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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Amplify Gait to Improve Locomotor Engagement in Spinal Cord Injury (AGILE SCI Trial)
Principal Investigator:

Keith E Gordon

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2020 - April 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $252,745
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Among ambulatory individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI), residual balance deficits are common and are a primary factor limiting participation in walking activities. There is broad recognition that effective evidence-based interventions are needed to enhance dynamic balance following iSCI. However, improving dynamic balance after iSCI has proven to be very challenging. Experimental interventions that amplify self-generated movements (e.g. error augmentation) may acceler...

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