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Dr.-Ing. Ilg, Winfried



Section for Computational Sensomotorics
Department of Cognitive Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
University Clinic Tübingen
Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
72076 Tübingen, Germany

+497071 2989125

Winfried Ilg

Research Interests:

  • Quantitative movement analysis in neurological movement disorders and pre-clinical diagnosis
  • Functional role of the cerebellum for the control and adaptation of movements
  • Adaptation of complex whole-body movements
  • Motor learning strategies in motor rehabilitation
  • Algorithms for the representation of spatio-temporal movement characteristics
  • Interactions between sensorimotor control and biomechanics


Selected Publications

Ilg, W., Branscheidt, M., Butala, A., Celnik, P., de Paola, L., Horak, F. B. et al. (2018). Consensus paper: Neurophysiological assessments of ataxias in daily practice. Cerebellum,, 17(5), 628-653. [More] 
Sperber, C., Christensen, A., Ilg, W., Giese, M. A. & Karnath, H.-O. (2018). Apraxia of object-related action does not depend on visual feedback. Cortex, 99:103-117. [More] 
Ludolph, N., Pölger, J., Giese, M. A. & Ilg, W. (2017). Motor expertise facilitates the precision of state extrapolation in perception. In PLoS ONE 12 (11), e0187666. [More] 
Ludolph, N., Giese, M. A. & Ilg, W. (2017). Interacting Learning Processes during Skill Acquisition. Learning to control with gradually changing system dynamics. In Scientific reports, 7(1), 325. [More] 
Müller, B., Ilg, W., Giese, M. A. & Ludolph, N. (2017). Validation of Enhanced Kinect Sensor based Motion Capturing for Gait Assessment. PLoS ONE, 12(4), e0175813. [More] 
Schatton, C., Synofzik, M., Fleszar, Z., Giese, M. A., Schöls, L. & Ilg, W. (2017). Individualized exergame training improves postural control in advanced degenerative spinocerebellar ataxia: a rater-blinded, intra-individually controlled trial. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 39(80-84). [More] 
Ilg, W., Fleszar, Z., Schatton, C., Hengel, H., Harmuth, F., Bauer, P. et al. (2016). Individual changes in preclinical spinocerebellar ataxia identified via increased motor complexity. Mov Disord., 31(12), 1891-1900. [More] 
Steiner, K., Endres, A., Thier, W., Batsikadze, G., Ludolph, N., Ilg, W. et al. (2016). Cerebellar tDCS does not improve learning in a complex whole body dynamic balance task in young healthy subjects. PLoS ONE, 11(9). [More] 
Ilg, W. & Timmann, D. (2016). Motor rehabilitation of cerebellar disorders. In: Essentials of cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders. Eds: D. Gruol, N. Koibuchi, M. Manto, M. Molinari, J. Schmahmann, Y. Shen. Springer, 641-647. [More] 
Ilg, W., Bastian, A., Boesch, S., Burciu, R., Celnik, P., Claassen, J. et al. (2014). Consensus Paper: Management of Degenerative Cerebellar Disorders. The Cerebellum, 13(2), 248-268. [More] 
Christensen, A., Giese, M. A., Sultan, F., Mueller, O. M., Goericke, S. L., Ilg, W. et al. (2014). An intact action-perception coupling depends on the integrity of the cerebellum. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(19), 6707-16. [More] 
Ilg, W., Christensen, A., Mueller, O. M., Goericke, S. L., Giese, M. A. & Timmann, D. (2013). Effects of cerebellar lesions on working memory interacting with motor tasks of different complexities. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110(10). [More] 
Ilg, W. & Timmann, D. (2013). Gait Ataxia – specific cerebellar influences and their rehabilitati. Movement Disorders, 28(11), 1566-75. [More] 
Ilg, W. & Timmann, D (2013). Overview of the General Management of Cerebellar Disorders. Overview of the general management of cerebellar disorders. In: Handbook of the Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders. M. Manto, D. Gruol, J. Schmahmann, N. Koibuchi, F. Rossi (eds). Springer , 2349-2368. [More] 
Ilg, W., Schatton, C., Giese, M. A., Schöls, L. & Synofzik, M. (2012). Video game-based coordinative training improves ataxia in children with degenerative ataxia. Neurology, 79(20), 2056-60. [More] 
Christensen, A., Ilg, W. & Giese, M. A. (2011). Spatiotemporal Tuning of the Facilitation of Biological Motion Perception by Concurrent Motor Execution. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(9), 3493-3499. [More] 
Ilg, W., Broetz, D., Burkard, S., Giese, M. A., Schöls, L. & Synofzik, M. (2010). Long-term effects of coordinative training in degenerative cerebellar disease. Movement disorders, 25(14), 2239-2246. [More] 
Ilg, W., Synofzik, M., Broetz, D., Burkard, S., Giese, M. A. & Schöls, L. (2009). Intensive coordinative training improves motor performance in degenerative disease. Neurology 2009, 73, 1823-1830. [More] 
Timmann, D., Konczak, J., Ilg, W., Donchin, O., Hermsdörfer, J., Gizewski, E. R. et al. (2009). Current advances in lesion-symptom mapping of the human cerebellum. Neuroscience, 162(3), 836-851. [More] 
Timmann, D., Brandauer, B., Hermsdörfer, J., Ilg, W., Konczak, J., Gerwig, M. et al. (2008). Lesion-Symptom Mapping of the Human Cerebellum. Cerebellum, 7(4), 602-6. [More] 
Ilg, W., Giese, M. A., Gizewski, E. R., Schoch, B. & Timmann, D. (2008). The influence of focal lesions of the cerebellum on the control and adaptation of gait. Brain, 131(Pt. 11), 2913-27. [More] 
Ilg, W., Röhrig, R., Thier, P. & Giese, M. A. (2007). Learning-based methods for the analysis of intra-limb coordination and adaptation of locomotor patterns in cerebellar patients. IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 13-15 June, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, pages: 1090-1095. [More] 
Ilg, W., Golla, H., Thier, P. & Giese, M. A. (2007). Specific influences of cerebellar dysfunctions on gait. Brain, 130, 786-798. [More]