IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development of a lightweight power-assist suit using pneumatic artificial muscles and balloon-amplification mechanism

2016 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV)

Author(s): Hiroki Inose ; Shun Mohri ; Yasuyuki Yamada ; Taro Nakamura ; Kazuya Yokoyama ; Isao Kikutani
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2016
Conference Location: Phuket, Thailand
Conference Date: 13 November 2016
Page(s): 1 - 6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5090-3549-6
ISBN (USB): 978-1-5090-4757-4
DOI: 10.1109/ICARCV.2016.7838564
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Low back pain of workers is increased in workplaces that involve hard work. It is caused by excessive loading of the waist joint and muscle fatigue. Therefore, power-assist suits have been... View More

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