Journal Publications



 The effective neural drive to muscles is the common synaptic input to motor neurons.

Farina D, Negro F, Dideriksen JL.

J Physiol. 2014 Aug 15;592(Pt 16):3427-41. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2014.273581. Epub 2014 May 23.


Stereovision and augmented reality for closed-loop control of grasping in hand prostheses.

Markovic M, Dosen S, Cipriani C, Popovic D, Farina D.

J Neural Eng. 2014 Aug;11(4):046001. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/11/4/046001. Epub 2014 Jun 3.


Online Tremor Suppression Using Electromyography and Low Level Electrical Stimulation.

Dosen S, Muceli S, Dideriksen J, Romero J, Rocon E, Pons J, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Jul 15.


A state-based, proportional myoelectric control method: online validation and comparison with the clinical state-of-the-art.

Jiang N, Lorrain T, Farina D.

J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2014 Jul 10;11:110. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-11-110.


A closed-loop brain-computer interface triggering an active ankle-foot orthosis for inducing cortical neural plasticity.

Xu R, Jiang N, Mrachacz-Kersting N, Lin C, Asín Prieto G, Moreno JC, Pons JL, Dremstrup K, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Jul;61(7):2092-101. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2014.2313867. Epub 2014 Mar 26.


Guest editorial: prosthetic legs.

Nazarpour K, Cipriani C, Farina D, Kuiken T.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Jul;22(4):711-5.


The extraction of neural information from the surface EMG for the control of upper-limb prostheses: emerging avenues and challenges.

Farina D, Jiang N, Rehbaum H, Holobar A, Graimann B, Dietl H, Aszmann OC.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Jul;22(4):797-809. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2305111.


Blind source identification from the multichannel surface electromyogram.

Holobar A, Farina D.

Physiol Meas. 2014 Jul;35(7):R143-65. doi: 10.1088/0967-3334/35/7/R143.



A brain-computer interface for single-trial detection of gait initiation from movement related cortical potentials.

Jiang N, Gizzi L, Mrachacz-Kersting N, Dremstrup K, Farina D.

Clin Neurophysiol. 2014 May 20. pii: S1388-2457(14)00252-1. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.05.003.



Task-related changes in sensorimotor integration influence the common synaptic input to motor neurones.

Laine CM, Yavuz SU, Farina D.

Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2014 May;211(1):229-39. doi: 10.1111/apha.12255. Epub 2014 Mar 13.


Is accurate mapping of EMG signals on kinematics needed for precise online myoelectric control?

Jiang N, Vujaklija I, Rehbaum H, Graimann B, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 May;22(3):549-58. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2013.2287383. Epub 2013 Oct 25.


Extracting signals robust to electrode number and shift for online simultaneous and proportional myoelectric control by factorization algorithms.

Muceli S, Jiang N, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 May;22(3):623-33. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2013.2282898. Epub 2013 Oct 10.


Intuitive, online, simultaneous, and proportional myoelectric control over two degrees-of-freedom in upper limb amputees.

Jiang N, Rehbaum H, Vujaklija I, Graimann B, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 May;22(3):501-10. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2013.2278411. Epub 2013 Aug 26.


Denoising and compression of intracortical signals with a modified MDL criterion.

Carotti ES, Shalchyan V, Jensen W, Farina D.

Med Biol Eng Comput. 2014 May;52(5):429-38. doi: 10.1007/s11517-014-1146-x. Epub 2014 Mar 18.


 Closed Loop Control of Grasping With a Myoelectric Hand Prosthesis: Which Are the Relevant Feedback Variables for Force Control?

Ninu A, Dosen S, Muceli S, Rattay F, Dietl H, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Apr 29. 


Sequential Decoding of Intramuscular EMG Signals via Estimation of a Markov Model.

Monsifrot J, Le Carpentier E, Aoustin Y, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Apr 11.


Self-correcting pattern recognition system of surface EMG signals for upper limb prosthesis control.

Amsüss S, Goebel PM, Jiang N, Graimann B, Paredes L, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Apr;61(4):1167-76. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2296274.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Apr 29.


 Motor modules of human locomotion: influence of EMG averaging, concatenation, and number of step cycles.

Oliveira AS, Gizzi L, Farina D, Kersting UG.

Front Hum Neurosci. 2014 May 23;8:335. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00335. eCollection 2014.


 Movement-related cortical potentials in paraplegic patients: abnormal patterns and considerations for BCI-rehabilitation

Ren Xu, Ning Jiang, Aleksandra Vuckovic, Muhammad Hasan, Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting, David Allan, Matthew Fraser, Bahman Nasseroleslami, Bernie Conway, Kim Dremstrup, and Dario Farina

Front. Neuroeng., 27 August 2014 | doi: 10.3389/fneng.2014.00035


HyVE-hybrid vibro-electrotactile stimulation-is an efficient approach to multi-channel sensory feedback.

D'Alonzo M, Dosen S, Cipriani C, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Haptics. 2014 Apr-Jun;7(2):181-90. doi: 10.1109/TOH.2013.52.



Reorganization of muscle synergies during multidirectional reaching in the horizontal plane with experimental muscle pain.

Muceli S, Falla D, Farina D.

J Neurophysiol. 2014 Apr;111(8):1615-30. doi: 10.1152/jn.00147.2013. Epub 2014 Jan 22.



Linear and nonlinear regression techniques for simultaneous and proportional myoelectric control.

Hahne JM, Biessmann F, Jiang N, Rehbaum H, Farina D, Meinecke FC, Muller KR, Parra LC.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Mar;22(2):269-79. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2305520.


