Poster Session  |   August 2016
A Motor Learning Approach to Wheelchair Training for New Manual Wheelchair Users: A Pilot Study
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Article Information
Hand and Upper Extremity / Education of OTs and OTAs / Neurologic Conditions / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Spinal Cord Injury / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 2016
A Motor Learning Approach to Wheelchair Training for New Manual Wheelchair Users: A Pilot Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515267p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5019
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515267p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5019
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This presentation will describe a manual wheelchair training program. Six participants completed a nine-session training focusing on propulsion biomechanics and wheelchair skills. The results of this study have clinical implications for occupational therapists working with manual wheelchair users.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kerri Morgan

Contributing Authors: Susan M. Tucker, Joseph Klaesner, Jack R. Engsberg