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NCHPAD will utilize the grant, the largest in the history of the UAB School of Health Professions, to expand its role as a knowledge translation and implementation science/evaluation center to promote access to health and wellness programs for people with disabilities across the nation.
The starter online wellness program offers patients the opportunity to work with a health coach to assist them in improving and self-managing their health from home.
UAB’s Harsvardhan Singh, Ph.D., says typically, there is no concern if there is no pain associated with knee cracks.
The grant will expand previous research by UAB researchers and Lakeshore Foundation staff that looked at the effects of combining exercise and music to improve function in people with neurologic disorders.
Bubbles, dancing, a ball that beeps: Each year, UAB health professions and education students design creative ways to exercise for Alabamians with disabilities. Discover how the student teams adapt each person’s passions into fun challenges that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

Once paralyzed from the neck down, Tim Alexander has become an invaluable member of the UAB Football family as a champion of the program’s return and a continuing inspiration.

The grant will help fund a study to determine whether people with multiple sclerosis get as much benefit from an exercise-based rehabilitation program delivered via internet and telephone as they do when the therapy is provided in a clinic.
For a second summer, Maria Onatunde traveled to UAB from Florida to participate in UAB's PARAdiGM program, which offers in-depth research experience for undergraduates from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
Cecilia Graham, P.T., Ph.D., has been awarded the American Physical Therapy Association Education Section’s Polly Cerasoli Lectureship Award.

UAB departments most involved in rehabilitation science include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

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