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  1. Content type: Research

    Robot-assisted ankle-foot-orthosis (AFO) can provide immediate powered ankle assistance in post-stroke gait training. Our research team has developed a novel lightweight portable robot-assisted AFO which is ca...

    Authors: Ling-Fung Yeung, Corinna Ockenfeld, Man-Kit Pang, Hon-Wah Wai, Oi-Yan Soo, Sheung-Wai Li and Kai-Yu Tong

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:51

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  2. Content type: Research

    Lower extremity exoskeletons are mainly used to provide stepping support, while balancing is left to the user. Designing balance controllers is one of the biggest challenges in the development of exoskeletons....

    Authors: Amber R. Emmens, Edwin H. F. van Asseldonk and Herman van der Kooij

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:50

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Impairments in biomechanics and neural control can disrupt the timing and muscle pattern activation necessary for smooth gait. Gait is one of the most affected motor characteristics in Parkinson’s disease (PD)...

    Authors: Yoav Beck, Talia Herman, Marina Brozgol, Nir Giladi, Anat Mirelman and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:49

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  4. Content type: Research

    Co-contraction is the simultaneous activation of agonist and antagonist muscles that produces forces around a joint. It is unknown if the use of a wrist-driven 3D printed transitional prostheses has any influe...

    Authors: Jorge M. Zuniga, Katsavelis Dimitrios, Jean L. Peck, Rakesh Srivastava, James E. Pierce, Drew R. Dudley, David A. Salazar, Keaton J. Young and Brian A. Knarr

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:48

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  5. Content type: Research

    Proprioceptive function can be affected after neurological injuries such as stroke. Severe and persistent proprioceptive impairments may be associated with a poor functional recovery after stroke. To better un...

    Authors: Mike D. Rinderknecht, Olivier Lambercy, Vanessa Raible, Imke Büsching, Aida Sehle, Joachim Liepert and Roger Gassert

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:47

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  6. Content type: Research

    To provide effective interventions for spasticity, accurate and reliable spasticity assessment is essential. For the assessment, the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) has been widely used owing to its simplicity an...

    Authors: Seoyoung Choi, Yong Beom Shin, Soo-Yeon Kim and Jonghyun Kim

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:45

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  7. Content type: Research

    Electrical vasoconstriction is a promising approach to control blood pressure or restrict bleeding in non-compressible wounds. We explore the neural and non-neural pathways of electrical vasoconstriction in-vivo.

    Authors: Mark Brinton, Yossi Mandel, Ira Schachar and Daniel Palanker

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:43

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  8. Content type: Research

    Walking disabilities negatively affect inclusion in society and quality of life and increase the risk for secondary complications. It has been shown that external feedback applied by therapists and/or robotic ...

    Authors: Daniel Schließmann, Maria Nisser, Christian Schuld, Till Gladow, Steffen Derlien, Laura Heutehaus, Norbert Weidner, Ulrich Smolenski and Rüdiger Rupp

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:44

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  9. Content type: Research

    Controllers for assistive robotic devices can be divided into two main categories: controllers using neural signals and controllers using mechanically intrinsic signals. Both approaches are prevalent in resear...

    Authors: Jeffrey R. Koller, C. David Remy and Daniel P. Ferris

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:42

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  10. Content type: Research

    Ankle–foot orthoses (AFOs) are frequently used to improve gait stability, toe clearance, and gait efficiency in individuals with hemiparesis. During the swing phase, AFOs enhance lower limb advancement by faci...

    Authors: Kannit Pongpipatpaiboon, Masahiko Mukaino, Fumihiro Matsuda, Kei Ohtsuka, Hiroki Tanikawa, Junya Yamada, Kazuhiro Tsuchiyama and Eiichi Saitoh

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:41

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  11. Content type: Research

    In the last few years, there has been an increasing interest in the use of robotic devices to objectively quantify motor performance of patients after brain damage. Although these robot-derived measures can po...

    Authors: Marco Germanotta, Arianna Cruciani, Cristiano Pecchioli, Simona Loreti, Albino Spedicato, Matteo Meotti, Rita Mosca, Gabriele Speranza, Francesca Cecchi, Giorgia Giannarelli, Luca Padua and Irene Aprile

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:39

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  12. Content type: Commentary

    In the past, neurorehabilitation for individuals with neurological damage, such as spinal cord injury (SCI), was focused on learning compensatory movements to regain function. Presently, the focus of neuroreha...

