How Paralympic Wheelchairs and Prostheses Are Optimized for Speed and Performance

By Sophie Bushwick, Scientific American

As audiences across the world tune in to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, they will see athletes using an impressive array of high-tech prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs and other assistive technology. These devices bear little resemblance to those for everyday use—and vary a great deal from sport to sport. Continue reading How Paralympic Wheelchairs and Prostheses Are Optimized for Speed and Performance

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Paralympian Sophia Herzog has a mental health coach and psychologist ‘to get me prepared and healthy’

By Cindy Augustine, Yahoo! Life

The Unwind is Yahoo Life’s well-being series in which experts, influencers and celebrities share their approaches to wellness and mental health, from self-care rituals to setting healthy boundaries to the mantras that keep them afloat. Continue reading Paralympian Sophia Herzog has a mental health coach and psychologist ‘to get me prepared and healthy’

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MEET THE U.S. PARALYMPIC WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD TEAM FOR TOKYO

By Stuart Lieberman, Team USA

Historically, Team USA has impressed across all classifications in track and field at the Paralympic Games, and this year in Tokyo it is expected to be no different. U.S. Paralympics Track and Field announced on Thursday the 26 women who will represent Team USA this summer, following their top performances at the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials in Minneapolis. Continue reading MEET THE U.S. PARALYMPIC WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD TEAM FOR TOKYO

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For handcyclist Oz Sanchez, Paralympic success is a ‘testament to the person I’ve become’

By George Ramsay, CNN

Throughout his life, cycling has been a form of solace for Oz Sanchez. From the age of 12 or 13, he remembers being out on a bike even in the small hours. “I would leave the house sometimes at two or three in the morning for whatever frustrations I was dealing with and just ride under the moonlight in the local hills and mountains,” Sanchez tells CNN Sport. Continue reading For handcyclist Oz Sanchez, Paralympic success is a ‘testament to the person I’ve become’

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  1. CSUN Center on Disabilities 2022 Conference
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  1. CSUN Center on Disabilities 2022 Conference
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