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Riding simulator designed with cerebral palsy patients in mind – Horsetalk

Thursday, 17 November, 2022

Riding simulator designed with cerebral palsy patients in mind – Horsetalk

A horse riding simulator that can also be tuned to replicate the human walk has been designed by researchers for hippotherapy in cerebral palsy rehabilitation.

Wildan Trusaji and his fellow researchers, writing in the journal Machines, said their design has advantages compared to other mechanical horses.

It uses only one motor as the sole actuator, minimizing costs and power consumption. This is achieved by designing a mechanism involving cams and followers that simulates horse movements.

Read more at: https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2022/11/13/riding-simulator-cerebral-palsy-patients/

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