Zachary Riley

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Programs

Phone:
(317) 278-1487
Fax:
(317) 278-2041
Email:
zariley@iupui.edu
Department:
Kinesiology
NIFS 109
IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management - IUPUI
901 W. New York Street, Ste. 250
Indianapolis, IN
46202

Education

  • Fellowship, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado
  • M.S., Ball State University
  • B.S., Ball State University

Courses Taught

  • HPER-P 452 Motor Learning
  • HPER-P 397 Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 205 Structural Kinesiology
  • HPER-K 542 Neuromuscular Control of Movement
  • HPER-K 533 Advanced Theories of High-Level Performance
  • HPER-K 500 Special Topics in Kinesiology

Publications

  • N.R. Eckert, B. Poston, and Z.A. Riley. Modulation of the cutaneous silent period in the upper-limb with whole-body instability. PLoS One 2016 Mar 16;11(3).
  • K.M. Naugle, T. Ohlman, K.E. Naugle, Z.A. Riley, N.R. Keith. Physical activity behavior predicts endogenous pain modulation in older adults. Pain. 2017 Mar;158(3):383-390.
  • N. Hoseini, D.M. Koceja, and Z.A. Riley. The effect of operant-conditioning balance training on the down-regulation of spinal H-reflexes in a spastic patient. Neuroscience Letters, 504(2): 112-4, 2011.
  • B. Tahayori, Z.A. Riley, A. Mahmoudian, D.M. Koceja, and S.L. Hong. Rambling and trembling in response to body loading. Motor Control, 16(2): 144-57, 2012.
  • C.T. Robertson, K. Kitano, D.M. Koceja, and Z.A. Riley. Temporal depression of the soleus H-reflex during passive stretch. Experimental Brain Research, 219(2): 217-25, 2012.
  • M. Tsuruike, K. Kitano, D.M. Koceja, and Z.A. Riley. Differential control of H-reflex amplitude in different weight bearing conditions in young and elderly subjects. Clinical Neurophysiology, 123(10): 2018-24, 2012.
  • C.T. Robertson, K. Kitano, D.M. Koceja, and Z.A. Riley. Independent segmental inhibitory modulation of synaptic efficacy of the soleus H-reflex. Somatosensory & Motor Research, 30(2):81-9, 2013.
  • N.R. Eckert and Z.A. Riley. The nociceptive withdrawal reflex does not adapt to joint position change and short-term motor practice. F1000 Research, Jul 16, 2013.
  • M. Donahue, C.L. Docherty, and Z.A. Riley. Decreased fibularis reflex response during inversion perturbations in FAI subjects. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 24(1):84-9, 2014
  • C.M. Peterson*, Z.A. Riley*, E.T. Krepkovich, E.C. Mayland, W.M. Murray, and E.J. Perreault. Withdrawal reflexes in the upper limb adapt to arm posture and stimulus location. Muscle Nerve. 2014 May;49(5):716-23. *denotes co-first authors

Research Interests

  • Motor plasticity and skill learning
  • Motor plasticity with non-invasive brain stimulation
  • Pain sensitization and brain stimulation

Presentations

  • N.R. Eckert, N. Hoseini, D.M. Koceja, and Z.A. Riley. Modulation of the cutaneous silent period in the upper-limb with whole-body instability. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #000.00, 2013.  
  • Z.A. Riley, N. Hoseini, and N.R. Eckert. Thenar cortical representation driven by cellular-phone texting ability. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #000.00, 2013.
  • M. Donahue, C.L. Docherty, and Z.A. Riley. Individuals with FAI display decreased fibularis reflex response during dynamic inversion perturbations. National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting, 2013.  
  • N.R. Eckert and Z.A. Riley. Modulation of the cutaneous silent period in the upper-limb with whole-body instability. IUPUI Research Day, 2013  
  • N.R. Eckert, Anthony W. Meek, Krista Smith, Jason C. Williams and Z.A. Riley. Cutaneous Silent Period Characteristics are Dependent on the Organization of Upper Limb Muscles. IUPUI Research Day, 2014  
  • N.R. Eckert, A.W. Meek, K. Smith, J.C. Williams, and Z.A. Riley. Cutaneous silent period characteristics are dependent on the organization of upper limb muscles. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #000.00, 2014.  
  • A.W. Meek, N.R. Eckert, K. Smith, J.C. Williams, and Z.A. Riley. Effect of cutaneous silent period on cortical output in proximal-distal muscles in the upper limb. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #000.00, 2014.  
  • Z.A. Riley, A.W. Meek, J. Williams, and N.R. Eckert. Correlates between motor cortical output and control of the digits during common-practiced hand dexterity tasks. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #000.00, 2014.