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  1. Content type: Commentary

    The general objective of the "Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity" was to advance and promote research in medical rehabilitation by making recommendations to expand research capacity. Th...

    Authors: Walter R Frontera, Marcus J Fuhrer, Alan M Jette, Leighton Chan, Rory A Cooper, Pamela W Duncan, John D Kemp, Kenneth J Ottenbacher, P Hunter Peckham, Elliot J Roth and Denise G Tate

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2006 3:1

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  2. Content type: Research

    The peak-to-peak (P-P) amplitude of the maximum M-wave and the area of the negative phase of the curve are important measures that serve as methodological controls in H-reflex studies, motor unit number estima...

    Authors: Kristina M Calder, Lesley-Ann Hall, Steve M Lester, J Greig Inglis and David A Gabriel

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:33

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  3. Content type: Research

    Unilateral spatial neglect (USN) is a common syndrome in which a patient fails to report or respond to stimulation from the side of space opposite a brain lesion, where these symptoms are not due to primary se...

    Authors: Toshiaki Tanaka, Shunichi Sugihara, Hiroyuki Nara, Shuichi Ino and Tohru Ifukube

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:31

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  4. Content type: Research

    Almost 10% of all individuals who are legally blind also have a mobility impairment. The majority of these individuals are dependent on others for mobility. The Smart Power Assistance Module (SPAM) for manual ...

    Authors: Richard Simpson, Edmund LoPresti, Steve Hayashi, Songfeng Guo, Dan Ding, William Ammer, Vinod Sharma and Rory Cooper

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:30

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  5. Content type: Research

    The present study investigates balance control mechanisms, their variations with the absence of visual input, and their development in children from 7 to 11 years old, in order to provide insights on the devel...

    Authors: Maurizio Schmid, Silvia Conforto, Luisa Lopez, Paolo Renzi and Tommaso D'Alessio

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:29

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  6. Content type: Research

    To study the effects of reduced lighting on the gait of older adults with a high level gait disorder (HLGD) and to compare their response to that of healthy elderly controls.

    Authors: Anat Kesler, Gregory Leibovich, Talia Herman, Leor Gruendlinger, Nir Giladi and Jeffrey M Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:27

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  7. Content type: Research

    Little information exists about the involvement of attention in the control of gait rhythmicity. Variability of both stride time and stride length is closely related to the control of the rhythmic stepping mec...

    Authors: Olivier Beauchet, Véronique Dubost, François R Herrmann and Reto W Kressig

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:26

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  8. Content type: Research

    The stride interval in healthy human gait fluctuates from step to step in a random manner and scaling of the interstride interval time series motivated previous investigators to conclude that this time series ...

    Authors: Bruce J West and Miroslaw Latka

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:24

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  9. Content type: Research

    The ability to maintain a steady gait rhythm is impaired in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). This aspect of locomotor dyscontrol, which likely reflects impaired automaticity in PD, can be quantified by ...

    Authors: Silvi Frenkel-Toledo, Nir Giladi, Chava Peretz, Talia Herman, Leor Gruendlinger and Jeffrey M Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:23

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  10. Content type: Methodology

    Variability in quantitative gait data arises from many potential sources, including natural temporal dynamics of neuromotor control, pathologies of the neurological or musculoskeletal systems, the effects of a...

    Authors: Tom Chau, Scott Young and Sue Redekop

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:22

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  11. Content type: Research

    Decreased gait speed and increased stride time, stride length, double support time, and stance time variability have consistently been associated with falling whereas step width variability has not been strong...

    Authors: Jennifer S Brach, Jaime E Berlin, Jessie M VanSwearingen, Anne B Newman and Stephanie A Studenski

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:21

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  12. Content type: Research

    Gait is impaired in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and Huntington's disease (HD), but gait dynamics in mouse models of PD and HD have not been described. Here we quantified temporal and spatial indices...

    Authors: Ivo Amende, Ajit Kale, Scott McCue, Scott Glazier, James P Morgan and Thomas G Hampton

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:20

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  13. Content type: Commentary

    The study of gait variability, the stride-to-stride fluctuations in walking, offers a complementary way of quantifying locomotion and its changes with aging and disease as well as a means of monitoring the eff...

    Authors: Jeffrey M Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:19

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  14. Content type: Research

    The majority of current portable orthotic devices and rehabilitative braces provide stability, apply precise pressure, or help maintain alignment of the joints with out the capability for real time monitoring ...

    Authors: Constantinos Mavroidis, Jason Nikitczuk, Brian Weinberg, Gil Danaher, Katherine Jensen, Philip Pelletier, Jennifer Prugnarola, Ryan Stuart, Roberto Arango, Matt Leahey, Robert Pavone, Andrew Provo and Dan Yasevac

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:18

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  15. Content type: Research

    In this paper we describe LiveNet, a flexible wearable platform intended for long-term ambulatory health monitoring with real-time data streaming and context classification. Based on the MIT Wearable Computing...

    Authors: Michael Sung, Carl Marci and Alex Pentland

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:17

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  16. Content type: Research

    Advances in miniature sensor technology have led to the development of wearable systems that allow one to monitor motor activities in the field. A variety of classifiers have been proposed in the past, but lit...

    Authors: Delsey M Sherrill, Marilyn L Moy, John J Reilly and Paolo Bonato

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    Intelligent management of wearable applications in rehabilitation requires an understanding of the current context, which is constantly changing over the rehabilitation process because of changes in the person...

    Authors: Yu Wang and Jack M Winters

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:15

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  18. Content type: Research

    Good balance depends on accurate and adequate information from the senses. One way to substitute missing sensory information for balance is with biofeedback technology. We previously reported that audio-biofee...

