Grants Submitted

2015-2016
Ischemic pre-conditioning improves leg function post stroke
Investigators: Cho, C. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Distinguishing normal from pathological aging: Using eye movement measures to investigate age-related changes in memory
Investigators: Driscoll, I. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Youth Chef Academy: Effectiveness of a cooking and nutrition literacy intervention for urban youth
Investigators: Harley, A. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Disparities in cancer caregiving: Recognizing youth caregivers in urban cancer care
Investigators: Kavanaugh, M. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Informal and formal care in Alzheimer’s families: Mapping the role of Hispanic cultural values in crisis and transition points between care systems
Investigators: Kavanaugh, M. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Modulation of motor unit activity and manual dexterity in multiple sclerosis and older adults
Investigators: Keenan, K. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Efficacy study of individualized music listening to improve quality of life among persons with dementia
Investigators: Kwak, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Retirement Research Foundation
Efficacy study of individualized music listening to improve quality of life among persons with dementia
Investigators: Kwak, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Retirement Research Foundation Resubmission
Individualized Music Listening to Improve Dementia Quality of Life
Investigators: Kwak, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Association
LOI: Communication technologies in older adults’ relationships and quality of life
Investigators: Ruppel, E. (PI).
Sponsor: Retirement Research Foundation
Connecting education and programming to pivotal workforce needs to serve an aging society
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: Bader Philanthropies
Center for Aging and Translational Research
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Impact of reducing sedentary time in individuals with pacemakers
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-PI).
Sponsor: Medtronic ERP Net Industry Grant
Adaptive platform for personalized engagement
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health, Vibrent Health
Interpersonal processes that influence physical activity and changes in physical activity among older adults
Investigators: Strath, S. (Site PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Calibrating free-living physical activity characteristics across functionally-limited populations using machine-learned accelerometer approaches
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Pathways to health: Mapping the physiological response to physical activity
Investigators: Strath, S. (Site PI); Swartz, A. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Determining the usefulness of visuomotor adaptation tasks for assessing sensorimotor impairments in concussed children
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
The effect of concussion on sensorimotor function in concussed children*
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
Effect of Concussion on Sensorimotor Function in Youth Athletes
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
2014-2015
Biomechanical and movement-related factors of posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis
Investigators: Cobb, S. (PI).
Sponsor: Arthritis Foundation
Biomechanical and behavioral factors of ankle osteoarthritis
Investigators: Cobb, S. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM CHS SEED Funding
Biomechanical and behavioral outcomes following ankle arthrodesis
Investigators: Cobb, S. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM RACAS Funding
Biomechanical and behavioral factors of chronic ankle instability in older adults
Investigators: Cobb, S. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM SPARC Funding
Preoperative onabotulinumtoxinA and postoperative outcome in posterier cervical decompression/fusion
Investigators: Keenan, K. (Site PI).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
Modulation of motor unit activity and manual dexterity in older adults
Investigators: Keenan, K. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM CHS SEED Funding
Modulation of motor unit activity and manual dexterity in older adults
Investigators: Keenan, K. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Evaluation of individualized music listening for dementia nursing home residents using accelerometers and MDS dataset*
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-PIs).
Sponsor: Bader Philanthropies
Evaluation of individualized music listening for dementia nursing home residents using accelerometers and MDS dataset*
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-PIs).
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Music and Memory*
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-PIs).
Sponsor: My Choice Family Care, Milwaukee, WI
Music and Memory*
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-PIs).
Sponsor: Claude Pepper Center at Florida State University
Program evaluation of the 100 Mile Club at St. William
Investigators: Steeves, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Wisconsin Partnership Program
Transitioning across the life course: Using objective measurements to quantify differences in posture transitions at both ends of the lifespan
Investigators: Steeves, J. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM CHS SEED Funding
Lost in transition: Using objective measures of physical activity to better understand transitions between physical behaviors in diverse populations
Investigators: Steeves, J. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Racial and ethnic differences in social influence processes that affect physical activity in later life
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health Resubmission
Maintaining physical activity during (head and neck) cancer therapy
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health Resubmission
Self-Management Science Center*
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Center for Aging and Translational Research*
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Decreasing sedentary time to promote successful aging
Investigators: Swartz, A. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health Resubmission
A comparison of two interventions to reduce sitting and improve physical function in older adults: A randomized-control trial
Investigators: Swartz, A. (PI).
Sponsor: Retirement Research Foundation
Comparative effectiveness of interventions to reduce sedentary behavior or increase physical activity on overall health and well-being of community dwelling older adults
Investigators: Swartz, A. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Determining the effect of concussion on sensorimotor function in children
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Comparing the usefulness of visuomotor adaptation tasks
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
2013-2014
Neural mechanism of neurological disorders and stroke*
Investigators: Keenan, K. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Effects of cognitive stress on motor unit behavior
Investigators: Keenan, K. (Co-I).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
Preoperative onabotulinumtoxinA and postoperative outcome in posterior cervical decompression/fusion
Investigators: Keenan, K. (Co-I).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
Modulation of motor unit activity and manual dexterity in older adults
Investigators: Keenan, K. (PI).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Modulation of motor unit activity and manual dexterity
Investigators: Keenan, K. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Using artificial intelligence to enhance support for families of cancer patients
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-Is).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Evaluation of the Music and Memory Program among nursing home residents with dementia*
Investigators: Kwak, J. and Brondino, M. (Co-PIs)
Sponsor: State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Understanding dietary protein and nutrient needs for seniors*
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: U.S. Dairy Export Council
Accurate Measurement of Energy Expenditure in Children with Spina Bifida and Down syndrome
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: UWM Research Growth Initiative
Infrastructure support, Center for Aging and Translational Research*
Investigators: Strath, S. (PI).
Sponsor: Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Racial and ethnic differences in social influence processes that affect physical activity in later life
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Maintaining physical activity during (head and neck) cancer therapy
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Maintaining physical activity during (head and neck) cancer therapy
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Physical activity calibration in individuals with movement limitations*
Investigators: Strath, S., Hyngstrom, A., Keenan, K., Staudenmayer, J., and Swartz, A.
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
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The effect of moderate intensity physical activity on systemic and local microRNA expression in older adult humans: Effects on vascular aging*
Investigators: Strath, S. (Co-I).
Sponsor: Clinical & Translational Science Institite of Southeast Wisconsin
Decreasing sedentary time to promote successful aging
Investigators: Swartz, A. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
LOI: Combining visumotor adaptation and robot therapy for the rehabilitation of patients with hemispatial neglect complicated by hemiparesis.
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Determining the effect of concussion on sensorimotor function in adolescents
Investigators: Wang, J. (PI).
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health