Andrew J. Fuglevand, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
College of Medicine
University of Arizona
PO Box 210093
Tucson, AZ 85721-0093 USA

Graduate Programs
Physiological Sciences, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering

BS, Montana State University
MS, University of Washington
PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada

Honors and Awards
Delsys Prize for Innovation in Electromyography , 2006
Associate Editor, Neuroscience Letters, 2004 - present
Member, National Institutes of Health, Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Sciences Study Section, 2007 - 2011
Mortar Board Senior Honorary Teaching Recogition Award, 2005, 2007

Marcus PL, Fuglevand AJ (2009) Perception of electrical and mechanical stimulation of the skin: implications for electrotactile feedback systems. Journal of Neural Engineering, 6: 066008 (12pp).

Johnson LA, Fuglevand AJ (2009). Evaluation of probabilistic methods to predict muscle activity: implications for neuroprosthetics. Journal of Neural Engineering, 6: 055008 (13 pgs).

Waller BM, Parr LA, Gothard KM, Burrows AM, Vick S-J, Fuglevand AJ (2008) Intramuscular electrical stimulation of facial muscles in the rhesus macaque. Physiology & Behavior, 95: 93-100.

McIsaac TL, Fuglevand AJ (2008) Common synaptic input across motor nuclei supplying intrinsic muscles involved in the precision grip. Experimental Brain Research, 188:159-64.

Anderson CV, Fuglevand AJ (2008) Probability-based prediction of activity in multiple arm muscles: implications for functional electrical stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100: 482-494.

McIsaac TL, Fuglevand AJ (2007) Motor unit synchrony within and across compartments of the human flexor digitorum superficialis. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97: 550-556.

Bailey EF, Rice AD, Fuglevand AJ (2007) Firing patterns of human genioglossus motor units during voluntary tongue movements. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97:933-936.

McIsaac TL, Fuglevand AJ (2006) Influence of tactile afferents on the coordination of motor nuclei involved in the precision grip. Experimental Brain Research, 174:769-774.

Waller BM, Vick SJ, Parr L, Smith Pasqualini MC, Bard KA, Gothard KM, Fuglevand AJ (2006) Intramuscular electrical stimulation of facial muscles in humans and chimpanzees: Duchenne revisited and extended. Emotion, 6: 367-382.

Fuglevand AJ, Dutoit AP, Johns RK, Keen DA (2006) Evaluation of plateau-potential mediated 'warm up' in human motor units. Journal of Physiology, 571: 683-693.

Hockensmith GB, Lowell SY, Fuglevand, AJ (2005) Common input across motor nuclei mediating precision grip in humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 25:4560-4564.

Santello M, Fuglevand AJ (2004) Role of across-muscle motor unit synchrony for the coordination of forces. Experimental Brain Research, 159: 501-508.

Lo A, Fuglevand AJ, Secomb TW (2004). Theoretical simulation of potassium-based mechanisms for regulation of capillary perfusion in skeletal muscle. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 287:H833-H840.

Keen DA, Fuglevand AJ (2004). Distribution of motor unit force in human extensor digitorum assessed by spike-triggered averaging and intraneural microstimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 91: 2515-2523.

Keen DA, Fuglevand AJ (2004). Common input to motor neurons innervating the same and different compartments of the human extensor digitorum muscle. Journal of Neurophysiology, 91: 57-62.

Keen DA, Fuglevand AJ (2003). Role of inter-tendonous connections in distribution of force in human extensor digitorum. Muscle & Nerve, 28: 614-622.

Lo A, Fuglevand AJ, Secomb TW (2003) Oxygen delivery to skeletal muscle fibers: Effects of microvascular unit structure and control mechanisms. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 285: H955-H963.

Fuglevand AJ, Keen DA (2003) Re-evaluation of muscle wisdom using physiological rates of stimulation. Journal of Physiology (London), 549: 865-875.

Schieber MH, Fuglevand AJ (2003). Motor areas of the cerebral cortex. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Volume 3, London, Nature Publishing Group, pp. 111 - 121.

Seifert HM, Fuglevand AJ (2002). Restoration of movement using functional electrical stimulation and Bayes’ theorem. Journal of Neuroscience, 22: 9465-9474.

Enoka RM, Fuglevand AJ (2001) Motor unit physiology: some unresolved issues. Muscle & Nerve, 24: 4 - 17.

