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Gerritse, Puck (author)
In daily life, we are constantly using our hands to do everything that is important to us. The thumbs play a critical role in this and losing stability of your thumb leads to a reduced Quality of Life. There are numerous conditions that can lead to joint problems in the thumb that negatively affect its stability, like rheumatoid arthritis,...
master thesis 2023
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Greveling, Stan (author)
The Delft Hand and Wrist model is a recently created musculoskeletal model in the OpenSim environment. The current model lacks a validation of the thumb muscles. Therefore, the main goal of this work is to perform a quantitative trend validation by analyzing the correlation between experimentally measured muscle activity data and muscle forces...
master thesis 2022
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de Groot, Patty (author)
Patients who suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, have to live with hand impairments for over 15 years. This significantly influences their ability to live independently. Currently, static splinting interspersed with stretching of the hand is the course of treatment for this patient group and developed active hand orthoses focus mainly on...
master thesis 2021
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Bramer, Karel (author)
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease, i.e. “wear and tear” arthritis. Approximately 1,2 million people were known to have the disease in the year 2015. Although most joints affected by osteoarthritis have a eminent treatment, the treatments for OA in the trapeziometacarpal joint (TMC) aren’t proven superior to one another. Because...
master thesis 2017
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Pavlioglou, S. (author)
The rudder-propeller, as the azimuthing thruster was originally called, can be rotated 360 degrees and is capable of delivering full propulsive power in any direction. The azimuthing thruster makes use of a mechanical transmission in order to deliver the power from the prime mover to the propeller. The good maneuverability and the absence of a...
master thesis 2015
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Westerveld, A.J. (author), Schouten, A.C. (author), Veltink, P.H. (author), Van der Kooij, H. (author)
Background Stroke survivors often have difficulties in manipulating objects with their affected hand. Thumb control plays an important role in object manipulation. Surface functional electrical stimulation (FES) can assist movement. We aim to control the 2D thumb force by predicting the sum of individual muscle forces, described by a sigmoidal...
journal article 2013
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Hekkenberg, R.G. (author)
conference paper 2012
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