The Knowledge Translation of Exercise and Activity for Symptom Management (KTEAM) lab focuses on the ability of people with all chronic conditions to manage their symptoms proactively through exercise.

  • Transforming Lives with our Mission

    Our research uses rigorous implementation science methodology to study the best ways to translate findings of exercise research studies into real-world clinical and community settings.
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    Strength + Endurance Lab

    This affiliated Lab is designed for patients and research participants working on building stamina and resilience.
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    Our Projects

    Take a look at a few of the projects we work on everyday.

    Digital Health Technology for Physical Therapy
    PROJECT TYPE: Parkinson's Disease, Activity & Participation, Health Services Research

    Research Project

    Parkinson’s disease: Intervening Early Concerning Employment (PIECE)
    PROJECT TYPE: Parkinson's Disease, Quality Improvement, Implementation Science, Health Services Research

    Research Project

    Sensor Technology Applied in Rehabilitation for Stroke (STARS)
    PROJECT TYPE: Sensors, Stroke, Gait

    Research Project

    Measurement Validation
    PROJECT TYPE: Health Services Research, Outcomes, Quality Improvement

    Research Project

    HeartZones Study
    PROJECT TYPE: Health Services Research, Quality Improvement

    Research Project

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    Current Clinical Trials


    People with Parkinson's needed for Research on Digital Health Technology

    This study will explore different ways to integrate digital health technology and behavior change interventions into physical therapy settings to improve exercise monitoring and maintenance. We are looking for people with Parkinson's Disease who are referred to the Proactive PT Program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

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    Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    Wearable Airbag System to Prevent Falls

    We expect that a smart, wearable airbag system that can accurately predict falls and quickly inflate will reduce hip fractures in people with Parkinson's.

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