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  1. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique that has the potential to induce motor cortical plasticity in humans. It is well known that motor cortical plasticit...

    Authors: Tomofumi Yamaguchi, Kouhei Moriya, Shigeo Tanabe, Kunitsugu Kondo, Yohei Otaka and Satoshi Tanaka

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:23

    Content type: Research

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  2. The worldwide population of older adults will soon exceed the capacity of assisted living facilities. Accordingly, we aim to understand whether appropriately designed robots could help older adults stay active...

    Authors: Naomi T. Fitter, Mayumi Mohan, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Michelle J. Johnson

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  3. While motor deficits are the hallmark of hemiparetic cerebral palsy, children may also experience impairments in visuospatial attention that interfere with participation in complex activities, including sports...

    Authors: Rachel L. Hawe, Andrea M. Kuczynski, Adam Kirton and Sean P. Dukelow

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  4. When exposed to a novel dynamic perturbation, participants adapt by changing their movements’ dynamics. This adaptation is achieved by constructing an internal representation of the perturbation, which allows ...

    Authors: Chen Avraham and Ilana Nisky

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:17

    Content type: Research

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  5. There is a lack of early (infant) mobility rehabilitation approaches that incorporate natural and complex environments and have the potential to concurrently advance motor, cognitive, and social development. T...

    Authors: Elena Kokkoni, Effrosyni Mavroudi, Ashkan Zehfroosh, James C. Galloway, Renè Vidal, Jeffrey Heinz and Herbert G. Tanner

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:16

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. While therapy is an important part of the recovery process, there is a lack of quantitative data detailing the “dosage” of therapy received due to the limitations on in/outpatient accessibility and mobility. A...

    Authors: Sung Yul Shin, Robert K. Lee, Patrick Spicer and James Sulzer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:15

    Content type: Research

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  7. Even though the BCI field has quickly grown in the last few years, it is still mainly investigated as a research area. Increased practicality and usability are required to move BCIs to the real-world. Self-pac...

    Authors: Youngjae Song and Francisco Sepulveda

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:14

    Content type: Research

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  8. Arm weight compensation with rehabilitation robots for stroke patients has been successfully used to increase the active range of motion and reduce the effects of pathological muscle synergies. However, the di...

    Authors: Fabian Just, Özhan Özen, Stefano Tortora, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Robert Riener and Georg Rauter

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:13

    Content type: Research

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  9. There is a clinical need to identify diagnostic parameters that objectively quantify and monitor the effective visual ability of patients with homonymous visual field defects (HVFDs). Visual processing speed (...

    Authors: Laura Mena-Garcia, Miguel J. Maldonado-Lopez, Itziar Fernandez, Maria B. Coco-Martin, Jaime Finat-Saez, Jose L. Martinez-Jimenez, Jose C. Pastor-Jimeno and Juan F. Arenillas

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  10. Assessing the risk of disability in older adults is important for developing prevention and intervention strategies to decrease potential disability and dependency. The aim of this study was to examine the ass...

    Authors: Takehiko Doi, Sho Nakakubo, Kota Tsutsumimoto, Min-Ji Kim, Satoshi Kurita, Hideaki Ishii and Hiroyuki Shimada

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:11

    Content type: Research

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  11. Robot-based rehabilitation for persons post-stroke may improve arm function and daily-life activities as measured by clinical scales, but its effects on motor strategies during functional tasks are still poorl...

    Authors: Ilaria Carpinella, Tiziana Lencioni, Thomas Bowman, Rita Bertoni, Andrea Turolla, Maurizio Ferrarin and Johanna Jonsdottir

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. In clinical practice, therapists choose the amount of assistance for robot-assisted training. This can result in outcomes that are influenced by subjective decisions and tuning of training parameters can be ti...

    Authors: Simone S. Fricke, Cristina Bayón, Herman van der Kooij and Edwin H. F. van Asseldonk

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:9

    Content type: Research

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  13. Motivated by the goal of developing new methods to detect early signs of sarcopenia, we investigated if surface electromyographic (SEMG) data recorded during the performance of cyclic, submaximal back extensio...

    Authors: R. Habenicht, G. Ebenbichler, P. Bonato, J. Kollmitzer, S. Ziegelbecker, L. Unterlerchner, P. Mair and T. Kienbacher

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  14. Gait disturbances are typical of persons with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) without signs distinctive from other neurodegenerative and vascular conditions. Cerebrospinal fluid tap-test (CSF-T...

