Research Study Recruitment

Free-Living Physical Activity Assessment of Wheelchair Users Using Off-the-Shelf Activity Monitors
Principal Investigator: Dan Ding, PhD

Activity Monitor

To help us improve physical activity measurement in manual wheelchair users and provide a potential tool to measure their physical activity levels.

You may be eligible if you’re a manual wheelchair user who…

  • Ages between 18 and 75 years old
  • Lives in the community
  • Use a wheelchair as primary means of mobility and can propel independently
  • Is at least 1 year post injury and medically stable

The study consists of two portions, (1) lab trial (~ 4 hours) and (2) home trial (~ 3 hours).

This is a research study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh. Participants who complete both portions will each receive a compensation of $125.

For more details, please contact us at the
Human Engineering Research Laboratories
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Bakery Square, Suite 400
6425 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 822-3700