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Development of rehabilitation training support system for occupational therapy of upper limb motor function
Author(s): Yoshifumi Morita; Akinori Hirose; Takashi Uno; Masaki Uchid; Hiroyuki Ukai; Nobuyuki Matsui
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we propose a new rehabilitation training support system for upper limbs. The proposed system enables therapists to quantitatively evaluate the therapeutic effect of upper limb motor function during training, to easily change the load of resistance of training and to easily develop a new training program suitable for the subjects. For this purpose we develop control algorithms of training programs in the 3D force display robot. The 3D force display robot has parallel link mechanism with three motors. The control algorithm simulating sanding training is developed for the 3D force display robot. Moreover the teaching/training function algorithm is developed. It enables the therapists to easily make training trajectory suitable for subject's condition. The effectiveness of the developed control algorithms is verified by experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67943Q (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783972
Show Author Affiliations
Yoshifumi Morita, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Akinori Hirose, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Takashi Uno, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Masaki Uchid, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Hiroyuki Ukai, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Nobuyuki Matsui, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)


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ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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