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dc.contributor.author Bongers, Raoul M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bouwsema, Hanneke en_US
dc.contributor.author van der Sluis, Corry K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-21T13:12:53Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-21T13:12:53Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the MEC’11 conference, UNB; 2011. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/4694
dc.description.abstract Prosthetic devices are designed to increase the action possibilities of an amputee. Appropriate actions with upper-extremity prostheses are only possible when these devices can be controlled dexterously. Importantly, the control signals of the neuromotor system necessary to perform a goal-directed action with a prosthesis differ from those control signals used to perform an action with an intact limb. To discuss what it means for the neuromotor system to learn to control an upper limb prosthetic device, the current presentation will start from Bernstein’s (Russian original from 1940, published in English in 1996) insightful treatise on the hierarchical levels for the control of movement. From this overview we aim to make recommendations regarding the issues that research on learning to control a prosthetic device for the upper extremity should focus on. en_US
dc.publisher Myoelectric Symposium en_US
dc.title Motor Control Processes When Learning To Use A Prosthetic Device en_US

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