Neurorehabilitation, Movement Analysis, Exercise therapy

Short description of the research team

Thematic fields of interest/research areas: Neurorehabilitation, Movement Analysis, Exercise therapy

Manager/head of the team: Fabio Manfredini, MD, PhD

Team members: Sofia Straudi MD PhD, Lavezzi Susanna MD, Nicola Lamberti PhD


Research infrastructures

The department is fully equipped with robotic devices including a robot-driven gait orthosis (Lokomat) for gait-training, treadmills, arm trainer (Reo Therapy System) for upper extremity training, a transcranial direct current stimulation device (Brainstim, EMS) software and tools. A NIRS platform for muscle (Artinis) and brain (NIRx) measurements is also present


Contacts: Fabio Manfredini MD, PhD:


Prerequisites of the trainee researcher:

Level of education:“Marie Curie Individual Fellowship” Action requirements

Required working language: English



  • Neurosciences and neural disorders
  • Physiology, Pathophysiology and Endocrinology