Advances in electric-powered wheelchairs

Short Title:
Advances in electric-powered wheelchairs
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J50437.
Journal:
Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2006, vol. 11, issue 4, pp 15-29
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Article focuses on key innovations in powered wheelchair technology. The authors discuss a number of advances, including: (1) commercial innovations, (2) advanced controls, (3) communication technologies, (4) frame designs and flexible structures, (5) standards and testing, and (6) drive-train technologies. A discussion of the basics of electric-powered wheelchair operation is included, while the authors point to implications for future innovations.
Author(s):
Cooper, R.A.; Cooper, R.; Tolerico, M.; Guo, S.; Ding, D.; Pearlman, J.
Author Address(es):

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