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  1. Because recent preliminary evidence points to the use of Error augmentation (EA) for motor learning enhancements, we visually enhanced deviations from a straight line path while subjects practiced a sensorimot...

    Authors: Ian Sharp, Felix Huang and James Patton

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:52

    Content type: Research

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  2. Although principles based in motor learning, rehabilitation, and human-computer interfaces can guide the design of effective interactive systems for rehabilitation, a unified approach that connects these key p...

    Authors: Nicole Lehrer, Suneth Attygalle, Steven L Wolf and Thanassis Rikakis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:51

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Physical rehabilitation is an area where robotics could contribute significantly to improved motor return for individuals following a stroke. This paper presents the results of a preliminary randomized control...

    Authors: Hussein A Abdullah, Cole Tarry, Cynthia Lambert, Susan Barreca and Brian O Allen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:50

    Content type: Research

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  4. Many neurological conditions, such as stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury, can cause chronic gait function impairment due to foot-drop. Current physiotherapy techniques provide only a limite...

    Authors: An H Do, Po T Wang, Christine E King, Ahmad Abiri and Zoran Nenadic

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:49

    Content type: Research

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  5. It is not yet established if the use of body weight support (BWS) systems for gait training is effective per se or if it is the combination of BWS and treadmill that improves the locomotion of individuals with ga...

    Authors: Catarina O Sousa, José A Barela, Christiane L Prado-Medeiros, Tania F Salvini and Ana MF Barela

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:48

    Content type: Research

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  6. The restoration of walking ability is the main goal of post-stroke lower limb rehabilitation and different studies suggest that pedaling may have a positive effect on locomotion. The aim of this study was to e...

    Authors: Simona Ferrante, Emilia Ambrosini, Paola Ravelli, Eleonora Guanziroli, Franco Molteni, Giancarlo Ferrigno and Alessandra Pedrocchi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:47

    Content type: Research

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  7. A single session of isolated repetitive movements of the thumb can alter the response to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), such that the related muscle twitch measured post-training occurs in the traine...

    Authors: Viola Giacobbe, Bruce T Volpe, Gary W Thickbroom, Felipe Fregni, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Hermano I Krebs and Dylan J Edwards

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:46

    Content type: Research

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  8. Static posturography is user-friendly technique suitable for the study of the centre of pressure (CoP) trajectory. However, the utility of static posturography in clinical practice is somehow limited and there...

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

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:45

    Content type: Research

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  9. An accurate understanding of the electrical interaction between retinal prostheses and retinal tissue is important to design effective devices. Previous studies have used modelling approaches to simulate elect...

    Authors: Harsha Kasi, Willyan Hasenkamp, Gregoire Cosendai, Arnaud Bertsch and Philippe Renaud

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:44

    Content type: Research

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  10. Non-linear approaches to assessment of postural control can provide insight that compliment linear approaches. Control entropy (CE) is a recently developed statistical tool from non-linear dynamical systems us...

    Authors: Stephen J McGregor, W Jeffrey Armstrong, James A Yaggie, Erik M Bollt, Rana Parshad, Jerry J Bailey, Sean M Johnson, Aleta M Goin and Samuel R Kelly

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:43

    Content type: Research

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  11. Current guidelines for rehabilitation of arm and hand function after stroke recommend that motor training focus on realistic tasks that require reaching and manipulation and engage the patient intensively, act...

    Authors: Younggeun Choi, James Gordon, Hyeshin Park and Nicolas Schweighofer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:42

    Content type: Research

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  12. Abnormal coactivation of leg extensors is often observed on the paretic side of stroke patients while they attempt to move. The mechanisms underlying this coactivation are not well understood. This study (1) c...

    Authors: Joseph-Omer Dyer, Eric Maupas, Sibele de Andrade Melo, Daniel Bourbonnais and Robert Forget

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:41

    Content type: Research

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  13. Reclining wheelchairs are commonly used to transport elderly stroke patients in Taiwan. However, there is concern that the patient's body in the wheelchair often slides forward when they return to a seated pos...

    Authors: Hsiu-Chen Huang, Cheng-Hsin Yeh, Chi-Myn Chen, Yu-Sheng Lin and Kao-Chi Chung

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:40

    Content type: Research

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  14. Steady-State Visual Evoked Potential (SSVEP) is a visual cortical response evoked by repetitive stimuli with a light source flickering at frequencies above 4 Hz and could be classified into three ranges: low (...

    Authors: Pablo F Diez, Vicente A Mut, Enrique M Avila Perona and Eric Laciar Leber

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:39

    Content type: Research

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  15. Stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term disability in modern western countries. Stroke survivors often have functional limitations which might lead to a vicious circle of reduced physical activity, de...

    Authors: Henri L Hurkmans, Gerard M Ribbers, Marjolein F Streur-Kranenburg, Henk J Stam and Rita J van den Berg-Emons

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:38

    Content type: Research

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  16. Although test-retest reliability of mean values of spatio-temporal gait parameters has been assessed for reliability while walking alone (i.e., single tasking), little is known about the test-retest reliabilit...

    Authors: Olivier Beauchet, Ellen Freiberger, Cedric Annweiler, Reto W Kressig, Francois R Herrmann and Gilles Allali

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:37

    Content type: Short report

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  17. Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) suffer from dysrhythmic and disturbed gait, impaired balance, and decreased postural responses. These alterations lead to falls, especially as the disease progresses. Bas...

    Authors: Anat Mirelman, Talia Herman, Simone Nicolai, Agnes Zijlstra, Wiebren Zijlstra, Clemens Becker, Lorenzo Chiari and Jeffrey M Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:35

    Content type: Research

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  18. For brain computer interfaces (BCIs), which may be valuable in neurorehabilitation, brain signals derived from mental activation can be monitored by non-invasive methods, such as functional near-infrared spect...

    Authors: Lisa Holper and Martin Wolf

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:34

    Content type: Research

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  19. Stroke is the primary cause of adult disability. To support this large population in recovery, robotic technologies are being developed to assist in the delivery of rehabilitation. This paper presents an autom...

    Authors: Patricia Kan, Rajibul Huq, Jesse Hoey, Robby Goetschalckx and Alex Mihailidis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:33

    Content type: Research

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  20. Textile-based transducers are an emerging technology in which piezo-resistive properties of materials are used to measure an applied strain. By incorporating these sensors into a sock, this technology offers t...

    Authors: Stephen J Preece, Laurence PJ Kenney, Matthew J Major, Tilak Dias, Edward Lay and Bosco T Fernandes

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:32

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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