Macefield VG, Fuglevand AJ, Howell JN, Bigland-Ritchie B (2000). Discharge behavior of single motor units during maximal voluntary contractions of a human toe extensor. Journal of Physiology (London), 528: 227-234.

Yao W, Fuglevand AJ, Enoka RM (2000). Motor unit synchronization increases EMG amplitude and decreases force steadiness in simulated contractions. Journal of Neurophysiology, 83: 441-452.

Peters EJD, Fuglevand AJ (1999). Cessation of human motor unit discharge during sustained maximal voluntary contraction. Neuroscience Letters 274: 66-70.

Fuglevand AJ, Macefield VG, Bigland-Ritchie B (1999). Force-frequency and fatigue properties of motor units in muscles that control digits of the human hand. Journal of Neurophysiology. 81:1718-1729.

Fuglevand AJ (1998). Henneman’s size principle: the right name. Letter to the Editor. Science, 281: 919.

Bigland-Ritchie B, Fuglevand AJ, Thomas CK (1998). Contractile properties of human muscle: is man a cat? The Neuroscientist, 4: 240-249.

Fuglevand AJ, Segal SS (1997). Simulation of motor unit recruitment and microvascular unit perfusion: spatial considerations. Journal of Applied Physiology, 83:1223-1234.

Fuglevand AJ (1996). Neural aspects of fatigue. The Neuroscientist, 2: 203-206.

Macefield VG, Fuglevand AJ, Bigland-Ritchie B (1996). Contractile properties of single motor units in human toe extensors assessed by intraneural motor-axon stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 75: 2509-2519.

Fuglevand AJ (1995). The role of the sarcolemma action potential in fatigue. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 384: 101-108.

Yue G, Fuglevand AJ, Nordstrom MA, Enoka RM (1995). Limitations of the surface-EMG technique for estimating motor unit synchronization. Biological Cybernetics, 73: 223-233.

Howell JN, Fuglevand AJ, Walsh ML, Bigland-Ritchie B (1995). Motor unit activity during isometric and concentric-eccentric contractions of human first dorsal interosseus. Journal of Neurophysiology, 74: 901-904.

Fuglevand AJ, Bilodeau M, Enoka RM (1995). Short-term immobilization has a minimal effect on the strength and fatigability of a human hand muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 78: 847-855.

Winter DA, Fuglevand AJ, Archer SE (1994). Crosstalk in surface electromyography: theoretical and practical estimates. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 4: 15-26.

Enoka RM, Fuglevand AJ (1993). Neuromuscular basis of the maximum voluntary force capacity of muscle. In: MD Grabiner (Ed), Current Issues in Biomechanics. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. 215-235.

Fuglevand AJ, Winter DA, Patla AE (1993). Models of recruitment and rate coding organization in motor-unit pools. Journal of Neurophysiology, 70: 2470-2488.

Galganski ME, Fuglevand AJ, Enoka RM (1993). Reduced control of motor output in a human hand muscle of elderly subjects during submaximal contractions. Journal of Neurophysiology, 69: 2108-2115.

Fuglevand AJ, Zackowski KM, Huey KA, Enoka RM, (1993). Impairment of neuromuscular propagation during human fatiguing contractions at submaximal forces. Journal of Physiology (Lond.), 460: 549-572.

Fuglevand AJ, Enoka RM (1993). Fatigue-related impairment of neural drive to muscle. In: AJ Sargeant, & D Kernell (Eds.), Neuromuscular Fatigue, Amsterdam: North Holland, pp. 167-168.

Fuglevand AJ, Winter DA, Patla AE, Stashuk D (1992). Detection of motor unit action potentials with surface electrodes: influence of electrode size and spacing. Biological Cybernetics, 67: 143153.

Nordstrom MA, Fuglevand AJ, Enoka RM (1992). Estimating the strength of common input to motoneurons from the cross-correlogram. Journal of Physiology (Lond.), 453: 547-574.

Enoka RM, Barreto PM, Fuglevand AJ (1991) Neurologic impairment of movement capability in older persons. In: ST Kuna, JE Remmers, & PM Suratt (Eds.), Sleep and Respiration in Aging Adults. New York: Elsevier, pp. 39-45.

Fuglevand AJ (1987). Resultant muscle torque, angular velocity, and joint angle relationships and activation patterns in maximal knee extension. In Jonsson, B (Ed.), Biomechanics X-A, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. 559-566.

Munro CF, Miller DI, Fuglevand AJ (1987). Ground reaction forces in running: a reexamination. Journal of Biomechanics, 20: 147-155.