SCI Resources Library News August 2016
Featuring new developments and news about spinal cord injury, magazines and newsletters, interesting articles from academic journals and details of new resources that have recently been added to the library.
News from the media and around the Internet
For more news visit SCIA's news pages, the SCIA Facebook page or if you would like to learn how to set up Google Alerts which are a great way to monitor what is going on out there in the world of disability and spinal cord injury contact the library and we'll show you how.
Magazines, Journals, Newsletters, Blogs
Click on the links to read the articles in full or to view the magazine table of contents. If you would like to read any of the articles that are featured from the magazine table of contents, let us know the details and we will send the article to you.
- Summer 2016
- How painting changed my life
AbleThrive - (Tips, advice, stories)
- 31 August 2016
- The Gift of Parenting
- Challenges and triumphs of Motherhood
- 17 August 2016
- Visit New York City
- Explore Dubai
- Accessible Travel Tips
- Enjoy the beauty of Iceland
- 10 August 2016
- Achieving education goals
- Exoskeleton technology helps Father walk his daughter down the aisle.
- 3 August 2016
- Finding friendship through parasports
- wheelchair fencing
Australasian Spinal Cord Injury Network
Carers NSW ebulletin
DANA - Disability Advocacy Network Australia
Disability Council NSW
- 22 August 2016
- Disability and sport: have you considered adaptive rowing?
- 18 August 2016
- Gay and disabled: I'm proud of who I am
- 11 August 2016
- Employment and disability: answering difficult interview questions
- Accessible beaches and beach wheelchairs around the UK
- 4 August 2016
- Disability dating sites: how best to find and make a date
Forward (Spinal Injuries Association UK)
- no 134 August 2016 (Table of contents)
- Urinary tract infections
- Support for walkers
- Living with SCI as a result of a spinal Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
- Travelling in Greece
- and lots more....
iCare Lifetime care enews
Link - This weeks What's news in Disability
- August 2016
- See Izzy Camilleri's new 2016 collection
- 7 hard-core parking abuse strategies
- Visiting Rio de Janeiro
- What you need to know about bladder cancer and SCI
- Starting a support group
- Wheeling in Cuba: 90 miles away (from Florida) and a world apart
- and lots more....
Physical Disability Council New South Wales (PDCN)
- E-Bulletin #107 August 2016
- Try out the new City of Sydney Accessibility map
Sports n Spokes
- July 2016
- Experience adaptive sports such as paragliding, skydiving, BASE jumping or hot air ballooning.
United Spinal Association (USA)
Articles of interest from academic journals
Anxiety prevalence following spinal cord injury: a meta-analysis, J Le and D Dorstyn, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 570-578; advance online publication, March 8, 2016; Abstract
Caregiving services in spinal cord injury: a systematic review of the literature, E M Smith, N Boucher and W C Miller and the SCIRE Research Team, Spinal Cord 2015 54: 562-569, Abstract
Development of a comprehensive survey of sexuality issues including a self-report version of the International Spinal Cord Injury sexual function basic data sets, P W New and K E Currie, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 584-591, Abstract
Whole-body vibration can attenuate the deterioration of bone mass and trabecular bone microstructure in rats with spinal cord injury, A Minematsu, Y Nishii, H Imagita, D Takeshita and S Sakata, Spinal Cord 2016 54: 597-603, Abstract
The CanPain SCI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation Management of Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord: introduction, methodology and recommendation overview, Spinal Cord 2016 54: S1-S6; Abstract
Exoskeletons' design and usefulness evidence according to a systematic review of lower limb exoskeletons used for functional mobility by people with spinal cord injury, Veronique Lajeunesse, Claude Vincent, François Routhier, Emmanuelle Careau & François Michaud, Pages: 535-547, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, Volume 11, Issue 7, October 2016, Abstract
“My body was my temple”: a narrative revealing body image experiences following treatment of a spinal cord injury
K. Alysse Bailey, Kimberley L. Gammage, Cathy van Ingen & David S. Ditor
Pages: 1-7, Disability and Rehabilitation and online now on Taylor & Francis Online, Abstract
New Books, Articles, Websites added to the SCIA SCI Resources Library
To borrow any of the books listed please contact the library on firstname.lastname@example.org or ph 02 9661 8855 or 1800 819 775. To see what else has been added to the library, click on Lists on the black bar on the home page of the library.
SCIA SCI Resources Library
SCIA's SCI Resources Library provides a comprehensive collection of resources relating to spinal cord injury and disability - you can search or browse by subject to all of the material in the library. Discover new resources, forums, websites, blogs and places that you can visit to share your experiences and learn from others. We are always on the lookout for new material to be added to the collection so if you come across something that you think the library should have please let us know.
Library contacts and further assistance
If you have had a good look around the library and our SCI Resources pages on our website and can’t find the information you are looking for, our information staff are very happy to help you. We can be contacted on email or give us a call on 02 9661 8855/1800 819 775.