Rachel E Cowan

Research Assistant Professor

  • 528 Citations
20052019

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Research Output

  • 528 Citations
  • 26 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
2019

Good association between sprint power and aerobic peak power during asynchronuous arm-crank exercise in people with spinal cord injury

de Groot, S., Kouwijzer, I., Valent, L. J. M., van der Woude, L. H. V., Nash, M. S. & Cowan, R. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interrater and intrarater reliability of ventilatory thresholds determined in individuals with spinal cord injury

Kouwijzer, I., Cowan, R. E., Maher, J. L., Groot, F. P., Riedstra, F., Valent, L. J. M., van der Woude, L. H. V. & de Groot, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Spinal Cord.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Body System Effects of a Multi-Modal Training Program Targeting Chronic, Motor Complete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury

Gant, K. L., Nagle, K. G., Cowan, R. E., Field-Fote, E. C., Nash, M. S., Kressler, J., Thomas, C. K., Castellanos, M., Widerstrom-Noga, E. & Anderson, K. D., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 35, 3, p. 411-423 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
2016

Comparison of 1- Versus 3-Minute Stage Duration During Arm Ergometry in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

Maher, J. L. & Cowan, R. E., Nov 1 2016, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 97, 11, p. 1895-1900 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of Group Wheelchair Skills Training for People With Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Worobey, L. A., Kirby, R. L., Heinemann, A. W., Krobot, E. A., Dyson-Hudson, T. A., Cowan, R. E., Presperin Pedersen, J., Shea, M. & Boninger, M. L., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Facilitators and barriers to spinal cord injury clinical trial participation: Multi-national perspective of people living with spinal cord injury

Anderson, K. D., Cowan, R. E. & Horsewell, J., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 33, 5, p. 493-499 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Wheelchair Skills Capacity and Performance of Manual Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury

Kirby, R. L., Worobey, L. A., Cowan, R. E., Pedersen, J. P., Heinemann, A. W., Dyson-Hudson, T. A., Shea, M., Smith, C., Rushton, P. W. & Boninger, M. L., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2015

Effects of prandial challenge on triglyceridemia, glycemia, and proinflammatory activity in persons with chronic paraplegia

Ellenbroek, D., Kressler, J., Cowan, R. E., Burns, P. A., Mendez, A. J. & Nash, M. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 38, 4, p. 468-475 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2014

Reducing cardiometabolic disease in Spinal Cord Injury

Kressler, J., Cowan, R. E., Bigford, G. E. & Nash, M. S., Aug 2014, In : Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 25, 3, p. 573-604 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations
2013

Exercise participation barrier prevalence and association with exercise participation status in individuals with spinal cord injury

Cowan, R. E., Nash, M. S. & Anderson, K. D., Jan 1 2013, In : Spinal Cord. 51, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2012

Assessment of the talk test and rating of perceived exertion for exercise intensity prescription in persons with paraplegia

Cowan, R., Ginnity, K., Kressler, J. & Nash, M., May 1 2012, In : Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 18, 3, p. 212-219 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Major trends in mobility technology research and development: overview of the results of the NSF-WTEC European study.

Reinkensmeyer, D. J., Bonato, P., Boninger, M. L., Chan, L., Cowan, R. E., Fregly, B. J. & Rodgers, M. M., 2012, In : Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Recent trends in assistive technology for mobility

Cowan, R. E., Fregly, B. J., Boninger, M. L., Chan, L., Rodgers, M. M. & Reinkensmeyer, D. J., Apr 23 2012, In : Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. 9, 1, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

79 Scopus citations

Subjective measures of exercise intensity to gauge substrate partitioning in persons with paraplegia

Kressler, J., Cowan, R., Ginnity, K. & Nash, M., May 1 2012, In : Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 18, 3, p. 205-211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The 6-min push test is reliable and predicts low fitness in spinal cord injury

Cowan, R. E., Callahan, M. K. & Nash, M. S., Oct 1 2012, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 44, 10, p. 1993-2000 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Why do we need improved mobility technology?

Boninger, M. L. & Cowan, R. E., 2012, In : Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Adapted manual wheelchair circuit: test-retest reliability and discriminative validity in persons with spinal cord injury

Cowan, R. E., Nash, M. S., De Groot, S. & Van Der Woude, L. H., Aug 1 2011, In : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 92, 8, p. 1270-1280 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Recreational and therapeutic exercise after spinal cord injury

Nash, M. S., Horton, J. A., Cowan, R. E. & Malone, L. A., Dec 7 2011, Spinal Cord Medicine: Second Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2010

Cardiovascular disease, SCI and exercise: Unique risks and focused countermeasures

Cowan, R. E. & Nash, M. S., 2010, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 32, 26, p. 2228-2236 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2009

Exercise is medicine™: Exercise prescription after SCI to manage cardiovascular disease risk factors

Cowan, R. E., Malone, L. A. & Nash, M. S., Jan 1 2009, In : Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 14, 3, p. 69-83 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Impact of Surface Type, Wheelchair Weight, and Axle Position on Wheelchair Propulsion by Novice Older Adults

Cowan, R. E., Nash, M. S., Collinger, J. L., Koontz, A. M. & Boninger, M. L., Jul 1 2009, In : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 90, 7, p. 1076-1083 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2008

Preliminary Outcomes of the SmartWheel Users' Group Database: A Proposed Framework for Clinicians to Objectively Evaluate Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Cowan, R. E., Boninger, M. L., Sawatzky, B. J., Mazoyer, B. D. & Cooper, R. A., Feb 1 2008, In : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 89, 2, p. 260-268 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
2005

Do older adults with knee osteoarthritis place greater loads on the knee during gait? A preliminary study

Messier, S. P., DeVita, P., Cowan, R. E., Seay, J., Young, H. C. & Marsh, A. P., Apr 2005, In : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 86, 4, p. 703-709 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations