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Received: 8 October 2018
Accepted: 27 March 2019
First Online: 29 April 2019
: Camila Shirota is a Senior Research Associate at the Rehabilitation Engineering Lab of ETH Zurich, Switzerland. She received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University for her work at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, in tripping recovery of unilateral transfemoral amputees. She is interested in locomotor control, balance, and rehabilitation.Sivakumar Balasubramanian is an Associate Professor in Bioengineering at the Christian Medical College, Vellore India. He received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Arizona State University, USA. Following this he worked as a research associate in the Human Robotics Group at the Imperial College London, and subsequently worked as a researcher at Tecnalia Research & Innovation (Spain). He is interested in the development and clinical validation of neurorehabilitation technology, and quantitative sensorimotor assessment of neurological conditions.Alejandro Melendez-Calderon is a Senior Research Scientist in Neuromechanics at the cereneo Advanced Rehabilitation Institute (Switzerland), Guest Researcher at ETH Zurich, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Northwestern University (USA). He was previously a postdoctoral research fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Project Manager and (co-) leader of the Core Technologies Assessments & Reporting at Hocoma AG. He received his doctoral degree from Imperial College London for research in robotics, rehabilitation and human motor control. He is interested in understanding principled mechanisms of human behavior, in particular related to movement control/learning and physical interaction.
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