Robotic assistive technologies: principles and practice

Pedro Encarnação (Editor), Albert M. Cook (Editor)

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This book contains a comprehensive overview of all current uses of robots in rehabilitation. The underlying principles in each application are provided. This is followed by a critical review of the technology available, of the utilization protocols, and of user studies, outcomes, and clinical evidence, if existing. Ethical and social implications of robot use are also discussed. The reader will have an in depth view of rehabilitation robots, from principles to practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBoca Raton
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages398
ISBN (Electronic)9781315368788, 9781498745734
ISBN (Print)9781498745727, 9780367875138
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jan 2017


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  • Fundamentals of robotic assistive technologies

    Encarnação, P., 1 Jan 2017, Robotic assistive technologies: principles and practice. Encarnação, P. & Cook, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 1-24 24 p.

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