THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

QL+ Program Manager:

Janet Papazis

PT, DPT

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THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

The mission of the George Washington University is to educate individuals in liberal arts, languages, sciences, learned professions, and other courses and subjects of study, and to conduct scholarly research and publish the findings of such research.

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THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Projects

Current Projects

GW: UNSTABLE CHAIR BIOFEEDBACK

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GW: ADAPTIVE SPORTS DYNAMIC WALKER

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GW: PORTABLE VAN LIFT FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS

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THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Projects

Completed Project List

GW: HANDCYCLE LEG CARRIER
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

GW: HANDCYCLE LEG CARRIER

Ms. Salak is a retired Army veteran who enjoys an active lifestyle. However, Ms. Salak recently sustained an injury and now uses an above-knee prosthetic. To stay active, she frequently rides her handcycle, both leisurely on local trails and competitively in marathons....

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GW: HIKING PROSTHETIC (TEAM 1)
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

GW: HIKING PROSTHETIC (TEAM 1)

The GW Hiking Prosthetic challenge is being executed in accordance with the Quality of Life Plus (QL+) Program. The specific client, or challenger, for this project, is Rob Jones, a double transfemoral amputee. Rob served as a combat engineer in the Marine Corps; during a deployment to Afghanistan in 2010, he was wounded in action by a landmine....

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GW: HIKING PROSTHETIC (TEAM 2)
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

GW: HIKING PROSTHETIC (TEAM 2)

Hiking and walking on uneven terrain are challenges for many transfemoral amputees. This challenge becomes even more difficult when someone is a double transfemoral amputee. Quality of Life Plus and our client, Rob Jones, presented us with the challenge to design and build a solution that will allow him and other prosthetic users to hike on uneven terrain more efficiently....

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