Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Rehabilitation Robotics

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Sashi S. Kommu
Sashi S. Kommu

East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust,
United Kingdom

Published01 August 2007

Doi10.5772/50

ISBN978-3-902613-04-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6400-5

Copyright year2007

Number of pages588

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

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2. Biomechanical Constraints in the Design of Robotic Systems for Tremor Suppression

By Juan-Manuel Belda-Lois, Alvaro Page, Jose-Maria Baydal-Bertomeu Rakel Poveda and Ricard Barbera

2,595
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3. Robotics and Virtual Reality Applications in Mobility Rehabilitation

By Rares F. Boian and Grigore C. Burdea & Judith E. Deutsch

3,125
4. Designing Safety-Critical Rehabilitation Robots

By Stephen Roderick and Craig Carignan

3,008
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5. Work Assistive Mobile Robot for the Disabled in a Real Work Environment

By Hyun Seok Hong, Jung Won Kang and Myung Jin Chung

3,631
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6. The Evolution and Ergonomics of Robotic-Assisted Surgical Systems

By Oussama Elhage, Ben Challacombe, Declan Murphy Mohammed S. Khan and Prokar Dasgupta

4,154
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10. Functional Rehabilitation: Coordination of Artificial and Natural Controllers

By Rodolphe Heliot, Christine Azevedo and Bernard Espiau

2,905
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11. Passive-type Intelligent Walker Controlled Based on Caster-like Dynamics

By Yasuhisa Hirata, Asami Muraki and and Kazuhiro Kosuge

2,837
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12. Powered Human Gait Assistance

By Kevin W. Hollander and Thomas G. Sugar

3,039
13. Task-oriented and Purposeful Robot-Assisted Therapy

By Michelle J. Johnson, Kimberly J. Wisneski, John Anderson, Dominic Nathan, Elaine Strachota, Judith Kosasih, Jayne Johnston and and Roger O. Smith

4,575
14. Applications of Robotics to Assessment and Physical Therapy of Upper Limbs of Stroke Patients

By M.-S. Ju, C.-C. K. Lin, S.-M. Chen, I.-S. Hwang, P.-C. Kung and Z.-W. Wu

4,450
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15. Applications of a Fluidic Artificial Hand in the Field of Rehabilitation

By Artem Kargov, Oleg Ivlev, Christian Pylatiuk, Tamim Asfour, Stefan Schulz, Axel Graeser, Ruediger Dillmann and Georg Bretthauer

3,742
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3,880
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17. Cyberthosis: Rehabilitation Robotics With Controlled Electrical Muscle Stimulation

By Patrick Metrailler, Roland Brodard, Yves Stauffer, Reymond Clavel and Rolf Frischknecht

3,596
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18. Haptic Device System For Upper Limb Motor Impairment Patients: Developing And Handling In Healthy Subjects

By Tasuku Miyoshi, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Hokyoo Lee, Takafumi Terada, Yuko Ito, Kaoru Inoue and Takashi Komeda

2,578
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3,558
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20. Risk Evaluation of Human-Care Robots

By Makoto Nokata and Koji Ikuta

3,477
21. Robotic Exoskeletons for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

By Abhishek Gupta and Marcia K. O'Malley

4,086
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23. PLEIA: A Reconfigurable Platform for Evaluation of HCI Acting

By Peralta H., Monacelli E., Riman C., Baklouti M., Ben Ouezdou F., Mougharbel I., Laffont I. and Bouteille J.

2,589
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24. Facial Automaton for Conveying Emotions as a Social Rehabilitation Tool for People with Autism

By Giovanni Pioggia, Maria Luisa Sica, Marcello Ferro, Silvia Casalini, Roberta Igliozzi, Filippo Muratori, Arti Ahluwalia and Danilo De Rossi

2,600
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25. Upper-Limb Robotic Rehabilitation Exoskeleton: Tremor Suppression

By J.L. Pons, E. Rocon, A.F. Ruiz and J.C. Moreno

4,717
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26. Lower-Limb Wearable Exoskeleton

By J.L. Pons, J.C. Moreno, F.J. Brunetti and E. Rocon

5,327
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27. Exoskeleton-Based Exercisers for the Disabilities of the Upper Arm and Hand

By Ioannis Sarakoglou, Sophia Kousidou, Nikolaos G. Tsagarakis and Darwin G. Caldwell

6,292
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28. Stair Gait Classification from Kinematic Sensors

By Wolfgang Svensson and Ulf Holmberg

5,295
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29. The ALLADIN Diagnostic Device: An Innovative Platform for Assessing Post-Stroke Functional Recovery

By Stefano Mazzoleni, Jo Van Vaerenbergh, Andras Toth, Marko Munih, Eugenio Guglielmelli and Paolo Dario

2,899
33. Bio-Inspired Interaction Control of Robotic Machines for Motor Therapy

By Loredana Zollo, Domenico Formica and Eugenio Guglielmelli

2,936
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