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Upper limb assessment in tetraplegia: clinical, functional and kinematic correlations
The aim of this study was to correlate clinical and functional evaluations with kinematic variables of upper limp reach-to-grasp movement in patients with tetraplegia. Twenty chronic patients wereExpand
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Study of the different types of actuators and mechanisms for upper limb prostheses.
Research in the area of actuators and mechanisms has shown steadily growing technological advances in externally activated upper limb prostheses. From among the actuators, advances include the use ofExpand
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Improvement of metabolic and cardiorespiratory responses through treadmill gait training with neuromuscular electrical stimulation in quadriplegic subjects.
This work assessed the influence of treadmill gait training with neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on the metabolic and cardiorespiratory responses in quadriplegic subjects. The gait groupExpand
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Artificial sensorimotor integration in spinal cord injured subjects through neuromuscular and electrotactile stimulation.
Spinal cord injured (SCI) subjects lack sensorimotor functions. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) systems have been used to artificially restore motor functions, but without proprioceptiveExpand
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An artificial grasping evaluation system for the paralysed hand
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been used in upper limb rehabilitation towards restoring motor hand function. Quantitative evaluation of the artificially generated movement isExpand
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Altered left ventricular diastolic function in subjects with spinal cord injury
Study design:This is cross-sectional study.Objectives:The aim of this study is to investigate the cardiac structure and function of subjects with spinal cord injury (SCI) and the impact of metabolic,Expand
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Clinical and radiographic evaluation of the shoulder of spinal cord injured patients undergoing rehabilitation program
Study design:Clinical and radiographic evaluation of the shoulders of tetraplegic and paraplegic patients who attend rehabilitation program.Objectives:The objective of this study is to establish theExpand
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A hybrid system for upper limb movement restoration in quadriplegics.
Generally, quadriplegic individuals have difficulties performing object manipulation. Toward satisfactory manipulation, reach and grasp movements must be performed with voluntary control, and forExpand
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Circulating microRNAs, Vascular Risk, and Physical Activity in Spinal Cord-Injured Subjects.
The aim of this study was to compare the expression of serum microRNAs (miRNAs) in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) (athletes [SCI-A] and sedentary [SCI-S]) and able-bodied (AB) individuals,Expand
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Effects of quadriceps and anterior tibial muscles electrical stimulation on the feet and ankles of patients with spinal cord injuries
Study design:Controlled clinical test.Objectives:The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of quadriceps and anterior tibial muscles electrical stimulation on the feet and ankles ofExpand
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