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Research at Lakeshore 

We Have Research Down To A Science

The UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative is a research partnership between Lakeshore Foundation and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Ultimately, the Collaborative seeks to improve the quality of life of individuals with physical disabilities through comprehensive rehabilitation and sport science research. This research focuses on the development and evaluation of new programmatic, policy, and service efforts, the development and validation of new supportive technologies, and the identification and advancement of meaningful alternatives for people with a physical disability or chronic health condition.

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12-Week Rhythmic Based Exercise Program Focused on Health & Fitness

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Test Two Different Adapted Video Game Controllers

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Two 8-Week Tele-Exercise Programs for Adults with a Spinal Cord Injury

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What We Do / Our Studies

Currently there are 20 ongoing projects that are supported by $7M in annual federal funding. The collaborative funding sources include National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.



RecTech is a five year federally funded research center that uses new and emerging technologies...

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The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) has been successfully implementing a...

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Our Facility

The Exercise and Sport Science Laboratory houses a variety of equipment dedicated to comprehensive health promotion and sport science research.

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Our Collaborators

Lakeshore Foundation’s research staff works closely with various partners including a group of research associates who serve as a resource in their particular areas of expertise. Together, the staff and associates comprising this multi-disciplinary research team, have conducted numerous research projects, published peer-reviewed journal articles, and presented at national and international conferences.

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