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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of Mobile Manual Standing Wheelchair on Standing Dosage and Utility
Principal Investigator:

Andrew H Hansen

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2021 - August 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $74,300
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Many standing frames and standing wheelchairs support people in the standing position but once upright their utility is limited to those activities that are immediately within the range of the position where the person stood up. Joystick-operated power wheelchairs can move between work surfaces while remaining in a standing posture but can be difficult to maneuver in tight spaces, require specialized equipment for transportation, and limit the user’s potential for exercise. Numerous exoskeletons...

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