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Rehabilitation Engineering: A perspective on the past 40-years and thoughts for the future.

Med Eng Phys 2019 10;72:3-12

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, US Department of Veterans Affairs and University of Pittsburgh, USA; Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Center for Assistive Technology, UPMC Health System, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2019.08.011DOI Listing
October 2019

Person transfer assist systems: a literature review.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2019 Oct 12:1-10. Epub 2019 Oct 12.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2019.1673833DOI Listing
October 2019

Assessment of Usability and Task Load Demand Using a Robot-Assisted Transfer Device Compared With a Hoyer Advance for Dependent Wheelchair Transfers.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2019 Aug;98(8):729-734

From the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (MG, HK, SB, SA, TMC, GGG, AMK, RAC); and Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (MG, JML, JB, HK, SB, SA, ND, TMC, GGG, AMK, RAC).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000001176DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6649685PMC
August 2019

Development and efficacy of an online wheelchair maintenance training program for wheelchair personnel.

Assist Technol 2019 Jun 6:1-7. Epub 2019 Jun 6.

e Human Engineering Research Laboratories , VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2019.1619632DOI Listing
June 2019

The future of the provision process for mobility assistive technology: a survey of providers.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2019 05 20;14(4):338-345. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories , VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2018.1448470DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6168437PMC
May 2019

Accessible machining for people who use wheelchairs.

Work 2019 ;62(2):361-370

Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-192870DOI Listing
May 2019

Usability Evaluation of a Novel Robotic Power Wheelchair for Indoor and Outdoor Navigation.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2019 04 25;100(4):627-637. Epub 2018 Aug 25.

Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Associated Rehabilitation Engineering, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.07.432DOI Listing
April 2019

The American Student Placements in Rehabilitation Engineering Program (ASPIRE).

Disabil Rehabil 2019 Feb 11:1-7. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories , VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, US Department of Veterans Affairs , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1571639DOI Listing
February 2019

Effects of grab bars and backrests on independent wheelchair transfer performance and technique.

Physiother Res Int 2019 Jan 9;24(1):e1758. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Pittsburgh HealthCare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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January 2019

Reflections on recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration of injured service members and veterans from a bio-psychosocial-spiritual perspective

Can J Surg 2018 12;61(6):S219-S231

From the Canadian Forces Health Services (Besemann); the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Hebert); Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown, PEI (Thompson); the US Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, and UPMC Health System (Cooper); McGill University, Montreal, Que. (Gupta); the Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Brémault-Phillips); and the College of Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man. (Dentry).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.015318DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6281470PMC
December 2018

Consumer Feedback to Steer the Future of Assistive Technology Research and Development: A Pilot Study.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):89-97

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-89DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672885PMC
August 2018

Step-Climbing Power Wheelchairs: A Literature Review.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):98-109

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-98DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672886PMC
August 2018

Kinematics and Stability Analysis of a Novel Power Wheelchair When Traversing Architectural Barriers.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):110-119

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672878PMC
August 2018

Integration of Pneumatic Technology in Powered Mobility Devices.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):120-130

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672879PMC
August 2018

Performance Evaluation of a Mobile Touchscreen Interface for Assistive Robotic Manipulators: A Pilot Study.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):131-139

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672880PMC
August 2018

Further Development of a Robotic-Assisted Transfer Device.

Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2017 ;23(2):140-146

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1310/sci2302-140DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672881PMC
August 2018

Engineering and Technology in Wheelchair Sport.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2018 05;29(2):347-369

Disability Resources & Educational Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2018.01.013DOI Listing
May 2018

Full-participation of students with physical disabilities in science and engineering laboratories.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2018 02 24;13(2):186-193. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

a Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology , University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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February 2018

Development of a wheelchair maintenance training programme and questionnaire for clinicians and wheelchair users.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2017 11 27;12(8):843-851. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories , VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2016.1277792DOI Listing
November 2017

Task-Oriented Performance Evaluation for Assistive Robotic Manipulators: A Pilot Study.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2017 Jun;96(6):395-407

From the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (C-SC, HW, MJH, DD, ARK, RAC); and Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology (C-SC, HW, DD, ARK, RAC) and College of General Studies (MJH), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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June 2017

Design, testing and evaluation of angle-adjustable backrest hardware.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2016 7;11(4):325-32. Epub 2014 Jul 7.

c Accessible Designs, Inc. , San Antonio , Tx , USA.

