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2016-2017 Team
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Project Title
Design Challenge
Hippotherapy uses horseback riding to improve coordination, balance, and core strength, and has been used to treat various conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, arthritis, Down syndrome, and PTSD. The aim of this project is to build a mechanical hippotherapy device that provides accurately-simulated therapeutic riding experience for patients to increase the accessibility of hippotherapy. Our device will be safe for human trials and adaptable to different demographics.
Date Updated
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Cerebral Palsy Alliance with Jean-Louis Lelogeaus and Carolyn and Harrell Huff
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor 1 - Name
Gary Woods
Faculty Advisor 1 - Department
  • ECE
Faculty Advisor 2 - Name
Matthew Elliott
Faculty Advisor 2 - Department
  • MECH

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Award(s) and Recognition
2017 Engineering Design Showcase Best Gaming, Creative or Innovative Technology

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