Miguel Angel Fernandez del Olmo

Universidade da Coruna, Spain


Miguel Angel Fernandez del Olmo received the B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sport science from the University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain, in 1996 and 2001, respectively, and the M.S. degree in clinical electromyography from the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, in 2004. Currently, he works as an Associate Professor at the Department of Sport Science, University of A Coruña, Spain, starting from 2002. Fernandez del Olmo held Postdoc positions in Sobell Research Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK, from 2005 to 2006, and in the Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, Calif, USA, from 2008 to 2009. His fields of interest include human movement control from neurophysiological, biomechanical, and cognitive perspectives, with a special emphasis on Parkinson’s disease. In 2009, Fernandez del Olmo established the Lab of Learning and Motor Control in the Faculty of Sport Science at the University of A Coruña, Spain. This lab was funded by several national grants and is equipped with repetitive and single TMS machines, EMG, EEG, and movement analysis systems, allowing the study of control mechanisms of the human movement from the sport to the rehabilitation fields combining neurophysiological and biomechanical techniques.

Biography Updated on 12 November 2013

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