Effects of Hypocapnia on Postural Standing Balance Measured by Sharpened Romberg Testing (SRT) in Healthy Subjects

Status: Recruiting
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Intervention Type: Other, Behavioral
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

This research study is being done to evaluate the effectiveness of using the sharpened Romberg test to screen for impaired postural control in patients with impaired or altered breathing patterns.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 21
Maximum Age: 55
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
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• Research subject conditions that may result in alterations of ventilatory control (capnic status) and balance will be specifically reviewed as criteria for participation.

Locations
United States
Arizona
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Recruiting
Scottsdale
Time Frame
Start Date: May 17, 2021
Estimated Completion Date: December 2022
Participants
Target number of participants: 20
Treatments
Experimental: Normocapnic SRT, Hypocapnic SRT, Recovery SRT
Sharpened Romberg Test
Authors
Jan Stepanek, Richard Eboka, Gaurav Pradhan
Related Therapeutic Areas
Sponsors
Leads: Mayo Clinic

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