Answered By: Peter Z McKay Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014 Views: 184
Answered By: Peter Z McKay
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014 Views: 184
- Exercise and FES Cycle Fact Sheet (Australia)
- Functional Electrical Stimulation - Christopher Reeves Foundation
- Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycles: A Focus on Medicaid Funding
- "The Effectiveness of FES Bikes for People with Spinal Cord Injury." 
- Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Promotes Recovery in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury - Science Daily March 4, 2013.
- Systematic Review of the Exercise or Health-Related Benefits of FES Cycling and Locomotor Training Approaches after SCI 1989-2009 - Boston university Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injuries
- International Center for Spinal Cord Injury
- NSCIA: the National Spinal Cord Injury Association
- NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page
- NSCISC National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center
NSCISC supports and directs the collection, management and analysis of the world's largest and longest spinal cord injury research database.
- There are an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 spinal cord injuries every year in the United States.
- A quarter of a million Americans are currently living with spinal cord injuries.
- The cost of managing the care of spinal cord injury patients approaches $4 billion each year.
- 38.5 percent of all spinal cord injuries happen during car accidents. Almost a quarter, 24.5 percent, are the result of injuries relating to violent encounters, often involving guns and knifes. The rest are due to sporting accidents, falls, and work-related accidents.
- 55 percent of spinal cord injury victims are between 16 and 30 years old.
- More than 80 percent of spinal cord injury patients are men
Source: Facts and Figures at a Glance, May 2001. National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center.