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Michael Boninger

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Hogaboom, N.S., Diehl, J.A., Oyster, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2016). Ultrasonographic Median Nerve Changes After Repeated Wheelchair Transfers in Persons With Paraplegia: Relationship With Subject Characteristics and Transfer Skills. PM&R, 8(4), 305-313.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.08.001.

Hogaboom, N.S., Worobey, L.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2016). Transfer Technique Is Associated With Shoulder Pain and Pathology in People With Spinal Cord Injury: A Cross-Sectional Investigation. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 97(10), 1770-1776.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.026.

Toosi, K.K., Hogaboom, N.S., Oyster, M.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2015). Computer keyboarding biomechanics and acute changes in median nerve indicative of carpal tunnel syndrome. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 30(6), 546-550.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.04.008.

Collinger, J.L., Vinjamuri, R., Degenhart, A.D., Weber, D.J., Sudre, G.P., Boninger, M.L., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., & Wang, W. (2014). Motor-related brain activity during action observation: a neural substrate for electrocorticographic brain-computer interfaces after spinal cord injury. Front Integr Neurosci, 8(FEB), 17.Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00017.

Worobey, L., Oyster, M., Pearlman, J., Gebrosky, B., & Boninger, M.L. (2014). Differences Between Manufacturers in Reported Power Wheelchair Repairs and Adverse Consequences Among People With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 95(4), 597-603.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.11.022.

Distefano, G., Ferrari, R.J., Weiss, C., Deasy, B.M., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, G.K., Huard, J., & Ambrosio, F. (2013). Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation as a Method to Maximize the Beneficial Effects of Muscle Stem Cells Transplanted into Dystrophic Skeletal Muscle. In Musaro, A. (Ed.). PLOS ONE, 8(3), e54922.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054922.

Wang, W., Collinger, J.L., Degenhart, A.D., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Schwartz, A.B., Moran, D.W., Weber, D.J., Wodlinger, B., Vinjamuri, R.K., Ashmore, R.C., Kelly, J.W., & Boninger, M.L. (2013). An Electrocorticographic Brain Interface in an Individual with Tetraplegia. PLOS ONE, 8(2), e55344.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055344.

Boninger, M.L., & Cowan, R.E. (2012). Why do we need improved mobility technology?. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 16.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-16.

Boninger, M.L., Cowan, R.E., & Fregly, B.J. (2012). Structures promoting research, training, and technology transfer in mobility: lessons learned from a visit to European centers. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 19.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-19.

Cowan, R.E., Fregly, B.J., Boninger, M.L., Chan, L., Rodgers, M.M., & Reinkensmeyer, D.J. (2012). Recent trends in assistive technology for mobility. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 20.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-20.

Fregly, B.J., Boninger, M.L., & Reinkensmeyer, D.J. (2012). Personalized neuromusculoskeletal modeling to improve treatment of mobility impairments: a perspective from European research sites. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 18.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-18.

Garcia-Mendez, Y., Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Dynamic stiffness and transmissibility of commercially available wheelchair cushions using a laboratory test method. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 49(1), 7-21.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2011.02.0023.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Boninger, M.L., Spaeth, D.M., Dvorznak, M.J., & Dobson, A. (2012). Biomechanics of and Interfaces for Wheelchair Mobility. In Textbook of Rehabilitation Engineering, Yamamoto, T. (Ed.). Ishiyaku Publishers Inc.

Koontz, A.M., Worobey, L.A., Rice, I.M., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Comparison Between Overground and Dynamometer Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMECHANICS, 28(4), 412-419.Human Kinetics. doi: 10.1123/jab.28.4.412.

Reinkensmeyer, D.J., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Technologies and combination therapies for enhancing movement training for people with a disability. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 17.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-17.

Reinkensmeyer, D.J., Bonato, P., Boninger, M.L., Chan, L., Cowan, R.E., Fregly, B.J., & Rodgers, M.M. (2012). Major trends in mobility technology research and development: Overview of the results of the NSF-WTEC European study. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 9(1), 22.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-9-22.

Boninger, M.L. (2011). Safe transfer technique after SCI. University of Washington Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.University of Washington.

Boninger, M.L. (2011). Getting the right wheelchair: What the SCI consumer needs to know. University of Washington Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.University of Washington.

Boninger, M.L. (2011). The manual wheelchair: What the SCI consumer needs to know. The University of Washington Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (UW MSKTC).The University of Washington.

Boninger, M.L. (2011). The power wheelchair: What the SCI consumer needs to know. The University of Washington Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (UW MSKTC).The University of Washington.

Collinger, J.L., Dicianno, B.E., Weber, D.J., Cui, X.T., Wang, W., Brienza, D.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Integrating Rehabilitation Engineering Technology With Biologics. PM&R, 3(6), S148-S157.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.03.011.

Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). The Effect of Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on Ultrasonographic Median Nerve Measures Before and After Wheelchair Propulsion. PM&R, 3(9), 803-810.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.04.009.

Jan, Y.K., Brienza, D.M., Boninger, M.L., & Brenes, G. (2011). Comparison of skin perfusion response with alternating and constant pressures in people with spinal cord injury. SPINAL CORD, 49(1), 136-141.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/sc.2010.58.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Lin, Y.S., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Upper limb kinetic analysis of three sitting pivot wheelchair transfer techniques. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 26(9), 923-929.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2011.05.005.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., Kankipati, P., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2011). Development of custom measurement system for biomechanical evaluation of independent wheelchair transfers. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 48(8), 1015-1028.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2010.09.0169.

Mahajan, H., Spaeth, D.M., Dicianno, B.E., Collins, D.M., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2011). Comparison of Virtual Wheelchair Driving Performance of People With Traumatic Brain Injury Using an Isometric and a Conventional Joystick. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(8), 1298-1304.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.03.011.

McClure, L.A., Boninger, M.L., Oyster, M.L., Roach, M.J., Nagy, J., & Nemunaitis, G. (2011). Emergency Evacuation Readiness of Full-Time Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 491-498.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.08.030.

McClure, L.A., Boninger, M.L., Ozawa, H., & Koontz, A. (2011). Reliability and Validity Analysis of the Transfer Assessment Instrument. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 499-508.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.231.

