The following is an excerpt from a story about human-subject research that appeared in the July 22 issue of The Wichita Eagle.

Research relies on people of all types
Jul 22, 2014 10:28 AM | Print

Blake Unrein probably doesn't realize that how he responded to catching a ball or walking a line might help other kids in the future.
"He just loved every minute of it," said his mom, Janel Unrein.

Thirteen-year-old Blake has Down syndrome and has been part of physical therapy professor Ken Pitetti's research into developing a manual for testing the balance and coordination of children with intellectual challenges.

Pitetti is one of several researchers from Wichita State University and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita who rely on human subjects for their studies.

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