Topics


2019
Sreenivasa M, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Tresch M, Nakamura Y, Schouten AC, and Sartori M Editorial: Neuromechanics and Control of Physical Behavior: From Experimental and Computational Formulations to Bio-inspired Technologies Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2019
Marjaninejad A, Urbina-Meléndez D, Cohn BA, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Autonomous functional movements in a tendon-driven limb via limited experience Nature Machine Intelligence, 2019
2018
Cohn BA, Shah DD, Marjaninejad A, Shapiro M, Ulkumen SA, Laine CM, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Hayashida KH, Ingersoll SA Quantifying and attenuating pathologic tremor in virtual reality Arxiv, 2018
Cohn BA, Szedlák M, Gärtner B, Valero-Cuevas FJ Feasibility Theory Reconciles and Informs Alternative Approaches to Neuromuscular Control Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2018
Marjaninejad A, Berry, JA, and Valero-Cuevas FJ An Analytical Approach to Posture-Dependent Muscle Force and Muscle Activation Patterns IEEE EMBC 2018 Proceedings, 2018
Marjaninejad A, Annigeri RA, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Model-Free Control of Movement in a Tendon-Driven Limb via a Modified Genetic Algorithm IEEE EMBC 2018 Proceedings, 2018
Urbina-Meléndez D, Jalaleddini J, Daley M and Valero-Cuevas FJ A physical model suggests that hip-localized balance sense in birds improves state estimation in perching: implications for bipedal robots Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2018
Marjaninejad A, Valero-Cuevas FJ Should anthropomorphic systems be "redundant"? (In Press) Biomechanics of Anthropomorphic Systems, 2018
Nagamori A, Laine CM, Valero-Cuevas FJ Cardinal features of involuntary force variability can arise from the closed-loop control of viscoelastic afferented muscles PLOS Computational Biology, 2018
2017
Jalaleddini K, Nagamori A, Laine CM, Golkar MA, Kearney RE, Valero‐Cuevas FJ Physiological tremor increases when skeletal muscle is shortened: implications for fusimotor control. Journal of Physiology, 2017
Berry JA, Ritter R, Nagamori A, Valero-Cuevas FJ The neural control of movement must contend with trajectory-specific and nonlinearly distorted manifolds of afferent muscle spindle activity IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) 2017, 2017
Lawrence EL, Peppoloni L, Valero-Cuevas FJ Sex differences in leg dexterity are not present in elite athletes Journal of Biomechanics, 2017
Marjaninejad A, Taherian B, Valero-Cuevas FJ Finger movements are mainly represented by a linear transformation of energy in band-specific ECoG signals 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2017
Laine CM, Valero-Cuevas FJ Intermuscular coherence reflects functional coordination Journal of Neurophysiology, 2017
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Santello M On Neuromechanical Approaches for the Study of Biological and Robotic Grasp and Manipulation Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2017
Hagen DA, Valero-Cuevas FJ Similar movements are associated with drastically different muscle contraction velocities Journal of Biomechanics, 2017
Von Walden F, Jalaleddini K, Evertsson B, Friberg J, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Ponten E. Forearm flexor muscles in children with cerebral palsy are weak, thin and stiff. Frontiers in Physiology, 7, 2017
Peppoloni L, Lawrence EL, Ruffaldi E, Valero-Cuevas FJ Characterization of the Disruption of Neural Control Strategies for Dynamic Fingertip Forces from Attractor Reconstruction. PLoS ONE, 12(2), 2017
Reyes A, Laine CM, Kutch JJ, Valero-Cuevas FJ Beta Band Corticomuscular Drive Reflects Muscle Coordination Strategies. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 11, 2017
Niu CM, Jalaleddini K, Sohn WJ, Rocamora J, Sanger TD, Valero-Cuevas FJ Neuromorphic meets Neuromechanics PART I: The Methodology and Implementation. Journal of Neural Engineering, 14(2), 2017
Jalaleddini K, Niu CM, Chakravarthi Raja S, Sohn WJ, Loeb GE, Sanger TD, Valero-Cuevas FJ Neuromorphic meets Neuromechanics PART II: The Role of Fusimotor Drive. Journal of Neural Engineering, 14(2), 2017
2016
