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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Force Feedback Redistribution & Eccentric-Focused Rehab post-SCI
Principal Investigator:

Dena R. Howland

Location: Louisville, KY
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $155,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Extensor muscles of the leg are actively involved in weight support and walking activities. These muscles are extensively linked by inhibitory, bidirectional, force dependent pathways that contribute to the successful execution of a range of functional behaviors, including locomotion. These reflex pathways are thought to arise from Golgi tendon organs and are believed to regulate limb stiffness and promote inter-joint coordination during movements. The relative magnitudes of these linkages in th...

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