Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

2017

Frampton JR, Tita A, Dicianno BE, Comparing a novel, simplified classification system to established classification systems in adults with spina bifida, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 7-11, 2017.

Kamaraj DC, Mahajan HP, Boyanoski T, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Psychometric Properties of the Quantitative Driving Metrics in VRSIM-2, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 7-11, 2017.

Tita A, Dicianno BE, Correlation between neurologic impairment grade and ambulation status in adults with spina bifida, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 7-11, 2017.

Burrola-Méndez AY, Goldberg M, Bonilla-Escobar F, Pearlman J, Evaluating the Effectiveness of Hybrid Wheelchair Training: A Pilot Study in India and Mexico, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Griscavage J, Bass S, Slowik J, Koontz AM, An Ergonomic Comparison of Three Seated Transport Devices, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Hogaboom NS, Worobey LA, Boninger ML, Adverse consequences from wheelchair breakdowns increase the odds of rehospitalization for people with spinal cord injury, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Kamaraj DC, Mahajan HP, Bray N, Rispen K, Borg J, Kankipati P, Pearlman J, A Conceptual Model for Comparing Effectiveness in Wheelchair Provision, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Liu H, Crytzer TM, Bennewith A, Wolff J, Training and Education for Novice Wheelchair Users, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Mhatre A, Development of an Online Wheelchair List for Wheelchair Users and Providers, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Mhatre A, Development of Wheelchair Standards for Less-Resourced Settings, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Múnera S, Toro ML, Pearlman J, Colombian wheelchair sector: People, policies, products and provision, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Múnera S, Worobey LA, Toro ML, Pearlman J, An Online Wheelchair Maintenance Training Program for clinicians, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Rigot S, Worobey LA, Tsai C, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Biomechanical Effects of Transfer Training on Wheelchair to Toilet Transfers, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Tempest ML, Cooper RA, Cooper RM, McCormick BM, Back to the "ideal" Ultralight Manual Wheelchair, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Tsang K, Young H, Rimmer J, Ding D, Adapting off-the-shelf fitness wearable for manual wheelchair users, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Veerubhotla AL, Ding D, Using Wearable Sensors to Track Upper Extremity Motion in Rehabilitation: A Literature Review, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Wei L, Brown T, Ka H, Koontz AM, Evaluating Wheelchair Transfer Technique by Microsoft Kinect, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

Worobey LA, Hibbs R, Shea M, Pederson J, Group wheelchair skills training - is it effective? International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, March 1-3, 2017.

 

2016

Brane L, Downey J, Boninger M, Collinger J, Impact of Distraction on Brain Computer Interface Control of a Robotic Arm during a Motor Task, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 16-20, 2016.

Fisher M, Dicianno B, Barriers to Procurement of Personal Wheelchairs at a Multidisciplinary Center for Assistive Technology: A Quality Improvement Project, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 16-20, 2016.

Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Predicting real-world electric powered wheelchair driving performance based on virtual driving performance, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 16-20, 2016.

Hickey CQ, Dicianno B, Seat Elevators: How to Utilize the Functional Mobility Assessment to Track Function and Justify Medical Necessity, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC, March 1-4, 2016.

Miles A, Goldberg M, Gartz R, Pearlman J, Schmeler M, How to Develop a Contextually Appropriate, Reliable, and Valid Wheelchair Service Provision Assessment, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC, March 1-4, 2016.

Crytzer TM, Dicianno BE, Cheng Y, Bryner MJ, Wilson RC, Sciurba FC, Impact of Level Lesion and Spinal Curvature on Pulmonary Function in Spina Bifida, American Thoracic Society 2016 International Conference, San Francisco CA, May 13-18, 2016.

Hiremath SV, Intille SS, Kelleher AM, Cooper RA, Ding D, Physical activity monitor system to quantify wheelchair-based activities in individuals with spinal cord injury, Rehabilitation Research at NIH: Moving the Field Forward, Bethesda, MD, May 25-26, 2016.

Downey JE, Schwed N, Schwartz AB, Collinger JL, Electrophysiological recording stability in human intracortical brain-computer interface users, International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA, May 30-June 3, 2016.

Flesher S, Collinger J, Foldes S, Weiss J, Downey J, Tyler-Kabara E, Bensmaia S, Schwartz A, Boninger M, Gaunt R, Intracortical Microstimulation as a Feedback Source for Brain-Computer Interface Users, International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA, May 30-June 3, 2016.

Royston D, Foldes S, Downey J, Weiss J, Tyler-Kabara E, Boninger M, Gaunt R, Collinger J, Upper Limb Movement Encoding by Intracortical Recordings in Human Sensorimotor Cortex, International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA, May 30-June 3, 2016.

Kamaraj DC, Mahajan HP, Dicianno BE, Terhorst L, Cooper RA, Ecological Validity of the Virtual Reality based Electric Powered Wheelchair Driving Simulator, European Seating Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, June 13-15, 2016.

Beringer C, Mansuri M, Simpson T, Fisher L, Munin M, Boninger M, Collinger J, Gaunt R, Data-Driven Identification of Fine-Wire Intramuscular Electrode Locations, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Chandrasekaran S, Nanivadekar A, Helm E, Boninger M, Collinger J, Gaunt R, Fisher L, Electrical Stimulation of the Cervical Dorsal Root Ganglia (DRG) for Sensory Restoration in Upper-Limb Amputee, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Downey J, Weiss J, Boninger M, Gaunt R, Collinger J, Encoding of Cursor and Hand Shaping Velocities by Primary Motor and Somatosensory Cortices, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Fisher S, Weiss J, Downey J, Waters S, Tyler-Kabara E, Bensmaia S, Schwartz A, Boninger M, Collinger J, Gaunt R, Neurophysiological, Psychophysical and Electrochemical Assessment of Intracortical Microstimulation Stability in Human Somatosensory Cortex, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Foldes S, Weber D, Collinger JL, MEG-based neurofeedback for grasp rehabilitation after cervical spinal cord injury, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Mansouri M, Gritsenko V, Yakovenko S, Beringer C, Simpson T, Boninger M, Munin M, Fisher L, Collinger J, Gaunt R, Application of Musculoskeltal Modeling and Static Optimization to Prosthetic Hand Control, North American Neuromodulation Society and Neural Interfaces Joint Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 25-29, 2016.

Kirsch N, Alibeji NA, Dicianno BE, Sharma N, Switching Control of Functional Electrical Stimulation and Motor Assist for Muscle Fatigue Compensation, American Control Conference, Boston, MA, July 6-8, 2016.

Gaunt RA, Flesher SN, Collinger JL, Foldes ST, Downey JE, Tyler-Kabara EC, Bensmaia SJ, Schwartz AB, Boninger ML, Intracortical microstimulation in human somatosensory cortex, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, November 12-16, 2016.

 

2015

Bass S, Koontz AM, Gender Effects on Independent Wheelchair Transfers, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Crytzer TM, Dicianno BE, Robertson RJ, Cheng YT, Validity of a Wheelchair Perceived Exertion Scale in People with Spina Bifida, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Goldberg MR, Strategies for Effective Online Training and Learning in Assistive Technology, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Hogaboom NS, Oyster ML, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Wheelchair transfers affect changes in ultrasonographic markers for biceps tendon degeneration, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Koontz AM, Tsai C, Hogaboon NS, Transfer skill deficits among Veterans who use wheelchairs, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Toro M, Pealman J, Pedersen J, Shea M, Basic wheelchair maintenance training for manual and power wheelchair users, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Tsai C, Boninger ML, Hastings J, Cooper RA, Rice L, Koontz AM, Preparation skills impact upper limb joint loading during toilet transfers, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Wang H, Coyle E, Candiotti J, Chung C, Ding D, Collins E, Cooper RA, Development of a Terrain Dependent Power Wheelchair Driver Assistance System, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Worobey LA, Toro ML, Oyster ML, Pearlman J, Boninger ML, The Current State of Wheelchair Testing, Repairs, Consequences, and Maintenance, International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN, February 26-28, 2015.

Hogaboom NS, Worobey LA, Boninger ML, The Relationship Between Wheelchair Transfer Quality and Shoulder Pathology is Mediated by Body-Weight in People with Spinal Cord Injuries, ASCIP Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 2-13, 2015.

Hiremath SV, Wang W, Tyler-Kabara E, Wheeler J, Moran D, Gaunt R, Collinger JL, Foldes S, Weber DJ, Chen W, Boninger ML, Human perception of electrical cortical surface stimulation at the somatosensorycortex, Neuoscience (SfN), Chicago, IL, October 17-21, 2015. 

Akins JS, Kamaraj DC, Cooper RA, Brienza DM. Unilateral Transtibial Amputees Use Symmetric Joint Moments and Response Latencies Following Perturbations, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, October 25-30, 2015.

 

2014

Degenhart AD, Hiremath SV, Yang Y, Foldes S, Collinger JL, Boninger ML, Weber D, Schwartz A, Tyler-Kabara E, Wang W, Remapping cortical modulation for brain-machine interfaces: a somatotopy-based approach in individuals with upper-limb paralysis, Neural Interfaces Conference, Dallas TX, June 23-25, 2014.

Downey JE, Boninger ML, Tyler-Kabara EC, Schwartz AB, Collinger JL, Analysis of neural response to neuroprosthetic arm interactions with objects, Neural Interfaces Conference, Dallas TX, June 23-25, 2014.

