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Table 2 Characteristics of the participants (N=15)

From: The “Beam-Me-In Strategy” – remote haptic therapist-patient interaction with two exoskeletons for stroke therapy

mean age in years: 30.4 (SD 8.0)
gender female, male: N 14, 1
mean professional experience in years: 5.1 (SD 5.3)
professional experience with therapy robots:
None: N 1
little (<10 h): N 5
moderate (10-50 h): N 7
high (>50 h): N 2
professional experience with ARMin or Armeo Power:
None: N 10
little (<10 h): N 4
moderate (10-50 h): N 1
high (>50 h): N 0
How relevant do you judge technical devices in rehabilitation? Mode (SD)* 4 (0.70)
How relevant do you judge the human component in therapy and rehabilitation? Mode (SD)* 5 (0.51)
How convinced are you about the importance of robots in physical/ occupational therapy? Mode (SD)* 4 (0.74)
Do you think the interaction between therapist and robots in therapy is of importance? Mode (SD)* 4 (0.59)
  1. *0 = not at all; 1 = not very; 2 = mildly; 3 = moderately; 4 = very; 5 = extremely