E. Paul Zehr

E. Paul Zehr
Position
Professor
Credentials

BPE, MSc (McMaster), PhD (Alta)

Contact
Office: MCK 191

Description

Dr. E. Paul Zehr is a Professor and is currently the Director for the Centre for Biomedical Research. Paul heads the Rehabilitation Neuroscience Laboratory and authors the blog Black Belt Brain

Courses taught

  • EPHE 380 Motor Control
  • EPHE 582 Neuroscience in Physical Activity and Health

Research interests

  • Neural control of rhythmic human movement
  • Coordination of the arms and legs during locomotion
  • Neuromuscular plasticity and motor recovery after stroke

Selected publications

Dragert, K., & Zehr, E. P. (2013). High intensity resistance training the opposite limb improves strength and muscle activation on the more affected leg after stroke. Experimental Brain Research, 225(1), 93-104. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-012-3351-x.

Zehr, E.P., & Loadman, P. M. (2012). Persistence of locomotor-related interlimb reflex networks during walking after stroke. Clinical Neurophysiology, 123, 796-807.