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Technologies and combination therapies for enhancing movement training for people with a disability

Reinkensmeyer, DJ and Boninger, ML (2012) Technologies and combination therapies for enhancing movement training for people with a disability. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 9 (1).

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Abstract

There has been a dramatic increase over the last decade in research on technologies for enhancing movement training and exercise for people with a disability. This paper reviews some of the recent developments in this area, using examples from a National Science Foundation initiated study of mobility research projects in Europe to illustrate important themes and key directions for future research. This paper also reviews several recent studies aimed at combining movement training with plasticity or regeneration therapies, again drawing in part from European research examples. Such combination therapies will likely involve complex interactions with motor training that must be understood in order to achieve the goal of eliminating severe motor impairment. © 2012 Reinkensmeyer and Boninger; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Reinkensmeyer, DJ
Boninger, MLboninger@pitt.eduBONINGER
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Human Engineering Research Laboratories
Date: 2 April 2012
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
Volume: 9
Number: 1
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-17
Schools and Programs: School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences > Rehabilitation Science and Technology
Refereed: Yes
Article Type: Review
MeSH Headings: Combined Modality Therapy; Electric Stimulation Therapy--trends; Humans; Motion Therapy, Continuous Passive--trends; Movement Disorders--rehabilitation; Robotics--trends; Therapy, Computer-Assisted--trends
Other ID: NLM PMC3349545
PubMed Central ID: PMC3349545
PubMed ID: 22463132
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2013 18:47
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 03:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14763

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