Lower-limb wearable robotics

Thomas G. Sugar, David Armstrong, Bijan Najafi, Sangram Redkar, Jeffrey A. Ward

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations


It is an exciting time in wearable robotics with new devices for spinal cord injury, gait assistance, rehabilitation, strength enhancement, manufacturing, construction, and recreation. This review will focus on lower limb wearable robotic systems that include orthoses, prostheses, and exoskeletons. The promises and challenges of these systems will be described. A review of some of the exciting systems will be presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWearable Exoskeleton Systems
Subtitle of host publicationDesign, control and applications
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781785613029
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Lower-limb exoskeletons
  • Orthoses
  • Prostheses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Computer Science


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