Topics


2017
Sex differences in leg dexterity are not present in elite athletes
LAWRENCE EL, PEPPOLONI L, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ
2017—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Finger movements are mainly represented by a linear transformation of energy in band-specific ECoG signals
MARJANINEJAD A, TAHERIAN B, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ
2017—39TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE, ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC)
Intermuscular coherence reflects functional coordination
LAINE CM, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ
2017—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
On Neuromechanical Approaches for the Study of Biological and Robotic Grasp and Manipulation
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, SANTELLO M
2017—JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION
Similar movements are associated with drastically different muscle contraction velocities
HAGEN DA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ
2017—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Forearm flexor muscles in children with cerebral palsy are weak, thin and stiff.
VON WALDEN F, JALALEDDINI K, EVERTSSON B, FRIBERG J, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, PONTEN E.
2017—FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 7
Characterization of the Disruption of Neural Control Strategies for Dynamic Fingertip Forces from Attractor Reconstruction.
PEPPOLONI L, LAWRENCE EL, RUFFALDI E, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2017—PLOS ONE, 12(2)
Beta Band Corticomuscular Drive Reflects Muscle Coordination Strategies.
REYES A, LAINE CM, KUTCH JJ, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2017—FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, 11
Neuromorphic meets Neuromechanics PART I: The Methodology and Implementation.
NIU CM, JALALEDDINI K, SOHN WJ, ROCAMORA J, SANGER TD, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2017—JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 14(2)
Neuromorphic meets Neuromechanics PART II: The Role of Fusimotor Drive.
JALALEDDINI K, NIU CM, CHAKRAVARTHI RAJA S, SOHN WJ, LOEB GE, SANGER TD, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2017—JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 14(2)
2016
Unilateral Eccentric Contraction of the Plantarflexors Leads to Bilateral Alterations in Leg Dexterity.
NAGAMORI A, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, FINLEY JM.
2016—FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY
The Dynamics of Voluntary Force Production in Afferented Muscle Influence Involuntary Tremor.
LAINE CM, NAGAMORI A, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2016—FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
Slow Movements of Bio-inspired Limbs.
BABIKIAN S, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, AND KANSO E.
2016—
Robot-assisted and conventional therapies produce distinct rehabilitative trends in stroke survivors .
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, KLAMROTH-MARGANSKA V, WINSTEIN CJ, RIENER R
2016—JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION
2015
Structure of the set of feasible neural commands for complex motor tasks.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, COHN BA, SZEDLÁK M, FUKUDA K, GÄRTNER B.
2015—ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY.
Strength, multi-joint coordination, and sensorimotor processing are independent contributors to overall balance ability.
LAWRENCE EL, CESAR GM, BROMFIELD M, PETERSON R, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, SIGWARD SM.
2015—BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
The lower extremity dexterity test quantifies sensorimotor control for cross country skiing.
KRENN O, WERNER I, LAWRENCE EL, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2015—SCIENCE IN SKIING VI
Force variability during dexterous manipulation in individuals with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.
KO N, LAINE CM, FISHER BE, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2015—FRONTIERS IN AGING NEUROSCIENCE
Outcome measures for hand function naturally reveal three latent domains in older adults: strength, coordinated upper extremity function, and sensorimotor processing
LAWRENCE EL, DAYANIDHI S, FASSOLA I, REQUEJO P, LECLERCQ C, WINSTEIN CW, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2015—FRONTIERS IN AGING NEUROSCIENCE
Activity in the brain network for dynamic manipulation of unstable objects is robust to acute tactile nerve block: an fMRI study
PAVLOVA EL, HEDBERG A, PONTEN E, GANTELIUS S, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, FORSSBERG H.
2015—BRAIN RESEARCH
Exploring the high-dimensional structure of muscle redundancy via subject-specific and generic musculoskeletal models
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, COHN BA, YNGVASON HF, LAWRENCE EL.
2015—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Innovative evaluation of dexterity in pediatrics
DUFF SV, AARON DH, GOGOLA, GR, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2015—JOURNAL OF HAND THERAPY
The lower extremity dexterity test quantifies sensorimotor control for cross country skiing.
KRENN O, WERNER I, LAWRENCE EL, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2015—SCIENCE IN SKIING VI
2014
Long Term Functional Outcomes After Early Childhood Pollicization
LIGHTDALE-MIRIC N, MUESKE NM, LAWRENCE EL, LOISELLE J, BERGGREN J, DAYANIDHI S, STEVANOVIC M, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, WREN TAL.
