Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Cerebral networks of locomotor learning and retention in older adults|
David J Clark
|Congressional District Code:
|| May 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Aging often leads to substantial declines in walking function, especially for walking tasks that are more complex such as obstacle crossing. This is due in part to a lack of continued practice of complex walking (sedentary lifestyle) combined with age-related deficits of brain structure and the integrity of brain networks. Neurorehabilitation can contribute to recovery of lost walking function in older adults, but major and persistent improvements are elusive. A cornerstone of neurorehabilitatio...
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