Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Replication and novel analysis of age and sex effects on the neurologic and functional value of each spinal segment in the US healthcare setting 2019
2019 Good association between sprint power and aerobic peak power during asynchronuous arm-crank exercise in people with spinal cord injury 2019
2019 Interrater and intrarater reliability of ventilatory thresholds determined in individuals with spinal cord injury 2019
2018 Relationship of Fitness and Wheelchair Mobility With Encounters, Avoidances, and Perception of Environmental Barriers Among Manual Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury 2018
2018 Body System Effects of a Multi-Modal Training Program Targeting Chronic, Motor Complete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury 2018
2018 Increased Reliability of Quantitative Ultrasound Measures of the Supraspinatus Tendon Using Multiple Image Analysts and Analysis Runs 2018
2018 Relationship between wheelchair skills scores and peak aerobic exercise capacity of manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury: a cross-sectional study 2018
2016 Comparison of 1- Versus 3-Minute Stage Duration During Arm Ergometry in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury 2016
2016 Effectiveness of Group Wheelchair Skills Training for People With Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2016
2016 Wheelchair Skills Capacity and Performance of Manual Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury 2016
2016 Exercise Is Medicine Initiative: Physical Activity as a Vital Sign and Prescription in Adult Rehabilitation Practice 2016
2016 Facilitators and barriers to spinal cord injury clinical trial participation: Multi-national perspective of people living with spinal cord injury 2016
2015 Effects of prandial challenge on triglyceridemia, glycemia, and proinflammatory activity in persons with chronic paraplegia 2015
2014 Reducing cardiometabolic disease in Spinal Cord Injury 2014
2013 Exercise participation barrier prevalence and association with exercise participation status in individuals with spinal cord injury 2013
2012 The 6-min push test is reliable and predicts low fitness in spinal cord injury 2012
2012 Assessment of the talk test and rating of perceived exertion for exercise intensity prescription in persons with paraplegia 2012
2012 Subjective measures of exercise intensity to gauge substrate partitioning in persons with paraplegia 2012
2012 Recent trends in assistive technology for mobility 2012
2012 Structures promoting research, training, and technology transfer in mobility: Lessons learned from a visit to European centers 2012
2012 Perceived exercise barriers and odds of exercise participation among persons with SCI living in high-income households 2012
2012 Major trends in mobility technology research and development: overview of the results of the NSF-WTEC European study. 2012
2012 Why do we need improved mobility technology? 2012
2011 Adapted manual wheelchair circuit: test-retest reliability and discriminative validity in persons with spinal cord injury 2011
2010 Cardiovascular disease, SCI and exercise: Unique risks and focused countermeasures 2010
2009 Impact of Surface Type, Wheelchair Weight, and Axle Position on Wheelchair Propulsion by Novice Older Adults 2009
2009 Exercise is medicineā„¢: Exercise prescription after SCI to manage cardiovascular disease risk factors 2009
2008 Preliminary Outcomes of the SmartWheel Users' Group Database: A Proposed Framework for Clinicians to Objectively Evaluate Manual Wheelchair Propulsion 2008
2005 Do older adults with knee osteoarthritis place greater loads on the knee during gait? A preliminary study 2005

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2011 Recreational and therapeutic exercise after spinal cord injury 2011

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh 2007
  • Master of Science in Health and Wellness, Wake Forest University 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, University of North Carolina System : Wilmington 2000
  • Full Name

  • Rachel Cowan