Publications

2021

Aslan, D. H., Hernandez, M. E., Frechette, M. L., Gephart, A. T., Soloveychik, I. M., & Sosnoff, J. J. (2021). The Neural Correlates of Motor Learning in People with Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Scoping Review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

Kaur R, Chen Z, Motl R, Hernandez M.E., & Sowers R. (2021). Predicting Multiple Sclerosis from Gait Dynamics Using an Instrumented Treadmill - A Machine Learning Approach. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering; 68(9), 2666-2677.

Chaparro, G., Singh, D., & Hernandez, M. E., Effects of aerobic fitness on prefrontal brain activation while dual-task walking in older adults: a pilot study. Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,; 2021; 3(1),17.

Ziegelman, L., Alkurdi, A., Hu, Y., Bishnoi, A., Kaur, R., Sowers, R., Hsiao-Wecksler, E. T., & Hernandez, M. E. (In press). Feasibility of VR Technology in Eliciting State Anxiety Changes While Walking in Older Women. Proceedings of the 2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).

Bishnoi A, Holtzer R, Hernandez ME. Brain activation changes while walking in adults with and without neurological disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Brain Sciences; 2021; 11: 291.

Hu Y, Kattan C, Kantos D, W Zhu, Hernandez ME. Benefit of Tai Chi Quan Practice on Neuromuscular Functions in Older Adults. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice; 2021; 42: 101295.

Wang S, Okubo R, Liao G, Ki C, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Designing a closed loop system to achieve real-time evaluation and manipulation of state anxiety while walking in virtual reality. Neural Engineering (NER), Proceedings of the 2021 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on; (In press).

Weyhenmeyer J, Hernandez ME, Lainscsek C, Poizner H, Sejnowski T. Multimodal classification of Parkinson’s disease using delay differential analysis. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics; (In press).

2020

Kaur R, Chen Z, Motl R, Hernandez ME, Sowers R. Predicting Multiple Sclerosis from Gait Dynamics Using an Instrumented Treadmill - A Machine Learning Approach. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering; 2020.

Zanotto T, Hernandez ME, Medrano CN, Wilund KR, Sosnof JJ. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction and falls in people with multiple sclerosis: is there a link? An Opinion Article. Frontiers in Neuroscience; 2020; 14: 1299.

Bishnoi A, Hernandez ME. Dual task walking costs in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Aging & Mental Health; 2020.

Harrigan T, Hwang B, Mathur A, Mills K, Pantelyat A, Bang J, Syed A, Vyas P, Martin S, Jamal A, Ziegelman L, Hernandez ME, Wong D, Brasic J. Dataset of quantitative structured office measurements of movements in the extremities. Data in Brief; 2020; 31: 105876.

Chaparro G, Motl R, Hernandez ME. Effects of partial body weight support on dual-task walking in older adults with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Kinesiology and Wellness; 2020; 9(1): 18-28.

Hua A, Chaudhari P, Johnson N, Quinton J, Schatz B, Buchner D, Hernandez ME. Evaluation of machine learning models for classifying upper extremity exercises using inertial measurement unit-based kinematic data. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics; 2020; 59(01): 041-047.

Hua A, Johnson N, Quinton J, Chaudhari P, Buchner D, Hernandez M.E. Design of a low-cost, wearable device for kinematic analysis in physical therapy settings. Methods of Information in Medicine; 2020; 59(01): 041-047.

Wood TA, Hernandez ME, Sosnoff J. Age-related differences to neck muscle activation latency as a potential risk factor to fall-related traumatic brain injuries. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology; 2020; 51 (2020): 102405,

Chaparro G, Sosnoff J, Hernandez ME. Effects of aerobic fitness on cognitive motor interference during self-paced treadmill walking in older adults. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research; 2020; 1-9.

Tablerion JM, Wood TA, Hsieh KL, Bishnoi A, Sun R, Hernandez ME, Ruopeng A, Sosnoff JJ. Motor learning in people with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; 2020; 101 (3): 512-523.

Kaur R, Korolkov M, Hernandez ME, Sowers R. Automatic Identification of Brain Independent Components in Electroencephalography Data Collected while Standing in a Virtually Immersive Environment - A Deep Learning-Based Approach. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/EMBC44109.2020.9175741.

Hu Y, Bishnoi A, Kaur R, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Exploration of Machine Learning to Identify Community Dwelling Older Adults with Balance Dysfunction Using Short Duration Accelerometer Data. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi: 10.1109/EMBC44109.2020.9175871.

2019

Hernandez ME, O’Donnell E, Chaparro G, Holtzer R, Izzetoglu M, Sandroff B, Motl R. Brain activation changes during balance and attention demanding tasks in middle and older aged adults with multiple sclerosis. Motor Control; 2019; 23(4): 498–517. doi:10.1123/mc.2018-0044.

Chaparro G, Stine-Morrow EAL, Hernandez ME. Effects of aerobic fitness on cognitive performance as a function of dual-task demands in older adults. Experimental Gerontology; 2019; 118: 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2019.01.013.

Sun R, Kaur R, Ziegelman L, Yang S, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Using virtual reality to examine the correlation between balance function and anxiety in stance. Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), 10th International Workshop on Biomedical and Health Informatics; doi:10.1109/BIBM47256.2019.8983331.

Kaur R, Sun R, Ziegelman L, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Using virtual reality to examine the neural and physiological anxiety-related responses to balance-demanding target-reaching leaning tasks. Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (HUMANOIDS); doi:10.1109/Humanoids43949.2019.9035020.

