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Power Assist Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Akita College
1-1 Iijima-Bunkyo-cho, Akita 011-8511, Japan
Received:February 9, 2015Accepted:April 20, 2015Published:June 20, 2015
Keywords:chair, human dynamics, biomechanics, disabled, elderly people
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.Data files:
Power assist chair
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