Outreach for these programs is supported by a Disability Rehabilitation Research Program award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – National Institute for Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (DRRP #90DP0074, Dr. Mark Nash, PI) and the NIDILRR-funded South Florida SCI Model System (SCIMS #90SI5023, Dr. Elizabeth Felix, PI, and Drs. David Gater and Mark Nash, Co-PI’s). 


At Home Fitness Guide
At Home Fitness Guide


The Miami Project clinical researchers have assembled an “At Home Fitness Guide”, based on exercise protocols developed in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Nash, Associate Scientific Director for Research and Professor.

These protocols were developed over the years to optimize health in people with spinal cord injury, promoting overall health and wellness.

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The Spread of COVID-19 & SCI
The Spread of COVID-19 & SCI

Need information on COVID-19 and Vaccine locations?  Check out our COVID Corner

Clean your hands. Don’t touch your face. Social Distance. Boost your immune system.

Remember also to clean the things that your hands touch, including your wheelchair (push rims, wheel locks, wheels, armrests, and joysticks) and other assistive devices that contact your body. Don’t forget other surfaces you interact with such as your phone, which can be wiped with a slightly wet disinfectant cloth.  Learn about these tips and more. Details



Nutritional tips designed to help you focus on the best nutrition to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Make sure you are getting the recommended amounts of vitamin C (90 mg) and vitamin D (800 IU) per day. Focus on protein rich foods and snacks since protein plays an important role in the immune system. Some simple tips to limit your exposure when bringing food and goods into your home from grocery stores and deliveries. And did you know getting enough sleep (6 to 8 hours each night) can lower the stress hormone cortisol, which suppresses immune function? Details

Nutrition Tips


A Lifestyle Intervention Targeting Enhanced Health and Function for Persons with Chronic SCI in Caregiver/Care-Receiver Relationships: Effects of Caregiver Co-Treatment


Lifestyle Balance PARTICIPANT Manual

Participant’s Personal Notebook


Lifestyle Balance CAREGIVER Manual

Caregiver’s Personal Notebook

Lifestyle Balance CLINICIANS Guide

Multi-Center Clinical Trial Operations Manual