Stroke research at Kessler Foundation

Feasibility of Long-Term, Objective, and Remote Monitoring of Physical Activity in Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury

The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of using wearable physical activity monitors to remotely monitor physical activity in the community for individuals with acquired brain injury.

Actively Recruiting
No
Duration

Participation lasts approximately 4 weeks, including 1 visit to Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ (1 hour visit).

Inclusion Criteria
  • Individuals with a history of acquired brain injury (diagnosed with either stroke or a non-penetrating brain injury) who are at least 6 months post injury
  • 45-75 years of age
  • medically stable for at least 3 months prior to enrollment
  • not planning any drastic changes to medications for at least 4 weeks
  • able to walk 10 meters (about 10 yards) continuously with minimal assistance
  • willing and able to provide informed consent
  • willing and able to comply with study procedures and verbal instructions.
Compensation

Participants receive $25 for the initial visit to Kessler Foundation and $50 each week for completing study procedures in the community. 

Research Categories
Acquired Brain Injury
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
IRB Number:

n/a