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Lower-Limb Robotic Assistance Devices for Drop Foot: A Review

Nour Al-Rahmani, Dhanya Menoth Mohan, Mohammad I. Awad, Sabahat Asim Wasti, Irfan Hussain, Kinda Khalaf
2022 IEEE Access  
In another study, Kirtas et al. developed an ankle-foot orthosis which is controlled by an adaptive backstepping controller actuated using a SEA along with a lever mechanism and an orthotic shoe [56]  ...  Kikuchi et al. developed an intelligent controllable Ankle-Foot Orthosis (i-AFOs), in which the controller utilizes initial foot contact to control the speed of the drop foot as shown in Figure. 7(A) [  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3174686 fatcat:cun7bb7xq5byxm46jqixv3kh6y

State of the art in parallel ankle rehabilitation robot: a systematic review

Mingjie Dong, Yu Zhou, Jianfeng Li, Xi Rong, Wenpei Fan, Xiaodong Zhou, Yuan Kong
2021 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Methods A literature search was conducted on PubMed, Scopus, IEEE Xplore, and Web of Science for articles related to the design and improvement of PARRs for ankle rehabilitation from each site's respective  ...  The trajectory tracking accuracy and interactive control performance also need to be guaranteed to improve the effect of rehabilitation training and stimulate a patient's active participation.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the National Research Center for Rehabilitation Technical Aids for its meaningful guidance on the rehabilitation training methods of AJC, which helped structure  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-021-00845-z pmid:33743757 pmcid:PMC7981854 fatcat:jdhfog3wx5gbvpesaoid4ex46i

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2019 2019 7th International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM)  
of an Active Ankle Foot Orthosis with an Impedance Reference Ahmad Bagheri, Davood Dorostkar, Mohammad Reza Zakerzadeh, Mohammad Mahjoob, Mohammad Jafar Sadigh 508 Real-time Fall Detection and  ...  Spacecraft Control Via Backstepping-Sliding mode Approach Ali Kasiri, Farhad Fani Saberi 291 Deployment of Model-based Design Approach for a Mini-quadcopter Amin Talaeizadeh, Esmaeil Najafi,  ... 
doi:10.1109/icrom48714.2019.9071833 fatcat:pz6i44idqzhwlem67s6sxdou4i

A Muscle Synergy-Inspired Adaptive Control Scheme for a Hybrid Walking Neuroprosthesis

Naji A. Alibeji, Nicholas Andrew Kirsch, Nitin Sharma
2015 Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology  
Then, an adaptive feedforward controller with an update law for the synergy activation was designed. In addition, feedback control was used to provide stability and robustness to the control design.  ...  Inspired by the muscle synergy principle, we designed a low dimensional controller to control multiple effectors: FES of multiple muscles and electric motors.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Henry Phalen for his assistance with developing the gait models in SimMechanics.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbioe.2015.00203 pmid:26734606 pmcid:PMC4685894 fatcat:jkyhecahufezrk5y54lniyxnvy

Biomechanics of lower limb in badminton lunge: a systematic scoping review

Wing-Kai Lam, Duo Wai-Chi Wong, Winson Chiu-Chun Lee
2020 PeerJ  
Badminton is a popular sport activity in both recreational and elite levels.  ...  Two independent authors screened all the articles and 20 articles were eligible for further review.  ...  Abnormal high loading at the lateral side of the foot might indicate an inverted ankle landing posture, which could be a potential contributor for ankle inversion sprain and associated ligament injuries  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj.10300 pmid:33194445 pmcid:PMC7648456 fatcat:erzt3si2rvd77pwew4dcqqdgtu

Real-Time Implementation of Data-Driven Predictive Controller for an Artificial Muscle

