Nathan S Hogaboom

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Transfers are one of the most physically demanding wheelchair activities. The purpose of this study was to determine if using proper transfer skills as measured by the Transfer Assessment Instrument (TAI) is associated with reduced loading on the upper extremities. Twenty-three wheelchair users performed transfers to a level-height bench while a series of(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze and evaluate the efficacy of evacuation plans described by individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Descriptive study from a convenience sample. SETTING Outpatient population center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. METHODS Twenty-one individuals with SCI who previously indicated that they had a plan of evacuation from either their(More)
The purpose of this study was to quantify the deficit rates for transfer component skills in a Veteran cohort and explore the relationship between deficit rates and subject characteristics. Seventy-four men and 18 women performed up to four transfers independently from their wheelchair to a mat table while a therapist evaluated their transfer techniques(More)
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