2014—JOURNAL OF HAND THERAPY
Quantitative Assessment of Dynamic Control of Fingertip Forces After Pollicization
LIGHTDALE-MIRIC N, MUESKE NM, DAYANIDHI S, LOISELLE J, BERGGREN J, LAWRENCE EL, STEVANOVIC M, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, WREN TAL.
2014—GAIT & POSTURE
Quantification of dexterity as the dynamical regulation of instabilities: comparisons across gender, age, and disease
LAWRENCE EL, FASSOLA I, WERNER I, LECLERCQ C, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2014—FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY
Dexterous manipulation is poorer at older ages and is dissociated from decline of hand strength
DAYANIDHI S AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2014—THE JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES A: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
2013
Lower extremity dexterity is associated with agility in adolescent soccer athletes
LYLE MA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, GREGOR RJ, POWERS CM.
2013—SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE \& SCIENCE IN SPORTS
Spatio-temporal analysis reveals active control of both task-relevant and task-irrelevant variables.
RÁCZ K AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2013—FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
The developmental improvements in dynamic control of fingertip forces last throughout childhood and into adolescence
DAYANIDHI S, HEDBERG ÂSA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, FORSSBERG H.
2013—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
The lower extremity dexterity test as a measure of lower extremity dynamical capability
LYLE MA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, GREGOR RJ, POWERS CM.
2013—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Optimizing the Topology of Tendon-Driven Fingers: Rationale, Predictions and Implementation.
INOUYE JM, KUTCH JJ, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2013—THE HUMAN HAND AS AN INSPIRATION FOR ROBOT HAND DEVELOPMENT
Decrease in muscle contraction time complements neural maturation in the development of dynamic manipulation
DAYANIDHI S, KUTCH JJ, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2013—JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE
Anthropomorphic tendon-driven robotic hands can exceed human grasping capabilities following optimization
INOUYE JM AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2013—THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH
2012
An involuntary stereotypical grasp tendency pervades voluntary dynamic multifinger manipulation.
RÁCZ K, BROWN D, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2012—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
A novel synthesis of computational approaches enables optimization of grasp quality of tendon-driven hands.
INOUYE JM, KUTCH JJ, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2012—PLOS COMPUT BIOL
Challenges and new approaches to proving the existence of muscle synergies of neural origin.
KUTCH JJ AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2012—PLOS COMPUT BIOL
Extrapolatable analytical functions for tendon excursions and moment arms from sparse datasets.
KURSE MU, LIPSON H, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2012—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
2011
Dissociation of brain areas associated with force production and stabilization during manipulation of unstable objects.
HOLMSTRˆM L, DE MANZANO ÷, VOLLMER B, FORSMAN L, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, ULLÈN F, AND FORSSBERG H
2011—EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH
Neuromuscular stochastic optimal control of a tendon-driven index finger model.
THEODOROU E, TODOROV E, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2011—IEEE AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE
Muscle redundancy does not imply robustness to muscle dysfunction
KUTCH JJ AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2011—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Controlling instabilities in manipulation requires specific cortical-striatal-cerebellar networks.
KRISTINE MOSIER, CHAD LAU, YANG WANG, MADHUSUDHAN VENKADESAN, FRANCISCO J. VALERO-CUEVAS
2011—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
2010
Definition and Classification of Hyperkinetic Movements in Childhood.
SANGER TD, CHEN D, FEHLINGS DL, HALLETT M, LANG AE, MINK JW, SINGER H, ALTER K, BEN-PAZI H, BUTLER E, CHEN R, COLLINS A, DAYANIDHI S, FORSSBERG H, FOWLER E, GILBERT DL, GORMAN SL, GORMLEY ME JR., JINNAH HA, KORNBLAU B, KROSSCHELL K, LEHMAN RK, MACKINNON A, MALANGA CJ, MESTERMAN R, BARRY MICHAELS M, PEARSON TS, ROSE J, RUSSMAN B, STERNAD D, SWOBODA K, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2010—MOVEMENT DISORDERS
Evidence of validity in a new method for measurement of dexterity in children and adolescents.
VOLLMER B, HOLMSTRÖM L, FORSMAN L, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, FORSSBERG H AND ULLEN F.
2010—DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE \& CHILD NEUROLOGY
The anticipatory control of motion-to-force transitions with the fingertips adapts optimally to task difficulty.
