The intersection of gait neuromechanics, biofeedback, neurorobotics and neuroprosthetics.

The overall goal of these efforts is to develop improved intervention strategies for gait rehabilitation.
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Co-Robot Controllers for Human-Like Physical Interaction and Improved Motor Learning

This research project is working on improving the interactions between robots and humans by learning from human paired physical interaction to apply to human like robotics.
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Researching Sensory-specific Peripheral Stimulation

The purpose of this research project is to understand the neurophysiological mechanisms of peripheral electrical stimulation (PES) in modulating tremors, sometimes seen in Parkinson's disease.
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Real-time neuromuscular control of exoskeletons

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is seeking healthy adults to study the physiology of leg muscle activity to create models to allow for the real-time control of a robotic suit (exoskeleton).

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Human-like Robot Controllers for Enhanced Motor Learning (HRCEML)

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is seeking healthy adults to study how humans interact with robots to program human-like behavior.

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