Call for participants in the UTS robotics trial! - Forward Ability Support

Call for participants in the UTS robotics trial!

Are you experiencing difficulty using your arm or hand after a spinal cord injury?

If so, you’re invited to join the UTS study looking at the utilisation of robotics to train the arm and hand!

Find out more:

The Graduate School of Health – Discipline of Physiotherapy is conducting a research project to explore the opinions and experiences of people with spinal cord injuries by participating in a game-based robotics training for the arm and hand.     

If you decide to join, you will be asked to attend:

  • Three assessment and interview sessions- 5 hours in total                                                                                   
  • Ten treatment sessions using robotics- 1.5 hours each session

All sessions will be held at UTS Moorepark Campus and will be conducted according to NSW health and UTS COVID safe policies.

To Find out more, please contact Esmino II Rivera (Research Assistant) at or Dr. Camila Quel De Oliviera (Lead Investigator) at 02 9514 7234 or at

If you have any concerns or complaints about any aspect of the conduct of this research, please contact the Ethics Secretariat on 02 9514 2478 or email, and quote the UTS HREC reference number ETH19-3949