Analysis of Upper Limb Movement in Multiple Sclerosis Subjects during Common Daily Actions

Pellegrino, Laura ;   Stranieri, Giorgia ;   Tiragallo, Elena ;   Tacchino, Andrea ;   Brichetto, Giampaolo ;   Coscia, Martina ;   Casadio, Maura

Tags Neurological disordersHuman performance - Activities of daily livingNeuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applications

The goal of this study was to investigate the movement and muscle activity of the upper limb during common activities of daily life in people...

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Brain Activation Profiles in mTBI: Evidence from Combined Resting-State EEG and MEG Activity

Li, Lianyang ;   Pagnotta, Mattia Federico ;   Arakaki, Xianghong ;   Tran, Thao ;   Strickland, David ;   Harrington, Michael ;   Zouridakis, George

Tags Neurological disordersNeurological disorders - Traumatic brain injury

In this study, we compared the brain activation profiles obtained from resting state Electroencephalographic (EEG) and...

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Handedness Change after Dominant Side Amputation: Evaluation from a Hand Laterality Judgment Task

Guo, Xiaoli ;   Lyu, Yuanyuan ;   Bekrater-Bodmann, Robin ;   Flor, Herta ;   Tong, Shanbao

Tags Human performance - CognitionNeurological disorders

Amputation of the dominant hand forces patients to use their non-dominant hand exclusively. Whether this chronic forced use of the...

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Impaired Regulation Post-Stroke of Motor Unit Firing Behavior during Volitional Relaxation of Knee Extensor Torque Assessed using High Density Surface EMG Decomposition

Murphy, Spencer ;   Berrios, Reivian ;   Nelson, Andrew ;   Negro, Francesco ;   Farina, Dario ;   Schmit, Brian ;   Hyngstrom, Allison

Tags Rehabilitation - StrokeRehabilitationNeurological disorders

The purpose of this study was to use high density surface EMG recordings to quantify stroke-related abnormalities in motor unit firing...

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Improved Concept and First Results of an Auditory Single-Switch BCI for the Future use in Disorders of Consciousness Patients

Bauernfeind, Günther ;   Horki, Petar ;   Kurz, Eva-Maria ;   Schippinger, Walter ;   Pichler, Gerald ;   Müller-Putz, Gernot

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceBrain functional imaging - EEGNeurological disorders

A promising approach to establish basic communication for disorders of consciousness (DOC) patients is the application of Brain-Computer...

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Locomotion and Eye Behaviour under Controlled Environment in Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease

Suzuki, Tatsuto ;   Yong, Keir ;   Yang, Biao ;   Carton, Amelia ;   McCarthy, Ian ;   Papadosifos, Nikolaos ;   Boampong, Derrick ;   Holloway, Catherine ;   Nick, Tyler ;   Crutch, Sebastian

Tags Neurological disordersHuman performance - Sensory-motorHuman performance - Activities of daily living

This study aimed to examine simple locomotion and eye behaviour of individuals with Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA) and typical Alzheimer’s...

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Long-Term Detection of Parkinsonian Tremor Activity from Subthalamic Nucleus Local Field Potentials

Houston, Brady ;   Blumenfeld, Zachary ;   Quinn, Emma ;   Bronte-Stewart, Helen ;   Chizeck, Howard

Tags Neural stimulation - Deep brainNeurological disordersNeural signals - Spectral analysis

Current deep brain stimulation paradigms deliver continuous stimulation to deep brain structures to ameliorate the symptoms of Parkinson’s...

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Low Frequency Overactivation in Dyslexia: Evidence from Resting State Magnetoencephalography

Pagnotta, Mattia Federico ;   Zouridakis, George ;   Li, Lianyang ;   Lizarazu, Mikel ;   Lallier, Marie ;   Molinaro, Nicola ;   Carreiras, Manuel

Tags Neurological disordersBrain functional imaging - MEG

In this study, we compared the brain activation profiles obtained from resting state Magnetoencephalographic (MEG) activity in 15 dyslexic...

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Monitoring Game-Based Motor Rehabilitation of Patients at Home for Better Plans of Care and Quality of Life

Ponte, Serena ;   Gabrielli, Silvia ;   Jonsdottir, Johanna ;   Morando, Matteo ;   Dellepiane, Silvana

Tags Rehabilitation - StrokeHuman performance - Activities of daily livingNeurological disorders

This paper describes the biomedical, remote monitoring infrastructure developed and currently tested in the EU REHAB@HOME project to...

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Motor Task Event Detection using Subthalamic Nucleus Local Field Potentials

Niketeghad, Soroush ;   Hebb, Adam O. ;   Nedrud, Joshua ;   Hanrahan, Sara ;   Mahoor, Mohammad H.

Tags Neural signals - Detection of transient eventsNeural stimulation - Deep brainNeurological disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) provides significant therapeutic benefit for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Current DBS devices...

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Muscle Synergies and Kinematics in Subjects with Multiple Sclerosis

Pellegrino, Laura ;   Coscia, Martina ;   Muller, Margit ;   Solaro, Claudio ;   Casadio, Maura

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsRehabilitationNeurological disorders

The goal of this study was to identify how changes in the organization of muscle synergies determine the impairment and the residual abilities...

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Muscle Synergies in Children with Dystonia Capture "Healthy" Patterns Regardless the Altered Motor Performance

Lunardini, Francesca ;   Casellato, Claudia ;   Bertucco, Matteo ;   Sanger, Terence David ;   Pedrocchi, Alessandra

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeurological disordersNeuromuscular systems - EMG models

Muscle synergies are hypothesized to represent motor modules recruited by the nervous system to flexibly perform subtasks necessary to...

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Optogenetic Control of Thalamus as a Tool for Interrupting Penicillin Induced Seizures

Han, Yechao ;   Ma, Feiqiang ;   Wang, Yueming ;   Li, Hongbao ;   Xu, Kedi

Tags Neurological disorders - EpilepsyNeural stimulation - Deep brainNeurological disorders

Penicillin epilepsy model, in term of epilepsy research, is one of the most useful acute experimental generalized epilepsy models. Though...

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Real-Time Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow by Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging after Cardiac Arrest in Rat

He, Junyun ;   Lu, Hongyang ;   Deng, Ruoxian ;   Young, Leanne ;   Tong, Shanbao ;   Jia, Xiaofeng

Tags Neurological disordersBrain functional imagingNeurological disorders - Diagnostic and evaluation techniques

Cardiac arrest (CA) results in global brain ischemia. To explore the role of cerebral blood flow (CBF) during ischemia, laser speckle contrast...

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Spatial Distribution of Nonlinear Interactions in Subthalamic Nucleus Local Field Potentials in Parkinson's Disease

Meloni, Gianluca ;   Sen, Anish ;   Abosch, Aviva ;   Ince, Nuri Firat

Tags Neural signals - Nonlinear analysisNeural stimulation - Deep brainNeurological disorders

Abnormally synchronized neural oscillations within the subthalamic nucleus have been proposed as a contributor to the pathophysiology of...

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Spatio-Spectral Characterization of Local Field Potentials in the Subthalamic Nucleus via Multitrack Microelectrode Recordings

Telkes, Ilknur ;   Ince, Nuri Firat ;   Onaran, Ibrahim ;   Abosch, Aviva

Tags Neural signals - Spectral analysisNeurological disordersNeural stimulation - Deep brain

Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) is a highly effective treatment for motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. However,...

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Therapeutic Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Motor Cortex in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Mukhopadhyay, Rupsha ;   Mahadevappa, Manjunatha ;   Prasanna, Lenka ;   Biswas, Abhishek

Tags Neural stimulation - Peripheral & spinalRehabilitationNeurological disorders

In the present study we have evaluated the electroencephalogram (EEG) signal recorded during ankle dorsiflexion in children with spastic...

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Towards a Responsive Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Essential Tremor

Opri, Enrico ;   Shute, Jonathan ;   Molina, Rene ;   Foote, Kelly ;   Okun, Michael ;   Gunduz, Aysegul

Tags Neural stimulation - Deep brainRehabilitation - Wearable systemsNeurological disorders

Intention tremor (IT), one of the symptoms of essential tremor (ET), occurs in the hands and arms. It is experienced during the initiation and...

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