Malone, L. A., Padalabalanarayanan, S., McCroskey, J., & Thirumalai, M. (2017). Protocol for assessment of active video gaming using adapted controllers by individuals with physical disabilities. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(6), Epub ahead of print. DOI :10.2196/resprot.7621


Rimmer, J.H, Padalabalanarayanan, S, Malone, L.A., Mehta, T.(2017). Fitness facilities still lack accessibility for people with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal , 10(2) , 214 – 221.

 Lai, B., Young, H.J., Bickel, C.S., Motl, R.W. and Rimmer, J.H., 2017. Current Trends in Exercise Intervention Research, Technology, and Behavioral Change Strategies for People With Disabilities: A Scoping Review. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Malone, L. A., Rowland, J. L., Rogers, R., Mehta T., Padalabalanarayanan, S., Thirumalai, M., & Rimmer, J. H. (2016). Active video gaming in youth with physical disability: Game play and enjoyment. Games for Health Journal, 5(5), 333-341.


Rimmer, J. H., Lai, B., & Young, H. J. (2016). Bending the arc of exercise and recreation technology toward people with disabilities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(9), S247-S251.


Christy JB, Lobo MA, Bjornson K, Dusing SC, Field-Fote E, Gannotti M, Heathcock JC, OʼNeil ME, Rimmer JH. Technology for Children With Brain Injury and Motor Disability: Executive Summary From Research Summit IV. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2016 Winter;28(4):483-9.

Rimmer, J., & Lai, B. (2017). Framing New Pathways in Transformative Exercise for Individuals with Existing and Newly Acquired Disability. Disability and rehabilitation, 39(2), 173-180.


Lai B, Rimmer J, Barstow B, Jovanov E, Bickel CS. Teleexercise for Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: A Mixed-Methods Feasibility Case Series. JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2016;3(2):e8


Wilbanks SR, Rogers RR, Pool S, and Bickel CS. Effects of functional electrical stimulation assisted rowing on aerobic fitness and shoulder pain in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med., Apr 1:1-10, 2016 [Epub ahead of print]


Wilbanks SR and Bickel CS. Scapular stabilization and muscle strength in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury and subacromial impingement. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil., 22(1):60-70, 2016.



Pool, S. M., Hoyle, J. M., Malone, L. A., Cooper, L., Bickel, C. S., McGwin, G., Rimmer, J. H., & Eberhardt, A. W. (2016). Navigation of a virtual exercise environment with Microsoft Kinect by people post-stroke or with cerebral palsy. Assistive Technology, 28(4), 225-232.



Lai B, Rimmer JH, Barstow B, Jovanov E, and Bickel CSOvercoming barriers to exercise through tele-exercise for people with SCI: a mixed methods case series. Accepted to JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol.



Rimmer JH, Lai B. Framing new pathways in transformative exercise for individuals with existing and newly acquired disability. Disabil Rehabil 2015 July 21:1-8 (forthcoming)



Wiemeyer, J., Deutsch, J., Malone, L. A., Rowland, J. L., Swartz, M. C., Xiong, J., Zhang, F. F. (2015). Recommendations for the optimal design of exergame interventions for persons with disabilities: Challenges, best practices, and future research. Games for Health Journal, 4(1), 58-62.


Rimmer, J. H (2015). The Nexus of Rehabilitation and Exercise:  Where and Why the Two Shall Meet.  Kinesiology Review, 4, 85-90.


Rimmer JH. Getting beyond the plateau: bridging the gap between rehabilitation and community-based exercise. Phy Med & Rehabil. 2012; 4 (11): 857-861


Rowland JL, Rimmer JH. Feasibility of using active video gaming as a means for increasing energy expenditure in three nonambulatory young adults with disabilities. Phy Med & Rehabil. 2012; 4(8):569-73


Rimmer JH and Henley KY. Building the crossroad between inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation and lifelong community-based fitness for people with neurologic disability. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2013;37(2): 72-77.


