Posts Tagged ‘ spinal cord injury (SCI) ’

Third annual meeting of the SCI-Research Group

9 novembre 2017
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Third annual meeting of the SCI-Research Group

This year the meeting has been hold in Verona, at the Human Sciences Department of the University of Verona. The meeting started with an introduction by Valentina Moro, concerning the concluded and starting projects of the platform. Later Michele Scandola showed the results of an experiment on the embodiment of the wheelchair and how it...

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Corporeal illusions in chronic spinal cord injuries

8 marzo 2017
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Authors Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Avesani R, Bertagnoni G, Marangoni A, Moro V. Abstract While several studies have investigated corporeal illusions in patients who have suffered from a stroke or undergone an amputation, only anecdotal or single case reports have explored this phenomenon after spinal cord injury. Here we examine various different types of...

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Next Seminar: ” Embodied Cognition Theories e lesioni spinal”

26 febbraio 2017
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The seminar will be held 13 March at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be prof. Valentina Moro. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Next Seminar: “Affective touch nelle lesioni spinali: pleasant touch e empatia per il dolore”

10 febbraio 2017
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The seminar will be held 14 February at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Michele Scandola, Ph.D., and Martina Costamagna, M.D. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Conferenza Internazionale sulle lesioni midollari

5 ottobre 2016
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Conferenza Internazionale sulle lesioni midollari

Il 29 Novembre, ala Fondazione “Santa Lucia” a Roma, si terrà la conferenza dal titolo “Rappresentazione cerebrale di Corpo, Movimento e Spazio dopo lesioni del midollo spinale. Implicazioni cliniche e riabilitative”, che rappresenterà la seconda conferenza che illustrerà lo stato d’avanzamento dei lavori del SCI-Research Group. La partecipazione è gratuita, l’iscrizione è obbligatoria a...

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Local media on “Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it”

11 aprile 2016
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Local media on “Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it”

Our latest article, Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it, has attracted the attention of local media. Radio interview

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Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it.

7 aprile 2016
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Authors Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Bonente C, Avesani R, Moro V. Abstract Peripersonal space (PPS) is the space surrounding us within which we interact with objects. PPS may be modulated by actions (e.g. when using tools) or sense of ownership (e.g. over a rubber hand). Indeed, intense and/or prolonged use of a tool may...

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The SCI-Research Group in the “L’informatore”

10 marzo 2016
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The SCI-Research Group in the “L’informatore”

In the “L’Informatore”, the ufficial magazine of G.A.L.M., the Group of Animation for patients with Spinal Cord Injury of Verona, reported in an article the first meeting of the SCI-Research Group members.

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Motor imagery in spinal cord injured people is modulated by somatotopic coding, perspective taking, and post-lesional chronic pain

25 gennaio 2016
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Authors Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Pozeg P, Avesani R, Moro V Abstract Motor imagery (MI) allows one to mentally represent an action without necessarily performing it. Importantly, however, MI is profoundly influenced by the ability to actually execute actions, as demonstrated by the impairment of this ability as a consequence of lesions in motor...

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L’esoscheletro “Ekso” rivoluziona la riabilitazione

5 ottobre 2015
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  At the “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, in Negrar, Verona, an esoskeleton has been bought for rehabilitative purposes in collaboration with our research team. A journal article from “l’Arena”, the local news journal of Verona, reported the inauguration. Download the article

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The VR Pain Scale Validation

We are validating a new pain scale which discriminates among muscolo-skeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain in spinal cord injury patients.

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Books and Monographs

Il test di coordinazione motoria di Charlop-Atwell: la standardizzazione italiana.
Colella R, Quadri G, Boscaini F, Moro V, Albaret JM, 2014

Tornare a scuola dopo una grave cerebrolesione Moro Valentina, Rodolfi Chiara, 2012

La plasticità cerebrale. Alle radici del cambiamento
Moro Valentina, Filippi Barbara, 2010

L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica
Moro Valentina, 2005

Valentina Moro and Riccardo Sartori are directors for the SEID editor of the series "Strumenti in Psicologia, Educazione e Formazione" [Tools in Psychology, Education and Training].
The purpose of this series is to publish materials and tools for the intervention and evaluation in:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Training
  • Psychomotricity