Testing an exoskeleton that helps workers with low-back pain: Less discomfort with the passive spexor trunk device

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The aim of this study was to assess functional performance and user satisfaction of workers with and without a history of low-back pain (LBP) when wearing a SPEXOR passive trunk exoskeleton. Twenty-four male participants, including 18 workers from load-handling professions, participated in this study. We allocated 13 individuals to a LBP group and 11 to a healthy group for subgroup analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8931783
Pages (from-to)66-76
Number of pages11
JournalIEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine
Issue number1
Early online date12 Dec 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2020


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