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  1. Weissberger O, Orr E, Levy M, Kimel-Naor S, Plotnik M, Arbel T. (2023). Balancing new technology: Virtual reality for balance measurement case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 

  2. Ben Yair N, Wilf M, Bahat Y, Plotnik M. (2023). Studying cognitive-motor interactions using a tablet-based application of the Color Trails Test. Exp Brain Res.

  3. Cano Porras D, Heimler B, Jacobs JV, Naor SK, Inzelberg R, Zeilig G, Plotnik M. (2023). Upward perturbations trigger a stumbling effect. Hum Mov Sci.



  1. Koren, O., Bartsch, R. P., Katzir, Z., Rosenblum, U., Hassin-Baer, S., Inzelberg, R., & Plotnik, M. (2022). Dopaminergic medication reduces interhemispheric hyper-synchronization in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 97, 39-46.​

  2. Wilf, M., Ben Yair, N., Wright, W. G., & Plotnik, M. (2022). The trail less traveled: Analytical approach for creating shortened versions for virtual reality-based color trails test. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 1-10.‏

  3. Zadik, S., Benady, A., Gutwillig, S., Florentine, M. M., Solymani, R. E., & Plotnik, M. (2022). Age related changes in gait variability, asymmetry, and bilateral coordination–When does deterioration starts?. Gait & Posture, 96, 87-92.‏

  4. Rosenblum, U., Melzer, I., Zeilig, G., & Plotnik, M. (2022). Muscle activation profile is modulated by unexpected balance loss in walking. Gait & Posture, 93, 64-72.
  5. Plotnik, M., Kimel-Naor, S., Yair, N. B., Lustig, A., Crottaz-Herbette, S., Wright, W. G., & Wilf, M. (2021). High time for high-level tests in VR: Development of Integrative VR cognitive assessments. Virtual Rehabilitation.‏

  6. Rosenblum, U., Melzer, I., Friger, M., Zeilig, G., & Plotnik, M. (2022). Age and cognitive load affect muscle activation profiles in response to physical perturbations while walking. bioRxiv.

  7. Galor N, Wilf M, Plotnik M. (2022). Developing multiple shortened forms of virtual reality-based color trails test. Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 

  8. Krasovsky T, Heimler B, Koren O, Galor N, Hassin-Baer S, Zeilig G, Plotnik M. (2022). Bilateral leg stepping coherence as a predictor of freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's Disease walking with wearable sensors. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng.

  9. Gottlieb A, Doniger GM, Kimel-Naor S, Ben-Gal O, Cohen M, Iny H, Beeri MS, Plotnik M. (2022). Development and validation of virtual reality-based Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test. Front Aging Neurosci.‏


  1. Amiaz, R., Kimel Naor, S., Caspi, A., Czerniak, E., Noy, S., Pelc, T., ... & Plotnik, M. (2021). Responses to balance challenges in persons with panic disorder: A pilot study of computerized static and dynamic balance measurements. Brain and Behavior, e2411.

  2. Asher, E. E., Plotnik, M., Günther, M., Moshel, S., Levy, O., Havlin, S., ... & Bartsch, R. P. (2021). Connectivity of EEG synchronization networks increases for Parkinson’s disease patients with freezing of gait. Communications biology, 4(1), 1-10.

  3. Porras, D. C., Jacobs, J. V., Inzelberg, R., Bahat, Y., Zeilig, G., & Plotnik, M. (2021). Patterns of whole-body muscle activations following vertical perturbations during standing and walking. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 18(1), 1-18.‏

  4. Benady, A., Zadik, S., Ben-Gal, O., Cano Porras, D., Wenkert, A., Gilaie-Dotan, S., & Plotnik, M. (2021). Vision Affects Gait Speed but not Patterns of Muscle Activation During Inclined Walking—A Virtual Reality Study. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology, 9, 127

  5. Kribus-Shmiel, L., Bahat, Y., & Plotnik, M. (2021). Adaptation of bilateral coordination of gait during split belt walking as reflected by the phase coordination index. Gait & Posture.‏

  6. Plotnik, M., Ben-Gal, O., Doniger, G. M., Gottlieb, A., Bahat, Y., Cohen, M., ... & Beeri, M. S. (2021). Multimodal immersive trail making-virtual reality paradigm to study cognitive-motor interactions. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 18(1), 1-16.‏

