Semyon M. Slobounov 

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Professor of Kinesiology

Contact Information

268P Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-865-1275[Author]

Research Interests

Basic brain science research with specific focus on neural substrates of human movement both in normal and pathological populations. Clinical research focused on sports-related traumatic brain injuries using advanced Virtual Reality and brain Imaging (fMRI, EEG) tools


Ph.D., 1994, Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., 1978, Psychology, University of Leningrad


  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Sports-related concussion
  • Psychology of Athletic Injuries
  • Application of Virtual Reality for Medical Rehabilitation
  • Neural bases postural control
  • EEG correlates of cognitive functions
  • Functional MRI in assessment of concussion

Selected Publications

Slobounov, S., Tutwiler, R., Rearick, M.& Ray, W. (2000). Human oscillatory patterns within gamma band (30-50 Hz) induced by recognition of non-stable postures. Cognitive Brain Research, 9, 177-192.

Slobounov, S., Tutwiler, R., Simon, R.& Rearick, M. (2000). EEG correlates of movement kinematics as revealed by averaging techniques and Morlet wavelet transforms. Motor Control, 4, 349-371.

Slobounov, S., Fukada, K., Simon, R.,Rearick, M.& Ray, W. (2000). Neurophysiological and behavioral indices of time pressure effects on visuomotor task performance. Cognitive Brain Research, 9, 287-298.

Curriculum Vitae

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Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior