PD Dr. Dieter Friedhelm Kutz

PD Dr. Dieter Friedhelm Kutz

Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 8, room Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 8, C1.0.08
48149 Münster

T: +49 251 83-34865

Consultation Hours

Lecture period: Tuesdays 16-17 h
otherwise by appointment

Academic Profile

  • CV


    Erteilung der Lehrbefugnis für das Fachgebiet „Physiologie“, Recht zur Führung der Bezeichnung Privatdozent
    Feststellung der Lehrbefähigung für das Fach Physiologie durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
    Promotion in Biologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Abschluss: Dr.rer.nat.
    Diplomstudium Biologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Abschluss: Diplom


    wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Professur für Neuomotorik und Training
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Technische Universität Chemnitz
    Akademischer Oberrat a.Z., Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
    Vertretungsprofessor für Neurophysik, Philipps-Universität Marburg
    Akademischer Rat a.Z. / C1-Assistent, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Assistenz-Professor (Ricercatore), Universita degli Studi di Bologna (Italien)
  • Publications

    • Kopnarski Lena, Rudisch Julian, Kutz Dieter Freidhelm, Voelcker-Rehage Claudia. (). Unveiling the invisible: receivers use object weight cues for grip force planning in handover actions. Experimental Brain Research, 242(5), 1191–1202. doi: 10.1007/s00221-024-06813-y.
    • Fröhlich S, Kutz DF, Müller K & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with cognitive performance in 80+-year-olds: Detangling processing levels. GeroScience, 2024. doi: 10.1007/s11357-024-01065-8.

    • Kutz DF, Kopnarski L, Püschel J, Rudisch J & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Measuring System for Synchronous Recording of Kinematic and Force Data during Handover Action of Human Dyads. Sensors, 23, Article 9694. doi: 10.3390/s23249694.
    • Kutz DF, Fröhlich S, Rudisch J, Müller K & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Sex‑dependent performance differences in curvilinear aiming arm movements in octogenarians. Scientific Reports, 13, Article 9777. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-36889-5.
    • Voelcker-Rehage Claudia, Kutz Dieter F., Julian Ross. (). Neurocognition and Movement. In Schüler, Julia; Wegner, Mirko; Plessner, Henning; Eklund, Robert C. (Eds.), Sport and Exercise Psychology: Theory and Application (pp. 71–92). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-03921-8_4.
    • Rudisch J., Fröhlich S., Pixa NH., Kutz DF. & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Bimanual coupling is associated with left frontocentral network activity in a task-specific way. European Journal of Neuroscience, 58(1), 2315–2338. doi: 10.1111/ejn.16042.

    • Rudisch J, Fröhlich S, Pixa NP, Müller K, Kutz DF & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Bimanual coupling is related to functional intra- and interhemispheric connectivity. In Wegner M, Jürgensen J (Eds.): Sport, Mehr & Meer – Sportwissenschaft in gesellschaftlicher Verantwortung Hamburg: Feldhasu Verlag.
    • Kutz DF., Fröhlich S., Rudisch J., Müller K. & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Is finger tapping a biomarker to classify cognitive status in octogenarian. In Proceedings of the 39th congress of the IUPS 2022, Bejing.
    • Kolb FP, Kutz DF, Werner J, Schönecker S, Hürster W & Nida-Ruemelin J. (). Stimulus-dependent deliberation process in left- and right-handers obtained via current source density analysis. Physiological Reports, 10, 1–21. doi: 10.14814/phy2.15522.
    • Kutz DF., Fröhlich S., Rudisch J., Müller K. & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Finger Tapping as a Biomarker to Classify Cognitive Status in 80+-Year-Olds. Journal of personalized medicine, 12. doi: 10.3390/jpm12020286..

    • Pixa NH, Hübner L, Kutz DF & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). A Single Bout of High-Intensity Cardiovascular Exercise Does Not Enhance Motor Performance and Learning of a Visuomotor Force Modulation Task, but Triggers Ipsilateral Task-Related EEG Activity. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(23). doi: 10.3390/ijerph182312512.
    • Hager L., Averbeck B., Voelcker-Rehage C., Kutz DF.,. (). Sex Differences in the Consumption of Over-the-Counter Analgesics Among Amateur Volleyball Players. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 13(1). doi: 10.1186/s13102-021-00273-5.
    • Fröhlich S., Kutz DF., Müller K. & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Characteristics of Resting State EEG Power in 80+-Year-Olds of Different Cognitive Status. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2021.675689.

