prosthetics

Characterization of a Benchmark Database for Myoelectric Movement Classification

Author(s): Manfredo Atzori, Arjan Gijsberts, Ilja Kuzborskij, Simone Elsig, Anne-Gabrielle Mittaz Hager, Olivier Deriaz, Claudio Castellini, Henning Müller, Barbara Caputo
Characterization of a Benchmark Database for Myoelectric Movement Classification 532 302 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

In this paper, we characterize the Ninapro database and its use as a benchmark for hand prosthesis evaluation. The database is a publicly available resource that aims to support research…

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Systematic Variation of Prosthetic Foot Spring Affects Center-of-Mass Mechanics and Metabolic Cost During Walking

Author(s): Karl E. Zelik, Steven H. Collins, Peter G. Adamczyk, Ava D. Segal, Glenn K. Klute, David C. Morgenroth, Michael E. Hahn, Michael S. Orendurff, Joseph M. Czerniecki, Arthur D. Kuo
Systematic Variation of Prosthetic Foot Spring Affects Center-of-Mass Mechanics and Metabolic Cost During Walking 1264 855 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Lower-limb amputees expend more energy to walk than non-amputees and have an elevated risk of secondary disabilities. Insufficient push-off by the prosthetic foot may be a contributing factor. We aimed…

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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
Temporal Modulation of the Response of Sensory Fibers to Paired-Pulse Stimulation

Temporal Modulation of the Response of Sensory Fibers to Paired-Pulse Stimulation

Author(s): Emma K. Brunton, Carolina Silveira, Joshua Rosenberg, Matthew A. Schiefer, John Riddell, Kianoush Nazarpour
Temporal Modulation of the Response of Sensory Fibers to Paired-Pulse Stimulation 780 478 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

      Multi-channel nerve cuff electrode arrays can provide sensory feedback to prosthesis users. To develop efficacious stimulation protocols, an understanding of the impact that spatio-temporal patterned stimulation can have on…

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Design Optimization in Lower Limb Prostheses: A Review

Author(s): Mark A. Price, Philipp Beckerle, Frank C. Sup
Design Optimization in Lower Limb Prostheses: A Review 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

This paper aims to develop a knowledge base and identify the promising research pathways toward designing lower limb prostheses for optimal biomechanical and clinical outcomes. It is based on the…

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3D Ultrasound Imaging of Residual Limbs With Camera-Based Motion Compensation

3D Ultrasound Imaging of Residual Limbs With Camera-Based Motion Compensation

Author(s): Bryan J. Ranger, Micha Feigin, Xiang Zhang, Kevin M. Moerman, Hugh Herr, Brian W. Anthony
3D Ultrasound Imaging of Residual Limbs With Camera-Based Motion Compensation 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

      Ultrasound is a cost-effective, readily available, and non-ionizing modality for musculoskeletal imaging. Though some research groups have pursued methods that involve submerging the transducer and imaged body segment into…

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Voluntary Control of Residual Antagonistic Muscles in Transtibial Amputees: Feedforward Ballistic Contractions and Implications for Direct Neural Control of Powered Lower Limb Prostheses

Voluntary Control of Residual Antagonistic Muscles in Transtibial Amputees: Feedforward Ballistic Contractions and Implications for Direct Neural Control of Powered Lower Limb Prostheses

Author(s): Stephanie Huang, He Huang
Voluntary Control of Residual Antagonistic Muscles in Transtibial Amputees: Feedforward Ballistic Contractions and Implications for Direct Neural Control of Powered Lower Limb Prostheses 780 680 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

  Discrete, rapid (i.e., ballistic like) muscle activation patterns have been observed in ankle muscles (i.e., plantar flexors and dorsiflexors) of able-bodied individuals during voluntary posture control. This observation motivated…

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Correlates of Residual Limb Pain: From Residual Limb Length and Usage to Metabolites and Activity in Secondary Somatosensory Cortex

Correlates of Residual Limb Pain: From Residual Limb Length and Usage to Metabolites and Activity in Secondary Somatosensory Cortex

Author(s): Xiaoli Guo, Yuanyuan Lyu, Zhuo Wang, Yao Li, Jianbo Xiang, Changjie Pan, Herta Flor, Shanbao Tong
Correlates of Residual Limb Pain: From Residual Limb Length and Usage to Metabolites and Activity in Secondary Somatosensory Cortex 780 418 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    Most recent studies attribute residual limb pain to peripheral pathological changes of the stump. However, in this paper, we focus on its associations with the residual limb length, usage,…

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Design and Validation of a Semi-Active Variable Stiffness Foot Prosthesis

Design and Validation of a Semi-Active Variable Stiffness Foot Prosthesis

Author(s): Evan M. Glanzer, Peter G. Adamczyk
Design and Validation of a Semi-Active Variable Stiffness Foot Prosthesis 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

  This paper presents the design and validation of a novel lower-limb prosthesis called the Variable-Stiffness Foot (VSF), designed to vary its forefoot stiffness in response to user activity. The…

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Restoring Natural Forearm Rotation in Transradial Osseointegrated Amputees

Author(s): Irene Boni, Jason Millenaar, Marco Controzzi, Max Ortiz-Catalan
Restoring Natural Forearm Rotation in Transradial Osseointegrated Amputees 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    Osseointegrated transradial prostheses have the potential to preserve the natural range of wrist rotation, which improves the performance of activities of daily living and reduces compensatory movements that potentially…

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