Upper limb exoskeleton for tremor suppression: Validation

Eduardo Rocon, Jose L Pons

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3 Scopus citations


This chapter introduces the protocol for the validatation of the exoskeleton and control strategies introduced in previous chapters. This protocol is a set of tasks defined according the clinical criterias. In order to evaluate the performance of the device developed to suppress tremor we conducted an experimental phase involving 10 patients suffering from different tremor diseases. The clinical effectiveness and the user’s acceptance was the criterias selected for the elaboration of the evaluation protocol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
ISSN (Print)1610-7438
ISSN (Electronic)1610-742X

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence


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