Flex-Foot

Flex-Foot

a trademark for a stored-energy foot prosthesis containing a J-shaped plastic beam that acts like a spring when the wearer walks or runs. See also stored-energy foot.
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In addition, they write that while Pistorius demonstrates a fast leg swing-a potential advantage because this permits a greater number of push-offs during a race-there is no scientific evidence currently available to show that this fast leg-swing speed is solely the result of the J-shaped, high-performance Cheetah Flex-Foot prostheses worn by Pistorius.
No one, that is, who's had both legs amputated below the knee and is running on J-shaped carbon fiber Cheetah Flex-Foot prostheses.
With the help of a high-tech prosthesis (artificial body part) called Flex-Foot.
Not until last February was she fit with a Flex-Foot prosthesis, a high-performance component worn by the great majority of elite athletes.
The IAAF had claimed that the Cheetah Flex-Foot prostheses (J-shaped, high-performance prostheses used for running) worn by Pistorius give him an advantage over able-bodied runners.
They have tried to say the Flex-Foot Cheetah blades Pistorius runs on means he burns up less energy than an ablebodied competitor.
Bob Fosberg, President and CEO of Flex-Foot said, "This acquisition is an important step in the continued growth and development of Flex-Foot.
Carkhuff served as CEO of Ossur Prosthetics and Flex-Foot, Inc.
The sprinter, who runs on space age Cheetah Flex-Foot limbs, said after the ruling: "I have been struggling to hide my smile.
prosthetic company Flex-Foot, and recently acquired two leading Nordic companies making Ossur a world leader in this specialized field.