Neurobionics Lab

Publications

2020

Medrano, R. L., Thomas, G. C., & Rouse, E. Methods for Measuring the Just Noticeable Difference for Variable Stimuli: Implications for Perception of Metabolic Rate with Exoskeleton Assistance. In 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 483-490. IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BioRob49111.2020.9224374

Azocar, A. F., Mooney, L. M., Duval, J. F., Simon, A. M., Hargrove, L. J., & Rouse, E. J. (2020). Design and clinical implementation of an open-source bionic leg. Nature Biomedical Engineering 4, 1-13. doi.org/10.1038/s41551-020-00619-3

Shepherd, M. K., and Rouse, E. J. (2020). Comparing preference of ankle–foot stiffness in below-knee amputees and prosthetists. Scientific Reports 10(1), 1-8. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72131-2

Vigotsky, A. D., Rouse, E. J., & Lee, S. S. (2020). Mapping the relationships between joint stiffness, modeled muscle stiffness, and shear wave velocity. Journal of Applied Physiology129(3), 483-491. doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00133.2020

Lee, U. H., Bi, J., Patel, R., Fouhey, D., & Rouse, E. (2020). Image Transformation and CNNs: A Strategy for Encoding Human Locomotor Intent for Autonomous Wearable Robots. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters5(4), 5440-5447. doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2020.3007455

Wind, A. M., & Rouse, E. J. (2020). Neuromotor Regulation of Ankle Stiffness is Comparable to Regulation of Joint Position and Torque at Moderate Levels. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1–9. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67135-x

Shorter, A. L., & Rouse, E. J. (2020). Ankle mechanical impedance during the stance phase of running. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 67(6), 1595–1603. doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2019.2940927

2019

Ingraham, K. A., Rouse, E. J., & Remy, C. D. (2019). Accelerating the Estimation of Metabolic Cost Using Signal Derivatives: Implications for Optimization and Evaluation of Wearable Robots. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 27(1), 32–42. doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2019.2954108

Lee, U. H., Pan, C.-W., & Rouse, E. J. (2019). Empirical Characterization of a High-performance Exterior-rotor Type Brushless DC Motor and Drive. 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 8018–8025. doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2020.3007455

Zhi, L., Rouse, E. J., & Reissman, T. (2019). Passive Stiffness Reduction in Human Ankle Joint Mechanical Impedance When Exposed to Externally Imposed Movement. 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 127–131. doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2019.8779490

Shepherd, M. K., Gunz, D., Lecomte, C., & Rouse, E. J. (2019). Methods for Describing and Characterizing the Mechanical Behavior of Running-Specific Prosthetic Feet. 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 892–898. doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2019.8779557

Shorter, A. L., Finucane, S., & Rouse, E. J. (2019). Ankle mechanical impedance during walking in chronic stroke: Preliminary results. IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2019June, 246–251. doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2019.8779436

Nizamis, K., Stienen, A. H. A., Kamper, D. G., Keller, T., Plettenburg, D. H., Rouse, E. J., Farina, D., Koopman, B. F. J. M., & Sartori, M. (2019). Transferrable expertise from bionic arms to robotic exoskeletons: Perspectives for stroke and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, 1(2), 88–96. doi.org/10.1109/TMRB.2019.2912453

Azocar, A. F., Shorter, A. L., & Rouse, E. J. (2019). Damping Perception During Active Ankle and Knee Movement. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 27(2), 198-206.  doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2019.2894156

2018

Shepherd, M. K., Azocar, A. F., Major M. J., & Rouse E. J. (2018). Amputee perception of prosthetic ankle stiffness during locomotion. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation15(1), 99. doi.org/10.1186/s12984-018-0432-5

Shorter, A. L., & Rouse, E. J. (2018). Mechanical impedance of the ankle during the terminal stance phase of walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 26(1), 135-143. doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2758325

Azocar, A. F., Shorter, A. L., & Rouse, E. J. (2018, July). Perception of Mechanical Impedance During Active Ankle and Knee Movement. In 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 3044-3047). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513022

Azocar, A. F., Mooney, L. M., Hargrove, L. J., & Rouse, E. J. (2018, August). Design and Characterization of an Open-Source Robotic Leg Prosthesis. In 2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 111-118). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2018.8488057

Shepherd, M. K., Azocar, A. F., Major, M. J., & Rouse, E. J. (2018, August). The Difference Threshold of Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Stiffness for Persons with Transtibial Amputation. In 2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 100-104). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2018.8488075

2017

Azocar, A.F. & Rouse, E.J. (2017). Stiffness Perception During Active Ankle and Knee Movement. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering64(12), 2949-2956. doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2017.2691308

Lee, J. D., Mooney, L. M., & Rouse, E. J. (2017). Design and characterization of a quasi-passive pneumatic foot-ankle prosthesis. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering25(7), 823-831. doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2699867

Shepherd, M., & Rouse, E.J. (2017). Design and Validation of a Torque-Controllable Knee Exoskeleton for Sit-to-Stand Assistance. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics22(4), 1695-1704. doi.org/10.1109/TMECH.2017.2704521

