A Hybrid NMES-Exoskeleton for Real Objects Interaction

Crema, Andrea ;   Mancuso, Matteo ;   Frisoli, Antonio ;   Salsedo, Fabio ;   Raschellà, Flavio ;   Micera, Silvestro

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – Neuromuscular stimulationMotor neuroprostheses – RoboticsNeuromuscular systems – Neurorehabilitation

Clinicians constantly face the need to rehabilitate stroke patients to re-establish coordinate reach and grasp. Current rehabilitation...

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Alpha Rebound Improves On-Line Detection of the End of Motor Imageries

Lindig, Cecilia ;   Bougrain, Laurent ;   Rimbert, Sebastien

Tags Motor neuroprostheses

Abstract?Limb movement execution or imagination induce sensorimotor rhythms that can be detected in electroencephalographic (EEG)...

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Classification of Motor Unit Activity Following Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

Kapelner, Tamas ;   Jiang, Ning ;   Vujaklija, Ivan ;   Aszmann, Oskar ;   Holobar, Ales ;   Farina, Dario

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural signal processing – Blind source separationNeuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applications

For the past six decades, signal processing methods for myoelectric control of prostheses consisted mainly of calculating time- and frequency...

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Design and Validation of a Myoelectric Implant and an Implantable Neural Stimulator for Control of Prosthetics and Restoration of Sensation

McDonnall, Daniel ;   Smith, Christopher Farand ;   Hiatt, Scott ;   Guillory, Kenneth Shane ;   Merrill, Daniel

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural interfaces – Implantable systemsNeural interfaces – Neural stimulation

We describe the development and testing of implantable devices for recording myoelectric signals from residual arm muscles for control of...

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Dynamic Forward Prediction for Prosthetic Hand Control by Integration of EMG, MMG and Kinematic Signals

Xiloyannis, Michele ;   Gavriel, Constantinos ;   Thomik, Andreas Alexander Christian ;   Faisal, A. Aldo

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeuromuscular systems – Peripheral mechanismsNeural interfaces – Sensors and body interfaces

We propose a new framework for extracting information from extrinsic muscles in the forearm that will allow a continuous, natural and...

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Effect of Additional Mechanical Sensor Data on an EMG-Based Pattern Recognition System for a Powered Leg Prosthesis

Spanias, John ;   Simon, Ann ;   Ingraham, Kimberly ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural signal processing

Powered lower limb prostheses can improve amputees' ability to traverse stairs and ramps by providing positive mechanical work at the knee...

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Efficacy of Torque versus Myocontrol for Active, Robotic-Assisted Rehabilitation of the Shoulder after Stroke: An Experimental Study

Paredes Calderon, Liliana Patricia ;   Farina, Dario ;   Shin, Yong-Il ;   Turolla, Andrea

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – RoboticsNeurological disorders – StrokeNeuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applications

Here we investigate whether torque or myoelectric control was more efficient during active, robotic-assisted therapy. Eleven hemiparetic...

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Evaluation of Regression Methods for the Continuous Decoding of Finger Movement from Surface EMG and Accelerometry

Krasoulis, Agamemnon ;   Vijayakumar, Sethu ;   Nazarpour, Kianoush

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural signal processing

The reconstruction of finger movement activity from surface electromyography (sEMG) has been proposed for the proportional and...

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Gaussian Process Regression for Accurate Prediction of Prosthetic Limb Movements from the Natural Kinematics of Intact Limbs

Xiloyannis, Michele ;   Gavriel, Constantinos ;   Thomik, Andreas Alexander Christian ;   Faisal, A. Aldo

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural interfaces – Sensors and body interfacesNeuromuscular systems – Peripheral mechanisms

We propose a new framework for extracting information from extrinsic muscles in the forearm that will allow a continuous, natural and...

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Linear Regression using Intramuscular EMG for Simultaneous Myoelectric Control of a Wrist and Hand System

Smith, Lauren ;   Kuiken, Todd ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Motor neuroprosthesesNeural signal processingNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

Clinically available myoelectric prostheses are limited by the inability to control multiple degrees of freedom simultaneously. Linear...

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Real-Time Closed-Loop FES Control of Muscle Activation with Evoked EMG Feedback

Li, Zhan ;   Hayashibe, Mitsuhiro ;   Andreu, David ;   Guiraud, David

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – Neuromuscular stimulationNeuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems – Neurorehabilitation

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a useful technique for restoring motor functions for spinal cord injured (SCI) patients. Muscle...

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Recognition of Ascending Stairs from 2D Images for Control of Powered Lower Limb Prostheses

Krausz, Nili Eliana ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeural interfaces – Sensors and body interfacesNeuromuscular systems – Wearable systems

Intent recognition is essential for effective control of powered assistive devices, such as powered lower limb prostheses, exoskeletons, or...

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System Identification of Brain-Machine Interface Control using a Cursor Jump Perturbation

Stavisky, Sergey ;   Kao, Jonathan ;   Sorokin, Jordan ;   Ryu, Stephen ;   Shenoy, Krishna V.

Tags Motor neuroprosthesesBrain-computer/machine interface

Inspired by control theoretic approaches to studying motor control, we experimentally measured how a brain-machine interface (BMI) user...

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Tibialis Anterior Electromyographic Analysis during Fast Dorsiflexion: Relationship with Recovery of Gait, Muscle Strength and Evoked Potentials during Subacute Spinal Cord Injury

Bravo-Esteban, Elisabeth ;   Taylor, Julian S ;   Avila-Martin, Gerardo ;   Simon-Martinez, Cristina ;   Torricelli, Diego ;   Pons, Jose Luis ;   Gómez-Soriano, Julio

Tags Neurological disorders – Diagnostic and evaluation techniquesNeuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems – Neurorehabilitation

Neurorehabilitation of voluntary motor function after incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) is often performed without periodic...

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Time Delayed Control of an Ionic Polymer Metal Composite Actuator for a Hand Exoskeleton

Rhee, Kyehan

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Wearable systemsMotor neuroprostheses – RoboticsNeuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulation

Hand exoskeletons have been used not only for assistive purpose of the activities of daily living (ADL) for the aged, injured or handicapped...

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Towards Corticospinal Neuroprosthesys to Restore Locomotion after Neuromotor Disorders or Injuries

Milekovic, Tomislav ;   Borton, David ;   Capogrosso, Marco ;   Martin Moraud, Eduardo ;   Gandar, Jerome ;   Laurens, Jean ;   Buse, Nicholas ;   Detemple, Peter ;   Denison, Timothy ;   Bloch, Jocelyne ;   Micera, Silvestro ;   Bezard, Erwan ;   Courtine, Gregoire

Tags Motor neuroprosthesesNeural interfaces – Neural stimulationNeurological disorders

Electrical spinal cord stimulation (ESCS) can improve motor control after various neurological disorders. However, current technologies...

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Wireless for Peripheral Nerve Prosthesis and Safety

Jegadeesan, Rangarajan ;   Thakor, Nitish ;   Yen, Shih-Cheng

Tags Motor neuroprosthesesMotor neuroprostheses – Neuromuscular stimulation

Dysfunctional motor and sensory functions in limbs due to proximal nerve injury affects numerous people around the world. Complete...

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