Nagamori A, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Finley JM. Unilateral Eccentric Contraction of the Plantarflexors Leads to Bilateral Alterations in Leg Dexterity. Frontiers in Physiology, 2016
Laine CM, Nagamori A, Valero-Cuevas FJ The Dynamics of Voluntary Force Production in Afferented Muscle Influence Involuntary Tremor. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2016
Babikian S, Valero-Cuevas FJ, and Kanso E. Slow Movements of Bio-inspired Limbs. , 2016
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Klamroth-Marganska V, Winstein CJ, Riener R Robot-assisted and conventional therapies produce distinct rehabilitative trends in stroke survivors . Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2016
2015
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Cohn BA, Szedlák M, Fukuda K, Gärtner B. Structure of the set of feasible neural commands for complex motor tasks. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society., 2015
Lawrence EL, Cesar GM, Bromfield M, Peterson R, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Sigward SM. Strength, multi-joint coordination, and sensorimotor processing are independent contributors to overall balance ability. BioMed research international, 2015
Krenn O, Werner I, Lawrence EL, Valero-Cuevas FJ The lower extremity dexterity test quantifies sensorimotor control for cross country skiing. Science in Skiing VI, 2015
Ko N, Laine CM, Fisher BE, Valero-Cuevas FJ Force variability during dexterous manipulation in individuals with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease. Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 2015
Lawrence EL, Dayanidhi S, Fassola I, Requejo P, Leclercq C, Winstein CW, Valero-Cuevas FJ Outcome measures for hand function naturally reveal three latent domains in older adults: strength, coordinated upper extremity function, and sensorimotor processing Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 2015
Pavlova EL, Hedberg A, Ponten E, Gantelius S, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Forssberg H. Activity in the brain network for dynamic manipulation of unstable objects is robust to acute tactile nerve block: an fMRI study brain research, 2015
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Cohn BA, Yngvason HF, Lawrence EL. Exploring the high-dimensional structure of muscle redundancy via subject-specific and generic musculoskeletal models Journal of biomechanics, 2015
Duff SV, Aaron DH, Gogola, GR, Valero-Cuevas FJ Innovative evaluation of dexterity in pediatrics Journal of Hand Therapy, 2015
Krenn O, Werner I, Lawrence EL, Valero-Cuevas FJ The lower extremity dexterity test quantifies sensorimotor control for cross country skiing. Science in Skiing VI, 2015
2014
Lightdale-Miric N, Mueske NM, Lawrence EL, Loiselle J, Berggren J, Dayanidhi S, Stevanovic M, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Wren TAL. Long Term Functional Outcomes After Early Childhood Pollicization Journal of Hand Therapy, 2014
Lightdale-Miric N, Mueske NM, Dayanidhi S, Loiselle J, Berggren J, Lawrence EL, Stevanovic M, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Wren TAL. Quantitative Assessment of Dynamic Control of Fingertip Forces After Pollicization Gait & posture, 2014
Lawrence EL, Fassola I, Werner I, Leclercq C, Valero-Cuevas FJ Quantification of dexterity as the dynamical regulation of instabilities: comparisons across gender, age, and disease Frontiers in neurology, 2014
Dayanidhi S and Valero-Cuevas FJ Dexterous manipulation is poorer at older ages and is dissociated from decline of hand strength The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 2014
2013
Lyle MA, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Gregor RJ, Powers CM. Lower extremity dexterity is associated with agility in adolescent soccer athletes Scandinavian journal of medicine \& science in sports, 2013
Rácz K and Valero-Cuevas FJ Spatio-temporal analysis reveals active control of both task-relevant and task-irrelevant variables. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 2013
Dayanidhi S, Hedberg âsa, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Forssberg H. The developmental improvements in dynamic control of fingertip forces last throughout childhood and into adolescence Journal of neurophysiology, 2013
