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Introduction to Neural Engineering for Motor Rehabilitation von Farina, Dario (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 21.05.2013
  • Verlag: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr
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Introduction to Neural Engineering for Motor Rehabilitation

The only book that covers in detail a broad range of cutting-edge topics within motor rehabilitation technology

Neural engineering is a discipline that uses engineering techniques to understand, repair, replace, enhance, or treat diseases of neural systems. This book describes state-of-the-art methods within this field, from brain-computer interfaces to spinal and cortical plasticity. Touching on electrode design, signal processing, the neurophysiology of movement, robotics, and much more, this innovative book presents the latest information for readers working in biomedical engineering.
Each section of Introduction to Neural Engineering for Motor Rehabilitation begins with an overview of techniques before moving on to provide information on the most recent findings. Topics include:

INJURIES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM —including diseases and injuries of the central nervous system leading to sensory-motor impairment; peripheral and spinal plasticity after nerve injuries; and motor control modules of human movement in health and disease
SIGNAL DETECTION AND CONDITIONING —including progress in peripheral neural interfaces; multi-modal, multi-site neuronal recordings for brain research; methods for non-invasive electroencephalograph detection; wavelet denoising and conditioning of neural recordings
FUNCTION REPLACEMENT (Prostheses and Orthosis)—including an introduction to upper limb prosthetics; controlling prostheses using peripheral nerve stimulation invasive interfaces for amputees; and exoskeletal robotics for functional substitution
FUNCTION RESTORATION —including methods for movement restoration; advanced user interfaces for upper limb functional electrical stimulation; and selectivity of peripheral neural interfaces
REHABILITATION THROUGH NEUROMODULATION —including brain-computer interface applied to motor recovery after brain injury; functional electrical therapy of upper extremities; and robotic assisted neurorehabilitation
Introduction to Neural Engineering for Motor Rehabilitation is an important textbook and reference for graduate students and researchers in the fields of biomedical and neural engineering.

DARIO FARINA is Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Neurore-habilitation Engineering at the University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. He is also Chair for Neuroinformatics of the Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology Göttingen.

WINNIE JENSEN is an Associate Professor at the Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction at Aalborg University, Denmark.
METIN AKAY is Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston, Texas. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the IEEE Press Series in Biomedical Engineering published by Wiley-IEEE Press. He is also the editor of ten Wiley-IEEE Press books.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 600
    Erscheinungsdatum: 21.05.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118628638
    Verlag: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr
    Größe: 14349 kBytes
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