    Authors: Alberto Ferrari, David Milletti, Giulia Giannini, Sabina Cevoli, Federico Oppi, Giorgio Palandri, Luca Albini-Riccioli, Paolo Mantovani, Laura Anderlucci, Pietro Cortelli and Lorenzo Chiari

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:7

    Content type: Research

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  15. Novel balance-targeting exergames controlled with off-the-shelf hardware, were developed based on current recommendations for balance training in healthy older adults and documented shortcomings of existing ga...

    Authors: Jente Willaert, Aijse Willem De Vries, Julie Tavernier, Jaap H. Van Dieen, Ilse Jonkers and Sabine Verschueren

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Locomat is a robotic exoskeleton providing guidance force and bodyweight support to facilitate intensive walking training for people with stroke. Although the Locomat has been reported to be effective in impro...

    Authors: Jianhua Lin, Guojiong Hu, Jun Ran, Linyu Chen, Xian Zhang and Yanxin Zhang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. We know little about the budget impact of integrating robotic exoskeleton over-ground training into therapy services for locomotor training. The purpose of this study was to estimate the budget impact of addin...

    Authors: Daniel Pinto, Mauricio Garnier, Jason Barbas, Shuo-Hsiu Chang, Susan Charlifue, Edelle Field-Fote, Catherine Furbish, Candy Tefertiller, Chaithanya K. Mummidisetty, Heather Taylor, Arun Jayaraman and Allen W. Heinemann

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. The original article [1] contains several errors which the authors would like to rectify:

    Authors: Katelyn M. Grasse, Seth A. Hays, Kimiya C. Rahebi, Victoria S. Warren, Elizabeth A. Garcia, Jane G. Wigginton, Michael P. Kilgard and Robert L. Rennaker II

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:3

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:48

  19. Individuals with severe neurological disabilities but preserved cognition, including children, are often precluded from connecting with their environments. Brain computer interfaces (BCI) are a potential solut...

    Authors: Sasha Letourneau, Ephrem Takele Zewdie, Zeanna Jadavji, John Andersen, Lee M. Burkholder and Adam Kirton

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. The majority of stroke survivors experiences significant hand impairments, as weakness and spasticity, with a severe impact on the activity of daily living. To objectively evaluate hand deficits, quantitative ...

    Authors: Marco Germanotta, Valerio Gower, Dionysia Papadopoulou, Arianna Cruciani, Cristiano Pecchioli, Rita Mosca, Gabriele Speranza, Catuscia Falsini, Francesca Cecchi, Federica Vannetti, Angelo Montesano, Silvia Galeri, Furio Gramatica and Irene Aprile

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  21. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe medical condition affecting the hand and locomotor function. New medical technologies, including various wearable devices, as well as rehabilitation treatments are being de...

    Authors: Hyun-Joon Yoo, Sangbaek Lee, Jongheon Kim, Chanki Park and Boreom Lee

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:162

    Content type: Research

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  22. Gait disorders are major symptoms of neurological diseases affecting the quality of life. Interventions that restore walking and allow patients to maintain safe and independent mobility are essential. Robot-as...

    Authors: Alisa Berger, Fabian Horst, Fabian Steinberg, Fabian Thomas, Claudia Müller-Eising, Wolfgang I. Schöllhorn and Michael Doppelmayr

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:161

    Content type: Research

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  23. Upper limb associated reactions (ARs) are common in people with acquired brain injury (ABI). Despite this, there is no gold-standard outcome measure and no kinematic description of this movement disorder. The ...

    Authors: Michelle B. Kahn, Ross A. Clark, Gavin Williams, Kelly J. Bower, Megan Banky, John Olver and Benjamin F. Mentiplay

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:160

    Content type: Research

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  24. Different types of sound cues have been used to adapt the human gait rhythm. We investigated whether young healthy volunteers followed subliminal metronome rhythm changes during gait.

    Authors: Arturo Forner-Cordero, João Pedro Pinho, Guilherme Umemura, João Carlos Lourenço, Bruno Mezêncio, Cinthia Itiki and Hermano Igo Krebs

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:159

    Content type: Research

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  25. Walking deficits in people post-stroke are often multiple and idiosyncratic in nature. Limited patient and therapist resources necessitate prioritization of deficits such that some may be left unaddressed. Mor...

    Authors: Kevin A. Day, Kendra M. Cherry-Allen and Amy J. Bastian

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:158

    Content type: Research

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  26. After a neurological injury, mobility focused rehabilitation programs intensively train walking on treadmills or overground. However, after discharge, quite a few patients are not able to independently negotia...

