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Pathway-specific modulatory effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation during pedaling in chronic stroke survivors
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 ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 19, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shi-Chun Bao, Wing-Cheong Leung, Vincent C. K. Cheung, Ping Zhou and Kai-Yu Tong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Wearable technology in stroke rehabilitation: towards improved diagnosis and treatment of upper-limb motor impairment
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 19, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Pablo Maceira-Elvira, Traian Popa, Anne-Christine Schmid and Friedhelm C. Hummel Tags: Review Source Type: research

Offline effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on reaction times of lower extremity movements in people after stroke: a pilot cross-over study
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 7, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Milou J. M. Coppens, Wouter H. A. Staring, Jorik Nonnekes, Alexander C. H. Geurts and Vivian Weerdesteyn Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detecting compensatory movements of stroke survivors using pressure distribution data and machine learning algorithms
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 4, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Siqi Cai, Guofeng Li, Xiaoya Zhang, Shuangyuan Huang, Haiqing Zheng, Ke Ma and Longhan Xie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Model for prompt and effective classification of motion recovery after stroke considering muscle strength and coordination factors
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 4, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Álvaro Costa-García, Ken-ichi Ozaki, Hiroshi Yamasaki, Matti Itkonen, Fady Alnajjar S., Shotaro Okajima, Masanori Tanimoto, Izumi Kondo and Shingo Shimoda Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Vision does not always help stroke survivors compensate for impaired limb position sense
Position sense is commonly impaired after stroke. Traditional rehabilitation methods instruct patients to visualize their limbs to compensate for impaired position sense.
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 30, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Troy M. Herter, Stephen H. Scott and Sean P. Dukelow Tags: Research Source Type: research

Harnessing smartphone technology and three dimensional printing to create a mobile rehabilitation system, mRehab: assessment of usability and consistency in measurement
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 29, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, Matthew C. Stafford, Lora Anne Cavuoto, Zhuolin Yang, Chen Song, Heamchand Subryan, Wenyao Xu and Jeanne Langan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of virtual reality-based planar motion exercises on upper extremity function, range of motion, and health-related quality of life: a multicenter, single-blinded, randomized, controlled pilot study
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 24, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Mina Park, Myoung-Hwan Ko, Sang-Wook Oh, Ji-Yeong Lee, Yeajin Ham, Hyoseok Yi, Younggeun Choi, Dokyeong Ha and Joon-Ho Shin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Relearning functional and symmetric walking after stroke using a wearable device: a feasibility study
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - August 28, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation 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 Tags: Research Source Type: research

Tarsal fusion for pes equinovarus deformity improves gait capacity in chronic stroke patients
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - August 2, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jorik Nonnekes, Maartje Kamps, Jasper den Boer, Hanneke van Duijnhoven, Frits Lem, Jan Willem K. Louwerens, No ël Keijsers and Alexander C. H. Geurts Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bimanual coordination deficits in hands following stroke and their relationship with motor and functional performance
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - August 2, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Chien-Hung Lai, Wen-Hsu Sung, Shang-Lin Chiang, Liang-Hsuan Lu, Chia-Huei Lin, Yi-Chun Tung and Chueh-Ho Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Robot-assisted gait training for balance and lower extremity function in patients with infratentorial stroke: a single-blinded randomized controlled trial
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 29, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ha Yeon Kim, Joon-Ho Shin, Sung Phil Yang, Min A. Shin and Stephanie Hyeyoung Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influences of the biofeedback content on robotic post-stroke gait rehabilitation: electromyographic vs joint torque biofeedback
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. ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 23, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Federica Tamburella, Juan C. Moreno, Diana Sof ía Herrera Valenzuela, Iolanda Pisotta, Marco Iosa, Febo Cincotti, Donatella Mattia, José L. Pons and Marco Molinari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intensive virtual reality and robotic based upper limb training compared to usual care, and associated cortical reorganization, in the acute and early sub-acute periods post-stroke: a feasibility study
This study was conducted to test the feasibility of providing intensive thera...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 17, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jigna Patel, Gerard Fluet, Qinyin Qiu, Mathew Yarossi, Alma Merians, Eugene Tunik and Sergei Adamovich Tags: Research Source Type: research

Long-term use of implanted peroneal functional electrical stimulation for stroke-affected gait: the effects on muscle and motor nerve
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 10, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Frank Berenpas, Vivian Weerdesteyn, Alexander C. Geurts and Nens van Alfen Tags: Research Source Type: research

