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  1. Content type: Research

    Powered wheelchairs are essential for many individuals who have mobility impairments. Nevertheless, if operated improperly, the powered wheelchair poses dangers to both the user and to those in its vicinity. T...

    Authors: Gianluca U Sorrento, Philippe S Archambault, François Routhier, Danielle Dessureault and Patrick Boissy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:31

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    Acquired brain injury (ABI) is the main cause of death and disability among young adults. In most cases, survivors can experience balance instability, resulting in functional impairments that are associated wi...

    Authors: José-Antonio Gil-Gómez, Roberto Lloréns, Mariano Alcañiz and Carolina Colomer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:30

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  3. Content type: Research

    Prosthetic components and control interfaces for upper limb amputees have barely changed in the past 40 years. Many transradial prostheses have been developed in the past, nonetheless most of them would be ina...

    Authors: Christian Cipriani, Marco Controzzi and Maria Chiara Carrozza

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:29

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  4. Content type: Research

    It is known that healthy adults can quickly adapt to a novel dynamic environment, generated by a robotic manipulandum as a structured disturbing force field. We suggest that it may be of clinical interest to e...

    Authors: Lorenzo Masia, Flaminia Frascarelli, Pietro Morasso, Giuseppe Di Rosa, Maurizio Petrarca, Enrico Castelli and Paolo Cappa

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:28

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  5. Content type: Research

    Recovery of upper extremity function is particularly recalcitrant to successful rehabilitation. Robotic-assisted arm training devices integrated with virtual targets or complex virtual reality gaming simulatio...

    Authors: Alma S Merians, Gerard G Fluet, Qinyin Qiu, Soha Saleh, Ian Lafond, Amy Davidow and Sergei V Adamovich

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:27

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  6. Content type: Research

    Improving balance and reducing risk of falls is a relevant issue in Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). The present study aims to quantify the effect of a mixed training program on balance in patients with PWS.

    Authors: Paolo Capodaglio, Veronica Cimolin, Luca Vismara, Graziano Grugni, Cinzia Parisio, Olivia Sibilia and Manuela Galli

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:26

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  7. Content type: Research

    For high usability, myo-controlled devices require robust classification schemes during dynamic contractions. Therefore, this study investigates the impact of the training data set in the performance of severa...

    Authors: Thomas Lorrain, Ning Jiang and Dario Farina

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:25

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  8. Content type: Research

    Visual brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) often yield high performance only when targets are fixated with the eyes. Furthermore, many paradigms use intense visual stimulation, which can be irritating especially ...

    Authors: Matthias S Treder, Ali Bahramisharif, Nico M Schmidt, Marcel AJ van Gerven and Benjamin Blankertz

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:24

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  9. Content type: Research

    Multiple aspects of gait are typically impaired post-stroke. Asymmetric gait is common as a consequence of unilateral brain lesions. The relationship between the resulting asymmetric gait and impairments in th...

    Authors: Ronald Meijer, Meir Plotnik, Esther Groot Zwaaftink, Rob C van Lummel, Erik Ainsworth, Juan D Martina and Jeffrey M Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:23

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  10. Content type: Research

    Biomechanical energy harvesting from human motion presents a promising clean alternative to electrical power supplied by batteries for portable electronic devices and for computerized and motorized prosthetics...

    Authors: Raziel Riemer and Amir Shapiro

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:22

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  11. Content type: Research

    Practicing arm and gait movements with robotic assistance after neurologic injury can help patients improve their movement ability, but patients sometimes reduce their effort during training in response to the...

    Authors: Riccardo Secoli, Marie-Helene Milot, Giulio Rosati and David J Reinkensmeyer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:21

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  12. Content type: Research

    Approximately 60% of stroke survivors experience hand dysfunction limiting execution of daily activities. Several methods have been proposed to objectively quantify fingers' joints range of motion (ROM), while...

    Authors: Ilaria Carpinella, Johanna Jonsdottir and Maurizio Ferrarin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:19

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  13. Content type: Short report

    This study was aimed at verifying the improvement on the motor impairment and functionality in 19 patients with chronic hemiparesis after stroke treated with a robot-aided rehabilitation protocol using the Reo...

    Authors: Federica Bovolenta, Patrizio Sale, Valentina Dall'Armi, Pierina Clerici and Marco Franceschini

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:18

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  14. Content type: Research

    The present study was performed to evaluate and characterize the potential of accelerometers and angular velocity sensors to detect and assess anticipatory postural adjustments (APAs) generated by the first st...

    Authors: Rigoberto Martinez-Mendez, Masaki Sekine and Toshiyo Tamura

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:17

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  15. Content type: Research

    Prosthetic arms and hands that can be controlled by the user's electromyography (EMG) signals are emerging. Eventually, these advanced prosthetic devices will be expected to touch and be touched by other peopl...

    Authors: John-John Cabibihan, Raditya Pradipta and Shuzhi Sam Ge

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:16

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  16. Content type: Research

    The majority of stroke survivors have to cope with deficits in arm function, which is often measured with subjective clinical scales. The objective of this study is to examine whether circle drawing metrics ar...

    Authors: Thijs Krabben, Birgit I Molier, Annemieke Houwink, Johan S Rietman, Jaap H Buurke and Gerdienke B Prange

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:15

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  17. Content type: Research

    The overall goal of this paper was to investigate approaches to controlling active participation in stroke patients during robot-assisted gait therapy. Although active physical participation during gait rehabi...

    Authors: Alexander Koenig, Ximena Omlin, Jeannine Bergmann, Lukas Zimmerli, Marc Bolliger, Friedemann Müller and Robert Riener

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:14

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  18. Content type: Research

    The dopaminergic (DA) neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) are widely implicated in the addiction and natural reward circuitry of the brain. These neurons project to several areas of the brain, includin...

    Authors: Ting Y Chen, Die Zhang, Andrei Dragomir, Yasemin M Akay and Metin Akay

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:13

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  19. Content type: Research

    Driver distraction is a significant cause of traffic accidents. The aim of this study is to investigate Electroencephalography (EEG) dynamics in relation to distraction during driving. To study human cognition...

    Authors: Chin-Teng Lin, Shi-An Chen, Tien-Ting Chiu, Hong-Zhang Lin and Li-Wei Ko

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:11

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  20. Content type: Research

    Rapid discrete goal-directed movements are characterized by a well known coordination pattern between the gaze and the hand displacements. The gaze always starts prior to the hand movement and reaches the targ...

    Authors: Romain Terrier, Nicolas Forestier, Félix Berrigan, Mathieu Germain-Robitaille, Martin Lavallière and Normand Teasdale

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:10

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  21. Content type: Research

    Consistency is one of the most important concerns to convey stable artificially induced sensory feedback. However, the constancy of perceived sensations cannot be guaranteed, as the artificially evoked sensati...

    Authors: Bo Geng, Ken Yoshida and Winnie Jensen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:9

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  22. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to examine how individuals modulate attention in a gait/cognition dual task during a 4-week period following a concussion. Ten individuals suffering from a grade 2 concussion and ...

    Authors: Robert D Catena, Paul van Donkelaar and Li-Shan Chou

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:8

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  23. Content type: Research

    Central cord syndrome (CCS) is considered the most common incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Independent ambulation was achieved in 87-97% in young patients with CCS but no gait analysis studies have been re...

    Authors: Angel Gil-Agudo, Soraya Pérez-Nombela, Arturo Forner-Cordero, Enrique Pérez-Rizo, Beatriz Crespo-Ruiz and Antonio del Ama-Espinosa

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:7

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  24. Content type: Research

    To go from one place to another, we routinely generate internal representations of surrounding spaces, which can include egocentric (body-centred) and allocentric (world-centred) coordinates, combined into rou...

