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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 031003.
Published Online: July 27, 2011
... gait analysis muscle pneumatic actuators prosthetics Above-knee lower-extremity prosthetics has experienced significant technological advances in recent years, such as the introduction of computer-controlled joint lock–unlock and impedance modulation. Despite the advances, the energetically...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2008, 2(4): 041006.
Published Online: November 19, 2008
... size and high performance, the described pneumatic actuator can provide sensory input that is otherwise unavailable during robotic surgery. 04 10 2007 25 08 2008 19 11 2008 haptic interfaces medical robotics pneumatic actuators polymers surgery tactile sensors...
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027530.
Published Online: June 12, 2008
... combinations of compressive and shear loadings to the subject tissues. This device consists of a loading wheel, a force sensor, a pneumatic actuator, a control system and a data acquisition system. In this work, mechanical forces were applied to the lower limbs of rabbits with controllable magnitudes...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. June 2007, 1(2): 126–139.
Published Online: September 1, 2006
...-sensitive controller. 22 03 2006 01 09 2006 orthotics medical control systems biomechanics muscle pneumatic actuators Recently, the notion of assisted human movement (e.g., via powered exoskeletons or orthoses) has received much attention by way of projects...