Ageing and Longevity

These robo-boots could help people struggling with their balance

Candler Hobbs, Georgia Institute of Technology

These boots were made for superhuman balance. Image: Unsplash

Lena Ting
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University
Gregory S. Sawicki
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Max Shepherd
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Northeastern University
Owen Beck
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin
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In this composite time series image, a test subject wearing a robotic lower-limb exoskeleton pitches forward but doesn’t need to step to maintain her balance. Image: Georgia Institute of Techology/Candler Hobbs

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