Call for Participants for Wheelchair Transfer Study


The Human Engineering Research Laboratories with the University of Pittsburgh is seeking individuals in the Chicago area to participate in a research study on wheelchair transfers.  The research team will be in the Chicago area September 29 through October 1 in conjunction with the U.S. Access Board meeting.  


Participation includes completing a questionnaire, recording body measurements, and assessing strength, ability to reach, and transferring from the wheeled mobility device to a different surface.  This study is funded in part by the U.S. Access Board.  For more information, contact Clinical Coordinator Stacy Ecksteinste11@pitt.edu or by phone at (412) 954-5287.

 

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