Thomas Brendel

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In this paper the novel mobile robotic gait rehabilitation system CORBYS is presented. The system consists of a mobile platform and a powered orthosis attached to the platform. Beside the mobility, i.e. overground walking, due to introduced degrees of freedom (DOFs) CORBYS gait rehabilitation system, in contrast to existing gait rehabilitation robotic(More)
UNLABELLED Abstract Background: Person-centered teachers who are more empathic and "indirect" (accept, encourage, praise and ask questions) tend to be more effective than those who are "direct" (lecture, give directions and criticize) (Amidon & Flanders 1991). The Flanders Interaction Analysis (FIA) is a tool for diagnosing these teaching aspects, though(More)
The objective of the study is to analyze the opinion about traditional and online learning methods with respect to course, content, teacher and reachability. Keeping this in view, a software study was conducted and which was aimed to develop the learning tool which is known as " Knowledge Connection " for Sank-Hara Computer Centre for Education and(More)
CONTEXT Studies have shown that patients' subjective perceptions of physicians' competence and friendliness are relevant aspects of a successful treatment, influencing patients' well-being and trust in the physician. Psychological research has repeatedly shown that unconsciously contracting muscles that are usually used to smile can intensify and even(More)
Large-vessel involvement is increasingly recognized in giant cell arteritis (GCA) and frequently occurs with an unspecific systemic inflammatory syndrome or fever of unknown origin. We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman with a history of polymyalgia rheumatica who presented with progressive weight loss, unexplained anemia, and a marked humoral(More)
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