foot pedal power

James Cameron quozl at
Mon Jan 24 00:21:35 EST 2011

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 12:19:06AM +0400, Mike Dawson wrote:
> Such a device would need adaptation for the OLPC to be possible for
> kids (particularly those in the developing world) to use.  We found by
> experimentation with weights that kids 8-12 average max sustained
> power applied against gravity was around 11W.

Seems low.  But there's hope with neuroplastic changes which would
gradually increase power output if reward is sufficiently rapid.

James Cameron

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