Hiremath SV, Degenhart A, Yang Y, Collinger JL, Foldes S, Tyler-Kabara EC, Weber DJ, Gaunt R, Boninger ML, Wang W, Use of sensory inputs to train brain computer interface decoders in individuals with limb paralysis, Neural Interfaces Conference, Dallas TX, June 23-25, 2014.

Akins JS, Ashoff AW, Kamaraj DC, Brienza DM, Cooper RA, Single-leg Balance Control Strategies of Prosthetic Users: Development of a Perturbed Balance Protocol and Preliminary Data, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Koontz AM, Kankipati P, Tsai C, Boninger ML, The Effects of Tetraplegia on Wheelchair Transfer Joint Kinetics, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Lin Y-S, Boninger ML, Hogaboom NS, Koontz AM, Relationship of Supraspinatus Tendon Characteristics and Subacromial Space in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Lin Y-S, Donohoe SR, Hogaboom NS, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, The Effects of Wheelchair Sitting on Shoulder Tendon Characteristics after Intense Wheelchair Propulsion, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Hogaboom NS, Lin Y-S, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Differences in Handrim Biomechanics between People with Tetraplegia and Paraplegia during Overground Propulsion, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Tsai C, Koontz AM, The Relationship Between Transfer Skills and Upper Limb Joint Loading in Wheelchair Users, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Wang L, Lin Y-S, Hwang S, Koontz AM, Turning Kinetcs During Intense Wheelchair Propulsion, World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston MA, July 6-11, 2014.

Mandala M, Goldberg M, Pearlman J, Cooper RA, Research Experience for Veterans and Teachers: Motivation, Program Description, Outcomes and Expectations for the Future, ASME IDETC/CIE, Buffalo NY, August 17-20, 2014.

Duvall J, Sinagra E, Pearlman J, Development of Sidewalk Roughness Standards and Pathway Measurement Tool, Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place Conference, Pittsburgh PA, September 8-11, 2014.

Hiremath SV, Intille SS, Cooper RA, Ding D, Quantifying energy expenditure of wheelchair based physical activities in free-living environments, Wireless Health Conference, Bethesda MD, October 29-31, 2014.

Downey JE, Boninger ML, Tyler-Kabara EC, Schwartz AB, Collinger JL, Improving performance of a neuroprosthetic robotic arm during object manipulation, Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington DC, November 15-19, 2014.

Hiremath SV, Degenhart A, Yang Y, Collinger JL, Foldes S, Tyler-Cabra EC, Weber DJ, Gaunt R, Boninger ML, Wang W, Activation of the human primary motor cortex by sensory inputs in individuals with limb paralysis and implications for brain computer interfaces, Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington DC, November 15-19, 2014.

Rager DM, Downey JE, Collinger JL, Weber DJ, Boninger ML, Ventura V, Gaunt RA, Proprioceptive feedback modulates motor cortical activity during the control of an intracortical microelectrode brain-machine interface, Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington DC, November 15-19, 2014.

Yang Y, Dickey MW, Fiez J, Murphy B, Mitchell T, Collinger JL, Tyler-Kabara E, Boninger ML, Wang W, Concept encoding in individual neurons of human motor cortex, Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington DC, November 15-19, 2014.

 

2013

Goldberg M, Increasing Assistive Technology and Interprofessional Online Training, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Hiremath SV, Ding D, Pilot Testing of a Physical Activity Monitoring System for Manual Wheelchair Users, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Focus Group on Developing a New Power Wheelchair Driving Skills Assessment, Focus Group, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Lin Y-S, Boninger ML, Worobey L, Koontz AM, "Investigating Activity-Related Sonographic Change in Wheelchair User's Shoulder, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Toro ML, Dausey D, Pearlman J, 4R Model for Lifelong Mobility: Increasing Wheelchair Lifecycle in Less Resourced Settings, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Tsai C-Y, Rice LA, Hoelmer C, Boninger ML, Basic Psychometric Properties of the Transfer Assessment Instrument (Version 3.0), International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Worobey L, Increases in Wheelchair Breakdowns, Repairs and Adverse Consequences, Forum Topic, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 5-9, 2013.

Rice LA, Boninger ML, Comparison of Level of Injury on Community Participation and Satisfaction with Life in the First Year After Spinal Cord Injury, Educational Conference of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Las Vegas NV, September 2-4, 2013.

Hwang S, Lin Y-S, Wang L-H, Koontz AM, Speed and Force Relations During Prolonged High-Intensity Figure-of-Eight Wheelchair Propulsion, American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Omaha NE, September 4-7, 2013.

Cooper RA, Cooper RM, Wang H, Grindle GG, Houston E, Chung C, Kelleher AR, Candiotti J, Human-Robot Cohabitation: The Future of Assistive Robots, Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe Conference, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, September 19-22, 2013.

Medina H, Tull RG, Pearlman J, Goldberg MR, QoLT Engineering Education Outreach Facilitates Systems Analysis Study for Wheelchair Use in Mexico, Global Student Forum/World Engineering Education Forum, Cartagena, Colombia, September 21-27, 2013.

Randazzo M, Collinger JM, Weber D, Foldes S, Mapping Somatosensory Cortex after Chronic Paralysis with Sensory- and Motor-Based Tasks for BCI Applications, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, September 25-28, 2013.

Hintzman Z, Candiotti J, Wang H, Chuy O, Implementation of a Slip Reduction Algorithm for Electric Powered Wheelchairs, SACNAS National Conference, San Antonio TX, October 3-6, 2013.

 

2012

Kamerath JH, Garcia-Mendez Y, Cooper RA, Pearlman J, Vibration Exposure in Wheelchair Users : An Observational Cohort Study, AAP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV, February 28-March 3, 2012.

Beyene NM, Lane A, Cooper RM, The Case for NAViSection: Analysing errors, cues, and assistance during driving evaluation to determine driving capability, Aging Mobility and Quality of Life, Ann Arbor MI, June 24-27, 2012.

Christiana D, Wilson W, Beyene NM, NAViSection: A Comprehensive Driving Evaluation Tool, Third International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, Blacksburg VA, August 27-30, 2012.

Cooper RA, Technology is Essential for Community Participation, Quality of Life, and Health for People with SCI (Platform Presentation), Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit, Las Vegas NV, August 27-30, 2012.

Wang H, Grindle G, Candiotti J, Chung C, Shino M, Houston E, Cooper RA, The Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance (PerMMA): A Robotic Wheelchair with Advanced Mobility and Manipulation, International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), San Diego CA, August 28-September 1, 2012.

Ding D, Ayubi S, Hiremath S, Parmanto B, Physical Activity Monitoring and Sharing Platform for Manual Wheelchair Users, International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), San Diego CA, August 28-September 1, 2012.

 

2011

Koontz AM, McClure L, The Transfer Assessment Instrument for Measuring Transfer Performance, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 3-5, 2011.

Hong E, Pearlman J, Dicianno BE, Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Comfort and stability of manual wheelchair backrest through the TAWC (Tool for Assessing Wheelchair disComfort), International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 3-5, 2011.

Garcia Y, Pearlman J, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Vibrartion Dampening Characteristics of Wheelchair Cushions, International Seating Symposium, Nashville TN, March 3-5, 2011.

McCallin, JP, De Luigi AJ, Oyster ML, Worobey L, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Power Wheelchair Skills in the Veteran vs Nonveteran Population, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Miller ME, Laferrier JZ, Teodorski E, Grindle GG, De Luigi AJ, Cooper RA, Sports Participation and Impact on Rehabilitation and Self-Esteem of Soldiers and Veterans: A Cross-Sectional Survey, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Kim MJ, Koontz AM, Toro-Hernandez ML, De Luigi AJ, Cooper RA, Relationship between Physical Function and the Performance of Independent Transfers in SCI Population, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

De Luigi AJ, Grindle GG, Laferrier JZ, Cooper RA, Field Evaluation at the National Veteran's Wheelchair Games of a Highly Adjustable Chair for Throwing Athletes, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Riggins MS, Boninger ML, Oyster M, Kankipati P, Cooper RA, Quality of Life of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Who Transition from Walking to Wheelchair Use, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Chan WM, Dicianno BE, Virtual Socialization in Adult Spina Bifida, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Mahmood DF, Dicianno BE, Bellin M, Self Management, Preventable Conditions, and Assessment of Care Among Young Adults with Spina Bifida, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-16, 2011.

Collinger JL, Boninger ML, Bruns T, Curley K, Wang W, Weber D, Attitude Towards Brain-Computer Interface Technology among Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury, American Spinal Injury Association, Washington DC, June 4-8, 2011.

Lichy A, Ljungberg I, Groah SL, Oyster M, Boninger M. Disparities in wheelchair type, wheelchair skill level, and community participation by payer source, American Spinal Injury Association, Washington DC, June 4-8, 2011.

Oyster ML, Smith IJ, Kirby RL, Cooper RA, Groah SL, Pedersen JP, Boninger ML, Wheelchair Skill Performance of Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, American Spinal Injury Association, Washington DC, June 4-8, 2011.

Nagy J, Winslow A, Brown JM, Adams L, O'Brien K, Boninger ML, Nemunaitis G, Pushrim Kinetics During Advanced Wheelchair Skills in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, American Spinal Injury Association, Washington DC, June 4-8, 2011.

