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1. (WO2018122106) SOFT WEARABLE MUSCLE ASSISTING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/122106    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/084154
Publication Date: Fri Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Dec 22 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61H 1/02
A61H 3/00
Applicants: ETH ZURICH
Inventors: RIENER, Robert
DUARTE, Jaime
SCHMIDT, Kai
Title: SOFT WEARABLE MUSCLE ASSISTING DEVICE
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a soft wearable muscle assisting device having at least a wearable body interface and attached thereon elements of active and passive components, adapted to together assist a user in changing or maintaining a position of a first body part articulated to a second body part, the wearable body interface comprising at least two garment portions; the active and passive components comprising at least one actively powered element, the passive components comprising at least a first passive component and a second passive component that both extend between the at least two garment components and comprise elastic material for storing energy provided by the user and/or by the at least one actively powered element. It is suggested that the first and a second passive components are arranged on opposite sides of a joint of the body.