Dr. E. Paul Zehr

Dr. E. Paul Zehr
Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education
Office: MCK 191


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

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.