Robotic System for Active-Passive Strength Therapy

  • Eliseo Cortes TorresEmail author
  • Anibal Alexandre Campos
  • Daniel Martins
  • Eduardo Bock
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)


The mobility recovery in patients with some trauma or stroke is the research objective to develop new rehabilitation technologies. Some technologies aim to improve the comfort and reduce the rehabilitation timing and cost. This work presents a mechatronic system able to perform passive therapy and strength training (SARPA), in order to this improvement. In the design stage, simulations are implemented to observe the system model behavior. The simulation uses the shoulder adduction and abduction motions. Additionally, model constrained force and disturbances are analyzed. In this work, the model behavior is obtained to develop the suitable control system.


Robotic rehabilitation Human and mechatronic systems integration Active-passive rehabilitation Linear actuator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eliseo Cortes Torres
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anibal Alexandre Campos
    • 1
  • Daniel Martins
    • 2
  • Eduardo Bock
    • 3
  1. 1.Postgrade Program in Mechanical Engineering, Center of Science and Technologies- CCTUniversidade do Estado de Santa Catarina- UDESCJoinvilleBrazil
  2. 2.Postgrade Program in Mechanical EngineeringUniversidade Federal de Santa Catarina- UFSCFlorianópolisBrazil
  3. 3.Mechanical Engineering ProgramInstituto Federal de Educação Ciença e Tecnologia de São Paulo- IFSPSão PauloBrazil

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