Chung CS, Liu H, Cooper RA, Context Awareness on Transportation Mode with Wheelchair-Mounted Accelerometer, isQoLT Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 7, 2011.

Beyene NM, Lane A, Cooper RA, Perspectives on a Clinician's Interface to manage Vehicle Technology for On-Road Evaluation, isQoLT Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 7, 2011.

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Vega A, Lin YS, Phase Identification of Sitting Pivot Wheelchair Transfers, American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach CA, August 10-13, 2011.

Koontz AM, Kankipati P, Tsai C, Lin YS, Biomechanical Analysis of Sitting Pivot Wheelchair Transfers, American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach CA, August 10-13, 2011.

Cooper RA, Cooper RM, Assistive Technology: How it impacts the community, improving QOL and changing society's attitudes towards disability (Keynote), Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan, August 24-26, 2011.

Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Liu H, Kelleher AR, Virtual Seating Coach ... a very promising clinical tool, Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan, August 24-26, 2011. 

Beyene NM, Lane A, and Cooper RM, The Experience Age: Medical Record Review of Outcomes from the Adaptive Driving Program, Emerging Issues in Safe and Sustainable Mobility for Older Persons Fall 2011 Conference, Washington, DC, August 30-Sept 1, 2011.

 

 

 

2010

Kumar A, Karmarkar A, Wang H, Sporner M, Grindle GG, Kelleher AR, Cooper RA, Quantifying Driving Characteristics During Wheelchair Soccer, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver BC, March 10-13, 2010.

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Shoulder Joint Loading for Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver BC, March 10-13, 2010.

Karmarkar A, Dicianno BE, Cooper RM, Kelleher AR, Ozawa H, Cooper RA, Factors Impacting Provision of Wheelchairs in Older Adults: Analysis of Decision Making Process, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver BC, March 10-13, 2010.

Souza A, Teodorski E, Sporner M, Cooper RA, Effect of Cross-Slopes on the Mobility of Manual Wheelchair Users, International Seating Symposium, Vancouver BC, March 10-13, 2010.

Cooper RA, Cooper RM, Instructions for More Appropriate Use of Wheelchairs, Abstracts from the World Congress on Neurorehabilitation, Vienna, Austria, March 21-25, 2010, published in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2010.

Santa Ana J, DuRussel D, Toosi K, Cooper RA, Prevalence of Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapments in Veterans with Major Limb Amputations, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, April 6-10, 2010, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. S4, Vol. 89, No. 4, Supplement, April 2010..

Chen YT, Smith IJ, Oyster ML, Switzer G, Myaskovsky L, Boninger ML, Distrust, Discrimination, and Communication in Healthcare Among National Veterans Wheelchair Games Participants with Spinal Cord Injury, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, April 6-10, 2010, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. S22, Vol. 89, No. 4, Supplement, April 2010.

Dicianno BE, Wilson R, Hospitalization of Adults with Spina Bifida and Congenital Spinal Cord Abnormalities, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, April 6-10, 2010, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. S87, Vol. 89, No. 4, Supplement, April 2010.

Guirand AS, Dicianno BE, Mahajan H, Cooper RA, Tuning Algorithms for Control Interfaces for Users with Upper Limb Impairments, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, April 6-10, 2010, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. S1-S2, Vol. 89, No. 4, Supplement, April 2010.

Cochrane C, Hiremath S, Dicianno BE, Ding D, Cooper RA, Activity Measurement During a Handcycling Race, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, April 6-10, 2010, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. S20, Vol. 89, No. 4, Supplement, April 2010.

Kumar A, Holm M, Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Schmeler M, Assessing the Test-Retest Reliability of Functional Mobility Assessment Tool, UPMC Institute of Rehabilitation Research Day, June 2, 2010.

Kumar A, Pearlman JP, Mason Z, Karmarkar A, Cooper RA, Cooper RM, Mechanical Testing of Heavy Duty Prosthetic Feet, UPMC Institute of Rehabilitation Research Day, June 2, 2010.

Mahajan H, A Power Wheelchair Driving Simulator, UPMC Institute of Rehabilitation Research Day, June 2, 2010.

Koontz AM, Hernandez MT, Kankipati P, Cooper RA, Enhancing the Wheelchair Transfer Process to Elements in the Built Environment, Applied Factors and Ergonomics International Conference, Miami, FL, July 17-20, 2010.

Koontz AM, McClure L, Measuring Transfer Performance: Adherance with Evidence Based Principles Concerning Presentation of Upper Limb Function, Annual Meeting of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Inc., Las Vegas, NV, September 22-24, 2010.

McNeill Ingham SJ, Khan M, Niyonkuru C, Boninger ML, Munin MC, Incidence of Heterotopic Ossification in Patients with Lower Extremity Amputation, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2010.
 

2009

Beyene N, Jefferds A, Pearlman J, International Training and Research on the Impact of Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities in India, National Science Foundation Engineering Education Awardees Conference, Reston, VA, February 1-3, 2009.

Ambrosio F, Plassmeyer J, Brown E, Deasy BM, Boninger ML, Goodpaster B, Fitzgerald GK, Huard J, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation: The Skeletal Muscle Fountain of Youth?, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, February 24-28, 2009,published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S8, Vol. 88, No. 3, Supplement 1, March 2009.

Pyo J, Pasquina PF, DeMarco M, Wallach R, Santa Ana J, Teodorski E, Cooper RA, Upper Limb Nerve Entrapment Syndromes in Veterans with Lower Limb Amputations, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, February 24-28, 2009, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S49, Vol. 88, No. 3, Supplement 1, March 2009.

Chang M, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Fullerton B, Impink BG, Collinger J, Pasquina PF, Real Time Ultrasonography Exam of Elbows on Manual Wheelchair Users, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, February 24-28, 2009, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S53, Vol. 88, No. 3, Supplement 1, March 2009.

Dicianno BE, Mahajan H, Cooper RA, Gordon GJ, Algorithms to Improve  Target Tracking for Individuals with Spasticity or Rigidity, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, February 24-28, 2009., published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S55-S56, Vol. 88, No. 3, Supplement 1, March 2009.

Collins DM, Mobility-Related AT Device Use Among Individuals with Different Types of Multiple Sclerosis, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, p. 175, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Souza A, Ding D, Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Kelleher AR, Boninger ML, Impact and Use of Pushrim Power Assist Wheelchairs Among Individuals with Tetraplegia, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, p. 119, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Dicianno BE, Lieberman JM, Schmeler M, Rosen L, Scientific Summary of the Current Mobility Related RESNA Position Papers, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 103-104, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Rice I, Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Feedback Training Software, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 121-122, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Grindle GG, Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 123-124, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Koontz AM, Wheelchair Transfer Strategies to Preserve Shoulder Function, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 127-129, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Dicianno BE, Enhanced Controls for Persons with Movement Related Disorders, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 145-146, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Karmarkar A, Assessment of Wheelchair Maintenance and Repair Issues in Nursing Homes, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, p. 147, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Liu H, Are Titanium Ultralight Wheelchairs Better Than Aluminum Ultralight Wheelchairs?, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 149-150, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

McClure L, Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines into an Acute Rehab Setting, Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, pp. 235-236, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.

Plassmeyer J, Groscost D, Brown E, Fitzgerald GK, Boninger ML, Huard J, Ambrosio F, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Rejuvenates Muscle Stem Cell Regenerative Potential, Mechanisms of Molecular Aging Conference, March 2009.

Koontz AM, Gagnon D, Brindle E, Cooper RA, Positioning the Wheelchair Closer to the Target Surface Reduces Shoulder Muscular Demand for Sitting Pivot Transfers, 4th International State-of-the-art Congress Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise & Sports, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 7-9, 2009.

 

Cooper RA, Wheeled Mobility: Current and Future Developments, 4th International State-of-the-art Congress Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise & Sports, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 7-9, 2009.

Lin YS, Koontz AM, Kankipati P, Reliability and Repeatability of Self-Selected Wheelchair Transfer Techniques, American Society of Biomechanics Conference, University Park, PA, August 26-29, 2009.

Myaskovsky L, Eggers SL, Burkitt KH, Oyster ML, Switzer GE, Fine MJ, Boninger ML, A Descriptive Model of Wheelchair Service Delivery, Congress on Spinal Cord Medicine and Rehabilitation, September 23-26, 2009.

Worobey L, Koontz AM, Rice I, Collinger J, Boninger ML, Curve Shape and Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Overground and on a Dynamometer, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

Toosi K, Impink B, Collinger JL, Yang J, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Wrist Kinetics and Median Nerve Health in Manual Wheelchair Users, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

Degenhart  AD, Collinger JL, Vinjamuri R, Sudre G, Leuthardt E, Moran D, Boninger ML, Schwartz AB, Crammond DJ, Tyler-Kabara EC, Weber DJ, Wang W, Decoding Finger Movement from Human Cortical Activity Recorded Using Micro-Electrocorticography, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

 

Collinger JL, Degenhart AD, Boninger ML, Vinjamuri R, Sudre G, Tyler-Kabara EC,  Weber DJ, Wang W, Directional Response of Micro-EcoG Recordings During a Non-Structured Center-Out Task, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

 

Vinjamuri RK, Degenhart AD, Collinger JL, Sudre GP, Leuthardt EC, Moran DW, Boninger ML, Schwartz AB, Crammond DJ, Tyler-Kabara EC, Weber DJ, Wang W, Human Micro-Electrocorticographic Signals Recorded during Action Execution and Observation, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

Karmarkar A, Dicianno BE, Cooper RM, Kelleher AR, Cooper RA, Factors Impacting Prescription of Wheelchairs for Older Adults: A Retrospective Analysis, ACRM-ANSR Joint Educational Conference, Denver, CO, October 7-11, 2009.

