Reach & grasp therapy: effects of the Gentle/G System assessing sub-acute stroke whole-arm rehabilitation

Loureiro, Rui C. V. and Lamperd, Bob and Collin, Christine and Harwin, William (2009) Reach & grasp therapy: effects of the Gentle/G System assessing sub-acute stroke whole-arm rehabilitation. In: IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2009. ICORR 2009. IEEE, pp. 755-760. ISBN 9781424437887

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2009.5209509

Abstract

This paper reports preliminary results of a reach and grasp study of robot mediated neurorehabilitation. These results are presented on a case-by-case basis and give a good indication of a positive effect of robot mediated therapy. The study investigated both reach and grasp assistance and although it is not possible to attribute the response to the benefits of providing assistance of both modalities the study is a good indicator that this strategy should be pursued. The paper also reports on the benefits of motivational queues such as exercise scores and on subject attitudes to the robot mediated therapy.

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Ebook ISBN: 9781424437894. Paper presented at: IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009, Kyoto, Japan, 23-26 June 2009. Proceedings ISSN = 1945-7898.

Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Science & Technology
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