From left to right: Thierry Keller (IFESS President), Jovana Malešević, Christine Azevedo Coste (Conference Chair), Benoît Sijobert, Victor H. Duenas
Jovana Maleševic (Tecnalia, Serbia)
Evolution of surface motor activation zones in hemiplegic patients during 20 sessions of FES therapy with multi-pad electrodes
Benoît Sijobert (INRIA / University of Montpellier, France)
Effects of sensitive electrical stimulation based cueing in Parkinson's disease: preliminary study
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Victor H. Duenas (University of Florida, USA)
Influence of Vibration Stimuli on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Femoris Muscle Group
From left to right: Glen Davis (IFESS Vice President), Nalan Ektas, Nobusuke Shibata, Matthias Müller, Thierry Keller (IFESS President)
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Matthias Müller (Dept. of Microsystems Engineering IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany)
Fabrication of Flat Electrodes Utilizing Picosecond Laser Manufacturing Technology
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Nobusuke Shibata (Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University Hospital, Japan)
Post Contraction Hyperemia after Electrical Stimulation
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Nalan Ektas (Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sidney, Australia)
Development of a Sliding Stretcher FES-Rowing System
Andrea Sarasola Sanz (Medical Robotics Laboratory, Department of Electronics Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy) et al
Design of a Contralaterally Triggered Neuroprosthesis for the Paralyzed Eyelid: Surface EMG Mapping of the Orbicularis Oculi Muscle for Real-time Eye Blink Detection
Ard Westerveld (Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands) et al
Passive Reach and Grasp with Functional Electrical Stimulation and Robotic Arm Support
Aikaterini D. Koutsou ( Bioengineering Group, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC),
Madrid, Spain) et al
A novel method for the analysis of forearm muscle activation by selective sFES
Robin Gibbons (Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance, Brunel University, UK) et al
FES-rowing can alter cardiac structure and function in SCI: a pilot study
Bradley Holinski (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) et al
Intraspinal Microstimulation for Restoring Walking
Abigail Koppes ( Department of Biomedical Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA) et al
Exogenous Electrical Stimulation Promotes Unbiased, Robust Neurite Outgrowth and Non-Neural Cell Migration in 2D and 3D
Tim Boretius (Department of Microsystems Engineering-IMTEK, Laboratory of Biomedical Microtechnology, University of Freiburg, Germany) et al
On the Stability of PEDOT as Coating Material for Active Neural Implants
Thomas N. Nielsen (Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark) et al.
Stimulation selectivity of an interfascicular electrode in the sciatic nerve of rabbits
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Cheryl L. Lynch (Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada) et al
Including non-ideal behaviour in simulations of functional electrical stimulation applications
Changmok Choi (KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea) et al.
A New Surface Electromyography Amplitude Estimation Method
Yuji Inagaki (Department of Restorative Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan) et al.
Change of Motor Cortical Excitability after EMG Triggered FES Combined with Mirror Therapy in Healthy Subjects
Tim Boretius (Department of Microsystems Engineering-IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany) et al
Transverse Intrafascicular Multichannel Electrode (TIME) an Interface to Peripheral Nerves: Preliminary In-vivo Results in Rats
Leandro R. Solis ( Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada) et al
Changes in superficial pressure and tissue oxygenation levels due to contractions elicited by intermittent electrical stimulation for the prevention of deep tissue injury
Albert H. Vette (University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada) et al.
Time delay from muscle activation to torque generation during quiet stance: implications for closed-loop control via FES
Kristian R. Nielsen (Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Aalborg University, Denmark) et al
Vagus nerve activity based prediction of epileptic seizures in rats
Ann M. Tokay - Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Robert A. Gaunt - University of Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Daniel R. Moroz - University of Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Milan Djilas (Demar Project)
Hilton Kaplan (University of Southern California)
Robert Gaunt (University of Alberta)
Simona Ferrante (NITLab - TBMLab, Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano Via Garofalo Milano, Italy) et al Paper
Quantitative evaluation of stimulation strategies for FES cycling
Klakowicz PM (Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada ) et al Paper
Increased H-reflexes boost muscle contractions during tetanic stimulation of the tibial nerve in neurologically-intact persons
Kurstjens GAM (Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark) et al Paper
Intraoperative recording of neurographic signals from cuff electrodes on extradural sacral roots in human
Michael Russold (Liverpool UK) et al Paper
A stomal sphincter configured from the rectus abdominis muscle in pigs. First results.
Eric Chemineau (Aalborg Denmark) et al Paper
A Modeling Study of the Recording Selectivity of Longitudinal Intrafascicular Electrodes
Dries Hettinga (Brunel UK and Alberta Canada) et al Paper
FES-rowing for persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Thomas O'Halloran (Biomedical Electronics Laboratory, University of Limerick, Ireland) et al Paper
"Effect of modifying stimulation profile on loading response during FES-corrected Foot Drop"
Che Fornusek (Rehabilitation Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia) et al, Paper
"Maximising muscle forces during FES-LCE via low pedalling cadence"
Peter Boord (University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney, Australia) et al Paper
"Alpha band activity during eye-closure in peaople with spinal ciord injury"
V. Vince (Neural Rehabilitation Engineering Unit, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Brussels, Belgium) et al. Paper
"Biocompatibility Testing of Platinum Metallized Silicone Rubber"
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Dawn M. Taylor (Arizona State University) et al Paper
"Using Virtual Reality to Test the Feasibility of Controlling an Upper Limb FES System Directly From Multiunit Activity in the Motor Cortex"
Thomas Fuhr (Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technixche Universitat Munchen, Munich Germany) et al Paper
"Walk! - Experiments with a Cooperative Neuroprosthetic System for the Restoration of Gait"
Petra Mela (University of Twente) et al Paper
"Muscle Length Dependence of Optimal Stimulation Patterns"
Schuettler Martin (Freiburg, Germany) Paper
"18 polar Hybrid Cuff Electrodes for Stimulation of Peripheral Nerves“