Max J Kurz, PhD

  • 1667 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
19982020

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  • 1667 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 86 Article
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Aberrant synchrony in the somatosensory cortices predicts motor performance errors in children with cerebral palsy

Kurz, M. J., Heinrichs-Graham, E., Arpin, D. J., Becker, K. M. & Wilson, T. W., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 111, 3, p. 573-579 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

A chronic mouse model of Parkinson's disease has a reduced gait pattern certainty

Kurz, M. J., Pothakos, K., Jamaluddin, S., Scott-Pandorf, M., Arellano, C. & Lau, Y. S., Dec 11 2007, In : Neuroscience Letters. 429, 1, p. 39-42 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Age-related differences in the motor planning of a lower leg target matching task

Davies, B. L., Gehringer, J. E. & Kurz, M. J., Dec 1 2015, In : Human Movement Science. 44, p. 299-306 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Aging and partial body weight support affects gait variability

Kyvelidou, A., Kurz, M. J., Ehlers, J. L. & Stergiou, N., 2008, In : Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 5, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Altered sensorimotor cortical oscillations in individuals with multiple sclerosis suggests a faulty internal model

Arpin, D. J., Heinrichs-Graham, E., Gehringer, J. E., Zabad, R., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., Aug 2017, In : Human Brain Mapping. 38, 8, p. 4009-4018 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
41 Scopus citations

An fNIRS exploratory investigation of the cortical activity during gait in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy

Kurz, M. J., Wilson, T. W. & Arpin, D. J., Nov 1 2014, In : Brain and Development. 36, 10, p. 870-877 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

An improved surrogate method for detecting the presence of chaos in gait

Miller, D. J., Stergiou, N. & Kurz, M. J., 2006, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 39, 15, p. 2873-2876 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

A passive dynamic walking robot that has a deterministic nonlinear gait

Kurz, M. J., Judkins, T. N., Arellano, C. & Scott-Pandorf, M., 2008, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 41, 6, p. 1310-1316 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

A reduced somatosensory gating response in individuals with multiple sclerosis is related to walking impairment

Arpin, D. J., Gehringer, J. E., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 118, 4, p. 2052-2058 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

A template for the exploration of chaotic locomotive patterns

Kurz, M. J., Stergiou, N., Heidel, J. & Foster, E. T., Jan 2005, In : Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 23, 2, p. 485-493 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Attractor divergence as a metric for assessing walking balance

Kurz, M. J., Markopoulou, K. & Stergiou, N., Apr 2010, In : Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences. 14, 2, p. 151-164 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Beyond the eye: Cortical differences in primary visual processing in children with cerebral palsy

VerMaas, J. R., Embury, C. M., Hoffman, R. M., Trevarrow, M. P., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., 2020, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 27, 102318.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Changes in mobility and muscle function of children with cerebral palsy after gait training: A pilot study

Hegarty, A. K., Kurz, M. J., Stuberg, W. & Silverman, A. K., Oct 2016, In : Journal of applied biomechanics. 32, 5, p. 469-486 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Children with cerebral palsy display altered neural oscillations within the visual MT/V5 cortices

VerMaas, J. R., Gehringer, J. E., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., 2019, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 23, 101876.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Children with cerebral palsy have altered oscillatory activity in the motor and visual cortices during a knee motor task

Kurz, M. J., Proskovec, A. L., Gehringer, J. E., Heinrichs-Graham, E. & Wilson, T. W., 2017, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 15, p. 298-305 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Children with Cerebral Palsy Hyper-Gate Somatosensory Stimulations of the Foot

Kurz, M. J., Wiesman, A. I., Coolidge, N. M. & Wilson, T. W., Jul 1 2018, In : Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 28, 7, p. 2431-2438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Coactivation of lower leg muscles during body weight-supported treadmill walking decreases with age in adolescents

Deffeyes, J. E., Karst, G. M., Stuberg, W. A. & Kurz, M. J., Aug 2012, In : Perceptual and motor skills. 115, 1, p. 241-260 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Comparison of gait patterns between young and elderly women: An examination of coordination

Byrne, J. E., Stergiou, N., Blanke, D., Houser, J. J., Kurz, M. J. & Hageman, P. A., Feb 2002, In : Perceptual and motor skills. 94, 1, p. 265-280 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Deficits in planning sequential goal-directed action impact motor execution in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A kinematic analysis

Surkar, S. M., Hoffman, R. M., Davies, B., Harbourne, R. & Kurz, M. J., 2019, In : Journal of Motor Learning and Development. 7, 1, p. 122-140 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Developmental Trajectory of Beta Cortical Oscillatory Activity During a Knee Motor Task

Kurz, M. J., Proskovec, A. L., Gehringer, J. E., Becker, K. M., Arpin, D. J., Heinrichs-Graham, E. & Wilson, T. W., Nov 1 2016, In : Brain Topography. 29, 6, p. 824-833 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Differences in the dynamic gait stability of children with cerebral palsy and typically developing children

Kurz, M. J., Arpin, D. J. & Corr, B., Jul 2012, In : Gait and Posture. 36, 3, p. 600-604 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Dissipation of disturbances seen in the knee joint kinematics of children with cerebral palsy

Kurz, M. J., Arpin, D. J., Davies, B. L. & Gehringer, J. E., 2015, In : Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics. 17, 4, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Does footwear affect ankle coordination strategies?

