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Ergonomic study on wrist rehabilitation therapy (WRist-T) device

Nurul Ain, Abdul Shukor and Idris, Mat Sahat and Mohd Azrul Hisham, Mohd Adib (2018) Ergonomic study on wrist rehabilitation therapy (WRist-T) device. In: Intelligent Manufacturing & Mechatronics: Proceedings of Symposium, 29 January 2018, Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, 55 . Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 557-563. ISBN 9789811087875

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Abstract

The emerging issue in complex joints such as human wrist is usually the disability to be precisely coordinated with a traditional mechanical joint. In such cases, mechanical differences between human and robotic joints could lead to musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) and overconstraint due to the device over rotation, misalignment of the rotation axis and also the design of the device. This paper focuses on ergonomic comparison studies between the previous and present WRist-T devices. The result of the ergonomic study especially on anthropometry and ergonomic evaluation shows that the present model is better than the previous one.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Wrist rehabilitation device; Musculoskeletal diseases; Ergonomic modification
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2018 07:53
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 07:53
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/21693
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