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  1. Compensatory movements are commonly employed by stroke survivors during seated reaching and may have negative effects on their long-term recovery. Detecting compensation is useful for coaching the patient to r...

    Authors: Siqi Cai, Guofeng Li, Xiaoya Zhang, Shuangyuan Huang, Haiqing Zheng, Ke Ma and Longhan Xie

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:131

    Content type: Research

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  2. Muscle synergies are now widely discussed as a method for evaluating the existence of redundant neural networks that can be activated to enhance stroke rehabilitation. However, this approach was initially conc...

    Authors: Álvaro Costa-García, Ken-ichi Ozaki, Hiroshi Yamasaki, Matti Itkonen, Fady Alnajjar S., Shotaro Okajima, Masanori Tanimoto, Izumi Kondo and Shingo Shimoda

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:130

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Central Neuropathic Pain (CNP) is a frequent chronic condition in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Previously, we showed that using laboratory brain-computer interface (BCI) technology for neurofeedback (...

    Authors: M. K. H. Al-Taleb, M. Purcell, M. Fraser, N. Petric-Gray and A. Vuckovic

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:128

    Content type: Research

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  4. Residual sensorimotor deficits are common following stroke. While it has been demonstrated that targeted practice can result in improvements in functional mobility years post stroke, there is little to support...

    Authors: Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, Matthew C. Stafford, Lora Anne Cavuoto, Zhuolin Yang, Chen Song, Heamchand Subryan, Wenyao Xu and Jeanne Langan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:127

    Content type: Research

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  5. Accurate measurement of physical behaviour is paramount to better understand lifestyle, health, and functioning, particularly in adults with physical disability as they may be at higher risk of sedentary lifes...

    Authors: Everett A. Claridge, Rita J. G. van den Berg-Emons, Herwin L. D. Horemans, Wilma M. A. van der Slot, Nick van der Stam, Ada Tang, Brian W. Timmons, Jan Willem Gorter and Johannes B. J. Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:125

    Content type: Research

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  6. The use of integrated robotic technology to quantify the spectrum of motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) has the potential to facilitate objective assessment that is independent of clinical ratings. The...

    Authors: Pauline Gaprielian, Stephen H. Scott, Catherine Lowrey, Stuart Reid, Giovanna Pari and Ron Levy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:124

    Content type: Research

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  7. Trans-spinal direct current stimulation (tsDCS) is a non-invasive technique with promising neuromodulatory effects on spinal cord (SC) circuitry. Computational studies are essential to guide effective tsDCS pr...

    Authors: Sofia Rita Fernandes, Mariana Pereira, Ricardo Salvador, Pedro Cavaleiro Miranda and Mamede de Carvalho

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:123

    Content type: Research

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  8. Virtual reality (VR)-based rehabilitation is considered a beneficial therapeutic option for stroke rehabilitation. This pilot study assessed the clinical feasibility of a newly developed VR-based planar motion...

    Authors: Mina Park, Myoung-Hwan Ko, Sang-Wook Oh, Ji-Yeong Lee, Yeajin Ham, Hyoseok Yi, Younggeun Choi, Dokyeong Ha and Joon-Ho Shin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:122

    Content type: Research

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  9. The development of more effective rehabilitative interventions requires a better understanding of how humans learn and transfer motor skills in real-world contexts. Presently, clinicians design interventions t...

    Authors: Danielle E. Levac, Meghan E. Huber and Dagmar Sternad

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:121

    Content type: Review

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  10. To improve gait, persons with calf muscle weakness can be provided with a dorsal leaf spring ankle foot orthosis (DLS-AFO). These AFOs can store energy during stance and return this energy during push-off, whi...

    Authors: Niels F. J. Waterval, Frans Nollet, Jaap Harlaar and Merel-Anne Brehm

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:120

    Content type: Research

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  11. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disease. There are mixed reports on success of physiotherapy in patients with PD. Our objective was to investigate the functional improvements...

    Authors: Imre Cikajlo and Karmen Peterlin Potisk

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:119

    Content type: Research

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  12. Task-specific perturbation training is a widely studied means of fall prevention, utilizing techniques that induce slips or slip-like perturbations during gait. Though effective, these methods only simulate na...

