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Alicia Koontz

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Koontz, A.M., Garfunkel, C.E., Crytzer, T.M., Anthony, S.J., & Nindl, B.C. (2021). Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a handcycling high-intensity interval training program for individuals with spinal cord injury. SPINAL CORD, 59(1), 34-43.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41393-020-00548-7.

Kulich, H.R., Bass, S.R., Griscavage, J.S., Vijayvargiya, A., Slowik, J.S., & Koontz, A.M. (2020). An ergonomic comparison of three different patient transport chairs in a simulated hospital environment. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 88, 103172.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2020.103172.

Tsai, C.Y., Boninger, M.L., Bass, S.R., & Koontz, A.M. (2018). Upper-limb biomechanical analysis of wheelchair transfer techniques in two toilet configurations. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 55, 79-85.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.04.008.

Tsai, C.Y., Boninger, M.L., Hastings, J., Cooper, R.A., Rice, L., & Koontz, A.M. (2016). Immediate Biomechanical Implications of Transfer Component Skills Training on Independent Wheelchair Transfers. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 97(10), 1785-1792.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.009.

Tsai, C.Y., Rice, L.A., Hoelmer, C., Boninger, M.L., & Koontz, A.M. (2013). Basic Psychometric Properties of the Transfer Assessment Instrument (Version 3.0). ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 94(12), 2456-2464.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.05.001.

Koontz, A., Toro, M., Kankipati, P., Naber, M., & Cooper, R. (2012). An expert review of the scientific literature on independent wheelchair transfers. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol, 7(1), 20-29.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.3109/17483107.2011.553983.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Boninger, M.L., Spaeth, D.M., Dvorznak, M.J., & Dobson, A. (2012). Biomechanics of and Interfaces for Wheelchair Mobility. In Textbook of Rehabilitation Engineering, Yamamoto, T. (Ed.). Ishiyaku Publishers Inc.

Koontz, A.M., Worobey, L.A., Rice, I.M., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Comparison Between Overground and Dynamometer Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMECHANICS, 28(4), 412-419.Human Kinetics. doi: 10.1123/jab.28.4.412.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Yeh, S.J., & Chang, J.J. (2012). Effect of Backrest Height on Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics for Level and Uphill Conditions. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 93(4), 654-659.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.10.023.

Karmarkar, A.M., Dicianno, B.E., Cooper, R., Collins, D.M., Matthews, J.T., Koontz, A., Teodorski, E.E., & Cooper, R.A. (2011). Demographic profile of older adults using wheeled mobility devices. J Aging Res, 2011, 560358.Hindawi Limited. doi: 10.4061/2011/560358.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Karmarkar, A., Spaeth, D.M., & Schmeler, M.R. (2011). Prescription of Wheelchairs and Seating Systems. In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Braddom, R. (Ed.). Elsevier Limited.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Lin, Y.S., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2011). Upper limb kinetic analysis of three sitting pivot wheelchair transfer techniques. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 26(9), 923-929.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2011.05.005.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., Kankipati, P., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2011). Development of custom measurement system for biomechanical evaluation of independent wheelchair transfers. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 48(8), 1015-1028.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2010.09.0169.

McClure, L.A., Boninger, M.L., Ozawa, H., & Koontz, A. (2011). Reliability and Validity Analysis of the Transfer Assessment Instrument. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 92(3), 499-508.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.231.

Collinger, J.L., Fullerton, B., Impink, B.G., Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2010). Validation of Grayscale-Based Quantitative Ultrasound in Manual Wheelchair Users Relationship to Established Clinical Measures of Shoulder Pathology. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 89(5), 390-400.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e3181d8a238.

Cooper, R.A., Koontz, A.M., Ding, D., Kelleher, A., Rice, I., & Cooper, R. (2010). Manual wheeled mobility - current and future developments from the human engineering research laboratories. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 32(26), 2210-2221.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2010.517599.

Koontz, A.M., Brindle, E.D., Kankipati, P., Feathers, D., & Cooper, R.A. (2010). Design Features That Affect the Maneuverability of Wheelchairs and Scooters. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 91(5), 759-764.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.01.009.

