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Design and development of gripping assistive device for post — Stroke rehabilitation

Ramlee, Mohd Rais Hakim and Md. Yusof, Hazlina (2017) Design and development of gripping assistive device for post — Stroke rehabilitation. In: 4th IEEE International Conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA) 2017, 28th-30th November 2017, Putrajaya.

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Abstract

Report from The National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM), the disease that cause most deaths is stroke which comes after cancer and heart attack. Even though most of the stroke cases is avoidable, rehabilitation will be in high demand. Devices as such has not been created and looking into since the therapist could not fulfil the demand. This project addresses a device to help post - stroke patients to grip and release their fingers as a rehabilitation working process. The system uses leap motion sensor as the input and the output is a servomotor-based exoskeleton. At the moment the system is based on a master-slave mechanism which needs a healthy hand to control the weak hand. The exoskeleton is still being tested on using linear-like actuator mechanisms to perform grasping and extension. © 2017 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4487/25797
Uncontrolled Keywords: rehabilitation; leap motion sensor; exoskeleton; linear-like actuator mechanisms
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ170 Mechanics applied to machinery. Dynamics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Hazlina Md Yusof
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 15:34
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 15:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/25797

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