Lyle MA, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Gregor RJ, Powers CM. The lower extremity dexterity test as a measure of lower extremity dynamical capability Journal of biomechanics, 2013
Inouye JM, Kutch JJ, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Optimizing the Topology of Tendon-Driven Fingers: Rationale, Predictions and Implementation. The Human Hand as an Inspiration for Robot Hand Development, 2013
Dayanidhi S, Kutch JJ, Valero-Cuevas FJ Decrease in muscle contraction time complements neural maturation in the development of dynamic manipulation Journal of Neuroscience, 2013
Inouye JM and Valero-Cuevas FJ Anthropomorphic tendon-driven robotic hands can exceed human grasping capabilities following optimization The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2013
2012
Rácz K, Brown D, and Valero-Cuevas FJ An involuntary stereotypical grasp tendency pervades voluntary dynamic multifinger manipulation. Journal of neurophysiology, 2012
Inouye JM, Kutch JJ, and Valero-Cuevas FJ A novel synthesis of computational approaches enables optimization of grasp quality of tendon-driven hands. PLoS Comput Biol, 2012
Kutch JJ and Valero-Cuevas FJ Challenges and new approaches to proving the existence of muscle synergies of neural origin. PLoS Comput Biol, 2012
Saxena A, Lipson H and Valero-Cuevas FJ Functional inference of complex anatomical tendinous networks at a macroscopic scale via sparse experimentation. PLOS Comput Biol, 2012
Kurse MU, Lipson H, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Extrapolatable analytical functions for tendon excursions and moment arms from sparse datasets. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2012
2011
Holmstrˆm L, de Manzano ÷, Vollmer B, Forsman L, Valero-Cuevas FJ, UllÈn F, and Forssberg H Dissociation of brain areas associated with force production and stabilization during manipulation of unstable objects. Experimental brain research, 2011
Theodorou E, Todorov E, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Neuromuscular stochastic optimal control of a tendon-driven index finger model. IEEE American Control Conference, 2011
Kutch JJ and Valero-Cuevas FJ Muscle redundancy does not imply robustness to muscle dysfunction Journal of biomechanics, 2011
Kristine Mosier, Chad Lau, Yang Wang, Madhusudhan Venkadesan, Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas Controlling instabilities in manipulation requires specific cortical-striatal-cerebellar networks. Journal of neurophysiology, 2011
2010
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 Definition and Classification of Hyperkinetic Movements in Childhood. Movement Disorders, 2010
Vollmer B, Holmström L, Forsman L, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Forssberg H and Ullen F. Evidence of validity in a new method for measurement of dexterity in children and adolescents. Developmental Medicine \& Child Neurology, 2010
Cianchetti FA, Valero-Cuevas FJ The anticipatory control of motion-to-force transitions with the fingertips adapts optimally to task difficulty. Journal of neurophysiology, 2010
Lange BS, Requejo P, Flynn SM, Rizzo AA, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Baker L, Winstein C The Potential of Virtual Reality and Gaming to Assist Successful Aging with Disability. Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, 2010
Rieffel JA, Valero-Cuevas FJ and Lipson H. Morphological Communication: Exploiting Coupled Dynamics in a Complex Mechanical Structure to Achieve Locomotion Journal of the royal society interface, 2010
2009
Valero-Cuevas FJ A mathematical approach to the mechanical capabilities of limbs and fingers. Progress in Motor Control, 2009
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Hoffmann H, Kurse MU, Kutch JJ, Theodorou EA. Computational models for neuromuscular function. IEEE reviews in biomedical engineering, 2009
Keenan KG, Santos VJ, Venkadesan M, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Maximal voluntary fingertip force production is not limited by movement speed in combined motion and force tasks. Journal of Neuroscience, 2009
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Venkadesan M, Todorov E. Structured variability of muscle activations supports the minimal intervention principle of motor control Journal of neurophysiology, 2009
Valero-Cuevas FJ Why the hand? Springer: Progress in Motor Control, 2009
Rieffel J, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Lipson H. Automated discovery and optimization of large irregular tensegrity structures Computers \& Structures, 2009
Santos VJ, Bustamante CD, Valero-Cuevas FJ Improving the Fitness of High-dimensional Biomechanical Models via Data-driven Stochastic Exploration. IEEE transactions on biomedical engineering, 2009
Rieffel J, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Lipson H. Automated discovery and optimization of large irregular tensegrity structures Computers \& Structures, 2009
2008
Keenan KG, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Epoch length to accurately estimate the amplitude of interference EMG is likely the result of unavoidable amplitude cancellation. Biomedical signal processing and control, 2008
Clewley R, Guckenheimer J, Valero-Cuevas FJ Estimating effective degrees of freedom in motor systems. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2008
Keenan KG, and Valero-Cuevas FJ Epoch length to accurately estimate the amplitude of interference EMG is likely the result of unavoidable amplitude cancellation. Biomedical signal processing and control, 2008
Venkadesan M and Valero-Cuevas FJ Effects of neuromuscular lags on controlling contact transitions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 2008
2007
Venkadesan M and Valero-Cuevas FJ Neural Control of Motion-to-Force Transitions with the Fingertip. Journal of Neuroscience, 2007
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Yi JW, Brown D, McNamara RV III, Paul C, Lipson H. The tendon network of the fingers performs anatomical computation at a macroscopic scale. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2007
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Anand K, Saxena, A, Lipson H. Beyond parameter estimation: Extending biomechanical modeling by the explicit exploration of model topology. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2007
Venkadesan M, Guckenheimer J, Valero-Cuevas FJ Manipulating the edge of instability. Journal of biomechanics, 2007
2006
Paul C, Lipson H, Valero-Cuevas FJ Design and Control of locomotive tensegrity robots. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2006
Santos VJ and Valero-Cuevas FJ Reported anatomical variability naturally leads to multimodal distributions of Denavit-Hartenberg parameters for the human thumb. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2006
2005
Talati A, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Hirsch J. Visual and Tactile Guidance of Dexterous Manipulation Tasks: an fMRI Study. Perceptual and motor skills, 2005
Miller A, Allen P, Santos VJ, Valero-Cuevas FJ From robotic hands to human hands:a visualization and simulation engine for grasping research. Industrial Robot: An International Journal, 2005
2004
Pearlman JL, Roach SS, and Valero-Cuevas, FJ The fundamental thumb-tip force vectors produced by the muscles of the thumb. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2004
2003
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Smaby N, Venkadesan M, Peterson M and Wright T. The strength-dexterity test as a measure of dynamic pinch performance. Journal of biomechanics, 2003
2002
2001
Johanson ME, Valero-Cuevas FJ and Hentz VR. Activation patterns of the thumb muscles during stable and unstable pinch tasks. The Journal of hand surgery, 2001
2000
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Towles JD and Hentz VR. Quantification of fingertip force reduction in the forefinger following simulated paralysis of extensor and intrinsic muscles. Journal of biomechanics, 2000
1999
1998
Valero-Cuevas FJ, Zajac FE and Burgar CB. Large index-fingertip forces are produced by subject-independent patterns of muscle excitation. Journal of biomechanics, 1998
Burgar CG, Valero-Cuevas FJ and Hentz VR. Fine-wire electromyographic recording during force generation. Application to index finger kinesiologic studies American journal of physical medicine \& rehabilitation, 1998
1997
Valero-Cuevas FJ and Small CF. Load dependence in carpal kinematics during wrist flexion in vivo. Clinical Biomechanics, 1997