Evaluation of the achilles ankle exoskeleton

Wietse van Dijk, Cory Meijneke, Herman van der Kooij*

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This paper evaluates the Achilles exoskeleton. The exoskeleton is intended to provide push-off assistance for healthy subjects during walking. The assistance is provided by a series elastic actuator that has been optimized to provide maximal push-off power. The paper presents the control method of the exoskeleton and the evaluation of the exoskeleton.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7404039
Pages (from-to)151-160
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2017


  • Ankle
  • Augmentation
  • Exoskeleton
  • Locomotion
  • Series Elastic Actuation (SEA)
  • 2023 OA procedure


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