Article Vibration and the Manual Wheelchair User, D. Curt Prewitt, MS, PT, ATP

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Author D. Curt Prewitt, MS, PT, ATP

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Learning Outcomes:

The participant will be able to list 3 adverse effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) on the health of a manual wheelchair user

The participant will be able to list 3 strategies for design on a manual wheelchair that manufacturers have employed in an attempt to reduce the transmission of whole-body vibration to the manual wheelchair user.

The participant will be able to list 4 examples of common surfaces that wheelchair users encounter that can impart vibration to the wheelchair and user.