Published on in Vol 11 (2024)

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/53084, first published .
Potential Effects of an Exoskeleton-Assisted Overground Walking Program for Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury Who Uses a Wheelchair on Imaging and Serum Markers of Bone Strength: Pre-Post Study

Potential Effects of an Exoskeleton-Assisted Overground Walking Program for Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury Who Uses a Wheelchair on Imaging and Serum Markers of Bone Strength: Pre-Post Study

Potential Effects of an Exoskeleton-Assisted Overground Walking Program for Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury Who Uses a Wheelchair on Imaging and Serum Markers of Bone Strength: Pre-Post Study

Alec Bass   1, 2 , PT, PhD ;   Suzanne N Morin   3 , MSc, MD ;   Michael Guidea   1, 2 ;   Jacqueline T A T Lam   1, 2 , MSc, PT ;   Antony D Karelis   4 , PhD ;   Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre   4, 5 * , PhD ;   Dany H Gagnon   1, 2 * , PT, PhD ;   Montreal Exoskeleton Walking Program (MEWP) Group   6 *

1 Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR), Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et Services Sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

2 School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

3 Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

4 Department of Exercise Science, Faculty of Sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

5 Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM), Montréal, QC, Canada

6 See Acknowledgements, Montreal, QC, Canada

*these authors contributed equally

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  • Dany H Gagnon, PT, PhD
  • School of Rehabilitation
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Université de Montréal
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