Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 33

  1. Socially assistive robots (SARs) have been proposed as a tool to help individuals who have had a stroke to perform their exercise during their rehabilitation process. Yet, to date, there are no data on the mot...

    Authors: Ronit Feingold-Polak, Oren Barzel and Shelly Levy-Tzedek

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:122

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  2. Neurorehabilitation engineering faces numerous challenges to translating new technologies, but it is unclear which of these challenges are most limiting. Our aim is to improve understanding of rehabilitation t...

    Authors: Courtney Celian, Veronica Swanson, Maahi Shah, Caitlin Newman, Bridget Fowler-King, Sarah Gallik, Kaitlin Reilly, David J. Reinkensmeyer, James Patton and Miriam R. Rafferty

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:121

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. Technology development for sitting balance therapy and trunk rehabilitation is scarce. Hence, intensive one-to-one therapist-patient training is still required. We have developed a novel rehabilitation prototy...

    Authors: Liselot Thijs, Eline Voets, Evelien Wiskerke, Thomas Nauwelaerts, Yves Arys, Harold Haspeslagh, Jan Kool, Patrick Bischof, Christoph Bauer, Robin Lemmens, Daniel Baumgartner and Geert Verheyden

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:120

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. Many lower-limb exoskeletons have been developed to assist gait, exhibiting a large range of control methods. The goal of this paper is to review and classify these control strategies, that determine how thes...

    Authors: Romain Baud, Ali Reza Manzoori, Auke Ijspeert and Mohamed Bouri

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:119

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  5. The progressive ageing of the population is leading to an increasing number of people affected by cognitive decline, including disorders in executive functions (EFs), such as action planning. Current procedure...

    Authors: Erika Rovini, Guenda Galperti, Valeria Manera, Gianmaria Mancioppi, Laura Fiorini, Auriane Gros, Philippe Robert and Filippo Cavallo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:118

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. Exercise after paralysis can help prevent secondary health complications, but achieving adequate exercise volumes and intensities is difficult with loss of motor control. Existing electrical stimulation-driven...

    Authors: Kristen Gelenitis, Kevin Foglyano, Lisa Lombardo and Ronald Triolo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:117

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. Fluctuations in motor function in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) are frequent and cause significant disability. Frequently device assisted therapies are required to treat them. Currently, fluctuations are self-repor...

    Authors: Hamid Khodakarami, Navid Shokouhi and Malcolm Horne

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:116

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Neurological injuries such as stroke often differentially impair hand motor and somatosensory function, as well as the interplay between the two, which leads to limitations in performing activities of daily li...

    Authors: Monika Zbytniewska, Christoph M. Kanzler, Lisa Jordan, Christian Salzmann, Joachim Liepert, Olivier Lambercy and Roger Gassert

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:115

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. Recently, machine learning techniques have been applied to data collected from inertial measurement units to automatically assess balance, but rely on hand-engineered features. We explore the utility of machin...

    Authors: Fahad Kamran, Kathryn Harrold, Jonathan Zwier, Wendy Carender, Tian Bao, Kathleen H. Sienko and Jenna Wiens

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:114

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  10. Globally the population of older adults is increasing. It is estimated that by 2050 the number of adults over the age of 60 will represent over 21% of the world’s population. Frailty is a clinical condition as...

    Authors: Grainne Vavasour, Oonagh M. Giggins, Julie Doyle and Daniel Kelly

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:112

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  11. Transfemoral amputation is a serious intervention that alters the locomotion pattern, leading to secondary disorders and reduced quality of life. The outcomes of current gait rehabilitation for TFAs seem to be...

    Authors: Clara Beatriz Sanz-Morère, Elena Martini, Barbara Meoni, Gabriele Arnetoli, Antonella Giffone, Stefano Doronzio, Chiara Fanciullacci, Andrea Parri, Roberto Conti, Francesco Giovacchini, Þór Friðriksson, Duane Romo, Simona Crea, Raffaele Molino-Lova and Nicola Vitiello

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:111

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  12. Abnormal intermuscular coordination limits the motor capability of stroke-affected upper limbs. By evaluating the intermuscular coordination in the affected limb under various biomechanical task constraints, t...

    Authors: Jeong-Ho Park, Joon-Ho Shin, Hangil Lee, Jinsook Roh and Hyung-Soon Park

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:110

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can develop impulse control disorders (ICDs) while undergoing a pharmacological treatment for motor control dysfunctions with a dopamine agonist (DA). Conventional clinic...

    Authors: Yuan-Pin Lin, Hsing-Yi Liang, Yueh-Sheng Chen, Cheng-Hsien Lu, Yih-Ru Wu, Yung-Yee Chang and Wei-Che Lin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:109

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. Functional impairments derived from the non-use of severely affected upper limb after stroke have been proposed to be mitigated by action observation and imagination-based techniques, whose effectiveness is en...

    Authors: Roberto Llorens, María Antonia Fuentes, Adrián Borrego, Jorge Latorre, Mariano Alcañiz, Carolina Colomer and Enrique Noé

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:108

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Skill acquisition of motor learning between virtual environments (VEs) and real environments (REs) may be related. Although studies have previously examined the transfer of motor learning in VEs and REs throug...

    Authors: Yuhi Takeo, Masayuki Hara, Yuna Shirakawa, Takashi Ikeda and Hisato Sugata

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:107

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) were both demonstrated to have therapeutic potentials to rapidly induce neuroplastic effects in various rehabilita...

    Authors: Shih-Ching Chen, Ling-Yu Yang, Muhammad Adeel, Chien-Hung Lai and Chih-Wei Peng

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:106

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) disrupts spinal and supraspinal pathways, and this process is reflected in changes in surface electromyography (sEMG). sEMG is an informative complement to current clinical t...

    Authors: Gustavo Balbinot, Guijin Li, Matheus Joner Wiest, Maureen Pakosh, Julio Cesar Furlan, Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan and Jose Zariffa

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:105

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  18. Gait impairment is a common complication of multiple sclerosis (MS). Gait limitations such as limited hip flexion, foot drop, and knee hyperextension often require external devices like crutches, canes, and or...

    Authors: Ross M. Neuman, Staci M. Shearin, Karen J. McCain and Nicholas P. Fey

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:104

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. The results of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) studies that seek to improve motor performance for people with neurological disorders, by targeting the primary motor cortex, have been inconsisten...

    Authors: Ohad Lerner, Jason Friedman and Silvi Frenkel-Toledo

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:103

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. Rehabilitative treatment plans after stroke are based on clinical examinations of functional capacity and patient-reported outcomes. Objective information about daily life performance is usually not available,...

    Authors: D. Flury, F. Massé, A. Paraschiv-Ionescu, K. Aminian, A. R. Luft and R. Gonzenbach

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:102

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. Kinematic analysis of the 3D reach-to-grasp drinking task is recommended in stroke rehabilitation research. The number of trials required to reach performance stability, as an important aspect of reliability, ...

    Authors: Gunilla Elmgren Frykberg, Helena Grip and Margit Alt Murphy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:101

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. Approximately two thirds of stroke survivors maintain upper limb (UL) impairments and few among them attain complete UL recovery 6 months after stroke. Technological progress and gamification of interventions ...

    Authors: Ioannis Doumas, Gauthier Everard, Stéphanie Dehem and Thierry Lejeune

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:100

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  23. The objective of this review was to summarize and appraise evidence on functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling exercise after spinal cord injury (SCI), in order to inform the development of evidence-ba...

    Authors: Jan W. van der Scheer, Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey, Sydney E. Valentino, Glen M. Davis and Chester H. Ho

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:99

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  24. Studying the human brain during interpersonal interaction allows us to answer many questions related to motor control and cognition. For instance, what happens in the brain when two people walking side by side...

    Authors: Matthew R. Short, Julio C. Hernandez-Pavon, Alyssa Jones and Jose L. Pons

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:98

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  25. In people with calf muscle weakness, the stiffness of dorsal leaf spring ankle–foot orthoses (DLS-AFO) needs to be individualized to maximize its effect on walking. Orthotic suppliers may recommend a certain s...

    Authors: Niels F. J. Waterval, Merel-Anne Brehm, Jaap Harlaar and Frans Nollet

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:97

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  26. Emphasizing the active use of the arms and coordinating them with the stepping motion of the legs may promote walking recovery in patients with impaired lower limb function. Yet, most approaches use seated dev...

    Authors: Daisey Vega and Christopher J. Arellano

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:96

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. Walking and running are the most common means of locomotion in human daily life. People have made advances in developing separate exoskeletons to reduce the metabolic rate of walking or running. However, the c...

    Authors: Tiancheng Zhou, Caihua Xiong, Juanjuan Zhang, Di Hu, Wenbin Chen and Xiaolin Huang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:95

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. Motor learning is fundamental to motor rehabilitation outcomes. There is growing evidence from non-neurological populations supporting the role of visuospatial memory function in motor learning, but current pr...

    Authors: Jennapher Lingo VanGilder, Andrew Hooyman, Pamela R. Bosch and Sydney Y. Schaefer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:94

    Content type: Short report

    Published on:

  29. To objectively assess a patient’s gait, a robust identification of stride borders is one of the first steps in inertial sensor-based mobile gait analysis pipelines. While many different methods for stride segm...

    Authors: Nils Roth, Arne Küderle, Martin Ullrich, Till Gladow, Franz Marxreiter, Jochen Klucken, Bjoern M. Eskofier and Felix Kluge

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:93

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  30. The clinical evaluation of the upper limb of severely impaired stroke patient is challenging. Sensor-based assessments may allow for an objective evaluation of this patient population. This study investigated ...

    Authors: Florian Grimm, Jelena Kraugmann, Georgios Naros and Alireza Gharabaghi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:92

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. Virtual reality and arm cycling have been reported as effective treatments for improving upper limb motor recovery in patients with stroke. Intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) can increase ipsilesional...

    Authors: Yu-Hsin Chen, Chia-Ling Chen, Ying-Zu Huang, Hsieh-Ching Chen, Chung-Yao Chen, Ching-Yi Wu and Keh-chung Lin

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:91

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. To date, conventional swallowing therapies and 2-channel neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) are standard treatments for dysphagia. The precise mechanism of 2-channel NMES treatment has not been determ...

    Authors: Kyoung-Ho Seo, Joonyoung Jang, Eun Gyeong Jang, Yulhyun Park, So Young Lee, Bo Ryun Kim, Donghwi Park, Sungwon Park, Hyeoncheol Hwang, Nam Hun Kim, Byung-Mo Oh, Han Gil Seo, Jun Chang Lee and Ju Seok Ryu

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:90

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  33. Cerebellar electrical stimulation has shown promise in improving motor recovery post-stroke in both rodent and human studies. Past studies have used motor evoked potentials (MEPs) to evaluate how cerebellar st...

    Authors: Aamir Abbasi, Nathan P. Danielsen, Jennifer Leung, A. K. M. G. Muhammad, Saahil Patel and Tanuj Gulati

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:89

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. Individuals with transfemoral amputations who are considered to be limited community ambulators are classified as Medicare functional classification (MFCL) level K2. These individuals are usually prescribed a ...

    Authors: Chandrasekaran Jayaraman, Chaithanya K. Mummidisetty, Mark V. Albert, Robert Lipschutz, Shenan Hoppe-Ludwig, Gayatri Mathur and Arun Jayaraman

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:88

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  35. Despite important advancements in control and mechatronics of myoelectric prostheses, the communication between the user and his/her bionic limb is still unidirectional, as these systems do not provide somatos...

    Authors: Martin A. Garenfeld, Nikola Jorgovanovic, Vojin Ilic, Matija Strbac, Milica Isakovic, Jakob L. Dideriksen and Strahinja Dosen

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:87

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. Exoskeleton-assisted walking (EAW) is expected to improve the gait of spinal cord injury (SCI) individuals. However, few studies reported the changes of pulmonary function (PF) parameters after EAW trainings. ...

    Authors: Xiao-Na Xiang, Hui-Yan Zong, Yi Ou, Xi Yu, Hong Cheng, Chun-Ping Du and Hong-Chen He

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:86

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  37. Current myoelectric prostheses are multi-articulated and offer multiple modes. Switching between modes is often done through pre-defined myosignals, so-called triggers, of which the training hardly is studied....

    Authors: Anniek Heerschop, Corry K. van der Sluis and Raoul M. Bongers

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:85

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  38. Neuromuscular disorders (NMD) commonly affect the upper extremity. Due to muscle weakness, performance of daily activities becomes increasingly difficult, which leads to reduced independence and quality of lif...

    Authors: Mariska M. H. P. Janssen, Jolinda Horstik, Paulien Klap and Imelda J. M. de Groot

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:84

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  39. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a treatment option for Parkinson’s disease patients when medication does not sufficiently manage their symptoms. DBS can be a highly effect therapy, but only after a time-consum...

    Authors: Kenneth H. Louie, Matthew N. Petrucci, Logan L. Grado, Chiahao Lu, Paul J. Tuite, Andrew G. Lamperski, Colum D. MacKinnon, Scott E. Cooper and Theoden I. Netoff

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:83

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. Neuropsychological tests of executive function have limited real-world predictive and functional relevance. An emerging solution for this limitation is to adapt the tests for implementation in virtual reality ...

    Authors: Meir Plotnik, Oran Ben-Gal, Glen M. Doniger, Amihai Gottlieb, Yotam Bahat, Maya Cohen, Shani Kimel-Naor, Gabi Zeilig and Michal Schnaider Beeri

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:82

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  41. Hemiparesis following stroke is often accompanied by spasticity. Spasticity is one factor among the multiple components of the upper motor neuron syndrome that contributes to movement impairment. However, the ...

    Authors: Hadar Lackritz, Yisrael Parmet, Silvi Frenkel-Toledo, Melanie C. Baniña, Nachum Soroker, John M. Solomon, Dario G. Liebermann, Mindy F. Levin and Sigal Berman

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:81

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. Studies using clinical measures have suggested that proprioceptive dysfunction is related to motor impairment of the upper extremity following adult stroke. We used robotic technology and clinical measures to ...

    Authors: Andrea M. Kuczynski, Adam Kirton, Jennifer A. Semrau and Sean P. Dukelow

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:80

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  43. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Tony Shu, Shan Shan Huang, Christopher Shallal and Hugh M. Herr

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:79

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:38

  44. The use of wearable sensor technology to collect patient health data, such as gait and physical activity, offers the potential to transform healthcare research. To maximise the use of wearable devices in pract...

    Authors: Alison Keogh, Kristin Taraldsen, Brian Caulfield and Beatrix Vereijken

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:78

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  45. Proprioceptive deficits after stroke are associated with poor upper limb function, slower motor recovery, and decreased self-care ability. Improving proprioception should enhance motor control in stroke surviv...

    Authors: I-Ling Yeh, Jessica Holst-Wolf, Naveen Elangovan, Anna Vera Cuppone, Kamakshi Lakshminarayan, Leonardo Capello, Lorenzo Masia and Jürgen Konczak

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:77

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  46. Falls commonly occur due to losses of balance associated with vertical body movements (e.g. reacting to uneven ground, street curbs). Research, however, has focused on horizontal perturbations, such as forward...

    Authors: Desiderio Cano Porras, Jesse V. Jacobs, Rivka Inzelberg, Yotam Bahat, Gabriel Zeilig and Meir Plotnik

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:75

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  47. The key challenge to constructing functional corticomuscular coupling (FCMC) is to accurately identify the direction and strength of the information flow between scalp electroencephalography (EEG) and surface ...

    Authors: Tie Liang, Qingyu Zhang, Xiaoguang Liu, Bin Dong, Xiuling Liu and Hongrui Wang

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:74

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics