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New orthotic glove designed to amplify hand strength

Author
Ticó, N.; Peña-Pitarch, E.; Abenoza, M.; Romero, G.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of rehabilitation medicine
Date of publication
2011-10
Volume
43
Number
suppl. 51
First page
106
Last page
107
URL
http://www.medicaljournals.se/jrm/content/?volume=43&issue=51 Open in new window
Abstract
Partial hand disability represents a serious problem for many people, who although they have mobility and sensitivity in their hands, are not strong enough to hold a simple mug. For example, people with diseases, elderly or people who have suffered traumatic injuries. Principal objective, in order to improve their quality of life, we design a device such as the exoskeleton presented here. Currently, there are some similar devices nevertheless most of them need external energy and sophisticated d...
Group of research
SIR - Service and Industrial Robotics

Participants

  • Ticó Falguera, Neus  (author)
  • Peña Pitarch, Esteban  (author)
  • Abenoza Guardiola, Montserrat  (author)
  • Romero Cullerés, Georgia  (author)