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Group Talks
  • Charlotte Le Mouel
  • 2P4, Heisenbergstr. 3, 70188 Stuttgart

Theories of motor control in neuroscience usually focus on the role of the nervous system in the coordination of movement. However, the literature in sports science as well as in embodied robotics suggests that improvements in motor performance can be achieved through an improvement of the body mechanical properties themselves, rather than only the control. I therefore developed the thesis that efficient motor coordination in animals and humans relies on the adjustment of the body mechanical properties to the task at hand, by the postural system.

Organizers: Charlotte Le Mouel Alexander Sproewitz


Modeling anguilliform swimming, robotic swimming

Talk
  • 09 July 2018 • 11:00 12:00
  • Robin Thandiackal
  • 2P4, Stuttgart MPI IS

Exciting talk on modeling anguilliform swimming, robotic testing.

Organizers: Steve Heim Alexander Sproewitz


  • Daniel Renjewski
  • 2p4

Daniel Renjewski presents research in bipedal gait mechanisms: 'Passive mechanisms for increased power and efficiency in bipedal gait’