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Structural Design and Dynamics Simulation of Lower Limb Fitness Exoskeleton

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DOI: 10.23977/jemm.2023.080414 | Downloads: 22 | Views: 264

Author(s)

Lan Duan 1, Dongwen Li 1, Chengwei Bao 2, Xueming Qian 3

Affiliation(s)

1 Xi'an Technology and Business College, Xi'an, China
2 Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China
3 Xi'an Technological University, Xi'an, China

Corresponding Author

Chengwei Bao

ABSTRACT

Human beings have given more attention to health as civilization has progressed. In this study, the structural properties of human lower limb joints and degrees of freedom in the lower limbs were investigated from a bionic perspective. The fitness exoskeleton structure of lower limbs was designed for exercising people's lower limb muscles and cardiorespiratory function by combining the functions, operating principle, and structural composition implemented by the exoskeleton. The fitness effect was obtained by applying loads to the elbow and knee joints and then overcoming them with leg movement. This exoskeleton, like any other typical human-computer integration system with bipedal walking characteristics, depends on human motion information to control the structure.

KEYWORDS

Lower limb exoskeleton; human integration; structural design; kinematic analysis

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Lan Duan, Dongwen Li, Chengwei Bao, Xueming Qian, Structural Design and Dynamics Simulation of Lower Limb Fitness Exoskeleton. Journal of Engineering Mechanics and Machinery (2023) Vol. 8: 104-111. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jemm.2023.080414.

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