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…

Cardiovascular responses to heat exposure training in athletes with SCI

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Lay summary by Annie Zhou Edited by Crystal Han This is the lay summary of the original article by Dr. Christopher West, and his colleagues Cameron Gee, Melissa Lacroix, Wendy Pethick, Patrick Côté, Trent Stellingwerff. Read the original article here. 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…

Individualized training for powered wheelchairs results in greater satisfaction with prior set goals

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether a powered wheelchair user’s ‘goal satisfaction’ improved after five sessions of individualized wheelchair skills training. The researchers also wanted to determine whether or not these changes in satisfaction were maintained 3 months after the training ended. Continue reading