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Heyns, Kirsten (author)
Severe muscle weakness is a symptom appearing in certain neuromuscular diseases (NMDs), such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), affecting people's daily lives by reducing functionality, decreasing independence, and reducing the ability to perform essential daily activities. This patient group might benefit from using active-assistive devices...
master thesis 2023
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Papa, Kyriacos (author)
Neuromuscular diseases often result in elevated passive joint impedance (PJI), impacting the daily lives of affected individuals. To be able to apply assistive devices that compensate for PJI, it is essential to identify the PJI correctly. This study aims to identify and model the PJI of the elbow joint, to improve the control of force-based...
master thesis 2023
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Wei, Tom (author)
DMD (Duchenne muscular dystrophy) is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness, leading to the eventual loss of muscle function. After losing lower extremity function, DMD patients lose the ability to use their arms. To assist individuals with DMD, an upper extremity exoskeleton is being developed to provide support. <br/>...
master thesis 2023
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van der Burgh, Bas (author)
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) patients suffer from a severe form of progressive muscular weakness. Consequently, as the disease progresses these patients become more and more dependent on assistive devices for their daily activities. For instance lifting their arms against gravity already becomes challenging. So far, a considerable amount of...
master thesis 2022
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