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Author Jackson, A.E. ♦ Culmer, P.R. ♦ Levesley, M.C. ♦ Cozens, J.A. ♦ Makower, S.G. ♦ Bhakta, B.B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2011
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Robot kinematics ♦ Force ♦ Humans ♦ Shoulder ♦ Pneumatic systems ♦ upper limb ♦ robotic rehabilitation ♦ Joints ♦ stroke
Abstract iPAM (intelligent Pneumatic Arm Movement) is a dual robotic system that aims to assist in the recovery of upper-limb movement in people with all severities of motor impairment after stroke. This paper presents effector force data gathered during the course of a pilot clinical study. It identifies the forces and workspace required to facilitate reach-retrieve exercises in a range of patients as part of rehabilitation treatments. These findings have been used in further refinements of the iPAM system.
Description Author affiliation: Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, UK (Bhakta, B.B.) || Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Grampian NHS, Aberdeen, UK (Makower, S.G.) || School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (Jackson, A.E.; Culmer, P.R.; Levesley, M.C.) || NHS Leeds Community Healthcare, Leeds, UK (Cozens, J.A.)
ISBN 9781424498635
ISSN 19457898
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-06-29
Publisher Place Switzerland
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781424498628
Size (in Bytes) 1.97 MB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 6


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library