Sheri Bunyan

Sheri is studying dual cognitive-motor task performance in people with multiple sclerosis in the laboratory of Alexander Ng. Successful performance of many everyday tasks requires that people simultaneously think, move, and maintain balance. People with multiple sclerosis experience a vast array of symptoms that can include cognitive difficulties and problems with motor control. The research in Dr. Ng’s lab sheds light on the mechanisms that underlie steady, low-force muscle contractions and how force steadiness changes when a thinking task is added. Furthermore, the Ng laboratory examines how these mechanisms may be impaired in people with multiple sclerosis. Understanding these mechanisms has the potential to result in better approaches to rehabilitation of movement and cognitive impairments in this clinical population.

Sheri’s dissertation committee consists of:


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About the Marquette Sports Rehabilitation Clinic

The Marquette Sports Rehabilitation Clinic (MSRC) is a full-service outpatient rehabilitation and sports medicine clinic that offers the expertise of licensed Physical Therapists and licensed Athletic Trainers with the convenience of an on-campus location. MSRC is a part of the College of Health Sciences' nationally ranked Department of Physical Therapy. MSRC primarily serves the Marquette community including students, staff, faculty and spouses/dependents of employees. MSRC does additionally welcome patients from the greater Milwaukee community at large.

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