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Eunse Park, MS, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: 706-864-1969
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Office: Health and Natural Sciences, 465, Dahlonega

Overview

Dr. Park joined the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Georgia in 2016. He is currently conducting various research projects in the Movement Science Lab. Dr. Park has trained as a Physical Therapist through his undergraduate studies in South Korea. After one year of practice in PT clinic, he moved to the US for a Ph.D. with a concentration of motor control and learning in the Biomechanics and Movement Science program from the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware. Then, Dr. Park moved to Georgia Institute of Technology for his post-doctoral training in the Comparative Neuromechanics Lab and participated in research related to amputee population’s gait and cycling.

Dr. Park’s research interest is how coordination of given elemental variables can change with motor development and motor learning process. This idea can applied to post-stroke survivors to provide useful information for rehabilitation. It can also be applied to the healthy elderly subject to understand how neurological change with aging will affect the functional movement.

He is currently teaching Neuroscience I, II, and research courses.

Education

  • Ph.D., Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware
  • M.S., Neurophysiology, Daegu University (South Korea)
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Daegu University (South Korea)

Research/Special Interests

  • Postural control
  • Movement variability during gait
  • Uncontrolled manifold analysis
  • Neurologic rehabilitation
  • Virtual reality system for neurologic rehabilitation

Publications

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Park, G. Schoner, D.S. Reisman (Under review) Interaction effect of vision and unstable base of support with age on postural sway frequency. Gait and Posture

Park, G. Schoner, D.S. Reisman (2016) Coordination of muscle torques stabilizes upright standing posture: an UCM analysis. Exp Brain Res.234(6), 1757-67

Park, G. Schoner, J. P. Scholz (2012) Functional synergies underlying control of upright posture during changes in head orientation. PLoS One, 7(8), e41583

P. Scholz, E. Park, J. J. Jeka, G. Schoner, T. Kiemel (2012) How visual information links to multijoint coordination during quiet standing. Exp Brain Res, 222, 229-39

J. Mattos, E. Park, M. L. Latash, J. Kuhl, J. P. Scholz (2011) Unpredictable elbow 
joint perturbation during reaching results in multi-joint motor equivalence. Journal of Neurophysiol, 106, 1424-36

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