Sadeghi, M., Razavian, R., Bazzi, S., Chowdury, R., Batista, A., Loughlin, P., Sternad, D., 2024, “Inferring Control Objectives in a Virtual Balancing Task in Humans and Monkeys“, eLife. DOWNLOAD

Riley, M.A., and Sternad, D., 2024, ‘In Remembrance: The Life and Legacy of Michael T. Turvey (1942-2023),’ Motor Control. DOWNLOAD

Shiozawa, K., Russo, M., Lee, J., Hogan, N., Sternad, D., 2024, “Human Foot Force Informs Balance Control Strategies when Standing on a Narrow Beam.” (Under Review). DOWNLOAD

Lokesh, R., & Sternad, D., 2024, “Human control of underactuated objects: Adaptation to unknown nonlinear dynamics ensures stability”. IEEE RAS EMBS 10th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2024), Heidelberg, Germany. September 1-4.

Edraki, M., Lokesh, R., Krotov, A., Ramezani, A., Sternad, D., 2024, “Human-inspired control of a whip: Preparatory movements improve hitting a target”. IEEE RAS EMBS 10th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2024), Heidelberg, Germany. September 1-4.



Edraki, M., Maurice, P. & Sternad, D., 2023, ‘Humans need augmented feedback to physically track non-biological movements‘, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2023)DOWNLOAD
Hermus, J.R., Doeringer, J., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2023, ‘Dynamic primitives in constrained action: systematic changes in the zero-force trajectory’, Journal of Neurophysiology. DOWNLOAD
Nah, M.C., Krotov, A., Russo, M., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2023, ‘Learning to manipulate a whip with simple primitive actions – a simulation study‘, iScience, 26(8), 107395. DOWNLOAD
Nayeem, R., Sohn, W.J., DiCarlo, J.A., Gochyyev, P., Lin, D. & Sternad, D., 2023, ‘Novel Platform for Quantitative Assessment of Functional Object Interactions After Stroke‘, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 31, 426–436. DOWNLOAD
Park, S.-W., Cardinaux, A., Crozier, D., Russo, M., Kjelgaard, M., Sinha, P. & Sternad, D., 2023, ‘Developmental change of predictive abilities‘, iScience, 26(2), 106038. DOWNLOAD
Sadeghi, M., Sharif Razavian, R., Chowdhury, R., Bazzi, S., Loughlin, P., Batistia, A. & Sternad, D., 2023, ‘Inferring control objectives in a virtual balancing task in humans and monkeys‘, eLifeDOWNLOAD
Sharif Razavian, R., Sadeghi, M., Bazzi, S., Nayeem, R. & Sternad, D., 2023, ‘Body mechanics, optimality and sensory feedback for the control of complex objects‘, Neural Computation, 35, 853–895. DOWNLOAD
Souza, C., Lee, K., Alon, D., Sternad, D. & Lu, A., 2023, ‘A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of active video games on postural balance‘, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 104(4), 631–644. DOWNLOAD


Krotov, A., Russo, M., Nah, M.C., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2022, ‘Motor control beyond reach: how humans hit a target with a whip‘, Royal Society Open ScienceDOWNLOAD
Nayeem, R., Sohn, W.J., Dicarlo, J.A., Gochyyev, P., Lin, D.J., & Sternad, D. (2022). Novel platform for quantitative assessment of functional object interactions after stroke. IEEE Transactions for Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 31, 426-436. DOWNLOAD
Russo, M., Lee, J.W., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2022, ‘Mechanical effects of cane support on standing posture: beyond perceptual information‘, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 19(97). DOWNLOAD
Stan Van, J.H., Ortiz, A.J., Sternad, D., Mehta, D.D., Huo, C. & Hillman, R.E., 2022, ‘Ambulatory voice biofeedback: Acquisition and retention of modified daily voice use in patients with phonotraumatic vocal hyperfunction‘, Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 31(1), 409–418. DOWNLOAD
West, A.M., Hermus, J., Huber, M.E., Maurice, P., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2022, ‘Dynamic Primitives Limit Human Force Regulation During Motion‘, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7(2), 2391–2398. DOWNLOAD


