[1] Editorships of Book
Jack Wong and Tong KY (Book Editors), Handbook of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in Asia (2018), 2nd Edition, Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, eBook ISBN 9780429996771. Publication Date: March, 2018 [Link]
Tong KY (Book Editors), Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care, 1st Edition, Academic Press Published Date: 27th July 2018, eBook ISBN: 9780128498811, Paperback ISBN: 9780128118108 [Link]
Jack Wong and Tong KY (Book Editors), Handbook of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in Asia (2013), Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, ISBN-10:9814411213, ISBN-13:978-9814411219 [Link]
Tong KY (Book Editor), Biomechatronics in Medicine and Health Care (2011), Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, ISBN-10:981424161X, ISBN-13:978-9814241618 [Link]

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[2] Rehabilitation Robotic System (e.g. Robot Hand, PolyJbot)
HL Heung, KY Tong*, ATH Lau, Z Li*. Robotic Glove with Soft-Elastic Composite Actuators for Assisting Activities of Daily Living. Soft Robotics 2019, 6(2):289-304. [Link]
SC Bao, WW Wong, TWH Leung, KY Tong*. Cortico-muscular Coherence Modulated by High-Definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in People with Chronic Stroke. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 2019, 27(2):304-313. [Link]
G Chen, L Ma, R Song, L Li, X Wang, KY Tong. Speed-adaptive control of functional electrical stimulation for dropfoot correction. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2018, 6;15(1):98. [Link]
LF Yeung, C Ockenfeld, MK Pang, HW Wai, OY Soo, SW Li, KY Tong*. Randomized controlled trial of robot-assisted gait training with dorsiflexion assistance on chronic stroke patients wearing ankle-foot-orthosis. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation 2018, 15 (1), 51. [Link]
X Wang, W Wong, R Sun, WC Chu, KY Tong*. Differentiated effects of robot hand training with and without neural guidance on neuroplasticity patterns in chronic stroke. Frontiers in Neurology 2018; 9: 810. [Link]
Z Lu, RK Tong*, X Zhang, S Li, P Zhou. Myoelectric Pattern Recognition for Controlling a Robotic Hand: A Feasibility Study in Stroke. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering( Early Access ) 2018. [Link]
C Hu, X Wang, KW Lueng, RK Tong, L Li. Electrical impedance myography alternation after neuromuscular electrical stimulation combined cycling training in chronic stroke. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2018; 61, e452. [Link]
Z Lu, K Tong, H Shin, A Stampas, P Zhou. Robotic Hand-Assisted Training for Spinal Cord Injury Driven by Myoelectric Pattern Recognition: A Case Report. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2017 doi: 10.1097. [Link]
R Sun, W Wong, J Wang, RK Tong*. Changes in Electroencephalography Complexity using a Brain Computer Interface-Motor Observation Training in Chronic Stroke Patients: A Fuzzy Approximate Entropy Analysis. Frontiers in human neuroscience 2017, 11, 444. [Link]
CA Coste, V Bergeron, R Berkelmans, EF Martins, C Fornusek, A Jetsada, KJ Hunt, RK Tong, R Triolo, P Wolf. Comparison of strategies and performance of functional electrical stimulation cycling in spinal cord injury pilots for competition in the first ever Cybathlon. European journal of translational myology 27 (4), 251-254. [Link]
Z Lu, K Tong, H Shin, S Li, P Zhou. Advanced Myoelectric Control for Robotic Hand-assisted training: outcome from a stroke patient. Frontiers in neurology 2017, 8, 107. [Link]
L Li, RK Tong. Real-time control of an exoskeleton hand robot with myoelectric pattern recognition. International journal of neural systems , 2017, 27 (05), 1750009. [Link]
L Li, RK Tong. Combined Ultrasound Imaging and Biomechanical Modeling to Estimate Triceps Brachii Musculotendon Changes in Stroke Survivors. BioMed research international 2016, Article ID 5275768. [Link]
Ao D, Song R, Tong KY. Sensorimotor Control of Tracking Movements at Various Speeds for Stroke Patients as Well as Age-Matched and Young Healthy Subjects PLoS ONE 2015 June;10(6). doi:10.1371. [Link]
Susanto EA, Tong KY, Ockenfeld C, Ho SK. Efficacy of robot-assisted fingers training in chronic stroke survivors: A pilot randomized-controlled trialJ Neuroeng Rehabil 2015 Apr;12(1):42. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Ho SK, Xue JJ, Rong W, Li SW. Wrist Rehabilitation Assisted by an Electromyography-Driven Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Robot After Stroke Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2014 Dec; 29(8):767-76. [Link]
