Year Researchers Title Benefits Population
2008 Dunlop, S. Activity-dependent plasticity: implications for recovery

after spinal cord injury

Functional Recovery SCI
2001 Wolpaw .J, Tenniseen, A. Activity-dependent spinal cord plasticity in health and disease. Functional Recovery SCI
2006 Yang, J & Garassini, M Spinal and Brain Control of Human Walking: Implications for
Retraining of Walking
Walking Incomplete SCI
2006 Behrman A., Bowden M.
& Nair P.
Neuroplasticity After Spinal Cord Injury and Training: An Emerging Paradigm Shift in Rehabilitation and Walking Recovery Functional Recovery SCI
2004 Edgerton, Tilakratne, Bigbee, deLeon & Roy Plasticity of the Spinal Neural Circuitry After Injury Functional Recovery SCI
2006 Norton J. & Gorassini M. Changes in Cortically Related Intermuscular Coherence Accompanying Improvements in Locomotor Skills in Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury Walking Incomplete SCI
2009 Gorassini M., Norton,
N-Duchcherer J, Roy F. & Yang J
Changes in Locomotor Muscle Activity After Treadmill Training in Subjects With Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury Walking Incomplete SCI
2008 Baumbauer K.,
Young E. & Joynes R.
Pain and learning in a spinal system: Contradictory
outcomes from common origins
Functional Recovery SCI
2012 Jones M., Harness, E., Denison P., Tefertiller C., Evans N. & Larson C. Activity-based Therapies in Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Focus and Empirical Evidence in Three Independent Programs Fitness, Health and Functional Recovery SCI
2008 Harness E., Yozbatiran N. & Cramer, S. Effects of intense exercise in chronic spinal cord injury Functional Recovery SCI
2011 Harness E. and Astorino T. Acute energy cost of multi-modal activity-based therapy in persons with spinal cord injury. Fitness and Health SCI
2004 Jacobs P. and Nash M. Exercise recommendations for individuals with spinal cord injury Fitness and Health SCI
2005 Nash M. Exercise as a health-promoting activity following spinal cord injury Fitness and Health SCI
1988 Davis & Shephard Cardiorespiratory fitness in highly active versus inactive paraplegics Fitness – Cardiovascular endurance Paraplegia
1988 DiCarlo Effect of arm ergometry training on wheelchair propulsion endurance of individuals with quadriplegia Fitness – Cardiovascular endurance Tetraplegia
2001 Jacobs, Nash & Rusinowski Circuit training provides cardiorespiratory and strength benefits in persons with paraplegia Fitness – Cardiovascular endurance Complete Paraplegia
2003 Bougenot et al. Effects of a wheelchair ergometer training programme on spinal cord injured persons Fitness – Cardiovascular endurance and performance Complete Paraplegia
2003 Hicks et al. Long term exercise training in persons with spinal cord injury: effects on strength, arm ergometry performance and pyschological well being Fitness – Strength and performance + Quality of life SCI
2005 Nash Exercise as a health promoting activity following spinal cord injury Health SCI
2010 Ginis, Jetha, Mack & Hetz Physical activity and subjective well-being among people with spinal cord injury: a meta-analysis QOL SCI
2012 Harkema SJ, Schmidt-Read M, Lorenz DJ, Edgerton VR, Behrman AL Balance and ambulation improvements in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury using locomotor training-based rehabilitation. Functional Recovery SCI
2011 Fritz SL, Merlo-Rains AM, Rivers ED, Peters DM, Goodman A, Watson ET, Carmichael BM, McClenaghan BA An intensive intervention for improving gait, balance, and mobility in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury: a pilot study of activity tolerance and benefits. Functional Recovery SCI
2010 Boswell-Ruys CL, Harvey LA, Barker JJ, Ben M, Middleton JW, Lord SR. Training unsupported sitting in people with chronic spinal cord injuries: a randomized controlled trial. Functional Recovery SCI
2016 Sean M Tweedy, Emma M Beckman, Timothy J Geraghty, Daniel Theisen, Claudio Perret, Lisa A Harvey, Yves C Vanlandewijck Exercise and sports science Australia (ESSA) position statement on exercise and spinal cord injury Exercise Recommendations SCI