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Test Bench for Analysis of Harmful Vibrations Induced to Wheelchair Users

Amina Ababou, Noureddine Ababou, T. Morsi, L. Boukhechem
2014 Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices  
In this paper, a test bench for analysis of harmful vibrations that can be transmitted by manual wheelchair ti its user is presented.  ...  of wheelchair.  ...  The authors wish to thank Mr H. Zerouali for his participation in the prototype developing.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004806001470153 dblp:conf/biostec/AbabouAMB14 fatcat:aiij5fwlzzevxkupn43vbplgiu

The level of mental load during a functional task is reflected in oculometrics [chapter]

Ramtin Zargari Marandi, Afshin Samani, Pascal Madeleine
2017 International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering Proceedings  
Machines Tests Bench.  ...  design: Experiences and challenges to teaching design engineering students (Landa-Avila Irma) • Assessment of dimensional needs for designing spaces for wheelchair users (Leal Pérez Adrián Gustavo  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_15 fatcat:vaq2jz2o3zgofdi4tkkn2ksfje

Learning curve analysis of a patient lift-assist device

Stephanie A. Reid, Gary A. Mirka
2007 Applied Ergonomics  
Learning Curve Analysis of a Patient Lift Assist Device. (Under the direction of Dr. Gary A. Mirka) The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among health care workers is extremely high.  ...  The task time-to-complete values were recorded for each repetition, and the dependent variable values were calculated for each subject.  ...  Test of the Analysis of Variance Assumptions The three analysis of variance assumptions were tested using the graphical methods advocated by Montgomery (2001) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2006.10.006 pmid:17194439 fatcat:esohs2ajkbgzriuxx25ymtknqa

"Narrative Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation of People with Spinal Cord Injury

Lynn H. Gerber, Rati Deshpande, Shruthi Prabhakar, Cindy Cai, Steven Garfinkel, Leslie Morse, Amanda L. Harrington
2020 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  
of which 58 met all criteria for full-text review of which 13 were included in the final selection.  ...  Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) provide reliable, vetted, and critical information to bring research to practice.  ...  Wheelchair users need to follow a continuous inspection and maintenance schedule for their wheelchairs and seat cushions.  ... 
doi:10.1097/phm.0000000000001637 pmid:33164995 fatcat:qmgrugovijgd7atnjqzjjwt25m

Tight Margins: Compression Garment Use during Exercise and Recovery—A Systematic Review

Alana J. Leabeater, Lachlan P. James, Matthew W. Driller
2022 Textiles  
CGs for recovery appear to have a positive benefit on subsequent bouts of endurance (e.g., cycling time trials) and resistance exercise (e.g., isokinetic dynamometry).  ...  Results: 160 articles with 2530 total participants were included for analysis in the systematic review, comprised of 103 'during exercise' studies, 42 'during recovery' studies, and 15 combined design  ...  exercise-induced muscle damage [147] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/textiles2030022 fatcat:k6oufxiyjzclfizhqzygwlwhhq

SIENNA D4.4: Ethical Analysis of AI and Robotics Technologies

Philip Jansen, Philip Brey, Alice Fox, Jonne Maas, Bradley Hillas, Nils Wagner, Patrick Smith, Isaac Oluoch, Laura Lamers, Hero Van Gein, Anaïs Resseguier, Rowena Rodrigues (+2 others)
2020 Zenodo  
While these country study results have only formed a minor contribution to the overall identification and analysis of the ethical issues in this report, they are expected to play a larger role in future  ...  In conducting the ethical analysis, we strove to provide ample clarification, details about nuances, and contextualisation of the ethical issues that were identified, while avoiding the making of moral  ...  In addition, benefits could be had from usability studies and user testing with a diverse user base, but often, such testing does not occur, or does not occur with a diverse enough user group.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4068082 fatcat:xiucqv6opng6rbit25lyfemzm4

First responder prototype uniform and first aid for kids' device design

Laura Girald, Ioannis Symeonidis, Georg Aumayr, Debora Giorgi, Giulia Sedda, Ana María Cintora, Danilo Pani, Chalkia Helen, Pavlos Spanidis, Abrina Scheuer, Pia Ferner, Lorenzo Nerantzis (+3 others)
2021 Zenodo  
At the same time the uniform has to monitor first responders' health status and the environment conditions such as harmful gases, level of oxygen and temperature.  ...  The deliverables previously presented (D1.1 and D1.2), were intended to prepare the basis for the subject of this deliverable.  ...  a bed or wheelchair.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6326978 fatcat:5eyf4yz53zcfjfial5qoap3pby

Proceedings of Second International Conference on Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Systems (ICPERES - 2018) [article]

