of directional compatibility in assembling coordination patterns involving the upper and lower limb girdles and the head
    R L J Meesen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, FABER Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 165:262-70. 2005
    ..The findings are discussed within the context of the coalition of egocentric and allocentric constraints during multilimb coordination and the role of direction as an organizing principle in movement control...
  26. ncbi Dynamic position sense during a cyclical drawing movement: effects of application and withdrawal of tendon vibration
    S M Verschueren
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001, Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 39:510-20. 2001
    ..This suggests that subjects are able to reset dynamic position sense to reasonable values without the help of vision during active cyclical movement...
  27. ncbi The coalition of constraints during coordination of the ipsilateral and heterolateral limbs
    R L J Meesen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, KULeuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 174:367-75. 2006
    ..These coordination constraints can largely account for the observed differences between ipsilateral and heterolateral limb coordination. The findings are discussed in view of the coalition of coordination constraints...
  28. ncbi Coordination of upper and lower limb segments: deficits on the ipsilesional side after unilateral stroke
    F Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, KU Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 141:519-29. 2001
    ..The spatiotemporal features of movement (cycle duration, amplitude), however, did not differ between both stroke groups...
  29. ncbi Motor learning and Parkinson's disease: refinement of within-limb and between-limb coordination as a result of practice
    S P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology F L O K Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 111:45-59. 2000
    ..The findings demonstrate that Parkinson patients do benefit from practice to refine their upper limb control and to alleviate their most basic motor deficits...
  30. ncbi Neural basis of aging: the penetration of cognition into action control
    Sofie Heuninckx
    Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neurosci 25:6787-96. 2005
    ..This increased cognitive monitoring of movement refers to enhanced attentional deployment, more pronounced processing of sensory information, and intersensory integration...
  31. doi Dual-task interference during initial learning of a new motor task results from competition for the same brain areas
    Florence Remy
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:2517-27. 2010
    ..This may provide a neural basis for dissipation of dual-task interference following extensive motor practice, which is a traditional behavioral marker of motor automaticity...
  32. doi Unimanual muscle activation increases interhemispheric inhibition from the active to the resting hemisphere
    Katrien Vercauteren
    Motor Control Lab, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 445:209-13. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi Between-limb asynchronies during bimanual coordination: effects of manual dominance and attentional cueing
    S P Swinnen
    Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 34:1203-13. 1996
    ..Instructions to visually monitor the dominant limb or non-dominant limb strengthened and weakened the phase offset, respectively. A multifactorial neural account is proposed to underly the temporal asynchrony...
  34. ncbi Constraints during bimanual coordination: the role of direction in relation to amplitude and force requirements
    S P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 123:201-18. 2001
    ..Moreover, the findings suggest that spatial parameters of movement constrain the coordination of limb movements in addition to temporal parameters...
  35. doi Visual guidance modulates hemispheric asymmetries during an interlimb coordination task
    Daniel G Woolley
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Research Centre for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuroimage 50:1566-77. 2010
    ..e., visuospatial information was integrated with somatosensory guidance to produce well coordinated hand-foot movements...
  36. ncbi Changes in brain activation during the acquisition of a multifrequency bimanual coordination task: from the cognitive stage to advanced levels of automaticity
    Veerle Puttemans
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neurosci 25:4270-8. 2005
    ..Only the putamen and anterior cerebellum remained more activated across both learning and automatization stages, supporting their crucial role in long-term motor memory formation for coordination tasks...
  37. ncbi Corticospinal excitability changes following prolonged muscle tendon vibration
    Maarten Steyvers
    Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroreport 14:1901-5. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in light of recent advances in promoting motor recovery after brain injury by somatosensory stimulation...
  38. ncbi Directional interference during bimanual coordination: is interlimb coupling mediated by afferent or efferent processes
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, Heverlee, 3001, Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 139:177-95. 2003
    ..It is concluded that directional interference primarily emerges at the efferent level of movement planning and organization...
  39. doi Force requirements of observed object lifting are encoded by the observer's motor system: a TMS study
    Kaat Alaerts
    Research Center of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101 B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1144-53. 2010
    ..In turn, this mechanism may contribute, at least partly, to the observer's ability to infer the weight of the lifted object...
  40. ncbi The advantage of cyclic over discrete movements remains evident following changes in load and amplitude
    B C M Smits-Engelsman
    Motor Control Lab, Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 B Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 396:28-32. 2006
    ..It is concluded that the superiority of cyclic movements over discrete ones is fairly robust, consistent with the high degree of flexibility that is typically observed in neural oscillators...
  41. doi Coordination of complex bimanual multijoint movements under increasing cycling frequencies: the prevalence of mirror-image and translational symmetry
    Yong Li
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, KU Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 130:183-95. 2009
    ..e., wrists). Taken together, these findings reflect the impact of two immanent types of symmetry in bimanual coordination: mirror-image and translational symmetry...
  42. doi Acquisition of a new bimanual coordination pattern modulates the cerebral activations elicited by an intrinsic pattern: an fMRI study
    Florence Remy
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Cortex 44:482-93. 2008
    ..Additional neural recruitment might reflect increased mental effort to prevent negative transfer from the learned mode onto the intrinsic coordination mode...
  43. doi Multisensory integration in dynamical behaviors: maximum likelihood estimation across bimanual skill learning
    Renaud Ronsse
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neurosci 29:8419-28. 2009
    ..This suggests not only that the performer integrated proprioceptive feedback and AVF online during task execution by tending to optimize the signal statistics, but also that this occurred before reaching an asymptotic performance level...
  44. ncbi Directional invariance during loading-related modulations of muscle activity: evidence for motor equivalence
    Oron Levin
    Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 148:62-76. 2003
    ..This suggests that directional tuning in muscle activity and changes in muscle grouping reflects the formation of appropriate internal models in the CNS that give rise to motor equivalence...
  45. ncbi Bimanual coordination: constraints imposed by the relative timing of homologous muscle activation
    Yong Li
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 156:27-38. 2004
    ..g. perceptual) should be approached with caution because such manipulations affect the mapping between muscle activation patterns, movement dynamics and kinematics...
  46. doi Systems neuroplasticity in the aging brain: recruiting additional neural resources for successful motor performance in elderly persons
    Sofie Heuninckx
    Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neurosci 28:91-9. 2008
    ..This performance enhancing additional recruitment is consistent with the compensation hypothesis and characterizes neuroplasticity at the systems level in the aging brain...
  47. pmc Age-related neural correlates of cognitive task performance under increased postural load
    A Van Impe
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Age (Dordr) 35:2111-24. 2013
    ..More specifically, increased activation in this area was associated with better performance, once postural load increased...
  48. doi Brain-behavior relationships in young traumatic brain injury patients: fractional anisotropy measures are highly correlated with dynamic visuomotor tracking performance
    K Caeyenberghs
    Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:1472-82. 2010
    ..Measures of white matter integrity are potentially important biomarkers for TBI that may support prognosis of motor deficits...
  49. ncbi Age-related deterioration of coordinated interlimb behavior
    D J Serrien
    Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P295-303. 2000
    ..This implies that deterioration in coordinated behavior across the life span may be strongly task dependent because of a combined effect of cognitive and sensory components...
  50. ncbi The synchronization of human arm movements to external events
    M J Buekers
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 290:181-4. 2000
    ..Apparently, the strength of the perception-action coupling has a severe impact on the quality of the synchronization of an arm movement to an external event...
  51. ncbi Interaction between eye and hand movements in multiple sclerosis patients with intention tremor
    Peter Feys
    Department of Kinesiology, Motor Learning Laboratory, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Mov Disord 20:705-13. 2005
    ..Intention tremor amplitude was reduced when there was no preceding saccadic eye movement, whereas conversely, eye movements were not affected by different hand tremor severity...
  52. ncbi When visuo-motor incongruence aids motor performance: the effect of perceiving motion structures during transformed visual feedback on bimanual coordination
    Hedwig Bogaerts
    Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 138:45-57. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that perceptual transformations aid the production of more complex coordination patterns, thereby underscoring the importance of perception-action coupling in bimanual coordination...
  53. ncbi Effects of tendon vibration on the spatiotemporal characteristics of human locomotion
    Sabine M P Verschueren
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 143:231-9. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi Effects of interlimb and intralimb constraints on bimanual shoulder-elbow and shoulder-wrist coordination patterns
    Yong Li
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Faculteit Bewegings en Revalidatiewetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 94:2139-49. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi Parieto-premotor areas mediate directional interference during bimanual movements
    Nicole Wenderoth
    Motor Control Lab, Group Biomedical Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 14:1153-63. 2004
    ..We discuss the possibility that interference emerges when computational resources in these parietal areas are insufficient to code two incompatible movement directions independently from each other...
