Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Effect of Noise Exposure on the Vestibular System|
Faith W. Akin
||Mountain Home, TN
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|| May 2016 -
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|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Observations in the military have shown that exposure to battlefield-related noise can cause balance disorders characterized by postural instability, dizziness, and vertigo; however, underlying mechanisms are not well understood. One reason for this knowledge gap may be that most previous assessments have been focused on evaluation of horizontal semicircular canal function. Recent animal and human studies, however, provide evidence that noise overstim...
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