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Issue No. 02 - April-June (vol. 7)
ISSN: 1939-1412

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Haptics in Rehabilitation and Neural Engineering (PDF)

Antonio Frisoli , PERCRO Laboratory, TeCIP Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, via Moruzzi 1, 56123 Pisa, Italy
Marcia OrMalley , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 321, Houston, TX
Domenico Campolo , School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore
Kathleen Sienko , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2350 Hayward St., 3116 GG Brown, Ann Arbor, MI
pp. 107-109

Portable Haptic Interface with Omni-Directional Movement and Force Capability (Abstract)

Carlo Alberto Avizzano , Perceptual Robot. Lab. (PERCRO), Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy
Massimo Satler , Perceptual Robot. Lab. (PERCRO), Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy
Emanuele Ruffaldi , Perceptual Robot. Lab. (PERCRO), Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy
pp. 110-120

Planar Hand Motion Guidance Using Fingertip Skin-Stretch Feedback (Abstract)

Sumner L. Norman , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
Andrew J. Doxon , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Brian T. Gleeson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
William R. Provancher , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 121-130

Design of a Robotic Mobility System with a Modular Haptic Feedback Approach to Promote Socialization in Children (Abstract)

Xi Chen , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
Christina Ragonesi , Dept. of Phys. Therapy, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
James C. Galloway , Dept. of Phys. Therapy, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
Sunil K. Agrawal , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. 131-139

Neurocognitive Robot-Assisted Therapy of Hand Function (Abstract)

Jean-Claude Metzger , Rehabilitation Eng. Lab., ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Olivier Lambercy , Rehabilitation Eng. Lab., ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Antonella Califfi , Clinica Hildebrand Centro di Riabilitazione Brissago, Brissago, Switzerland
Fabio M. Conti , Clinica Hildebrand Centro di Riabilitazione Brissago, Brissago, Switzerland
Roger Gassert , Rehabilitation Eng. Lab., ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 140-149

Closed Loop Kinesthetic Feedback for Postural Control Rehabilitation (Abstract)

Fabien Verite , UPMC Univ. Paris 06, Paris, France
Wael Bachta , UPMC Univ. Paris 06, Paris, France
Guillaume Morel , UPMC Univ. Paris 06, Paris, France
pp. 150-160

Design and Development of an Affordable Haptic Robot with Force-Feedback and Compliant Actuation to Improve Therapy for Patients with Severe Hemiparesis (Abstract)

Andrew Theriault , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Marquette Univ., Milwaukee, WI, USA
Mark Nagurka , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Marquette Univ., Milwaukee, WI, USA
Michelle J. Johnson , Dept. of Phys. Med. & Rehabilitation, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 161-174

Mechanisms of Motor Recovery in Chronic and Subacute Stroke Patients Following a Robot-Aided Training (Abstract)

S. Mazzoleni , Biorobotics Inst., Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
L. Puzzolante , Neurological Rehabilitation & Brain Injury Unit, Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra, Italy
L. Zollo , Lab. of Biomed. Robot. & Biomicrosystems, Univ. Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy
P. Dario , Biorobotics Inst., Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
F. Posteraro , Neurological Rehabilitation & Brain Injury Unit, Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra, Italy
pp. 175-180

HyVE—Hybrid Vibro-Electrotactile Stimulation—Is an Efficient Approach to Multi-Channel Sensory Feedback (Abstract)

Marco D'Alonzo , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, BioRobotics Inst., Pontedera, Italy
Strahinja Dosen , Dept. for Neurorehabilitation Eng., Georg-August Univ., Gottingen, Germany
Christian Cipriani , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, BioRobotics Inst., Pontedera, Italy
Dario Farina , Dept. for Neurorehabilitation Eng., Georg-August Univ., Gottingen, Germany
pp. 181-190

Spatial Asymmetry in Tactile Sensor Skin Deformation Aids Perception of Edge Orientation During Haptic Exploration (Abstract)

Ruben D. Ponce Wong , Mech. & Aerosp. Eng. program, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
Randall B. Hellman , Mech. & Aerosp. Eng. program, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
Veronica J. Santos , Mech. & Aerosp. Eng. program, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 191-202

Exploring Teleimpedance and Tactile Feedback for Intuitive Control of the Pisa/IIT SoftHand (Abstract)

Arash Ajoudani , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Sasha B. Godfrey , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Matteo Bianchi , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Manuel G. Catalano , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Giorgio Grioli , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Nikos Tsagarakis , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
Antonio Bicchi , Dept. of Adv. Robot., Ist. Italiano di Tecnol., Genoa, Italy
pp. 203-215

Validating a Population Model of Tactile Mechanotransduction of Slowly Adapting Type I Afferents at Levels of Skin Mechanics, Single-Unit Response and Psychophysics (Abstract)

Gregory J. Gerling , Dept. of Syst. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Isabelle I. Rivest , Dept. of Syst. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Daine R. Lesniak , Dept. of Syst. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Jacob R. Scanlon , Dept. of Syst. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Lingtian Wan , Dept. of Syst. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 216-228

3DOM: A 3 Degree of Freedom Manipulandum to Investigate Redundant Motor Control (Abstract)

Julius Klein , Imperial Coll. of Sci., Technol. & Med., London, UK
Nicholas Roach , Imperial Coll. of Sci., Technol. & Med., London, UK
Etienne Burdet , Imperial Coll. of Sci., Technol. & Med., London, UK
pp. 229-239

Motor Learning Perspectives on Haptic Training for the Upper Extremities (Abstract)

Camille K. Williams , Dept. of Rehabilitation Sci., Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Heather Carnahan , Sch. of Human Kinetics & Recreation, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada
pp. 240-250

Effects of Kinesthetic and Cutaneous Stimulation During the Learning of a Viscous Force Field (Abstract)

Giulio Rosati , Dept. of Manage. & Eng., Univ. of Padua, Padua, Italy
Fabio Oscari , Dept. of Manage. & Eng., Univ. of Padua, Padua, Italy
Claudio Pacchierotti , Dept. of Inf. Eng. & Math., Univ. of Siena, Siena, Italy
Domenico Prattichizzo , Dept. of Inf. Eng. & Math., Univ. of Siena, Siena, Italy
pp. 251-263

To Know Your Own Strength: Overriding Natural Force Attenuation (Abstract)

Nicole L. Valles , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
Kyle B. Reed , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 264-269

Book Review: Human Robotics:Neuromechanics and Motor Control (PDF)

Etienne Burdet , MIT Press, 2013,
David W. Franklin , MIT Press, 2013,
Theodore Milner , MIT Press, 2013,
Herman van der Kooij , Biomechanical Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede,
Edwin van Asseldonk , Biomechanical Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede,
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