April 20, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan

Asian Symposium
on Motor Control in Biomechanics

Delsys Prize

Delsys Prize Promoting Innovation in Electromyography

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Founded in 1985, The De Luca Foundation (DLF) is a private charitable organization. DLF dedicates its financial resources to serving the Biomechanics Research Community through R&D grants, travel grants, public education, and workshops to:

  • Raise awareness of innovative methodologies for understanding human motor control,
  • Fostering innovative work,
  • Educating students and young researchers, and 
  • Funding research ideas to study and cure neuromuscular diseases. 
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DLF mourns the loss of Prof. Carlo J. De Luca who passed away on July 20, 2016.

Prof. De Luca was far-sighted and a consummate thinker who pushed the boundaries of motor control and science, championing research that led to some of the greatest innovations of our time - a system that reveals the neural control of force and movement by assessing the firing behavior of motor units during muscle contractions.

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What We Do

The Foundation supports researchers around the world through various mechanisms with the goal of fostering a path of innovation and breakthroughs in Electromyography and Human Movement Sciences.

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2017 was a memorable year for the science community.  Most notably, a global March for Science was organized in response to the United States’... Read More
The invited speakers will be established investigators in the fields of Motor Control and Biomechanics, from institutions in Japan and the United... Read More
The De Luca Foundation has officially opened applications for the 2018 Student Travel Awards campaign. The Foundation has set aside up to... Read More

There are many ways in which you can take action and help us advance research and innovation in Motor Control and Human Movement Sciences.

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