Course Name: Neuroscience of Human Movement

Course abstract

Neuroscience of Human Movement will focus on the neural system responsible for movement generation, movement control and learning of actions. The course will start from the very basics of neuroscience and build theory to understand the movement control system in relatively good detail and depth. The successful student of this course will be able to appreciate in-depth, the brain processes that control movement.

Course Instructor

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Varadhan SKM

Dr. Varadhan SKM is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engg at IIT Madras. His research interests are in the area of Neural control of movements, Motor learning, and Dexterous object manipulation in the presence of static and dynamic perturbations (See website for more details). He teaches courses on Biomechanics, Neuromechanics, Engg Mechanics, Biomedical Instrumentation, Quantitative Physiology.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Ann David

MS in Bioengineering


 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 30-Jul-2018

 Exam registration : 10-Oct-2017 to 10-Oct-2017