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2013

Sprigle, S., Introduction to special section: state of the science on wheeled mobility and seating. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, November 2013. 8(6): 445-446.

Hostak, R., Edwards, D., S. Sprigle, mobilityRERC State of the Science: how science influences public policy in seating and mobility. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, November 2013. 8(6): 447-453.

Sprigle S., S. Sonenblum, T. Conner-Kerr., mobilityRERC State of the Science Conference: individualizing pressure ulcer risk and prevention strategies. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, November 2013. 8(6): 454-461.

Cohen, L., N. Greer, E. Berliner, S. Sprigle, mobilityRERC State of the Science Conferenced: Considerations for developing an evidence base for wheeled mobility and seating service delivery. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, November 2013. 8(6): 462-471.

Botega, R., F.O. Medola, C. Abrao Santos, A.T. Silva, D.H. Iunes, B. Purquerio., A new walking aid with axillary support for children with cerebral palsy: electromyographic evaluation. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, November 2013. 8(6): 507-510.

Sprigle S. Visual inspections of wheelchair cushions after everyday use. Assistive Technology, Fall 2013. 25(3): 176-180.

Sprigle S., W. De l'aune, Factors contributing to extended activity times during the provision of wheeled mobility devices.. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, May 2013. 8(3): 225-231.

2012

Sprigle S., D.M. Wendland Activity monitor accuracy in persons using canes. J Rehabilitation Res Dev, 2012. 49(8): 1261-1268.

Dai, R., S. E. Sonenblum, et al. (2012). A robust wheelchair pressure relief monitoring system. IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc San Diego, CA.

Eicholtz, M.R., Caspall, J.J., Dao, P.V., Sprigle, S., and Ferri, A., Test method for empirically determining inertial properties of manual. J Rehabil Res Dev, 2012. 49(1): p. 51-62.

Sonenblum, S. E., S. Sprigle, et al. (2012).Validation of an accelerometer-based method to measure the use of manual wheelchairs. Med Eng Phys 34(6): 781-786.

Sonenblum, S. E., S. H. Sprigle, et al. (2012). 3-dimensional buttocks response to sitting: A case report. J Tissue Viability.

Sonenblum, S.E., Sprigle, S., and Lopez, R.A. Manual Wheelchair Use: Bouts of Mobility in Everyday Life Rehabilitation Research and Practice, 2012. p. 1- 7.

Sprigle, S., J. Lenker, et al. (2012). Activities of suppliers and technicians during the provision of complex and standard wheeled mobility devices. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 7(3): 219-25.

Sprigle, S., Nemeth, M., and Gajjala, A., Iterative design and testing of a hand-held, non-contact wound measurement device Journal of Tissue Viability, 2011. 21(1): 17-26.

Sprigle, S. and S. E. Sonenblum (2012). How manual wheelchairs are used during everyday mobility. 28th International Seating Symposium, Vancouver, Canada.

2011

Sonenblum, S.E. and Sprigle, S., Distinct tilting behaviors with power tilt-in-space systems. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2011. 6: p. 526-535.

Sonenblum, S.E. and Sprigle, S., Blood flow and pressure changes with tilt-in-space, in Rehab & Community Care Medicine. 2011. p. 22-25.

Sonenblum, S.E. and Sprigle, S.H., The impact of tilting on blood flow and localized tissue loading. J Tissue Viability, 2011. 20(1): p. 3-13.

Sprigle, S., Lenker, J., and Searcy, K., Activities of suppliers and technicians during the provision of complex and standard wheeled mobility devices. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2011. p. 1-7.

Sprigle, S. and Sonenblum, S., Assessing evidence supporting redistribution of pressure for pressure ulcer prevention: a review. J Rehabil Res Dev, 2011. 48(3): p. 203-13.

2010

Harris, F., Sprigle, S., Sonenblum, S.E., and Maurer, C.L., The participation and activity measurement system: an example application among people who use wheeled mobility devices. Disability And Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 2010. 5(1): p. 48-57.

Hoenig, H., Huffman, K., Iezzoni, L., Levy, C.E., Sonenblum, S., and Sprigle, S., Motorized scooters: boon or bane? Am J Cardiol, 2010. 106(4): p. 601.

Huo, X. and Ghovanloo, M., Evaluation of a wireless wearable tongue-computer interface by individuals with high-level spinal cord injuries. J Neural Eng, 2010. 7(2): p. 26008.

Kong, L., Yi, D., Sprigle, S., Wang, F., Wang, C., Liu, F., Adibi, A., and Tummala, R., Single sensor that outputs narrowband multispectral images. J Biomed Opt, 2010. 15(1): p. 010502.

Qi, H., Kong, L., Wang, C., and Miao, L., A Hand-held Mosaicked Multispectral Imaging Device for Early Stage Pressure Ulcer Detection. J Med Syst, 2010. Link to Publication

Sprigle, S., Chung, B., and Meyer, T., Assessment of the ISO impact damping test for wheelchair cushions. Assist Technol, 2010. 22(4): p. 236-44.

Sprigle, S., Maurer, C.L. and Sonenblum, S.E. Load redistribution in variable position wheelchair in people with spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 2010, 33(1):p. 58-64.

