Design Specifications and Usability Issues Considered in the User Centered Design of a Wearable Exoskeleton for Upper Limb of Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy
This work focuses on a user centered design of a wearable exoskeleton for upper limb of children with spastic cerebral palsy. Characterization of normal kinematics and electromyographic activity during a set of six relevant proposed activities based on a review of literature is performed on a sample of 9 healthy children. Further research is needed to characterized activities on children with spastic cerebral palsy and complete the design of the exoskeleton. Proposed methodology can be used to design more significant technology for the user.
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