  56. ncbi Frequency-dependent effects of muscle tendon vibration on corticospinal excitability: a TMS study
    M Steyvers
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001, Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 151:9-14. 2003
    ..Furthermore, evidence is provided for the notion that the excitatory effect of muscle tendon vibration on the primary motor cortex is mediated by Ia afferent input...
  57. ncbi Head movements destabilize cyclical in-phase but not anti-phase homologous limb coordination in humans
    R Meesen
    Department of Kinesiology, F L O K Group Biomedical Sciences K U L, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 340:229-33. 2003
    ..These findings provide new insights into the coalition of egocentric and allocentric constraints during interlimb coordination...
  58. ncbi Bimanual coordination and limb-specific parameterization in patients with Parkinson's disease
    D J Serrien
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, KU, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 38:1714-22. 2000
    ....
  59. doi Corticospinal facilitation following prolonged proprioceptive stimulation by means of passive wrist movement
    Marc J M Macé
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Neurophysiol 25:202-9. 2008
    ..Accordingly, this intervention may promote motor cortical reorganization in the targeted muscles. Results show induced effects from passive movement training that may prove useful for neurorehabilitation therapies...
  60. doi Action perception in individuals with congenital blindness or deafness: how does the loss of a sensory modality from birth affect perception-induced motor facilitation?
    Kaat Alaerts
    Research Centre of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1080-7. 2011
    ....
  61. doi Observing how others lift light or heavy objects: which visual cues mediate the encoding of muscular force in the primary motor cortex?
    Kaat Alaerts
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:2082-90. 2010
    ..In general, these findings support the hypothesis that the primary motor cortex contributes to action observation by mapping the muscle-related features of observed actions...
  62. doi How are observed actions mapped to the observer's motor system? Influence of posture and perspective
    Kaat Alaerts
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 47:415-22. 2009
    ..Since action observation is increasingly considered in rehabilitation therapies, the present findings may help identifying the most effective conditions for stimulating the motor system during action observation...
  63. doi Increasing convergence between imagined and executed movement across development: evidence for the emergence of movement representations
    Karen Caeyenberghs
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Dev Sci 12:474-83. 2009
    ..These age-related changes in MI are hypothesized to reflect the children's emerging ability to represent internal models for prospective actions, consistent with the gradual unfolding of feedforward control processes...
  64. doi Static and dynamic visuomotor task performance in children with acquired brain injury: predictive control deficits under increased temporal pressure
    Karen Caeyenberghs
    Research Centre for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, University Hospital of Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:363-73. 2009
    ..To compare performance of children with acquired brain injury (ABI) on static versus dynamic visuomotor tasks with that of control children...
  65. doi Sex differences in human virtual water maze performance: novel measures reveal the relative contribution of directional responding and spatial knowledge
    Daniel G Woolley
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Research Centre for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 208:408-14. 2010
    ..Instead, the largest sex differences were observed during the initial trajectory phase of the trial, which is thought to depend on effective processing of distal features of the environment...
  66. doi Reduced basal ganglia function when elderly switch between coordinated movement patterns
    James P Coxon
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Centre for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 20:2368-79. 2010
    ..The elderly may use an alternative strategy to select the required movement pattern as indicated by increased activation of prefrontal cortex...
  67. doi The neural control of bimanual movements in the elderly: Brain regions exhibiting age-related increases in activity, frequency-induced neural modulation, and task-specific compensatory recruitment
    Daniel J Goble
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department for Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:1281-95. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, this increase in neural activity does not preclude frequency-induced neural modulations as a function of increased task demand in the elderly...
  68. doi Motor learning in Parkinson's disease: limitations and potential for rehabilitation
    Alice Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S53-8. 2009
    ..Even so, the limitations of reduced flexibility, efficiency and increased context-specificity of motor learning in PD need to be taken into account...
  69. doi Children with a learning disorder show prospective control impairments during visuomanual tracking
    Dominique van Roon
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 31:195-202. 2010
    ..Furthermore, children with LD did not improve from the 1st to the 2nd trial, possibly as a result of slower visuomotor adaptation processes...
  70. doi Evidence for adaptive shoulder-elbow control in cyclical movements with different amplitudes, frequencies, and orientations
    Oron Levin
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Mot Behav 40:499-515. 2008
    ..This refers to the emergence of a context-dependent control mode for the shoulder and elbow that optimizes the implementation of the underlying motor goals under a rich combination of spatial and temporal manipulations...
  71. ncbi Hemispheric asymmetries in eye-hand coordination
    Ann Lavrysen
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 39:1938-49. 2008
    ..Alternatively and more likely, these findings might reflect a difference in attention or resources attributed to different aspects of the tasks because of the different functional specializations of both hand/hemisphere systems...
