Aman J.E., Elangovan E., Yeh I-L., Konczak J. (2015). The effectiveness of proprioceptive training for improving motor function: a systematic review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.01075. Full-text [PDF]

Cappello L., Elangovan N., Contu S., Khosravani S., Konczak J., Masia L. (2015) Robot-aided assessment of wrist proprioception. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00198. eCollection 2015. Full-text [PDF]

Cappello, L., Contu, S., Elangovan, N., Khosravani, S., Konczak, J. & Masia, L. (2015) Evaluation of wrist joint proprioception by means of a robotic device. 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, URAI 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Mar 9, p. 531-534 4 p. 7057383.

Jacobi, H., Alfes, J., Minnerop, M., Konczak, J., Klockgether, T., Timmann, D..(2015) Dual task effect on postural control in patients with degenerative cerebellar disorders. Cerebellum Ataxias, May 8;2:6. doi: 10.1186/s40673-015-0025-z. eCollection 2015. Full-text [PDF]

Konczak J., Aman J.E., Chen Y-W., Watson, P.J. (2015). Impaired limb proprioception in adults with spasmodic dysphonia. Journal of Voice. Feb 27. pii: S0892-1997(14)00294-X. [Epub ahead of print]. Full-text [PDF]

Valberg S.J, Lewis S., Shivers J.L.,Barnes N.E., Konczak J., Draper A.C.E., Armién A.G. (2015). The Equine Movement Disorder ‘‘Shivers’’ is associated with selective cerebellar Purkinje cell axonal degeneration. Veterinary Pathology. Feb 24. pii: 0300985815571668. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract


Aman J.E., Abosch A., Bebler M., Lu C.H., Konczak J. (2014). Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation improves somatosensory function in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders. Feb;29(2):221-228 Abstract

Elangovan N., Herrmann A., Konczak J. (2014). Assessing proprioceptive function: Evaluating joint position matching methods against psychophysical thresholds. Physical Therapy. Apr;94(4):553-61 Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Musselman K.E., Stoyanov C.T., Marasigan R., Jenkins M.E., Konczak J., Morton S.M., Bastian A.J. (2014). Prevalence of ataxia in children: A systematic review. Neurology. Jan 7;82(1):80-9. Abstract Full-text [PDF]


Konczak J., Abbruzzese, G. (2013). Focal dystonia in musicians: linking motor symptoms to somatosensory dysfunction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2013;7:297. Full-text [PDF]

Burciu R.G., Fritsche N., Granert O, Schmitz L, Spönemann M., Konczak J., Theysohn N., Gerwig M., van Eimeren T., Timmann D. (2013). Brain changes associated with postural training in patients with cerebellar degeneration: a voxel-based morphometry study. Journal of Neuroscience, Mar 6;33(10):4594-4604. Abstract

Küper M., Döring K., Spangenberg C., Konczak J., Gizewski E.R., Schoch B., Timmann D. (2013) Location and Restoration of Function after Cerebellar Tumor Removal A Longitudinal Study of Children and Adolescents. Cerebellum, 2013 Feb;12(1):48-58. Abstract Full-text [PDF]


Konczak J., Sciutti A., Avanzino L.,  Squeri V., Gori, M., Masia L., Abbruzzese G., Sandini G. (2012) Parkinson's disease accelerates age related decline in haptic perception by altering somatosensory integration. Brain, Nov;135(Pt 11), 3371-3379. Abstract

Gori M., Squeri V., Sciutti A., Masia L., Sandini G., Konczak J. (2012). Motor commands in children interfere with their haptic perception of objects. Experimental Brain Research, Nov;223(1), 149‑157. Abstract

Hirsiger S., Pickett K., Konczak J. (2012). The integration of size and weight cues for perception and action: evidence for a size-weight illusion. Experimental Brain Research, Nov;223(1), 137-147. Abstract

Squeri V., Sciutti A., Gori M., Masia L., Sandini G., Konczak J. (2012). Two hands, one perception: How bimanual haptic information is combined by the brain. Journal of Neurophysiology, Jan;107(2):544-550. Abstract


Konczak J. (2011). Evolution und Entwicklung der Handfunktion des Menschen [Evolution and development of human hand function]. In Nowak, DA (ed). Gehirn und Hand (pp. 4-11). Heidelberg: Springer. Full-text [PDF]