Zhang, Z. & Sternad, D., 2021, ‘Back to reality: differences in learning strategy in a simplified virtual and a real throwing task‘, Journal of Neurophysiology, 125(1), 43–62. DOWNLOAD
Balasubramaniam, R., Haegens, S., Jazayeri, M., Merchant, H., Sternad, D. & Song, J.-H., 2021, ‘Neural Encoding and Representation of Time for Sensorimotor Control and Learning‘, The Journal of Neuroscience, 41(5), 866–872. DOWNLOAD
Zuzarte, I., Paydarfar, D. & Sternad, D., 2021, ‘Effect of spontaneous movement on respiration in preterm infants‘, Experimental Physiology, EP089143. DOWNLOAD
Sharif Razavian, R., Bazzi, S., Nayeem, R., Sadeghi, M. & Sternad, D., 2021, Dynamic Primitives and Optimal Feedback Control for the Manipulation of Complex Objects2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 7555–7562, IEEE, Xi’an, China. DOWNLOAD
Yao, K., Sternad, D. & Billard, A., 2021, ‘Hand pose selection in a bimanual fine-manipulation task‘, Journal of Neurophysiology, 126(1), 195–212. DOWNLOAD
Edraki, M., Sharif Razavian, R., Sadeghi, M., Krotov, A. & Sternad, D., 2021, Modeling of a bullwhip using a NARX network for robot controlWorkshop on Modeling of Deformable Object Simulation. Robotics: Science and Systems, Virtual. DOWNLOAD
Nah, M.C., Russo, M., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2021, Manipulating a Whip – Dynamic Primitives to Control Deformable ObjectsWorkshop on Modeling of Deformable Object Simulation. Robotics: Science and Systems, Virtual.
Nah, M.C., Krotov, A., Russo, M., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2021, Manipulating a Whip in 3D via Dynamic Primitives2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2803–2808, IEEE, Prague, Czech Republic. DOWNLOAD
Xiong, X., Nah, M.C., Krotov, A. & Sternad, D., 2021, Online Impedance Adaptation Facilitates Manipulating a Whip2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 9297–9302, IEEE, Prague, Czech Republic.
Van Stan, J.H., Ortiz, A.J., Sternad, D., Mehta, D.D., Huo, C. & Hillman, R.E., 2021, ‘Ambulatory Voice Biofeedback: Acquisition and Retention of Modified Daily Voice Use in Patients With Phonotraumatic Vocal Hyperfunction‘, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1–10. DOWNLOAD
Nayeem, R., Bazzi, S., Sadeghi, M., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2021, ‘Preparing to move: Setting initial conditions to simplify interactions with complex objects‘, A.M. Haith (ed.), PLOS Computational Biology, 17(12), e1009597. DOWNLOAD
Rothwell, J., Antal, A., Burke, D., Carlsen, A., Georgiev, D., Jahanshahi, M., Sternad, D., Valls-Solé, J. & Ziemann, U., 2021, ‘Central nervous system physiology‘, Clinical Neurophysiology, 132(12), 3043–3083. DOWNLOAD
Shiozawa, K., Lee, J., Russo, M., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2021, ‘Frequency-dependent force direction elucidates neural control of balance‘, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 18(1), 145. DOWNLOAD
Stipancic, K.L., Kuo, Y.-L., Miller, A., Ventresca, H.M., Sternad, D., Kimberley, T.J. & Green, J.R., 2021, ‘The effects of continuous oromotor activity on speech motor learning: speech biomechanics and neurophysiologic correlates‘, Experimental Brain Research, 239(12), 3487–3505. DOWNLOAD
Zuzarte, I., Paydarfar, D. & Sternad, D., 2021, ‘Effect of spontaneous movement on respiration in preterm infants‘, Experimental Physiology, 106(5), 1285–1302. DOWNLOAD
Zuzarte, I., Sternad, D. & Paydarfar, D., 2021, ‘Predicting apneic events in preterm infants using cardio-respiratory and movement features‘, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 209, 106321. DOWNLOAD



