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Koeman, B. (author)
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children in The Netherlands caused by brain damage. Children with CP have difficulties with movement and/or a deviating posture. To increase the mobility of the child, physiotherapists use progressive resistance exercise training (PRE) to strengthen the leg muscles of the...
master thesis 2017
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Beem, J.A. (author)
This thesis shows the graduation project of the Master program Design for Interaction at Del University of Technology. The goal of this graduation project is to investigate how design and technology can support and enhance MDMs in order to create a high-quality work environment in which different medical specialists can work together at their...
master thesis 2016
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Molman, R.M. (author)
The subject for this master thesis is the design of a positioning system for the minimally invasive manipulator, intended for laparoscopic surgery. Focus points were ergonomics, ease of use, and user-centred design.
master thesis 2016
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Rosales, J.R. (author)
Rev is the final design product service system that can help athletes rehabilitate from traumatic ankle injuries. It does so by calibrating strength and stability of the unaffected leg and comparing it with exercises of the affected leg.Therefore communicating strength percentages back to the athlete. This enables the ultimate goal of increasing...
master thesis 2016
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Hoogeveen, W.J. (author)
A visit to a gas station is currently often chaotic and full of annoyances and anxiety. The customer at the pump in front of you is taking forever getting a coffee inside the shop, all pumps on the right side of your car are taken or your hands are getting greasy because there are no more plastic gloves in the dispenser. These are just a few...
master thesis 2015
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Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author)
This thesis provides new knowledge on how to design comfortable passenger seats and provides recommendations for design and research. Although the first studies on passenger seat comfort appeared already 40 years ago, the activities and context have changed since then. In this thesis, relationships have been mapped out between activities ...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Van Twillert, L.V.A. (author)
3D body scanning and 3D printing are promising techniques to innovate the fashion industry by making custom fit garments more feasible. Especially in the area of tight fit garments, for example lingerie, these techniques are applicable. This thesis describes the development of a custom fit bra using 3D body scanning technologies. While using 3D...
master thesis 2015
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Franck, M.M. (author)
Additive Manufacturing (AM) can create a lot of unique opportunities within the aerospace industry. But AM is also a relative new production process, that needs knowledge, a new way of thinking and experience to be successful. To help the company Zodiac Aerospace (ZA) start a new journey into AM, this project was conducted. Phase I - Analysis AM...
master thesis 2015
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Aarts, S. (author)
In this graduation project a system is designed to clean the distal window during laparoscopic procedures. During laparoscopic surgery, the distal window of the laparoscope can get contaminated. This can lead to hazardous situations. In the new design a rinsing tube and nozzle are added. By filling the tube with water and blow through the tube...
master thesis 2015
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De Schipper, M.R. (author)
Customised Insoles are proposed as the ideal business case for mass production with additive manufacturing. Foot problems are very common in our society and custom insoles are personalised for each patient. Using complex structures to create a performance-tailored insole improves the functionalities and demonstrates the capabilities of 3D...
master thesis 2015
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Groenesteijn, L. (author)
Performing knowledge work often involves prolonged sitting in a limited number of positions with little physical effort. This can lead to discomfort in the neck and shoulder region, and health problems in the back and neck. Subsequently, it can affect job performance adversely. In this PhD project is the influence of different seat design...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Van den Berg, R.S.A. (author)
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder for elderly above the age of sixty-five. A Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) surgery is an effective and common solution for moderate to severe osteoarthritis. After THA surgery patients start a rehabilitation phase in which they have to comply to a rehabilitation regimen. This rehabilitation phase...
master thesis 2014
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Braanker, G.B. (author)
Greentom is a company new in the stroller market. They plan to expand their product portfolio with a vision; their customers should be able to re-use their product by giving it a second function. This project searched for widening the product line within a green product cycle. The project worked following the basic steps, like market and product...
master thesis 2013
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Van Vliet, R.W. (author)
This thesis describes the process and results of the development of an inguinal hernia training model given the name ARTEP. ARTEP is a physical model that represents the human anatomy of the groin region in an abstract way. Prospective doctors, or residents, can use this model to specifically train a proven to be difficult minimal invasive...
master thesis 2013
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Van Vliet, R.W. (author)
This thesis describes the process and results of the development of an inguinal hernia training model given the name ARTEP. ARTEP is a physical model that represents the human anatomy of the groin region in an abstract way. Prospective doctors, or residents, can use this model to specifically train a proven to be difficult minimal invasive...
master thesis 2013
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Joppien, J. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Wyers, S.H.M. (author)
Rituals is a Home and Body cosmetics brand with over 220 stores worldwide. Six stores also have a City Spa and here one can receive a treatment. Using exclusively the products sold in the stores. The products are inspired by Eastern rituals such as the Ayurveda ritual from India. The focus of this thesis is on the Rituals City Spas. In 2008 the...
master thesis 2013
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Martens, T.R.O. (author)
Currently, there is a wide range in different applicators used for brachytherapy available. These differ in size, shape, material etc. for the different reasons. It is desired to develop new applicator for the treatment of gynaecological cancers. This applicator should address multiple users their needs and should be benificial for the different...
master thesis 2012
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Lijmbach, W.F.M. (author)
Inspired on an ergonomic study on the in- and egress of persons with reduced mobility in aircraft I developed an algorithm to improve the comfort of individual passengers by allocating them specific seats. The algorithm uses information which is already at the disposal of airlines to specify certain groups of passengers. Based on their group,...
master thesis 2011
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Yu, X. (author)
Many professionals suffer from regular pain in the joints as a result of their work. In such cases, traditional light therapy, for example-Infrared light could be beneficial by enhancing blood circulation deep in the skin. Many of joint pain sufferers have used an Infrared lamp to relieve their pain after work at home. They are satisfied with...
master thesis 2011
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