Selective neural stimulation methods improve cycling exercise performance after spinal cord injury: a case series
Exercise after paralysis can help prevent secondary health complications, but achieving adequate exercise volumes and intensities is difficult with loss of motor control. Existing electrical stimulation-driven... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 23, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kristen Gelenitis, Kevin Foglyano, Lisa Lombardo and Ronald Triolo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reliable and valid robot-assisted assessments of hand proprioceptive, motor and sensorimotor impairments after stroke
Neurological injuries such as stroke often differentially impair hand motor and somatosensory function, as well as the interplay between the two, which leads to limitations in performing activities of daily li... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 16, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Monika Zbytniewska, Christoph M. Kanzler, Lisa Jordan, Christian Salzmann, Joachim Liepert, Olivier Lambercy and Roger Gassert Tags: Research Source Type: research

A method for measuring time spent in bradykinesia and dyskinesia in people with Parkinson ’s disease using an ambulatory monitor
Fluctuations in motor function in Parkinson ’s Disease (PD) are frequent and cause significant disability. Frequently device assisted therapies are required to treat them. Currently, fluctuations are self-repor... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 16, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Hamid Khodakarami, Navid Shokouhi and Malcolm Horne Tags: Research Source Type: research

Automatically evaluating balance using machine learning and data from a single inertial measurement unit
Recently, machine learning techniques have been applied to data collected from inertial measurement units to automatically assess balance, but rely on hand-engineered features. We explore the utility of machin... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 13, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Fahad Kamran, Kathryn Harrold, Jonathan Zwier, Wendy Carender, Tian Bao, Kathleen H. Sienko and Jenna Wiens Tags: Short report Source Type: research

A video game based hand grip system for measuring muscle force in children
While new therapies are continuously introduced to treat muscular dystrophy, current assessment tests are challenging to quantify, cannot be used in non-ambulatory patients, or can de-motivate pediatric patien... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 10, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Mark Gotthelf, DeWayne Townsend and William Durfee Tags: Research Source Type: research

How wearable sensors have been utilised to evaluate frailty in older adults: a systematic review
Globally the population of older adults is increasing. It is estimated that by 2050 the number of adults over the age of 60 will represent over 21% of the world ’s population. Frailty is a clinical condition as... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 8, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Grainne Vavasour, Oonagh M. Giggins, Julie Doyle and Daniel Kelly Tags: Review Source Type: research

Alterations in intermuscular coordination underlying isokinetic exercise after a stroke and their implications on neurorehabilitation
Abnormal intermuscular coordination limits the motor capability of stroke-affected upper limbs. By evaluating the intermuscular coordination in the affected limb under various biomechanical task constraints, t... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jeong-Ho Park, Joon-Ho Shin, Hangil Lee, Jinsook Roh and Hyung-Soon Park Tags: Research Source Type: research

Robot-mediated overground gait training for transfemoral amputees with a powered bilateral hip orthosis: a pilot study
Transfemoral amputation is a serious intervention that alters the locomotion pattern, leading to secondary disorders and reduced quality of life. The outcomes of current gait rehabilitation for TFAs seem to be... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Clara Beatriz Sanz-Mor ère, Elena Martini, Barbara Meoni, Gabriele Arnetoli, Antonella Giffone, Stefano Doronzio, Chiara Fanciullacci, Andrea Parri, Roberto Conti, Francesco Giovacchini, Þór Friðriksson, Duane Romo, Simona Crea, Raffaele Molino-Lova a Tags: Research Source Type: research