Ho SK, Hu XL, Rong W, Wei XJ, Susanto EA, Tong KY. The effects of post-stroke upper-limb training with an electromyography (EMG)-driven hand robot. J Electronmyogr Kinesiol 2013 Oct;23(5):1065-74. [Link]
Hu X, Song R, Tong KY, Zhou W. Myoelectrically controlled wrist robot for stroke rehabilitation. J Neuroeng Rehabil 2013 Jun 10;10:52. [Link]
Song R, Tong KY. EMG and kinematic analysis of sensorimotor control for patients after stroke using cyclic voluntary movement with visual feedback. J Neuroeng Rehabil 2013 Feb 8;10:18. [Link]
Hu XL, Leung WW, Song R, Tong KY, Zheng XJ. A comparison between electromyography-driven robot and passive motion device on wrist rehabilitation for chronic stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2009 Oct;23(8):837-46. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Song R, Zheng XJ, Lui KH, Leung WWF, et al. Quantitative Evaluation of Motor Functional Recovery Process in Chronic Stroke Patients during Robot-Assisted Wrist Training. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2009 Aug;19(4):639-50. [Link]
Song R, Tong KY, Hu XL, Li L. Assistive control system using continuous myoelectric signal in robot-aided arm training for patients after stroke. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2008 Aug;16(4):371-9. [Link]
Song R, Tong KY, Hu XL. Evaluation of velocity-dependent performance of the spastic elbow during voluntary movements. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008 Jun;89(6):1140-5. [Link]
Tong KY, Hu XL. (Jun 2008) Chapter: Robot-Assisted Training for Stroke Rehabilitation IN: Service Robotics, Edited by Takahashi Y, I-Tech ISBN 978-953-7619-00-8C [Link]
Tong KY, Intention-driven rehabilitation robotic system (2008). The Journal of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, May 2008, pp20
Hu XL, Tong KY, Song R, Tsang VS, Leung PO, Li L. Variation of Muscle Coactivation Patterns in Chronic Stroke During Robot-Assisted Elbow Training. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Aug;88(8):1022-29. [Link]
[3] Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), Neural Prostheses
KWC Leung, RKY Tong*, X Wang, GTY Lee, PMK Pang, HW Wai. The Effectiveness of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in On-Off Mode for enhancing the cycling performance of Team Phoenix at 2016 Cybathlon. European journal of translational myology 2017; 27(4): 7132. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Li R, Xue JJ, Ho SK, Chen P. The effects of electronmechanical wrist robot assistive system with neuromuscular electrical stimulation for stroke rehabilitation. J Electronmyogr Kinesiol 2012 Jun;22(3):431-9. [Link]
Chan MK, Tong KY, Chung KY. Bilateral upper limb training with functional electric stimulation in patients with chronic stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2009 May;23(4):357-65. [Link]
Ng WF, Tong RKY, Li LS. A pilot study of randomized clinical controlled trial of gait training in subacute stroke patients with partial body-weight support electromechanical gait trainer and functional electrical stimulation: six-month follow-up. Stroke 2008 Jan;39(1):154-60. [Link]
Cao J, Li L, Lu B, Tong KY, Wang W. Implanted FNS system in Closed-circle may become a way for the restoration of eye blinking and closing function for facial paralysis patient. Med Hypotheses 2008;70(5):1068-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2007.11.008. [Link]
Cao J, Li L, Rong W, Tong KY. Effects of consecutive slips in nerve signals recorded by implanted cuff electrode. Med Eng Phys 2008 May;30(4):460-5. [Link]
Cao J, Li H, Li L, Shao SY, Tong KY. Fabrication of Cuff Electrode and the Extraction of a Dog’s Facial Nerve Electroneurogram. ACTA Biophysica Sinica 2007;23(3):223-226 (in Chinese): ISSN 1000-6737 23.
Cao J, Shao SY, Li H, Li L, Tong KY. Identification of Orbicularis Oculi Muscle Activities Based on the Electroneurogram. Chinese Journal of Medical Physics 2007;24(5): 342-345 (in Chinese): ISSN 1005-202X.
Cao J, Shao SY, Li H, Li L, Tong KY. Orbicularis oculi muscle activities by analyzing dog's electroneurogram. ACTA Academiae Medicinae Militaris Tertiae 2007;29(19):1855-58 (in Chinese): ISSN 1000-5404.
