Journal Papers


N. Hayami, H. Williams, K. Shibagaki, A. H. Vette, K. Nakazawa, T. Nomura, M. Milosevic, "Development and validation of a closed-loop functional electrical stimulation-based controller for gait rehabilitation using a finite state machine model", IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Accepted, 2022.

R. M. de Freitas, M. Capogrosso, T. Nomura, and M. Milosevic, "Optimizing sensory fiber activation during cervical transcutaneous spinal stimulation using different electrode configurations: A computational analysis," Accepted, Artificial Organs, 2022. [PDF] [PubMed]

R. M. de Freitas, M. Capogrosso, T. Nomura, and M. Milosevic, "Preferential activation of proprioceptive and cutaneous sensory fibers compared to motor fibers during cervical transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation: A computational study," Journal of Neural Engineering. Accepted, 2022. [PDF] [PubMed]

N. Cao, A. Sasaki, A. Yuasa, M.R. Popovic, M. Milosevic, K. Nakazawa, "Short-term facilitation effects elicited by cortical priming through theta burst stimulation and functional electrical stimulation of upper-limb muscles," Experimental Brain Research. Accepted, 2022. [PDF] [PubMed]

T. Kato, N. Kaneko, A. Sasaki, N. Endo, A. Yamaguchi, M. Milosevic, K. Watanabe, and K. Nakazawa, "Corticospinal excitability and somatosensory information processing of the lower limb muscle during upper limb voluntary or electrically induced muscle contractions", European Journal of Neuroscience. Accepted - 2022. [PDF] [PubMed]

Y. Suzuki, L. Jovanovic, R. A. Fadli, Y. Yamanouchi, C. Marquez-Chin, M. R. Popovic, T. Nomura, M. Milosevic, “Evidence that brain-controlled functional electrical stimulation could elicit targeted corticospinal facilitation of hand muscles in healthy young adults”, Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, In press, 2022. [PDF] [PubMed]


A. Sasaki, N. Kaneko, Y. Masugi, T. Kato, M. Milosevic, and K. Nakazawa, "Task- and intensity-dependent modulation of arm-trunk neural interactions in the corticospinal pathway in humans" Accepted - eNeuro, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, T. Nomura, and K. Nakazawa, "Neurophysiological mechanisms of motor rehabilitation using functional electrical stimulation and brain-computer interface technologies," Japanese Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, vol. 32(3), 2021.

A. Sasaki, R. M. de Freitas, D.G. Sayenko, Y. Masugi, T. Nomura, K. Nakazawa, M. Milosevic, “Low intensity and short duration continuous cervical transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation intervention does not prime the corticospinal and spinal reflex pathways in able-bodied subjects”, Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol. 10(16), 3633, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, T. Nakanishi, A. Sasaki, A. Yamaguchi, M.R. Popovic, and K. Nakazawa, "Cortical re-organization after traumatic brain injury elicited using functional electrical stimulation therapy: A case report" Accepted, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2021. [PDF] [Web]

R. M. de Freitas, A. Sasaki, D. G. Sayenko, Y. Masugi, T. Nomura, K. Nakazawa, and M. Milosevic, " Selectivity and excitability of upper-limb muscle activation during cervical transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation in humans", Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 131(2), pp. 746-759, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Nakamura, Y. Suzuki, M. Milosevic, and T. Nomura "Long-lasting event-related beta synchronizations of electroencephalographic activity in response to support-surface perturbations during upright stance: A pilot study associating beta rebound and active monitoring in the intermittent postural control," Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, vol. 15:660434, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]

Y. Suzuki, N. Kaneko, A. Sasaki, F. Tanaka, K. Nakazawa, T. Nomura, and M. Milosevic, "Muscle-specific phase-dependent modulation of corticospinal excitability during upper-limb motor imagery and motor execution," Neuroscience Letters, vol. 755, 135907, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]

D. Lim, M. Castillo, A.J. Bergquist, M. Milosevic, K. Masani, "Contribution of each motor point of quadriceps femoris to knee extension torque during neuromuscular electrical stimulation" IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 29, pp. 389-396, 2021. [PDF] [PubMed]