Objective assessment of impulse control disorder in patients with Parkinson ’s disease using a low-cost LEGO-like EEG headset: a feasibility study
Patients with Parkinson ’s disease (PD) can develop impulse control disorders (ICDs) while undergoing a pharmacological treatment for motor control dysfunctions with a dopamine agonist (DA). Conventional clinic... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 2, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Yuan-Pin Lin, Hsing-Yi Liang, Yueh-Sheng Chen, Cheng-Hsien Lu, Yih-Ru Wu, Yung-Yee Chang and Wei-Che Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a combined transcranial direct current stimulation and virtual reality-based intervention on upper limb function in chronic individuals post-stroke with persistent severe hemiparesis: a randomized controlled trial
Functional impairments derived from the non-use of severely affected upper limb after stroke have been proposed to be mitigated by action observation and imagination-based techniques, whose effectiveness is en... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Roberto Llorens, Mar ía Antonia Fuentes, Adrián Borrego, Jorge Latorre, Mariano Alcañiz, Carolina Colomer and Enrique Noé Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcranial electrostimulation with special waveforms enhances upper-limb motor function in patients with chronic stroke: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) were both demonstrated to have therapeutic potentials to rapidly induce neuroplastic effects in various rehabilita... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 30, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shih-Ching Chen, Ling-Yu Yang, Muhammad Adeel, Chien-Hung Lai and Chih-Wei Peng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sequential motor learning transfers from real to virtual environment
Skill acquisition of motor learning between virtual environments (VEs) and real environments (REs) may be related. Although studies have previously examined the transfer of motor learning in VEs and REs throug... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 30, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Yuhi Takeo, Masayuki Hara, Yuna Shirakawa, Takashi Ikeda and Hisato Sugata Tags: Research Source Type: research

Properties of the surface electromyogram following traumatic spinal cord injury: a scoping review
Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) disrupts spinal and supraspinal pathways, and this process is reflected in changes in surface electromyography (sEMG). sEMG is an informative complement to current clinical t... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 29, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gustavo Balbinot, Guijin Li, Matheus Joner Wiest, Maureen Pakosh, Julio Cesar Furlan, Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan and Jose Zariffa Tags: Review Source Type: research

Biomechanical analysis of an unpowered hip flexion orthosis on individuals with and without multiple sclerosis
Gait impairment is a common complication of multiple sclerosis (MS). Gait limitations such as limited hip flexion, foot drop, and knee hyperextension often require external devices like crutches, canes, and or... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 27, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ross M. Neuman, Staci M. Shearin, Karen J. McCain and Nicholas P. Fey Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation intensity on motor performance in healthy adults: a randomized controlled trial
The results of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) studies that seek to improve motor performance for people with neurological disorders, by targeting the primary motor cortex, have been inconsisten... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 26, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ohad Lerner, Jason Friedman and Silvi Frenkel-Toledo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical value of assessing motor performance in postacute stroke patients
Rehabilitative treatment plans after stroke are based on clinical examinations of functional capacity and patient-reported outcomes. Objective information about daily life performance is usually not available,... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: D. Flury, F. Mass é, A. Paraschiv-Ionescu, K. Aminian, A. R. Luft and R. Gonzenbach Tags: Research Source Type: research

How many trials are needed in kinematic analysis of reach-to-grasp? —A study of the drinking task in persons with stroke and non-disabled controls
Kinematic analysis of the 3D reach-to-grasp drinking task is recommended in stroke rehabilitation research. The number of trials required to reach performance stability, as an important aspect of reliability, ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gunilla Elmgren Frykberg, Helena Grip and Margit Alt Murphy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Serious games for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke: a meta-analysis
Approximately two thirds of stroke survivors maintain upper limb (UL) impairments and few among them attain complete UL recovery 6 months after stroke. Technological progress and gamification of interventions ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ioannis Doumas, Gauthier Everard, St éphanie Dehem and Thierry Lejeune Tags: Review Source Type: research

Functional electrical stimulation cycling exercise after spinal cord injury: a systematic review of health and fitness-related outcomes
The objective of this review was to summarize and appraise evidence on functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling exercise after spinal cord injury (SCI), in order to inform the development of evidence-ba... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 12, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jan W. van der Scheer, Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey, Sydney E. Valentino, Glen M. Davis and Chester H. Ho Tags: Review Source Type: research

EEG hyperscanning in motor rehabilitation: a position paper
Studying the human brain during interpersonal interaction allows us to answer many questions related to motor control and cognition. For instance, what happens in the brain when two people walking side by side... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 10, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Matthew R. Short, Julio C. Hernandez-Pavon, Alyssa Jones and Jose L. Pons Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Individual stiffness optimization of dorsal leaf spring ankle –foot orthoses in people with calf muscle weakness is superior to standard bodyweight-based recommendations
In people with calf muscle weakness, the stiffness of dorsal leaf spring ankle –foot orthoses (DLS-AFO) needs to be individualized to maximize its effect on walking. Orthotic suppliers may recommend a certain s... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 8, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Niels F. J. Waterval, Merel-Anne Brehm, Jaap Harlaar and Frans Nollet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using a simple rope-pulley system that mechanically couples the arms, legs, and treadmill reduces the metabolic cost of walking
Emphasizing the active use of the arms and coordinating them with the stepping motion of the legs may promote walking recovery in patients with impaired lower limb function. Yet, most approaches use seated dev... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 7, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Daisey Vega and Christopher J. Arellano Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reducing the metabolic energy of walking and running using an unpowered hip exoskeleton
Walking and running are the most common means of locomotion in human daily life. People have made advances in developing separate exoskeletons to reduce the metabolic rate of walking or running. However, the c... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 6, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tiancheng Zhou, Caihua Xiong, Juanjuan Zhang, Di Hu, Wenbin Chen and Xiaolin Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hidden Markov Model based stride segmentation on unsupervised free-living gait data in Parkinson ’s disease patients
To objectively assess a patient ’s gait, a robust identification of stride borders is one of the first steps in inertial sensor-based mobile gait analysis pipelines. While many different methods for stride segm... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Nils Roth, Arne K üderle, Martin Ullrich, Till Gladow, Franz Marxreiter, Jochen Klucken, Bjoern M. Eskofier and Felix Kluge Tags: Research Source Type: research

Generalizing the predictive relationship between 1-month motor skill retention and Rey –Osterrieth Delayed Recall scores from nondemented older adults to individuals with chronic stroke: a short report
Motor learning is fundamental to motor rehabilitation outcomes. There is growing evidence from non-neurological populations supporting the role of visuospatial memory function in motor learning, but current pr... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jennapher Lingo VanGilder, Andrew Hooyman, Pamela R. Bosch and Sydney Y. Schaefer Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Clinical validation of kinematic assessments of post-stroke upper limb movements with a multi-joint arm exoskeleton
This study investigated ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 2, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Florian Grimm, Jelena Kraugmann, Georgios Naros and Alireza Gharabaghi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical effectiveness of the sequential 4-channel NMES compared with that of the conventional 2-channel NMES for the treatment of dysphagia in a prospective double-blind randomized controlled study
To date, conventional swallowing therapies and 2-channel neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) are standard treatments for dysphagia. The precise mechanism of 2-channel NMES treatment has not been determ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 31, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kyoung-Ho Seo, Joonyoung Jang, Eun Gyeong Jang, Yulhyun Park, So Young Lee, Bo Ryun Kim, Donghwi Park, Sungwon Park, Hyeoncheol Hwang, Nam Hun Kim, Byung-Mo Oh, Han Gil Seo, Jun Chang Lee and Ju Seok Ryu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Augmented efficacy of intermittent theta burst stimulation on the virtual reality-based cycling training for upper limb function in patients with stroke: a double-blinded, randomized controlled trial
Virtual reality and arm cycling have been reported as effective treatments for improving upper limb motor recovery in patients with stroke. Intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) can increase ipsilesional... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 31, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Yu-Hsin Chen, Chia-Ling Chen, Ying-Zu Huang, Hsieh-Ching Chen, Chung-Yao Chen, Ching-Yi Wu and Keh-chung Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidural cerebellar stimulation drives widespread neural synchrony in the intact and stroke perilesional cortex
Cerebellar electrical stimulation has shown promise in improving motor recovery post-stroke in both rodent and human studies. Past studies have used motor evoked potentials (MEPs) to evaluate how cerebellar st... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 26, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Aamir Abbasi, Nathan P. Danielsen, Jennifer Leung, A. K. M. G. Muhammad, Saahil Patel and Tanuj Gulati Tags: Research Source Type: research

