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The XSENS ForceShoe is commercial off-the-shelf hardware that will be used to measure loads imparted by the ARED. NASA will fly the ForceShoe to the International Space Station this month.

Read: May the Force (Shoes) Be with You


Expedition 32/33 crewmember Akihiko Hoshide performing squats on the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) aboard the ISS as part of his exercise regime to maintain musculoskeletal health. 


Expedition 24/25 crewmember Shannon Walker standing on the treadmill belt while wearing the exercise harness with bungee attachments and a series of French clips.


Andrea Hanson, Ph.D., and ISS Exercise Hardware Specialist, demonstrates the use of the ForceShoe on the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device.

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