Enrollment for 2018 exercise program study

Posted by Reeve Staff in Daily Dose on December 21, 2017 # Research

From our friends at the Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation:

Most Americans struggle to get enough exercise each week, but have an array of options – sports, gyms, walking at a park -- when they are ready to begin a program. Yet people living with SCI often have fewer exercise options and may also encounter more barriers.

Investigators from Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation in Dallas, Texas are conducting a study to investigate an online approach that uses virtual meetings to promote weekly exercise among people living with spinal cord injury. The study is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (study #90IF0106).

Participants are invited to join this study, called project Workout on Wheels Internet Intervention (WOWii). Project WOWii examines how useful and effective an online format is for helping people with SCI get more exercise over 4 months. Participants will meet over Skype weekly for 16 weeks and work through weekly online modules to start and stick with an individualized exercise program. Participants will be compensated for their time to attend fitness testing and complete surveys before and just after the 16-week program.

If you are interested to learn more about the program and learn whether you may be eligible, please email, call, or text our study coordinator, Danielle Carlton. She can be reached at:

Email: Danielle.Carlton1@BSWHealth.org

Office phone: (214) 818-2993

Project cell #: (469) 844-8730