Hand Function pp 279-289 | Cite as

Sports and Recreational Adaptations for Amputee Hand

  • Yaşar Tatar


Utilization of adaptations for sports and recreation in upper extremity prostheses has been increased in the last decades. Upper extremity amputees can use prosthetic or adaptive equipment in sports in which upper extremity usage is required such as golf, swimming, cycling, basketball, baseball, gymnastic, and billiard. This chapter will illustrate sports and recreational adaptation for upper limb amputee and factors affecting the performance of amputee with these adaptations will be discussed comprehensively.


Adaptation Amputee Sports Upper extremity Performance Prosthesis 


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  • Yaşar Tatar
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  1. 1.Faculty of Sports, Sport and Health DepartmentMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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