    Authors: Corbin M. Rasmussen and Nathaniel H. Hunt

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:118

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. Elevated energy cost is a hallmark feature of gait in older adults. As such, older adults display a general avoidance of walking which contributes to declining health status and risk of morbidity. Exoskeletons...

    Authors: Fausto A. Panizzolo, Chiara Bolgiani, Laura Di Liddo, Eugenio Annese and Giuseppe Marcolin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:117

    Content type: Research

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  14. A proper rehabilitation program targeting gait is mandatory to maintain the quality of life of patients with Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). Assuming that gait and balance impairment simply depend on the degr...

    Authors: Antonino Naro, Simona Portaro, Demetrio Milardi, Luana Billeri, Antonino Leo, David Militi, Placido Bramanti and Rocco Salvatore Calabrò

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:116

    Content type: Research

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  15. Following an amputation, the human postural control system develops neuromuscular adaptations to regain an effective postural control. We investigated the compensatory mechanisms behind these adaptations and h...

    Authors: Claudia Ramos Claret, Georg W. Herget, Lukas Kouba, Daniel Wiest, Jochen Adler, Vinzenz von Tscharner, Thomas Stieglitz and Cristian Pasluosta

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:115

    Content type: Research

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  16. Transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) is an easy-to-apply, cheap, and safe technique capable of affecting cortical brain activity. However, its effectiveness has not been proven for many clinical appl...

    Authors: Rubén Hernández de Paz, Diego Serrano-Muñoz, Soraya Pérez-Nombela, Elisabeth Bravo-Esteban, Juan Avendaño-Coy and Julio Gómez-Soriano

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:114

    Content type: Review

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  17. Virtual reality (VR) is a potentially promising tool for enhancing real-world locomotion in individuals with mobility impairment through its ability to provide personalized performance feedback and simulate re...

    Authors: Aram Kim, Nicolas Schweighofer and James M. Finley

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:113

    Content type: Research

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  18. Establishing gait symmetry is a major aim of amputee rehabilitation and may be more attainable with powered prostheses. Though, based on previous work, we postulate that users transfer a previously-learned mot...

    Authors: Andrea Brandt, William Riddick, Jonathan Stallrich, Michael Lewek and He Helen Huang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:112

    Content type: Research

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  19. Past studies have utilized external interfaces like resistive bands and motor-generated pulling systems to increase limb propulsion during walking on a motorized treadmill. However, assessing changes in limb p...

    Authors: Avantika Naidu, Sarah A. Graham and David A. Brown

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:111

    Content type: Research

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  20. Impairments of functional mobility may affect locomotion and quality of life in subjects with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Movement smoothness measurements, such as the spectral arc length (SPARC), are novel appr...

    Authors: Camila Pinto, Clarissa Pedrini Schuch, Gustavo Balbinot, Ana Paula Salazar, Ewald Max Hennig, Ana Francisca Rozin Kleiner and Aline Souza Pagnussat

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:110

    Content type: Research

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  21. Serious games have been increasingly used for motor rehabilitation. However, it is not well known how different game features can be used to impact specific skills properly. Here, we study how the mode (compet...

    Authors: Fábio Pereira, Sergi Bermúdez i Badia, Rúben Ornelas and Mónica S. Cameirão

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:109

    Content type: Research

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  22. The estimation of relative distance is a perceptual task used extensively in everyday life. This important skill suffers from biases that may be more pronounced when estimation is based on haptics. This is esp...

    Authors: Fabrizio Leo, Elisabetta Ferrari, Caterina Baccelliere, Juan Zarate, Herbert Shea, Elena Cocchi, Aleksander Waszkielewicz and Luca Brayda

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:108

    Content type: Research

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  23. Individuals with motor-incomplete SCI (m-iSCI) remain limited community ambulators, partly because they have difficulty with the skilled walking requirements of everyday life that require adaptations in inter-...

    Authors: Raza N. Malik, Gevorg Eginyan, Andrea K. Lynn and Tania Lam

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:107

    Content type: Research

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  24. Gait impairment is a common consequence of stroke and typically involves a hemiparetic or asymmetric walking pattern. Asymmetric gait patterns are correlated with decreased gait velocity and efficiency as well...