Kurz, M. J. & Stergiou, N., 2004, In : Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 94, 1, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Does load carrying influence sagittal plane locomotive stability?

Arellano, C. J., Layne, C. S., O'Connor, D. P., Scott-Pandorf, M. & Kurz, M. J., Mar 2009, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 41, 3, p. 620-627 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Effect of normalization and phase angle calculations on continuous relative phase

Kurz, M. J. & Stergiou, N., 2002, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 35, 3, p. 369-374 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Endurance exercise promotes cardiorespiratory rehabilitation without neurorestoration in the chronic mouse model of Parkinsonism with severe neurodegeneration

Al-Jarrah, M., Pothakos, K., Novikova, L., Smirnova, I. V., Kurz, M. J., Stehno-Bittel, L. & Lau, Y. S., Oct 12 2007, In : Neuroscience. 149, 1, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Errors in the ankle plantarflexor force production are related to the gait deficits of individuals with multiple sclerosis

Davies, B. L., Hoffman, R. M., Healey, K., Zabad, R. & Kurz, M. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Human Movement Science. 51, p. 91-98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Evaluating the effects of ankle-foot orthosis mechanical property assumptions on gait simulation muscle force results

Hegarty, A. K., Petrella, A. J., Kurz, M. J. & Silverman, A. K., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 139, 3, 031009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a method to scale muscle strength for gait simulations of children with cerebral palsy

Hegarty, A. K., Hulbert, T. V., Kurz, M. J., Stuberg, W. & Silverman, A. K., Jan 23 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 83, p. 165-173 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
36 Scopus citations

Functional specialization within the supplementary motor area: A fNIRS study of bimanual coordination

Wilson, T. W., Kurz, M. J. & Arpin, D. J., Jan 15 2014, In : NeuroImage. 85, p. 445-450 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Gamma somatosensory cortical oscillations are attenuated during the stance phase of human walking

Baker, S., Trevarrow, M., Gehringer, J., Bergwell, H., Arpin, D., Heinrichs-Graham, E., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., Jul 27 2020, In : Neuroscience Letters. 732, 135090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand-Arm Bimanual Intensive Therapy Improves Prefrontal Cortex Activation in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Surkar, S. M., Hoffman, R. M., Willett, S., Flegle, J., Harbourne, R. & Kurz, M. J., Apr 1 2018, In : Pediatric Physical Therapy. 30, 2, p. 93-100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Haptic exploration attenuates and alters somatosensory cortical oscillations

Kurz, M. J., Wiesman, A. I., Coolidge, N. M. & Wilson, T. W., Oct 15 2018, In : Journal of Physiology. 596, 20, p. 5051-5061 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
29 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

Impaired anticipatory vision and visuomotor coordination affects action planning and execution in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy

Surkar, S. M., Hoffman, R. M., Davies, B., Harbourne, R. & Kurz, M. J., Sep 2018, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 80, p. 64-73 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Improving the motor skill of children with posterior fossa syndrome: A case series

Harbourne, R., Becker, K., Arpin, D. J., Wilson, T. W. & Kurz, M. J., Dec 1 2014, In : Pediatric Physical Therapy. 26, 4, p. 462-468 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Individuals with multiple sclerosis redistribute positive mechanical work from the ankle to the hip during walking

Davies, B. L., Hoffman, R. M. & Kurz, M. J., Sep 1 2016, In : Gait and Posture. 49, p. 329-333 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Influence of lower body pressure support on the walking patterns of healthy children and adults

Kurz, M. J., Deffeyes, J. E., Arpin, D. J., Karst, G. M. & Stuberg, W. A., Nov 2012, In : Journal of applied biomechanics. 28, 5, p. 530-541 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Levodopa influences the regularity of the ankle joint kinematics in individuals with Parkinson's disease

Kurz, M. J. & Hou, J. G., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 28, 1, p. 131-136 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

Mechanical work performed by the legs of children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy

Kurz, M. J., Stuberg, W. A. & DeJong, S. L., Mar 2010, In : Gait and Posture. 31, 3, p. 347-350 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations