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KidWalk Bicycle Attachment

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Abstract

A bicycle attachment was created for Prime Engineering’s KidWalk 2 Mobility System to offer another means of fitness, gain coordination, and obtain a source of freedom to current owners. The project was inspired by the client, a 5th grader who has Dystonia which is a neurological disorder that hinders his ability to walk on his own. Children who are confined to a wheel chair while maturing are unable to develop proper muscle movement in their legs, arms and bodies. This confinement sometimes leads to extreme surgeries and intense physical therapy later in life. A bike prototype has been constructed and tested for safety and ease of use to help solve this issue.

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