Category Archives: Research Study

Cultural Competence: A Look at the Research

Culture can be defined as the “customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group” or “the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a … Continue reading

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La competencia cultural: Una mirada a la investigación

La cultura puede definirse como las “creencias tradicionales, formas sociales, y rasgos materiales de un grupo racial, religioso, o social” o “los rasgos característicos de la existencia cotidiana (como diversiones o un modo de vida) compartidos por personas en un … Continue reading

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Read Up on Research: Accessible Fitness for Global Running Day!

A few #ResearchInFocus articles to get you up to speed for #GlobalRunningDay. Continue reading

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Lea más sobre la investigación: ¡Aptitud física accesible para el Día Mundial de Correr!

¡Hoy es el Día Mundial de Correr (en inglés), patrocinado por los Corredores de Carretera de Nueva York! El Día Mundial de Correr anima a todos a salir y correr, caminar, pasear, o rodar. Las investigaciones han mostrado que la … Continue reading

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Project Spotlight: Experiencing the World via Touch

February is Low Vision Awareness Month.  For many individuals who are blind, living with low vision, or who are Deaf/blind, touch is an important sense for experiencing the world around them. Technology that is tactile or haptic can help people … Continue reading

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Destacar los proyectos: Experimentando el mundo a través del tacto

Febrero es el Mes de Concientización sobre la Baja Visión. Para muchas personas que son ciegas, que viven con baja visión, o que son sordo-ciegas, el tacto es un sentido importante para experimentar el mundo que les rodea. La tecnología … Continue reading

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Survey opp for college athletes

Our colleagues at the Kessler Foundation are reaching out to college athletes for a new survey: Kessler Foundation is studying history of injury among college students involved in team sports. You can help us by completing a brief 5-15 minute online survey. Who can participate? You … Continue reading

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Study Opportunity for Women with SCI

A  project at the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking women with spinal cord injury to participate in a study on pelvic floor function, bladder health, and quality of life. If you … Continue reading

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NIDRR-Funded ADA Center Announces Reasonable Accommodations in the Lodging Sector Survey

The NIDRR-funded Mid-Atlantic ADA Center at TransCen, Inc., and researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park are seeking participants for a survey on the experiences of human resource professionals in providing reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities in the … Continue reading

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NIDRR Project Seeks Participants for the Development of an App for Wheelchair Users

Wheelchair users are invited to participate in a research study conducted the NIDRR-funded Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project, Self-Management Assistance through Technology (SMART) – Virtual Coaches for Wheelchair Users, at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at University of Pittsburgh. To … Continue reading

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