IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Evaluation of shoulder joint kinematics and muscle activity during geared and standard manual wheelchair mobility

2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

Author(s): Omid Jahanian ; Alyssa J. Schnorenberg ; Brooke A. Slavens
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2016
Conference Location: Orlando, FL, USA
Conference Date: 16 August 2016
Page(s): 6,162 - 6,165
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4577-0220-4
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-4615
ISSN (Paper): 1557-170X
DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7592135
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Manual wheelchairs often lead to reduced independent function and an increase in shoulder pain and injuries. Geared manual wheelchairs may be a promising alternative that reduces the biomechanical... View More

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