Rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the field forward (Executive Summary)

@article{Frontera2017RehabilitationRA,
  title={Rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health: Moving the field forward (Executive Summary)},
  author={Walter R. Frontera and Jonathan F. Bean and Diane L. Damiano and Linda S Ehrlich-Jones and Melanie Fried-Oken and Alan M. Jette and Ranu Jung and Rick L. Lieber and James Malec and Michael J. Mueller and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher and Keith E Tansey and Aiko K. Thompson},
  journal={Assistive Technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={110 - 119}
}
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