The Racing Wheelchair

The racing wheelchair has seen the most significant alteration in its form and shape over recent history, changes have been made to improve performance and user safety. Read more

The wheelchair: a brief history

Overview of the everyday wheelchair, so that the historical significance of the sports wheelchair can be better appreciated. Read more

The Cord: Journal for Paraplegics

Psychological rehabilitation was another important part of patients’ treatment at Stoke Mandeville. In 1947 Guttmann introduced a magazine, to be written and edited by and for paraplegic patients. Read more

Introducing Sam Brady PhD research student

Sam Brady, PhD research student introduces his monthly blog about his research into the 'History of the Sports wheelchair'. Read more