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Pilot Study to Understand the Cortical Changes in Individuals with Brain Injury

The goal of this project is to understand the cortical activity changes due to loss of motor control in lower extremities as a result of brain injury, and also the gain of motor control due to recovery through robotic rehabilitation. Understanding these cortical activation patterns can help researchers better understand the neural mechanisms involved with rehabilitation, and assist researchers in improving the design and effectiveness of rehabilitation therapy in the future.

Duration

Participants complete 1 screening visit and 1 data collection session. Each session may last up to 2 hours. One may choose to complete the data collection session on the same day as the screening. If participants are tired, they may come back a separate day.

Inclusion Criteria
  • Able to stand upright for 30 minutes.
  • Have a walking speed within a specific range (determined by a member of the study team).
  • 18-65 years of age.
  • Speak English.
  • Able to follow directions and commands.
  • Have stable blood pressure.
Compensation

Participants will not be paid for participating in the study

Research Categories
Traumatic Brain Injury
Acquired Brain Injury
Actively Recruiting
Yes