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Balance / Shoes


With an aging global population, senior citizens constitute 14% of the world’s population of 7.2 billion people. Besides taking medication for illness, senior citizens are prone to falling down. Therefore, to prevent them from falling down, the product design focusing on “balance of the elderly” helps to address the problem by increasing the vamp size, stabilizing the feet and by adding slip resistant soles and toe protection etc. As a result, senior citizens will be able to achieve balance while walking to prevent them from falling, in turn protecting their health and safety.


National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Chen Chin-Chuan,
National Taipei University of Technology