The use of an inertial dynamometer to explore the design of children's wheelchairs.

@article{Jarvis1982TheUO,
  title={The use of an inertial dynamometer to explore the design of children's wheelchairs.},
  author={Sacha Jarvis and Hilda Rolfe},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1982},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          167-76
        }
}
In an attempt to provide information for improvements in the design of wheelchairs for children a simulated wheelchair rig has been developed incorporating an original form of dynamometer to examine propulsion factors. 54 children who were experienced users of hand-propelled wheelchairs and 32 able-bodied controls were individually fitted with seats on this test rig and each performed a series of up to fifty subtests. The principal conclusions are that nearly all children who use wheelchairs… CONTINUE READING

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