Juergen Konczak, PhD

Professor, Biomechanics and Neuromotor Control
Contact Information

School of Kinesiology

400 Cooke Hall
1900 University Ave S E
Minneapolis, 55455


Graduate education faculty

Director, Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory

Director, Center for Clinical Movement Science

Faculty, Center for Cognitive Sciences

Faculty, Neuroscience Program

Adjunct Professor of Neurology




Courses in biomechanics, movement neuroscience, motor control and motor learning.

Research interest

Neurological movement disorders, motor learning after brain injury, motor development in infancy and childhood.

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Research activity

Editorial board, Journal of Neurophysiology
Editorial board, Journal of Motor Behavior

Associate editor, Sports Medicine and Health Sciences
Associate editor, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience



1998 Habilitation, Psychology, Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
1991 Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.
1985 M.S., Sport & Exercise Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, U.S.A.
1984 B.A., Philosophy, Sport Science, Universität Münster, Germany

Selected Publications
  1. For a full list of publications visit: hsc.umn.edu

  2. JM Holst-Wolf, IL Yeh, J Konczak (2016). Development of proprioceptive acuity in typically developing children: normative data on forearm position sense. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10. Full-text [PDF]

  3. 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]

  4. 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. Full-text [PDF]

  5. 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