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Feasibility Study of a Hand Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Patients

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Marco Troncossi, Mohammad Mozaffari Foumashi, Marco Carricato, Vincenzo Parenti Castelli

University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Paper No. ESDA2012-82128, pp. 137-146; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/ESDA2012-82128
From:
  • ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis
  • Volume 3: Advanced Composite Materials and Processing; Robotics; Information Management and PLM; Design Engineering
  • Nantes, France, July 2–4, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: International
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4486-1
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

This paper illustrates the activity done by the authors for the development of a hand exoskeleton with two degrees of freedom addressed to the rehabilitation of post-stroke patients. The literature is investigated and many design issues are deeply discussed with the purpose to provide a reader who is approaching this problem with useful guidelines. The feasibility study of a one degree of freedom mechanism for one finger, intended as the basic module of the targeted hand exoskeleton, is outlined: two kinematic chains having six and eight links respectively are presented and discussed.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

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