Extreme Sports Training Reduces Helplessness in People with Chronic Disability Even Months Later

Physical training for an extreme sporting event can decrease feelings of helplessness in individuals with chronic disability as long as four months after the event’s completion, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Orlando.

Read more

Bilateral Amputee Sprinters Outperform Unilateral Competitors in Paralympic Games

Bilateral lower extremity amputee sprinters outperformed their unilateral competitors in all race finals at recent Paralympics Games, suggesting that high-tech prosthetics provide a distinct athletic advantage, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Orlando.

Read more