The Sensorimotor Exploration Lab (colloquially known as SMEL) is a neuromechanics lab ********************************************************************************************************************in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. We study the processes that underly the planning, control, and learning of skilled movement in both neurologically-healthy and neurologically-impaired populations (e.g., spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscle atrophy). Our scientific work is at the intersection of kinesiology, psychology, engineering, systems neuroscience, and rehabilitation. Our lab thrives because of the diversity and commitment of our members, and we welcome new members from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds. Please read more about about who we are, our work, and about the process of joining.

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Location

28 Division Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6

Room 300 - 3rd floor of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Building

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On-going Research Highlight

Force-Perturbation Reaching Task

Investigating the effects of muscle fatigue and muscle damage on the control of rapid actions. This study was developed by Jasmyn Lee, Joshua Aragone-Chiriboga, and Ryan Chen as part of their thesis projects. The current lead for the study is Olivia Smith.

Investigating the effects of muscle fatigue and muscle damage on the control of rapid actions. This study was developed by Jasmyn Lee, Joshua Aragone-Chiriboga, and Ryan Chen as part of their thesis projects. The current lead for the study is Olivia Smith.

Research Feature

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Lab Members


Lab Members

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Sunny the Sensorimotor Sloth

Our lab mascot is the Sunny the Sensorimotor Sloth

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