Kaur R, Menon S, Zhang X, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Exploring characteristic features in gait patterns for predicting multiple sclerosis. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857604.

Kaur R, Sun R, Ziegelman L, Sowers R, Hernandez ME. Using virtual reality to examine the neural and physiological responses to height and perturbations in quiet standing. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857647.

2018

Ziegelman L, Hu Y, Hernandez ME. Neuromechanical simulation of hand pronation and supination task in Parkinson’s disease. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/ EMBC.2018.8512605.

Kaur R, Li X, Layton A, Hernandez ME, Sowers R. Virtual reality, visual cliffs, and movement disorders. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/EMBC.2018.8512246.

2017

Sandroff BM, Hernandez ME, Holtzer R, Izzetoglu M, Motl RW. Examining the patterns of prefrontal cortex activation during performance of an executive function task in persons with multiple sclerosis using functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Current Trends in Neurology; 2017; 11: 31-40.

Chaparro G, Balto JM, Sandroff BM, Holtzer R, Izzetoglu M, Motl RW, Hernandez ME. Frontal brain activation changes due to dual-tasking under partial body weight support conditions in older adults with multiple sclerosis. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2017 14:65. doi:10.1186/s12984-017-0280-8.

Klaren RE, Balto JM, Sandroff BM, Chaparro G, Hernandez ME, Motl RW. Preliminary evidence for the effects of aging and multiple sclerosis on cognitive performance: an analysis based on effect size estimates. Experimental Aging Research 2017; 346-354. doi:10.1080/ 0361073X.2017.1333820.

2016

Motl RW, Chaparro G, Hernandez ME, Balto JM, Sandroff BM. Physical function in older adults with multiple sclerosis: an application of the short physical performance battery. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy 2016; doi:10.1519/JPT.0000000000000115.

Hernandez ME, Holtzer R, Chaparro G, Jean K, Balto JM, Sandroff BM, Izzetoglu M, Motl RW. Brain activation changes during locomotion in middle-aged to older adults with multiple sclerosis. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2016; 370:277-283.

Widdowson C, Ganhotra J, Faizal M, Wilko M, Parikh S, Adhami Z, Hernandez ME. Virtual reality applications in assessing the effect of anxiety on sensorimotor integration in human postural control. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Proceedings of the 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE; doi:10.1109/EMBC.2016.7590633.

Moon Y, Sung J, An R, Hernandez ME, Sosnoff JJ. Gait variability in people with neurological disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Human movement science. 2016; 47:197-208.

2015

Hernandez M, Snider J, Stevenson C, Cauwenberghs G, Poizner H.A Correlation-based Framework for Evaluating Postural Control Stochastic Dynamics.IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2015; NIHMSID: NIHMS786642

Lainscsek C, Hernandez ME, Poizner H, Sejnowski TJ. Delay differential analysis of electroencephalographic data. Neural computation. 2015; 27(3):615-27. NIHMSID: HHMIMS672963

2014

Weyhenmeyer J, Hernandez ME, Lainscsek C, Sejnowski TJ, Poizner H. Muscle artifacts in single trial EEG data distinguish patients with Parkinson's disease from healthy individuals. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference. 2014; 2014:3292-5.

Hernandez ME, Stevenson Cory, Snider J, Poizner H. Center of pressure velocity autocorrelation as a new measure of postural control during quiet stance Neural Engineering (NER), 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on. 2014 January 06;

Lainscsek C, Hernandez ME, Poizner H, Sejnowski TJ. Multivariate spectral analysis of electroencephalography data Neural Engineering (NER), 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on. 2014 January 06;

2013

Lukos JR, Snider J, Hernandez ME, Tunik E, Hillyard S, Poizner H. Parkinson's disease patients show impaired corrective grasp control and eye-hand coupling when reaching to grasp virtual objects.Neuroscience. 2013; 254:205-21. NIHMSID: NIHMS526045

Lainscsek C, Hernandez ME, Weyhenmeyer J, Sejnowski TJ, Poizner H. Non-linear dynamical analysis of EEG time series distinguishes patients with Parkinson's disease from healthy individuals. Frontiers in neurology. 2013; 4:200.

Lainscsek C, Weyhenmeyer J, Hernandez ME, Poizner H, Sejnowski TJ. Non-linear dynamical classification of short time series of the rössler system in high noise regimes. Frontiers in neurology. 2013; 4:182.

Hernandez ME, Ashton-Miller JA, Alexander NB. Age-related differences in maintenance of balance during forward reach to the floor. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2013; 68(8):960-7.

2012

Hernandez ME, Ashton-Miller JA, Alexander NB. Age-related changes in speed and accuracy during rapid targeted center of pressure movements near the posterior limit of the base of support. Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon). 2012; 27(9):910-6. NIHMSID: NIHMS392673

Hernandez ME, Ashton-Miller JA, Alexander NB. The effect of age, movement direction, and target size on the maximum speed of targeted COP movements in healthy women. Human movement science. 2012; 31(5):1213-23. NIHMSID: NIHMS346610

2010

Hernandez ME, Goldberg A, Alexander NB. Decreased muscle strength relates to self-reported stooping, crouching, or kneeling difficulty in older adults. Physical therapy. 2010; 90(1):67-74.

2008

Hernandez ME, Murphy SL, Alexander NB. Characteristics of older adults with self-reported stooping, crouching, or kneeling difficulty. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2008; 63(7):759-63. NIHMSID: NIHMS623749

2005

Goldberg A, Hernandez ME, Alexander NB. Trunk repositioning errors are increased in balance-impaired older adults.The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2005; 60(10):1310-4.