Task analysis

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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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
Mining Within-Trial Oscillatory Brain Dynamics to Address the Variability of Optimized Spatial Filters

Mining Within-Trial Oscillatory Brain Dynamics to Address the Variability of Optimized Spatial Filters

Author(s): Andreas Meinel, Henrich Kolkhorst, Michael Tangermann
Mining Within-Trial Oscillatory Brain Dynamics to Address the Variability of Optimized Spatial Filters 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

   Data-driven spatial filtering algorithms optimize scores, such as the contrast between two conditions to extract oscillatory brain signal components. Most machine learning approaches for the filter estimation, however, disregard…

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Decoding Native Cortical Representations for Flexion and Extension at Upper Limb Joints Using Electrocorticography

Decoding Native Cortical Representations for Flexion and Extension at Upper Limb Joints Using Electrocorticography

Author(s): Tessy M. Thomas, Daniel N. Candrea, Matthew S. Fifer, David P. McMullen, W. S. Anderson, Nitish V. Thakor, Nathan E. Crone
Decoding Native Cortical Representations for Flexion and Extension at Upper Limb Joints Using Electrocorticography 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

       Brain–machine interface (BMI) researchers have traditionally focused on modeling endpoint reaching tasks to provide the control of neurally driven prosthetic arms. Most previous research has focused on achieving an…

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Graph Theory Analysis of Functional Connectivity in Major Depression Disorder with High-Density Resting State EEG data

Cortico-Muscular Coherence Modulated by High-Definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in People With Chronic Stroke

Author(s): Shi-Chun Bao, Wan-Wa Wong, Thomas Wai Hong Leung, Kai-Yu Tong
Cortico-Muscular Coherence Modulated by High-Definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in People With Chronic Stroke 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS) is a potential neuromodulation apparatus for stroke rehabilitation. However, its modulatory effects in stroke subjects is still not well understood. In this paper,…

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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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Gait and Dynamic Balance Sensing Using Wearable Foot Sensors

Gait and Dynamic Balance Sensing Using Wearable Foot Sensors

Author(s): Mohamed Irfan Mohamed Refai, Bert-Jan F. van Beijnum, Jaap H. Buurke, Peter H. Veltink
Gait and Dynamic Balance Sensing Using Wearable Foot Sensors 780 313 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    Remote monitoring of gait performance offers possibilities for objective evaluation, and tackling impairment in motor ability, gait, and balance in populations such as elderly, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, etc.…

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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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Learning Spatial–Spectral–Temporal EEG Features With Recurrent 3D Convolutional Neural Networks for Cross-Task Mental Workload Assessment

Learning Spatial–Spectral–Temporal EEG Features With Recurrent 3D Convolutional Neural Networks for Cross-Task Mental Workload Assessment

Author(s): Pengbo Zhang, Xue Wang, Weihang Zhang, Junfeng Chen
Learning Spatial–Spectral–Temporal EEG Features With Recurrent 3D Convolutional Neural Networks for Cross-Task Mental Workload Assessment 780 395 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    Mental workload assessment is essential for maintaining human health and preventing accidents. Most research on this issue is limited to a single task. However, cross-task assessment is indispensable for…

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Unimanual Versus Bimanual Motor Imagery

Unimanual vs Bimanual Motor Imagery Classifiers for Assistive and Rehabilitative Brain Computer Interfaces

Author(s): Vuckovic Aleksandra, Pangaro Sara, Putri Finda
Unimanual vs Bimanual Motor Imagery Classifiers for Assistive and Rehabilitative Brain Computer Interfaces 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

   Bimanual movements are an integral part of everyday activities and are often included in rehabilitation therapies. Yet electroencephalography (EEG) based assistive and rehabilitative brain computer interface (BCI) systems typically…

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