Mission Statement

The mission of the Disability, Participation and Quality of Life Research Laboratory is to enhance the quality of life and community participation of individuals living with a variety of disabilities.  The goal of the laboratory is to facilitate high quality living to allow individuals with disabilities to reach their own individualized goals and potential.

Dr. Rice & Graduate Students
Fall 2023 Lab Photo

News & Events

Recent Publications

Fall detection from a manual wheelchair: preliminary findings based on accelerometers using machine learning techniques

Functional balance assessment for predicting future recurrent falls in non-ambulatory individuals with spinal cord injury: a prospective pilot study

Understanding Wheelchair Use in Older Adults From the National Health and Aging Trends Study