Directory » YUMING LEI
yxl907@tamu.edu
328 GGB
862-3392
Department
HEALTH & KINESIOLOGY
Kinesiology

YUMING LEI
Assistant Professor
HEALTH & KINESIOLOGY
Research Interests
Brain stimulation
Motor learning
Neuroplasticity
Neurorehabilitation
BIOGRAPHY
My scientific interests focus on studying how the brain controls movements in individuals with and without neurological disorders. Specifically, I am interested in investigating neural mechanisms of motor control and learning, modulation in cortical circuits, and neuroplasticity, by employing biomechanical techniques, robotics, non-invasive brain stimulation, electrophysiology, and neuroimaging.
COURSES TAUGHT
KINE426. EXERCISE BIOMECHANICS
2020C,2020A,2019C
KINE491. RESEARCH
2020A
KINE681. SEMINAR
2020A
KINE685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020C,2020A
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
Lei, Y., Akbar, A., and Wang, J. (2019). Direct-effects and after-effects of dynamic adaptation on intralimb and interlimb transfer. Human movement science 65: 102-110.
Hodkin EF, Lei Y, Humby J, Glover IS, Choudhury S, Kumar H, Perez MA, Rodgers H, Jackson A (2018) Automated FES for upper limb rehabilitation following stroke and spinal cord injury. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 26:1067-1074.
Lei Y, Ozdemir RA, Perez MA (2018) Gating of sensory input at subcortical and cortical levels during human grasping. Journal of Neuroscience 33:7237-7247.
Lei Y, Perez MA (2018) Phase-dependent deficits during reach-to-grasp after human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurophysiology 119:251-261.
Bao S, Lei Y, Wang J (2017) Experiencing a reaching task passively with one arm while adapting to a visuomotor rotation with the other can lead to substantial transfer of motor learning across the arms. Neuroscience Letter 638: 109-113.
Lei Y, Bao S, Perez MA, Wang J (2017) Enhancing generalization of visuomotor adaptation by inducing use-dependent learning. Neuroscience 366:184-195.
Lei Y, Perez MA (2017) Cortical contributions to sensory gating in the ipsilateral somatosensory cortex during voluntary activity. Journal of Physiology 595:6203-6217. News&Views (Berryman et al., 2018 Journal of Physiology).
Lei Y, Suresh NL, Rymer WZ, Hu XG (2017) Motor-unit pool organization for different directions of isometric contraction force of the first dorsal interosseous muscle. Muscle and Nerve 57:E85-E93
Lei Y, Wang J (2017) The effect of proprioceptive acuity variability on motor adaptation in older adults. Experimental Brain Research 236:599-608.
Lei Y, Bao S, Wang J (2016) The combined effects of action observation and proprioceptive training on adaptive motor learning. Neuroscience 331:91-98.
Wang J, Lei Y (2015) Direct-effects and after-effects of visuomotor adaptation with one arm on subsequent performance with the other arm. Journal of Neurophysiology 114:468-473.
Wang J, Lei Y (2015) Performing a reaching task with one arm while adapting to a visuomotor rotation with the other can lead to complete transfer of motor learning across the arms. Journal of Neurophysiology 113:2302-2308.
Lei Y, Wang J (2014) Prolonged training does not result in a greater extent of interlimb transfer following visuomotor adaptation. Brain Cognition 91:95-99.
Lei Y, Johnson MJ, Wang J (2013) Separation of visual and motor workspaces during targeted reaching results in limited generalization of visuomtor adaptation. Neuroscience Letter 541:243-247.
Wang J, Lei Y, Xiong K, Marek K (2013) Substantial generalization of sensorimotor learning from bilateral to unilateral movement conditions. PLoS One 8:e58495.
Wagner-Schuman M, Dubis AM, Nordgren RN, Lei Y, Odell D, Chiao H, Weh E, Fischer W, Sulai Y, Dubra A, Carroll J (2011) Race-and sex-related differences in retinal thickness and foveal pit morphology. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 52:625-634.
Wang J, Joshi M, Lei Y (2011) The extent of interlimb transfer following adaptation to a novel visuomotor condition does not depend on awareness of the condition. Journal of Neurophysiology 106:259-264.