Funded Research Archive

Our faculty members are prominent researchers who are contributing to new knowledge in the field.

Located in the School of Public Health and Health Professions since 1999, CIRRIE facilitates the sharing of information and expertise between the U.S. and world-wide partners to improve the conditions of people with disabilities.
This project added training material to The Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool (HSSAT) V.4 to make the home safer to prevent falls in older adults and enhance accessibility for online version.
Improve the health and functional status of older adults in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) by incorporating exercise into their daily activities. 
Utilizing an integrated homecare monitoring system based on tablet and mobile technologies that helps older adults stay safe, healthy and socially engaged while remaining in their home.
This study explored how a personal cooling vest may affect functional performance in multiple sclerosis patients.
Susan E. Bennett, EdD, will examine the effectiveness of Dalfampridine, an FDA-approved medication to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis, when combined with a physical therapy program.
Investigators studied the effects of a resistive respiratory muscle exercise training program on respiratory muscle strength and endurance, as well as fatigue, exercise capacity, and functional performance, on Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Using web-conferencing technology, this innovative study aims to improve adherence to home exercise regimes and prevent falls in older adults.