Advertisement

Hand Function pp 279-289 | Cite as

Sports and Recreational Adaptations for Amputee Hand

  • Yaşar Tatar
Chapter

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Adaptation Amputee Sports Upper extremity Performance Prosthesis 

References

  1. 1.
    Dillingham TR, Pezzin LE, MacKenzie EJ. Limb amputation and limb deficiency: epidemiology and recent trends in the United States. South Med J. 2002;95(8):875–83.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bragaru M, Dekker R, Geertzen JHB. Sport prostheses and prosthetic adaptations for the upper and lower limb amputees: an overview of peer reviewed literatüre. Prosthetics Orthot Int. 2012;36:290–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hughes PP, Sherrill C. Les autres conditions and amputations. In: Sherrill C, editor. Adapted physical activity, recreation, and sport. 6th ed. Boston: McgrawHill; 2004. p. 643–72.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Su PF, Gard SA, Lipschutz RD, Kuiken TA. Gait characteristics of persons with bilateral transtibial amputations. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2007;44(4):491–502.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Poretta DL. Amputation, dwarfism, and les autres. In: Winnick JP, editor. Adapted physical education and sport. 4th ed. Champaign: Human Kinetics; 2005. p. 255–74.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ho HHP. Disabled athlete. In: Fu FH, Stone DA, editors. Sports injuries: mechanisms, prevention and treatment. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2001. p. 265–76.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Klenck C, Gebke K. Practical management: common medical problems in disabled athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2007;17(1):55–60.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Chin T, Sawamura S, Fujita H, Nakajima S, Oyabu H, Nagakura Y, Ojima I, Otsuka H, Nakagawa A. Physical fitness of lower limb amputees. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2002;81(5):321–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Donachy JE, Brannon KD, Hughes LS, Seahorn J, Crutcher TT, Christian EL. Strength and endurance training of an individual with left upper and lower limb amputations. Disabil Rehabil. 2004;26(8):495–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Short FX, McCubbin J, Frey G. Cardiorespiratory endurance and body composition. In: Winnick JP, Short FX, editors. The Brockport physical fitness test manual. Champaign: Human Kinetics; 1999. p. 13–37.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Sanderson ER, Scott RN. UNB test of prosthetics function. Fredericton: Bio-Engineering Institute, University of New Brunswick; 1985.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Virginia Wright F, Hubbard S, Jutai J, Naumann S. The prosthetic upper extremity functional index: development and reliability testing of a new functional status questionnaire for children who use upper extremity prostheses. J Hand Ther. 2001;14(2):91–104.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0894-1130(01)80039-9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Stratford P, Binkley J, Stratford D. Development and initial validation of the upper extremity functional index. Physiother Can. 2001;53(4):259–67.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Radocy R. Upper limb prosthetics for sports and recreation. In: Lenhart MK, editor. Care of the combat amputee. Washington, DC: The Surgeon General at TMM Publications Borden Institute; 2009. p. 641–69.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Marks LJ, Michael JW. Science, medicine, and the future artificial limbs. Br Med J. 2001;323:732–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Longmuir PE, Axelson PW. Sport equipment. In: KP DP, Gavron SJ, editors. Disability sport. 2nd ed. Champaign: Human Kinetics; 2005. p. 201–18.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    McCarvill S. Essay prosthetics for athletes. Lancet. 2005;366:10–1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Radocy B. Upper-extremity prosthetics: considerations and designs for sports and recreation. Clin Prosthet Orthot. 1987;11(3):131–53.Google Scholar
  19. 19.
  20. 20.
    DiRocco PJ. Muscular strength and endurance. In: Winnick JP, Short FX, editors. The Brockport physical fitness test manual. Champaign: Human Kinetics; 1999. p. 39–73.Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Michael JW. Advanced-technology prostheses: are they for you? First Step 2001;2(2). Available from http://www.amputee-coalition.org/first_step/firststepv2_s2a08.html
  22. 22.
    KP DP, Gavron SJ. Challenges and controversies. In: KP DP, Gavron SJ, editors. Disability sport. 2nd ed. Champaign: Human Kinetics; 2005. p. 241–55.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations