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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 ...
    • Assisted Walking with Hybrid Orthosis Using Functional Electrical Stimulation 

      Peiret Giménez, Albert; Jané Cardona, Marcel; Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Neurological disorders affect body mobility, strength and coordination, and can significantly impact the quality of life. For instance, suffering a spinal cord injury (SCI) generally result in permanent lower-limbs paralysis. ...
    • CCT-2019-04-26-Presentación del libro “Robots de Cine. De María a Alita” (solo audio) 

      Ojeda Rodríguez, Jordi (2019-04-26)
      Sound
      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 ...
    • Desarrollo de sistemas modulares robóticos y neuroprotésicos personalizables para la asistencia de la marcha patológica a través del diseño centrado en el usuario: Proyecto TAILOR 

      Herrera Valenzuela, Diana Sofía; Gil Castillo, Javier; Pina, Javier; Peiret Giménez, Albert; Moreno Sastoque, Juan Camilo; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Murillo Licea, Narda; Gil Agudo, Angel; del Ama Espinosa, Antonio José (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Currently available wereable exoskeletons and neuroprosthetic gait assistive devices have controverted efficacy and low penetration into rehabilitation centers because they are generic solutions that do not consider the ...
    • Desarrollo de un exoesqueleto mecánico en el sector industrial para la reducción de fatiga en trabajos forzados 

      García Granados, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-04)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En este proyecto se explica el funcionamiento de este primer prototipo de exoesqueleto industrial para operarios cuya función es ayudar en el levantamiento de cargar por encima de los hombros. Este diseño no pretende ...
    • Design of a Prosthetic Hand with Remote Actuation 

      Scott, K.; Pérez Gracia, Alba (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      One of the main issues of prosthetic hands is to be able to fulfill all the specifications about speed, torque, weight and inertia while placing all the components within the prosthetic hand. This is especially true when ...
    • Design of an Exoskeleton as a Finger-Joint Angular Sensor 

      Pérez Gracia, Alba; Yihun, Yimesker; Rahman, M.S. (2012)
      Conference report
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      Estimation of joint angles for human joints is important for many applications in bioengineering. Most of the existing angular joint sensors rely on the approximate assumption of the knowledge of the type of motion and ...
    • Detection of motion intention algorithm based on the center of pressure for a lower limb exoskeleton 

      Llebaria I Fabriàs, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-20)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
      The goal of the thesis is to develop and implement a detection of motion intention (DoI) algorithm to assist walk for the Autonomyo exoskeleton. The used parameters are the net CoP position and velocity and the vertical ...
    • 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. ...
    • Disseny i desenvolupament d'un exosquelet per a pintors d'interiors 

      Martret Barón, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Hi han oficis que, a nivell de comoditat, son bastant atractives, ja que només demanen estar assegut en una cadira còmode i treballar davant d’una pantalla. Però hi han altres que exigeixen un treball físic molt gran i ...
    • Disseny i fabricació d’un exoesquelet per millorar la rehabilitació en lesions de turmell 

      García Robles, Àngel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte es dissenyarà i construirà, o més ben dit, es farà servir la fabricació additiva 3D, un exoesquelet que s'aplicarà en els pacients de lesions de turmell durant la fase de rehabilitació. Aquest ajudarà ...
    • 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 ...
    • Estudio y diseño de un exoesqueleto para ayudar al movimiento y esfuerzos en el trabajo 

      Abalos Contreras, Óscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En este proyecto se realiza un estudio del estado actuales de lo mercado de los exoesqueletos. En consecuencia, se crea un exoesqueleto que abarca la mano, pensado para que ayude a realizar cierta parte de un esfuerzo del ...
    • Evaluation of optimal control formulations for predicting swing-through axillary crutch-assisted gait 

      Febrer Nafría, Miriam; Manocha, Ranita H.K.; Kuntze, Gregor; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Ronsky, Janet L. (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Crutches are widely used to assist gait in individuals with lower limb impairment. Walking with crutches alters both upper and lower body loading, potentially leading to discomfort. As such, it is important to study how ...
    • 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 ...