General Rehabilitation Medicine
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- 33Assistive Technology
- 6Assistive robots
- 5Assistive technology
- 4Object manipulation
(Re)Imagining inclusion in ways that foster belonging in the lives of disabled children and youthDownload
For the greater part of the twentieth century, thanks in part to disability rights movements around the world, disabled children and youth have increasingly been afforded access to community spaces, such as schools and classrooms; and activities, such as inclusive recreation programs, alongside...
A prospective study of patients with low back pain attending a Canadian emergency department: Why they came and what happened?
A prospective study of patients with low back pain attending a Canadian emergency department: Why they came and what happened?Download
Low back pain is a common presentation to emergency departments, but the reasons why people choose to attend the emergency department have not been explored. We aimed to fill this gap with this study to understand why persons with low back pain choose to attend the emergency department.
Activation of ankle muscles following rapid displacement of a light touch contact during treadmill walking.Download
The first exposure of a rapid displacement of a light touch reference induces an inappropriate balance corrective response during standing in a proportion of participants that is extinguished with repeated exposures. We hypothesized that if the spatial touch reference was critical to performing...
Responses elicited by the rapid displacement of a light touch contact surface were investigated during standing with the eyes closed. During quiet standing the touch surface was moved with an imperceptible slow (0.5 Hz), small (0.5 cm) oscillation to entrain the participant’s sway. Periodically,...