The Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center-Research Enhancement Award Program (RORCREAP) and Brain Rehabilitation Research Center
in Gainesville, Florida, and the FES Center in Cleveland, Ohio, were funded by a VA RR&D Collaborative Center grant to generate veteran-centered outcomes associated with state-of-the-art gait interventions.
* Gainesville, Fla.--The Brain Rehabilitation Research Center
develops innovative methods of effective and efficient post-acute rehabilitation for veterans with cognitive, motor, or sensory impairments due to stroke, traumatic injury, or degenerative diseases of the central nervous system.
Abbreviations: BRCC = Brain Rehabilitation Research Center of Excellence, BWS = body-weight support, FES = functional electrical stimulation, FNS = functional neuromuscular stimulation, I-SCI = incomplete spinal cord injury, LT = locomotor training, NCMRR = National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, NICHD = National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, RORC = Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, SCI = spinal cord injury, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Behrman's locomotor training study supported in part by the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR)/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center of Excellence (BRRC).