Francisco Molina-Rueda

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INTRODUCTION Telemedicine is the application of telemedicine. There is not a new branch of medicine, but a way of exercising through systems that seek to alleviate the physical separation of its protagonists. There are many activities closely related to telemedicine, such as the telecare of socio-distance services, telehealth, which is responsible for(More)
INTRODUCTION Equine therapy, an intervention method that has been practiced for decades around the world, is used to treat patients susceptible to psychomotor delays. OBJECTIVES We examine development of gross motor function compared to other psychomotor skills in patients undergoing this therapy, and analyse how this improvement affects general health(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical and psychometric properties of stroke motor assessment scales. DATA SOURCES The databases consulted for the literature research were MEDLINE, PEDro, ISI Web of Knowledge, and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL). The search was carried out between March 2011 and January 2014. STUDY SELECTION Studies(More)
Background: The association between motor-related cortical activity and peripheral stimulation with temporal precision has been proposed as a possible intervention to facilitate cortico-muscular pathways and thereby improve motor rehabilitation after stroke. Previous studies with patients have provided evidence of the possibility to implement brain-machine(More)
BACKGROUND Currently, knowledge is lacking about whether subjects with traumatic unilateral transtibial amputation (UTA) have a compromised ability to voluntarily move their center of gravity (COG) to positions within the limits of stability. OBJECTIVE To analyze the ability to voluntarily move the COG to positions within the limits of stability in a(More)
BACKGROUND Subjects with lower limb amputation develop new motor control strategies to preserve balance when they experience unexpected perturbations. Most studies performed thus far have not aimed to discuss the possible differences in postural control between subjects with vascular unilateral transtibial amputation (UTA) and subjects with traumatic UTA.(More)
INTRODUCTION In recent decades there has been a special interest in theories that could explain the regulation of motor control, and their applications. These theories are often based on models of brain function, philosophically reflecting different criteria on how movement is controlled by the brain, each being emphasised in different neural components of(More)
New motor rehabilitation therapies include virtual reality (VR) and robotic technologies. In limb rehabilitation, limb posture is required to (1) provide a limb realistic representation in VR games and (2) assess the patient improvement. When exoskeleton devices are used in the therapy, the measurements of their joint angles cannot be directly used to(More)
INTRODUCTION The limitations of gait in children with cerebral palsy are common. In fact, the training of locomotion is an essential therapeutic goal. There are various treatment approaches, but in recent years, the treadmill training, framed within the motor learning task-oriented, has increased its presence at the clinical level. AIM To determine(More)
BACKGROUND Lower limb amputees exhibit postural control deficits during standing which can affect their walking ability. OBJECTIVES The primary purpose of the present study was to analyze the thorax, pelvis, and hip kinematics and the hip internal moment in the frontal plane during gait in subjects with Unilateral Transtibial Amputation (UTA). METHOD(More)