Cowan, R.E., Nash, M.S., Collinger, J.L., Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Impact of Surface Type, Wheelchair Weight, and Axle Position on Wheelchair Propulsion by Novice Older Adults. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(7), 1076-1083.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.10.034.

Gagnon, D., Koontz, A., Mulroy, S., Nawoczenski, D., Butler-Forslund, E., Granstrom, A., Nadeau, S., & Boninger, M. (2009). Biomechanics of Sitting Pivot Transfers Among Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of the Current Knowledge. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 15(2), 33-58.American Spinal Injury Association. doi: 10.1310/sci1502-33.

Gagnon, D., Koontz, A.M., Brindle, E., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2009). Does upper-limb muscular demand differ between preferred and nonpreferred sitting pivot transfer directions in individuals with a spinal cord injury?. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 46(9), 1099-1108.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2009.02.0012.

Koontz, A., & Druin, E. (2009). Transfer Techniques. In Spinal Cord Injuries, Sisto, S.A., Druin, E., & Sliwinski, M.M. (Eds.). (pp. 185-209).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-032300699-6.10008-5.

Koontz, A., & Shea, M. (2009). Wheelchair Skills. In Spinal Cord Injuries, Sisto, S.A., Druin, E., & Sliwinski, M.M. (Eds.). (pp. 351-379).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-032300699-6.10015-2.

Koontz, A.M., Roche, B.M., Collinger, J.L., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Patterns on Natural Surfaces During Start-Up Propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 90(11), 1916-1923.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.05.022.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Biomechanical Analysis of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Trunk Musculature During Wheelchair Propulsion. NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR, 23(7), 717-725.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1545968308331145.

Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Price, R., Sisto, S.A., Tolerico, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2008). Shoulder biomechanics during the push phase of wheelchair propulsion: A multisite study of persons with paraplegia. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 89(4), 667-676.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.09.052.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Pearlman, J.L., Impink, B.G., & Wilkinson, M. (2007). Wheelchairs. In An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering, Cooper, R.A., Ohnanbe, H., & Hobson, D.A. (Eds.). 2-2, (pp. 2097-2118).Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y., Price, R., Tollerico, M.L., DiGivine, C.P., Sisto, S.A., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Multisite comparison of wheelchair propulsion kinetics in persons with paraplegia. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 44(3), 449-458.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2006.05.0048.

Price, R., Ashwell, Z.R., Chang, M.W., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Sisto, S.A. (2007). Upper-limb joint power and its distribution in spinal cord injured wheelchair users: Steady-state self-selected speed versus maximal acceleration trials. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 88(4), 456-463.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.01.016.

Boninger, M.L., & Koontz, A.M. (2006). Guidelines on Upper Limb Function. Paraplegia News Magazine.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Spaeth, D.M., Ding, D., Guo, S., Koontz, A.M., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R., Kelleher, A., & Collins, D.M. (2006). Engineering better wheelchairs to enhance community participation. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 14(4), 438-455.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2006.888382.

DiGiovine, C., Koontz, A., & Boninger, M. (2006). Advances in Manual Wheelchair Technology. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 11(4), 1-14.American Spinal Injury Association. doi: 10.1310/67tw-l3ud-ruyg-7ukj.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Guidelines on upper limb function. Paraplegia News, 60(3), 42-44.P V A Publications.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Ding, D., Spaeth, D.M., & Schmeler, M.R. (2006). Prescription of Wheelchairs and Seating Systems. In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Braddom, R. (Ed.). (pp. 381-411).Elsevier Limited.

Koontz, A.M., McCrory, J.L., Cham, R., Yang, Y., & Wilkinson, M. (2006). Rehabilitation Biomechanics. In Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, Akay, M. (Ed.). John Wiley and Sons Inc.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y., Boninger, D.S., Kanaly, J., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Dieruf, K., & Ewer, L. (2006). Investigation of the performance of an ergonomic handrim as a pain-relieving intervention for manual wheelchair users. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 18(2), 123-145.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2006.10131912.

Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M., KoontZ, A., Ren, D., Dyson-Hudson, T., & Cooper, R. (2006). Shoulder joint kinetics and pathology in manual wheelchair users. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 21(8), 781-789.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2006.04.010.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Mercer, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Surface electromyography activity of trunk muscles during wheelchair propulsion. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 21(10), 1032-1041.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2006.07.006.

Ambrosio, F., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Koontz, A.M., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Biomechanics and strength of manual wheelchair users. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 28(5), 407-414.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2005.11753840.

Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Sisto, S.A., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., Chang, M., Price, R., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Pushrim biomechanics and injury prevention in spinal cord injury: recommendations based on CULP-SCI investigations. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 42(3 Supp), 9-19.

Boninger, M.L., Waters, R.L., Chase, T., Dijkers, M.P.M., Gellman, H., Gironda, R.J., Goldstein, B., Johnson-Taylor, S., Koontz, A.M., & McDowell, S.L. (2005). Preservation of Upper Limb Function Following Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 28(5), 434-470.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2005.11753844.

Cooper, R.A., Ding, D., Simpson, R., Fitzgerald, S.G., Spaeth, D.M., Guo, S.F., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R., Kim, J., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Virtual reality and computer enhanced training applied to wheeled mobility: An overview of work in Pittsburgh. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 17(2), 159-170.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2005.10132105.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Dyson-Hudson, T.A., Impink, B.G., & Reyes-Littua, M.C. (2005). Wheelchair Use and Frequency of Transfers Among Persons with Paraplegia. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation, 84(3), 230.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Yang, Y.S., Impink, B.G., & van der Woude, L.H.V. (2005). A kinetic analysis of manual wheelchair propulsion during start-up on select indoor and outdoor surfaces. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 42(4), 447-458.Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2004.08.0106.

Boninger, M.L., Impink, B.G., Cooper, R.A., & Koontz, A.M. (2004). Relation between median and ulnar nerve function and wrist kinematics during wheelchair propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(7), 1141-1145.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.11.016.

Fay, B.T., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A.L., Cooper, R.A., & Koontz, A.M. (2004). Manual wheelchair pushrim dynamics in people with multiple sclerosis. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 85(6), 935-942.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.08.093.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Arva, J., Buning, M.E., Souza, A.L., & Ambrosio, F. (2004). Strength and Disability. In Muscle Strength, Kumar, S. (Ed.). (pp. 485-518).CRC Press LLC.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Fay, B.T. (2004). Scapular range of motion in a quasi-wheelchair push. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 33(3), 237-248.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ergon.2003.04.002.

Boninger, M.L., Dicianno, B.E., Cooper, R.A., Towers, J.D., Koontz, A.M., & Souza, A.L. (2003). Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities, wheelchair propulsion, and gender. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 84(11), 1615-1620.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/S0003-9993(03)00282-X.

Corfman, T.A., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2003). Range of motion and stroke frequency differences between manual wheelchair propulsion and pushrim-activated power-assisted wheelchair propulsion. JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, 26(2), 135-140.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2003.11753673.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Proper propulsion. Rehab Manag, 16(6), 18-22.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Proper propulsion. Rehab management, 16(6), 18-22.Curant Communications.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2003). Musculoskeletal Pain and Overuse Injuries. In Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, Lin, V., & Cardenas, D.D. (Eds.). (pp. 527-534).Demos Medical Publishing.

Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., Cooper, R.A., Fitzgerald, S.G., Koontz, A.M., & Fay, B.T. (2002). Propulsion patterns and pushrim biomechanics in manual wheelchair propulsion. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 83(5), 718-723.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/apmr.2002.32455.

Cooper, R.A., DiGiovine, C.P., Boninger, M.L., Shimada, S.D., Koontz, A.M., & Baldwin, M.A. (2002). Filter frequency selection for manual wheelchair biomechanics. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 39(3), 323-336.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Fay, B.T. (2002). Shoulder kinematics and kinetics during two speeds of wheelchair propulsion. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 39(6), 635-649.

Souza, A.L., Shimada, S.D., & Koontz, A. (2002). Ground reaction forces during the power clean. JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH, 16(3), 423-427.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1519/00124278-200208000-00013.