Xu W and Mulligan J. Performance evaluation of color correction Approaches for automatic multiview image and video stitching.IEEE Intl. Conf on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 2010;263-270


Troy K. Biomechanical validation of upper extremity exercise in wheelchair users: design considerations and improvements in a prototype device. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2011;6 (1): 1–7


Hiremath SV and Ding D. Evaluation of activity monitors in manual wheelchair users with paraplegia. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 2011;34(1):110-117


Zhang S,Banerjee P, Luciano C. Immersive Virtual Exercise Environment for People with Lower Body Disabilities. SIGACCESS NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 99, JAN 2011


Sharma C,Troy KL, Munce T. The Upper Body Rowing Ergometer: validation of a new piece if fitness equipment for use as a research assessment tool. Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, Masters project


Rimmer JH, Hsieh K, Graham BC, Gerber BS, Gray-Stanley JA. Barrier Removal in Increasing Physical Activity Levels in Obese African American Women with Disabilities. Journal of Women’s Health. 2010;(10): 1-8.


Rimmer JH, Yamaki K, Davis-Lowry B, Wang E, Vogel LC. Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in Adolescents with Disabilities. Preventing Chronic Disease. In press.


Rimmer JH, Chen MD, McCubbin JA, Drum C, Peterson J. Exercise intervention research on persons with disabilities. What we know and where we need to go.  American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2010;(89):249-263.


Rimmer JH, Rauworth A, Wang E, Heckerling PS, Gerber BS. A randomized controlled trial to increase physical activity and reduce obesity in a predominantly African American group of women with mobility disabilities and severe obesity. Preventive Medicine. 2009;(48):473-479.


Rimmer JH, Rauworth AE, Wang EC, Nicola TL, Hill B. A preliminary study to examine the effects of aerobic and therapeutic (Nonaerobic) exercise on cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary risk reduction in stroke survivors. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2009;(90):407-412.


Xu W, Jeong J, Mulligan J. Augmenting exercise systems with virtual exercise environment. Lecture Notes In Computer Science. 2009;(5875):490-499.


Xu W, Mulligan J. Feature matching under region-based constraints for robust epipolar geometry estimation. Lecture Notes In Computer Science. 2009; (5879): 264-273.


Riley BB, Rimmer JH, Wang E, Schiller WJ. A conceptual framework for improving the accessibility of fitness and recreation facilities for people with disabilities. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2008; (5):158-168.


Xu W, Mulligan J. Robust relative pose estimation with integrated cheirality constraints. 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition. 2008;(4):8-11.


Rimmer JH, Schiller WJ. Future directions in Exercise and Recreation Technology for People with Spinal Cord Injury and Other Disabilities: Perspectives from the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology for People with Disabilities. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 2006; (11): 82–93.


Rimmer JH, Riley BB, Wang E,  Rauworth  A. Accessibility of Health clubs for People with Mobility Disabilities and Visual Impairments. American Journal of Public Health. 2005; (95):2022-2028.


Rimmer JH, Riley BB, Wang E,  Rauworth A. Development and validation of AIMFREE: Accessibility Instruments Measuring Fitness and Recreation Environments. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2004; (26):1087–1095.


Rimmer JH, Riley BB, Wang E,  Rauworth A,  Jurkowski J. Physical Activity Participation Among Persons with Disabilities: Barriers and Facilitators. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2004; (26):419–425.


Rimmer JH, Yamaki K, Davis-Lowry B, Wang E, Vogel LC. Obesity and obesity-related secondary conditions in adolescents with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2001;(54):787-794.


Mehta T, Allison DB. From measurement to analysis reporting: grand challenges in nutritional methodology. Front. Nutr.,2014;1:6. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2014.00006.


Wilbanks SR, Ivankova NV. Exploring factors facilitating adults with spinal cord injury rejoining the workforce: a pilot study. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2014; 1-11 [Epub ahead of print].


Wilbanks SR, Bickel CS. Muscle imbalance and scapular stabilization contribute to shoulder pain in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2014; under review (first submission).


Hiremath SV, Ding D, Farringdon J, Cooper RA. Predicting energy expenditure of manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury using a multisensory-based activity monitor. Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2012; (93)11:1937-1943.


Hoogwout MR, Hilderbrand HM, Hurley SL, Axelson PW. Repeatability of a procedure for measuring color contrast on products, including fitness equipment. RESNA 2014.