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Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Research Participant Registry

James Malec, Ph.D. – Principal Investigator The purpose of RHI’s Research Participant Registry is to create a RHI Research Participant Registry of individuals who are interested in participating or who… Read More

IU InterFACE Center at Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

The IU Interactive and Functional Assessment of Communication and Emotion Center is a natural observation laboratory designed to research emotional and behavioral deficits in people with neurological, psychological, and developmental… Read More

Resource Facilitation-Best Practices Manual for Return to Work/School

Resource Facilitation: Indiana Best Practices Manual for Return-to- Work or Return-to-School     Click on the read more button to get a link to download the full manual.  Once you… Read More

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study)

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study) March 10, 2015 Flora Hammond, MD (PI); Funded by National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).  This study… Read More

Brain Injury Association of America ~ The Challenge

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. is featured as one of the TBI Model Systems Researchers in the Fall Edition of the Brain Injury Association of America ‘The Challenge’ Publication. Click on… Read More

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Racing December 15th, 2011

Wheelchair racing is one of the oldest most distinguished wheelchair sports. Wheelchair racing can be anything from your typical track events, 5K/10K road races, mini marathons, marathons and triathlons. Marathon Racing is a competitive sport facilitated by RHI that is excellent for enhancing physical fitness, increasing social networks, and decreasing feelings of isolation.

Racing chairs are designed to be lightweight with precise dimensions for the most absolute aerodynamic design. Positioning of the body in the chair heavily depends on the level of injury and type of disability. Kneeling positions are optimal but generally only suited for those who have greater core strength and flexibility. However, leaving your feet forward resting them on a strap can work for almost anyone on the track.