Student Paper and Design Contest Winning Publications

2014

Hogaboom N, Oyster M, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Ultrasonographic Changes of the Median Nerve Indicative of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Are Related to Hand Placement During Transfers, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

Pynn K, Tsai C, Koontz AM, Assessing The Linear Correlation Between Trunk And Hand Position Analysis With Proper Wheelchair Transfer Techniques, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

Seppi L, Worobey L, Popchak A, Boninger ML, Freehand Three-Dimensional Ultrasound to Evaluate Dynamic Scapular Kinematics, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

Udofa I, Worobey L, Lin Y, Boninger ML, Three-Dimensional Freehand Ultrasound to Measure Scapular Kinematics and Relationship to Shoulder Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

McCutcheon J, Hwang S, Tsai C, Koontz AM, Feasibility of Using Kinect for Transfer Assessment (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

Tsang K, Hiremath SV, Ding D, Refining the Energy Expenditure Prediction Model for Manual Wheelchair Users from a Multisensor-Based Activity Monitor (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 11-15, 2014, in press.

 

2013

Hiremath SV, Ding D, Cooper RA, Validation of a Gyroscope Based Wheel Rotation Monitor for Manual Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013.

Hogaboom N, Fullerton B, Rice L, Oyster M, Boninger ML, Ultrasound Changes, Pain, and Pathology in Shoulder Tendons after Repeated Wheelchair Transfers, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013.

Meess K, Tsai C, Koontz AM, Trunk Movement in Different Seated Pivot Wheelchair Transfer Techniques, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013.

Wu Y, Liu H, Brown J, Kelleher AR, Wang H, Cooper RA, A Smartphone Application for Improving Powered Seat Functions Usage: A Preliminary Test, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013.

Sinagra E, Pearlman J, Duvall J, Stuckey D, Brown J, Cooper RA, Development of a Sidewalk Roughness Measurement Tool (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013.

Tsai C, Koontz AM, The Effects of Wheelchair Orientation on Upper Limb Biomechanics for a Commode Transfer (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM, June 19-24, 2013. 

 

2012

Jerome G, Toro Hernandez ML, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, The Impact Of Transfer Setup On Hand Positioning During Independent Transfers, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Baltimore, MD, CD-ROM, June 28-July 3, 2012.

Lin Y, Koontz AM, Worobey L, Effect of Muscle Fatiguing Tasks on Subacromial Space in Whhelchair Users, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Baltimore, MD, CD-ROM, June 28-July 3, 2012.

Worobey L, Oyster M, Pearlman J, Toro Hernandez ML, Boninger ML, Increases in Wheelchair Repairs, Breakdowns, and Adverse Consequences for People with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-ROM, June 28-July 3, 2012.

Jeannis H, Eckel E, Brewer B, Instrumented Glove for In-Home Hand Therapy (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Baltimore, MD, CD-ROM, June 28-July 3, 2012.

Tsai C, Kankipati P, Hoelmer C, Koontz AM, The Feet Free Moment And Ground Reaction Force In Wheelchair Transfer: A Pilot Study (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Baltimore, MD, CD-ROM, June 28-July 3, 2012.

 

2011

Hiremath S, Ding D, Predicting Energy Expenditure of Manual Wheelchair Users Using a Wearable Device, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Toronto, Canada, CD-ROM, June 4-8, 2011.

Toro-Hernandez M, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, The Impact of Transfer Setup on the Performance of Independent Transfers: Preliminary Results, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Toronto, Canada, CD-ROM, June 4-8, 2011.

 

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.

Toosi KK, Oyster M, Janze A, Cooper RA, Investigation of Median Nerve Entrapments in Veterans with Major Limb Amputations, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Hiremath S, Ding D, Evaluation of Activity Monitors in Estimating Energy Expenditure in Manual Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Chacon A, Hiremath S, Ding D, Evaluation of the RT3 Tri-Axial Accelerometer to Measure Physical Activity in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury(Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Toro-Hernandez ML, Koontz AM, Kankipati P, Naber M, Cooper RA, Independent Wheelchair Transfer: A Systematic Literature Review (Honorable Mention),Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Lin YS, Lower Extremity Weight Balancing During Three Lateral Level Wheelchair Transfer Techniques (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Liu H, Grindle GG, Chuang FC, Kelleher AR, Cooper RM, Siewiorek D, Smailagic A, Cooper RA, User Preferences for Animation and Speech Properties: A Survey Study for Developing a Smart Reminder to Facilitate Wheelchair Power Seat Function Usage (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

Chung CS, Lin JT, Toro ML, Beyene N, Garcia Y, Uniform Throwing Chair for Seated Throwing Sporting Events, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Las Vegas, NV, CD-Rom, June 26-30, 2010.

