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Latest ICORD Research Studies:

WiinWalk

Project title: Evaluation of Video Gaming Programs for Improving Function in Older Adults with a Single-leg Below-knee or Above-knee Amputation: WiinWalk Study The aim of this project is to determine if the Nintendo Wii physical activity or cognitive intervention enhances walking capacity Read More…

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WheelSeeU

Project title: Wheelchair self-efficacy enhanced training program to improve wheelchair use in older adults (WheelSeeU): The WheelSeeU feasibility study Researchers are interested in evaluating the effect of a peer-lead wheelchair training program on manual wheelchair use in older adults. You may be eligible Read More…

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POWER Mobility Toolkit

Project title: POWER (Paediatric Participation Outcomes for Wheelchair Evaluation in Rehabilitation) Mobility: Phase 3 Feasibility Study (POWER Mobility Toolkit) Independent mobility is important for taking part in everyday life activities. More children than ever before are using power mobility to move around Read More…

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Exoskeleton and COMBO design survey

Project title: Exoskeleton and COMBO design survey The use of exoskeleton technology has potential for health, and functional mobility benefits for wheelchair users. Currently, this technology has practical barriers to everyday use, which limit its functional benefits. Dr. Borisoff (BCIT) has Read More…

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EPICWheels: A Feasibility Study

Project title: Enhancing Participation in the Community by improving Wheelchair Skills (EPIC WheelS): A Feasibility Study Researchers at UBC and the University of Manitoba want to evaluate the feasibility of a 1-month customized home training program for improving wheelchair mobility Read More…

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