Aman J., Lu C., Konczak J. (2010). The integration of vision and haptic sensing: a computational and neural perspective. Cognitive Critique, 2, 75-98. Full-text [PDF]

Konczak J., Pierschanek D., Hirsiger S., Bultmann U., Schoch B., Gizewski E., Timmann D., Maschke M., Frings M. (2010). Recovery of upper limb function after cerebellar stroke: lesion sytmptom mapping and arm kinematics. Stroke, Oct;41(10), 2191-2200. Full-text [PDF]

Li KY., Pickett K., Nestrasil I., Tuite PJ., Konczak J. (2010). The effect of dopamine replacement therapy on haptic sensitivity in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, Dec;257(12), 1992-1998. Full-text [PDF]

Schoch B., Hogan A., Gizewski E.R., Timmann D., Konczak J. (2010). Balance control in sitting and standing in children and young adults with benign cerebellar tumors. Cerebellum, Sep;9(3), 324-335. Abstract

Sciutti A., Squeri V., Gori M., Masia L., Sandini G., Konczak J. (2010). Predicted sensory feedback derived from motor commands does not improve haptic sensitivity. Experimental Brain Research. Jan;200(3-4), 259-267. Abstract

Tuite PJ., Konczak J. (2010). Cortical Sensory Dysfunction and the Parietal Lobe. In: Kompoliti K, and Verhagen Metman L (eds.), pp. 254-257. Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders. Oxford: Academic Press. Full-text [PDF]


Riehle T., Lichter P., Konczak J., Anderson S. A wireless system for the objective assessment of dyskinesia. (2009). Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc., 1, 3830-3832. Abstract

Konczak J., Corcos D., Horak F., Poizner H., Shapiro M., Volkmann J., Maschke M. (2009). Proprioception and motor control in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Motor Behavior. Nov;41(6), 543-552. Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Buderath P., Gärtner K., Frings M., Christiansen H., Schoch B., Konczak J., Gizewski E.R., Hebebrand J., Timmann D. (2009). Postural and gait performance in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Gait and Posture. Feb;29(2), 249-254. Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Konczak, J., Jaeger L., VanderVelden H. (2009) Learning to play the violin: motor control by freezing, not freeing degrees of freedom. Journal of Motor Behavior, May;41(3), 243-252. Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Kronenbuerger M., Konczak J., Ziegler W., Buderath P., Frank B., Coenen VA., Kiening K., Reinacher P., Noth J., Timmann D. (2009). Balance and motor speech impairment in essential tremor. Cerebellum. Sep;8(3), 389-398. Abstract

Pickett K., Konczak J. (2009). Measuring kinaesthetic sensitivity in typically developing children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. Sep;51(9), 711-716. Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Nowak DA., Ameli M., Kemper F., Sarfeld AS., Bensmail D., Konczak J., Fink GR. (2009). Arbitrary visuomotor mapping during object manipulation in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders. Oct 15;24(13), 1925-1933. Abstract

Timmann D., Konczak J., Ilg W., Donchin O., Hermsdörfer J., Gizewski ER., Schoch B. (2009). Current advances in lesion-symptom mapping of the human cerebellum. Neuroscience. Sep 1;162(3), 836-851. Abstract


Konczak J., Li, K.Y., Tuite, P.J., Poizner, H. (2008). Haptic perception of object curvature in Parkinson's disease. PloS ONE, Jul 9;3(7):e2625. Abstract Full-text [PDF]

Obermann M., Yaldizli O., de Greiff A., Konczak J., Lachenmayer M.L., Tumczak F., Buhl A.R., Putzki N., Vollmer-Haase J., Gizewski E.R., Diener H.C., Maschke M. (2008). Increased basal-ganglia activation performing a non-dystonia-related task in focal dystonia. European Journal of Neurology, Aug;15(8), 831-818. Abstract

Timmann D., Brandauer B., Hermsdörfer J., Ilg W., Konczak J., Gizewski E.R., Schoch. B. (2008). Lesion-symptom mapping of the human cerebellum. Cerebellum. 7(4), 602-606. Abstract


