Virtual reality and computer-enhanced training applied to wheeled mobility: An overview of work in Pittsburgh

Short Title:
Virtual reality and computer-enhanced training applied to wheeled mobility: An overview of work in Pittsburgh
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J49813.
Journal:
Assistive Technology
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2005, vol. 17, issue 2, pp 159-170
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Article provides an overview of ongoing research efforts to develop virtual reality applications and devices for mobility skills assessment and training, exercise training, and environment assessment. Virtual reality offers wheelchair users a tool for training in different environments without any indoor or outdoor physical constraints. This research is conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Model Center for Spinal Cord Injury.
Author(s):
Cooper, Rory A.; Ding, Dan; Simpson, Richard; Fitzgerald, Shirley G.; Spaeth, Donald M.; Guo, Songfeng; Koontz, Alicia M.; Cooper, Rosemarie; Kim, Jongbae; Boninger, Michael L.
Author Address(es):

Some items may be available for document delivery from the National Rehabilitation Information Center. Make a note of the title and any accession number and contact NARIC at 800-346-2742 to request a copy. There is a charge for document delivery from the NARIC collection.