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Assistive-as-needed strategy for upper-limb robotic systems: an initial survey

Ismail, Mohd Khairuddin and S. N., Sidek and H., Md Yusof and Baarath, K. and Anwar, P. P. Abdul Majeed (2017) Assistive-as-needed strategy for upper-limb robotic systems: an initial survey. In: 6th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM 2017), 8-9 August 2017 , Gombak, Selangor. pp. 1-6., 260 (1). ISSN 1757-8981

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Abstract

Stroke is amongst the leading causes of deprivation of one's ability in carrying out activities of daily living. It has been reported from literature that, the functional recovery of stroke patients are rather poor, unless frequent rehabilitative therapy is assumed on the affected limb. Recent trends of rehabilitation therapy have also shifted towards allowing more participation of the patient in the therapy session rather than simple passive treatments as it has been demonstrated to be non-trivial in promoting neural plasticity to expedite motor recovery process. Therefore, the employment of rehabilitation robotics is seen as a means of mitigating the limitations of conventional rehabilitation therapy. It enables unique methods for promoting patient engagement by providing patients assistance only as needed basis. This paper attempts on reviewing assist-as-needed control strategy applied on upper-limb robotic rehabilitation devices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Indexed by SCOPUS
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neuromuscular rehabilitation; Patient treatment; Robotics
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 21 May 2019 02:57
Last Modified: 21 May 2019 02:57
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/24175
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