Y. Suzuki, A. Nakamura, M. Milosevic, K. Nomura, T. Tanahashi, T. Endo, S. Sakoda, P. Morasso, and T. Nomura, "Postural instability via a loss of intermittent control in elderly and patients with Parkinson’s disease: a model-based and data-driven approach for dynamical disease", Chaos: Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, vol. 30(11), 113140, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, C. Marquez-Chin, K. Masani, T. Nomura, M. Hirata, M.R. Popovic, and K. Nakazawa, "Why brain-controlled neuroprosthetics matter: Mechanisms underlying electrical stimulation of muscles and nerves in rehabilitation", REVIEW, BioMedical Engineering Online, vol. 19, 81, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Sasaki, M. Milosevic, and K. Nakazawa, "Cortical and subcortical neural interactions between trunk and upper-limb muscles in humans", Neuroscience, vol. 451, pp. 126-136, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Sasaki, N. Kaneko, Y. Masugi, M. Milosevic, and K. Nakazawa, "Interlimb neural interactions in corticospinal and spinal reflex circuits during preparation and execution of isometric elbow flexion", Journal of Neurophysiology, vol. 124(3), pp. 652-667, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Yamaguchi, A. Sasaki, Y. Masugi, M. Milosevic, and K. Nakazawa, "Changes in corticospinal excitability during bilateral and unilateral lower-limb force control tasks", Experimental Brain Research, vol. 238(9), pp. 1977-1987, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Yamaguchi, M. Milosevic, A. Sasaki, and K. Nakazawa, “Force control of ankle dorsiflexors in young adults: Effects of bilateral control and leg dominance”, Journal of Motor Behavior, vol. 52(2), pp. 226-235, 2020. [PDF] [PubMed]


S. Shin, M. Milosevic, C. Chung, and Y. Lee, “Contractile properties of superficial skeletal muscle affect postural control in healthy young adults: A test of the rambling and trembling hypothesis”, PLOS One, vol. 14(10), e0223850, 2019. [PDF] [PubMed]

T. Kato, A. Sasaki, H. Yokoyama, M. Milosevic, and K. Nakazawa, “Effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and voluntary commands on the spinal reflex excitability of remote limb muscles “, Experimental Brain Research, vol. 237(12), pp. 3195–3205, 2019. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, Y. Masugi, A. Sasaki, D. G. Sayenko, and K. Nakazawa, “On the reflex mechanisms of cervical transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation in human subjects”, Journal of Neurophysiology, vol. 121(5), pp. 1672-1679, 2019. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, Y. Masugi, H. Obata, A. Sasaki, M. R. Popovic, and K. Nakazawa, "Short-term inhibition of spinal reflexes in multiple lower-limb muscles after neuromuscular electrical stimulation of ankle plantar flexors," Experimental Brain Research, vol. 237(2), pp. 467-476, 2019. [PDF] [PubMed]

C. O. Souza, M. C. Voos, A. F. Barbosa, J. Chien, D. V. Francato, M. Milosevic, M. R. Popovic, F. T. Fonoff, H. F. Chen, M. and E. R. Barbosa, "Relationship between posturography, clinical balance and executive function in Parkinson's disease," Journal of Motor Behavior, vol. 51(2), pp. 212-221, 2019. [PDF] [PubMed]



A. Lima, D. Boari, C. Pinto, C. O. Souza, G. Ghilardi, T. Garcia, M. Voos, M. Milosevic, C. Hamani, L. Teixeira, and E. T. Fonoff, “Effects of spinal cord stimulation on anticipatory and reactive postural control in Parkinson's disease patients with freezing of gait,” eLife, 7: e37727, 2018. [PDF] [PubMed]

A. Sasaki, M. Milosevic, H. Sekiguchi, and K. Nakazawa, “Evidence for existence of trunk-limb neural interaction in the corticospinal pathway”, Neuroscience Letter, vol. 668, pp. 31-6, 2018. [PDF] [PubMed]

H. Obata, T. Ogawa, M. Milosevic, N. Kawashima, and K. Nakazawa, "Short-term effects of electrical nerve stimulation on spinal reciprocal inhibition depend on gait phase during passive stepping," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 38, pp. 151-4, 2018. [PDF] [PubMed]


Prior to 2018

M. Milosevic, D. Gagnon, P. Gourdou, and K. Nakazawa, "Postural regulation strategies during quiet sitting are affected in individuals who sustained thoracic spinal cord injury," Gait & Posture, vol. 58, pp. 446-52, 2017. [PDF] [PubMed]