Myaskovsky, L., Burkitt, K.H., Lichy, A.M., Ljungberg, I.H., Fyffe, D.C., Ozawa, H., Switzer, G.E., Fine, M.J., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). The Association of Race, Cultural Factors, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 441-448.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.10.007.

Norweg, A., Jette, A.M., Houlihan, B., Ni, P., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Patterns, Predictors, and Associated Benefits of Driving a Modified Vehicle After Spinal Cord Injury: Findings From the National Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 477-483.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.234.

Oyster, M.L., Karmarkar, A.M., Patrick, M., Read, M.S., Nicolini, L., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Investigation of Factors Associated With Manual Wheelchair Mobility in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 484-490.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.09.025.

Riggins, M.S., Kankipati, P., Oyster, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). The Relationship Between Quality of Life and Change in Mobility 1 Year Postinjury in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(7), 1027-1033.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.02.010.

Tate, D.G., Boninger, M.L., & Jackson, A.B. (2011). Future Directions for Spinal Cord Injury Research: Recent Developments and Model Systems Contributions. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 509-515.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.243.

Toosi, K.K., Impink, B.G., Baker, N.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Effects of Computer Keyboarding on Ultrasonographic Measures of the Median Nerve. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE, 54(11), 826-833.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20983.

Vinjamuri, R., Weber, D.J., Mao, Z.H., Collinger, J.L., Degenhart, A.D., Kelly, J.W., Boninger, M.L., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., & Wang, W. (2011). Toward Synergy-Based Brain-Machine Interfaces. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BIOMEDICINE, 15(5), 726-736.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TITB.2011.2160272.

Al-Sayegh, N.A., George, S.E., Boninger, M.L., Rogers, J.C., Whitney, S.L., & Delitto, A. (2010). Spinal Mobilization of Postpartum Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain: An Evidence-Based Clinical Rule for Predicting Responders and Nonresponders. PM&R, 2(11), 995-1005.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.07.481.

Ambrosio, F., Ferrari, R.J., Distefano, G., Plassmeyer, J.M., Carvell, G.E., Deasy, B.M., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, G.K., & Huard, J. (2010). The Synergistic Effect of Treadmill Running on Stem-Cell Transplantation to Heal Injured Skeletal Muscle. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 16(3), 839-849.Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi: 10.1089/ten.tea.2009.0113.

Ambrosio, F., Wolf, S.L., Delitto, A., Fitzgerald, G.K., Badylak, S.F., Boninger, M.L., & Russell, A.J. (2010). The Emerging Relationship Between Regenerative Medicine and Physical Therapeutics. PHYSICAL THERAPY, 90(12), 1807-1814.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.2522/ptj.20100030.

Boninger, M. (2010). Foreword: Scholarly Concentrations in the Medical Student Curriculum. Academic Medicine, 85(3), 403-404.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/acm.0b013e3181cd4c3c.

Boninger, M., Troen, P., Green, E., Borkan, J., Lance-Jones, C., Humphrey, A., Gruppuso, P., Kant, P., McGee, J., Willochell, M., Schor, N., Kanter, S.L., & Levine, A.S. (2010). Implementation of a Longitudinal Mentored Scholarly Project: An Approach at Two Medical Schools. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 85(3), 429-437.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181ccc96f.

Collinger, J.L., Fullerton, B., Impink, B.G., Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2010). Validation of Grayscale-Based Quantitative Ultrasound in Manual Wheelchair Users Relationship to Established Clinical Measures of Shoulder Pathology. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 89(5), 390-400.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e3181d8a238.

Collinger, J.L., Impink, B.G., Ozawa, H., & Boninger, M.L. (2010). Effect of an Intense Wheelchair Propulsion Task on Quantitative Ultrasound of Shoulder Tendons. PM&R, 2(10), 920-925.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.06.007.

Impink, B.G., Gagnon, D., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2010). REPEATABILITY OF ULTRASONOGRAPHIC MEDIAN NERVE MEASURES. MUSCLE & NERVE, 41(6), 767-773.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/mus.21619.

Laferrier, J.Z., McFarland, L.V., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Reiber, G.E. (2010). Wheeled mobility: Factors influencing mobility and assistive technology in veterans and servicemembers with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 47(4), 349-360.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2009.03.0022.

Parsonnet, J., Gruppuso, P.A., Kanter, S.L., & Boninger, M. (2010). Required vs. Elective Research and In-Depth Scholarship Programs in the Medical Student Curriculum. Academic Medicine, 85(3), 405-408.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/acm.0b013e3181cccdc4.

Rice, I., Gagnon, D., Gallagher, J., & Boninger, M. (2010). Hand Rim Wheelchair Propulsion Training Using Biomechanical Real-Time Visual Feedback Based on Motor Learning Theory Principles. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 33(1), 33-42.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2010.11689672.

Wang, W., Collinger, J.L., Perez, M.A., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Cohen, L.G., Birbaumer, N., Brose, S.W., Schwartz, A.B., Boninger, M.L., & Weber, D.J. (2010). Neural interface technology for rehabilitation: exploiting and promoting neuroplasticity. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am, 21(1), 157-178.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2009.07.003.

Ambrosio, F., Ferrari, R.J., Fitzgerald, G.K., Carvell, G., Boninger, M.L., & Huard, J. (2009). Functional Overloading of Dystrophic Mice Enhances Muscle-Derived Stem Cell Contribution to Muscle Contractile Capacity. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(1), 66-73.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.06.035.

Ambrosio, F., Kadi, F., Lexell, J., Fitzgerald, G.K., Boninger, M.L., & Huard, J. (2009). The Effect of Muscle Loading on Skeletal Muscle Regenerative Potential An Update of Current Research Findings Relating to Aging and Neuromuscular Pathology. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 88(2), 145-155.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e3181951fc5.

Cohen, L.J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Lane, S., Boninger, M.L., Minkel, J., & McCue, M. (2009). Validation of the Seating and Mobility Script Concordance Test. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 21(1), 47-56.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400430902945546.

Collinger, J.L., Gagnon, D., Jacobson, J., Impink, B.G., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Reliability of Quantitative Ultrasound Measures of the Biceps and Supraspinatus Tendons. ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 16(11), 1424-1432.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2009.05.001.

