Medal Quest "The Stakes are Definitely Higher with Athletes"
Prosthetist Shane Ryley highlights the high-performance limbs that revolutionized sports. Details
Program: Medal Quest
Episode: "The Stakes are Definitely Higher with Athletes"
Prosthetist Shane Ryley reveals the special care and technology needed to create high-performance artificial limbs for athletes - and to keep them tuned perfectly for best results. Ryley compares the impact that sports put on prosthetic limbs: "hundreds of times higher" than on biological legs.
Premiere Date: 06/28/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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