Alejandra Vega

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INTRODUCTION The ability to perform sitting pivot transfers (SPTs') amongst people with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is a crucial factor in the maintenance of an independent and high functioning lifestyle [1]. This high reliance on the upper arms to lift and support the weight of the body throughout the transfer is partially responsible for the high prevalence(More)
The goal of this paper was to analyse the mechanical properties of Castanea sativa determined using an ultrasonic wave method. The results were compared with those obtained using the traditional static compression and bending methods with the same sample. The results were also compared with expected values for this species, and relationships between(More)
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