Publications

Journals

Axel S. Koopman, Idsart Kingma, Gert S. Faber, Michiel P. de Looze, Jaap H. van Dieën (2019) Effects of a passive exoskeleton on the mechanical loading of the low back in static holding tasks, Journal of Biomechanics 83, p. 97-103, url, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.11.033

Matthias B. Näf, Karen Junius, Marco Rossini, Carlos Rodriguez-Guerrero, Bram Vanderborght, Dirk Lefeber (2019) Misalignment Compensation for Full Human-Exoskeleton Kinematic Compatibility: State of the Art and Evaluation, Applied Mechanics Reviews 70(5), p. 050802, url, doi:10.1115/1.4042523

Stefano Toxiri, Axel S. Koopman, Maria Lazzaroni, Jesús Ortiz, Valerie Power, Michiel P. de Looze, Leonard O'Sullivan, Darwin G. Caldwell (2018) Rationale, Implementation and Evaluation of Assistive Strategies for an Active Back-Support Exoskeleton, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 5(May), p. 1-14, url, doi:10.3389/frobt.2018.00053

Matthias B. Näf, Axel S. Koopman, Saskia Baltrusch, Carlos Rodriguez-Guerrero, Bram Vanderborght, Dirk Lefeber (2018) Passive Back Support Exoskeleton Improves Range of Motion Using Flexible Beams, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 5, url, doi:10.3389/frobt.2018.00072

G S Faber, A S Koopman, I Kingma, C C Chang, J T Dennerlein, J H van Dieën (2018) Continuous ambulatory hand force monitoring during manual materials handling using instrumented force shoes and an inertial motion capture suit., Journal of biomechanics 70, p. 235-241, pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.10.006

S J Baltrusch, J H van Dieën, C A M van Bennekom, H Houdijk (2018) The effect of a passive trunk exoskeleton on functional performance in healthy individuals., Applied ergonomics 72, p. 94-106, pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2018.04.007

Manish Sreenivasa, Matthew Millard, Idsart Kingma, Jaap H. van Dieën, Katja Mombaur (2018) Predicting the influence of hip and lumbar flexibility on lifting motions using optimal control., Journal of biomechanics, url, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.07.028

Daša Gorjan, Jan Babič, Nejc Šarabon, Zrinka Potocanac (2018) Small, movement dependent perturbations substantially alter postural control strategy in healthy young adults., Journal of biomechanics, url, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.008

Tatsuya Teramae, Koji Ishihara, Jan Babič, Jun Morimoto, Erhan Oztop (2018) Human-In-The-Loop Control and Task Learning for Pneumatically Actuated Muscle Based Robots, Frontiers in Neurorobotics 12, p. 71, Frontiers, url, doi:10.3389/fnbot.2018.00071

S.J. Baltrusch, J.H. van Dieën, C.A.M. van Bennekom, H. Houdijk (2018) The effect of a passive trunk exoskeleton on functional performance in healthy individuals, Applied Ergonomics 72, p. 94-106, url, doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2018.04.007

Paul Manns, Manish Sreenivasa, Matthew Millard, Katja Mombaur (2017) Motion Optimization and Parameter Identification for a Human and Lower Back Exoskeleton Model, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2(3), p. 1564-1570, url, doi:10.1109/LRA.2017.2676355

Zrinka Potočanac, Rok Goljat, Jan Babič (2017) A robotic system for delivering novel real-time, movement dependent perturbations, Gait & Posture 58, p. 386-389, url, doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.08.038

Axel S. Koopman, Idsart Kingma, Gert S. Faber, Jonas Bornmann, Jaap H. van Dieën (2017) Estimating the L5S1 flexion/extension moment in symmetrical lifting using a simplified ambulatory measurement system, Journal of Biomechanics, p. 1-7, url, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.10.001

Matthew Millard, Manish Sreenivasa, Katja Mombaur (2017) Predicting the Motions and Forces of Wearable Robotic Systems Using Optimal Control, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 4, p. 41, Frontiers, url, doi:10.3389/frobt.2017.00041

Paul Manns, Katja Mombaur (2017) Towards Discrete Mechanics and Optimal Control for Complex Models * *Financial support by the European Commission within the H2020 project Spexor (GA 687662) is gratefully acknowledged, IFAC-PapersOnLine 50(1), p. 4812-4818, url, doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.966

Luka Peternel, Tomoyuki Noda, Tadej Petrič, Aleš Ude, Jun Morimoto, Jan Babič (2016) Adaptive Control of Exoskeleton Robots for Periodic Assistive Behaviours Based on EMG Feedback Minimisation, PLOS ONE 11(2), Dingguo Zhang (ed.), p. e0148942, url, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148942

Jan Babič, Erhan Oztop, Mitsuo Kawato (2016) Human motor adaptation in whole body motion, Scientific Reports 6(1), p. 32868, Nature Publishing Group, url, doi:10.1038/srep32868

Conferences

Marko Jamšek, Jan Babič (2018) Design and preliminary testing of a pneumatic exoskeleton for walking assistance, 27th International Electrotechnical and Computer Science Conference ERK 2018, p. 159-162

