An amputee sprinter: is he disabled or too abled

An article describing the possible advantage provided or perceived disadvantage of prosthesis sprinting.

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This article falls in line with our week 2 topic of current issues.  With the expansion of the Paralympics and the Warrior Games prosthesis sprinting had become an area of interest for exercise scientists.  An area of study... more »This article falls in line with our week 2 topic of current issues.  With the expansion of the Paralympics and the Warrior Games prosthesis sprinting had become an area of interest for exercise scientists.  An area of study beyond the simple mechanics of running is what advantage or disadvantages do current prostheses provide to sprinters.  The technology behind these prostheses has become extremely advanced but when does this advantage become an ethical issue in competition? 02-24-2018 11:23pm

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Prosthesis are involving rapidly thanks to the improvements on technology and neuroscience.  Once researchers get to effectively found way to establish reliable connections with prosthetic and nerves there will be significant changes on... more »Prosthesis are involving rapidly thanks to the improvements on technology and neuroscience.  Once researchers get to effectively found way to establish reliable connections with prosthetic and nerves there will be significant changes on how we evaluate biomechanics and other physical/motor mechanics applications. 02-25-2018 7:07am

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