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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Review

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. Three-dimensional kinematic analysis equipment is a valuable instrument for studying the execution of movement during functional activities of the upper limbs. The aim of this study was to analyze the kinemati...

    Authors: Ana de los Reyes-Guzmán, Angel Gil-Agudo, Benito Peñasco-Martín, Marta Solís-Mozos, Antonio del Ama-Espinosa and Enrique Pérez-Rizo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:41

    Content type: Research

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  33. Experiencing independent mobility is important for children with a severe movement disability, but learning to drive a powered wheelchair can be labor intensive, requiring hand-over-hand assistance from a skil...

    Authors: Laura Marchal-Crespo, Jan Furumasu and David J Reinkensmeyer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:40

    Content type: Research

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  34. Studying the changes that occur in motor unit potential trains (MUPTs) may provide insight into the extent of motor unit loss and neural re-organization resulting from nerve compression injury. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Joseph Nashed, Andrew Hamilton-Wright, Daniel W Stashuk, Matthew Faris and Linda McLean

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:39

    Content type: Research

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  35. Entropy when applied to biological signals is expected to reflect the state of the biological system. However the physiological interpretation of the entropy is not always straightforward. When should high ent...

    Authors: Frank G Borg and Gerd Laxåback

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:38

    Content type: Research

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  36. Cerebellar symptoms are extremely disabling and are common in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) subjects. In this feasibility study, we developed and tested a robot therapy protocol, aimed at the rehabilitation of incoo...

    Authors: Elena Vergaro, Valentina Squeri, Giampaolo Brichetto, Maura Casadio, Pietro Morasso, Claudio Solaro and Vittorio Sanguineti

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:37

    Content type: Research

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  37. Following acute therapeutic interventions, the majority of stroke survivors are left with a poorly functioning hemiparetic hand. Rehabilitation robotics has shown promise in providing patients with intensive t...

    Authors: Christopher N Schabowsky, Sasha B Godfrey, Rahsaan J Holley and Peter S Lum

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:36

    Content type: Research

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  38. Quantifying increased joint resistance into its contributing factors i.e. stiffness and viscosity ("hypertonia") and stretch reflexes ("hyperreflexia") is important in stroke rehabilitation. Existing clinical ...

    Authors: Erwin de Vlugt, Jurriaan H de Groot, Kim E Schenkeveld, JHans Arendzen, Frans CT van der Helm and Carel GM Meskers

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:35

    Content type: Research

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  39. Even though feedback is considered to play an important role in learning how to operate a brain-computer interface (BCI), to date no significant influence of feedback design on BCI-performance has been reporte...

    Authors: Álvaro Barbero and Moritz Grosse-Wentrup

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:34

    Content type: Short report

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  40. To improve design of robotic lower limb exoskeletons for gait rehabilitation, it is critical to identify neural mechanisms that govern locomotor adaptation to robotic assistance. Previously, we demonstrated so...

    Authors: Pei-Chun Kao, Cara L Lewis and Daniel P Ferris

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:33

    Content type: Research

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  41. Previous studies suggested that γ oscillations in the brain are associated with higher order cognitive function including selective visual attention, motor task planning, sensory perception, working memory and...

    Authors: David Akkurt, Yasemin M Akay and Metin Akay

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  42. Stair climbing up and down is an essential part of everyday's mobility. To enable wheelchair-dependent patients the repetitive practice of this task, a novel gait robot, G-EO-Systems (EO, Lat: I walk), based o...

    Authors: Stefan Hesse, Andreas Waldner and Christopher Tomelleri

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  43. Despite numerous investigations, the impact of tizanidine, an anti-spastic medication, on changes in reflex and muscle mechanical properties in spasticity remains unclear. This study was designed to help us un...

    Authors: Mehdi M Mirbagheri, David Chen and WZev Rymer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  44. Prader-Willi (PWS) and Down Syndrome (DS) are two genetic disorders characterised by some common clinical and functional features. A quantitative description and comparison of their patterns would contribute t...

    Authors: Veronica Cimolin, Manuela Galli, Graziano Grugni, Luca Vismara, Giorgio Albertini, Chiara Rigoldi and Paolo Capodaglio

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  45. The mu event-related desynchronization (ERD) is supposed to reflect motor preparation and appear during motor imagery. The aim of this study is to examine the modulation of ERD with transcranial direct current...

    Authors: Jun Matsumoto, Toshiyuki Fujiwara, Osamu Takahashi, Meigen Liu, Akio Kimura and Junichi Ushiba

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2010 7:27

    Content type: Research

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