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    • Biomecànica dels dits de la mà com a factor pronòstic de la recuperació funcional de l'extremitat parètica en pacients amb ictus aguts. 

      Ticó Falguera, Neus (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-11-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Stroke is one of the most serious and common public health problems. Impairment of the upper extremity (UE) following stroke affects 50 - 80 % of patients. Full UE function is achieved in 79 % of patients with initial mild ...
    • Device for a hand: with mobility and sensitivity but without force 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Romero Cullerés, Georgia (2012)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      People with disabilities have limitations in activities of daily life such as grasping a glass of water or moving and object. Orthotic products that improve or restore the funcionality of the musculoskeletal system of a ...
    • Driving device for a hand movement without external force 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Al Omar Mesnaoui, Anas; Alcelay Larrión, José Ignacio (2016-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      People with disabilities have limitations in activities of daily life such as grasping a glass of water or moving an object. Orthotic products that improve or restore the functionality of the musculoskeletal system of a ...
    • Exoesqueleto para mano discapacitada con movimiento y sensibilidad, pero sin fuerza 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Romero Cullerés, Georgia (2012)
      Article
      Open Access
      Personas con ciertas patologías tienen limitaciones en sus actividades de la vida diaria, tales como coger un vaso de agua o mover un objeto. Las ortesis ayudan a mejorar y/o restaurar la funcionalidad del sistema ...
    • Fingertips deformation under static forces: analysis and experiments 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Vinyes Casasayas, Adrià; Martinez Carmona, Damián (Printing House, 2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Introduction: When designers, physicians, and engineers are working in a new design or calculation forces exerted by fingertips they need to consider that each person's fingertip is different. Taking into account the ...
    • Grasping simulation with a new device for a hand 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Romero Cullerés, Georgia (2014)
      Conference lecture / Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      People with disabilities have limitations in activities of daily life such as grasping a glass of water or moving an object. Orthotic products that improve or restore the functionality of the musculoskeletal system of a ...
    • Hand motion analysis during the execution of the action research arm test using multiple sensors 

      Padilla Magaña, Jesús Fernando; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Sánchez Suarez, Isahi; Ticó Falguera, Neus (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The Action Research Arm Test (ARAT) is a standardized outcome measure that can be improved by integrating sensors for hand motion analysis. The purpose of this study is to measure the flexion angle of the finger joints and ...
    • How common is immobilization hypercalcaemia on a brain injury rehabilitation unit? a review of 337 patients 

      Ticó Falguera, Neus; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Romero Cullerés, Georgia; Sirvent-Batalla, G.; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat (2015-06)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Human simulation in stroke patients rehabilitation 

      Ticó Falguera, Neus; Peña Pitarch, Esteve (2011)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Different types of neurological deficits and sequels in the upper extremities that affect the activities of daily living in patients who have undergone stroke, have been analyzed from a subjective clinical point of view. ...
    • Human simulation under anosognosia and neglect in stroke patients 

      Ticó Falguera, Neus; Peña Pitarch, Esteve (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Simulation of functional recovery of stroke patients affected by anosognosia and neglect is crucial for physicians to aid their assessment. The objective of the present paper is describe a newly devised environment to ...
    • Introductory analysis of human upper body after stroke 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Vives i Costa, Jordi; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Al Omar Mesnaoui, Anas; Alcelay Larrión, José Ignacio; Ticó Falguera, Neus (2019-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Fundació Althaia
      The most reliable prognostic factors associated with Upper Extremity (UE) recovery are localized motor impairments, especially in the musculature of the hand and abduction of the shoulder in the first days after a stroke. ...
    • Pilot study for use of a virtual model for analyse paretic upper limb functional outcome evolution in acute stroke patients 

      Ticó Falguera, Neus; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Romero Cullerés, Georgia; Sirvent Batalla, G.; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat (2015-06)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Quantitative assessment of hand function in healthy subjects and post-stroke patients with the action research arm test 

      Padilla Magaña, Jesús Fernando; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Sánchez Suarez, Isahi; Ticó Falguera, Neus (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      The Action Research Arm Test (ARAT) can provide subjective results due to the difficulty assessing abnormal patterns in stroke patients. The aim of this study was to identify joint impairments and compensatory grasping ...
    • Rehabilitation and engineering: an experience 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Bichay, Ashraf A. F.; Romero Culleres, Georgia (Science Press, 2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Covenantee:   Fundació Althaia
      Every time more projects are developed involving different areas of knowledge and as a result of these arises the necessity for interdisciplinary work groups, to give an answer for the emerging needs. In this article we ...
    • Simulación de la mano después de un ictus 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Al Omar Mesnaoui, Anas; Alcelay Larrión, José Ignacio; López Martínez, Joan Antoni (2016)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Covenantee:   Fundació Althaia
      Diferentes tipos de déficits neurológicos y secuelas en las extremidades superiores que afectan a las actividades de la vida diaria (AVD) en pacientes que han sufrido un ictus ha sido analizado de forma subjetiva desde ...
    • Simulación virtual. Una alternativa sostenible 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat (Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Manresa, 2010-12-02)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Simulation of virtual human hand evolution after stroke 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus (Università degli Studi di Genova, 2017)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Covenantee:   Fundació Althaia
      Different types of neurological deficits and sequels in the upper extremities that affect the activities of daily living (ADL) in patients who have undergone stroke have been analyzed from a subjective clinical point of ...
    • Tools to design new devices for rehabilitation or robotics 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Yang, James; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Romero Culleres, Georgia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Several groups are working on the design of a new generation of robots and haptics for the activities of daily life or rehabilitation of elderly people or patients with some pathology. Sometime their forces in power grasping ...
    • Valoración del daño corporal en personas afectadas de secuelas neurológicas 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus (MAPFRE, 2012-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      Objetivo: Mostrar un nuevo sistema para simular la recuperación inicial de las funciones de la extremidad superior los primeros días después del ictus y simular la recuperación funcional de los pacientes bajo los programas ...
    • Virtual human hand: autonomous grasping strategy 

      Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Yang, Jingzhou; Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat; Ticó Falguera, Neus; Abdel-Malek, Karim (Felice, F. de, 2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Several researchers have spent time and effort studying grasping under different points of view grasping objects in virtual environments (VE) is one of them. Now that the grasping strategy in VE has been solved, the ...