Conclusion and future work

Conclusion and future work

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This chapter seeks to summarise the main outcomes and conclusion of the research presented within this book. Various aspects including the design, modelling and control of some soft and compliant rehabilitation robots have been presented and discussed in previous chapters, as well as the modelling and development of the Peano muscle. This chapter also provides a discussion of future work that can be further explored to extend and advance the research presented in this book.

Chapter Contents:

  • 10.1 Book contributions
  • 10.1.1 Physical modelling and embedded sensing for the Peano muscle
  • 10.1.2 Design and control of a soft wrist rehabilitation robot
  • 10.1.3 Design and control of a soft ankle rehabilitation robot
  • 10.1.4 Design and control of a soft robotic GAit Rehabilitation Exoskeleton
  • 10.2 Future work
  • 10.2.1 Modelling and fabrication process of the Peano muscle
  • 10.2.2 Two-degrees of freedom for the wrist rehabilitation robot
  • 10.2.3 Optimisation and improvement of the soft ankle rehabilitation robot
  • 10.2.4 Control and validation of the GAREX
  • 10.3 Summary
  • References

Inspec keywords: medical robotics; patient rehabilitation; muscle

Other keywords: compliant rehabilitation robots; Peano muscle; soft rehabilitation robots

Subjects: Robotics; Patient care and treatment; Biological and medical control systems; Patient care and treatment

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