exoskeletons

Exoskeletons are (robotic) structures that are attached to the joints in order to substitute muscle power. We report on how exoskeletons are used in the rehabilitation of stroke patients, injury prevention and individuals with spinal cord injury or lower-limb paralysis.

A personalized exosuit for walking

A personalized exosuit for walking

A new approach in which robotic exosuit assistance can be calibrated to an individual.

Exoskeleton: Increased cognitive demands offset advantages

Exoskeleton: Increased cognitive demands offset advantages

The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.

Exosuit helps with awkward lifts

Exosuit helps with awkward lifts

In the last few years, mechanically assistive exosuits have started to see commercial deployment.

How 5 upper body exoskeletons support natural movements

How 5 upper body exoskeletons support natural movements

We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.

Exoskeleton allows amputees to walk with less effort

Exoskeleton allows amputees to walk with less effort

A lightweight powered exoskeleton helps lower-limb amputees walk with much less effort.

Exoskeleton research demonstrates importance of training

Exoskeleton research demonstrates importance of training

The benefits people could reap from exoskeletons rely heavily on having time to train with the device.

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