WPI Engineers Invent New-concept Shoes to Reduce Injuries

Worcester, MA A team of student engineers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has developed technologies for new sports shoe soles designed to reduce incidences of non-contact knee and ankle injuries. This is in response to a large number of ankle and knee injuries—notably to the knee’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). No athletic shoes on the…

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HSS and SEI Partner to Design Athletic Footwear Technology to Minimize Injury Risk and Enhance Sports Performance

World-leading orthopedic hospital lends clinical expertise to design process in effort to enhance sports safety for all Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)—consistently ranked number one in orthopedics globally by Newsweek and nationally by U.S. News & World Report—today announced a strategic partnership with sports innovation company Sports Engineering, Inc. (SEI) to develop technology for athletic footwear that would seek to reduce…

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