Ng MF, Li LS, So EF, Tong RKY. Gait training of patients after stroke using an electromechanical gait trainer combined with simultaneous functional electrical stimulation. Phys Ther 2006 Sep;86(9):1282-94. [Link]
Ng MF, Li LS, Tong RKY. The effect of gait training of body weight-supported cyclic walking exercise and functional electrical stimulation in patients with subacute stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006;87:1298-1304.
Tong KY. (2006) Chapter: Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES): FES on Stroke Rehabilitation, Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering edited by Metin Akay, Wiley, pp 1682-1690.
Tong KY (invited article) (2002) FES clinical service in Hong Kong, FES Newsletter, UK, Vol. 9.
Granat MH, Tong KY (2000) Chapter 14: Artificial neural network control on functional electrical stimulation assisted gait for persons with spinal cord injury, Artificial neural networks in biomedicine edited by PJG Lisboa, EC Ifeachor and PS Szczepaniak, Springer-Verlag. ISBN 1-85233-005-8. [Link]
Granat MH, Tong KY. Reliability of neural network functional electrical stimulation gait control systems. Med Biol Eng Comput 1999 Sep;37(5):633-8. [Link]
Granat MH, Tong KY. Gait control system for functional electrical stimulation using neural networks. Med Biol Eng Comput 1999 Jan;37(1):35-41.
Granat MH, Tong KY. Virtual artificial sensor technique for functional electrical stimulation. Med Eng Phys 1998 Sep;20(6):458-68. [Link]
[4] Computational Neuromusclar Modelling and Evaluation System
Tong KY, Yeung LF, Cheng KC, Fong CH, Lee WC. Evaluation of the Microsoft Kinect as a clinical assessment tool of body sway. Gait Posture 2014 Sep;40(4):532-8. [Link]
Tong KY. Commentary to: Including upper extremity robotic therapy during early inpatient stroke rehabilitation may not lead to better outcomes than conventional treatment J Physiother 2014 Sept; 60(3). doi: 10.1016 [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Wei XJ. The responsiveness and correlation between fugl-meyer assessment, motor status scale, action research arm test and modified ashworth scale in chronic stroke with upper extremity rehabilitation robotic training. Int J Rehabil Res 2011 Dec;34(4):349-56. [Link]
Li L, Tong KY, Hu XL, Hung LK, Koo TK. Incorporting ultrasound-measured musculotendon parameters to subject-specific EMG-driven model to simulate voluntary elbow flexion for persons after stroke. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2009 Jan;24(1):101-9. [Link]
Li L, Tong KY, song R, Koo TK. Is maximum isometric muscle stress the same among prime elbow flexors? Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2007 Oct;22(8):874-83. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Li L. The mechanomyography of persons after stroke during isometric voluntary contractions. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2007,17(4):473-83. [Link]
Li L, Tong KY, Hu XL. The effect of poststroke impairments on brachialis muscle architecture as measured by ultrasound. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Feb;88(2):243-50. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Hung LK. Firing properties of motor units during fatigue in subjects after stroke. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2006 Oct;16(5):469-76. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Tsang SF, Song R. Joint-angle-dependent neuromuscular dysfunctions at the wrist in persons after stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006 May;87(5):671-9. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Tsang SF, Song R. Joint-angle-dependent neuromuscular dysfunctions at the wrist in persons after stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006 May;87(5):671-9. [Link]
Song R, Tong KY. Using recurrent artificial neural network model to estimate voluntary elbow torque in dynamic situations. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2005 Jul;43(4):473-80. [Link]
Song R, Tong KY. Using recurrent artificial neural network model to estimate voluntary elbow torque in dynamic situations. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2005 Jul;43(4):473-80. [Link]
Hu XL, Tong KY, Hung LK. Oscillations in the power spectra of motor unit signals caused by refractoriness variations. J Neural Eng. 2004 Sep;1(3):174-85. [Link]
[5] Neurochemistry on Stroke Rat Model and Human
