Ian Rice, Ph.D., Assistant Professor ▼

Ian Rice, Ph.D.


Office phone:

(217) 333-1807

Office fax:

(217) 333-2766

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Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
MS., OT, Washington University Program in Occupational Therapy, 2002

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Rice's areas of interest are in Rehabilitation Science, Occupational Therapy, Biomechanics and Assistive Technology. Dr Rice's research interests are based in the rehabilitation sciences, specifically in the study of interventional and assistive and adaptive technologies that help to promote healthy lifestyle, full life participation and quality of life. Much of Dr Rice's work has been focused on studying wheelchair propulsion biomechanics and technique training to minimize the development of upper limb pain and injury across a life span.