A Miniaturised Actuation System Embedded in an Instrumented Knee Implant for Postoperative Ligament Imbalance Correction

Collo, Andrea ;   Poignet, Philippe ;   Hamitouche, ChafiaĆ¢ ;   Almouahed, Shaban ;   Stindel, Eric

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

During Total Knee Arthroplasty surgery, the orthopaedic surgeon has to set up proper balance conditions for the two lateral ligaments of...

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A Novel Design Method of Anthropomorphic Prosthetic Hands for Reproducing Human Hand Grasping

Sun, Baiyang ;   Xiong, Caihua ;   Chen, Wenrui ;   Zhang, Qiaofei ;   Mao, Liu ;   Zhang, Qin

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prostheticsModeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

Because hand is often used for grasping, developing a design of prosthetic hands, particularly anthropomorphic transradial prostheses which...

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A Walking Controller for a Powered Ankle Prosthesis

Shultz, Amanda ;   Mitchell, Jason ;   Truex, Don ;   Lawson, Brian ;   Ledoux, Elissa Danielle ;   Goldfarb, Michael

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

This paper describes a walking controller implemented on a powered ankle prosthesis prototype and assessed by a below-knee amputee subject...

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Estimation of Crank Angle for Cycling with a Powered Prosthesis

Lawson, Brian ;   Shultz, Amanda ;   Ledoux, Elissa Danielle ;   Goldfarb, Michael

Tags Robotics: prostheticsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation roboticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

In order for a prosthesis to restore power generation during cycling, it must supply torque in a manner that is coordinated with the motion...

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Functional Assessment of the Vanderbilt Multigrasp Myoelectric Hand: A Continuing Case Study

Dalley, Skyler ;   Bennett, Daniel ;   Goldfarb, Michael

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

This paper presents a case study involving the functional assessment of the Vanderbilt Multigrasp (VMG) hand prosthesis on a single...

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Recovery Strategy Identification Throughout Swing Phase Using Kinematic Data from the Tripped Leg

Shirota, Camila ;   Simon, Ann ;   Kuiken, Todd

Tags Robotics: prosthetics

Falls are a large concern for individuals with lower limb amputations. Advanced powered prosthetic devices have the potential to quickly...

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