Development of a Soft Robot with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Functions

Shoko Miyagawa, Ryohei Yuasa, Hiroyuki Nabae, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Masaru Kawakami

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This letter describes the social needs and research trends of soft robots for pressure ulcer prevention, and our current work on the robotization of soft gel cushions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)294-297
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Robotics and Mechatronics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Apr


  • gel cushion
  • pressure ulcer
  • shear stress
  • soft robot

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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