 

2009

Beyene NM, Cooper RA, Steinfeld A, Driving Status and the Inner Drive for Community Mobility: A Survey among People with Disabilities and Senior Citizens from Support Groups in New Delhi, India, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

Wang H, Salatin B, Grindle GG, Ding D, Cooper RA, Real-time Slip Detection and Traction Control of Electrical Powered Wheelchairs, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Lin YS, Hand and Shoulder Joint Kinetic Analysis of Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers, Proceedings of theRehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

Brindle E, Gagnon D, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Is Upper Limb Muscular Demand Different Between Wheelchair Transfers from the Preferred versus Non-Preferred Side?, Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

 

Timcho E, Collinger JL, Rice I, Koontz AM, Effects of Surface and Speed on Biomechanics Variables During Steady-State Wheelchair Propulsion (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

 

2008

Dicianno BE, Winful C, Cooper RA, Spaeth DM, Mahajan H, Isometric Joystick Control Interfaces for Individuals with Spastic Cerebral Palsy (Best Faculty Research Paper), Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Anaheim, CA, February 19-23, 2008, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S2, Vol. 87, No. 3 (Supplement), March 2008.

Leath J, Yang J, Boninger ML, Nerve Conduction Study Findings in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury (Best Medical Student Paper), Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Anaheim, CA, February 19-23, 2008, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, p. S2-3, Vol. 87, No. 3 (Supplement), March 2008.

 

Kankipati P, Koontz AM, Turkovich M, Shoulder Joint Loading for Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008.

 

Souza A, Ding D, Cooper RM, Cooper RA, Kelleher AR, Boninger ML, Impact and Usage of Pushrim Activated Power Assist Wheelchair Among Individuals with Tetraplegia, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

 

Karmarkar A, Collins DM, Tolerico M, Cooper RA, Monitoring Wheelchair-Related Physical Activities in Older Adults in Nursing Care Facilities, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

 

Gangon 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?, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

 

Wang H, Koontz AM, Collinger JL, Boninger ML, Influence of Gripping Moments during Wheelchair Propulsion on Natural Surfaces, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

Hiremath S, Ding D, Koontz AM, Estimating Temporal Parameters of Wheelchair Propulsion based on Hand Acceleration (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

Ambur V, Ding D, Smailagic A, Siewiorek D, French B, Koontz AM, Accelerometry-Based Classification of Wheelchair Propulsion Patterns Using Machine Learning Techniques (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008.

 

Turkovich M, Koontz AM, Cowan R, Rice I, Boninger ML, The Effect of Shoulder Position on Pushrim Forces during Overground Manual Wheelchair Propulsion (Honorable Mention), Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Arlington VA, CD-ROM, June 26-30, 2008. 

 

2007

Yang J, Boninger ML, Dyson-Hudson TA, Price R, Impink BG, Cowan R, Wheelchair Use, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Who Use Manual Wheelchairs, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 10-14, 2007.

Sporner ML, Fitzgerald SG, Reinsfelder A, Collins DM, Milan RW, Psychosocial Impact for Individuals with Disabilities: Do Services Dogs Help?, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Phoenix, AZ, CD-ROM, June 15-19, 2007.

Mishey E, Fitzgerald SG, Authier E, Cooper RA, Boninger DS, The GAMECycle Exercise System: Feature Improvement, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Phoenix, AZ, CD-ROM, June 15-19, 2007.

Mercer JL, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Fulleron B, Quantitative Ultrasound of the Biceps Tendon in Wheelchair Users and Non-Wheelchair Users, Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference, Phoenix, AZ, CD-ROM, June 15-19, 2007.

 

2006

McCann T, Boninger ML, Fullerton B, Impink BG, Correlation of Ultrasound Abnormalities and Shoulder Pain in the Manual Wheelchair User, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists,  Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Daytona Beach, FL, March 1-4, 2006, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 248-249, Vol. 85, No. 3, March 2006.

