Diane M Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Human Engineering Research Laboratories
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Review of research on prosthetic devices for lower extremity amputation
    Diane M Collins
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 34:379-438. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Pilot study for quantifying driving characteristics during power wheelchair soccer
    Amit Kumar
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, 6425 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:75-82. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prosthesis and wheelchair use in veterans with lower-limb amputation
    Amol M Karmarkar
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:567-76. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the functional mobility assessment (FMA): a pilot study
    Amit Kumar
    Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 8:213-9. 2013
  5. pmc Comparison of virtual wheelchair driving performance of people with traumatic brain injury using an isometric and a conventional joystick
    Harshal Mahajan
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1298-304. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute mountain sickness in disability and adaptive sports: preliminary data
    Brad E Dicianno
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:479-87. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and mobility-related assistive technology: systematic review of literature
    Ana Souza
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:213-23. 2010

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Review of research on prosthetic devices for lower extremity amputation
    Diane M Collins
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 34:379-438. 2006
    ..Furthermore, no prosthetic device can adjust to the typical movements of the human gait. These areas provide opportunities for further research and development...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pilot study for quantifying driving characteristics during power wheelchair soccer
    Amit Kumar
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs, 6425 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:75-82. 2012
    ..5 m/s was 21.4% +/- 24.3%. The information from this descriptive study provides insight for future research in the field of adapted sports for people with high levels of impairments who use power wheelchairs for their mobility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prosthesis and wheelchair use in veterans with lower-limb amputation
    Amol M Karmarkar
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:567-76. 2009
    ..Long-term outcome assessments may help determine factors associated with either transition from one device to another or combined use of the devices over time...
  4. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the functional mobility assessment (FMA): a pilot study
    Amit Kumar
    Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 8:213-9. 2013
    ..This study examined the test-retest reliability of the FMA, and the stability of self-reported performance items...
  5. pmc Comparison of virtual wheelchair driving performance of people with traumatic brain injury using an isometric and a conventional joystick
    Harshal Mahajan
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1298-304. 2011
    ..Cooper RA. Comparison of virtual wheelchair driving performance of people with traumatic brain injury using an isometric and a conventional joystick...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute mountain sickness in disability and adaptive sports: preliminary data
    Brad E Dicianno
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:479-87. 2008
    ..More research is warranted on larger sample sizes and on preventative medications and treatments for AMS, especially since many military personnel with neurological impairments are returning to full active service...
  7. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and mobility-related assistive technology: systematic review of literature
    Ana Souza
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:213-23. 2010
    ..However, a paucity of studies with higher levels of evidence-based practice exists...