Hermus, J., Doeringer, J., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2020, ‘Separating neural influences from peripheral mechanics: The speed-curvature relation in mechanically constrained actions‘, Journal of Neurophysiology, 123(5), 1870–1885. DOWNLOAD
Bazzi, S. & Sternad, D., 2020, ‘Robustness in human manipulation of dynamically complex objects through control contraction metrics‘, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(2), 2577–2584. DOWNLOAD
Huber, M.E., Chiovetto, E., Giese, M. & Sternad, D., 2020, ‘Rigid soles improve balance in beam walking, but improvements do not persist with bare feet‘, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1–17. DOWNLOAD
Nayeem, R., Bazzi, S., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2020, Transient behavior and predictability in manipulating complex objects2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 10155–10161. DOWNLOAD
Bazzi, S. & Sternad, D., 2020, ‘Human control of complex objects: towards more dexterous robots‘, Advanced Robotics, 1–19. DOWNLOAD
Zuzarte, I., Gee, A.H., Sternad, D. & Paydarfar, D., 2020, Automated movement detection reveals features of maturation in preterm infants2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Biology Society (EMBC), 600–603. DOWNLOAD
Van Stan, J.H., Park, S.-W., Jarvis, M., Stemple, J., Hillman, R.E. & Sternad, D., 2020, ‘Quantitative assessment of learning and retention in virtual vocal function exercises‘, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1–15. DOWNLOAD
Sohn, W.J., Nayeem, R., Zuzarte, I., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2020, ‘Control of Complex Objects: Challenges of Linear Internal Dynamics’, 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 1229–1235. DOWNLOAD



Crozier, D., Zhang, Z., Park, S. & Sternad, D., 2019, ‘Gender Differences in Throwing Revisited: Sensorimotor Coordination in a Virtual Ball Aiming Task.’ Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13(231). DOWNLOAD
Guang, H., Bazzi, S., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2019, ‘Dynamic Primitives in Human Manipulation of Non-Rigid Objects.’ 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 3783–89. DOWNLOAD
Lee, J., Huber, M., Chiovetto, E., Giese, M. & Sternad, D., Hogan, N., 2019, ‘Human-Inspired Balance Model to Account for Foot-Beam Interaction Mechanics.’ 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 1969–74. DOWNLOAD
Levac, D., Huber, M. & Sternad, D., 2019, ‘Learning and Transfer of Complex Motor Skills in Virtual Reality: A Perspective Review.’ Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 16(1), 121. DOWNLOAD
Sohn, W.J., Sipahi, R., Sanger, T. & Sternad, D., 2019, ‘Portable Motion-Analysis Device for Upper-Limb Research, Assessment, and Rehabilitation in Non-Laboratory Settings.’ IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 7,1–14. DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2019, ‘Control of Goal-Directed Movements within (or beyond) Reach?: Comment on Muscleless Motor Synergies and Actions without Movements: From Motor Neuroscience to Cognitive Robotics, by Vishwanathan Mohan et Al.’ Physics of Life Reviews, 30, 126–29. DOWNLOAD


Bazzi, S., Ebert, J., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2018, “Stability and Predictability in Human Control of Complex Objects.” Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 28(10), 1-12.DOWNLOAD
Chiovetto, E., Huber, M., Sternad, D. & Giese, M., 2018, “Low-Dimensional Organization of Angular Momentum during Walking on a Narrow Beam.” Scientific Reports, 8(1), 1–14. DOWNLOAD
Lee, J., Huber, M., Sternad, D. & Hogan, N., 2018, “Robot Controllers Compatible with Human Beam Balancing Behavior.2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 3335–41. DOWNLOAD
Maurice, P., Huber, M., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2018, “Velocity-Curvature Patterns Limit Human–Robot Physical Interaction.” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3(1), 249–56. DOWNLOAD
Maurice, P., Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2018, “Predictability, force, and (anti)resonance in complex object control.” Neurophysiology, 120(2), 765-780. DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., 2018, “It’s Not (Only) the Mean That Matters: Variability, Noise and Exploration in Skill Learning.” Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 20, 183–95. DOWNLOAD
Zhang, Z., Guo, D., Huber, M., Park, S.W. & Sternad, D., 2018, “Exploiting the Geometry of the Solution Space to Reduce Sensitivity to Neuromotor Noise.” PLOS Computational Biology, 14(2), e1006013. DOWNLOAD
Zhang, Z. & Sternad, D., 2018, “The Primacy of Rhythm: How Discrete Actions Merge into a Stable Rhythmic Pattern.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 121(2),  574–87. DOWNLOAD



Koeppen, R., Sternad, D., Huber, M., Hogan, N. 2017, Controlling Physical Interactions: Humans Do Not Minimize Muscle Effort. American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection. DOWNLOAD.
Ochoa, J., Sternad, D., Hogan, N., 2017, “Treadmill vs. Overground Walking: Different Response to Physical Interaction.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 118(4), 2089–102, DOWNLOAD
Park, S.W., Hamal, M., Charles, S., Sternad, D., Hogan, N., 2017, “Moving Slowly Is Hard for Humans: Limitations of Dynamic Primitives.Journal of Neurophysiology, 118(1), 69–83, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., 2017, “Human Control of Interactions with Objects – Variability, Stability and Predictability.” Geometric and Numerical Foundations of Movements, edited by Jean-Paul Laumond et al., Springer International Publishing, 301–35.
Van Stan, J., Mehta, D., Sternad, D., 2017, “Ambulatory Voice Biofeedback: Relative Frequency and Summary Feedback Effects on Performance and Retention of Reduced Vocal Intensity in the Daily Lives of Participants with Normal Voices.” Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(4), 853–64, DOWNLOAD
Van Stan, J, Mehta, D., Petit, R., Sternad, D., Muise, J., Burns, J., Hillman, R., 2017, “Integration of Motor Learning Principles into Real-Time Ambulatory Voice Biofeedback and Example Implementation via a Clinical Case Study with Vocal Fold Nodules.” American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(1), 1–10, DOWNLOAD
Van Stan, J., Park, S.W., Jarvis, M., Mehta, D., Hillman, R., Sternad, D., 2017, “Measuring Vocal Motor Skill with a Virtual Voice-Controlled Slingshot.” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142(3), 1199–212, DOWNLOAD



Ahn, J., Zhang, Z., Sternad, D., 2016, “Noise Induces Biased Estimation of the Correction Gain.” PLOS ONE, 11(7), e0158466, DOWNLOAD
Chu, V. W., Park, S.W., Sanger, T., Sternad, D., 2016, “Children with Dystonia Can Learn a Novel Motor Skill: Strategies That Are Tolerant to High Variability.” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 24 (8), 847–58, DOWNLOAD
Hasson, C.J., Zhang, Z., Abe, M., Sternad, D., 2016, “Neuromotor Noise Is Malleable by Amplifying Perceived Errors.” PLoS Computational Biology, 12(8), e1005044, DOWNLOAD
Huber, M., Brown, A., Sternad, D., 2016, “Girls Can Play Ball: Stereotype Threat Reduces Variability in a Motor Skill.” Acta Psychologica, 169, 79–87, DOWNLOAD
Huber, M., Kuznetsov, N., Sternad, D., 2016, “Persistence of Reduced Neuromotor Noise in Long-Term Motor Skill Learning.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 116(6), 2922–35, DOWNLOAD
Ochoa, J., Sternad, D., Hogan, N.,  2016, “Entrainment of Overground Human Walking to Mechanical Perturbations at the Ankle Joint.” 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 844–49, DOWNLOAD
Stein, P., Saltzman, E., Holt, K., Sternad, D., 2016, “Is Failed Predictive Control a Risk Factor for Focal Dystonia?Movement Disorders, 31(12),  1772–76, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D. & Hasson, C.J., 2016,  “Predictability and Robustness in the Manipulation of Dynamically Complex Objects.” Progress in Motor Control: Theories and Translations, Springer International Publishing, 55–77, DOWNLOAD


Huber, M., Seitz, A., Leeser, M., Sternad, D., 2015, “Validity and Reliability of Kinect Skeleton for Measuring Shoulder Joint Angles: A Feasibility Study.” Physiotherapy, 101(4), 389–93, DOWNLOAD
Huber, M., Seitchik, A., Brown, A., Sternad, D., Harkins, S., 2015, “The Effect of Stereotype Threat on Performance of a Rhythmic Motor Skill.” Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 41(2), 525–41, DOWNLOAD
Huber, M. & Sternad, D., 2015, “Implicit Guidance to Stable Performance in a Rhythmic Perceptual-Motor Skill.Experimental Brain Research, 233(6), 1783–99, DOWNLOAD
Park, S.W. & Sternad, D., 2015, “Robust Retention of Individual Sensorimotor Skill after Self-Guided Practice.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(7), 2635–45, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., 2015, “From Theoretical Analysis to Clinical Assessment and Intervention: Three Interactive Motor Skills in a Virtual Environment.” 2015 International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), 265–72, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., & Körding, K., 2015, “Carrot or Stick in Motor Learning.” Nature Neuroscience, 18(4), 480–81.


Hasson, C.J. & Sternad, D., 2014, “Safety Margins in Older Adults Increase with Improved Control of a Dynamic Object.” Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6(158), 1–9, DOWNLOAD
Nasseroleslami, B., Hasson, C.J., Sternad, D., 2014, “Rhythmic Manipulation of Objects with Complex Dynamics: Predictability over Chaos.” PLoS Computational Biology, 10(10), DOWNLOAD
Sternad, Dagmar, Huber, M., Kuznetsov, N., 2014, “Acquisition of Novel and Complex Motor Skills: Stable Solutions Where Intrinsic Noise Matters Less.” Progress in Motor Control, edited by Mindy F. Levin, Springer, 101–24.



Abe, M., and Sternad, D., 2013, “Directionality in Distribution and Temporal Structure of Variability in Skill Acquisition.” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(225), 1–15, DOWNLOAD
Chu, Virginia W.T., Sternad, D., Sanger, T., 2013, “Healthy and Dystonic Children Compensate for Changes in Motor Variability.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 109(8), 2169–78, DOWNLOAD
Hogan, N., and Sternad, D., 2013, “Dynamic Primitives in the Control of Locomotion.” Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7(71), 1–16, DOWNLOAD
Park, S.W., Dijkstra, T., Sternad, D., 2013, “Learning to Never Forget—Time Scales and Specificity of Long-Term Memory of a Motor Skill.” Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7(111), 1–13, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., Marino, H., Charles, S., Duarte, M., Dipietro, L., Hogan, N., 2013, “Transitions between Discrete and Rhythmic Primitives in a Unimanual Task.Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7(90), 1–13, DOWNLOAD



Hasson, C.J., Shen, T., Sternad, D., 2012, “Energy Margins in Dynamic Object Manipulation.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 108(5), 1349–65, DOWNLOAD
Hogan, N., and Sternad, D., 2012, “Dynamic Primitives of Motor Behavior.” Biological Cybernetics, 106(11), 727–39, DOWNLOAD
Plummer-D’Amato, P., Kyvelidou, A., Sternad, D., Najafi, B., Villalobos, R., Zurakowski, D., 2012, “Training Dual-Task Walking in Community-Dwelling Adults within 1 Year of Stroke: A Protocol for a Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.” BMC Neurology, 129, DOWNLOAD



Cohen, R. & Sternad, Dagmar., 2011, “State Space Analysis of Timing: Exploiting Task Redundancy to Reduce Sensitivity to Timing.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(2), 618–27, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., Abe, M., Hu, X. & Muller, H., 2011, “Neuromotor Noise, Error Tolerance and Velocity-Dependent Costs in Skilled Performance.” PLoS Computational Biology, 7(9), DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D. & Abe, M., 2011, “Variability, Noise, and Sensitivity to Error in Learning a Motor Task.” Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications, 267–94.



