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Dynamic Simulation of a Cable-Based Gait Training Machine

  • H. Lamine
  • S. Bennour
  • L. Romdhane
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 37)

Abstract

In this paper, we present a dynamic analysis of a new type of gait training machine. This latter is based on a conventional body weight support system and a cable driven parallel robot in order to move the lower limbs. This gait training machine can be used to restore walking of neurologically injured patients. The aim of this study is to model and simulate dynamically this machine during a walk cycle. The obtained results will mainly be used in order to size the different actuators of the cable robot.

Keywords

Gait rehabilitation Cable driven robots Body weight support system Dynamics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique de Sousse, Ecole Nationale d‘Ingénieurs de SousseUniversité de SousseTunisieUAE
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentAmerican University of SharjahSharjahUAE

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