Shepherd, M. K., & Rouse, E. J. (2017, May). Design of a quasi-passive ankle-foot prosthesis with biomimetic, variable stiffness. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (pp. 6672-6678). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989788

2016

Lee, H., Rouse, E. J., & Krebs, H. I. (2016). Summary of Human Ankle Mechanical Impedance during Walking. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine 4, 1-7. doi/org/10.1109/JTEHM.2016.2601613

Shepherd, M.K., & Rouse, E. J. (2016, August). Design and Characterization of a Torque-Controllable Actuator for Knee Assistance during Sit-to-Stand. In 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 2228-2231). IEEE.  doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591172

2015

Rouse, E. J., Villagaray-Carski, N. C., Emerson, R. W., & Herr, H. M. (2015). Design and Testing of a Bionic Dancing Prosthesis. PloS one10(8), e0135148. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0135148

2014

Gregg, R. D., Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., & Sensinger, J. W. (2014). Evidence for a time-invariant phase variable in human ankle control. PloS one9(2), e89163. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0089163

Mooney, L. M., Rouse, E. J., & Herr, H. M. (2014). Autonomous exoskeleton reduces metabolic cost of human walking. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation11(1), 151. doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-11-151

Mooney, L. M., Rouse, E. J., & Herr, H. M. (2014). Autonomous exoskeleton reduces metabolic cost of human walking during load carriage. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation11(1), 80. doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-11-80

Rouse, E. J., Mooney, L. M., & Herr, H. M. (2014). Clutchable series-elastic actuator: Implications for prosthetic knee design. The International Journal of Robotics Research33(13), 1611–1625. doi.org/10.1177/0278364914545673

Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., Perreault, E. J., & Kuiken, T. A. (2014). Estimation of human ankle impedance during the stance phase of walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering22(4), 870-878. doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2307256

Tkach, D. C., Young, A. J., Smith, L. H., Rouse, E. J., & Hargrove, L. J. (2014). Real-time and offline performance of pattern recognition myoelectric control using a generic electrode grid with targeted muscle reinnervation patients. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering22(4), 727-734. doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2302799

Young, A. J., Smith, L. H., Rouse, E. J., & Hargrove, L. J. (2014). A comparison of the real-time controllability of pattern recognition to conventional myoelectric control for discrete and simultaneous movements. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation11(5), 1-10. doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-11-5

Mooney, L. M., Rouse, E. J., & Herr, H. M. (2014, August). Autonomous exoskeleton reduces metabolic cost of walking. In 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (pp. 3065-3068). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944270

Mooney, L. M., Lai, C. H., & Rouse, E. J. (2014, August). Design and characterization of a biologically inspired quasi-passive prosthetic ankle-foot. In 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (pp. 1611-1617). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943913

2013

Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., Perreault, E. J., Peshkin, M. A., & Kuiken, T. A. (2013). Development of a robotic platform and validation of methods for estimating ankle impedance during the stance phase of walking. ASME. Journal of Biomechanical Engingeering135(8), 081009. doi.org/10.1115/1.4024286

Rouse, E. J., Gregg, R. D., Hargrove, L. J., & Sensinger, J. W. (2013). The difference between stiffness and quasi-stiffness in the context of biomechanical modeling. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering60(2), 562-568. doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2012.2230261

Young, A. J., Smith, L. H., Rouse, E. J., & Hargrove, L. J. (2013). Classification of simultaneous movements using surface EMG pattern recognition. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering60(5), 1250-1258. doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2012.2232293

Rouse, E. J., Mooney, L. M., Martinez-Villalpando, E. C., & Herr, H. M. (2013, June). Clutchable series-elastic actuator: Design of a robotic knee prosthesis for minimum energy consumption. In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) (pp. 1-6). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2013.6650383

2012

Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., Perreault, E. J., & Kuiken, T. A. (2012, June). Estimation of human ankle impedance during walking using the perturberator robot. In 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 373-378). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290842

Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., Akhtar, A., & Kuiken, T. A. (2012, June). Validation of methods for determining ankle stiffness during walking using the Perturberator robot. In 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 1650-1655). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290840

Young, A. J., Smith, L. H., Rouse, E. J., & Hargrove, L. J. (2012, June). A new hierarchical approach for simultaneous control of multi-joint powered prostheses. In 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 514-520). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290709

2011

Rouse, E. J., Hargrove, L. J., Peshkin, M. A., & Kuiken, T. A. (2011). Design and validation of a platform robot for determination of ankle impedance during ambulation. In 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (pp. 8179-8182). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6092017

Rouse, E. J., Nahlik, D. C., Peshkin, M. A., & Kuiken, T. A. (2011). Development of a model Osseo-Magnetic Link for intuitive rotational control of upper-limb prostheses. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 19(2), 213-220. doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2010.2102365

Shirota, C., Simon, A. M., Rouse, E. J., & Kuiken, T. A. (2011, August). The effect of perturbation onset timing and length on tripping recovery strategies. In 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (pp. 7833-7836). IEEE. doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091930