HERMANO KREBS

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pediatric anklebot
    Hermano I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975410. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotic technology and physical medicine and rehabilitation
    H I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:319-24. 2012
  3. pmc EMG-based pattern recognition approach in post stroke robot-aided rehabilitation: a feasibility study
    Benedetta Cesqui
    Laboratory of Neuromotor Physiology, Santa Lucia Foundation, Via Ardeatina 306, 00179, Rome, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:75. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Rehabilitation robotics
    H I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 110:283-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Motor learning characterizes habilitation of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Hermano I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 26:855-60. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Rehabilitation robotics: an academic engineer perspective
    Hermano I Krebs
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:6709-12. 2011
  7. pmc Reversal of TMS-induced motor twitch by training is associated with a reduction in excitability of the antagonist muscle
    Viola Giacobbe
    Burke Cornell Medical Research Institute, White Plains, NY, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:46. 2011
  8. pmc Effects of unilateral robotic limb loading on gait characteristics in subjects with chronic stroke
    Ira Khanna
    Department Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:23. 2010
  9. pmc Non-monotonicity on a spatio-temporally defined cyclic task: evidence of two movement types?
    S Levy-Tzedek
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts, Ave office 3 137, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Exp Brain Res 202:733-46. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Robot-assisted task-specific training in cerebral palsy
    Hermano I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:140-5. 2009

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Pediatric anklebot
    Hermano I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975410. 2011
    ..We show the ankle robot characteristics and stability range. We also present pilot data with healthy children to demonstrate the potential of this device...
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotic technology and physical medicine and rehabilitation
    H I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:319-24. 2012
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  3. pmc EMG-based pattern recognition approach in post stroke robot-aided rehabilitation: a feasibility study
    Benedetta Cesqui
    Laboratory of Neuromotor Physiology, Santa Lucia Foundation, Via Ardeatina 306, 00179, Rome, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:75. 2013
    ..Here we explored whether a classical EMG-based patterns recognition approach could be employed to predict patients' intentions while attempting to generate goal-directed movements in the horizontal plane...
  4. doi request reprint Rehabilitation robotics
    H I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 110:283-94. 2013
    ..These include the landmark VA-ROBOTICS multisite, randomized clinical study which demonstrates clinical gains for chronic stroke that go beyond usual care at no additional cost...
  5. doi request reprint Motor learning characterizes habilitation of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Hermano I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 26:855-60. 2012
    ..This study tested in children with cerebral palsy (CP) whether motor habilitation resembles motor learning...
  6. doi request reprint Rehabilitation robotics: an academic engineer perspective
    Hermano I Krebs
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:6709-12. 2011
    ..We close this manuscript discussing some of the tools required for advancing the effort beyond the present state to what we believe will be the central feature of research during the next 10 years...
  7. pmc Reversal of TMS-induced motor twitch by training is associated with a reduction in excitability of the antagonist muscle
    Viola Giacobbe
    Burke Cornell Medical Research Institute, White Plains, NY, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:46. 2011
    ..We investigated; (1) whether this phenomenon might occur for movements at the wrist, and (2) how specific TMS activation patterns of opposing muscles underlie the practice-induced change in direction...
  8. pmc Effects of unilateral robotic limb loading on gait characteristics in subjects with chronic stroke
    Ira Khanna
    Department Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of the added mass of one of these robots, the MIT's Anklebot, while unpowered, on gait of chronic stroke survivors during overground and treadmill walking...
  9. pmc Non-monotonicity on a spatio-temporally defined cyclic task: evidence of two movement types?
    S Levy-Tzedek
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts, Ave office 3 137, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Exp Brain Res 202:733-46. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that specific combinations of required movement frequency and amplitude give rise to two distinct types of movements: one of a more rhythmic nature, and the other of a more discrete nature...
  10. doi request reprint Robot-assisted task-specific training in cerebral palsy
    Hermano I Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:140-5. 2009
    ..These results suggest that robot-mediated therapy may be an effective tool to ameliorate the debilitating effects of CP and provide new opportunities for reducing impairment and improving coordination...
  11. pmc A working model of stroke recovery from rehabilitation robotics practitioners
    Hermano Igo Krebs
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:6. 2009
    ..Ultimately, we plan to apply these insights in the development of customized training paradigms to enhance recovery...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of functional and impairment-based robotic training in severe to moderate chronic stroke: a pilot study
    Hermano Igo Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 23:81-7. 2008
    ..To compare the outcome of training the functional movement of transport of the arm and grasping an object with the alternative of training the transport of the arm in isolation...
  13. pmc Robot-aided neurorehabilitation: a robot for wrist rehabilitation
    Hermano Igo Krebs
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:327-35. 2007
    ..Here, we report on the initial results on 36 of these volunteers. These results demonstrate that further improvement should be expected by adding additional training to other limb segments...
  14. pmc Robot-aided neurorehabilitation
    H I Krebs
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Rehabil Eng 6:75-87. 1998
    ..These results are based on standard clinical assessment procedures. We also present one approach using kinematic data in a robot-aided assessment procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Robot-aided functional imaging: application to a motor learning study
    H I Krebs
    Department of Ocean Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 6:59-72. 1998
    ..In particular, neuroimaging results indicate that the cortico-striatal loop may play a significant role during early learning, and that the cortico-cerebellar loop may play a significant role during late learning...
  16. pmc Quantization of continuous arm movements in humans with brain injury
    H I Krebs
    Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation, Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:4645-9. 1999
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  17. ncbi request reprint Overview of clinical trials with MIT-MANUS: a robot-aided neuro-rehabilitation facility
    H I Krebs
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
    Technol Health Care 7:419-23. 1999
    ..This improved outcome was sustained after three years. - The neuro-recovery process continued far beyond the commonly accepted 3 months post-stroke interval...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increasing productivity and quality of care: robot-aided neuro-rehabilitation
    H I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department, Cambridge 02139, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:639-52. 2000
    ..We feel quite optimistic that the march of progress will accelerate substantially in the near future and allow us to transfer this technology from the research realm to the everyday treatment of stroke survivors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Procedural motor learning in Parkinson's disease
    H I Krebs
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department, Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Office 3 137, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Exp Brain Res 141:425-37. 2001
    ..Better understanding of these deficits should facilitate the rehabilitation of PD patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Movement smoothness changes during stroke recovery
    Brandon Rohrer
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 22:8297-304. 2002
    ..This pattern was reproduced in a computer simulation of recovery based on submovement blending, suggesting that progressive blending of submovements underlies stroke recovery...
  21. pmc Stochastic estimation of arm mechanical impedance during robotic stroke rehabilitation
    Jerome J Palazzolo
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:94-103. 2007
    ..Data was analyzed by spectral procedures that make no assumption about model structure. The method was validated by measuring simple mechanical hardware and results from a patient's hemiplegic arm are presented...
  22. doi request reprint Kinematic robot-based evaluation scales and clinical counterparts to measure upper limb motor performance in patients with chronic stroke
    Caitlyn Bosecker
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:62-9. 2010
    ..Although robotic and other objective metrics have proliferated in the literature, they are not as well established as clinical scales and their relationship to clinical scales is mostly unknown...
  23. pmc Customized interactive robotic treatment for stroke: EMG-triggered therapy
    Laura Dipietro
    Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 13:325-34. 2005
    ..Preliminary experiments aimed at testing the proposed system and gaining insight into the potential of EMG-triggered, robot-assisted therapy are reported...
  24. doi request reprint On the control of the MIT-skywalker
    Panagiotis K Artemiadis
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:1287-91. 2010
    ..We also discuss the closed-loop control scheme, which enables safe and efficient operation of the device, and present the initial feasibility tests with unimpaired subjects...
  25. pmc Measurement of passive ankle stiffness in subjects with chronic hemiparesis using a novel ankle robot
    Anindo Roy
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:2132-49. 2011
    ..Our findings are comparable to the literature, thus indicating its plausibility, and, to our knowledge, report for the first time passive stiffness in the frontal plane for persons with chronic stroke and older healthy adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Robot-aided sensorimotor training in stroke rehabilitation
    Bruce T Volpe
    Burke Medical Research Institute, White Plains, New York, USA
    Adv Neurol 92:429-33. 2003
    ..Therapists equipped with a robotic device can increase the amount and intensity of movement of the paralyzed limb without sacrificing time spent training complex functionally appropriate kinematics...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two techniques of robot-aided upper limb exercise training after stroke
    Joel Stein
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:720-8. 2004
    ..This study examined whether incorporating progressive resistive training into robot-aided exercise training provides incremental benefits over active-assisted robot-aided exercise for the upper limb after stroke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Submovements grow larger, fewer, and more blended during stroke recovery
    Brandon Rohrer
    Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185 1010, USA
    Motor Control 8:472-83. 2004
    ..The strength and consistency with which it quantified patients' recovery indicates that analysis of submovement overlap might be a useful tool for measuring learning or other changes in motor behavior in future human movement studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Those magnificent men and their flying machines
    Hermano Igo Krebs
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:ix-xii. 2006

Research Grants5

  1. The Effect of Proximal and Distal Training on Stroke Recovery
    HERMANO KREBS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A third group will be trained on the shoulder, elbow, and wrist simultaneously. Outcomes will be measured using standard instruments as well as robot-based measures. ..