Hope Gordon of the SDS Young Persons Sports Panel is conducting a Sport and Exercise Science Honours Project at Edinburgh Napier University and is seeking volunteers. The aim of the project is to study the difference in energy expenditure between single above knee and single below knee amputees.
Participants will be tested in the laboratories at Edinburgh Napier University Sighthill Campus over two two-hour sessions.
- A single above or below knee amputee;
- Can walk unaided with a prosthetic continuously for 20 minutes;
- Otherwise healthy; and
- Over 18 years old.