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Muscle Strength, Physical Work Capacity and Functional Performance in Individuals With Down Syndrome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00643552
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 26, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 26, 2008
Information provided by:
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University

Brief Summary:
This project will evaluate muscle strength and its relationship to everyday function in individuals with Down Syndrome.

Condition or disease
Down Syndrome

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 18 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Muscle Strength, Physical Work Capacity and Functional Performance in Individuals With Down Syndrome

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MedlinePlus related topics: Down Syndrome
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
community sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Down Syndrome
  • Mild or moderate mental retardation
  • Able to tolerate exercise testing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled cardiovascular disease
  • orthopedic limitations to exercise

Responsible Party: Lori Ploutz-Snyder, Syracuse University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00643552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4973
First Posted: March 26, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

Keywords provided by State University of New York - Upstate Medical University:
Muscle Strength

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