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Design of a Continuum Wearable Robot for Shoulder Rehabilitation [chapter]

Kai Xu, You Wang, Zhixiong Yang
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A wearable robot for rehabilitation therapy is often shared by a group of patients in a clinic.  ...  This paper presents a kinematics-based type synthesis for the construction of a new continuum wearable shoulder robot, aiming at overcoming these drawbacks as well as maintaining the capabilities of providing  ...  drawbacks of the previous design of the continuum wearable shoulder robot.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13966-1_36 fatcat:z7oqs5x6lvf3rpasdbfp55fula

A pilot investigation of continuum robots as a design alternative for upper extremity exoskeletons

Kai Xu, Dong Qiu, Nabil Simaan
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics  
In order to address the urge for ergonomics in wearable assistive exoskeletons for rehabilitation, this paper proposed a design alternative using compliant continuum mechanisms.  ...  Design concepts were elaborated for an upper extremity exoskeleton for a shoulder joint.  ...  The ultimate goal is to build an exoskeleton for rehabilitation with a light and compliant wearable part and superb comfort. III.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robio.2011.6181361 dblp:conf/robio/XuQS11 fatcat:owlosott6jh5vkhw4b33dvccei

Upper Extremity Robotics Exoskeleton: Application, Structure And Actuation

Kwok-Hong Chay
2014 Zenodo  
In addition, the structure of exoskeleton is separated by its DOF in terms of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.  ...  Robotic exoskeleton is getting important to human in many aspects such as power assist, muscle training, regain motor function and rehabilitation.  ...  It is designed to be wearable and capable to provide a controllable force at the center of user hand. The structure covers the shoulder, elbow and wrist.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1309252 fatcat:2ptfbj2xhnh2nenw34x34n77u4

Review on Design and Control Aspects of Robotic Shoulder Rehabilitation Orthoses

Aibek S. Niyetkaliyev, Shahid Hussain, Mergen H. Ghayesh, Gursel Alici
2017 IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems  
This paper presents a comprehensive review of these shoulder rehabilitation orthoses.  ...  This paper presents a comprehensive review of these shoulder rehabilitation orthoses.  ...  the PhD scholarship for the first author funded by the School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Wollongong.  ... 
doi:10.1109/thms.2017.2700634 fatcat:bbkht3p5wfgy3cmwh2pxan45wy

2020 Index IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics Vol. 2

2020 IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics  
Improving Rigid 3-D Calibration for Robotic Surgery. Roberti, A., +, TMRB Design of Continuum Robot With Variable Stiffness for Gastrointestinal Stenting Using Conformability Factor.  ...  ., +, TMRB May 2020 188-195 Design of Continuum Robot With Variable Stiffness for Gastrointestinal Stenting Using Conformability Factor.  ...  Pneumatic actuators Characterization, Simulation and Control of a Soft Helical Pneumatic Implantable Robot for Tissue Regeneration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmrb.2020.3042324 fatcat:r4rzsfo755brhgqzfdrh7wi4da

Assessment of Plastic Changes Following Bio-Robotic Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injured Individuals – A Protocol Proposal [chapter]

Kasper K. Leerskov, Lotte N. S. Andreasen Struijk, Erika G. Spaich
2018 Biosystems and Biorobotics  
Improving Strategies for Human- Robot Interaction for Rehabilitation Robotics applications Christopher Bitikofer, Parker Hill, Eric Wolbrecht and Joel Perry Analysis of Shoulder Displacement During  ...  Improving Strategies for Human- Robot Interaction for Rehabilitation Robotics applications Parker Hill, Christopher Bitikofer, Shawn Trimble, Eric Wolbrecht and Joel Perry PANDORA: Design of a  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01845-0_174 fatcat:nmjw5zuz25ax3dvmtd5bvwesbq

A Wearable Robotic Device Based on Twisted String Actuation for Rehabilitation and Assistive Applications

Mohssen Hosseini, Roberto Meattini, Gianluca Palli, Claudio Melchiorri
2017 Journal of Robotics  
The adopted actuation system can be used for a wide set of robotic applications and is particularly suited for very compact, light-weight, and wearable robotic devices, such as wearable rehabilitation  ...  A conceptual design of a wearable arm assistive system based on the proposed actuation module is presented.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/3036468 fatcat:bf76r43z4rbuzfluneo3waj5h4

Soft Rehabilitation and Nursing-Care Robots: A Review and Future Outlook

Zengqi Peng, Jian Huang
2019 Applied Sciences  
Rehabilitation and nursing-care robots have become one of the prevalent methods for assistant treatment of motor disorder patients in the field of medical rehabilitation.  ...  Traditional rehabilitation robots are mostly made of rigid materials, which significantly limits their application for medical rehabilitation and nursing-care.  ...  ) Bio-inspired soft wearable robotic device for ankle-foot rehabilitation [35] Designed for ankle-foot rehabilitation and sagittal ankle motions A range of 27 • for test subject's ankle Soft  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9153102 fatcat:yrdivkb5sjdyxhqrpofb5m5h64

