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Running with prosthetic lower-limbs: an advantage or disadvantage?

Running with prosthetic lower-limbs: an advantage or disadvantage?

Researchers at Bournemouth University have been looking at the impact of lower-limb prosthetics on competitive running, specifically looking at whether athletes with prosthesis are at an unfair advantage when running against athletes without prosthetics.

The last two Olympic Games in both Beijing and London have had some controversy attached to them regarding the role of prosthetic limbs used by athletes with a lower-limb amputation.

Source: Medical News Today

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