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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurobiological and Psychological Benefits of Exercise in Chronic Pain and PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Erica Scioli-Salter

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 8
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2013 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This study will explicitly compare the effects of a 12-week progressive exercise training program on 1) theclinical symptoms of chronic pain and PTSD, 2) pain threshold and tolerance, and 3) anti-stress, anti-nociceptive neurohormones such as neuropeptide Y (NPY) and allopregnanolone/pregnanolone (ALLO) inveterans with chronic pain/PTSD compared to healthy comparison participants. The revised study designincludes a baseline cardiopulmonary exercise assessment (CPX) that will inform the exercise...

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