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SmartHub: A personal fitness tracking device for manual wheelchair users (The Ohio State University)

The main contributing factors to upper-extremity overuse injuries are the user’s stroke force and frequency. Currently, the SmartWheel is the only existing tool that tracks these metrics; however, it is expensive, fragile, and designed exclusively for use in a clinical setting

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A Handcycle Car Rack for Independent Use by People with Disabilities (British Columbia Institute of Technology)

This rack design is extremely versatile, allowing a wheelchair user to independently mount and dismount a heavy handcycle without having to lift the full weight of the handcycle. Furthermore, when mounted on the vehicle, a user is still able to access the vehicle’s rear hatch without dismounting the handcycle.

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