    Authors: Kristin E. Musselman, Meeral Shah and José Zariffa

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:40

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  13. Content type: Research

    When examining participants with pathologies, a shoe-type inertial measurement unit (IMU) system with sensors mounted on both the left and right outsoles may be more useful for analysis and provide better stab...

    Authors: Myeounggon Lee, Changhong Youm, Jeanhong Jeon, Sang-Myung Cheon and Hwayoung Park

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:38

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  14. Content type: Research

    Myoelectric control of multifunctional prostheses is challenging for individuals with high-level amputations due to insufficient surface electromyography (sEMG) signals. A surgical technique called targeted mu...

    Authors: Yang Xu, Dingguo Zhang, Yang Wang, Juntao Feng and Wendong Xu

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:37

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  15. Content type: Correction

    The original article [1] contains a small mistake concerning the ARTIC Team members mentioned in the Acknowledgements. The team member, Rocco Salvatore Calabrò had their name presented incorrectly. This has no...

    Authors: Hubertus J. A. van Hedel, Giacomo Severini, A. Scarton, A. O’Brien, T. Reed, D. Gaebler-Spira, T. Egan, A. Meyer-Heim, J. Graser, K. Chua, D. Zutter, R. Schweinfurther, J. C. Möller, Liliana P. Paredes, A. Esquenazi, S. Berweck…

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:36

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    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:30

  16. Content type: Research

    The use of neurorobotic devices may improve gait recovery by entraining specific brain plasticity mechanisms, which may be a key issue for successful rehabilitation using such approach. We assessed whether the...

    Authors: Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, Antonino Naro, Margherita Russo, Placido Bramanti, Luigi Carioti, Tina Balletta, Antonio Buda, Alfredo Manuli, Serena Filoni and Alessia Bramanti

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:35

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  17. Content type: Research

    Unilateral spatial neglect (USN), a highly prevalent and disabling post-stroke impairment, has been shown to affect the recovery of locomotor and navigation skills needed for community mobility. We recently fo...

    Authors: Tatiana Ogourtsova, Philippe S. Archambault and Anouk Lamontagne

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:34

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  18. Content type: Research

    Integration of kinesthetic and tactile cues for application to post-stroke gait rehabilitation is a novel concept which needs to be explored. The combined provision of haptic cues may result in collective impr...

    Authors: Muhammad Raheel Afzal, Sanghun Pyo, Min-Kyun Oh, Young Sook Park and Jungwon Yoon

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:33

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  19. Content type: Methodology

    For stroke survivors, balance deficits that persist after the completion of the rehabilitation process lead to a significant risk of falls. We have recently developed a balance-assessment robot (BAR-TM) that e...

    Authors: Zlatko Matjačić, Matjaž Zadravec and Andrej Olenšek

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:32

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  20. Content type: Research

    Freezing of gait and falls represent a major burden in patients with advanced forms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). These axial motor signs are not fully alleviated by drug treatment or deep-brain stimulation. Re...

    Authors: Dijana Nuic, Maria Vinti, Carine Karachi, Pierre Foulon, Angèle Van Hamme and Marie-Laure Welter

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:31

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  21. Content type: Research

    The application of rehabilitation robots has grown during the last decade. While meta-analyses have shown beneficial effects of robotic interventions for some patient groups, the evidence is less in others. We...

    Authors: Hubertus J. A. van Hedel, Giacomo Severini, Alessandra Scarton, Anne O’Brien, Tamsin Reed, Deborah Gaebler-Spira, Tara Egan, Andreas Meyer-Heim, Judith Graser, Karen Chua, Daniel Zutter, Raoul Schweinfurther, J. Carsten Möller, Liliana P. Paredes, Alberto Esquenazi, Steffen Berweck…

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:30

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:36

  22. Content type: Research

    Virtual-reality based rehabilitation (VR) shows potential as an engaging and effective way to improve upper-limb function and cognitive abilities following a stroke. However, an updated synthesis of the litera...

    Authors: Anna Aminov, Jeffrey M. Rogers, Sandy Middleton, Karen Caeyenberghs and Peter H. Wilson

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:29

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  23. Content type: Research

    To effectively replace the human hand, a prosthesis should seamlessly respond to user intentions but also convey sensory information back to the user. Restoration of sensory feedback is rated highly by the pro...

