A pilot single-site study to assess the effect of exoskeletal support on motor control strategies in individuals with stroke

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Stroke
  • Age: Between 18 Year(s) - 100 Year(s)
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
      Healthy Control Participants:
    1. Neurologically healthy (i.e., no history of: traumatic brain injury, peripheral neuropathy, seizures, etc.).
    2. Strongly right-handed.
      Survivor of Stroke Participants:
    1. Have a diagnosis of stroke more than six months prior to entry into the study.
    2. Have the ability to reach, unsupported, to approximately 70% of arm length.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. All Participants:
    2. Have any conditions that limit their capability of using a Head Mounted Display (HMD) for a VR environment or cooperate with the protocol.
    3. Have any orthopedic injuries to the upper extremities.
    4. Have neurological injuries other than stroke.
    5. Have excessive pain in any joint of either arm that could limit the ability to cooperate with the protocols.
    6. Visuospatial neglect.
    7. Apraxia.
    8. Global inattention.
    9. Legal blindness.
    10. Those not able to understand written or verbal English.



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