Posts Tagged: Clinical Engineering

Grip-enhancing agents quantitatively improve sliding friction between a fingertip and a baseball

A study conducted by Tohoku University in collaboration with the University of Toronto and NTT Communication Science Laboratories has shown that applying substances to fingertips can considerably change the handling of a baseball. This finding, published in Communications Materials, could alter how these substances will be used in competitive baseball leagues.

The Healing Power of a Smile

June 7, 2022 | a team led by Institute Director Dr. Milos R. Popovic is working to treat patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) by using a therapeutic method called Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy (FEST)

Training tomorrow’s top talent

April 26, 2022 | Dr. Jennifer Campos knows it’s her job to support a very special group. She oversees some of the world’s most accomplished scientific trainees, who are all devoted to furthering rehabilitation research that will improve the lives of aging Canadians and those who have experienced an illness or injury.
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