Wheelchair users’ perspectives on usability of the adaptive equipment for exercise

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Lay Summary by Arman Mohseni Edited by Crystal Han This is a lay summary on the paper by ICORDians Dr. Ben Mortenson, Dr. Jaimie Borisoff, and Dr. Bonita Sawatzky, and their colleagues Rachel Wong, Ashley Stewart, James Laskin, Johanne Mattie, Read More…

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Acute effects of SCI on cardiovascular autonomic function via evaluating changes in low-frequency blood pressure variability

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Lay Summary by Daman Dhunna Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of a paper by ICORD researchers Vera-Ellen Lucci, Dr. Jessica Inskip, Maureen McGrath, Dr. Brian Kwon, Dr. Victoria Claydon, and their colleagues Dr. Ian Ruiz and Rebekah Read More…

Factors influencing the size of activity spaces for people who use mobility devices

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Lay Summary by Michael Limmena Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of research conducted by ICORD PIs Dr. Ben Mortenson and Dr. William Miller, and their colleagues Dr. Mike Prescott and Dr. François Routhier. Click here to access Read More…

Intermittent catheterization in wheelchair athletes with SCI

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Lay Summary by Alanna Shwed Edited by Rona Herzog, Tiffany Fong, and Alyssa Chong This is a summary of research conducted by ICORD researchers Matthias Walter, Ian Ruiz, Jordan Squair, ICORD PI Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, and their colleagues Luis Rios Read More…

Developing and testing an E-learning program to increase physical activity among people with SCI

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Lay Summary by Matthew Ma Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of a research study by researchers at the University of Alabama. ICORD PI  Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis is a co-author. Click here to access the original paper. Read More…

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How different variables affect wheelchair tipping probability

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The tipping or falling of wheelchairs can cause an individual to sustain serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and bone fractures. The probability of wheelchair tipping can be heightened or reduced by a variety of factors and it is important that we understand these factors in order to increase wheelchair stability.  Continue reading