Koontz, A.M. (2001). Expanding the models used to evaluate wheelchair propulsion and shoulder biomechanics. University of Pittsburgh.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2001). An autoregressive modeling approach to analyzing wheelchair propulsion forces. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 23(4), 285-291.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S1350-4533(00)00082-5.

Shimada, S.D., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., & Corfman, T.A. (2001). Comparison of three different models to represent the wrist during wheelchair propulsion. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 9(3), 274-282.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/7333.948455.

Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M., Cooper, R.A., Koontz, A., & Chan, L. (2000). Manual wheelchair pushrim biomechanics and axle position. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 81(5), 608-613.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9993(00)90043-1.

Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Baldwin, M.A., Shimada, S.D., & Koontz, A. (1999). Wheelchair Pushrim kinetics: Body weight and median nerve function. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 80(8), 910-915.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9993(99)90082-5.

Koontz, A.M., & Rizzo, C. (1998). Controlling his environment. Team Rehab Report, 26-30.Prism Business Media.

Koontz, A.M., Jerome, G.M., Toro Hernandez, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2012). The impact of transfer setup on hand positioning during independent transfers. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2012 Annual Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., Worobey, L., & Boninger, M.L. (2012). Effect of muscle fatiguing tasks on subacromial space in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2012 Annual Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Koontz, A.M., Lindemann, D., Worobey, L., & Oyster, M. (2012). Physical factors affecting ability to perform pressure relief in wheelchair users. In Association of Academic Physiatrists 2012 Annual Meeting.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Tsai, C.Y., & Hoelmer, C. (2012). Transfer assessment instrument reliability in person and via video. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2012 Annual Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Koontz, A.M., Tsai, C.Y., Kankipati, P., & Hoelmer, C. (2012). The feet free moment and ground reaction force in wheelchair transfer: a pilot study. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2012 Annual Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Koontz, A.M., & McClure, L.A. (2011). The Transfer Assessment Instrument for Measuring Transfer Performance. In Proceedings of the 27th International Seating Symposium.Nashville, TN.

Koontz, A.M., & Tsai, C.Y. (2011). Current technological approaches to addressing barriers to accessibility among wheeled mobility device users. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Lin, Y.S. (2011). Effects of overground surfaces on trunk kinematics during start-up wheelchair propulsion. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Tamburo, E., & Worobey, L.A. (2011). Comparison Of Upper Extremity Electromyography During Manual Wheelchair Propulsion With Three Handrims. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., & Toro-Hernandez, M.L. (2011). The impact of transfer setup on the performance of independent transfers: Preliminary results. In Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Toronto, ON, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Ding, D., & Mary R, M.R. (2011). Using Experiential Learning to Excite and Inspire Underrepresented Undergraduates in STEM. In American Society of Engineering Education Conference.Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Kim, M.J., Toro-Hernandez, M.L., & De Luigi, A.J. (2011). Relationship between Physical Function and the Performance of Independent Transfers in SCI Population. In Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Vega, A., & Lin, Y.S. (2011). Phase identification of sitting pivot wheelchair transfers. In American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., & Vega, A. (2011). Using Kinematics and Kinetics to Identify Distinctive Features of Wheelchair Transfers for Future Studies on Upper Body Biomechanics. In Proceedings of the 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.Ithaca, NY.

Koontz, A.M., & McClure, L.A. (2010). Measuring Transfer Performance: Adherance with Evidence Based Principles Concerning Presentation of Upper Limb Function. In Annual Meeting of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Inc..Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Worobey, L.A. (2010). Role of Trunk Movement in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion in Various Overground Conditions. In American Society of Biomechanics Conference.Providence, RI.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Hiremath, S.V., Ding, D., & Lin, J.T. (2010). Impact of Cross-Slope and Surface Type on Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Kankipati, P., Naber, M., & Toro-Hernandez, M.L. (2010). Independent Wheelchair Transfer: A Systematic Literature Review. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Gagnon, D., Brindle, E., & Cooper, R.A. (2010). Positioning the Wheelchair Closer to the Target Surface Reduces Shoulder Muscular Demand for Sitting Pivot Transfers. In van der Woude, L.H.V. (Ed.). In Assistive Technology Research Series, 26, (pp. 13-18).IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/978-1-60750-080-3-13.

