A Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Strategy based on Muscle Synergy for Stroke Rehabilitation

Zhuang, Cheng ;   Márquez Ruiz, Juan Carlos ;   Qu, Hongen ;   He, Xin ;   Lan, Ning

Tags Neuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems – Learning and adaptionNeuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulation

Recent experiments have suggested that the central nervous system (CNS) makes use of muscle synergies as a neural strategy to simplify...

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A Novel Extreme Learning Machine for Dimensionality Reduction on Finger Movement Classification using Semg

Anam, Khairul ;   Al-Jumaily, Adel

Tags Neuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applicationsNeural signal processing

Projecting a high dimensional feature to a low dimensional feature without compromising the feature characteristic is a challenging task. This...

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A Versatile Fast-Development Platform Applied to Closed-Loop Diaphragmatic Pacing

Zbrzeski, Adeline ;   Siu, Ricardo ;   Bornat, Yannick ;   Hillen, Brian ;   Jung, Ranu ;   Renaud, Sylvie

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationNeural interfaces – Neural stimulationNeuromuscular systems – Learning and adaption

People with cervical spinal cord injury have partial or complete loss of ventilatory control and require ventilator assist. Open-loop...

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Adaptive Control of a Robotic Exoskeleton for Neurorehabilitation

Proietti, Tommaso ;   Jarrassé, Nathanael ;   Roby-Brami, Agnes ;   Morel, Guillaume

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationNeuromuscular systems – Wearable systemsNeuromuscular systems – Learning and adaption

Neurorehabilitation efficiency increases with therapy intensity and subject's involvement during physical exercises. Robotic exoskeletons could...

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An Investigation into the Reliability of Upper-Limb Robotic Exoskeleton Measurements for Clinical Evaluation in Neurorehabilitation

Fong, Justin ;   Crocher, Vincent ;   Oetomo, Denny ;   Tan, Ying

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationNeurological disorders – Diagnostic and evaluation techniquesNeurological disorders – Stroke

Robotic exoskeletons are increasingly being used for neurorehabilitation, due to a number of perceived advantages. Once such advantage is...

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Computational Studies on Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle: Modeling Ion Channels and Their Role in Generating Electrical Activity

Mahapatra, Chitaranjan ;   Brain, Keith L. ;   Manchanda, Rohit

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulationNeural interfaces – Computational modeling and simulationBrain physiology and modeling – Neuron modeling and simulation

Urinary incontinence (UI) is the involuntary loss of urine that creates a social or hygiene problem, which has detrimental effects on quality...

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Frequency Domain Identification of Proprioceptive Evoked Potentials in Compliant Kinematic Experiments

Akinin, Abraham ;   Govil, Nikhil ;   Poizner, Howard ;   Cauwenberghs, Gert

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulationBrain functional imaging – EEGHuman performance – Sensory-motor

Proprioception is a critical component of closed-loop motor control with sensory information being used to dynamically adjust and correct...

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Intuitive Motion Classification from EMG for the 3-D Arm Motions Coordinated by Multiple DoFs

Zhang, Qin ;   Xiong, Caihua ;   Zheng, Chengfei

Tags Neuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applicationsNeural interfaces – Sensors and body interfacesNeuromuscular systems – Learning and adaption

Surface Electromyography (EMG) has been considered as a viable human-machine interface in the context of human-centered robotics. In order...

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Lower-Limb Muscle Activity when Walking on Different Slippery Surfaces

Whitmore, Mariah ;   Hargrove, Levi ;   Perreault, Eric

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Locomotion, posture and balanceMotor neuroprosthesesMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

Falls initiated by slipping are a major cause for concern for lower-limb amputees, due to their lacking the distal musculature that aids in...

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Modeling 3D Tremor Signals with a Quaternion Weighted Fourier Linear Combiner

Adhikari, Kabita ;   Tatinati, Sivanagaraja ;   Veluvolu, Kalyana C. ;   Nazarpour, Kianoush

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulation

Physiological tremor is an involuntary and rhythmic movement of the body specially the hands. The vibrations in hand-held surgical instruments...

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Multimodal Virtual Reality Platform for the Rehabilitation of Phantom Limb Pain

Wake, Naoki ;   Sano, Yuko ;   Oya, Reishi ;   Sumitani, Masahiko ;   Kumagaya, Shin-ichiro ;   Kuniyoshi, Yasuo

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationNeural interfaces – Sensors and body interfacesMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

Amputees usually perceive vivid awareness of their lost body parts after the amputation (phantom limbs). Phantom limb pain (PLP) is intense...

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On the Control of a Muscular Force Model including Muscular Fatigue

Maillard, Aurore ;   Yochum, Maxime ;   Bakir, Toufik ;   Binczak, Stéphane

Tags Neuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applications

Electromyostimulation has been used for several decades by athletes or physiotherapists in order to create a muscular reinforcement....

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Rate-Dependent Hysteresis in the EMG-Force Relationship: A New Discovery in EMG-Force Relationship

Zhang, Dingguo ;   Pan, Lizhi

Tags Neuromuscular systems – EMG models, processing and applications

In this study, we analyzed the existence of ratedependent hysteresis in the electromyography (EMG)-force relationship. Eight able-bodied...

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Sensory Synergy: Modeling the Neural Dynamics of Environmental Feedback to the Central Nervous System

Alnajjar, Fady SK ;   Itkonen, Matti ;   Nagai, Chikara ;   Shimoda, Shingo

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationHuman performance – Sensory-motorSensory neuroprostheses

Human motions are a result of complex-neural interactions between the central nervous system (CNS), sensory and musculoskeletal systems. In...

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Similar Trial-By-Trial Adaptation Behavior across Transhumeral Amputees and Able-Bodied Subjects

Johnson, Reva ;   Kording, Konrad ;   Hargrove, Levi ;   Sensinger, Jonathon W.

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Learning and adaptionMotor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

EMG control of powered upper limb prostheses is difficult and imprecise. One approach for improving control is to help amputees develop more...

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Sliding Mode Control of Intramuscular Functional Electrical Stimulation using Fuzzy Neural Network with Terminal Sliding Mode Learning

Sadat-Hosseini, Seyyed Hossein ;   Erfanian, Abbas

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsMotor neuroprostheses – Neuromuscular stimulation

In this paper, we propose a robust control strategy for control of ankle joint angle using intramuscular functional electrical stimulation...

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Video Game Speech Rehabilitation for Velopharyngeal Dysfunction: Feasibility and Pilot Testing

Cler, Meredith ;   Voysey, Graham ;   Stepp, Cara

Tags Neuromuscular systems – NeurorehabilitationMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsHuman performance – Sensory-motor

Poor control over the velopharyngeal (VP) port (connection between the oral and nasal cavities) leads to unintelligible speech; this VP...

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