Home News Moisture-responsive Workout Suit Developed

Moisture-responsive Workout Suit Developed

164
0
you may also want to see

Here is a moisture-responsive workout suit that with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete’s body heat and sweat. Its flaps are lined with live cells that shrink and expand in response to changes in humidity. Here is why this matters:

More gadgets like this ➡️ : here

After five minutes of exercise, the suit’s flaps started opening up, right around the time when participants reported feeling warm and sweaty. According to sensor readings, the flaps effectively removed sweat from the body and lowered skin temperature, more so than when participants wore a similar running suit with nonfunctional flaps.

MIT researchers are planning to commercialize this technology in the future.

[more info]

*some of our articles have aff links. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund Exxponent.