Konczak J. (2007). Motorische Kontrolle [Motor Control]. In J. Müsseler (Ed.). Allgemeine Psychologie (pp. 739-760). Heidelberg: Spektrum Verlag. Full-text [PDF] (currently not available)

Bruggemann H., Yonas A., Konczak J. (2007). Processing linear perspective information for perception and action: The effects of binocular and monocular presentation. Neuropsychologia, Dec; 45(7), 1420-1426. Abstract

Konczak J., Krawczewski K., Tuite P.J., Maschke, M. (2007). The perception of passive motion in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, 254(5), 655-663. Abstract

Konczak J., Timmann D. (2007). The effect of damage to the cerebellum on sensorimotor and cognitive function in children and adolescents. Neuroscience amd Biobehavioral Review, 31, 1101-1113. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2007.04.014


Di Fabio R., Zampieri C., Tuite P.J., Konczak J. (2006). Association between vestibuloocular reflex suppression during smooth movements of the head and attention deficit in progressive supranuclear palsy. Movement Disorders. Jul;21(7), 910-915. Abstract

Maschke M., Gomez, C., Tuite P.J., Pickett K., Konczak J. (2006). Depth perception in cerebellar and basal ganglia disease. Experimental Brain Research, Oct;175(1), 165-176. Abstract

Maschke M., Tuite P.J., Krawczewski K., Pickett K., Konczak J. (2006). Perception of heaviness in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders. Jul;21(7), 1013-1018. Abstract

Putzki N., Stude P., Konczak J., Graf K., Diener H.C., Maschke M. (2006). Kinaesthesia is impaired in focal dystonia. Movement Disorders. Jun;21(6), 754-760. Abstract Full-text [PDF] (approx. 164 KB)

Schoch B., Konczak, J., Dimitrova A., Gizewski E., Timmann D. (2006). Impact of surgery and adjuvant therapy on balance function in children and adolescents with cerebellar tumours. Neuropediatrics, Dec;37(6), 350-358. Abstract


Konczak J., Schoch B., Dimitrova A., Gizewski E., Timmann D. (2005). Functional recovery of children and adolescents after cerebellar tumour resection. Brain, 128(Pt 6), 1428-1441. Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 564 KB)

Konczak J. (2005). On the notion of motor primitives in humans and robots. Lund University Cognitive Studies, 123, 47-54. Full-text [PDF] (approx. 3.2 MB)

Maschke M., Tuite P.J., Pickett K., Wächter T., Konczak J. (2005). The effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on kinaesthesia in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Psychiatry, 76, 569-571. Abstract Full-text version [PDF](approx. 73 KB)

Tuite, P.J., Anderson N., Konczak J. (2005). Constraint-induced movement therapy in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, Jul;20(7), 910-911. Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 64 KB)


Maschke M., Gomez C.M., Ebner T.J., Konczak J. (2004). Hereditary cerebellar ataxia progressively impairs force-adaptation during goal-directed arm movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 91, 230-238. Abstract Full-text version [PDF](approx. 268 KB)

Konczak, J. (2004). Neural development and sensorimotor control. Proceedings of the fourth international workshop on epigenetic robotics: Modeling cognitive development in robotic systems. Lund University Cognitive Studies, 117, 11-14. Full-text [PDF] (approx. 716 KB)

Richter, S., Jansen-Osmann, P., Konczak, J., Kalveram, K.T. (2004). The influence of task context on selecting appropriate inverse dynamic models for the control of goal-directed arm movements. Psychological Research, 68(4), 245-51. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 251 KB)

Richter, S., Maschke, M., Timmann, D., Konczak, J., Kalenscher, T., Illenberger, A., Kalveram, K.T. (2004). Adaptive behaviour of cerebellar patients during exposure to unfamiliar external forces. Journal of Motor Behavior, 36(1), 28-38 Abstract.


