About the Authors

Hong Lei

leih@email.arizona.edu

Affiliation Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Nima Toosizadeh

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliation Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP) and Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Michael Schwenk

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliations Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP) and Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Scott Sherman

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliation Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Stephan Karp

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliation Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Esther Sternberg

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliation Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Bijan Najafi

Contributed equally to this work with: Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephan Karp, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi

Affiliations Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP) and Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HL BN. Performed the experiments: HL NT SK. Analyzed the data: HL BN NT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL BN. Wrote the paper: HL. Revised and proofed the manuscript: NT BN MS SS ES SK.