TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022

11:50 - 12:35

Keynote Lecture
Neuromodulation and Neuroplasticity Moderated by Electrical Stimulation

Chairs: Thomas Janssen & Simona Ferrante
Speakers: Milos Popovic & Matija Milosevic

12.40 - 13:15

 IFESS Fast Forward poster pitches

Neuromuscular electrical stimulation as a spasticity reduction tool before functional hand training in a person with stroke: case report, Aitor Martín-Odriozola

Low Frequency Alternating Current Block-Activation Window: In-silico Predictions, Nathaniel Lazorchak

Strain-relief mechanism for implantable neural microelectrodes, Soroush Mirkiani

Functional electrical stimulation pulse shape: Effect on comfort-related preference in individuals without neurological impairments, Lazar I. Jovanovic

Electrical stimulation to prevent recurring pressure ulcers in individuals with a spinal cord injury: a study protocol, Boas Wijker

Application of cutaneous transabdominal electrical stimulation for the treatment of constipation due to irritable bowel syndrome, Paul Taylor

Feasibility of leg trajectory modulation with transcranial magnetic stimulation in human, Rose Guay Hottin

Foot movement reaction time following electrical stimulation of the lower leg: A Methodological study, Nebojsa Malesevic

Neuromuscular Reinforcement Learning to Actuate Human Limbs through FES, Nat Wannawas

Smart textile with functional electrical stimulation and movement sensor integrated for hand exercise, Kai Yang

A pilot trial of a custom designed 8-pad electrode and a set of 16 dynamic patterns for providing tactile feedback to first responders, Jovana Malešević

Functional Electrical Stimulation as a Diagnostic Tool, Khin Bo

Investigating neural connectivity in lower limb amputees during motor imagery and motor movement, Britta Meyer

17:00 - 18:30

Emerging Technologies and Applications
Chairs: Jonathan Jarvis & Christine Azevedo

17.00-17.15 A model-based identification procedure of stimulation angular ranges for FES cycling, Nicole Sanna

17.15-17.30 In-Vivo Testing of a Novel Wireless Intraspinal Microstimulation Interface for Restoration of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury, Omar Tawakol

17.30-17.45 Transcutaneous electrical sensory thresholds with different waveforms and frequencies, Eukene Imatz-Ojanguren

17.45-18.00 Closed-loop parameter optimisation for patient-specific phrenic nerve stimulation, Conor Keogh

18.00-18.15 A hybrid fes-motor cooperative control over a knee joint movement: a feasibility study, Francesca Dell'Eva

18.15-18.30 Position control of two finger joints using functional electrical stimulation, Minami Kawashima


17:00 - 18:30
IFESS Reception




11:45 – 12:30

Keynote Lecture
Epidural and non-invasive spinal cord stimulation: great accomplishments - problematic PR

Chairs: Thierry Keller & Tamsyn Street
Speaker: Winfried Mayer

12:30 – 13:15

Neuromuscular and spinal cord stimulation

12.30-12.45 The effects of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation delivered with and without high frequency modulation on spinal and corticospinal excitability, Danielle Konig

12.45-13.00 Simultaneous modulation of frequency and amplitude improves discriminability of electrical stimulation, Shima Gholinezhad

13.00-13.15 A surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation device for universal cartesian force control in humans, Marek Sierotowicz

17:00 - 18:30

FES in Clinical Practice
Tamsyn Street & Matija Milosevic

17.00-17.15 Clinical practice guideline development for using fes to support walking: a delphi consensus study, Cathy Bulley

17.15-17.30 Key challenges in functional electrical stimulation clinical practice guideline implementation, Lisa Brown

17.30-17.45 Damage to the lower motor neuron of the intrinsic musculature and consequences for the therapeutic treatment of the hand in tetraplegia, Ines Bersch

Hybrid FES Applications and Brain Computer Interfacing (45 min)

17.45-18.00 Electrical interference in non-invasive brain-computer interface-controlled functional electrical stimulation: Offline analysis and practical considerations, Lazar I. Jovanovic

18.00-18.15 The effect of hybrid neuroprostheses on the rehabilitation of upper extremity impairment after stroke: a systematic review, Chiara Höhler

18.15-18.30 iCARE – Intelligent Sensing and Actuation Solution for At-home Rehabilitation using FES and Exoskeleton, Je Hyung Jung




11:45 – 12:30

Keynote Lecture
Electrical stimulation-induced muscle activity to fight secondary complications after spinal cord injury: what’s the use?

Chairs: Winfried Mayr & Tamsyn Street
Thomas Janssen

12:30 – 13:15

Electrical  Stimulation to Reduce Secondary Complications

12.30-12.45 Effectiveness of NMES and Taping on Diastasis Recti in Postnatal Women, Suraj Kanase

12.45-13.00 Electrical stimulation for paralyzed muscles increases energy expenditure in people with spinal cord injury, Yiming Ma

13.00-13.15 Functional electrical stimulation for sexual functioning in spinal cord injury for men: a case study, Neil Marshall

13:45 - 14:45
General Assembly Meeting


15:40 - 17:10

Electrical Stimulation to Restore Function

Chairs: Erika Spaich & Ken Yoshida

15.40-15.55 Functional electrical stimulation 1950 - 2022: a 72 years bibliometric analysis, Nur Azah Hamzaid

15.55-16.10 Effect of the Neuromuscular electrical stimulation on laryngeal movement in the post-stroke dysphagia, Yeong Hwan Ryu

16.10-16.25 Effectiveness of fes for upper motor neuron lesion walking impairment: overview of systematic reviews, Jane Burridge

16.25-16.40 Multi-contact epineural electrical stimulation to restore upper-limb functions, Christine Azevedo

16.40-16.55 Functional electrical stimulation for hand function rehabilitation after stroke: a systematic review, Aitor Martín-Odriozola

16.55-17.10 The Orthotic and Training Effects of Peroneal Nerve Functional Electrical Simulation in Parkinson’s Disease: Post Hoc Analysis from a Feasibility Study for a Randomised Control Trial, Paul Taylor