Sensorimotor Learning Laboratory

Data from the Incline Decline Study

  • Torres-Oviedo, G., Mariscal D.M., Malone L.A., Vasudevan E.V.L., and Bastian A.J., Context-specificity in motor learning is developed during childhood (in prep)

  • Kam D., String W., and Torres-Oviedo G., Large errors increase the generalization of locomotor learning from treadmill to over ground walking.  prep)

  •  Harker H. M., Sombric C. J., P. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. Large movement errors during split-belt locomotor adaptation do not affect the generalization of learning to natural walking in older adults. 

  • Vasudevan E.V.L, Bastian A.J., and Torres-Oviedo G.(2010). Emerging principles in the learning and generalization of new walking patterns. Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications. Frederic Danion and Mark Latash. Oxford University Press.  

  • Ting L.H. and Torres-Oviedo G. , Muscle synergies simplifying neural control of posture. FASEB Journal, 2007 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting on April 28th-May 2nd, 2007; 21(5):A463-A465
  • Torres-Oviedo G. , Macpherson J.M., Ting L.H. Muscle synergies robustly control forces for balance control. Neural Engineering 2005 Conference Proceedings. 2nd International IEEE EMBS Conference on March 16-19, 2005: 190-191

  • Harker H. M., Sombric C. J., Sparto P. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2014) Large movement errors during split-belt locomotor adaptation do not affect the generalization of learning to natural walking in older adults. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC
  • Sombric C. J., Harker H. M., Sparto P. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2014). You only get better with age: age predisposes one to learn new movements slower but to carry over more of what is learned to novel situations. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC.
  • Finley J., Long A., Bastian A.J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2014) Spatial and Temporal Contributions to Step Length Asymmetry: Applications to Split-Belt Adaptation and Hemiparetic Gait. 7th Word Congress of Biomechanics. Boston, MA
  • Harker H. M., Sombric C. J., Sparto P. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2014). Large movement errors during split-belt locomotor adaptation do not affect the generalization of learning to natural walking in older adults. Society for Neuroscience. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Sombric C. J., Harker H. M., Sparto P. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2014). You only get better with age: age predisposes one to learn new movements slower but to carry over more of what is learned to novel situations. Rehabilitation Institute Research Day. Pittsburgh, PA
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. , Bastian A. J., and Finley J., (2013). Analytical decomposition of gait kinematics reveals spatial and temporal sources of step length asymmetry post-stroke. Dynamic Walking Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Iturralde P. A, Ting L. H., Bastian A. J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2013). Learning with pre-existing muscle synergies during human split-belt walking. Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, CA.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. , Bastian A. J., and Finley J., (2011). Exploring contributions of temporal and spatial strategies to symmetry in human locomotion. Neural Control of Movement. San Juan, PR.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. ,Vasudevan, E.V.L, Malone L.A., and Bastian A.J., (2010). Context-specificity of locomotor adaptation developed during childhood. Neural Control of Movement. Key Biscayne, FL
  • Torres-Oviedo G. , Malone L.A., and Bastian A.J. (2010). Multiple adaptation rates underlie differences in spatial and temporal adaptation of task space variables in human locomotion. Invited speaker as part of the symposium in Locomotion Session within Track 3.6. in World Congress of Biomechanics. Singapore.
  • Vasudevan E. V. L, Torres-Oviedo, G. , Yang J. F., and Bastian A. J. (2009). Development of motor learning from childhood to adulthood. Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. , Trzcinski N.K, .and Bastian A. J. (2009). How does the error driving the adaptation affect the generalization of a new locomotor pattern as part of the nanosymposium Session 702 Mechanisms of human motor learning. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Malone L.A., Bastian A.J., and Torres-Oviedo, G. (2009) Multiple adaptation rates underlie differences in spatial and temporal adaptation of human locomotion. Neural Control of Movement. Kona, HI.
  • Torres-Oviedo G ., and Bastian A.J. (2009) Seeing is believing: effects of vision and uncertainty on generalization of trained walking patterns: Invited speaker as part of the workshop: "Walking outside the box: new views on locomotion" in Neural Control of Movement 19th Annual Conference, Hawaii HI.
  • Torres-Oviedo G. and Ting L. H.(2008)Muscle synergies account for variability in compensatory responses for human balance. Invited speaker as part of the workshop: "Parsimony in neural control: Are there shared neural mechanisms for feedforward and feedback control of posture?" in Neural Control of Movement 18 Annual Conference, Naples FL.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G .and Bastian A. J. (2008) Uncertainty in sensory feedback increases learning and generalization of locomotor adaptation. Society for Neuroscience ,Washington, DC.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. and Ting, L.H. (2007) Muscle synergies for human postural control are robustly used across multiple postural configurations. American Society of Biomechanics, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. and Ting, L.H. (2007) Robust muscle synergies simplify neural control of human postural responses. International Society for Posture and Gait Research, Burlington, VT.
  • Chvatal, S.A., Torres-Oviedo G. ,and Ting, L.H. (2007) Shared muscle synergies in the stance leg during stepping and non-stepping postural responses. International Society for Posture and Gait Research,Burlington, VT.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. , Chvatal S.A., and Ting, L.H. (2007) Shared muscle synergies in the stance leg during stepping and non-stepping postural responses. Neural Control of Movement, Seville, Spain.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. ,Chvatal S.A., and Ting, L.H. (2006) Shared muscle synergies in the stance leg during stepping and non-stepping postural responses. Society for Neuroscience ,Atlanta, GA.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. and Ting, L.H. (2006) Functional muscle synergies common to postural responses in different postural configurations. Neural Control of Movement, Key Biscayne, FL.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. ,Trivedi, M.H., Ting, L.H. (2005) Functional muscle synergies controlling balance in humans standing in multiple stance configurations. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.
  • Torres-Oviedo, G. , Lockhart, D.B., Welch, T.D.J. Ting, L.H. (2005) Dimensional Reduction of Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Muscle Activity for Postural Control. Progress in Motor Control V,State College, PA.
  • Torres-Oviedo G. ,Macpherson J.M., Ting L.H., (2004) Modulation of Muscle Synergies Over Time During Postural Tasks in Cats American Society of Biomechanics 28 Annual Conference, Portland OR.
  • Torres-Oviedo G. ,Macpherson J.M., Ting L.H., (2003) Functional Muscle Groups Controlling Ground Reaction Forces During Postural Equilibrium in Cats. Society for Neuroscience,New Orleans, LA.