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About the Wearable Robotics
Association

We are dedicated to the entrepreneurs, businesses and academics fueling the wearable robotics industry.

The Wearable Robotics Association (WearRA) is the only professional association dedicated to the entrepreneurs, businesses and academics fueling the wearable robotics industry. WearRA provides a forum for the wearable robotics community to share ideas and collaborate in a way that expands and improves the ecosystem of technologies and participants.

This is achieved by

Linking the global community through conferences, web discussions and direct collaboration

Bringing together industry, academia and government participants seeking to create holistic solutions

Assisting small businesses & entrepreneurs in prospering as they seek to innovate the next generation of wearable robotic systems

Advocating for members with governments and regulatory bodies

Educating and informing regulatory bodies and the public

Our Executive Leadership

Joseph K. Hitt, PhD
Executive Director

R. Bruce Floersheim, PhD
Director of Operations

Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhD
Director of Global Outreach

Thomas Sugar, PE, PhD
Director of Science & Technology

Philip Sugar
Director of Strategy

Urs Schneider, MD
Executive Director, Europe

Marisol Barrero
Director, Workplace Safety Applications

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A @UWSystem research team has taken “a big step toward realizing the full potential of exosuits” by harnessing a wearable sensor to directly measure force on the Achilles tendon of those toting a heavy backpack while wearing an exosuit.

Read more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/all-in-wisconsin/story/wearable-sensor-can-help-unlock-the-potential-of-exosuits-in-real-world-environments/

The use of a gait exoskeleton appears to lead to benefits in terms of fatigue perception and functional outcomes in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), according to a new case report.

Read more via @AJMC_Journal: https://www.ajmc.com/view/exoskeleton-leads-to-improvement-in-child-with-sma-type-2

Researchers at Victoria University’s Institute for Health and Sport are using the concept of exoskeletons to help the elderly or people with physical injuries or neurological conditions improve their mobility.

Read more via @NewsMedical: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20221109/Centuries-old-mobility-aids-may-be-replaced-by-wearable-exoskeletons.aspx

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