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|Title:||Rehabilitation of grasping and forearm pronation/supination with the Haptic Knob|
|Source:||Lambercy, O.,Dovat, L.,Yun, H.,Wee, S.K.,Kuah, C.,Chua, K.,Gassert, R.,Milner, T.,Leong, T.C.,Burdet, E. (2009). Rehabilitation of grasping and forearm pronation/supination with the Haptic Knob. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009 : 22-27. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICORR.2009.5209520|
|Abstract:||This paper investigates robot-assisted rehabilitation after stroke using the Haptic Knob, a 2 degree-of-freedom end-effector based robotic device to train grasping and wrist pronation/supination. Nine chronic stroke subjects trained over a period of 6 weeks, with 3 one-hour sessions of robotassisted therapy per week, consisting of two exercises requiring active participation promoted by therapeutic games. Results of standard clinical assessments demonstrate the positive effects of robot-assisted therapy with the Haptic Knob. Subjects improved by a mean of 4.3 points in the Fugl-Meyer assessment scale, together with a decrease in hand impairments such as abnormal muscle tone frequently observed in stroke subjects. Significant improvements were also observed in motor function of the upper arm as a result of the robot-assisted therapy, suggesting homogeneous improvement of upper limb function as a result of distal training. ©2009 IEEE.|
|Source Title:||2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009|
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