Modjoros M, Boninger ML, Fitzgerald SG, The Role of Marriage and Children on Social Participation and Depression in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists,  Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Daytona Beach, FL, March 1-4, 2006, published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 247-248, Vol. 85, No. 3, March 2006.

Chaves ES, Cooper RA, Community Participation Assessment of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Proceedings of the 29th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA, in press, June 22-26, 2006.

Tolerico M, Ding D, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RM, Kelleher AR, Spaeth DM, Boninger ML, Assessing the Activity Levels of Manual Wheelchair Users,Proceedings of the 29th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA, in press, June 22-26, 2006.

 

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.

Khalaf TM, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Malkiewicz AJ, Cooper RA, Ultrasonographic Changes to the Biceps Tendon Related to Exercise, 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. 201-202, March 2005.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Kanaly J, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Start-Up Propulsion Biomechanics Using a Prototype Ergonomic Pushrim, Proceedings of the 28th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA, CD-ROM, June 25-27, 2005.

Mercer JL, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Pearlman J, Boninger D, Cooper RA, Effect of Weight on Wheelchair Propulsion Over Various Surfaces, Proceedings of the 28th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA, CD-ROM, June 25-27, 2005.

 

2004

Dicianno BE, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Mercer JL, Wolf EJ, Weight and Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Association of Academic Physiatrists 40th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 24-29, 2004.

Kaminski BA, Adaptation of a Baby Seat for Attachment to a Wheelchair, Proceedings of the 27th Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL, CD-Rom, June 20-22, 2004.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Influence of Gripping Moments on Mechnical Efficiency of Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings of the 27th Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL, CD-Rom, June 20-22, 2004.

Algood SD, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper R, Wolf EJ, Hoover A, Boninger ML, Pushrim Activated Power Assist Wheelchair on the Functional Capabilities of Individuals with Tetraplegia, Proceedings of the 27th Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL, CD-Rom, June 20-22, 2004.

Zipfel E, Cooper RA, McCartney M, Duncan J, Ammer WA, Pearlman J, Design and Development of a Manual Wheelchair For India, Proceedings of the 27th Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL, CD-Rom, June 20-22, 2004.

Ambrosio F, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Dvorznak MJ, Ambrosio A, A Model-Based Criterion for Assessing Appropriateness of Wheelchair Setup,Proceedings of the 27th Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL, CD-Rom, June 20-22, 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. 

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.

Zhao HH, Liu BY, Boninger ML, Synott M, Zafonte R, Healthcare Trends in Women with Disability in the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Association of Academic Physiatrists 38th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 26-29, 2003.

Collins DM, Fitzgerald SG, Martin SG, Impink B, Cooper RA, Satisfaction of Individuals in the Community with Wheelchairs and Service Delivery, Proceedings of the26th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, Ga, CD-Rom, 2003.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, The Effect of Hand Contact Speed on Wheelchair Propulsion Kinetics, Proceedings of the 26th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, Ga, CD-Rom, 2003.

Chaves E, Koontz AM, Garber S, Cooper RA, Williams AL, Clinical Evaluation of a Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm, Proceedings of the 26th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, Ga, CD-Rom, 2003.

Rentschler AJ, Cooper RA, Blasch B, Boninger ML, Evaluation of the VA-PAMAID Robotic Walker, Proceedings of the 26th Annual RESNA Conference, Atlanta, Ga, CD-Rom, 2003.

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 (Best Paper in Research in Multiple Sclerosis), Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 2002.

Kwarciak AM, Cooper RA, Wolf E, Effectiveness of Rear Suspension in Reducing Shock Exposure to Manual Wheelchair Users During Curb Descents, Proceedings of the 25th Annual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 365-367, 2002.

Reeves SA, Fitzgerald SG, Cooper RA, Thorman T, Guo S, Determining The Effectiveness Of The Gamecycle As An Exercise Device, Proceedings of the 25thAnnual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 368-370, 2002.

Ambrosio F, Boninger ML, Fay B, Souza A, Fitzgerald S,  Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis,Proceedings of the 25th Annual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 371-373, 2002.

Yang Y, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Trunk Movement Adaptations During Wheelchair Propulsions at Two Speeds and Load Conditions, Proceedings of the 25th Annual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 374-376, 2002.

Dvorznak M, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Fitzgerald SG, Corfman T, Comparison of Hybrid III ATD and Wheelchair User at Select Speeds, Proceedings of the 25thAnnual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 342-344, 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.

