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HHP Researchers Featured in The Houston Chronicle.

A Houston Chronicle special on Senior Living featured research being conducted by HHP researchers on helping elderly people maintain balance and prevent injuries from falling. iShoe, a Houston based NASA spinoff company was born from the research conducted by HHP alum Katherine Forth (iShoe CTO) and HHP faculty Dr. Paloski among others.

A Tanglewood resident participates in a study sponsored by iShoe
(Photo Credit: The Houston Chronicle)

iShoe along with HHP's The Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research (CNBR) is conducting clinical testing of a device that gives a balance score after the user stands on it.

Read the entire article from the Houston Chronicle (pdf)

Visit the CNBR website