    Authors: Marko Markovic, Meike A. Schweisfurth, Leonard F. Engels, Tashina Bentz, Daniela Wüstefeld, Dario Farina and Strahinja Dosen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:28

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  24. Content type: Research

    Functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) finds extended applications in a variety of neuroscience fields. We investigated the potential of fNIRS to monitor voluntary engagement of users during neurorehabi...

    Authors: Chang-Hee Han, Han-Jeong Hwang, Jeong-Hwan Lim and Chang-Hwan Im

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:27

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  25. Content type: Research

    Published reports suggest a disparity between perceived and actual balance abilities, a trait associated with increased fall-risk in older adults. We investigate whether it is possible to ‘recalibrate’ these d...

    Authors: Toby J. Ellmers, Ioannis Th. Paraskevopoulos, A. Mark Williams and William R. Young

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:26

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  26. Content type: Review

    Although all functional movement arises from the interplay between the neurological, skeletal, and muscular systems, it is the skeletal system that forms the basic framework for functional movement. Central to...

    Authors: Frances T. Sheehan, Elizabeth L. Brainerd, Karen L. Troy, Sandra J. Shefelbine and Janet L. Ronsky

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:25

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  27. Content type: Research

    Proprioceptive sense plays a significant role in the generation and correction of skilled movements and, consequently, in most activities of daily living. We developed a new proprioception assessment protocol ...

    Authors: Anne Deblock-Bellamy, Charles Sebiyo Batcho, Catherine Mercier and Andreanne K. Blanchette

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:24

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  28. Content type: Research

    Although electromyogram (EMG) pattern recognition (PR) for multifunctional upper limb prosthesis control has been reported for decades, the clinical benefits have rarely been examined. The study purposes were ...

    Authors: Linda Resnik, He (Helen) Huang, Anna Winslow, Dustin L. Crouch, Fan Zhang and Nancy Wolk

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:23

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  29. Content type: Research

    Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy gradually lose the ability to use different muscles of their body. Consequently, they lose the ability to stabilize their trunk against gravity. This hinders them to e...

    Authors: Mohammad Nauzef Mahmood, Laura H. C. Peeters, Micha Paalman, Gijsbertus J. Verkerke, Idsart Kingma and Jaap H. van Dieën

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:22

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  30. Content type: Research

    Powered exoskeletons are a promising approach to restore the ability to walk after spinal cord injury (SCI). However, current exoskeletons remain limited in their walking speed and ability to support tasks of ...

    Authors: Stefan O. Schrade, Katrin Dätwyler, Marius Stücheli, Kathrin Studer, Daniel-Alexander Türk, Mirko Meboldt, Roger Gassert and Olivier Lambercy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:18

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  31. Content type: Research

    Monitoring physical activity and leveraging wearable sensor technologies to facilitate active living in individuals with neurological impairment has been shown to yield benefits in terms of health and quality ...

    Authors: Chandrasekaran Jayaraman, Chaithanya Krishna Mummidisetty, Alannah Mannix-Slobig, Lori McGee Koch and Arun Jayaraman

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:19

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  32. Content type: Research

    Developing rehabilitation strategies to improve functional walking and postural control in patients is a priority for rehabilitation clinicians and researchers alike. One possible strategy is the use of sensor...

    Authors: Gianluca U. Sorrento, Philippe S. Archambault and Joyce Fung

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:20

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  33. Content type: Research

    In this paper, we propose a nonlinear minimally supervised method based on autoencoding (AEN) of EMG for myocontrol. The proposed method was tested against the state-of-the-art (SOA) control scheme using a Fit...

    Authors: Ivan Vujaklija, Vahid Shalchyan, Ernest N. Kamavuako, Ning Jiang, Hamid R. Marateb and Dario Farina

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:21

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  34. Content type: Research

    The leading cause of injury for manual wheelchair users are tips and falls caused by unexpected destabilizing events encountered during everyday activities. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasi...

    Authors: Kiley L. Armstrong, Lisa M. Lombardo, Kevin M. Foglyano, Musa L. Audu and Ronald J. Triolo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:17

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  35. Content type: Correction

    In Fig. 3a of the original manuscript [1], the passive force at the beginning of the force-time history (approximately from 0 to 1 s) of each of the black and orange traces was interchanged in the coloring pro...

    Authors: W. Herzog

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:16

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    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2017 14:98

  36. Content type: Research

    We assessed the recovery of 2 face transplantation patients with measures of complexity during neuromuscular rehabilitation. Cognitive rehabilitation methods and functional electrical stimulation were used to ...