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January 2017

Power seat function usage and wheelchair discomfort for power wheelchair users.

J Spinal Cord Med 2017 01 1;40(1):62-69. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2016.1192360DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5376148PMC
January 2017

Commentary on WHO GATE Initiative.

Authors:
Rory A Cooper

J Spinal Cord Med 2017 01 16;40(1):2-4. Epub 2016 Sep 16.

a Human Engineering Resrch Lab, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2016.1224542DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5376137PMC
January 2017

Measuring static seated pressure distributions and risk for skin pressure ulceration in ice sledge hockey players.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2016 29;11(3):241-6. Epub 2014 May 29.

a VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology , Pittsburgh , PA , USA .

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October 2016

Comfort and stability of wheelchair backrests according to the TAWC (tool for assessing wheelchair discomfort).

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2016 18;11(3):223-7. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories , VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System , Pittsburgh , PA , USA .

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October 2016

Evaluation of custom energy expenditure models for SenseWear armband in manual wheelchair users.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2015 ;52(7):793-803

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA;

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October 2016

Immediate Biomechanical Implications of Transfer Component Skills Training on Independent Wheelchair Transfers.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 10 12;97(10):1785-92. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Type and Frequency of Reported Wheelchair Repairs and Related Adverse Consequences Among People With Spinal Cord Injury.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 Oct 3;97(10):1753-60. Epub 2016 May 3.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Identifying characteristic back shapes from anatomical scans of wheelchair users to improve seating design.

Med Eng Phys 2016 09 15;38(9):999-1007. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, United States ; Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States . Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.06.017DOI Listing
September 2016

Participatory design and validation of mobility enhancement robotic wheelchair.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2015 ;52(6):739-50

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.11.0278DOI Listing
August 2016

A Patient-Controlled Analgesia Adaptor to Mitigate Postsurgical Pain for Combat Casualties With Multiple Limb Amputation: A Case Series.

Mil Med 2016 08;181(8):e948-51

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-15-00315DOI Listing
August 2016

Interrater Reliability of the Power Mobility Road Test in the Virtual Reality-Based Simulator-2.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 07 26;97(7):1078-84. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.005DOI Listing
July 2016

Stability and Workload of the Virtual Reality-Based Simulator-2.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 07 26;97(7):1085-1092.e1. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.01.032DOI Listing
July 2016

Estimation of Energy Expenditure for Wheelchair Users Using a Physical Activity Monitoring System.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 07 11;97(7):1146-1153.e1. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.016DOI Listing
July 2016

Evaluating the usability of a smartphone virtual seating coach application for powered wheelchair users.

Med Eng Phys 2016 06 11;38(6):569-75. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.03.001DOI Listing
June 2016

Use of Assistive Technology for Cognition Among People With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Survey Study.

Mil Med 2016 06;181(6):560-6

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh 15206, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00704DOI Listing
June 2016

Design and evaluation of a seat orientation controller during uneven terrain driving.

Med Eng Phys 2016 Mar 13;38(3):241-7. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, United States . Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2015.12.007DOI Listing
March 2016

Design and user evaluation of a wheelchair mounted robotic assisted transfer device.

