Evaluation of functional capabilities of people with muscular dystrophy as potential users of powered orthoses

Rami Seliktar, Rungun Ramanathan, Tariq Rahman, Michael Alexander

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Abstract

An account is given on problems associated with the development of a powered orthotic system that would support a disabled person's arm and augment his residual motor ability while utilizing his natural sensor feedback. Results of a preliminary EMG study are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
PublisherASME
Pages637-638
Number of pages2
Volume42
ISBN (Print)0791816117
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Event1999 Bioengineering Conference - Big Sky, MT, USA
Duration: Jun 16 1999Jun 20 1999

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Other1999 Bioengineering Conference
CityBig Sky, MT, USA
Period6/16/996/20/99

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Orthotics
Disabled persons
Feedback
Sensors

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  • Engineering(all)

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Seliktar, R., Ramanathan, R., Rahman, T., & Alexander, M. (1999). Evaluation of functional capabilities of people with muscular dystrophy as potential users of powered orthoses. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED (Vol. 42, pp. 637-638). ASME.
Seliktar, Rami ; Ramanathan, Rungun ; Rahman, Tariq ; Alexander, Michael. / Evaluation of functional capabilities of people with muscular dystrophy as potential users of powered orthoses. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED. Vol. 42 ASME, 1999. pp. 637-638
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Seliktar R, Ramanathan R, Rahman T, Alexander M. Evaluation of functional capabilities of people with muscular dystrophy as potential users of powered orthoses. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED. Vol. 42. ASME. 1999. p. 637-638