    Authors: Laura Carelli, Maria Luisa Rusconi, Chiara Scarabelli, Chiara Stampatori, Flavia Mattioli and Giuseppe Riva

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:6

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  25. Content type: Research

    Few research in multiple sclerosis (MS) has focused on physical rehabilitation of upper limb dysfunction, though the latter strongly influences independent performance of activities of daily living. Upper limb...

    Authors: Domien Gijbels, Ilse Lamers, Lore Kerkhofs, Geert Alders, Els Knippenberg and Peter Feys

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:5

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  26. Content type: Research

    Psoas contracture is known to cause abnormal hip motion in patients with cerebral palsy. The authors investigated the clinical relevance of hip kinematic and kinetic parameters, and 3D modeled psoas length in ...

    Authors: Sun Jong Choi, Chin Youb Chung, Kyoung Min Lee, Dae Gyu Kwon, Sang Hyeong Lee and Moon Soek Park

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:4

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  27. Content type: Research

    Falls in frail elderly are a common problem with a rising incidence. Gait and postural instability are major risk factors for falling, particularly in geriatric patients. As walking requires attention, cogniti...

    Authors: Claudine J Lamoth, Floor J van Deudekom, Jos P van Campen, Bregje A Appels, Oscar J de Vries and Mirjam Pijnappels

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:2

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  28. Content type: Research

    Prefabricated orthotic devices are currently designed to fit a range of patients and therefore they do not provide individualized comfort and function. Custom-fit orthoses are superior to prefabricated orthoti...

    Authors: Constantinos Mavroidis, Richard G Ranky, Mark L Sivak, Benjamin L Patritti, Joseph DiPisa, Alyssa Caddle, Kara Gilhooly, Lauren Govoni, Seth Sivak, Michael Lancia, Robert Drillio and Paolo Bonato

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:1

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  29. Content type: Research

    There is now sufficient evidence that using a rehabilitation protocol involving motor imagery (MI) practice in conjunction with physical practice (PP) of goal-directed rehabilitation tasks leads to enhanced fu...

    Authors: Girijesh Prasad, Pawel Herman, Damien Coyle, Suzanne McDonough and Jacqueline Crosbie

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:60

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  30. Content type: Research

    When humans perform rhythmic upper and lower limb locomotor-like movements, there is an excitatory effect of upper limb exertion on lower limb muscle recruitment. To investigate potential neural mechanisms for...

    Authors: Helen J Huang and Daniel P Ferris

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:59

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  31. Content type: Research

    Several neurorehabilitation strategies have been introduced over the last decade based on the so-called simulation hypothesis. This hypothesis states that a neural network located in primary and secondary moto...

    Authors: Lisa Holper, Thomas Muehlemann, Felix Scholkmann, Kynan Eng, Daniel Kiper and Martin Wolf

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:57

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2013 10:16

  32. Content type: Research

    Muscle fatigue and dual-task walking (e.g., concurrent performance of a cognitive interference (CI) while walking) represent major fall risk factors in young and older adults. Thus, the objectives of this stud...

    Authors: Urs Granacher, Irene Wolf, Anja Wehrle, Stephanie Bridenbaugh and Reto W Kressig

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:56

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  33. Content type: Research

    Instruments to detect changes in attitudes towards people with disabilities are important for evaluation of training programs and for research. While we were interested in instruments specific for medical stud...

    Authors: Wai Yim Lam, Sameer K Gunukula, Denise McGuigan, New Isaiah, Andrew B Symons and Elie A Akl

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:55

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  34. Content type: Research

    Treating motor speech dysfunction in children with CP requires an understanding of the mechanism underlying speech motor control. However, there is a lack of literature in quantitative measures of motor contro...

