Workshop 1 in Poland „Wheelchair settings, wheelchair maneuverability and assessment of physical activity in wheelchair users” – June 2014
Workshop was held in English at the AWF Warsaw for students from Iceland and Poland and Icelandic academic teacher. The workshop was taught by prof. Tomasz Tasiemski – external expert of the project and AWF Warsaw teachers (Prof. Bartosz Molik and Anna Ogonowska-Słodownik, M.Sc.). Classes were practical (setting the wheelchair, driving technique, overcoming obstacles, evaluation of driving techniques in a wheelchair, the assessment of physical activity – laboratory and field tests) supplemented by theoretical information on specificity of working with wheelchair users and methods to assess their physical activity. The electronic version of the workshop materials will be available on the project website and CD-Rom with the results of the project. Workshop participants received a certificate.