Nina S Bradley, BS, MS, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy and of Cell and Neurobiology
SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Phone+1 323 442 2910
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    Dr. Bradley's research and teaching interests are in several areas of motor control, with an emphasis on developmental aspects of sensorimotor physiology, neuro-biomechanical interactions, and skill acquisition. She is director of the Motor Control Development Laboratory.

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    Development and control of repetitive leg movements during embryonic development
    NIH/NICHD R01HD053367Aug 1, 2006 - Jul 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sun SY, Baker LL, Bradley NS. Ankle muscle tenotomy does not alter ankle flexor muscle recruitment bias during locomotor-related repetitive limb movement in late-stage chick embryos. Dev Psychobiol. 2018 03; 60(2):150-164. PMID: 29193030.
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    2. Sun SY, Bradley NS. Differences in flexor and extensor activity during locomotor-related leg movements in chick embryos. Dev Psychobiol. 2017 04; 59(3):357-366. PMID: 28323348.
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    3. Porterfield JH, Sindhurakar A, Finley JM, Bradley NS. Drift during overground locomotion in newly hatched chicks varies with light exposure during embryogenesis. Dev Psychobiol. 2015 May; 57(4):459-69. PMID: 25864867; PMCID: PMC4412794.
    4. Bradley NS, Ryu YU, Yeseta MC. Spontaneous locomotor activity in late-stage chicken embryos is modified by stretch of leg muscles. J Exp Biol. 2014 Mar 15; 217(Pt 6):896-907. PMID: 24265423; PMCID: PMC3951363.
    5. Sindhurakar A, Bradley NS. Light accelerates morphogenesis and acquisition of interlimb stepping in chick embryos. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e51348. PMID: 23236480.
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    6. Sindhurakar A, Bradley NS. Kinematic analysis of overground locomotion in chicks incubated under different light conditions. Dev Psychobiol. 2010 Dec; 52(8):802-12. PMID: 20589718.
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    7. Ryu YU, Bradley NS. Precocious locomotor behavior begins in the egg: development of leg muscle patterns for stepping in the chick. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 03; 4(7):e6111. PMID: 19578536; PMCID: PMC2700958.
    8. Bradley NS, Ryu YU, Lin J. Fast locomotor burst generation in late stage embryonic motility. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Apr; 99(4):1733-42. PMID: 18272869.
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    9. Bradley NS, Solanki D, Zhao D. Limb movements during embryonic development in the chick: evidence for a continuum in limb motor control antecedent to locomotion. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Dec; 94(6):4401-11. PMID: 16162824.
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    10. Oztop E, Bradley NS, Arbib MA. Infant grasp learning: a computational model. Exp Brain Res. 2004 Oct; 158(4):480-503. PMID: 15221160.
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    11. Bradley NS. Connecting the dots between animal and human studies of locomotion. Focus on "Infants adapt their stepping to repeated trip-inducing stimuli". J Neurophysiol. 2003 Oct; 90(4):2088-9. PMID: 14534262.
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    12. Bradley NS, Jahng DY. Selective effects of light exposure on distribution of motility in the chick embryo at E18. J Neurophysiol. 2003 Sep; 90(3):1408-17. PMID: 12761280.
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    13. Bradley NS. Age-related changes and condition-dependent modifications in distribution of limb movements during embryonic motility. J Neurophysiol. 2001 Oct; 86(4):1511-22. PMID: 11600617.
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