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Aspects of Manual Wheelchair Configuration Affecting Mobility: A Review
(Journal Of Physical Therapy Science, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
Many aspects relating to equipment configuration affect users' actions in a manual wheelchair, determining the overall mobility performance. Since the equipment components and configuration determine both stability and ...
The influence of handrim design on the contact forces on hands'surface: a preliminary study
(International Journal Of Industrial Ergonomics, 2014-11-01) [Artigo]
This study is aimed at investigating how contact forces are distributed over the hand's surface during manual wheelchair propulsion with two different designs of handrim. Twenty able-bodied subjects performed a ...
HANDLE DIAMETER AND THE INFLUENCE ON THE ERGONOMICS OF CRUTCHES
(Building Community: Design Education For A Sustainable Future, 2017-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
The research in the field of ergonomics can contribute to the design process of Assistive Technologies using objective and subjective data measurements. The auxiliary crutches are assistive devices commonly used in the ...