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Powered Lower Limb Orthosis for Assisting Standing Up and Sitting Down Movements

  • T. Raparelli
  • P. Beomonte Zobel
  • F. Durante

Abstract

For older and some classes of disabled people there is often the need for assistance in sitting down and standing up, although they may be able to walk. This is due to limited power in the muscles of the legs.

Keywords

Disable People User Intention Femoral Muscle Proportional Control Data Acquisition Board 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Raparelli
  • P. Beomonte Zobel
  • F. Durante

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