Technical Brief

A Supine Gait Training Device for Stroke Rehabilitation1

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Fang Ming Lim, Ruyi Foong, Haoyong Yu

Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (EDIC),
National University of Singapore,
1 Engineering Drive 2,
117576, Singapore

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014. DOI: 10.1115/1.4027026

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 3, 2014; published online April 28, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(2), 020926 (Apr 28, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1055; doi: 10.1115/1.4027026 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 03, 2014

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Fig. 3

User interface to interact with the patients. Different parameters can be adjusted to suit patient needs and the indicators provide biofeedback.

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Fig. 2

Mechanical structure with load

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Fig. 1

Autodesk® CAD of the Supine Gait Training Device fitted to a bed



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