Boninger ML, Chan L, Cooper RA, Frontera W, Fuhrer M, Jette A, Ottenbacher K, Roth E, Tate D, Best Practices for Building a Successful Physiatric Research Center in an Academic Medical Center, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Austin, TX, October 22-25, 2009.

Cooper RA, Technologies to Understand and Improve Wheeled Mobility for People with Disabilities, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Bionics Symposium, Seoul, Korea, November 3, 2009.

 

2008

Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Overview of Assistive Technology for People With Spinal Cord Injuries, Proceedings of the International Spine and Spinal Injuries Conference, p. 84, New Dehli, India, February 22-24, 2008.

 

Cooper RA, Pearlman J, Cooper RM, International Research and Development: Indian Spinal Injuries Center - University of Pittsburgh Collaboration, pp. 40-41, Proceedings of the International Spine and Spinal Injuries Conference, New Dehli, India, February 22-24, 2008.

Pyo J, Cooper RA, Grindle GG, Quantification of Wheelchair Driving Characteristics During Wheelchair Basketball and Quad Rugby at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Anaheim, CA, February 19-23, 2008, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S10, Vol. 87, No. 3 (Supplement), March 2008.

Brose SW, Boninger ML, Fullerton B, McCann T, Mercer J, Impink B, Shoulder Ultrasound Abnormalities, Physical Examination Findings and Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Anaheim, CA, February 19-23, 2008, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S5, Vol. 87, No. 3 (Supplement), March 2008.

Ambrosio F, Ferrari RJ, Locke C, Nozaki M, Fitzgerald K, Carvell GE, Boninger ML, Huard J, Motor Unit Activation Increases the Efficacy of Stem Cell Therapy to Heal Injured Skeletal Muscle, 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco CA, March 2-5, 2008.

Broyld T, Mercer JL, Impink BP, Boninger ML, Identifying Clinically Relevant Features of Biceps Tendon Ultrasound Images, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salisbury University, April 10-12, 2008.

 

McGee JB, Boninger ML, Kant PM, Personal Collaborative Learning Websites to Support a Student Scholarly Project Requirement, Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Information Resources Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 1-3, 2008.

 

McClure L, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Karmarkar A, Kankipati P, Development of a Transfer Scoring System and Preliminary Data, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Yang J, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Cowan R, Armfeld D, Impink BG, Longitudinal Changes in Shoulder Imaging in Individuals with Paraplegia, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Yang J, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Cowan R, Helkowski WM, Impink BG, Longitudinal Median Nerve Health in Wheelchair Users with Paraplegia, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Sibenaller S, Ding D, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Riviere C, Kinematic Characteristics of Athetoid Movement During Target Acquisition, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Rice I, Boninger ML, Price R, Gallagher J, Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Feedback Training Software, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Turkovich M, Shoulder Joint Loading for Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Collinger JL, Gagnon D, Impink BG, Boninger ML, Psychometric Properties of a Quantitative Ultrasound Testing Protocol to Assess Acute Biceps Tendon Changes Among Manual Wheelchair Users, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Gagnon D, Boninger ML, Collinger JL, Impink BG, Koontz AM, Do Stroke Characteristics Change During a High-Intensity 12-Minutes Corridor Wheelchair Propulsion Test in Experienced Manual Wheelchair Users?, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

 

Gagnon D, Brindle E, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Upper Extremity Demand During Sitting Transfers in Individuals with Bilateral Lower Extremity Amputation: An Exploratory Study, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, June 6, 2008.

Cooper RA, Kelleher AR, Chaves E, Cooper RM, Monitoring Community Participation in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Congress on Spinal Cord Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kissimmee, FL, August 11-13, 2008, published in Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, p. 333, Vol. 31., No. 3., 2008.

Ferrari R, Distefano G, Nozaki M, Fitzgerald KG, Boninger ML, Huard J, Ambrosio F, The Relationship Between Vascularity and Fibrosis Formation after Skeletal Muscle Injury. International Society for Stem Cell Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, June, 2008, Institute for Rehabilitation Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, August 2008 and Science 2008 Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA September 2008.

Cooper RA, Lessons Learned from Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology to improve the Utility of Wearable Computing Systems, IEEE Symposium on Wearable Computers, Pittsburgh, PA, September 30, 2008.

Karmarkar A, Collins DM, Tolerico ML, Cooper RA, Assessing Wheelchair-Related Mobility Characteristics for Older Adults in Nursing Care Facilities, ACRM-ASNR Joint Conference, Toronto, Canada, October 15-19, 2008.

Plassmeyer J, Groscost D, Brown E, Fitzgerald GK, Boninger ML, Huard J, Ambrosio F, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Rejuvenates Muscle Stem Cell Regenerative Potential, Science 2008 Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, PA, September 2008 and Institute on Aging Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, PA, December 2008.

Ambrosio F, Plassmeyer J, Brown E, Deasy BM, Boninger ML, Goodpaster B, Fitzgerald GK, Huard J, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation: The Skeletal Muscle Fountain of Youth?, Science 2008 Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA September 2008, and Institute on Aging Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, PA, December 2008 (Best Junior Faculty Presentation Award).

 

2007

Dicianno BE, Pathophysiology of Specific Impairments and Disabilities: Common Technology Interventions, International Seating Symposium, p. 189, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Dicianno BE, Dickerson G, Minkel J, Sprigle S, Warren L, That's Not My Responsibility!, International Seating Symposium, p. 113, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Betz K, Cooper RA, Rice I, Dicianno BE, Adaptive Sports: Professional Roles in Supporting Athlete Participation and Performance, International Seating Symposium, p. 181-184, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Pearlman J, Designing Wheeled Mobility Devices for Remote Environments: A Case Study From India, International Seating Symposium, p. 147, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Koontz AM, Betz K, Preserving Upper Limb Function in Wheelchair Users: Application of the Clinical Practice Guidelines, International Seating Symposium, p. 155-156, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Wolf EJ, Whole Body Vibration and Power Wheelchairs, International Seating Symposium, p. 173, Orlando, FL,  March 8-10, 2007.

Dicianno BE, Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Brown KW, Force Control Strategies While Driving Electric Powered Wheelchairs with Isometric and Movement Sensing Joysticks, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 10-14, 2007, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. 326, Vol. 86, No. 4, April 2007.

Yang J, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Dyson-Hudson TA, Price R, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms and Physical Examination Findings in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, American Spinal Cord Injury Association Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, May 30-June 2, 2007.

Furui T, Furui M, Shiraishi K, Tuchiya Y, Collins DM, Kawasaki O, Can Gross Motor Function Classification System Predict Functional Limitations Among Older Adults with Cerebral Palsy, World Physical Therapy International Congress, Vancouver, BC, June 2-6, 2007.

Mercer J, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Fullerton BD, Quantitative Ultrasound of the  Biceps Tendon in Wheelchair Users and Non-Wheelchair Users, UPMC Institute of Rehabilitation Research Day, Pittsburgh, PA, June 6, 2007.

Cooper RA, A Model for Improving Community Participation: An Example with Wheeled Mobility, No Barriers Festival, Olympic Valley, CA, June 28-July 2, 2007.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Triolo RJ, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Surface EMG Analysis on Shoulder Muscle During Prolonged Wheelchair Propulsion, International Society of Biomechanics Congress, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1-5, 2007.

Koontz AM, Rice I, Cowan R, Boninger ML, Effects of Wheelchair Propulsion Training on Pushrim Kinetics, American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Stanford University, CA, August 22-25, 2007.

 

Yarossi M, Kwarciak AM, Forrest G, Dyson-Hudson T, Ramanujam A, Kirshblum S, Boninger ML, Sisto SA, Cole J, Methods for Interpreting Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics in Tetraplegia, International Meeting on Upper Limb in Tetraplegia, Philadelphia, PA, September 17-20, 2007.

 

Cowan R, Zelch T, McPherson N, Boninger ML, Perceived Difficulty of Wheelchair Propulsion by Older Adults: Impact of Wheelchair Weight, ACRM/ANSR Joint Conference, Washington, DC, October 2-4, 2007.

 

2006

Furui T, Furui M, Shiraishi K, The Life Long Perspective of the Progressive Functional Limitations Based on Types of Mobility Among Individuals with Cerebral Palsy, International Cerebral Palsy Conference, Oulu, Finland, February 2-5, 2006.

Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, The Emergence of Quality of Life Technology, International Symposium on the Development of Orphan Products, Tokyo, Japan, February 2006.

Baker KW, Boninger ML, Cowan R, Lifestyle Factors of Individuals who Use Wheelchairs, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Daytona Beach, FL, March 1-4, 2006, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. 281, Vol. 85, No. 3, March 2006.

Walker H, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Cooper RA, Correlation Between Ultrasonic Median Nerve Characteristics and Clinical Symptoms in Wheelchair Users,Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Daytona Beach, FL, March 1-4, 2006, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. 279, Vol. 85, No. 3, March 2006.

