Navigation Links
Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine publishes special issue on assistive technology
Date:8/21/2013

West Orange, NJ. August 21, 2013. The July issue of the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine focuses on, "Advances in Technology for People with Spinal Cord Injury." Guest Editor Rory Cooper, PhD, is a member of the journal's Editorial Board. Dr. Cooper is the FISA/PVA Endowed Chair and a Distinguished Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Center Director at the Center of Excellence for Wheelchair and Related Technology, VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Center, and a Senior Research Career Scientist at the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. His commentary, Technology, trends, and the future for people with spinal cord injury is available for free download: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1079026813Z.000000000197

Scientists, clinicians and engineers from the US, Mexico, Japan, the UK, and the Netherlands contributed to the special issue. Included are reviews on neuroprosthetic technology and functional assessment and performance evaluation for assistive robotic manipulators. Special articles address evacuation preparedness for wheelchair users, a computer-assisted rehabilitation environment for enhancing wounded warrior rehabilitation regimens and software wizards to adjust keyboard and mouse settings for people with physical impairments.

Research articles cover a range of topics:

  • Vertical ground reaction force-based analysis of exoskeletal-assisted ambulation in persons with motor-complete paraplegia;
  • Assessment of wheelchair driving performance in a virtual reality-based simulator;
  • Development of an advanced mobile base for personal mobility and manipulation appliance generation II robotic wheelchair;
  • Development and evaluation of a gyroscope-based whe
    '/>"/>

Contact: Carolann Murphy
cmurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 13, 2013
2. Elsevier launches first video journal in gastrointestinal endoscopy
3. Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems now published by Springer
4. Oxford University Press to publish BioScience journal from 2014
5. AGU journal highlights -- July 16, 2013
6. Springer announces impact factor increases for journals in 2012
7. Journal highlights Arctic sea ice study by UM professor
8. Elsevier launches open access journal: GeoResJ
9. Elsevier launches new open access journal: Translational Proteomics
10. Frontiers launches new open-access journal in physics
11. Frontiers launches new open-access journal in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/29/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zj7h4f/latin_america ... America Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts ... Latin America Biomedical Sensors market is estimated at $0.65 ... the period 2014-2020 The near future will ... formulation of each individual. These sensors can be set ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... N.J. , June 25, 2015  TAKE Solutions ... a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark ... Standardization". This process leverages TAKE Solutions, Clinical Accelerators to ... over 50% (when compared to standardization without the accelerators), ... At the heart of ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... , June 22, 2015 ... the addition of the "Huawei Ascend Mate ... report to their offering. Huawei,s technological ... the opposite direction than Apple,s and Samsung,s one. ... sensor developed by Fingerprint Cards, a main actor ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Latin America Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015-2020 2TAKE Solutions Awarded Patent By USPTO 2Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Fingerprint Sensor - Reverse Costing Analysis 2
... nature when scientists succeeded in creating a new type ... occurring enzyme has evolved. This achievement opens the door ... in medicine and industry. Enzymes are, without ... works of nature. These molecular machines which without ...
... FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toward a new generation ... Accounts of Chemical Research Researchers in Colombia, ... next generation of synthetic vaccines that could lead to ... other infectious diseases. These conditions kill more than 17 ...
... the red flour beetle living happily in the flour sack ... University, and many others throughout the world, this pest of ... studying genetics. The superior status of this beetle, Tribolium ... work of two Kansas State University faculty, Susan Brown, professor ...
Cached Biology News:Birth of an enzyme 2Birth of an enzyme 3American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 2American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 3American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 4American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 5American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 6American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 7American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 8American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008 9
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... The third Medical Innovation Impact ... products , in particular, drug/device combinations. The current system received a score of 0 ... for Patient Centered Innovation (iPCI) of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s ( FDU ) Rothman ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2015 , ... ... PRC Clinical, a Silicon Valley-based CRO specializing in Clinical Trial Management. ... and patient recruitment services. The core expertise of PRC Clinical is focused on ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Asymmetrex, LLC founder and director ... full range of capabilities of its unique cache of technologies for identifying, quantifying, ... renewal and repair of normal tissues and organs. This property makes them the ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... , ... The new Xsample 530 sample changer for vials can be used with ... – from less than 12,000 mPas (internal air) up to 36,000 (external air) – and ... the eye about Xsample 530 is its removable magazine, which is easily lifted off its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Third Medical Innovation Impact Index Issued by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) 2Third Medical Innovation Impact Index Issued by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) 3CSSi LifeSciences And PRC Clinical Join Forces To Offer Extended Clinical Trial Services 2CSSi LifeSciences And PRC Clinical Join Forces To Offer Extended Clinical Trial Services 3Asymmetrex Plans to Report Results From Adult Stem Cell Technology Development Milestone Studies At End of Summer 2Asymmetrex Plans to Report Results From Adult Stem Cell Technology Development Milestone Studies At End of Summer 3Asymmetrex Plans to Report Results From Adult Stem Cell Technology Development Milestone Studies At End of Summer 4New Moves in Automatic Sample Handling: Introducing Xsample 530 2
... developing solutions based on the products of newborn fibroblasts, today launched ... culturing kit for stem cell growth. The kit was launched and ... place in Madison, Wisconsin. , ... San Diego, CA ...
... northern China indicates that genetically modified cotton, altered to express ... crops, but also reduces pests among other nearby crops that ... promising new ideas for controlling pests and maximizing crop yields ... by the journal Science on Friday, 19 September. ...
... a significant milestone for the growing open source clincial trials ... towards the needs of regulated industry sponsored clinical trials. ... ... 2008 -- Akaza Research announces the availability of OpenClinica 2.5, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Histogen Launches BioNuesis, the Only All-Human Stem Cell Culturing Kit 2Histogen Launches BioNuesis, the Only All-Human Stem Cell Culturing Kit 3GM crops protect neighbors from pests 2Akaza Research Releases New Version of OpenClinica Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Software; Targets Industry Clinical Trials 2Akaza Research Releases New Version of OpenClinica Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Software; Targets Industry Clinical Trials 3
Purified anti-PXR...
Polyclonal Antibody to PRG3...
Goat polyclonal to MLH3 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 27030 SwissProtID: Q9UHC1...
Mouse monoclonal [2991] to C3a / C3a des Arg ( Abpromise for all tested applications). SwissProtID: P01024...
Biology Products: