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Mindy F. Levin, pht., Ph.D.
Chercheur régulier
CRIR - Hôpital juif de réadaptation du CISSS de Laval et Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal du CIUSSS CSMTL
T 450 688-9550  # 3834
F 450 688-3673
mindy.levin@mcgill.ca

Formation

  • B.Sc., physiothérapie, Université McGill, 1976
  • M.Sc., sciences cliniques, Université de Montréal, 1985
  • Ph.D., physiologie, Université McGill, 1990
  • Postdoctorat, sciences neurologiques, Université de Montréal, 1990-1992

Position

  • Professeure titulaire, École de physiothérapie et d'ergothérapie, Université McGill
  • Chercheure régulière, CRIR - Hôpital juif de réadaptation du CISSS de Laval et Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal du CIUSSS CSMTL

Intérêts de recherche

Modélisation mouvement bras, mâchoire, contrôle et apprentissage du mouvement, coordination, TENS et spasticité, hémiplégie, paralysie cérébrale.

Publications récentes

Merdler, T., Liebermann, D.G., Levin, M.F. & Berman, S. (sous presse 2013). Arm-plane representation of shoulder compensation during pointing movements in patients with stroke. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.

Robert, M. T., Guberek, R., Sveistrup, H. & Levin, M. F. (sous presse 2013). Motor learning in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy and the role of sensation in short‐term motor training of goal‐directed reaching. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

Krasovsky, T., Lamontagne, A., Feldman, A.G. & Levin, M.F. (2013). Reduced gait stability in high-functioning poststroke individuals. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109(1), 77-88.

Ustinova, K.I., Feldman, A.G. & Levin, M.F. (2013). Bilateral coupling facilitates recovery of rhythmical movements from perturbation in healthy and post-stroke subjects. Experimental Brain Research, 227(2), 263-274.

Krasovsky, T., Baniña, M.C., Hacmon, R., Feldman, A.G., Lamontagne, A. & Levin, M.F. (2012). Stability of gait and interlimb coordination in older adults. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(9), 2560-2569.

Levin, M.F., Snir, O., Liebermann, D.G., Weingarden, H. & Weiss, P.L. (2012). Virtual reality versus conventional treatment of reaching ability in chronic stroke: Clinical feasibility study. Neurology and Therapy, 1(1), 1-15.

Liebermann, D.G., Berman, S., Weiss, P.L. & Levin, M.F. (2012). Kinematics of reaching movements in a 2-D virtual environment in adults with and without stroke. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 20(6), 778-787.

Mullick, A.A., Musampa, N.K., Feldman, A.G. & Levin, M.F. (2012). Stretch reflex spatial threshold measure discriminates between spasticity and rigidity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124(4), 740-751.

Feldman, A.G., Krasovsky, T., Baniña, M.C., Lamontagne, A. & Levin, M.F. (2011). Changes in the referent body location and configuration may underlie human gait, as confirmed by findings of multi-muscle activity minimizations and phase resetting. Experimental Brain Research, 201(1), 91-115.

Levin, M.F. (2011). Can virtual reality offer enriched environments for rehabilitation? Expert Review in Neurotherapeutics, 11(2), 153-155.

Levin, M.F. & Panturin, E. (2011). Sensorimotor integration for functional recovery and the Bobath approach. Motor Control, 15(2), 285-301.

Magdalon, E.C., Michaelsen, S.M., Quevedo, A.A. & Levin, M.F. (2011). Comparison of grasping movements made by healthy subjects in a 3-dimensional immersive virtual versus physical environment. Acta Psychologica, 138(1), 126-134.

Krasovsky, T. & Levin, M.F. (2010). Review: Toward a better understanding of coordination in healthy and poststroke gait. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 24(3), 213-224.

Kizony, R., Levin, M.F., Hughey, L., Perez, C. & Fung, J. (2010). Cognitive load and dual-task performance during locomotion poststroke: A feasibility study using a functional virtual environment. Physical Therapy, 90(2), 252-260.

Latash, M. L., Levin, M.F., Scholz, J.P. & Schöner, G. (2010). Motor control theories and their applications. Medicina (Kaunas), 46(6), 382-392.

Levin, M.F. (2010). Tools to mine the gold. Invited commentary to target article by Mark L. Latash: Motor synergies and the equilibrium-point. Motor Control, 14(3), e15-e18.

Levin, M.F., Sveistrup, H. & Subramanian, S.K. (2010). Feedback and virtual environments for motor learning and rehabilitation / Rétroaction et environnement virtuel pour l'apprentissage moteur et la rééducation. In F. G. Lestienne (Ed.), Rehabilitation : The contribution of virtual reality / Rééducation : contribution de la réalité virtuelle (pp. 19-36). Caen, France: PUC.

Schneiberg, S., McKinley, P.A., Gisel, E.G., Sveistrup, H. & Levin, M.F. (2010). Reliability of kinematic measures of functional reaching in children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 52(7), e167-173.

Schneiberg, S., McKinley, P.A., Sveistrup, H., Gisel, E.G., Mayo, N.E. & Levin, M.F. (2010). The effectiveness of task-oriented intervention and trunk restraint on upper limb movement quality in children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 52(11), e245-e253.

Subramanian, S.K., Massie, C.L., Malcolm, M.P. & Levin, M.F. (2010). Does provision of extrinsic feedback result in improved motor learning in the upper limb poststroke? A systematic review of the evidence. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 24(2), 113-124.

Subramanian, S.K., Yamanaka, J., Chilingaryan, G. & Levin, M.F. (2010). Validity of movement pattern kinematics as measures of arm motor impairment poststroke. Stroke, 41(10), 2303-2308.


Axe de recherche

Axe 1 : Fonctions et activités sensorielles, motrices et cognitives

Thème de recherche

Thème 1 : Mécanismes fonctionnels

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