    Authors: Seok Hun Kim, David E. Huizenga, Ismet Handzic, Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler, Matthew Lazinski, Tyagi Ramakrishnan, Andrea Bozeman, David Z. Rose and Kyle B. Reed

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:106

    Content type: Research

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  25. Multiple sclerosis often leads to fatigue and changes in physical behavior (PB). Changes in PB are often assumed as a consequence of fatigue, but effects of interventions that aim to reduce fatigue by improvin...

    Authors: H. E. M. Braakhuis, M. A. M. Berger, G. A. van der Stok, J. van Meeteren, V. de Groot, H. Beckerman and J. B. J. Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:105

    Content type: Research

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  26. Impaired postural control in Parkinson’s disease (PD) seriously compromises life quality. Although balance training improves mobility and postural stability, lack of quantitative studies on the neurophysiologi...

    Authors: Zahra Rahmati, Alfred C. Schouten, Saeed Behzadipour, Ghorban Taghizadeh and Keikhosrow Firoozbakhsh

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:104

    Content type: Research

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  27. Understanding the functional status of people with Alzheimer Disease (AD), both in a single (ST) and cognitive dual task (DT) activities is essential for identifying signs of early-stage neurodegeneration. Thi...

    Authors: Pilar Serra-Añó, José Francisco Pedrero-Sánchez, Juan Hurtado-Abellán, Marta Inglés, Gemma Victoria Espí-López and Juan López-Pascual

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:103

    Content type: Research

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  28. Gait impairments are common and disabling in chronic stroke patients. Pes equinovarus deformity is one of the primary motor deficits underlying reduced gait capacity after stroke. It predisposes to stance-phas...

    Authors: Jorik Nonnekes, Maartje Kamps, Jasper den Boer, Hanneke van Duijnhoven, Frits Lem, Jan Willem K. Louwerens, Noël Keijsers and Alexander C. H. Geurts

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:102

    Content type: Research

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  29. Stroke can lead to movement disorders that affect interlimb coordination control of the bilateral upper extremities, especially the hands. However, few studies have investigated the influence of a stroke on bi...

    Authors: Chien-Hung Lai, Wen-Hsu Sung, Shang-Lin Chiang, Liang-Hsuan Lu, Chia-Huei Lin, Yi-Chun Tung and Chueh-Ho Lin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:101

    Content type: Research

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  30. Implanted motor neuroprostheses offer significant restoration of function for individuals with spinal cord injury. Providing adequate user control for these devices is a challenge but is crucial for successful...

    Authors: Elizabeth Heald, Kevin Kilgore, Ronald Hart, Christa Moss and P. Hunter Peckham

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:100

    Content type: Short report

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  31. Balance impairments are common in patients with infratentorial stroke. Although robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) exerts positive effects on balance among patients with stroke, it remains unclear whether suc...

    Authors: Ha Yeon Kim, Joon-Ho Shin, Sung Phil Yang, Min A. Shin and Stephanie Hyeyoung Lee

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:99

    Content type: Research

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  32. The original article [1] contained an error whereby Fig. 6 contained a minor shading glitch affecting its presentation. This has now been corrected.

    Authors: An Nguyen, Nils Roth, Nooshin Haji Ghassemi, Julius Hannink, Thomas Seel, Jochen Klucken, Heiko Gassner and Bjoern M. Eskofier

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:98

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:77

  33. Gait is usually assessed by clinical tests, which may have poor accuracy and be biased, or instrumented systems, which potentially solve these limitations at the cost of being time-consuming and expensive. The...

    Authors: Jorge Latorre, Carolina Colomer, Mariano Alcañiz and Roberto Llorens

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:97

    Content type: Research

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  34. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a degenerative cervical disease in which the spinal cord is compressed. Patients with CSM experience balance disturbance because of impaired proprioception. The weighti...

    Authors: Iu-Shiuan Lin, Dar-Ming Lai, Jian-Jiun Ding, Andy Chien, Chih-Hsiu Cheng, Shwu-Fen Wang, Jaw-Lin Wang, Chi-Lin Kuo and Wei-Li Hsu

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:96

    Content type: Research

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  35. Add-on robot-mediated therapy has proven to be more effective than conventional therapy alone in post-stroke gait rehabilitation. Such robot-mediated interventions routinely use also visual biofeedback tools. ...

