Kei Masani

Masani, Kei

Kei Masani | Assistant Professor
BEd (Tokyo), MEd (Tokyo), PhD (Tokyo)

Main Appointments

  • Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI), University Health Network (UHN)
  • Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory
Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V9 Canada

+1 416 597-3422, extension 6098 (office)
k.masani@utoronto.ca (email)


Research Themes

Research Interests

My research interests are in understanding human movement and movement variability, from the view of neuro-mechanical interaction and sensory-motor integration.

Select Publications

Vette AH, Wu N, Masani K, Popovic MR. Low-intensity functional electrical stimulation can increase multidirectional trunk stiffness in able-bodied individuals during sitting. Med Eng Phys. 2015 Aug;37(8):777-82. Epub 2015 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 26071025.

Masani K, Popovic MR. Authors’ response. J Spinal Cord Med. 2015 Jul;38(4):421. Epub 2015 May 19. PubMed PMID: 25985962.

Rouhani H, Mahallati S, Preuss R, Masani K, Popovic MR. Sensitivity of intersegmental angles of the spinal column to errors due to marker misplacement.  J Biomech Eng. 2015 Jul;137(7). Epub 2015 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 25901652.

Milosevic M, Masani K, Kuipers MJ, Rahouni H, Verrier MC, McConville KM, Popovic MR. Trunk control impairment is responsible for postural instability during quiet sitting in individuals with cervical spinal cord injury. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Jun;30(5):507-12. Epub 2015 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 25812727.

Rouhani H, Abe MO, Nakazawa K, Popovic MR, Masani K. Heel strike detection using split force-plate treadmill. Gait Posture. 2015 Mar;41(3):863-6. Epub 2015 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 25800003.

Sayenko DG, Nguyen R, Hirabayashi T, Popovic MR, Masani K.Method to Reduce Muscle Fatigue During Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Major Knee and Ankle Muscle Groups. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2015 Sep;29(8):722-33. Epub 2014 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 25549655.

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