An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering

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Following Cooper's highly successful and widely popular Rehabilitation Engineering Applied to Mobility and Manipulation, An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering was built from the ground up to serve as a textbook for students in biomedical engineering. In answer to widespread demand for use of the original reference work as a textbook, Dr. Cooper enlisted several of his colleagues to help produce a comprehensive text that covers all of the basic areas of rehabilitation engineering and assistive technologies, including modern developments, at a level tailored to the needs of incoming students. The contributors and co-editors are all highly regarded experts with extensive experience in teaching and research.

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Rory A. Cooper

Clinical Practice of Rehabilitation Engineering
Carmen Digiovine, Douglas A. Hobson, and Rory A. Cooper

Universal Design
Linda van Roosmalen and Hisaichi Ohnabe

Technology Transfer
Rory A. Cooper and Jonathan Pearlman

Standards for Assistive Technology
Douglas Hobson, Rory A. Cooper, and Martin Ferguson-Pell

Seating Biomechanics and Systems
Mark Schmeler, Bengt Enstrom, Barbara Crane, and Rosemarie Cooper

Tissue Integrity Management
David Brienza, Yihkuen Jan, and Jeanne Zanca

Alicia Koontz, Jon Pearlman, Brad Impink, Rory A. Cooper, and M. Wilkenson

Functional Electrical Stimulation
Songfeng Guo, Jue Wang, and Garrett Grindle

Wheelchair Transportation Safety
Patricia Karg, Gina Bertocci, Linda van Roosmalen, Douglas Hobson, and Toru Furui

Rehabilitation Robotics
Dan Ding, Richard Simpson, Yoky Matuoka, and Edmund LoPresti

Major Limb Prosthetic Devices
Diane M. Collins, Brad Dicianno, Amol Karmarkar, Paul F. Pasquina, Rick Relich, and Annmarie Kelleher

Orthotic Devices
Michael Dvorznak, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Amol Karmarkar, Annmarie Kelleher, and Thane McCann

Aids for People with Low Vision and Blindness
John Brabyn, Katherine Seelman, and Sailesh Panchang

Maximizing Participation for People with Hearing Loss
Elaine Mormer, Amanda Ortmann, Catherine Palmer, and Katherine Seelman

Telecommunications, Computers, and Web Accessibility
Kate Seelman, S. Hackett, Bambang Paramento, Richard Simpson, and
Sailesh Panchang

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Technology
Katya J. Hill, Bruce Baker, and Barry A. Romich

Adaptive Sports and Recreation Technology
Mary E. Buning, Ian M. Rice, Shirley G. Fitzgerald, and Rory A. Cooper

Selected Terms and Definitions

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