Dee D Gutierrez

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Shoulder pain is common in persons with complete spinal cord injury. Adjustment of the wheelchair-user interface has been thought to reduce shoulder demands. The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect of seat fore-aft position on shoulder muscle activity during wheelchair propulsion. METHODS Shoulder electromyography (EMG)(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE The highly repetitive and weight-bearing nature of wheelchair (WC) propulsion has been associated with shoulder pain among persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Manipulation of WC seat position is believed to reduce the overall demand of WC propulsion. The objective of this investigation was to document the effect of fore-aft seat(More)
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