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By Shane Xie

Focussing at the key applied sciences in constructing robots for a variety of clinical rehabilitation actions – so as to contain robotics fundamentals, modelling and regulate, biomechanics modelling, rehabilitation ideas, robotic tips, scientific setup/implementation in addition to neural and muscular interfaces for rehabilitation robotic keep an eye on – this ebook is divided into elements; a evaluate of the present state-of-the-art, and up to date advances in robotics for scientific rehabilitation. either elements will contain 5 sections for the 5 key components in rehabilitation robotics: (i) the higher limb; (ii) decrease limb for gait rehabilitation (iii) hand, finger and wrist; (iv) ankle for traces and sprains; and (v) using EEG and EMG to create interfaces among the neurological and muscular capabilities of the sufferers and the rehabilitation robots.

Each bankruptcy offers an outline of the layout of the gadget, the keep watch over procedure used, and the implementation and checking out to teach the way it fulfils the wishes of that categorical quarter of rehabilitation. The ebook will element new units, a few of that have by no means been released sooner than in any magazine or conference.

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Adapted from [65] [64–69]. Additionally, recent studies had modelled the ankle-foot kinematics using four-bar linkages and spatial parallel mechanisms [63, 70]. Since large inter-subject variability is observed in ankle kinematics, a user-specific description of ankle kinematics should be used to adapt the robot behaviour to suit the current user. Most of the studies in literature that considers subject-specific ankle kinematics in full 6-DOF have utilised either motion tracking systems or medical imaging techniques [71, 72].

The elbow joint has 1-rotational DOF which moves the forearm with the following movements: Elbow flexion Elbow extension Rotation of the forearm about the elbow joint so that the forearm is moved closer to the upper arm. Rotation of the forearm about the elbow joint so that the forearm is moved further from the upper arm. The wrist joint has 3-rotational DOF allowing the hand to rotate spherically about the wrist joint. The movements are described as: Wrist flexion Wrist extension Rotation of the hand about the wrist joint towards the palm.

For more details of muscle structure and function, see [94]. The control signals of skeletal muscle are called action potentials and these are electrical impulses that originate in the brain. The signals propagate through the central and peripheral nervous systems and are transmitted down the axons of motor neurons where they reach a specialised synapse called the neuromuscular junction, where the action potentials cross the boundary from muscle motor neuron to muscle fibre, and stimulate contraction [95].

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