MinHyuk Kwon

MinHyuk Kwon

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Health Promotion, College of Science


Ph.D. Neuromuscular Control of Movement  (2015)                                                                                                  

Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


M.S.  Motor Control and Learning  (2005)                                                                                                                

Department of Physical Education

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea


B.S.   Sports Science (2003)                                                                                                                                            

Department of Physical Education

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea


Assistant Professor / Director of Motor Neuroscience Lab    (2019 - Present)

Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, Cal Poly Pomona


Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2019)

Department of Physical Therapy, Marquette University


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2015-2016)

Departments of Applied Behavioral Science and Psychology, University of Kansas


Graduate Research Assistant (2010-2015)

Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida 


Graduate Research Assistant (2009-2010)

Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University               


Adjunct Professor (Rank: 1st Lieutenant) (2005-2008)

Department of Physical Education, Korea Air Force Academy         


Peer-reviewed Journal Publication: Pubmed, Google Scholar, ResearchGate, Academia, ORCID

* Corresponding author

  1. Delgadillo J, Sundberg CW, Kwon M, and Hunter SK. Fatigability of the knee extensor muscles during high-load fast and low-load slow resistance exercise in young and older adults, Experimental Gerontology, In review
  2. Mendoza M and *Kwon M. The Efficiency of Dynamic vs. General Exercise for Posture Control Dealing with Low Back Pain, Journal of Health, Sports, and Kinesiology, 2021; 2 (1), 5-6
  3. Charisma B and *Kwon M. The Effect of Hand-Held Technology on Thumb Biomechanics Journal of Health, Sports, and Kinesiology, 2021; 2 (1), 7-8
  4. Kwon M, Song SH, Han DW. A study on self-controlled learning in practice conditions of faded and increased feedback, Korean Journal of Sports Psychology. 2020 written in Korean
  5. Kwon M, Senefeld JW and Hunter SK. Attenuated activation of knee extensor muscles during fast contractions in older men and women, European Journal of Applied Physiology. doi:10.1007/s00421-020-04451-0 2020; IF 2.5
  6. Kwon M & Christou EA. Visual Information Processing in Older Adults: Reaction Time and Motor Unit Pool Modulation. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2018; 120 (5):2630-2639IF 2.887
  7. Park SH & Kwon M*. The effect of trial-to-trial variability during practice of force control tasks on motor learning. Journal of Korean Society for the study of Physical Education. 2018; 23(2):127-136. written in Korean
  8. Moran AC, Fleeman R, Chen YC, Kwon M, Fox EJ, Yacoubi B & Christou EA. Neuromuscular Variability and Spatial Accuracy in Children and Older Adults. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2018; 41:27-33.
  9. Moran AC, Hunter SK, Chen YT, Kwon M, Fox EJ, Yacoubi B, Christou EA. Sex-differences in spatial accuracy relate to the neural activation of antagonistic muscles in young adults, Experimental Brain Research. 2017 Aug;235(8):2425-2436. IF 2.395
  10. Park SH, Kwon M, Christou EA. Motor output oscillations with magnification of visual feedback in older adults. Neuroscience Letters. 2017 Apr 24; 647:8-13. IF 2.026
  11. Wang Z, Kwon M, Mohanty S, Schmitt LM, White SP, Christou EA, Mosconi MW. Increased force variability is associated with altered modulation of motorneuron pool in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017 Mar 25;18(4). IF 3.257
  12. Park SH, Kwon M, Solis D, Lodha N & Christou EA. Motor control differs for increasing and releasing force, Journal of Neurophysiology. 2016 Jun 1;115(6). IF 887
  13. Park SH, Kim S, Kwon M & Christou EA. Differential contribution of visual and auditory information to accurately predict the direction and rotational motion of a visual stimulus. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2016 Mar;41(3):244- IF 2.009
  14. Baweja HS, Kwon M, Onushko T, Wright DL, Corcos DM, Christou EA (2015). Processing of visual information compromises the ability of older adults to control novel fine motor tasks. Experimental Brain Research. 2015 Dec;233(12). IF 2.395
  15. Moon H, Kim C, Kwon M, Chen YT, Fox EJ & Christou EA. High-gain visual feedback exacerbates ankle movement variability in children. Experimental Brain Research. 2015 May;233(5):1597-606. IF 2.395
  16. Moran AC, Chen YC, Kwon M, Snyder A, Subramony SH, Vaillancourt D & Christou EA. Force dysmetria in spinocerebellar ataxia 6 correlates with functional capacity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2015 Apr 8;9:184.IF 3.634
  17. Moon H, Kim C, Kwon M, Chen YT, Onushko T, Lodha N & Christou EA. Force control is related to low-frequency oscillations in force and surface EMG. PLoS One, 2014 Nov 5;9(11). IF 3.234
  18. Fox EJ, Moon H, Kwon M, Chen YT & Christou EA. Neuromuscular control of goal-directed ankle movements differs for healthy children and adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2014 Sep;114(9). IF 3.056
  19. Chen YT, Kwon M, Fox EJ & Christou EA. Altered activation of the antagonist muscle during practice compromises motor learning in older adults. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2014 Aug 15;112(4):1010-9. IF 2.887
  20. Kwon M, Chen YT, Fox EJ & Christou EA. Aging and limb alter the neuromuscular control of goal-directed movements. Experimental Brain Research, 2014 Jun;232(6):1759-71. IF 2.395
  21. Kwon M, Baweja HS & Christou EA. Ankle variability is amplified in older adults due to lower EMG power from 30-60 Hz. Human Movement Science, 2012 Dec;31(6):1366-78. IF 1.606
  22. Baweja HS, Kwon M & Christou EA. Magnified visual feedback exacerbates positional variability in older adults due to altered modulation of the primary agonist Experimental Brain Research, 2012 Oct;222(4):355-64. IF 2.395
  23. Kwon M, Baweja HS & Christou EA. Age-associated differences in positional variability are greater with the lower limb. Journal of Motor Behavior, 2011;43(5):357-60. IF 1.573