    • Kutz DF, Kolb FP, Glasauer S & Straka H. (). Somatosensory Influence on Platform-Induced Translational Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex in Vertical Direction in Humans. Frontiers in Neurology, 11(332), 1–10. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.00332.
    • Rudisch J., Müller K., Kutz DF., Brich L., Sleimen-Malkoun R. & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). How Age, Cognitive Function and Gender Affect Bimanual Force Control . Frontiers in Physiology, 11. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00245.
    • Voelcker-Rehage C., Kutz D.F. (). Neurokognition und Bewegung. In Schüler J., Wegner M., Plessner H. (Hrsg.), Sportpsychologie (S. 69–88). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer VDI Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-56802-6_4.

    • Kutz DF. (). Altersspezifische Veränderungen des motorischen Lernens. In Granacher U, Mechling H, Voelcker-Rehage C (Hrsg.), Handbuch Sport und Bewegungsgerontologie (S. 406–409). Schorndorf, Germany.

    • Averbeck B, Seitz L, Kolb FP & Kutz DF. (). Sex differences in thermal detection and thermal pain threshold and the thermal grill illusion: a psychophysical study in young volunteers. Biology of Sex Differences, 8. doi: 10.1186/s13293-017-0147-5.

    • Becker L, Kutz DF & Voelcker-Rehage C. (). Exercise-induced changes in basal ganglia volume and their relation to cognitive performance. Journal of Neurology & Neuromedicine, 1(5), 19–24. doi: 10.29245/2572.942X/2016/5.1044.
    • Kutz DF, Schmid BC, Meindl T, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Contribution of the Cerebellumin Cue-Dependent Force Changes During an Isometric Precision Grip Task. Cerebellum, 15(4), 439–450. doi: 10.1007/s12311-015-0707-3.

    • Henz S, Kutz DF, Werner J, Hurster W, Kolb FP & Nida-Ruemelin J. (). Stimulus-dependent deliberation process leading to a specific motor action demonstrated via a multi-channel EEG analysis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00355.
    • Schmid BC, Meindl T, Timmann D, Kolb FP & Kutz DF. (). Motor learning of cue-dependent pull-force changes during an isometric precision grip task. Human Movement Science, 39, 138–153. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2014.11.006.

    • Maas Stefan, Göcking Tim, Stojan Robert, Voelcker-Rehage Claudia, Kutz Dieter Friedhelm. (). Synchronization of Neurophysiological and Biomechanical Data in a Real-Time Virtual Gait Analysis System (GRAIL): A Proof-of-Principle Study. IEEE Sensors Journal, 24(12), Article 3779. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/s24123779.
    • Kutz DF, Kaulich T, Fohre W, Gerwig M, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Comparison of the classically conditioned withdrawal reflex in cerebellar patients and healthy control subjects during stance: 2. Biomechanical characteristics. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 109, 178–192. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2013.12.016.

    • Timmann D, Kaulich T, Fohre W, Kutz DF, Gerwig M & Kolb FP. (). Comparison of the Classically Conditioned Withdrawal Reflex in Cerebellar Patients and Healthy Control Subjects During Stance: I. Electrophysiological Characteristics. Cerebellum, 12(1), 108–126. doi: 10.1007/s12311-012-0400-8.

    • Kramer S, Zaps D, Kutz DF, Wiegele B, Kolb FP, Zimmer K, Lehmeyer L, Fleckenstein J, Becker U, Lang PM & Irnich D. (). Impact of surgical intervention and postoperative pain on electrical skin resistance at acupuncture points: an exploratory study. Acupuncture in Medicine, 30(2), 120–126. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2011-010118.
    • Meindl T, Schmid BC, Timmann D, Kolb FP & Kutz DF. (). Contribution of the Cerebellum to the Coupling of Grip Force and Pull Force During an Isometric Precision Grip Task. Cerebellum, 11(1), 167–180. doi: 10.1007/s12311-011-0293-y.

    • Baldinotti I, Timmann D, Kolb FP & Kutz DF. (). Jerk analysis of active body-weight-transfer. Gait and Posture, 32(4), 667–672. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2010.08.011.
    • Kaulich T, Fohre W, Kutz DF, Gerwig M, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Differences in unconditioned and conditioned responses of the human withdrawal reflex during stance: Muscle responses and biomechanical data. Brain Research, 1326, 81–95. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2010.02.051.

