Leslie Jackson, Allie Custer, Marissa Imondi, Anita Kolodich, Megan McMaster; The Impact of Functional Tasks: Analyzing Adults’ Sitting-Interface Pressures in Manual Wheelchairs. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505206. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8718
Download citation file:
© 2020 American Occupational Therapy Association
Date Presented 03/28/20
Occupational contexts are sparse in studies examining sitting-interface pressures of wheelchair users. This study evaluated 48 adults’ peak and average pressures in a manual wheelchair while they completed four functional tasks in a kitchen environment based on random assignment. Statistically significant differences occurred in the tasks with different reaching patterns. The findings inform practitioners when appraising the occupational influences on sitting-interface pressures for wheelchair users.
Primary Author and Speaker: Leslie Jackson
Additional Authors and Speakers: Allie Custer, Marissa Imondi, Anita Kolodich, Megan McMaster
For full access to this article, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only
For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.