Publications

A majority of my publications can be found at Research Gate or on Google Scholar or on Academia. A full list of my publications is available on my Curriculum Vitae.

 

Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Candiotti J, Kamaraj DC, Daveler B, Chung C, Grindle G, Cooper R; Usability evaluation of a novel robotic power wheelchair for indoor and outdoor environments. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (In Press).
  2. Kamaraj DC, Bray N, Rispin K, Kankipati P, Pearlman J, Borg J; A Conceptual Framework to Assess Effectiveness in Wheelchair Provision. African Journal of Disability, 2017. http://www.ajod.org/index.php/ajod/article/viewFile/355/654
  3. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Mahajan H, Buhari A, Cooper RA; Inter-Rater Reliability Of The Power Mobility Road Test In The Virtual Reality Based Simulator 2. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jul 2016. 97(7): 1078-1084. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.005
  4. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Mahajan H, Buhari A, Cooper RA; Stability and Workload of the Virtual Reality Based Simulator 2. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jul 2016. 97(7):1085-1092.e1. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2016.01.032
  5. Candiotti,J., Wang H., Chung CS., Kamaraj DC., Grindle, G. G., Shino M., & Cooper, R. A. Design and Evaluation of a Seat Orientation Controller during Uneven Terrain Driving. Medical Engineering & Physics, Mar 2016. 38(3):241-7. doi:10.1016/j.medengphy.2015.12.007
  6. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA; “A Participatory Approach to Develop The Power Mobility Clinical Driving Assessment Tool”. Biomed Research International, Sep 2014, Special Issue on Wheeled Mobility doi:10.1155/2014/541614
  7. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, et al; “Acute Mountain Sickness in athletes with neurological impairments” Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Apr, 2013; 50(2):253-62. doi:JRRD.2012.03.0042
  8. Boova R, Gahlawat V, Kamaraj DC; Transit time flow Measurements in Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Department of Surgery Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Research Abstract Bulletin. Jun
  9. Kamaraj DC, Chandra et al; “Nutritional status of Anganwadi children in 4 sub-centres of Primary Health centre, Kinaye: A Cross-sectional Study”; The Journal of the Scientific society. Oct 2008. 35, 4, 103 – 7, PMID: ISSN-0974-5009)

 

Book Chapters

  1. Kamaraj DC, Cooper R; “Reintegration through Virtual Reality”. Promoting Successful Reintegration: A Practical Handbook, edited by Cooper R A, Etter D, and Pasquina P F, 1st Borden Institute, 2014.
  2. Kamaraj DC, Klass S, Cooper R; “Recreation and Sports for a child with Spinal Cord Injury”. Trans. Array A Child with Spinal Cord Injury. Mulcahey M J, Betz R, Vogel L C, Zebracki K, .2nd Mac Kieth Press, 2013.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Abstracts (Poster presentations)

  1. Sivaprakasam A, Bass S, Kamaraj DC, Koontz A. Investigating Wheelchair Seating Parameters and Their Effect on Ramp Propulsion. Poster Presentation at the BMES Annual meeting 2017. Phoenix, AZ
  2. Kamaraj DC, Mahajan P, Boyanoski T, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA (2017, Feb). Psychometric Properties of the Quantitative Driving Metrics in VRSIM-2. Poster presentation. Annual meeting for the AAP 2017, Las Vegas, NV
  3. Nilsson L, Kamaraj DC (2017, May). Systematic overview of instruments and methods of assessment and training prior to prescription of electric wheelchair. Arbetsterapiforum, At Malmö, Sweden, Volume: 13.
  4. Kamaraj DC, Mahajan H, Dicianno BE, Terhorst L, Cooper R (2016, Oct). Discriminative Ability Of The Quantitative Electric Powered Wheelchair Driving Metrics In VRSIM-2. Poster presentation. ACRM 93rd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), Chicago, Illinois.
  5. Hogaboom N, Worobey L, Kamaraj DC, Boninger M (2016, Oct). Relationship between Power-Wheelchair Skills and Measures of Independence and Mobility in People with Spinal Cord Injury. Poster presentation. ACRM 93rd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), Chicago, Illinois.
  6. Kamaraj DC, Mahajan H, Dicianno BE, Terhorst L, Cooper R (2016, Jun). Ecological Validity Of The Virtual Reality Based Electric Powered Wheelchair Driving Simulator. Poster presentation. European Seating Symposium, Dublin, Ireland.
  7. Kamaraj DC, Boyanoski T, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA (2016, May). “Objective Quantification of Power Wheelchair Driving Ability”. Poster presentation. NIH meeting: Moving the Field Forward, held at Bethesda, MD.
  8. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Cooper R (2016, May). Discriminative ability and predictive validity of Quantitative Driving Metrics. Poster presentation. Annual Rehabilitation Institute Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
  9. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Cooper R (2016, Feb). Predicting Electric Powered Wheelchair Driving Performance Based on Virtual Driving Performance. Poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Sacramento, CA.
  10. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Youk A, Mahajan H, Cooper R (2015, Oct). Perceived Work Load Between Experienced & Novice Power Wheelchair Users While Interacting With a Wheelchair Driving Simulator. Poster presentation. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.
  11. Akins JS, Kamaraj DC, Cooper RA, Brienza DM (2015, Oct). Unilateral Transtibial Amputees Use Symmetric Joint Moments and Response Latencies Following Perturbations. Poster presentation. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.
  12. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Cooper R (2015, May). Feasibility of assessing electric power wheelchair driving capacity in a wheelchair-driving simulator. Poster presentation. Annual Rehabilitation Institute Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  13. Akins JS, Ashoff AW, Kamaraj DC, Brienza DM, Cooper RA (2014, Jul). Single-leg Balance Control Strategies of Prosthetic Users: Development of a Perturbed Balance Protocol and Preliminary Data. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA.
  14. Boova R, Gahlawat V, Kamaraj DC (2012, Jun). Transit time flow Measurements in Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Poster presentation. The New Orleans Conference: Practices in Cardiac Surgery and Extracorporeal Technology, New Orleans, LA.
  15. Piva SR, Almeida G, Sowa G, Kamaraj DC (2012, May). Feasibility of a Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Poster presentation. Annual Rehabilitation Institute Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  16. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno B E, Mahajan H, Cooper R (2012, Feb). Workload assessment of a 3d immersive technology system to assess power wheel chair driving performance. Poster presentation. Annual meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Abstracts (Podium Presentations)

