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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Paired Associative Stimulation to Facilitate Plantarflexor Power Following Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Carolynn Patten

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract The proposed SPiRE builds on preliminary work in which we have observed a relationship between efficacy of the corticospinal tract serving the plantarflexors and walking function, specifically ankle plantarflexor power, in individuals with chronic post-stroke hemiparesis. We have observed robust associations between: i) PF corticospinal efficacy, and ii) modulation of corticospinal drive, and PF power, particularly in individuals post- stroke. Importantly, clinical and d...

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