Cowan, R.E., Nash, M.S., Collinger, J.L., Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Impact of Surface Type, Wheelchair Weight, and Axle Position on Wheelchair Propulsion by Novice Older Adults. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(7), 1076-1083.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.10.034.

Gagnon, D., Koontz, A., Mulroy, S., Nawoczenski, D., Butler-Forslund, E., Granstrom, A., Nadeau, S., & Boninger, M. (2009). Biomechanics of Sitting Pivot Transfers Among Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of the Current Knowledge. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 15(2), 33-58.American Spinal Injury Association. doi: 10.1310/sci1502-33.

Gagnon, D., Koontz, A.M., Brindle, E., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2009). Does upper-limb muscular demand differ between preferred and nonpreferred sitting pivot transfer directions in individuals with a spinal cord injury?. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 46(9), 1099-1108.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2009.02.0012.

Impink, B.G., Boninger, M.L., Walker, H., Collinger, J.L., & Niyonkuru, C. (2009). Ultrasonographic Median Nerve Changes After a Wheelchair Sporting Event. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(9), 1489-1494.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.02.019.

Koontz, A.M., Roche, B.M., Collinger, J.L., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Patterns on Natural Surfaces During Start-Up Propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(11), 1916-1923.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.05.022.

McClure, L.A., Boninger, M.L., Oyster, M.L., Williams, S., Houlihan, B., Lieberman, J.A., & Cooper, R.A. (2009). Wheelchair Repairs, Breakdown, and Adverse Consequences for People With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(12), 2034-2038.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.07.020.

Vinjamuri, R., Weber, D.J., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond, D.J., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., & Wang, W. (2009). A fuzzy logic model for hand posture control using human cortical activity recorded by micro-ECog electrodes. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2009, 4339-4342.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5332746.

Wang, W., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Vinjamuri, R., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Leuthardt, E.C., Moran, D.W., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond, D.J., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., & Weber, D.J. (2009). Human motor cortical activity recorded with Micro-ECoG electrodes, during individual finger movements. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2009, 586-589.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5333704.

Yang, J., Boninger, M.L., Leath, J.D., Fitzgerald, S.G., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., & Chang, M.W. (2009). Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Manual Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury A Cross-Sectional Multicenter Study. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 88(12), 1007-1016.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e3181bbddc9.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Biomechanical Analysis of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Trunk Musculature During Wheelchair Propulsion. NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR, 23(7), 717-725.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1545968308331145.

Brose, S.W., Boninger, M.L., Fullerton, B., McCann, T., Collinger, J.L., Impink, B.G., & Dyson-Hudson, T.A. (2008). Shoulder Ultrasound Abnormalities, Physical Examination Findings, and Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 89(11), 2086-2093.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.05.015.

Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Price, R., Sisto, S.A., Tolerico, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2008). Shoulder biomechanics during the push phase of wheelchair propulsion: A multisite study of persons with paraplegia. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 89(4), 667-676.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.09.052.

Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). Trends and issues in wheelchair technologies. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 20(2), 61-72.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2008.10131933.

Cowan, R.E., Boninger, M.L., Sawatzky, B.J., Mazoyer, B.D., & Cooper, R.A. (2008). 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, 89(2), 260-268.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.08.141.

Ding, D., Leister, E., Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Kelleher, A., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). Usage of tilt-in-space, recline, and elevation seating functions in natural environment of wheelchair users. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 45(7), 973-983.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2007.11.0178.

Ding, D., Souza, A., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R., Kelleher, A., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). A preliminary study on the impact of pushrim-activated power-assist wheelchairs among individuals with tetraplegia. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 87(10), 821-829.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e318186bd1a.

Kim, J., Brienza, D.M., Lynch, R.A., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). Effectiveness evaluation of a remote accessibility assessment system for wheelchair users using virtualized reality. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 89(3), 470-479.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.08.158.

Rentschler, A.J., Simpson, R., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). Clinical evaluation of Guido robotic walker. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 45(9), 1281-1293.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2007.10.0160.

Spaeth, D.M., Mahajan, H., Karmarkar, A., Collins, D., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2008). Development of a wheelchair virtual driving environment: Trials with subjects with traumatic brain injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 89(5), 996-1003.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.11.030.

Ambrosio, F., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Hubbard, S.L., Schwid, S.R., & Cooper, R.A. (2007). Comparison of mobility device delivery within Department of Veterans Affairs for individuals with multiple sclerosis versus spinal cord injury. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 44(5), 693-701.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2006.02.0016.

Boninger, M.L., & Stripling, T.E. (2007). Preserving upper-limb function in spinal cord injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 88(6), 817.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.03.033.

Dicianno, B.E., Spaeth, D.M., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., & Brown, K.W. (2007). Force control strategies while driving electric powered wheelchairs with isometric and movement-sensing joysticks. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 15(1), 144-150.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2007.891394.

Fitzgerald, S.G., Kelleher, A., Teodorski, E., Collins, D.M., Boninger, M., & Cooper, R.A. (2007). The development of a nationwide registry of wheelchair users. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2(6), 358-365.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/17483100701745752.

Gordon, A.T., Lutz, G.E., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2007). Introduction to nanotechnology - Potential applications in physical medicine and rehabilitation. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 86(3), 225-241.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e318031ee1a.

Hubbard, S.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Vogel, B., Reker, D.M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Distribution and cost of wheelchairs and scooters provided by veterans health administration. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 44(4), 581-592.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2006.10.0136.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Pearlman, J.L., Impink, B.G., & Wilkinson, M. (2007). Wheelchairs. In An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering, Cooper, R.A., Ohnanbe, H., & Hobson, D.A. (Eds.). 2-2, (pp. 2097-2118).Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y., Price, R., Tollerico, M.L., DiGivine, C.P., Sisto, S.A., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Multisite comparison of wheelchair propulsion kinetics in persons with paraplegia. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 44(3), 449-458.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2006.05.0048.

Price, R., Ashwell, Z.R., Chang, M.W., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Sisto, S.A. (2007). Upper-limb joint power and its distribution in spinal cord injured wheelchair users: Steady-state self-selected speed versus maximal acceleration trials. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 88(4), 456-463.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.01.016.

Tolerico, M.L., Ding, D., Cooper, R.A., Spaeth, D.M., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R., Kelleher, A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Assessing mobility characteristics and activity levels of manual wheelchair users. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 44(4), 561-571.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2006.02.0017.

van Drongelen, S., Boninger, M.L., Impink, B.G., & Khalaf, T. (2007). Ultrasound imaging of acute biceps tendon changes after wheelchair sports. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 88(3), 381-385.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2006.11.024.

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Collins, D.M., Fitzgerald, S.G., Sachs-Ericsson, N., Scherer, M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Psychosocial well-being and community participation of service dog partners. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 1(1-2), 41-48.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09638280500167183.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., & Kelleher, A. (2006). Use of the INDEPENDENCE 3000 IBOT Transporter at home and in the community: a case report. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 1(1-2), 111-117.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09638280500167571.

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Dicianno, B.E., Spaeth, D.M., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Advancements in power wheelchair joystick technology: Effects of isometric joysticks and signal conditioning on driving performance. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 85(8), 631-639.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/01.phm.0000228519.54763.b4.

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Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y., Boninger, D.S., Kanaly, J., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Dieruf, K., & Ewer, L. (2006). Investigation of the performance of an ergonomic handrim as a pain-relieving intervention for manual wheelchair users. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 18(2), 123-145.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2006.10131912.

Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M., KoontZ, A., Ren, D., Dyson-Hudson, T., & Cooper, R. (2006). Shoulder joint kinetics and pathology in manual wheelchair users. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 21(8), 781-789.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2006.04.010.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Mercer, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Surface electromyography activity of trunk muscles during wheelchair propulsion. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 21(10), 1032-1041.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2006.07.006.

Algood, S.D., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Effect of a pushrim-activated power-assist wheelchair on the functional capabilities of persons with tetraplegia. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 86(3), 380-386.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2004.05.017.

Ambrosio, F., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Koontz, A.M., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Biomechanics and strength of manual wheelchair users. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 28(5), 407-414.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2005.11753840.

Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Sisto, S.A., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., Chang, M., Price, R., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Pushrim biomechanics and injury prevention in spinal cord injury: Recommendations based on CULP-SCI investigations. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 42(3), 9-19.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2004.08.0103.

Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Sisto, S.A., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., Chang, M., Price, R., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Pushrim biomechanics and injury prevention in spinal cord injury: recommendations based on CULP-SCI investigations. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 42(3 Supp), 9-19.

Boninger, M.L., Waters, R.L., Chase, T., Dijkers, M.P.M., Gellman, H., Gironda, R.J., Goldstein, B., Johnson-Taylor, S., Koontz, A.M., & McDowell, S.L. (2005). Preservation of Upper Limb Function Following Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 28(5), 434-470.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2005.11753844.

Cooper, R.A., Ding, D., Simpson, R., Fitzgerald, S.G., Spaeth, D.M., Guo, S.F., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R., Kim, J., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Virtual reality and computer enhanced training applied to wheeled mobility: An overview of work in Pittsburgh. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 17(2), 159-170.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2005.10132105.

Ding, D., Leister, E., Cooper, R., Spaeth, D., Cooper, R., Kelleher, A., & Boninger, M. (2005). A wheelchair usage monitoring/logging system. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2005, 6897-6899.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2005.1616091.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., Impink, B.G., & Reyes-Littua, M.C. (2005). Wheelchair Use and Frequency of Transfers Among Persons with Paraplegia. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation, 84(3), 230.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Yang, Y.S., Impink, B.G., & van der Woude, L.H.V. (2005). A kinetic analysis of manual wheelchair propulsion during start-up on select indoor and outdoor surfaces. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 42(4), 447-458.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2004.08.0106.

Kwarciak, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Ammer, W.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R. (2005). Fatigue testing of selected suspension manual wheelchairs using ANSI/RESNA standards. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 86(1), 123-129.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.11.038.

Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., Karnawat, J., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Evaluation of the safety and durability of low-cost nonprogrammable electric powered wheelchairs. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 86(12), 2361-2370.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2005.07.294.

Souza, A.L., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Shimada, S.D., Cooper, R.A., & Ambrosio, F. (2005). Upper limb strength in individuals with spinal cord injury who use manual wheelchairs. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 28(1), 26-32.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2005.11753795.

Wolf, E., Pearlman, J., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Kelleher, A., Collins, D.M., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R. (2005). Vibration exposure of individuals using wheelchairs over sidewalk surfaces. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 27(23), 1443-1449.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09638280500264709.

Algood, S.D., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2004). Impact of a pushrim-activated power-assisted wheelchair on the metabolic demands, stroke frequency, and range of motion among subjects with tetraplegia. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(11), 1865-1871.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2004.04.043.

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Boninger, M.L., Impink, B.G., Cooper, R.A., & Koontz, A.M. (2004). Relation between median and ulnar nerve function and wrist kinematics during wheelchair propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(7), 1141-1145.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.11.016.

Chaves, E.S., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., Fitzgerald, S.G., Gray, D.B., & Cooper, R.A. (2004). Assessing the influence of wheelchair technology on perception of participation in spinal cord injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(11), 1854-1858.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2004.03.033.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Kellerher, A. (2004). Preliminary assessment of a prototype advanced mobility device in the work environment of veterans with spinal cord injury. NEUROREHABILITATION, 19(2), 161-170.IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/nre-2004-19210.

Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Schmeler, M., & Boninger, M.L. (2004). Push for power. Rehab Manag, 17(2), 32-36.

Cooper, R.A., Wolf, E., Fitzgerald, S.G., Kellerher, A., Ammer, W., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R. (2004). Evaluation of selected sidewalk pavement surfaces for vibration experienced by users of manual and power wheelchairs. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 27(5), 468-475.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2004.11752239.

Fass, M.V., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Schmeler, M., Boninger, M.L., Algood, S.D., Ammer, W.A., Rentschler, A.J., & Duncan, J. (2004). Durability, value, and reliability of selected electric powered wheelchairs. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(5), 805-814.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.08.096.

Fay, B.T., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A.L., Cooper, R.A., & Koontz, A.M. (2004). Manual wheelchair pushrim dynamics in people with multiple sclerosis. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(6), 935-942.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.08.093.

Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., Thorman, T., Cooper, R., Guo, S.F., & Boninger, M.L. (2004). The GAME(Cycle) exercise system: Comparison with standard ergometry. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 27(5), 453-459.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2004.11752237.

Hunt, P.C., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Zafonte, R.D., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Schmeler, M.R. (2004). Demographic and socioeconomic factors associated with disparity in wheelchair customizability among people with traumatic spinal cord injury. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(11), 1859-1864.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2004.07.347.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Fay, B.T. (2004). Scapular range of motion in a quasi-wheelchair push. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 33(3), 237-248.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ergon.2003.04.002.

Rentschler, A.J., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., Guo, S.F., Ammer, W.A., Vitek, M., & Algood, D. (2004). Evaluation of selected electric-powered wheelchairs using the ANSI/RESNA standards. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(4), 611-619.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.06.023.

Schmeler, M.R., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Cooper, R. (2004). Freestyle seating. Rehab Manag, 17(1), 38-42.

Schmeler, M.R., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Cooper, R. (2004). Freestyle Seating. Rehab Management, 17(1), 38-42.

Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Lin, J., Cooper, R., Dicianno, B., & Liu, B. (2003). Investigating neck pain in wheelchair users. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 82(3), 197-202.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/01.PHM.0000054217.17816.DD.

Boninger, M.L., Dicianno, B.E., Cooper, R.A., Towers, J.D., Koontz, A.M., & Souza, A.L. (2003). Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities, wheelchair propulsion, and gender. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 84(11), 1615-1620.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/S0003-9993(03)00282-X.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., Dobson, A.R., Kessler, J., Schmeler, M., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2003). Use of the INDEPENDENCE 3000 IBOT Transporter at home and in the community. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 26(1), 79-85.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2003.11753665.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., Robertson, R.N., & Baldini, F.D. (2003). Wheelchair racing efficiency. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 25(4-5), 207-212.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0963828021000030918.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., Robertson, R.N., & Baldini, F.D. (2003). Wheelchair racing efficiency. Disability and rehabilitation, 25(4-5), 207-212.

Cooper, R.A., Wolf, E., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., Ulerich, R., & Ammer, W.A. (2003). Seat and footrest shocks and vibrations in manual wheelchairs with and without suspension. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 84(1), 96-102.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2003.50069.

Corfman, T.A., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2003). Range of motion and stroke frequency differences between manual wheelchair propulsion and pushrim-activated power-assisted wheelchair propulsion. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 26(2), 135-140.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2003.11753673.

DiGiovine, C.P., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., Wolf, E.J., & Guo, S.F. (2003). Whole-body vibration during manual wheelchair propulsion with selected seat cushions and back supports. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 11(3), 311-322.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2003.816872.

DiGiovine, C.P., Cooper, R.A., Wolf, E., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Analysis of whole-body vibration during manual wheelchair propulsion: A comparison of seat cushions and back supports for individuals without a disability. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 15(2), 129-144.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2003.10131897.

Fitzgerald, S.G., Arva, J., Cooper, R.A., Dvorznak, M.J., Spaeth, D.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). A pilot study on community usage of a pushrim-activated, power-assisted wheelchair. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 15(2), 113-119.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2003.10131895.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Proper propulsion. Rehab Manag, 16(6), 18-22.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Proper propulsion. Rehab management, 16(6), 18-22.Curant Communications.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2003). Musculoskeletal Pain and Overuse Injuries. In Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, Lin, V., & Cardenas, D.D. (Eds.). (pp. 527-534).Demos Medical Publishing.

Rentschler, A.J., Cooper, R.A., Blasch, B., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Intelligent walkers for the elderly: Performance and safety testing of VA-PAMAID robotic walker. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 40(5), 423-431.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2003.09.0423.

Wainner, R.S., Fritz, J.M., Irrgang, J.J., Boninger, M.L., Delitto, A., & Allison, S. (2003). Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of the clinical examination and patient self-report measures for cervical radiculopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 28(1), 52-62. doi: 10.1097/00007632-200301010-00014.

Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Koontz, A.M., & Fay, B.T. (2002). Propulsion patterns and pushrim biomechanics in manual wheelchair propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 83(5), 718-723.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2002.32455.

Cooper, R.A., DiGiovine, C.P., Boninger, M.L., Shimada, S.D., Koontz, A.M., & Baldwin, M.A. (2002). Filter frequency selection for manual wheelchair biomechanics. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 39(3), 323-336.

Cooper, R.A., Schmeler, M.R., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). 20 years and still rolling strong!. Sports ‘N’ Spokes, 35-45.the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Cooper, R.A., Spaeth, D.M., Jones, D.K., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Guo, S. (2002). Comparison of virtual and real electric powered wheelchair driving using a position sensing joystick and an isometric joystick. Medical engineering & physics, 24(10), 703-708.

Cooper, R.A., Spaeth, D.M., Jones, D.K., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Guo, S.F. (2002). Comparison of virtual and real electric powered wheelchair driving using a position sensing joystick and an isometric joystick. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 24(10), 703-708.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(02)00111-X.

Cooper, R.A., Thorman, T., Cooper, R., Dvorznak, M.J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Ammer, W., Song-Feng, G., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). Driving characteristics of electric-powered wheelchair users: How far, fast, and often do people drive?. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 83(2), 250-255.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2002.28020.

Cooper, R.A., Thorman, T., Cooper, R., Dvorznak, M.J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Ammer, W., Song-Feng, G., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). Driving characteristics of electric-powered wheelchair users: how far, fast, and often do people drive?. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 83(2), 250-255.

Fay, B.T., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). The science behind mobility devices for individuals with multiple sclerosis. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 24(6), 375-383.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(02)00037-1.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Fay, B.T. (2002). Shoulder kinematics and kinetics during two speeds of wheelchair propulsion. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 39(6), 635-649.

Mills, T., Holm, M.B., Trefler, E., Schmeler, M., Fitzgerald, S., & Boninger, M. (2002). Development and consumer validation of the Functional Evaluation in a Wheelchair (FEW) instrument. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 24(1-3), 38-46.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09638280110066334.

O'Connor, T.J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., Thorman, T.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). Kinetic and physiological analysis of the GAME(wheels) system. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 39(6), 627-634.

