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Exosuit reduces energy needed to walk by 23%


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The more assistance provided to the ankle joints, the more energy the wearers could save.

Wearers significantly adapted their gait with increasing levels of assistance.

Energy saving more than oversets the estimated increase in metabolic cost (2.5 to 6.5%) compared with walking without the exosuit.

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Wyss Institute

Research institute focused on developing bioinspired materials and devices

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