Neurophysiological Basis for Enhancing Motor Recovery After Stroke
San Francisco, CA
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January 2020 -
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Stroke is a major cause of disability in veterans. Despite significant advances in stroke rehabilitation methods there continue to be substantial long-term disability. Importantly, quantitative assessments have found that a major contributor to motor impairments is the presence of fragmented movement control, characterized by a lack of smooth and fast transitions between sub-movements and inconsistency over multiple attempts. Furthermore, there is a deficit in learning new movement sequences. It...