Che Fai, Yeong and K., Baker and A., Melendez-Calderon and E., Burdet and E. D., Playford (2010) ReachMAN to help sub-acute patients training reaching and manipulation. In: 2010 IEEE Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, RAM 2010, 2010, Singapore.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RAMECH.2010.5513206
This paper presents the control strategy and efficient tasks for training with ReachMAN, a compact, portable 3 degree-of-freedom robot to train reaching, pronosupination and grasping, independently or in combination. A pilot study was performed with three sub-acute patients to evaluate the potential use of ReachMAN as a rehabilitation tool, and determine how it should be used. All subjects improved their motor function, and gains in the range and quality of movements were seen, which are not detectable by typical functional assessment.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||robot rehabilitation therapy, sub-acute stroke patients|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Deposited By:||Liza Porijo|
|Deposited On:||29 Aug 2012 05:13|
|Last Modified:||29 Aug 2012 05:15|
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