The Naked Scientists Podcast

Dr Chris Smith

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The Naked Scientists flagship science show, includes the latest science news, interviews with top scientists, hands-on science experiments and answers to your science questions.


Naked Scientists ENHANCED PODCAST 10.12.26 - Back in the Saddle: Getting Paralysed Patients Riding and Rowing

December 26th, 2010

Episode 278 of 1057 episodes

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 talks to some of the people who have used the technique to go for gold...

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