Redesigned Running Blades Currently in Testing, Design Meets Olympic Regulations

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that according to a recent article in co.Exist, running blades (such as those worn by Oscar Pistorious) are undergoing redesign efforts that could help more athletes participate in the Olympics. The article reports that the new design meets Olympic regulations and could be seen in the 2016 games.


Teen to Kick First Ball at World Cup Using Exoskeleton

According to a news release from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a paralyzed teenager is slated to use a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton to stand, walk, and kick the first ball of the World Cup this June.