A compact system for simultaneous stimulation and recording for closed-loop myoelectric control
Despite important advancements in control and mechatronics of myoelectric prostheses, the communication between the user and his/her bionic limb is still unidirectional, as these systems do not provide somatos... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 25, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Martin A. Garenfeld, Nikola Jorgovanovic, Vojin Ilic, Matija Strbac, Milica Isakovic, Jakob L. Dideriksen and Strahinja Dosen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using a microprocessor knee (C-Leg) with appropriate foot transitioned individuals with dysvascular transfemoral amputations to higher performance levels: a longitudinal randomized clinical trial
Individuals with transfemoral amputations who are considered to be limited community ambulators are classified as Medicare functional classification (MFCL) level K2. These individuals are usually prescribed a ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 25, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Chandrasekaran Jayaraman, Chaithanya K. Mummidisetty, Mark V. Albert, Robert Lipschutz, Shenan Hoppe-Ludwig, Gayatri Mathur and Arun Jayaraman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exoskeleton-assisted walking improves pulmonary function and walking parameters among individuals with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled pilot study
Exoskeleton-assisted walking (EAW) is expected to improve the gait of spinal cord injury (SCI) individuals. However, few studies reported the changes of pulmonary function (PF) parameters after EAW trainings. ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Xiao-Na Xiang, Hui-Yan Zong, Yi Ou, Xi Yu, Hong Cheng, Chun-Ping Du and Hong-Chen He Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transfer of mode switching performance: from training to upper-limb prosthesis use
Current myoelectric prostheses are multi-articulated and offer multiple modes. Switching between modes is often done through pre-defined myosignals, so-called triggers, of which the training hardly is studied.... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 22, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Anniek Heerschop, Corry K. van der Sluis and Raoul M. Bongers Tags: Research Source Type: research

Semi-automated approaches to optimize deep brain stimulation parameters in Parkinson ’s disease
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a treatment option for Parkinson ’s disease patients when medication does not sufficiently manage their symptoms. DBS can be a highly effect therapy, but only after a time-consum... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 21, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kenneth H. Louie, Matthew N. Petrucci, Logan L. Grado, Chiahao Lu, Paul J. Tuite, Andrew G. Lamperski, Colum D. MacKinnon, Scott E. Cooper and Theoden I. Netoff Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feasibility and effectiveness of a novel dynamic arm support in persons with spinal muscular atrophy and duchenne muscular dystrophy
Neuromuscular disorders (NMD) commonly affect the upper extremity. Due to muscle weakness, performance of daily activities becomes increasingly difficult, which leads to reduced independence and quality of lif... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 21, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Mariska M. H. P. Janssen, Jolinda Horstik, Paulien Klap and Imelda J. M. de Groot Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multimodal immersive trail making-virtual reality paradigm to study cognitive-motor interactions
Neuropsychological tests of executive function have limited real-world predictive and functional relevance. An emerging solution for this limitation is to adapt the tests for implementation in virtual reality ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 17, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Meir Plotnik, Oran Ben-Gal, Glen M. Doniger, Amihai Gottlieb, Yotam Bahat, Maya Cohen, Shani Kimel-Naor, Gabi Zeilig and Michal Schnaider Beeri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of post-stroke spasticity on voluntary movement of the upper limb
Hemiparesis following stroke is often accompanied by spasticity. Spasticity is one factor among the multiple components of the upper motor neuron syndrome that contributes to movement impairment. However, the ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 13, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Hadar Lackritz, Yisrael Parmet, Silvi Frenkel-Toledo, Melanie C. Bani ña, Nachum Soroker, John M. Solomon, Dario G. Liebermann, Mindy F. Levin and Sigal Berman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Restoration of bilateral motor coordination from preserved agonist-antagonist coupling in amputation musculature
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 12, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tony Shu, Shan Shan Huang, Christopher Shallal and Hugh M. Herr Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Relative independence of upper limb position sense and reaching in children with hemiparetic perinatal stroke
Studies using clinical measures have suggested that proprioceptive dysfunction is related to motor impairment of the upper extremity following adult stroke. We used robotic technology and clinical measures to ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 12, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Andrea M. Kuczynski, Adam Kirton, Jennifer A. Semrau and Sean P. Dukelow Tags: Research Source Type: research

It ’s not about the capture, it’s about what we can learn”: a qualitative study of experts’ opinions and experiences regarding the use of wearable sensors to measure gait and physical activity
The use of wearable sensor technology to collect patient health data, such as gait and physical activity, offers the potential to transform healthcare research. To maximise the use of wearable devices in pract... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 11, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Alison Keogh, Kristin Taraldsen, Brian Caulfield and Beatrix Vereijken Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of a robot ‐aided somatosensory training on proprioception and motor function in stroke survivors
Proprioceptive deficits after stroke are associated with poor upper limb function, slower motor recovery, and decreased self-care ability. Improving proprioception should enhance motor control in stroke surviv... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 10, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: I-Ling Yeh, Jessica Holst-Wolf, Naveen Elangovan, Anna Vera Cuppone, Kamakshi Lakshminarayan, Leonardo Capello, Lorenzo Masia and J ürgen Konczak Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of whole-body muscle activations following vertical perturbations during standing and walking
Falls commonly occur due to losses of balance associated with vertical body movements (e.g. reacting to uneven ground, street curbs). Research, however, has focused on horizontal perturbations, such as forward... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 6, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Desiderio Cano Porras, Jesse V. Jacobs, Rivka Inzelberg, Yotam Bahat, Gabriel Zeilig and Meir Plotnik Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evidence of neuroplasticity with robotic hand exoskeleton for post-stroke rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial
A novel electromechanical robotic-exoskeleton was designed in-house for the rehabilitation of wrist joint and Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint. (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 6, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Neha Singh, Megha Saini, Nand Kumar, M. V. Padma Srivastava and Amit Mehndiratta Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identifying bidirectional total and non-linear information flow in functional corticomuscular coupling during a dorsiflexion task: a pilot study
The key challenge to constructing functional corticomuscular coupling (FCMC) is to accurately identify the direction and strength of the information flow between scalp electroencephalography (EEG) and surface ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 4, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tie Liang, Qingyu Zhang, Xiaoguang Liu, Bin Dong, Xiuling Liu and Hongrui Wang Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

A new approach of inducing proprioceptive illusion by transcutaneous electrical stimulation
Neurotraumas or neurodegenerative diseases often result in proprioceptive deficits, which makes it challenging for the nervous system to adapt to the compromised sensorimotor conditions. Also, in human machine... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Rohit Rangwani and Hangue Park Tags: Research Source Type: research

Myoelectric prosthesis users and non-disabled individuals wearing a simulated prosthesis exhibit similar compensatory movement strategies
Research studies on upper limb prosthesis function often rely on the use of simulated myoelectric prostheses (attached to and operated by individuals with intact limbs), primarily to increase participant sampl... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Heather E. Williams, Craig S. Chapman, Patrick M. Pilarski, Albert H. Vette and Jacqueline S. Hebert Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feasibility and effect of interactive telerehabilitation on balance in individuals with chronic stroke: a pilot study
This study assessed the feasibility and efficacy of an interactive telerehabilitation exergaming system to improve balance ... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 26, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shih-Ching Chen, Chueh-Ho Lin, Sheng-Wen Su, Yu-Tai Chang and Chien-Hung Lai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Task-specific training for improving propulsion symmetry and gait speed in people in the chronic phase after stroke: a proof-of-concept study
After stroke, some individuals have latent, propulsive capacity of the paretic leg, that can be elicited during task-specific gait training. The aim of this proof-of-concept study was to investigate the effect... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 23, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: J. F. Alingh, B. E. Groen, J. F. Kamphuis, A. C. H. Geurts and V. Weerdesteyn Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validity, reliability, and sensitivity to motor impairment severity of a multi-touch app designed to assess hand mobility, coordination, and function after stroke
The assessment of upper-limb motor impairments after stroke is usually performed using clinical scales and tests, which may lack accuracy and specificity and be biased. Although some instruments exist that are... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 23, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Sara Moll à-Casanova, Roberto Llorens, Adrián Borrego, Bárbara Salinas-Martínez and Pilar Serra-Añó Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immersive virtual reality during gait rehabilitation increases walking speed and motivation: a usability evaluation with healthy participants and patients with multiple sclerosis and stroke
The rehabilitation of gait disorders in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and stroke is often based on conventional treadmill training. Virtual reality (VR)-based treadmill training can increase motivation... (Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation)
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 22, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Carla Winter, Florian Kern, Dominik Gall, Marc Erich Latoschik, Paul Pauli and Ivo K äthner Tags: Research Source Type: research