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Can you help with a study about walking with a prosthetic leg or if you use an ankle foot orthosis after stroke?

Research participation request: Comparison of biomechanical and muscle activation variables between mobility impaired and unimpaired individuals walking outdoors, indoors and on a treadmill. Treadmills are used to help people with different medical conditions recover the ability to walk. They are … Continue reading

Request for participation in a study about spinal cord injury

The Spinal Cord Injury Move More (SCIMM) study Are you an 18-50 year-old adult with a spinal cord injury T6 to S5? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in people with spinal cord injury. The Spinal Cord Injury … Continue reading

2008 – 2009 FOOTWEAR DESIGN COLLECTION, PORT-ER GRANT AND A RUNNING MASTER CLASS IN EXETER

2008-2009… Running Master Class took place in Exeter in May when prosthetic users and sports and rehabilitation professionals came together to share their expertise on running. Feedback from the event was very positive. PORT-ER UK grant: £400 was awarded toLuton … Continue reading

2009 – 2010 STRATEGIC INPUT, SPEEAD MASTER CLASSES, SPEEAD CONFERENCE, SPEEAD ADMINISTRATION

STRATEGIC INPUT: PORT-ER provided strategic input and administrative support under the funding sporting prosthetics for everyday and elite athletes with a disability (SPEEAD) initiative. The SPEEAD was made possible by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the University … Continue reading