Schmeler, M.R., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R. (2002). Burden of Proof: Use Evidence to Justify Wheelchair Seating Interventions. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation, 11(2), 25-26.Merion Publications.

Arva, J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2001). Mechanical efficiency and user power requirement with a pushrim activated power assisted wheelchair. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 23(10), 699-705.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(01)00054-6.

Boninger, M.L., Chan, L., Harvey, R., Pine, Z.M., Helkowski, W., Garrison, C.J., Tran, T., Levin, H., & Levy, C.E. (2001). Resident research education in physical medicine and rehabilitation - A practical approach. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 80(9), 706-712.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/00002060-200109000-00013.

Boninger, M.L., Towers, J.D., Cooper, R.A., Dicianno, B.E., & Munin, M.C. (2001). Shoulder imaging abnormalities in individuals with paraplegia. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 38(4), 401-408.

Cooper, R.A., Baldini, F.D., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R. (2001). Physiological responses to two wheelchair-racing exercise protocols. NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR, 15(3), 191-195.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/154596830101500306.

Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Boninger, M.L., Prins, K., Rentschler, A.J., Arva, J., & O'Connor, T.J. (2001). Evaluation of a pushrim-activated, power-assisted wheelchair. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 82(5), 702-708.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2001.20836.

DiGiovine, C.P., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2001). Dynamic calibration of a wheelchair dynamometer. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 38(1), 41-55.

Dvorznak, M.J., Cooper, R.A., O'Connor, T.J., Boninger, M.L., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2001). Kinematic comparison of Hybrid II test dummy to wheelchair user. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 23(4), 239-247.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(01)00025-X.

Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Rentschler, A.J. (2001). Comparison of fatigue life for 3 types of manual wheelchairs. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 82(10), 1484-1488.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2001.26139.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2001). An autoregressive modeling approach to analyzing wheelchair propulsion forces. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 23(4), 285-291.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(00)00082-5.

Munin, M.C., Espejo-De Guzman, M.C., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Penrod, L.E., & Singh, J. (2001). Predictive factors for successful early prosthetic ambulation among lower-limb amputees. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 38(4), 379-384.

O'Connor, T.J., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., Thorman, T.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2001). Does computer game play aid in motivation of exercise and increase metabolic activity during wheelchair ergometry?. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 23(4), 267-273.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(01)00046-7.

Shimada, S.D., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Corfman, T.A. (2001). Comparison of three different models to represent the wrist during wheelchair propulsion. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 9(3), 274-282.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/7333.948455.

VanSickle, D.P., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & DiGiovine, C.P. (2001). Analysis of vibrations induced during wheelchair propulsion. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 38(4), 409-421.

Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M., Cooper, R.A., Koontz, A., & Chan, L. (2000). Manual wheelchair pushrim biomechanics and axle position. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 81(5), 608-613.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9993(00)90043-1.

Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Encouraging students with disabilities to pursue careers in bioengineering. IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY MAGAZINE, 19(4), 9-12.

Cooper, R.A., Dvorznak, M.J., Rentschler, A.J., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Displacement between the seating surface and hybrid test dummy during transitions with a variable configuration wheelchair: A technical note. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 37(3), 297-303.

Cooper, R.A., Dvorznak, M.J., Rentschler, A.J., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Displacement between the seating surface and hybrid test dummy during transitions with a variable configuration wheelchair: a technical note. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 37(3), 297-303.

Cooper, R.A., Jones, D.K., Fitzgerald, S., Boninger, M.L., & Albright, S.J. (2000). Analysis of position and isometric joysticks for powered wheelchair driving. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 47(7), 902-910.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/10.846684.

Cooper, R.A., Schmeler, M.R., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Advanced Seating Systems: Part II. Rehab management, 13(3), 60-65.

Cooper, R.A., Schmeler, M.R., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Advanced Seating Systems: Part I. Rehab management, 13(2), 58-61.

Cooper, R.A., Schmeler, M.R., Cooper, R., Thorman, T., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). On the Lighter Side: Studies Show Ultralight Manual Wheelchairs Have the Advantage for Long Term Users. Advance for Providers of Post-Acute Care, 3(11), 71-73.

Corfman, T.A., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Arva, J., Spaeth, D.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Excursion and Stroke Frequency Differences Between Manual Wheelchair Propulsion and Pushrim-Assisted Wheelchair Propulsion. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 19(6), 60.IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

DiGiovine, C.P., Cooper, R.A., DiGiovine, M.M., Boninger, M.L., & Robertson, R.N. (2000). Frequency analysis of kinematics of racing wheelchair propulsion. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 8(3), 385-393.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/86.867880.

DiGiovine, M.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Lawrence, B.M., VanSickle, D.P., & Rentschler, A.J. (2000). User assessment of manual wheelchair ride comfort and ergonomics. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 81(4), 490-494.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/mr.2000.3845.

O'Connor, T.J., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Dvorznak, M.J., Boninger, M.L., VanSickle, D.P., & Glass, L. (2000). Evaluation of a manual wheelchair interface to computer games. NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR, 14(1), 21-31.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/154596830001400103.

VanSickle, D.P., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2000). Road loads acting on manual wheelchairs. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 8(3), 371-384.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/86.867879.

Wainner, M.R.S., Boninger, M.L., Balu, G., Burdett, R., & Helkowski, W. (2000). Durkan gauge and carpal compression test: Accuracy and diagnostic test properties. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY, 30(11), 676-682.Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). doi: 10.2519/jospt.2000.30.11.676.

Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Baldwin, M.A., Shimada, S.D., & Koontz, A. (1999). Wheelchair Pushrim kinetics: Body weight and median nerve function. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 80(8), 910-915.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9993(99)90082-5.

Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (1999). Walking on Your Hands. Paraplegia News, 12-16.

Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (1999). Smart Selection. Sports ‘N Spokes, 25(2), 23-26.

Cooper, R., Boninger, M.L., & Robertson, R. (1998). Heavy Handed: Repetitive strain injury among manual wheelchair users. Team Rehab Report, 9(2), 35-38.