Dicianno BE, Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Advancements in Power Wheelchair Joystick Technology: Effects of Isometric Joysticks and Signal Conditioning on Driving Performance, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Daytona Beach, FL, March 1-4, 2006, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. 250, Vol. 85, No. 3, March 2006.

Furui T, Furui M, Shiraishi K, Tsuchia Y, Rice I, Childhood Interventions and Progressive Functional Limitation Among Adults with Cerebral Palsy at the age of 42, 6th International Congress on Cerebral Palsy, Bled, Slovenia, April 20-22, 2006.

Yang JM, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Ren D, Median Nerve Motor and Sensory Amplitudes in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)/ International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 24-28, 2006, published in Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2006.

 

Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RM The Benefits of Assistive Technology, 52nd Annual Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, September 5-7, 2006.

 

Cooper RA, Advances and Opportunities in Wheeled Mobility, Australian Assistive Technology and Assistive Technology Association Conference, Western Australia, October 17-20, 2006.

 

2005

Kubo J, Ohnabe H, Okada T, Cooper RA, Evaluation of a Newly Designed Water Cushion for Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 117-118, January 22-25, 2005

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Cooper R, Koontz AM, Eisler H, Considerations for the Selection and Fitting of Manual Wheelchairs for Optimal Mobility, Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 59-60, January 22-25, 2005

DiGiovine CP, Koontz AM, Development and Use of a Standard Clinical Protocol for the Assessment of Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics, Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 77-78, January 22-25, 2005

Boninger ML, Cooper R, Minkel J, Review of Medical, Technology, and Psychosocial Issues for Persons with MS, Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 123-124, January 22-25, 2005

Fitzgerald SG, Collins D, Sachs-Ericsson N, Man's Best Friend: The Benefits of Service Dogs,  Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 129-160,  January 22-25, 2005

Hubbard SL, Fitzgerald SG, Reker DM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Kazis LE, Characterization of Veterans Prescribed Wheelchairs and Scooters by the VA, VA Health Services R&D National Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 16-18, 2005.

Martini DL, Pack BC, Chu AW, Khalaf TM, Boninger ML, The Relationship Between Age, BMI, Self-Reported Aggressiveness, and Injury with Novel Measures of Agility and Strength in a Skiiing/Snowboarding Population, 51st Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Tucson AZ, February 22-26, 2005, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 84, No. 3, pp. 225, March 2005.

Reyes-Littaua MC, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Dyson-Hudson T, Impink BG, Wheelchair Use and Frequency of Transfers Among Persons with Paraplegia, 51st Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Tucson AZ, February 22-26, 2005, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 84, No. 3, pp. 230, March 2005.

Walker H, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Malkieiwcz AJ, Cooper RA, Ultrasound Evaluation of the Median Nerve Before and After Intense Wheelchair Activity, 51st Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Tucson AZ, February 22-26, 2005, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 84, No. 3, pp. 210, March 2005.

Wolf EJ, Electric Powered Wheelchairs: Research to Clinical Practice, International Conference on Posture and Mobility, Exeter, UK, pp. 30-31, April 11-15, 2005.

Cooper RA, Manual Wheelchair Selection and Transfer Techniques, International Conference on Posture and Mobility, Exeter, UK, pp. 68-69, April 11-15, 2005.

Mercer J, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Pearlman J, Cooper RA, Kinetic Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Over Three Surfaces, Proceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland State University, OH, CD-ROM, August 1-5, 2005.

Koontz AM, Yang Y, Triolo RJ, Boninger ML, Mercer J, Electomyography of Trunk Muscles During Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland State University, OH, CD-ROM, August 1-5, 2005.

Kubo J, Yang Y, Ohnabe H, Cooper RA, Cooper R, Okada T, Collins DM, Evaluation of a Newly Designed Water Cushion for Wheelchair DrivingProceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland State University, OH , CD-ROM, August 1-5, 2005.

Triolo RJ, Yang Y, Koontz AM, Nogan S, Boninger ML, Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland State University, OH, CD-ROM, August 1-5, 2005.

Yang Y, Chaves ES, McCrory JL, Acute Muscle Adaptations to a Resistance Exercise, Proceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland State University, OH, CD-ROM, August 1-5, 2005.

Fitzgerald SG, Are People with Tetraplegia Getting the Best Wheelchair to Meet Their Needs, American Paraplegia Society's 51st  Annual Conference,  Las Vegas , NV, CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Koontz AM, Fitzgerald SG, Kelleher AR , Spaeth DM, Advances in Power Wheelchair Technology for High Tetraplegia (Symposium), American Paraplegia Society 51st Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV , CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Koontz AM, Power Wheelchair Selection: Using Wheelchair Standards to Evaluate Performance, Durability, and Safety, American Paraplegia Society 51st Annual Conference,  Las Vegas, NV, CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Cooper RA, Carrying the Torch - Call to Continue the Progress of the Past 25 Years, American Paraplegia Society 51st Annual Conference,   Las Vegas, NV, CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Spaeth DM, Advancements in Control Options and Programming, American Paraplegia Society 51st Annual Conference,   Las Vegas , NV , CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Kelleher AR, Power Wheelchair Seating and Technology, American Paraplegia Society's 51st Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-ROM, Sept. 6-8, 2005.

Pearlman J, A Demonstration of the Manufacturing Model of Transferring Wheelchair Technology to Developing Countries,Proceedings of the 20th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA), Saga City, Japan, p. 178, September 2005.

Collins DM, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RA, Martin SG, Reinsfelder A, Milan R, Benefits of Service Dogs for Older Women, Proceedings of the 20th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA),  Saga City, Japan, pp. 180-181, September 2005.

Kubo J, Yang Y, Ohnabe H, Okada T, Cooper RA, Cooper R, Collins DM, Evaluation of Newly Designed Water Cushion for Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the 20thJapanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA), Saga City, Japan, pp. 184-185, September 2005.

Furui T, Boninger ML, Hunt PC, Rice I, Social Participation of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries Making the Transition from Walking to Using a Wheelchair, Proceedings of the 20th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA),  Saga City, Japan, pp. 188-189, September 2005.

Furui T, Furui M, Shiraishi K, The Gross Motor Function Classification System and Lifelong Changes in Functional Limitation Among Adults with Cerebral Palsy, American Academy for CP and Developmental Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 14-17, 2005; Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Supplement No. 102, Vol. 47, p. 23, September 2005.

Furui T, Shiraishi K, Boninger ML, The Mobility Transitions Among Ambulatory Individuals Living with Cerebral Palsy from Life Long Perspective, World Confederation for Physical Therapy-Asian Western Pacific Region Conference, Korea, October 30-November 1, 2005.

 

2004 

Allegretti A, Fitzgerald SG, Schmeler MR, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Shapcott N, Pelvic Positioning Evaluations for Wheelchair Selection: A Comparison Between In Person and Video Conferencing, Proceedings of the 20th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC, March 4-6, pp. 215-216, 2004.

Cohen LJ, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Seating and Mobility Script Concordance Test (SMSCT) Validation, Proceedings of the 20th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC, March 4-6, p. 247, 2004.


Dicianno BE, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Mercer JL, Wolf EJ, Weight and Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 83, No. 3, p. 228, March 2004.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Tharkeshwarappa, Ebihara K, Cooper RA, Corrective Forces Required to Balance in a Wheelchair Wheelie, 3rd International Congress, "Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: State of the Art III," Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19-21, 2004.

Koontz AM, Rice I, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Wheelchair Users with SCI Exhibit Paradoxical Trunk Movement During Propulsion, 3rd International Congress, "Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: State of the Art III," Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19-21, 2004.

Ding D, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper R, Spaeth DM, Hoover AE, Dvorznak MJ, Wheelchair Usage Pattern: Does Age Matter?, 3rd International Congress, "Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: State of the Art III," Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19-21, 2004.

Algood SD, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper R, Boninger ML, Impact of a Pushrim Activated Power Assist Wheelchair on the Metabolic Demands, Stroke Frequency, and Range of Motion Among Individuals with Tetraplegia, 30th American Spinal Cord Association Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 14-16, 2004.

Chaves E, Boninger ML, Cooper R, Fitzgerald SG, Gray D, Cooper RA, Application of a Participation System to Assess the Influence of Assistive Technology on the Lives of People with Spinal Cord Injury, 30th American Spinal Cord Association Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 14-16, 2004.

Boninger ML, Hunt PC, Cooper RA, Zafonte RD, Fitzgerald SG, Factors Associated with Wheelchair Type and Quality Among Individuals with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, 30th American Spinal Cord Association Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 14-16, 2004.

Sisto SA, Boninger ML, LaFountain M, Wilen J, Dyson-Hudson T, Forrest G, Start/Stop Pushrim Forces of Manual Wheelchair Users with Paraplegia, 3rd International Congress, "Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: State of the Art III," Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19-21, 2004.

Cooper RA (Moderator), Fitzgerald SG, Koontz AM, Cooper R, Wheelchairs and Seating, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 403, 2004.

Cooper R, Specialized Seating and Mobility, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 404, 2004.

Cooper RA, Electric Powered Wheelchair Selection and Tuning, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 403, 2004.

Koontz AM, Wheelchair Set-up and Prevention of Secondary Conditions, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 404-405, 2004.

Fitzgerald SG, Epidemiological Outcomes of Wheelchair Service Delivery, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 403-404, 2004.