    Authors: Çağdaş Topçu, Hilmi Uysal, Ömer Özkan, Özlenen Özkan, Övünç Polat, Merve Bedeloğlu, Arzu Akgül, Ela Naz Döğer, Refik Sever and Ömer Halil Çolak

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:15

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  37. Content type: Research

    Powered exoskeleton can improve the mobility for people with movement deficits by providing mechanical support and facilitate the gait training. This pilot study evaluated the effect of gait training using a n...

    Authors: Cheng-Hua Wu, Hui-Fen Mao, Jwu-Sheng Hu, Ting-Yun Wang, Yi-Jeng Tsai and Wei-Li Hsu

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:14

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  38. Content type: Research

    For individuals who sustain a complete motor spinal cord injury (SCI) and rely on a wheelchair as their primary mode of locomotion, overground robotic exoskeletons represent a promising solution to stand and w...

    Authors: Dany H. Gagnon, Manuel J. Escalona, Martin Vermette, Lívia P. Carvalho, Antony D. Karelis, Cyril Duclos and Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:12

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  39. Content type: Research

    Gait impairments during real-world locomotion are common in neurological diseases. However, very little is currently known about the neural correlates of walking in the real world and on which regions of the b...

    Authors: Sara Pizzamiglio, Hassan Abdalla, Usman Naeem and Duncan L. Turner

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:11

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  40. Content type: Research

    End-effector robots are commonly used in robot-assisted neuro-rehabilitation therapies for upper limbs where the patient’s hand can be easily attached to a splint. Nevertheless, they are not able to estimate a...

    Authors: Arturo Bertomeu-Motos, Andrea Blanco, Francisco J. Badesa, Juan A. Barios, Loredana Zollo and Nicolas Garcia-Aracil

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:10

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  41. Content type: Review

    Dynamic feedback based closed-loop medical devices offer a number of advantages for treatment of heterogeneous neurological conditions. Closed-loop devices integrate a level of neurobiological feedback, which ...

    Authors: Scott D. Adams, Abbas Z. Kouzani, Susannah J. Tye, Kevin E. Bennet and Michael Berk

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:8

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  42. Content type: Research

    In this paper, a novel functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)-based brain-computer interface (BCI) framework for control of prosthetic legs and rehabilitation of patients suffering from locomotive disor...

    Authors: Rayyan Azam Khan, Noman Naseer, Nauman Khalid Qureshi, Farzan Majeed Noori, Hammad Nazeer and Muhammad Umer Khan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:7

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  43. Content type: Research

    There are many studies that have investigated biomechanical differences among prosthetic feet, but not changes due to adaptation over time. There is a need for objective measures to quantify the process of ada...

    Authors: Samuel F. Ray, Shane R. Wurdeman and Kota Z. Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:6

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  44. Content type: Research

    Sensory augmentation has been shown to improve postural stability during real-time balance applications. Limited long-term controlled studies have examined retention of balance improvements in healthy older ad...

    Authors: Tian Bao, Wendy J. Carender, Catherine Kinnaird, Vincent J. Barone, Geeta Peethambaran, Susan L. Whitney, Mohammed Kabeto, Rachael D. Seidler and Kathleen H. Sienko

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:5

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  45. Content type: Research

    Here we present how the CYBERLEGs Beta-Prosthesis was modified with a new control system to participate in the Powered Leg Prosthesis event, and to report on our experience at the CYBATHLON 2016 which was held...

    Authors: Louis L. Flynn, Joost Geeroms, Tom van der Hoeven, Bram Vanderborght and Dirk Lefeber

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:3

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  46. Content type: Research

    Gait training for individuals with neurological disorders is challenging in providing the suitable assistance and more adaptive behaviour towards user needs. The user specific adaptation can be defined based o...

    Authors: Vijaykumar Rajasekaran, Eduardo López-Larraz, Fernando Trincado-Alonso, Joan Aranda, Luis Montesano, Antonio J. del-Ama and Jose L. Pons

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:4

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  47. Content type: Research

    Modules of muscle recruitment can be extracted from electromyography (EMG) during motions, such as walking, running, and swimming, to identify key features of muscle coordination. These features may provide in...

    Authors: Daniel A. Jacobs, Jeffrey R. Koller, Katherine M. Steele and Daniel P. Ferris

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018 15:2

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