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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neuromodulation for Exercise Adherence in Older Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Kalpana P Padala

Location: Little Rock, AR
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - January 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $297,712
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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