Herman van der Kooij

Herman van der Kooij (M’07) received the Ph.D. degree with honors (cum laude) from the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, in 2000. He is a Professor in biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology at the Department of Biomechanical Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, and Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. His expertise and interests are in the field of human motor control, adaptation, and learning, rehabilitation robots, diagnostic, and assistive robotics, virtual reality, rehabilitation medicine, and neuro-computational modelling.

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Evaluation of the Achilles Ankle Exoskeleton
This paper evaluates the Achilles exoskeleton. The exoskeleton is intended to provide push-off assistance for healthy subjects during walking. The assistance is provided by a series elastic actuator that has been optimized to provide maximal push-off power. The paper presents... Read more
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Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton
ACCESS PAPER DATA READ FULL ARTICLE ON IEEE XPLORE Abstract Powered exoskeletons can empower paraplegics to stand and walk. Actively controlled hip ab/adduction (HAA) is needed for weight shift and for lateral foot placement to support dynamic balance control and to counteract disturbances... Read more