Google Sinya Fujji; he is doing research at the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan. His areas of specialty include drummers’ use of sticks, wrist action, etc.
What’s significant is that Dr. Fujji is bringing research attention to drumming through the world of motor control. If you check out this Google Scholar link, you’ll see that he has no shortage of published research under his belt regarding drummers.
With all the potential that the drum set holds for coordination studies, Dr. Sinya Fujji’s work is laying excellent foundation for progress in this area. This is very exciting to see, and hopefully, more researchers will follow his lead.