    Authors: M. Bannwart, E. Rohland, C. A. Easthope, G. Rauter and M. Bolliger

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:157

    Content type: Research

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  27. It is widely accepted by the scientific community that bioelectrical signals, which can be used for the identification of neurophysiological biomarkers indicative of a diseased or pathological state, could dir...

    Authors: Konstantinos Petkos, Simos Koutsoftidis, Thomas Guiho, Patrick Degenaar, Andrew Jackson, Stephen E. Greenwald, Peter Brown, Timothy Denison and Emmanuel M. Drakakis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:156

    Content type: Research

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  28. A prosthetic system should ideally reinstate the bidirectional communication between the user’s brain and its end effector by restoring both motor and sensory functions lost after an amputation. However, curre...

    Authors: Meike Annika Wilke, Christian Niethammer, Britta Meyer, Dario Farina and Strahinja Dosen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:155

    Content type: Research

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  29. Spasticity, characterized by hyperreflexia, is a motor impairment that can arise following a hemispheric stroke. While the neural mechanisms underlying spasticity in chronic stroke survivors are unknown, one p...

    Authors: Taimoor Afzal, Matthieu K. Chardon, William Z. Rymer and Nina L. Suresh

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:154

    Content type: Research

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  30. Stroke units provide patients with a multiparametric monitoring of vital functions, while no instruments are actually available for a continuous monitoring of patients motor performance. Our aim was to develop...

    Authors: Chiara Iacovelli, Pietro Caliandro, Marco Rabuffetti, Luca Padua, Chiara Simbolotti, Giuseppe Reale, Maurizio Ferrarin and Paolo Maria Rossini

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:153

    Content type: Research

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  31. People with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (PwALS) in the advanced phase are critically affected by an almost total loss of mobility and severe communication problems. Scanning access based on the patient’s int...

    Authors: M. Caligari, M. Godi, M. Giardini and R. Colombo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:152

    Content type: Research

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  32. Individuals with lower limb amputation commonly exhibit large gait asymmetries that are associated with secondary health issues. It has been shown that they are capable of attaining improved temporal and propu...

    Authors: Andrea Brandt and He ( Helen) Huang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:151

    Content type: Research

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  33. This study is aimed at better understanding the role of a wearable and silent ElectroMyoGraphy-based biofeedback on motor learning in children and adolescents with primary and secondary dystonia.

    Authors: Claudia Casellato, Emilia Ambrosini, Andrea Galbiati, Emilia Biffi, Ambra Cesareo, Elena Beretta, Francesca Lunardini, Giovanna Zorzi, Terence D. Sanger and Alessandra Pedrocchi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:150

    Content type: Research

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  34. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) cycling can benefit health and may lead to neuroplastic changes following incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Our theory is that greater neurological recovery occurs wh...

    Authors: Lynsey D. Duffell, Sue Paddison, Ahmad F. Alahmary, Nick Donaldson and Jane Burridge

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:149

    Content type: Research

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  35. The human ankle joint has an influential role in the regulation of the mechanics and energetics of gait. The human ankle can modulate its joint ‘quasi-stiffness’ (ratio of plantarflexion moment to dorsiflexion...

    Authors: Erica A. Hedrick, Philippe Malcolm, Jason M. Wilken and Kota Z. Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:148

    Content type: Research

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  36. Modern prosthetic hands are typically controlled using skin surface electromyographic signals (EMG) from remaining muscles in the residual limb. However, surface electrode performance is limited by changes in ...

    Authors: Hendrik Adriaan Dewald, Platon Lukyanenko, Joris M. Lambrecht, James Robert Anderson, Dustin J. Tyler, Robert F. Kirsch and Matthew R. Williams

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:147

    Content type: Research

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  37. Motor impairment after stroke interferes with performance of everyday activities. Upper limb spasticity may further disrupt the movement patterns that enable optimal function; however, the specific features of...

    Authors: George Mochizuki, Andrew Centen, Myles Resnick, Catherine Lowrey, Sean P. Dukelow and Stephen H. Scott

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:146

    Content type: Research

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  38. Powered exoskeletons provide a way to stand and walk for people with severe spinal cord injury. Here, we used the ReWalk exoskeleton to determine the training dosage required for walking proficiency, the senso...

    Authors: Atif S. Khan, Donna C. Livingstone, Caitlin L. Hurd, Jennifer Duchcherer, John E. Misiaszek, Monica A. Gorassini, Patricia J. Manns and Jaynie F. Yang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:145

    Content type: Research

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  39. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is extensively used in stroke motor rehabilitation. How it promotes motor recovery remains only partially understood. NMES could change muscular properties, produce ...

