Gait Characteristics for a Lower Limb Exoskeleton Implementing the Precedence Walking Assistance Mechanism

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In this paper, we analyse human gait patterns, including knee and hip joint torques and muscle activities, during step initiation phase and continuous walking phase. Additionally, we present a lower limb exoskeleton called the Unmanned Technology Research Centre Exoskeleton (UTRCEXO) implementing a precedence walking assistance mechanism based on the gait characteristics. The operator equipped with the Unmanned Technology Research Centre Exoskeleton (UTRCEXO) walks with a 15 kg load at 3.3 km/h step velocity.

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Bale V. Reddy, Shishir Kumar Sahu, A. Kandasamy and Manuel de La Sen

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241-245

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D. W. Cha et al., "Gait Characteristics for a Lower Limb Exoskeleton Implementing the Precedence Walking Assistance Mechanism", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 627, pp. 241-245, 2014

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September 2014

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