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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimizing Prosthetic and Bicycle Fit for Veterans with Transtibial Amputations
Principal Investigator:

Alena Grabowski

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2019 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $39,423
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Over one million people in the United States have a leg amputation and this number continues to grow due to the prevalence of diabetes and recent military conflicts. Because of the functional impairment caused by an amputation, it is extremely important to advance rehabilitation that optimizes the use of prostheses so that Veterans with amputations can regain the greatest possible level of health, function, and physical activity. [Low-impact exercise such as bicycling could facilitate return to...

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