Study of Body Composition Methodology in Young Children (InfantPod)

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(This study will not be conducted. A new study is replacing this one.)
USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
University of Arkansas
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Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Identifier:
First received: August 6, 2008
Last updated: May 27, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
The InfantPod study is a cross-sectional study designed to determine how practical and precise a body composition method is for measuring body fat and lean tissue in infants and children ages 5 months to 3 years.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development of a Body Composition Method for Infants and Children

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Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Urine will be collected from all study participants.

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Full-term healthy infants ages 5 months to 3 years.


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Months to 3 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy children in the greater Little Rock area.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy children between ages of 5 months and 3 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child that has any condition that may affect growth
  • Child that has any chronic disease
  • Child that has any carbohydrate metabolism disorder
  • Child that takes any medications that may interfere with study parameters as determined by the investigator
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00730587

United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
University of Arkansas
Principal Investigator: Aline Andres, Ph.D. University of Arkansas
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Aline Andres, Ph.D., Universtiy of Arkansas for Medical Science Identifier: NCT00730587     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 105169
Study First Received: August 6, 2008
Last Updated: May 27, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
Body Fat
Healthy Babies processed this record on December 01, 2015