Koontz, A.M., Hernandez, T.M., Kankipati, P., & Cooper, R.A. (2010). Enhancing the Wheelchair Transfer Process to Elements in the Built Environment. In Applied Factors and Ergonomics International Conference.Miami, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Boninger, M.L., & Lin, Y.S. (2010). Lifting and Landing Rates of Force Development in Relation to Trunk Kinematics During Wheelchair Transfer. In International Symposium on Quality of Life Technology.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Lin, Y.S., & Naber, M. (2010). Quantifying the Demand on the Shoulder During Lateral Wheelchair Transfers. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, Y.S., & Kankipati, P. (2010). Lower Extremity Weight Balancing During Three Lateral Level Wheelchair Transfer Techniques. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M. (2009). Wheelchair Transfer Strategies to Preserve Shoulder Function. In Proceedings of the International Seating Symposium, (pp. 127-129).Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Collinger, J.L., Rice, I., & Worobey, L.A. (2009). A Comparison Between Overground and Dynamometer Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Lin, Y.S., & Kankipati, P. (2009). Hand and Shoulder Joint Kinetic Analysis of Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Toosi, K.K., Impink, B., Collinger, J.L., & Yang, J. (2009). Wrist Kinetics and Median Nerve Health in Manual Wheelchair Users. In Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Worobey, L.A., Rice, I., & Collinger, J.L. (2009). Curve Shape and Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Overground and on a Dynamometer. In Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Collinger, J.L., Rice, I., & Timcho, E. (2009). Effects of Surface and Speed on Biomechanics Variables During Steady-State Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Gagnon, D., & Brindle, E. (2009). Is Upper Limb Muscular Demand Different Between Wheelchair Transfers from the Preferred versus Non-Preferred Side?. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., Feathers, D., & Brindle, E. (2009). Factors that Effect the Drivability of Power Wheelchairs and Scooters. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Koontz, A.M., Toosi, K.K., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., Yang, J., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Investigation of Relationship between Wrist Kinematics and Median Nerve Health in Paraplegic Manual Wheelchair Users at Two Time-points. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.New Orleans, LA.

Wang, H., Koontz, A.M., Collinger, J.L., & Boninger, M.L. (2009). Influence of Gripping Moments during Wheelchair Propulsion on Natural Surfaces. In Proceedings of the Annual RESNA Conference.Crystal City Hyatt, Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Ambur, V., Ding, D., Smailagic, A., Siewiorek, D., & French, B. (2008). Accelerometry-Based Classification of Wheelchair Propulsion Patterns Using Machine Learning Techniques. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., & Gangon, D. (2008). Reliability of Quantitative Ultrasound Measures of the Biceps Tendon: A Preliminary Study Among Non-Wheelchair Users. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Rice, I., Cowan, R.E., & Turkovich, M.J. (2008). The Effect of Shoulder Position on Pushrim Forces during Overground Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Ding, D., & Hiremath, S.V. (2008). Estimating Temporal Parameters of Wheelchair Propulsion based on Hand Acceleration. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Ding, D., Hershberger, M., & Cooper, R.A. (2008). A Model Undergraduate Research Program in Rehabilitation Engineering. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Impink, B.G., Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Gangon, D. (2008). Do Stroke Characteristics Change During a High-Intensity 12-minutes Corridor Wheelchair Propulsion Test in Experienced Manual Wheelchair Users?. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., & Cooper, R.A. (2008). A custom measurement system for investigating wheelchair transfer biomechanics. In Proceedings of the XVIth International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Lin, J.F., Paquet, V., Kankipati, P., Feathers, D., & Drury, C. (2008). Controllability of manual and power wheelchairs for spinal cord injury users. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 52th Annual Meeting, 2, (pp. 714-718).New York, NY.

Koontz, A.M., Turkovich, M.J., & Kankipati, P. (2008). Shoulder Joint Loading for Three Types of Lateral Wheelchair Transfers. In Proceedings of the Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Arlington, VA.