Human-Centered Design of Wearable Neuroprostheses and Exoskeletons

Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Atilla Kilicarslan, He (Helen) Huang, Robert G. Grossman
2015 The AI Magazine  
Human-centered design of wearable robots involves the development of innovative science and technologies that minimize the mismatch between humans' and machines' capabilities, leading to their intuitive  ...  To illustrate our approach, we review an example of a user-in-the-loop, patient-centered, non-invasive BMI system to a powered exoskeleton for persons with paraplegia.  ...  In this article, we summarize human-centered design principles for the development of BMI systems to multifunctional wearable robots.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v36i4.2613 fatcat:xssgep6minbillpekvl4bed65q

Telerehabilitation robotics: Bright lights, big future?

Craig R. Carignan, Hermano I. Krebs
2006 Journal of rehabilitation research and development  
The potential for remote diagnosis and treatment over the Internet using robotics is now a reality.  ...  Some promising results for a new bilateral system involving two InMotion2 robots are presented.  ...  Wearable robotics, or exoskeletons, have been under development for VR applications for almost two decades.  ... 
doi:10.1682/jrrd.2005.05.0085 fatcat:qgjsurr6vngbzauk7dhjbpht2y

An Application-Based Review of Haptics Technology

Gowri Shankar Giri, Yaser Maddahi, Kourosh Zareinia
2021 Robotics  
Sensors and feedback control apparatus are of paramount importance in designing and manufacturing a haptic device.  ...  Recent technological development has led to the invention of different designs of haptic devices, electromechanical devices that mediate communication between the user and the computer and allow users  ...  The proposed teleoperation system can be used for rehabilitation purposes [77] . The design and fabrication of a teleoperation device called MiniOct.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010029 fatcat:zgxogdch7rbgnka2ejt7wsuwfi

Design and Prototyping of a Bio-inspired Kinematic Sensing Suit for the Shoulder Joint: Precursor to a Multi-DoF Shoulder Exosuit [article]

Rejin John Varghese, Benny P L Lo, Guang-Zhong Yang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Soft wearable robots are a promising new design paradigm for rehabilitation and active assistance applications.  ...  In this work, we introduce the sensing framework for a multi-DoF shoulder exosuit capable of sensing the kinematics of the shoulder joint.  ...  Fani Deligianni, Xu Chen and Mohamed Abdelaziz for their support with the project, and Dr. Yao Guo, Daniel Freer, Ya-Yen Tsai and Daniel Bautista for their help with MoCap experiments.  ... 
arXiv:1910.04787v1 fatcat:ufiq7gg2hrbg7d74br3vsy25yy

JammJoint: A Variable Stiffness Device Based on Granular Jamming for Wearable Joint Support

Simon Hauser, Matthew Robertson, Auke Ijspeert, Jamie Paik
2017 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
This paper presents JammJoint, a compliant and flexible wearable robot, which uses jamming of granular media to vary its stiffness.  ...  These aspects make mobile jammingbased stiffness variation as wearable joint assistance promising for future applications such as rehabilitation after injuries and joint support in challenging working  ...  Thus, these actuators are the preferred choice in various applications such as rehabilitation, prostheses, manipulation, bio-inspired robotics and wearable robotics [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2017.2655109 dblp:journals/ral/HauserRIP17 fatcat:6clc3c46mnfkdezh6yvthqqbke

Soft Robotics: Review of Fluid-Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; Manufacturing, Sensing, Control, and Applications in Human-Robot Interaction

Panagiotis Polygerinos, Nikolaus Correll, Stephen A. Morin, Bobak Mosadegh, Cagdas D. Onal, Kirstin Petersen, Matteo Cianchetti, Michael T. Tolley, Robert F. Shepherd
2017 Advanced Engineering Materials  
Dependent on the specific design, all of these materials may result in extrinsically soft robots.  ...  This review focuses on a particular type of intrinsically soft, elastomeric robot À those powered via fluidic pressurization.  ...  A variety of wearable robotic devices have been developed for rehabilitation purposes and primarily consist of rigid exoskeleton designs.  ... 
doi:10.1002/adem.201700016 fatcat:scv6dsc2fzclleakte2y7ahatq

Rehabilitation Robots [chapter]

N. Vitiello, E. Trigili, S. Crea
2020 Encyclopedia of Systems and Control  
In this entry, common robotic architectures employed in rehabilitation robotics are presented, focusing on their specific strengths and drawbacks, with examples of commercially available devices for each  ...  The main control strategies currently implemented to promote brain plasticity and functional recovery via robot-aided rehabilitation are illustrated.  ...  The patient's home can be transformed into a place where the same rehabilitation treatment can be performed by means of personalized, game-like challenging exercises, guaranteeing a continuum of the rehabilitation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-5102-9_100032-1 fatcat:jfojohwjizghreyoxmzn5mfklu
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