Haptic Device for Capturing and Simulating Hand Manipulation Rehabilitation

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Title Haptic Device for Capturing and Simulating Hand Manipulation Rehabilitation
Author Ferre, Manuel; Galiana, Ignacio; Wirz, Raul; Tuttle, Neil Alan
Journal Name IEEE - ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
Editor Kok-Meng Lee
Year Published 2011
Place of publication United States
Publisher IEEE
Abstract This paper describes the preliminary development of a haptic setup for capturing and simulating musculoskeletal assessment and manipulation of the hand. A haptic device, called MasterFinger-2, is used for capturing one massage technique and one joint manipulation technique, and also for simulating this manipulation technique that can be used in both assessment and treatment of the hand. First, works developed demonstrate that an application of haptic devices enable quantitative characterization of forces and positions used in manipulation of musculoskeletal structures. Second, an application for simulation is developed using the MasterFinger-2 to display (both visually and haptically) manipulations of one joint of the hand around three axes. The novel aspects of this approach are the use of a multifinger device for capture, simulation, and modeling the movement of a biological joint for haptic simulation across three axes, each with nonlinear behavior.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMECH.2011.2159807
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Volume 16
Issue Number 5
Page from 808
Page to 815
ISSN 1083-4435
Date Accessioned 2011-09-22
Language en_US
Research Centre Menzies Health Institute Qld
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Rehabilitation Engineering
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/41701
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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