Amped: A Soldier's Race for Gold in the Shadow of War

Briggs, Bill Clemons, Kortney

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Éditeur
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Pages
288
Parution
juin 2008
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
238 × 160 × 25 cm
EAN
9780470281376
  • Résumé

"When above-the-knee amputeeswalk, we generate seven to nine times the force of our body weight right into the point where the prosthesis meets our residual leg. For me, that's almost 1,500 pounds slamming into that socket. " For any amputee, learning to walk with a prosthetic leg is a painful, grueling ordeal.
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