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Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Clinical Evaluation of a Socket-Ready Naturally Controlled Multichannel Upper Limb Prosthetic System
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    Chapter 2 Evaluation of a Robotic Exoskeleton for Gait Training in Acute Stroke: A Case Study
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    Chapter 3 Wearable Exoskeleton Assisted Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis: Feasibility and Experience
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    Chapter 4 Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation and Personal Mobility: Creating Clinical Evidence
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    Chapter 5 Lower Limb Wearable Systems for Mobility and Rehabilitation Challenges: Clinical Focus
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    Chapter 6 Impedance Control of Series Elastic Actuators Using Acceleration Feedback
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    Chapter 7 Kinetic Energy Recovery in Human Joints: The Flywheel-Infinitely Variable Transmission Actuator
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    Chapter 8 A Compliant Lightweight and Adaptable Active Ankle Foot Orthosis for Robotic Rehabilitation
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    Chapter 9 A Novel Shoulder Mechanism with a Double Parallelogram Linkage for Upper-Body Exoskeletons
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    Chapter 10 A Soft Robotic Extra-Finger and Arm Support to Recover Grasp Capabilities in Chronic Stroke Patients
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    Chapter 11 A Quasi-Passive Knee Exoskeleton to Assist During Descent
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    Chapter 12 Wearable Sensory Apparatus for Multi-segment System Orientation Estimation with Long-Term Drift and Magnetic Disturbance Compensation
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    Chapter 13 A Portable Active Pelvis Orthosis for Ambulatory Movement Assistance
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    Chapter 14 XoSoft - A Vision for a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 15 On the Efficacy of Isolating Shoulder and Elbow Movements with a Soft, Portable, and Wearable Robotic Device
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    Chapter 16 Design Improvement of a Polymer-Based Tendon-Driven Wearable Robotic Hand (Exo-Glove Poly)
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    Chapter 17 Affective Touch and Low Power Artificial Muscles for Rehabilitative and Assistive Wearable Soft Robotics
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    Chapter 18 Evaluation of Force Tracking Controller with Soft Exosuit for Hip Extension Assistance
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    Chapter 19 Endogenous Control of Powered Lower-Limb Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 20 Natural User-Controlled Ambulation of Lower Extremity Exoskeletons for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
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    Chapter 21 Real-Time Modeling for Lower Limb Exoskeletons
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    Chapter 22 Towards Everyday Shared Control of Lower Limb Exoskeletons
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    Chapter 23 Joint-Level Responses to Counteract Perturbations Scale with Perturbation Magnitude and Direction
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    Chapter 24 Metabolic Energy Consumption in a Box-Lifting Task: A Parametric Study on the Assistive Torque
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    Chapter 25 Analysis of the Movement Variability in Dance Activities Using Wearable Sensors
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    Chapter 26 Real Time Computation of Centroidal Momentum for the Use as a Stability Index Applicable to Human Walking with Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 27 A Versatile Neuromuscular Exoskeleton Controller for Gait Assistance: A Preliminary Study on Spinal Cord Injury Patients
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    Chapter 28 Introducing a Modular, Personalized Exoskeleton for Ankle and Knee Support of Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury
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    Chapter 29 Towards Exoskeletons with Balance Capacities
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    Chapter 30 EMG-Based Detection of User’s Intentions for Human-Machine Shared Control of an Assistive Upper-Limb Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 31 Safety Standardization of Wearable Robots—The Need for Testing Methods
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    Chapter 32 The Potential and Acceptance of Exoskeletons in Industry
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    Chapter 33 Wearable Robots: A Legal Analysis
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    Chapter 34 A Verification Method for Testing Abrasion in the Use of Restraint Type Personal Care Robots
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    Chapter 35 Kinematic Comparison of Gait Rehabilitation with Exoskeleton and End-Effector Devices
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    Chapter 36 Evaluating the Gait of Lower Limb Prosthesis Users
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    Chapter 37 Some Considerations on Benchmarking of Wearable Robots for Mobility
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    Chapter 38 Benchmarking Data for Human Walking in Different Scenarios
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    Chapter 39 Clinical Gait Assessment in Relation to Benchmarking Robot Locomotion
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    Chapter 40 Attention Level Measurement During Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Through a BMI System
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    Chapter 41 Detection of Subject’s Intention to Trigger Transitions Between Sit, Stand and Walk with a Lower Limb Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 42 The New Generation of Compliant Actuators for Use in Controllable Bio-Inspired Wearable Robots
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    Chapter 43 An EMG-informed Model to Evaluate Assistance of the Biomot Compliant Ankle Actuator
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    Chapter 44 Tacit Adaptability of a Mechanically Adjustable Compliance and Controllable Equilibrium Position Actuator, a Preliminary Study
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    Chapter 45 Design and Kinematic Analysis of the Hanyang Exoskeleton Assistive Robot (HEXAR) for Human Synchronized Motion
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    Chapter 46 Design and Experimental Evaluation of a Low-Cost Robotic Orthosis for Gait Assistance in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury
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    Chapter 47 A Powered Low-Back Exoskeleton for Industrial Handling: Considerations on Controls
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    Chapter 48 Efficient Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Human Motion Assistance
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    Chapter 49 Active Safety Functions for Industrial Lower Body Exoskeletons: Concept and Assessment
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    Chapter 50 SOLEUS: Ankle Foot Orthosis for Space Countermeasure with Immersive Virtual Reality
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    Chapter 51 SPEXOR: Spinal Exoskeletal Robot for Low Back Pain Prevention and Vocational Reintegration
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    Chapter 52 HeSA, Hip Exoskeleton for Superior Assistance
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    Chapter 53 SPEXOR: Towards a Passive Spinal Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 54 Autonomous Soft Exosuit for Hip Extension Assistance
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    Chapter 55 Comparison of Ankle Moment Inspired and Ankle Positive Power Inspired Controllers for a Multi-Articular Soft Exosuit for Walking Assistance
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    Chapter 56 Biomechanical Analysis and Inertial Sensing of Ankle Joint While Stepping on an Unanticipated Bump
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    Chapter 57 A Novel Approach to Increase Upper Extremity Active Range of Motion for Individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Using Admittance Control: A Preliminary Study
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    Chapter 58 Modulation of Knee Range of Motion and Time to Rest in Cerebral Palsy Using Two Forms of Mechanical Stimulation
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    Chapter 59 Training Response to Longitudinal Powered Exoskeleton Training for SCI
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    Chapter 60 Adaptive Classification of Arbitrary Activities Through Hidden Markov Modeling with Automated Optimal Initialization
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    Chapter 61 Design and Motion Analysis of a Wearable and Portable Hand Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 62 Nitiglove: Nitinol-Driven Robotic Glove Used to Assist Therapy for Hand Mobility Recovery
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    Chapter 63 3D Printed Arm Exoskeleton for Teleoperation and Manipulation Applications
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    Chapter 64 Musculoskeletal Simulation of SOLEUS Ankle Exoskeleton for Countermeasure Exercise in Space
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    Chapter 65 Human Gait Feature Detection Using Inertial Sensors Wavelets
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    Chapter 66 On the Importance of a Motor Model for the Optimization of SEA-driven Prosthetic Ankles
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    Chapter 67 Assessment of a 7-DOF Hand Exoskeleton for Neurorehabilitation
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    Chapter 68 Improving the Standing Balance of People with Spinal Cord Injury Through the Use of a Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis
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    Chapter 69 Transparent Mode for Lower Limb Exoskeleton
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    Chapter 70 Human-Robot Mutual Force Borrowing and Seamless Leader-Follower Role Switching by Learning and Coordination of Interactive Impedance
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    Chapter 71 Upper Limb Exoskeleton Control for Isotropic Sensitivity of Human Arm
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    Chapter 72 AUTONOMYO: Design Challenges of Lower Limb Assistive Device for Elderly People, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Diseases
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    Chapter 73 Passive Lower Back Moment Support in a Wearable Lifting Aid: Counterweight Versus Springs
Attention for Chapter 50: SOLEUS: Ankle Foot Orthosis for Space Countermeasure with Immersive Virtual Reality
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Chapter title
SOLEUS: Ankle Foot Orthosis for Space Countermeasure with Immersive Virtual Reality
Chapter number 50
Book title
Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_50
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-946531-9, 978-3-31-946532-6

Pierre Letier, Guillaume Fau, Uwe Mittag, Jochen Zange, Joern Rittweger, Moonki Jung, Jo McIntyre, Arnaud Runge


José González-Vargas, Jaime Ibáñez, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Herman van der Kooij, José Luis Pons

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Country Count As %
Unknown 7 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 2 29%
Professor 1 14%
Lecturer 1 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 14%
Other 1 14%
Other 1 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 3 43%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 29%
Computer Science 1 14%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 14%