Department/Division Human and Environmental Studies/Cognitive, Behavioral and Health Sciences
Undergraduate School Division of Cognitive and Information Sciences
Other Affiliation
Email hagio.shota.3r(at)
Personal Page Website
Research areas Motor Control, Neurophysiology
Keywords Motor Learning, Motor Control, Synergy, Neural Network Model
Major publications Moriyama M, Kouzaki M, Hagio S. Visuomotor Adaptation of Lower Extremity Movements During Virtual Ball-Kicking Task, Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 4, 2022
Hagio S et al. Muscle synergies of multi-directional postural control in astronauts on Earth after a long-term stay in space. Journal of Neurophysiology, 127(5), 2022
Hagio S, Nakazato M, Kouzaki M. Modulation of spatial and temporal modules in lower limb muscle activations during walking with simulated reduced gravity. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 2021.
Hagio S, Kouzaki M. Visuomotor Transformation for the Lead Leg Affects Trail Leg Trajectories During Visually Guided Crossing Over a Virtual Obstacle in Humans. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14, 2020.
Hagio S, Kouzaki M. Modularity speeds up motor learning by overcoming mechanical bias in musculoskeletal geometry. Journal of Royal Society Interface, 15(147), 2018.
Hagio S, Kouzaki M. Action direction of muscle synergies in three-dimensional force space. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3(187), 2015.
Hagio S, Kouzaki M. Recruitment of muscle synergies is associated with endpoint force fluctuations during multi-directional isometric contractions. Experimental Brain Research, 233(6): 1811-1823, 2015.
Hagio S, Fukuda M, Kouzaki M. Identification of muscle synergies associated with gait transition in humans. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(48):1-12, 2015.
Hagio S, Kouzaki M. The flexible recruitment of muscle synergies depends on the required force generating capability. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112(2): 316-327, 2014.
Hagio S, Nagata K, Kouzaki M. Region specificity of rectus femoris muscle for force vectors in vivo. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(1): 179-182, 2012.
Professional societies/Research and synergic activities ・Society for Neuroscience
・International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology
Teaching Areas
  • Undergraduate courses Motor Adaptation and Learning
    Motor Control A・B
    Beginning Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
  • Graduate courses (Master's program) Programming Seminar for Motor Control Research
    Seminar on Behavioral Control 6
    General Seminar on Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences 1・2
  • Graduate courses (Doctor's program)
  • Undergraduate courses open to all departments Motor Adaptation and Learning
    Physical Fitness and Medical Science
    Seminar on Brain and Physical Movement
    ILAS Seminar :Quest for Human Motor Control

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