Energy Expenditure Methodology
This study is simply to test the repeatability of the indirect calorimetry instrument the investigators use for our clinical studies.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Energy Expenditure Methodology|
- repeatability of test results [ Time Frame: 2-3 hours up to 2-3 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]test the repeatability of the indirect calorimetry instrument used in other clinical studies at our center
|Study Start Date:||March 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||March 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Participants will be required to attend two study visits at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center. During the first visit, informed consent will be obtained, participant will be measured and an indirect calorimetry assessment to measure resting energy expenditure will be performed. During the second visit, we will repeat the indirect calorimetry assessment to measure resting energy expenditure.