Intelligent Cane


In clinical gait training for elderly or physically challenged people, it is one of the most important functions to promote quick enhancement of physical ability for walking assistance devices. It is necessary to clarify relation of the exercise load with an assistance device and the physiological effects for the users. Therefore, this paper aims to evaluate the physiological cost by using non-wearable walking support robot “intelligent cane” for elderly or physically challenged people.


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