Biomed Res Int 2015 22;2015:198476. Epub 2015 Feb 22.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA ; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/198476DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4352417PMC
January 2016

Investigation of the Impact of Sports, Exercise, and Recreation Participation on Psychosocial Outcomes in a Population of Veterans with Disabilities: A Cross-sectional Study.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2015 Dec;94(12):1026-34

From the Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut (JZL, ET); Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (JZL, ET, RAC); and Departments of Rehabilitation Science and Technology (RAC), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (RAC), and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (RAC).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000263DOI Listing
December 2015

Improving Target Acquisition for Computer Users With Athetosis.

Assist Technol 2015 ;27(1):52-8

a Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs , University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10400435.2014.984
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2014.984260DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4670556PMC
September 2015

Stability analysis of electrical powered wheelchair-mounted robotic-assisted transfer device.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2014 ;51(5):761-74

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; and Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2013.11.0240DOI Listing
July 2015

Preliminary evaluation of variable compliance joystick for people with multiple sclerosis.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2014 ;51(6):951-62

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA;

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July 2015

A participatory approach to develop the Power Mobility Screening Tool and the Power Mobility Clinical Driving Assessment tool.

Biomed Res Int 2014 8;2014:541614. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

VA Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA ; Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 6425 Penn Avenue, Bakery Square, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA ; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/541614DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4172927PMC
June 2015

Advanced Joystick Algorithms for Computer Access Tasks.

PM R 2015 Jun 13;7(6):555-61. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, VA Pittsburgh HealthCare System, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA(‡).

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June 2015

Evaluation of lightweight wheelchairs using ANSI/RESNA testing standards.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2013 ;50(10):1373-89

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA.

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January 2015

Detection of physical activities using a physical activity monitor system for wheelchair users.

Med Eng Phys 2015 Jan 10;37(1):68-76. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Electronic address:

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January 2015

An interview study for developing a user guide for powered seating function usage.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2014 Nov 29;9(6):499-512. Epub 2013 Nov 29.

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA , USA and.

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November 2014

Evaluation of scooters using ANSI/RESNA standards.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2013 ;50(7):1017-34

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA.

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September 2014

Adaptive sports technology and biomechanics: wheelchairs.

PM R 2014 Aug;6(8 Suppl):S31-9

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC(†).

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August 2014

Adaptive sports technology and biomechanics: prosthetics.

PM R 2014 Aug;6(8 Suppl):S40-57

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA(†).

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August 2014

Acute mountain sickness in athletes with neurological impairments.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2013 ;50(2):253-62

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2012.03.0042DOI Listing
March 2014

Performance evaluation of the Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance (PerMMA).

Med Eng Phys 2013 Nov 12;35(11):1613-9. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.05.008DOI Listing
November 2013

Pressure mapping to assess seated pressure distributions and the potential risk for skin ulceration in a population of sledge hockey players and control subjects.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2013 Sep 23;8(5):387-91. Epub 2013 Apr 23.

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17483107.2013.769123DOI Listing
September 2013

The Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance (PerMMA): a robotic wheelchair with advanced mobility and manipulation.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012 ;2012:3324-7

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2012.6346676DOI Listing
July 2013

Assessment of wheelchair driving performance in a virtual reality-based simulator.

J Spinal Cord Med 2013 Jul;36(4):322-32

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2045772313Y.0000000130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3758529PMC
July 2013

The impact of transfer setup on the performance of independent wheelchair transfers.

Hum Factors 2013 Jun;55(3):567-80

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, 6425 Penn Ave., Suite 400 (151R-B), Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720812460549DOI Listing
June 2013

Test-retest reliability of the functional mobility assessment (FMA): a pilot study.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2013 May 22;8(3):213-9. Epub 2012 May 22.

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17483107.2012.688240DOI Listing
May 2013

Wheelchair tennis match-play demands: effect of player rank and result.

Int J Sports Physiol Perform 2013 Jan 1;8(1):28-37. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

School of Health Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK.

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January 2013

Predicting energy expenditure of manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury using a multisensor-based activity monitor.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Nov 15;93(11):1937-43. Epub 2012 May 15.

