Design Guidelines for Wheeled Mobility Accessibility

Publications and Reports

Journal Publications

  1. Steinfeld, E., D'Souza, C. & White, J. (2014). Developing Evidence-Based Standards: A Case Study in Knowledge Translation. Assistive Technology Research Series, 35, pg: 89 - 98. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-403-9-89. (Link to pdf)

  2. Paquet, V., Joseph, C. & D'Souza, C. (2012). Computer Re-Sampling for Demographically Representative User Populations in Anthropometry: A Case of Doorway and Clear Floor Space Widths. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, Vol. 41, Supplement 1/2012, pg: 4098 - 4101. DOI: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0703-4098. (Link to pdf)

  3. D'Souza, C., Steinfeld, E., Paquet, V. & Feathers, D. (2010). Space Requirements for Wheeled Mobility Devices in Public Transportation: An Analysis of Clear Floor Space Requirements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2145, pg: 66 - 71. DOI: 10.3141/2145-08.

  4. Steinfeld, E., Maisel, J., Feathers, D. & D'Souza, C. (2010). Anthropometry and Standards for Wheeled Mobility: An International Comparison. Assistive Technology, Vol. 22(1), pg: 51 - 67. DOI: 10.1080/10400430903520280. (Link to pdf)

Conference Proceedings

  1. D'Souza, C., Paquet, V. & Steinfeld, E. (2012). Clearance Space Enveloped of Wheeled Mobility Device Users for Computer Workstations. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) , Boston, MA, October 2012. DOI: 10.1177/1071181312561513.

  2. D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., Steinfeld, E., White, J. & Feathers, D. (2010). Anthropometric Data Visualization Tools to Improve Accessibility of Built Environments. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2010 AHFE International, Miami, FL, July 2012, pg: 707 - 716. DOI: 10.1201/EBK1439835012-c73.

  3. Joseph, C., D'Souza, C., Paquet, V. & Feathers, D. (2010). Comparison of Hand Grip Strength between Wheeled Mobility Device Users and Non-Disabled Adults. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2010 AHFE International, Miami, FL, July 2011, pg: 684 - 691. DOI: 10.1201/EBK1439835012-c70.

  4. Steinfeld, E., D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., White, J. & Feathers, D. (2010). Clear Floor Space for Wheeled Mobility Users. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2010 AHFE International, Miami, FL, July 2010. (Link to pdf)

  5. Steinfeld, E., D'Souza, C. & Maisel, J. (2010). Clear Floor Space for Contemporary Wheeled Mobility Users. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), Hong Kong, June 2011. (Link to pdf)

  6. D'Souza, C., Steinfeld, E. & Paquet, V. (2009). Functional Reach Abilities of Wheeled Mobility Device Users: Toward Inclusive Design. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Inclusive Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK, June 2009. ISBN: 987-1-905000-80-7. (Link to pdf)

  7. D'Souza, C., Steinfeld, E. & Paquet, V. (2009). Functional Reach for Wheeled Mobility Device Users: A Comparison with ADA-ABA Guidelines for Accessibility. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA), New Orleans, LA, June 2009. (Link to pdf)

  8. D'Souza, C., Feathers, D. & Paquet, V. (2007). Constructing Three-Dimensional Models of Individuals and Their Wheeled Mobility Devices from Landmark Data, SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-2494. Proceedings of the 2007 SAE Digital Human Modeling Conference, Seattle, WA, June 2007. DOI: 10.4271/2007-01-2494.

Book Chapters

  1. Feathers, D., D'Souza, C. & Paquet, V. (2015). Chapter 27: Anthropometry in Ergonomic Design. In J.R.Wilson and S.Sharples (Eds.), Evaluation of Human Work, Fouth Edition, CRC Press, pg: 725 - 749. ISBN: 1466559624, 9781466559622. (Link to pdf)

Technical Reports

  1. Steinfeld, E., Paquet, V., D'Souza, C., Joseph, C. & Maisel, J. (2010). Anthropometry of Wheeled Mobility Project: Final Report to the U.S. Access Board. IDeA Center. Buffalo, NY, December 2010. (Link to pdf)

  2. D'Souza, C., Steinfeld, E. & Paquet, V. (2009). The Anthropometry of Wheeled Mobility Project at Buffalo: A Comparison of Wheelchair Dimension Values with ISO/CD TR 13570-2. Report prepared for: ISO TC173 SC1 WG1. IDeA Center, Buffalo, NY, October 2009. (Link to pdf)