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Body Composition in Infants and Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00921817
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 12, 2010
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

Brief Summary:
This study will test a new method for measuring body fat and muscle in infants and children: QMR.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of a Body Composition Method for Infants and Children
Study Start Date : May 2009
Primary Completion Date : November 2009
Study Completion Date : November 2009

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body Composition [ Time Frame: one-time visit ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
two urine samples are collected during the study visit

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy children weighing between 0 and 110 pounds

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy child
  • weighing between 0 and 110 pounds

Exclusion Criteria:

  • child has condition that may affect growth or bone development
  • child has chronic disease
  • child has disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
  • child takes medication that could affect bone density
  • child has any type of nonremovable metal

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00921817

United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Aline Andres, PhD University of Arkansas

Responsible Party: Aline Andres, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00921817     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 109498
First Posted: June 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 12, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
healthy children