Wilroy awarded $3.3 million R01 Grant

Jereme D. Wilroy, Ph.D., assistant professor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was awarded a $3.3 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his study, “Examining the effects of live telehealth exercise training on cardiometabolic outcomes in wheelchair users.”

There are roughly 5.5 million wheelchair users in the United States, and most live predominantly sedentary lifestyles, which leads to substantially higher cardiometabolic risk factors when compared to the general population…

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