Experiences and Design of a Cable-Driven Assisting Device for Arm Motion
This paper presents a cable-driven assisting device, which has been designed and built at LARM in Cassino. Experimental tests are presented as the basis for design improvements aiming to achieve a portable user-oriented solution of the cable-driven assisting device for applications in human upper limb exercising and rehabilitation. Experimental tests are reported to show the engineering feasibility and soundness of the proposed solutions.
KeywordsCable-driven device Motion assistance Laboratory experiments
The paper presents results from the research activities of the project ID 37_215, MySMIS code 103415 “Innovative approaches regarding the rehabilitation and assistive robotics for healthy ageing” co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014–2020, Priority Axis 1, Action 1.1.4, through the financing contract 20/01.09.2016, between the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca and ANCSI as Intermediary Organism in the name and for the Ministry of European Funds.
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