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|Title:||Multiple joint linkage device|
|Authors:||Tong, Kai-yu Raymond|
Lam, Chiu Hoi Ivan
Tam, Wai-man Robert
Pang, Man Kit Peter
Kwok, King Lun
Chan, Andy M. W.
Leung, Woon-fong Wallace
|Source:||US Patent 7,854,708 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2010.|
|Abstract:||The present invention relates to devices and methods for a joint linkage device suitable for training multi-joints in a single limb. The joint linkage device is capable of rotation at a proximal end and a distal end. The device includes a proximal end having an upper plate, a middle plate, and a lower plate, a distal plate, a side bar, a main bar, a switch mechanism, and an extended bar. In use, a torque from a motor is applied to the upper plate to provide a user with an assistance torque, a resistance torque, or a assistance/resistance torque.|
|Rights:||Asignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.|
|Appears in Collections:||Patents of PolyU|
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