Back in the Saddle: Getting Paralysed People Riding and Rowing

26 December 2010
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In this special episode of the Naked Scientists podcast, we explore the world of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), a technology allowing people paralysed from the waist down to row and cycle by using external electrodes to stimulate leg muscles. Michele Vanoncini investigates how it works, what benefits it can bring and meets some of the people who have used it to go for gold...


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