Mark Hallett is the Chief of the Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland. His work mainly deals with principles of motor control and the pathophysiology of movement disorders. Dr. Hallett is past President of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Movement Disorder Society, past Vice-President of the American Academy of Neurology, and is now President of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology.
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesCoordination of Reach-to-Grasp Kinematics in Individuals With Childhood-Onset Dystonia Due to Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy
Functional reaching is impaired in dystonia. Here, we analyze upper extremity kinematics to quantify timing and coordination abnormalities during unimanual reach-to-grasp movements in individuals with childhood-onset unilateral wrist dystonia. Kinematics were measured during movements of both upper limbs in a... Read more
Posted on 2 MAY 2016
JTEHM, ArticlesQuantifying Tremor in Essential Tremor using Inertial Sensors — Validation of an Algorithm
Background Assessment of essential tremor is often done by a trained clinician who observes the limbs during different postures and actions and subsequently rates the tremor. While this method has been shown to be reliable, the inter- and intra-rater reliability... Read more
Posted on 22 OCT 2020