CONSORTIUM PAPER. Bringing rehabilitation home with a deep tech e-health platform: study protocol of a randomized clinical trial (RGS@home).  Anna Mura*, Martina Maier*, Belén Rubio Ballester, Javier De la Torre Costa, Judit López-Luque, Axelle Gelineau, Stephane Mandigout, Per Hamid Ghatan, Raffaele Fiorillo, Iñigo Chivite, Fabrizio Antenucci, Ton Coolen, Hugo Landais, Olga Irina Gómez, Cristina Melero, Santiago Brandi, March Domenech, Jean-Christophe Daviet, Riccardo Zucca, Paul F.M.J. Verschure.  (SUBMITTED

Belén Rubio Ballester, Fabrizio Antenucci, Martina Maier, Anthony CC Coolen, Paul FMJ Verschure (in press). Estimating Upper-Extremity Function Recovery From Kinematics in Stroke Patients Following Goal-Oriented Computer-Based Training.  10.21203/

De la Torre Costa, Maier, M., Rubio Ballester, B., Antenucci F., Barreneche C., Brandi S., Ghatan, P.H, Gelineau, A., Gómez I., Landais H., López-Luque, J., Mandigout, S., Mura A., Verschure P.F.M.J. De La Torre C. A combination of computer-based and wearable systems to remotely promote and monitor recovery and arm use post-stroke. ; The 7th European Stroke Conference took place online, from 1 – 3 September 2021. 49, 283, 461.

Javier de la Torre Costa, Belén Rubio Ballester and Paul F.M.J. Verschure. A Wearable Device to Overcome Post-Stroke Learned Non-Use. The Rehabilitation Gaming System for wearables. Methodology, Design and Usability. IC-HAW 2021, 8-9 November

Maier, M., Carrilero, R., Güerre, S., Mura, A., Ballester, B., & Verschure, P. F. (2021). Social cognition in individuals with schizophrenia: Ongoing randomized controlled pilot data analysis. Journal of the Neurological Sciences429, 119757.

K Grechuta, JDLT Costa, BR Ballester, P Verschure (2021). Challenging the Boundaries of the Physical Self: Distal Cues Impact Body Ownership. Frontiers in human neuroscience, vol. 15. 10.3389/fnhum.2021.704414

Caballeria, E., Maier, M., Balcells-Oliveró, M., López-Pelayo, H., Oliveras, C., Rubio Ballester, B., … & Gual, A. (2021). Rehabilitation Gaming System for Alcohol-Related Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Usability StudyAlcohol and Alcoholism.

Ballester, B. R., Ward, N. S., Brander, F., Maier, M., Kelly, K., & Verschure, P. F. (2021). Relationship between intensity and recovery in post-stroke rehabilitation: a retrospective analysisJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Alexander Mozeika, Mansoor Sheikh, Fabian Aguirre-Lopez, Fabrizio Antenucci, and Anthony C. C. Coolen. Exact results on high-dimensional linear regression via statistical physics.  Phys. Rev. E. Vol. 103, Iss. 4


Grechuta, K., Ballester, B. R., Munné, R. E., Bernal, T. U., Hervás, B. M., Mohr, B., … & Verschure, P. F. (2020). Multisensory cueing facilitates naming in aphasia.

López-Carral H, Grechuta K, Verschure PFMJ (2020). Subjective ratings of emotive stimuli predict the impact of the COVID-19 quarantine on affective states. PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237631.

Maier, Martina, et al. “Adaptive conjunctive cognitive training (ACCT) in virtual reality for chronic stroke patients: a randomized controlled pilot trial.” Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation 17.1 (2020): 1-20.


Rubio Ballester B., Mura A., Maier M., Tobella-Pareja L. , Alfayate-Domingo D. ,  Francisca Gimeno-Esteve M., AguilarA. , Verschure P. (2019). Adaptive VR-Based Rehabilitation to Prevent Deterioration in Adults with Cerebral Palsy. International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation, 22-24 July 2019. Tel Aviv University (TAU), Tel Aviv, Israel.

Rubio, B. B., Maier, M., Duff, A., Cameirao, M., Bermudez, S., Duarte, E., … & Verschure, P. F. M. J. (2019). A critical time window for recovery extends beyond one-year post-stroke. Journal of neurophysiology.

Grechuta, K., Rubio Ballester, B., Espín Munne, R., Usabiaga Bernal, T., Molina Hervás, B., Mohr, B., … & Verschure, P. (2019). Augmented Dyadic Therapy Boosts Recovery of Language Function in Patients With Nonfluent Aphasia: A Randomized Controlled TrialStroke50:1270–1274. –

Grechuta, K., Ulysse, L., Rubio Ballester, B., & Verschure, P. (2019). Self beyond the body: action-driven and task-relevant purely distal cues modulate performance and body ownershipFrontiers in Human Neuroscience13, 91. – doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00091

Maier, M., Rubio Ballester, B., Duff, A., Duarte Oller, E., & Verschure, P. F. (2019). Effect of Specific Over Nonspecific VR-Based Rehabilitation on Poststroke Motor Recovery: A Systematic Meta-analysis. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 1545968318820169.

Previous years

Maier, M., Bañuelos, N. L., Ballester, B. R., Duarte, E., & Verschure, P. F. (2017, July). Conjunctive rehabilitation of multiple cognitive domains for chronic stroke patients in virtual reality. In Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017 International Conference on (pp. 947-952). IEEE.

