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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Adaptive ankle robot control system to reduce foot-drop in chronic stroke
Principal Investigator:

Steven J. Kittner

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2015 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal investigates a novel ankle robot (anklebot) adaptive control approach integrated with treadmill training to reduce foot drop and improve mobility function in chronic hemiparetic stroke survivors. Currently, stroke survivors with foot drop are trained to live with a cane or othr assistive device, and often ankle foot orthotics (AFO's) for safety. Neither mediates task-practice or neuromotor recovery. We have developed an adaptive ankleb...

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