2001

Dicianno BE, Boninger ML, Towers JD, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Wheelchair Propulsion Forces and MRI Evidence of Shoulder Injury, Association of Academic Physiatrists 37th Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, 2001. 

Algood D, Cooper RA, Rentschler AJ, Vitek JM, Ammer WA, Wolf EJ, Power and Control System Testing of Five Different Types of Power Wheelchairs, Proceedings of the 24th Annual RESNA Conference, Reno, NV, pp. 421-423, 2001. 

Dvorznak MJ, Cooper RA, Corfman TA, Modification of Hybrid III Test Dummy for Use In Wheelchair Studies, Proceedings of the 24th Annual RESNA Conference, Reno, NV, 2001.

Fay BT, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Considering Gender Differences in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Kinetics: Use of a Pushrim Force Ratio,Proceedings of the 24th Annual RESNA Conference, Reno, NV, pp. 277-279, 2001.

Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Fay BT, Dietzer J, Scapula Orientation in a Virtual Wheelchair Push, Proceedings of the 24th Annual RESNA Conference, Reno, NV, pp. 415-417, 2001.

2000

Corfman T, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Arva J, Spaeth DM, Boninger ML, Excursion and Stroke Frequency Differences between Manual Wheelchair Propulsion and Pushrim Activated Power Assisted Propulsion, Proceedings 23rd Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, Florida, pp. 510-512, 2000.

Souza AL, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Fay BT, Cooper RA, A Kinetic Analysis of Propulsion Patterns in Manual Wheelchair Users, Proceedings 23rd Annual RESNA Conference, Orlando, Florida, pp. 405-407, 2000.

1999

Dicianno BE, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Towers JD, Relationship Between Body Mass Index of Manual Wheelchair Users and Shoulder Pain and Injury, 35th Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Orlando, FL, 1999. 

Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Baldwin MA, Comparison of Side-to-Side Wheelchair Propulsion Forces using an ARMA Modeling Technique, Proceedings 22nd Annual RESNA Conference, Long Beach, California, pp. 379-381, 1999.

Baldwin MA, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Relating Wheelchair Set-up to Propulsion Biomechanics, Proceedings 22nd Annual RESNA Conference, Long Beach, California, 373-375, 1999.

Fay BT, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Baldwin MA, Gender Differences in the Kinematic Features of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 22nd Annual RESNA Conference, Long Beach, California, 376-378, 1999.

1998

DiGiovine CP, Cooper RA, DiGiovine MM, Boninger ML, Robertson R, Digital Filtering of Kinematics Of Racing Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 20th Annual IEEE/EMBS International Conference, Hong Kong, CD-ROM, 1998.

Baldwin MA, Boninger ML, Shimada SD, Cooper RA, O�Connor TJ, A Relationship Between Pushrim Kinetics and Median Nerve Dysfunction, Proceedings 21st Annual RESNA Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, in press, 1998.

1996

Lawrence B, Cooper RA, Gonzalez J, VanSickle DP, Robertson RN, and Boninger ML, The Effect of Shape Factors on Wheelchair Cross Brace Strength,Proceedings 19th Annual RESNA Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, pp. 501-503, 1996.

VanSickle DP, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, Shimada SD, and Boninger ML, Single Point Center of Pressure for Wheelchair Propulsion, Proceedings 19th Annual RESNA Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, pp. 498-500, 1996.

1995

VanSickle DP, Cooper RA and Robertson RN, SMARTWHEEL: Development of a Digital Force and Moment Sensing Pushrim, Proceedings 18th Annual RESNA Conference, Vancouver, BC, pp. 352-354, 1995.

1994

VanSickle DP, and Cooper RA, Experimental Determination of Stress Distribution Due to Dynamic Loads for Use with Finite Elements, Proceedings 17th Annual RESNA Conference, Nashville, TN, pp.575-577, 1994.

Ensminger GJ, Heil TA, VanSickle DP, Cooper RA, Ster III, JF, The Design of Foot Actuated Control Interface, Proceedings 17th Annual RESNA Conference, Nashville, TN, pp.552-554, 1994.

1993

VanSickle DP and Cooper RA, Demonstration of a Methodology for Wheelchair Acceleration Analysis, Proceedings 15th Annual IEEE/EMBS International Conference, San Diego, CA, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 1301-1302, 1993.

1992

Heil T., Design of a dynamic wheelchair brake, Proceedings RESNA International '92, Toronto, Canada, pp. 643-645, 1992.