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    lungs??

    i've done some searching but i can't find specific definition and was hoping some here could clue me in. some or most of you already know i'm a para, but what does it mean that i "have the lungs of a quad"? i remember the docs all tellin me this during rehab and never quite understood what they meant. thanks in advance.

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    in order for you to have lungs with full functional capacity you need fully functioning stomach, deep chest and internal/external intercostal (most important) muscles. most quads and high paras don't have these, so a para can have his/her hands, but the same reduced lung function as a quad

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