Jurgen Konczak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parkinson's disease accelerates age-related decline in haptic perception by altering somatosensory integration
    Jurgen Konczak
    Department of Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova 16163, Italy
    Brain 135:3371-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of force adaptation during childhood
    Jurgen Konczak
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Mot Behav 35:41-52. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The perception of passive motion in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Lab, University of Minnesota 400 Cooke Hall, 1900 University Ave S E, MN 55414, USA
    J Neurol 254:655-63. 2007
  4. pmc Haptic perception of object curvature in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2625. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Learning to play the violin: motor control by freezing, not freeing degrees of freedom
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Lab, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Mot Behav 41:243-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Proprioception and motor control in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Mot Behav 41:543-52. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery of children and adolescents after cerebellar tumour resection
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Brain 128:1428-41. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Recovery of upper limb function after cerebellar stroke: lesion symptom mapping and arm kinematics
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Stroke 41:2191-200. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of damage to the cerebellum on sensorimotor and cognitive function in children and adolescents
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 31:1101-13. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hereditary cerebellar ataxia progressively impairs force adaptation during goal-directed arm movements
    Matthias Maschke
    Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurophysiol 91:230-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Parkinson's disease accelerates age-related decline in haptic perception by altering somatosensory integration
    Jurgen Konczak
    Department of Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova 16163, Italy
    Brain 135:3371-9. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that the known motor problems in Parkinson's disease that are generally characterized as a failure of sensorimotor integration may, in fact, have a sensory origin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of force adaptation during childhood
    Jurgen Konczak
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Mot Behav 35:41-52. 2003
    ..The present results are consistent with the view that the acquisition and modification of internal models of the limb dynamics form the basis of that adaptive process...
  3. ncbi request reprint The perception of passive motion in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Lab, University of Minnesota 400 Cooke Hall, 1900 University Ave S E, MN 55414, USA
    J Neurol 254:655-63. 2007
    ..The impaired processing of proprioceptive signals likely contributes to motor symptoms in PD...
  4. pmc Haptic perception of object curvature in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2625. 2008
    ..This study investigated how the ability to perceive the curvature of an object is altered by Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  5. doi request reprint Learning to play the violin: motor control by freezing, not freeing degrees of freedom
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Lab, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Mot Behav 41:243-52. 2009
    ..The findings also highlight that mastering even seemingly simple bowing movements constitutes a prolonged learning process...
  6. doi request reprint Proprioception and motor control in Parkinson's disease
    Jurgen Konczak
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Mot Behav 41:543-52. 2009
    ..The authors conclude that a failure to evaluate and to map proprioceptive information onto voluntary and reflexive motor commands is an integral part of the observed motor symptoms in PD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery of children and adolescents after cerebellar tumour resection
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Brain 128:1428-41. 2005
    ..The lesion site is critical for motor recovery, and lesions affecting the deep cerebellar nuclei are not fully compensated at any developmental age in humans...
  8. doi request reprint Recovery of upper limb function after cerebellar stroke: lesion symptom mapping and arm kinematics
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Stroke 41:2191-200. 2010
    ..This study provides a comprehensive assessment of how lesion site and arm dysfunction are associated in the acute stage and outlines the course of upper limb motor recovery for the first 4 months after the infarction...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of damage to the cerebellum on sensorimotor and cognitive function in children and adolescents
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 31:1101-13. 2007
    ..The sparing of the deep cerebellar nuclei and the extent of adjuvant chemo- or radiation therapy are better predictors of later motor and cognitive function in children and adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hereditary cerebellar ataxia progressively impairs force adaptation during goal-directed arm movements
    Matthias Maschke
    Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurophysiol 91:230-8. 2004
    ..The failure to generalize learning suggests that cerebellar degeneration prevents the formation of an internal representation of the limb dynamics...
  11. doi request reprint Arbitrary visuomotor mapping during object manipulation in Parkinson's disease
    Dennis A Nowak
    Department of Neurology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Mov Disord 24:1925-33. 2009
    ..These data imply that Parkinson's disease does not preclude the ability of visuomotor mapping in the grip-lift task...
  12. doi request reprint Postural and gait performance in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Paul Buderath
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Gait Posture 29:249-54. 2009
    ..However, the observed abnormalities were minor. It needs to be examined whether balance problems become more pronounced in ADHD children exhibiting more prominent signs of clumsiness...
  13. doi request reprint Motor commands in children interfere with their haptic perception of objects
    Monica Gori
    Department of Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 223:149-57. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint The integration of size and weight cues for perception and action: evidence for a weight-size illusion
    Sarah Hirsiger
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Exp Brain Res 223:137-47. 2012
    ..Finally, we present a processing model underlying the size-weight cue integration for the perceptual and motor system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Motor adaptation to different dynamic environments is facilitated by indicative context stimuli
    Stefanie Richter
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Psychol Res 68:245-51. 2004
    ..That is, the location cue aided these subjects in generating dynamic responses in the appropriate limb. Our results indicate that motor adaptation to different dynamic environments can be facilitated by indicative stimuli...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perception of heaviness in Parkinson's disease
    Matthias Maschke
    Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Mov Disord 21:1013-8. 2006
    ..These findings underline the growing evidence that proprioceptive and possibly haptic dysfunction is a common feature of PD...
  17. doi request reprint Predicted sensory feedback derived from motor commands does not improve haptic sensitivity
    Alessandra Sciutti
    Department of Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Italian Institute of Technology, Via Morego 30, 16163 Genoa, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 200:259-67. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Measuring kinaesthetic sensitivity in typically developing children
    Kristen Pickett
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55418, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:711-6. 2009
    ..075 and 0.3 degrees /s. They further suggest that passive motion sensitivity may not be fully developed in pre-adolescent children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depth perception in cerebellar and basal ganglia disease
    Matthias Maschke
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 175:165-76. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Dysfunction of the basal ganglia, but not the cerebellum, impairs kinaesthesia
    Matthias Maschke
    Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Brain 126:2312-22. 2003
    ..These results imply that an intact cerebro-basal ganglia loop is essential for awareness of limb position and suggest a selective role of the basal ganglia but not the cerebellum in kinaesthesia...
  21. doi request reprint Brain changes associated with postural training in patients with cerebellar degeneration: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Roxana Gabriela Burciu
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen 45147, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:4594-604. 2013
    ..Residual function of the cerebellum appears to be exploited suggesting either a recovery from degeneration or intact processes of cerebellar plasticity in the remaining healthy tissue...
  22. ncbi request reprint The processing of linear perspective and binocular information for action and perception
    Hugo Bruggeman
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1420-6. 2007
    ..The finding that under monocular view participants responded to perspective information in both the action and the perception task rules out the attention-based argument...
  23. ncbi request reprint Kinesthesia is impaired in focal dystonia
    Norman Putzki
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Mov Disord 21:754-60. 2006
    ..Results of the present study point to impaired kinesthesia in FD. Defective sensory processing could be involved in the pathophysiology of the disease and may influence dystonic contractions...
  24. doi request reprint Balance and motor speech impairment in essential tremor
    Martin Kronenbuerger
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Aachen 52074, Germany
    Cerebellum 8:389-98. 2009
    ..We conclude that the deficits in balance as well as the subclinical signs of dysarthria in a subset of patients confirm and extend previous findings that ET is associated with an impairment of the cerebellum...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between vestibuloocular reflex suppression during smooth movements of the head and attention deficit in progressive supranuclear palsy
    Richard P Di Fabio
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Mov Disord 21:910-5. 2006
    ..70; P = 0.05) and visuospatial ability (r = -0.76; P = 0.03). These findings suggest that the ability to suppress the VOR during vertical smooth movements of the head is associated with the magnitude of cognitive deficit in PSP...
  26. pmc Focal dystonia in musicians: linking motor symptoms to somatosensory dysfunction
    Jurgen Konczak
    Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, Center for Clinical Movement Science, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:297. 2013
    ..We argue that an enhanced understanding of how a primary sensory deficit interacts with mechanisms of sensorimotor integration in MD provides helpful insights for the design of more effective behavioral therapies. ..