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Table 3 Overview of activities and measures regarding wheeling as well as the corresponding study populations and study designs

From: Systematic review on the application of wearable inertial sensors to quantify everyday life motor activity in people with mobility impairments

Activity Measure Diagnosis/impairment group Study design
Moving around using a wheelchair
 Self-propelled wheeling Duration Able-bodied wheelchair users [17], spinal cord injury [32, 62, 97,98,99,100,101] Classification accuracy [17, 32, 62, 97,98,99,100,101]
Distance Spinal cord injury [29, 32] Clinical validity [29], technical validity [32]
Speed Able-bodied wheelchair users [17], spinal cord injury [29] Classification accuracy [17], clinical validity [29]
# of strokes/stroke frequency Spinal cord injury [102] Interventional [102], technical validity [102]
 Maneuvering Duration Able-bodied wheelchair users [17], spinal cord injury [32] Classification accuracy [17, 32]
 Playing basketball Duration Spinal cord injury [101] Classification accuracy [101]