Kanekar, N.

Dr. Neeta Kanekar
Assistant Professor

Phone: +(91-22) 2576 7735
E-mail: nkanekar [at] iitb.ac.in
Location: Room No. 202, BSBE Building

Research Interest

  • Motor Control, Organization and execution of human movement and postural control in health and disease
  • Movement Neuroscience, Motor Learning, Neural Plasticity, Rehabilitation Science
  • Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Neuromodulation
  • Development of Rehabilitation Interventions

Academic Background

Teaching (current)

Movement Neuroscience, Motor Control in Health and Disease

Professional Experience



  • Sailee Jagdhane, Neeta Kanekar and Alexander S. Aruin (2016) The Effect of a Four-Week Balance Training Program on Anticipatory Postural Adjustments in Older Adults: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Current Aging Science, 9(4): 295-300.
  • Sangeetha Madhavan,James W. Stinear, Neeta Kanekar (2016) Effects of a Single Session of High Intensity Interval Treadmill Training on Corticomotor Excitability following Stroke: Implications for Therapy. Neural Plasticity, Article ID 1686414.
  • Alexander S. Aruin, Neeta Kanekar, Yun-Ju Lee (2015) Anticipatory and compensatory postural adjustments in individuals with multiple sclerosis in response to external perturbations. Neuroscience Letters, 591: 182-186.
  • Neeta Kanekar, Alexander S. Aruin (2015) Improvement of anticipatory postural adjustments for balance control: Effect of a single training session. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(2): 400-405.
  • Mohan Ganesan, Neeta Kanekar, Alexander S. Aruin (2015) Direction-specific impairments of limits of stability in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 58(3): 145-150.
  • Neeta Kanekar, Yun-Ju Lee, Alexander S. Aruin (2014) Frequency analysis approach to study balance control in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 222: 91-96