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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Novel Strategy to Decrease Fall Incidence Post-Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Dorian Rose

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
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): Background/Purpose: Falls are a common and costly complication following stroke. While residual walking and balance deficits contribute substantially to long-term disability, of greater concern for this population is the incidence of falls. Between 40% and 70% of individuals fall within their first year post-stroke. Individuals who fall have increased incidence of serious adverse outcomes, including fractures, depression, and mortality. A primary goal...

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