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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002825-01A2
Title: Graded Intensity Aerobic Exercise to Improve Cerebrovascular Function and Performance in Aged Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Joe R Nocera

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $213,343
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,051,504
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

To address the growing healthcare challenges of an aging Veteran population it is critical to understand effective rehabilitation techniques that mitigate age-related co-morbidity and improve quality of life. To date, exercise is one of a few proven interventions that attenuates age-related declines in brain health and function. A consistent but unexplained finding in many of these studies is a change in the cortical activation pattern during task, assessed using blood-oxygen-level dependent (BO...



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