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  • Farshid Amirabdollahian
  • Serdar Ates
  • Angelo Basteris
  • Alfredo Cesario
  • Jaap H. Buurke
  • H. Hermens
  • D. Hofs
  • E. Johansson
  • G. Mountain
  • Nasrin Nasr
  • Sharon M. Nijenhuis
  • Gerdienke B. Prange
  • Naila Rahman
  • Patrizio Sale
  • F. Schatzlein
  • B. van Schooten
  • A. Stienen
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1331-1346
IssueSpecial issue 08
Early online date23 Sep 2014
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014


Changes in world-wide population trends have provided new demands for new technologies in areas such as care and rehabilitation. Recent developments in the the field of robotics for neurorehabilitation have shown a range of evidence regarding usefulness of these technologies as a tool to augment
traditional physiotherapy. Part of the appeal for these technologies is the possibility to place a rehabilitative tool in one’s home, providing a chance for more frequent and accessible technologies for empowering individuals to be in charge of their therapy


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