Chung-Huang Yu

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The fatigue failure of thermoplastic ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) was observed in clinics. However, there was no standard evaluation for the AFOs to enhance the understanding of how AFOs become more readily acceptable to patients. Therefore, this study aimed to develop an ankle-foot simulator (AFS) as a testing apparatus for AFOs, and performed a pilot test(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate changes in the interference pattern in surface electromyography (EMG), and its relationship with the tendency of motor unit (MU) recruitment during steady-hold and rapid muscle contractions. Fifteen healthy adults (eight females and seven males, 22.6 ± 1.5 years old) performed steady-hold and rapid isometric(More)
Visually impaired people have difficulty accessing information about public transportation systems. Several systems have been developed for assisting visually impaired and blind people to use the city bus. Most systems provide only one-way communication and require high-cost and complex equipment. The purpose of this study is to reduce the difficulties(More)
Pressure ulcers can be a fatal complication. Many immobile wheelchair users face this threat. Current passive and active cushions do reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers and they have different merits. We proposed an active approach to combine their advantages which is based on the concept that the interface pressure can be changed with different(More)
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