Koontz, A.M., & Betz, K.L. (2007). Preserving upper limb function in wheelchair users: Application of clinical practice guidelines. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Seating Symposium, (p. 155).Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Kankipati, P., & Yarnall, M. (2007). Shoulder joint forces during lateral and overhead wheelchair transfers. In Proceedings of the 30th Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Rice, I., Cowan, R.E., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Effects of wheelchair propulsion training on pushrim kinetics. In American Society of Biomechanics Conference.Stanford, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Yang, Y. (2007). Surface EMG Analysis on Shoulder Muscle During Prolonged Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the International Society of Biomechanics Congress.Taipei, Taiwan.

Koontz, A.M., Yarnall, M., & Odle, B. (2007). Upper limb kinematics during a wheelchair transfer of persons with paraplegia. In National Technical and Career Conference.Denver, CO.

Koontz, A.M., Yarnall, M., Mercer, J.L., Cowan, R.E., Boninger, M.L., & Roche, B.M. (2007). Manual wheelchair propulsion patterns on natural surfaces. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Yarnall, M., Price, R., Odle, B., Sisto, S.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2007). Lateral transfer movement strategies among persons with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Phoenix, AZ.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2006). Relationship of shoulder pathology and shoulder kinetics during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2006). Upper body kinematic analysis of four types of lateral wheelchair transfers. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Triolo, R.J., Mercer, J.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2006). Surface electrical stimulation of trunk musculature during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M. (2005). Power wheelchair selection: Using wheelchair standards to evaluation performance, durability, and safety. In 2005 Annual Spinal Cord Injury Conference, American Paraplegia Society.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., & DiGiovine, C.P. (2005). Development and Use of a Standard Clinical Protocol for the Assessment of Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics. In Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, (pp. 77-78).Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Nogan, S., Yang, Y.S., & Triolo, R.J. (2005). Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, D., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Effect of Weight on Wheelchair Propulsion Over Various Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 28th Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Rice, I. (2005). Characteristics of the Manual Wheelchair Propulsive Stroke Under Fatigue Conditions. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Pearlman, J.L., Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Cowan, R.E. (2005). Factors Affecting Start-Up Propulsion Forces. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Eisler, H., Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., & Boninger, M.L. (2005). Considerations for the Selection and Fitting of Manual Wheelchairs for Optimal Mobility. In Proceedings of the 21st International Seating Symposium, (pp. 59-60).Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Kelleher, A., & Fitzgerald, S.F. (2005). Evidence-based guidelines for optimal manual wheelchair selection, setup and propulsion techniques. In 2005 Annual Conference of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Pearlman, J.L., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Kinetic Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Over Three Surfaces. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Kanaly, J., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Start-Up propulsion biomechanics using a prototype ergonomic pushrim. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Price, R., Boninger, M.L., & Yarnall, M. (2005). Wrist Range of Motion During Lateral Transfers Among Persons with Paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Price, R., Sisto, S.A., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2005). Multi-site comparison of wheelchair propulsion in persons with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Triolo, R.J., Boninger, M.L., & Mercer, J.L. (2005). Electomyography of Trunk Muscles During Wheelchair Propulsion. In XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.Cleveland State University, OH.

Koontz, A.M. (2004). Wheelchair Set-Up and Prevention of Secondary Conditions. In 2004 Annual Spinal Cord Injury Conference, American Paraplegia Society.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Rice, I. (2004). An analysis of trunk excursion in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Influence of gripping moments on mechanical efficiency of wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2004 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Kanaly, J., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Biomechanical analysis of a new ergonomic wheelchair pushrim. In Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Symposium.Tainan, Taiwan, National Cheng Kung University.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Rice, I., Yang, Y.S., & Cooper, R.A. (2004). Trunk movement patterns and propulsion efficiency in wheelchair users with and without SCI. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). EMG activity of trunk muscles during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Triolo, R.J., Cooper, R.A., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Wheelchair Propulsion Pattern and EMG Activity of the Trunk Muscles. In Proceedings of the 19th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA Conference), (pp. 219-220).Sapporo, Japan.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2004). Range of Motion and Wheelchair Pushrim Kinetics: Their Impact on Nerve Health. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Rice, I. (2004). Wheelchair users with SCI exhibit paradoxical trunk motion during propulsion. In Proceedings of the Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in SCI Rehabilitation Congress.Amsterdam, Holland.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Tharakeshwarappa, N. (2004). Biomechanical analysis of a wheelchair wheelie in persons with SCI. In Proceedings of the American Society Biomechanics 2004 Annual Meeting.Portland, OR.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Tharakeshwarappa, N. (2004). Corrective forces required to balance in a wheelchair wheelie. In Proceedings of the Restoration of Wheeled Mobility in SCI Rehabilitation Congress.Amsterdam, Holland.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Dvorznak, M.J., & Ambrosio, A. (2004). A model-based criterion for assessing appropriateness of wheelchair setup. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2004 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Ding, D., Cooper, R., & Hoover, A.E. (2004). Manual Wheelchair Use and Reported Pain. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Mercer, J.L., Dicianno, B.E., Wolfe, E., & Fitzgerald, S.G. (2004). Body Mass Index and its Limitations on Functional Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Schwid, S., Boninger, M.L., & Ambrosio, F. (2004). The Effect of Mobility Device Use on Strength, Fatigue, and Quality of Life in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of the 19th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (RESJA Conference), (pp. 217-218).Sapporo, Japan.

