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Design and control of an upper arm FES workstation for rehabilitation

Freeman, C., Hughes, A-M, Burridge, J., Chappell, P., Lewin, P.L. and Rogers, E. (2009) Design and control of an upper arm FES workstation for rehabilitation At 2009 IEEE 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2009), Japan. 23 - 26 Jun 2009. , pp. 66-72.

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An overview is provided of the design, operation and performance of an experimental test facility that has been developed for stroke rehabilitation. The aim of the system is to improve sensory-motor function of the impaired upper limb, and it has recently been used in clinical trials with stroke participants. During treatment subjects were seated at the workstation and their impaired arm strapped to the robotic end-effector. Their task was to follow elliptical trajectories that were projected onto a target above their arm, using voluntary control with the addition of electrical stimulation mediated by advanced control schemes. The design of the experimental system is first summarised, and then details are presented of the modelling, identification and control techniques used by the workstation over the course of treatment.

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Published date: 23 June 2009
Venue - Dates: 2009 IEEE 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2009), Japan, 2009-06-23 - 2009-06-26
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences, EEE, Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 13 Feb 2009 16:06
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:08

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Author: C. Freeman
Author: A-M Hughes ORCID iD
Author: J. Burridge ORCID iD
Author: P. Chappell
Author: P.L. Lewin
Author: E. Rogers

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