PROGRAM

SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

  • 9:00 - 9:45

registration

Dejan Popović

Dejan Popović

Powered transfemoral and transtibial prostheses

 Strahinja Došen

Strahinja Došen

Powered transradial and total arm prosthesis

  • 11:30 -12:00

Coffee Break

Arno Stienen

Arno Stienen

Robots for the exercise of upper extremities

Jan Veneman

Jan Veneman

Robots for the exercise of the gait

  • 13:50 - 15:30

Lunch (Free time)

Zlatko Matjačič

Zlatko Matjačič

Robotics for training and assessment of balance during locomotion

Heike Vallery

Heike Vallery

Minimalistic design concepts to assist human gait and balance

Anil Aksoz

Anil Aksoz

Biking and rowing exercising machines

  • 17:45-18:30

Self evaluation test

IFESS

24th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

  • 8:00

registration

  • 9:00

welcome speeches ifess

  • 9:45

FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Establishment of the Croatian Society for Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Keynote Lecture:
  • 10:00

Keynote Lecture:

Vance Bergeron, ENS, Lyon, France:
„How FES has Stimulated my Life”

Keynote Lecture:
  • 10:30

Keynote Lecture:

Dejan Popović, Emeritus Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark and Serbian Academy of Science:
“External Control of Human Extremities I-X”

  • 11:00

Coffee Break

  • 11:30

SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1

1. Popović-Maneski, L.
“MotiMove: multi-purpose transcutaneous functional electrical stimulator”

2. Fajardo, J., Gonzales, A., Lara, K., Fujiwara, E., and Rohmer E.
“Muscle fatigue estimation based on optical-fiber FMG sensors for FES rehabilitation systems”

3. Kraguljac, D., Aleksić, A., Rade, M.
"Validation of the pendulum test in the assessment of muscle tone in persons with cerebral palsy"

4. Aleksić, A., Kraguljac, D.
“A visual, intuitive quantified measure of spasticity”

5. Krstanoski, B., Kovačič T. i Horvat, T.
"Short-term effectiveness of the Tipstim glove on sensory perception in stroke patients"

  • 12:30

SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2

1. Rogić Vidaković, M., Ćurković Katić A., Jerković, A., Šoda, J., Košta, V., Režić Mužinić, N., Mastelić, A., Benzon, B., Poljičanin, A., Buljan, I., Matijaca, M., Markotić,A., Mihalj, M., Dolić, K., Rotim, K., Đogaš, Z.,
”Neurophysiological impairment in multiple sclerosis patient confirmed by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the central nervous system but not with electrical stimulation of the peripheral nervous system”

2. Rade, M., Rissanen, S., Shacklock M., Kankaanpää M., Airaksinen, O.
"Muscles in function of neural protection; quantitative parameters of muscular activation in response to opposite sequences of radial nerve tension test performed to maximum tolerable pain“

3. Kajganić, P., Anil Aksöz, E., Popović Maneski, L., Metani, A., Bergeron, V.
"Stimulation of paralyzed quadriceps muscles with variable-frequency trains during motor-assisted functional electrical stimulation cycling"

4. Alhawwash A., Muzquiz M.I., Richardson L., Vetter C., Smolik M., Goodwill A., Yoshida K.
"In-Vivo Peripheral Nerves Activation Using Sinusoidal Low Frequency Alternating Currents”

5. Lazorchak N.
"Accurate Simulation of Cuff Electrode Stimulation Predicting In-Vivo Strength-Duration Thresholds”

  • 13:30

Lunch Break

  • 14:30

CLINICAL SESSION 1

1. Vladimira Vuletić
“Effect of Deep brain stimulation on non-motor symptoms in neurodegenerative diseases”

2. Ivan Radoš
“Spinal cord stimulation, the last option in pain treatment for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome”

Keynote Lecture:
  • 15:30

Keynote Lecture:

Miloš R. Popović, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“Use of Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy to Treat Major Depressive Disorder”

  • 16:30

Coffee Break

  • 17:00

Founding assembly of the Croatian Society for Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

IFESS & XI ECHE

24th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society
& XI External Control of Human Extremities

FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

  • 9:30

CLINICAL SESSION 2

Darko Chudy
“Deep brain stimulation in neurological diseases”

  • 10:00

REHABWEEK, IFESS ROBOMED and ECHE joint session:

Dejan Popović, Emeritus Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark and Serbian Academy of Science
Winfried Mayr, Professor, Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University of Vienna, Austria
„History of IFESS: It all started in 1963 in Opatija“

  • 11:00

Coffee Break

  • 11:30

SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3

1. Svenson, P., Anfolk, C., Bjorkan, A., Malešević, N.
“Electrotactile feedback for the discrimination of difference surface textures: Pilot study”

2. Jure, F. A., Spaich, E.G., Dosen, S.
“Electrotactile Stimulation at the Lateral Torso to Convey Messages using Spatial Patterns”

3. Pasluosta C., Fuchs, K., Krauskopf, T., Klein, L., Mueller, M., Herget, G., Stutzig von Tscharner, V., Stieglitz T.
”Artificial sensory feedback in lower limb amputees: understanding the neuromechanical adaptations after the amputation”

4. Botzheim, L., Ernyey, D.M., Mravcsik, M., Varaljai, L., Klauber, A., Cserhati, P. and Laczko, J.
“Changes in active cycling time and distance during FES assisted cycling before and after the pandemic closure – a case study”

  • 12:30

SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4

1. Mercado-Gutierrez, J.A., Martínez-Luna, M., Carvajal-Gámez, R., Trigueros, J.L., A. Contreras-Martínez, Jimena Quinzaños-Fresnedo, Perez-Orive, J., Gutierrez-Martínez, J.
"Effects of Visual Stimulation Parameters on Evoked Potentials from a BCI for Upper-Limb Movements Commands Selection"

2. Ignagni,A.R., Diop, M, Onders, R.P:
“Reduction of muscle ventilation time using diaphragm to decrease the burden on ICU resources during COVID pandemic”

3. Bonačić Bartolin P., Popović D.B., Hudetz, D.
“Application of FEM analysis in advanced orthopedic knee joint solutions”

4. Nandakumar, V., Swain, I., Taylor, P., Budka, M., Merson A.
“Machine learning controlled adaptive functional electrical stimulation to assist walking”

5. Sobonova, E., Rohde, M., Bochkoltz, L.
“Case report: Exoskeleton personal user with spinal cord injury and above knee amputation. A first in Europe”

  • 13:30

Lunch Break

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:
  • 14:30

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:

Milan R. Dimitrijević, Emeritus Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas USA, Foundation for Movement Recovery, Oslo, Norway:
“Human Spinal Cord Network and “Spinal Brain”

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:
  • 15:15

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:

Alojz Kralj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts:
“Multichannel Functional Electrical Stimulation for Gait Rehabilitation”

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:
  • 16:00

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:

Tadej Bajd, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts,
"Analysis And Synthesis Of Standing-Up Movements”

  • 16:30

Coffee Break

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:
  • 16:45

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:

Winfried Mayr, Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University of Vienna, Austria
“Stimulation of denervated muscles”

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:
  • 17:30

XI ECHE - INVITED LECTURE:

Roberto Merletti, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Dept. of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy (retired Nov 2015). Former Director of the Lab. for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System (LISiN), Politecnico di Torino, Italy (retired Nov 2015):
“Functional Electrical Stimulation: The Need For Education”

VODOVNIK AWARD
ANNOUNCEMENT

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

  • 12:00

Public announcement of Vodovnik Award – Best Student Papers

The Executive Board of IFESS instituted the Vodovnik Student Paper Competition in honor of the late Dr. Lojze Vodovnik
consisting of three prizes to be awarded to the best three papers submitted and presented at IFESS conferences by students