Conference Proceedings

Chart with words "Cushion Performance"
July 1, 2021

Visualizing Wheelchair Performance Standard Outcomes for Ease of Interpretation by Wheelchair Users, Healthcare Professionals and Manufacturers

Alexandra M. Delazio, David M. Brienza (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Bioengineering, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine), Amanda Manko, Patricia E. Karg (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2021)

Cushion indenter with words "Cushion Performance"
July 1, 2021

Effects of Simulated Aging on Cushion Performance Related to Hysteresis

Amanda Manko, Patricia Karg, David Brienza, Alexandra Delazio (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2021) 

Chart with words "Cushion Performance"
July 1, 2021

Effects of simulated aging on seat cushion immersion

Patricia Karg, Amanda Manko, David Brienza, Alexandra Delazio (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2021)

Tent with cushion in it and words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2020

Design and Evaluation of a Wheelchair Cushion Cover with Microclimate Management to Prevent Pressure Injuries

Junghan Sim, Patricia Karg, David Brienza (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2020)

Testing setup with words "Caster Performance"
June 1, 2020

Evaluating durability of bushings and bearings for wheelchair use in adverse environments

John J. Fried, Austin J. Kasmer, Andre C. Kuminkoski, John R. Larson, David E. Schmidt, Jon L. Pearlman, Anand A. Mhatre (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Intl. Soc. of Wheelchair Professionals)

RESNA Annual Conference (2020)

Wheelchair wheel with words "Wheel Performance"
June 1, 2020

Observed toe and slop in manual wheelchairs and its effect on rolling resistance

Holly Wilson-Jene, Joseph Ott, Jonathan Pearlman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Intl. Soc. of Wheelchair Professionals)

RESNA Annual Conference (2020)

Cushion and cushion indenter with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2020

Effects of simulated aging on cushion performance metrics

Amanda Manko, Patricia Karg, David Brienza, Alexandra Delazio, Jenna Freedman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept of Rehabilitation Science and Technology), Emily Williams (Univ. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

RESNA Annual Conference (2020)

Corner of cushion with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2020

Visual Characterization of Wheelchair Cushions following Simulated Aging

Noah Bauer (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering), Alexandra Delazio, Patricia Karg, David Brienza (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2020)

Measurement system with words "Wheel Performance"
March 1, 2020

Impact of Toe in/out due to Rolling Resistance Losses in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Joseph Ott, Menachem Marcus, London Lee, Jonathan Pearlman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

ISS Vancouver (2020)

Testing setup with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2019

Relationship between impact damping and hysteresis wheelchair cushion performance test results

Keerthana Kalliat, Patricia Karg, David Brienza, Sandra Guzman, Jenna Freedman, Alexandra Delazio (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)

Cushion testing setup with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2019

Repeatability of a novel laboratory method for characterizing lateral and anterior stability properties of wheelchair seat cushions

Alexandra Delazio, David Brienza, Patricia Karg (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)

Three wheels with words "Caster Performance"
June 1, 2019

Comparing lab-based and community wheelchair caster failures

Anand Mhatre, Jon Pearlman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)

Cushion indenter with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2019

Reliability of a standard test for wheelchair cushion envelopment characteristics

Jenna Freedman, Patricia Karg, David Brienza, Sandra Arias-Guzmán, Keerthana Kalliat, Alexandra Delazio (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)

Graph with words "Cushion Performance"
June 1, 2019

Impact damping test for wheelchair cushions: effect of calculation methods and new test metric

Sandra Arias-Guzmán, David Brienza, Patricia Karg, Alexandra Delazio, Keerthana Kalliat, Jenna Freedman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)

Testing setup with words "Wheel Performance"
June 1, 2019

Preliminary results of wheel rolling resistance using a drum-based testing machine

Joseph Ott, Menachem Marcus, London Lee, Jonathan Pearlman (Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Intl. Soc. of Wheelchair Professionals)

RESNA Annual Conference (2019)