Overreliance on familiar, manual, one-arm-drive wheelchair technology

Mandy, Anne (2014) Overreliance on familiar, manual, one-arm-drive wheelchair technology International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21 (5). pp. 208-209. ISSN 1741-1645

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Abstract

Approximately 2% of the  UK population are wheelchair users (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council [BBSRC], 2013). However, while wheelchair technology is relatively well-established, there is not a great deal of variation in the wheelchair market, and this can create difficulties for individuals whose needs are not met by presently available models. Wheelchair design and overall functionality has greatly improved over the past several decades, but there is still a need for new technology and innovative designs, and for new designs to be used.

Item Type: Journal article
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 03:00
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2015 09:12
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13403

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