End-point kinematics using virtual reality explaining upper limb impairment and activity capacity in stroke
For evaluation of upper limb impairment and activity capacity, Fugl-Meyer Assessment of Upper Extremity (FMA-UE) and Action Research Arm Test (ARAT) are recommended to be included in stroke trials. To improve ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 1, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Netha Hussain, Katharina S. Sunnerhagen and Margit Alt Murphy Tags: Research Source Type: research

What is the impact of user affect on motor learning in virtual environments after stroke? A scoping review
The purported affective impact of virtual reality (VR) and active video gaming (AVG) systems is a key marketing strategy underlying their use in stroke rehabilitation, yet little is known as to how affective c...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 27, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Nina Rohrbach, Emily Chicklis and Danielle Elaine Levac Tags: Review Source Type: research

Distal versus proximal - an investigation on different supportive strategies by robots for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
This study compared the rehabilitation effectiveness achieved by ele...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 3, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Qiuyang QIAN, Chingyi Nam, Ziqi Guo, Yanhuan Huang, Xiaoling Hu, Stephanie C. Ng, Yongping Zheng and Waisang Poon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mechanics and energetics of post-stroke walking aided by a powered ankle exoskeleton with speed-adaptive myoelectric control
Ankle exoskeletons offer a promising opportunity to offset mechanical deficits after stroke by applying the needed torque at the paretic ankle. Because joint torque is related to gait speed, it is important to...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - May 15, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Emily M. McCain, Taylor J. M. Dick, Tracy N. Giest, Richard W. Nuckols, Michael D. Lewek, Katherine R. Saul and Gregory S. Sawicki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Boosting robot-assisted rehabilitation of stroke hemiparesis by individualized selection of upper limb movements – a pilot study
Intensive robot-assisted training of the upper limb after stroke can reduce motor impairment, even at the chronic stage. However, the effectiveness of practice for recovery depends on the selection of the prac...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - March 20, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Orna Rosenthal, Alan M. Wing, Jeremy L. Wyatt, David Punt, Briony Brownless, Chit Ko-Ko and R. Christopher Miall Tags: Research Source Type: research

Applying LDA-based pattern recognition to predict isometric shoulder and elbow torque generation in individuals with chronic stroke with moderate to severe motor impairment
Abnormal synergy is a major stroke-related movement impairment that presents as an unintentional contraction of muscles throughout a limb. The flexion synergy, consisting of involuntary flexion coupling of the...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - March 5, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Joseph V. Kopke, Levi J. Hargrove and Michael D. Ellis Tags: Research Source Type: research

Novel gait training alters functional brain connectivity during walking in chronic stroke patients: a randomized controlled pilot trial
A recent study has demonstrated that a turning-based treadmill program yields greater improvements in gait speed and temporal symmetry than regular treadmill training in chronic stroke patients. However, it re...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - February 28, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: I-Hsuan Chen, Yea-Ru Yang, Chia-Feng Lu and Ray-Yau Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of the Wii Sports Resort on the improvement in attention, processing speed and working memory in moderate stroke
Stroke is the most common neurological disease in the world. After the stroke, some people suffer a cognitive disability. Commercial videogames have been used after stroke for physical rehabilitation; however,...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - February 28, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Iratxe Unibaso-Markaida, Ioseba Iraurgi, Nuria Ortiz-Marqu és, Imanol Amayra and Silvia Martínez-Rodríguez Tags: Research Source Type: research

A modified standardized nine hole peg test for valid and reliable kinematic assessment of dexterity post-stroke
Impairments in dexterity after stroke are commonly assessed by the Nine Hole Peg Test (NHPT), where the only outcome variable is the time taken to complete the test. We aimed to kinematically quantify and to c...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - January 14, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gudrun M Johansson and Charlotte K H äger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dynamic balance and instrumented gait variables are independent predictors of falls following stroke
This study aimed to investigate the predictive strength of gait and balance variables for evaluating post-strok...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - January 7, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kelly Bower, Shamala Thilarajah, Yong-Hao Pua, Gavin Williams, Dawn Tan, Benjamin Mentiplay, Linda Denehy and Ross Clark Tags: Research Source Type: research

