Exoskeleton

Bio-inspired Balance Control Assistance Can Reduce Metabolic Energy Consumption In Human Walking

Author(s): Guoping Zhao, Maziar Ahmad Sharbafi, Mark Vlutters, Edwin van Asseldonk, Andre Seyfarth
Bio-inspired Balance Control Assistance Can Reduce Metabolic Energy Consumption In Human Walking 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

The amount of research on developing exoskeletons for human gait assistance has been growing in the recent years. However, the control design of exoskeletons for assisting human walking remains unclear.…

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Subject-Exoskeleton Contact Model Calibration Leads to Accurate Interaction Force Predictions

Author(s): Gil Serrancolí, Antoine Falisse, Christopher L. Dembia, Jonas Vantilt, Kevin Tanghe, Dirk Lefeber, Ilse Jonkers, Joris De Schutter, Friedl De Groote
Subject-Exoskeleton Contact Model Calibration Leads to Accurate Interaction Force Predictions 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Knowledge of human–exoskeleton interaction forces is crucial to assess user comfort and effectiveness of the interaction. The subject-exoskeleton collaborative movement and its interaction forces can be predicted in silico using…

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Overview of a novel untethered ankle exoskeleton designed to improve walking economy in children and adults with CP

An untethered ankle exoskeleton improves walking economy in a pilot study of individuals with cerebral palsy

Author(s): Zachary F. Lerner, Gian Maria Gasparri, Michael O. Bair, Jenny L. Lawson, Jason Luque, Taryn A. Harvey, Andrea T. Lerner
An untethered ankle exoskeleton improves walking economy in a pilot study of individuals with cerebral palsy 780 317 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

       The high energy cost of walking in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) contributes significantly to reduced mobility and quality of life. The purpose of this study was to develop…

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Evaluation of the Achilles Ankle Exoskeleton

Evaluation of the Achilles Ankle Exoskeleton

Author(s): Wietse van Dijk, Cory Meijneke, Herman van der Kooij
Evaluation of the Achilles Ankle Exoskeleton 780 435 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

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…

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Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton

Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton

Author(s): Shiqian Wang, Letian Wang, Cory Meijneke, Edwin van Asseldonk, Thomas Hoellinger, Guy Cheron, Yuri Ivanenko, Valentina La Scaleia, Francesca Sylos-Labini, Marco Molinari, Federica Tamburella, Iolanda Pisotta, Freygardur Thorsteinsson, Michel Ilzkovitz, Jeremi Gancet, Yashodhan Nevatia, Ralf Hauffe, Frank Zanow, Herman van der Kooij
Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

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…

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