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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Priming the Rehabilitation Engine: Aerobic Exercise as the Fuel to Spark Behavioral Improvements in Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Ryan Ross

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2021 - January 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $90,372
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States and poses a significant burden to Veterans. The effectiveness of current intervention approaches is limited and many individuals following stroke live with persistent functional, cognitive and psychological impairments that significantly reduce long-term quality of life. The prevalence of post-stroke disability coupled with reduced stroke mortality rates reflects an increasing need to develop effective rehabilitation strategies aimed a...

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