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The implementation of a fitness program for children with disabilities: a clinical case report.
PURPOSE The purpose of this report is to describe a community-based fitness program developed and implemented for children with disabilities. Several outcomes are reported for one of theExpand
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Perspectives on the Evolution of Mobile (mHealth) Technologies and Application to Rehabilitation
Individuals with chronic conditions and disabilities who are vulnerable to secondary complications often require complex habilitative and rehabilitative services to prevent and treat theseExpand
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Physical Activity, Exercise, and Health‐related Measures of Fitness in Adults With Spina Bifida: A Review of the Literature
Spina bifida (SB) is the most common birth defect in United States that results in permanent lifelong disability according to the Spina Bifida Association. Advancements in medical care have led to aExpand
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The Effect of the Interactive Mobile Health and Rehabilitation System on Health and Psychosocial Outcomes in Spinal Cord Injury: Randomized Controlled Trial
Background Individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) are at risk for secondary medical complications, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs) and pressure injuries, that could potentially beExpand
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Engineering and Technology in Wheelchair Sport.
Technologies capable of projecting injury and performance metrics to athletes and coaches are being developed. Wheelchair athletes must be cognizant of their upper limb health; therefore, systemsExpand
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Factors Associated with Mobility Outcomes in a National Spina Bifida Patient Registry
ObjectiveTo provide descriptive data on ambulatory ability and muscle strength in a large cohort of individuals with spina bifida enrolled in a National Spina Bifida Patient Registry and toExpand
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Validity of activity monitors in wheelchair users: A systematic review.
Assessing physical activity (PA) in manual wheelchair users (MWUs) is challenging because of their different movement patterns in comparison to the ambulatory population. The aim of this review wasExpand
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Validity of a Wheelchair Perceived Exertion Scale (Wheel Scale) for Arm Ergometry Exercise in People with Spina Bifida
This study assessed the concurrent and construct validity of the Borg 6–20 Scale and WHEEL Scale during arm ergometry exercise stress testing in (n = 24) adolescents and adults with spina bifida.Expand
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Identifying research needs for wheelchair transfers in the built environment
Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study is to describe the results of focus groups held during the Independent Wheelchair Transfer (IWT) Workgroup. The aims were to facilitate exchange of ideasExpand
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Identifying characteristic back shapes from anatomical scans of wheelchair users to improve seating design.
Spinal deformities are common in people who require the use of a wheelchair for mobility as a result of spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. Sitting positions vary between individuals withExpand
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