Restoration of Movement using FES: An Introductory Study I

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Abstract

FES has been applied for movement restoration, rehabilitation and therapy in spinal cord injury and nervous system failure subjects, whose number rise worldwide every year. Despite the increase, assist devices that are expected to aid healthcare delivery are not in abundance and could be as a result of standards imposed due to the sensitive condition of the subjects. Although closed loop control systems are expected to positively aid in that regards, the delicacy of the plant was a big constraint. An existing model from the works Ferrarin and Pedotti was elaborated from the knee swinging to the sit-to-stand movements and from the two mathematical models it can be inferred that even though similar higher level of excitation would be required for sit-to-stand manoeuvre. As part of research to improve on closed approach for the FES system, an appraisal was successfully done on the neuromuscular model together with fatigue models from the works on Lynch. The remodelled fatigue models to suit the research were presented.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012009
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Volume341
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Applied Electronic and Engineering 2017 - Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Duration: 7 Aug 20178 Aug 2017

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