Fitzgerald SG, Songer T, Rotko A, Transportation Characteristics for Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 421, 2004.

Sisto SA, Boninger ML, LaFountain M, Wilen J, Forrest G, Dyson-Hudson T, Kirshblum  S, Pushrim Forces of Manual Wheelchair Users with Paraplegia, American Paraplegia Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-9, 2004, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 408, 2004.

Tharakeshwarappa N, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Biomechanical Analysis of a Wheelchair Wheelie in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biomechanics, Portland, Oregon, CD-Rom, September 8-11, 2004.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Yang Y, Cooper RA, Trunk Movement Patterns and Propulsion Efficiency in Wheelchair Users With and Without Spinal Cord Injury, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biomechanics, Portland, Oregon, CD-Rom, September 8-11, 2004.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Triolo R, Cooper RA, EMG Activity of Trunk Muscles During Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biomechanics, Portland, Oregon, CD- Rom, September 8-11, 2004.

Reker DM, Fitzgerald SG, Hubbard S, Hoenig H, Marquez J, Cowper D, Marshall C, Mann W, Veterans Health Administration National Prothestics Patient Database (NPPD):  Preliminary Studies of Validity, ACRM-ASNR Joint Conference, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, September 9 - 12, 2004.

Pearlman J, Zipfel E, Cooper RA, Meeting the Need for Wheelchairs and Other Assistive Technologies in the Developing World: A Call for More Action, Engineers for a Sustainable World National Conference, Palo Alto, CA, September 30-October 2, 2004.

Zipfel E, Pearlman J, Cooper RA, Meeting the Need for Wheelchairs and Other Assistive Technologies in the Developing World, World Bank International Disability Conference, Washington, D.C., November 30-December 1, 2004.

VanSickle DP, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Digiovine CP, Wheelchair Use May Expose People with Disabilities to Harmful Vibrations, VA R&D Impacts 2002-2003, page 25, 2004.

Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Corfman TA, Prins K, Spaeth DM, Arva J, Ammer WA, O'Connor TJ, VA R&D Impacts 2002-2003, page 26, 2004.

 

2003

Nacopoulos C, Cooper RA, Zipfel E, Designing and Building the Trainer GAMEWheels for an Interactive Computer System that Promotes Exercise Among Wheelchair Users, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, October 1-4, 2003. 

Koontz AM, Ebihara K, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Impink B, Temporal Characteristics of Real-World Wheelchair Propulsion, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Toledo, OH, September 25-27, 2003.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, The Association Between Hand Acceleration and Wheelchair Propulsion Kinetics, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Toledo, OH, September 25-27, 2003.

Labatia I, Boninger ML, Horton J, Gray D, Participation and Assistive Technology in Spinal Cord Injury, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Vol. 26, No. 1 (Supplement 1), Spring 2003.

Dicianno BE, Boninger ML, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RA, Pain and Social Activity in Spinal Cord Injury, American Journal of Physcial Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 82, No. 3, pp. 242-243, March 2003.

Zhao HH, Liu BY, Boninger ML, Synott M, Zafonte R, Healthcare Trends in Women with Disability in the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, American Journal of Physcial Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 82, No. 3, pp. 231-232, March 2003.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, What is the Best Way to Propel a Wheelchair?, Proceedings of the 19th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, February 27-March 1, pp. 47-48, 2003.

Boninger ML, Cooper R, Prescribing Wheelchairs for People with Progressive Disorders, Proceedings of the 19th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, February 27-March 1, pp. 105-106, 2003.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Redesigning the Wheelchair Pushrim for Injury Prevention, Proceedings of the 19th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, February 27-March 1, pp. 143-144, 2003.

Guo S, Cooper RA, Wolf EJ, DiGiovine CP, Chaves E, Whole-Body Vibration Analysis of Four Different Wheelchair Cushions, Proceedings of the 19th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, February 27-March 1, pp. 189-190, 2003.

Fitzgerald SG, Songer T, Incidence of Motor-Vehicle Accidents in Individuals who Use Wheelchairs, Proceedings of the 19th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, FL, February 27-March 1, pp. 221-222, 2003.

2002

Boninger ML, Souza AL, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Koontz AM, Fay BT, Propulsion Patterns and Pushrim Biomechanics in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Saudi Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation, p. 259, Vol. 8, No. 4, October-December 2002.

Lam WN, Mak AFT, Tam WC, Cooper RA, Kinematics of the Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder During Manual Wheelchair Maneuvers, Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Meeting of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society, Houston, TX, October 23-26, p. 370, 2002.

Cooper RA, Wolf E, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Ulerich R, Ammer WA, Seat and Footrest Vibrations in Manual Wheelchairs, Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Meeting of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society, Houston, TX, October 23-26, p. 354, 2002. 

Guo S, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Development of Power Wheelchair Chin-Operated Force-Sensing Joystick, Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Meeting of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society, Houston, TX, October 23-26, p. 351, 2002.

Groves SC, Boninger ML, Fay BT, Fitzgerald SG, Reliability and Validity of Fitt's Task in Multiple Sclerosis, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 27-March 2, 2002.

Richter WM, Axelson PW, Cooper RA, Differences in Propulsion Kinetics Between Wheelchair Dependent and Non-Wheelchair Dependent Users, 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada, August 4-9, 2002.

Ambrosio F, Boninger ML, Fay B, Souza A, Fitzgerald SG, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, A Biomechanical Analysis of Wheelchair Propulsion in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 5-9, 2002.

Cooper RA, Wheelchairs and Whole Body Vibrations, Proceedings of the Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5, p. 41, 2002.

Koontz AM, Manual Wheelchair Use and Upper Extremity Pain and Injury, Proceedings of the Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5, pp. 40-41, 2002.

Corfman TA, Cooper RA, A Video-Based Analysis of Electric Powered Wheelchair Tips and Falls, Proceedings of the Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5, p. 40, 2002.

Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Pain as a Result of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion in Spinal Cord Injury, Proceedings of the Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5, p. 40, 2002.

Fitzgerald SG (Moderator), Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Corfman TA, Risk Factors Associated with Wheelchair Use, Proceedings of the Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 3-5, p. 39, 2002.

Cohen LJ, Fitzgerald SG, Trefler E, Boninger ML, McCue M, Evaluating the Comprehensiveness/Effectiveness of Wheelchair and Seating Prescription: A Validity Test of a Clinical Rationale Measure, Proceedings of the 18th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC Canada, March 7-9, pp. 243-245, 2002.

Schmeler MR, Boninger ML, Cooper R, Vitek M, Using Peer Reviewed Literature and Other Evidence to Justify Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Interventions, Proceedings of the 18th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC Canada, March 7-9, pp.173-184, 2002.

Mills T, Holm MB, Trefler E, Schmeler MR, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Buning ME, Shapcott N, Cross-Validation of the Functional Evaluation in a Wheelchair (FEW) Instrument  with Consumer Goals, Proceedings of the 18th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, BC Canada, March 7-9, pp. 237-241, 2002.

Souza AL, Boninger ML, Fay BT, Muscle Imbalance in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 99-100, 2002.

Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, Guo S, Ammer W, Pilot Production of Isometric Joysticks to Enhance Wheelchair Driving Ability of Indiciduals with Impaired Hand Function, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 50-51, 2002.

Ambrosio F, Boninger ML, Fay BT, Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 111-112, 2002.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Baldwin MA, Braking Kinetics in Wheelchair Propulsion: Evaluation of a New Ergonomic Pushrim, Proceedings of the 4thNational Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, pp. 120-121, 2002.

Reeves SA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RA, Thorman T, Guo S, Determining the Effectiveness of the GAMECycle as an Exercise Device, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, pp. 175-175, 2002.

Blauch C, Cooper RA, Ammer W, McCartney M, Corfman T, The Design of a Forward Folding Ultralight Wheelchair, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 45, 2002.

Buning ME, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Vawheelchairinfo: A Website Informing Both Veterans who Use Wheelchairs and VA Seating and Mobility Professionals, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 145, 2002.

Corfman T, Guo S, Cooper RA, The Characterization of Reverse Instability in Electric Powered Wheelchairs, Proceedings of the 4th National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, p. 46, 2002.

2001

Thorman T, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, AT Innovations: Improving the Quality of Life for Individuals with SCI, Abstracts of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, p. 48, 2001.

Fitzgerald S, Cooper RA, O'Connor TJ, Thorman T, The Psychosocial Benefits of Innovated Assistive Technology (#305) , Abstracts of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, p.47, 2001.

Frost KL, Fitzgerald SG, Collins DM, Psychosocial and Functional Impact of Service Dogs Ownership in a Wheelchair Population, Abstracts of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, pg. 49, 2001.

Collins DM, Fitzgerald SG, Assistive Technology and Quality of Life of Individuals with Disabilities, Abstracts of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, pg. 49, 2001.

Fitzgerald SG, Thorman T, Collins DM, Frost K, The Psychosocial Benefits of Innovated Assistive Technology (#305a), Abstracts of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, p. 48, 2001.

Fitzgerald SG, Innovations and Findings in Current Seating Research, Proceedings of the 17th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, Florida, pp. 39-40, 2001.

Fitzgerald SG, How to Avoid the Pitfalls in Assistive Technology Research, Proceedings of the 17th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, Florida, pp. 121-122, 2001.

