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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Quantifying Post-Stroke Community Participation: Filling the Gap between Ability and Reality
Principal Investigator:

Dorian Rose

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $99,219
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background/Purpose: Approximately 15,000 Veterans are hospitalized for stroke each year. The ability to “get out and about” in the community is considered to be either essential or very important to a majority of stroke survivors. Reduced levels of community ambulation and community participation, decreased satisfaction with levels of outdoor mobility and community reintegration, and perceived difficulty in coping with outdoor locomotion, have all been reported in individuals post-stroke. A retu...

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