School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering - Kinematic analysis of the shoulder mechanism in able-bodied non-experienced manual wheelchair users

2016 International Conference for Students on Applied Engineering (ICSAE)

Author(s): Hassanain Ali Lafta ; Robert Guppy ; Gemma Whatling ; Cathy Holt
Publisher: School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Publication Date: 1 October 2016
Conference Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Conference Date: 20 October 2016
Page(s): 286 - 290
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-9053-8
DOI: 10.1109/ICSAE.2016.7810204

About 10% of the global population, i.e. about 650 million people, have disabilities [1]. Studies indicate that, of these, some 10% require a wheelchair. Manual wheelchair propulsion is an... View More