    Authors: Chia-ling Chen, Hsieh-ching Chen, Wei-hsien Hong, Fan-pei Gloria Yang, Liang-yi Yang and Ching-yi Wu

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:54

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  35. Content type: Research

    Identifying finger and wrist flexion based actions using a single channel surface electromyogram (sEMG) can lead to a number of applications such as sEMG based controllers for near elbow amputees, human comput...

    Authors: Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan and Dinesh Kant Kumar

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:53

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  36. Content type: Research

    Robotic systems are becoming increasingly common in upper extremity stroke rehabilitation. Recent studies have already shown that the use of rehabilitation robots can improve recovery. This paper evaluates the...

    Authors: Jaka Ziherl, Domen Novak, Andrej Olenšek, Matjaž Mihelj and Marko Munih

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:52

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  37. Content type: Research

    Parkinson's disease is a chronic, neurodegenerative disease characterized by gait abnormalities. Freezing of gait (FOG), an episodic inability to generate effective stepping, is reported as one of the most dis...

    Authors: Albert C Lo, Victoria C Chang, Milena A Gianfrancesco, Joseph H Friedman, Tara S Patterson and Douglas F Benedicto

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:51

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  38. Content type: Review

    Preventing falls and fall-related fractures in the elderly is an objective yet to be reached. There is increasing evidence that a supplementation of vitamin D and/or of calcium may reduce the fall and fracture...

    Authors: Cedric Annweiler, Manuel Montero-Odasso, Anne M Schott, Gilles Berrut, Bruno Fantino and Olivier Beauchet

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:50

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  39. Content type: Research

    Correlating the features of the actual executed movement with the associated cortical activations can enhance the reliability of the functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data interpretation. This is cr...

    Authors: Claudia Casellato, Simona Ferrante, Marta Gandolla, Nicola Volonterio, Giancarlo Ferrigno, Giuseppe Baselli, Tiziano Frattini, Alberto Martegani, Franco Molteni and Alessandra Pedrocchi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:49

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  40. Content type: Research

    Stroke is a frequent cause of adult disability that can lead to enduring impairments. However, given the life-long plasticity of the brain one could assume that recovery could be facilitated by the harnessing ...

    Authors: Mónica S Cameirão, Sergi Bermúdez i Badia, Esther Duarte Oller and Paul FMJ Verschure

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:48

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  41. Content type: Research

    Vestibular patients show slower and unsteady gait; they have also been shown to need greater cognitive resources when carrying out balance and cognitive dual tasks (DT). This study investigated DT interference...

    Authors: Alberto Nascimbeni, Andrea Gaffuri, Arminio Penno and Mara Tavoni

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:47

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  42. Content type: Methodology

    A challenge to individuals with cognitive impairments in wayfinding is how to remain oriented, recall routines, and travel in unfamiliar areas in a way relying on limited cognitive capacity. While people witho...

    Authors: Yao-Jen Chang, Shu-Ming Peng, Tsen-Yung Wang, Shu-Fang Chen, Yan-Ru Chen and Hung-Chi Chen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:45

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  43. Content type: Research

    This study explored the effects of diabetes mellitus (DM) and peripheral neuropathy (PN) on the ability to detect near-threshold postural perturbations.

    Authors: George D Fulk, Charles J Robinson, Sumona Mondal, Christopher M Storey and Anne M Hollister

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:44

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  44. Content type: Research

    Manual body weight supported treadmill training and robot-aided treadmill training are frequently used techniques for the gait rehabilitation of individuals after stroke and spinal cord injury. Current evidenc...

    Authors: Alexander Duschau-Wicke, Andrea Caprez and Robert Riener

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:43

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  45. Content type: Research

    Dexterous prosthetic hands that were developed recently, such as SmartHand and i-LIMB, are highly sophisticated; they have individually controllable fingers and the thumb that is able to abduct/adduct. This fl...

    Authors: Strahinja Došen, Christian Cipriani, Miloš Kostić, Marco Controzzi, Maria C Carrozza and Dejan B Popović

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:42

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