Rok Goljat, Jan Babič, Tadej Petrič, Luka Peternel, Jun Morimoto (2017) Power-augmentation control approach for arm exoskeleton based on human muscular manipulability, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), p. 5929-5934, IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989698

Tadej Petrič, Mišel Cevzar, Jan Babič (2017) Utilizing speed-accuracy trade-off models for human-robot coadaptation during cooperative groove fitting task, 2017 IEEE-RAS 17th International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids), p. 107-112, Birmingham: IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2017.8239544

Monika Harant, Manish Sreenivasa, Matthew Millard, Nejc Sarabon, Katja Mombaur (2017) Parameter optimization for passive spinal exoskeletons based on experimental data and optimal control, 2017 IEEE-RAS 17th International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids), p. 535-540, IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2017.8246924

Mišel Cevzar, Rok Pahič, Tadej Petrič, Rok Goljat, Aleš Ude, Jan Babič (2017) Comparison of classification methods for hip exoskeleton actuator control, 26th International Electrotechnical and Computer Science Conference ERK 2017, p. 229-232

Tadej Petrič, Rok Goljat, Jan Babič (2016) Augmentation of human arm motor control by isotropic force manipulability, 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), p. 696-701, Daejeon: IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/IROS.2016.7759128

Tadej Petrič, Rok Goljat, Jan Babič (2016) Cooperative human-robot control based on Fitts' law, 2016 IEEE-RAS 16th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), p. 345-350, Cancun: IEEE, url, doi:10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803299

Books

Marko Jamšek, Jan Babič (2019) Human Trunk Stabilization with Hip Exoskeleton for Enhanced Postural Control, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, p. 450-454, Springer, Cham, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_87

Mišel Cevzar, Tadej Petrič, Marko Jamšek, Jan Babič (2019) Real-Time Control of Quasi-Active Hip Exoskeleton Based on Gaussian Mixture Model Approach, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, p. 244-248, Springer, Cham, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_47

S. J. Baltrusch, J. H. van Dieën, S. M. Bruijn, A. S. Koopman, C. A. M. van Bennekom, H. Houdijk (2019) The Effect of a Passive Trunk Exoskeleton on Functional Performance and Metabolic Costs, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, p. 229-233, Springer, Cham, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_44

Matthias B. Näf, Axel S. Koopman, Carlos Rodriguez-Guerrero, Bram Vanderborght, Dirk Lefeber (2019) Trunk Range of Motion in the Sagittal Plane with and Without a Flexible Back Support Exoskeleton, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, p. 239-243, Springer, Cham, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_46

Monika Harant, Manish Sreenivasa, Matthew Millard, Nejc Šarabon, Katja Mombaur (2019) Optimizing Design Characteristics of Passive and Active Spinal Exoskeletons for Challenging Work Tasks, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, p. 249-253, Springer, Cham, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_48

Tadej Petrič, Mišel Cevzar, Jan Babič (2018) Shared Control for Human-Robot Cooperative Manipulation Tasks, Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2017, Carlo Ferraresi, Giuseppe Quaglia (ed.), p. 787-796, Cham: Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-61276-8_83

Mišel Cevzar, Tadej Petrič, Jan Babič (2018) Open Source EMG Device for Controlling a Robotic Hand, Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2017, Carlo Ferraresi, Giuseppe Quaglia (ed.), p. 797-804, Cham: Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-61276-8_84

Rok Goljat, Tadej Petrič, Jan Babič (2017) Upper Limb Exoskeleton Control for Isotropic Sensitivity of Human Arm, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends 16, José González-Vargas, Jaime Ibáñez, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Herman van der Kooij, José Luis Pons (ed.), p. 433-437, Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_71

Jan Babič, Katja Mombaur, Dirk Lefeber, Jaap van Dieën, Bernhard Graimann, Michael Russold, Nejc Šarabon, Han Houdijk (2017) SPEXOR: Spinal Exoskeletal Robot for Low Back Pain Prevention and Vocational Reintegration, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, José González-Vargas, Jaime Ibáñez, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Herman van der Kooij, José Luis Pons (ed.), p. 311-315, Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_51

Laura De Rijcke, Matthias Näf, Carlos Rodriguez-Guerrero, Bernhard Graimann, Han Houdijk, Jaap van Dieën, Katja Mombaur, Michael Russold, Nejc Sarabon, Jan Babič, Dirk Lefeber (2017) SPEXOR: Towards a Passive Spinal Exoskeleton, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends 16, José González-Vargas, Jaime Ibáñez, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Herman van der Kooij, José Luis Pons (ed.), p. 325-329, Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_53

R. Malin Schemschat, Debora Clever, Matthew Millard, Katja Mombaur (2017) Model-Based Optimization for the Design of Exoskeletons that Help Humans to Sustain Large Pushes While Walking, Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II 15, Jaime Ibáñez, José González-Vargas, José María Azorín, Metin Akay, José Luis Pons (ed.), p. 821-825, Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_134

Manish Sreenivasa, Matthew Millard, Paul Manns, Katja Mombaur (2017) Optimizing Wearable Assistive Devices with Neuromuscular Models and Optimal Control, Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II 15, Jaime Ibáñez, José González-Vargas, José María Azorín, Metin Akay, José Luis Pons (ed.), p. 627-632, Springer International Publishing, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_103