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JRM Vol.27 No.3 p. 305
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2015.p0305
(2015)

Development Report:

Power Assist Chair

Kazuto Miyawaki

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Akita College
1-1 Iijima-Bunkyo-cho, Akita 011-8511, Japan

Received:
February 9, 2015
Accepted:
April 20, 2015
Published:
June 20, 2015
Keywords:
chair, human dynamics, biomechanics, disabled, elderly people
Abstract

Power assist chair

Medical and nursing care of the elderly is becoming a significant social burden. Welfare equipment is also being developed to help the elderly use their potential. Against this background, we developed a power assist chair for helping the elderly live life as independently as possible.

Cite this article as:
K. Miyawaki, “Power Assist Chair,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.27, No.3, p. 305, 2015.
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References
  1. [1] K. Miyawaki et al., “Evaluation of standing up and sitting down of elderly people,” JSME 2000 Symposium, pp. 353-354, 2000.

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