IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle

Research focus

  • Human neurophysiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Publications and funding

  • 1. Bussey M., Castro M., Aldabe D. & Shemmell J. (2017) Sex differences in anticipatory postural adjustments during rapid single leg lift, Human Movement Science, doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2017.10.003 (EPub ahead of print)1. Bussey M., Castro M., Aldabe D. & Shemmell J. (2017) Sex differences in anticipatory postural adjustments during rapid single leg lift, Human Movement Science, doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2017.10.003 (EPub ahead of print)
  • Ribeiro DC, Sole G, Venkat R, Shemmell J. (2017) Differences between clinician- and self-administered shoulder sustained mobilization on scapular and shoulder muscle activity during shoulder abduction: A repeated-measures study on asymptomatic individuals. Musculoskelet Science and Practice. 30:25-33. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2017.04.010.
  • Matheson NA, Shemmell J, De Ridder D, Reynolds JN. (2016) Understanding the Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Neuronal Circuits. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 23;10:67. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2016.00067
  • Tan AQ, Shemmell J, Dhaher YY. (2016) Downregulating Aberrant Motor Evoked Potential Synergies of the Lower Extremity Post Stroke During TMS of the Contralesional Hemisphere. Brain Stimulation. 9(3):396-405. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2015.12.006.
  • Shemmell J. (2015) Interactions between stretch and startle reflexes produce task-appropriate rapid postural reactions. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 28;9:2. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2015.00002.
  • Barry MD, Boddington LJ, Igelström KM, Gray JP, Shemmell J, Tseng KY, Oorschot DE, Reynolds JN. (2014) Utility of intracerebral theta burst electrical stimulation to attenuate interhemispheric inhibition and to promote motor recovery after cortical injury in an animal model. Experimental Neurology. 261:258-66. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2014.05.023.
  • Brownjohn PW, Reynolds JN, Matheson N, Fox J, Shemmell J. (2014) The effects of individualized theta burst stimulation on the excitability of the human motor system. Brain Stimulation. 7(2):260-8. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2013.12.007.
  • Shemmell J, An JH, Perreault EJ. (2009) The differential role of motor cortex in stretch reflex modulation induced by changes in environmental mechanics and verbal instruction. Journal of Neuroscience. 29(42):13255-63. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.0892-09.2009.

Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology

IHMRI research team

Research assistants

Caitlin Arpel E: carpel@uow.edu.au

Honours students

Cassandra Russell Interactions between vestibular and cortical stimulation