Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

Kokkoni, E., Galloway, J.C. (2021) User-centered Assistive Technology Assessment of a Portable Open-area Body Weight Support System for In-Home Use. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 16(5), 505-512.

Kokkoni, E., Mavroudi, E., Zehfroosh, A., Galloway, J.C., Heinz, J., Vidal, R., Tanner, H.G. (2020) GEARing Smart Environments for Pediatric Motor Rehabilitation. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 17(1), 16.

Kokkoni, E., Stoner, T., Galloway, J.C. (2020) In-Home Mobility Training With a Portable Body Weight Support System of an Infant with Down Syndrome. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 32(4), E76-E82.

Kokkoni, E., Liu, Z., Karydis, K. (2020) Development of a Soft Robotic Wearable Device to Assist Infant Reaching. ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy, 3(2), 021109.

Arnold, A., Haworth, J., Moran, V., Abulhasan, A., Steinbuch, N., Kokkoni, E. (2020) Exploring the Unmet Need for Technology to Promote Motor Ability in Children Younger Than 5 Years of Age: A Systematic Review. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation, 2(2), 100051.

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

Kouvoutsakis, G., Kokkoni, E., Karydis, K. (2022) Using Infant Limb Movement Data to Control Small Aerial Robots. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), pp. 287-292.

Sahin, I., Dube, J., Mucchiani, C., Karydis, K., Kokkoni, E. (2022) A bidirectional fabric-based pneumatic actuator for the infant shoulder: Design and comparative kinematic analysis. 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 371-376.

Mucchiani, C., Liu, Z., Sahin, I., Dube, J., Vu, L., Kokkoni, E., Karydis, K. (2022) Closed-loop position control of a pediatric soft robotic wearable device for upper extremity assistance. 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 1514-1519.

Kouvoutsakis, G., Baxevani, K., Tanner, H.G., Kokkoni, E. (2022) Feasibility of Using the Robot Sphero to Promote Perceptual-Motor Exploration in Infants. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), pp. 850-854.

Sahin, I., Bashir, L., Arnold, A., Tanner, H.G., Kokkoni, E. (2021) Network Analysis of an Infant's Motor Actions Performed in a Robot-Assisted Learning Environment. 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 757-762.

Dechemi, A., Bhakri, V., Sahin, I., Modi, A., Mestas, J., Peiris, P., Barrundia D.E., Kokkoni, E., Karydis, K. (2021) BabyNet: A Lightweight Network for Infant Reaching Action Recognition in Unconstrained Environments to Support Future Pediatric Rehabilitation Applications. 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 461-467.

Kokkoni, E., Arnold, A., Baxevani, K., Tanner, H.G. (2021) Infants Respond to Robots’ Need for Assistance in Pursuing Action-based Goals. Companion of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), pp. 47-51.

Pacheco, C., Mavroudi, E., Kokkoni, E., Tanner, H.G., Vidal, R. (2020) A Detection-based Approach to Multiview Action Classification in Infants. Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), pp. 6112-6119.

Haworth, J., Cooley, D., Kokkoni, E. (2019) Movement History and Skill Level Impact Motor Exploration of Novel Human Machine Interactions: A Preliminary Study. International Society for Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) Proceedings Archive, 37(1), pp. 403-406.

Peer-reviewed Abstracts

Kokkoni, E., Sahin, I., McCarty, T., Galloway, J.C. Effects of Dynamic Body Weight Support on Spontaneous Leg Movement During Standing in Infants. 2022 9th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB), July 2022, Taipei, Taiwan (Hybrid).

Sahin, I., Modi, A., Kokkoni, E. Evaluation of OpenPose for Quantifying Infant Reaching Motion. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), October 2021, Virtual.

Godinez, N., Lopez, S., Mulji, A., Pickle, A., Jayaseelan, P.R., Karydis, K., Kokkoni E. Development and Preliminary Evaluation of a Pneumatic Sitting Postural Device for Infants. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), October 2020, Virtual.

Kokkoni, E., Arnold, A., Galloway, J.C., Tanner, H. Assistive Effects of Dynamic Weight Support on Open-area Overground Mobility of Infants With Down Syndrome Over Time: A Report of Two Cases. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), October 2020, Virtual.

Agyeman, K., Mattingly, K., Koziar, K., Christopoulos, V., Kokkoni E. Systematic Review of Functional Brain Imaging Techniques in Infant Research: Previous Applications and Future Directions for Assessing Brain Motor Activity. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), October 2020, Virtual.

Arnold, A.J., Tasouli-Drakou, V., Galloway, J. C., Tanner, H. G., Kokkoni, E. User and Caregiver Acceptability of a Novel Pediatric Mobility Training Combining Socially Assistive Robots and Body Weight Support Technology. Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), June 2020, Virtual.

Arnold, A.J., Mestas, J., Fujimoto, N., Cristobal, J., Galloway, J. C., Tanner, H. G., Kokkoni, E. Combining the Use of Socially Assistive Robots and Body Weight Support Technology to Encourage Infants' Participation in Complex Motor Tasks. Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), June 2020, Virtual.

Kokkoni E., Haworth J., Cunha A.B., Galloway J.C., Rahman T., Lobo M.A. Object-oriented Changes in Hand Kinematics and Postural Sway of an Infant Wearing an Arm Exoskeleton. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), November 2019, Chicago, IL.

Haworth J., Abulhasan, A., Moran, V., Steinbuch, N., Kokkoni E. A Systematic Review of Mobility Rehabilitation Technology for Very Young Children. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), November 2019, Chicago, IL.

Haworth J., Tol A., Kokkoni E. Arm Swing Dynamics During Walking Over Flat and ADA-Compliant Inclined Surfaces. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), November 2019, Chicago, IL.