JRM Vol.20 No.6 pp. 828-835
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2008.p0828


Standing-Up Motion Support Device by Using Elbow Support Face to Adapt to Human Physical and Motion Characteristics

Takuro Hatsukari*, Norihisa Miyase*, Jun'ichi Higuchi**,
Yasuhisa Hirata***, and Kazuhiro Kosuge***

*Paramount Bed Co. Ltd., Higashisuna 2-14-5, Koutou-ku, Tokyo, 138-8670, Japan

**IT Systems Middleware Lab., IT Systems Laboratories, Fujitsu, 4-1-1 Kamikodanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 211-8588, Japan

***Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, Tohoku University, 6-6-01, Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan

March 31, 2008
September 13, 2008
December 20, 2008
medical and welfare assistance, human engineering, human interface
The standing-up support device with an elbow-support face we propose for elderly people and physically-handicapped persons, enables comfortable and stable posture changes based on physical and motion characteristics. Using electromyogram (EMG), posture holding moment (PHM), and subjective evaluation, we demonstrate its effectiveness.
Cite this article as:
T. Hatsukari, N. Miyase, J. Higuchi, Y. Hirata, and K. Kosuge, “Standing-Up Motion Support Device by Using Elbow Support Face to Adapt to Human Physical and Motion Characteristics,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.20 No.6, pp. 828-835, 2008.
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