Koontz, A.M., Mercer, J.L., Boninger, M.L., & Cowan, R.E. (2004). Injury Level and Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Nogan, S., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Triolo, R.J., & Yang, Y.S. (2004). Activation of the Trunk Muscles during Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS).Bournemouth, UK.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Ohnabe, H., Okada, T., & Miyazawa, M. (2004). Examination of Propulsion Patterns in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion. In Proceedings of the Welfare Engineering Symposium, (pp. 53-56).University of Tokyo, Japan.

Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R., Souza, A.L., Ambrosio, F., & Wolf, E. (2003). Causes and Alleviation of Repetitive Strain Injuries Among Wheelchair Users. In Posture and Mobility Group Annual Conference: Improving the Outcome.University of York, UK.

Cooper, R.A., Cooper, R., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Wolf, E., Yang, Y.S., & Dobson, A. (2003). Technical Contributions to Wheelchairs that Improve Outcomes. In Posture and Mobility Group Annual Conference: Improving the Outcome.University of York, UK.

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). What is the best way to propel a wheelchair?. In 19th International Seating Symposium, (pp. 47-48).

Koontz, A.M., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). Redesigning the wheelchair pushrim for injury prevention. In 19th International Seating Symposium, (pp. 143-144).

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2003). Median & ulnar nerve function related to wrist range of motion during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Yang, Y.S. (2003). The effect of hand contact speed on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Tharakeshwarappa, N., & Towers, T. (2003). Finite element model of the shoulder joint during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Chaves, E., Garber, S., & Williams, A.L. (2003). Clinical evaluation of a wheelchair mounted robotic arm. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Impink, B.G., Boninger, M.L., & Ebihara, K. (2003). Kinetic analysis of wheelchair propulsion for various surfaces and ramp conditions. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2003 Annual Conference.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Ebihara, K., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Impink, B.G. (2003). Temporal characteristics of real-world wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 2003 American Society Biomechanics Conference.Toledo, OH.

Yang, Y.S., Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2003). The effect of hand contact acceleration on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the 2003 American Society Biomechanics Conference.Toledo, OH.

