Become a Participant

Deanna Rumble, M.S. with participantDeanna Rumble, M.S. with participantWe are dedicated to the health and well-being of the greater Birmingham area. We seek to understand the underlying control mechanisms of poor locomotor control and to develop quantitative evaluation and intervention tools for the amelioration of locomotor and balance deficits.

We are always looking for individuals 6 months post-stroke to assist with UAB stroke research.

If you are interested in learning more about being a participant please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call us at 205-975-3592. Most studies involve some compensation for time and participation. Additionally, we offer free parking! 

Please note there are size limits for the KineAssist which include: 
  • Weight limit – 350 lbs (158.8 kg) 
  • Patient height – 4' 10" up to 6' 4" (58 - 193 cm)
  • Pelvic width – 11.5" – 22.4" (29.2 - 56.9 cm)

Past and current funding of the LocoLab is received from The Foundation of Physical TherapyVeteran’s AssociationThe National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation ResearchThe American Heart AssociationThe National Science Foundation and The National Institutes of Health.