    Authors: Marco Dozza, Lorenzo Chiari, Becky Chan, Laura Rocchi, Fay B Horak and Angelo Cappello

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:13

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  19. Content type: Research

    Mathematical muscle models may be useful for the determination of appropriate musculoskeletal stresses that will safely maintain the integrity of muscle and bone following spinal cord injury. Several models ha...

    Authors: Laura A Frey Law and Richard K Shields

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    The cervical muscles are considered a potential site of whiplash injury, and there are many impact scenarios for whiplash injury. There is a need to understand the cervical muscle response under non-convention...

    Authors: Shrawan Kumar, Robert Ferrari and Yogesh Narayan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:11

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  21. Content type: Research

    Few tools exist for quantifying locomotor stability in balance impaired populations. The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a technique for quantifying stability of stepping in healthy people ...

    Authors: Chris A McGibbon, David E Krebs and Robert Wagenaar

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:9

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  22. Content type: Research

    Monitoring body kinematics has fundamental relevance in several biological and technical disciplines. In particular the possibility to exactly know the posture may furnish a main aid in rehabilitation topics. ...

    Authors: Alessandro Tognetti, Federico Lorussi, Raphael Bartalesi, Silvana Quaglini, Mario Tesconi, Giuseppe Zupone and Danilo De Rossi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:8

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  23. Content type: Research

    Recent technological advances in integrated circuits, wireless communications, and physiological sensing allow miniature, lightweight, ultra-low power, intelligent monitoring devices. A number of these devices...

    Authors: Emil Jovanov, Aleksandar Milenkovic, Chris Otto and Piet C de Groen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:6

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  24. Content type: Research

    This paper provides an overview of initial research conducted in the development of pressure-sensitive foam and its application in wearable sensing. The foam sensor is composed of polypyrrole-coated polyuretha...

    Authors: Lucy E Dunne, Sarah Brady, Barry Smyth and Dermot Diamond

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:4

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  25. Content type: Research

    The pulse oximeter, a medical device capable of measuring blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), has been shown to be a valuable device for monitoring patients in critical conditions. In order to incorporate the tech...

    Authors: Yong-sheng Yan, Carmen CY Poon and Yuan-ting Zhang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2005 2:3

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  26. Content type: Research

    Wide field of view virtual environments offer some unique features that may be beneficial for use in vestibular rehabilitation. For one, optic flow information extracted from the periphery may be critical for ...

    Authors: Patrick J Sparto, Susan L Whitney, Larry F Hodges, Joseph M Furman and Mark S Redfern

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:14

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  27. Content type: Research

    Virtual environments (VE) are a powerful tool for various forms of rehabilitation. Coupling VE with high-speed networking [Tele-Immersion] that approaches speeds of 100 Gb/sec can greatly expand its influence ...

    Authors: Robert V Kenyon, Jason Leigh and Emily A Keshner

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:13

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  28. Content type: Review

    Video capture virtual reality (VR) uses a video camera and software to track movement in a single plane without the need to place markers on specific bodily locations. The user's image is thereby embedded with...

    Authors: Patrice L Weiss, Debbie Rand, Noomi Katz and Rachel Kizony

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:12

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  29. Content type: Research

    Virtual reality (VR) is an innovative tool for sensorimotor rehabilitation increasingly being employed in clinical and community settings. Despite the growing interest in VR, few studies have determined the va...

    Authors: Antonin Viau, Anatol G Feldman, Bradford J McFadyen and Mindy F Levin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:11

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  30. Content type: Review

    Virtual Reality (VR) provides a unique medium suited to the achievement of several requirements for effective rehabilitation intervention. Specifically, therapy can be provided within a functional, purposeful ...

    Authors: Heidi Sveistrup

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:10

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  31. Content type: Review

    Virtual Reality (VR) offers a blend of attractive attributes for rehabilitation. The most exploited is its ability to create a 3D simulation of reality that can be explored by patients under the supervision of...

    Authors: Giuseppe Riva, Fabrizia Mantovani and Andrea Gaggioli

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:9

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  32. Content type: Research

    The interpretation of data obtained in a movement analysis laboratory is a crucial issue in clinical contexts. Collection of such data in large databases might encourage the use of modern techniques of data mi...

    Authors: Giuseppe Vannozzi, Ugo Della Croce, Antonina Starita, Francesco Benvenuti and Aurelio Cappozzo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:7

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  33. Content type: Research

    Biomechatronics is the integration of biological components with artificial devices, in which the biological component confers a significant functional capability to the system, and the artificial component pr...

    Authors: Hugh Herr and Robert G Dennis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:6

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  34. Content type: Research

    Previous results with the planar robot MIT-MANUS demonstrated positive benefits in trials with over 250 stroke patients. Consistent with motor learning, the positive effects did not generalize to other muscle ...

    Authors: Hermano I Krebs, Mark Ferraro, Stephen P Buerger, Miranda J Newbery, Antonio Makiyama, Michael Sandmann, Daniel Lynch, Bruce T Volpe and Neville Hogan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:5

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  35. Content type: Research

    One problem in the mobilization of patients with neurological diseases, such as spinal cord injury, is the circulatory collapse that occurs while changing from supine to vertical position because of the missin...

    Authors: David Czell, Reinhard Schreier, Rüdiger Rupp, Stephen Eberhard, Gery Colombo and Volker Dietz

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:4

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  36. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to characterize thumb motor dysfunction resulting from simulated lower median nerve lesions at the wrist.

    Authors: Zong-Ming Li, Daniel A Harkness and Robert J Goitz

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:3

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  37. Content type: Research

    In investigations of the human motor system, two approaches are generally employed toward the identification of common modulating drives from motor unit recordings. One is a frequency domain method and uses th...

    Authors: Lance J Myers, Zeynep Erim and Madeleine M Lowery

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2004 1:2

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