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  • Adaptive walking assistance based on human-orthosis interaction 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Aranda López, Juan; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    An assistive rehabilitation strategy for a lower-limb wearable robot is proposed and evaluated. The control strategy monitors the human-orthosis interaction torques and modifies the orthosis operation mode depending on its ...
  • An adaptive control strategy for postural stability using a wearable robot 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Aranda López, Juan; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Pons, Jose Luis (2015-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    Wearable robots are expected to expand the use of robotics in rehabilitation since they can widen the assistance application context. An important aspect of a rehabilitation therapy, in terms of lower extremity assistance, ...
  • Analysis of derived features for the motion classification of a passive lower limb exoskeleton 

    Costa I Ruiz, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-11)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Analysis of Derived Features for the Motion Classification of a PassiveLowerLimbExoskeleton The recognition of human motion intentions is a fundamental requirement to control efficiently an exoskeleton system. The exoskeleton ...
  • CCT-2019-04-26-Presentación del libro “Robots de Cine. De María a Alita” (solo audio) 

    Ojeda Rodríguez, Jordi (2019-04-26)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
  • Compliant gait assistance triggered by user intention 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Aranda López, Juan; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    An automatic gait initialization strategy based on user intention sensing in the context of rehabilitation with a lower-limb wearable robot is proposed and evaluated. The proposed strategy involves monitoring the human-orthosis ...
  • Control of an ambulatory exoskeleton with a brain–machine interface for spinal cord injury gait rehabilitation 

    López Larraz, Eduardo; Trincado Alonso, Fernando; Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Pérez Nombela, Soraya; Ama, Antonio J. del; Aranda López, Juan; Minguez, Javier; Gil Agudo, Angel; Montesano Del Campo, Luis (2016-08-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    The closed-loop control of rehabilitative technologies by neural commands has shown a great potential to improve motor recovery in patients suffering from paralysis. Brain–machine interfaces (BMI) can be used as a natural ...
  • Disseny i construcció d’un exosquelet per la millora del cartílag del turmell 

    San Mateo Diego, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Quan arribem a una edat avançada el cos ens comença a fallar degut al seu ús. Una de les malalties més comunes és l’artrosi. L’artrosi és una malaltia degenerativa que afecta als cartílags que, degut al seu ús, es desgasten. ...
  • Driving device for a hand movement without external force 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Ticó Falguera, Neus; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Al Omar Mesnaoui, Anas; Alcelay Larrión, José Ignacio (2016-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    People with disabilities have limitations in activities of daily life such as grasping a glass of water or moving an object. Orthotic products that improve or restore the functionality of the musculoskeletal system of a ...
  • Estratègies de control d'un exosquelet en el procés d'aixecar-se 

    Pieras Morell, Tomàs Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-11)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    L’ús d’exosquelets per a la rehabilitació de persones amb trastorns motrius greus ha demostrat que pot contribuir en la millora de la seva mobilitat o la seva autonomia en el desenvolupament de les tasques bàsiques de la ...
  • Event-based control for sit-to-stand transition using a wearable exoskeleton 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Vinagre Ruiz, Manuel; Aranda López, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Sit-to-stand transition is an essential step in a lower limb rehabilitation therapy, mainly for assisting the patient to transit from wheel chair to the next level of therapy. A mixed stiffness-damping control adaptation ...
  • Exoesquelet 

    Esteva Fàbrega, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Aquest projecte tracta sobre l’estudi cinemàtic i dinàmic d’un exosquelet d’extremitats inferiors per a persones amb mobilitat reduïda i un posterior disseny bàsic de la seva estructura. L’exosquelet és un robot que envolta ...
  • Exploration and implementation of different assist-as-needed control strategies in ABLE knee exoskeleton 

    de Miguel Fernández, Jesús (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-04)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
  • Modelling engagement in dementia through behaviour. Contribution for socially interactive robotics 

    Díaz Boladeras, Marta (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In this paper, we present a novel tool to measure engagement in people with dementia playing board games and interacting with a social robot, Pleo. We carried out two studies to reach a comprehensive inventory of behaviours ...
  • Simulación de la interacción entre un mecanismo y un modelo musculoesquelético 

    De La Villa Fernández, Aranzazu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-26)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Personalización de terapia mediante la utilización de un exoesqueleto. El estudiante deberá modelar el cuerpo humano a través del software OpenSim y estudiar los diversos módulos que la plataforma ofrece así como la ...
  • Skeletal-level control-based forward dynamic analysis of acquired healthy and assisted gait motion 

    Mouzo, Francisco; Lugrís Armesto, Urbano; Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Cuadrado Aranda, Javier (2018-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Gait analysis is commonly addressed through inverse dynamics. However, forward dynamics can be advantageous when descending to muscular level, as it allows activation and contraction equations to be integrated with motion ...
  • Study of a braking system to improve the efficiency of an exoskeleton 

    Martínez Jiménez, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-04)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
  • Tuning and evaluation of a control strategy of an exoskeleton for sit-to-stand motion 

    Fernández Gutiérrez, Andrés Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-28)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The mobility of the lower extremities may be affected by neurological conditions such as stroke or spinal cord injury. When, motor function, gait coordination and muscle strength are impaired. Rehabilitation can improve ...
  • User intention driven adaptive gait assistance using a wearable exoskeleton 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Aranda López, Juan; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Springer, 2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    A user intention based rehabilitation strategy for a lower-limb wearable robot is proposed and evaluated. The control strategy, which involves monitoring the human-orthosis interaction torques, determines the gait initiation ...
  • Volition-adaptive control for gait training using wearable exoskeleton: preliminary tests with incomplete spinal cord injury individuals 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; López Larraz, Eduardo; Trincado Alonso, Fernando; Aranda López, Juan; Montesano Del Campo, Luis; Ama, Antonio J. del; Pons Rovira, Jose Luis (2018-01-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Background Gait training for individuals with neurological disorders is challenging in providing the suitable assistance and more adaptive behaviour towards user needs. The user specific adaptation can be defined based on ...