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.004DOI Listing
November 2012

Virtual electric power wheelchair driving performance of individuals with spastic cerebral palsy.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Oct;91(10):823-30

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0b013e31825a1497DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4599564PMC
October 2012

Factors associated with provision of wheelchairs in older adults.

Assist Technol 2012 ;24(3):155-67

Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA.

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October 2012

Exploration of health perceptions and assistive technology use by driving status as related to transportation independence in New Delhi, India.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2012 Jul 11;7(4):314-22. Epub 2012 Feb 11.

Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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July 2012

Wheelchair research progress, perspectives, and transformation.

Authors:
Rory A Cooper

J Rehabil Res Dev 2012 ;49(1):1-5

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June 2012

Dynamic stiffness and transmissibility of commercially available wheelchair cushions using a laboratory test method.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2012 ;49(1):7-22

Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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June 2012

Pilot study for quantifying driving characteristics during power wheelchair soccer.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2012 ;49(1):75-82

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, 6425 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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June 2012

Paralympics and veterans.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2011 ;48(10):xi-xiv

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May 2012

Analyzing wheelchair mobility patterns of community-dwelling older adults.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2011 ;48(9):1077-86

Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.

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May 2012

Development of custom measurement system for biomechanical evaluation of independent wheelchair transfers.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2011 ;48(8):1015-28

Human Engineering Research Laboratories (151R1-H), VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Dr, 151R1-H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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April 2012

International mobility technology research: a Delphi study to identify challenges and compensatory strategies.

Assist Technol 2011 ;23(4):232-42

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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February 2012

Tuning algorithms for control interfaces for users with upper-limb impairments.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2011 Dec;90(12):992-8

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA.

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December 2011

Comparison of prosthetic feet prescribed to active individuals using ISO standards.

Prosthet Orthot Int 2011 Dec 26;35(4):418-24. Epub 2011 Oct 26.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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December 2011

Upper limb kinetic analysis of three sitting pivot wheelchair transfer techniques.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2011 Nov 12;26(9):923-9. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veteran Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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November 2011

Comparison of virtual wheelchair driving performance of people with traumatic brain injury using an isometric and a conventional joystick.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011 Aug;92(8):1298-304

Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, VA Pittsburgh HealthCare System, 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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August 2011

The relationship between quality of life and change in mobility 1 year postinjury in individuals with spinal cord injury.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011 Jul;92(7):1027-33

College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA.

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July 2011

Demographic profile of older adults using wheeled mobility devices.

J Aging Res 2011 14;2011:560358. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA.

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July 2011

Manual wheelchair-related mobility characteristics of older adults in nursing homes.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2010 ;5(6):428-37

Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.

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June 2011

Sensor technology for smart homes.

Maturitas 2011 Jun 4;69(2):131-6. Epub 2011 May 4.

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA.

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June 2011

Manual wheeled mobility--current and future developments from the human engineering research laboratories.

Disabil Rehabil 2010 ;32(26):2210-21

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA.

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May 2011

Relationship between wheelchair durability and wheelchair type and years of test.

Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2010 ;5(5):318-22

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA.

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January 2011

Evaluation of aluminum ultralight rigid wheelchairs versus other ultralight wheelchairs using ANSI/RESNA standards.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(5):441-55

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Rehabilitation Research & Development Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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December 2010

Wheeled mobility: factors influencing mobility and assistive technology in veterans and servicemembers with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):349-60

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1206, USA.

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December 2010

Multiple sclerosis and mobility-related assistive technology: systematic review of literature.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(3):213-23

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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November 2010

The role of assistive robotics in the lives of persons with disability.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2010 Jun;89(6):509-21

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2010

Design features that affect the maneuverability of wheelchairs and scooters.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2010 May;91(5):759-64

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh HealthCare System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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May 2010

Upper limb nerve entrapment syndromes in veterans with lower limb amputations.

PM R 2010 Jan;2(1):14-22

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA.

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January 2010