CP & Dance

The Neuroscience of Dance in Health and Disability Laboratory focuses on research to understand how the human brain generates motor coordination using the language of dance movement.

Interdisciplinary research that involves the areas of dance, biomechanics, mathematical modeling, motor control, motor learning, physics, body-environment interfaces, mixed media, computational neuroscience, neurophysiology, and rehabilitation.

Cerebral Palsy, CP, Dance,

College of Applied Health Sciences

 

Professor Lopez-Ortiz is working toward starting classes in other states, too!

 

More Research

Effect of Spasticity

The purpose of this study is to compare motor neuron properties in adolescents and adults with and without spastic cerebral palsy (sCP).

 

Effect of Spasticity on Motor Neuron Properties

Spasticity effect on motor neuron properties

 

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

 

Other Studies