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3D Printed Safe Landing Garment Prevents Knee Injuries

3D Printed Safe Landing Garment Prevents Knee Injuries

Written by David

February 18, 2019

Back to top Hubert Chen, an industrial design student, has developed a 3D printed compression sleeve called the Safe Landing Garment which helps ensure athletes land properly and don’t get injured. If you’re a fan of cardio exercise, you’re likely doing wonders for your heart. However, by jumping and running, you put your ligaments under high pressure. As a result, knee injuries can occur, which may take years to heal. Hubert Chen , an industrial design student at the Pratt Institute in New York City, has developed what he calls a Safe Landing Garment (SLG) for athletes to wear. The garment is 3D printed, making it customizable and comfortable. As a result of wearing the SLG, athletes should be able to ensure a safe landing every time they jump. “By using 3D printing technology, the SLG garment will ensure that users with different needs perform with good landing mechanisms,” […]

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