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A New Term in Biophysics: Force/Time = "Yank"
Emory - 9/16/2019
“Understanding how reflexes and sensory signals from the muscles are affected by neurological disorders is how we ended up needing to define the rate change in force,” says Lena Ting, PhD, professor of rehabilitation medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory.

Emory Rehabilitation Hospital Awarded for Clinical Excellence and Patient Outcomes
Emory - 5/7/2019
Emory Rehabilitation Hospital was presented with the President’s Recognition Award at the annual 2019 Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Division CEO and Medical Directors’ Conference this spring in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pound Workouts Will Rock Your Body and Mind
CNN - 3/15/2019
"Drumming to a certain beat, especially in synchrony with other people, connects a lot of areas of the brain," said Dr. David Burke, professor of rehabilitative medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine.

How to Care for Yourself When You're Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's Disease
NBC News - 1/17/2019
Caregivers fill a lot of roles, explains Shilpa Krishnan, PhD, a physical therapist and assistant professor in Emory University’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Division of Physical Therapy. “Sometimes the caregiver is a chef, sometimes a medical assistant, sometimes a personal assistant, and more.” 

Ask this Robot for a Helping Hand
Nature Machine Intelligence - 1/8/2019
What if robots could physically interact with humans, work alongside us and help us perform daily tasks?