Motor learning and rehabilitation of walking in individuals with central nervous system damage and disease
- 2007 BS Physiology, University of Arizona
- 2010 DPT University of Illinois at Chicago
- 2015 PhD Neuroscience, Northwestern University
Current Research Funding
NIH/NICHD K12 HD055929, PI K. Ottenbacher 2018 - Present: Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program K12 Scholar
NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development Loan Repayment Program, Clinical Research, Initial Contract, PI K Leech 2018 - 2020
Rossi C, Chau CW, Leech KA,Statton MA, Bastian AJ. The capacity to learn new motor and perceptual calibrations develops concurrently in childhood. Sci Rep. 2019 June 27. PubMed PMID: 31249379
Roemmich RT,Leech KA,Gonzalez AJ, and Bastian AJ. Trading symmetry for energy cost during walking. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2019 June 18. PubMed PMID: 31208276
Leech KAand Holleran CL. Commentary on "Practice Structure and LocomotorLearning After Stroke". J Neurol Phys Ther. 2019 Apr;43(2):94-95.
Leech KA, Day KA, Roemmich RT, and Bastian AJ. Movement and perception recalibrate differently across multiple days of locomotor learning. J Neurophysiol.2018 Sep 5.
Leech KA and Roemmich RT. Independent voluntary correction and savings in locomotor learning. J Exp Biol. 2018 Jun 14.
Day KA, Leech KA, Roemmich RT, and Bastian AJ. Accelerating locomotor savings in learning: compressing four training days to one. J Neurophysiol. 2018 Mar 14.
Leech KA, Roemmich RT, and Bastian AJ. Creating flexible motor memories in human walking. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 8.