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Publikācija: Development of Pressure Sensitive Glove Prototype

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in conference proceedings indexed in SCOPUS or WOS database
Funding for basic activity Fundamental and applied research projects
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Development of Pressure Sensitive Glove Prototype
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Research platform Materials, Processes, and Technologies
Authors Natālija Baribina
Aleksandrs Okss
Ilze Baltiņa
Aleksejs Kataševs
Guna Semjonova
Elīna Bergmane
Keywords electrically conductive yarn, pressure sensor, sensitive glove, data glove
Abstract Manual therapy is used to treat patients with neck pain, and mobilization techniques are practiced clinically by physiotherapists. To evaluate the effectiveness of therapy it is necessary to measure the applied manual therapy forces. We present the sensitive glove concept designed to measure the forces applied during therapy. The sensitive glove is equipped with multiple textilebased sensors connected by sewing technology, in which changes in electrical resistance were observed due to the applied force. The number and position of sensors were defined basing on the experience of manual therapists and practicable techniques. Glove fabrication technologies were tested practically – sensors were glued and sewn on the base material and insulated, and simple conductive threads were sewn by hand and with a sewing machine. Technological solutions were evaluated both in terms of visual and technical aspects. The final version of the sensitive glove was assessed by an expert and recommendations were given for improving further prototypes.
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.800.326
Hyperlink: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.800.326 
Reference Baribina, N., Okss, A., Baltiņa, I., Kataševs, A., Semjonova, G., Bergmane, E. Development of Pressure Sensitive Glove Prototype. In: Key Engineering Materials, Latvia, Riga, 26-26 October, 2019. Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, 2019, pp.326-330. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.800.326
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