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  1. Falls are more prevalent in stroke survivors than age-matched healthy older adults because of their functional impairment. Rapid balance recovery reaction with adequate range-of-motion and fast response and mo...

    Authors: Melisa Junata, Kenneth Chik-Chi Cheng, Hok Sum Man, Charles Wai-Kin Lai, Yannie Oi-Yan Soo and Raymond Kai-Yu Tong

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:150

    Content type: Research

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  2. Individuals requiring greater physical assistance to practice walking complete fewer steps in physical therapy during subacute stroke rehabilitation. Powered exoskeletons have been developed to allow repetitio...

    Authors: Dennis R. Louie, W. Ben Mortenson, Melanie Durocher, Amy Schneeberg, Robert Teasell, Jennifer Yao and Janice J. Eng

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:149

    Content type: Research

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  3. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation method able to modulate neuronal activity after stroke. The aim of this systematic review was to determine if tDCS combined wi...

    Authors: Natalia Comino-Suárez, Juan C. Moreno, Julio Gómez-Soriano, Álvaro Megía-García, Diego Serrano-Muñoz, Julian Taylor, Mónica Alcobendas-Maestro, Ángel Gil-Agudo, Antonio J. del-Ama and Juan Avendaño-Coy

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:148

    Content type: Review

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  4. In this work, we present a novel sensory substitution system that enables to learn three dimensional digital information via touch when vision is unavailable. The system is based on a mouse-shaped device, desi...

    Authors: Mariacarla Memeo, Marco Jacono, Giulio Sandini and Luca Brayda

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:146

    Content type: Research

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  5. Maintaining upright posture is an unstable task that requires sophisticated neuro-muscular control. Humans use foot–ground interaction forces, characterized by point of application, magnitude, and direction to...

    Authors: Kaymie Shiozawa, Jongwoo Lee, Marta Russo, Dagmar Sternad and Neville Hogan

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:145

    Content type: Research

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  6. The cause of smoothness deficits as a proxy for quality of movement post stroke is currently unclear. Previous simulation analyses showed that spectral arc length (SPARC) is a valid metric for investigating sm...

    Authors: Mique Saes, Mohamed Irfan Mohamed Refai, Joost van Kordelaar, Bouke L. Scheltinga, Bert-Jan F. van Beijnum, Johannes B. J. Bussmann, Jaap H. Buurke, Peter H. Veltink, Carel G. M. Meskers, Erwin E. H. van Wegen and Gert Kwakkel

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:144

    Content type: Research

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  7. A shock-absorbing pylon (SAP) is a modular prosthetic component designed to attenuate impact forces, which unlike traditional pylons that are rigid, can compress to absorb, return, or dissipate energy. Previou...

    Authors: Jenny Anne Maun, Steven A. Gard, Matthew J. Major and Kota Z. Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:143

    Content type: Research

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  8. Motor learning of appropriate manual wheelchair propulsion is critical, as incorrect technique elevates risk for upper extremity pain. Virtual reality simulators allow users to practice this complex task in a ...

    Authors: Hui Yan and Philippe S. Archambault

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:142

    Content type: Research

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  9. While short term effects on upper limb function of stroke patients after training with robotic devices have been studied extensively, long term effects are often not addressed. HoMEcare aRm rehabiLItatioN (MER...

    Authors: Samantha G. Rozevink, Corry K. van der Sluis and Juha M. Hijmans

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:141

    Content type: Short report

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  10. The objective of this study is to highlight the effect of a robotic driver assistance module of powered wheelchair (PWC), using infrared sensors and accessorizing a commercial wheelchair) on the reduction of t...

    Authors: Emilie Leblong, Bastien Fraudet, Louise Devigne, Marie Babel, François Pasteau, Benoit Nicolas and Philippe Gallien

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:140

    Content type: Research

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  11. Many of the available gait monitoring technologies are expensive, require specialized expertise, are time consuming to use, and are not widely available for clinical use. The advent of video-based pose trackin...

    Authors: Sina Mehdizadeh, Hoda Nabavi, Andrea Sabo, Twinkle Arora, Andrea Iaboni and Babak Taati

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:139

    Content type: Research

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  12. The World Health Organisation’s global strategy for digital health emphasises the importance of patient involvement. Understanding the usability and acceptability of wearable devices is a core component of thi...

    Authors: Alison Keogh, Rob Argent, Amy Anderson, Brian Caulfield and William Johnston

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:138

    Content type: Review

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  13. Most stroke survivors have sustained upper limb impairment in their distal joints. An electromyography (EMG)-driven wrist/hand exoneuromusculoskeleton (WH-ENMS) was developed previously. The present study inve...

    Authors: Chingyi Nam, Bingbing Zhang, Tszying Chow, Fuqiang Ye, Yanhuan Huang, Ziqi Guo, Waiming Li, Wei Rong, Xiaoling Hu and Waisang Poon

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:137

    Content type: Research

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  14. Walking with a haptic tensile force applied to the hand in a virtual environment (VE) can induce adaptation effects in both chronic stroke and non-stroke individuals. These effects are reflected in spatiotempo...

    Authors: Gianluca U. Sorrento, Philippe S. Archambault and Joyce Fung

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:136

    Content type: Research

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  15. There is growing interest in the use of wearable devices that track upper limb activity after stroke to help determine and motivate the optimal dose of upper limb practice. The purpose of this study was to exp...

    Authors: Lisa A. Simpson, Carlo Menon, Antony J. Hodgson, W. Ben Mortenson and Janice J. Eng

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:135

    Content type: Research

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  16. After stroke, motor control is often negatively affected, leaving survivors with less muscle strength and coordination, increased tone, and abnormal synergies (coupled joint movements) in their affected upper ...

    Authors: Joseph V. Kopke, Levi J. Hargrove and Michael D. Ellis

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:134

    Content type: Research

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  17. Some people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) frequently have an unsteady gait with shuffling, reduced strength, and increased rigidity. This study has investigated the difference in the neuromuscular strategies o...

    Authors: Sana M. Keloth, Sridhar P. Arjunan, Sanjay Raghav and Dinesh Kant Kumar

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:133

    Content type: Research

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  18. Physical therapy treatments incorporating equine movement are recognized as an effective tool to treat functional mobility and balance in children with cerebral palsy (CP). To date, only a few studies examined...

    Authors: Priscilla Lightsey, Yonghee Lee, Nancy Krenek and Pilwon Hur

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:132

    Content type: Research

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  19. Scapular dyskinesis, i.e., the deviant mobility or function of the scapula, hampers upper limb function in daily life. A typical sign of scapular dyskinesis is a scapula alata—a protrusion of the shoulder blad...

    Authors: Anna-Maria Georgarakis, Michele Xiloyannis, Christian Dettmers, Michael Joebges, Peter Wolf and Robert Riener

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:131

    Content type: Research

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  20. In recent years, many studies focused on the use of robotic devices for both the assessment and the neuro-motor reeducation of upper limb in subjects after stroke, spinal cord injuries or affected by neurologi...

    Authors: Giulia Aurora Albanese, Elisa Taglione, Cecilia Gasparini, Sara Grandi, Foebe Pettinelli, Claudio Sardelli, Paolo Catitti, Giulio Sandini, Lorenzo Masia and Jacopo Zenzeri

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:130

    Content type: Research

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  21. Human beings can enhance their distance running performance with the help of assistive devices. Although several such devices are available, they are heavy and bulky, which limits their use in everyday activit...

    Authors: Jaeha Yang, Junil Park, Jihun Kim, Sungjin Park and Giuk Lee

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:129

    Content type: Research

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  22. User preference has the potential to facilitate the design, control, and prescription of prostheses, but we do not yet understand which physiological factors drive preference, or if preference is associated wi...

    Authors: Tyler R. Clites, Max K. Shepherd, Kimberly A. Ingraham, Leslie Wontorcik and Elliott J. Rouse

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:128

    Content type: Research

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  23. Augmented Reality (AR)-based interventions are applied in neurorehabilitation with increasing frequency. Depth perception is required for the intended interaction within AR environments. Until now, however, it...

    Authors: Chiara Höhler, Nils David Rasamoel, Nina Rohrbach, John Paulin Hansen, Klaus Jahn, Joachim Hermsdörfer and Carmen Krewer

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:127

    Content type: Research

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  24. Modeling human motor control and predicting how humans will move in novel environments is a grand scientific challenge. Researchers in the fields of biomechanics and motor control have proposed and evaluated m...

    Authors: Seungmoon Song, Łukasz Kidziński, Xue Bin Peng, Carmichael Ong, Jennifer Hicks, Sergey Levine, Christopher G. Atkeson and Scott L. Delp

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:126

    Content type: Review

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  25. Some people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) report poorer dynamic postural stability following high-frequency deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN-DBS), which may contribute to an increased fal...

    Authors: Zachary J. Conway, Peter A. Silburn, Thushara Perera, Karen O’Maley and Michael H. Cole

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:125

    Content type: Research

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  26. Falls are a leading cause of accidental deaths and injuries worldwide. The risk of falling is especially high for individuals suffering from balance impairments. Retrospective surveys and studies of simulated ...

    Authors: Yaar Harari, Nicholas Shawen, Chaithanya K. Mummidisetty, Mark V. Albert, Konrad P. Kording and Arun Jayaraman

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:124

    Content type: Research

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  27. Due to disrupted motor and proprioceptive function, lower limb amputation imposes considerable challenges associated with balance and greatly increases risk of falling in presence of perturbations during walki...

    Authors: Andrej Olenšek, Matjaž Zadravec, Helena Burger and Zlatko Matjačić

    Citation: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2021 18:123

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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  37. 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

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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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  41. 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

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  42. 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

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  43. 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

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  44. 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

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  45. 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

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  46. 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

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  47. 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

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  48. 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

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