Rory Cooper: Engineering better assistive gear for disabled, injured workforce

If you’ve ever watched paralyzed athletes play sports, you may have been impressed by the equipment they have.  Rory Cooper, director of the human engineering research laboratories for the Veterans Affairs Department and a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals program, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss his work as a leading figure in the development of better wheelchairs, sports equipment and other assistive gear.

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