  7. Gottlieb, A., Doniger, G. M., Hussein, Y., Noy, S., & Plotnik, M. (2021). The efficacy of a virtual reality exposure therapy treatment for fear of flying: A retrospective study. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.‏

  8. Plotnik, M., Kimel-Naor, S., Yair, N. B., Lustig, A., Crottaz-Herbette, S., Wright, W. G., & Wilf, M. (2021). High time for high-level tests in VR: Development of Integrative VR cognitive assessments. Virtual Rehabilitation.‏

  9. Benady, A., Zadik, S., Zeilig, G., Gilaie-Dotan, S., & Plotnik, M. (2021). Gait Speed Modulations Are Proportional to Grades of Virtual Visual Slopes—A Virtual Reality Study. Frontiers in neurology, 1366.‏


  1. Cano Porras D., Zeilig G., Doniger GM., Bahat Y., Inzelberg R., Plotnik M. Seeing Gravity: Gait Adaptations to Visual and Physical Inclines – A Virtual Reality Study. Front. Neurosci. 13:1308                              

  2. Rosenblum, U., Kribus-Shmiel, L., Zeilig, G., Bahat, Y., Kimel-Naor, S., Melzer, I., & Plotnik, M. (2020). Novel methodology for assessing total recovery time in response to unexpected perturbations while walking. PloS one, 15(6), e0233510.

  3. Ben-Gal, O., Benady, A., Zadik, S., Doniger, G. M., Beeri, M. S., & Plotnik, M. (2020). Using the loading response peak for defining gait cycle timing: A novel solution for the double-belt problem. Journal of Biomechanics, 110, 109963.

  4. Plotnik, M., Wagner, J. M., Gautam, A., Amihai, G., & Naismith, R. T. (2020). Gait asymmetry, and bilateral coordination of gait during a six-minute walk test in persons with multiple sclerosis. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group), 10(1).

  5. Rosenblum, U., Kribus-Shmiel, L., Zeilig, G., Bahat, Y., Kimel-Naor, S., Melzer, I., & Plotnik, M. (2020). Novel methodology for assessing total recovery time in response to unexpected perturbations while walking. PloS one, 15(6), e0233510.‏


  1. Cano Porras D., Sharon H., Inzelberg R., Ziv-Ner Y., Zeilig G., Plotnik M. Advanced virtual reality-based rehabilitation of balance and gait in clinical practice. Ther Adv Chronic Dis. Vol. 10: 1-16

  2. Gottlieb A., Plotnik M., Kizony R., Katsarou Z., Bostantjopoulou S., Zeilig G. Identification of clinically related requirements of a novel assistive device for people with a high spinal cord injury. PLoS ONE 14(6):e0218393

  3. Günther M., Bartsch R., Miron-Shahar Y., Hassin-Baer S., Inzelberg R., Kurths J., Plotnik M., Kantelhardt JW. Coupling Between Leg Muscle Activation and EEG During Normal Walking, Intentional Stops, and Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease.  Front. Physiol. 10:870            

  4. Miron-Shahar Y., Kantelhardt JW., Grinberg A., Hassin-Baer S., Blatt I., Inzelberg R., Plotnik M. Excessive phase synchronization in cortical activation during locomotion in persons with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2019 Aug;65:210-216                    

  5. Steinberg N, Gottlieb A, Siev-Ner I, Plotnik M. Fall incidence and associated risk factors among people with a lower limb amputation during various stages of recovery - a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Jul;41(15):1778-1787          


  1. Doniger GM, Beeri MS, Bahar-Fuchs A, Gottlieb A, Tkachov A, Kenan H, Livny A, Bahat Y, Sharon H, Ben-Gal O, Cohen M, Zeilig G, Plotnik M. Virtual reality-based cognitive-motor training for middle-aged adults at high Alzheimer's disease risk: A randomized controlled trial                 Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2018 4:118-129     


  2. Arad E, Bartsch RP, Kantelhardt JW, Plotnik M.  Performance-based approach for movement artifact removal from electroencephalographic data recorded during locomotion     
    PLoS One. 2018 16;13(5)


  3. Cano Porras D, Siemonsma P, Inzelberg R, Zeilig G, Plotnik M.
    Advantages of virtual reality in the rehabilitation of balance and gait: Systematic review. Neurology. 2018 90(22):1017-1025


