News tagged with amputees

Phantom limbs learn impossible tricks

( -- New research has shown that body images can be formed independently of external sensory inputs, and that the phantom limbs of amputees can be trained to carry out tasks that would be impossible for real limbs.

dateOct 28, 2009 in Neuroscience weblog
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Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap

This issue of Sports Technology, published by Wiley-Blackwell, spotlights recent developments that seek to close the gap between able-bodied athletes and para-athletes, with two published articles highlighting running prostheses.

dateJan 30, 2009 in Other
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