Exosuit reduces metabolic cost of running to push the limits of human performance

Researchers at the Wyss Institute and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard University have demonstrated that a tethered soft exosuit can reduce the metabolic cost of running on a treadmill by 5.4% compared to not wearing it. This equates to feeling like you’ve run 24.9 miles while running a full marathon distance of 26.2 miles, according to the researchers.

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