Glenn Goodman

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to report the findings of a program evaluation for an occupational rehabilitation program in the Midwest. METHOD An ex-post facto chart review was performed on 50 charts using demographic data, results from tests of performance and pain measures, and data from patient satisfaction questionnaires to find evidence of(More)
OBJECTIVE Ergonomic principles at the computer workstation may reduce the occurrence of work related injuries commonly associated with intensive computer use. A program implemented in 2001 by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist utilized these preventative measures with education about ergonomics, individualized evaluations of computer(More)
In this paper, we describe a system that integrates 3D motion sensors, wearable devices, and smart phones to perform privacy-aware human motion tracking with real time hap tic feedback. The system is designed to enhance safe patient handling and thus reduce the injury rates of health caregivers in nursing homes and hospitals. Due to privacy concern and(More)
PURPOSE Fourteen college students with disabilities identified factors that influenced them to adopt or reject Assistive Technology (AT) for the personal computer in order to assess the effectiveness of a college course on adapted computer use. METHOD Forty-eight items were developed for a Q sort to represent both positive and negative statements in each(More)
OBJECTIVE A systematic review of over 4600 abstracts was performed to address the effectiveness of the current cumulative trauma disorder (CTD) interventions focused on the upper extremities of computer users. PARTICIPANTS The researchers were the study participants. They included one Professor of Occupational Therapy and five Masters of Occupational(More)
In this paper, we present a novel system for healthcare professionals to enhance their compliance with best practices and regulations using Microsoft Kinect sensors and smart watches while strictly protecting patient privacy. A core contribution of this study is a registration mechanism for a healthcare professional to explicitly give our system the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effectiveness of a four-week work rehabilitation program. METHOD Investigators conducted a retrospective chart review of 312 clients participating in the Work Evaluation and Rehabilitation Clinic (WERC) Program from 1994-2000. Only 196 charts were sufficiently complete to be included in the(More)
PURPOSE We measured fine motor and emergent literacy outcomes in kindergarteners enrolled in two integrated kindergarten classrooms. The students received fully integrated occupational therapy services. Most occupational therapy services focused on planning and teacher consultation versus direct intervention. METHOD A one-group pretest-posttest(More)
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