Neuromuscular Characteristics of Individuals With Down Syndrome (DS)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2008 by State University of New York - Upstate Medical University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00643955
First received: March 24, 2008
Last updated: March 25, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
  Purpose

Evaluation of muscle strength and central activation of muscle in individuals with Down Syndrome


Condition Intervention
Down Syndrome
Other: muscle strength

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Neuromuscular Characteristics of Individuals With Down Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by State University of New York - Upstate Medical University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle strength Central activation ratio [ Time Frame: One time ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: March 2008
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
DS
Individual with Down Syndrome
Other: muscle strength
muscle strength

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Individuals with Down Snydrome and control subjects without DS

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-45 years old
  • good health with no contraindications to exercise
  • documented DS (not for control subjects)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • contraindications to exercise,
  • severe or profound MR
  • documented atherosclerotic heart disease
  • documented atlantoaxial instability
  • uncorrected congenital heart disease
  • implanted prosthetic device
  • implanted pacemaker
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00643955

Contacts
Contact: Patrick Cowley, MS 3154432114

Locations
United States, New York
IHP Recruiting
Syracuse, New York, United States, 13210
Sponsors and Collaborators
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Lori Ploutz-Snyder, Syracuse University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00643955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5495
Study First Received: March 24, 2008
Last Updated: March 25, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by State University of New York - Upstate Medical University:
Evaluation of muscle strength and central activation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Down Syndrome
Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Abnormalities, Multiple
Congenital Abnormalities
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn

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