    • Kramer S, Winterhalter K, Schober G, Becker U, Wiegele B, Kutz DF, Kolb FP, Zaps D, Lang PM & Irnich D. (). Characteristics of Electrical Skin Resistance at Acupuncture Points in Healthy Humans. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(5), 495–500. doi: 10.1089/acm.2008.0331.
    • Kutz DF, Wolfel A, Meindl T, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Spatio-Temporal Human Grip Force Analysis via Sensor Arrays. Sensors, 9(8), 6330–6345. doi: 10.3390/s90806330.
    • Kutz DF, Wolfel A, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Dynamic torque during a precision grip task comparable to picking a raspberry. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 177(1), 80–86. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2008.09.031.

    • Kutz DF, Woelfel A, Timmann D & Kolb FP. (). Detection of changes in grip forces on a sliding object. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 166(2), 250–258. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2007.07.014.

    • Fattori P, Kutz DF, Breveglieri R, Marzocchi N & Galletti C. (). Spatial tuning of reaching activity in the medial parieto-occipital cortex (area V6A) of macaque monkey. European Journal of Neuroscience, 22(4), 956–972. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.04288.x.
    • Galletti C, Gamberini M, Kutz DF, Baldinotti I & Fattori P. (). The relationship between V6 and PO in macaque extrastriate cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21(4), 959–970. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.03911.x.
    • Kutz DF, Marzocchi N, Fattori P, Cavalcanti S & Galletti C. (). Real-time supervisor system based on trinary logic to control experiments with behaving animals and humans. Journal of Neurophysiology, 93(6), 3674–3686. doi: 10.1152/jn.01292.2004.

    • Galletti C, Kutz DF, Gamberini M, Breveglieri R & Fattori P. (). Role of the medial parieto-occipital cortex in the control of reaching and grasping movements. Experimental Brain Research, 153(2), 158–170. doi: 10.1007/s00221-003-1589-z.
    • Kutz DF, Fattori P, Gamberini M, Breveglieri R & Galletti C. (). Early- and late-responding cells to saccadic eye movements in the cortical area V6A of macaque monkey. Experimental Brain Research, 149(1), 83–95. doi: 10.1007/s00221-002-1337-9.

    • Breveglieri R, Kutz DF, Fattori P, Gamberini M & Galletti C. (). Somatosensory cells in the parieto-occipital area V6A of the macaque. NeuroReport, 13(16), 2113–2116. doi: 10.1097/00001756-200211150-00024.

    • Fattori P, Gamberini M, Kutz DF & Galletti C. (). 'Arm-reaching' neurons in the parietal area V6A of the macaque monkey. European Journal of Neuroscience, 13(12), 2309–2313. doi: 10.1046/j.0953-816x.2001.01618.x.
    • Galletti C, Gamberini M, Kutz DF, Fattori P, Luppino G & Matelli M. (). The cortical connections of area V6: an occipito-parietal network processing visual information. European Journal of Neuroscience, 13(8), 1572–1588. doi: 10.1046/j.0953-816x.2001.01538.x.

    • Lunenburger L, Kutz DF & Hoffmann KP. (). Influence of arm movements on saccades in humans. European Journal of Neuroscience, 12(11), 4107–4116. doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2000.00298.x.

    • Galletti C, Fattori P, Gamberini M & Kutz DF. (). The cortical visual area V6: brain location and visual topography. European Journal of Neuroscience, 11(11), 3922–3936. doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.1999.00817.x.
    • Galletti C, Fattori P, Kutz DF & Gamberini M. (). Brain location and visual topography of cortical area V6A in the macaque monkey. European Journal of Neuroscience, 11(2), 575–582. doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.1999.00467.x.

    • Galletti C, Fattori P, Kutz DF & Battaglini PP. (). Arm movement-related neurons in the visual area V6A of the macaque superior parietal lobule. European Journal of Neuroscience, 9(2), 410–413. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.1997.tb01410.x.
    • Kutz DF, Dannenberg S, Werner W & Hoffmann KP. (). Population coding of arm-movement-related neurons in and below the superior colliculus of Macaca mulatta. Biological Cybernetics, 76(5), 331–337. doi: 10.1007/s004220050346.

    • Kutz DF. (). Codierung der Trajektorien des Armes durch Populationen von Neuronen im Colliculus superior und Muskeln bei Primaten. Hamburg, Germany.