On the design of EEG-based movement decoders for completely paralyzed stroke patients
Brain machine interface (BMI) technology has demonstrated its efficacy for rehabilitation of paralyzed chronic stroke patients. The critical component in BMI-training consists of the associative connection (co...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 20, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Martin Sp üler, Eduardo López-Larraz and Ander Ramos-Murguialday Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke: future directions.
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is a potentially useful tool to improve upper limb rehabilitation outcomes after stroke, although its effects in this regard have shown to be limited so far. Addi...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 15, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Bernhard Elsner, Joachim Kugler and Jan Mehrholz Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Kinect-based assessment of proximal arm non-use after a stroke
After a stroke, during seated reaching with their paretic upper limb, many patients spontaneously replace the use of their arm by trunk compensation movements, even though they are able to use their arm when f...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 14, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: K. K. A. Bakhti, I. Laffont, M. Muthalib, J. Froger and D. Mottet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of a 3D, networked multi-user virtual reality environment for home therapy after stroke
Impairment of upper extremity function is a common outcome following stroke, to the detriment of lifestyle and employment opportunities. Yet, access to treatment may be limited due to geographical and transpor...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 5, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kristen M Triandafilou, Daria Tsoupikova, Alexander J Barry, Kelly N Thielbar, Nikolay Stoykov and Derek G Kamper Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dissociating motor learning from recovery in exoskeleton training post-stroke
A large number of robotic or gravity-supporting devices have been developed for rehabilitation of upper extremity post-stroke. Because these devices continuously monitor performance data during training, they ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 5, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Nicolas Schweighofer, Chunji Wang, Denis Mottet, Isabelle Laffont, Karima Bakthi, David J. Reinkensmeyer and Olivier R émy-Néris Tags: Research Source Type: research

Home-based transcranial direct current stimulation plus tracking training therapy in people with stroke: an open-label feasibility study
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is an effective neuromodulation adjunct to repetitive motor training in promoting motor recovery post-stroke. Finger tracking training is motor training whereby p...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - September 18, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ann Van de Winckel, James R. Carey, Teresa A. Bisson, Elsa C. Hauschildt, Christopher D. Streib and William K. Durfee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Designing robot-assisted neurorehabilitation strategies for people with both HIV and stroke
There is increasing evidence that HIV is an independent risk factor for stroke, resulting in an emerging population of people living with both HIV and stroke all over the world. However, neurorehabilitation st...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - August 14, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kevin D. Bui and Michelle J. Johnson Tags: Review Source Type: research

The effects of error-augmentation versus error-reduction paradigms in robotic therapy to enhance upper extremity performance and recovery post-stroke: a systematic review
Despite upper extremity function playing a crucial role in maintaining one ’s independence in activities of daily living, upper extremity impairments remain one of the most prevalent post-stroke deficits. To en...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 4, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Le Yu Liu, Youlin Li and Anouk Lamontagne Tags: Review Source Type: research

Randomized controlled trial of robot-assisted gait training with dorsiflexion assistance on chronic stroke patients wearing ankle-foot-orthosis
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 19, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ling-Fung Yeung, Corinna Ockenfeld, Man-Kit Pang, Hon-Wah Wai, Oi-Yan Soo, Sheung-Wai Li and Kai-Yu Tong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reliability, validity, and clinical feasibility of a rapid and objective assessment of post-stroke deficits in hand proprioception
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 7, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Mike D. Rinderknecht, Olivier Lambercy, Vanessa Raible, Imke B üsching, Aida Sehle, Joachim Liepert and Roger Gassert Tags: Research Source Type: research

Post-stroke unilateral spatial neglect: virtual reality-based navigation and detection tasks reveal lateralized and non-lateralized deficits in tasks of varying perceptual and cognitive demands
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 23, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tatiana Ogourtsova, Philippe S. Archambault and Anouk Lamontagne Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating the effects of delivering integrated kinesthetic and tactile cues to individuals with unilateral hemiparetic stroke during overground walking
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 16, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Muhammad Raheel Afzal, Sanghun Pyo, Min-Kyun Oh, Young Sook Park and Jungwon Yoon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feasibility of robot-based perturbed-balance training during treadmill walking in a high-functioning chronic stroke subject: a case-control study
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - April 11, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Zlatko Matja čić, Matjaž Zadravec and Andrej Olenšek Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

