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  1. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease affecting the central nervous system and consequently the whole body’s functional systems resulting in different gait disorders. Fatigue is the most common sympto...

    Authors: Alzhraa A. Ibrahim, Arne Küderle, Heiko Gaßner, Jochen Klucken, Bjoern M. Eskofier and Felix Kluge

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:165

    Content type: Research

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  2. The goal of this article is to present and to evaluate a sensor-based functional performance monitoring system. The system consists of an array of Wii Balance Boards (WBB) and an exergame that estimates whethe...

    Authors: Hagen Becker, Augusto Garcia-Agundez, Philipp Niklas Müller, Thomas Tregel, André Miede and Stefan Göbel

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:164

    Content type: Research

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  3. This article is inspired by a pseudo Oxford-style debate, which was held in Tel Aviv University, Israel at the International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR) 2019, which is the official conference o...

    Authors: Tal Krasovsky, Anat V. Lubetzky, Philippe S. Archambault and W. Geoffrey Wright

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:163

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Cerebellar ataxia refers to the disturbance in movement resulting from cerebellar dysfunction. It manifests as inaccurate movements with delayed onset and overshoot, especially when movements are repetitive or...

    Authors: Ha Tran, Khoa D. Nguyen, Pubudu N. Pathirana, Malcolm K. Horne, Laura Power and David J. Szmulewicz

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:162

    Content type: Research

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  5. The study of falls and fall prevention/intervention devices requires the recording of true falls incidence. However, true falls are rare, random, and difficult to collect in real world settings. A system capab...

    Authors: Jie Kai Er, Cyril John William Donnelly, Seng Kwee Wee and Wei Tech Ang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:161

    Content type: Research

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  6. Spatial filtering of multi-channel signals is considered to be an effective pre-processing approach for improving signal-to-noise ratio. The use of spatial filtering for preprocessing high-density (HD) surface...

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Xinhui Li, Xiao Tang, Xun Chen, Xiang Chen and Ping Zhou

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:160

    Content type: Research

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  7.  Recent findings suggest that a gait assessment at a discrete moment in a clinic or laboratory setting may not reflect functional, everyday mobility. As a step towards better understanding gait during daily li...

    Authors: Vrutangkumar V. Shah, James McNames, Martina Mancini, Patricia Carlson-Kuhta, Rebecca I. Spain, John G. Nutt, Mahmoud El-Gohary, Carolin Curtze and Fay B. Horak

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:159

    Content type: Research

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  8. In a recent high-profile case study, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to monitor improvements in motor function related to neuroplasticity following rehabilitation for severe traumatic brai...

    Authors: Ryan C. N. D’Arcy, Trevor Greene, Debbie Greene, Zack Frehlick, Shaun D. Fickling, Natasha Campbell, Tori Etheridge, Christopher Smith, Fabio Bollinger, Yuri Danilov, Ashley Livingstone, Pamela Tannouri, Pauline Martin and Bimal Lakhani

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:158

    Content type: Research

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  9. Dynamic body-weight support (DBWS) may play an important role in rehabilitation outcomes, but the potential benefit among disease-specific populations is unclear. In this study, we hypothesize that overground ...

    Authors: Justin P. Huber and Lumy Sawaki

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:157

    Content type: Research

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  10. Our previous work showed that speed is linked to the ability to recover in chronic stroke survivors. Participants moving faster on the first day of a 3-week study had greater improvements on the Wolf Motor Fun...

    Authors: Yazan Abdel Majeed, Saria Awadalla and James L. Patton

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:156

    Content type: Research

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  11. After stroke, sustained hand rehabilitation training is required for continuous improvement and maintenance of distal function.

    Authors: Qinyin Qiu, Amanda Cronce, Jigna Patel, Gerard G. Fluet, Ashley J. Mont, Alma S. Merians and Sergei V. Adamovich

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:155

    Content type: Research

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  12. Rehabilitation is crucial for maximizing recovery after stroke. Rehabilitation activities that are fun and rewarding by themselves can be more effective than those who are not. Gamification with virtual realit...

    Authors: Mattias Erhardsson, Margit Alt Murphy and Katharina S. Sunnerhagen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:154

    Content type: Research

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  13. Conventional treadmills are widely used for gait retraining in rehabilitation setting. Their usefulness for training more complex locomotor tasks, however, remains limited given that they do not allow changing...

    Authors: Smit Soni and Anouk Lamontagne

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:153

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:40

  14. The craniocervical flexion test (CCFT) is recommended when examining patients with neck pain related conditions and as a deep cervical retraining exercise option. During the execution of the CCFT the examiner ...

    Authors: Tomás Pérez-Fernández, Susan Armijo-Olivo, Sonia Liébana, Pablo José de la Torre Ortíz, Josué Fernández-Carnero, Rafael Raya and Aitor Martín-Pintado-Zugasti

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:152

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  15. Our ability to acquire, refine and adapt skilled limb movements is a hallmark of human motor learning that allows us to successfully perform many daily activities. The capacity to acquire, refine and adapt oth...

    Authors: Christopher M. Perry, Tarkeshwar Singh, Kayla G. Springer, Adam T. Harrison, Alexander C. McLain and Troy M. Herter

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:151

    Content type: Research

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  16. Virtual reality (VR) has been broadly applied in post-stroke rehabilitation. However, studies on occupational performance and self-efficacy as primary outcomes of stroke rehabilitation using VR are lacking. Th...

    Authors: Yi Long, Rang-ge Ouyang and Jia-qi Zhang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:150

    Content type: Research

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  17. Accurate assessment of balance and gait is necessary to monitor the clinical progress of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Conventional clinical scales can be biased and have limited accuracy. Novel interactive device...

    Authors: Ignacio Álvarez, Jorge Latorre, Miquel Aguilar, Pau Pastor and Roberto Llorens

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:149

    Content type: Research

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  18. Recent advances in wearable sensor technologies enable objective and long-term monitoring of motor activities in a patient’s habitual environment. People with mobility impairments require appropriate data proc...

    Authors: Fabian Marcel Rast and Rob Labruyère

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:148

    Content type: Review

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  19. The present article reports the results of a systematic review on the potential benefits of the combined use of virtual reality (VR) and non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) as a novel approach for rehabilita...

    Authors: Raymundo Cassani, Guilherme S. Novak, Tiago H. Falk and Alcyr A. Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:147

    Content type: Review

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  20. This study examined if people with Parkinson’s and freezing of gait pathology (FoG) could be trained to increase preparatory weight-shift amplitude, and facilitate step initiation during FoG.

    Authors: Amy Maslivec, Anna Fielding, Mark Wilson, Meriel Norris and William Young

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:146

    Content type: Research

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  21. Gait dysfunction is common in post-stroke patients as a result of impairment in cerebral gait mechanism. Powered robotic exoskeletons are promising tools to maximize neural recovery by delivering repetitive wa...

    Authors: Su-Hyun Lee, Hwang-Jae Lee, Youngbo Shim, Won Hyuk Chang, Byung-Ok Choi, Gyu-Ha Ryu and Yun-Hee Kim

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:145

    Content type: Research

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  22. The past decade has seen the emergence of rehabilitation treatments using virtual reality. One of the advantages in using this technology is the potential to create positive motivation, by means of engaging en...

    Authors: Ilaria Bortone, Michele Barsotti, Daniele Leonardis, Alessandra Crecchi, Alessandra Tozzini, Luca Bonfiglio and Antonio Frisoli

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:144

    Content type: Research

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  23. Recently developed controllers for robot-assisted gait training allow for the adjustment of assistance for specific subtasks (i.e. specific joints and intervals of the gait cycle that are related to common imp...

    Authors: Simone S. Fricke, Hilde J. G. Smits, Cristina Bayón, Jaap H. Buurke, Herman van der Kooij and Edwin H. F. van Asseldonk

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:143

    Content type: Research

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  24. Powered wheelchairs are an essential technology to support mobility, yet their use is associated with a high level of sedentarism that can have negative health effects for their users. People with Duchenne mus...

    Authors: Joan Lobo-Prat, Aure Enkaoua, Antonio Rodríguez-Fernández, Nariman Sharifrazi, Julita Medina-Cantillo, Josep M. Font-Llagunes, Carme Torras and David J. Reinkensmeyer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:142

    Content type: Research

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  25. Postural control is affected after incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) due to sensory and motor impairments. Any alteration in the availability of sensory information can challenge postural stability in this ...

    Authors: Alireza Noamani, Jean-François Lemay, Kristin E. Musselman and Hossein Rouhani

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:141

    Content type: Research

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  26. Stroke is a leading cause of disability with associated hemiparesis resulting in difficulty bearing and transferring weight on to the paretic limb. Difficulties in weight bearing and weight transfer may result...

    Authors: Hao-Yuan Hsiao, Vicki L. Gray, James Borrelli and Mark W. Rogers

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:140

    Content type: Research

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  27. Advances in medical diagnosis and treatment have facilitated the emergence of precision medicine. In contrast, locomotor rehabilitation for individuals with acquired neuromotor injuries remains limited by the ...

    Authors: Louis N. Awad, Michael D. Lewek, Trisha M. Kesar, Jason R. Franz and Mark G. Bowden

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:139

    Content type: Review

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  28. Standardized assessments are used in rehabilitation clinics after stroke to measure restoration versus compensatory movements of the upper limb. Accelerometry is an emerging tool that can bridge the gap betwee...

    Authors: Jessica Barth, Joeseph W. Klaesner and Catherine E. Lang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:138

    Content type: Research

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  29. Robotic rehabilitation of stroke survivors with upper extremity dysfunction may yield different outcomes depending on the robot type. Considering that excessive dependence on assistive force by robotic actuato...

    Authors: Jin Ho Park, Gyulee Park, Ha Yeon Kim, Ji-Yeong Lee, Yeajin Ham, Donghwan Hwang, Suncheol Kwon and Joon-Ho Shin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:137

    Content type: Research

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  30. Handrim wheelchair propulsion is often assessed in the laboratory on treadmills (TM) or ergometers (WE), under the assumption that they relate to regular overground (OG) propulsion. However, little is known ab...

    Authors: Rick de Klerk, Vera Velhorst, Dirkjan (H.E.J.) Veeger, Lucas H. V. van der Woude and Riemer J. K. Vegter

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:136

    Content type: Research

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  31. Physical activity is a recommended part of treatment for numerous neurological and neuromuscular disorders. Yet, many individuals with limited mobility are not able to meet the recommended activity levels. Lig...

    Authors: Florian Leander Haufe, Kai Schmidt, Jaime Enrique Duarte, Peter Wolf, Robert Riener and Michele Xiloyannis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:135

    Content type: Research

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  32. After transfemoral amputation, many hours of practice are needed to re-learn walking with a prosthesis. The long adaptation process that consolidates a novel gait pattern seems to depend on cerebellar function...

    Authors: Vera G. M. Kooiman, Helco G. van Keeken, Natasha M. Maurits, Vivian Weerdesteyn and Teodoro Solis-Escalante

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:134

    Content type: Research

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  33. Chronic hand and wrist impairment are frequently present following stroke and severely limit independence in everyday life. The wrist orientates and stabilizes the hand before and during grasping, and is there...

    Authors: Charles Lambelet, Damir Temiraliuly, Marc Siegenthaler, Marc Wirth, Daniel G. Woolley, Olivier Lambercy, Roger Gassert and Nicole Wenderoth

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:132

    Content type: Research

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  34. Accurate prediction of motor recovery after stroke is critical for treatment decisions and planning. Machine learning has been proposed to be a promising technique for outcome prediction because of its high ac...

    Authors: Hiren Kumar Thakkar, Wan-wen Liao, Ching-yi Wu, Yu-Wei Hsieh and Tsong-Hai Lee

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:131

    Content type: Research

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  35. After stroke, kinematic measures obtained with non-robotic and robotic devices are highly recommended to precisely quantify the sensorimotor impairments of the upper-extremity and select the most relevant ther...

    Authors: Nabila Brihmat, Isabelle Loubinoux, Evelyne Castel-Lacanal, Philippe Marque and David Gasq

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:130

    Content type: Research

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  36. Today immersive environments such as Virtual Reality (VR) offer new opportunities for serious gaming in exercise therapy and psychoeducation. Chronic back pain (CBP) patients could benefit from exergames in VR...

    Authors: Oskar Stamm, Rebecca Dahms and Ursula Müller-Werdan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:129

    Content type: Research

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  37. Assessing arm and hand sensorimotor impairments that are functionally relevant is essential to optimize the impact of neurorehabilitation interventions. Technology-aided assessments should provide a sensitive ...

    Authors: Christoph M. Kanzler, Anne Schwarz, Jeremia P. O. Held, Andreas R. Luft, Roger Gassert and Olivier Lambercy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:128

    Content type: Methodology

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  38. Individuals with acquired brain injuries (ABI) are in need of neurorehabilitation and neurorepair. Virtual anatomical interactivity (VAI) presents a digital game-like format in which ABI survivors with upper l...

    Authors: Jiří Keller, Ivana Štětkářová, Vince Macri, Simone Kühn, Jakub Pětioký, Stefano Gualeni, С. Douglas Simmons, Sajay Arthanat and Paul Zilber

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:127

    Content type: Research

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  39. Therapeutic management of the upper extremity (UE) function of people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) requires sensitive and objective assessment. Therefore, we aimed to measure physiologic UE function of S...

    Authors: Mariska M. H. P. Janssen, Laura H. C. Peeters and Imelda J. M. de Groot

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:126

    Content type: Research

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  40. Parkinson’s disease (PD) and essential tremor (ET) are movement disorders that can have similar clinical characteristics including tremor and gait difficulty. These disorders can be misdiagnosed leading to del...

    Authors: Sanghee Moon, Hyun-Je Song, Vibhash D. Sharma, Kelly E. Lyons, Rajesh Pahwa, Abiodun E. Akinwuntan and Hannes Devos

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:125

    Content type: Research

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  41. Persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) may experience both psychological and physiological benefits from robotic locomotor exoskeleton use, and knowledgeable users may have valuable perspectives to inform futur...

    Authors: Dominique Kinnett-Hopkins, Chaithanya K. Mummidisetty, Linda Ehrlich-Jones, Deborah Crown, Rachel A. Bond, Marc H. Applebaum, Arun Jayaraman, Catherine Furbish, Gail Forrest, Edelle Field-Fote and Allen W. Heinemann

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:124

    Content type: Research

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  42. Wearable powered exoskeletons are a new and emerging technology developed to provide sensory-guided motorized lower limb assistance enabling intensive task specific locomotor training utilizing typical lower l...

    Authors: Julie Vaughan-Graham, Dina Brooks, Lowell Rose, Goldie Nejat, Jose Pons and Kara Patterson

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:123

    Content type: Research

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  43. Impaired naming is a ubiquitous symptom in all types of aphasia, which often adversely impacts independence, quality of life, and recovery of affected individuals. Previous research has demonstrated that namin...

    Authors: Klaudia Grechuta, Belén Rubio Ballester, Rosa Espín Munné, Teresa Usabiaga Bernal, Begoña Molina Hervás, Bettina Mohr, Friedemann Pulvermüller, Rosa Maria San Segundo and Paul F. M. J. Verschure

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:122

    Content type: Research

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  44. Motor hand skill and associated dexterity is important for meeting the challenges of daily activity and an important resource post-stroke. In this context, the present study investigated the finger movements o...

    Authors: Werner Krammer, John H. Missimer, Simon Habegger, Manuela Pastore-Wapp, Roland Wiest and Bruno J. Weder

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:133

    Content type: Research

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  45. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) has been utilized for many years in cerebral palsy (CP) with limited success despite its inherent potential for improving muscle size and/or strength, inhibiting or ...

    Authors: Blynn L. Shideler, Thomas C. Bulea, Ji Chen, Christopher J. Stanley, Andrew J. Gravunder and Diane L. Damiano

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:121

    Content type: Research

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  46. Human sensorimotor control of dexterous manipulation relies on afferent sensory signals. Explicit tactile feedback is generally not available to prosthetic hand users, who have to rely on incidental informatio...

    Authors: Leonardo Cappello, Waleed Alghilan, Massimiliano Gabardi, Daniele Leonardis, Michele Barsotti, Antonio Frisoli and Christian Cipriani

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:120

    Content type: Research

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  47. Asymmetric gait post-stroke is associated with decreased mobility, yet individuals with chronic stroke often self-select an asymmetric gait despite being capable of walking more symmetrically. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Thu M. Nguyen, Rachel W. Jackson, Yashar Aucie, Digna de Kam, Steven H. Collins and Gelsy Torres-Oviedo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:119

    Content type: Research

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  48. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) provides critical information about the neurophysiology of the central nervous systems (CNS), posing clinical significance for the understanding of neuropathologies...

    Authors: Hyungeun Song, Erica Israel, Shriya Srinivasan and Hugh Herr

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:118

    Content type: Research

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  49. Stiff-Knee gait (SKG) after stroke is often accompanied by decreased knee flexion angle during the swing phase. The decreased knee flexion has been hypothesized to originate from excessive quadriceps activatio...

    Authors: Tunc Akbas, Kyoungsoon Kim, Kathleen Doyle, Kathleen Manella, Robert Lee, Patrick Spicer, Maria Knikou and James Sulzer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:117

    Content type: Research

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  50. State-of-the-art bionic hands incorporate hi-tech devices which try to overcome limitations of conventional single grip systems. Unfortunately, their complexity often limits mechanical robustness and intuitive...

    Authors: Cristina Piazza, Ann M. Simon, Kristi L. Turner, Laura A. Miller, Manuel G. Catalano, Antonio Bicchi and Levi J. Hargrove

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2020 17:116

    Content type: Research

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