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Rehabilitation Robotics

Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Roberto Colombo,Vittorio Sanguineti
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-03-08
ISBN : 0128119969
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rehabilitation Robotics gives an introduction and overview of all areas of rehabilitation robotics, perfect for anyone new to the field. It also summarizes available robot technologies and their application to different pathologies for skilled researchers and clinicians. The editors have been involved in the development and application of robotic devices for neurorehabilitation for more than 15 years. This experience using several commercial devices for robotic rehabilitation has enabled them to develop the know-how and expertise necessary to guide those seeking comprehensive understanding of this topic. Each chapter is written by an expert in the respective field, pulling in perspectives from both engineers and clinicians to present a multi-disciplinary view. The book targets the implementation of efficient robot strategies to facilitate the re-acquisition of motor skills. This technology incorporates the outcomes of behavioral studies on motor learning and its neural correlates into the design, implementation and validation of robot agents that behave as ‘optimal’ trainers, efficiently exploiting the structure and plasticity of the human sensorimotor systems. In this context, human-robot interaction plays a paramount role, at both the physical and cognitive level, toward achieving a symbiotic interaction where the human body and the robot can benefit from each other’s dynamics. Provides a comprehensive review of recent developments in the area of rehabilitation robotics Includes information on both therapeutic and assistive robots Focuses on the state-of-the-art and representative advancements in the design, control, analysis, implementation and validation of rehabilitation robotic systems

Advances in Rehabilitation Robotics

Advances in Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Z. Zenn Bien,Dimitar Stefanov
Publisher : Springer Science & Business
Release : 2004-06-24
ISBN : 9783540219866
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the major application targets of service robots is to use them as assistive devices for rehabilitation. This book introduces some latest achievements in the field of rehabilitation robotics and assistive technology for people with disabilities and aged people. The book contains results from both theoretical and experimental works and reviews on some new advanced rehabilitation devices which has been recently transferred to the industry. Significant parts of the book are devoted to the assessment of new rehabilitation technologies, the evaluation of prototype devices with end-users, the safety of rehabilitation robots, and robot-assisted neurorehabilitation. The book is a representative selection of the latest trends in rehabilitation robotics and can be used as a reference for teaching on mechatronic devices for rehabilitation.

Exoskeletons in Rehabilitation Robotics

Exoskeletons in Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Eduardo Rocon,José L. Pons
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-01-19
ISBN : 3642176585
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The new technological advances opened widely the application field of robots. Robots are moving from the classical application scenario with structured industrial environments and tedious repetitive tasks to new application environments that require more interaction with the humans. It is in this context that the concept of Wearable Robots (WRs) has emerged. One of the most exciting and challenging aspects in the design of biomechatronics wearable robots is that the human takes a place in the design, this fact imposes several restrictions and requirements in the design of this sort of devices. The key distinctive aspect in wearable robots is their intrinsic dual cognitive and physical interaction with humans. The key role of a robot in a physical human–robot interaction (pHRI) is the generation of supplementary forces to empower and overcome human physical limits. The crucial role of a cognitive human–robot interaction (cHRI) is to make the human aware of the possibilities of the robot while allowing them to maintain control of the robot at all times. This book gives a general overview of the robotics exoskeletons and introduces the reader to this robotic field. Moreover, it describes the development of an upper limb exoskeleton for tremor suppression in order to illustrate the influence of a specific application in the designs decisions.

Advanced Robotics for Medical Rehabilitation

Advanced Robotics for Medical Rehabilitation Book
Author : Shane (S.Q.) Xie
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-10-31
ISBN : 3319198963
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Focussing on the key technologies in developing robots for a wide range of medical rehabilitation activities – which will include robotics basics, modelling and control, biomechanics modelling, rehabilitation strategies, robot assistance, clinical setup/implementation as well as neural and muscular interfaces for rehabilitation robot control – this book is split into two parts; a review of the current state of the art, and recent advances in robotics for medical rehabilitation. Both parts will include five sections for the five key areas in rehabilitation robotics: (i) the upper limb; (ii) lower limb for gait rehabilitation (iii) hand, finger and wrist; (iv) ankle for strains and sprains; and (v) the use of EEG and EMG to create interfaces between the neurological and muscular functions of the patients and the rehabilitation robots. Each chapter provides a description of the design of the device, the control system used, and the implementation and testing to show how it fulfils the needs of that specific area of rehabilitation. The book will detail new devices, some of which have never been published before in any journal or conference.

2005 IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics

2005 IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rehabilitation Robotics

Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Robert Riener
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-12
ISBN : 9781601987402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rehabilitation Robotics summarizes the rationale for robot-assisted therapy and presents the technological steps in the evolution of the design and development of lower and upper extremity rehabilitation robots. After presenting the basic mechanisms of natural and artificial movement restoration, and the rationale for robot-aided movement therapy, it shows several design criteria that are relevant for the development of effective and safe rehabilitation robots.

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation Book
Author : H.I. Krebs,B.T. Volpe
Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
Release : 2013-01-10
ISBN : 012807812X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This chapter focuses on rehabilitation robotics which can be used to augment the clinician's toolbox in order to deliver meaningful restorative therapy for an aging population, as well as on advances in orthotics to augment an individual's functional abilities beyond neurorestoration potential. The interest in rehabilitation robotics and orthotics is increasing steadily with marked growth in the last 10 years. This growth is understandable in view of the increased demand for caregivers and rehabilitation services escalating apace with the graying of the population. We provide an overview on improving function in people with a weak limb due to a neurological disorder who cannot properly control it to interact with the environment (orthotics); we then focus on tools to assist the clinician in promoting rehabilitation of an individual so that s/he can interact with the environment unassisted (rehabilitation robotics). We present a few clinical results occurring immediately poststroke as well as during the chronic phase that demonstrate superior gains for the upper extremity when employing rehabilitation robotics instead of usual care. These include the landmark VA-ROBOTICS multisite, randomized clinical study which demonstrates clinical gains for chronic stroke that go beyond usual care at no additional cost.

Springer Handbook of Robotics

Springer Handbook of Robotics Book
Author : Bruno Siciliano,Oussama Khatib
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-05-20
ISBN : 354023957X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the science of robotics undergoing a major transformation just now, Springer’s new, authoritative handbook on the subject couldn’t have come at a better time. Having broken free from its origins in industry, robotics has been rapidly expanding into the challenging terrain of unstructured environments. Unlike other handbooks that focus on industrial applications, the Springer Handbook of Robotics incorporates these new developments. Just like all Springer Handbooks, it is utterly comprehensive, edited by internationally renowned experts, and replete with contributions from leading researchers from around the world. The handbook is an ideal resource for robotics experts but also for people new to this expanding field.

Biomechanics Neurorehabilitation Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Systems Robotics and Aerospace

Biomechanics  Neurorehabilitation  Mechanical Engineering  Manufacturing Systems  Robotics and Aerospace Book
Author : Adrian Olaru
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2012-12-13
ISBN : 3038139351
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The main objective of the special collection of 53 peer-reviewed papers was to gather some of the current knowledge from leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the field of: Biomechanics, Biomechatronics, Neurorehabilitation, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Systems, Robotics, Aerospace.

Neuro Robotics

Neuro Robotics Book
Author : Panagiotis Artemiadis
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-07-10
ISBN : 9401789320
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuro-robotics is one of the most multidisciplinary fields of the last decades, fusing information and knowledge from neuroscience, engineering and computer science. This book focuses on the results from the strategic alliance between Neuroscience and Robotics that help the scientific community to better understand the brain as well as design robotic devices and algorithms for interfacing humans and robots. The first part of the book introduces the idea of neuro-robotics, by presenting state-of-the-art bio-inspired devices. The second part of the book focuses on human-machine interfaces for performance augmentation, which can seen as augmentation of abilities of healthy subjects or assistance in case of the mobility impaired. The third part of the book focuses on the inverse problem, i.e. how we can use robotic devices that physically interact with the human body, in order (a) to understand human motor control and (b) to provide therapy to neurologically impaired people or people with disabilities.

Interfacing Humans and Robots for Gait Assistance and Rehabilitation

Interfacing Humans and Robots for Gait Assistance and Rehabilitation Book
Author : Carlos A. Cifuentes,Marcela Múnera
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-09-16
ISBN : 3030796302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The concepts represented in this textbook are explored for the first time in assistive and rehabilitation robotics, which is the combination of physical, cognitive, and social human-robot interaction to empower gait rehabilitation and assist human mobility. The aim is to consolidate the methodologies, modules, and technologies implemented in lower-limb exoskeletons, smart walkers, and social robots when human gait assistance and rehabilitation are the primary targets. This book presents the combination of emergent technologies in healthcare applications and robotics science, such as soft robotics, force control, novel sensing methods, brain-computer interfaces, serious games, automatic learning, and motion planning. From the clinical perspective, case studies are presented for testing and evaluating how those robots interact with humans, analyzing acceptance, perception, biomechanics factors, and physiological mechanisms of recovery during the robotic assistance or therapy. Interfacing Humans and Robots for Gait Assistance and Rehabilitation will enable undergraduate and graduate students of biomedical engineering, rehabilitation engineering, robotics, and health sciences to understand the clinical needs, technology, and science of human-robot interaction behind robotic devices for rehabilitation, and the evidence and implications related to the implementation of those devices in actual therapy and daily life applications.

Journal of Rehabilitation Research Development

Journal of Rehabilitation Research   Development Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neurological Rehabilitation E Book

Neurological Rehabilitation   E Book Book
Author : Darcy Ann Umphred,Rolando T. Lazaro,Margaret Roller,Gordon Burton
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-08-07
ISBN : 0323266495
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions commonly used in today's clinical practice. This edition includes the latest advances in neuroscience, adding new chapters on neuroimaging and clinical tools such as virtual reality, robotics, and gaming. Written by respected clinician and physical therapy expert Darcy Umphred, this classic neurology text provides problem-solving strategies that are key to individualized, effective care. UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions. UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain. A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies. Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information. Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills. Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies. Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment. Updated illustrations provide current visual references. NEW chapters on imaging and robotics have been added. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neuroscience and intervention strategies. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include references with links to MEDLINE and more.

Neurological Rehabilitation6

Neurological Rehabilitation6 Book
Author : Darcy Ann Umphred,Margaret Roller
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013
ISBN : 032307586X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rev. ed. of: Neurological rehabilitation / [edited by] Darcy A. Umphred; with section editors, Gordon U. Burton, Rolando T. Lazaro, Margaret L. Roller. 5th ed. c2007.

Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development

Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Robotics and Rehabilitation Intelligence

Robotics and Rehabilitation Intelligence Book
Author : Jianhua Qian
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-09-26
ISBN : 9813349328
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Robotics and Rehabilitation Intelligence book written by Jianhua Qian, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Robotics Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Robotics  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-10-31
ISBN : 146664608X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book explores some of the most recent developments in robotic motion, artificial intelligence, and human-machine interaction, providing insight into a wide variety of applications and functional areas"--Provided by publisher.

Rehabilitation Robotics

Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Sashi S. Kommu
Publisher : IntechOpen
Release : 2007-08-01
ISBN : 9783902613042
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The coupling of several areas of the medical field with recent advances in robotic systems has seen a paradigm shift in our approach to selected sectors of medical care, especially over the last decade. Rehabilitation medicine is one such area. The development of advanced robotic systems has ushered with it an exponential number of trials and experiments aimed at optimising restoration of quality of life to those who are physically debilitated. Despite these developments, there remains a paucity in the presentation of these advances in the form of a comprehensive tool. This book was written to present the most recent advances in rehabilitation robotics known to date from the perspective of some of the leading experts in the field and presents an interesting array of developments put into 33 comprehensive chapters. The chapters are presented in a way that the reader will get a seamless impression of the current concepts of optimal modes of both experimental and ap- plicable roles of robotic devices.

Advances in Rehabilitation Robotics

Advances in Rehabilitation Robotics Book
Author : Z. Zenn Bien,Dimitar Stefanov
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-10-08
ISBN : 9783662185261
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the major application targets of service robots is to use them as assistive devices for rehabilitation. This book introduces some latest achievements in the field of rehabilitation robotics and assistive technology for people with disabilities and aged people. The book contains results from both theoretical and experimental works and reviews on some new advanced rehabilitation devices which has been recently transferred to the industry. Significant parts of the book are devoted to the assessment of new rehabilitation technologies, the evaluation of prototype devices with end-users, the safety of rehabilitation robots, and robot-assisted neurorehabilitation. The book is a representative selection of the latest trends in rehabilitation robotics and can be used as a reference for teaching on mechatronic devices for rehabilitation.

Replace Repair Restore Relieve Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation

Replace  Repair  Restore  Relieve     Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation Book
Author : Winnie Jensen,Ole Kæseler Andersen,Metin Akay
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-06-17
ISBN : 3319080725
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2014), held 24th-26th June 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference featured the latest highlights in the emerging and interdisciplinary field of neural rehabilitation engineering and identified important healthcare challenges the scientific community will be faced with in the coming years. Edited and written by leading experts in the field, the book includes keynote papers, regular conference papers, and contributions to special and innovation sessions, covering the following main topics: neuro-rehabilitation applications and solutions for restoring impaired neurological functions; cutting-edge technologies and methods in neuro-rehabilitation; and translational challenges in neuro-rehabilitation. Thanks to its highly interdisciplinary approach, the book will not only be a highly relevant reference guide for academic researchers, engineers, neurophysiologists, neuroscientists, physicians and physiotherapists working at the forefront of their field, but will also help to act as bridge between the scientific, engineering and medical communities.