Wearable Upper Limb Robots

E. Rocon*, A. F. Ruiz, Jose L Pons, L. Beccai, S. Micera, C. Cipriani, J. Carpaneto, M. C. Carrozza, A. Schiele, S. Roccella, E. Cattin, N. Vitiello, F. Vecchi, J. C. Perry, J. Rosen, N. G. Tsagarakis, D. G. Caldwell, S. Kousidou

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWearable Robots
Subtitle of host publicationBiomechatronic Exoskeletons
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages47
ISBN (Print)9780470512944
StatePublished - Mar 5 2008


  • Flexion-extension and radial-ulnar deviation axes
  • High-level task controller (HLTC) and low-level joint controller (LLJC)
  • Human arm and the exoskeleton structure
  • Implantable neuroelectronic system
  • Nongrounded tremor reduction strategies
  • Pneumatic muscle actuators (pMA)
  • Proprioceptive and exteroceptive sensory feedback
  • Torque-to-volume and torque-to-mass ratios
  • Upper limb motor activities
  • Upper limb powered exoskeleton

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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