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Title: Multiple joint linkage device
Authors: Tong, KYR 
Song, R
Lam, CHI
Tam, WMR
Kwong, KK
Lee, TC 
Pang, MKP
Kwok, KL
Chan, AMW
Leung, WFW 
Issue Date: 21-Dec-2010
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: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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