Sampling of Published Papers Employing the SmartWheel

(Listed in Chronological Order Starting with the Earliest Publications)

  • Asato, KT, Cooper, RA, Robertson, RN, Ster, JF. SmartWheels: Development and Testing of a System for Measuring Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Dynamics. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng Vol. 40, pp. 1320-4, 1993.
  • Robertson RN, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, and Shimada S, Pushrim Forces and Joint Kinetics During Wheelchair Propulsion, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 77, pp. 856-864, 1996.
  • Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Robertson RN, and Rudy TE, Wrist Biomechanics During Two Speeds of Wheelchair Propulsion: An Analysis Using A Local Coordinate System, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 78, No. 4, pp. 364-372, 1997.
  • Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Robertson RN and Shimada SD, 3-D Pushrim Forces During Two Speeds of Wheelchair Propulsion, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 76, No. 5, pp. 420-426, 1997.
  • Cooper, RA, Boninger, ML, VanSickle, DP, Robertson, RN, Shimada, SD. Uncertainty Analysis for Wheelchair Propulsion Dynamics. IEEE Trans Rehab Eng Vol. 5, pp. 130-139, 1997.
  • Cooper RA, Robertson, RN, VanSickle DP, and Boninger, ML: Methods for Determining 3-Dimensional Wheelchair Pushrim Forces and Moments, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1997.
  • Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Shimada SD, and Rudy TE, Shoulder and Elbow Motion During Two Speeds of Wheelchair Propulsion: A Description Using a Local Coordinate System, Spinal Cord, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 418-426, 1998.
  • Cooper RA, DiGiovine CP, Boninger ML, Shimada SD, and Robertson RN, Frequency Analysis of 3-Dimensional Pushrim Forces and Moments for Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Automedica, Vol. 16, pp. 355-365, 1998.
  • O'Connor TJ, Robertson RN, and Cooper RA, Three-Dimensional Kinematic Analysis of Racing Wheelchair Propulsion, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-14, 1998.
  • Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Baldwin MA, Shimada SD, and KoontzA: Wheelchair Pushrim Kinetics: Body Weight and Median Nerve Function, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 80, No. 8,pp. 910-915, 1999.
  • Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Shimada SD, Lawrence BM: Joint Kinematics and Kinetics for Three Coordinate System Representations During Wheelchair Propulsion, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 78, No. 5, pp. 435-446, 1999.
  • Boninger ML, Baldwin M, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Chan L, Manual Wheelchair Pushrim Biomechanics and Axle Position, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 81, No. 5, pp. 608-613, 2000.
  • Kulig K, Newsam CJ, Mulroy SJ, Rao S, Gronley JK, Bontrager EL, Perry J. The effect of level of spinal cord injury on shoulder joint kinetics during manual wheelchair propulsion. Clinical Biomechanics, Vol. 16, 744-751, 2001.
  • Boninger ML, Souza A, Cooper RA, Fitzgerald SG, Koontz A, Fay B. Propulsion Patterns and Pushrim Biomechanics in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2002, 83(5): 718-723.
  • Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Cooper RA, Souza AS, Fay BT, Shoulder Kinematics and Kinetics During Two Speeds of Wheelchair Propulsion, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 635-650, 2002.
  • Boninger ML, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Towers JD, Koontz AM, Souza AL, Shoulder Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities, Wheelchair Propulsion, and Gender, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 84, No. 11, pp. 1615-1620, November 2003.
  • Fronczak KJ, Boninger ML, Souza AL, Cooper, RA. Wheelchair propulsion biomechanics, weight, and median nerve damage: A longitudinal study, Proceedings of the RESNA 2003 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 19-23, 2003.
  • Boninger ML, Impink B, Cooper RA, Koontz AM, Relation Between Median and Ulnar Nerve Function and Wrist Kinematics During Wheelchair Propulsion, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 85, No. 7, pp. 1141-1145, July 2004.
  • Koontz AM, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Yang Y, Impink BG, van der Woude LHV, A Kinetic Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion During Start-Up on Select Indoor and Outdoor Surfaces, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, pp. 447-458, Vol. 42, No. 4, July/August 2005.
  • Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Sisto SA, Dyson-Hudson TA, Chang M, Price R, Cooper RA, Pushrim Biomechanics and Injury Prevention in Spinal Cord Injury: Recommendations Based on CULP-SCI Investigations, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 42, No. 3 (Supplement 1), pp. 9-20, May/June 2005.
  • Koontz AM, Yang Y, Boninger DS, Kanaly J, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Dieruf K, Ewer L, Investigation of the Performance of an Ergonomic Handrim as a Pain-Relieving Intervention for Manual Wheelchair Users, Assistive Technology, pp. 123-143, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2006.
  • Koontz AM, Yang Y, Price R, Tolerico ML, DiGiovine CP, Sisto SA, Cooper RA, Boninger ML, Multi-site Comparison of Wheelchair Propulsion Kinetics in Persons with Paraplegia, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, pp. 449-458, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2007.
  • Brose SW, Boninger ML, Fullerton B, McCann T, Collinger JL, Impink B, Dyson-Hudson TA, Shoulder Ultrasound Abnormalities, Physical Examination Findings and Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 2086-2093, Vol. 89, No. 11, November 2008.
  • Cowan R, Boninger ML, Sawatzky BJ, Mazoyer BD, Cooper RA, Preliminary Outcomes of the SmartWheel Users Group Database: A Proposed Framework for Clinicians to Objectively Evaluate Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 260-268, Vol. 89, No. 2, February 2008.
  • Kwarciak AM, Sisto SA, Yarossi M, Price R, Komaroff E, Boninger ML, Redefining the Manual Wheelchair Stroke Cycle: Identification and Impact of Nonpropulsive Pushrim Contact, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 66-73, Vol. 90, No. 1, January 2009.
  • Rice I, Impink B, Niyonkuru C, Boninger ML, Manual Wheelchair Stroke Characteristics During an Extended Period of Propulsion, Spinal Cord, pp. 413-417, Vol. 47, No. 5, May 2009.
  • Impink BG, Boninger ML, Walker H, Collinger JL, Niyonkuru C. Ultrasonographic median nerve changes after a wheelchair sporting event. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2009;90:1489-94.
  • Cowan R, Nash MS, Collinger JL, Koontz AM, Boninger ML, Impact of Surface Type, Wheelchair Weight, and Axle Position on Wheelchair Propulsion by Novice Older Adults, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pp. 1076-1083, Vol. 90, No. 7, July 2009.
  • Rice I, Gagnon, D, Gallagher J, Boninger ML. Hand Rim Wheelchair Propulsion Training Using Biomechanical Real-Time Visual Feedback Based on Motor Learning Principles, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, pp. 33-42, Vol. 33, No. 1, Feb. 2010.
  • Morrow M,. Hurd, WJ, Kaufman, KR, An, K Shoulder demands in manual wheelchair users across a spectrum of activities, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 20 (2010) 61-67.
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