Funding for this research was provided by:
Israel Science Foundation (2392)
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Azrieli Foundation, International Development Research Center (108186-001)
Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, through the Agricultural, Biological and Cognitive Robotics Center of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Received: 20 January 2021
Accepted: 3 May 2021
First Online: 13 May 2021
: Ethical approval was obtained from the appropriate ethics committees of each study site prior to the beginning of the study. The Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation du Montréal Métropolitain (Montréal, Canada) approved the study for the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital and the Institut de Réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay de Montréal (CRIR1112-1115). The Institutional Ethics Review Board of Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital (Ra’anana, Israel) approved the study for the Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital (000-11-15-LOE) and the Institutional Ethics Committee of the Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel). The Institutional Ethics Committee of Kasturba Hospital (Manipal, India) approved the study for the Kasturba Medical Hospital (IEC-32/2016). Written informed consent was obtained from each participant.
: Not applicable.
: MFL held a US patent for the Montreal Stretch Reflex Threshold analysis. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests or any conflicts of interest in the authorship or publication of this study.