Scientific research and Clinical studies
Indexed Journal Publications
Effect of a passive hip exoskeleton on walking distance in neurological patients
F.A. Panizzolo, S. Cimino, E. Pettenello, A. Belfiore, N. Petrone, G. Marcolin.
Assistive Technology, 2021
The use of ExoBand in a cycle of ten therapy sessions led to a reduction in perceived fatigue and an increase in the distance covered in a group of patients with neurological diseases.
Reducing the energy cost of walking in older adults using a passive hip flexion device
F.A. Panizzolo, C. Bolgiani, L. Di Liddo, E. Annese, G. Marcolin.
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2019
ExoBand is the first passive fabric-based device capable of reducing metabolic energy consumption while walking in elderly people.
Contributions to conferences
Evaluation of a hip passive assistive device to support locomotion in patients with impaired gait
G. Marcolin, A. Belfiore, V. Buso, S. Cimino, L. Di Liddo, V. Nigris, E. Pettenello, L. Pramaor, F.A. Panizzolo.
11th SISMES Conference, 2019
ExoBand makes it possible to increase the walking speed (6 minute walk test) as well as the stability of the torso of patients suffering from impaired motor skills caused by various pathologies.