What do randomized controlled trials say about virtual rehabilitation in stroke? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of upper-limb and cognitive outcomes
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...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - March 27, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Anna Aminov, Jeffrey M. Rogers, Sandy Middleton, Karen Caeyenberghs and Peter H. Wilson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comprehensive measurement of stroke gait characteristics with a single accelerometer in the laboratory and community: a feasibility, validity and reliability study
Application of objective measurement of stroke gait with accelerometer-based wearable technology and associated algorithms is increasing, despite reports questioning the accuracy of this technique in quantifyi...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - December 29, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Sarah A. Moore, Aodhan Hickey, Sue Lord, Silvia Del Din, Alan Godfrey and Lynn Rochester Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping upper-limb motor performance after stroke - a novel method with utility for individualized motor training
Chronic upper limb motor impairment is a common outcome of stroke. Therapeutic training can reduce motor impairment. Recently, a growing interest in evaluating motor training provided by robotic assistive devi...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - December 6, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Orna Rosenthal, Alan M. Wing, Jeremy L. Wyatt, David Punt and R. Chris Miall Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Manual physical balance assistance of therapists during gait training of stroke survivors: characteristics and predicting the timing
During gait training, physical therapists continuously supervise stroke survivors and provide physical support to their pelvis when they judge that the patient is unable to keep his balance. This paper is the ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - December 2, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Juliet A. M. Haarman, Erik Maartens, Herman van der Kooij, Jaap H. Buurke, Jasper Reenalda and Johan S. Rietman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of EMG-triggered neuromuscular electrical stimulation with bilateral arm training on hemiplegic shoulder pain and arm function after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
Hemiplegic shoulder pain is a frequent complication after stroke, leading to limited use of the affected arm. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - November 28, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Li-Ling Chuang, You-Lin Chen, Chih-Chung Chen, Yen-Chen Li, Alice May-Kuen Wong, An-Lun Hsu and Ya-Ju Chang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of continuous visual feedback during sitting balance training in chronic stroke survivors
Postural control deficits are common in stroke survivors and often the rehabilitation programs include balance training based on visual feedback to improve the control of body position or of the voluntary shif...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 16, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Laura Pellegrino, Psiche Giannoni, Lucio Marinelli and Maura Casadio Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pattern of improvement in upper limb pointing task kinematics after a 3-month training program with robotic assistance in stroke
When exploring changes in upper limb kinematics and motor impairment associated with motor recovery in subacute post stroke during intensive therapies involving robot-assisted training, it is not known whether...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 13, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Oph élie Pila, Christophe Duret, François-Xavier Laborne, Jean-Michel Gracies, Nicolas Bayle and Emilie Hutin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Paretic versus non-paretic stepping responses following pelvis perturbations in walking chronic-stage stroke survivors
The effects of a stroke, such as hemiparesis, can severely hamper the ability to walk and to maintain balance during gait. Providing support to stroke survivors through a robotic exoskeleton, either to provide...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - October 13, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Juliet A. M. Haarman, Mark Vlutters, Richelle A. C. M. Olde Keizer, Edwin H. F. van Asseldonk, Jaap H. Buurke, Jasper Reenalda, Johan S. Rietman and Herman van der Kooij Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving capacity in activities and arm function after stroke: a network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is an emerging approach for improving capacity in activities of daily living (ADL) and upper limb function after stroke. However, it remains unclear what type of ...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - September 13, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Bernhard Elsner, Gert Kwakkel, Joachim Kugler and Jan Mehrholz Tags: Review Source Type: research

Reorganization of finger coordination patterns through motor exploration in individuals after stroke
Impairment of hand and finger function after stroke is common and affects the ability to perform activities of daily living. Even though many of these coordination deficits such as finger individuation have be...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - September 11, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Rajiv Ranganathan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Topographical measures of functional connectivity as biomarkers for post-stroke motor recovery
Biomarkers derived from neural activity of the brain present a vital tool for the prediction and evaluation of post-stroke motor recovery, as well as for real-time biofeedback opportunities.
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - July 6, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gavin R. Philips, Janis J. Daly and Jos é C. Príncipe Source Type: research

KAPS (kinematic assessment of passive stretch): a tool to assess elbow flexor and extensor spasticity after stroke using a robotic exoskeleton
Spasticity is a common sequela of stroke. Traditional assessment methods include relatively coarse scales that may not capture all characteristics of elevated muscle tone. Thus, the aim of this study was to de...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - June 19, 2017 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Andrew Centen, Catherine R. Lowrey, Stephen H. Scott, Ting-Ting Yeh and George Mochizuki Source Type: research