Diseases

Robot-Based Assessment of HIV-Related Motor and Cognitive Impairment for Neurorehabilitation

Author(s): Kevin D. Bui, Carol A. Wamsley, Frances S. Shofer, Dennis L. Kolson, Michelle J. Johnson
Robot-Based Assessment of HIV-Related Motor and Cognitive Impairment for Neurorehabilitation 448 227 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

There is a pressing need for strategies to slow or treat the progression of functional decline in people living with HIV. This paper explores a novel rehabilitation robotics approach to…

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Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears

Author(s): Mohsen Safaei, Nicholas B. Bolus, Daniel C. Whittingslow, Hyeon Ki Jeong, Alper Erturk, Omer T. Inan
Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears 983 231 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are one of the most prevalent medical conditions across age groups. Due to a high load-bearing function, the knee is particularly susceptible to injuries such as…

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Smartphone Allows Capture of Speech Abnormalities Associated With High Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease

Smartphone Allows Capture of Speech Abnormalities Associated With High Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease

Author(s): Jan Rusz, Jan Hlavnička, Tereza Tykalová, Michal Novotný, Petr Dušek, Karel Šonka, Evžen Růžička
Smartphone Allows Capture of Speech Abnormalities Associated With High Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease 780 504 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

       Although smartphone technology provides new opportunities for the recording of speech samples in everyday life, its ability to capture prodromal speech impairment in persons with a high risk of…

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