Dr. Zuniga developed a 3D printed prosthetic hand for children named Cyborg Beast (http://www.cyborgbeast.org). The Cyborg Beast was named one of the best 5 inventions of 2014 by MSN.com. Dr. Zuniga’s Research team is currently conducting several studies related to the development of low-cost 3D printed prostheses, orthoses, and assistive devices.
The presenter, Jorge Zuniga, Ph.D., and planning committee, Nick Stergiou, Ph.D., Jeffrey Kaipust, M.S., Angela Collins, B.S., and Jackie Farley, CPP have no financial conflict of interest to disclose.
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OVERALL COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Describe and explain the need for clinical translational research in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Comprehend the research outcomes being performed in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Recognize and develop future research methods for motor related disorders and variability studies.
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