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Dr. Tyler Cluff

Position: 

Assistant Professor

Phone: 
(403) 220-3440
(403) 220-8947
Address: 

Office: 
Kinesiology Building
Roger Jackson Sport Medicine Centre
KNB 2232

Lab:
Kinesiology Building
Roger Jackson Sport Medicine Centre
KNB 2227

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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Research Activities: 

The goal of our work is to understand how the motor system learns to produce skilled actions. Our research combines behavioral experiments with neurophysiological techniques and computational studies. We conduct experimental studies using TMS, fMRI, EMG, and robotic devices that allow us to create novel mechanical environments to measure motor learning.  

We focus on three main areas of research:

  1. The role of sensory feedback in the selection, planning, and control of voluntary movements. 
  2. Basic principles of sensory processing and how they impact motor learning.
  3. Brain imaging (fMRI) and stimulation techniques (TMS) to understand the neural circuits that support motor learning.

Research on motor learning will improve our understanding of the basic mechanisms underlying skilled movements. It may also yield better tools to understand movement deficits, as well as treatments that can be used in rehabilitation to improve sensory and motor function.

Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)