Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Anti-Gravity Treadmill: Therapy That's Like A Walk On The Moon

“A treadmill developed at NASA Ames Research Center more than a decade ago for exercising in space has seen more athletes than astronauts lately. AlterG, a Fremont startup, has sold more than 200 of the ‘anti-gravity’ physical therapy and training treadmills, which are based on the NASA prototype, at $75,000 each. The buyers have mainly been sports teams, college athletic departments and hospitals, but the maker hopes to eventually push prices down to where individuals could own one.”


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