Heuer H., & Konczak J. (2003). Bewegungssteuerung - Bewegungskoordination [On motor control and movement coordination] In H. Mechling & J. Munzert (Eds.). Handbuch Bewegungswissenschaft - Bewegungslehre (pp. 105-129). Stuttgart: Hoffmann Verlag. Abstract [PDF] (approx. 191 KB)

Kalenscher T., Kalveram K.T., Konczak J. (2003). Effects of two different dynamic environments on force adaptation: exposure to a new force but not the preceding force experience accounts for transition and after-effects. Motor Control, 7(3), 242-263. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 1.3 MB)

Konczak J. (2003). Neurophysiologische Grundlagen der Motorik [Neurophysiological basis of motor control ] In H. Mechling & J. Munzert (Eds.). Handbuch Bewegungswissenschaft - Bewegungslehre (pp. 81-104). Stuttgart: Hoffmann Verlag. Abstract [PDF] (approx. 178 KB)

Konczak J., Jansen-Osmann P., Kalveram K.T. (2003). The development of force adaptation during childhood. Journal of Motor Behavior, 35(1), 41-52. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 1.12 MB)

Maschke M., Gomez C.M., Tuite P.J., Konczak J. (2003). Dysfunction of the basal ganglia, but not of the cerebellum, impairs kinaesthesia. Brain, 126, 2312-2322. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 198 KB)


Jansen-Osmann P., Beirle S., Richter S., Konczak J., Kalveram K.T. (2002). Die Rolle visuellen Feedbacks für den Erwerb inverser motorischer Modelle bei Kindern [The role of visual feedback for the acquisition of inverse motor models in children]. Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, 34(3), 167-173. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 608 KB)

Jansen-Osmann P., Richter S., Konczak J., Kalveram K.T. (2002). Force adaptation transfers to untrained workspace regions in children: Evidence for developing inverse dynamic models. Experimental Brain Research , 143, 212-220. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 237 KB)

Konczak J. (2002). Motorische Kontrolle [Motor Control]. In W. Prinz & J. Müsseler (Eds.). Allgemeine Psychologie (pp. 865-892). Heidelberg: Spektrum Verlag.

Konczak J. (2002). Motorisches Lernen [Motor Learning]. In P. Thier & H.O. Karnath (Eds.). Neuropsychologie (pp. 669-676). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.


Hanisch C., Konczak J., Dohle C. (2001). The effect of the Ebbinghaus illusion on grasping behaviour in children. Experimental Brain Research, 137, 237-245. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 112 KB)

Roberton M.A., Konczak J. (2001). Predicting children's overarm throw ball velocities from their developmental levels in throwing. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 72(2), 91-103. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 1.17 MB)


Karnath K.-O., Konczak J., Dichgans J. (2000). Effect of prolonged muscle vibration on lateral head tilt in severe spasmodic torticollis. Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Psychiatry, 69, 658-660. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 168 KB)

Timmann D., Richter S., Bestmann S., Kalveram K.T. Konczak J. (2000). Predictive control of muscle responses to arm perturbations in cerebellar patients. Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Psychiatry, 69, 345-352. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 215 KB)


Konczak J., Brommann K., Kalveram K. T. (1999). Identification of time-varying stiffness, damping, and equilibrium position in human forearm movements. Motor Control, 3(4), 394-413. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 830 KB)

Konczak J., Himmelbach M., Perenin M.T., Karnath H.O. (1999). Dopatients with neglect show abnormal hand velocity profiles during tactile exploration of peripersonal space? Experimental Brain Research, 128(1-2), 219-223. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 63 KB)

Metta G., Sandini G., Konczak J. (1999). A developmental approach to visually-guided reaching in artificial systems. Neural Networks, 12, 1413-1427. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 2470 KB)


Biermann K., Schmitz F., Witte O.W., Konczak J., Freund H.-J., Schnitzler A. (1998). Interaction of finger representation in the human first somatosensory cortex: a neuromagnetic study. Neuroscience Letters, 251, 13-16. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 370 KB)

Konczak J., Karnath H.-O. (1998). Kinematics of goal-directed arm movements in neglect: control of hand velocity. Brain and Cognition, 37, 387-403. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 250 KB)

Topka H., Konczak J., Dichgans J. (1998). Coordination of multi-joint arm movements in cerebellar ataxia: Analysis of hand and angular kinematics. Experimental Brain Research, 119, 483-492. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 564 KB)

Topka H., Konczak J., Schneider K., Boose A., Dichgans J. (1998). Multi-joint arm movements in cerebellar ataxia: Abnormal control of movement dynamics. Experimental Brain Research, 119, 493-503. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 527 KB)


