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The-state-of-the-art of soft robotics to assist mobility: A review of physiotherapist and patient identified limitations of current lower-limb exoskeletons and the potential soft-robotic solutions (2023)
Journal Article
Morris, L., Diteesawat, R. S., Rahman, N., Turton, A., Cramp, M., & Rossiter, J. (2023). The-state-of-the-art of soft robotics to assist mobility: A review of physiotherapist and patient identified limitations of current lower-limb exoskeletons and the potential soft-robotic solutions. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 20(1), 18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12984-022-01122-3

Background: Soft, wearable, powered exoskeletons are novel devices that may assist rehabilitation, allowing users to walk further or carry out activities of daily living. However, soft robotic exoskeletons, and the more commonly used rigid exoskeleto... Read More about The-state-of-the-art of soft robotics to assist mobility: A review of physiotherapist and patient identified limitations of current lower-limb exoskeletons and the potential soft-robotic solutions.

Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', carers' and clinicians' perspectives (2022)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Cramp, M., Greenwood, R., White, P., & Turton, A. (2023). Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', carers' and clinicians' perspectives. Physiotherapy, 118, 31-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2022.08.002

Background: Previous studies found that the Lycra sleeve has potential to reduce glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke. The primary aim of this study was to explore the acceptability of the Lycra sleeve from patients’, carers’ and staff perc... Read More about Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', carers' and clinicians' perspectives.

Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Winkle, K., Caleb-Solly, P., Leonards, U., Turton, A., & Bremner, P. (2021). Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots. https://doi.org/10.1145/3434073.3444666

In this paper we apply the recent concept of robot Ethical Risk Assessment to an exemplar Socially Assistive Robot (SAR); specifically considering ethical risks posed by anthropomorphism in this context. We draw on two complimentary studies to demons... Read More about Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots.

Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial of Lycra sleeve for management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke (2020)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Easton, C., Grrenwood, R., & Turton, A. (2020). Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial of Lycra sleeve for management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215520902499

Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a common secondary complication reported in up to 81% of people with stroke. The aims of this study were to evaluate the feasibility of conducting a fully powered randomized controlled trial of the Lycra... Read More about Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial of Lycra sleeve for management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke.

Acceptability of Lycra sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: nurses’ and therapists’ perceptions (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Easton, C., Greenwood, R., & Turton, A. (2019, October). Acceptability of Lycra sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: nurses’ and therapists’ perceptions. Poster presented at BSRM and SRR joint Winter Conference -2019, Warwick, UK

Background: Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a common secondary complication reported in people following stroke. The aim was to explore the acceptability of the Lycra sleeve for GHS from staff perspective. This was part of the feasibility stud... Read More about Acceptability of Lycra sleeve for the management of glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke: nurses’ and therapists’ perceptions.

Case Studies for the paper: 'Service user perspectives on the future of mobility assistive devices: Understanding user’s assistive device experiences and needs
Digital Artefact
Cramp, M., Morris, L., & Turton, A. Case Studies for the paper: 'Service user perspectives on the future of mobility assistive devices: Understanding user’s assistive device experiences and needs

Purpose: Current assistive devices are inadequate in addressing the needs of some people living with impaired mobility. This study explored the experiences of living with impaired mobility in relation to how wearable assistive adaptive and rehabilita... Read More about Case Studies for the paper: 'Service user perspectives on the future of mobility assistive devices: Understanding user’s assistive device experiences and needs.