Koontz, A.M. (2002). Manual wheelchair use and upper extremity pain and injury. In 16th Annual Conference of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers.Las Vegas, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Baldwin, M.A. (2002). Braking kinetics in wheelchair propulsion: Evaluation of a new ergonomic pushrim. In Proceedings of the 3rd National VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference,.Washington D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Ma, L. (2002). Gender difference in the segmental power and energy of manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Dicianno, B.E., & Towers, J.T. (2002). Propulsion work and power differences in wheelchair users with greater evidence of shoulder pathology at follow-up. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Towers, J.T., & Ma, L. (2002). Segmental power during propulsion in wheelchair users with greater evidence of shoulder injury overtime. In IV World Congress of Biomechanics Conference.Calgary, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). A Fatigue Analysis During Wheelchair Propulsion In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., Souza, A., Fay, B., & Ambrosio, F. (2002). A Biomechanical Analysis of Wheelchair Propulsion in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. In Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Souza, A.L., & Kim, S.J. (2002). Wheelchair braking biomechanics. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North Americ 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Yang, Y.S., Cooper, R.A., & Boninger, M.L. (2002). Trunk movement adaptations during wheelchair propulsion at two speeds and load conditions. In Proceedings of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2002 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., & Cooper, R.A. (2001). The role of the shoulder during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Seating Symposium, (pp. 45-46).Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Fay, B.T., & Deitzer, J. (2001). Scapula orientation in a virtual wheelchair push. In ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), (p. 139).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2001). Considering gender differences in manual wheelchair propulsion kinetics: Use of a pushrim force ratio. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 277-279).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Collins, J., & Guo, S. (2001). Techniques of data collection from two SMARTWheels. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 274-276).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Ma, L. (2001). Mechanical energy change within the segments of upper extremity during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 307-309).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Souza, A.L. (2001). Predicting scapula orientation in wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference.Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Souza, A.L. (2001). Comparison of pushrim kinetics between four different manual wheelchair pushrim conditions. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2001 Annual Conference, (pp. 221-223).Reno, NV.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Towers, J.D., & Dicianno, B.E. (2001). Wheelchair propulsion forces and MRI evidence of shoulder injury. In Abstracts of the Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting.Hilton Head, SC.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Collins, J.D., Cooper, R.A., & Songfeng, G. (2000). Visual frequency feedback and its effect on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2000 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Relating shoulder joint forces and range of motion during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Fitzgerald, S.F. (2000). Prevention and Treatment of Repetitive Strain Injuries Among Manual Wheelchair Users. In Proceedings APEC Workshop on Technology with Humanistic Concerns for Disabilities, (pp. 99-110).Taipei, Taiwan.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Gender differences in the kinetic features of manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Chicago, IL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Maximum contraction measurement at the wrist. In Proceedings of the 2nd National Department of VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference, (p. 142).Washington, D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Baldwin, M.A. (2000). Shoulder joint forces and moments during two speeds of wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2000 Annual Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fitzgerald, S.G., & Fay, B.T. (2000). Gender-based anthropometric differences of manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Fay, B.T., Boninger, M.L., & Souza, A.L. (2000). A kinetic analysis of propulsion patterns in manual wheelchair users. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference.Orlando, FL.

Souza, A.L., Boninger, M.L., Koontz, A.M., Fay, B.T., & Cooper, R.A. (2000). Classification of stroke patterns in manual wheelchair users. In ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 12(2), (p. 155).Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., & Cooper, R.A. (1999). Comparison of manual wheelchairs, using ANSI/RESNA standards. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Seating Symposium.Orlando, FL.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., Baldwin, M.A., & Towers, J. (1999). Wheelchair propulsion forces and MRI evidence of shoulder impairment. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society Biomechanics.Pittsburgh, PA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., O’Connor, T.J., Baldwin, M.A., & Dvorznak, M.J. (1999). Calculation of work and power during wheelchair propulsion of individuals with paraplegia. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). EMG activity of wrist muscles during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS.Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Comparison of side-to-side wheelchair propulsion forces using an ARMA modeling technique. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Relating wheelchair setup to propulsion biomechanics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1999 Annual Conference.Long Beach, CA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (1999). Wrist flexor muscle activity during wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 2nd National VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Conference -“The Next Generation”.Washington D.C.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Baldwin, M.A., & Fay, B.T. (1999). Wrist kinematics and indicators of carpal tunnel syndrome during manual wheelchair propulsion. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS, (p. 108).Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., Fay, B.T., & Baldwin, M.A. (1999). Comparison of propulsion kinetics and forearm EMG between two wheelchair pushrim designs. In Proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of BMES & EMBS, (p. 105).Atlanta, GA.

Koontz, A.M., Boninger, M.L., Cooper, R.A., & Baldwin, M.A. (1998). Effect of vinyl coated pushrims on wheelchair propulsion kinetics. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1998 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.

Koontz, A.M., Cooper, R.A., Boninger, M.L., O’Connor, T.J., Baldwin, M.A., & Shimada, S.D. (1998). Biomechanical comparison of wheelchair basketball players and non-basketball players. In Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 1998 Annual Conference.Minneapolis, MN.