  72. ncbi Passive somatosensory discrimination tasks in healthy volunteers: differential networks involved in familiar versus unfamiliar shape and length discrimination
    Ann Van de Winckel
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 26:441-53. 2005
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  73. ncbi Ipsilateral coordination deficits and central processing requirements associated with coordination as a function of aging
    Sofie Heuninckx
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P225-32. 2004
    ..This indicates that age-related coordination deficits were not primarily evoked by reduced attentional resources or control in elderly persons...
  74. ncbi Inter- and intralimb transfer of a bimanual task: generalisability of limb dissociation
    Sophie Vangheluwe
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 154:535-47. 2004
    ..It is hypothesised that the nature of the representation of the spatial interference task is largely effector independent...
  75. ncbi Bimanual coordination involving homologous and heterologous joint combinations: when lower stability is associated with higher flexibility
    Oron Levin
    Department of Kinesiology, Motor Control Laboratory, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 152:437-45. 2004
    ..This suggests that variability may promote the creative exploration of new performance modes...
  76. ncbi Two hands, one brain: cognitive neuroscience of bimanual skill
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Dept of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:18-25. 2004
    ..The study of these cognitive penetrations into action will narrow the brain-mind gap and will facilitate the development of a cognitive neuroscience perspective on bimanual movement control...
  77. ncbi Internal vs external generation of movements: differential neural pathways involved in bimanual coordination performed in the presence or absence of augmented visual feedback
    Filiep Debaere
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 19:764-76. 2003
    ..This provides a neurophysiological account for the beneficial effect of providing augmented visual feedback to optimize movements in normal and motor disordered patients...
  78. ncbi High-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation of the supplementary motor area reduces bimanual coupling during anti-phase but not in-phase movements
    Maarten Steyvers
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Catholic University of Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 151:309-17. 2003
    ..We did not observe any changes in the variability of relative phase or in cycle duration or movement amplitude. Findings are discussed in light of recent functional models on the role of the SMA in bimanual movement control...
  79. ncbi Vibration-induced changes in EMG during human locomotion
    Sabine M P Verschueren
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Faculteit Lichamelijke Opvoeding en Kinesitherapie, Katholieke Universiteit, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 89:1299-307. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the results of the present study suggest involvement of Ia afferent input in the control of muscle activity during locomotion in humans. A limited role in timing of phase transitions is proposed as well...
  80. ncbi Patterns of bimanual interference reveal movement encoding within a radial egocentric reference frame
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Motor Control Alboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:463-71. 2002
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  81. ncbi Spatial interference during bimanual coordination: differential brain networks associated with control of movement amplitude and direction
    Nicole Wenderoth
    Motor Control Lab, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 26:286-300. 2005
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  82. ncbi The role of anterior cingulate cortex and precuneus in the coordination of motor behaviour
    Nicole Wenderoth
    Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 22:235-46. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that the coordination effort during bimanual and perhaps other modes of coordinated behavior is mediated by regions contributing to higher order functions, which form an interface between cognition and action...
  83. ncbi Whether feeling or seeing is more accurate depends on tracking direction within the perception-action cycle
    Kaat Alaerts
    Motor Control Laboratory, Division of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 178:229-34. 2007
    ..Thus, each sensory modality contributes uniquely as a function of the spatial requirements of the tracking task, rather than one being superior over the other...
  84. ncbi Online movement control in multiple sclerosis patients with tremor: effects of tendon vibration
    Peter Feys
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Mov Disord 21:1148-53. 2006
    ..Abnormalities in proprioceptive processing may explain why MS patients with tremor show an increased reliance on visual feedback for online motor control...
  85. ncbi Information processing in human parieto-frontal circuits during goal-directed bimanual movements
    Nicole Wenderoth
    Motor Control Lab, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 31:264-78. 2006
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  86. ncbi Expert performance on a virtual reality simulation system
    Els R Wierinck
    Skills Lab, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Periodontology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 7 Kapucijnenvoer, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Educ 71:759-66. 2007
    ..Based on these results, the simulator appears to be a valid and reliable tool to capture expert performance. It is an effective screening device for assessing the level of expert performance...
