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Exoskeletons for Farmers

A team of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan hopes technology used in the manufacturing sector could help make farming a less back-breaking profession.

A team of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan hopes technology used in the manufacturing sector could help make farming a less back-breaking profession.

Dr. Catherine Trask, a Canada research chair in ergonomics and musculoskeletal health, is working alongside research fellow Ornwipa Thamsuwan to measure the effectiveness of mechanical exoskeletons in farm work.

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