Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Pedro Encarnação, Albert Cook

CRC Press
Published January 31, 2017
Reference - 382 Pages - 34 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498745727 - CAT# K26957
Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

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Summary

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.