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In-seat activity of wheelchair users measured over multiple epochs dataset
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-01-18)
Pressure ulcers, by definition, are caused by external forces on the tissues, often in the regions of bony prominences. Wheelchair users are at risk to develop sitting-acquired pressure ulcers, which occur in the regions ...
Assessment of the ISO Impact Damping Test
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
The ISO impact damping test characterizes wheelchair cushion abilities to reduce impact loading on issues and to help maintain postural stability, reporting the number of rebounds greater than ...
Survey of Users of Wheelchair Seat Elevators
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017)
This is a technical report to document and share the data collected using an on-line anonymous survey of wheelchair users who use seat elevators..
Design of a Robotic System to Measure Propulsion Work of Over-ground Wheelchair Maneuvers
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
A wheelchair-propelling robot has been developed to measure the efficiency of manual wheelchairs. The use of a robot has certain advantages compared to the use of human operators with respect to repeatability of measurements ...
Mobility Metrics for Manual Wheelchair Use in Everyday Life
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
In this study, a method for the robust detection of manual wheelchair movement with accelerometer-based data logging is used to obtain metrics of wheelchair mobility that complement mean- and total-distance-only based ...
Inventor-Driven Product Development
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
Inventors of assistive technology often lack resources to support product development and this may hinder their ability to develop useful and commercially viable devices. The purpose of this on‐going project is to support ...
Low Profile Tension Seat for Wheelchair Users who Propel with One or Both Feet
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03)