Assistant Professor  
Academic disciplines
Metodi e didattiche delle attività motorie (M-EDF/01)


  • Nardon, M., Ferri, U., Caffi, G., Bartesaghi, M., Perin, C., Zaza, A., et al. (2024). Kinematics but not kinetics alterations to single-leg drop jump movements following a subject-tailored fatiguing protocol suggest an increased risk of ACL injury. FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING, 6 [10.3389/fspor.2024.1418598]. Detail

  • Alessandro, C., Prashara, A., Tentler, D., Tresch, M. (2023). Inhibition of knee joint sensory afferents alters covariation across strides between quadriceps muscles during locomotion. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 134(4), 957-968 [10.1152/japplphysiol.00591.2022]. Detail

  • Alessandro, C., C Tresch, M. (2022). Inhibition of Knee Sensory Receptors Alters Quadriceps Muscle Coordination in the Rat. In Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation IV. ICNR 2020. (pp.519-523). Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH [10.1007/978-3-030-70316-5_83]. Detail

  • Fruzzetti, L., Kalidindi, H., Antonietti, A., Alessandro, C., Geminiani, A., Casellato, C., et al. (2022). Dual STDP processes at Purkinje cells contribute to distinct improvements in accuracy and speed of saccadic eye movements. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, 18(10) [10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010564]. Detail

  • Wimalasena, L., Braun, J., Keshtkaran, M., Hofmann, D., Gallego, J., Alessandro, C., et al. (2022). Estimating muscle activation from EMG using deep learning-based dynamical systems models. JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 19(3) [10.1088/1741-2552/ac6369]. Detail

Research projects

PNRR per la Missione 4, componente 2 Investimento 1.1- Avviso 104/2022 | The neuromechanics of the ACL injury: implications of the loss of ligament sensory afferents on motor control and movement biomechanics in patients who underwent surgical reconstruction
Year: 2022
Call: Bando PRIN 2022



  • Marie Sklodowska Curie, Seal of Excellence, European Commission, 2020
  • Marie Sklodowska Curie, Seal of Excellence, European Commission, 2018
  • 68 th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Physiology or Medicine, Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, 2018
  • ETHZ Scientific Equipment Grant, ETH Zurich, 2015
  • NCM Scholarship, Society for the Neural Control of Movement (NCM)., 2015
  • Advanced Postdoc Mobility, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), 2015
  • Best poster award, Computational Motor Control Workshop, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel., 2013

Research and teaching assignments

  • Ricercatore universitario a t.d. - Università degli Studi di MILANO-BICOCCA, 2022 - 2025
  • Visiting Researcher - Tematiche: modellazione e simulazioni numeriche di sistemi muscolo-scheletrici; controllo del movimento. - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT, 2012