O. Talakoub, R. Paiva, M. Milosevic, M. Q. Hoexter, R. Franco, J. Navarro, J. F. Pereira Jr., M.R. Popovic, C. Savage, A. C. Lopes, P. Alvarenga, D. Damiani, M. J. Teixeira, E. C. Miguel, E. T. Fonoff, M. Batistuzzo, and C. Hamani, "Lateral hypothalamic activity indicates hunger and satiety states in humans," Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, vol. 4(12), pp. 897-901, 2017. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, K. Masani, M.R. Popovic, and K. Nakazawa, "Neurophysiological implications of functional electrical stimulations of muscles and nerves," Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports and Exercise, vol. 21(2), pp. 84-93, 2017. [PDF] [PubMed]

K. Patel, M. Milosevic, K. Nakazawa, M. R. Popovic, and K. Masani, "Wheelchair neuroprosthesis for improving trunk stability," IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 25(12), pp. 2472-79, 2017. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, H. Yokoyama, M. Grangeon, K. Masani, M. R. Popovic, K. Nakazawa, and D. H. Gagnon, "Muscle synergies reveal impaired trunk muscle coordination strategies in individuals with thoracic spinal cord injury," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 36, pp. 40-8, 2017. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, M. Shinya, K. Masani, K. Patel, K. M. McConville, K. Nakazawa, and M. R. Popovic, "Anticipation of direction and time of perturbation modulates the onset latency of trunk muscle responses during sitting perturbations," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 26, pp. 94-101, 2016. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, K. Masani, N. Wu, K. M. McConville, and M. R. Popovic, "Trunk muscle co-activation using functional electrical stimulation modifies center of pressure fluctuations during quiet sitting by increasing trunk stiffness," Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, vol. 12, pp. 1-9, 2015. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, K. Masani, M. J. Kuipers, H. Rahouni, M. C. Verrier, K. M. V. McConville, and M. R. Popovic, "Trunk control impairment is responsible for postural instability during quiet sitting in individuals with cervical spinal cord injury," Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 30, pp. 507-12, 2015. [PDF] [PubMed]

C. Sidiropoulos, K. Masani, T. Mestre, M. Milosevic, Y. Y. Poon, M. Fallis, B. B. Shah, S. K. Kalia, M. R. Popovic, A. M. Lozano, and E. Moro, "Spinal cord stimulation for gait impairment in spinocerebellar ataxia 7," Journal of Neurology, vol. 261, pp. 570-4, 2014. [PDF] [PubMed]

K. M. V. McConville and M. Milosevic, "Active video game head movement inputs," Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 18, pp. 253-7, 2014. [PDF] [Link]

D. G. Sayenko, M. F. Robinson, M. Milosevic, K. Masani, and M. R. Popovic, "Video Game-Based Approach in Calf Muscle Training: Lessons from Pilot Study," Clinical Research on Foot and Ankle, vol. 1, pp. 100-10, 2013. [PDF] [Link]

M. Milosevic, K. M. V. McConville, E. Sejdic, K. Masani, M. J. Kyan, and M. R. Popovic, "Visualization of trunk muscle synergies during sitting perturbations using self-organizing maps (SOM)," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 59, pp. 2516-23, 2012. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic and K. M. V. McConville, "Evaluation of protective gloves and working techniques for reducing hand-arm vibration exposure in the workplace," Journal of Occupational Health, vol. 54, pp. 250-3, 2012. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic, K. M. V. McConville, and K. Masani, "Arm movement improves performance in clinical balance and mobility tests," Gait & Posture, vol. 33, pp. 507-9, 2011. [PDF] [Link]

D. G. Sayenko, K. Masani, M. Robinson, M. Milosevic, and M. R. Popovic, "Video game training: A neuromuscular stimulation system," SCOPE - Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, vol. 20, pp. 16-21, 2011. [PDF] [PubMed]

D. G. Sayenko, K. Masani, M. Milosevic, M. F. Robinson, A. Vette, K. McConville, and M.R. Popovic, "Video game-based neuromuscular electrical stimulation system for calf muscle training: A case study," Medical Engineering & Physics, vol. 33, pp. 249-55, 2011. [PDF] [PubMed]

M. Milosevic and K. McConville, "Audio-visual biofeedback system for postural control," International Journal on Disability and Human Development, vol. 10, pp. 321-4, 2011. [PDF] [Link]