"Ackermann H., Konczak J., Hertrich I. (1997). The temporal control of repetitive articulatory movements in Parkinson's disease. Brain and Language, 56(2), 312-319. Abstract

Karnath H.-O., Dick H., Konczak J. (1997). Kinematics of goal-directed arm movements in neglect: control of hand in space. Neuropsychologia, 35(4), 435-444. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 755 KB)

Konczak J. (1997). Zum Problem der Lokalisation motorischer Funktion [On the problem of localization of motor function]. In P. Hirtz, & F. Nüske. (Eds.). Bewegungskoordination & sportliche Leistung integrativ betrachtet (pp.42-50). Cwalina: Hamburg. 

Konczak J., Dichgans J. (1997). The development toward stereotypic arm kinematics during reaching in the first three years of life. Experimental Brain Research, 117, 346-354. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 635 KB)

Konczak J., Borutta M., Dichgans J. (1997). Development of goal-directed reaching in infants: II. Learning to produce task-adequate patterns of joint torque. Experimental Brain Research, 113, 465-474. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 627 KB)

Konczak J., Ackermann H., Hertrich I., Spieker S. Dichgans J. (1997). Control of repetitive lip and finger movements in Parkinson's disease: influence of external timing signals and simultaneous execution on motor performance. Movement Disorders, 12(5), 665-676. Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 1 MB) Abstract

Konczak J., Dichgans J. (1997). The development of hand trajectory formation and joint kinematics during reaching in infancy. In M. Fetter, T. Haslwanter, H. Misslich, & D. Tweed (Eds.), Three-dimensional kinematics of eye- head, and limbmovements (pp. 313-318). Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers. Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 173 KB)

Konczak J., Dichgans J. (1997). Das Erlernen stereotyper kinematischer Bewegungsmuster bei Greifbewegungen in der Ontogenese. In E. Loosch & K. Tamme (Eds.), Motorik-Struktur und Funktion (Vol. 79, pp. 87-91). Hamburg: Czwalina. Abstract not available

Topka H., Konczak J., Schneider K., Dichgans J. (1997). Three-dimensional upper-limb movements in cerebellar ataxia. In M. Fetter, T. Haslwanter, H. Misslich, & D. Tweed (Eds.), Three-dimensional kinematics of eye- head, and limb movements (pp. 319-327). Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers. Abstract not available


Cress M.E., Conley K.E., Balding S.L., Hansen-Smith F., Konczak, J. (1996). Functional training: muscle structure, function, and performance in older women. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 24(1), 4-10. Abstract

Konczak J., Dichgans J. (1996). The concept of "normal" movement and its consequences for therapy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19(1), 79. Abstract not available


Konczak J. (1995). Benutzt das Gehirn "Motorische Programme" zur Steuerung von Bewegung? In R. Daugs, K. Blischke, F. Marschall, & H. Müller (Eds.), Kognition und Motorik (pp. 41-58). Sankt Augustin: Academia. Abstract not available 

Konczak J., Ackermann H., Hertrich I. (1995). Die zeitliche Kontrolle repetitiver Lippenbewegungen beim Parkinson Syndrom. Arbeitsblätter des Instituts für maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, 2(3), 17-28. Abstract not available.

Konczak J., Borutta M., Topka H., Dichgans J. (1995). Development of goal-directed reaching in infants: Hand trajectory formation and joint force control. Experimental Brain Research, 106, 156-168. Abstract Full-text version [PDF] (approx. 432 KB)

Müller F., Konczak J. (1995).Neuromotorische Kontrolle bei Funktionsstörungen der Basalganglien und des Cerebellums. Psychologische Beiträge, 37, 664-686. Abstract


Konczak J. (1994). Effects of optic flow on the dynmaic balance of human gait in young and older adults. Journal of Motor Behavior, 26(3), 225-236. Abstract

Konczak J., Thelen E. (1994). The dynamics of goal-directed reaching: a comparison of adult and infant movement patterns. In J. H. A. Van Rossum & J. L. Laszlo (Eds.), Motor development: aspects of normal and delayed development (pp. 25-40). Amsterdam: VU University Press. Abstract not available

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