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A Mechatronic Solution for Stroke Rehabilitation in a Reaching Task

  • P. N. Brett
  • X. Du
  • N. Mikov
  • A. Mohagheghi
  • T. Korff
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Abstract

This paper describes a mechanically simple, tactile sensing solution as a mechatronic system for discriminating human motion in the process of stroke recovery in reaching task. Three seated healthy volunteers and five stroke survivors were included in trials and demonstrated that the system can discriminate motion of arm and trunk of the body. The results show robustness with respect to variations in volunteers with a accuracy above 90% for both types of participants.

Keywords

Tactile sensing Discrimination Stroke recovery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Brett
    • 1
  • X. Du
    • 2
  • N. Mikov
    • 2
  • A. Mohagheghi
    • 2
  • T. Korff
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Southern QueenslandQueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.Brunel UniversityLondonUK

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