    Authors: Shi-Chun Bao, Wing-Cheong Leung, Vincent C. K. Cheung, Ping Zhou and Kai-Yu Tong

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:143

    Content type: Research

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  40. Stroke is one of the main causes of long-term disability worldwide, placing a large burden on individuals and society. Rehabilitation after stroke consists of an iterative process involving assessments and spe...

    Authors: Pablo Maceira-Elvira, Traian Popa, Anne-Christine Schmid and Friedhelm C. Hummel

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:142

    Content type: Review

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  41. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive technique used to modulate neural tissue. Neuromodulation apparently improves cognitive functions in several neurologic diseases treatment and s...

    Authors: Edgard Morya, Kátia Monte-Silva, Marom Bikson, Zeinab Esmaeilpour, Claudinei Eduardo Biazoli Jr, Andre Fonseca, Tommaso Bocci, Faranak Farzan, Raaj Chatterjee, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Daniel Gomes da Silva Machado, André Russowsky Brunoni, Eva Mezger, Luciane Aparecida Moscaleski, Rodrigo Pegado, João Ricardo Sato…

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:141

    Content type: Review

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  42. The loss of a hand is a traumatic experience that substantially compromises an individual’s capability to interact with his environment. The myoelectric prostheses are state-of-the-art (SoA) functional replace...

    Authors: Robin Volkmar, Strahinja Dosen, Jose Gonzalez-Vargas, Marcus Baum and Marko Markovic

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:140

    Content type: Research

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  43. In the original article [1], we mentioned that some study characteristics of the article by Dagan and colleagues [2] were unavailable.

    Authors: Hyo Keun Lee, Se Ji Ahn, Yang Mi Shin, Nyeonju Kang and James H. Cauraugh

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:139

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:84

  44. Vibrotactile stimulation is a promising venue in the field of prosthetics to retrain sensory feedback deficits following amputation. Discrimination is well established at the forearm level but not at the upper...

    Authors: Matthieu Guemann, Sandra Bouvier, Christophe Halgand, Florent Paclet, Leo Borrini, Damien Ricard, Eric Lapeyre, Daniel Cattaert and Aymar de Rugy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:138

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  45. Several daily living activities require people to coordinate the motion and the force produced by both arms, using their position sense and sense of effort. However, to date, the interaction in bimanual tasks ...

    Authors: Giulia Ballardini, Valentina Ponassi, Elisa Galofaro, Giorgio Carlini, Francesca Marini, Laura Pellegrino, Pietro Morasso and Maura Casadio

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:137

    Content type: Research

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  46. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique that has shown promise for rehabilitation after stroke. Ipsilesional anodal tDCS (a-tDCS) over the motor cortex incr...

    Authors: Milou J. M. Coppens, Wouter H. A. Staring, Jorik Nonnekes, Alexander C. H. Geurts and Vivian Weerdesteyn

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:136

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  47. Brain areas need to coordinate their activity in order to enable complex behavioral responses. Synchronization is one of the mechanisms neural ensembles use to communicate. While synchronization between signal...

    Authors: Pierpaolo Sorrentino, Michele Ambrosanio, Rosaria Rucco and Fabio Baselice

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:135

    Content type: Research

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  48. The complex task of Electric Powered Wheelchairs (EPW) prescription relies mainly on personal experience and subjective observations despite standardized processes and protocols. The most informative measureme...

    Authors: Olivier Rabreau, Sylvain Chevallier, Luc Chassagne and Eric Monacelli

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:134

    Content type: Research

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  49. Non-immersive video games are currently being used as technological rehabilitation tools for individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate the effectiveness of th...

    Authors: Pilar Fernández-González, María Carratalá-Tejada, Esther Monge-Pereira, Susana Collado-Vázquez, Patricia Sánchez-Herrera Baeza, Alicia Cuesta-Gómez, Edwin Daniel Oña-Simbaña, Alberto Jardón-Huete, Francisco Molina-Rueda, Carlos Balaguer-Bernaldo de Quirós, Juan Carlos Miangolarra-Page and Roberto Cano-de la Cuerda

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:133

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  50. The above-knee amputation of a lower limb is a severe impairment that affects significantly the ability to walk; considering this, a complex adaptation strategy at the neuromuscular level is needed in order to...

    Authors: Cristiano De Marchis, Simone Ranaldi, Mariano Serrao, Alberto Ranavolo, Francesco Draicchio, Francesco Lacquaniti and Silvia Conforto

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:132

    Content type: Research

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