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Removing energy with an exoskeleton reduces the metabolic cost of walking

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Mij, Jun 9, 2021.

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    https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6545/957

    “Removing energy from a person's legs during walking may sound counterintuitive, like applying the brake in a moving car,” says Michael Shepertycky, a recent PhD graduate and lead author of the study, “but our muscles naturally remove energy while we walk, and our device helps them to do so.”

    https://engineering.queensu.ca/news/2021/05/unique-technology-gives-humans-a-leg-up-on-walking.html
     
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