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Prediction of Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Using Statistical Inference and Lower–Limb Acceleration Data

Author(s): Nader Naghavi, Eric Wade
Prediction of Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Using Statistical Inference and Lower–Limb Acceleration Data 1024 371 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

The freezing of gait (FoG) is a common type of motor dysfunction in advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD) associated with falls. Over the last decade, a significant amount of studies has…

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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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Performance Evaluation of Lower Limb Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review

Author(s): David Pinto-Fernandez, Diego Torricelli, Maria del Carmen Sanchez-Villamanan, Felix Aller, Katja Mombaur, Roberto Conti, Nicola Vitiello, Juan C. Moreno, Jose Luis Pons
Performance Evaluation of Lower Limb Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review 776 655 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)
Benchmarks have long been used to verify and compare the readiness level of different technologies in many application domains. In the field of wearable robots, the lack of a recognized benchmarking methodology is one important impediment that may hamper the efficient translation of research prototypes into actual products. read more

A Mechatronic System for Studying Energy Optimization During Walking

Author(s): Surabhi N. Simha, Jeremy D. Wong, Jessica C. Selinger, J. Maxwell Donelan
A Mechatronic System for Studying Energy Optimization During Walking 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

    A general principle of human movement is that our nervous system is able to learn optimal coordination strategies. However, how our nervous system performs this optimization is not well…

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Proportional Joint-Moment Control for Instantaneously Adaptive Ankle Exoskeleton Assistance

Proportional Joint-Moment Control for Instantaneously Adaptive Ankle Exoskeleton Assistance

Author(s): Gian Maria Gasparri, Jason Luque, Zachary F. Lerner
Proportional Joint-Moment Control for Instantaneously Adaptive Ankle Exoskeleton Assistance 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

   Lower-limb exoskeletons used to improve free-living mobility for individuals with neuromuscular impairment must be controlled to prescribe assistance that adapts to the diverse locomotor conditions encountered during daily life,…

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Overview of a novel untethered ankle exoskeleton designed to improve walking economy in children and adults with CP

An untethered ankle exoskeleton improves walking economy in a pilot study of individuals with cerebral palsy

Author(s): Zachary F. Lerner, Gian Maria Gasparri, Michael O. Bair, Jenny L. Lawson, Jason Luque, Taryn A. Harvey, Andrea T. Lerner
An untethered ankle exoskeleton improves walking economy in a pilot study of individuals with cerebral palsy 780 317 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

       The high energy cost of walking in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) contributes significantly to reduced mobility and quality of life. The purpose of this study was to develop…

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MIT-Skywalker: A Novel Gait Neurorehabilitation Robot for Stroke and Cerebral Palsy

MIT-Skywalker: A Novel Gait Neurorehabilitation Robot for Stroke and Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Tyler Susko, Krithika Swaminathan, Hermano Igo Krebs
MIT-Skywalker: A Novel Gait Neurorehabilitation Robot for Stroke and Cerebral Palsy 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

The MIT-Skywalker is a novel robotic device developed for the rehabilitation or habilitation of gait and balance after a neurological injury. It represents an embodiment of the concept exhibited by…

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Mechanisms of Gait Asymmetry Due to Push-Off Deficiency in Unilateral Amputees

Author(s): Peter Gabriel Adamczyk, Arthur D. Kuo
Mechanisms of Gait Asymmetry Due to Push-Off Deficiency in Unilateral Amputees 780 705 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Unilateral lower-limb amputees exhibit asymmetry in many gait features, such as ground force, step time, step length, and joint mechanics. Although these asymmetries result from weak prosthetic-side push-off, there is…

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