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Semyon Slobounov
Semyon M. Slobounov, Ph.D.
Professor of Kinesiology
Summary Statement

Sam Slobounov's research is focused on the neural basis of human movements with special emphasis on rehabilitation medicine, psychology and neurophysiology, including traumatic brain injuries.

  • Kinesiology - KINES
  • Ph.D., 1994, Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ph.D., 1978, Psychology, University of Leningrad
  • B.S. (Hon), 1973, Sport & Exercise Science, Medicine & Athletic Training, Azerbaidjan State Institute
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Office Address
268P Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
  • 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
Grants and Research Projects

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.

Virtual Reality/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Laboratory