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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)

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

Author(s)3: 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

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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Experimental results using force-feedback cueing in robot-assisted stroke therapy 512 245 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Experimental results using force-feedback cueing in robot-assisted stroke therapy

Author(s)3: Michelle J. Johnson, H. F. Machiel Van der Loos, C.G. Burgar

Abstract:Stroke is the leading cause of disability among adults in the United States. Behaviors such as learned nonuse hinder hemiplegic stroke survivors from the full use of both arms in…

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Robot-Based Assessment of HIV-Related Motor and Cognitive Impairment for Neurorehabilitation 448 227 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Robot-Based Assessment of HIV-Related Motor and Cognitive Impairment for Neurorehabilitation

Author(s)3: Kevin D. Bui, Carol A. Wamsley, Frances S. Shofer, Dennis L. Kolson, Michelle J. Johnson

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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Feasibility of Augmenting Ankle Exoskeleton Walking Performance With Step Length Biofeedback in Individuals With Cerebral Palsy 150 150 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Feasibility of Augmenting Ankle Exoskeleton Walking Performance With Step Length Biofeedback in Individuals With Cerebral Palsy

Author(s)3: Ying Fang, Zachary F. Lerner

Most people with cerebral palsy (CP) suffer from impaired walking ability and pathological gait patterns. Seeking to improve the effectiveness of gait training in this patient population, this study developed…

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VME-DWT: An Efficient Algorithm for Detection and Elimination of Eye Blink From Short Segments of Single EEG Channel 150 150 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

VME-DWT: An Efficient Algorithm for Detection and Elimination of Eye Blink From Short Segments of Single EEG Channel

Author(s)3: Mohammad Shahbakhti, Matin Beiramvand, Mojtaba Nazari, Anna Broniec-Wójcik, Piotr Augustyniak, Ana Santos Rodrigues, Michal Wierzchon, Vaidotas Marozas

Objective: Recent advances in development of low-cost single-channel electroencephalography (EEG) headbands have opened new possibilities for applications in health monitoring and brain-computer interface (BCI) systems. These recorded EEG signals, however,…

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Deep Learning for Accelerometric Data Assessment and Ataxic Gait Monitoring 526 336 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Deep Learning for Accelerometric Data Assessment and Ataxic Gait Monitoring

Author(s)3: Aleš Procházka, Ondřej Dostál, Pavel Cejnar, Hagar Ibrahim Mohamed, Zbyšek Pavelek, Martin Vališ, Oldřich Vyšata

Ataxic gait monitoring and assessment of neurological disorders belong to important multidisciplinary areas that are supported by digital signal processing methods and machine learning tools. This paper presents the possibility…

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Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears 983 231 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears

Author(s)3: Mohsen Safaei, Nicholas B. Bolus, Daniel C. Whittingslow, Hyeon Ki Jeong, Alper Erturk, Omer T. Inan

Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are one of the most prevalent medical conditions across age groups. Due to a high load-bearing function, the knee is particularly susceptible to injuries such as…

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Symbitron Exoskeleton: Design, Control, and Evaluation of a Modular Exoskeleton for Incomplete and Complete Spinal Cord Injured Individuals 901 625 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Symbitron Exoskeleton: Design, Control, and Evaluation of a Modular Exoskeleton for Incomplete and Complete Spinal Cord Injured Individuals

Author(s)3: C. Meijneke, G. van Oort, V. Sluiter, E. van Asseldonk, N. L. Tagliamonte, F. Tamburella, I. Pisotta, M. Masciullo, M. Arquilla, M. Molinari, A.R. Wu, F. Dzeladini, A. J. Ijspeert, H. Van Der Kooij

In this paper, we present the design, control, and preliminary evaluation of the Symbitron exoskeleton, a lower limb modular exoskeleton developed for people with a spinal cord injury. The mechanical…

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Performance Improvement of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy-based Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Transcranial Near-Infrared Photobiomodulation with the Same Device 548 128 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Performance Improvement of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy-based Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Transcranial Near-Infrared Photobiomodulation with the Same Device

Author(s): Jinuk Kwon, Chang-Hwan Im

Transcranial near-infrared photobiomodulation (tNIR-PBM) can modulate physiological characteristics of the human brain, such as the cerebral blood flow and oxidative metabolism. Here, we investigated whether the performance of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)-based brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) can be improved by tNIR-PBM applied to the prefrontal cortex with the same NIRS device.

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