2019 Studies in Informatics and Control  
This study presents a position tracking control method, with reference to Data-Driven Predictive Controller (DDPC), for a Pneumatic Artificial Muscle (PAM) system.  ...  The design of predictive controller is created from the subspace identification matrices acquired by input/output data.  ...  A forthcoming work aims to achieve an accurate position control of a pneumatic ankle-foot orthosis device based on the proposed DDPC algorithm. (6 bar).  ... 
doi:10.24846/v28i2y201907 fatcat:ooonl3ovvzhavlzhrg6spmflua

Soft Pneumatic Actuators: A Review of Design, Fabrication, Modeling, Sensing, Control and Applications

Matheus S. Xavier, Charbel D. Tawk, Ali Zolfagharian, Joshua Pinskier, David Howard, Taylor Young, Jiewen Lai, Simon M. Harrison, Yuen K. Yong, Mahdi Bodaghi, Andrew J. Fleming
2022 IEEE Access  
Soft robotics is a rapidly evolving field where robots are fabricated using highly deformable materials and usually follow a bioinspired design.  ...  INDEX TERMS Soft robotics, soft pneumatic actuator, design, modeling, sensing, control.  ...  [569] , (f) soft elbow exosuit [570] , (g) soft robotic ankle-foot orthosis exosuit [571] , (h) pneumatic force jacket [572] , and (i) I-support soft arm for bathing assistance [564] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3179589 fatcat:nxdgxuorkjhcnoxwqc47gakone

Detection of Landmines Using Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR): Signal Processing to Aid Classification [chapter]

S. D. Somasundaram, K. Althoefer, J. A. S. Smith, L. D. Seneviratne
2006 Climbing and Walking Robots  
Evolving from Lemur I, Lemur IIa is an extremely capable system that both explores mechanical design elements and provides an infrastructure for the development of algorithms (such as force control for  ...  The signs can be used for pointing a direction, bounding an area, marking a route, or defining location of a target. There are two kinds of signs, passive and active.  ...  Abstract We describe an optimized method for calibrating the walk parameters of a quadruped robot.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-26415-9_100 dblp:conf/clawar/SomasundaramASS05 fatcat:4vu25zlx65dszgbcxkusxozfve

Applications of synergies in human machine interfaces [article]

Ramana Vinjamuri, Zhi-Hong Mao, Anil Maybhate, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository
In many contexts, synergies are common (shared) spatiotemporal patterns in muscle activities or movement kinematics/ dynamics.  ...  These synergies have helped researchers to understand the neural mechanisms behind human movement planning and control.  ...  JM acknowledges Spanish Education Ministry for a FPU grant (AP2010-3460). BB thanks Fundación Séneca for an R&D, Innovation and Technology Transfer grant.  ... 
doi:10.13016/m2xacu-wb2c fatcat:2u7oliilwjcehkgozhyhkougzm

Model predictive control for intelligent lower limb robotic assistance

Christopher Caulcrick, Ravi Vaidyanathan, Ferdinando Rodriguez Y Baena, Engineering And Physical Sciences Research Council, McLaren Applied (Firm)
This thesis develops, simulates and experimentally evaluates a Model Predictive Control (MPC) architecture for lower limb exoskeletons.  ...  Results illustrate an objective approach to lower limb robotic assistance through on-the-fly transition between modes of movement. This provides a new level of human-robot synergy for robotic [...]  ...  The authors in [] used fuzzy approximation to realise adaptive backstepping control of an exoskeleton for upper limbs.  ... 
doi:10.25560/92182 fatcat:lht4rkvvtvafrj5chn6y3aq3t4

Feedback-controlled functional electrical stimulation to restore upper extremity functions [article]

Christian Klauer, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Thomas Schauer, Jörg Raisch
Because of this enforcement, a more predictable behavior is obtained such that muscles are much easier to model and control using this method as an underlying feedback loop.  ...  An often encountered difficulty is the precise control of limb motion by adjusting the stimulation intensity.  ...  [163] developed the system OrthoJacket -an active FES-hybrid orthosis for the paralyzed upper extremity.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-8098 fatcat:6hkpkog2qvdbrglhwi44pz4v4e