Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis

Sarah Day, Gavin Buckingham

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Abstract

The size weight illusion occurs when a person underestimates the weight of a larger object in relation to a smaller object of the same mass. This study investigated whether the size weight illusion exists in amputees, and whether it is of the same magnitude as in the normal population.

Conference

ConferenceAmerican Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas
Period4/09/147/09/14

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Keywords

  • upper limb prosthesis
  • heaviness

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Day, S., & Buckingham, G. (2014). Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis. Poster session presented at American Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Las Vegas, United States.
Day, Sarah ; Buckingham, Gavin. / Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis. Poster session presented at American Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Las Vegas, United States.
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2014. Poster session presented at American Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Las Vegas, United States.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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