UMass Amherst Motor Control Lab

Previous Members:   Jaemin Shin
  Molly Johnson


 Jaemin Shin


Associate professor in Sangmyung University in south Korea


Ph.D., Yonsei University in South Korea, 1997
M.S., Yonsei University, 1993
B.A., Yonsei University, 1991

Current Research Interests:

1) Efficient sport related skills based on coordination and control specifically in taekwondo, golf, and tennis.

2) Changes in coordination on lower extremities and trunk during strong arm swing movements in walking.

3) Current research methods in the field of biomechanics and motor control involving Multiple Sclerosis.


 Molly Johnson

Carleton College, B.A. Biochemistry, 1998
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Ph.D. (Candidate)
Neuroscience & Behavior, 2009

Current Research Interests:
Human postural control and motor coordination during postural-motor transitions and under sensorimotor challenge, with particular emphasis on the role of the head and neck in modulating postural stability and coordination of the multiple segments of the torso.



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