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Research Interests

pathophysiogy, stroke, spinal cord injury, spinal circuits,biomedical engineering, neural signal processing

neural mechanisms underlying motor impairment in stroke and spinal cord injury

neurologic rehabilitation

Training Experience

1967Residency, Prince Henry's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
1971Postdoctoral Fellowship, Monash University
1974Fellowship, NINDS/NIH
1976Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Monash University

… → 1973

MD, Melbourne University

… → 1962


  • Bioengineering
  • Movement Control
  • Neurology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology

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Grants 2002 2023

Research Output 1976 2019

Effect of botulinum toxin injections on stretch reflex responses of spastic elbow flexors in hemispheric stroke survivors: Case study

Afsharipour, B., Chandra, S., Rymer, W. Z. & Suresh, N. L., Jan 1 2019, Biosystems and Biorobotics. Springer International Publishing, p. 559-563 5 p. (Biosystems and Biorobotics; vol. 21).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bioelectric potentials
Surface potential

Motor Adaptation to Weight Shifting Assistance Transfers to Overground Walking in People with Spinal Cord Injury

Lin, J. T., Hsu, C. J., Dee, W., Chen, D., Rymer, W. Z. & Wu, M., Jan 1 2019, In : PM and R.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Weights and Measures

Motor unit innervation zone localization based on robust linear regression analysis

Liu, J., Li, S., Jahanmiri-Nezhad, F., Rymer, W. Z. & Zhou, P., Mar 1 2019, In : Computers in Biology and Medicine. 106, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linear regression
Regression analysis
Linear Models
Correlation methods
Regression Analysis

Muscle material properties in passive and active stroke-impaired muscle

Lee, S. S. M., Jakubowski, K. L., Spear, S. C. & Rymer, W. Z., Jan 23 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 83, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Materials properties
Shear waves

Stride management assist exoskeleton vs functional gait training in stroke: A randomized trial

Jayaraman, A., O'brien, M. K., Madhavan, S., Mummidisetty, C. K., Roth, H. R., Hohl, K., Tapp, A., Brennan, K., Kocherginsky, M., Williams, K. J., Takahashi, H. & Rymer, W. Z., Jan 15 2019, In : Neurology. 92, 3, p. E263-E273

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-Blind Method