Ajemian, R. & Sternad, D., 2010, “Editors’ Introduction to the Issue: Theoretical Ideas in Motor Neuroscience and Their Capacity for Falsification.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 42(6), 331–32, DOWNLOAD
Ehrlenspiel, F., Wei, K., & Sternad, D., 2010, “Open-Loop, Closed-Loop and Compensatory Control: Performance Improvement under Pressure in a Rhythmic Task.” Experimental Brain Research, 201(4), 729–41
Ronsse, R., Wei, K., & Sternad, D., 2010, “Optimal Control of a Hybrid Rhythmic-Discrete Task: The Bouncing Ball Revisited.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(5), 2482–93, DOWNLOAD
Ronsse, R., & Sternad, D., “Bouncing between Model and Data: Stability, Passivity, and Optimality in Hybrid Dynamics.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 42(6), 389–99, DOWNLOAD
Sanger, T., Chen, D., Fehlings, D., et al., 2010,  “Definition and Classification of Hyperkinetic Movements in Childhood.” Movement Disorders, 25(11), 1538–49, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., Park, S.W., Muller, H. & Hogan, N., 2010, “Coordinate Dependence of Variability Analysis.PLoS Computational Biology, 6(4), DOWNLOAD


Cohen, R. G. & Sternad, D., 2009, “Variability in Motor Learning: Relocating, Channeling and Reducing Noise.” Experimental Brain Research, 193(1), 69–83, DOWNLOAD
Hogan, N, & Sternad, D., 2009, “Sensitivity of Smoothness Measures to Movement Duration, Amplitude, and Arrests.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 41(6), 529–34, DOWNLOAD
Müller, H. & Sternad, D., 2009, “Motor Learning: Changes in the Structure of Variability in a Redundant Task.” Progress in Motor Control: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, edited by Dagmar Sternad, Springer US, 439–56.
Van der Wel, R., Sternad, D., Rosenbaum, D., 2009, “Moving the Arm at Different Rates: Slow Movements Are Avoided.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 42(1), 29–36, DOWNLOAD


Duarte, M. & Sternad, D., 2008, “Complexity of Human Postural Control in Young and Older Adults during Prolonged Standing.” Experimental Brain Research, 191(3), 265–76
Ronsse, R., Sternad, D., Lefevre, P., 2008, “A Computational Model for Rhythmic and Discrete Movements in Uni- and Bimanual Coordination.” Neural Computation, 21(5), 1335–70, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, Dagmar., 2008, “Towards a Unified Theory of Rhythmic and Discrete Movements — Behavioral, Modeling and Imaging Results.” Coordination: Neural, Behavioral and Social Dynamics, edited by Armin Fuchs and Viktor K. Jirsa, Springer, 105–33.
Wei, K., Dijkstra, T, Sternad, D., 2008, “Stability and Variability: Indicators for Passive Stability and Active Control in a Rhythmic Task.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 99(6), 3027–41, DOWNLOAD


Hogan, N. & Sternad, D., 2007, “On Rhythmic and Discrete Movements: Reflections, Definitions and Implications for Motor Control.” Experimental Brain Research, 13–30.
Müller, H., Frank, T., Sternad, D., 2007, “Variability, Covariation, and Invariance with Respect to Coordinate Systems in Motor Control: Reply to Smeets and Louw.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance,  33(1), 250–55.
Raftery, A., Cusumano, J., Sternad, D., 2007, “Chaotic Frequency Scaling in a Coupled Oscillator Model for Free Rhythmic Actions.” Neural Computation, 20(1), 205–26.
Sternad, D., Wei, K., Diedrichsen, J., Ivry, R., 2007, “Intermanual Interactions during Initiation and Production of Rhythmic and Discrete Movements in Individuals Lacking a Corpus Callosum.” Experimental Brain Research, 176(4), 559–74.
Wei, K., Dijkstra, T., Sternad, D., 2007, “Passive Stability and Active Control in a Rhythmic Task.” Journal of Neurophysiology, 98(5), 2633–46, DOWNLOAD
Yu, H., Sternad, D., Corcos, D., Vaillancourt, D., 2007, “Role of Hyperactive Cerebellum and Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease.” NeuroImage, 35(1), 222–33, DOWNLOAD


Sternad, Dagmar, 2006, “Stability and Variability in Skilled Rhythmic Action – A Dynamical Analysis of Rhythmic Ball Bouncing.” Motor Control and Learning, edited by Mark  Latash and Francis Lestienne, Springer US, 55–62.



