prosthetics

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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The 9 different postures tested in the experiments.

Myoelectric Control Based on a Generic Musculoskeletal Model: Toward a Multi-User Neural-Machine Interface

Author(s): Lizhi Pan, Dustin L. Crouch, He Huang
Myoelectric Control Based on a Generic Musculoskeletal Model: Toward a Multi-User Neural-Machine Interface 641 551 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

   This paper aimed to develop a novel electromyography (EMG)-based neural-machine interface (NMI) that is user-generic for continuously predicting coordinated motion between metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and wrist flexion/extension. The NMI requires…

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Angular trajectories of the arm, trunk and wrist angles during the jar lid opening and the full jar transport tasks.

Compliant Prosthetic Wrists Entail More Natural Use Than Stiff Wrists During Reaching, Not (Necessarily) During Manipulation

Author(s): Gunter Kanitz, Federico Montagnani, Marco Controzzi, Christian Cipriani
Compliant Prosthetic Wrists Entail More Natural Use Than Stiff Wrists During Reaching, Not (Necessarily) During Manipulation 560 820 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    Developing an artificial arm with functions equivalent to those of the human arm is one of the challenging goals of bioengineering. State-of-the-art prostheses lack several degrees of freedom and…

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The S-Finger: A Synergetic Externally Powered Digit With Tactile Sensing and Feedback

Author(s): I. Imbinto, F. Montagnani, M. Bacchereti, C. Cipriani, A. Davalli, R. Sacchetti, E. Gruppioni, S. Castellano, M. Controzzi
The S-Finger: A Synergetic Externally Powered Digit With Tactile Sensing and Feedback 480 270 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

         Partial hand amputation is by far the most common type of amputation worldwide. Nevertheless, regardless of their potential clinical and socioeconomic impact, battery-powered partial hand prostheses, namely, powered digits,…

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IMU-Based Wrist Rotation Control of a Transradial Myoelectric Prosthesis

Author(s): Daniel A. Bennett, Michael Goldfarb
IMU-Based Wrist Rotation Control of a Transradial Myoelectric Prosthesis 780 439 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

  This paper describes a control method intended to facilitate improved control of a myoelectric prosthesis containing a wrist rotator. Rather than exclusively utilize electromyogram (EMG) for the control of…

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Vibrotactile Stimulation Promotes Embodiment of an Alien Hand in Amputees With Phantom Sensations

Author(s): Marco D'Alonzo, Francesco Clemente, Christian Cipriani
Vibrotactile Stimulation Promotes Embodiment of an Alien Hand in Amputees With Phantom Sensations 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract Tactile feedback is essential to intuitive control and to promote the sense of self-attribution of a prosthetic limb. Recent findings showed that amputees can be tricked to experience this embodiment, when synchronous…

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Running With a Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis

Author(s): Brian E. Lawson, Michael Goldfarb, Amanda H. Schultz
Running With a Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract This paper presents a running control architecture for a powered knee and ankle prosthesis that enables a transfemoral amputee to run with a biomechanically appropriate running gait and to intentionally transition between…

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Suppression of Subthalamic Nucleus Activity by Micromagnetic Stimulation

Author(s): Seung Woo Lee, Shelley L. Fried
Suppression of Subthalamic Nucleus Activity by Micromagnetic Stimulation 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract Magnetic stimulation delivered via 0.5-mm diameter coils was recently shown to activate retinal neurons; the small coil size raises the possibility that micromagnetic stimulation (μMS) could underlie a new…

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