ERIC Number: ED303981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
The Promise of Technology. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Engineering (6th, San Diego, California, June 12-16, 1983). Volume 3.
Bowman, Bruce R., Ed.
These proceedings contain abstracts of 164 papers in the area of interdisciplinary rehabilitation research, focusing on the theme of "The Promise of Technology." The abstracts are organized into the following sections: "Home and Worksite Modification,""Computers and Microprocessor Systems,""Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation,""Transportation,""Wheelchairs,""Communication Aids,""Seating and Pressure,""Control Interfaces,""Independent Living Aids,""Functional Assessment,""Aids for Sensory Impaired,""Biofeedback and Therapeutic Equipment,""Biomechanics, Motion Analysis, and Robotics,""Recreational Equipment,""Service Delivery and Vocational Rehabilitation,""Special Session: Orthotics/Prosthetics," and "PVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America) Student Design Competition." The detailed abstracts contain diagrams, charts, graphs, photographs, and references. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Biofeedback, Biomechanics, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Delivery Systems, Electromechanical Aids, Electronic Control, Engineering Technology, Human Factors Engineering, Human Posture, Microcomputers, Mobility Aids, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Physical Mobility, Prostheses, Recreation, Rehabilitation, Robotics, Sensory Aids, Student Projects, Transportation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Wheelchairs
RESNA, Department 4813, Washington, DC 20061-4813 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Washington, DC.