Müller, H., & Sternad, D., 2004, “Decomposition of Variability in the Execution of Goal-Oriented Tasks: Three Components of Skill Improvement.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30(1), 212–33.
Schaal, S., Sternad, D., Osu, R., Kawato, M., 2004, “Rhythmic Arm Movement Is Not Discrete.” Nature Neuroscience, 7(10), 1136–43.
Sternad, D.,& Dijkstra, T., 2004,  “Dynamical Stability in the Acquisition and Performance of Rhythmic Ball Manipulation: Theoretical Insights with a Clinical Slant.” Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 21(3), 215–27.


De Rugy, A., Wei, K., Muller, H., Sternad, D., 2003, “Actively Tracking ‘Passive’ Stability in a Ball Bouncing Task.” Brain Research, 982(1), 64–78, DOWNLOAD
De Rugy, A. & Sternad, D., 2003, “Interaction between Discrete and Rhythmic Movements: Reaction Time and Phase of Discrete Movement Initiation during Oscillatory Movements.” Brain Research, 994(2), 160–74, DOWNLOAD
Katsumata, H., Zatsiorsky, V., Sternad, D., 2003, “Control of Ball-Racket Interactions in Rhythmic Propulsion of Elastic and Non-Elastic Balls.” Experimental Brain Research, 149(1), 17–29.
Müller, H., &  Sternad, D., 2003, “A Randomization Method for the Calculation of Covariation in Multiple Nonlinear Relations: Illustrated with the Example of Goal-Directed Movements.” Biological Cybernetics, 89(1), 22–33.
Müller, H., &  Sternad, D., 2003, “Accuracy and Variability in Goal Oriented Movements – Decomposing Gender Differences in Children.” J Human Kinetics, vol. 12, 31–50.
Sternad, D. & Dean, W., 2003, “Rhythmic and Discrete Elements in Multi-Joint Coordination.” Brain Research, 989(2), 152–71, DOWNLOAD
Wei, Kunlin, et al., 2003, “Interactions between Rhythmic and Discrete Components in a Bimanual Task.” Motor Control, 7(2), 134–54, DOWNLOAD
Yu, H., Russell, D., Sternad, D., 2003, “Task-Effector Asymmetries in a Rhythmic Continuation Task.” Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 29(3), 616–30.



Katsumata, H., and Sternad, D., 2002, “Movement Coordination from a Dynamical Systems Perspective.” Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports and Exercise, 6(2), 76–95.


Dingwell, J. B., Cusumano, J.P., Cavanagh, P.R., Sternad, D., 2001, “Local Dynamic Stability versus Kinematic Variability of Continuous Overground and Treadmill Walking.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 123(1), 27–32.
Russell, D., and Sternad, D., 2001, “Sinusoidal Visuomotor Tracking: Intermittent Servo-Control or Coupled Oscillations?Journal of Motor Behavior, 33(4), 329–49.
Schaal, S., and Sternad, D., 2001, “Origins and Violations of the 2/3 Power Law in Rhythmic Three-Dimensional Arm Movements.” Experimental Brain Research, 136(1), 60–72.
Sternad, Dagmar. “Kurt Wachholder: Pioneering Electrophysiological Investigations on Voluntary Movements.” Classics in Movement Science, edited by M.L. Latash and V.M. Zatsiorsky, Human Kinetics, 2001.
Sternad, D., Duarte, M., Katsumata, H., Schaal, S., 2001, “Bouncing a Ball: Tuning into Dynamic Stability.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27(5), 1163–84.
Sternad, D. and Corcos, D., 2001, “Effect of Task and Instruction on Patterns of Muscle Activation: Wachholder and Beyond.” Motor Control, vol. 5, no. 4, 2001, pp. 307–36.


Dingwell, J. B., Cusumano, J.P., Sternad, D., Cavanagh, P.R., 2000,  “Slower Speeds in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy Lead to Improved Local Dynamic Stability of Continuous Overground Walking.Journal of Biomechanics, 33(10), 1269–77, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., and Katsumata, H., 2000, “Dynamic Stability in the Acquisition and Performance of a Rhythmic Skill: An Example for a Perception-Action Approach.” Journal of Human Kinetics, 4, 57–73.
Sternad, Dagmar., 2000, “Debates in Dynamics: A Dynamical Systems Perspective on Action and Perception.” Human Movement Science, 19(4), 407–23, DOWNLOAD
Sternad, D., Duarte, M., Katsumata, H., Schaal, S., 2000, “Dynamics of a Bouncing Ball in Human Performance.” Physical Review E, 63(1), 011902.
Sternad, D., Dean, W., Newell, K., 2000, “Force and Timing Variability in Rhythmic Unimanual Tapping.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 32(3), 249–67.
Sternad, D., Dean, W., Schaal, S., 2000, “Interaction of Rhythmic and Discrete Pattern Generators in Single-Joint Movements.” Human Movement Science, 19(4), 627–64, DOWNLOAD


Sternad, D., and Schaal, S., 1999, “Segmentation of Endpoint Trajectories Does Not Imply Segmented Control.” Experimental Brain Research, 124(1), 118–36.
Sternad, D., Turvey, M., Saltzman, E., 1999, “Dynamics of 1:2 Coordination: Generalizing Relative Phase to n:M Rhythms.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 31(3), 207–23.


Sternad, Dagmar, 1998, “Antipodean Perspective(s) to Motor Control.” Motor Behavior and Human Skill: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by J.P. Piek, 3, 90–99.
Sternad, Dagmar, 1998, “Hot Topics in Motor Control and Learning.” Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 69(4), 319–25.
Walter, C., Lee, T., Sternad, D., 1998, “Hot Topics in Motor Control and Learning: Introduction: The Dynamic Systems Approach to Motor Control and Learning: Promises, Potential Limitations, and Future Directions.” Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 69(4), 316–18.


Sternad, D. and Newell, K., 1997, “Modeling Movement Variability in Space and Time.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 20(2), 322–322.


Amazeen, E., Sternad, D., Turvey, M., 1996, “Predicting the Nonlinear Shift of Stable Equilibria in Interlimb Rhythmic Coordination.” Human Movement Science, 15(4), 521–42. DOWNLOAD
Collins, D., Sternad, D., Turvey, M., 1996, “An Experimental Note on Defining Frequency Competition in Intersegmental Coordination Dynamics.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 28(4), 299–303.
Schaal, S., Atkeson, C., Sternad, D., 1996, “One-Handed Juggling: A Dynamical Approach to a Rhythmic Movement Task.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 28(2), 165–83.
Sternad, D., Amazeen, E., Turvey, M., 1996, “Diffusive, Synaptic, and Synergetic Coupling: An Evaluation through in-Phase and Antiphase Rhythmic Movements.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 28(3), 255–69.


Sternad, D., Collins, D., Turvey, M., 1995, “The Detuning Factor in the Dynamics of Interlimb Rhythmic Coordination.” Biological Cybernetics, 73(1), 27–35.
Sternad, D. and Turvey, M., 1995, “Control Parameters, Equilibria, and Coordination Dynamics.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(4), 780–780.


Schaal, S. and Sternad, D., 1993, “Learning Passive Motor Control Strategies with Genetic Algorithms.” 1992 Lectures in Complex Systems, edited by L. Nadel and D Stein, Addison-Wesley, 913–18.
Sternad, D. and Schaal, S., 1993, “A Genetic Algorithm for Evolution from an Ecological Perspective.” 1992 Lectures in Complex Systems, edited by L. Nadel and D. Stein, Addison-Wesley, 223–31.


Sternad, D., Turvey, M., Schmidt, R., 1992, “Average Phase Difference Theory and 1∶1 Phase Entrainment in Interlimb Coordination.” Biological Cybernetics, 67(3), 223–31.
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