Wearable Devices for Assisted Mobility

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For people with limited mobility, due congenital disability, aging, injury or medical conditions, assistive devices allow for greater normality in their everyday life. Technological advances in robotics, flexible electronics and sensing amongst other research directions are now contributing to a new generation of devices with improved performance and comfort, enabling greater independence for those individuals who need them.

This collection of articles from Communications Engineering, Nature Communications and Scientific Reports reflects the variety of different research directions towards wearable devices for monitoring, rehabilitating, restoring and even augmenting physiological movement.

The collection will support high tech advances as well as innovative yet frugal assistive devices with the potential to improve mobility and transform lives. The collection also aims to bring together researchers and other practitioners working in different ways towards similar goals with the aim of creating practical solutions for improving mobility and transforming lives.

This Collection supports and amplifies research related to SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

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Sensing and Monitoring

Assistive neuro- and myoelectric technologies

Wearable Robotics