Neuromuscular Control

Alterations in Muscle Networks in the Upper Extremity of Chronic Stroke Survivors

Author(s): Michael Houston, Xiaoyan Li, Ping Zhou, Sheng Lia, Jinsook Roh, Yingchun Zhang
Alterations in Muscle Networks in the Upper Extremity of Chronic Stroke Survivors 150 150 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Muscle networks describe the functional connectivity between muscles quantified through the decomposition of intermuscular coherence (IMC) to identify shared frequencies at which certain muscles are co-modulated by common neural input.…

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Combined Ankle/Knee Stretching and Pivoting Stepping Training for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Song Joo Lee, Dongmei Jin, Sang Hoon Kang, Deborah Gaebler-Spira, Li-Qun Zhang
Combined Ankle/Knee Stretching and Pivoting Stepping Training for Children With Cerebral Palsy 813 820 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

     Although various treatment methods have been investigated to reduce spasticity and intoeing gait in children with cerebral palsy (CP), methods to concurrently reduce an intoeing gait and associated ankle/knee…

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Synthesis of Subject-Specific Human Balance Responses Using a Task-Level Neuromuscular Control Platform

Author(s): Misagh B. Mansouri, Nicolas A. Vivaldi, Cyril J. Donnelly, Mark A. Robinson, Jos Vanrenterghem, Jeffrey A. Reinbolt
Synthesis of Subject-Specific Human Balance Responses Using a Task-Level Neuromuscular Control Platform 390 480 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

      Many activities of daily living require a high level of neuromuscular coordination and balance control to avoid falls. Complex musculoskeletal models paired with detailed neuromuscular simulations complement experimental studies…

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Quantifying Nonlinear Contributions to Cortical Responses Evoked by Continuous Wrist Manipulation

Quantifying Nonlinear Contributions to Cortical Responses Evoked by Continuous Wrist Manipulation

Author(s): Martijn P. Vlaar, Teodoro Solis-Escalante, Alistair N. Vardy, Frans C. T. van der Helm, Alfred C. Schouten
Quantifying Nonlinear Contributions to Cortical Responses Evoked by Continuous Wrist Manipulation 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Cortical responses to continuous stimuli as recorded using either magneto- or electroencephalography (EEG) have shown power at harmonics of the stimulated frequency, indicating nonlinear behavior. Even though the selection of…

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