rehabilitation engineering


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rehabilitation engineering

[‚rē·ə‚bil·ə′tā·shən ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
The use of technology to make disabled persons as independent as possible by providing assistive devices to compensate for disability.
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Throughout his career, Childress conducted research and development in the field of rehabilitation engineering and became world-renowned for his work in the field of prosthetics and rehabilitation.
The author of more than 400 journal articles, reports and conference publications, and eight encyclopedia articles and book chapters, Repperger was associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Control Engineering Practice, the Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Rehabilitation Engineering, Control and Intelligent Systems and the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and regional editor of the Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems.
RESNA: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
However, I have specialised in rehabilitation engineering related disciplines since July 1993.
Functional areas addressed through rehabilitation engineering may include mobility, communications, hearing, vision, and cognition, and activities associated with employment, independent living, education, and integration into the community.
The team reported on their device to a meeting of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America in Washington, D.
May 13-15: International Convention for Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology; Bangkok, Thailand; www.
Establish NJCU as a registered AT provider through professional memberships with the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) and the Assistive Technology lndustry Assn.
Volunteers with the Rehabilitation Engineering Movement Advisory Panel (REMAP) meet once a month, designing up to 30 aids for disabled people each year.
Garth Johnson, professor of rehabilitation engineering at Newcastle University, said: "We already have very simple robots that help people with tremors to eat soup, for example.
National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering P.

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