Feasibility of a Bimanual, Lever-Driven Wheelchair for People with Severe Arm Impairment after Stroke

Smith, Brendan W. ;   Zondervan, Danny ;   Lord, Thomas J. ;   Chan, Vicky ;   Reinkensmeyer, David J.

Tags Robot-aided mobility: wheelchairs, canes, crutches etc.Clinical robotsBiomechanics and robotics in physical exercise

Individuals with severe arm impairment after stroke are thought to be unable to use a manual wheelchair in the conventional bimanual fashion,...

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Home-Based Tele-Assisted Robotic Rehabilitation of Joint Impairments in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Chen, Kai ;   Ren, Yupeng ;   Gaebler-Spira, Deborah ;   Zhang, Li-Qun

Tags Home robotsBiomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedicsBiomechanics and robotics in physical exercise

A portable rehabilitation robot incorporating intelligent stretching, robot-guided voluntary movement training with motivating games and...

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Measurement of Rehabilitation in Thumb MP Joint Subluxation Due to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kitano, Keisuke ;   Tsujiuchi, Nobutaka ;   Ito, Akihito

Tags Assistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationModeling and simulation in biomechanics: orthotics

As treatment for subluxation due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), rehabilitation by hand therapy is one option, but the number of therapist is...

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Mobile Robotic Assistive Balance Trainer - an Intelligent Compliant and Adaptive Robotic Balance Assistant for Daily Living*

Tiseo, Carlo ;   Lim, Zhen Yi ;   Shee, Chengyap ;   Ang, Wei Tech

Tags Therapeutic roboticsAssistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationRobot-aided mobility: wheelchairs, canes, crutches etc.

Balance control probably has the greatest impact on independence in activities of daily living (ADL), because it is a fundamental motor skill...

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Optimizing Learning of a Locomotor Task: Amplifying Errors As Needed

Marchal-Crespo, Laura ;   Lopez-Oloriz, Jorge ;   Jaeger, Lukas ;   Riener, Robert

Tags Assistive and cognitive robotics in aided livingBiomechanics and robotics in physical exerciseHuman machine interfaces and robotics applications

Research on motor learning has emphasized that errors drive motor adaptation. Thereby, several researchers have proposed robotic training...

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Reduction of Stroke Assessment Time for Visually Guided Reaching Task on KINARM Exoskeleton Robot

Mostafavi, Sayyed Mostafa ;   Dukelow, Sean P. ;   Janice, Glasgow ;   Scott, Stephen H. ;   Mousavi, Parvin

Tags Assistive and cognitive robotics in rehabilitationMachine learning and control in bioroboticsModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Robotic technologies provide objective, highly reliable tools for assessment of brain function following stroke. KINARM is an exoskeleton device...

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