Wearable Upper Limb Robots

E. Rocon, A. F. Ruiz, J. L. Pons, L. Beccai, S. Micera, C. Cipriani, J. Carpaneto, M. C. Carrozza, A. Schiele, S. Roccella, E. Cattin, N. Vitiello, F. Vecchi, J. C. Perry, J. Rosen, N. G. Tsagarakis, D. G. Caldwell, S. Kousidou

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWearable Robots: Biomechatronic Exoskeletons
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages47
ISBN (Print)9780470512944
Publication statusPublished - Mar 5 2008


  • Flexion-extension and radial-ulnar deviation axes
  • High-level task controller (HLTC) and low-level joint controller (LLJC)
  • Human arm and the exoskeleton structure
  • Implantable neuroelectronic system
  • Nongrounded tremor reduction strategies
  • Pneumatic muscle actuators (pMA)
  • Proprioceptive and exteroceptive sensory feedback
  • Torque-to-volume and torque-to-mass ratios
  • Upper limb motor activities
  • Upper limb powered exoskeleton

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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