Kinematics

Self-feeding kinematics in an ecological setting: typically developing children and children with cerebral palsy

Author(s): Patrice L. Weiss, Jason Friedman, Tal Keren-Capelovitch, Tal Krasovsky
Self-feeding kinematics in an ecological setting: typically developing children and children with cerebral palsy 150 150 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Assessment of self-feeding kinematics is seldom performed in an ecological setting. In preparation for development of an instrumented spoon for measurement of self-feeding in children with cerebral palsy (CP), the…

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Task-space Synergies for Reaching using Upper-limb Prostheses

Author(s): Ricardo Garcia-Rosas, Denny Oetomo, Chris Manzie, Ying Tan, Peter Choong
Task-space Synergies for Reaching using Upper-limb Prostheses 672 207 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)
Synergistic prostheses enable the coordinated movement of the human-prosthetic arm, as required by activities of daily living. This is achieved by coupling the motion of the prosthesis to the human command, such as the residual limb movement in motion-based interfaces. read more
Synergy-Based FES for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation of Upper-Limb Motor Functions

Synergy-Based FES for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation of Upper-Limb Motor Functions

Author(s): Chuanxin M. Niu, Yong Bao, Cheng Zhuang, Si Li, Tong Wang, Lijun Cui, Qing Xie, Ning Lan
Synergy-Based FES for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation of Upper-Limb Motor Functions 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

        Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is capable of activating muscles that are under-recruited in neurological diseases, such as stroke. Therefore, FES provides a promising technology for assisting upper-limb motor functions…

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Energy-Optimal Human Walking With Feedback-Controlled Robotic Prostheses: A Computational Study

Energy-Optimal Human Walking With Feedback-Controlled Robotic Prostheses: A Computational Study

Author(s): Matthew L. Handford, Manoj Srinivasan
Energy-Optimal Human Walking With Feedback-Controlled Robotic Prostheses: A Computational Study 500 250 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

  Lower-limb amputees typically experience reduced mobility and higher metabolic rates than non-amputees. It may be possible to improve their mobility and metabolic rate with an optimized robotic prosthesis. Here,…

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Coordination of Reach-to-Grasp Kinematics in Individuals With Childhood-Onset Dystonia Due to Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Sahana N. Kukke, Ana Carolina de Campos, Katharine E. Alter, Mark Hallett, Diane L. Damiano
Coordination of Reach-to-Grasp Kinematics in Individuals With Childhood-Onset Dystonia Due to Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Functional reaching is impaired in dystonia. Here, we analyze upper extremity kinematics to quantify timing and coordination abnormalities during unimanual reach-to-grasp movements in individuals with childhood-onset unilateral wrist dystonia. Kinematics…

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Design of Multiple Axis Robotic Platform for Postural Stability Analysis

Author(s): Haissam Kharboutly, Jianting Ma, Abderraouf Benali, Philippe Thoumie, Viviane Pasqui, Mourad Bouzit
Design of Multiple Axis Robotic Platform for Postural Stability Analysis 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract This paper presents the design and implementation of IsiMove, a new dynamic posturography platform. It allows the evaluation of the static and dynamic balance of a human placed on…

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Human–Robot Interaction: Kinematics and Muscle Activity Inside a Powered Compliant Knee Exoskeleton

Author(s): Kristel Knaepen, Pieter Beyl, Saartje Duerinck, Friso Hagman, Dirk Lefeber, Romain Meeusen
Human–Robot Interaction: Kinematics and Muscle Activity Inside a Powered Compliant Knee Exoskeleton 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract Until today it is not entirely clear how humans interact with automated gait rehabilitation devices and how we can, based on that interaction, maximize the effectiveness of these exoskeletons.…

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