Cohen LJ, Fitzgerald SG, Trefler E, Boninger ML, Teaching Clinical Rationale For Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription: A Randomized Controlled Trial Of Four Instructional Methods, Proceedings of the 17th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, Florida, pp. 159-160, 2001.

Cooper R, Fitzgerald SG, Thorman T, Application of Research Findings into Clinical Practice, Proceedings of the 17th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, Florida, pp. 155-156, 2001.

Frost K, Fitzgerald SG, Psychosocial and Functional Benefits of Service Dogs, Proceedings of the 17th International Seating Symposium, Orlando, Florida, pp. 189-191, 2001.

Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, Ammer WA, Guo S, Wong C, Boninger ML, The Benefits of Commercial Quality Prototyping-A Case Study of an Isometric Joystick, Proceedings of the 3rd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p. 16, 2001.

Guo S, Cooper RA, VanSickle D, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, The SmartWheel: Transfer of Technology to Study Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics, Proceedings of the 3rd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p. 31, 2001.

Reeves S, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Boninger ML, Ammer WA, Development of the Gamecycle Exercise System, Proceedings of the 3rd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p. 24, 2001.

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Cooper R, Study of an Experimental Electric Powered Mobility Base During Activities of Daily Living, Proceedings of the 3rd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p. 15, 2001.

2000 

Corfman T, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald S, Arva J, Spaeth DM, Boninger ML, Excursion and Stroke Frequency Differences Between Manual Wheelchair Propulsion and Pushrim-Activated Power-Assisted Wheelchair Propulsion, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 6, p. 60, 2000.

Cooper RA, Optimizing Wheelchair Mobility, American Paraplegia Society 46th Annual Conference Program and Abstracts, Las Vegas, NV, p.46, 2000.

Al-Syabi H, Tassick M, Mooney MP, Braun TW, Patrinos J, Hawa N, Cooper RA, Mao JJ, Bone Strain Patterns Before and After Surgical Cuts and Fixation, Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 19, p.161, 2000.

Fay BT, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Gender Differences in the Kinetic Features of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Chicago IL,pp. 207-208, 2000.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Fay BT, Relating Shoulder Joint Forces and Range of Motion During Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Chicago IL, pp. 209-210, 2000.

DiGiovine CP, Cooper RA, A Method for Characterizing a Wheelchair Dynamometer, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.203, 2000.

Wolf EJ, Cooper RA, Rentschler AJ, Boninger ML, Comparison of Energy Consumption in Electric Powered Wheelchairs, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.223, 2000.

Spaeth DM, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SF, Arva J, Corfman T, The Power Reduction Experienced by Manual Wheelchair Operators when Propelling a Manual Wheelchair Equipped With Power Assist Units, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.121, 2000.

Rentschler AJ, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SF, Boninger ML, Fatigue Life Analysis of Manual Wheelchairs, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.214, 2000.

O'Connor TJ, Fitzgerald SF, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Evaluating an Exercise System for Wheelchair Users, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.211, 2000.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Badwin MA, Cooper RA, Fay BT, Wrist Flexor Muscle Activity During Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.206, 2000.

Corfman TA, Fitzgerald SF, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Arva J, Spaeth D, Excursion and Stroke Frequency Differences Between Manual Wheelchair Propulsion and Power Assisted Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.201, 2000.

Fay BT, Boninger ML, Baldwin MA, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Maximum Contraction Measurement at the Wrist, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.142, 2000.

Dvorznak MJ, Cooper RA, Ulerich RD, McCartney MA, Adaption of Hybrid III Test Dummy to Represent Spinal Cord Injured Population, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.141, 2000.

Arva J, Fitzgerald SF, Cooper RA, Corfman TA, Spaeth D, Physiologic Comparison of Yamaha JWII Power Assisted and Traditional Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 2nd National Department of Veterans Affairs Rehab R&D Conference, Arlington VA, p.125, 2000.

Fitzgerald SG, Trefler E, Hobson D, Bursick T, Joseph R. Evaluation of the Benefits of Properly Fitted Wheelchairs in a Nursing Care Facility. Presented at the International Seating Symposium, February, 2000. Vancouver, British Columbia.

Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RA, Rentschler A, Boninger M. Comparison of Material Fatigue for Three Types of Manual Wheelchairs. International Seating Symposium proceedings, February, 2000. Vancouver, British Columbia.

1999

Cooper RA, DiGiovine CP, Boninger ML, Rentschler AJ, Liu D, Tai C, Effects of Cushion and Back Support on Wheelchair Ride Comfort, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1999.

Dvorznak MJ, Cooper RA, O'Connor TJ, Boninger ML, Crash Study, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1999.

Cooper RA, Vangura A, Spruill L, Evaluation of the Yamaha JWII Electric-Powered, Add-on Unit for Manual Wheelchairs, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1999.

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Baldwin MA, Manual Wheelchair User Upper Extremity Pain, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1999.  

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Rentschler AJ, Power Wheelchair Comparison Study, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1999. 

Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Wheelchair Ergonomics and Chronic Pain Prevention, 1998 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, p. 212, 1999. 

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Towers JD, Cooper RA, Baldwin MA, Propulsion Forces and MRI Evidence of Shoulder Impairment, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biomechanics, 1999.

Baldwin M, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Relating Wheelchair Setup to Propulsion Biomechanics, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, pp. 59-60, Nov/Dec, 1999.

Fay B, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Baldwin M, Gender Differences in the Kinematic Features of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, p. 60, Nov/Dec, 1999.

Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Baldwin M, Comparison of Side-to-Side Wheelchair Propulsion Forces Using an ARMA Modeling Technique, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, p. 60, Nov/Dec, 1999.

DiCianno BE, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Towers JD, Relationship Between Body Mass Index of Manual Wheelchair Users and Shoulder Pain and Injury, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Orlando, FL, 1999.

Cooper RA, Hotchkiss RD, Wheelchairs in Third World Countries: World Class Design for Indigenous Manufacture, Course Handouts 61st AAPM&R Annual Assembly and Technical Exhibition and 13th World Congress on IFPMR, Washington D.C., p. 39, 1999.

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Manual Wheelchair Prescription and Set-up to Prevent Injury, Course Handouts 61st AAPM&R Annual Assembly and Technical Exhibition and 13th World Congress on IFPMR, Washington D.C., p. 153, 1999.

Espejo-DeGuzman MC, Munin MC, Boninger, ML, Penrod LE, Singh J: Predictive Factors for Successful Early Prosthetic Ambulation Among Lower Extremity Amputees, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 80, p.1177, September, 1999.

Kamboh MI, Manzi S, Mehdi H, Fitzgerald SG, Sanghera DK, Kuller LH, Aston CE. Genetic Variation in Apolipoprotein H Affects the Occurrence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Apolipoprotein H Concentrations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Lupus, December, 1999.

Manzi S, Selzer F, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fitzgerald S, Kuller L. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic plaque. Arthritis Rheum, S462, 1999.

Selzer F, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fitzgerald S, Kuller L, Manzi S. Characterisitics of aortic stiffness as measured by pulse wave velocity in women with SLE. Arthritis Rheum, S467, 1999.

Cooper RA, Dvorznak MJ, O'Connor TJ, Boninger ML, and Jones DJ, Braking Electric Powered Wheelchairs: Effect of Braking Method, Seatbelt, and Legrests, Physical Therapy in Perspective, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 227-228, 1999.

Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Comparison of Manual Wheelchairs Using ANSI/RESNA Standards, Proceedings 15th Annual International Seating Symposium, pp. 173-174, 1999.

Fitzgerald SG, Trefler E, Bursick T, Joseph R. Evaluation of the benefits of properly fitted wheelchairs in a nursing care facility. Presented at the Conference on Aging, December, 1999. Washington, DC.

Fitzgerald SG, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kuller L, Manzi S. Follow-up assessment of atherosclerotic vascular disease using duplex scanning in women with SLE. Arthritis Rheum, S1232, 1999.

Sunderhaus C, Cooper RA, DiGiovine CP, DiGiovine MM, Wheelchair Ride: Comfort and Secondary Injury, Proceedings 15th Annual International Seating Symposium, pp. 157-158, 1999.

Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics and Arm Pain, Proceedings 15th Annual International Seating Symposium, pp. 33-36, 1999.

1998 

Oberheim M, Tassick M, Cooper RA, Mao JJ, Effects of Orthopedic Forces on the Articular Eminence, Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 78, p. 125, 1998.

Dvorznak MJ, Inertial and Impact Forces of a Hybrid II Test Dummy During Power Wheelchair Braking, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, Washington, D.C., October, 1998. 

DiGiovine CP, Cooper RA, DiGiovine MM, Rentschler AJ, Boninger ML, Comparison of Two Types of Cross Brace Designs Used on Rehabilitation Wheelchairs, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, Washington, D.C., October, 1998. 

Tai C, Cooper RA, DiGiovine MM, Boninger ML, Three-dimensional Vibration Experienced by the Wheelchair and its User, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, Washington, D.C., October, 1998. 

Baldwin MA, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Shimada SD, O'Connor TJ, Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics and Median Nerve Neuropathy, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, Washington, D.C., October, 1998. 

Rentschler AJ, Cooper RA, Gonzalez J, Lawrence B, Boninger ML, VanSickle D, Performance of Selected Lightweight Wheelchairs on ANSI/RESNA Tests, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, Washington, D.C., October, 1998. 

