Scientists Develop Exosuit that Improves Metabolic Rate of Walking and Running

Exosuit improves metabolic rate
The light-weight versatile exosuit assists hip extension during uphill walking, and at different running speeds in natural terrain. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
When walking or running, our gaits cover a wide range of speeds. For example, we may take a leisurely walk in the park, but when we face danger we run for our lives. In the past, researchers have developed exosuits that help with rehabilitation and assist workers in doing heavy labor. Assisting walking and running […]