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Effect of reduced training frequency on muscular strength.
Twenty-four men and 26 women (25 +/- 5 years) participating in 10 weeks (n = 27) and 18 weeks (n = 23) of variable resistance strength training programs were recruited to complete 12 weeks of reducedExpand
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Sexuality after stroke: patient counseling preferences
Abstract Purpose: Sexual dysfunction is common after stroke, but is frequently not addressed by healthcare providers. The aim of this study was to examine patient preferences for counseling relatedExpand
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Gait Training with a Robotic Leg Brace After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study
ObjectiveRobot-aided exercise therapy is a promising approach to enhance walking ability in stroke survivors. This study was designed to test a new robotic knee brace for restoring mobility in strokeExpand
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A wearable robotic knee orthosis for gait training: a case-series of hemiparetic stroke survivors
Background and Aim: Until recently, robotic devices for stroke rehabilitation had multi-joint designs that were often tethered to a treadmill for gait training. A new single-joint wearable roboticExpand
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Robot-Assisted Exercise for Hand Weakness After Stroke: A Pilot Study
Objective: Upper-limb paresis is a major source of disability in stroke survivors, and robotic device-aided exercise therapy is a promising approach to enhance motor abilities. Few robotic devicesExpand
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On the feasibility of wearable exotendon networks for whole-hand movement patterns in stroke patients
Fully wearable hand rehabilitation and assistive devices could extend training and improve quality of life for patients affected by hand impairments. However, such devices must deliver meaningfulExpand
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Robot-aided gait training in an individual with chronic spinal cord injury: a case study.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Traditional physical therapy is beneficial in restoring mobility in individuals who have sustained spinal cord injury (SCI), but residual limitations often persist. RoboticExpand
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Three upper limb robotic devices for stroke rehabilitation: a review and clinical perspective.
BACKGROUND Stroke is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Many survivors of stroke remain with residual disabilities, even years later. Advances in technology have led to the development of aExpand
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Exploration of Two Training Paradigms Using Forced Induced Weight Shifting With the Tethered Pelvic Assist Device to Reduce Asymmetry in Individuals After Stroke: Case Reports
Abstract Many robotic devices in rehabilitation incorporate an assist-as-needed haptic guidance paradigm to promote training. This error reduction model, while beneficial for skill acquisition, couldExpand
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EMG pattern classification to control a hand orthosis for functional grasp assistance after stroke
Wearable orthoses can function both as assistive devices, which allow the user to live independently, and as rehabilitation devices, which allow the user to regain use of an impaired limb. To beExpand
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