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|Title:||Upper extremity proprioception in healthy aging and stroke populations, and the effects of therapist- and robot-based rehabilitation therapies on proprioceptive function||Authors:||Hughes, Charmayne Mary Lee
|Keywords:||DRNTU::Science::Biological sciences::Human anatomy and physiology::Neurobiology||Issue Date:||2015||Source:||Hughes, C. M. L., Tommasino, P., Budhota, A., & Campolo, D. (2015). Upper extremity proprioception in healthy aging and stroke populations, and the effects of therapist- and robot-based rehabilitation therapies on proprioceptive function. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 9.||Series/Report no.:||Frontiers in human neuroscience||Abstract:||The world’s population is aging, with the number of people ages 65 or older expected to surpass 1.5 billion people, or 16% of the global total. As people age, there are notable declines in proprioception due to changes in the central and peripheral nervous systems. Moreover, the risk of stroke increases with age, with approximately two-thirds of stroke-related hospitalizations occurring in people over the age of 65. In this literature review, we first summarize behavioral studies investigating proprioceptive deficits in normally aging older adults and stroke patients, and discuss the differences in proprioceptive function between these populations. We then provide a state of the art review the literature regarding therapist- and robot-based rehabilitation of the upper extremity proprioceptive dysfunction in stroke populations and discuss avenues of future research.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/93141
|ISSN:||1662-5161||DOI:||10.3389/fnhum.2015.00120||Rights:||© 2015 Hughes, Tommasino, Budhota and Campolo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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