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ReachMAN to help sub-acute patients training reaching and manipulation

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.

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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
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:27943
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:29 Aug 2012 05:13
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 08:03

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