2009

Limroongreungrat, W., Wang, Y.T., Chang, L.S., Geil, M.D., and Johnson, J.T., An instrumented wheel system for measuring 3-D pushrim kinetics during racing wheelchair propulsion. Res Sports Med, 2009. 17(3): p. 182-94.

Sonenblum, S.E., Sprigle, S., and Maurer, C.L., Use of power tilt systems in everyday life.. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2009. 4(1): p. 24-30.

Sprigle, S. On "impact of surface type, wheelchair weight, and axle position wheelchair propulsion by novice older adults" . Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2009. 90(7): p. 1073-5.

Sprigle, S., Zhang, L., and Duckworth, M., ‘Detection of skin erythema in darkly pigmented skin using multispectral images.’ Adv Skin Wound Care, 2009. 22(4): p. 172-9. PMID19325277

2008

Choi, Y., Sabata, D., Todd, R., and Sprigle, S., ‘Building a Consumer Network to Engage Users with Disabilities ’in Designing Exclusive Futures, P. Langton, J. Clarkson, and P. Robinson, Editors. 2008, Springer p. 55-62.

Davis, K., Kreutz, D., Maurer, C., and Sprigle, S., Seating and Positioning in Spinal Cord Injuries: Management and Rehabilitation, A. Sisto, E. Druin, and M. Macht-Sliwinski, Editors. 2008, Elsevier Inc. p. 254-295.

Harris, F. and Sprigle, S., Outcomes measurement of a wheelchair intervention. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2008. 3(4): p. 171-80.

Pipkin, L. and Sprigle, S., Effect of model design, cushion construction, and interface pressure mats on interface pressure and immersion. J Rehabil Res Dev, 2008. 45(6): p. 875-82.

Sonenblum, S.E., Sprigle, S., Harris, F.H., and Maurer, C.L., Characterization of power wheelchair use in the home and community. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2008. 89(3): p. 486-91.

Wang, Y.T., Bernard, R., Cope, C., Chang, L.S., Limroongreungrat, W., and Sprigle, S., Fundamental locomotive activity time efficiency with differently positioning drive-axis wheelchairs among elders. Adapt Phys Activ Q, 2008. 25(4): p. 322-34.

2007

Cohen, L., Research priorities: wheeled mobility. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 173-80.

Fuhrer, M.J., Assessing the efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of assistive technology interventions for enhancing mobility. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 149-58.

Ganesh, S., Hayter, A., Kim, J., Sanford, J., Sprigle, S., and Hoenig, H., Wheelchair use by veterans newly prescribed a manual wheelchair. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2007. 88(4): p. 434-9.

Harris, F., Conceptual issues in the measurement of participation among wheeled mobility device users. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 137-48.

Hoenig, H., Giacobbi, P., and Levy, C.E., Methodological challenges confronting researchers of wheeled mobility aids and other assistive technologies. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 159-68.

Kong, L., Caspall, J., Duckworth, M., and Sprigle, S., ‘Assessment of an ultrasonic dermal scanner for skin thickness measurements.’ Med Eng Phys, 2007. PMID18061508

Sanford, J.A., Hoenig, H., and Griffiths, P., A Comparison of TeleVideo and Traditional In-Home Rehabilitation in Mobility Impaired Older Adults Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 2007. 25(3): p. 1-18.

Sprigle, S., Research priorities: seating and positioning. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 181-7.

Sprigle, S., State of the science on wheeled mobility and seating measuring the health, activity and participation of wheelchair users. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 133-5.

Sprigle, S., Cohen, L., and Davis, K., Establishing seating and wheeled mobility research priorities. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 2007. 2(3): p. 169-72.

Sprigle, S., Maurer, C., and Holowka, M., Development of valid and reliable measures of postural stability. J Spinal Cord Med, 2007. 30(1): p. 40-9.

2006

Ankrom, M.A., Bennett, R.G., Sprigle, S., Langemo, D., Black, J.M., Berlowitz, D.R., and Lyder, C.H., ‘Pressure-related deep tissue injury under intact skin and the current pressure ulcer staging systems.’ Adv Skin Wound Care, 2005. 18(1): p. 35-42. PMID15714036

Hong, S.W., Patrangenaru, V., Singhose, W., and Sprigle, S., A method for identifying human-generated forces during an extensor thrust. International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 2006. 7(3): p. 66-71.

Hong, S.W., Patrangenaru, V., Singhose, W., and Sprigle, S., Identification of human-generated forces on wheelchairs during total-body extensor thrusts. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 2006. 21(8): p. 790-8.

Sanford, J.A., Griffiths, P.C., Richardson, P., Hargraves, K., Butterfield, T., and Hoenig, H., The Effects of In-Home Rehabilitation on Task Self-Efficacy in Mobility-Impaired Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2006. 54(11): p.1641-1648.

Sprigle, S., Patel, N., Joshi, A., and Starner, T.,Handheld, non-contact wound measurement device. Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care. p. 379. Download Poster here

Sprigle, S., ‘The NPUAP Support Surface Standards Initiative.’ Ostomy Wound Manage, 2004. 50(8): p. 6-8.

2005

Hoenig, H., Landerman, L.R., Shipp, K.M., Pieper, C., Richardson, M., Pahel, N., and George, L., A clinical trial of a rehabilitation expert clinician versus usual care for providing manual wheelchairs. J Am Geriatr Soc, 2005. 53(10): p. 1712-20.

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