Schenkman M (PI), Corcos D (Co-PI), Kohrt W, Berman B, Robichaud J, Hall D, Comella C, Delitto A, Moore C, Jain S. Exploratory Study of Different Doses of Endurance Exercise in People with Parkinson’s Disease.
This phase II randomized clinical trial is designed to determine parameters of exercise intensity that attenuate progression of symptoms of PD. Upon the completion of this study parameters will have been defined for a phase III clinical trial. National Institutes of Health (NIH) / NINDS. Awarded 2011-2015 ($2.99 million)
Hebert J (PI), Schenkman M (Co-PI), Corboy C, Vollmer T. Vestibular Rehabilitation for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: Who Benefits the Most? The aims of this study are 1) to study the effects of vestibular rehabilitation for persons with MS who have brainstem and/or cerebellar involvement compared to persons with MS who do not, 2) examine benefits with respect to visual stability (eye movements) and fatigue, and 3) to compare changes in self-reported fatigue based on brainstem and/or cerebellar involvement stratum and between the two study groups. National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Awarded: 2012-2015 ($536,295)
Moss M (PI), Quan D, Nordon-Craft A, Schenkman M. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Critical Care Polyneuromyopathy. Determine whether critical care illness can be identified early and determine the impact of an impact of intensive physical intervention for people with acute respiratory failure who have developed polyneuromyopathy. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Awarded: 2009-2014. ($2.28 million)
Schenkman M (PI), Carollo JJ, Christiansen CL, Davidson BS, Maluf KS, Solomonow M, Stevens-Lapsley J (Co-I). Interdisciplinary Movement Science Laboratory. Academic Enrichment Fund, New Strategic Research Initiative, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver. Awarded: 2008-2012 ($245,636)
Recently Completed Grants
National Institutes of Health (Schenkman M)
Exercise intervention for people with Parkinson’s disease
Morris ME, Martin CL, Schenkman M. Striding out with Parkinson disease: evidence based physical therapy for gait disorders. Phys Ther 2010;90:280-288.
Christiansen CL, Schenkman ML, McFann K, Wolfe P, Kohrt WM. Walking economy in people with Parkinson&'s disease. Mov Disord. 2009 Jul 30;24(10):1481-7.
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