Posted in #voightkampff test - dilemma Algorithm regarding best choice of prosthetic arm Artwork and Do It yourself Corner Asymmetry Design principles Disability and the public Health Investors' Corner Means of orthopedic/technical support other than prosth Prosthetics Research tips Symbolism

Biomimetic properties of a prosthetic arm [analysis of factors/aspects]

Posted in Academic Project Disability and the public

User view on performance assessments and lab/clinic user communication [comment after ICORR Webinar #3 – Functional assessment]

Posted in Academic Project Academic research (review) Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Attitude Disability and the public How to communicate the right way Impact of visible disability on non-disabled people Research premise myths

Uncanny usage of “healthy subject” as “opposed” to “amputee” status in human research [academic researchers: “what” (not “who”) we are]

Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Academic Project Academic research (review) Disability and the public Myoelectric prostheses Postural interference myoelectric control problem Prosthetics

Comment with regard to Stuttaford SA, Dyson M, Nazarpour K, Dupan SS. Reducing Motor Variability Enhances Myoelectric Control Robustness Across Untrained Limb Positions

Posted in Academic research (review) Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Catch-22 of Cybathlon Cybathlon 2016 Cybathlon 2020 Disability and the public ERC - EU - Horizon Media publishing hyped up distortions Research premise myths Specifications and comparisons Strategy, marketing

Peter Kyberd and the Cybathlon Advisory Board [commentary]

Posted in Activities of Daily Living and Sports Artwork and Do It yourself Corner Biking Cable control Design principles Investors' Corner Mechanical works Media publishing adequate content

How prosthetic industries and academia fail: body-powered control is exactly the same as a bicycle brake cable [tech comparison]

Posted in Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Disability and the public Discrimination Media publishing hyped up distortions Objectification Research premise myths Stigmatization Swiss Attempts / Swiss Hype Trash Culture

Interview of Roland Sigrist by Cybathlon Interviewer [with critical comment]

Posted in Academic Project Academic research (review) Attitude Disability and the public Discrimination Impact of visible disability on non-disabled people Staring Stigmatization

Zygmunt Bauman and Erving Goffman giving advice on how to navigate visible disability and arm amputation [A]

Posted in Academic Project Academic research (review) Disability and the public Research premise myths

Myoelectric prosthetic arms – who missed the bus, and how?

Posted in Academic Project Academic research (review) Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Disability and the public ERC - EU - Horizon Research premise myths

Is European (EU, ERC, Horizon, Cordis) funded research into prosthetic arm title related subjects getting, like, anywhere, like, at all with regard to physically demanding work use? [54,7 Million EU in total, TL;DR: no]

Posted in Academic research (review) Disability and the public Prosthetic sensory feedback Research premise myths

[Review] Structural validity and reliability of the patient experience measure: A new approach to assessing psychosocial experience of upper limb prosthesis users {subjective view on a subjectively structured subject}

Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Academic Project Academic research (review) Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Disability and the public Myoelectric prostheses Prosthetics Research premise myths Specifications and comparisons Trash Culture

Approximating true cost of faulty grip control from a true user view / experience [cost versus benefit aspect]

Posted in Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Disability and the public ERC - EU - Horizon Prosthetic sensory feedback Research premise myths

Review of DeTOP European Research project H2020-ICT-687905 [review / academic project]