Boninger, M.L. (1997). Development of a Modular Graduate Curriculum in Rehabilitation Science and Technology. Technology SIS Newsletter.The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Cooper, R.A., VanSickle, D.P., Lawrence, B.M., & Boninger, M.L. (1997). Design Guidelines for Wheelchair Ride Comfort and Fatigue Life. Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports 1996, 34, 308.

Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R., & Robertson, R. (1994). Neurologic Causes of Upper Extremity Pain in Wheelchair Athletes. Wheelchair Sports USA Newsletter, 5-6, 15.

Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Robertson, R.N. (1994). Musculoskeletal Causes of Upper Extremity Pain in Wheelchair Athletes. Wheelchair Sports USA Newsletter, 20-22.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Robertson, R.N. (1994). Wheelchair Racing and Blood Lactate Accumulation. Wheelchair Sports USA Newsletter, 15-17.

Boninger, M., French, J., Abbas, J., Nagy, L., Ferguson-Pell, M., Taylor, S.J., Rodgers, M., Saunders, N., Peckham, H., Marshall, R., & Sherwood, A. (2012). Technology for mobility in SCI 10 years from now. In SPINAL CORD, 50(5), (pp. 358-363).Springer Science and Business Media LLC.England. doi: 10.1038/sc.2011.165.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., Worobey, L., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Effect of muscle fatiguing tasks on subacromial space in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2012 Annual Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Lin, Y.S. (2011). Effects of overground surfaces on trunk kinematics during start-up wheelchair propulsion. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Tamburo, E., & Worobey, L.A. (2011). Comparison Of Upper Extremity Electromyography During Manual Wheelchair Propulsion With Three Handrims. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Worobey, L.A. (2010). Role of Trunk Movement in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion in Various Overground Conditions. In American Society of Biomechanics Conference.Providence, RI.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Boninger, M.L., & Lin, Y.S. (2010). Lifting and Landing Rates of Force Development in Relation to Trunk Kinematics During Wheelchair Transfer. In International Symposium on Quality of Life Technology.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Collinger, J.L., Rice, I., & Worobey, L.A. (2009). A Comparison Between Overground and Dynamometer Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Lin, Y.S., & Kankipati, P. (2009). Hand and Shoulder Joint Kinetic Analysis of Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Toosi, K.K., Impink, B., Collinger, J.L., & Yang, J. (2009). Wrist Kinetics and Median Nerve Health in Manual Wheelchair Users. In Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Worobey, L.A., Rice, I., & Collinger, J.L. (2009). Curve Shape and Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Overground and on a Dynamometer. In Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Toosi, K.K., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., Yang, J., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Investigation of Relationship between Wrist Kinematics and Median Nerve Health in Paraplegic Manual Wheelchair Users at Two Time-points. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Wang, H., Koontz, A.M., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Influence of Gripping Moments during Wheelchair Propulsion on Natural Surfaces. In Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference.Crystal City Hyatt, Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., & Gangon, D. (2008). Reliability of Quantitative Ultrasound Measures of the Biceps Tendon: A Preliminary Study Among Non-Wheelchair Users. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Rice, I., Cowan, R.E., & Turkovich, M.J. (2008). The Effect of Shoulder Position on Pushrim Forces during Overground Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Gangon, D. (2008). Do Stroke Characteristics Change During a High-Intensity 12-minutes Corridor Wheelchair Propulsion Test in Experienced Manual Wheelchair Users?. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Rice, I., Cowan, R.E., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Effects of wheelchair propulsion training on pushrim kinetics. In American Society of Biomechanics Conference.Stanford, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Yang, Y. (2007). Surface EMG Analysis on Shoulder Muscle During Prolonged Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the International Society of Biomechanics Congress.Taipei, Taiwan.

Koontz, A.M., Yarnall, M., Mercer, J.L., Cowan, R.E., Boninger, M.L., & Roche, B.M. (2007). Manual wheelchair propulsion patterns on natural surfaces. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Yarnall, M., Price, R., Odle, B., Sisto, S.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Lateral transfer movement strategies among persons with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2006). Relationship of shoulder pathology and shoulder kinetics during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2006). Upper body kinematic analysis of four types of lateral wheelchair transfers. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Triolo, R.J., Mercer, J.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Surface electrical stimulation of trunk musculature during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Nogan, S., Yang, Y.S., & Triolo, R.J. (2005). Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, D., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Effect of Weight on Wheelchair Propulsion Over Various Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 28th Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Rice, I. (2005). Characteristics of the Manual Wheelchair Propulsive Stroke Under Fatigue Conditions. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Pearlman, J.L., Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Cowan, R.E. (2005). Factors Affecting Start-Up Propulsion Forces. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Eisler, H., Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Considerations for the Selection and Fitting of Manual Wheelchairs for Optimal Mobility. In Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, (pp. 59-60).Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Kinetic Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Over Three Surfaces. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Kanaly, J., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Start-Up propulsion biomechanics using a prototype ergonomic pushrim. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Price, R., Boninger, M.L., & Yarnall, M. (2005). Wrist Range of Motion During Lateral Transfers Among Persons with Paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Price, R., Sisto, S.A., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Multi-site comparison of wheelchair propulsion in persons with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Triolo, R.J., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Electomyography of Trunk Muscles During Wheelchair Propulsion. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Rice, I. (2004). An analysis of trunk excursion in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Influence of gripping moments on mechanical efficiency of wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2004 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Kanaly, J., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Biomechanical analysis of a new ergonomic wheelchair pushrim. In Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Symposium.Tainan, Taiwan, National Cheng Kung University.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Rice, I., Yang, Y.S., & Cooper, R.A. (2004). Trunk movement patterns and propulsion efficiency in wheelchair users with and without SCI. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). EMG activity of trunk muscles during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Wheelchair Propulsion Pattern and EMG Activity of the Trunk Muscles. In Proceedings of the 19th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA Conference), (pp. 219-220).Sapporo, Japan.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2004). Range of Motion and Wheelchair Pushrim Kinetics: Their Impact on Nerve Health. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Rice, I. (2004). Wheelchair users with SCI exhibit paradoxical trunk motion during propulsion. In Proceedings of the Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in SCI Rehabilitation Congress.Amsterdam, Holland.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Tharakeshwarappa, N. (2004). Biomechanical analysis of a wheelchair wheelie in persons with SCI. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Tharakeshwarappa, N. (2004). Corrective forces required to balance in a wheelchair wheelie. In Proceedings of the Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in SCI Rehabilitation Congress.Amsterdam, Holland.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Dvorznak, M.J., & Ambrosio, A. (2004). A model-based criterion for assessing appropriateness of wheelchair setup. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2004 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Ding, D., Cooper, R., & Hoover, A.E. (2004). Manual Wheelchair Use and Reported Pain. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Mercer, J.L., Dicianno, B.E., Wolfe, E., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2004). Body Mass Index and its Limitations on Functional Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Schwid, S., Boninger, M.L., & Ambrosio, F. (2004). The Effect of Mobility Device Use on Strength, Fatigue, and Quality of Life in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of the 19th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA Conference), (pp. 217-218).Sapporo, Japan.

