Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Neuromodulation for Exercise Adherence in Older Veterans|
Kalpana P Padala
||Little Rock, AR
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|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Fall-related hospitalizations and consequent morbidity and mortality continue to rise despite the availability for over two decades of evidence-based fall-prevention programs. This is a major problem since more than 2.5 million older adults are treated annually for fall-related injuries in the US. Fall-prevention programs focusing on strength and balance exercises have been successful in facility settings but exercise programs are ineffective at home due to lack of adherence. Estimat...
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