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rsahni25
05-17-2008, 04:11 AM
I wonder if the design and specification of the prosthesis are free to be altered
for much better performance, especially the authority that sets standards with regards to length shape thickness of these blades for bilateral TT amputees.
Thanks
Mr.Rabinder Sahni
Prosthetics R&D,Designer lower limbs,Self user
INDIA

Richard Hinrichs wrote:
On this forum we have discussed the pros and cons of double amputee
Oscar Pistorius and whether he would have an advantage in the Olympics.
Well he has won his appeal and will now be allowed to compete in 2008
Olympics after all. Here is the link:
http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/trackandfield/news/story?id=3398915

Regards,

--Rick

Richard N. Hinrichs, Ph.D.
Dept. of Kinesiology
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 870404
Tempe, AZ 85287-0404
(1) 480-965-1624 (office)
(1) 480-965-8108 (fax)
hinrichs@asu.edu (email)
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