List of projects carried out by ALEA Solutions GmbH:


Uniklinik Balgrist Biotronik ChromaCon
ETH Zürich FAI Gericke
Greatcom Hôpitaux de Bordeaux Huber + Suhner
icord imp Bautest Mettler Toledo
Novartis Schmid Telecom Sensile Medical
Stryker Technorama TSE Systems
Universität Zürich Universitätsspital Zürich  



List of publications, in with ALEA Solutions GmbH is citated:



SOLEASY References

  • The quest for an objective measure of bladder sensibility: a new approach using heart rate variability and skin conductance level analysis in urodynamics
  • Mehnert
  • Completed research project


  • Influence of passive leg movements on blood circulation on the tilt table in healthy adults
  • Czell, D; Schreier, R; Rupp, R; Eberhard, S; Colombo, G; Dietz, V
  • J Neuroengineering Rehabil 2004, 1(1):4


  • Foot control in incomplete SCI: distinction between paresis and dexterity
  • Wirth, B; van Hedel, H J A; Curt, A
  • Neurological Research 2008, 30(1):52-60.




  • Grigereit A, Ziesing A, Vogt L, Banzer W. Elektromyographische Untersuchung zum präventiven und rehabilitativen Schultertraining bei Überkopfsportlern. Sportverl Sportschad 2003; 17:21-25.
  • Schurch B, Schmid DM, Kaegi K. Value of sensory examination in predicting bladder function in patients with T12-L1 fractures and spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2003; 84:83-9.
  • Reitz A, Schmid DM, Curt A, Knapp PA, Jensen K, Schurch B. Electrophysiological assessment of sensations arising from the bladder: are there objective criteria for subjective perceptions? J Urol 2003; 169:190-4.
  • Vogt L, Brettmann K, Pfeifer K, Banzer W. Gangstörungen - Möglichkeiten bewegungsanalytisch gestützter Diagnostik und Therapie. Z Orthopädie 2002; 140:561-567.
  • Rodic B, Schlapfer A, Curt A, Knapp P, Dietz V, Schurch B. Magnetic stimulation of sacral roots for assessing the efferent neuronal pathways of lower urinary tract. Muscle Nerve 2002; 26:486-91.
  • Reitz A, Schmid DM, Curt A, Knapp PA, Schurch B. Sympathetic sudomotor skin activity in human after complete spinal cord injury. Auton Neurosci 2002; 102:78-84.
  • Pappas IPI, Keller T, Mangold S. A Reliable, Gyroscope based Gait Phase Detection Sensor Embedded in a Shoe Insole, Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Sensors, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2002.
  • Hausmann ON, Min K, Boos N, Ruetsch YA, Erni T, Curt A. Transcranial electrical stimulation: significance of fast versus slow charge delivery for intra-operative monitoring. Clin Neurophysiol 2002; 113:1532-5.
  • Keller T. Surface Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Neuroprostheses for Grasping: ETH Zürich, 2002.
  • Dietz V, Muller R, Colombo G. Locomotor activity in spinal man: significance of afferent input from joint and load receptors. Brain 2002; 125:2626-34.
  • Wirz M, Colombo G, Dietz V. Long term effects of locomotor training in spinal humans. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2001; 71:93-6.
  • Wannier T, Bastiaanse C, Colombo G, Dietz V. Arm to leg coordination in humans during walking, creeping and swimming activities. Exp Brain Res 2001; 141:375-9.
  • Vogt L. Ganganalytische Untersuchung der Lumbopelvikalregion bei Patienten mit chronischem Rückenschmerz. Dissertation 2001; ISBN 3-89825-208-6.
  • Pappas IP, Popovic MR, Keller T, Dietz V, Morari M. A reliable gait phase detection system. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2001; 9:113-25.
  • Mangold S, Keller T, Popovic MR. Muscle activity during normal walking and its relevance for the functional electrical stimulation applications, 7th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation, Vienna, 2001.
  • Keller T, Popovic MR. Real-time stimulation artifact removal in EMG signals for neuroprosthesis control applications, IFESS 20016th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Cleveland, June 16-20, 2001. Vol. 1.
  • Keller T, Popovic MR, Dumont C. A dynamic grasping assessment system for measuring finger forces during wrist motion, International Society of Biomechanics, XVIIIth Congress, Zurich, Switzerland, July 8-13, 2001, 2001.
  • Keller T, Popovic MR. Stimulation artifact removal algorithm for real-time surface EMG applications, 7th Vienna International Workshop of Functional Electrical Stimulation, Vienna, 2001.
  • Fouad K, Bastiaanse CM, Dietz V. Reflex adaptations during treadmill walking with increased body load. Exp Brain Res 2001; 137:133-40.
  • Dietz V, Fouad K, Bastiaanse CM. Neuronal coordination of arm and leg movements during human locomotion. Eur J Neurosci 2001; 14:1906-14.
  • Dietz V, Baaken B, Colombo G. Proprioceptive input overrides vestibulo-spinal drive during human locomotion. Neuroreport 2001; 12:2743-6.
  • Colombo G, Wirz M, Dietz V. Driven gait orthosis for improvement of locomotor training in paraplegic patients. Spinal Cord 2001; 39:252-5.
  • Popovic MR, Nakazawa K, Papppas IPI, Keller T, Morari M, Dietz V. Stability Criterion for Controlling Standing in Able-Bodied Subjects. Journal of Biomechanics 2000; 33:1359-1368.
  • Keller T, Popovic MR, Ammann M, Andereggen C, Dumont C. A System for Measuring Finger Forces During Grasping, 5th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS 2000), Aalborg, Denmark, June 1999, 2000.
  • Dietz V, Kowalewski R, Nakazawa K, Colombo G. Effects of changing stance conditions on anticipatory postural adjustment and reaction time to voluntary arm movement in humans. J Physiol 2000; 524 Pt 2:617-27.
  • Colombo G, Joerg M, Schreier R, Dietz V. Treadmill training of paraplegic patients using a robotic orthosis. J Rehabil Res Dev 2000; 37:693-700.
  • Bastiaanse CM, Duysens J, Dietz V. Modulation of cutaneous reflexes by load receptor input during human walking. Exp Brain Res 2000; 135:189-98.
  • Popovic MR, Keller T, Nakazawa K, Pappas IPI, Dietz V, Morari M. Stability Zones in Able-Bodied Subjects During Quiet Standing, International Conference on Motor Control, Varna, Bulgaria, September 22-26, 1999.
  • Schubert M, Curt A, Colombo G, Berger W, Dietz V. Voluntary control of human gait: conditioning of magnetically evoked motor responses in a precision stepping task. Exp Brain Res 1999; 126:583-8.
  • Pappas IPI, Keller T, Popovic MR. Experimental Evaluation of the Gyroscope Sensor used in a New Gait Phase Detection System, 4th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, IFESS'99, Sendai, Japan, August, 23-27, 1999.
  • Keck ME, Pijnappels M, Schubert M, Colombo G, Curt A, Dietz V. Stumbling reactions in man: influence of corticospinal input. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1998; 109:215-23.
  • Erni T, Colombo G. Locomotor training in paraplegic patients: a new approach to assess changes in leg muscle EMG patterns. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1998; 109:135-9.
  • Dietz V, Wirz M, Curt A, Colombo G. Locomotor pattern in paraplegic patients: training effects and recovery of spinal cord function. Spinal Cord 1998; 36:380-90.
  • Dietz V, Wirz M, Colombo G, Curt A. Locomotor capacity and recovery of spinal cord function in paraplegic patients: a clinical and electrophysiological evaluation. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1998; 109:140-53.
  • Colombo G, Wirz M, Dietz V. Effect of locomotor training related to clinical and electrophysiological examinations in spinal cord injured humans. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1998; 860:536-8.
  • Curt A, Keck ME, Dietz V. Clinical value of F-wave recordings in traumatic cervical spinal cord injury. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1997; 105:189-93.
  • Schubert M, Curt A, Jensen L, Dietz V. Corticospinal input in human gait: modulation of magnetically evoked motor responses. Exp Brain Res 1997; 115:234-46.
  • Schurch B, Knapp PA, Rossier AB. Autonomic hyperreflexia revisited. Urol Int 1997; 58:148-52.
  • Dietz V, Leenders KL, Colombo G. Leg muscle activation during gait in Parkinson's disease: influence of body unloading. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1997; 105:400-5.
  • Dietz V, Colombo G. Effects of body immersion on postural adjustments to voluntary arm movements in humans: role of load receptor input. J Physiol 1996; 497:849-56.


ClickJoint References

Locomotion After Spinal Cord Injury Depends on Constitutive Activity in Serotonin Receptors
  • K. Fouad, M. M. Rank, R. Vavrek, K. C. Murray, L. Sanelli, and D. J. Bennett
  • J Neurophysiol. 2010 December; 104(6): 2975–2984

Isolamp References


AS100 References









  • Short-term pressure induced suppression of the short latency response – a new methodology for investigating stretch reflexes
  • Christian Leukel, Jesper Lundbye-Jensen, Markus Gruber, Abraham T. Zuur, Albert Gollhofer, Wolfgang Taube
  • Journal of Applied Physiology (2009)


  • The effect of whole body vibration on the H-reflex, the stretch reflex, and the short-latency response during hopping
  • R. Ritzmann, A. Kramer, A. Gollhofer, W. Taube
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2011


  • The drop height determines neuromuscular adaptations and changes in jump performance in stretch-shortening cycle training
  • W. Taube, C. Leukel, B. Lauber, A. Gollhofer
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 2011


  • Improved postural control after slackline training is accompanied by reduced H-reflexes
  • M. Keller, J. Pfusterschmied, M. Buchecker, E. Müller, W. Taube
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 22(4): 471-477,2012


  • Spinal reflex plasticity in response to alpine skiing in the elderly
  • B. Lauber, M. Keller, A. Gollhofer, E. Mu¨ ller, W. Taube
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 21(s1): 62-68,2012






Article and speach

  • Online optimisation and feedback control of a SMB plant: a LabVIEW Matlab procedural implementation
  • M. Lawrence, G. Erdem, S. Abel, M. Morari, M. Mazzotti, M. Morbidelli, L. Jensen
  • Munchen, Virtuelle Instrumente in der Praxis, pp. 241-247, Begleitband zum Kongress VIP 2004. ISBN 3-7785-2932-3


  • Control of a chemical plant, optimized by LabVIEW code review
  • S. Abel, G. Erdem, M. Lawrence, ETH, Zürich – L. Jensen, ALEA Solutions GmbH, Zürich
  • NI-Day 2003



  • Elektrophysiologische Messungen an Nerven und Muskeln im medizinischen Unterricht
  • Prof. N. G. Greeff (Universität Zürich), Dipl. El.-Ing. AAU L. Jensen (ALEA Solutions GmbH)
  • NI-Day 2001