Details the prescription considerations for individuals with physical disabilities. Compares conventional and lightweight wheelchairs, and factors in functional assessment. Examines the technical aspects of seat cushion selection, factors that affect the ergonometrics of wheelchair operation, and the influence of powered mobility. Also covers wheelchair standards and current directions in wheelchair research. Appendix covers ³Types of Wheelchairs². Over 100 photos, charts and drawings. Index.Todd, Seldon P., Jr. is the author of 'Choosing a Wheelchair System' with ISBN 9781568062136 and ISBN 1568062133.