Design of a Cable-Driven Device for Elbow Rehabilitation and Exercise
The paper presents a new rehabilitation device for elbow motion as based on a cable-driven parallel manipulator. The kinematic design is presented as characterized with a numerical evaluation of motion performance and an experimental validation. A CAD design is simulated as the basis for a prototype construction. Tests with a built prototype are discussed to show its feasibility and operation characteristics.
KeywordsService robotics Rehabilitation device Cable parallel manipulators Design Testing
The second author has spent a semester at UPV in Bilbao in 2017 within the Erasmus program that is thankfully acknowledged.
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