Prof Jon Marsden

University of Plymouth

Jonathan graduated with a BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Physiotherapy from Manchester University in 1991 and graduated with an MSc (Distinction) in Neurological Science, from University College in London. Where he also went on to receive his PhD in Clinical Medicine, 2000.

Jonathan currently teaches on the MSc in Neurological Rehabilitation at the School of Health Professions. He is the lead for the "Cognition, perception and behaviour" module and contribute "sensorimotor control in neurological practice" and "pathomechanics and rehabilitation of gait and balance". He also contributes to the undergraduate physiotherapy program Neurological Physiotherapy module.

His research interests and experience are in the field of neurorehabilitation and human motor physiology. He is currently investigating the pathophysiology and rehabilitation of balance and gait disorders after central and peripheral neurological lesions in adult and paediatric populations.

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An introduction to the physiology and pathophysiology of eye movements

Accurate eye movements are critical for functional movements and a stable perception of the visual world. This presentation will discuss the neural control of different types of eye movements and how they are affected by lesions to the central nervous system. It will outline how an assessment of eye movements can support clinical decision making and describe current evidence
for the effects of rehabilitation.

Prof Jon Marsden will be speaking in the following theatre:

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Prof Sara Demain: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Prof Sara Demain
    University of Plymouth

    Self-Management in Neuro-Rehabilitation

  • Dr Michael J. Grey: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Michael J. Grey
    University of East Anglia

    Effecting neuroplasticity with virtual rehabilitation

  • Johannes Höfener: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Johannes Höfener
    ReHub GmbH

    How gamification can enhance rehabilitation – Experiences in Virtual Reality

  • Dr Srinivas Lanka: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Srinivas Lanka
    Cygnet Health Care

    Measuring Outcomes in Neuropsychiatry

  • Dr Terry Gorst: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Terry Gorst
    University of Plymouth

    ‘To sense is to move’: the sensory aspects of movement in Parkinson’s disease and stroke