2018 Zenodo  
The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practicing engineers to present their research findings and share their views for further development in the broad  ...  area of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy systems.  ...  to tinker about to the user who uses the wheelchair.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3544445 fatcat:fliqpii6aveabnips72iyls65e

Concept Design and Dynamic Modelling of a Fibre-Based Continuum Robot for Early Cancer Detection Using DT-TMM [chapter]

Mathias Bærenholdt, Lidai Wang, Xuping Zhang
2018 Mechanisms and Machine Science  
We are also grateful to Nathalie Jacobs, Anneke Pot and the staff of Springer for their editorial support.  ...  Therefore, we wish to express our gratitude to the authors, the reviewers and Scientific Committee for their valuable contribution to ensure the scientific quality of MESROB 2018.  ...  De Gaetano for their participation to the first phases of this research as design engineers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00329-6_21 fatcat:aln3r456enc3xoac4za6mz7x5i

Moderate Versus Heavy Intensity Interval Training For Vascular Health In Post-menopausal Women

Karen M. Birch, Emma Harris, Gurpreet Birk, Gemma Lyall, Kirsten Riches, Carrie Ferguson, Karen E. Porter
2016 Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise  
Training sessions were completed twice a week for 4 weeks and consisted of four sets of bench press to volitional fatigue at 80% of pretest 1RM with 2-minutes rests between sets.  ...  The purpose of this study was to assess test-retest reliability of these US strategies for measuring muscle thickness and determine the influence of posture and anatomical location.  ...  The LR analysis indicated that the odds of taking more risks when wearing a helmet for inconsistent helmet users was 1.57 times higher than the odds for those who reported to always wear a helmet.  ... 
doi:10.1249/ fatcat:vrlcrjm7ondzxlrd4j7vtv6ph4

Heller's Gridlock Economy in Perspective: Why There is Too Little, Not Too Much, Private Property

Richard A. Epstein
2009 Social Science Research Network  
Thereafter, this Article explains how traditional common law rules did a better job of controlling for gridlock than many current initiatives, by narrowly defining the class of actionable harms to exclude  ...  It closes with an explanation of how broad definitions of harm slow down decisions in the public sector, thereby impeding the use of the eminent domain power that could otherwise respond to gridlock issues  ...  available for any harms that did occur (these remedies already gave land users and developers one strong incentive to steer clear of trouble).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1505626 fatcat:fpa3xtck4vdc7dxw6mq3mi5sha

The Past, Present, and Future of Neurorehabilitation

Susan R. Harris, Carolee J. Winstein
2017 Pediatric Physical Therapy  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank participants and their families for contributing to the knowledge base for use of VR and SG with individuals who have neurological conditions.  ...  Thanks as well to Sean Hickey, SPT, Essie Kim, SPT, Eric Previte, SPT, and Katie Metrokotsas, SPT, for active participation in journal clubs that reviewed relevant literature presented in this article  ...  to wheelchairs.  ... 
doi:10.1097/pep.0000000000000376 pmid:28654472 fatcat:psnfb33cezblxfseba2irbf4fm

Acoustics of ancient Greek and Roman theaters in use today

Anders Christian Gade, Konstantinos Angelakis
2006 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Vibrations of a harp soundbox: Experiment and finiteelement analysis.  ...  Correlation of field measurements for footstep force pulse with finite element analysis model for determining vibration response of a building floor.  ...  data available for the test site.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4787803 fatcat:3lczeegofreblpjmfixt7gdxv4

Kinematic and Clinical Analyses of Upper-Extremity Movements After Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Patients With Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ching-yi Wu, Chia-ling Chen, Simon F. Tang, Keh-chung Lin, Ya-ying Huang
2007 Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
Acknowledgments: We thank Will Hopkins, PhD, for his invaluable contribution to the development and implementation of the statistical analysis model used in this study.  ...  Reprint requests to Anke I. Kottink Acknowledgments: We thank Karin Groothuis-Oudshoorn, PhD, for her help with performing the statistical analysis.  ...  Being overweight appeared to be harmful for men (ORϭ2.4; 95% CI, 0.71Ϫ8.00) and protective for women (ORϭ0.57; 95% CI, 0.19Ϫ1.71).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2007.05.012 pmid:17678656 fatcat:symtlg5exvelzc7n5sasamdbu4

Preview of Abstracts Fifth Annual Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

1983 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
Since the Center houses a resident dormitory for the moderate-to-severely handicapped, the user population had the opportunity to actively participate in their development.  ...  In addition to clinical studies, experimental evaluation studies of test systems are oftentimes carried out to verify such factors as reliability, validity, effects of learning from test repetition, motivation  ...  We will trace the history of the pacemaker development. Presentations will include physiologic and clinical basis of pacing, development of power supply, and instrumentation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.1983.325152 fatcat:5ytnmjovmbbexh2nd7x322enge
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