The development and preliminary evaluation of a training device for wheelchair users: the GAME(Wheels) system.

@article{Fitzgerald2006TheDA,
  title={The development and preliminary evaluation of a training device for wheelchair users: the GAME(Wheels) system.},
  author={Shirley Fitzgerald and Rory A. Cooper and Emily Zipfel and Donald M. Spaeth and Jeremy Puhlman and Annmarie Kelleher and Rosemarie Cooper and Songfeng Guo},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 1-2},
  pages={129-39}
}
PURPOSE Training of appropriate wheelchair propulsion methods may be beneficial to the individual who uses a wheelchair by reducing the incidence of pain and improving one's quality of life. This paper discusses the development and initial testing of a training device that was developed to aid in wheelchair propulsion techniques: GAME(Wheels) System. METHODS Two separate models of GAME(Wheels) have been developed: a GAME(Wheels) Clinical and a GAME(Wheels) Trainer. Details of the development… CONTINUE READING