The bicep curl that Becki McCafferty, a quadriplegic due to a C5-C6 spinal cord injury,
is doing in the accompanying picture, develops different portions of the bicep
muscles than the reverse curls. It is particularly helpful for developing the
muscles required for transfer activities such as repositioning legs.
The bicep curls develop the muscle groups that people with spinal injury
need for self care activities, loading or unloading wheelchairs, and lifting