HyVE: hybrid vibro-electrotactile stimulation for sensory feedback and substitution in rehabilitation.

D'Alonzo M, Dosen S, Cipriani C, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Mar;22(2):290-301. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2013.2266482.



A non-parametric Bayesian approach for clustering and tracking non-stationarities of neural spikes.

Shalchyan V, Farina D.

J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Feb 15;223:85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2013.12.005. Epub 2013 Dec 12.




Enhanced low-latency detection of motor intention from EEG for closed-loop brain-computer interface applications.

Xu R, Jiang N, Lin C, Mrachacz-Kersting N, Dremstrup K, Farina D.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Feb;61(2):288-96. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2294203.



Accurate identification of motor unit discharge patterns from high-density surface EMG and validation with a novel signal-based performance metric.

Holobar A, Minetto MA, Farina D.

J Neural Eng. 2014 Feb;11(1):016008.


Human stretch reflex pathways reexamined.

Yavuz SU, Mrachacz-Kersting N, Sebik O, Berna Ünver M, Farina D, Türker KS.

J Neurophysiol. 2014 Feb;111(3):602-12. doi: 10.1152/jn.00295.2013. Epub 2013 Nov 13.


Virtual grasping: closed-loop force control using electrotactile feedback.

Jorgovanovic N, Dosen S, Djozic DJ, Krajoski G, Farina D.

Comput Math Methods Med. 2014;2014:120357. doi: 10.1155/2014/120357. Epub 2014 Jan 2.


Motor modules of human locomotion: influence of EMG averaging, concatenation, and number of step cycles.

Oliveira AS, Gizzi L, Farina D, Kersting UG.

Front Hum Neurosci. 2014 May 23;8:335. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00335. eCollection 2014.


Reply from Dario Farina, Francesco Negro and Ning Jiang.

Farina D, Negro F, Jiang N.

J Physiol. 2014 Jan 1;592(Pt 1):251-2. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.267070. 


Limitations of the spike-triggered averaging for estimating motor unit twitch force: a theoretical analysis.

Negro F, Yavuz UŞ, Farina D.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 25;9(3):e92390. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092390.

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  • Sartori M, Gizzi L, Lloyd DG and Farina D (2013). A musculoskeletal model of human locomotion driven by a low dimensional set of impulsive excitation primitives. Front. Comput. Neurosci. 7:79.
  • J. Dideriksen, R. Enoka, D. Farina, “A Model of the Surface Electromyogram in Pathological Tremor”, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., In Press
  • N. Jiang, S. Muceli, B. Graimann, D. Farina, “Effect of arm position on the prediction of kinematics from EMG in amputees”, Med Biol Eng Comput In Press
  • I. Conradsen, M. Moldovan, P. Jennum, P. Wolf, D. Farina, S. Beniczky, “Dynamics of muscle activation during tonic-clonic seizures”, Epilepsy Res In Press
  • D. Farina, F. Negro. Accessing the neural drive to muscle and translation to neurorehabilitation technologies. IEEE Rev Biomed Eng. In Press
  • D. Farina, E. Cianca, N. Marchetti, S. Frattasi, “Special issue: Wearable computing and communication for e-Health”, Med Biol Eng Comput In Press
  • R. Krigslund, S. Dosen, P. Popovski, J. Dideriksen, G.F. Pedersen, D. Farina, „A Novel Technology for Motion Capture Using Passive UHF RFID Tags”, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, In Press
  • A.S. Oliveira, P. de Brito Silva, M.E. Lund, U.G. Kersting, D. Farina, “Fast changes in direction during human locomotion are executed by impulsive activation of motor modules”, Neuroscience In Press
  • M. Sartori, M. Reggiani, D. Farina, D.G. Lloyd. “EMG-driven forward-dynamic estimation of muscle force and joint moment about multiple degrees of freedom in the human lower extremity”, PLoS One, In Press
  • A.S.C. Oliveira, P. de Brito Silva, M. Enemark Lund, L. Gizzi, D. Farina, U.G. Kersting, “Effects of perturbations to balance on neuromechanics of fast changes in direction during locomotion”, PLoS One, In Press
  • E.N. Kamavuako, J.C. Rosenvang, R. Horup, W. Jensen, D. Farina, K.B. Englehart, “Surface versus Untargeted Intramuscular EMG Based Classification of Simultaneous and Dynamically Changing Movements”, IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng., In Press
  • S. Gervasio, D. Farina, T. Sinkjær, N. Mrachacz-Kersting. “Crossed reflex reversal during human locomotion”, J. Neurophysiol. In Press
  • D. Farina, F. Negro, N. Jiang, “Identification of Common Synaptic Inputs to Motor Neurons from the Rectified Electromyogram”, J Physiol 2013 (In Press)
  • J. Rodriguez-Falces, F. Negro, M. Gonzalez-Izal, D. Farina, “Spatial distribution of surface action potentials generated by individual motor units in the human biceps brachii muscle”, J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2013 (In Press)
  • C.M. Laine, F. Negro, D. Farina, “Neural correlates of task-related changes in physiological tremor”, J Neurophysiol 2013 (In Press)
  • M. D'Alonzo, S. Dosen, C. Cipriani, D. Farina, “HyVE – Hybrid Vibro-Electrotactile Stimulation – is an Efficient Approach to Multi-Channel Sensory Feedback", IEEE Trans Haptics, In Press (2013)
  • M D’Alonzo, S Dosen, C Cipriani, and D Farina, "HyVE: Hybrid Vibro-Electrotactile Stimulation for Sensory Feedback and Substitution in Rehabilitation", IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehab Eng, In Press