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Sheri Silfies, PT, Ph.D.
|Title:||Associate Professor, Exercise Science
Graduate Director, Doctoral program
Arnold School of Public Health
Public Health Research Center 301D
921 Assembly St
Research and Teaching Interests
Dr. Silfies research interests focus on investigating human movement and postural control by combining neuroscience and biomechanical approaches. Using measures of movement (kinematics, kinetics), muscle activation (EMG), and brain imaging (fMRI), she strives to better understand changes in sensorimotor behavior in persons with musculoskeletal injuries and persistent pain. The current research emphasis is on understanding the brain-motor behavior relationship during control of posture and skilled movements of the lumboplevic region in individuals with persistent low back pain.