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Rehabilitation Robots Market Size to Reach $1.8 billion by 2020 says Reportstack Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,  United States – January 8, 2014 (PR Carbon): Reportstack announces that  it has published a new study Rehabilitation Robots, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeleton  Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020. The 2014 study has 326 pages, 154 tables and figures. Worldwide markets more…

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Art Kuo interviewed in The Wall Street Journal on causes of falls

Prof. Art Kuo was recently interviewed in the The Wall Street Journal about the causes of falls during walking. Scientists are finding that maintaining stability and balance with each step we take requires complex coordination of foot placement, arm movement, trunk angle and neck and more…

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U-M Invests in Rehabilitation Robotics

Four new junior faculty have joined the University of Michigan under a new Rehabilitation Robotics program funded by President Mary Sue Coleman’s Interdisciplinary Junior Faculty Initiative. In the United States alone, over 10 million people have mobility impairments due to spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic more…

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Rachael Seidler named team leader for NSBRI

Dr. Rachael Seidler, a faculty member at the University of Michigan, has been appointed to lead one of the seven integrated scientific research teams currently funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). An Associate Professor within the Department of Psychology and School of more…

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New seminar series on Rehabilitation Robotics

Derek Kamper, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Associate Director of the Sensory Motor Performance Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, will be visiting Ann Arbor on May 5th as the next featured speaker in the Rehabilitation more…

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Two left feet? Study looks to demystify why we lose our balance

Closeups of electrodes that measure brain activity. Image credit: Ferris lab ANN ARBOR—It’s always in front of a million people and feels like eternity. You’re strolling along when suddenly you’ve stumbled—the brain realizes you’re falling, but your muscles aren’t doing anything to stop it. For more…

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