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Jun 26

Coast to Coast Cycle Ride

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Sunday 26th June 2016

It's the last day of the Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge and our team have set off for the final time. There have been hills, lots of hills, descents, rain, wind and sunshine, but mostly there has been…

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May 20
Blade XT prosthetic Foot

Visit Blatchford at the LimbPower Games this Saturday

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Friday 20th May 2016

BladeXT Waterproof Activity Level 3 4 The sleek look of the BladeXT makes it stand out. It’s a compelling piece of kit because it allows us to look good, train hard and expand our thinking about…

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May 20
Picture of the silicon breathe liner

Come and visit Blatchford at the LimbPower Games

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Friday 20th May 2016

Breathe Liners feature laser drilled perforations along the length and distal end to allow moisture to escape, resulting in drier skin and a healthier environment for the residual limb. Managing…

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Mar 31
Woman on bike

Otto Bock Fitness App

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Thursday 31st March 2016

Having read the Chief Medical Officers Physical Activity Guidelines, which suggest that: Adults should aim to be active daily. Over a week, activity should add up to at least 150 minutes (21⁄2 hours)…

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Feb 19

OttoBock Fitness App Day 3

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Friday 19th February 2016

Feb 16
Woman on bike

OttoBock Fitness App Day 1

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Tuesday 16th February 2016

Feb 16
Woman on bike

OttoBock Fitness App

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Tuesday 16th February 2016

In July 2014 OttoBock launched a fitness app for amputees. I started following this app, but then got side-tracked by other things, as often happens in life. Since becoming an amputee I have been…

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Feb 13
Kiera Roche

Measuring Physical Activity and sedentary behaviour in people with lower limb absence - Day 8

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Saturday 13th February 2016

I've completed the eight day trail and will be sending the electronic device back today. I really recommend amputees signing up for this research, because it will help our community as a whole, but it…

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Feb 04

Measuring Physical Activity and sedentary behaviour in people with lower limb absence

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Thursday 4th February 2016

Just before Christmas I agreed to take part in a piece of research being conducted by Sarah Dean at the University of Strathclyde looking into the physical activity of amputees. I spend much of my…

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