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Feedforward control strategies of subjects with transradial amputation in planar reaching

Anthony J. Metzger, MBE, et al.


Figure 2. Sign convention for distance error (DE) and aiming error (AE).

Amputation care has long been a signature feature of care provided to veterans. The recent influx of new patients with upper-limb amputation from ongoing military actions emphasizes the need for the best possible care. By understanding the reaching behaviors of patients with amputation, researchers can alter prosthetic devices and develop training protocols to improve the acceptance of prosthetic limbs.

Volume 47 Number 3, 2010
   Pages 201 — 212


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