Grechuta, K., Guga, J., Maffei, G., Ballester, B. R., & Verschure, P. F. (2017). Visuotactile integration modulates motor performance in a perceptual decision-making task. Scientific reports, 7(1), 3333.

Ballester, B. R., Nirme, J., Camacho, I., Duarte, E., Rodríguez, S., Cuxart, A., … & Verschure, P. F. (2017). Domiciliary VR-Based Therapy for Functional Recovery and Cortical Reorganization: Randomized Controlled Trial in Participants at the Chronic Stage Post Stroke. JMIR serious games, 5(3), e15-e15.

Belén Rubio Ballester, Martina Maier, Rosa María San Segundo Mozo, Victoria Castañeda, Armin Duff and Paul F. M. J. Verschure (2016), “Counteracting learned non-use in chronic stroke patients with reinforcement-induced movement therapy”, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1186/s12984-016-0178-x

Belén Rubio Ballester, Jens Nirme, Esther Duarte, Ampar Cuxart, Susana Rodriguez, Paul Verschure and Armin Duff (2015), “The visual amplification of goal-oriented movements counteracts acquired non-use in hemiparetic stroke patients”, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 12:50 ; doi 10.1186/s12984-015-0039-z.

Maier, M., Rubio Ballester, B., Duarte, E., Duff, A. and Verschure, Paul F.M.J. (2014). “Social Integration of Stroke Patients through the Multiplayer Rehabilitation Gaming System“. Games for Training, Education, Health and Sports. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8395, 2014, pp 100-114.

Nirme, J., Duff A., & Verschure P.F.M.J. (2012) “Adaptive Enhanced Mapping Of Upper Limb Movement In A Virtual Reality System For Stroke Rehabilitation”. Conference Abstract presented at the 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Barcelona, Spain.

Duff, A. (2012). Non-immersive virtual reality and motoric neurorehabilitation: Rehabilitation Gaming System. Acta Clin Croat, 51(2).

Mónica S. Cameirão, Sergi Bermúdez i Badia, Esther Duarte, Antonio Frisoli, and Paul F.M.J. Verschure. The combined impact of Virtual Reality Neurorehabilitation and its interfaces on upper extremity functional recovery in patients with chronic stroke. “Stroke”, vol. 43 (10) 2720-2728, 2012

Rodriguez, S., Bermudez i Badia, S., Cameirão, M. S., Fina, A. C., Duarte, E., Duff, A., Verschure, P. F. M. J., et al. (2011). “Effects of Virtual Reality Upper Limb Based Training (Rehabilitation Gaming System) on Spasticity, Shoulder Pain, and Depression After Stroke”. 2011 AAPM&R annual assembly (Vol. 3, p. S160). Elsevier Inc. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.08.013.

Verschure, P. F. M. J. (2011). “Neuroscience, virtual reality and neurorehabilitation: brain repair as a validation of brain theory”. Conference proceedings for the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. (Vol. 2011, pp. 2254–7). IEEE.

Nirme, J., A. Duff, and P.F.M.J. Verschure. “Adaptive rehabilitation gaming system: On-line individualization of stroke rehabilitation”. in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE. 2011. IEEE.

Duff, A., Duarte, E., Cuxart, A., Rodríguez, S., Cameirão, M., i Badia, B. S., & Verschure, P. (2011). Rehabilitation Gaming System (rgs): The Impact Of Virtual Reality Based Training On Upper Limb Recovery In The Acute And Chronic Phase Of Stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 31, 190.

M. S. Cameirao, et al., “Virtual reality based rehabilitation speeds up functional recovery of the upper extremities after stroke: A randomized controlled pilot study in the acute phase of stroke using the Rehabilitation Gaming System“, Restor Neurol Neurosci, vol. 29, pp. 287-98, 2011

M. S. Cameirao, et al., “Neurorehabilitation using the virtual reality based Rehabilitation Gaming System: methodology, design, psychometrics, usability and validation“, J Neuroeng Rehabil, vol. 7, p. 48, 2010.

Cameirao, M. S., Bermúdez, I. B. S., Duarte Oller, E., & Verschure, P. F. (2009). The rehabilitation gaming system: a review. Stud Health Technol Inform, 145(6).

Cameirão, M. S., Badia, S. B., Oller, E. D., & Verschure, P. F. (2008). Stroke Rehabilitation using the Rehabilitation Gaming System (RGS): Initial Results of a Clinical Study. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 146.

Cameirão, M. S., i Badia, S. B., Zimmerli, L., Oller, E. D., & Verschure, P. F. (2007, September). The rehabilitation gaming system: a virtual reality based system for the evaluation and rehabilitation of motor deficits. In Virtual Rehabilitation, 2007 (pp. 29-33). IEEE.

Cameirão, M. S., Badia, S. B. I., Zimmerli, L., Oller, E. D., & Verschure, P. F. M. J. (2007). A virtual reality system for motor and cognitive neurorehabilitation. Challenges for Assistive Technology, 20, 393-397.

Cameirão, M. S., i Badia, S. B., Mayank, K., Guger, C., & Verschure, P. F. M. J. (2007). Physiological responses during performance within a virtual scenario for the rehabilitation of motor deficits. PRESENCE 2007.