Nature & Technology – 3 Lessons
Preparatory lesson:Booking request
During a lesson, knowledge about the structure of the human body (skeleton, muscles, nerves) and how they function in the healthy body is repeated or introduced in a playful way. This lesson can be done independently by the teacher using the materials. Alternatively, the introduction can be done by the coaches.
In this double lesson, students learn what it means when the interaction of the skeleton, muscles and nerves no longer works. The Flexo - an elbow exoskeleton specially developed for CYBATHLON @school - is used. The EMG sensors and the force sensor of the Flexo can measure forces and muscle contraction. These signals are used to control the Flexo. The students not only learn how an exoskeleton works, but also expand their knowledge about the interaction of muscles and nerves.