Koontz, A.M., Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Cowan, R.E. (2004). Injury Level and Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Nogan, S., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Triolo, R.J., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Activation of the Trunk Muscles during Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS).Bournemouth, UK.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R., Souza, A.L., Ambrosio, F., & Wolf, E. (2003). Causes and Alleviation of Repetitive Strain Injuries Among Wheelchair Users. In Posture and Mobility Group Annual Conference: Improving the Outcome.University of York, UK.

Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Wolf, E., Yang, Y.S., & Dobson, A. (2003). Technical Contributions to Wheelchairs that Improve Outcomes. In Posture and Mobility Group Annual Conference: Improving the Outcome.University of York, UK.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). What is the best way to propel a wheelchair?. In 19th International Seating Symposium, (pp. 47-48).

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Redesigning the wheelchair pushrim for injury prevention. In 19th International Seating Symposium, (pp. 143-144).

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2003). Median & ulnar nerve function related to wrist range of motion during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Yang, Y.S. (2003). The effect of hand contact speed on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Tharakeshwarappa, N., & Towers, T. (2003). Finite element model of the shoulder joint during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Impink, B.G., Boninger, M.L., & Ebihara, K. (2003). Kinetic analysis of wheelchair propulsion for various surfaces and ramp conditions. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Ebihara, K., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2003). Temporal characteristics of real-world wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 2003 American Society Biomechanics Conference.Toledo, OH.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). The effect of hand contact acceleration on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the 2003 American Society Biomechanics Conference.Toledo, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Baldwin, M.A. (2002). Braking kinetics in wheelchair propulsion: Evaluation of a new ergonomic pushrim. In Proceedings of the 3rd National VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference,.Washington D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Ma, L. (2002). Gender difference in the segmental power and energy of manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Dicianno, B.E., & Towers, J.T. (2002). Propulsion work and power differences in wheelchair users with greater evidence of shoulder pathology at follow-up. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Towers, J.T., & Ma, L. (2002). Segmental power during propulsion in wheelchair users with greater evidence of shoulder injury overtime. In IV World Congress of Biomechanics Conference.Calgary, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). A Fatigue Analysis During Wheelchair Propulsion In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). A Biomechanical Analysis of Wheelchair Propulsion in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. In Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Kim, S.J. (2002). Wheelchair braking biomechanics. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North Americ 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). Trunk movement adaptations during wheelchair propulsion at two speeds and load conditions. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Cohn, E., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Panchang, S. (2001). Accessibility of Rehabilitation Web Pages Using Jaws And Bobby. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Meeting.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2001). The role of the shoulder during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Seating Symposium, (pp. 45-46).Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Fay, B.T., & Deitzer, J. (2001). Scapula orientation in a virtual wheelchair push. In ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), (p. 139).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2001). Considering gender differences in manual wheelchair propulsion kinetics: Use of a pushrim force ratio. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 277-279).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Collins, J., & Guo, S. (2001). Techniques of data collection from two SMARTWheels. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 274-276).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Ma, L. (2001). Mechanical energy change within the segments of upper extremity during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 307-309).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Souza, A.L. (2001). Predicting scapula orientation in wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference.Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Souza, A.L. (2001). Comparison of pushrim kinetics between four different manual wheelchair pushrim conditions. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 221-223).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Towers, J.D., & Dicianno, B.E. (2001). Wheelchair propulsion forces and MRI evidence of shoulder injury. In Abstracts of the Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting.Hilton Head, SC.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Collins, J.D., Cooper, R.A., & Songfeng, G. (2000). Visual frequency feedback and its effect on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2000 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Relating shoulder joint forces and range of motion during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Fitzgerald, S.F. (2000). Prevention and Treatment of Repetitive Strain Injuries Among Manual Wheelchair Users. In Proceedings APEC Workshop on Technology with Humanistic Concerns for Disabilities, (pp. 99-110).Taipei, Taiwan.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Gender differences in the kinetic features of manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Maximum contraction measurement at the wrist. In Proceedings of the 2nd National Department of VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, (p. 142).Washington, D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Baldwin, M.A. (2000). Shoulder joint forces and moments during two speeds of wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2000 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Gender-based anthropometric differences of manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Fay, B.T., Boninger, M.L., & Souza, A.L. (2000). A kinetic analysis of propulsion patterns in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Souza, A.L., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Fay, B.T., & Cooper, R.A. (2000). Classification of stroke patterns in manual wheelchair users. In ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 12(2), (p. 155).Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Baldwin, M.A., & Towers, J. (1999). Wheelchair propulsion forces and MRI evidence of shoulder impairment. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., O’Connor, T.J., Baldwin, M.A., & Dvorznak, M.J. (1999). Calculation of work and power during wheelchair propulsion of individuals with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). EMG activity of wrist muscles during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Comparison of side-to-side wheelchair propulsion forces using an ARMA modeling technique. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Relating wheelchair setup to propulsion biomechanics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (1999). Wrist flexor muscle activity during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference -“The Next Generation”.Washington D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (1999). Wrist kinematics and indicators of carpal tunnel syndrome during manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS, (p. 108).Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Comparison of propulsion kinetics and forearm EMG between two wheelchair pushrim designs. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS, (p. 105).Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Baldwin, M.A. (1998). Effect of vinyl coated pushrims on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1998 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., O’Connor, T.J., Baldwin, M.A., & Shimada, S.D. (1998). Biomechanical comparison of wheelchair basketball players and non-basketball players. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1998 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.