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Angular constraints of prosthetic grippers and functional success correlation [technical evaluation]

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Academically published myoelectric arm control error rates since ~1980 remain extremely high, far above any real life use requirement, and not even a slight trend to more reliable control in sight: what does this mean?

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Case-study of a user-driven prosthetic arm design: bionic hand versus customized body-powered technology in a highly demanding work environment [article out]

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Functional failures of prosthetic hands at the Cybathlon 2016 [details]

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The Cybathlon as iconic Trash Culture modern day Circus show: arm amputees, arms race and technical considerations regarding specific applicants [proper research domain assignment, pre-race evaluation of critical check points, detailed in-race grip analysis, cultural domain considerations, gonzo race report]

Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Becker Hand [Lock Grip, Imperial] {mechanical hand} Becker Hand [Lock Grip, Imperial] {mechanical hand} Brands Disability and the public Grip testing Hosmer Hosmer Dorrance Myoelectric prostheses Postural interference myoelectric control problem Prosthetic hand Prosthetic hook Prosthetics Research premise myths Specifications and comparisons Touch Bionics Touch Bionics iLimb

Prosthetic options and Yenga - intricate grip differentiation details [up close grip mechanics]

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ISPO 2015 - review of relevant abstracts [review]

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A myoelectric prosthetic arm does have a mind on its own [just watch this - problems with postural interference, limb position(ing) effect, possible solution].