    Authors: Federica Tamburella, Juan C. Moreno, Diana Sofía Herrera Valenzuela, Iolanda Pisotta, Marco Iosa, Febo Cincotti, Donatella Mattia, José L. Pons and Marco Molinari

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:95

    Content type: Research

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  36. Powered exoskeletons for over ground walking were designed to help people with neurological impairments to walk again. Extended training in powered exoskeletons has led to changes in walking and physiological ...

    Authors: Patricia J. Manns, Caitlin Hurd and Jaynie F. Yang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:94

    Content type: Research

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  37. Tremor is the most common movement disorder, affecting 5.6% of the population with Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor over the age of 65. Conventionally, tremor diseases like Parkinson’s are treated with ...

    Authors: Nicolas Philip Fromme, Martin Camenzind, Robert Riener and René Michel Rossi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:93

    Content type: Review

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  38. There is conflict regarding the benefits of greater amounts of intensive upper limb rehabilitation in the early period post-stroke. This study was conducted to test the feasibility of providing intensive thera...

    Authors: Jigna Patel, Gerard Fluet, Qinyin Qiu, Mathew Yarossi, Alma Merians, Eugene Tunik and Sergei Adamovich

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:92

    Content type: Research

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  39. Research efforts in neurorehabilitation technologies have been directed towards creating robotic exoskeletons to restore motor function in impaired individuals. However, despite advances in mechatronics and bi...

    Authors: Guillaume Durandau, Dario Farina, Guillermo Asín-Prieto, Iris Dimbwadyo-Terrer, Sergio Lerma-Lara, Jose L. Pons, Juan C. Moreno and Massimo Sartori

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:91

    Content type: Research

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  40. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been investigated over the years due to its short and also long-term effects on cortical excitability and neuroplasticity. Although its mechanisms to improve ...

    Authors: Isadora Santos Ferreira, Beatriz Teixeira Costa, Clara Lima Ramos, Pedro Lucena, Aurore Thibaut and Felipe Fregni

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:90

    Content type: Review

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  41. Inadequate quadriceps strength following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) often results in alterations in gait pattern that are usually reported during loading response. Neuro-muscular electric...

    Authors: Uria Moran, Uri Gottlieb, Arnon Gam and Shmuel Springer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:89

    Content type: Research

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  42. Clinical balance assessments often rely on functional tasks as a proxy for balance (e.g., Timed Up and Go). In contrast, analyses of balance in research settings incorporate quantitative biomechanical measurem...

    Authors: Nathaniel T. Pickle, Staci M. Shearin and Nicholas P. Fey

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:88

    Content type: Research

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  43. Fragile X Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) is a neurodegenerative movement disorder characterized by tremor, ataxic gait, and balance issues resulting from a premutation of the Fragile X Mental Retard...

    Authors: Clodagh O’Keeffe, Laura P. Taboada, Niamh Feerick, Louise Gallagher, Timothy Lynch and Richard B. Reilly

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:87

    Content type: Research

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  44. We present a robot-assisted telerehabilitation system that allows for haptic interaction between therapist and patient over distance. It consists of two arm therapy robots. Attached to one robot the therapists...

    Authors: Kilian Baur, Nina Rohrbach, Joachim Hermsdörfer, Robert Riener and Verena Klamroth-Marganska

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:85

    Content type: Research

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  45. Peripheral changes to muscle and motor nerves occur following stroke, which may further impair functional capacity. We investigated whether a year-long use of an implanted peroneal FES system reverses stroke-r...

    Authors: Frank Berenpas, Vivian Weerdesteyn, Alexander C. Geurts and Nens van Alfen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:86

    Content type: Research

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  46. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to investigate the treatment effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on functional locomotion in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:84

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:139

  47. Current upper extremity outcome measures for persons with cervical spinal cord injury (cSCI) lack the ability to directly collect quantitative information in home and community environments. A wearable first-p...

    Authors: Jirapat Likitlersuang, Elizabeth R. Sumitro, Tianshi Cao, Ryan J. Visée, Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan and José Zariffa

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2019 16:83

    Content type: Research

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