Can a Visual Biofeedback System based on Predictive Information Improve Postural Performance?

D’Anna, Carmen ;   Schmid, Maurizio ;   Scorza, Andrea ;   Goffredo, Michela ;   Sciuto, Salvatore Andrea ;   Conforto, Silvia

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsTechnologies for active ageing

The aim of this study is to assess if predictive information can be used to implement visual biofeedback (VBF) systems to improve postural…

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Neuro-Mechanics of Muscle Coordination during Recumbent Pedaling in Post-Acute Stroke Patients

De Marchis, Cristiano ;   Ambrosini, Emilia ;   Schmid, Maurizio ;   Monticone, Marco ;   Pedrocchi, Alessandra ;   Ferrigno, Giancarlo ;   D’Alessio, Tommaso ;   Conforto, Silvia ;   Ferrante, Simona

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsNeurological disorders – StrokeNeuromuscular systems – EMG processing and applications

Motor impairment after stroke has been hypothesized to be related, among others, to impairments in the modular control of movement. In this…

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Time to Boundary Function to Assess Upright Stance in Blind Children

D’Anna, Carmen ;   Gazzellini, Simone ;   Petrarca, Maurizio ;   Vasco, Gessica ;   Castelli, Enrico ;   Schmid, Maurizio ;   Conforto, Silvia

Tags Neuromuscular systems – Postural and balance

The goal of this preliminary study was to assess the difference in postural stability between blind and sighted children using the Time to…

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