Vitor Moreira

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Spasticity is a common pathological phenomenon in clinical practices, frequently expressed as a stroke, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy. The accurate quantification of spasticity allows early action to prevent the(More)
BACKGROUND While acute effects of stress on pain are well described, those produced by chronic stress are still a matter of dispute. Previously we demonstrated that chronic unpredictable stress results in antinociception in the tail-flick test, an effect that is mediated by increased levels of corticosteroids. In the present study, we evaluated nociception(More)
Spasticity is a common and complex motor disorder that affects more than 12 million persons in the world. There are several studies on spasticity quantification in the literature but there is still a need for measurement improvements. This paper presents the validation, in clinical environment, of a mechatronic medical device, dedicated, and specially(More)
The main goal of Fiddle, a distributed debugging engine, is to provide a flexible platform for developing debugging tools. Fiddle provides a layered set of interfaces with a minimal set of debugging functionalities, for the inspection and control of distributed and multi-threaded applications. This paper illustrates how Fiddle is used to support integrated(More)
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