Martin Harmon is editor of The Spirit, a publication of the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, and RWSIR
public relations director.
was originally slated to host the 2003 Roosevelt Cup, which would have included competition in tennis and track, as well as basketball.
As a result, the RWSIR research department is currently (February 14-June 30) conducting the study "Objectively Defined Individual Characteristics Associated With Successful Power Wheelchair Use." The study is designed to reveal how individual characteristics such as personality, visual acuity, cognition, and perception relate to successful power wheelchair use.
Study participants are RWSIR students and patients as well as other people from the state of Georgia who operate power wheelchairs with a hand-actuated joystick.
The preceding message, from RWSIR Executive Director Frank Ruzycki.
The medical and vocational units combined to form RWSIR.