English Abstract

Development of Sole for Running-Specific Prosthesis

Bridgestone Corporation, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2020),93(2),59-63 General Review in Japanese

As the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic games come near, people are growing interest in para-sports. On the other hand, para-sporting equipment needs to improve its performance. We developed rubber sole for running specific prosthesis that para-triathlete uses running section.
This paper describes introduction of prosthesis and activities of development of rubber sole.

Keywords: Rubber Sole, Prosthesis, Pattern, Rubber Composition, Paralympic Games, Para-sports