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Upper extremity function

We study the relation between structure, function and control in the performance of upper extremity tasks, covering the range from ballistic movements, such as throwing a ball, to precision tasks, such as threading a needle.
Understanding hand motor control

Understanding hand motor control

The aim of this project is to assess the contribution of neurophysiological and mechanical characteristics of our neuro-musculo-skeletal system to the limited independence of finger control.

Breaking the high load – bad coordination in overhead sports injuries

Breaking the high load – bad coordination in overhead sports injuries

The aim of this project is to develop a system to provide feedback on loading of the arm and key coordination parameters in sports activities such as a tennis stroke, which provides information on the (accumulated) load a, based on power flow models and ligament loading estimates.