Towers JD, Boninger ML, Chandnani VP, Cooper RA, MRI Findings in the Shoulder of Wheelchair Users, Radiology Society of North America, 84th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, 1998.

Cooper RA, Research and People with Disability in American Society, American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers, Las Vegas, NV, in press, 1998.

Oberheim M, Tassick M, Cooper RA, Mao JJ, Mechanical Stress on Cranofacial Bones upon Orthopaedic Headgear Loading, Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 77 (Special Issue B), pp. 889, 1998.

Kapur R, Tassick M, Cooper RA, Mooney MP, Mao JJ, Effects of Expanding Midpalatal Suture on Strain of Craniofacial Bones, Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 77 (Special Issue B), pp. 758, 1998.

Fitzgerald SG, Manzi S: Cardiovascular Disease as an Indicator for Disability in Lupus Women. Arthritis Rheu, 1998.

Cooper RA, VanSickle DP, Boninger ML, Gonzalez JP, Lawrence BL, Rentschler A, Lui D, Woodbury D, Tassick M, Design and Selection Guidelines for Wheelchair Rider Comfort, 1997 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, pp. 290-291, 1998.

Jones DK, Cooper RA, Albright SJ, Boninger ML, Force Sensors for Control of Power Wheelchairs, 1997 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, pp. 262-263, 1998. 

Dvorznak MJ, Cooper RA, O'Connor TJ, Boninger ML, Braking Study, 1997 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, pp. 294-295, 1998. 

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Shimada SD, Manual Wheelchair User Upper Extremity Pain, 1997 VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Progress Reports, 1998.

 

1997 

Fitzgerald SG, Manzi S, Physical Activity and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Arthritis Rheum 40: S163, 1997.

Selzer F, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fitzgerald SG, Kuller L, Manzi S, Ultrasound Assessment of Atherosclerotic Plaque in Women with SLE, Arthritis Rheum 40, S303, 1997.

Manzi S, Selzer F, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fitzgerald SG, Kuller L, Intima-Media Thickness in Women with SLE. Arthritis Rheum 40: S304, 1997.

Shapcott, Garand, Computer Aided Wheelchair Prescription System (CAWPS), 1996 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, 1997. 

Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Shimada S, O'Connor TJ and DiGiovine CP, Manual Wheelchair User Upper Extremity Pain, 1996 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 34, pp. 277-278, 1997.

Cooper RA, VanSickle DP, Lawrence BM, Boninger ML, Gonzalez JP and Robertson RN, Design Guidelines for Wheelchair Ride Comfort and Fatigue Life, 1996 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 34, pp. 308-309, 1997.

Boninger ML, Robinson CJ, Whitney S, Redfern MS, and Musolino MC: Minimizing Falls in the Elderly, 1996 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 34, p. 234, 1997. 

1996

Cooper RA, Robertson RN, Boninger ML, VanSickle ML, Shimada S, Singelton T, and Langbein WE, Clinical Workstation for Reducing Wheelchair Propulsion Injuries, 1995 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 33, pp. 303-304, 1996.

Cooper RA, VanSickle DP, Robertson RN, Boninger ML, Lawrence B, and Gonzalez J, 1995 Design and Selection Guidelines for Wheelchair Ride Comfort, VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports Vol. 33, pp. 302-303, 1996.

Cooper RA, Rehabilitation Issues Related to Mobility and Integrated Controls, Spinal Cord Research Symposium, Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., pp. 11-12, 1996.

Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, and Shimada SD, Wrist Biomechanics During Wheelchair Propulsion: A Full Description Using a Local Coordinate System in 3-D Space, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 77, pp. 972-973, 1996.

Balu GR, Boninger ML, Hung L, Sotereanos DG, Giuliani MJ: Usefulness of Instrumented Compression in the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Vol. 75:2, p. 158, 1996

Cooper RA, Responses of Members of the SCI Community, Neural Prostheses: Motor Systems IV Conference, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 187-188, 1996.

Cooper RA, From Patient to Athlete - The Athlete's Perspective, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, in press, 1996.

Cooper RA, Rehabilitation Research and Its Impact on Consumers, Proceedings Fifth Annual Event of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, pp. 26-27, 1996.

Croft D, Cleary MJ, Higgs CT, Fitzgerald SG: Assessing the long-term impact of University HIV/AIDS peer education program: lessons from H.O.P.E. Presentation at the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Education, Recreation, and Dance, Annual Convention, Lancaster, PA December, 1996.

Fitzgerald SG, Songer T, Kelsey S, Manzi S: Socioeconomic factors, quality of life and systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum 39:S71, 1996.

Fitzgerald SG, Fiedor M, Kwoh CK, Corssett S, Papas SN, Wasko MC: Infectious and non-infections complications of joint surgical procedures in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 39: S174, 1996.

1995 

Fitzgerald SG: What parents look for in dance schools. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Dance Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, February, 1995.

Cooper RA, Robertson RN, Boninger ML, and Langbein WE, Clinical Workstation for Reducing Wheelchair Propulsion Injuries, 1994 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports , Vol. 32, pp. 301-302, 1995.

Brubaker CE, Ulerich PL, Brienza DM, and Cooper RA, Design and Development of a Wheelchair for Enhanced Access, 1994 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 32, pp. 307-308, 1995.

Cooper RA, VanSickle DP, Robertson RN, Boninger ML, and Albright SJ, Design and Selection Guidelines for Wheelchair Comfort, 1994 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports , Vol. 32, pp. 303-304, 1995.

Boninger ML, Wolff M, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Paralympic Weightlifters, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 74, No. 2, p. 173, 1995.

Baldini FD, Soule-Miller AG, Van Ness JM, and Cooper RA, The Relationship Between Performance Variables and 10K Race Time in Elite Wheelchair Athletes, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 1995.

1994

Cooper RA, Langbein WE, Robertson RN, VanSickle DP, Ensminger G, Albright SJ, Stewart KJ, Shimada S, and Boninger ML, Development and Testing of Clinical Workstation for the Reduction of Wheelchair Propulsion Injuries, 1992-1993 VA Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports, Vol. 30-31, pp. 395-396, 1994 . 

Watanabe KT, Cooper RA, Vosse AJ, Baldini FD and Robertson RN, Training Practices of Elite Wheelchair Sports USA Athletes, Palaestra, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 8, 1994.

Morjig KM, Baldini FD, Cooper RA, An Update of Dietary Practices of Elite Disabled Athletes, Sports Medicine, Training, and Rehabilitation, Vol. 4, pp. 314, 1994.

Whitman JD, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, An Automated Process to Aid in Wheelchair Selection, Proceedings AAMI Annual Meeting, 1994.

Groer S, Awareness of injury and injury prevention methods in small dance schools: an examination of dance teacher knowledge. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the International Association of Dance Medicine Science, San Francisco, CA, June, 1994.

1993

Cooper RA, Baldini FD, Robertson RN, Monical SM, and Bedi JF, Peak Wheelchair Ergometry Metabolic Values of Elite Wheelchair Athletes, Palaestra, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 10-11, 1993.

Cooper RA, Design of a Composite Monocoque Frame Racing Wheelchair, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. X, 1993.

1992 

Cooper RA, Baldini FD, Robertson RN, Vosse AJ, and Monical S, Pulmonary Function of Elite Wheelchair Athletes, Palaestra, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 10, 1992.

Pettit DP, Robertson RN, Cooper RA, Development of a Dynamometer for Measuring Dynamic Hand Function, Journal of Biomechanics, 1992.

Cooper RA, Ster III, JF, An Investigation of Retinal Detachment and Neck Exercise, Journal of Biomechanics, 1992.

Baldini FD, Cooper RA, Jones D, Robertson RN, Widman L, Economical Aspects of Wheelchair Propulsion, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 24, no. 5, S32, 1992.

Jones D, Baldini FD, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, Widman L, Economical Aspects of Wheelchair Propulsion, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 24, no. 5, S32, 1992. 

Jones D, Baldini FD, Cooper RA, Monical S, Ten Kilometer Performance and Predicted Velocity at VO2peak Among Well-Trained Wheelchair Racers, Sports Medicine, Training and Rehabilitation, Vol.3, No.3, pp. 233, 1992.

Groer S, Effects of supplemental conditioning methods on professional ballet dancers. Presentation at the Annual State Systems of Higher Education, April 1992.

1991 

Boninger ML, Leonard J, Davidoff G: Use of Bivalved Ankle-Foot Orthosis in Neuropathic Foot and Ankle Lesions, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 72:782, 1991.

Cooper M, Cooper RA, Faria I, A Comparison of Torque Production of Clip-In Pedals and Conventional Toe Clips and Cleats, Journal of Biomechanics, 1991.

MacLeish M, Cooper RA, Baldini FD, Correlation of Wheelchair Racer's Anthropometric, Chair, and Interface Dimensions, American Association of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, 1991.

Baldini FD, Cooper RA, Monical S, Bedi JF, Peak Oxygen Uptake of Elite Wheelchair Athletes During Arm Ergometry, American College of Sports Medicine, 1991.

Baldini FD, Cooper RA, Jones D, Body Composition of Elite Wheelchair Athletes, American Association of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, 1991.

1990 

Baldini FD, Skinner BF, Cooper RA, The Economy of Synchronous (SYN) and Asynchronous (ASYN) Wheelchair Propulsion, American College of Sports Medicine South West Conference, 1990.