Body Composition Assessment in Spinal Cord Injury

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Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Observational
SUMMARY

The purpose of this research is to evaluate different methods of measuring body composition (amount of fat, muscle, bone, and water in your body) and to determine relationships between body composition and other medical problems associated with spinal cord injury (SCI).

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 65
Healthy Volunteers: No
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• Criteria for participation will include men and women within the age range of 18-65 years old with C5-L2 Motor-Complete (ASIA A&B)

• SCI of duration greater than 12 months to ensure a homogenous sample.

Locations
United States
Virginia
Hunter Holmes McGuire Spinal Cord Injury Research Lab
Recruiting
Richmond
Contact Information
Primary
Joshua Miller, MS
Joshua.Miller@va.gov
804-675-6200
Time Frame
Start Date: August 2009
Completion Date: October 2012
Participants
Target number of participants: 170
Treatments
Body Composition
120 subjects will help create the regression models. The remaining 50 subjects will be recruited to determine if the equations work for the population.
Related Therapeutic Areas
Sponsors
Leads: Hunter Holmes Mcguire Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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