  87. ncbi Learning and transfer of bimanual multifrequency patterns: effector-independent and effector-specific levels of movement representation
    Sophie Vangheluwe
    Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, FABER Group Biomedical Sciences, Tervuursevest 101, 3001, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 170:543-54. 2006
    ..This concept is consistent with recent neuroscientific evidence in animal and human species, and invites a reconsideration of current behavioural theories of motor learning and memory...
  88. ncbi Learning and transfer of an ipsilateral coordination task: evidence for a dual-layer movement representation
    Sophie Vangheluwe
    Motor Control Laboratory, K U Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1460-70. 2005
    ..These findings are consistent with recent neuroscientific evidence for neuroplastic changes in distributed brain areas...
  89. doi Altered structural networks and executive deficits in traumatic brain injury patients
    K Caeyenberghs
    Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group, Department of Kinesiology, Biomedical Sciences Group, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Brain Struct Funct 219:193-209. 2014
    ..We conclude that analyzing the structural brain network connectivity provides new insights into understanding cognitive control changes following brain injury. ..
  90. ncbi Intentional switching between behavioral patterns of homologous and nonhomologous effector combinations
    D J Serrien
    Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Louvain, Belgium
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 25:1253-67. 1999
    ..These results are consistent with the unique prediction derived from dynamic pattern approach in which the differential stability of the coordination modes determines the switching time...
  91. ncbi Coordination deficits on the ipsilesional side after unilateral stroke: the effect of practice on nonisodirectional ipsilateral coordination
    S P Swinnen
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, K U Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 110:305-20. 2002
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  92. ncbi Unimanual and bimanual voluntary movement in Huntington's disease
    P Verbessem
    Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 147:529-37. 2002
    ..After 12 months, maximal cycling frequency of unimanual elbow flexion-extension was significantly decreased in HD patients whereas the quality of the in-phase and anti-phase movement patterns remained stable...
  93. ncbi Bimanual training reduces spatial interference
    Nicole Wenderoth
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium nicole wenderoth flok kuleuven ac be
    J Mot Behav 35:296-308. 2003
    ..Moreover, the practical implication that emerged from the present study is that athletic, musical, or ergonomic skills that require a high degree of interlimb coordination are best served by whole-task practice...
  94. doi Arm sway holds sway: Locomotor-like modulation of leg reflexes when arms swing in alternation
    F Massaad
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium Electronic address
    Neuroscience 258:34-46. 2014
    ..Therefore, trunk movement can affect legs' output, and a special neural coupling occurs between arms and legs when arms move in alternation. This may have implications for gait rehabilitation. ..
  95. doi Long-term TENS treatment decreases cortical motor representation in multiple sclerosis
    K Cuypers
    BIOMED, Biomedical Research Institute, Hasselt University, Agoralaan, Building C, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium REVAL Research Institute, Hasselt University, Agoralaan, Building A, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium Motor Control Laboratory, Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group, Group Biomedical Sciences, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neuroscience 250:1-7. 2013
    ..Although the mechanisms underlying this decrease remain unclear, our findings indicate that TENS has the ability to induce long-term reorganization in the motor cortex of MS patients...
  96. ncbi The control and learning of patterns of interlimb coordination: past and present issues in normal and disordered control
    S P Swinnen
    Department of Kinesiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 110:129-37. 2002
    ..On the other hand, basic neural approaches are being merged together with behavioral approaches to reveal the neural basis of interlimb coordination...
  97. ncbi Spatial interactions during bimanual coordination patterns: the effect of directional compatibility
    H Bogaerts
    The Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Motor Control 5:183-99. 2001
    ..The implications of the present finding for clinical populations are discussed..
  98. ncbi Intermanual coordination: from behavioural principles to neural-network interactions
    Stephan P Swinnen
    Motor Control Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuurse Vest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:348-59. 2002
    ..The distributed nature of this network accounts for disruptions of interlimb coordination across various movement disorders...
  99. doi Observing shadow motions: resonant activity within the observer's motor system?
    Kaat Alaerts
    Motor Control Laboratory, Research Center of Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Group Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 461:240-4. 2009
    ..This supports the hypothesis that the motor system is involved in recognizing the actions performed by others...
  100. ncbi The effect of aging on dynamic position sense at the ankle
    S M P Verschueren
    Department of Kinesiology, FLOK, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 136:593-603. 2002
    ..The elderly subjects did show a beneficial effect of practice with the task, which may provide solid fundaments for rehabilitation...
  101. doi Development of feedforward control in a dynamic manual tracking task
    Dominique van Roon
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Child Dev 79:852-65. 2008
    ..The ability to exploit feedforward control in a dynamic tracking task improves significantly with age...