Valentina Agostini

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Affiliation: Politecnico di Torino
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of central vision in posture: Postural sway adaptations in Stargardt patients
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Gait Posture 43:233-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Does texting while walking really affect gait in young adults?
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Torino, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:86. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Multiple gait patterns within the same Winters class in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 30:908-14. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Instrumented gait analysis for an objective pre-/postassessment of tap test in normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:1235-41. 2015
  5. pmc Self-reported gait unsteadiness in mildly impaired neurological patients: an objective assessment through statistical gait analysis
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:64. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Postural sway in volleyball players
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Hum Mov Sci 32:445-56. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Motion artifact reduction in breast dynamic infrared imaging
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Torino 10129, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:903-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Postural control after traumatic brain injury in patients with neuro-ophthalmic deficits
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Torino, Italy
    Gait Posture 34:248-53. 2011
  9. doi request reprint An algorithm for the estimation of the signal-to-noise ratio in surface myoelectric signals generated during cyclic movements
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:219-25. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Noise estimation in infrared image sequences: a tool for the quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness of registration algorithms
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics, Politecnicodi Torino, Torino 10129, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:1917-20. 2008

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The role of central vision in posture: Postural sway adaptations in Stargardt patients
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Gait Posture 43:233-8. 2016
    ..This finding supports the plausibility of the "functional sensitivity hypothesis", that assigns complementary roles to central and peripheral vision in the control of posture. ..
  2. doi request reprint Does texting while walking really affect gait in young adults?
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Torino, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:86. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that texting while walking increases co-contractions of ankle antagonist muscles when the body weight is transferred from one lower limb to the other, to improve the distal motor control and joint stabilization...
  3. doi request reprint Multiple gait patterns within the same Winters class in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 30:908-14. 2015
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  4. doi request reprint Instrumented gait analysis for an objective pre-/postassessment of tap test in normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:1235-41. 2015
    ..To present an objective method to evaluate gait improvements after a tap test in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH)...
  5. pmc Self-reported gait unsteadiness in mildly impaired neurological patients: an objective assessment through statistical gait analysis
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:64. 2012
    ..However, in the literature there are only a few papers that address this disorder. The aim of this study is to identify objectively subclinical abnormal gait strategies in these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Postural sway in volleyball players
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Hum Mov Sci 32:445-56. 2013
    ..Our results confirmed these hypothesis. The protocol presented might be useful to assess the efficacy of intensive sport training programs and/or to select elite players with an aptitude for a specific playing position...
  7. doi request reprint Motion artifact reduction in breast dynamic infrared imaging
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Torino 10129, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:903-6. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Postural control after traumatic brain injury in patients with neuro-ophthalmic deficits
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Torino, Italy
    Gait Posture 34:248-53. 2011
    ..Moreover, by means of a multivariate analysis we were able to discriminate different levels of residual neuro-ophthalmic impairment...
  9. doi request reprint An algorithm for the estimation of the signal-to-noise ratio in surface myoelectric signals generated during cyclic movements
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:219-25. 2012
    ..The algorithm is validated on synthetic signals with statistical properties similar to those of SMES, as well as on more than 100 real signals...
  10. doi request reprint Noise estimation in infrared image sequences: a tool for the quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness of registration algorithms
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics, Politecnicodi Torino, Torino 10129, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:1917-20. 2008
    ..As an example of evaluation of a registration algorithm, we report the evaluation of the SNR improvement obtained by applying a nonrigid piecewise linear algorithm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of different marker sets for motion artifact reduction in breast dynamic infrared imaging
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:3377-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of feature-based registration in dynamic infrared imaging for breast cancer diagnosis
    Valentina Agostini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:953-6. 2006
    ..Results show that subject movement of up to five pixels is compensated, obtaining a subpixel error correction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fuzzy Classifier based on Muscle Fatigue Parameters
    Valentina Agostini
    Politecnico di Torino, Torino, 10129, Italy E mail
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 3:2421-4. 2005
    ..We believe that these results are relevant to the clinical applications and they can be easily extended to different pathologies...
  14. doi request reprint Gait parameters and muscle activation patterns at 3, 6 and 12 months after total hip arthroplasty
    Valentina Agostini
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Arthroplasty 29:1265-72. 2014
    ..Although the gait velocity and the knee range of motion improved from 3 to 6 months post-surgery, the above mentioned parameters did not improve from 6 to 12 months. THA patients failed to obtain normal gait one year after surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Circular components in center of pressure signals
    Valentina Agostini
    Dept of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Motor Control 17:355-69. 2013
    ..We demonstrated the presence of rotational components in the COP signal of healthy subjects, providing a reference data set of the spectral characteristics of these components. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Simulation of Lamb wave propagation for the characterization of complex structures
    Valentina Agostini
    INFM Dip Di Fisica, Politecnico di Torino, Torino 1 10129, Italy
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 50:441-8. 2003
    ..Due to the inherent discontinuities, a wealth of propagation mechanisms are observed, which can be exploited for the purpose of quantitative nondestructive evaluation (NDE)...