ExoTurn (2020–2021)

I am a member of the Loria scientific team of ExoTurn project (Inria finding) on Investigating the Use of Exoskeletons to Assist Medical Staffs in Hospitals.

Loria scientific team

Serena Ivaldi (PI), Pauline Maurice.


  • N. Settembre, P. Maurice, J. Paysant, J. Theurel, L. Claudon, H. Hani, B. Chenuel, S. Ivaldi. “The use of exoskeletons to help with prone positioning in the intensive care unit during COVID-19”. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 63 no. 4, pages 379, 2020 [PDF].
  • S. Ivaldi, P. Maurice, W. Gomes, J. Theurel, L. Wioland, J.J. Atain-Kouadio, L. Claudon, H. Hani, A. Kimmoun, J.M. Sellal, B. Levy, J. Paysant, S.Malikov, B. Chenuel, N. Settembre. “Using exoskeletons to assist medical staff during prone positioning of mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients: a pilot study”. 12th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, New York, USA, 2021 [PDF].
  • W. Gomes, P. Maurice, N.Settembre, J. Theurel, L. Wioland, J.J. Atain-Kouadio, L. Claudon, B. Chenuel, H. Hani, A. Kimmoun, B. Levy, J.M. Sellal, J. Paysant, S.Malikov, S. Ivaldi. “Biomechanical effects of using a passive back support exoskeleton during pronepositioning maneuver: A pilot study“. 46th Congress of the Society of Biomechanics, Saint-Etienne, France, 2021 (oral, virtual event) [PDF].