CIANCHETTI FA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ
2010—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
The Potential of Virtual Reality and Gaming to Assist Successful Aging with Disability.
LANGE BS, REQUEJO P, FLYNN SM, RIZZO AA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, BAKER L, WINSTEIN C
2010—PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA
Morphological Communication: Exploiting Coupled Dynamics in a Complex Mechanical Structure to Achieve Locomotion
RIEFFEL JA, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ AND LIPSON H.
2010—JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE
2009
A mathematical approach to the mechanical capabilities of limbs and fingers.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2009—PROGRESS IN MOTOR CONTROL
Computational models for neuromuscular function.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, HOFFMANN H, KURSE MU, KUTCH JJ, THEODOROU EA.
2009—IEEE REVIEWS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Maximal voluntary fingertip force production is not limited by movement speed in combined motion and force tasks.
KEENAN KG, SANTOS VJ, VENKADESAN M, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2009—JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE
Structured variability of muscle activations supports the minimal intervention principle of motor control
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, VENKADESAN M, TODOROV E.
2009—JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
Why the hand?
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2009—SPRINGER: PROGRESS IN MOTOR CONTROL
Automated discovery and optimization of large irregular tensegrity structures
RIEFFEL J, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, LIPSON H.
2009—COMPUTERS \& STRUCTURES
Improving the Fitness of High-dimensional Biomechanical Models via Data-driven Stochastic Exploration.
SANTOS VJ, BUSTAMANTE CD, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2009—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Automated discovery and optimization of large irregular tensegrity structures
RIEFFEL J, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, LIPSON H.
2009—COMPUTERS \& STRUCTURES
2008
Epoch length to accurately estimate the amplitude of interference EMG is likely the result of unavoidable amplitude cancellation.
KEENAN KG, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2008—BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL
Estimating effective degrees of freedom in motor systems.
CLEWLEY R, GUCKENHEIMER J, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2008—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Epoch length to accurately estimate the amplitude of interference EMG is likely the result of unavoidable amplitude cancellation.
KEENAN KG, AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2008—BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL
Effects of neuromuscular lags on controlling contact transitions.
VENKADESAN M AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2008—PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON A: MATHEMATICAL, PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES
2007
Neural Control of Motion-to-Force Transitions with the Fingertip.
VENKADESAN M AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2007—JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE
The tendon network of the fingers performs anatomical computation at a macroscopic scale.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, YI JW, BROWN D, MCNAMARA RV III, PAUL C, LIPSON H.
2007—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Beyond parameter estimation: Extending biomechanical modeling by the explicit exploration of model topology.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, ANAND K, SAXENA, A, LIPSON H.
2007—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Manipulating the edge of instability.
VENKADESAN M, GUCKENHEIMER J, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2007—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
2006
Design and Control of locomotive tensegrity robots.
PAUL C, LIPSON H, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2006—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS
Reported anatomical variability naturally leads to multimodal distributions of Denavit-Hartenberg parameters for the human thumb.
SANTOS VJ AND VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2006—IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
2005
Visual and Tactile Guidance of Dexterous Manipulation Tasks: an fMRI Study.
TALATI A, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, HIRSCH J.
2005—PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS
From robotic hands to human hands:a visualization and simulation engine for grasping research.
MILLER A, ALLEN P, SANTOS VJ, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ.
2005—INDUSTRIAL ROBOT: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL
2004
The fundamental thumb-tip force vectors produced by the muscles of the thumb.
PEARLMAN JL, ROACH SS, AND VALERO-CUEVAS, FJ.
2004—JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH
2003
The strength-dexterity test as a measure of dynamic pinch performance.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, SMABY N, VENKADESAN M, PETERSON M AND WRIGHT T.
2003—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
2002
2001
Activation patterns of the thumb muscles during stable and unstable pinch tasks.
JOHANSON ME, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ AND HENTZ VR.
2001—THE JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY
2000
1999
1998
Large index-fingertip forces are produced by subject-independent patterns of muscle excitation.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ, ZAJAC FE AND BURGAR CB.
1998—JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
Fine-wire electromyographic recording during force generation. Application to index finger kinesiologic studies
BURGAR CG, VALERO-CUEVAS FJ AND HENTZ VR.
1998—AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE \& REHABILITATION
1997
Load dependence in carpal kinematics during wrist flexion in vivo.
VALERO-CUEVAS FJ AND SMALL CF.
1997—CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS