Investigating behavior of sternocleidomastoid neck muscles while individuals perform various tasks.
Luciani B.D, Desmet D.M., Alkayyali A.A., Leonardis, J.M. and Lipps D.B. (2018) Identifying the mechanical and neural properties of the sternocleidomastoid muscles. Journal of Applied Physiology. 8 Feb 2018. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00892.2017
Investigating behavior of different shoulder muscle groups while individuals perform various tasks.
Leonardis, J.M., Alkayyali A.A., & Lipps D.B. Posture-Dependent Neuromuscular Contributions to Three-Dimensional Shoulder Stability. Journal of Neurophysiology. (1st revision resubmitted 12 November 2019).
Collected and analyzed shoulder and neck muscle EMG and ultrasound image data with MATLAB and Simulink to understand effects of breast, head, and neck cancer.
Automated research and manufacturing systems using RFID, LabVIEW, and weighing scales with serial communication, while improving reliability and rate of production.
Developed a neck endurance testing system using LabVIEW and Arduino for use on healthy individuals and those with spinal cord injuries, as well as modeling gait.