Manuel Hernandez

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Introduction to Occupational and Rehabilitation Biomechanics part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2018:Activities
Students are instructed to create a biomechanical model in MATLAB to simulate reaching as far forward and as fast as possible without falling. The goal of the project is to produce a model using realistic ...

Hodgkin-Huxley Neuron Model part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Teaching Activities
In this lab activity, students will gain a better understanding of the factors underlying the generation of an action potential.

Essays (3)

Engagement when teaching computation online: Challenges and Opportunities part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2020:Essays
Manuel Hernandez, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The sudden transition to online and remote delivery of coursework in 2020 has created significant challenges and ...

The importance of programming skills in improving health across the lifespan part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2018:Essays
Manuel Hernandez, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign As the oldest of the old continue to become an increasingly larger percentage of our population, challenges due to ...

The importance of programming skills in achieving biomedical solutions in the modern world part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Essays
Manuel Hernandez, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign As globalization continues to flatten our world, challenges and opportunities increasingly operate in a broader ...

Other Contribution (1)

Intro to EMG signal processing part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2020:Activities
In this activity, students will be learning about how electromyography (EMG) signals are acquired and analyzed to assess motor function and diagnose certain neurological disorders, such as muscular dystrophy, ...