  1. Kamaraj DC, Chung CS, Tsang K, Ding D, Backus D (2018, Oct). Technology based Measurement – Quantifying Activity of Wheelchair Users using Sensors & Machine Learning Techniques. Symposium Presentation. ACRM 95th Annual Conference, to be held in Dallas, TX.
  2. Kamaraj DC, Mallinson T (2018, Oct). Progress of Outcomes and Measurement in Rehabilitation Sciences. Symposium Presentation. ACRM 95th Annual Conference, to be held in Dallas, TX.
  3. Candiotti J, Daveler B, Chung C, Kamaraj DC, Grindle G, Cooper R (2018, Oct). Development of a semi-automated curb climbing application for the mobility enhancement robot (MEBot) wheelchair. 2018 BMES Annual Meeting, to be held in Atlanta, GA.
  4. Kamaraj DC, Terhorst L, Hogaboom N, Worobey L, Boninger M (2017, Oct). Factor Structure of the Wheelchair Skills Test. Paper Presentation. ACRM 94th Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), held in Atlanta, GA.
  5. Kamaraj DC, Raad J P, Mallinson T (2017, Oct). Outcomes and Measurement in Rehabilitation Research and Practice – The State of Science. Symposium Presentation. ACRM 94th Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), held in Atlanta, GA.
  6. Kamaraj DC, Bray N, Rispen K, Borg J, Kankipati P, Pearlman J (2017, Mar). A Conceptual Model for Comparing Effectiveness in Wheelchair Provision. Instructional Course. International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN.
  7. Kamaraj DC, Nilsson L, Dicianno BE, Minkoff A, Cooper R (2016, Oct). A Comprehensive Review of Adult and Child Powered Mobility Driving Assessments and Training Interventions. Instructional Symposium. ACRM Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
  8. Kamaraj DC, Cooper R (2015, Feb). Studying Wheeled Mobility in the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment. Podium Presentation. International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN.
  9. Kamaraj DC, Dicianno BE, Schmid M, Boyanoski T, Cooper RA (2014, June). “Quantifying Power Wheelchair Driving Ability”. Podium Presentation. Annual Conference of RESNA, Indianapolis, IN.

 

INVITED LECTURES

  1. Kamaraj DC (2016, June). Virtual Reality based Assistive Technology: The past, present and the future. Presented at Dept. of Rehabilitation Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
  2. Kamaraj DC (2015, Feb). Quantitative assessment of power wheelchair driving capacity. Instructional Course Presentation at the International Seating Symposium, Nashville, TN.
  3. Kamaraj DC & Atkins (2014, Sep). 20 Years of Virtual Reality at HERL. From Game Wheels to gaming in the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment.VA Center of Excellence and Associated Engineering Lecture Series. Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA.
  4. Kamaraj DC (2014, March). Virtual Reality at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories. Presentation for the Sci-Tech Festival at the Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
  5. Kamaraj DC & Mahajan H (2013, September); Electric Power Wheelchair Driving Assessment using Virtual Reality at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories. Presentation at the 1199SEIU Symposium on Wheelchair Assessment, New York, NY.
  6. Kamaraj DC (2012, November); Virtual Reality and Electric Power Wheelchair Driving assessment at HERL. Oral presentation for the State of science symposium at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD.
  7. Kamaraj DC (2009, June). Transit time flow Measurements in Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Presented at the Grand rounds, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA.