• Conference Object  

      Analysis and passive control of a four-bar linkage for the rehabilitation of upper-limb motion 

      Xydas, E. G.; Louca, Loucas S.; Mueller, A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2015)
      In the last two decades robotic rehabilitation research provided significant insight regarding the human-robot interaction, helped understand the process by which the impaired nervous system is retrained to better control ...
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      CFD modeling of turbulent flow and particle deposition in human lungs 

      Radhakrishnan, H.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (Affiliation: UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Radhakrishnan, H.UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprusemail: hariradh@ucy.ac.cy, 2009)
      Understanding transport and deposition of inhaled particles in the human airways plays a crucial role in the targeted therapy of pulmonary diseases, and the administration of inhaled medicines. Numerous researchers have ...
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      Effect of links’ center of gravity position on the performance of a four-bar linkage as an upper limb rehabilitation mechanism: A parametric study 

      Xydas, E.; Herodotou, P.; Louca, Loucas S.; Mueller, A. (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      It has been shown that mechanisms based on closed kinematic chains, with integrated passive elements (springs) can generate motions that replicate the natural hand motion and therefore they can be potentially useful in ...
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      Numerical modeling of turbulent airflow and particle deposition in a bifurcating airway model 

      Radhakrishnan, H.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (Affiliation: UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Radhakrishnan, H.UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2009)
      Understanding transport and deposition of inhaled particles in the human airways plays a crucial role in the targeted therapy of pulmonary diseases, and the administration of inhaled medicines. Numerous researchers have ...
    • Article  

      Targeted Drug Delivery to Upper Airways Using a Pulsed Aerosol Bolus and Inhaled Volume Tracking Method 

      Ostrovski, Y.; Dorfman, S.; Mezhericher, M.; Kassinos, Stavros C.; Sznitman, J. (2018)
      The pulmonary route presents an attractive delivery pathway for topical treatment of lung diseases. While significant progress has been achieved in understanding the physical underpinnings of aerosol deposition in the ...
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      Upper limb motion profile during small to medium time-limited reaching tasks in A VR based robotic training environment 

      Xydas, E. G.; Louca, Loucas S. (Affiliation: University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 75 Kallipoleos Street, Nicosia 1678, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Xydas, E. G.University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 75 Kallipoleos Street, Nicosia 1678, Cyprusemail: mep4ex1@ucy.ac.cy, 2008)
      In the area of rehabilitation robotics, many researchers have investigated the therapeutic effects of forces that are proportional to the difference of the user's hand trajectory with an optimum trajectory that is usually ...