The robot treadmill trainer LOPES helps patients intensively and functionally when they are learning to move again. ‘The secret’ is the ‘shadow leg’ that transfers strength to the user’s leg when necessary. LOPES is ideal for individual support, of even the least mobile of patients.
University of Twente
Client: Moog, Demcon
Edwin van Asseldonk
Researchers: Jos Meuleman, Gijs van Oort, Bram Koopman, Bertine Fleerkotte, Hans Rietman, Jaap Buurke, Herman van der Kooij
e.h.f.vanasseldonk [at] utwente . nl