Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Two papers presented at the Meeting of the ESB Spanish Chapter

On October 24th and 25th, the VI Meeting of the Spanish Chapter of the European Society in Biomechanics (ESB) took place in the School of Industrial Engineering of the University of Extremadura in Badajoz. The Biomechanical Engineering Lab (BIOMEC) presented two papers and chaired a session. Míriam Febrer presented a pilot study in collaboration with Sant Joan de Déu Hospital that addresses if the use of an auditory feedback device can improve the gait pattern of paediatric patients with hemiparesis. Josep Maria Font presented the [...]

BIOMEC participated in ICNR 2016 and WeRob 2016 in Segovia

Members of the Biomechanical Engineering Lab (BIOMEC) attended the 3rd International Conference on Neurorehabilitation (ICNR 2016) and the 2nd International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob 2016), held in La Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia) from October 18th to 21st, 2016. ICNR was focused in current state-of-the-art and future trends in neural rehabilitation, while WeRob addressed novel approaches in technology for wearable robots in the clinical field. The Lab presented the last work developed in the framework of the HYBOR project, funded by MINECO. The photo on the left [...]

2017-11-29T17:32:03+00:00November 27th, 2016|Conference, Conference Paper, Exoskeleton, General, News, Simulation|2 Comments

BIOMEC researchers attended the Cybathlon Symposium in Zürich

On October 6th, Josep Maria Font and Florian Stuhlenmiller attended the Cybathlon Symposium in Zürich. That symposium brought together leading experts and young researchers that presented recent technological advances within the six disciplines of the Cybathlon: Brain-Computer Interfaces, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Powered Arm Prosthetics, Powered Leg Prosthetics, Powered Exoskeletons and Powered Wheelchairs. This symposium featured six keynotes by leading researchers and short presentations by young talents. A roundtable discussion involving end-users, patient and industry representatives, and an ethics researcher closed the event and highlighted opportunities and challenges in [...]

2017-11-29T17:32:03+00:00November 5th, 2016|Conference, Design, Exoskeleton, News|0 Comments