rehabilitation engineering


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rehabilitation engineering

The application of engineering principles and practices to the design and manufacturing of assistive technology devices, such as powered wheelchairs, environmental control systems, and augmentative or alternative communication devices.
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Throughout his career, Childress conducted research and development in the field of rehabilitation engineering and became world-renowned for his work in the field of prosthetics and rehabilitation.
Hunt, "Paraplegic standing supported by FES-controlled ankle stiffness," IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol.
He has worked with Rehabilitation Engineering Movement Advisory Panels (REMAP) since 2002.
They cover assistive technology, rehabilitation engineering, Internet accessibility, computer access, and experiences and applications.
The areas introduced are biomechanics, bioelectronics, medical informatics for biomedical engineering, biomaterials and tissue engineering, medical imaging, and rehabilitation engineering.
Additional funding for this paper was provided by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Wheelchair Transportation Safety.
The author of more than 400 journal articles, reports and conference publications, and eight encyclopedia articles and book chapters, Repperger was associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Control Engineering Practice, the Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Rehabilitation Engineering, Control and Intelligent Systems and the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and regional editor of the Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems.
However, I have specialised in rehabilitation engineering related disciplines since July 1993.
Functional areas addressed through rehabilitation engineering may include mobility, communications, hearing, vision, and cognition, and activities associated with employment, independent living, education, and integration into the community.
The team reported on their device to a meeting of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America in Washington, D.
May 13-15: International Convention for Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology; Bangkok, Thailand; www.

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