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Bubble Bike Encourages Exercise

By Andover Townsman

UMass Lowell electrical engineering student Paula Bustus of Andover had had no experience with individuals with developmental disabilities last winter when she first visited the Bridgewell Day Center in Lynn. But the University of Massachusetts Lowell student was on a mission, to complete an assistive technology project for one of her requirements.

Her challenge was to create a fitness machine for clients with limited motor skills and short attention spans, according to the school. The goal was to figure out how to motivate them to exercise.

Read the entire article on the Paula Bustos's invention.