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MENTOR (Mindfulness, Exercise, Nutrition to Optimize Resilience)

The purpose of this study is to examine how a nutrition, mindfulness and exercise program, that takes place at Lakeshore Foundation, compares to a telehealth home-based program. Half of the participants will live on Lakeshore’s campus for seven days and participate in lectures and activities about nutrition, mindfulness and exercise. All participants will be enrolled in a yearlong telehealth program. This study is for adults between the ages of 18 and 60, who have a SCI between levels C5 and L5. Participants will be compensated $125 for their time. Contact Alex Yates at gro.e1540204202rohse1540204202kal@y1540204202xela1540204202 or 205-403-5525.

Have a spinal cord injury and want to be more physically active? Watch this video to learn how these individuals with SCI stay fit.
This video was supported by a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. 

LEADERS (Lakeshore Examination of Activity, Disability and Exercise Response Study)

The purpose of this study is to examine the benefits of participating in a specialized exercise class. Individuals will participate in a 12-week yoga or movement to music class. This study is for adults between the ages of 18 and 65 who have been diagnosed with stroke. Participants will be compensated $70 for their time. Contact Casey Herman at gro.e1540204202rohse1540204202kal@h1540204202yesac1540204202 or 205-403-5505.

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The purpose of this study is to determine if a low carb or low fat diet helps adults with a spinal cord injury stick to their diet, improve body composition, and lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease or stroke. This study is for adults with SCI between the ages of 21 and 60. Contact Alex Yates at gro.e1540204202rohse1540204202kal@y1540204202xela1540204202 or 205-403-5525.