E. Ottaviano, "Design Issues and Application of Cable-Based Parallel Manipulators for Rehabilitation Therapy", Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, vol. 5, Article ID 294947, 11 pages, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1080/11762320802373701
Design Issues and Application of Cable-Based Parallel Manipulators for Rehabilitation Therapy
In this study, cable-based manipulators are proposed for application in rehabilitation therapies. Cable-based manipulators show good features that are very useful when the system has to interact with humans. In particular, they can be used to aid motion or as monitoring/training systems in rehabilitation therapies. Modelling and simulation of both active and passive cable-based parallel manipulators are presented for an application to help older people, patients or disabled people in the sit-to-stand transfer and as a monitoring/training system. Experimental results are presented by using built prototypes.
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