Clinical Study: Dose Optimization for Stroke Evaluation (DOSE)

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
USC Health Science Campus Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy 1540 E. Alcazar St, CHP 155 Los Angeles, CA 90033 Map and directions

The DOSE study at USC's Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy is about rehabilitation of arm function after a stroke. The investigators are testing the dosage of therapy that is needed for meaningful recovery of arm and hand function.

Dosage of therapy refers to the amount of time (in this case, the total number of hours) that a person participates in treatment. The investigators hope to learn how much therapy time is needed in order for change to occur in arm and hand function after a person has had a stroke.

Eligible candidates must have had a stroke affecting the use of an arm or hand at least 6 months ago.

DOSE is recruiting participants through Dec 31, 2014.

Study Info

Please contact the DOSE clinical coordinator, Clarisa Martinez, PT, DPT for more information at 323-442-1410 or

Additional info at

Sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH)

About the sponsor:
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.