  4. Kribus-Shmiel L, Zeilig G, Sokolovski B, Plotnik M. How many strides are required for a reliable estimation of temporal gait parameters? Implementation of a new algorithm on the phase coordination index  
    PLoS One. 2018 13(2): e0192049    


  5. Gimmon Y, Rashad H, Kurz I, Plotnik M, Riemer R, Debi R, Shapiro A, Melzer I.
    Gait Coordination Deteriorates in Independent Old-Old Adults
    J Aging Phys Act. 2018 Jul 1;26(3):382-389


  1. Bondi, M., Zeilig, G., Bloch, A., Fasano, A., & Plotnik, M.
    Split-arm swinging: the effect of arm swinging manipulation on inter-limb coordination during walking
    Journal of Neurophysiology, 2017. jn-0013,0 118(2):1021-1033


  2. Kimel-Naor, S., Gottlieb, A., & Plotnik, M.
    The effect of uphill and downhill walking on gait parameters: A self-paced treadmill study 
    Journal of Biomechanics,‏ 2017


  3. Ketko I, Plotnik M, Yanovich R, Gefen A, Heled Y.
    Wheeled assistive device for load carriage - the effects on human gait and biomechanics Ergonomics. 2017 Oct;60(10):1415-1424


  4. Nikolopoulos S, Petrantonakis PC, Georgiadis K, Kalaganis F, Liaros G, Lazarou I, Adam K, Papazoglou-Chalikias A, Chatzilari E, Oikonomou VP, Kumar C, Menges R, Staab S, Müller D, Sengupta K, Bostantjopoulou S, Katsarou Z, Zeilig G, Plotnik M, Gotlieb A, Kizoni R, Fountoukidou S, Ham J, Athanasiou D, Mariakaki A, Comanducci D, Sabatini E, Nistico W, Plank M, Kompatsiaris I. A multimodal dataset for authoring and editing multimedia content: The MAMEM project
    Data Brief. 2017 Dec;15:1048-1056


  1. Czerniak, E., Caspi, A., Litvin, M., Amiaz, R., Bahat, Y., Baransi, H., Sharon H., Noy S. & Plotnik, M.
    A novel treatment of fear of flying using a large virtual reality system 
    Aerospace medicine and human performance, 2016. 87(4), 411-416

  2. Blumrosen, G., Miron, Y., Intrator, N., & Plotnik, M.
    A Real-Time Kinect Signature-Based Patient Home Monitoring System
    Sensors, 2016. 16(11), 1965

  3. Inzelberg, R., Plotnik, M., Harpaz, N. K., & Flash, T.
    Micrographia, much beyond the writer's hand
    Parkinsonism & related disorders, 2016. 26, 1-9

  4. Fasano, A., Schlenstedt, C., Herzog, J., Plotnik, M., Rose, F. E., Volkmann, J., & Deuschl, G.
    Split-belt locomotion in Parkinson's disease links asymmetry, dyscoordination and sequence effect 
    Gait & posture, 2016. 48, 6-12‏



  1. Ketko, I., Yanovich, R., Plotnik, M., Gefen, A., & Heled, Y.
    Physiological Evaluation of a Wheeled Assistive Device for Load Carriage
    The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 2015. 29, S139-S143

  2. Mirelman, A., Bernad-Elazari, H., Nobel, T., Thaler, A., Peruzzi, A., Plotnik, M., ... & Hausdorff, J. M. Effects of aging on arm swing during gait: the role of gait speed and dual tasking 
    PloS one, 2015. 10(8), e0136043

  3. Plotnik, M., Azrad, T., Bondi, M., Bahat, Y., Gimmon, Y., Zeilig, G., Inzelberg  I & Siev-Ner, I.
    Self-selected gait speed-over ground versus self-paced treadmill walking, a solution for a paradox 
    Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2015. 12(1), 20

  4. Ricciardi, L., Ricciardi, D., Lena, F., Plotnik M., Petracca, M., Barricella, S., Bentivoglio AR., Modugno N., Bernabei R. & Fasano, A. Working on asymmetry in Parkinson’s disease: randomized, controlled pilot study  
    Neurological Sciences, 2015. 36(8), 1337-1343

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