Jon Nelson, Ph.D., P.T.

Jon Nelson, Ph.D., P.T.

Product Education Consultant

Jon Nelson is Delsys Technical liaison for North America (US, Canada and Mexico) and Latin America servicing customers from initial consultation to onsite installation and education.

Dr. Nelson is a Professor of Anatomy and Physical Therapy and is the director of the Motor Behavior Laboratory at the College of St. Scholastica. He has over 20 years of experience using EMG and motion capture technology in a teaching environment.

Dr. Nelson’s research interests include the motor control of eye and head movement and balance control.

Recent Publications

Barton, E.J., Nelson, J.S., Neeraj, G.J., and Sparks, D.L. Effects of Partial Lidocaine Inactivation of the Paramedian Pontine Reticular Formation on Saccades of Macaques. J. Neurophysiology. 2003, 90:372-386.

Sparks, D.L., Barton, E.J., Gandhi, N.J. and Nelson, J. Studies of the Role of the Paramedian Pontine Reticular Formation in the Control of Head-Restrained and Head Unrestrained Gaze Shifts. In Neurobiology of Eye Movements from Molecules to Behavior. Ed. By, Kaminski, H.J. and Leigh, R.J., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 956:85-98, 2002.

Nelson, J. S., Goldberg, S. J. and McClung, J. R. Motoneuron Electrophysiological and Muscle Contractile Properties of Superior Oblique Motor Units in Cat. J. Neurophysiology. 1986, 55:715-726.