Ke Z, Hu S, Cui W, Sun J, Zhang S, Mak S, Wang J, Tang J, Pang Y, Han Y, Tong K*. Bis(propyl)-cognitin potentiates rehabilitation of treadmill exercise after a transient focal cerebral ischemia, possibly via inhibiting NMDA receptor and regulating VEGF expression. Neurochemistry International 2019, 128: 143-153. [Link]
62 A Wong, C Fong, VC Mok, K Leung, RK Tong*. Computerized Cognitive Screen (CoCoSc): A Self-Administered Computerized Test for Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Community Social Centers. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2017, 59 (4), 1299-1306. [Link]
Sun J, Ke Z, Yip SP. Hu XL, Zheng XX, Tong KY. Gradually increased training intensity benefits rehabilitation outcome after stroke by BDNF upregulation and stress suppression. Biomed Res Int 2014;2014:925762. [Link]
Zhang SJ1, Ke Z, Li L, Yip SP, Tong KY. EEG patterns from acute to chronic stroke phases in focal cerebral ischemic rats: Correlations with functional recovery. Physiol. meas 2013 Mar; 34(4):423-435. [Link]
Wong, WW ; Chan, ST ; Tang, KW ; Meng, F ; Tong, KY. Neural correlates of motor impairment during motor imagery and motor execution in sub-cortical stroke. Brain Injury 2013 Mar; 27(6); pp.651-663. [Link]
Ke Z, Yip SP, Li L, Zheng XX, Tong KY. The effects of voluntary, involuntary and forced exercises on brain-derived neurotrophic factor and motor function recovery: a rat brain ischemia model, PLoS One 2011 Feb 8;6(2):e16643. [Link]
Li L, Rong W, Ke Z, Hu XL, Yip SP, Tong KY. Muscle activation changes during body weight support treadmill training after focal cortical ischemia: a rat hindlimb model. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2011 Apr;21(2):318-26. [Link]
Li L, Ke Z, Tong KY, Ying M. Evaluation of Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Focal Cerebral Ischemia Rats by using Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography. Ultrasound Med Biol 2010 Apr;36(4):595-603. [Link]
Chan KL, Tong KY, Yip SP. Relationship of serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and health related lifestyle in healthy human subjects. Neurosci Lett 2008 Dec 12;447(2-3):124-8. [Link]
Leung LY, Tong KY, Zhang SM, Zeng XH, Zhang KP, Zheng XX. Neurochemical effects of exercise and neuromuscular electrical stimulation on brain after stroke: a microdialysis study using rat model. Neurosci Lett, 2006 Apr 10-17;397(1-2):135-9. [Link]
[6] Brain-Computer Control Interface (BCI)
Tong KY, Tam WK, Meng F, Gao SK. A minimal set of electrodes for motor imagery BCI to control an assistive device in chronic stroke subjects: a multi-session study. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2011 Dec;19(6):617-27. [Link]
Tong KY, Meng F, Chan ST, Wong WW, Lui KH, Tang KW, Gao XR, Gao SK. Cerebral plasticity after subcortical stroke as revealed by cortico-muscular coherence. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2009 Jun;17(3):234-43. [Link]
Tong KY, Meng F, Chan ST, Wong WW, Lui KH, Tang KW, Gao XR, Gao SK. Study on connectivity between coherent central rhythm and electromyographic activities. J Neural Eng 2008 Sep;5(3):324-32. [Link]
Tong KY, Meng F, Chan ST, Wong WW, Lui KH, Tang KW, Gao XR, Gao SK. BCI-FES Training System Design and Implementation for Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients. IEEE Trans Neural Networks 2008 Jun; pp.4103-4106. [Link]
[7] Human Movement Analysis (Portable Gait Analysis System Using Gyroscope and Accelerometer)
Tong KY, Lau HY, Zhu H. Support Vector Machine for Classification of Walking Conditions of Persons After Stroke with Dropped Foot. Hum Mov Sci 2009 Aug;28(4):504-14. [Link]
Tong KY and Lau HY. The reliability of using accelerometer and gyroscope for gait event identification on persons with dropped foot. Gait Posture 2008 Feb;27(2):248-57. [Link]
Tong KY, Lau HY, Zhu H. Support Vector Machine for Classification of Walking Conditions Using Miniature Kinematic Sensors. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2008 Jun;46(6):563-73. [Link]
Tong KY, Hu XL. (2007) Chapter 3: Gait Analysis, Orthopaedic rehabilitation, People's Medical Publishing House, pp: 96-117, Sep, 2007 (in Chinese), ISBN 978-7-117-8981-4/R.8982
Tong KY and Mak AFT. Development of computer-based environment for simulating the voluntary upper limb movements of persons with disability. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2001 Jul;39(4):414-21. [Link]
Tong KY and Granat MH (1999) A practical gait analysis system using gyroscopes. Med Eng Phys 1999 Mar;21(2):87-94. [Link]

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